New Year’s Eve sets the bar for the rest of your year, so this year make sure your NYE party starts 2015 with a bang, not a fizzle. Take your party to a new level with these 20 DIY party ideas. From food and drinks to eco-friendly decor, you’re sure to impress your guests with these projects. Check them out and let us know which one is your favorite.
1.) Fill clear balloons with confetti for a sparkly twist, then pop them at the stroke of midnight.
2. Fill clear ice buckets with frozen water balloons, instead of ice, to keep bottles of liquor and champagne cold.
3.) Make a pretty centerpiece with noisemakers. They’ll be within reach when the countdown starts.
4.) Glittery candles make for eye-catching New Year’s Eve decorations (just make sure to use the right year).
5.) Dip shot glasses in chocolate and sprinkles for a tasty and colorful treat.
6.) Make a bright chandelier out of glow sticks.
7.) Re-use holiday wrapping paper and make garland.
8.) Skip store-bought poppers and make your own.
9.) Kids will love crafting a noisemaker out of an old soda bottle.
10.) These pink champagne cake pops are a definite crowd-pleaser.
11.) Garnish pink champagne with cotton candy.
12.) Rock candy also makes a gorgeous garnish for champagne.
13.) For a non-alcoholic treat, serve ice cream in a stemmed glass with a sparkler on top.
14.) For kids or kids-at-heart, go for cookies and milk, served in a champagne flute.
15.) Replace your regular lightbulbs with colored ones.
16.) Cover your champagne bottles in glitter for a festive look.
17.) Serve champagne sans glasses by making champagne Jell-O shots.
18.) Make pretty gold cotton candy for your guests.
19.) Take your desserts up a notch by dusting them with edible gold glitter.
20.) Glitter, glue, and pasta makes an adorable sparkly garland.
I don’t think I can choose just one of these tips… so I’ll go for all of them! All these treats are making me hungry…is it December 31st yet?