15 Dazzling New Year’s Eve Party Decor Ideas

Can you believe it is almost 2022?!  What a year it has been!  Here is a roundup of some glittery decoration ideas you can incorporate into your upcoming New Year’s Eve party!

While you’re at it, check out this list of 18 things to be grateful for on New Year’s Eve!

New Year’s Eve Sequin Banner

15 Dazzling New Year's Eve Party Decor Ideas
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This is a fairly simple DIY with cardboard, sequins, and rope. All you need to do is draw and cut each letter from the cardboard. You can print out a letter template too, if you wish. 

When the letters are ready, apply white glue onto the cardboard and sprinkle the sequins on. Tap off the excess sequins and set aside for them to dry. 

When they are dried, use a hot glue gun to attach them onto the string and hang it on the wall!

Foil Paper Medallions

15 Dazzling New Year's Eve Party Decor Ideas
Source: Lia Griffith

These foil paper medallions are beautiful and can be hung anywhere in your house for that festive NYE vibe. Bonus is that they are made out of metallic gift wrap and you can reuse your old wrapping papers! 

Make big and small ones to decorate your space and add to your existing holiday decorations.

New Year’s Eve Crown

15 Dazzling New Year's Eve Party Decor Ideas
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Décor for your guests, this sparkly crown will add to the fun of any New Year’s Eve Party!  Make these for your guests to wear and everyone can dress up for the count down.

New York Countdown Tablescape

New York Tablescape 2022
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Deck out your table with the cute tablescape of New York’s ball drop.  This is the perfect theme this year since there’s little chance to travel. Bring the ball drop home and celebrate with friends and family!

Hanging Balloon Centerpiece

Balloon Centerpiece for New Year's Eve
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Hang this balloon cluster above the dining table as a centerpiece and also as a photo backdrop! Balloons are easy to get and attach together to make a special statement piece in the décor.  Don’t forget the 2022 balloons.

Hanging Photo Balloons

Photo Balloon Wall for Pictures
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This super creative idea involves hanging balloons from the ceilings with ribbons. Leave an instant camera around at the party and invite guests to take photos and write messages, and then attach their photos to the hanging ribbons.

Star Garland

Gold Star Garland DIY for New Years Eve
Source: Torie Jayne

Another doorway idea is to string a star garland across. These festive stars will add the extra glitter to your space and are super easy to create. For your New Year’s Eve party, we recommend sticking to gold, silver and black.

Metallic Confetti Balloons

Metallic Confetti Balloons for New Years
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Metallic Confetti Balloons

Switch out your typical balloons for these gorgeous DIY clear balloons with metallic confetti!  You can used them to spruce up an entrance or have them hanging from the windows.  Take it to the next level and pop them at midnight to release all the confetti.

Star Confetti Tubes

DIY Star Confetti Tubes for New Years
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Although this tutorial was intended for weddings, it also works super well for a New Year’s Eve party. Create your own star confetti tubes which makes for a fun activity during the countdown when all your guests can throw their confetti into the air.

Star Confetti Hole Punch

DIY Bowtie Pasta Garland

DIY Glitter Bowtie Pasta Garland
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For those creative, pasta loving, DIY people, this craft is for you.  All you need is string, bowties, glue and glitter!  Merge your passion for pasta and your excitement for new years to create a beautiful looking garland.

Balloon Countdown Clock

New Years Countdown Balloons
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All you need is some gold balloons, construction paper, and black tape for this Instagram-able backdrop.  Guaranteed to intrigue all your friends, this simple DIY project will ensure many likes on your Instagram pictures.

Glitter Champagne Glass

Glitter Champagne Glass NYE
Source: Our Happy Place

Spruce up your boring champagne cups by making it sparkle! Simply add some glitter or confetti to the bottom and add some starry elements for that extra glitz.

Champagne Bar

Champagne Bar New Years Eve
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What would New Year’s Eve be without a bit of bubbly champagne? Functional and decorative, setting up a bar cart with champagne, glasses and a few party favours (disco balls work well on NYE) gives your party that extra something.

Disco Ball Piñata

Disco Ball Pinata NYE Ideas
Source: Studio DIY

New Year’s Eve is a vibrant, glittery affair and what better way to bring some shine and sparkle than with a disco ball piñata? This piece doubles as decor and as an activity for during the night.

Paper Cube String Lights

Paper cube string lights
Source: Lia Griffith

Everybody loves strings lights.  They automatically make an event fancy. If you have a hand for origami, then this DIY is for you.  The origami cube disperses the light to create an even fancier glow.

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By Bonnie Chuong

Hello! My name is Bonnie and I live in Toronto, Canada working as a landscape architect. I am always interested in trying new crafts and my main interests are in fibre arts, sewing, photography, and watercolour painting. I also love travelling and have lived in South Korea for two years.