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Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – Artists That Inspire

One of the things I love most about working for Rogers Gardens is being surrounded by the creations of so many talented artists! As a creative person, I am inspired on a daily basis by the level of detail and imagination demonstrated in these pieces. I especially love seeing their take on Halloween themes and [...]

Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – Let the Zhushing Begin!

According to Oxford dictionary, to zhush is “make more exciting, lively, or attractive”. We are going to zhush this place up! Our theme this year is Hauntingly Beautiful. We’ll begin adding luxurious texture to the walls by putting up lots of fabric. […]

Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – The “Before”

I love design blogs and I love design shows. I especially love great “before” and “after” comparison pictures. And the only thing I love more than that is when they show the “Great Reveal”. That’s when some lucky home, restaurant or bakery owner sees their newly remodeled home, restaurant or bakery (I may or may not [...]

2014-08-24T19:40:13-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|0 Comments

Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – Halloween in July

I’m not sure where the phrase ‘Christmas in July’ came from but around here it’s ‘Halloween in July.’ If you’ve been reading this blog for the past few years, then you already know how we have to start extra early on some of the bigger projects. If you’re new here, well, we have to start [...]

2014-08-24T19:38:12-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|3 Comments

Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – Welcome To My Nightmare

As a visual merchandiser, I spend a great deal of time working on displays and interacting with customers as they come and go. I do tend to overhear some conversations as well which leads me to this observation. I’ve noticed something over the past few years that seems even more apparent this year. […]

2014-08-24T18:40:17-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|0 Comments

Behind The Curtain | NIght Gallery – Our Favorite Things, Halloween Edition

I had received so many nice comments about the blog post I did on our favorite everyday things that I decided to do one about Halloween. There are so many amazing things to choose from and I’m anxious to see what my fellow employees have to say! […]

2013-09-26T18:34:31-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|0 Comments

Behind the Curtain | Night Gallery – Music For The Monsters

One of the questions we get most often in the Halloween Room is “What about the MUSIC? Who is it? Where can I find it?? I MUST HAVE IT!!!”. Some of you can get pretty intense (and a little scary), SO without further ado, here is the list of the magnificent melodies you will encounter [...]

2013-09-07T01:20:09-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|3 Comments

Behind the Curtain | Night Gallery – It’s All About the Art

I love this years Halloween theme Night Gallery. Although Rogers Gardens is primarily a nursery where you can find a huge variety of the finest plant materials, they are also very supportive of the arts. On a daily basis you can come in and see beautiful plein air paintings by some of the area’s best [...]

2013-09-07T01:16:28-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|0 Comments

Behind The Curtain | Night Gallery – Creepy Crawlers Give Me The Heebie Jeebies.

I don’t like bugs. OK I don’t like “most” bugs. I will take a cute ladybug or pillbug any day but keep those arachnids away from me! Due to this phobia aversion of mine there is an area in the Night Gallery that causes me extreme discomfort. It is the ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ area otherwise known (to [...]

2013-08-29T18:02:48-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|0 Comments

Behind The Curtain | Night Gallery – Let the games begin!

Things are really ROLLING along in our Halloween Room (get it?). It’s getting crazy in here but there’s no need to LOSE YOUR HEAD (see where I was going with this?)! But if you do lose it, we’ll find it and display it in an attractive glass dome vignette. […]

2013-08-25T21:42:07-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|1 Comment