We’ve celebrated all week long with sophisticated New Year’s Eve wedding ideas, and now we are going to send you off for the weekend with a do-it-yourself project; a little homework, if you will! If you are getting married this New Year’s Eve or next, you are in luck because these confetti poppers couldn’t be easier to put together. Wait, did you see the New Year’s Eve wedding station of fun featuring these poppers?! (Go check that out first and then come back!) The lovely ladies at Ashlee Virginia Events are helping to round out the week full of NYE wedding inspiration photographed by Rachel May Photography with DIY instructions for how to make the festive confetti poppers.


From Ashlee Virginia Events:

What gets any better then pink sparkles, confetti, and glitter all wrapped in one? We created little (but powerful) confetti poppers for each guest to use as the clock struck midnight. The burst of confetti not only screams “yay,” it screams “HOORAY!”

Materials You’ll Need:

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Making the Confetti
Use the circle craft punch and hole punch to punch holes in the pink construction paper. Cut strands of the gold garland (about 3 inches long). Use the saying: the more the merrier!

Calligraphy “Hooray” and “Yay”
Use the larger circle craft punch to cut a larger circle on the Gold Card Stock.  Take the black Sharpie and daintily draw your favorite saying or word.

Take the gold garland and pink circles mix them together and fully stuff them into the plastic containers. Place the lid on top and make sure it snaps in order to secure it. Voila! Now you’ve got your confetti popper!


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Easy and fun, right!? It was one festive week here on United With Love, so be sure to check out all of our New Year’s Eve wedding inspiration. A special thank you to all of the Washington, DC area wedding vendors who contributed to this shoot:

Event Design and Styling: Ashlee Virginia Events
Photography:  Rachel May Photography
Floral Design: Petals and Hedges
Stationery: For the Love, LLC
Venue: Whitehall Manor
Bridal Gowns & Jewelry: Soliloquy Bridal Couture
Linens: La Tavola Linens
Rentals: Select Event Rentals
Desserts: Sweet by E
Macaroons: Hillary-Elizabeth Robinson from EH Confections
Hair: Jessica Peacoe,  Jessica Peacoe Studio Salon
Make-up: Abby Moreau, Jessica Peacoe Studio Salon

If you are planning a wedding in the DC area, there is plenty on United With Love for you. From tips and advice form DC area wedding pros, a real wedding gallery for beautiful Washington, DC area weddings and loads of inspiration in our DC area wedding idea galleries. You can also join the local wedding conversation on our Washington DC area wedding forums!

Photo Credits: Rachel May Photography

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