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Terrarium Making Class in Princeton

Last night we held our very first Terrarium making class and what a fun time we all had. About 12 folks got together for wine, cheese and a lesson in how to make their own terrariums. Led by shop staff Alanna and Sheryl, each person was able to choose their own plants, sand, gravel, moss and even butterflies and birds. I must say, there just might be some future floral designers among our students! 
Everyone proudly displayed their works of living art at the end in a group shot and it was fun to see all their bright smiles. We'll be doing more classes in the fall - another Terrarium class on 9/12, a wreath making class on 10/3 and look for a Boxwood tree class in late November! 
Thanks to the dynamic duo of Alanna and Sheryl for all their hard work for organizing, hosting and teaching the class. 6 out of 12 people at this class were happy enough with their experience to sign up for our Wreath making class and we can't wait to get started organizing that! 
We were even lucky enough to have our class added to the event calendar of the US1 Newspaper, thank you to a past Mother of the Bride! 
It truly was a great night for us here at the shop and thank you to all our loyal and amazing customers who came out to not only have fun but support our shop!! Be sure to check out our facebook page at www.facebook.com/localflorist for our future class dates! 


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