New Year’s Eve


Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share a Countdown Themed Party that I recently styled for a combined New Years and Birthday Celebration! When you are counting down the days to an exciting life event, this theme lends itself perfectly to all sorts of occasions – from baby showers and milestone birthday parties to […]

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Just wanted to give a quick thank you shout out to Cocktail Pops author Jeanne Benedict (pictured above) for using our Neon New Year collection from Hostess INK in her news segment this past weekend! Scroll down to view the clip & get some fun tips for whipping up SPIKED FROZEN TREATS of your own… […]

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Happy last Friday of 2013! Yep… Christmas may be over already, but we’ve still got New Year’s Eve to look forward to next week! :) Speaking of New Year’s Eve, I’ve teamed up with NECTRESSE® Natural No Calorie Sweetener again this holiday season to develop and share some creative holiday entertaining tips, including recipe ideas that are sweet […]

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“3!…2!…1!…” this gorgeous Gold & White New Year’s Eve Party by Ashley Drummy of Poppy & Plum Events has some of the design elements that I’m always drawn to — gold, glitter, and classic lines. Gold touches everything – the silverware, glass rims, centerpiece vases, drink flags, candlesticks, you name it! This has such a celebratory feel […]

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When I think of New Year’s Eve celebrations, images of sparkle, fun, and all-around excitement immediately dance in my head. So when Michelle Sparkling Wines asked me to dream up a NYE Inspired Bubbly Station for them, those are the exact qualities I wanted to infuse into the design! Armed with craft supplies, a few […]

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Need a super quick & easy way to add some flair to your New Year’s Eve gifts? Check out our Printable New Year’s Eve Wine Bottle Tags in our HWTM Shop! They come in 2 styles (Happy 2013 & Joyful New Year) & 3 colorways each! Only $5.50 in the shop. (Perfect for a wine or champagne hostess gift!)

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Natascha of Ann-Kay Design took the most iconic New Year’s Eve symbol and created a super easy & festive DIY decoration to share with us! This New Year’s Eve Tinsel Ball Drop is super cost efficient (under $10!), uses easily recycled materials & will add a perfect touch of sparkle to your party this year!

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Hi, there! As part of the Sparkle & Shine Dinner Party I recently styled for Pier 1, we also shot a DIY video that covers some of the ideas and projects from the party! You’ll find helpful tips on how to create the Hot Cocoa Station, “Metallic Flower” Centerpiece, and Desserts Display in the 4 […]

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Need a fun {& easy} idea for your holiday party or wintery get together? Warm your guests up with a Gourmet Hot Cocoa Station where they can choose from yummy mix-ins like flavored marshmallows and spirits or liqueurs to create their own tasty drink. We all know the little ones love hot chocolate, but I […]

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If you need a little spark to help get yourself into “holiday mode”, we’ve got a brand new theme and FREE PRINTABLES that should help get you there! We teamed up with Pier 1 to create this “Sparkle & Shine Metallic Dinner Party“, as inspired by their beautiful new Metallic Bronze Dinnerware. The party theme […]

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This chic & modern dessert table by Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design is downright gorgeous! The pretty silver and mocha palette is so shimmery and inviting – not to mention versatile for all sorts of occasions… speaking of which (since it’s that time of year) – wouldn’t this be a great look for New Year’s […]

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Every year, Kristy from Momental Designs treats her team of invitation artists to a special holiday dinner celebration – and this year’s festive jewel-toned soirée was all decked out in gold, glitz, and glam! The amazingly detailed & artistic stationery details from this party were absolutely gorgeous… from lavish invitations (personalized for each guest) featuring hand-painted […]

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This gorgeous WINTER WONDERLAND table designed by Bird of Bird’s Party absolutely exudes holiday elegance! The versatile silver & white palette + sparkly holiday vibe = fantastic inspiration for both Christmas dinner and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Cozy candles and fairy lights add the perfect amount of warmth to the wintry-white tablescape and make the […]

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Although the holiday season is supposed to be a time of peace, we often find ourselves far from it with a multitude of things to cross off our shopping and to-do lists. I {Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design} set out to create a “peaceful” dessert table that would be reflective of my […]

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Have you heard about the new online entertaining magazine My Little Jedi yet? This lovely, Australian-based publication – produced by talented designer/blogger Vesna Vasilevski –  just released their 2nd issue, which happens to be an extra-sparkly Christmas special that’s overflowing with beautifully styled holiday party inspiration! I’m especially in love with the shimmery gold & […]

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Note from Jenn:  I am so excited to share this ridiculously gorgeous holiday party from Jessica Wilcox and her close friends – twin sisters Laura & Lindsey – with you today! Jessica is one of our regular contributors, and sooo very, very talented… it’s pretty amazing what happens when this trio gets together! Get ready […]

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I seriously adore everything about this “Vintage Hollywood Glam” New Year’s Eve Party Collection from Anders Ruff – especially the fabulous champagne and water bottle labels! Better yet – since this is a printable party collection, if you’ve got access to a printer and some time to cut & glue today (or even tomorrow!), then […]

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I’m such a fan of the cool “Rustic-Meets-Modern” style of Carissa from JL Designs… just check out this amazing winter table she recently styled for a beautiful holiday party coordinated by Jennifer Renee! Although this table was originally created for a holiday party, it’s also full of fantastic (and DIY-friendly) inspiration for New Year’s Eve, […]

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I’m loving the fun feathery accents and bold purple/black/white color palette in this beautiful Damask-Inspired New Year’s Eve Dessert Table by Jasmine from The Couture Cakery! My first question to Jasmine was actually where she found the fabulous black & white damask tablecloth – can you believe that was a TJ Maxx score for only […]

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This festive New Year’s Eve Dinner Party photo shoot – styled by the lovely Courtney of Pizzazzerie – has me ready to bust out the champagne AND the glitter! I’m especially loving the sparkly wooden letters, midnight blue “clock” sugar cookies, and oh-so-clever custom menus that were designed to look like you’re viewing them from […]

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