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Good morning Cwtchers,
Today on the blog we are discussing alternatives to confetti.
With more and more venues refusing the use of confetti, we have put together a few ideas which will work as a great alternative and still look fabulous in photographs!
We will start with most peoples first thoughts of an alternative. A company just over the border – Shropshire petals offers a wide range of natural dried flower petals
Lavender cones- Image from Pinterest
Bubbles are a really popular alternative in lots of weddings I have organised. They especially work well if you have children in your wedding party and gets them involved in the fun. They can also be tailored to fit in with your colour theme by painting the tubes, attaching ribbon etc
Butterfly bubbles found here
Gold glitter bubbles found here
An alternative that feeds our winged friends as well as looking fab in photos and can be personalised.
Etsy Bird seed confetti
I found this bird seed confetti here
Becoming increasingly popular are wedding wands. These can co-ordinated in with your colour scheme and can be silent or with little bells so all your guests can ring in your big day.
Purple wands found here
Vintage lace wands with bells found here
Confetti that dissolves on contact with water- Genius. Whether you wanted ‘snow’ effect cones for a winter wedding or butterflies floating on a summers day this could be a brill eco-friendly option.
Snow cones found here
Butterflies found here
This idea was found on pinterest and I am yet to see in a wedding I have planned but I absolutely love this quirky idea.
Image from pinterest
Of course you could wait until the evening reception to get some amazing photos with sparklers
Image by Maria Farrelly Photography
We hope you have found some inspiration from these ideas but please always check things through with your venue of choice. Happy planning Cwtchers.