Make this year's fete about way more than watching the ball drop. Have guests talking—and sipping—with a champagne-themed soiree. Your celebration will be one to remember for new years to come with these DIY crafts, decorations, and recipes that pop.
These water drop lights almost look like they are filled with a glass of your favorite bubbly. Hang them outdoors for a patio party or along the mantle for a sparkling interior touch.
BUY NOW: $13, Easternstar Solar Outdoor String Lights,
Set up this decoration and you'll have the perfect backdrop for photos with friends.
BUY NOW: starting at $8, New Years Eve Champagne Bottle Tassel Balloon,
These decorative cups are a simple accent for any large party, so you can enjoy the night without any stress about broken glass.
BUY NOW: $16 for 12, Kate Aspen Cheers Stadium Cup,
Accordion-fold colored sheets of tissue or wrapping paper, then use two different-size circle craft punches to make a colorful tabletop decoration.
What you'll need: Medium craft punch ($11; ); Large craft punch ($15; ); Beverage napkins ($5 for 50; )
For a personal touch, write the what, when, and where inside these festive pink notecards.
BUY NOW: $17 for 10, Pop Fizz Clink Holiday Card Set,
Knot each end of a length of monofilament to a clear plastic ornament. Repeat to create more bubbles, then hang them at staggered heights from a sturdy ceiling fixture or in a doorway.
BUY NOW: $12 for set of 12 80mm balls, Darice Clear Plastic Acrylic Fillable Christmas Ball Ornament,
Dab a pencil eraser onto a pigment ink pad (the color won't transfer to hands or faces), and press onto a cocktail napkin to create a custom design; let dry before stacking.
What you'll need: Beverage napkins ($5 for 50; ); Gold pigment ink pad ($7; )
Scoop strawberry or peach sorbet into chilled glasses and top with sparkling juice and sparkling white wine.
BUY NOW: $34, Set of 2 Chardonnay Glasses,
Toss marinated bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella balls) with olive oil, chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely grated lemon zest, and red pepper flakes. Serve in a fun festive bowl.
BUY NOW: $15, Round Serving Bowl,
Serve these cheese-and-chive snacks straight from the oven. Dress up your favorite plate with a decorative towel for an added touch of holiday spirit.
BUY NOW: $10, Red Napkin Set of 4 - Threshold™
Sprinkle 1 Tbsp granulated sugar and ½ tsp kosher salt on just-cooked popcorn and serve in paper hats lined with tissue paper.
BUY NOW: $1 each, DIY Gold Metallic Craft Party Hat,
Instead of noisemakers, blow bubbles from little champagne bottles before the ball drops.
BUY NOW: $29 for 48 bottles, Mini Champagne Bottle Bubbles,