paula nelson-hart


21 days and counting

First fitting went well. The bride is now tasked with finding bridal appropriate foundations–ie corset and bra. Next fitting will go much better!! This morning I started playing with some of the bottles we’ve been collecting and here are the results: A little black glitter and some modge podge. And […]


22 days to the Event

Draping the bodice. Pearl taffeta–it’s going to be gorgeous! First muslin fitting today! C is downtown LA getting supplies! Wish I could have gone.


23 Days to The Grand Affair Countdown

Preparation begins in full force for Xanadu’s Grand Affair.


It’s a Work in Progress. . .

I was helping B*rod with his homework the other night, and these words were suddenly more relevant than ever before!“>  


My Dad

I was born of goodly parents. Today is Father’s Day and this is my dad. I love my dad! So much so, that Father’s Day ends up being a very weepy 24 hours in my world. ┬áIt seems that mere language is insufficient to adequately represent the feelings I have […]


Road Trip 2012 begins

Our journey to my niece’s wedding has begun. Kansas City here we come! (it’s going to be a looooong night!!)


Project Prom Dress — Complete! 1

Got up at 5am Sewed till 10:30 am Went to my adorable niece, Miss M’s baptism. Back to seeing at noon. Dress walked out the door on my gorgeous ginger at 5:30. Phew! It was a family affair! Dad helped make the boutineer and zip’s aunts did hair and makeup!!


Project Prom Dress: T – 14

Zips date will be here in 14 hours. Top front and back are pieced, lining is ready..,,,, To sleep or not to sleep, that is the ????