Make your NYE party dazzling and cheerful with these 13 New Year's Eve crafts. Add an exclamation point to your celebration, and keep your family and friends entertained all night long.
Welcome the New Year With These 13 New Year's Eve Crafts
1. DIY Gold Fringe Party Hats
Add some festivity to the night with these celebratory fringe hats. Simply attach strips around this gold accessory, starting from the bottom and working all the way up.
You don't have to worry about crafting this project. Even if you overlap the fringes, it would still make an eye-catching craft. Pair it with your New Year's Eve attire, and achieve that complete metallic look.
2. Paper Plate Noise Maker
If you're hosting a New Year's Eve party, this noisemaker is a perfect addition to that big event. This craft is easy to make, even your kids can help you in creating one.
3. Confetti-Filled Balloons
Simply stuff your balloons with as much confetti as you like before inflating them with helium. If you want the confetti to stick to the sides, fill them with air. You'll definitely have fun while shaking the balloons to evenly spread the confetti.
Remember to keep them away from sharp objects. When the clock strikes midnight, you can even pop the balloons to create some noise and shower your guests with lots of confetti.
4. DIY Glitter-Dipped Cups
Make your dinnerware special and give them a complete makeover. Transform your ordinary cups into sparkly ones to spice up your New Year's Eve dinner.
This craft is simple to make. You just have to be patient in waiting for your cups to completely dry. Add some glitter for that extra shimmer, and use them just in time for your New Year's Eve celebration.
5. Emoji Photo Booth Props
What's a better way to welcome the New Year than creating and saving memories? Add a personal touch to your crafts and brighten up your picture taking with these DIY photo props.
Simply paste your printed emoji faces on cards and attach sticks on the back. Let your guests express how they feel through these handmade pieces, and create a celebratory backdrop for your end of the year photo.
6. DIY Party Poppers
Put a bang to your party with this New Year's Eve craft that's easy and fun to make. Use your creativity and decorate your party poppers with tissue paper, stickers, and glitter. You can also let your kids do their own version and cover them with their favorite cartoon characters.
To make your New Year's Eve celebration more exciting, you can fill them with candies and chocolate bars. Alternatively, you can put toys and puzzle pieces to play with later on.
7. Crochet Ox
According to the Chinese calendar, 2021 will be the year of the ox. What better way to celebrate the new year by adding these cute animal crochets as added designs for your house.
You'll never know, it could also bring good luck for the coming year.
8. DIY Mini Bow Ties
Make your party glasses elegant by dressing them up with these bow ties. They'll definitely make great decor to your New Year's Eve table spread.
Recycle black felt or card stock to form mini bow ties. Afterward, make a toast to an amazing new year with your glasses filled with drinks and this New Year's Eve craft.
9. DIY New Year's Eve Glasses
Transform your old sunglasses into cool New Year's Eve shades. Play around with a few materials to create various kinds of designs, and wear these glasses to stand out during the party.
Mix and match different hues so you would have lots of choices. You can add some pipe cleaners on the sides and use metallic colors to produce that fireworks look. Alternatively, you can shape them into petals to achieve a floral vibe.
10. Fireworks Wand Craft
Add magic to your New Year's Eve with this fireworks wand craft. You can either make them shiny by using gold and silver accessories or be playful by adding colorful materials. Additionally, you can put small bells so they would create noise upon shaking.
With these wand crafts, your little ones will appreciate fireworks even more. They can also put up a fireworks show to entertain your guests.
11. DIY New Year's Ball
You can still make the night fun even if you're celebrating at home. Welcome the new year with this shiny DIY New Year's Ball.
Simply wrap a Styrofoam-shaped ball with aluminum foil. Then, glitz it up by adding a bunch of shiny gems. Do the countdown with this New Year's Eve craft, and enjoy your very own version of the ball drop.
12. Fireworks Ring Craft
Who says that you should only decorate your home for New Year's Eve? You can also add sparkle to your hands and make them striking. Complement your outfit and home ornaments with this vibrant and eye-catching craft.
Using only pipe cleaners, you can turn and shape them into rings to fill your fingers. You can also use different colors to make your hands more radiant and fascinating.
13. New Year's Eve Paper Fortune Cookies Craft
Make your own fortune cookies to entertain your guests. Hand them out to everyone for a more fun-filled New Year's Eve party.
Recycle some colorful scraps of paper and make a handful of cookies so each guest can grab and open more than one. Fill them with predictions to keep them engaged throughout the night. You can also be as silly as you want in writing the fortunes.
Jazz up the night by surrounding yourself with these New Year's Eve crafts. Build up the excitement and make your guests look forward to your New Year's Eve party.
What other new year's eve crafts do you have in mind? Share them with us in the comments section below!
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