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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Confetti

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Everyone loves throwing confetti, but no one likes cleaning it up, which is why so many event venues ban it. Well, here’s a different kind of confetti. It’s made of leaves, so it’s eco-friendly and biodegradable. When you use it outdoors, it just blows away and disintegrates like other foliage. Now that’s worth celebrating.

What you’ll need:
Leaves
Hole punch

 

1. Gather your leaves. Some leaves work better than others. Select hearty leaves that will not tear easily. Also, collect leaves with different shades of green so the confetti will be more colorful.

 

2. Use a hole punch on the leaves to make the confetti. 

 

3. If you have access to leaves from lemon trees, be sure to include them in your confetti mix. The citrus scent from the leaves is heavenly.


Jonathan Fong is the author of “Flowers That Wow” and “Parties That Wow,” and host of “Style With a Smile” on YouTube. You can see more of his do-it-yourself projects at jonathanfongstyle.com.

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