NYE-compressed Photo: Shari’s Berries/Flickr

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? If you’re hosting a party in the comfort of your own home, well then congratulations! You’ve made the right choice. Have you ever tried to hail a cab after the ball drops?! It’s a traumatic experience that involves a lot of sequins, sweat and tears. To help you ring in the New Year in style, we’ve rounded up 16 DIY decor projects that will make your party sparkle and shine.

1. Disposable dinnerware never looked so good! Use spray adhesive and craft glitter to get toasty.

glitter cups-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: ideas.evite.com

2. Cut numbers out of cardboard and wrap them in gold fringe.

numbers Photo and DIY tutorial: ruffledblog.com

3. Create a glimmering photo backdrop using tinsel, cardboard, double-sided tape and Command hooks.

gold fringe-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: woodandgrain.com

4. Make these super simple toothpick toppers using pom-poms and a glue gun. 

toothpicks-compressed Photo: ericasweettooth.com

5. A star garland can be kept up all year long. 

star garland-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: sayyes.com

6. Fill clear balloons with confetti and pop them at midnight.

confetti balloons-compressed Photo: etsy.com

7. Once again, glitter makes plastic utensils look glamorous. 

glitter utensils-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: sugarandcloth.com

8. Use metallic ornaments as pretty place card holders. 

ornaments-compressed Photo: happywedd.com

9. Drink champagne and dance on the table under these faux Disco balls.

Sparkle-lanterns-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: twodelighted.com

10. Have leftover ornaments? Of course you do. Use them to fill up a few vases. 

ornaments and decorations-compressed Photo: catchmyparty.com

11. Decorate with clocks. The look is timeless!

clocks-compressed Photo: amocharlie.files.wordpress.com

12. Make your own ice bucket to chill the champagne in. 

wine chiller-compressed Photo: frenchbydesignblog.com

13. Frame this free printable and add it to your gallery wall. 

free printable-compressed Photo and free printable: creatingreallyawesomefreethings.com

14. Write down your resolutions. Maybe this year they’ll stick. 

resolutions-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: rosyglasses.com

15. Place thin, sparkler-like candles in a glass of silver beads.

candles-compressed (1) Photo: craftionary.net

16. Don’t let El Niño get you down! Create your own snow using marshmallows, thread and a needle. 

marshmallow snow-compressed Photo and DIY tutorial: treasuresandtravelsblog.com

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