A New Year’s Eve party just isn’t the same without sparkly decor. Here are a few creative ways to make your end-of-the-year bash truly shine. And don’t hesitate! Today is the last day to receive personalized items before New Years!
Create a dramatic statement as guests enter your home on New Year’s Eve by filling the entryway with balloons. Either pick up metallic options in gold or silver or choose transparent opalescent varieties. Fill the clear balloons with sparkly confetti to bring an additional layer of dimension to them.
Champagne bottles look great once decorated. You can pick up faux oversized versions from a party supply store or used old wine bottles to create your decor. Paint a layer of glue on the exterior of each one. Then roll them in metallic confetti. Get extra crafty and use two shades of glitter for an ombre effect, seen here from Camp Makery. Once the bottles have dried you can display them on your mantel and in other places throughout your home.
Napkins - Don’t forget about decorating your table for New Year’s Eve. You can set the tone by customizing dinner napkins with metallic paper wrapped inside. Just pick up a few foil sheets of gold or silver paper and make parallel cuts in each one. However, don’t snip through to the other edge, you want to keep the sheet intact. Then you can use a napkin ring to secure everything in place and it will look like tons of sparkle is bursting out from your napkins.
Centerpiece – You can place a few of the sparkly bottles in the center of your table. Add some sparkle to your glasses with glitter. Or you could always opt for some gold glitter sugar rims, like these found on Southern Weddings. Then you can add a variety of sparkly items like confetti and glitter inside each glass. Include custom coasters on the table for another layer of New Year’s Eve style.
Your food can take on a decorative twist as well. For instance, dip desserts like cupcakes, truffles, lollipops or other sweet items in edible glitter. Here’s some beautiful inspiration in the form of donuts! Found on Style Me Pretty.
You might also want to head outside during some portion of the evening to watch people’s fireworks displays. Create your own mini showing with sparklers featuring custom sleeves. Hand your guests customized barrel matches so everyone can light their fireworks in style.
Don’t forget that our custom matchboxes pair well with our sparkler sleeves!
Need more inspiration for your New Year’s Eve bash? Check out our curated selection of party favors or design your own.
Some of the best holiday parties end the evening by giving each guest a party favor. These gifts come in a range of sizes, which means no matter your budget, you can offer them to your friends and family. Here is a bit of inspiration to help you decide what to put inside your goodie bag this year. Just remember: today is the last day to order personalized holiday goodies to get them by the 24th!
Just as weddings give out customized boxes filled with sweet treats at the culmination of the evening, hand out favors to your guests as well. First decide what shape of container you prefer. Choose from pyramid, truffle, pillow shapes and more. Then pick a festive color like green or white for a winter wonderland aesthetic. To really add a special touch, include a holiday greeting, like “Happy WHO-lidays,” “Tiny Treats,”or a simple “Thank You.”
These boxes are small, so put some thought into what you place inside. If you choose candy, purchase something gourmet instead of store-bought brands. A small bite of Belgian chocolate will really satisfy your guests.
Paper goodie bags are a great option for kids. Choose a festive color palette like red set off by green lettering. Then personalize the bags with the names of your guests or a funny holiday saying. However, a simple “eat me” works too. Place a favor box inside and include other treats like candy canes, holiday cookies wrapped in colored plastic and more. You can also put a holiday card with a picture of the entire family inside.
Customized gift bags are perfect for the adults of the group. Design a special personalized message on the containers as well. These styles have more space than party bags and boxes, so take advantage of the extra room. Personalize a label for a votive candle or include homemade soaps you found at a local boutique. Whatever you place inside, make sure there is a special meaning behind the gift.
Bonus tip: For a special touch, tie a custom tag on each bag. Maybe with a message saying “From: Santa” in a decorative font. We have new, beautifully designed holiday gift tags on our website! Be sure to take a look.
When you customize gifts for your friends and family, they will like your token of appreciation even more. Check out our wide range of holiday decorations to make this season a resounding success.
Sources: Bridesmaid Dress: Style Me Pretty | Shoes: Thomas Laine | Decor: Singapore Brides | Invitation: Popsugar | Wedding Dress: Emilia-Jane
This New York wedding at a home along the Hudson River is truly something special. It’s not everyday you stumble upon a wedding integrated so perfectly with the space surrounding it. Just look at this beautiful gown featured in the library. Wow.
The bride even incorporated a little element of nature into her up-do.
Courtney and Aaron’s centerpieces have the perfect mix of subtle and bold elements. The beautiful bouquets of white floral pair beautifully with the simple, lavender bouquets.
Courtney and Aaron spiced up their cocktails with our custom Round Stir Sticks with a beautiful floral wreath and their initials.
If you would like to recreate their nature-inspired stir sticks, we have plenty of floral designs.
With just a little rain, Courtney and Aaron are blessed with a little extra dose of luck as they begin on their new journey together.
Venue: Private Estate / Event Coordinator: Susan Caissy Caruso Special Events / Officiate: Friend of bride and groom / Videography: Clark + Walker Studio / Bride’s Dress: Monique Lhuillier / Veil: Toni Federici / Bride’s shoes: Jimmy Choo / Bridesmaid dresses: Monique Lhuillier / Groom’s suit: Bespoke by Against Nature / Groom’s shoes: Ferragamo/ Groomsmen’ suits: Bespoke by Indochino / Stationery: William Arthur from Innovative Invitations / Florist: Truffles & James / Ceremony Musician: Mark Sganga from Hal Prince Music & Entertainment / DJ: Michael Saltsman (Pumpkin Patch) / Tents & lighting: Cove Tent Company / Hair & Makeup: The Garrison Inn / Caterer: Marcey Brownstein Catering & Events / Cocktail stirrers: ForYourParty.com / Cocktail napkins: Wedding Paper Divas / Table numbers: BHLDN / Watercolor of couple: Inslee Haynes / Second shooter: Amy Gallagher
Baking Mix with Custom Recipe Wrapper
Kitchens bring friends and family even closer! Rather than giving out your famous cookies this year, teach somebody to make them! Start by mixing together all of your dry ingredients. Divvy your dry mix up into custom large cellophane bags. Use the interactive editor on ForYourParty.com to place your recipe name and instructions right to the cellophane bag or a handful of custom napkins! Here’s a simplified version of one of our favorite recipes to help get you started!
For Chocolate-Cabernet Cake, add the following dry ingredients to your bag/napkins:
- 2 cups of flour
- ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ tsp. salt
- Choose the style of your wedding
- 1 ¼ tsp. baking soda
Write the rest of the recipe of the bag:
Hooray for Choco-Cabernet!
- Beat 2 sticks butter (softened) with 1 ¾ cups of sugar
- Add 2 eggs and 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Fold in dry ingredients & 1 ¼ cups red wine
- Pour into cake pan, bake at 350° for 45 minutes
- Let cool for 10 minutes, flip onto cooling rack
- Dust with powder sugar, serve with ice cream!
For sugar cookie recipes, attach a festive cookie cutter with a piece of ribbon or baker’s twine. For the chocolate cabernet cake recipe, though, you’d be better off with a personalized bottle of wine…
Raise a glass! One sure way to lift holiday spirits is by giving out bottles of your favorite wine or Christmas ale. DIY diehards can brew their own. Of course, you can always take a shortcut to your favorite local wine store for a wide selection of fun and festive bottles. (We recommend Santa’s Private Reserve Ale by Rogue!). Add your personal touch by creating a wine bottle hanger with a personalized message. Our custom wine bags are also great for holiday party planners seeking a spirited take-home gift.
Fine Cigar with Custom Match Books
A pack of fine cigars is a stellar gift for any cigar aficionado. The only problem is, they’ll be up and smoke and gone before you know it. We recommend throwing in some personalized matchbooks to extend the lifespan of your smokin’ hot gift.Your recipient will be happy to learn that our cigar matches are made with non-sulfur tips to avoid unsavory flavors upon lighting up. Any stogie lover with a cigar bar or humidor in their home would be thrilled to receive a pack of personalized match books. Also consider some cigar clippers, an ash tray and other cigar accessories to be included as a gift set.
Personalized Hot Chocolate Packets
There’s something incredible nostalgic and comforting about hot chocolate. On chilly days, we all love the sensation of wrapping our cool hands around a warm mug, sipping slowly from a cozy chair near a crackling fire. This holiday season, give everyone on your list a personalized hot chocolate recipe! Start by buying a big tin of your favorite hot chocolate mix. Next, get gourmet! Consider adding cinnamon (or whole cinnamon sticks!), nutmeg, crushed peppermint candies, chocolate chips and – of course – marshmallows! Layer your ingredients into a custom cellophane bag as carefully as possible. Neatly tie your bags with baker’s twine and a custom gift tag! Add a custom stir stick to really spruce it up!
“Dear Santa” Door Hangers
Start an instant family tradition with Dear Santa door hangers. Everybody knows that Santa won’t come if the kids are still awake – or at least that’s what we tell them! Let Mr. Claus know the coast is clear by displaying these creative door hangers outside the kids’ rooms: “Dear Santa, The McCallister kids are all sound asleep. Please leave presents under the tree!” We also recommend leaving a blank space so the little ones can write their own messages to Santa. Pass these out at a holiday party, or surprise the children by letting them open a gift early on Christmas Eve. After milk and cookies, they’ll run upstairs with their door hangers, in hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there.
Reimagine the Coaster
Here’s an easy way to make all of your gifts extra special! Rather than sign your name on a piece of wrapping paper, design a unique gift tag that shows everyone who it’s from! Start by uploading your best selfie to a custom photo coaster on ForYourParty.com – a photo of your kitty or pup would be equally awesome! Punch a hole in the corner of the coaster and use a piece of baker’s twine to fasten it to your gifts. With these custom coaster tags, your recipients will be twice delighted: once upon receiving a gift, and once again when they see your quirky gift tag!
If your big day is taking place in the winter, you have tons of seasonal inspiration for your wedding favors. The key is to offer guests something comforting and warm to help get them through the cold weather. Some believe the perfect wedding favor is a coffee mug and doughnut combination.
Use your imagination to select the perfect mug style. You can opt for something that matches your wedding color palette or just settle on an equally chic clear glass mug. However, oversized mugs are very popular because they allow your guests to indulge in an extra large serving of coffee, hot cocoa, tea or another cold weather beverage.
You could even collect mismatched mugs and display them like this Louisiana Wedding on Ruffled Blog.
Add a special touch to your mugs by personalizing them. Write the name of your guests, the lyrics of a winter song, or message like “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” on them. Another fun and trendy option is to write “Stay calm, and keep warm” on each one. Here’s a great example from DIY Wedding.
Head to a gourmet shop and order enough doughnuts for your mug wedding favors. You can mix up the flavors you put inside each favor or order one delicious kind. Go all out and customize your own winter doughnuts with powdered sugar and sprinkles on the top to resemble snow. Wrap each sweet treat in a customized cellophane bag that features the words “Eat Me” or another fun message on top. Then wrap each bag in personalized ribbon so the doughnuts stay fresh until your guests have an opportunity to start chowing down. Use this lovely set from The Knot as inspiration! If you’d like to use customized labels (as seen below) instead of ribbon, we offer that as well!
Personalized goodie bags
You’ve already customized your mug and doughnut bag, so why stop there? Place both items in a custom gift bag that has the name of you and your future spouse written on the front. Then your perfect wintertime wedding favor is complete.
Check out our other customizable favors to make your wedding truly unique.
Nothing pairs better with your Thanksgiving meal than a delicious cocktail. We’ve gathered 5 of our favorite Thanksgiving cocktails to suit anyone’s taste buds!
Bourbon & Maple Apple Cider
Cranberry Jello Shots
From Home Sweet Jones
Cranberry Sage Shrub
From Cooking Stoned
Pomegranate Rosemary Spritzer
From A House in the Hills
If you’re looking for any last-minute fall favor ideas, check out some of these great ideas to warm up for your fall wedding decor while also giving your guests a favor they’ll never forget!
These Pinecone Fire Starters from Ever Mine are a beautiful piece of decor that could also even double as placecards or centerpiece items.
Keep your guests warm with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Use our personalized paper cups, stir sticks, and mini donut hole to recreate this adorable, and delicious, favor featured on Intimate Weddings.
Favors that are always appreciated are favors that double as a treat to snack on. Consider making this s’mores bundle from Elizabeth Anne Designs to pass out to your guests!
Matchboxes are always a great favor idea because your guests will continue to use them even after your special day is finished. Try to choose a color palette that represents the warmth of the season, consider our Poptone Dark Olive with Shiny Copper foil. Pair them with one of our votive candles for a lovely favor set.
Don’t forget that you can find many more personalized products on our website to make your day even more special.
Rustic themes are nothing new to the wedding industry; brides have been choosing more rustic-themed colors and locations for their weddings for a few years now. This Rustic Autumn palette combines deep, burnt oranges with lighter, muted greens and golds to achieve that lovely, rustic tone that pairs perfectly with any barn or outdoor wedding this fall.
Our Kraft Nouveau coasters pair well with our Shiny Gold foil to create that beautiful, fall, rustic look. Our antler art is also a great choice for any outdoor, fall ceremony. Don’t forget about our wide variety of cocktail napkin colors! Our Green Tea, Tangerine, and Brick napkins are great options for a fall color scheme. Pairing these napkins with our Matte Chocolate help create a more muted, rustic accent for your event.
Another great wedding accessory is our matchboxes. They make lovely favors while also adding an extra dose of personalized details to your decor. For this palette, any of our Wood papers are the perfect complement to the rustic colors scheme. Our wood papers come in 3 distinctive colors: white, brown, and kraft—take your pick!
Sources (left to right, top to bottom): Style me Pretty Bouquet, For Your Party / For Your Party, Zola Due Ice Oro flatware / Home Stories A to Z painted acorns, For Your Party Matches, Erin Kate Photography as seen on Style Me Pretty
It’s not too late to stock up on personalized goodies for Thanksgiving! We have such a wide variety of products that will make your Thanksgiving truly memorable. From coasters to napkins to placecards, there’s something for everyone.
Our Linen Like Cocktail Napkin in Eggplant with Shiny Rose Gold foil is the perfect shade for fall gatherings. Pair it with a cute saying for a standout detail.
While cocktail napkins are a great accessory for a cocktail hour, you’ll need something special for the dinner table as well. That’s where our Linen Like Dinner Napkins come in handy! Use our Shiny Gold foil for a classic, elegant look.
Napkins aren’t the only thing appropriate to personalize this Thanksgiving. Consider designing your own custom placecards to bring some personality to each plate setting.(especially great if you’re having a large group of people over for a meal) Our Classic Layered placecards give enough room for foil personalization and handwritten sentiments or names.
Bored of the traditional orange and red hues of Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered! Consider a Pastel Thanksgiving palette this year. To make the palette work, just combine traditional colors with nontraditional pastels.
If you’re in need of some personalization inspiration, no worries! We have a wide variety of products pre-designed for you in our Thanksgiving Pop-Up Store—all they need is your personal touch to create the perfect product for your day of thankfulness! We have products ranging from coasters to matches, and even customized menu cards!