I love this month’s CraftingCon theme: Once Upon a Time! This theme is hugely open to interpretation – you could use the TV show (although that wasn’t our intention when we picked the theme), you could use fairy tales that start with “Once upon a time….”, you could use an era of history – even 100 years ago is technically once upon a time ;)
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Hi everyone my name is Amanda from AmandaRose, I’m so excited to be here for this months Crafting Con: Once upon a time. I thought long and hard about what I was going to make for this fun theme, just think most children’s books start out with once upon a time… As I thought about all the great stories we grew up with as kids, I started asking my oldest daughter about her favorite stories and before I knew it we started coming up with our own once upon a times and in the end, we wrote our own fairy tale that I hope you will all enjoy as much as we did writing and telling it.Words can spark a flourish of creativity ~ Amanda Rose
Once upon a time there was a little girl who longed to travel among the stars, you would often see her looking upwards in a daze at the twinkling lights in the night sky. She always asked her parents if they would travel to space one day, and her parents would always respond with “anything is possible, dear”. She smiled knowing that maybe she could one day be up close with her favorite planets, stars, even see a nebula or the countless other spectacles of the universe, she was a wanderer at heart and everyone wanted her to shoot for the stars.
Once a month the family would visit the free shows the planetarium offered as they all longed for the night sky as well, every day she became more and more fascinated with all the wonders that lived beyond our pale blue dot. My favorite planet in our solar system is Saturn shouted the intelligent young girl, maybe one day we will be able to travel there to see the thousands of rings to the bright colors Saturn hold along with it’s many many moons.
Her parents would get her books about space so she could read all that scientist have learned over the decades of looking through telescopes and seeing everything that is out in the dark cold place we call outer space. Each year that passed she never lost interest, and when it was time for her to go to college she went to study science, graduated: got a job at NASA, became an astronaut to go to space liked she always longed for…living happily ever after.
Written by Chloe and Amanda Evans
The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be ~ Carl Sagan
Never let your children give up on their dreams, one day they might just come true.