We're very excited to bring to you our first Confetti Mix of the Month for 2023. This particular mix has been inspired by Pantone's Colour of the Year 2023, Viva Magenta. An expressive mixture of red and pink with blue and purple undertones.

Image credit: Pantone 

"Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative." – Pantone

According to Pantone Colour Institute's research, the colour is already being used among the fashion and beauty community, so we have a feeling you will start to see it in weddings too. Hence why we were inspired by this standout colour to create a bold biogradable confetti mix for those looking for an eye grabbing hue. Plus, we love the fact that this colour promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration. We always say it's not a celebration without confetti!

Create a Statement Confetti Moment

This stunning eco-friendly confetti mix is a combination of real dried delphinium petals, cornflowers, and rose petals. We've blended Cherry Blossom delphiniums, Lovely Lilac and Burgundy Berry cornflowers, Lady in Red and Burgundy rose petals to create this striking combination. A rich and powerful mix of the month, perfect for couples planning a bold and fearless wedding in any season. We know it will bring much warmth and richness to any confetti shot, especially among neutral colours. 

It will also work in harmony with delicate styling, we can envision used as table confetti. Sprinkled on crisp white tablescapes paired with magenta toned card stock place names etched in white foil, floral centrepieces containing sprigs of evergreen foliage, roses or dahlias, magenta napkins, and elegant white tapered candles.

Including Viva Magenta in Your Wedding Day

We think the key to incorporating Viva Magneta tastefully into your wedding day is using it as an accent hue rather than a dominating colour. With such a bold tone less is definitely more, so think about working it into your wedding invites, making it a focal point of your flowers, or if you are having your bridesmaids in mismatched colours incorporate it here.

Here's our Pinterest inspiration board, especially for this rich confetti mix.

How to Display Your Wedding Confetti

What better way to personalise your wedding than with your very own confetti cones with your name, wedding date and having it all matched to your wedding theme?

Our lace personalised cones with white detail compliments this mix perfectly, adding to the expressive colour pop. We offer 15 unique designs, so there is something for everyone's theme.

Image: January's Mix of the Month in Confetti Basket including Lace Personalised Cones

If you're going for a more modern look our personalised sachets or individual sachets are a fantastic choice. They arrive with you prefilled and all you have to do is either place them on your guests chairs the morning of the wedding or have them attached to your order of service.

Alternatively, if you're planning a barn wedding it's worth considering something more traditional and rustic like our Confetti Basket, or even a Flower Girl Basket or two. 

How Much Confetti Do I Order?

Our handy confetti calculator will let you know how much you need for your big day! Simply input how many wedding guests you have coming and follow the recommendation. After many years of throwing confetti, we find 1 litre of confetti is around 10-12 handfuls, or up to 20 handfuls for children.

Just remember, you know your guests more than anyone, so if you think everyone is going to throw confetti, make sure to get enough for everyone (or a little more if you fancy having a few confetti throws!) alternatively if you think around half your guests might throw you can always go for a smaller amount. 

Image: Handful of Berries and Cherries

When Should I Order Confetti?

Our petals delphinium and wildflower petals will actually keep for around 12 months, where as our larger petals like roses or hydrangea for up to 3 months, so to keep it simple if you order over 3 months away from your big day you can select our Delayed Delivery service.

That means, you order whenever you know what you want, we keep it save and secure in our Petal Shed on the Shropshire Petals farm and around a month before your big day we send it out to you via Royal Mail (or Parcel Force).

Image: 10 litres of Pink Lemonade

Alternatively, if your wedding is less than 3 months away you can order right away and have everything delivery straight away. We also have an express delivery for last minute orders too, for those last-minute emergencies. Don't forget the confetti

Why Use Biodegradable Petal Confetti?

Petal confetti is the preferred choice of so many wedding venues across the UK, Europe and around the world. Our confetti is made from real flower petals, grown, dried and dispatched from our family farm in Shropshire.

Image: Shropshire Petals Flower Field

All our petals are eco-friendly as they come from nature, they're grown not made. They're much more sustainable than paper, as the flowers only take a few months to grow as opposed to paper that takes years to grow trees, plus our petal confetti doesn't require any processing, unlike paper confetti.

Best of all, it's biodegradable, meaning no one needs to clean up after you and it's non-harmful to the environment either. The petals are dye-free, beautiful and recommended by real couples, take a look at our Feefo for reviews from our customers.

We hope you feel inspired by our new Mix of the Month and are as excited about it as we are!

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Love SP xx