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Hogwarts Sugar Plum Flurries Gala / Yule Ball

Sunday, December 08, 2013

December is full of parties, dates and galas. I normally don’t enjoy shopping for the big events because I am on a budget.

I got married by a ship captain 9 years ago on Christmas Eve. I wore a RED gown and carried a winter bouquet of red/white and green with roses and holly. This shopping adventure makes me think of that time. We are planning our 10th anniversary this time next year and I will be the lady in red then too!

This time the sky is the limit as we have been instructed to selected 3-5 gowns, all the accessories, hair and makeup to attend the Winter Term Hogwarts Sugar Plum Flurries Gala/Yule Ball.

I am a member of Slytherin house and that is reflected in my first choice that I will wear to the sit-down dinner.

My second and third choices (I am a Libra; decisions come slowly) are for the dance.

Have you seen/heard of Rene’ Caovola glitter souled shoes???


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Don’t see anything you like? Then make your own with YOUR dream shoes!



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On to the photos. I am so indecisive. I am DEFINITELY doing the green and black ensemble for the dinner.

After that, I might be a gown changing FOOL! emoticon





























I like the simplicity of the hairstyle and I will add hair adornments as shown. I love that many of these pieces are interchangable with the various gowns making the changes more seamless!





I know that the Headmistress was very precise in the style and type and this does not fit the rules for the clutch, but I do so love it. Kind of edgy...







This is my date. I conjured him up.




I am also considering bringing my muggle husband for the dance because his uniform is just made for that red gown! emoticon

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  • EVER-HOPEFUL
    love that cape wth the green lining.re the shoes would definately have to make my own as it is too expensive to buy,lol.have a great time. emoticon
    1443 days ago
  • KATWELL88
    Nice chioces for the ball go red green sy therin shoes wow!! Oh yes your date is nice too. Catch ya at ball dolly. emoticon
    1453 days ago
  • XXSTARRXX
    I love the green dress and the handsome date!!
    1453 days ago
  • HIP-WITCH
    I love all the glitter-- you must wear the glitter soled shoes, please! And the crystal and diamonds! The cape is such a classic! emoticon
    1454 days ago
  • ANATASHIKI
    usually I wouldn't think of green as festive color but the green ones are my favorites. great dress , shoes and everything. emoticon
    all of them are great emoticon
    1457 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/15/2013 9:58:01 AM
  • JENSHAINES
    These are GORGEOUS! But even more, I love the story of your wedding! Do you have any photos you could post to your page? I'm sure you were breathtaking.
    1459 days ago
  • DIRECTRICE_ANNE
    Taylor Swift wore René Caovilla peep-toe pumps to the 2013 Golden Globes! I love the DIY idea!! Your RED is just heart-stopping MagiKal but I know you'll *stop* a whole lotta' hearts (give a few neck whiplash) in anything you choose. emoticon What a *romantic* time emoticon of the year for you!! I wish the two of you all the *B*E*S*T* in happiness and your future goals! emoticon mmm... wear the RED, it's your *signature* color. emoticon Oh! and on the clutch ... who cares! it's classy and a bit daring. I say, go for it!! LOL!! If you're dancing with your DH, I'll take your conjure. emoticon
    1460 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/12/2013 12:59:42 PM
  • 4CYNDI
    Wow! I LOVE them all. Such wonderful choices. You will look simply fantastic in them all. Love the green and red dresses the most.
    1463 days ago
  • PANDAJANE
    I love the green dress and all the accoutrements to go with it! I even think you'll outshine me! LOL
    1463 days ago
  • -SEVEN-
    I simply adore that green dress! I have 1 cooked up as well :) Our anniversary is just 6 months after yours! (Same # of years) Your wedding sounds very romantic. emoticon
    1463 days ago
  • MONETRUBY
    Goodness! I am blinded by all the glittery finery! And George Clooney, too, *swoon*.
    1463 days ago
  • -COURT-
    I love those Slytherin shoes too. Everything is so beautiful. What style you have. emoticon
    1463 days ago
  • AWESOMECHELZ
    WOW!! Your "Slytherin" shoes are AMAZING!! I wonder if they got the idea from the Harry Potter movies. And your wedding on the ship - how romantic!! emoticon Maybe for your 10th anniversary, you guys can renew your vows on another ship and take photos to share, of course. I am also in the Slytherin house and am having a lot of fun with this activity. And your date? I think he knows my date! emoticon
    1464 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    OMG! That beige/white (can't really tell what color it is) is absolutely stunning, so is the red. Those would be my 2 choices. As for your choice of dates . . . COUNT ME IN ON THAT ONE! LOL

    Have a fabulous time.
    1464 days ago
  • KPACE7
    I love your purse choices, of course.

    You are going to be the BELLE of the ball. The red dress with all the stunning accessories is my first choice. emoticon
    1464 days ago
  • KCSMOM9
    I love it all. It has been so fun doing this shopping. emoticon
    1464 days ago
  • ZANNACHAN
    I think you should be wear the red, since it's clearly a color you love and have fantastic memories of and it suits the holiday *grin* Though the white is also beautiful. I can see why you are torn. And you definitely should go with your hubby *grin*
    1464 days ago
  • PEGGYO
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    1464 days ago
  • ALOHAEV1
    Absolutely love it all! You will be the Bell of the Ball, standing above the crowd with your stately uniformed muggle hmmm hubby!

    Okay all you glitternistas, get to glittering!
    1464 days ago
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