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Feeling Blue for Prom?

Blue is definitely the hot color this spring.  Whether your choice is baby blue or turquoise, it is in.  It is an easy color to incorporate into your prom look, and whether you choose a blue dress to show off your new tan, or blue earrings to pick up the color of your eyes, most […]

Orchids! Orchids? Orchids!

I have a small greenhouse in my backyard where I grow orchids.  I love Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium, and Oncidium Orchids.  The best part of my hobby is that in California, you can buy them inexpensively at Trader Joe’s, my favorite grocery store.  So putting them in the greenhouse after they lose their blooms is a […]

How About a Kimono Style Wrap for the Prom?

I love Japanese kimonos.  The fabric and the designs are over-the-top and wonderful.  I am not the only one who feels that way.  As a result, there are many options out there for you if you like this style. First, of course, you can go vintage.  I have a friend who has more than one […]

What Flowers Will Be In Your Corsage?

Most people think in terms of baby roses, carnations, or orchids when it comes to corsages.  But there are thousands of flowers out there.  Don’t limit yourself.  What flowers do you love?  Some last longer than others, but there are still many to choose from for your prom corsage. How about gardenias?  I love gardenias!  […]

No Prom Dress Yet? Get Creative!

If you haven’t found a prom dress that appeals to you…within your budget at least, think outside the box.  You can put together a great look by using separates.  How about using a boudoir blouse and over the top skirt?  If you choose pieces that are similar in color, they will even look like a […]

What Can You Repurpose for the Prom?

In keeping with the spirit of Earth Day, have you thought about repurposing for your Prom?  There are so many things that you can borrow or buy used. Obviously, the biggest item for repurposing potential is your dress.  Go to used clothing stores, websites, or borrow a dress from a friend.  It will be cheaper […]