As you're planning the details of your nuptials, you're likely finding that a wedding is made up of many small details that all combine to create the ultimate celebration of your love. Many couples are also searching for ways to add a wow-factor to their ceremony or reception to make their big day one to remember. One way to wow your guests and create incredible photo opportunities is to incorporate a confetti cannon or confetti toss into your event.
Whether you use eco-friendly alternatives to paper, biodegradable options, or classic confetti, the choice is yours – and we're sure that your friends and family will be mesmerized by the sight of hundreds of pieces of confetti falling around them at the ceremony or reception. We've gathered some of our favorite images of celebratory confetti moments from real weddings to inspire you. Depending on how much confetti you want to use or which moment you want to stand out from the rest, there are many ways to use confetti at your wedding!
Photo by Heather Kincaid; Planning & Design by Geller Events
Take a look at 22 inspiring ways to use confetti at your wedding, below. To see more from each of these real weddings, click the photos!
Getting Ready Shots
A fun way to liven up your getting-ready shots is to add some confetti to the mix! Gift your bridesmaids with push-up confetti poppers for a joyous way to get the big day started!
Photo by Brian Leahy Photography; Planning & Design by Tessa Lyn Events
Celebration of Husband & Wife
Whether as a surprise for the bride and groom – or their guests, many wedding ceremonies are made all the more celebratory with a confetti cannon that erupts as soon as the newlyweds share their first kiss and begin to walk up the aisle together.
Photo by Perez Photography and Sarah Kate, Photographer; Planning & Design by Emily Clarke Events
Wedding Portraits & Family Photos
Similar to the getting-ready photos, add an interactive element to your wedding party and family photos with a flower petal or confetti toss!
Photo by Palos Studio; Floral Design by Flowers by Cina
On the Dance Floor
Turn your wedding reception into the ultimate party with a confetti drop towards the end of the night – either to signal the last few songs, or as a way to keep the energy up before transitioning to an after-party.
Newlyweds' Grand Exit
Sparkler exits have grown in popularity, but there's something so special about walking out of the wedding as newlyweds while loved ones toss confetti, glitter, or flower petals. Bonus: it makes for some incredible photos!
Photo by Peter Gubernat Photography; Planning & Design by Michelle Durpetti Events
Photo by Michael Carr Photography; Planning & Design by Ann Whittington Events