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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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

Monday Funday: Creative Cocktail Hour

Whether you are taking pictures during the break between your ceremony and reception, or being the life of the party with your friends and family, you want to plan a cocktail hour that everyone will enjoy! Check out some creative ideas we have to add a fun twist to your classic cocktail hour. 

First things first, your guests need somewhere to go! Invite them to sit in a lounge area made up of beautiful furniture like this one.

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Do a tasting! Invite your guests to a wine or beer tasting, or whatever you and your new spouse love to drink. 

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Let guests customize their own drink, with a bubbly bar like this one. 

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Introduce your guests to new food! This is their chance to try something new. Of course, along with your creative options you may want to have something you know people are comfortable with.

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Invite friends and family to play some outdoor games if you are having a more casual wedding, it will get everyone involved and having fun.

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Hire a Silhouette Artist to sit at your cocktail hour and give guests custom silhouettes of themselves! 

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If it is later in the day, and a fire seems like a good idea, why not roast some marshmallows! 

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Let us know your plans for the perfect cocktail hour! 

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-Sam