How to make a confetti station for a D.I.Y. celebration

Encourage your guests to join in on the festivities by displaying cute cones of petals for throwing fun. Match the paper cones and spray paint colour to your party theme for a cohesive decorative look.

Bunnings magazine, September 2020

Tools and materials:

Craft paper rope 

Fence posts x 2

Mallet

Mini craft pegs

Paper cones

Rose petals

Safety equipment

Spray paint

Spray paint primer 

1. Paint the fence posts

Wear a mask and gloves and work in a well-ventilated area to apply a spray primer and leave to dry, then apply two coats of spray paint, leaving to dry after each.

2. Secure posts into the ground

Position the posts about a metre apart and tap them at least 150mm into the ground with a mallet. 

3. Attach rope and cones

Thread craft rope between the holes of the posts, and knot. Fill the paper cones with petals and attach to the ropes with mini pegs.

Top Tip

Rose petals are an eco-friendly alternative to foil or paper confetti.

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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
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