It goes without saying that confetti is a wedding staple – not only does it make for a gorgeous photo opportunity as you leave your ceremony as a married couple, but it can also be used as a simple and cheap way to decorate paths and tables at your venue.  LP 284

Although there will always be a place in our hearts for traditional paper confetti, we love the trend for natural petals thrown at weddings – they look particularly fabulous at English country garden themed ceremonies, and many venues are happy to allow them because they’re biodegradable. But the big question is, how much do you buy?

If you’re struggling to work out how much you need, natural confetti company Shropshire Petals have come up with a brilliant new tool to make sure that you buy exactly the right amount and type of confetti for your big day – the Petal Calculator! Just enter all of your requirements, from what you’d like the confetti for and how many guests you’re having, to the size of your tables and the desired density of your petal path.  255

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Once you’ve entered all your details into the calculator, it will tell you how much confetti to order, and whether it’s best to order small petals such as delphiniums and wildflowers, a mix of small petals and large petals, or large petals such as roses and hydrangeas. Plus, you can use the pick and mix tool to choose exactly which colours you’d like – that way you can match your petals to your wedding’s colour scheme.

To see more of Shropshire Petals’ natural confetti, visit their website – or, if you’re looking for the perfect photographer to capture your confetti moment, why not check out our Wedding Photography and Videography section?