Each year we have held our Le Potager holiday celebration in a local eatery. Although they were delightful evenings, the meal always seemed rushed and conversation was difficult in a noisy room. So, three years ago we decided to hold our annual dinner right in the shop. We move a few furnishings, strip our lower level feature table of all decor and create an intimate one-of-a-kind dining room.
This year we layered the table with fresh magnolia, apples, pomegranates. rose hips and pine cones on a bed of cedar. We added antique garden statues and of course many candles to complete the look. The final piece of the beautiful puzzle was a fire in the fireplace.
Antique place settings included John's family china, water glasses and my family flatware.
The evenings place cards featured art of one of our great team members. I fashioned the place cards and their wine cork stands to create lovely keepsakes for our guests made completely of repurposed materials. The real treasures here are the people I am lucky enough to be surrounded by, that help to make our business a success. I am truly thankful.