The last Southern Exposure visit of the season is always a little bit melancholy and a lot of fun! This was no exception!
It was dark when we arrived. No photos of the garden but then there was nothing much to photograph there anyway!
The Quiet Moon was out and looking beautiful between the red berries. Since we were the first to arrive (and the last to leave) it was quiet indeed!
Our first stop? The gift shop!
There were lots of pretties inside but I managed to be relatively restrained!
Time to head over for dinner!
But first, a peek into the activity tent to get a sneak peek of our project. No such luck!
We started with a lovely riff on a Cosmo cocktail, followed by a delicious dinner of Asian sweet and sour pork. Dessert? Peppermint creme brulee!
Don't they set a pretty table?
The dining room mantel, as always, was lovely!
Then on to the tent for our project. The workshop was called "Tie it with a Bow" and we learned how to make those lovely bows floral designers use in their work.
Our work space was set out with everything we'd need.
We wired the swag pieces together with florist wire and spent most of our time making (and remaking and remaking again till we got it right -- or close!) the bow.
Here's what their version of the end project looked like!
A little better than mine, but no complaints! It was a great workshop, pretty project and now, on to the next fun holiday thing!
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