Five Colourful Confetti Ideas for Autumn Weddings
25 Sep 2015
Bring a touch of seasonal colour to your autumn wedding day with delicate natural petal confetti –perfect for the eco-friendly bride
A gentle cascade of confetti is a subtle yet traditional way to add a happy pop of colour to your wedding day and offset your wedding photography. With autumn well and truly here, Shropshire Petals share their autumnal confetti inspirations to make your day as colourful as the season. Think rich, warm shades of biodegradable natural petals that are grown on a Shropshire farm – perfect for eco-friendly brides.
1. Berry tones
Berries are a sign of autumn, which makes their rich colours perfect for an autumn wedding. Include a subtle hint of berry colours into your confetti with the Pinch of Plum confetti mix. This delicate mix of icing sugar delphinium petals and marjoram creates a beautiful blend of ivory, green and purple.
Pinch of Plum: £11.50 per litre
Top tip: Add some berry-shaded, larger petals, such as damson wine rose petals for that extra splash of colour.
Pinch of Plum with Damson Wine: £13.50 per litre
2. Earthy colours
In autumn the leaves change from green to gold and brown. A mix of ivory delphinium petals with some stunning brown and gold sunflower petals will really stand out in your wedding photos.
Chocolate Sunrise: £11.50 per litre
3. Bright and beautiful
Red and orange are vivid autumnal colours. Coral Reef is a delicate mix of candy floss, icing sugar and clementine rosepetal. This combination is perfect if you want something bright and beautiful to suit your theme.
Coral Reef: £13.50 per litre
4. Darker shades
Complement the darker days with Tuxedo, a mix of black and ivory delphinium and cornflower petals. Tone it down by adding some golden slumber rose petals or some smaller ‘honey’b petals.
Tuxedo: £11.50 per litre
5. A mix of autumnal colours
Pick and mix your confetti choosing an array of glorious autumnal colours. This mix has ivory, orange, black and aubergine, which is made up of icing sugar, ginger snap, black bird, clementine and aubergine.
Mix: £13.50 per litre
Top tip: Maximise your confetti by using it to decorate reception tables, scatter petals on crisp, white tablecloths to give a sense of texture to your dinner setting.
When it comes to natural table decorations, why not evoke an extra touch of autumn to your wedding with wheat sheaves?
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