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The end of the year is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than with a festive New Year’s Eve Party? Whether you are planning a big bash with all of your closest friends and family or you plan to keep it low key with just a few close friends, holiday decor sparkle is a must in your decorations.
Everyone loves to reminisce about the passing year over great food and bubbly and of course home decor that can sparkle makes the mood festive and welcoming.
The great part about these holiday ideas is that you can use them well into the New Year! No need to ditch the decor, these inspiring ideas can be kept around for your home in the year ahead.
When we think of New Year’s Eve we often have the idea of cardboard hats and crowns with paper noisemakers and forget that the evening can still be very sophisticated and modern. Bringing sparkle to your holiday decor can mean bringing contemporary colors into your furniture textiles, drapery and lighting.
Uttermost Fascination 3-Light Chandelier
A gorgeous chandelier can be the focal point of your party and the rest will fall into place with metallic dinnerware, table settings and your favorite bubbly on ice for your guests. Freestyle Interiors shows a beautiful way to make your everyday living room get party ready with colorful accents, reflective furniture and playful lighting that is perfect for mingling.
Let’s face it; can you ever have too much reflection at your New Year’s Eve Party? Mirrors and silver tone decor have been a wonderful trend in the interior design world for the last year and using them as functional wall mirrors as you come into your home or highlighting them in your furniture are excellent ways to turn on the sparkle.
Howard Elliot Edgarton 40” Round Wall Mirror
A large wall mirror like this Howard Elliot Edgarton Wall Mirror above is ideal for a foyer, over your sofa or fireplace. It would make a focal point for the room. Group several mirrors together, or use different mirrors in varying sizes in a gallery format for easy wall art that looks beautiful all year around.
New Year’s eve is a wonderful time to let the conversation linger into the wee hours of early New Year’s Day and having gorgeous furniture pieces are a great way to bring in sparkle and pizazz. This living room below from Jerry Jacobs Design is the perfect mix of glam and contemporary living.
Look to coffee and side tables with mirrored sides as well as sparkly throw accent pillows adorned with crystals and beaded embroidery. The beauty of accent pillows, rugs, and throw blankets are the ability to change them as the seasons change. After dancing the night away it will be nice to settle back and enjoy a seat with reflective inspiration all around.
This New Year’s Eve welcome your guests into your home with these easy ideas for adding sparkle to your holiday decor and create an ambiance everyone will love. Your guests may want to stay just a few more hours this New Year’s holiday!
Image credits: Freestyle Interiors, Jerry Jacobs Design
Ronique Gibson, Assoc. AIA, LEED A.P. offers design lifestyle services at her blog Stagetecture.com. Her home lifestyle blog started in 2009 and today has become a well sought after destination for helping homeowners with everyday lifestyle challenges. Home enthusiasts check in daily for help with their homes, DIY Saturday’s, recipes, crafts, and inspiration to get motivated to beautify and enjoy their homes. Get inspired to create a beautiful home that you enjoy retreating to daily. Follow Ronique on Google+