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Fur Coat Keepsakes

Fur Coat Keepsakes

So many families have a fur coat tucked into a closet that has been passed down from a previous generation. These coats are no longer worn, but they are beautifully made and represent a piece of family history. So the question is...what can be done with them? We are here to answer that question.  These sentimentally valuable fur coats can be transformed into beautiful, functional keepsakes for you and your family to enjoy. Each coat can be made into a variety of gifts depending on the needs and lifestyle of your family. A fur coat can be transformed into clutches, pillows,...

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How To Choose a Photographer for Senior Pictures

How To Choose a Photographer for Senior Pictures

How to Choose a Photographer for Senior Pictures. Tips and insights from Mary at Picklepuss Photography.

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A Personal Coach: Transitions, Decisions, Perspective

A Personal Coach: Transitions, Decisions, Perspective

As I browse through Once Upon A Time Creation’s website, I am struck by somany things – experiences, memories, accomplishments and thetransformation of one thing into something completely different. Mostly, I ammoved by the driving force behind it all – creativity. Every piece of every itemis significant and the result of a decision – a decision of what to leave behindand what to carry forward on the journey. Each item signifies a transition intoa new place, a new life, a new phase, all while being able to hold close thevaluable parts of our past. As a personal coach, I believe...

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Six Things Juniors Can Do Now to Prepare for College Applications

Six Things Juniors Can Do Now to Prepare for College Applications

  You are in the homestretch of junior year and summer break is on your mind.  You know college applications are coming but you might not know there are a few things you can do now to help you later.  Here are six tips for high school juniors to get you started:     The nice weather outside makes spending the afternoon in your room studying sound like the last way you want to enjoy your day. With only a few weeks of school left, it is hard to keep the momentum going but now is the time to finish...

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Once Upon a Time Creation and the PA "Green" Phase COVID update

Once Upon a Time Creation and the PA "Green" Phase COVID update

Hello! It's been about a month since our county went into the "Green" phase for the pandemic regulations. Like most of you, we are settling into what life is probably going to look like for a bit.  In an effort to keep both our clients and team comfortable and safe, we are offering several ways for us to work together to create your keepsakes. Currently, our entire team is able to sew as we have modified our workspace and schedule to accommodate the current environment. There are three ways we can coordinate to create your keepsakes.  First is by mail....

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