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

Calligraphy with the Hive Studio

  • Fern

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.


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

Mother's Day Mini Photo Sessions

  • Fern

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. 

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

Arranging with Supermarket Flowers

  • Fern

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.

BIGGEST PLANT SALE EVER
Apr
9
12:00 pm12:00

BIGGEST PLANT SALE EVER

  • Fern

We're open on a Sunday and we're holding our largest plant sale to date.

Markdowns on all plants with up to 60% OFF select houseplants. 

Succulents and cactus: buy 2 get 1 free!

Take an extra 20% OFF sale merchandise.

Additional discounts and giveaways in the store that day. 

 

The City Flea Preview Market
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

The City Flea Preview Market

  • 21c Museum Hotel

The City Flea is how Fern got started and will always be one of our favorite events. We can't wait for the 2017 flea season and are excited to be participating in the mini market preview at 21c Museum Hotel.

https://www.facebook.com/events/772085609614941/?active_tab=about

Paper Succulent Garden
Mar
18
2:00 pm14:00

Paper Succulent Garden

  • Fern

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.

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

Embroidery with Abby Langdon

  • Fern

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

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

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

Valentine's Day
Feb
12
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. 

Kokedama
Feb
11
11:00 am11:00

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

Himmeli Making Workshop
Jan
12
6:00 pm18:00

Himmeli Making Workshop

  • Fern

Originating from the Swedish word for sky or heaven, Himmeli are Finnish mobiles traditionally made of straw and hung over the table to insure a good rye harvest. Create your own modern interpretation of the himmeli but making a geometric copper hanging mobile to house living air plants. 

MARKET
Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

MARKET

  • IDLEWILD WOMAN

Join us for the second annual MARKET at Idlewild Woman. Fern will be popping up with Brown Bear Bakery and Una Floral to bring you curated plants and hand crafted home goods, wreaths and flowers, and small batch, hand crafted pastries in Idlewild's beautiful space amongst their collection of thoughtful and beautiful clothing and accessories. 

Marbled Ornament Making
Dec
8
6:00 pm18:00

Marbled Ornament Making

  • Fern

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.

Holiday Wreath Making
Dec
3
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Wreath Making

  • Fern

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.

Floral Arranging
Nov
19
11:00 am11:00

Floral Arranging

  • Fern

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.

Calligraphy
Nov
5
11:00 am11:00

Calligraphy

  • Fern

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

Plant Sale
Oct
22
11:00 am11:00

Plant Sale

  • Fern

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.

Design Cincinnati
Oct
13
9:30 am09:30

Design Cincinnati

  • Anderson Pavilion at Smale Riverfront Park

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

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

Bundle Dyeing with EB Quilts

  • Fern

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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Mounted Staghorn Fern
Aug
27
12:00 pm12:00

Mounted Staghorn Fern

  • Fern

Join me for a hands on staghorn fern mounting workshop You will learn about epiphytes, how to mount them, and techniques for caring for your new piece of living art. Each participant will construct one mounted staghorn fern while enjoying lite bites and drinks.

Jul
30
11:00 am11:00

Calligraphy

  • Fern

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. 

Jun
25
11:00 am11:00

Plant Sale!

Deep Sale Saturday, June 25. from 11am-4pm

Up to 60% OFF select larger houseplants.

Succulents and cactus, buy 2 get 1 free!

Take an extra 20% OFF sale merchandise. 

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

Mother's Day Market

  • Fern

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! 

Terrarium Building at Marty's Hops and Vines
Apr
12
7:00 pm19:00

Terrarium Building at Marty's Hops and Vines

  • 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. 

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

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

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

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!

 

Holiday Wreath Making
Dec
5
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Wreath Making

  • Fern

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


Calligraphy with the Hive Studio
Dec
3
6:00 pm18:00

Calligraphy with the Hive Studio

  • Fern

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.


Holiday Drinks
Nov
21
2:00 pm14:00

Holiday Drinks

Join Aaron Strasser of BOCA as he guides us through making a few of his favorite holiday inspired drinks to serve at your next party. You will learn the basic mixing practices as well as the history of all the cocktails made. 

Class size is limited to 6 people. 

Registration will open Friday, Oct. 16 at 10am.