7 Easy Ways To Add Festive Touches To Your New Year’s Eve

It generally goes without saying that you’ll be doing some sort of celebrating on New Year’s Eve. Whether you’ll be ringing in the new year at home with your family but still want to make the night feel special or you’re hosting a big bash for friends but don’t want to break the bank on decor, there are plenty of easy and inexpensive ways to add fun and festive touches to your celebration. Here are seven of our favorite ways to make your last night of 2016 extra special:

1. Balloon Countdown

Build up the excitement for midnight with a countdown using balloons. Give each balloon an hour, and pop it once the clock hits that particular time. If you have kids, you can even fill each balloon with an activity they have to do once the balloon has popped.

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2. Rock Candy Drink Stirrers

Make your drinks look fancier and taste a little sweeter with these rock candy drink stirrers. Keep it simple with clear, or coordinate with the rest of your decor with colored rock candy.

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3. Cherries Dipped In White Chocolate

These chic desserts make great finger food, and they’re super easy to make. Just dip cherries in some melted white chocolate, and top them off with decorative silver sugar pearls for a classy and tasty New Year’s treat.

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4. Glitter Candles

These candles add a sparkly touch whether you’re hosting a small dinner gathering or full-blown party. Stick to silver and gold or go all out with rainbow-colored glitter.


5. Gold-Dipped Stem Glasses

No need to splurge on fancy glasses for wine or Champagne. Make your own gold-dipped stem glasses for an elegant touch to your final drinks of the year. All you need are some cheap wine glasses and metallic spray paint.


6. Disco Truffles

Time is almost up before you start your New Year’s resolution, so dig into the chocolate while you can! Make your favorite type of truffle and dust it with some glitter for a sweet treat that’s almost too pretty to eat.

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7. Fringe Streamers

Walls feeling a little bare? Spruce them up with these easy-to-make fringe streamers. Just cut into the side of some foil ribbon and hang wherever you need some bright and shiny New Year’s decor.