workshops & events

fall 2017 workshops

i fiori offers several workshops aimed at those who would like to try their hand at floral and botanical design. No experience is required, we will teach you everything you need to know! Workshops are kept small in size to ensure that everyone gets individual attention.
The hands-on workshop fee includes all fresh and dried material, all supplies, and two hours (plus) of instructions.  During the workshop, all tools will be provided for your use (clippers, wire, scissors etc.) At the end of the workshop you will be taking home your design(s).

Pre-registration is required as class size is limited. To reserve your spot in any workshop we require a $10.00 deposit. The balance of the fee is due upon your arrival.

Have a group of friends, family or colleagues and want to schedule a private workshopTerrariums, flower crowns, floral design, wreaths or centrepieces... you choose! 
Please contact the shop 905-962-4750 or bev@ifiori.ca and we can arrange for your own workshop at your convenience. Minimum 6 / maximum 8 people are required for private workshops in the shop. Larger groups can be accommodated either at your premises, or near the shop.



terrarium workshop
Tuesday November7, 2017 

duration: 7 - 9 pm :: 2 hours
cost: $60.00 plus tax :: hands-on workshop

You select plants from a fantastic array of succulents and living stones, arrange them into your choice of glassware or container, then accent your terrarium with sand, gravel, lichen, sea glass, moss, and pebbles... Choice of containers and plants, the soil and all decorative elements will be supplied. 







winter wreaths
Tuesday November 14, 2017
Tuesday November 21, 2017 

duration: 7 - 9 pm :: 2 hours
cost: $75.00 plus tax :: hands-on workshop

Traditional boxwood, lush cedar and evergreen or organic branch and twig - you choose the style you want and we supply everything you will need to make the wreath that will decorate your door or your wall for the winter! 
A variety of base wreaths will be available - including: boxwood, cedar, mixed evergreen, grapevine and twig. You can select accent branches, berries, fruit, and a variety of accessories to personalize your wreath. We will supply all the tools required, and show you step-by-step tips and tricks that can be used not only for your wreath, but to decorate your house for the season. 




mounting a staghorn fern

Tuesday Nov 28, 2017  

duration: 7- 9 pm :: 2 hours
cost: $60.00 plus tax :: hands-on workshop

This is a hands-on workshop.  Learn how to mount a staghorn fern onto a rustic piece of weathered barnboard. Using copper wire and a variety of mosses and lichen, you will complete this project from selection of the wood and fern, to using the tools to gently and successfully secure the fern to the wood. All plants, materials and tools will be supplied. 



holiday centrepieces and tablescapes
Tuesday December 12, 2017 
Tuesday December 19, 2017

duration: 7- 9 pm :: 2 hours
cost: $75.00 plus tax :: hands-on workshop

This is a hands-on workshop.  We will build a centrepiece or a tablescape can be used on your table or as decoration on a mantle or bookshelf.
Using fresh evergreens, branches, berries and dried elements, you will learn how to build and maintain the piece to last throughout the holidays. All materials, containers and tools will be provided to let you make a unique and personal design.







your wedding ~ your bouquet: 
everything the d-i-y bride needs to know
date: book at your convenience
duration: 2 - 2 1/2 hours
cost: $125.00
You may bring one other person at no charge

This is a complete hands-on, one-on-one workshop where you will learn how to design and assemble the flowers for your wedding. We cover the selection and preparation of your flowers, tips and techniques, and how to calculate how many flowers you will need. You will assemble, arrange and finish your bouquet, build coordinated boutonnieres and corsages, and learn how to make the most of your guest table flowers.
When booking, we will discuss the flowers and greenery that you would like to use in your bouquet, their availability and ideally build your workshop bouquet with many of those flowers.
You will leave the workshop with a beautiful bouquet, a pair of professional flower shears, a roll of waxed floral tape, floral wire, and a brainful of information and new skills to help you make your special day very personal indeed.






Contact i fiori at 905-962-4750 or bev@ifiori.ca to book a workshop