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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Color Workshop with Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B. Design

We are delighted to announce that Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B. Design will conduct a discussion and workshop about color and design on Thursday, January 22 at 7PM. She will show you how to infuse winter with color which will brighten your mood!

  • How to use nature or art for color inspiration
  • Fun things to do with color to make things pop
  • How less is more
  • How to use texture
Barbara will use boards, fabric and samples to show you how to get inspired to use color. Participants are invited to bring in a picture of artwork, a rug, etc. from your home that you would like to build a color board around. 

Please RSVP if you would like to attend:

Barbara Elza Hirsch is a French-American interior designer and principal of ELZA B. DESIGN, INC., which she created in 2007.  Now based in Acton, MA, she spent her childhood in Europe and Washington D.C. Barbara later moved to Paris, where she studied Graphic Design at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Graphiques (E.S.A.G- Atelier Met de Penninghen) and obtained her diploma as a Fashion Designer and Illustrator at the renowned Studio Berçot in Paris, France. She also holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University from Paris, France.

Barbara's European roots greatly influence her design work, as does her background in Art and Fashion.  She likes to “build a room like a painting, each stroke and layer creating the final space".  Barbara creates stylish, textured and restful interiors for her clients.

Elza B. Design has been featured in New England Home Magazine, The Boston Globe and Maine Home + Design and is the Winner of the 2013 and 2014 Best of Houzz Customer Satisfaction.

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