new year eve

Instantly kick up the GLITZ for New Year’s Eve

with these simple style solutions

If your home is still bursting with colorful holiday decorations and you want to quickly transition into a classy New Year’s Eve, here are a few tips on how to instantly make your party sparkle & shine!

scout your house

FIRST…go thorough closets, garage, jewelry box, cupboards.  Look for anything in the colors of silver, gold, black, white.

Ribbons / Scarves / Jewelry / Floral / Kitsch knickknacks
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Remove Color

If holiday greens (tree, garland, wreath) are still up, simply remove the colors of Red, Green, & Blue, then elevate the look using those silver, gold, black and white items.

Attach jewelry and trinkets / Tie scarves to garland / Add floral fillers
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After Christmas Specials

Grab a box or two of deeply discounted silver, gold or white ornaments to add shimmer and shine to your table, bar or buffet. 


Fill glass jars and pedestals / Scatter about platters and table / Rest under candles
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Ring in the New Year with Father Time by giving old clocks new life.  Set clocks to display time on different continents on this night that counts down to a bright new year!


Position on candlesticks / Place center table
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Use mirrors to elevate style and embrace the symbolism of a looking glass as you reflect the past and gaze into the future.


Place center table / Use as serving trays
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Nothing brings warmth and elegance like the flicker of candlelight.  Intermix all shapes and sizes of candles in white, silver and gold.   

Rest atop mirrors / Mingle with ornaments / Nestle into silver bowls
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Party Gear

Raise the fun factor with a few signature New Years Eve items; hats, masks, noise makers.  Add to the excitement by including your own music makers in the mix.


Hats, horns, masks / Maracas, Harmonica, Tambourine
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Elevate the party with inexpensive special effects you can pick up for a song or make right at home using supplies you already have on hand. (SEE FX PAGE FOR INSTRUCTIONS)


Glitter filled Balloons / FLUTTER FETTI / Balloon Drop
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Midnight Toast

Champagne is a MUST for that traditional midnight toast but if you don’t have that perfect silver champagne bucket, large punch bowls and garden urns work great to chill the bubbly!

Embellish with black or gold scarf or bow
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Finishing Touches

Group, gather and position items artistically to create a stunning table setting.  Scout your house, shop smart and you can ring in the New Year affordably, quickly and in classic style!

Finishing Touches 2014

Happy New Year