I warned her over and over again, but she didn't listen. If she continued to procrastinate and couldn't find a pretty frock for the Dress Form Ball, she'd have to stay home or attend wearing nothing but the antique dresser scarves one of her sisters wore to the Dress Form Ball last year.
She did manage to find a pretty new lace belt and she thought it would be a good way to hide the line between one scarf and the other. She's so vain.
The silly girl started hitting the punch right away and thought the pink lampshade would make a nice hat. Please don't judge her...we've all been there. She was rescued from a yard sale for just $5 when I found her sitting in the driveway and missing her legs.
Her older sister chose to wear a pretty black velvet and lace dress that belonged to my grandmother.
She's also a procrastinator and ran out of time to shop for a new gown, then she remembered how good she felt wearing this beautiful antique dress.
A few thin wires attached to the back of the lace collar help it stand up.
A couple of years ago I made this necklace out of the watch my grandmother gave me for my high school graduation. It stopped working after a few years probably because of over winding it, but I held onto it all these years. I removed the band and replaced the inside gears with
a little black and white picture of her, added a glass bead, then hung it on a sterling
I'm hoping they both arrive on time and behave themselves. Maybe next year they won't wait so long to go shopping.