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elinor

elinor
Date Joined: August 14, 2015
Last Online: June 23, 2017
Birthday: October 5
Country: United Kingdom
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About Me

Hello! I'm a nearly 30 (eek!) female engineer and I'm curious about everything.

I really enjoy post and getting home to find something exciting or pretty waiting for me! It can make a bad day so much better to receive a lovely letter or gift.

I love travelling to new places, I have a long list of places I'd like to go - some local places for days out and some places I might never see, but I can dream :)

I really enjoy creating things and making things look pretty. I'm interested in sewing, and getting messy making and painting things! My current projects are dressmaking, quilting, and decoupage dishes.

I also love just watching beautiful views, sunsets, the stars, and getting to the middle of nowhere and just stopping to be alive :) I like to go out hill walking to see the views.

A few more specific things I like include: typography/ quotes, tarot, sewing, reading, animated films (but not anime), maps, art and museums.

I will turn 30 this year, any advice on living life to the full and accepting aging welcome!

I'd love to swap foreign sewing or quilting magazines, if anyone would like to trade :)

Things I like

Things I like on postcards and anything else :)

typography/ quotes,

sewing/ sewing machines/ embroidery,

tarot,

maps,

Studio Ghibli (especially Totoro),

Kaikai kiki/ Takashi Murakami,

anything Japanese or Japanese style,

aerial views,

fireworks,

stars and the night sky,

Buddhas, temples, shrines, religious statues, Madonnas/ Virgin Mary,

beautiful views and landscapes (mountains/ lavender fields/ panoramic views etc.),

shaped cards,

Art and patterns - art nouveau, art deco, floral, geometric etc.

seasonal cards from any religion or region,

I'd prefer not to receive ad cards, tourist multi-view cards, or anything with photos of food or animals, thank you!

I appreciate nice stamps but I'm not a collector.

Things I would like to receive

folded cards and postcards (I prefer my postcards written and stamped (naked)),

any stationery supplies such as writing paper, letter sets, note cards, postcards, nice envelopes, washi tape, pretty pens (really loving sharpie markers at the moment!), stickers...

sewing supplies - sewing patterns (UK 16/ EU48/ US12), fabric, buttons...

anything Studio Ghibli (but I'm not interested in anime),

anything to do with maps or travel or post related,

magnets (especially of local places),

tea towels/ kitchen towels,

little decorations such as hanging crystals, signs, frames...

anything book related or anything Jane Austen,

socks (UK size 6/ EU size 39)

art of Kaikai kiki by Takashi Murakami

little bags and cloth pouches,

scented soap and hand cream, samples of nice body lotion - I prefer natural scents (floral/herbal etc.),

baking accessories,

magazines or books or articles about crafts, especially sewing (in any language if there's lots of pictures)

travel accessories

Favourite colours: deep sea blue/green, sage green, deep purple, metallic gold

Sewing and quilting

I really like rich coloured fabrics, geometric patterns and bright floral prints. Please nothing too primary coloured or childish.

Colours I particularly like are greens, blues and purples.

I do a variety of sewing projects so any fabrics, haberdashery items and sewing supplies are welcome. Sewing patterns in size UK 16/ EU48/ US12 :)

I'd love to receive sewing magazines, patterns or articles!

Drink and food

Please don't send anything containing milk, it will make me sick.

I don't drink tea or coffee - please save your nice drinks for people who will enjoy them more :) (unless the swap requires it) Thank you

If you really want to send food, I like sweets and very dark chocolate.

Thank you for your consideration :)

Please don't send...

If at all possible I would prefer not to receive these items -

Anything containing milk

I don't do any scrapbooking/ card making/ paper crafts so I would prefer not to receive anything related to those activities such as bits of paper decoration/ ephemera.

Diaries- I always end up with more than I can use!

Medical looking items e.g. novelty needle shaped items/ gory items/images

Earrings - I don't have pierced ears

Thank you!

Thanks for reading my profile :) I'm excited to receive your swap!

I don't mind if you have to send late, I understand that life happens and swapping is meant to be fun not stressful, please just let me know :)

Ratings

jess500 rated for Happy Mail *NEWBIE FRIENDLY* on Jun 20, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the items and lovely message! I really loved the two blank notecards you included :)
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Comment: Thank you!
galadkria rated for SIE ~ Summer scarf on May 31, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much Lovely scarf
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Comment: Thanks for the cards to send on and goodies !
seasalt rated for ISS: Happy Mail Supplies on May 14, 2017
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Comment: Sorry for the late rating. Thanks for such a lovely swap. The flow journal is just so great. And I love the hedgehog note card. Thanks so much for this, it made me really happy when it arrived :)
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Comment: Lovely letter, thanks. I think you write a nice letter, warm and open. Pretty stationery, too. The postcard made me smile, thanks! I'm putting your letter in my 'write-back' pile :-)
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Comment: Thank you for the nice Quilt Block. I love it. :)
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely postcards and stickers from London...love them!! I'm afraid I'm confused and don't know which postcard to send to who though...
angeliccat15 rated for UK Happy Mail Just A Pound on Mar 28, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for swap. notebook set very nice plus love the cards/enveys =D
snowgirl rated for UK Happy Mail Just A Pound on Mar 27, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much, I love it all xx
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Comment: Got it. Thanks!
Momta3luv2Quilt rated for Easy Tube Pillowcase on Mar 2, 2017
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Comment: Love love love the sweet dreams pillowcase you made. It's in all my favorite colors❤️
Onibah3 rated for Postcard swap roulette intl on Feb 24, 2017
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Comment: Eli, Thank you for the wonderful botanical illustrative postcard. I love it. I also enjoyed the poppy post stamp, the washi tape, and Union Jack sticker! All the Best!!!
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Comment: Hooray! Love getting happy mail from you. Am so enjoying what I've received. Will update later but wanted to thank you now. 💖 *Update: OMG!! That box of little presents made my day several times over. I finished opening them today. What a fun and generous swap. Thank you so much. *Another update: The book you made is absolutely amazing! I am so grateful to have you as my partner for this swap. Thank you a million times over. And I hope your sewing and social projects are going well too. 💖
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Comment: Thank for your post to send on ! Also thanks for stickers and cat card!
sonja rated for WIYM: I love snail -mail supplies on Feb 13, 2017
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Comment: thank you.
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kacka rated for advent time surprises international on Jan 26, 2017
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Comment: I thought i had rated it before, i got it that time, thank you so much for all the goodies
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Comment: Thanks Elinor for the delightful envelope filled with fun! I loved your fanciful writing for the address, the decorated envelope really made me smile after a long day and challenging commute. I will definitely enjoy the stickers, paper clips, and notes. Thanks so much!!

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Comments

MisplacedfromPA on Mar 24, 2017:

I just got your lovely thank-you card and tuck-ins. It was really enjoyable sending you Happy Mail all month long in February. Happy Spring!

Soph on Feb 18, 2017:

It was a most lovely surprise to receive your beautiful bonus card within the Postcard swap roulette intl. Thank you very much!

biasbabe on Feb 10, 2017:

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To the Nuts for Sewing and Crafting Group

phillaine on May 25, 2016:


to a whole new year of Profile-Based Swaps!

Terri07 on Aug 26, 2015:

Welcome to the wonderful world of Swap-Bot. Hope you have lots of swapping fun.

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