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A Chic + Minimal New Year’s Eve Party
New Year’s Eve is full of potential—it’s an evening that signifies the end of a life chapter while giving us all an opportunity to pledge our goals and desires for new beginnings. But beyond opportunities for the future, New Year’s Eve is also a great opportunity for interior enthusiasts to showcase their decorating skills.
One of the great things about decorating for this holiday is that there are no set rules or expectations—you have creative liberty to do anything you want without detracting... from the party. For instance, if you’re a more is more type of decorator, you can include glittery accents until your heart’s content and no one will raise an eyebrow on this holiday fit for festive flair.
That being said, if a minimal aesthetic is more your speed, it’s not always easy to integrate the glitz and glamour characteristic of this occasion without sacrificing your pared-back sensibilities. But it’s every bit possible. We promise.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Bring Glitz to Your Balloons
To keep decor chaos to a minimum, it helps to think outside the box like Dina from Honey & Fitz. Here, a handful of balloons make chic, bubbly decor while being contained to one wall, which provides all of the decorative benefits without encroaching on precious square footage.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Add Glamour to Your Glasses
What’s a New Year’s Eve party without champagne? No party at all. Give your bubbly the glittery presentation it deserves by treating a set of plastic flutes to this insanely easy and incredibly compelling idea.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Bring Glitz to Your Balloons
Speaking of glitter, dipping your balloons in it will instantly transform them from average to awesome. All it takes is a little adhesive and a few minutes, and your minimal party will be that much more glamorous.Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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Make Monochrome Magic
Monochromatic color stories are basically made for a minimal aesthetic and a New Year’s Eve party is no exception. For an ultra-chic design, try an all-rose gold theme; it’ll keep visual chaos at bay while bringing all of the trendy party vibes.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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A Little Sparkle Goes a Long Way
One of the great things about sparkly decor is that you don’t need much of it to make a striking statement. Buy a simple banner like this one, add some glitter, and say goodbye to your minimal NYE decor woes.Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Beautify Your Bar
Decorating your bar is a simple way to make a stunning splash, and if you’re like many of us without the luxury of a full-on bar, take a page from The Tomkat Studio's book and create one yourself with a basic table and a few decorations.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Little Bottles and Drink Stirrers
Miniatures are never a bad idea, especially when those miniatures come in the form of champagne. Purchase a few plastic cups, some mini bubbly bottles, and a set of drink stirrers and the result will be low-maintenance and highly-enviable functional decor.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Make Your Own Confetti Wand
A minimalist is all about combining form and function, and this DIY decor idea does it beautifully. These homemade confetti sticks will look great on display before midnight and they’ll look even better as they explode sparkly confetti in the air as the clock strikes 12.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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Elevate Your Noisemakers
Most noisemakers do a great job making noise but not a very good job looking chic doing it. Forgo the bright and tacky colors often found on these party enhancers in favor of a more sparkly alternative. All you need are a few minutes and the desire to add more sparkle to your chic soiree.