Swap-bot Time: January 27, 2023 7:03 am


Date Joined: April 14, 2021
Last Online: January 27, 2023
Birthday: September 3, 1988
Country: France

About Me

Cécile • non binary • they/she

If you live in France, I have a group for domestic mail : En France Uniquement, please join us :)

I am also on Postcrossing and r/RAoC because I love snail mails. I love stuffing my mails with whatever I can find that matches the person's interests :) From France, I can send up to 20g and then it's up to 100g for double the price, so I try to stick to the 20g limit ! When I send naked in a clear plastic envelope, I often go to the clerk's office and ask for a handcancel :)

I live close to the sea in France. I am vegan. I live with my partner, our cats, Perceval and Lancelot and our dog, Merlin.

I enjoy reading, doing embroidery, cooking and baking vegan food.

Favorite Books

I am a big fan of Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, books from Robin Hobb and fantasy in general. I don't like manga, except Sailor Moon (favourites : Mars ♥, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, and Luna !).

Favorite Crafts

I make ATCs and cards. I like collage and watercolour style, I do both and I know sometimes it takes longer to create collage cards/ATCs than paint. I try to do very different things to please people so I enjoy receiving ATCs that are related to my favourite themes or aesthetics.

I also love to decorate envelopes !

Favourite Stamps

I collect USED stamps (= I prefer when they have travelled !) :

  • mushrooms
  • birds
  • butterflies
  • sea-life related (fish, lighthouses, sailboats etc)
  • magic (dragons, folklore, HP and more),
  • space
  • (vintage) maps
  • jewels and minerals.

I am also very interested in anything related to US/Canada/UK/Australia/NZ history and landscapes !

I collect maxicards, but not FDC.

Europa stamps 2022

Dear European friends,

I am collecting stamps and this year's Europa stamps have been a wonder to my eyes. I am trying to collect them all, used (not mint) so if your country has one, I'd be extremely happy to get it ! So far, I have :

Austria, Finland (both), Ireland (both), Lithuania (both), Germany, Switzerland (both), the Netherlands (both), Spain, Croatia (both), Russia, Portugal (MISSING THE DEVIL), Cyprus (both), Belarus (both), Vatican (both), Ukraine (MISSING THE MAN), Poland, Czech Republic and France.

Favourite Themes or Aesthetics

My favourite colours are the cold tones : (peacock) blue, (cold) purple, dark green, copper and silver. I also like gold, yellow and orange when they are paired with one of my fave colours.

No to : ❌ kawaii stuff ❌ traditional girly stuff (high heels, lipsticks etc) ❌ religion, religious references

I love :

  • mushrooms / floral
  • medieval / Renaissance / Victorian
  • steampunk
  • dark / gothic
  • witches, skulls, dragons, fantasy
  • under the sea
  • space
  • vintage

Favourite Extras


I like

  • loose paper or origami papers for envelope art
  • pages of books (written and/or illustration), bonus points if it's not in French or English !
  • music sheet papers
  • stamped images
  • anything Tim Holtz
  • birds ephemera/illustrations

No to : ❌ stickers, ❌ planner stuff, ❌ tags please ! (except for my favourite aesthetics/books/themes etc)


See my fave to collect !


I prefer black tea over green or herbal, but I prefer most of all the "liquid snacks" flavours (vanilla for instance). I don't like red fruit teas or flower tea. No honey please as it isn't vegan :)

Favourite Cards

I prefer :

  • simple postcard (rather than notecard)
  • personalised (if you can write something on the back of the card, and not just your name/date etc)
  • standard size (it's easier to store !), roughly the same size as a printed photo 10x15cm / 4x6 inches
  • good quality print (I don't like zazzle for instance)
  • illustrations (I collect : https://eu.zonerama.com/DPClamavi/1099206 )
  • an envelope (clear plastic is good if it's "sent naked" requirement but I prefer the stamp cancelled and on the card, not on the plastic sleeve if possible !), if it's cheaper for you naked without anything, go for it !


uiltje rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #17 on Jan 26, 2023
Comment: It took some time, but it arrived after all. And I love it, thank you!
Comment: Your two ATCs are beautiful. I shall treasure them. IThe cat zip loc bag makes me smile.Every day is cat day here..Hope you're doing well in 2023.
Tuutis rated for ESO: Seven Pocket Folio on Jan 13, 2023
Comment: Beautiful one <3 and lovely goodies, thank you so much!
Inesrv rated for ESO: Wax seal PC II on Jan 6, 2023
Comment: Thank you Cécile for this beautiful postcard! Love the final result :) happy swaps for you! 💝
Comment: Thank you for sharing & for the bookmarks! I remember reading Flowers for Algernon when I was young but I could not tell you what it's about lol
suepier rated for BLS:bird christmas card to 2 on Dec 29, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful bird Christmas card.
chimerix rated for WIYM Alice in Wonderland Happy Mail on Dec 23, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the really lovely Alice ATC and the bookmark and crafty pieces. Aloha!
Comment: I love the thoughtfulness that you put into creating the backgrounds for the ATC - so well thought out choices. These ATCs made me smile. Thank you and have a Merry Christmas.
Response: Thank you :) Merry Christmas !
hazelwitch3 rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #16 on Dec 21, 2022
Comment: Good contribution to the postcard! Now to think about what I'm going to add .....! Have a good Christmas and New Year.
wolfeagle rated for AMA: Intl - Mystery Supply Swap on Dec 15, 2022
Comment: Thank you. Love it.
Comment: Thank you for the nice swap! I was glad you translated the card, glad for the local postcard from you, and the washi tape! I enjoyed how you decorated the envie and card! Merry Christmas!
Response: Thank you for the feedback ♥
suepier rated for World Postcard Day Swap 2022 on Dec 14, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard from Normandie. I love multi views.
Comment: Thank you Cècile for the lovely lavender-peppermint mix. I too find thatthe colors do very well together. Happy Holidays
lorz88 rated for ESO: Handmade with love ✨ on Dec 13, 2022
Comment: Hi, thank you for the lovely goodies, I especially love the ATC , very cute.
Response: I am glad :)
Comment: Hi Cecile! I love your HM pc! Thank you for the awesome Happy Mail! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: Thank you !
Jillemina rated for AMA: Holiday pockets on Dec 7, 2022
Comment: WOW! I'm sorry it was a mess up for you! But what a treat for me! I LOVED your little book. It was so beautifully constructed! A few years ago we spent some time in Normandy and visited Sword Beach, beautiful. We ended up staying the night in Honfleur and has some of the best mussels! Thank you for taking the time to make something so beautiful for me.
Response: Thank you so much for your kind words ♥ It means the world to me when someone acknowledges my craft :) so glad you've been to my area as well !!
Comment: Great PC! Thanks so much!
Comment: Thank you for the season themed postcard. Hope you have a wonderful celebration with your love ones. ❄️
vigdisblom rated for Wonderland ATC Swap: Tea Time on Dec 5, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the awesome ATC! I love it!
Comment: Thank you for the delightful postcard - I am obsessed with the shoebill paper scrap you included, so cute!!!

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Petaltea on Dec 25, 2022:

Merry Christmas!

wolfeagle on Dec 15, 2022:

I love this postcard for the AMA: Intl-Mystery Supply Swap. Great colors. Great message. Thank you so much. Happy Holidays.

hibiscus on Aug 31, 2022:

I did google les calanques de Cassis… I would love to see this area… such a beautiful country and very Beautiful stamps

WoodlandBanshee on May 10, 2022:

Thank you for sending home the hand drawn Pass and Paste card I started last year! They don't come home too often, so this was a very nice surprise!

PrincessLeia on Jan 19, 2022:

Thankyou for sending home my bee pass and paste PC! It’s great! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

wolfeagle on Dec 28, 2021:


Wishing you a fantastic 2022!

heidiblooms on Nov 26, 2021:

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