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lilsiyh

lilsiyh
Date Joined: October 15, 2013
Last Online: August 21, 2019
Birthday: July 11, 1994
Country: Finland
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INFO

SHIPPING INFO

I send all my swaps on time. I usually wrap all my letters and packages to plastic, because Finnish post is slow and careless and destroys a lot of packages or even lose them completely.

So please wait patiently, it can take even 4-6 weeks until you get my package. Also, if you collect stamps, please message me before I send a package to you so I can try not to put plastic/tape on stamps.

ABOUT ME

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I’m Lilja, 25 years old girl from Finland. Currently I'm living with my boyfriend and our dog (2 years old rescue boy, he is mixed breed but looks a lot like Jack Russell terrier!) and hamster (1,5 years old winter white Russian dwarf hamster boy) in Vantaa, near Helsinki, which is the capital of Finland. My name is Lily in English, so you can call me Lilja or Lily, which do you prefer more.

I’m very girly girl when it comes to my style and look. I love wearing dresses, skirts and shorts with tights. I also love ”cat eyes” make up and it fits well with my glasses. I also love everything kawaii and cute stuff when it comes to stationery and other penpal/postcrossing/swapping stuff.

If I had to describe myself, I would say I’m shy and quiet first, but when you get to know me, I can be the one who is always talking. I’m very good listener and very trustful and loyal friend. My friends often come to me with their problems and I’m always there for them, giving advices and solving their problems. I also love animals very much and would like to get more pets in the future.

I have complited military service, I was in army July 2014 to March 2015. In Finland military service is mandatory to men and optional to women. Men can also choose non-military service, which means working for a year without getting paid. I applied to special job, multimedia conscript. That was like journalist, photographer, graphic designer and webmaster all together. Then I was also a social media agent, which gives tips, answer to questions and helps new conscripts before and during their service. Of course I also had normal military training, like shooting, marching, living in the woods and sleeping in tents. It was the best time of my life!

I'm studying religion studies in university. When I graduate, I will be Master of Arts. I have also written a book, which was published in August 2015. The book is about Finnish Youtubers and I was only hired to write it, so it was not my own idea. I’m still dreaming about writing and publishing my own poem and short story collections some day. As you may already guess, my dream job is an author and journalist.

WISHLIST

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» If you can’t read my whole whislist, here is shorter version of it!

♥ LOVE

Tony Moly, Holika Holika, Lush, It's Skin, Missha, Innisfree, Elizavecca, The Body Shop, Korean cosmetics, Hello Kitty, Rilakkuma, vintage, kawaii, cute, religious (not christianity!), pagan, pastel colors, tea (specially green tea), hot chocolate, chocolate, cookies, skin care products, asian cosmetic brands, stationery, washi tapes, memo pads, letter paper, envelopes, postcards

♠ HATE

Disney, Diddl, Christmas theme, Christianity theme, jelly, jam, liqueur/alcohol filled candies, coconut, lemon (in tea it’s okay!), spicy/hot flavoured foods, neon colors

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» written cards, special stamps, no envelopes

vintage, animals, religious (not christianity), spiritual, new age, buddhism, witch, wicca, pagan, magic, text, music, people, clocks, poems, rain, autumn, nature, cameras, letters, mail boxes, ballet, gym, gymnastics, black & white, sepia, Japan, Hello Kitty, Totoro, Rilakkuma, Jetoy, Kaj Stenvall

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OTHER

» I eat mainly vegan based food, so if possible, please send me vegan chocolate and other sweets! I still eat "normal" chocolate too, but just prefer vegan ones more as I'm trying to eat less dairy products.

» new, good quality, no used or broken stuff

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tea » green tea, black tea, white tea, lemon and berry flavours, Clipper, Pukka, Løv organic, Yogi Tea

» I also love hot chocolate drinks!

chocolate » milk chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate, iChoc, Gnaw, Fazer, Hershey’s, Nestlé Aero, Kalev, Marabou, Ritter Sport

NO alcohol, liqueur, bitter almond, jelly or jam fillings

cookies » chocolate, chocolate chip, shortbread, vanilla, goldfish, pretzels, Pocky sticks, Oreo, Pop Tarts, TimTam, Belvita, Chips Ahoy!, TUC

NO lemon (in tea it's okay!), coconut, pepper, spicy, hot flavoured

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papers » pastel colours, kawaii, memo pads, note paper, notebooks, deco/washi tapes, envelopes, letter sets, bookmarks, origami paper, calendar/filofax stationery, other stationery, Rilakkuma, Tarepanda, Hello Kitty, Totoro, Purin, Pusheen, Keroppi, Sentimental Circus, Kamonohashikamo, Mamegoma, Gudetama, My Melody, San-X, Sanrio, Japan, Korean

NO neon colours, ad/free stuff, childish things, self-made, Disney, Diddl

stickers » pastel colours, kawaii, Rilakkuma, Tarepanda, Hello Kitty, Totoro, Purin, Pusheen, Keroppi, Sentimental Circus, Kamonohashikamo, Mamegoma, Gudetama, My Melody, San-X, Sanrio, Japan, Korean

NO glitter, confetti, 3D, pop ups, neon colours, ad stickers, childish things, alphabet stickers, school/teacher/reward stickers, Disney, Diddl

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☆ SKIN CARE PRODUCTS Alt text Alt text

» I love specially Korean cosmetic products like Tony Moly and Holika Holika! I also love organic/vegan products like Lush and The Body Shop!

skin » for dry and sensitive skin, face/hand/foot cream, body lotion, body mist, face toner, face/body scrub, face masks, face/body oil, face serums, lip balm, aloe vera, E-vitamin, honey, vanilla, wheat, organic, The Body Shop, Skin Food, Lush, Tony Moly, Holika Holika, COSRX, Dr. Hauscka, Burt’s Bees, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher, Lumene, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Weleda, Hurraw

NO used, opened, expired products, lemon, coconut or strongly flavoured/scented products

make up » for dry and sensitive skin, matte and neutral colours, different shades of brown in eye make up, different shades of red in lipstick, nail polish, brushes, tools, sets, gift boxes, The Body Shop, Skin Food, Lush, Tony Moly, Holika Holika, COSRX, Dr. Hauscka, Burt’s Bees, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher, Lumene, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Weleda, Hurraw, We Care Icon, Wet ’n Wild, Essie

NO used, opened, expired products, lemon, coconut or strongly flavoured/scented products, neon colours, glitter

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♦ OTHER Alt text

candles (specially scented ones) Yankee Candles, dreamcatchers, polaroid photos, polaroid film (for Fujifilm Instax mini 8), pens, pencils, markers, Stabilos, Mildliners, Tombow pens, pencil cases, make up cases, rulers, rubbers, fridge magnets, slippers, bags

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♣ THEMES Alt text

kitchen, bathroom, pagan, wicca, buddhism, new age, spiritual, paranormal, books, fashion, culture, gym, gymnastics, nature, animals, cameras, music, text, poems, quotes, dreamcatcher, sepia, black & white, pastel colours, food, sweets, cosmetic products, stationery, kawaii, Japan, Korean, The Body Shop, Skin Food, Lush, Tony Moly, Holika Holika, COSRX, Dr. Hauscka, Burt’s Bees, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher, Lumene, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Weleda, Hurraw, We Care Icon, Wet ’n Wild, Essie, Pocky sticks, Oreo, Pop Tarts, TimTam, Belvita, Chips Ahoy!, TUC, Rilakkuma, Tarepanda, Hello Kitty, Totoro, Purin, Pusheen, Keroppi, Sentimental Circus, Kamonohashikamo, Mamegoma, Gudetama, My Melody, San-X, Sanrio, Jetoy, Kaj Stenvall

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» anything smelling like cigarette, strongly scented and perfumed things, broken, used or expired stuff, anything related to Disney or Diddl, no spicy, jelly/jam, alcohol or liqueur filled candy/foods, Christianity themed stuff, Christmas stuff

PLEASE NOTE

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» Read carefully my wishlist and dislikes. I don’t want to receive anything on my dislikes, for example anything related to Disney or strongly scented/perfumed products or anything smelling like a cigarette.

» I always send my swaps on time. If you haven’t received anything, please contact me via email or private message on Swap-bot BEFORE you rate me.

» I put a lot of time and effort to my swaps, letters and postcards and I ALWAYS send a lot of extras. So please put a little thought to your swaps too if you are my partner. I would also appreciate a good feedback and rating, so please DON’T leave just a blank comment section.

Ratings

Purrmorehissless rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #8 ☆ on Aug 18, 2019
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mickiecheryl rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #8 ☆ on Aug 16, 2019
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Comment: Hi! Thank you for sharing - I wish you well with your final university year and congratulations on the book - hopefully you will become an author one day. It's my dream too :-) Just keep writing. Take care Mickie
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Comment: Thank you.
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Comment: Thank you for finally parting with the kiroileva siili card! I love it! You even continued the red theme with a red rose stamp and red adornments. Such a nice touch.
SillyTilly42 rated for ☆ FULL ENVELOPE #16 ☆ on Aug 15, 2019
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Comment: So much good stuff! Thank you!
olgayaar rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #8 ☆ on Aug 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for sharing your answers!))) Happy swapping!))))
travellinCat rated for ☆ TEA TIME #7 ☆ on Jul 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful selection of Tea and the extras!!!
Penpalhannah rated for Mail Tag Swap #8 on Jul 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much eveything was amazing and beautiful <3
paperboats9 rated for ☆ THEMED ENVELOPE #7 ☆ on Jul 23, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the nice variety of items you sent me! I loved the kung food panda envelope - so fun! I'll have to figure out how to use the napkins, maps, etc. in my crafting :) xx
SatisHuman rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 17, 2019
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Comment: Kindred spirits.
cayers2 rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for your andwers to the questions. I enjoyed reading them :)
kelliegirl6 rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing & hosting! :)
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Comment: You have some delicious looking recipes saved to your dessert board. I am definitely going to be adding some of these recipes to my dessert board. 😀❤
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Comment: Thanks a bunch for the yummi board :))
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fairylover rated for Suprise Swap #14 on Jun 28, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for your nice swap, the hamsters supplies are very nice and I'm sure they'll love the treat!
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rarjones rated for ❀Pinterest // Drink Recipes ❀ on Jun 25, 2019
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Comment: thanks for sharing:)
cynaemon rated for ❀Pinterest // Drink Recipes ❀ on Jun 24, 2019
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Comment: Great drinks. Thanks.
crochetsoldier rated for ☆ TEA TIME #6 ☆ on Jun 23, 2019
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Comment: Cant wait to try my variety it teas, thank you so much. Awesome.

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Comments

paperboats9 on Apr 3, 2019:

Just dropping by to say: I really love your monthly swaps! I always look forward to them now :) Silvia

OrigamiGrace on Apr 1, 2019:

From Cheap Postage Group!

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Daycie on Feb 19, 2019:

Thank you so much for your swap, and for angeling the 'full envelope #9 swap'!

Daycie

Mye on Apr 5, 2018:

Thank you very much for angeling on Full Envelope #8. Received the envelope from you today. It's truly a full envelope <3

animal87x on Oct 11, 2017:

Thank you so much for angeling your Full Envelope #7 swap for me!! Such a bummer when people disappear on you! Thanks again! <3<3<3

Kieloeveliina on Jun 3, 2016:

Thank you so much for angeling on Full Envelope-swap! :-)

chaari on Apr 28, 2016:

Just Because

Thanks for being a part of my group! :D

sakura15 on Apr 20, 2015:

Wow that is really interesting!! I haven't mastered the cat eye look yet. Philosophy! Interesting! My flatmate last year majored in that, he LOVED it! Religious studies is cool too. I learnt a bit about the Japanese religions a few years ago in a paper I did. It was really interesting!

sabbysteg on Apr 20, 2015:

Hi there, this is a comment for the EASY: Profile Comment #5 swap. I also have the same question as @sakura 15, does everyone have to complete military service in Finland?

I got my university undergraduate degree in Creative Writing. One of my favorite exercises was to go to a cafe and write the dialog someone nearby is saying, word for word, including any filler words like, um, uh, like, etc. It helps you really get an ear for dialog and sometimes helps inspire a new idea! Have an awesome day!

sakura15 on Apr 20, 2015:

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Hi there, I stumbled across your profile as we are both in the profile comment swap. I am not your partner but curiosity made me click your name and I see that we have a bit in common haha. Does everyone in Finland have to do military service? We don't hear much/learn anything about Finland here in New Zealand so I find it internesting. What will you be studying at university? I am studying English literature. Anyway I hope you have a lovely day! From Rebecca

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