Floral Arranging with Dahlias
Sep
23
11:00am11:00am

Floral Arranging with Dahlias

Join Patricia of Una Floral in celebrating dahlia season and our own local, Mockingbird Hill Flower Farm. You will learn the fundamentals of floral arranging as well as how to compose a floral arrangement in a low, lush, and loose style using dahlias, seasonal blooms, and other unique flora. 

Class size is limited to 12 people. 

Registration will open Tuesday, September 5th at 10am.

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Contemporary Embroidery with Sarah K. Benning
Oct
5
3:00pm 3:00pm

Contemporary Embroidery with Sarah K. Benning

Abandon your embroidery expectations and embrace freestyle stitching and experimentation during this hands-on Contemporary Embroidery workshop with fiber artist Sarah K. Benning.

In this 2-hour session Sarah will help you prep your hoop and fabric, transfer a design from paper to cloth, and introduce you to some of her favourite stitches, while encouraging you experiment with mark-making and non-traditional embroidery techniques. A selection of workshop-exclusive botanical designs will be provided for you to get started, but there are no rules here, just you + your creativity!

Sarah’s contemporary approach to embroidery pulls this craft out of the past and into the present with modern designs and a relaxed attitude. Her emphasis is on drawing, composition, and color choice over rigid structures and traditional stitches. This workshop celebrates intuitive decision making and a departure from the conventions of hand-embroidery, grants you permission to experiment with thread, play with color, embrace imperfections and leave full of inspiration and a new piece of wall art.

Thursday, October 5th. $75

There are two classes of 12 people each. The first class will run from 3-5pm and the second from 6-8pm. Please keep that in mind when signing up and choose the time slot you would like. 

Registration will open on Monday, August 14th at 10am EST. 

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Beginner's Weaving with Smile and Wave
Sep
3
12:30pm12:30pm

Beginner's Weaving with Smile and Wave

Join Rachel Denbow of Smile and Wave on Sunday, Sept 3rd for a Beginner's Weaving workshop!

You'll get three hours of instruction and immediate feedback as you learn to warp your artisanal loom, plain weave, rya knots, soumak, how to avoid the dreaded hourglass shape, and how to achieve a variety of designs using the stitches taught in class.

Your purchase includes:

-one hardwood lap loom, handmade in the Ozarks
-one weaving sword
-one wooden needle
-one tapestry needle
-warp
-dowel
-tote bag
-a wide selection of natural fibers in color ways that work well together
-full color .pdf workbook to reference at home

Class will include light refreshments and the best kind of company. Come with a friend and make it even more fun!

$120 until 8/18 and then $150

Partial refunds (50%) are available 2 weeks prior to the class.

Our 12:30-3:30 class sold out so quickly that we decided to add a second class from 5-8pm and there are still spots left. Click the link below to snag your spot!

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Calligraphy with the Hive Studio
Aug
5
11:00am11:00am

Calligraphy with the Hive Studio

One of our most popular classes at Fern is back for spring, Beginner's Calligraphy with artist and calligrapher, Lindsey Buck of The Hive Studio. Join us as Lindsey guides us through the basics of holding and understanding the anatomy of the pen, dipping ink, and scribing the alphabet. Each student will receive the Hive Studio Kit, a beautifully crafted calligraphy starter kit to use in class and to take home to practice.

Registration will open on Friday, July 14th at 10am.

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Plant Extravaganza with Brush Factory + Rooted Juicery + Fern
May
27
1:00pm 1:00pm

Plant Extravaganza with Brush Factory + Rooted Juicery + Fern

This Saturday Fern x Rooted Juicery + Kitchen x Brush Factory are teaming up to bring you a very green summer! 

Find a new plant friend from Fern to liven your space for summer, pair it with a Brush Factory planter, and grab a healthy snack + drink from Rooted. 

When: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Where: Brush Factory home / 1417 Main Street, OTR

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Mother's Day Mini Photo Sessions
May
13
10:00am10:00am

Mother's Day Mini Photo Sessions

We're back this year with our Mother's Day mini photo sessions with Alex Davis Photography designed to get mom's in the frame! Sign up for a 30 minute session and walk away with two hand edited photos of Mom with her kids.

We take pictures of our children daily but we mama's ourselves are rarely in them. This year we wanted to celebrate motherhood by embracing the chaos. Come ready to just be you, to let the kids be themselves, and we'll take care of the rest. 

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Arranging with Supermarket Flowers
Apr
15
11:00am11:00am

Arranging with Supermarket Flowers

Join Patricia of Una Floral in creating a striking arrangement out of the regular bunches of flowers found in your grocery store. You will learn the fundamentals of floral arranging as well as how to compose a floral arrangement in a low, lush, and loose style using seasonal blooms and other unique flora sourced from local markets. 

Class size is limited to 8 people. 

Registration will open Friday, March 31st at 10am.

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Paper Succulent Garden
Mar
18
2:00pm 2:00pm

Paper Succulent Garden

Join artist, Jessica Wolf in a hands on paper crafting workshop. Jessica will guide participants through several techniques to create a beautiful paper terrarium. BONUS: it will never die!

Each student will receive a glass container, moss, stones, and paper materials to create at least 3 individual plants. No previous experience is necessary.

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Embroidery with Abby Langdon
Mar
11
11:00am11:00am

Embroidery with Abby Langdon

Join textile artist, Abby Langdon in a hands on embroidery workshop. Abby will guide participants through basic stitches and techniques as you create a plant inspired design created specifically for Fern. All materials including fabric, hoop and needle, and embroidery floss will be included. All skill levels are welcome. No previous experience is necessary.

Registration opens Friday, February 10th at 10am

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Watercolor with Joya Logue
Feb
18
11:00am11:00am

Watercolor with Joya Logue

Join artist Joya Logue as she guides us through the basics of watercolor including her favorite materials, tips and techniques for brush strokes, creating basic shapes, color theory, and blending. This class is perfect for beginning watercolor artists or for those looking to find a different approach to their skill.

Each participant will receive a kit including 4 tubes of paint, a paint palette, 3 brushes, a pad of watercolor paper, illustrated instruction manual, sketch pencil and kneaded eraser to use in class and take home to continue their practice.

We are offering two class times for this workshop. Please pick which you prefer when signing up!

Registration opens Friday, January 27 at 10am

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Valentine's Day
Feb
12
to Feb 14

Valentine's Day

In the hype and pressure built upon romantic love we often forget that Valentine's day is about LOVE. This can mean so many different things, self love, love for a friend, love for family. Fern creates gifts for Valentine's Day with this in mind, that we are celebrating love in it's many forms. This year we have once again put together a specialty gift box that we ourselves would want to receive, a $25 gift card to Spruce, Cincinnati's natural nail salon, chocolate and beet root sables from Fern favorite, Brown Bear Bakery, a candle from P.F. Candle Co., and a small arrangement from floral artist Una Floral in a handmade birch gift box. In addition we are proud to offer a larger Una Floral flower arrangement in a custom vase made by local ceramic artist CG Ceramics. 

Our Valentines's Day offerings are available for pre-order until Thursday, February 2nd. Items will be available for pickup on Sunday, February 12th or available for FREE delivery on Tuesday, February 14. 

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Kokedama
Feb
11
11:00am11:00am

Kokedama

Join Megan for a hands on Kokedama, string garden workshop. Kokedama, simply translated, means moss ball and is sometimes referred to as poor man's bonsai. In this workshop you will learn the art and craft of contructing your own Japanese Kokedama using a tropical plant of your choosing with instructions for caring for your new string garden.

Registration will open on Friday, January 20 at 10am

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Marbled Ornament Making
Dec
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Marbled Ornament Making

Tis the season! Join us as the abstract artist behind Elysian Market, Kaitlin Noverr guides us in making one-of-a kind hand painted ornaments. The class fee includes all materials necessary to create two abstract ornaments. These will be a beautiful and a timeless addition to your holiday decor!

Registration will open Wednesday, November, 30th at 10am.

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Holiday Wreath Making
Dec
3
11:00am11:00am

Holiday Wreath Making

It's that time of year again. Join us as the wreath master, Patricia Campos of Una Floral guides us in making a festive holiday wreath. the class fee includes all materials necessary to complete your own lush wreath.  the greens, foraged branches, leaves, and berries chosen for the class will dry nicely to last throughout the entire holiday season.

This is an extremely popular class so tickets will most likely sell out quickly. Set a reminder on your calendar to make sure you snag a spot!

Registration will open on Friday, November 4th at 10am.

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Floral Arranging
Nov
19
11:00am11:00am

Floral Arranging

Join Patricia of Una Floral in learning the fundamentals of floral arranging. Utilizing Patricia's background in graphic design this class will dive into using color theory to compose a floral arrangement in a low, lush, and loose style using seasonal blooms and other unique flora. We will be arranging in a handmade bowl made by Fern favorite, A Question of Eagles 

Class size is limited to 8 people. 

Registration will open Friday, Oct. 14th at 10am.

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Calligraphy
Nov
5
11:00am11:00am

Calligraphy

One of our most popular classes at Fern is back, Beginner's Calligraphy with artist and calligrapher, Lindsey Buck of The Hive Studio. Join us as Lindsey guides us through the basics of holding and understanding the anatomy of the pen, dipping ink, and scribing the alphabet. Each student will receive the Hive Studio Kit, a beautifully crafted calligraphy starter kit to use in class and to take home to practice.

There are two classes of 8 people each. Please keep that in mind when signing up and choose the time slot you would like. 

Registration will open Friday, October 7th at 10am

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Plant Sale
Oct
22
11:00am11:00am

Plant Sale

We're at it again! In case you missed out last time we are having another DEEP SALE this Saturday, October 22nd from 11am-4pm!

Up to 50% OFF select houseplants.

Additional discounts on all plants.

Giveaways throughout the day.

Take an extra 20% OFF sale merchandise.

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Design Cincinnati
Oct
13
9:30am 9:30am

Design Cincinnati

  • Anderson Pavilion at Smale Riverfront Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A one-day celebration of interior design and home decor to raise funds for Cincinnati Children's Hospital, presented by ClearArc Capital.

http://www.designcincinnati.org/

http://www.designcincinnati.org/blog/2016/9/9/fern

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Bundle Dyeing with EB Quilts
Sep
24
12:00pm12:00pm

Bundle Dyeing with EB Quilts

Learn how to create vibrant colors and dye fabric using fresh flowers and plants. This workshop will introduce students to the world of natural dyes and the freeform technique of bundle dyeing. We'll cover the basics such as how to prepare fabric for dye, which plants make the best dye sources, and how to extract color from the plant materials. 

Each participant will create their own unique dyed silk scarf and leave with a resource list and an instructional guide to continue your new skills at home!

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Jul
30
11:00am11:00am

Calligraphy

Kicking off the return of Fern Shop Classes with our most popular workshop, Calligraphy with The Hive Studio! And because we've missed hosting classes so much we are offering two! On Saturday, July 30 we will have a beginners class in the morning and an intermediate class in the afternoon. 

Our beginners class will cover the basics of holding and understanding the anatomy of the pen, dipping ink, and scribing the alphabet. 

The intermediate level is designed for anyone with a basic knowledge of pointed pen calligraphy, or has taken a beginner calligraphy class. Students will take their beginner skills to the next level. You will learn how to connect letters and words, refine letterforms to write on a straight line, & create evenly spaced letterforms; all while using gorgeous white & gold inks, & intermediate nibs. Students will also learn how to mix their own gouache ink that you will use in class & to take home. With guidance, you will also have time to play & learn how to create your own unique writing style. During the workshop, you will learn how to address envelopes and will be shown how to digitize your calligraphy. 

Each student will receive a Hive Studio Kit, a beautifully crafted calligraphy kit designed specifically for both levels to use in class and to take home to practice.

The beginners session will run from 11am-1pm followed by the intermediate from 2pm-5pm. 

Registration opens on Wednesday, June 29th at 6pm. 

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Mother's Day Market
May
7
11:00am11:00am

Mother's Day Market

We are so excited to be celebrating Mother's! On Saturday, May 7th stop by the shop to pick up a hand tied floral arrangement from Una Floral and to find other unique gifts sure to make Mom feel loved and appreciated. We will even help you create your own custom gift box.

In addition we will have mini photo sessions with Alex Davis Photography designed to get mom's in the frame! Sign up for a 30 min session here and walk away with one edited photo of Mom with her kids. We take pictures of our children daily but we mama's ourselves are rarely in them. This is the gift that we want! 

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Terrarium Building at Marty's Hops and Vines
Apr
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Terrarium Building at Marty's Hops and Vines

Join me for a hands on terrarium workshop at our neighbor Marty's Hops and Vines. You will learn the art and craft of terrarium building with tips and tricks for design, and techniques for assembling and caring for your terrarium. Each participant will construct one terrarium while enjoying food and drinks available to purchase from Marty's. 

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Beginner's Calligraphy with the Hive Studio
Apr
2
10:00am10:00am

Beginner's Calligraphy with the Hive Studio

One of our most popular classes at Fern is back, Beginner's Calligraphy with artist and calligrapher, Lindsey Buck of The Hive Studio. Join us as Lindsey guides us through the basics of holding and understanding the anatomy of the pen, dipping ink, and scribing the alphabet. Each student will receive the Hive Studio Kit, a beautifully crafted calligraphy starter kit to use in class and to take home to practice.

There are two classes of 6 people each. Please keep that in mind when signing up and choose the time slot you would like. 

Registration will open Friday, March 18th at 10am

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Valentine's Day
Feb
13
11:00am11:00am

Valentine's Day

Una Floral and I are teaming up again for Valentine's Day to bring you specialty gift boxes and hand tied floral arrangements. Both are available for pre-order here and must be placed no later than Tuesday, February 2nd.

They will be available for pickup on Saturday, February 13th from 11am-4pm where we will have prosecco for you to sip on while enjoying 15% OFF in the shop!

 

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Holiday Wreath Making
Dec
5
11:00am11:00am

Holiday Wreath Making

join us as Patricia Campos of Una Floral will be guiding us through making a festive holiday wreath. the class fee includes all materials necessary to complete your own lush wreath.  the greens, foraged branches, leaves, and berries chosen for the class will dry nicely to last throughout the entire holiday season.

registration will open on Friday, November 6 at 10am


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Calligraphy with the Hive Studio
Dec
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Calligraphy with the Hive Studio

One of our favorite classes at Fern is back and just in time for holiday card making. Join us as artist and calligrapher, Lindsey Buck of The Hive Studio, guides us through the basics of holding and understanding the anatomy of the pen, dipping ink, and scribing the alphabet. Each student will receive the Hive Studio Kit, a beautifully crafted calligraphy starter kit to use in class and to take home to practice.

Registration will open on Friday, November 6th at 10am.


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