10 Unique Wedding Confetti Alternatives

Confetti is a great way to celebrate and get the party going, but it can also be expensive. There are many different alternatives you can use to cut costs without sacrificing fun! In this blog post, we will explore 10 unique confetti alternatives that you may not have thought of before.

Many people are looking for creative confetti alternatives, but don’t know where to start. This blog post is going to give you 10 unique ideas that will make your wedding extra special!

Who knew that there were so many alternatives to confetti? In this blog post, we will explore some of the more creative and fun ways you can celebrate your next birthday. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make a great party even better! 

If you’re like me, then you love the idea of confetti. But the mess and getting it all over your kids is not worth it! These are some alternatives to use instead: 

Party poppers

Party poppers are especially great for kids parties where they might not be as careful with the confetti.  They’re also fun because they make a loud noise when you pop them. 

Cotton balls

Place cotton balls in a bowl or jar and toss them to the ground for confetti! This is great if you want something quick, inexpensive, and easy to clean up afterwards. Cotton balls are good because you can buy them almost anywhere!

Blank sheets of paper

For a more elegant alternative, use blank sheets of paper. You can write your personal message on them or let guests write their own messages to the bride and groom. These will be great keepsakes for years to come!


If you’re not in the mood for confetti but want something to throw in the air snowflakes are a good pick. They’re small and light so they won’t hit anyone in the eye but still make a great noise when you pop them.


If you want something that will be good for your garden, try seeds! This is a more natural alternative to confetti without any mess. The bride and groom can toss these out on their way down to start their own garden. We like have a variety of flower seed packets and herb packs that would be perfect for your ceremony.


If you’re not into the confetti thing but still want something to throw, try candy! It’s festive without being messy or hard on people’s clothes. We have everything from chocolate hearts to sugar cookies so go ahead and find what everyone’s favorite treat is!

Balloons filled with confetti

Balloons filled with confetti can also double as decorations if you have any leftover from filling them up. It’s a great alternative to confetti and they can be tied with ribbon or attached to the bouquet.

Add glitter to the mix for an extra sparkle!

Everyone loves glitter so why not incorporate it into your confetti alternative? We have a few different options for you to choose from. Glitter is great because e it’s a cheap alternative that can be used for any event.

Use rice

if you’re throwing a party, the rice is a good choice because everyone has some at home. Just bring some in a small container and throw! Rice is good because it doesn’t show up and it’s natural.

Rice is also a great confetti alternative for the reception because you can toss as much rice at your guests to add some texture to their outfits.

Our favorite thing about using rice? It doubles as food! You can find recipes online if you need ideas on what to do with any leftovers.

Consider using bubbles

Want something more environmentally friendly instead of confetti? To make your event more eco-friendly blow bubbles instead of confetti. Bubbles are great.

Sparkle Effects without Confetti

The best way to create a confetti effect is to use glitter! From colorful sparkles and metallic shimmers, there are so many different colors of glitter that can be used. The only downside? Glitter isn’t always the easiest thing to clean up from surfaces once it’s applied. You may want to consider using tissue paper or shredded paper for an alternative option instead!

The next time you are looking for a way to celebrate, try some of these confetti alternatives. Thereโ€™s no need to get up early and spend money on the latest trend that will be gone in six months. You can find something that matches your event or personality without breaking the bank! Have any other ideas? Share them with us below.

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