Well, I promised this tutorial would be posted today “if the good Lord’s willin’ and the creeks don’t rise.” I have to tell you that I’m not sure the Lord was willing but the creeks did not rise. So I took the normal water level as a reluctant “okay” from above, even though just about everything else that could have thwarted my goal today did.
After the pictures from my granddaughter’s 8th Spa-tacular Birthday Party were posted, the American Girl spa wrap has gotten a lot of attention, as well as many requests for the long promised tutorial. This is a follow up to the Girlie Spa Wrap for the girl doll owners.
So all day and into the wee hours of early morning, I have held on to this tutorial mission with the determination of a Pit Bull. Finally, here it is. Please let me know if you find any errors. I didn’t have the luxury of reviewing this for a day or so before posting it. That makes me really nervous.
I finally got the pictures of the Spa-tacular birthday party and just have to share these with you. What a fabulous 8th birthday Laurel had! Of course, this is a sewing blog, but sewing projects played a part in the celebration.
Like all great events, it took a lot of planning and organization, areas in which my DIL excels. Fortunately, within the homeschool community she has a strong network of wonderful friends without whose help the party would have been impossible.
When the girls arrived, they “signed in,” indicated their dinner preferences, picked up their spa wraps and goodie bags. For whatever reason, they decided to put their spa wraps on over their clothes, though that unspecified reason did not apply to their dolls. Still, it was reported that the wraps saved a lot of shirts from being stained by facial mixes. The dolls’ clothes were not at risk.
The girls were divided into groups to make it easier to rotate among the stations. Like the foot baths where they soaked their pretty feet and chatted…..