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5 DIY’S for a show stopping new years eve party!

Whether you are looking to host the most extravagant party of the year or just having an intimate get together with friends, look no further for your New Year’s Eve event insurance and inspiration! The holidays can be a stressful, not to mention pricey, time of the year. Why not reduce the stress and make everything you need for a lavish night right at home!

No. 1:  Confetti Balloons!

Jazz up your party with this simple DIY Confetti Balloon!

What you’ll need:

  1. Balloons (White will work best!)
  2. A hole punch (optional)
  3. 5-20 Pieces of coloured (of your choice) Paper

These dazzling balloons will add the perfect amount of glamour to your event, and best of all they are easy and fast to make! Simply hole punch your sheets of paper, feed the confetti into a balloon, and proceed to blow them up and watch the magic before your eyes! For a soft twist substitute craft feathers for paper as your confetti of choice! The options are unlimited!

No. 2: #Hashtags

A customised hashtag will allow you and your guests to find all the pictures from your event on social media! A hashtag has got to be the easiest DIY! It’s easy, free, and tons of fun! When creating your unique hashtag stick to something simple, but also creative. Play around with word combinations, using things like “NYE” and “New Year’s” followed by the year and a personal touch like your initials will help guests find pics easily! And don’t forget, a hashtag is only as successful as its marketing! So make sure all your guests know the hashtag and can easily access it! Try displaying your customised hashtag on a framed board so everyone can see it!

No. 3: A Pimp Your Prosecco Bar!

Add a dash of glitz to your event with this customizable Prosecco Bar! The options are unlimited and the final product is to die for! Here are some of the wonderful things you can include in your DIY Prosecco Bar!

What you’ll need:

  • Prosecco, Champagne, or sparkling ciders of your choice!
  • Cordials or simple syrups
  • Frozen Fruit (think: strawberries, peaches, raspberries, etc.)
  • Sorbet to add a cool twist!
  • Candy Floss

Arrange your chosen toppings on a table by some champagne flutes and an eye-catching sign and you’re done! This simple DIY will add an expensive feel to your party and is sure to please bubbly enthusiasts everywhere! Ensure you can enjoy your bubbly to its fullest potential by relieving any anxiety over your party by attaining event insurance through our qualified agents.

No. 4:  Photo Booth Props

Nothing screams New Year’s Eve like some silly photos! Simply create these festive and light-hearted props that will have guests lining up to pose for the camera!

What you’ll need:

  1. Coloured craft paper!
  2. Wooden skewers or popsicle sticks
  3. Templates

The internet is full of inspiration and templates are in abundance! So start by finding yourself some templates to print out and copy! Once you find some deigns you like start to trace the templates on your chosen coloured craft paper, cut them out and glue it to a skewer for your DIY props! These are so easy and fast to make, but will prove to be the perfect detail at any great party!

*Bonus: Make multiple props and hand one out to every guest as a party favour for extra host points!

No. 5: Edible Glitter!

It’s not New Year’s Eve without a little glitter! Now take that to a whole new level by dusting your desserts in shimmering homemade edible glitter! Nothing’s as magical as sparkling sweets so dust this stuff on everything from truffles and cakes to donuts and even fruit!

What you’ll need:

  1. ¼ cup of white sugar
  2. ½ tsp of food colouring
  3. A jar (with a lid)

In a jar add the food colouring and white sugar seal the lid and shake to mix the ingredients! Once well combined evenly distribute the mixture on a pan lined with parchment paper and bake for 5-10 min at 180º and voila you have your very own edible glitter!

Hopefully, these DIY’s get you in the New Year’s spirit and spark some creativity! Remember, no matter how big or small your event is you can benefit from event insurance, especially around the stressful holiday period! Let us do all that hard work so you can enjoy the part

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