All you need is a sheet of paper to create a "buzz" this New Year's Eve!
What a beautiful and elegant dessert table for New Year's Eve. There are so many things "right" about this, but here are five ideas to emulate for your New Year's party -- or any party, throughout the coming year!
1. A controlled palette makes a lovely party. Usually choosing two colors that work well together -- for your foods and decor -- is best, which in this case is a soft pink and rose gold. Beautiful.
2. A dramatic backdrop really heightens the drama for the table, and thus, your entire party -- so worth it. The font choice here is perfect for New Year's Eve.
3. Lots of different treats for everyone. Different people like different things, and its always nice to have a variety of bite-sized treats to enjoy throughout the festivities.
4. Symmetry. Creating a symmetrical display, vertically and horizontally, really helps to build drama in your tablescape. This is a wonderful example both in terms of height, and from one side to another. If the tablescape is balanced, everything will look great from any angle.
5. Menu cards always help take the mystery out of what you're serving, and encourage people to enjoy a little of everything. Plus, you can give the dishes clever names to go with the theme of your party!
Photo credit: The Little Big Company.
Ring in the new year with this homemade noisemaker!
Here is a set of decorations that celebrate the entire space, yet are really so inexpensive and easily done.
White, clear, and golden balloons -- along with inexpensive paper lanterns -- cascade from the ceiling, held aloft by golden garlands and bows. Beautiful, dramatic, and fun!
Photo credit: Mid Pequenas.
Here is a fun and simple craft for the whole family to make on New Year's Eve! Plus, it makes a great teaching tool for kids to learn how to tell time (including the start of a new year)!
This dramatic black and gold party palette works perfectly on these countdown cupcakes. Make mini cupcakes, glaze, and draw on the numbers of a clock with a tube of icing gel. Draw on the hands of a clock on a (inexpensive) circular tray, and... tick, tock! It's a clock!
Photo credit: Jackie Fogartie Events.
You can count on these shiny hats to really "top" your New Year's Eve party!
It can be challenging to make, bake, or buy a dozen different treats for your party. But a festive feature at any party is a candy buffet! Select a wide variety of candies and treats -- color coordinated, if possible -- and serve in an assortment of dishes, vases, and glassware.
Photo credit: Bloom.
Celebrate New Year's by making this fun and festive party hat that you can wear! Let your kids make mom and dad's hats -- who knows what they'll make?!
For your all-ages celebrating, fill (inexpensive) champagne flutes with "cream soda" flavored jelly beans, or use other kinds of candies in plastic martini or wine "glasses." Writing the year on the outside with a marker, and adding a striped paper straw, helps make it extra festive.
Photo credit: Natalie.
This cute, coin-headed doll may bring good luck throughout the coming year!
You may not be able to make it to Times Square, but you can make your own sparkly ornament to celebrate New Year's Eve!
Empty ribbon spools can make colorful noisemakers for New Year's Eve.
Here's an easy -- and colorful -- treat for your New Year's Eve party! Place regular marshmallows on a stick, coat with candy melts, then roll in colored sugar.
Happy New Year!
Photo credit: Kim.
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