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    Dec 11, 2012

    51 DIY Ways To Throw The Best New Year's Party Ever

    These sparkly, celestial decorations are so awesome, you'll want to leave them up all year. Feel free to cover every non-glittery idea here in glitter and confetti.

    1. Make a moon-shaped piñata.

    ohhappyday.com

    Get the directions here.

    2. Create origami paper star ornaments.

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    The full directions are here.

    3. Fold paper cubes to make a decorative string of lights.

    witandwhistle.com

    Get the directions here.

    4. Tape giant confetti to your walls.

    5. Make these festive drink stirrers using pom-poms.

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    These are created from bamboo sticks, pipe cleaners, and sparkly pom-poms.

    6. Use metallic yarn pom-poms as cupcake toppers.

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    You can make tiny pom-poms with a fork.

    7. Cover your champagne bottles in glitter.

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    Get directions here.

    8. Cut up strips of paper streamers for a backdrop.

    9. Spray-paint bow-tie pasta to make an easy garland.

    10. Dip feathers in gold paint and glitter.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    11. Easily make these celestial spikes with glitter, Styrofoam balls, and spray-painted toothpicks.

    12. This awesome chandelier is actually an Ikea hack.

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    Start with the $60 Tidig from Ikea and follow the instructions here.

    13. Use colored paper to make these cracklers.

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    Get the directions here.

    14. Make a constellation cookie tray.

    Paint a tray with chalkboard paint and serve with star-shaped cookies.

    15. Or make easy origami stars from strips of paper.

    16. Spray-paint a doily onto a lightbulb.

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    When the light shines through, it will cast a nice pattern on your walls.

    17. Hang giant tissue paper pom-poms from the ceiling.

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    Get the directions here.

    18. Serve gold-spun cotton candy.

    19. Make your own party hats.

    20. Create masks for your guests.

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    Full tutorial here.

    21. Hang some flashy pyramid ornaments.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    22. Spell letters out with pipe cleaners to make cake toppers or drink stirrers.

    23. Fold these dodecahedron stars as table decorations.

    minieco.co.uk

    Full instructions are here.

    24. Use glittery marshmallow stars if you're serving hot chocolate.

    25. Glue silver coins onto mounted Styrofoam letters.

    26. Frame your mirrors with starry string lights.

    27. Recycle that extra tinsel by making these drink stirrers.

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    Get the directions here.

    28. String paper tassels together to create a garland.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    29. Take a paint pen to some shot glasses.

    30. Top your drinks with these sequined star stirrers.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    31. Make pink and silver streamers out of leftover wrapping ribbon.

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    Easily make them from leftover Christmas ribbon.

    32. Create a sequined pallet photo backdrop for your guests.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    33. Serve your drinks in spray-painted mason jars.

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    Be sure to include a festive swizzle stick.

    34. Stick colorful squares of washi tape on the wall.

    35. Attach sparkly foam circles to balloon strings.

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    Get the directions here.

    36. Recycle brass tacks by making these baubles.

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    Hang them on houseplants. Get the tutorial here.

    37. The perfect party favor — golden disco ball pendants.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    38. Make diamond-shaped marshmallows.

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    Get the instructions here.

    39. Wrap cardboard numbers in tinsel.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    40. Cover your cookies with metallic dust.

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    Get the instructions here.

    41. Spray-paint the stems of your wineglasses.

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    Get the directions here.

    42. Fill shiny matchboxes with confetti to give to your guests.

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    Get the directions here.

    43. Cover paper lanterns with glitter.

    ohhappyday.com

    Get the tutorial here.

    44. Make a colorful chandelier out of paper.

    onecharmingparty.com

    Get the directions here.

    45. Cut circles out of paper to create clocks for your cupcakes.

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    Get the directions here.

    46. Hang tassels off your balloons.

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    Get the instructions here.

    47. Make countdown champagne glasses by spray-painting numbers on them.

    48. Hand out sparkle sticks.

    theprettyblog.com

    Get the tutorial here.

    49. Make crowns for your guests.

    50. Make your own confetti poppers.

    ruffledblog.com

    Get the details here.

    51. Walk into a room holding a tray of ice cream, complete with lit sparklers.