New Year’s Eve is a great excuse to get together with family and friends. Whether you’re planning to host a big party or aim to keep things simple by gathering a few of your nearest and dearest – you have to do it in style! Preparing fabulous DIY crafts and decorations doesn’t have to be time or money consuming, all you need is a bit of festive cheer and a few tubes of glitter to add some real sparkle to the occasion. Here are 7 of our favourite DIY crafts to make for your New Year’s Eve party…
Nothing says, “Happy New Year!” more than a glitter ball. Whether you group them in a cluster or hang 1 or 2 in a doorway these DIY disco balls are guaranteed to add some festive fun and sparkle to any occasion. They are super cheap, easy and fun to make too, (but maybe a little bit messy!) You can find the complete instructions here.
You know all of that redundant tinsel that’s been hanging around this Christmas? Well, it can be put to very good use inside these sparkling tinsel balloons! Instantly effective, all you need to do is shred up some old tinsel with some scissors and fill several clear balloons. Find the full instructions here.
This cheerful paper confetti garland makes a brilliant backdrop for photographs and instantly adds a feel-good party vibe. Quick to make, it’s a great diy decoration for those in a last minute decorating panic. Find the tutorial here.
Ring in 2016 with some photographs that you can treasure, (and laugh at) forever with your very own handmade photo booth props. Create everything from DIY glasses and beards, to moustaches, lips and hats that you and your friends can have fun being silly with.
Toast in the New Year with your very own festive flutes that are filled to the brim with fizz! Impressive to look at and oh so affordable, you can decorate any glasses with celebratory messages that can be applied to a manner of occasions, so you can keep re-using them throughout the year. Cheers to that!
These candy dipped glasses are a great treat for both young and old. Dip a shot glass and fill with tasty ice cream or sweets for the younger ones and something warming for the adults. The tutorial is in Spanish, but the images are pretty self explanatory – melt a bowl of chocolate before dipping the glass and then cover in sprinkles. A great last minute diy party idea!
Chocolate Party Spoons
Pink spoons, jelly beans and chocolate – that’s my kind of party! As good to look at as they are to eat, chocolate spoons are sure to add a smile to each of your guests’ faces, (especially the younger ones) and work perfectly when dunked into a hot chocolate. Find the complete instructions here.