Confetti-Inspired Wedding Ideas That'll Make Your Day All About the Party
Nothing says "Let's celebrate" quite like confetti. When it comes to weddings, we typically associate confetti with that classic exit toss, when the newlyweds walk back up the aisle and are showered with handfuls of colorful paper strips thrown by loved ones. While this is an excellent use for confetti (and we'll never stop loving those adorable exit photos), it's important to remember that these colorful details have much more potential than just one photo op. That's why rounded up a list of inspired, inventive ways to use it—and we have a feeling that you'll want to replicate these ideas at your own fête.
Each is more creative than the last. If you're set on having an exit toss and want your guests to throw confetti, invite them to assemble their own packets by setting up a confetti bar. Or, consider sprinkling your reception tables with brightly colored accents, adding an extra dose of party to your dinner. Looking for wedding day décor that's confetti-inspired, but a little more paired back? Consider serving a naked confetti cake, that shows off those signature rainbow colors.
If you're concerned that confetti isn't polished or sophisticated enough for your big day, let the following photos prove you wrong. Are the crazy colors throwing you off? Opt for metallic silver and gold or pretty pastel options instead. However you decide to add confetti to your big day, one thing is certain. The most celebratory day of your life will be even more festive with a fist, table, or balloon full of confetti.
There's nothing like dodging actual confetti while wearing a confetti-inspired wedding dress. Upon closer inspection, though, this bride's Valentino gown is actually covered in tiny flowers—not circles.
Subtle Confetti Cake
This colorful confection is clearly confetti-inspired, but it's calming, pastel hues make it feel more grown-up.
Take a hint from this couple and dress up a minimalist (but bright!) place setting with a dash of multicolored, multi-sized confetti.
A bright confetti display serves as a dimensional background for a just-as-colorful bouquet.
Confetti Mini Cake
Serve individual confetti cakes at your reception for a small nod to the confetti trend—bonus points if you display them under tiny cloches, which are just as trendy right now.
Confetti Table Runner
Add a bit of whimsy to your tablescape with a runner that looks like its been tossed with confetti.
Pretty up your bartender's rosé stash with a sprinkle of rainbow-hued confetti and rose petals.
Complete with a gold tassel streamer and a glittery table number, these confetti-filled balloons are a surefire way to dress up your reception.
Not all confetti is circular. For your exit toss, think outside the circle and opt for square-cut confetti, served in kitschy paper, instead.
Dried Flower Packets
Forget fresh blooms. These dried petal packets would bring a whimsical and eco-friendly touch to any exit toss.
Make like this couple and set up a confetti station at your reception. Invite guests to make their own confetti bunches—perfect for tossing as you share your first dance or make your grand exit.
Be sure to sprinkle multicolored confetti on the ground before your photographer snaps your wedding shoes.
Confetti Marks the Spot
Looking for a way to make the bride's spot at the head table known? Embellish her place setting with colorful circles and a golden "Bride" cut-out.
Kids Table Glam
Peak your flower girl's interest with this confetti-centric kids table, complete with glitter-encrusted water bottles and sparkly heart balloons.
Love confetti, but don't love rainbow? There's still a way to make this party staple work for you. Opt for shades that match your fête's décor—or invitations!—instead.
Cascading Confetti Cake
Adorned with metallic gold and cream fondant circles, this four-tier confection looks like you brought it through the exit toss tunnel.
The tiny gold dots on this wedding invitation speak to the glittery envelope liner.
Your guests definitely won't expect these oversized circles in their tiny toss packets.
A quick and easy way to add a personal touch to your wedding invitations? Fill them with packets of multi-sized confetti, gold-foiled in all of you and your betrothed's favorite things.