Garden Party Table Styling Workshop

Garden Party Table Styling Workshop

Learn how to impress your guests at your next party with our fun and informative workshop! Join us and discover how to style a perfect garden-themed table for a Mother's day, brunch, other special occasions, or just to entertain your loved ones. You will also learn how to craft floral napkin rings which will add another layer of visual interest and are guaranteed to awe. Sign up now to elevate your hosting game!

Beatrice Sannino (Beatrice Sannino Collective) will be styling our table and discussing her choices and method. She'll lend her expertise in traditional Italian craftsmanship and contemporary elegance during this evening workshop.

During the  event, Sella Abalian (Studio Four Six) will lead the floral napkin ring assemblage portion of the workshop.  Participants will be provided with the following materials to make 4 fresh floral napkin rings (additional kits of spooled ribbon and rings will be available for purchase). **Napkins not included.

Materials for 4 napkin rings: (per attendee)

-fresh flowers (for 4 napkin rings)

-1 floral tape

-1 spoon of ribbon (2 yards)

-4 wooden napkin rings

-box to take floral rings home

Fresh flowers will include: thistle, seeded eucalyptus, pussy willows, rice flower or craespedia. *Florals dry beautifully and can be re-used.

Beatrice Sannino is the founder of Beatrice Sannino Collective, a company dedicated to producing exquisite tabletop collections sourced and made in Italy.

With a passion for design and an eye for detail, Beatrice has revolutionized the art of table styling, blending traditional Italian craftsmanship with contemporary elegance. Through her dedication and expertise, Beatrice inspires table enthusiasts to elevate their dining experiences with the timeless beauty of refined textiles and vintage European findings.

Sella Abalian is the found of Studio Four SixHer passion lies in curating an experience that will capture life's magical moments through crafting. As a mom and artist, it brings her so much joy to see friends and family create something they can be proud of that feeds their inner artist they may not even know existed. Her workshops are designed to encourage connection, imagination and pride allowing every attendee to bring home something they made with their hands. 

  • DATE: Tuesday, April 30  6:30PM - 8:30PM
  • Limited to 12 participants on a first come, first served basis.
  • *Participants must pre-register. Register here!
  • Class fee: $90/person: includes the styling seminar, 1.5 hour napkin ring making and refreshments. 
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Make Your Own Valentine's or Galentines Candle Workshop with And Soaps

Make Your Own Valentine's or Galentines Candle Workshop with And Soaps

Have you ever wanted to learn to make your own candles? Join us at Greentail Table on Thursday, February 8 where And Soaps Founder, Meiera Stern, will teach you how to repurpose old cups, mugs, or small ceramic bowls by turning them into lovely candles, perfect as for gifts or to set a romantic mood. 

Meiera will provide a thorough overview of the candle making process and will walk you through creating your very first candles and everything you need to know to make your own at home, including safety tips, what equipment to buy, and supplier lists. Participants will have the choice of bringing their own 3-16 oz containers or using provided containers at the workshop for an additional fee. 

During the evening, participants will customize their candles by selecting wax color, fragrance, and wick. Candles may not be ready to take home by the end of the workshop, but can be picked up at Greentail Table the following day. 

Also, during the event, you’ll have the opportunity to do some easy Valentine's Day shopping from And Soaps and Greentail Table. Light refreshments will be served.
$65 a person includes the 90-minute class, two to three take home candles (depending on size), candle-making primer, and light refreshments. 
  • DATE: Thursday, February 8  7:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Limited to 12 participants on a first come, first served basis.
  • *Participants must pre-register. Register here!
  • Class fee: $65/person: includes the 90-minute class, 2-3 candles, candle-making primer, and refreshments. 
For more information please call the shop at 617-244-3510.


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Alex Makes Art Harvesting in Wool at Greentail Table

Alex Makes Art Harvesting in Wool at Greentail Table

Please join us for a Needle Felting Harvesting Workshop on Thursday, November 2 from 6:30-8:00PM at Greentail Table in Newton! Greentail Table will be hosting Alexandra Adamo of Alex Makes Art , who presided over a very fun Needle Felting Succulent workshop back in April.

Each participant will be felting a pumpkin, gourd or root vegetable of choice. Alex has curated a selection of appropriately colored pieces of  wool roving, 100%  wool felting mats that are reusable for craft breaks to come, and plenty of needles for rhythmic stabbing (yes, you read that right!).

You can be looking forward to light refreshments and snacks as we create community and enjoy a night of skill building. Alex will chat about her English angora bunny, crafting with Gotland and Leicester longwool sheep, and will give a nod to her fibrous installation that will wrapping up its six months stint in the Linde Family Wing in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on October 22. Its fabulous, so try to take it in, if you have not already!

This is event is limited to 15 participants on a first come, first served basis. Reserve your ticket for this Alex Makes Art x Greentail Table event for $85.00. Please add this item to your cart to guarantee your spot!

We are reserving a few spots on a sliding scale basis ($45-$75), first come, first served.  Please specify this request in an e-mail to Linda at Let her know what you can pay and she will follow up with you on a case by case basis to confirm a spot. We are relying on the honor system in terms of need.

For more information please call the shop at 617-244-3510.

We are looking forward to this great event and hope to see you there!

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Interior Design Night at Greentail Table

Interior Design Night at Greentail Table
We are so happy to be hosting an evening with four talented local designers to discuss current design topics which we think will  be of great interest to you!
Please join us in the shop Wednesday evening, October 25, from 6:30-8:00PM, for an evening focused on interior design.  Each designer will speak on her chosen topic for 15 minutes. There will be time for Q & A's as well as time to mix and mingle and shop. Light refreshments will be served.
The 4 designers include:
Priyanka Behl of Behl Designs will discuss the role textiles play in design.
Ana Bonilla of AnaVera Design will talk about incorporating color and your own personality into the design of a space.
Barbara Hirsch of Elza B. Design will talk about the added value of interior design for kitchens and baths as well as refreshing on a budget.
Sabrina Stewart of Laval Interiors will discuss the importance adding custom elements to your home and why at least one conversation/statement piece is key to a well designed space.
The event is free and capacity is limited.  Please RSVP to attend!
Please add this item to your cart to guarantee your spot. No payment necessary. You will receive a confirmation email and a reminder closer to the date of the event. You may also call the shop to register: 617-244-3510.
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Charcuterie Event with Market Tiamo

Charcuterie Event with Market Tiamo

Have you had a chance to visit Newton's newest Italian Market? If not, you are in luck! We will be hosting a free charcuterie event with Market Tiamo in the shop on Thursday, November 10 from 6:30PM-8:30PM. Come meet Francesco Iacovitti, an Abruzzi native, who along with Marissa Iocco, noted local Italian chef, co-own Market Tiamo as well as Spiga Ristorante in Needham. 

Francesco will demonstrate how to make a delicious and tasty charcuterie board. Guests will be able to sample many delicious Italian cured meats and cheeses as well as other Italian accompaniments to inspire appetizing and appealing charcuterie boards. Limited to 20 participants.

The event is free and space is limited to 20 participants on a first come, first served basis. Click here to register by adding to your cart and checking out or please call the shop: 617-244-3510.

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Trunk Show with The Organic Company

Trunk Show with The Organic Company


Join us for an afternoon of fun and shopping with Rikke, owner/partner with (female-owned and run) The Organic Company. Rikke will join us to talk about living a more sustainable lifestyle and will demonstrate the company's unique textile designs, while helping you get started on your holiday shopping.

The Organic Company is a Danish design brand creating sustainable home designs in certified organic cotton, with respect for nature and people. The products are made in subtle, Nordic color tones and high quality cotton to last for a long time.

The Organic Company is celebrating their 15th birthday and there will be some great promotions on the day so you can get something for yourself and your home as well as get started on holiday gifts for the family. Rikke will show products from their bath and personal care categories in addition to the products already available in our store. It will also be possible to pre-order from their extensive product catalogue for special items like bathrobes and bath towels gift sets, soft throws and some of their great reusable bags.

Special promotions offered on the day include: reusable makeup pads, sports towels, bath towels and washcloths, delicates washing laundry bags, net drawstring bags, gauze all purpose bags, junior aprons and junior oven mitts!

Please join us!

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Fall 2019 In-store Events

SEPTEMBER 26 7:00-8:00PM Lynn Faitelson of Fat Chick Press will be on hand to help us celebrate "Thinking of You" week, which is an international movement to celebrate the benefits of sending and receiving hand-written notes by sending a card a day for a week, just because! Join us for an evening of note writing complete with nibbles and refreshments. Lynn will also spend time educating us about letterpress and what makes it so special. Plus, we'll have a special card greeting card promotion!

OCTOBER 12 1:00-4:00PM Ann Clark of LAMOU will be popping up with her latest collection of exquisite handmade printed wood trays, placemats, coasters and more.

OCTOBER 16 6:30-8:00PM Natural & Organic Wine & Cheese Pairings with Formaggio Kitchen of Cambridge

OCTOBER 26 1:00-4:00PM Serve Kindness Bowls Pop Up

Greentail Table will be hosting a pop-up shop with Serve Kindness in Newton on Saturday, October 26th from 1pm-4pm to benefit Boston-based organization Lovin' Spoonfuls. 10% of all sales of handblown glass bowls from Serve Kindness and any purchase from Greentail Table during the event will support Lovin' Spoonful's work to rescue and distribute healthy, fresh food that would otherwise be discarded throughout Massachusetts.

About Serve Kindness:
Serve Kindness designs vibrantly colored, modern hand blown glass bowls that are made in Essex, MA. Our mission is to promote kindness through intentional gift giving and raise awareness and money for charities that serve kindness in the community. We give 10% of every purchase back to a charity that the purchaser chooses at checkout.

About Lovin' Spoonfuls
Lovin' Spoonfuls is a non-profit food rescue dedicated to facilitating the rescue and distribution of healthy, fresh food that would otherwise be discarded. We pick up wholesome, perishable food from grocery stores, produce wholesalers, farms and farmers markets, and distribute it to more than 150 community nonprofits that feed hungry people across Greater Boston, MetroWest, and Hampden County. We work to bridge the gap between abundance and need by alleviating hunger and addressing the impact that food waste has on our community and our planet.

It is going to be a wonderful afternoon of shopping to support a great cause -- we hope to see you!!

Serve Kindness Pop Up Event at Greentail Table

NOVEMBER 7 7:00-8:00PM  The Gift of Gathering: The Art of Tablescape-styling for the Holidays and BeyondWhether Your Aesthetic is Classic, Modern or Nature-inspired, Join Designer Extraordinaire Meg McSherry of Meg McSherry Interiors and F L E U R I founder Zoe Forbes as they share trade tips on the elements of table styling. Explore color schemes, elements of interest, florals and texture in this one-hour workshop hosted by Greentail Table. Seats are limited. Register here!

The Art of Tablescape-styling with Meg McSherry Interiors & Fleuri at Greentail Table


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2019 Spring In-Store Events

APRIL 9 6:30PM Caskata Tablesettings Workshop -- Come meet Donna Wayne who will be demonstrating inspiring table settings with beautiful pieces handcrafted in Caskata's Massachusetts atelier.

APRIL 20 1:00-4:00PM Kelly Mitchell of The Traveled Lane will be in the shop selling her travel related decor which "tells the story of who you are and where you've been"- coaster/trivet sets, ornaments, and more.

APRIL 24 4:00-8:00PM Pilgrim Waters Trunk Show. Come meet the award winning illustrator and designer, Susy Pilgrim Waters, and shop her gorgeous line of merino wool scarves, small batch handcrafted trays, and tea towels.

MAY 4 1:00-4:00PM Kate McGuire Pottery Pop Up -- Meet Boston based potter Kate McGuire and shop her wonderful wheel-thrown and hand-built creations.

MAY 7 6:00-9:00PM Ellie Kai & India Hicks Trunk Show --Join Nicole Pirani for this special trunk show as she discusses Spring and upcoming summer trends. Tarot card readings too! 15% of all trunk show orders will be donated to Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts.

JUNE 2 12:00-5:00PM Special Sunday hours in celebration of Nonantum Village Day. Official event festivities begin at Coletti-Magni Park at 11:30AM and last until 3:00PM. Come out and enjoy a Beatles Tribute Band, trackless train rides, a rock climbing wall, professional face painting, dance performances and more. All activities are free! Food stands will also be available. Check out @NonantumNeighborhoodAssociation on Facebook for more info!

JUNE 15 1:00-4:00PM Dara Cheek of Hieropice will be popping up in the shop this Saturday, June 15 from 1-4PM! Don't miss Dara's new botanical glassware, coasters, wall art and more! Dara hosted our Create Your Own Terrarium Workshop last spring --and has a passion for all things botanical and handmade. Come meet her and shop her handmade beauties--just in time for Father's Day!

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