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PHOTOS: Weekend workshop lets Stacy’s Nursery & Floral customers create their own festive decor

Stacy's Nursery & Floral conducted a workshop Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, to help customers design their very own spruce top pots.

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Grandmother Diane Johnson, right, of Willmar, and granddaughter Calla Sjea Anderson of Santa Cruz, California, work together to place items in Diane's pot during a workshop that allowed customers to make their own pots — a spruce top potting party — at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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WILLMAR — With the holiday season just around the corner, folks over at Stacy's Nursery & Floral kicked off the season by digging into some festive decor and helping customers design their very own spruce top pots to adorn their front porches this Christmas season.

"We've been doing it for a few years now," nursery co-owner Lora Miller said of the event. "We are just really into Christmas and love decorating both indoors and outdoors for the holidays. We're all about traditions and keeping Christmas alive."

Attendees of Saturday's workshop — a spruce top potting party — were supplied with a pot and a selection of items to create their decoration, ranging from vibrant-colored pine cones to Christmas lights.

According to Miller, the events will continue into the month of December for anyone who missed out this past weekend.

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Stacy's Nursery & Floral co-owner Lora Miller demonstrates how to build a spruce top decorative piece during a workshop Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Willmar.
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Beth Fischer of Willmar works on constructing her own unique design during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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Women design their own pots during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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Glittery pine cones await being selected to be placed into a design during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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Becky Hauptli of Atwater strings Christmas lights around her potted design during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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Diane Johnson grabs pieces of spruce branches for her design during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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Shelly Munyon of Spicer builds a pot during a spruce top potting workshop at Stacy’s Nursery & Floral in Willmar on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.
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