Confetti

Written by Jill Morrison
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Confetti can be used to create a dazzling visual effect at parties or large events. It can be seen at events such as fashion shows, award shows, concerts, on television, in films, at birthday parties, wedding receptions, sporting events, and grand opening events. You can purchase it in small packages from party stores, or purchase bulk amounts by ordering online.

Confetti Options

When choosing confetti products for your event, you have many considerations to make. First of all, you can decide on the material you would like to use. Metallic confetti is made from PVC and is quite durable. It is also dazzling when it catches the light as it drifts through the air. Paper is less dangerous to use because it is a softer material. You can also find biodegradable versions that will disintegrate in water for an easy clean up after the event.

The colors you choose will also make a difference. You should choose colors that match the theme of your event, or the decor of the venue. For instance, if you are having a party for a sports team, you can use the team colors. You can choose to use one color, a multi-colored package, or customize the colors in your package.

You can also choose from various shapes. Shape options include butterflies, hearts, stars, musical notes, baseball bats, and other simple shapes such as circles, squares, and rectangles. Some companies will allow you to customize the shape as well. You can choose an original shape or have company logos cut from the material of your choice.

Creating Special Event Decorations

When decorating for special events, you have many choices. Confetti is a great option because it is visually appealing, can be exciting when thrown in the air, and is relatively inexpensive. It is much less expensive and is easier to work with than other visual effects such as lights or fireworks. You can also use it as a decorative piece by sprinkling it on tables, floors, or other pieces of furniture at a party or event.

Many people are looking at unique decorations for fashion show, graduation party, retirement party, birthday party, wedding reception, and grand opening ideas. Confetti can be used as a decoration and also as a visual effect that will make these events memorable. You can use launching machines to create the most spectacular visual effect as well.

Using Launching Machines for an Event

Launching machines can blast confetti up to 75 feet in the air. You can purchase or rent these machines for your event. The machines are available in different sizes to match the size and intensity of your event. Larger machines are best for large events such as concerts and stage shows. Medium-sized machines can be used for all sorts of events.

For smaller gatherings, you can use a handheld blaster. These blasters are controlled with the push of a button or the pull of a string. You can also find them in different shapes to match your party theme. For instance, a blaster shaped as a champagne bottle is a great item for New Years Eve parties or other types of celebrations. Some of the blasters will launch confetti and streamers high into the air to create excitement for a special celebratory event.


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