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Sono tornata! / I'm back!

Ciao a tutte le mie lettrici! Sono rientrata dalla mia vacanza, mi sono riposata molto, ho lavorato soprattutto di concetto e ho trovato tante nuove idee che non vedo l'ora di realizzare... ogni tanto ci vuole proprio una pausa per ritrovare le energie! 
In questi giorni di festa mi rimetterò in pari con la lettura dei vostri blog, promesso! : ) 
A presto con qualche nuovo lavoro, e un augurio di Buona Pasqua a tutte voi con un fiore un po' originale!

Hello to all of my readers! I'm back from my holiday, I feel really restored, I worked expecially with my mind and I've found lots of new ideas that I can't wait to try out... I think sometimes a nice resting period of time is what you need to regain your energies! 
During these festive days I'll read all of your posts, I swear! : ) 
See you soon with some new work, and Happy Easter to all of you with a pretty original flower!


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  1. Welcome back, Melatia!! Great that you enjoyed your holidays. Looking forward to your new ideas :-). Happy Easter to you, too!!
    Nata

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  2. Welcome back and Happy Easter to you too !!!
    Anna

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  3. Ben ritrovata,Cara!Mi fa piacere che le tue vacanze siano state come speravi!Tanti cari auguri anche a te!

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  4. Have a happy Easter , Melatia !!!!!!
    Niki

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  5. Bentornata e Buona Pasqua di Resurrezione......con questo fiore originale!!! Un souvenir!!!??? Ci racconterai........di nuovo Buona Pasqua

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  6. Bentornata, in tempo per farti tantissimi auguri di una Pasqua serena
    Paola

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  7. Ogni tanto fa bene cambiare aria e orizzonti , alla fine tutto sembra più bello !Alla prossima
    Maddalena

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