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Welcome! This is a creative space I have opened to share with you my love for paper craft. I started to create handmade cards a while ago and have been sharing my work through my Facebook page. Now I have this new opportunity to interact with you. I was born in Brazil. I moved to Central America at a very early age. That is why I will try to share posts in Portuguese, Spanish and English. What a great chance to join the international creative community! I hope this blog can reach many followers but even if it doesn´t I´m grateful for the inspiration and the motivation it gives me. Thanks for stopping by. 

Bienvenido! Este es un espacio creativo que he abierto para compartir contigo mi amor por la artesanía del papel. Empecé a crear tarjetas hechas a mano un tiempo atrás y he compartido mi trabajo a través de mi página de Facebook. Ahora tengo esta nueva oportunidad para interactuar contigo. Nací en Brasil. Me mudé a América Central a temprana edad. Por eso trataré de compartir posts en portugués, español e inglés. Qué gran oportunidad para unirme a la comunidad creativa internacional! Espero que este blog llegue a muchos seguidores pero aún si no es así agradezco la inspiración y motivación que me trae. Gracias por detenerte por aquí. 

Bem-vindo. Este é um espaço creativo que tenho aberto para compartilhar com você meu amor pelo artesanato do papel. Comecei a criar cartões feitos à mão um tempo atrás e tenho compartilhado meu trabalho na minha página em Facebook. Agora tenho esta nova oportunidade para interagir com você. Eu nasci no Brasil. Mudei para America Central cuando era muito nova. Por isso tentarei escrever posts em português, espanhol e inglês. Que grande oportunidade para fazer parte da comunidade criativa internacional! Espero que este blog alcançe muitos seguidores mas mesmo se isso não acontecer sou grata pela inspiração e a motivação que me dá. Obrigada por passar por aqui.


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