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neea1989

neea1989
Date Joined: September 5, 2018
Last Online: October 26, 2020
Birthday: December 2, 1989
Country: Finland
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โš ๏ธ ๐‘ต๐‘ถ๐‘ป๐‘ฐ๐‘ช๐‘ฌ โš ๏ธ

I'm currently unable to send my swaps for "Stickers and a Sketch - October" and "TAC : Intl ATC Favourite anime/manga #1" because my partners for both swaps are in Australia. Please don't kick me out of your swaps for something that's out of my control. D:

Due to Satan, the Finnish postal service has a list of countries where I can send stuff. The post office will not accept any mail to countries OUTSIDE OF THIS LIST. Not even if I yell at the post office lady (not that I would ever do that, because it's rude). If I just drop my mail in the outgoing mailbox, IT WON'T GO ANYWHERE until the country is on the list.

โžก๏ธ https://www.posti.fi/en/customer-support/sending/country-information

๐Ÿ’Œ ๐‘ด๐’š ๐’”๐’˜๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐Ÿ’Œ

โ‡ข I only host swaps on which I'm willing to angel for a swapper should someone flake on their partner.

โ‡ข Not all my swaps allow newbies with no ratings to join them. If you're a total newbie and therefore don't meet the rating criteria of the swap, feel free to message me! I'll gladly do the same swap privately with you. :)

โ‡ข I always send my swaps on time, and I mark them as "Sent" on the day I've paid for them and left them in the outgoing mail box across the street, from which it will be collected around 4pm from Monday to Friday. However, it being the outgoing mailbox instead of the post office, the stamps on anything I send will usually NOT be canceled until a few days later, if at all, especially now that the pandemic is making a mess out of things. Naturally this is 100% out of my control, so please don't be a petty dingus about it.

โ‡ข Similarly, giving me a 1 when I haven't had the chance to offer to resend the swap says more about you than it says about me.

โ™๏ธ ๐‘จ๐’ƒ๐’๐’–๐’• ๐’Ž๐’† ๐ŸŒˆ

Hiya! I'm Neea. I'm a 30-year-old les๐Ÿan, a Sagittarius, single as heck and about to catladify myself. The only thing I'm missing are the cats.

I'm currently an artisan student with a focus on textiles and all things yarny. Feel free to send me yarn and quilt kits.

Some of my endless number of hobbies and interests are snail mail, drawing and painting, all kinds of crafts from embroidery to woodworking, everything yarn-y, reading, writing, enjoying nature, traveling abroad and learning about different cultures and languages.

I read mostly non-fiction, memoirs and biografies, gay romance and a shit ton of fanfiction. ๐Ÿ˜‚ I also like poetry! Do share your favourites with me.

I'm currently learning Korean while trying not to forget my Latvian. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

๐ŸŽจ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’” ๐‘ฐ ๐’๐’Š๐’Œ๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’…๐’ โœ‚๏ธ

I like making things that I can use, whether it's woodworking or pottery. I made a ton of wooden spoons and other kitchen tools in a women's woodworking class, and all kinds of pots and things in a pottery class a few years ago. I always like to try new things, even if I don't end up loving it. Lately I've been thinking about trying paper making and then using that home made paper in various crafts.

I like to sew, crochet and do all kinds of stuff with yarn. Like weaving tapestries. And I hecking love embroidery. (Yes, I am indeed a 97-year-old lady inside a 30-year-old woman's body.)

When I have the time and the patience I digitally draw things on my drawing tablet.

๐Ÿ’Œ ๐‘บ๐’๐’‚๐’Š๐’ ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’Š๐’ & ๐‘จ๐’“๐’•๐’” & ๐‘ช๐’“๐’‚๐’‡๐’•๐’” ๐Ÿ–

I LOVE YARN. Please send me all kinds of fun yarn. If it sparkles somehow, I guarantee I will love it.

Embroidery thread!

Quilt kits and fabric scraps are awesome. Feel free to dump all your leftovers in my mailbox.

All kinds of sewing supplies! Leftover fabric, fun buttons, zippers, ribbon, sewing patterns... all sorts of things! :D

Snail mail supplies: letter sets, letter paper, envelopes, postcards, address labels, envelope seal stickers...

Gel and glitter pens in fun colours!

Roses, floral print stuff, pressed flowers - harebells and other blue/violet flowers are my favourites!

Glitter, sequins, sparkly things, holo everything!

Stickers of all shapes and sizes!

Washi tape!

Glanzbilder or kiiltokuvat or whatever those are in English. These are not the same as whatever people call "die cuts" though. I think googling "Victorian scrapbooking" or "German scraps" will give you the right idea.

Patterned craft paper, origami paper, book pages and pretty much anything I can use in paper crafts. Even things like newspapers in different languages! ๐Ÿ“ฐ

ATCs for my (so far pretty small) collection! โœจ

Rubber stamps, clear stamps, stamped pieces of paper.

Surrealism and impressionism are some of my favourite art styles. Also female portraits in any style.

The art of Tove Jansson, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Yayoi Kusama, Yoko Ono, Artemisia Gentileschi, Janis Rozentฤls, John Singer Sargent, John William Waterhouse, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, Claude Monet, Rudolf Koivu, Akseli Gallen-Kallela...

Feminist art, zines and literature. Please see my "things I don't like" for this bit though!

Zines in general! Tiny ones, big ones, black and white, full colour, photocopied, fancy printed ones...

๐ŸŒ™ ๐‘ด๐’š ~๐’‚๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’•๐’Š๐’„~ ๐ŸŒˆ

FAVOURITE COLOURS

  • pastel colours
  • violet, lavender
  • pinks
  • mint, turquoise, aquamarine
  • forest colours
  • berry colours
  • sunset/sunrise colours

FAVOURITE ANIMALS:

  • Foxes
  • Raccoons
  • Bunnies
  • Mice and other cute rodents
  • Cats
  • Lynx
  • Dog breeds that have the kind of face that wolves or foxes do (so yes to shelties and huskies, no to pugs and frenchies)
  • Wolves and the rest of the Canidae family
  • Bears
  • Stoats, badgers, weasels, martens, otters, minks, wolverines...
  • Deer and other antler-y creatures
  • Hedgehogs
  • Squirrels
  • Shrews
  • Crows, ravens, kestrels...
  • I like all kinds of cute and furry things! I prefer animals of the Northern Hemisphere though. Think Nordic, Canadian or Arctic wildlife! โ„๏ธ

RANDOM STUFF I LIKE:

  • folklore and mythology
  • goddess imagery
  • feminist art and yonic imagery
  • rainbows ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ
  • lesbian stuff
  • Sappho the OG lesbian, Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, Tove Jansson, Oscar Wilde...
  • basically any gay stuff, like Keith Haring's art or life sized cardboard cutouts of Freddie Mercury (please get me one)
  • constellations, aurora borealis, planets and other space stuff
  • witchcraft and magical things
  • actresses Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Rita Hayworth...
  • vintage pin up portraits (Gil Elvgren etc)
  • 80s and 90s aesthetic and fashion
  • Barbie, especially vintage (80s and older)
  • cute hair accessories like hair clips, pompoms and scrunchies

๐ŸŽต ๐‘ด๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’„ & ๐‘ป๐‘ฝ ๐Ÿ“บ

MANGA & ANIME:

  • 70s, 80s and 90s shoujo manga/anime in general is pretty great
  • Ghibli movies
  • Metropolis
  • Akira
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Detective Conan
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Otoyomegatari
  • Emma
  • Rose of Versailles
  • Sailor Moon
  • Shoujo Kakumei Utena
  • Hana Yori Dango
  • Hana-Kimi
  • Time Stranger Kyoko
  • Ranma ยฝ
  • Akatsuki no Yona
  • Yotsuba&!
  • Doraemon
  • Maple Town, Bannertail and other old and cute children's anime series!
  • Rilakkuma, Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, Kumamon and other Japanese kawaii characters

CARTOONS:

  • Miffy/Nijntje
  • Maisy Mouse
  • Peppa Pig
  • Barbapapa
  • Care Bears
  • Cheburashka
  • Krtek
  • Moomins
  • Babar
  • Alfred J. Kwak
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Bannertail
  • Garfield
  • Jem and other 80s and 90s "girly" cartoons
  • Tiny Toon Adventures
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • My Little Pony (the 1980's series, not MLPFIM)

DISNEY:

  • 101 Dalmatians
  • The Aristocats
  • Bambi
  • Brave
  • Brother Bear
  • Ducktales
  • Dumbo
  • The Fox and the Hound
  • The Lion King
  • Mulan
  • Oliver & Company
  • Pocahontas
  • The Rescuers
  • Robin Hood
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Snow White
  • Zootropolis

KPOP:

BTS is my ultimate favourite group, Yoongi and Jimin are my favourites although I do love them all. โ™ก

KARD is my current obsession number two. โ™ ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฃ๏ธโ™ฆ๏ธ

Hyuna, Sunmi, Wonder Girls, 4Minute and all associated acts. :D โ™ก

Other faves: Jessi, Eric Nam, Hyolyn, Monsta X, B.A.P, Mamamoo, Seventeen, BoA, Shinee... I like all sorts of kpop groups but I really only actively follow BTS. Honestly I never know what anyone else is doing. Ask me how many members EXO has left and I will have to google it, hahah.

๐Ÿ“ ๐‘ญ๐’๐’๐’… & ๐‘จ๐’๐’๐’†๐’“๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’†๐’” ๐Ÿ’

ALLERGIES & DISLIKES:

I'm not deathly allergic to anything, but I'm not good with dairy (even if it's lactose free).

Hate is a strong word, but it's still not strong enough to accurately describe how much I flipping hate passion fruit.

I really don't like sour candies.

TEA:

I don't mind receiving loose tea a) in its original unopened packaging with ingredients listed and b) if it fits the swap criteria.

Some flavours I really really like: anything chai, spicy teas, coconut, chocolate/coffee, apple pie, cinnamon apple, cinnamon, cardamom, Christmas-y flavour combinations, honey, caramel, caramelised pear/apple/etc, Turkish apple, pear, blueberry muffin/pie, blackcurrant and other berries... everything yummy and spicy. I do like some weird combinations, too!

Some tea brands I like: TAZO, Pickwick, Bigelow, Pukka, Clipper...

Not a huge fan of: non-flavoured green tea, hibiscus, rosehip, chamomille, passion fruit, pomegranate, Nordqvist brand.

CANDY:

I like chocolate of all sorts! I especially like chocolate with nuts, peanut butter, salted caramel, coconut, mint, matcha, liquorice, dried fruit etc inside it! If you send me Laima chocolate I will love you five-ever.

Those yummy nougat and nut bars! Any vegan snacks in general. I don't care if it's got honey in it, though, so I personally classify those honey nut bars as vegan enough, haha.

Liquorice, liquorice dragees, salmiakki and pretty much any kind of candy. Eucalyptus, mint, lemon... strawberry, cherry, pineapple... all sorts of fruity flavours. Haribo Peach candies are some of my favourites! ๐Ÿ‘

Anything coffee flavoured is A+++

โŒ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’” ๐‘ฐ ๐’…๐’๐’'๐’• ๐’๐’Š๐’Œ๐’† โŒ

Contemplating the inevitability of death.

People who misspell my name, or people who straight up give me a new name because they've never seen it before so clearly it can't be a real name. เฒ _เฒ  No, my name is not Neena, Neera, Negra, Neaa, Nea, Nena, Naea, Naenae, Nee or Nae. If you're literate enough to navigate this website, I expect you to be able to write four letters in the order they're supposed to be written in.

The general concept and existence of men.

Bullet journal stuff. I don't hate it, but I have no use for it and will most likely just regift it.

Halloween. Pumpkins. Horror.

Those moustache graphics that were everywhere a couple of years ago. I get an allergic reaction in my eyeballs every time I see them.

MINIONS. Get those yellow demons away from me.

Most geek stuff, such as video games, male superheroes, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Stranger Things and so on. I don't mind female superheroes though.

Cosmetic products. I don't mind sheet face masks, but all sorts of wrinkle cream or lotion samples are just wasted on me.

Faux progressive politics. Don't be so open minded that you let your brain fall out.

...speaking of which: I'm a feminist but I have no use for embarrassing "Smash the patriarchy!! [picture of a fist with manicured nails]" or "Feminism is for everyone!" or "Feminists are cool!" or "Blarhgf blahrgrg the radical notion that women blahblaghfhgd" stickers and such. Miss me with that free-the-nipple nonsense. Actual feminist art and yonic imagery is fine (as long as it's made by women!!). Think second wave. Think Guerrilla Girls, Valerie Solanas, Pussy Riot and all the unladylike screeching hags that men love to hate. I love rocking the boat - or, more accurately, hijacking the ship, killing the captain, throwing his crew into the ocean, freeing their hostages and abandoning ship (and then sinking it or setting it on fire). I'm an ugly hairy dyke who has no patience for fun, watered-down and non-threatening "hobby feminism" that requires no critical thinking whatsoever, or includes and/or coddles and/or makes excuses for men, and my activism reflects that.

Homophobes can also heck right off. ๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿป

If you call me q***r I will consider it hate speech and report you. Don't send me stuff with that word in/on it.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for this Marie Curie ATC! I was just reading a book on her with my niece! Itโ€™s crazy tho, I had no idea that her remains were still radioactive and will be for centuries! It makes sense but it also so very mind blowing! Thank you for the radium and polonium free ATC, I will cherish it! ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿงช๐Ÿงช
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Comment: Thanks so much! Cool stickers :)
kizzlets rated for Flake Stickers #2 on Oct 24, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the stickers! I cannot wait to sticker slap something!!!!!!
Lolly rated for INTL-Mega ATC Fun on Oct 20, 2020
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Comment: Excellent it's one of my favourites ATCS. thank you a million ๐Ÿ’“ to you.
KSENiA rated for First & Last Lines No. 15 on Oct 20, 2020
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Comment: I was cleaning my desk and found some old unrated swaps. They fell behind the printer... I am so sorry for rating so late. Thank you for the postcard.
Shuttlebug rated for AAA: Bird Theme on Oct 16, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful ATC!
derakisu rated for TAC : Intl ATC Anime by year : 2002 on Oct 16, 2020
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Comment: I'm not familiar with Azumanga Daioh, but love Yotsuba&! I checked on wikipedia to get a bit of context around Chiyo-chan's dad. It made me want to read the manga/see the anime ! I love your ATC, such bright colours. It brought a bit of sun on an otherwise very grey day. :)
HollyBear rated for INTL-Mega ATC Fun on Oct 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the Halloween ATC with the ghosts. I love it!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful stickers! So funny that you were swapping with the same person as your roommate!
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Comment: Thank you!! A very pretty atc! ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒบโœจ
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Comment: Thank you for the really cool ATC! I really love it <3 he is famous for the a^2+b^2=C^2 :) I was a math major so this ATC really speaks to me. I thought of drawing him as well for this swap, but ended up drawing Cleopatra, just because she is prettier. How shallow of me :D Thank you again! Really enjoy it!
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Comment: These are gorgeous Neea!
captkristi rated for ATCA: Sender's Choice #7 on Oct 10, 2020
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Comment: Those ATCs are GORGEOUS! I love them! Thank you so much. I am going to use that cool comic wrapping you used too. It looks very cool
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Comment: Thank you for the tea!
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Comment: Thank you so much everything i received was beautiful and thoughtfully put into place thank you again !(:
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Comment: Thank you! The way you packaged your ATC was wonderful! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’–
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Comment: Thanks! Kiitos kivasta ATCstรค!
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Comment: i wish everyone could see this absolutely beautiful card! from those amazing bits of gold...to the outline of the tower...just an amazing piece of art...beautifully made...love you managed to place the "champs elysees" in just the right spot..this will be one of my most prized atc's ...thank you so very much
dakotadee rated for AAA: Your Photo on Oct 2, 2020
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Comment: I love the picture ATCs you sent.So beautiful. I wish I could walk into them. Plus using an old magazine paper for the inner evie...love it. I will reuse the paper into something later.
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Comment: Kiitos kivasta ATCstรค. Olen 24v ollut viikinkiajan elรคvรถittรคjรค, joten aihe osui aika nappiin ;)

Rating Overview

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Comments

bethe on Oct 24, 2020:

Thank you so much for being an angel for Letter Set Swap #5! I LOVE the kawaii letter sets and sticker sheet! I really appreciate the extra book pages and the beautifully decorated envelope as well. I will be keeping the stamps from Finland you used on your envelope too๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’–

hibiscus on Oct 3, 2020:

you are a true artist...the eiffel tower atc..is an amazing piece of art...thank you

Bhindblueeyes on Aug 20, 2020:

Thank you so so so very much for the WTA ATCs for ATCA!! I love them all!! You are so talented - thanks for being a part of this group and sharing that talent!

efjellro on Jul 29, 2020:

Thank you for the extra teas with your roommate's swap :)

user6937 on Jun 9, 2020:

Hi, Neea - your ATC (with 2 ATC blanks decorated in the same way) have arrived for the ATCA WTA in April! Thanks - very nice (glad you told me how you made them, too - that's always helpful, when you decorate with more than one or two mediums. Oh, and, no, the world isn't ending! haha

rebeccag1986 on Apr 23, 2020:

Thanks for your friendship!

irinah on Oct 7, 2019:

Awesome, I am from Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป originally, and you are learning Latvian , not an easy language I think Great that we are in the same swap

shirleyinCA on Sep 22, 2019:

I just wanted to add a thank you for the classy handmade envelope for the Mega Sticker swap. All those rows of washi tape, the Hello Kitty address label and one thin pink strip of washi to match it and accent the black and white envelope! Then lovely postage as always.

Nuisant on Aug 18, 2019:

Thank you so much for the lovely tea from the #Tea for Thee swap! I loved all of the flavours you sent me and they were wrapped so beautifully!

guinstar on Jul 8, 2019:

Thank you Neea for being an angel for "Themed Washi Swap #3: Animals". That was very sweet of you. I love the samples you sent me! ๐Ÿ’œ ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ˜บ

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