DIY Photo Magnets

Post contains affiliate links. Every spring, I hold a piano recital for the students I teach. It’s a pretty big deal: the one time of the year where family and friends are all invited to a church to hear these kids play songs they’ve worked on, on a grand piano. I like to commemorate the […]

Musical Christmas Ornaments

Last year, I needed a Christmas gift idea for my piano students.  I wanted to make each of them a Christmas tree ornament, and since there are several students, I didn’t want to spend a lot. Here’s how I ended up making inexpensive ornaments using old music: First, I cut old pieces of Christmas music […]

Curby’s Closet Baby Shoes Patterns

Thanks to Curby’s Closet for 2 patterns for review. No financial compensation was received, and all opinions are my own. Welcome to the 2014 Girls in White Dresses Blog Christmas Gift Guide! This month, I’d like to introduce you to some products I enjoy. Since this is a small blog, I don’t have companies coming […]

Piano Recital Favors

How to Make an Easy, Inexpensive Musical Recital Favor that Will Delight Parents and Students Piano recitals should be a positive event in the young pianist’s life. They are a time when students can see how they well they can perform under a bit of pressure, and they provide a rare occasion to play for […]

Dance Crafts for Kids

  There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. ~Vicki Baum It’s true that dance is a favorite pastime of many little girls (and a few brave boys). Your favorite dancer would no doubt enjoy creating some items to use while dancing or to inspire her passion for dance. Gather some glitter, […]

Baby Sock Snowmen

I’m not one to keep every vestige of my kids’ childhoods. My girls are now 9, 11 and 13, and I’ve learned that elastic loses its stretch, fabrics yellow, and other things just look … old after a while. However, I enjoy keeping bits and pieces that can trigger memories. And one way I’ve done […]