15 DIY Decorations For A Cheerful New Year’s Eve

by Vicky

With the sparkly outfits, wild balloon installations, badass playlists, and midnight kisses, it’s no wonder that New Year’s Eve is our favorite holiday to host. As with any celebration, the right atmosphere is key. And we are here to help you set the mood with some fun and festive party decorations.

You don’t have to spend a bunch of money on New Year’s Eve decor with our easy DIY decorations list! Save your money for a nice bottle of champagne, instead! These sparkly, celestial decorations are so awesome, you’ll want to leave them up all year. If you love doing things the DIY way and you want to plan a fabulous New Year’s Eve party, check out this collection of DIY ideas.

1. New Year’s Eve Party  Crackers

Tutorial: happinessishomemade.net


Party crackers are a fun holiday tradition and a great favor for all of your New Year’s Eve party guests. Fill them with confetti, balloons, paper crowns, popping snaps, noisemakers, and more! You can decorate them however you like, or follow the examples from the tutorial. Either way, your guests will love them, especially the kids.

2. Star Table Confetti

Stars echo the clear and crisp winter night skies, evoke the twinkling lights on Christmas trees, and add a sense of warmth during the cold winter months. You can make them in different sizes and patterns and scatter them across the table with some booze and snacks. This is a great decoration idea for NYE for everyone to enjoy!

3. New Near’s Eve Bar Cart

Tutorial: blog.birdsparty.com


It’s not much of a New Year celebration without a festive cocktail or champagne in your hands. So this year you can decorate your bar cart in a festive mood that will lure the guests to pour another drink in their hands. Follow the tutorial and check out the steps to help you jazz up a bar cart for your New Year’s Eve party!

4. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop

Here’s a great way to countdown to 2021 with your family and friends. This entertaining project is super easy to make and involves lots of glitters, which is a win-win in our books! So if you want to have a ball drop for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebration, in the tutorial you have all the instructions on how to make it. Your guests will definitely love your craft!

5. Disco Ball

Tutorial: gretasday.com

Who wouldn’t want a disco ball on NYE, right? This is such a great idea to help set up the festive mood and a great party tool for dancing until the morning. It’s shiny and sparkly and it has that classic disco ball look and shape. Do you know what the best thing about this beauty is? It’s so easy to make. Check out the tutorial and see for yourselves.

6. Balloon Photo Backdrop

It’s hard to believe that it’s already December, and that New Year’s Eve will be here before we know it. We love any excuse to throw a good party, so here’s another idea for decorating your homes for NYE. Everyone loves taking photos on NYE, so this is a great idea to capture the best photos yet! Create your best memories with your family and friends with this fun idea! Enjoy.

7. New Year’s Eve Fortune Balloons

Tutorial: balloontime.com

A New Year’s Eve party is the perfect place for guests to mingle and reflect on the past year. We all wish for good fortune for the New Year, so why not give your party guests fun, fortune-filled balloons to pop at midnight? They’re easy to make and double as a great party decoration. Enjoy the tutorial!

8. Balloon Countdown Clock

If you are looking for fun ideas to ring in the new year, look no further! Feel free to recreate this NYE decoration that will look so cool during the celebration! All of your friends and family will love it, and the best part – it’s literally made in 30 minutes. To create your own countdown balloon clock is very simple and very few supplies needed. It makes the perfect party backdrop or decor for any spot at your house! Enjoy.

9. New Year’s Eve Wine Glasses

Everybody likes to drink and toast for the start of a new and happier year. So we’ve found a way to decorate your glasses for NYE. This is such a fun project to make with your friends and family and even more funnier when you will be drinking from them. Follow the tutorial to create this idea, or draw something different. Either way, you’ll love them!

10. New Year’s Eve Party Hats

Tutorial: lollyjane.com

Let’s welcome 2021 in style with these easy NYE Party Hats tutorial, blinged out with a free clock printable. You don’t have to spend a fortune on your party but you can look like you did. Adding a few classic top hats is a great way to throw a hit party. Enjoy crafting!

11. Fringe Layered Streamers

Here is a fun and festive way to decorate your walls for New Year’s Eve. Colorful, cheerful and very decorative! They are so easy to do, so it will be a fun project to create with your families. Pick out your favorite colors, check out the tutorial and start decorating!

12. New Year’s Eve Noise Makers

Create your very own DIY New Year’s Eve noise makers to ring in the New Year in DIY style! If you’re looking for a fun and non-fireworks way to bring in the New Year, these DIY Noise Makers are a fun way to give the kids a little crafting project that they can put to good use on New Year’s Eve! Check out the tutorial and create this fun project!

13. DIY Confetti Rockets

Here’s another creative idea to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the most fun way possible. You simply have to have confetti to ring in the New Year. And we are here to show you all the fun ways to use them for the upcoming celebration! Enjoy.

14. New Year’s Eve Confetti Balloons

New Year’s Eve it’s on its way, so time to get as much balloons as possible to get ready for the festivity! But if you are feeling crafty, you can decorate your baloons with conffetti. It’s fun and festive, perfect for celebrations! So wait no longer, grab your balloons and follow the steps from the tutorial.

15. Conffetti Dipped Champagne Bottle

It’s time to decorate your champagne bottles for NYE. And here’s the perfect idea on how to do it! So, ff you are planning to serve champagne or wine, take some extra time and decorate the bottles. The guests will love them!

Whether you plan on having a huge New Year’s blowout with many guests or just a quiet evening with your closest friends and family, there are ideas here that are sure to please everyone on your guest list. Which tutorial is your favorite one? Feel free to leave a comment below. Happy crafting!


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