2 of 9Bursting with peonies and roses, this vibrant magenta bouquet gets the party started before the first cork is popped. It makes a bold statement, so stick to natural makeup -- and score extra points by working in an accessory, such as these multi-hued diamond earrings, that nods to the confetti theme. "Sunday Rose" gown, $9,500, Monique Lhuillier, moniquelhuillier.com. Earrings, $275,000, Neil Lane for De Beers, debeers.com. 3.01-carat diamond ring, cartier.com.
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With its perfectly round silhouette, the circle is as fundamental to graphic design as flour is to cake batter. Enter our spirited stationery collection, which puts confetti on display in all its roly-poly glory. To make the motif your own, download the free clip art here, hit print, cut, and mail (in navy envelopes lined in hot pink of course). The celebration will begin at the moment your loved ones open their mail.
4 of 9What appears to be colorful confetti at first glance is actually a jaunty take on place cards. Tossed out on a table, a smattering of color-coordinated circles announces guests' names and table numbers with flair. To ensure that your palette is as elegant as it is effervescent, make sure to mix in muted shades with neon brights. Or just follow our lead and temper tangerine and shocking pink with moody midnight blue, gold, and bright white.
5 of 9Unexpected inspiration calls for unexpected centerpieces -- and an artistic arrangement of brass horns is just that. The look is clean and unfussy (not to mention incredibly chic), but it's the out-of-the-box thinking that will really wow your guests. The perfect finishing touch? A simply sewn garland made from oversize foil confetti in hot pink and gold. Garland confetti, Artistry In Motion, 818-994-7388 or artistryinmotion.com. Table confetti, Confetti.com.
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Late-night snacks can feel as tired as the wedding guests who devour them. These doughnut holes, however, are a wake-up call in the form of a sugar rush. Simply ask your caterer to whip up a big batch in a variety of sugar-coated hues, and serve them to your (grateful) guests in metallic gold paper cones.
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Shaken, not stirred? Nope -- in the case of these homemade liqueur lollipops, the catchphrase is "stirred, not sucked." Meant to be swirled into a glass of champagne until they dissolve and infuse the bubbly with flavor, these playful pops (in black currant, raspberry, and peach) are a grown-ups-only take on the tried-and-true childhood treat.
8 of 9Cocktail hour has never looked so good! Give lemon peel a backseat and punch up your signature drinks with candy garnishes that match your palette (in both color and theme) instead. Not only are the splashy swizzles fun to look at, but the jolt of sugary flavor they leave behind turns standard-issue libations into bonafide guilty pleasures. Custom candy curls, Papabubble, 212-966-2599.
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