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Millia

Millia
Date Joined: July 29, 2013
Last Online: May 6, 2024
Birthday: May 15
Country: Finland

About Me

I'm Emilia, a 29-year-old book fairy with an old soul and a vintage heart. I live with my love & our two cats in an apartment filled with crafting supplies, books, postcards and tiny trinkets of all sorts.

I'm obsessed with vintage & cottagecore aesthetics and I'm drawn towards all things that make my life seem like I'm an actual grandma living inside a 20-something body. I enjoy quietness, cosiness & calmness and I'm a huge homebody. I could spend weeks & weeks just being at home, focusing on my craft/art projects, petting cats, reading books & writing letters. A quiet, simple life is what makes me happy.

If I ever happen to be seen in public, it will most likely be at a library, at an art museum or at a thrift shop looking for tiny treasures for my craft projects & home. I also enjoy going for quiet walks in nature & attending all sorts of cultural events (art, music, literature).

Creating art, crafting, writing letters and reading books are my dearest pastimes. I've graduated from art school & I'm currently working at a second-hand store focusing on vintage clothes & crafting supplies. I love working there & seeing all kinds of unique clothes every day!

Wishlist

๐ŸŒน anything related to art - pages from art books, postcards, magnets, prints...

๐ŸŒน your own creations: drawings, poems, photos, handsewn items...

๐ŸŒน zines! I love zines

๐ŸŒน ATCs

๐ŸŒน anything themed vintage or cottagecore

๐ŸŒน letter papers + envelopes

๐ŸŒน patterned tapes / washi tapes

๐ŸŒน things & images related to victorian or edwardian era

๐ŸŒน (pretty!!) stickers: flowers, lace, plants, songbirds, cats, cosy things, bookish things..

๐ŸŒน kawaii bears, bunnies, household item illustrations

๐ŸŒน bookmarks

๐ŸŒน postcards (anything but tourism, religion, holidays, ads)

๐ŸŒน chocolate

๐ŸŒน flavored teas with vanilla, cinnamon, rooibos, ginger, caramel, cream... also chai tea!

๐ŸŒน sea glass

๐ŸŒน buttons, ribbons, lace (i use them for dollmaking)

๐ŸŒน seashells

๐ŸŒน stamps

๐ŸŒน wax seals, wax pearls / sticks for making wax seals

๐ŸŒน earthly & pastel colors: browns, greys, powder pink, lavender, greens, blues, antique/creamy white ....

๐ŸŒน belugas, narwhals, cats, sloths, bats, hedgehogs, birds, deer, jellyfishes

I'm probably going to be thrilled about pretty much anything you send me, so feel free to take chances and surprise me - the list above only contains things that make me REALLY thrilled for sure c:

No thank you...

There are a few things, however, that I don't particularly enjoy receiving... Here's a short list of my dislikes:

๐Ÿ”ช disney, childlike illustrations

๐Ÿ”ช teas with fruits and/or chamomile

๐Ÿ”ช reward / childish stickers

๐Ÿ”ช items with strong scents (as they may trigger a migraine attack) - perfume samples

๐Ÿ”ช neon colors (see above)

๐Ÿ”ช sharks, spiders, insects

๐Ÿ”ช religious themes & holidays

P.S I usually don't respond to the ratings I've been given (unless the rating involves a question etc) but it always makes me so happy if people tell me that they like my sendings and/or if my letter made their day a bit more brighter ๐Ÿ’ So just know that even though I might not reply to your rating I'll always be sending gentle thoughts your way!

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelope, I love your zines, I need to try to make one! -Gracias!
AliCrafter rated for A giveaway of happy mail !! on Dec 17, 2023
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Comment: Feliz Navidad! (that's my favorite holiday song!) I wish for you and your loved ones a holiday season filled with love and joy!
MissBrenda rated for A giveaway of happy mail !! on Dec 9, 2023
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Comment: Thank you!
Cindymt rated for A giveaway of happy mail !! on Dec 8, 2023
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Comment: Happy Holidays and Happy Swapping!
Tr3n1ty rated for A giveaway of happy mail !! on Dec 8, 2023
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Comment: Best wishes for the new year!!!
pbcquiltlover rated for A giveaway of happy mail !! on Dec 8, 2023
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Comment: Wishing you a magical holiday season and a new year filled with love, prosperity and wonderful, fun swaps!
Frodogaggins rated for Random Zine swap! on Dec 4, 2023
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Comment: I love it thank you!
Uneteadlane rated for 3 Things In An Envelope INTL #23 on Nov 26, 2023
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Comment: Terve Emilia! Kiitos for the wonderful handmade envie filled with amazing goodies. I love the Zine, completely obsessed. Read 4 times. then 2 more the next day. Well done! Utterly loved it!
stargirlstudio rated for ESG: Silly Questions #1 on Nov 2, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your answers! Recreating dramatic music videos was truly a great pasttime ๐Ÿ˜‚
HappyMom rated for ESG: Silly Questions #1 on Oct 8, 2023
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Comment: Loved reading your answers - Thanks for sharing!!
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Comment: Happy swapping!
dakotadee rated for Highs and Lows - July on Aug 21, 2023
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Comment: I have the same lows too sadly but that is life. I enjoyed reading your account. :)
ioana rated for ๐Ÿ’— Beautiful Mail on Aug 12, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful mail! It lived up to its name. I enjoyed opening the envelope. The zine you sent is the first one I ever received, so it was extra special.
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Comment: Thank you so much for a pair of beautiful zines! I especially live "My Mailbox in April," what a delightful way to remix your mail! <3
JKartstuff rated for Your Month in Pictures June 2023 on Jul 3, 2023
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Comment: Beautiful photos! Thank you for sharing!
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Comment: Kiitos kuvista! Love the flowers! And give Meeko some cuddles from me. Finland is so beautiful with its lakes, I hope to return soon
monsbrick rated for AMA: Sender's Choice Mail Art - 06 on Jun 28, 2023
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Comment: This is really beautiful Iโ€™m speechless. My words cannot convey how impressed and bowled over I feel. Thank you! This zine.. these booklets! I used to scour local bookstores for zines and had collections for years. Now our local bookstores donโ€™t have as many or I donโ€™t look as hard. But I just love all your art! Wow
MushroomHuntingCrow rated for My Happy List Email Swap on Jun 26, 2023
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Comment: thank you for sharing!
Satorii rated for Something handmade (May) on Jun 8, 2023
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Comment: Thank you so much for these gifts they are truly beautiful and so well made I will treasure them forever thank you :)
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Comment: Love the zines. They are both beautiful but especially like the blue one as blue is my favorite color. Thank you so much.

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Comments

KSENiA on Mar 29, 2023:

APDG ~ Spring

Happy Spring!

Millia on Mar 19, 2023:

Millia on Mar 13, 2023:

cowboypoodle on Mar 11, 2023:

๐ŸŒธ Spring Profile Deco - Cottagecore Vibes Swap! I Hope you enjoy these images! have a great day <3

enchantedgabi on Mar 11, 2023:

Have a lovely spring <3

๐ŸŒธ Spring Profile Deco - Cottagecore

JKartstuff on Feb 13, 2023:

Profile Comment Haiku - February

Call up your best friend

It's Galentines day today!

Celebrate in style

LadyGuenevere on Feb 1, 2023:

Hello there! It's lovely to meet you! :)

Vintage lace daydreams, Simple days of roses pink- Aesthetic sublime.

It's quite late, that's true, My Profile Comment Swap From my world, to you

((I am so sorry this is very late! I've had some health issues slow down my swaps the last 10 days or so, but I very much enjoyed reading your profile! I also love vintage everything, from fashion to postcards, and I also suspect I'm an 80-year-old grandmother in a much younger body, particularly when I fall asleep at 11 PM by accident. :P ))

xoxo, Alayna <3

JKartstuff on Jan 26, 2023:

Profile Comment Haiku

Books and a hot tea

My favorite kind of day

Relaxing reading

Fruity on Jan 22, 2023:

(Right, so. No words. Except I hope you are getting a good laugh out of this.)

Spiky fairy teeth

Gnawing on yellowed pages

Art ate my homework

erinhayden on Jan 22, 2023:

(Profile Comment Haiku)

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