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Last updated on July 16, 2012

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Well hello there! My name is Jessica and I'm a visual artist currently wrecking havoc in Brooklyn, New York. Everything in my shop is cut by hand using an xacto knife and an insane love of all things paper.

I was born in Rota, Spain in 1981, arriving in the U.S. a year later to grow up in 6 states and countless different houses.

I joined the Navy in 2000; serving as a Photographer stationed in Yokosuka, Japan onboard an aircraft carrier until I left to pursue wackiness and shenanigans.

I settled down after graduating from the New England School of Photography. However, I eventually gave in to my nomadic tendencies, leaving my home to join the crew aboard a 36 foot catamaran that crossed the Atlantic and eventually landed in, of all places, Rota, Spain.

I recently returned to my home for over 10 years Austin, Tx to weild an Xacto and eat tacos…so many tacos, before heading to Brooklyn to wield an xacto and eat hot many hot dogs.

Thank you so much for visiting my shop! Visit my portfolio and blog to see what's new and what's next.

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Returns and exchanges
To me, perfection does not mean flawless. I create design templates for each of my works but, in much the same way that you can bake the perfect batch of cookies without following the recipe exactly, my pieces are done when they feel right. Because I hand cut everything I sell the work you receive might look slightly different from the image on the listing.

If you are unhappy with your purchase or if it's damaged when it arrives I will replace the piece or provide a full refund within 7 days. Custom items are not eligible for a refund, but I take great pride in my work and will work with you to get your piece just right!

I'm excited that you want my work to be part of your story so I'm happy to work with you until we get it right!
I accept Paypal, money orders and credit cards. All items are subject to New York state taxes and ship after receipt of payment.

I will send you an email notification the day before shipping. You have until 8 AM the following morning to notify me of any cancellations.
Shipping to anywhere in the contiguous United States is 4.00 US dollars or 1.00 US dollar when shipped with another item from my shop and 5.00 US dollars to anywhere in NOrth America.

Don't worry if there's some water separating us! I'll ship anywhere in the world *woohoo!* Convo me for a price quote to your international location.

Ready made items ship within 2 business days.

Cut to order items ship within 5 business days.

Custom pieces will be completed and shipped 5-7 days after the design has been finalized.

I am able to meet shorter deadlines if needed so please let me know if a specific timeline needs to be met and we'll work something out!
Additional policies and FAQs
Thanks for visiting my shop! If you'd like more information about what I do just head to my Policies page for a detailed look or visit my handmade blog!