InstaSkills - An Instagram Workshop


InstaSkills - An Instagram Workshop


Thursday, October 10, 6-8pm $150

In this workshop, Sarah Simon of @TheMintGardener, and Deanna Kitchen of @TwigandVine farm, demystify the process of growing an engaging Instagram account.  Sarah and Deanna, two flower-loving friends with uniquely different business models and social media backgrounds, combine their experience and insight to share the “why” behind using Instagram and guide you through specific, easy to apply strategies to maximize your Instagram engagement in way that’s both positive and meaningful. Technical advice, growing a business presence online, useful editing apps, finding a recognizable brand style, hashtags and the algorithm will all be topics of conversation.  And beyond the behind the scenes Instagram “how to,” you’ll also learn common pitfalls and traps to avoid and above all, how to use Instagram in a way that’s authentic and fun! Designed for an interactive experience for all levels of Instagram users.


Sarah Simon of @themintgardener

Finding inspiration in the ever-blooming variety of textures and colors in her urban garden of the Pacific Northwest, Sarah creates lush watercolor paintings in a unique artistic style that has captured an international Instagram following. With a continually blooming audience of art and garden lovers alike, Sarah shares her designs and her teaching talents, which have been featured in multiple publications and blogs worldwide, with art in the form of commercial product design at Target, stationery, textiles, wholesale and private commissions. Sarah's upcoming book, an instructional "Modern Watercolor Botanicals" will be available this Summer.

Deanna Kitchen of @twigandvine

Combining the messy grit of farming and the beauty of flowers, Deanna Kitchen, owner of Twig & Vine Farm, operates a small-scale flower farm and teaches floral design classes and workshops.  Blending her background in education and training with nationally acclaimed designers, including Steve Sinclair and Erin Benzekain, Deanna leads students of all ages and abilities through the beauty of floral design.  Having a heritage of storytelling, she seeks to authentically chronicle and share the journey and adventures of farming, family and creating community through flowers.  

Cancellation policy:

The purchase of this class is final, however if something comes up and you cannot make it, you may find a replacement for your seat. Please email with your replacement request. StudioLife reserves the right to cancel or change workshops. In the rare event of cancellation, StudioLife will provide a full refund.

Photos and video may be taken and used in social media and on our website during this workshop

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