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“Wouldn’t It Be Wonderful If You Could Build Lasting Christmas Traditions Your Children Would Remember For Years To Come…”...

A Self-Published, Captivating, Storybook APP with Hand Painted, Holiday Ornaments with Character!

Project Goal:   IPAD storybook APP conversion and  building the rest of the character ornaments.
Project Goal: IPAD storybook APP conversion and building the rest of the character ornaments.

An Ornaments' Tale (Synopsis)..
This seasonal adventure follows a group of Christmas ornaments in search of their holiday tree. The story opens with Percy and his Christmas ornament friends peering through a hole in the attic floor, overjoyed to see that a fresh Christmas tree has arrived just for them. But they are devastated to find themselves left behind by their family and tricked by Skitter and his obnoxious gang of Halloween ornaments. The Christmas ornaments soon teach Skitter the true meaning of Christmas, and in return Skitter, helps his new friends find their holiday tree.

A treasured tradition every family will look forward to year after year
An Ornaments' Tale is different than any other Christmas storybook— it’s a tradition your family will enjoy for many years to come. Can you imagine snuggling into a comfortable blanket with your little ones, and discovering the magic of Christmas spirit as Percy, Stanley, Fiona and the rest of the crew head out on a wild adventure?  There you are, comfortably sitting on the couch, enjoying the wonderfully textured illustrations, reconnecting as a family again and learning the true meaning of gift giving during the holiday season...  After you've finished reading, continue the family tradition by hanging beautifully hand-crafted ornaments on the tree of the entire collection of characters.

REVIEWS
Visit Amazon... for 5 star Reviews

Join a colorful cast of Christmas ornaments on a holiday adventure..
Join a colorful cast of Christmas ornaments on a holiday adventure..

Childhood Memories..........
"The inspiration behind the book came from my childhood holiday memories. Every year our family would purchase a real tree and it was up to us children to decorate the Christmas tree. Sometimes there would be a box of ornaments that couldn’t fit on the tree and they would be banished back to the attic until the following year. I always felt sorry for these ornaments, and wondered if they would someday come to life to find their holiday tree."
    Chet Spiewak

The Actual Photographs of Book Interior Pages....

The storybook APP will capture realistic textures of the illustrations
The storybook APP will capture realistic textures of the illustrations
The storybook APP will enhance light, shadows and depth of the illustrations
The storybook APP will enhance light, shadows and depth of the illustrations

Character Tree Ornaments Already Available...

Spencer
Spencer
Topher
Topher
Percy
Percy

These ornaments are based on the loveable cast of characters from the children’s storybook. Great care was taken in creating ornaments that resemble the characters and capture their unique personalities.

Actual Sizes of the Ornaments

"The rest of the ornaments will be built with the same attention to detail and character as SPENCER, TOPHER and PERCY.  The bright colors, designs and personality of these ornaments... Make them stars on any Christmas tree."
Chet Spiewak

Exceeding Funding Goals..
An Ornaments' Tale storybooks follow the adventures of these key ornaments characters-- Fiona, Spencer, Percy, Stanley, Topher, and Crystal.  The first book focuses on a timid Percy as he gains confidence throughout the story.
In BOOK2..................An Ornaments' Tale, Fiona's Flight. Fiona overcomes her fears and takes to the sky to help spread Christmas joy to bed ridden child.

Book2 Cover and some pics of the new flying ornaments...
Book2 Cover and some pics of the new flying ornaments...

BOOK2 artwork/storyboards

Ornaments in flight... and on a mission
Ornaments in flight... and on a mission
Book2 Character Set
Book2 Character Set

Great Responses From Everyday People...
I spent this season promoting An Ornaments' Tale at local shows. The feedback and interest has been spectacular. I talked with plenty of Moms, Dads, and Grandparents,  all looking to share a memory and start a new holiday tradition.

Each ornament has its own name tag, custom cardboard storage box with a clear molded container. Great for storing off-season.
Each ornament has its own name tag, custom cardboard storage box with a clear molded container. Great for storing off-season.
Holiday Show Booth
Holiday Show Booth

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

"Every project has obstacles and challenges to overcome.... I believe I gained the experience necessary to address these concerns as the sole driving force behind An Ornaments' Tale. As a self taught artist, author, publisher and visionary I was able to take a childhood memory and build into a retail ready brand. I funded the publishing of the hardcover book and the creation of the first ornament set. " Chet Spiewak

Layout of the Book APP conversion and Ornament Construction..
To ensure quality and maximize funding -Chet Spiewak will take on as many parts of project as possible...as before....

What's the funding for?.......

The Book APP
-Software-Adobe Publisher Suite.
-Freelance work will be hiring of female voice for APP narration, and maybe some coding for interactivity in APP.
-Licensing Book APP, and opening Bookstore

The Creation of the other Ornaments
-Sculpting Characters for Molds
-Creating Molds/Color, Texture and Coating Selection
-Initial Run 1000 of each of the 6 Ornaments Total 6000

Challenges....

The biggest challenge will be creating the ornament Crystal. She has to be placed in a clear globe. The Crystal character is prototyped-- now its just a matter of developing a plan mating Crystal into the globe..

Second challenge will finding a coating to match the reflective coat of Fiona.

Third challenge... staying on time and within budget...

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