Kyle Dixon Designs
Winter Nights
Christmas at the Elizabethan Gardens  

Roanoke Island,North Carolina
Winter Nights: Grand Illumination is a "Floral Tapestry"; a premier holiday visual
display of lights and extravagant natural sights, specifically designed for the Elizabethan
Gardens, a lush, popular vacation destination in North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Photos courtesy Dee Ostrander, John Buford, & Kyle Dixon
The Elizabethan-Style Gatehouse
The Great Gates
Donated by the French Embassy
in Washington, D.C.
Entrance Courtyard
Thousands of crushed peony petals, sculpting
techniques, magnolia, fresh floral materials, and real
feathers went into making a flock of royal peacocks
The Sunken Garden
Part of the Whitney Collection, the Italian fountain
and surrounding statues are over 500 years old.