Linda Crawford runs Party Confetti a company thats been slanging confetti for nearly 25 years.
As a confetti connoisseur, Crawford can safely say that New Years Eve is the busiest day of the year for the industry.
In fact, the first-ever documented use of confetti happened at a New Years Eve soiree in Paris in 1891.
Crawfords company boasts more than 2,500 kinds of confetti, though the trend this New Years seems to be a combo of gold stars and black 2009 confetti.
Crawford says silver or gold confetti is always a popular choice for New Years bashes, followed by champagne and martini-shaped confetti.
She says the best-floating confetti is anything round, and assures neat freak party hosts that the fun favor is easy to clean up.
She says picking up confetti requires a vacuum cleaner and a lint roller for those hard-to-reach pieces.
Confetti is also a much safer party favor in comparison to firecrackers, and also helps keep the noise level down.
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