Whether your countdown for New Years is at 9:00 for the kiddos or midnight for the grown-ups, here are some of the best DIY ideas the Web has to offer.
Votives: Add some sparkle to your humdrum votive candle by simply pushing
gold thumbtacks into the wax. Get the how-to at Spark and Chemistry.
2.Picture-Perfect Resolution: Drip gold paint down a fadeless black paper. When dry, hang. Supply gold markers so guests can write down their New Year's resolutions.
Get the how-to from Leslie Kaplan Event Design.
Poppers: Pass these out to the kiddos so they can really bring in the New
Year with a glittery pop! Get the how-to from Wedding Bells.
4. Cheers to
DIY: Take one down and pass it around. But before you do, use a paint pen
to decorate plain glasses with stripes and polka dots. You can also do this
with shot glasses, as well. Get the how-to at A Thoughtful Place.
5.Pipe Cleaner Drink Stirrers: Make
stars, hearts, numbers and letters out of pipe cleaners and stick the bottom
end into clear straws. Then use them as drink stirrers. Get the how-to at Say
6.Cardboard Numbers: Wrap large cardboard
numbers (make sure it's for 2016!) in tinsel and hang on the wall. This centerpiece is sure to sparkle.
Get the how-to at Ruffled Blog.
Shots: Mix your fave bubbly with gelatin and sugar. Then sprinkle with
white sparkling sugar. Then top with a festive toothpick. How divine! Get the
how-to at Erica's Sweet Tooth.
8.Glitterize Your Bubbly: This fun bottle
is a perfect NYE hostest gift. Spray your champagne bottle with spray adhesive
and then sprinkle the gold glitter on. It's that easy. Get the how-to at Evite.
9.Glittery Centerpiece Vases: Spruce up
an old Mason jar with paint and glitter. Then fill it with flowers. Get the how-to at Lily Shop.
10.Gold Brushed Balloons: You can put glitter
in your balloons, but everyone has seen that one. Instead, paint the bottom of
your balloons with liquid gold leaf for a extra festive vibe. Get the how-to at
Pottery Barn Kids.