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Welcome to the 203rd Metamorphosis Monday!
Recently the Atlanta Botanical Garden went through an amazing metamorphosis. Each year during the Christmas season, the gardens become a magical fairyland. A lovely friend of mine works there as a volunteer and she invited me along for the opening night this year. It truly was awe-inspiring and I’m taking you along, too!
Can you just imagine all the work that went into this beautiful display?
This stars/snowflakes floating in amidst the trees was one of my favorite parts of the light display.
So beautiful! Pictures do not do it justice. If you live within driving distance of Atlanta, I recommend you go if at all possible. It’s so beautiful!
A view from the skywalk…
The garden is filled with more than 1 million lights!
Beautiful light in all colors, everywhere you look.
There are so many areas to see and each one is more beautiful than the last.
I loved walking underneath this beautiful lit canopy.
A poinsettia Christmas tree…
A whole wall of poinsettias…
The tropical rainforest was really dark and mysterious. There were millions of teeny, tiny lights on the foliage inside.
Every now and then, the Emerald City would come into view.
I’m not much of a city girl, but this was an amazing view. I’m running out of adjectives to describe all the beauty we saw.
Children were roasting marshmallows over fire-pits located in various places around the garden.
There were some really cute indoor displays, as well. Love these sweet topiaries.
Back outside in the garden, there’s whimsy everywhere you look.
The winter garden is growing well!
This display kept changing colors along with the music that was playing. It was mesmerizing to watch.
For more information about the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Garden Lights, Holiday Nights event, click here: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Looking forward to all the fabulous Before and Afters for this Met Monday!
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