Swap-bot Time: November 23, 2020 11:06 pm


Date Joined: May 16, 2017
Last Online: May 17, 2019
Birthday: May 1
Country: Germany
Instagram @paintthehedge

About Me

Hi, I'm living in germany.

I love traveling, gardening, growing vegetables and herbs, reading and doing arts.

I'm a markmaker. So everything arts related interests me.

I am not a native speaker, so please be patient with my humple english.

Is there anybody from germany here? If yes, please send me a message! I would love to swap with you!


Please, if you don't receive a swap from me, contact me. I don't click sent until the swap is at the post office and no longer in my hands. I will usually rate the same day I receive the swap.

Favorite Books

I love all books!!!

Novels: History, Fantasy, Adventure

All -really all and every!!!- books about arts.
Artists, Art history, instructional, how to...

Travel descriptions and science books.

Books about ancient cultures

Favorite Music

That really depends on my mood.

All classical music. Esp. cello, opera, piano, choir.

folk music,

pop and rock.

Movie Soundtracks

Favorite Movies

Everything adventures and scifi and humor.

Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, Bridget Jones, Gladiator, Indiana Jones, Alien,

And... british and french comedies.

Favorite Television

I like documentaries and educational tv. Esp. about Arts and history!

And series. Same kind as the films. Star Trek,

Babylon 5,

X files,


Game of Thrones,



Primeval, ...

Favorite Crafts

I'm a mixed media artist.

I do painting, sketching, collages, book binding. I love to make my own papers, especially for my collages. I do handmade papers. Handcarved stamps. Handcuted stencils.

I love to make ATCs. That's why I'm here!


Not to many, I think.

Rap music. Sorry

Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Zombies, Soap Operas ...

Pickled beetroot, soy milk, salted chocolate ...

A to Z

Some things I like:

A- Ancient cultures, animals, ATCs, Arthurian legend,

B-Books, bookbinding,

C-Colours, chocolate, Copics, collages, canvases, celtic art, castles, chinese culture

D-Dogs, dragons, dinosaurs, drawing, decorated paper, deserts,

E-Ephemera, elephants

F-Fairies, fencing, foxes, flowers in bright colours, fantasy,

G- Gardening, gothic architecture,

H-Harry Potter, handmade papers, handcarved stamps, horses, herbs, hedgehogs, history,

I-lreland, iceland, internet,

J-Junk Journals, jaguars,

K-Knights, kingfishers,

L-London, labyrinths, legends and sagas,

M-Mixed media, mermaids, middle ages, mysteries, museums, mosaics, mushrooms,

N- nature, nougat,

O- Owls, orange, old olive trees,

P-Paper, paper, paper.., penguins, puffins, palm trees, printmaking, paint, polar lights, poppies, pirates

R-Reading, robins, riddles,

S-Sailing, stencils, stamp pads from StayzOn, stamps, scotland, squirrels, shells, spirals, science fiction,

T-Tigers, turquoise, turtles, tarot,


V-Vintage, violet,

W-Watercolors, paint, crayons and pencils, woodpeckers,

X- X-Files

Y- yellow

Z-Zentangles, zen

Things I would love to receive

I appreciate everything you like to send me. I will happily give it a try.

If you send me washi tape samples, I'm really happy.

Small collage pices for my ATC creations are great, too.

I love all used postage stamps. I do collect stamps with animals (esp. the wild ones), dragons and very colourful stamps. And all art related stamps.


HaoHaoHao rated for Who loves washi ? :) on Mar 18, 2018
Comment: Thank you for a beautiful swap. I loved everything, but the caticorn washi was more than I could have ever expected. Where did you find it? Thanks so much!
Padoom rated for MEGA Fan of Washi #1 on Mar 4, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the fantastic washi tape samples you sent! I appreciate the extra stickers as well! Take care!
jlink rated for Fan of Washi #3 on Feb 28, 2018
Comment: thank you for the great choices my favorite is the trees!~
nadithings rated for Who loves washi ? :) on Feb 28, 2018
Comment: Thank you! I really like the caticorn selection
SanVHM rated for Who loves washi ? :) on Feb 22, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome selection of washi and the extra's. Have a great day!!
Mammybarnes rated for ATC: 3 ATCs Swap #3 (Intl) on Nov 16, 2017
Comment: Great ATCs love them and all the great extras. Thank you. Nice hand carved stamps 😊
Comment: Thank you
SamiE rated for October Senders Choice on Nov 14, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the darling ATC. Like the way you did it. Thanks for the stickers, too.
Comment: Thank you for your ATC. I love it! And the extras too. Very nice.
moxiekiefer rated for Major Washi Swap on Nov 4, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great washi tape samples !
stonekeepers rated for September Senders choice on Nov 3, 2017
Comment: What an awesome ATC! I love the owl and the colors are fabulous. Thanks for the cool postage stamps too. :-)
MyRetroSoul rated for QUICK ATC swap #248 on Nov 2, 2017
Comment: Esther! Thank you so much for this fantastic ATC and telling me about your interesting dream. I love trying to understand dreams.
luckylynnl rated for QUICK ATC swap #247 on Nov 2, 2017
Comment: Esther: Sorry for delay but must tell you, you made my day with your ATC. Love the abstract with texture and colors. Wondering it is was decopage. Glad to receive this! Hugs, Lynn
Comment: Gosh this mail is such a blessing! It is the exact reason why I joined swaps - to meet creative souls like you! Thank you for this amazing piece and all the extra goodies! ❤❤❤❤❤
Comment: I am blown away, love it
ToujoursMoi rated for I LOVE WASHI TAPE on Oct 25, 2017
Comment: Vielen lieben Dank für die tolle Auswahl an Washis. Das mit dem Fuchs ist soooo super. Und vielen Dank auch für die Extras.
wombatlady rated for QUICK ATC swap #245 on Oct 24, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the great ATC and extra paper bits! I love it! (Sorry about the late rating - it arrived while I was out of town and I am just going through the mail now.)
nannycat rated for ATC: 3 ATCs Swap #2 (Intl) on Oct 23, 2017
Comment: wow what fantastic atc,s you made for me wish I could draw like that and thank you so much for the extras, the stamps are really great. lots of etra hearts warm regards Wendy xxxx
Comment: Beautiful! I would have never guessed that it was a homemade stamp!
Candyn29 rated for ATC newbie and beginner friendly #9 on Oct 19, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the ATC and hand made paper

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Itti on Jun 27, 2019:

Hi, I saw you like dragons, dinosaurs and turtles so I sent you an invite to the Scales 'n' Tails group!

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