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Chip and Joanna Gaines get sweet surprise send-off as 'Fixer Upper' comes to a close

When is a day at the office not just another day at the office?

When the office is Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Market and the day includes filming the last episode of the last season of the HGTV hit "Fixer Upper."

We know, we know — we're emotional, too. But we're trying to hold it together. After all, we only want the best for our favorite home-renovating couple.

But the Gaines sure aren't making it easy for us to keep the tears from flowing, especially in this clip of the sweet surprise send-off they got from their staff.

We made it to the finish line! We love these people @magnolia #fixerupper #season5iscoming

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"We made it to the finish line!" Joanna captioned an Instagram video of her and Chip driving through a row of balloons, confetti cannons and beaming faces. "We love these people."

As always, the two make the perfect team: Joanna drives while Chip captures the whole thing on film. (How he knew to whip out his camera at this exact moment, we'll never know.)

Earlier, Joanna shared a sneak peek of the final "Fixer Upper" home reveal on Instagram.

"We definitely felt the emotion behind each of those steps leading up to the big canvas," she captioned the photo. "We love you Fixer Upper. Season premiers on November 21."

The pair opened up on TODAY last month about the difficult decision to end the show. "I realized the show was demanding time from me, and I needed to be giving it to our businesses, to our relationship and my family,” Chip, 42, explained of the grueling schedule that required them to film 11 months out of the year.

He continued, "Anybody gets exhausted, and you say or do things you don’t mean ... Jo and I don’t want to find ourselves years from now realizing there were warning signs letting us know we were exhausted. We would rather stop here, where we still feel we’re in a really good place."

A good place that we've been privileged to witness — and we look forward to continuing to do so when the new season premieres on November 21.

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