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15 Easy DIY Decorations for New Year’s Eve Party in 2018

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These Easy DIY New Year’s Eve Decorations have lots of glitter and sparkle to make sure you ring the New Year in right!

The Sparkly Bubbly Sign is perfect for the Bubbly Bar or Gold Glitter Dessert Table. How cute are these DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons, Sparkly Cake Toppers, Glittered Lanterns, Sparkly Pom Pom Toothpicks, Gold Fringe Wrapped Numbers, and New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Cupcake Toppers?

The New Year’s Eve Bottle Centerpiece, New Year’s Centerpiece, and DIY Glam Champagne Glasses will dress up your New Year’s Eve party dinner table while the Clock Mantel Decor, Hanging Holiday Decor, and Lighted NYE Background are perfect for a dessert table or buffet.

Get ready to dazzle!

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1. DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons 

From Studio DIY
Confetti makes everything better. Once you start dipping things in confetti, it becomes an addiction! These confetti balloons are absolutely perfect to decorate your New Year’s Eve party with.

You can even throw a confetti dipping party! When you make these, you want to use gold foil confetti so you don’t risk popping the balloons.

If you are using helium balloons make sure you don’t add too much confetti or they won’t float!

2. New Year’s Eve Bottle Centerpiece 

From No Biggie 
This is easily one of the most elegant decorations you’ll have at your soiree. Start by spray painting some empty glass bottles and then hot glue some giant new year’s numbers onto the glasses.

Don’t forget the glitter to complete them!

You can even theme this bottle centerpiece to match the decorations at your party: black and white, gold, silver, whatever you can think of!

Sparkly Cake Toppers Kids Party Ideas

3. Sparkly Cake Toppers 

From Say Yes
Almost any New Year’s Eve party has to have a cake. These easy cake toppers will definitely make it stand out! They are easily customizable to match your parties’ theme as well.

All you have to do is make the design using sparkly pipe cleaners and use a straw to protect your cake from the pipe cleaners.

Party Ideas for Kids Sparkly Bubbly Sign

4. Sparkly Bubbly Sign 

From Hostess With The Mostess 
When I hear New Year’s, there are two things that come to mind: glitter and bubbly. This decoration combines both of those in the perfect way! Just get the wooden letters, and paint them with gold or silver.

Next comes the glitter! Lots of it. Add your letters to dowel rods and insert them into some foam to complete your amazing centerpiece.

5. Clock Mantel Decor 

From Carla Aston
Décor is always the most exciting part of planning a party, it gives you the chance to be creative and really let your style sparkle! (New Years.. Sparkle.. okay I tried.)

Clocks are a definite staple of new year’s so what better way to decorate than incorporating them into your decorations by creating a beautiful mantel piece with them? I love this idea!
Bubbly Bar Party Idea for New Years
6. Bubbly Bar 

From Camille Styles
Building a beautifully elegant bubbly bar for your New Year’s Eve party has never been easier with this in depth tutorial. They explain how to add different elements to make your bar show-stopping!

7. Hanging Holiday Decor 

From Two Little Birds Planning
I love this idea! Hanging your decorations above your serving tables takes all the stress out of ensuring that you have enough table space for all of your food and drinks.

This article also has some amazing tips for making sure your next New Year’s Eve party foes off without a hitch.
Lighted NYE Background Kids Party Idea
8. Lighted NYE Background

From Catch My Party, Submitted by Mis Pequeñas C 
This beautiful poster will bring nothing but elegance to your table by adding an elegant backdrop to it. I love the idea of adding lights to it to make it extra flashy.

You can change the colors of the backdrop to match the items you are putting on display for your guests too.
Kids Glittered Lanterns Idea for Party
9. Glittered Lanterns 

From Two Delighted 
If you haven’t noticed, New Year’s is not complete without ample amounts of glitter! This glitter lantern is so easy to make and adds a great touch to your party by adding something most people would overlook, your lighting.

All you need to do is glue and add glitter to the lantern and you are ready to light up your evening! The glitter even acts as a makeshift disco ball.
Sparkly Pom Pom Toothpicks Party Ideas for Kids
10. Sparkly Pom Pom Toothpicks

From Lil Mrs. Tori

These sparkly pom poms will definitely up your appetizer game. The simple addition of pom poms to the toothpicks will make your New Year’s appetizers look party-ready.

These almost remind me of the Ball Drop idea brought to your appetizers. Great idea!

11. Gold Fringe Wrapped Numbers

From Ruffled Blog

These gold fringed numbers take inexpensive items and create an awesome party decoration! All you need is cardboard and gold tinsel. Cut out the numbers you’d like to wrap, and wrap them up.

They are super flashy and bound to stand out at your New Year’s Eve Party. The craft uses classic gold to create the numbers, but you can use any color that will match your party.

You can hang them up from the ceiling because they are super lightweight.

Party DIY Glam Champagne Glasses Ideas

12. DIY Glam Champagne Glasses 

From Something Turquoise
Champagne glasses are always a staple of any New Year’s Eve. Even if you don’t drink alcohol, you can make these for everyone and just fill them with any sparkling beverage!

In this link, they explain how to make several different styles of decorated toasting glasses, my favorite is the one with the personalized lettering!

All you need to make these is glue, glitter, stencils, tape, and of course champagne glasses!

13. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Cupcake Toppers 

From Oleander and Palm 
These cupcakes are so adorable! The cupcakes can even be made in advance and in whatever flavor you’d like. The balls are so shimmery and shiny which look so cute on top of the cupcakes!

Try baking your cupcakes in a gold or silver foil to add some extra flair to the final product. They will definitely look amazing front and center at your big bash this year.

14. New Year’s Centerpiece 

From Lil Luna
This DIY centerpiece for New Years is such a great idea! Create the numbering out of some glittery cardstock, and add them to a cute planter box filled with flashy balls in various sizes. Even beads!

I love that this doesn’t take up too much table space so you can still have room for other things on your table, but it will definitely still stand out!

You could tweak this craft idea by creating 3 planter boxes and add the words “Happy New Years!” in them!

Gold Glitter Dessert Table Party Ideas for Kids
15. Gold Glitter Dessert Table 

From Party styled by Sweet Details, via Little Big Co.
A lot of people will have made the New Year’s resolution to eat healthy starting in the new year. That makes your party the last place they can indulge without guilt.

Having a dessert spread for everyone’s taste buds is an important part of hosting a New Year’s Eve party. This glitter dessert table is beautiful and has everything you need to make sure your guests, and their tummies, are happy.

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Maria Healey

Maria is a photographer to stylists and stylish brides, a failed newspaper journalist, retired waitress, and ex-paralegal. She is a new mom and Navy wife. Her son keeps things busy on the homefront, while making her husband's deployments seem more like a cruise ship vacation. When she's not writing blog posts for SS&LB, editing or taking photos, you can find her drinking coffee and building LEGO towers with her toddler son. She is currently based in Southern California, though that changes often.