It’s officially the season of celebration and every party needs some simple and quick DIY party decorations. We’ve gathered 52 of our fave party pieces/ideas/printables to make your New Year’s Eve the best yet.
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Add Lia Griffiths’ New Year resolution cards to your party for some reflection time among the fun. Download the free printable here.
Every celebration needs a party hat! Here’s how you can make and print Lovely Indeed’s beaut hats for free.
Or if hats aren’t your thing, what about headbands? Make these fun 2020 headbands using Hey Let’s Make Stuff’s tutorial.
Use Sugar & Charm’s blog post to whip up your own origami fortune cookies.
Parties are all about making noise, so use Julep’s tutorial and make your own party blowers.
The queen of colour Kalio Chic shows you how to make this crazy backdrop that’ll be perfect for taking photos in front of.
We just had to include these DIY disco balls by Lia Griffith.
Oh Happy Day’s metallic straw garland is the ideal DIY party decoration piece.
For those of you that like a little more colour at your parties, follow Sweet Red Poppy’s tutorial for this rather gorgeous trio of garlands.
Every New Year party needs a banner! Use Tomkat’s free printable to decorate with.
Fun Squared’s New Year’s Eve bingo sheet is a fab game to bring out once everyone’s done with dancing. Find her free printable here.
Count down the hours with Twinkle Twinkle Little Party‘s balloon clock.
Swap out some of your prints for the evening with Yellow Bliss Road’s jazzy printable.
Tatertots and Jello shows you how to make a glitter garland using a sewing machine and some card. Make yours in your theme’s colours and enjoy.
Differentiate between glasses with Evermine’s printable clock tags.
Give your cutlery an extra flair with Alice and Lois’ paper utensil tutorial.
A Bubbly Life’s disco ball name card tutorial is everything we need in life.
Gold is a classic for New Year’s Eve so whip up Lovely Indeed‘s banner.
My Cakies‘ gold star garland is a quick decoration and would be fab to make with kids.
Cheers underneath Bespoke Bride’s Chin Chin garland.
Studio DIY transformed her Christmas decorations into party decs which we definitely rate. What a time saver! Head to her blog to see more of her modern colourful look.
Subtle Revelry‘s paper decorations are another quick and simple make – ideal if you’ve left all your party prep to the last minute like us…
Make Designed Improvised‘s fringed balloons and add them to your party celebrations.
Bring a spacey element to your New Year celebrations with The House That Lars Built’s moon phase hanging.
For all you yarn lovers this is the garland you need. Use up your stash and make Designed Improvised‘s garland.
The yarn decorations don’t stop there. Make and keep She Saved’s pom pom garland up all year round.
Another paper make from a Subtle Revelry is these dip-dyed streamers.
Party Delights‘ yay motif adds a bit of celebration to your average straw.
Kailo Chic’s confetti placemats are the ultimate dinner party addition.
Paper cups are a staple of any party, but make yours more Mollie with Handmade Charlotte’s tutorial.
Add some paper flair with Craftaholics Anonymous‘ fan garland.
Whether it’s a birthday cake, a New Year pie or a baby shower cupcake, they all deserve a confetti cake topper. Use Aunt Peaches‘ tutorial and make a confetti 2020 to put in your treats.
Check out these party wallpapers below. They’re all free to download and use!
- Download your special party wallpaper
- Download your new desktop wallpaper!
- Download your new December wallpaper
Sugar & Cloth’s rainbow candle centrepiece makes a fab statement for any party.
Hunker shows you how to make this New Year’s Eve party backdrop over on their blog.
Toast in the New Year with A Beautiful Mess’ Cheers banner.
The Life of Jennifer Dawn’s photobooth props will make for some fab photos throughout the night.
Spruce up your bannister with House & Home’s extra garland.
Balloons + confetti = celebration central. Use Ginger Ray’s tips and tricks blog post to add some sparkle to your decorations.
Continuing with the confetti theme, Meet Penny shows you how to make these confetti cannons from toilet roll tubes and balloons.
Add some fun slogans to your party beverages with Bespoke Brides’ printables.
Cupcakes are a must for any party, so use I Heart Nap Time’s printables to decorate your treats with.
If you’re feeling extra fancy, make Something Turquoise’s glitter ice cubes.
Try something a little more unusual this New Year and ditch the black and gold for colour. The Craft Patch shows you how to make these really simple paper flowers.
Check out these blog posts for more crafty goodness:
- Bachelorette party survival kit
- How to host a Mad Knitter’s tea party
- 44 easy 5 minute crafts with paper
Keeping with the colourful theme, click here for Icecream Off Paper Plates’ rainbow fan tutorial.
Pick out some balloons in your chosen colour scheme then follow Pretty Providence’s step by step balloon garland tutorial.
Hostess with the Mostess’s rainbow balloon tails were designed with baby showers in mind, but we think they’d make great NYE DIY party decorations.
If balloons aren’t really your thing why not make tulle pom poms instead? Momdot has a tutorial here.
And last but not least is Birds Party’s rainbow tablescape. We just had to end with balloons and multi-coloured madness because it completely sums up Mollie.
We hope you’ve enjoyed these 52 DIY party decorations and can use them for all your 2020 gatherings. If you make or use any of these projects, tag us in a pic on Instagram and Twitter or post it on our Facebook wall!