On New Year’s Eve, everything should sparkle just like champagne and fireworks. Whether you’re planning a big celebration or a small gathering, here are some ways you can add some DIY sparkle of your own to the festivities.

Pom-Poms

Pom-poms have been one of this year’s biggest décor trends, and there’s no reason to stop now! Use pom-poms to dress up everything from drink stirrers to party hats or, make whimsical accessories to go with your party dress. For extra pop, choose pom-poms with metallic accents…they look just like mini fireworks! To make your very own pom-poms, why not try the Sizzix Pom-Pom Maker.

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Stars

Star light, star bright, decorate with stars tonight and make New Year’s wishes come true! Along with out-of-this-world party hats and centerpieces. Stars are great for garlands and backgrounds for photo booths. For fun and games, you can’t beat the excitement of a star-shaped pull piñata.

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Glitter & Tinsel 

The surest way to add glitter to your New Year’s party is to, well, add glitter. Glitter the hats, glitter the glasses…you can even make some glitterific party shoes to dress up for the occasion. Find the Sizzix 3 pack of glitter here! For less mess, look for glittered tapes and ribbons to add sparkling accents to your party décor. And while you’re at it, add a little tinsel for extra flair.

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Baubles

With Christmas just behind us, there are still plenty of baubles around for making merry. Just swap out red and green for shimmering gold and silver, and the shiny globes in miniature size are perfect for topping drink servers or making eye-catching accessories. Glam up bigger baubles with tinsel and confetti for fun DIY decorations with extra sparkle.

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Sequins and Mirror Balls

If you like things super shiny, then you can’t go wrong with mirrors and sequins. Even small projects like a pair of disco ball glasses can make a big impact. But don’t be afraid to think big with an oversized mirror ball, sequined photo backdrop or sparkling silver banner. Start the New Year with sparkle!

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