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FlowerNite is Ottawa's new night out! You and three friends could learn how to arrange flowers like a pro in a fun local venue while sipping on your favourite cocktail! Our expert florists will guide you step-by-step as you create a unique masterpiece worthy of showing off. Choose the arrangement you would like to make at flowernite.ca and enjoy!



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 Don’t miss fun floral workshops with FlowerNite! FlowerNite is Ottawa’s fastest growing social event, giving you a night of creativity and laughs. Come join in at the show, where trained floral instructors will walk you through the creation of a beautiful centerpiece. Enjoy the beauty of fresh flowers, learn about flower arranging and enjoy a lively Q&A – all while learning how to DIY your own floral creations!

Thursday 2:00pm - 3:00pm; 4:30pm - 5:30pm; 6:00pm- 7:00pm 
Friday 1:30pm - 2:30pm; 4:00pm - 5:00pm; 8:00pm - 9:00pm 
Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 2:30pm; 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 1:00pm; 3:30pm- 4:30pm 


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The Urban Botanist brings the outside world inside with gardening under glass in an urban environment. Integrating recycled and reusable materials into building terrariums, a self contained & self sustaining ecosystem. Our fully comprehensive workshops are a hands-on learning experience, that leave you filled with knowledge about botanical care, plant varieties, environments and more. The Urban Botanist offers public and private workshops, interior displays and custom orders.

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Learn how to build your own minimalistic and easy to care for tillandsia or air plant terrarium!


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Kokedama Balls

Chic and easy to make, these ornamental kokedama balls originate from Japan and look great hanging on your wall, or on a table.

Thursday 1:00pm - 2:00pm; 3:00pm - 4:00pm; 7:00pm - 8:00pm 
Friday 2:30pm - 3:30pm; 4:30pm - 5:30pm 
Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm; 2:30pm - 3:30pm; 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 12:00pm; 12:30pm - 1:30pm; 2:30pm - 3:30pm 


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Recreated Designs provides a variety of learning opportunities through in person classes, online videos and DIY blog posts that help to empower you to create beautiful, rustic décor.  For those who prefer to have us do the creating, we also make unique one-of-a-kind pieces out of reclaim wood and vintage finds.

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Thursday 12:30pm - 1:30pm; 3:30pm - 4:30pm; 6:30pm - 7:30pm 
Friday 2:00pm - 3:00pm; 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm; 2:00pm - 3:00pm; 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
Sunday 10:00am - 11:00pm; 1:00pm - 2:00pm; 2:00pm - 3:00pm 


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A unique combo of workshop and store, Malenka Originals is a place to learn, share, and get inspired about painted furniture. Along with selling select pieces of refreshed furniture, Malenka Originals is the exclusive Ottawa stockist for Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan, along with other products for refreshing furniture. Malenka Originals is located in Hintonburg and also offers workshops for those wanting a creative space to learn about painting furniture.

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Chalk paint is the hottest product in DIY for painting furniture, but the paint goes beyond furniture to transform many other parts of your home -- including fabric! Join chalk paint expert Katrina Barclay for a workshop to try out painting and dying fabric, and you'll even get to keep your creation -- an on-trend mesh string cotton shopping bag that you'll dye in a chalk paint colour of your choice! Learn all about the different ways to paint fabric, and hear top tips for chairs, couches, curtains and more.

Thursday 2:00pm - 3:00pm; 5:00pm - 6:00pm; 7:30pm - 8:30pm 
Friday 12:30pm - 1:30pm; 3:30pm - 4:30pm; 7:00pm - 8:00pm 
Saturday 12:30pm - 1:30pm; 3:30pm - 4:30pm 
Sunday 11:30am - 12:30pm; 3:00pm - 4:00pm; 4:00pm - 5:00pm 


#613DIY: Inspire, Renew, Restore presented by Rust-Oleum Canada


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With help from local design and DIY expert Sarah Kidder, visitors will use Rust-Oleum products to bring pre-loved housewares new life and purpose. Participants can bring their own items from home or choose from several tester items onsite courtesy of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which will be available on donation. Additionally, there will be several professionally upcycled items donated and completed by Sarah Kidder to be auctioned off onsite, with proceeds going to the Greater Ottawa Habitat for Humanity.

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Thursday 1:30pm - 2:30pm; 4:00pm - 5:00pm; 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm; 3:00pm - 4:00pm; 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 10:30am - 11:30am; 12:00pm - 1:00pm; 4:30pm - 5:30pm; 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday 10:30am - 11:30am; 1:30pm - 2:30pm 


Update: Please note that pre-registration is now closed. However, we will be accepting drop-ins so please check in at the show.  Click on the links below to see which workshops also still have open spots. 

Sign up today to join in on one of the fun and interactive workshops! 

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