design & typography

Local Love: Confetti ( + A Giveaway! )

greeting cards

One of our favorite nearby shops, Confetti, hosted a fun calligraphy workshop over the weekend. Jacqueline was able to go and snap these awesome photos that perfectly capture the fun and colorful aesthetic of the store. Lucky for our local readers, you can have the same experience! Confetti is giving away a seat at their next calligraphy workshop on April 2nd… more details on that below.

I haven’t been friends with Briana, owner of Confetti, for very long… but it didn’t take much time to realize we had a ton in common and a few mutual friends. The day we were introduced, we immediately began scheming creative plans together and I knew Confetti had to be our next Local Love feature.

greeting card wall

pinata

I pop in often for greeting cards. My background is in print design, with lots of hours on the letterpress… so I’m always hoarding cards and sending snail mail to my friends. The selection is gigantic and I love supporting local artists and studios. It’s pretty much the one stop shop for creative party and office supplies.

confetti party supplies

confetti balloons

In regards to the workshop Jacqueline attended, the first calligraphy class was such a success, Briana already has more events, parties, and collaborations in the works. She is offering a spot at the next calligraphy workshop on April 2nd beginning at 11:00 am to one of our local readers (details for entering below)! You’ll be learning from the talented Karen Gall. If I can shuffle my schedule, you can bet I’ll be there, too.

I have to admit, I was excited yet a little bummed to receive text messages from Jacqueline during the class. I really wanted to attend but was traveling and couldn’t make it. Didn’t she do a phenomenal job for her very first time with a calligraphy pen?

room for tuesday calligraphy

calligraphy workshop

Of course it wouldn’t be a true Local Love post if we didn’t wrap it up with something Dayton or Ohio inspired. You can show your love of our city with prints, apparel, cards, and even coffee cups. There are so many fun things to choose from!

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Stop by Confetti for gorgeous goodies, but most of all to support Ohio artists (like our favorite Cleveland based calligrapher, Karen)! It’s such a happy and inspiring store. Their online store is currently being updated, but be sure to check them out on Instagram. You guys will love it… I promise!

Now for the giveaway… it includes:
-One spot at the April 2nd calligraphy workshop with Karen Gall // 11:00am @ Confetti Dayton
-Surprise goodies (obviously they’re calligraphy related)

Enter to Win (CLOSED)
1. Follow Confetti on Instagram (@confettidayton)
2. Follow Karen Gall on Instagram (@kgallevents)
3. Comment below and let us know if you’ve been to Confetti before…. plus, who we should feature next?

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for entering and congratulations to Sara for winning a ticket to the calligraphy workshop!

One Room for Tuesday reader will be selected at random. Giveaway closes in one week. Plan on a fun time learning a new skill, complete with snacks and mimosas. Good luck!

photography & calligraphy by Jacqueline Brown for Room for Tuesday.

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  • Reply
    Karen Gall
    March 2, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Thank you so much Jacqueline! Great post and thanks for coming to my class. I had so much fun with you ladies!

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    Hailey
    March 2, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    I fell in love with Confetti the first time I peered into the window one night I was downtown eating at Spaghetti Warehouse. I decided to make my way to the store and visit again when they were open a few weeks later. I purchased a beautiful planner for 2016 that constantly reminds me of the store! Who’s Next? Lihn’s Bistro is a wonderful local treasure :)

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      Sarah
      March 2, 2016 at 6:53 pm

      Yes!! That’s where my 2016 planner came from, too. I’ll definitely have to check out Lihn’s. I haven’t heard of it. I’ve been to Lily’s Bistro though and love it. Is that the same? Thanks for the tip!! xo

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    Michelle Post
    March 2, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    I’e been to Confetti once before. Confetti is one of the bright spots of Dayton and encompasses everything that the ‘new and upcoming’ Dayton is about—local talent, local business and collaboration to ensure that Dayton is a shopping and dining destination. Heart on 5th (now Heart Mercantile) would be a great feature for you!

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      Sarah
      March 2, 2016 at 6:55 pm

      Totally agree, Michelle!! This vintage wooden hand actually came from Heart Mercantile… I’ll have to add them to the round up.

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    Lea Richards
    March 2, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    Thank you guys for the chance to enter! I love Briana and her shop! She supplies my Galentines every year, and even did a photoshoot of us this spring. I’d love to attend this win or not!

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      Sarah
      March 2, 2016 at 6:56 pm

      Galentines are the best idea!! Yes, I totally want to go. We should make a day of it!

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    Johnna LaFaith
    March 2, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    I love this! I have been dying to get to Confetti for-ev-er. It looks so pretty. I wish I lived closer to Dayton but I’m a 45 minute trek away. I love this feature and am excited to get over there!

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      Sarah
      March 2, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      Yes! You totally have to make it to Dayton and check out Confetti. You’ll love it! Maybe see you at the workshop? ;) xo

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    Alyssa
    March 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm

    Oh my gosh, I was so sad that I had to miss this too due to travel. So pumped that they’re doing it again! I’ve been to Confetti a number of times (it’s my favorite place to pick up snarky cards for my out of town friends) and once even got to try my hand at letterpress with the PaperReka crew!

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      Sarah
      March 2, 2016 at 6:59 pm

      Same! I’m excited for the next one. I’m with you… my friends always get clever cards from Confetti. Reka happens to be one of mine and Briana’s mutual friends- love her! xo

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    Heather R.
    March 2, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    I LOVE Confetti! It’s one of my fave shops to pick up unique gifts.

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    Sara Hunt
    March 2, 2016 at 10:51 pm

    I have been dying to go to Confetti since I found them on Instagram awhile back! I love paper products! You should feature Zebra Girl Boutique in Centerville or Hampton House Boutique in Springboro next!!

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      Sarah
      March 3, 2016 at 7:43 pm

      Thanks, Sara! Can’t wait to check them both out :)

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      Sarah
      March 13, 2016 at 2:50 pm

      Hi Sara! Congratulations, you’ve been selected as our new giveaway winner. Please email sarah@roomfortuesday.com to claim your prize! xo

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    Heidi Polak
    March 3, 2016 at 7:22 am

    I have not yet visited Confetti but I can’t wait to stop by and explore sometime soon! I am dying to attend the next workshop! As for your next feature what about Sew Dayton?! I have been looking around at some local sewing classes in hopes of starting some DIY home decor projects :)

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      Sarah
      March 3, 2016 at 7:42 pm

      Yes, you’ll love it! Great idea on Sew Dayton… it’s a very cool place. xo

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    Jenny
    March 3, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    I love Confetti! I’ve gotten into the habit of visiting every time I need a card. They always have new ( and beautiful) stuff.

    You should check out Fronana next — especially with spring and warmer weather on the horizon!

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      Sarah
      March 3, 2016 at 7:42 pm

      Such a good idea!! I’ve been wanting to try Fronana… how is it? Thanks, Jenny!

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    Jessica Turner
    March 4, 2016 at 5:49 am

    My friend Kelsi told me about Confetti and I haven’t gotten a chance to get down there yet! I was so bummed to miss this first workshop! I’ve been looking for a dayton workshop but have had no luck in calligraphy lessons in the area. So excited to see this! Can’t wait for April 2nd!!

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    Erika
    March 8, 2016 at 1:40 am

    Confetti is awesome! I have a Dayton print in my living room that I found there in my first visit.

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    Bri
    March 8, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    Oh, I love Confettti! We grabbed a balloon there for my daufhter’s 2nd birthday back in December and it’s STILL UP! I also would have gotten all the things if my littles weren’t with me. Dying to go back solo and do some major damage ;)

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      Sarah
      March 8, 2016 at 12:42 pm

      Yes!! So many cute things. Definitely a dangerous place for me too, Bri ;) ha! xo

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      Sarah
      March 9, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Congratulations, Bri! You’ve been randomly selected as our giveaway winner. Please email sarah@roomfortuesday.com to claim your workshop ticket!

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      Sarah
      March 11, 2016 at 1:42 pm

      Hi Bri, please email us within 24 hours to claim your prize. Thanks!

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    Angel
    March 8, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    I absolutely ADORE Confetti. One of my favorite shops downtown to pick up little gifts for my mom.

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    Julia Mason
    March 9, 2016 at 3:15 am

    Love! I”m an Ohio native!! Perhaps feature my old work, Jenniffer and Co.. :-)

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    Ashley | Free Wills Studio
    March 9, 2016 at 7:44 pm

    What a beautiful shop! I’ve never been but I would LOVE to take that class. :)

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    Holly
    April 17, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    I love stationary & that shop looks so fun. Wish I was closer so I could visit.

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      Sarah
      April 17, 2016 at 11:45 pm

      I think you would love it! It’s definitely a fun shop.

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