handwritten invitations Who doesn't love getting mail? We're over the impersonal evites and Facebook messages. Set the tone for the evening, before the guests even arrive, with a fancy invite lightly doused with confetti.
Custom Return Address Stamp
Black and White Vintage Postage
Color Mix Vintage Postage
photography by NOLE GAREY FOR OH SO BEAUTIFUL PAPER
a beautiful spread Keep it simple by pairing an ornate cheese plate with a bowl of spiked punch. Or, go all out with a soulful feast!
Cheers Linen Cocktail Napkins Set/4
Slate Cheese Plate - Small
cocktail garnish stand Skip the olives and slices of lime in lieu of berries, marshmallows, and scented herbs! Note: Whimsical stir sticks are a must!
Mine Bowl Black
photography by ERIN HEARTS COURT VIA 100LAYERCAKE.COM
confetti dipped balloons Step up your decor with this easy DIY. Stick to a color scheme and prop a cluster of the balloons against a wall, for an impromptu photo backdrop your guests will love!Here's how you can make it yourself.
Thimblepress Push-Pop Confetti
Fern Tropical Leaves on Guava Balloons
Ballet Yay on Black Balloons
photography by JEFF MINDELL PHOTOGRAPHY
deck the walls Simple streamers layered with tissue paper honeycombs set the scene, creating the perfect ambience for the night.
Guava Yay on White Balloons
natural centerpieces Intertwined greenery and strands of winter berries provide depth and contrast against the simplicity of the burlap runner. Find more creative centerpiece ideas here.
Pristine Votive Holders, Set of 6
Sparkling Silver Tea Light Holders
something for the adults Ring in the New Year with a bite of this decadant molten chocolate cake topped with peppermint candies. Bonus: It pairs perfectly with a tall glass of champagne. Get the recipe.
Rufolo Glass Gold Cake Stand
Dauville Cake Stand
Prem Tiered Stand
something for the little ones Indulge them with these adorable marshmallow cutouts, which they can even help make! Serve with a side of pipping hot chocolate.
Berry and Thread Rectangular Server
Tinware Ceramic Mugs, Set of 4
photography by MARINA DELIO
confetti poppers New Year's isn't quite complete without plenty of party horns and a fountain of exploding confetti. Here's how you can make them.
Thimblepress All That Glitters Push-Pop Confetti
photography by ERICA CHAN COFFMAN
cocktail menus If you want to get fancy (and we do), jot down a few of your specialty cocktails and have fun playing bartender.
french 75 and diy stir sticks Pair this citrusy champagne-based cocktail with an equally lively gold fringe stir stick.
Orb Copper Shaker
Cocktails for the Holidays
photography by MOLLY MADFIS VIA SUGARANDCLOTH.COM
minty pomegranate spritzer This concoction is all about sweet notes and tart accents, topped off with a fresh sprig of mint.
Hawkins New York Small Conical Glass - Set of 6
photography by JEANINE DONOFRIO VIA LOVEANDLEMONS.COM
champagne etoile What's NYE without a little champagne mixed in with a touch of whiskey? This heavenly blend features a surprising hint of vanilla we can't get enough of.
Optical Gold Wine Glass
photography by BELATHèE VIA BLOG.BELATHEE.COM
bourbon rosemary fizz A festive mix with a powerful kick, garnished with a refreshing touch of rosemary.
Spanish Beer Glass
photography by GABRIEL CABRERA