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sunshinecity

sunshinecity
Date Joined: November 10, 2020
Last Online: July 6, 2021
Birthday: June 5, 1976
Country: Italy
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About Me

Hi, my name is Alexandra and I'm from Rome, Italy, although I was born in the UK. I'm a newbie paper crafter and snail mail lover, having started journaling and crafting in early 2020.

I love rubber stamps, snailmail, stationary, washi tape and anything vintage. I love making envelopes, flip books, loaded pockets and letter paper. I love the hands-on crafting aspect of it but what I most love is decorating! Just letting my immagination and creativity run wild.

I hope this community will give me the opportunity to get to know lots of people around the globe and exchange ideas and views about life in different parts of the world.

I can't wait to get started on here and get to know the users of swap-bot :)

*** PLEASE NOTE:

Due to covid, mail from italI may be slowed down and take a while to arrive.

Please be patient, I promise your swap will arrive sooner or later.

Please contact me before giving me a bad score for delayed arrival. I will gladly send you a new mail if you haven't received anything after 2 months.

Thank you! :)

Fun Facts

I love to travel and am very fascinated by different cultures and customs. One of my dream trips is to travel to Japan one day, but also get to see the Aurora Borealis. Hopefully I'll be able to reach my goal sooner or later!

I enjoy photography and also baking. As a part time job/hobby I bake and sell cupcakes. I love playing with colours and ingredients.

I also love skiing and discovering new places to visit.

I am bi-lingual in Italian and English and speak a little bit of French.

I've lived in the UK, Norway, Indonesia and Italy, where I am currently living now.

Things I like

I don't really have any specific requests, although I really hope to receive swaps from users in Japan or China.

If you'd like an idea of things to include in swaps, here's a few things I enjoy:

  • washi tape
  • stamps
  • stickers
  • tea
  • black and white photography
  • food/snacks
  • colours
  • shapes/lines/architecure
  • vintage style (1800s-1900s Paris and London)
  • fashion
  • cupcakes
  • travel

Teas

I've always been a fond drinker of tea... but also love herbal teas too. I've been an avid drinker of Rooibos tea for about 5-6 years now, I just love the distinct taste... and drink most of my teas with milk. I also like cinnamon tea, chai, and most fruity herbal teas... I don't like strong tasting teas, like green tea, liquorice or fennel teas.

Though loose leafe tea is supposedly better, I will admit, I am a sucker for simple. So individual tea bags are the best for me! ;)

Ratings

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Comment: Ciao Alexandra! Thank you for everything you sent me in this swap.I don't know what I like most, everything is so lovely prepared. I also loved the way you presented it. Grazie! (Multumesc!)
Response: So glad you enjoyed it! :)
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JoySews rated for Tea For Thee # 97 on Jun 1, 2021
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Comment: Alexandra, just received your beautifully decorated package with teas. I love it! You are very talented. Thank you so very much!
Response: Hi Joy, So happy you received it, thank you for the compliment! <3
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Comment: Wow What a wonderful swap 😍 i just love all of them, Im so motiverad to do some crafts with this all items 😍 thank you so much 😍 have a wonderful day 🌼
Response: Aww that's so great to hear... glad you liked everything :)
Sasha42 rated for Vintage Ephemera Swap #1 on Apr 5, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome vintage items. Especially love the vintage letters in their envelopes. What a nice swap to receive. Have a wonderful April.
Response: Hi, so glad it finally arrived! Happy you liked it! :)
katierose rated for Vintage Ephemera Swap #1 on Mar 28, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice assortment of vintage items!
Response: So glad it finally made it! Happy you liked it! :)
Gionanna rated for Private Swap - An Upcycled Spring on Mar 16, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for a lovely happy mail in such a creative flipbook!
Response: So happy you liked it!
nycphotog rated for Tea For Thee # 84 on Mar 10, 2021
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Comment: thanks so much for the teas. i can't wait to try the chai! although i love all teas and these all look delicious. <3
Response: So glad it finally made it! Happy you liked it! :)
BeTravelicious rated for Tea For Thee # 87 on Mar 3, 2021
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Comment: Thanks a lot for the tea's!
Response: Most welcome :)
ysanne rated for ☆ FULL ENVELOPE #34 ☆ on Mar 2, 2021
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Comment: Thank you! Lovely 🥰
Response: Most welcome :)
Ladyadybug rated for Happy Mail: Senders Choice on Feb 20, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful happy mail! :)
Response: So glad it finally made it! Happy you liked it! :)
danatropicana rated for Tea For Thee # 75 on Jan 22, 2021
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Comment: What a lovely package to receive! Thank you so much for the great teas and the kind words! I hope you enjoy swapping - you are a great partner to have! Take care!
Response: Hi Dana, so glad it finally reached you! I'm glad you liked everything, was my pleasure! :)
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Comment: Thank you so much! I really like what you sent.
Response: So glad it finally reached you! Glad you liked it :)

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