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WORKSHOP: CRAFTERNOON Botanical Cocktails & Floral Arrangements With Kristen Coates

  • Bayberry Inn 20 Kay Street Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)

WORKSHOP: CRAFTERNOON Botanical Cocktails & Floral Arrangements With Kristen Coates

Join us for this very special Crafternoon at the Bayberry Inn with owner and curator Kristen Coates. The workshop is meant for all levels of experience and is in a fun and casual environment. 

Date: Sunday, April 30 At 12:00pm

Price: $60

Materials: Provided

Instructors: Kristen Coates & Rebecca Kelly

Class Description: First we will handcraft our own botanical cocktails with infused liqueur, real flowers, bitters and a bit of sparkling wine. Then, using an array of loose flowers and plants, Kristen Coates, gallery owner and award winning florist, will share her basic techniques in floral arranging and artist and Rebecca Kelly will assist with her skills of creating all things beautiful. We will learn a few tips on picking flowers that work well together, see how Kristen puts together her weekly notorious Burlap Bouquets for the shop that you can do at home and learn how to pull together a a lush bouquet in a pretty mercury glass vase.   

Each student will take home their own arrangement and packet of printed materials for future inspiration and enjoy refreshments during the class.

The artists: Kristen is an art enthusiast with a passion for curating all things in life. Her gallery in downtown Newport is where she spends most of her time hanging art, working with clients and bringing new products and inspiration to the city by the sea.   


Class is limited to 16 students. Advance purchase is required - no walk-ins for this class. Session expected to be about 1.5 hours. $60 all inclusive. 

Learn more about what Kristen has to say about flower arrangements and read what Puddingstone Post says about Kristen's workshops here.