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Hello and welcome to my crafts site!


First of all let me explain where the pen-name Gota de Mar comes from. Many years ago I bought a key-ring which came with one of those tags explaining the meaning of your name. It also offered some translations and meanings in other languages. Well, that is when I found out that my real name -Mario- means Drop of Sea in Hebrew, though my name does not come from Hebrew!! Since then, I have been using such a pen-name for many things!!


I am an active High School English Teacher in Spain and when I am not teaching English, updating my website, creating new online exercises or PowerPoint presentations for my students, crafts and cardmaking are my favorite activities to relax in my free time.

But how a teacher can end up falling in love with cardmaking? My story is quite simple. My father used to be a model maker and my mother used to paint pictures or create some sculptures, so I guess I inherited their artistic side! Perhaps, for that reason, I have been creating my own Christmas and Birthday cards for relatives and friends since some years ago, and that is how I came across_cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_this awesome world of neverending creative imagination.


I have been doing some research on different techniques and using my own ones to play with stamps, stencils, dies and embossing powder and folders to get updated and broaden the possibilities when using my materials. So I decided to create this blog for those of you who love scrap and paper so that you can find some of my creations, interesting tips and new ideas for you to put into practice with your materials.


I hope you enjoy it!

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