Olivia isn't one recently for dresses and dressing up, favoring the "sporty" look instead. :) As we talked about the type of dresses girls wear to this dance I had some ideas and started looking on my own. Olivia
After I posted a picture of her creation on fb, a friend offered to take pictures of her at no cost to us! (in case it's hard to tell, the fabric is ALL Captain America!)
The dance is Monday and I may be biased, but I think she will be the belle of the ball!
That is a fabulous dress! My daughter went to her freshman dance this year and we made her dress from a My Little Pony fabric. She also wore chucks (pink ones to match her dress!) She had a great time and danced the night away. So many girls showed up in crazy formal (and strapless and short! ) dresses and heels! My daughter said they couldn't dance all night because they were too worried about wardrobe malfunctions. It's crazy!
I hope Olivia has a terrific time!!
She is absolutely GORGEOUS! Her smile radiates such JOY in these pictures! (And that dress is FABULOUS!!)
My older daughter is also graduating 8th grade and heading to high school next year. Her 8th grade dance is next Friday, and I think our (her) agenda this weekend is to find a dress. I will keep Silver-raindrops comments about potential wardrobe malfunction in mind as we shop!
Congrats to Miss Olivia!!!
We got thrown out of Jasmine's 8th grade dance because they changed the rules to dresses having to touch the knees for this dance and we didn't know. She had leggings, but that didn't count. She also is not one for dresses prefering high top tennis shoes and Nike socks. We very carefully measured the dress for 8th grade graduation next week. She is wearing pink converse sneakers with it. Let's hope that not against the rules!!!
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Little did I know that God is never wrong
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But God knew all along and He had a plan to follow
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