New Year’s Eve parties are pretty much scientifically proven to be the most ultimate parties ever. The energy is off-the-charts exciting and the evening’s laced with a sense that anything is possible. Celebrating the kick off to a new year, therefore, should be done in style.
Even if you’re feeling a little tight in the wallet from the holiday season, you can still throw together a little something to spruce up your pad for party guests, or share with the host or hostess of a party you plan to attend.
Read on for BookRenter’s round up of 5 Dazzling Do-It-Yourself Gifts for any New Year’s bash!
1- Sequined Applique Stir Sticks
Bedazzled hat-tip to SomewhereSplendid.com for this super-fun, super-simple party favor. Looking for something to fill the glass? Check out About’s massive list of Winter Cocktail recipes . Happy (and responsible) imbibing!
2- Metallic New Year’s Garlands
Dress up your walls with something sparkly for a more festive feeling. Momtastic.com has the secret behind this cute, creative decorating trick.
3- Confetti Eggs
This baby’s a bit more advanced, but a fabulously impressive addition to any year-end shindig. RadMegan’s blog is the place to go to get the full scoop.
4- Midnight-Themed Cupcake Toppers (& More!)
Lisa Storms has a roundup of New Year’s Eve DIY goodies, from cupcake toppers to custom invitations. Check it out for some incredible inspiration!
5- Tinsel New Year’s Banner
If anyone knows how to throw a party, it’s Martha Stewart. We love this sparkly, cheerful tribute to two thousand twe— hrm, eleven. This photo was nabbed from a 2010 blog post, so go ahead and switch out that 2011 for a 2012 if you decide to whip this up :).
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