What to Toss at Your Wedding

14 new ideas for divine departures and tosses

Rice makes you slip, bubbles can drip and doves…well, let's not go there. Consider these alternative ways for guests to salute your departure.

1.Dried Rosebuds:
These lightweight buds, meant for tea, can be lofted high (pearlrivermart.com)

2. Finger Cymbals:
Imagine exiting to a symphony of cymbals (windycitynovelties.com)

3. Serpentine Throws:
Streamers are dramatic yet easy to clean up (bulkpartysupplies.com)

4. Shredded Paper:
Order bags of the stuff in your wedding colors (nashvillewraps.com)

5. Autumn Leaves:
Grab a rake from your garage and head for the backyard

6. Freeze-dried Flower Petals:
Why pluck roses when you can purchase them by the bag? (petalgarden.com)

7. New Year's Noisemakers:
Classic trumpets create a joyful noise (party411.com)

8. Star-shaped Confetti:
A constellation of gold stars makes the grade (orientaltrading.com)

9. Ecofetti:
Biodegradable tosses treat the earth kindly (ecoparti.com)

10. Lavender Buds:
Bitty buds come in purple, blue, pink and white (lostmountainlavender.com)

11. Sparklers:
Extra-long wedding sparklers won't singe fingers (sparklersonline.com)

12. Kazoos:
If your guests can hum, they can play (kazoos.com)

13. Wildflower Seeds:
The perfect toss for a wedding in a meadow (americanmeadows.com)

14. Paper Airplanes:
Depart as your guests launch a fanciful fleet (10paperairplanes.com)

Red rose loose tea and violet loose tea, Pearl River Mart; pearlrivermart.com. Paper for cones, Origami Paper Store; origamipaperstore.com. Ribbon, Anna Griffin; annagriffin.com.

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