February 14, 2012

Wrapping up the Dress Form Ball and the Winner!

Poor Lady Anita Man is so exhausted, I found her resting on a garden bench!

The Dress Form Ball was a total success!!  I thought maybe 25 people would link up their forms.  No, there wasn't 25.......There was 107!...Faint, I'm going to faint!

From the bottom of my heart, Thank You.  
To those that linked their fabulous dress forms and those who left comments

Speaking of comments.....Chosen from the comments by Random.org the winner of the dress form from Barr Display is.....
...Aledia from "Plum Perfect"........Congratulations!

Now a little housekeeping
The doorman has informed me a few articles were left behind and need to be claimed....Geez, who would leave just one shoe...Crazy?

And about Lady Anita Man, Say "Anita Man" 3 times quick...groan!

Get ready for the 2013
 2nd Annual

Well, that wraps it up....Unless someone can tell me how to get rid of lingering guests!

Thank You for making the Dress Form Ball a HUGE success!

Happy Valentines Day!
Happy Creating!


Dawn's Craft Place said...

Oh my goodness I had such a great time at the ball!
Who would have left their one shoe-darn they are cute to.
I suggest you remove the champagne and i am sure those extra guests will leave!lol lol
Thanks for a great time
Congrats to the lucky winner-I am so jealous!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

It was a great party, Carol! Congrats to Aledia!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

That was fun and I'm glad we will still be able to look at it because I haven't had time to go through them all yet. I am inspired to make one of those half dress forms--and I plan to do it before the next ball. Trust me--now with all these ideas I think she will be lovely!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

It was a pleasure!! I am glad you are going to add a link so we can enjoy all the Belles of the Ball whenever we want!
So many great ideas and such inspiration!
Thanks again for hosting! So looking forward to next year's Ball. I am sure I will have a few more beauties by then because I am off to order my dress form since I did not win the giveaway. Congrats to Aledia!!


sissie said...

Hi Carol,
This was so much fun and I really enjoyed looking at all the wonderful debutantes!
Poor Anita Man, she needs a good rest.

My girls are already thinking about what they will be wearing next year....the are such divas!


Rona Gregory said...

Wow! What a party that was! Thank goodness it was only a shoe and a glove left behind! Congrats to the winner....see you all next year xx

Gina said...

You make me laugh! I'm so glad the party was a big success. I had to be a wallflower this time, but maybe next year will be my coming out season. lol

Happy Valentine's Day, Carol!

Diane said...

Happy Valentines Day! Congratulations to Aledia.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Wow, Carol, what a great turnout you had! I did get to see a few of the lovely guests from some of the blogs I follow. I just found out I may be "adopting" my own from a new friend, so I'll be able to join in next time.

Judy said...

I'll mark my calendar for next year's dress form ball! Looking forward to it!

camp and cottage living said...

A witty post! Congrats on your sucessful party! I look forward to seeing them all. Happy V'Day!

Terri said...

Carol, you are truly the hostess with the most-ess!!!Fabulous ball! I had a wonderful time and I look forward to next years!!!

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Ah-ha-ha-ha! Thanks for the first laugh of the morning, Carol!! Thanks for hosting such a fun party! ♥

parTea lady said...

What a clever idea. Can't wait to see all the ball attendees.

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

Yayyyy ... we had fun and will plan on attending next year.
My daddy had an album called "Speed the Parting Guests" ohhh it was AWFUL and no one ever stayed until the end :))
Happy Valentines Day

lynn said...

congrats on your party, carol! happy vday!

Trisha said...

How fun! My goal is to find a dress form so that I can join in on the party next year! Happy Valentine's Day!


GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

WOW...that was SOME "GALLA"!! My "girls" are still recovering and can't stop talking about the awesome time they had!
Congrat's to the winner.
Happy Valentine's Day!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Carol, Thank you so much. The ball was so much fun and thank you for making it so special as everything you do. Looking forward to next year.
Happy Valentine's Day.
XO Celestina Marie

Aledia said...



Oh My Goodness!! I can't believe that I won!! Thank You SO much!!

I had a fabulous time at your party and I'm already looking forward to next year!

For some odd reason my CP will not open up the program that I need to send you an E-mail. :/ My E-mail address is onesmallblessing@yahoo.com
if you can send me a quick note I can reply back with the info that you need.

Thank You again!! I'm still squealing and dancing! :)


Sandy said...

The ball was a success!

Hedy has been resting from all the....dancing...twirling...swooning...champagne-ing...singing...the merriment of the evening.

May I say "she had the time of her life". And, will be looking all year for her next perfectly perfect outfit for the Dress Form Ball 2013.

We want to thank you for being such a gracious hostess.... and letting us be apart of your party.

HEDY and Sandy

Ruby Jean said...

Oh I LOVE it!!!! and I LOVED the Ball... Oh and those lingering guest look like they are still having themselves a Good 'Ol time so they should be allowed to linger just a bit longer... However Anita Man needs to get herself off of the Bench because that is MOST unbecoming especially for a Lady of her Standing... :) Thank you so Much for hosting and I am looking forward to Next Years Ball.... :) Oh and a BIG congratulations to your Winner!!!

Michelle said...

LOL! Anita Man lying on the bench is great. Loved your Ball, will be ready in 2013!

kristiB said...

Thank you for hosting this Carol! You did such an amazing job, Happy Valentines Day <3

Graceful Rose said...

Carol, I had such a great time at the ball and had a blast fixing up Ms. Bertha. She had a great time and wants to go back next year. Her sister out in my studio heard about and and wants to attend next year (sibling rivalry). I'm afraid she will take a lot more work to get her fixed up but I promised so I will do it. My computer died on Friday and so I am on a new computer and missed seeing all the beautiful ladies so I am glad you will have pictures posted.
Thanks again for hosting this great party which I am sure will be an annual event.

HeartVintageDesign said...

My mani with the attitude had a wonderful time! She's already thinking about what to wear next year!

Larain said...

What a great ball all the forms looked wonderful, I will be getting my dress form ready for next year. What fun. Thank you.

pliccb said...

This was just so much fun!!! Thank you for sharing.

Crystelle said...

Your Lady Anita is so dramatic...!!!

Ginger said...

Thanks Carol, Olivia had a "ball". That was so fun and we are looking forward to next years party. Good job.

SavannahGranny said...

Carol, You are too funny! I sat here and repeated Anita Man three time. I am catching up on the party now. Kim and I didn't get our lady finished in time. She was ill when we were there. We will be there next year. Hugs and Blessings, Ginger

Createology said...

Carol this was such a wonderful ball. It truly is inspirations ad infinitum and I will be happy to review the attendees over and over again. Thank you so very much for putting this together. Happy Heart Hugs Dear...

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Mu sweet friend Carol,

Happy Valentine's Day!


Stampin D Amour said...

Carol - as always, your postings are so funny and entertaining!!! Love your witty sense of humor! Congrats on 1200+ followers!xo

-pamela :)

Debbie said...

Congratulations on your wonderful, successful party! I'm glad you're going to make it a yearly event. That gives me a full year to actually buy one and do something fabulous with it. I enjoyed snooping about until my computer got a blogging injury.

Checking in on borrowed time from a borrowed clunker. Ah, life...

Betsy said...

This was so much fun. My girls will be talking about it for the rest of the year. They're already trying to decide what to wear. Thanks for such a fun party:-)

Emanuela said...

Great party, Carol...and so funny!!!
Maybe next year I'll be attending too...


Kasia said...

Of my dear!!! Congratulations on the ball!!! I cant wait to see all the creativity! You'd have had 108 if I could have found mine in that heap I call storage -.- *sigh* But I'm in for next year! :D Also... You might want to take a peek at my newest post. ;)
Again, stunning stuff, as always!!!


Passionate for White said...

And thank YOU for hosting - we had a "BALL"!!

Nook and Cranny said...

Congrats to the winner. I had so much fun dressing my dress form for the party and looking at a bunch of other beauties.
Thanks for being a great hostess.

Jane said...

I'm so happy to read your ball was such a success!! It doesn't surprise me at all. I'm only sorry I had to miss it. Shirley will be ready for next years ball!!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Carol, Thank you for a wonderful party! Penelope Rose had such a great time that she refuses to take off her party clothes. xo, Sherry

Veronica said...

I am totally put out that I do not have a dress form!!! Thus missing all the fun... I have one year then to obtain one, and I am certiably marking down next years event and you wont be able to get rid of me either!!

Now, I am so late to this ball but am going over to vist, albeit belately!!

Tassels Twigs and Tastebuds

danka said...

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debi huntsman said...

Congrats on a successful dressform ball. It was wonderful! I've been enjoying visiting everyone and seeing all the beautiful dressforms. I'm still working my way through the guest list!

Annesphamily said...

What a beautiful ball you had! Congrats to that lucky winner! Oh how fun! I need to pay closer attention. I am always missing so much fun! But it is hard to get around with limited time! Alas! I must better manage my time! Hugs Anne

Sylvia said...

LOL, you crack me up!


kelly said...

You are so funny, Carol.
Very clever


Debbiedoo's said...

Good for you Carol. I am happy it was such a huge success. It is a unique party for sure.