It’s Confetti Time!

You heard right – it’s confetti time! We love confetti! It’s our favorite thing ever: paper – in a fun little form. Confetti seems to be the one party item that never goes out of style. While you may not think confetti for your wedding day, it’s perfect for showers, birthdays, anniversaries and more! Take it from us, the party-loving Patchettes, every good party needs some cute confetti!

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The current confetti trend is “the bigger, the better.”

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c2 Your guests will love if you have buckets of confetti waiting for them – how fun!

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These trendy, confetti tubes are super easy to make!

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Finally, make your own custom confetti if you’re really feeling crafty!

We hope you create some fabulous party decor with these confetti ideas! Let the Patchettes helps you decorate with banners, place cards, and more. For all sorts of pretty paper inspiration, follow The Dandelion Patch on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Bridal Shower Trends

Proposal season has come to a close, meaning bridal showers are popping up left and right! If you’re planning a bridal shower, we’ve got some great ideas for you! Impress your lovely bride-to-be and all her gal pals!

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Create a beautiful tulle photo wall for a fun activity with your gals!

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We love the idea of sharing your engagement shots at the shower!

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Our Patchettes can create all sorts of fun signs for you!

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Don’t forget the succulent and greenery trend!

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Finally, simple color palettes and decor will please any bride!

Did you know that we also create shower invitations, tags, and signage? Make an appointment with our Patchettes for all your pretty paper needs! Follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more tips too!

Trend Alert: Colorful 80s Decor

Every once in awhile, we come across inspiration that really gets our gears going! This 80s inspired wedding industry event is the perfect example! With spring coming, we’re sure to see a lot more bright, colorful designs like this one. We’re also loving anything with pinks and palms – super trendy! This look, by Jaime at Wild Heart Events and Sophie at Amazing Days Events, is absolutely amazing. If you’re thinking it’s not formal enough for your big day, consider these ideas for your bridal shower or a bachelorette brunch – even a birthday party! 

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After a year of neutral wedding trends, we’re really so excited to see some more color in the wedding world! This also makes a ton of sense with 80s fashion trending too. If you’re thinking of incorporating this theme in to an upcoming party, the Patchettes are here to help! We’d love to create some pretty paper to match these fun colors and bold prints! Please make an appointment at our Tysons Corner Showrrom, today! You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more inspiration!


Floral Balloon Arches

Three words: Floral. Balloon. Arch. We recently came across this trend, and we can’t get enough! They’re just absolutely stunning! While we haven’t seen many, keep an eye out for these floral balloon arches. They’re likely to be a huge hit in the spring. If you’re not planning a whimsical wedding, consider this trend for bridal showers too!

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This fabulous arch of balloons, flowers, and tassels completely inspired us!

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This pretty in pink spread is perfect for a bridal or baby shower!

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Make your floral balloon arch pop by installing on a white wall!

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It’s as easy as adding some greens and carnations!

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Love this concept? Follow the link above for instructions on how to create your own!

We love sharing our favorite wedding trends with you! For more inspo, please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Happy Monday! XOXO, The Patchettes

Trend Tuesday: Tassels, tassels, and more tassels!

This Trend Tuesday features tassels, tassels, and more tassels! From clothes to jewelry, tassels are likely all over your Pinterest and Instagram feeds right now. We love that this look is extremely versatile. You can even decorate with tassels! 

Tassel garland is easy to find online and in-stores! You can make your own too! From birthday parties to wedding showers, tassels are available in every color and perfect for any occasion! We’ve rounded up our favorite looks to help you decorate your next party:

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Tassel garland will look pretty in pastels at your next baby shower or birthday party!

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Try pairing all white tassels with a pop of color that matches your signature drink!

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Throw a fiesta with rainbow tassel garlands!

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Mix it up with tiny, yarn tassels! Follow the link for instructions on how to make your own.

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Get creative with tassel art!

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This photo booth idea is a tassel triumph! What a smart idea!

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Layer different tassel garlands for a custom look!

The Patchettes can’t get enough of these trending tassels. We’re even thinking our next invitation design needs tassel graphics! Have you decorated with tassels? Share with us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!