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Words are really hard to describe how this trip went. We had a lot of firsts and a lot of laughs! We had the great pleasure of having four amazing new friends join us on our FIRST tour of #undergroundnola. It was a little hot but simply unforgettable! 

Take a looksey at the images below that Natalie of Four Corners Photography captured throughout the entire tour. See anything that you like? Then join us next year! The dates were just released and you can find more info about it HERE

ALSO, thank you to the amazing people who made this entire tour happen and the amazing photo shoot. We appreciate you! See credits below. :)

 

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We took the entire day to shop on Magazine Street. A few stops above and below! You have to go see the great Ashley Longshore and the Sunday Shop is one of my all time favorites. {See links}

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The final evening we had everyone over to our AirBnb for a crawfish broil. We brought in New Orleans experts to help with a detailed description on how to eat a crawfish. So fun!

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We ended the tour with a little photo shoot at  Catahoula hotel. All things pink!

 

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The #undergroundnola family! :)

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We landed ourselves right smack in the middle of a second line with the best brass band in New Orleans, Kinfolk. It was the last day we were there and it could not have ended any better with shutting down Bourbon street. P.S. Is that chewbacca?

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We SO hope you will join us in 2019! Do you have anywhere specific that you would like to go or eat? New Orleans is all about sightseeing and eating. Well, really just eating. Remember, we can always bring five friends so call, email or sign up NOW

Here is the link for all the info!----

 

CREDITS AND THANK YOUS!

Accommodations|   Ace Hotel  

Photo Shoot|   Model |  Thu Vo @thuvo2  Accessories | Century Girl Vintage  Makeup Artist | Michelle Cardoza

Meals|   Killer Po Boys, Dragos, Cafe Du Monde

FORAGE | ATL

Join us for an all day creative retreat designed to inspire, educate, and reinvigorate. Hosted by floral designer Amanda Lankford and fine artist Courtney Khail, guests will explore the beauty of floral design and watercolor painting through hands-on learning in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

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Schedule

  • 9AM: Breakfast and Introductions
    • Meet fellow Forage guests over a light European breakfast of pastries, yogurts, and fruits. Coffee and juices will also be provided.
  • 10AM: Floral Design Basics
    • Learn "behind the scenes" knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks as Amanda walks you through how to prepare flowers for use. Guests will also be introduced to the basics of foraging, including where to forage, what to look for, and how to best cut foliage and blooms to use in arrangements
  • 11AM: Introduction to Watercolors
    • Join Courtney as she teaches you the basic principles of watercolor. Some of the topics you will explore include color theory, color mixing, gradients, and brush techniques.
  • Noon: Lunch
    • Relax, recharge, and converse over a variety of picnic favorites.
  • 1PM: Floral Arranging and Design
    • Join Amanda as she takes you on a floral journey to create art with flowers. Learn how to care and create with each flower in addition to her foraging techniques that make your arrangement unique to you. Your arrangement will be filled with garden blooms such as peonies, ranunculus, garden roses as well as a variety of other local stems. All tools will be provided as well as a custom vessel to take home.
  • 2:30PM: Floral Watercolor Painting
    • Using your floral arrangement as both inspiration and subject matter, you will create your very own watercolor painting from start to finish. Both observing and painting alongside you, Courtney will follow your progress while offering guidance and answering questions as needed.
  • 4PM: Cocktails and Goodbyes
    • Chat, snap photos, and relax while enjoying light bites and a signature floral inspired cocktail. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

Location

FORAGE | ATL will be held at the studio of Amanda Jewel Floral + Design

Nicknamed "The Little White House," the AJF+D studio is housed in a converted Southern home just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. 

5180 Lavista Road | Tucker, Georgia 30084

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