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PHOTOS: Crafters create cornucopia centerpieces for Thanksgiving feasts

Just days ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday, community members gathered at Rustic Designs Flower Farm to craft cornucopia centerpieces to adorn their tables.

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Eden Valley resident Mona Haag carefully constructs her own unique cornucopia centerpiece for Thanksgiving during a class at Rustic Designs Flower Farm near Belgrade on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.
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BELGRADE — With the biggest feast of the year just days away, a handful of creative crafters gathered Tuesday at Rustic Designs Flower Farm to build their very own special cornucopia centerpieces to give their Thanksgiving dinner table an extra splash of color.

The centerpiece construction is an event the flower farm's owner Mary Solbreken says she's been keeping alive for at least five years now.

Solbreken gave her class a step-by-step rundown of how to structure the cornucopia, but left everything else up to the students to put their own unique flair onto their creations.

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Lauren Vagle, far left, and Lori Dietz, far right, work amonst a full classroom of cornucopia crafters at Rustic Designs Flower Farm near Belgrade during a class offered Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, on building Thanksgiving cornucopia centerpieces.
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Lori Dietz of Boulder, Colorado, places fresh greenery into her cornucopia design during a Thanksgiving centerpiece class at Rustic Designs Flower Farm near Belgrade on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.
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An example cornucopia sits on display during a class on making the Thanksgiving centerpieces at Rustic Designs Flower Farm near Belgrade on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.
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Rustic Designs Flower Farm owner Mary Solbreken shows her class a step-by-step approach to handcrafting a cornucopia during a class at Rustic Designs Flower Farm near Belgrade on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.
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