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The party took place at a friend’s house–a wonderful Tudor style home perched on a small hill in a very cute neighborhood. Candles placed in silver tins lined the pathway leading to the garden and the faint sound of jazz could be heard as you passed through the garden gates.

Karla, Ella and I

The hostess, Karla (food stylist, amazing cook and plant lover), and I started work on the garden about a month before the party.

Tree stumps were repurposed as small cocktail tables. A mirror hung on a wall reflecting the roaring fire. Old pieces of driftwood were turned into lamps. And a table, made by Karla’s husband, became the perfect place to set the wine and appetizers.

 The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. The smell of bacon-wrapped jalapenos filled the air and forty guests enjoyed a jazz quartet under a full moon.

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