Centennial chapeaux

Happy Birthday 100th cakeWhat nicer way to celebrate the Centennial of Millbrook Garden Club with an elegant lunch at the Millbrook Golf and Tennis Club? Over 80 members and guests came to hear Amy Freitag, our excellent speaker,  and to enjoy the delicious lunch that followed.

 Piano with chapeauxAnd hats were the order of the day!! Most members wore hats garnished with flowers, fruits or vegetables. Some kept their hat on long enough to have their picture taken before placing it on the piano!

Delectable Garden DahliaMore Dahlias on a Garden Hat Red Dahlia hatHome-grown dahlias graced many hats. These magnificent blossoms looked stunning in a variety of colors and they held up well for the day.

 Blue crown and flowersA beautifully colored hat with a periwinkle crown and blue flowers.

Violet FascinatorMore blues and violets in a galax trimmed fascinator.

 Hand-painted hatA straw cloche delicately hand-painted by a former MGC member.

 Gentleman Planter's HatVegetables were not forgotten with the broccoli band and kale feather on this gentleman’s planter hat.

Hops and Crops VisorHops and crops embellish this imaginative visor.  A vegetable wonderland!


About Susan

Susan Detjens is a former landscape painter, she lectures, demonstrates and runs workshops on floral design for museums, horticultural organizations and garden clubs across the US.
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One Response to Centennial chapeaux

  1. Alexandra says:

    Love the hats! Well done

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