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21 of the best New years eve party supplies

Celebrate the biggest night of the year in style with our top New Years eve supplies, a mixture of pre-made and handmade to make your party extra special.

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Published: December 4, 2021 at 10:00 am
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Get yourself prepared for the biggest night of the year with these must-have New years eve party supplies to make your party unforgettable - unless you have one too many that is! Make sure you welcome the New Year with style with this fabulous list of DIY and ready-made party decor that will spice up your night.


One thing is for sure all of the projects on this list are low-cost and easy to make, so even if you reading this on the hunt for last-minute decorations, you've come to the right place! On the list, you'll find everything from table decor, to bunting, to glittery wine bottles - there's something for everyone!

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Main image: Golden party garland, Amazon

21 of the best New years eve party supplies

DIY bunting kit

Spice up your NYE party decor with this DIY bunting, forget the boring old ' Happy New Year!', you can write whatever personalised message suits you, your friends and your family. With this particular set, you'll receive 100 gold letters and numbers, so you can really add your own style to it! The beauty of this kit is you can use it over and over, for a variety of occasions. Now just to think of some clever NYE puns!

Buy the DIY bunting kit on Amazon

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DIY New Years table decorations

Whip yourself up some fancy DIY table decorations for your 'civilised' NYE party. Discover four different decorations designed by Becki Clarke, and follow our easy step-by-step guide on how to make them. You'll create a fabulously decorated plate, a classy bauble, printed napkins and a tablecloth.

Get the free DIY New Years table decorations tutorial

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Flower bunting free crochet pattern

Add a touch of colour to your NYE display this year with these bright crochet flowers, which can be made up into a lovely party-ready bunting! They are easy to make and a fabulous project for those who have some knowledge of crochet or want to give it a try.

Get the Flower bunting free crochet pattern

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Wooden candle holder centrepiece

Throwing the ultimate NYE dinner party? Then spruce up your table with this gorgeous wooden candle holder, you can follow along with our easy how-to guide and create this tonight! You might need to dust off the old toolbox, but we promise it will be worth it in the end when your guests are asking where you found such a beautiful centrepiece.

Get the free Wooden candle holder centrepiece tutorial

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Paper pine cone decorations

You might think pine cones are strictly for Christmas, but think again these gorgeous paper hangings can be displayed all year round if you like - you don't have to choose festive colours if you'd like them to match your decor. Follow along with our easy to follow tutorial, and you'll be hanging these up at your NYE party in no time.

Get the free Paper pine cone decorations tutorial

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Patchwork hexagon decorations

Are you a dab hand at sewing? Then this might just be the DIY New Year's eve party craft for you! Stitch up a few of these hexagon decorations and hang them around your home! Follow along with our easy tutorial and get creating today.

Get the free Patchwork hexagon decorations tutorial

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Geometric art deco quilt pattern

Stitch this incredible art deco style quilt for your NYE party, it would be absolutely perfect to use as a backdrop for photo opportunities. Why not even go the whole hog and have a 1920s themed party? Fancy dress anyone? You can find the free pattern to download on the link below.

Get the free Geometric art deco quilt pattern

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NYE balloon arch

No matter how crafty you might be, we draw the line at balloons, it's probably not worth the time and effort to try and figure out the dynamics of balloon making (we aren't including balloon animals in this). There is still some DIY involved in this gorgeous balloon arch too, it contains 110pcs including balloons and all the tools you'll need to create the arch. A selection of the balloons also contain confetti to add that extra touch of sparkle to your decor!

Buy the balloon arch on Amazon

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Make your own geode coasters

If you are throwing an NYE dinner party, impress your guests with these easy yet gorgeous geode coasters, made from resin. The beauty of these is that you can choose whatever colours you like to create your very own unique celebration coasters. Line them up on your table, put candles on them or fancy champagne flutes and you'll be ready to party!

Get the free geode coasters tutorial

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Cocktail making set

A must-have for any New Year's Eve party supplies list! Get yourself the fanciest cocktail making kit and show your guests your skills. You'll receive a fabulous Manhatten cocktail shaker, which looks just as good filled with your favourite cocktails as it does as part of your classy kitchen decor. This cocktail kit is available in many colours too, we absolutely love the copper one though!

Buy the cocktail making set on Amazon

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DIY glitter wine bottle

Add an extra touch of sparkle and glam to your wine bottles this New Years Eve. In fact, you can apply this method to any glass bottle! Great for those who don't drink alcohol and want to use an alternative. The method is really straightforward, you'll simply need glue and your favourite colour glitters - then it's your time to shine!

Find the free DIY glitter wine bottle tutorial from Evite

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Paper fans

Make these fabulous fans in under 10 minutes with our super easy step-by-step video tutorial! All you'll need is some a4 paper, we used white but why not try with brightly coloured paper and create a wall of fans as a backdrop for photos?

Get the free paper fan tutorial

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Make your own confetti cannon

See in the new year with a bang with these easy homemade confetti cannons. Made from a cardboard tube and a balloon these are super quick and easy to put together, so great if you have a lot of party guests, as it'll save you a fortune. This could be a fun craft to get the kids involved in too if they want their confetti cannon to set off (maybe a bit before midnight the parents can have a glass of wine or two).

Get the free confetti cannon tutorial from Super Simple

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Celebration art deco papers

Let's talk party invitations! If you want to invite a bunch of friends and family to your party but don't want to pay a fortune, these beautiful art deco papers would be ideal for printing at home and turning into invitations. Designed in a luxurious colour scheme of teal, navy and gold, with blush pink accents, these papers are guaranteed to make glamorous makes for all your celebratory occasions!

Get the free celebration art deco papers

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Sparkler tags

What's a party without sparklers?! Add an extra touch of glamourous to the festivities with these free printable tags for your sparklers, they make wonderful party favours! All you need to do is download and print, and then create a small slit to slide the sparkler through.

Get the free sparkler printable from Botanical Paperworks

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DIY party blowers

Make yourself your own fancy DIY party blowers in just a few simple steps! Don't bother with shop-bought when you can easily make up your own with this easy tutorial. If you want to go a little bit more eco friendly, you could switch out the plastic straws for cardboard, and the plastic wrap for paper wrap! It works just as well.

Get the DIY party blowers tutorial from DIY Adulation

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Decorative wine bottle sign

If you're a fan of the champers, it's time to start saving your bottles to create this gorgeous New Year's Eve decor. It's eye-catching, easy to make and the best bit is you can reuse your wine bottles. You won't need lots of supplies, gold spray paint and large numbers for the year being the main ones. Everything else you probably have lying around at home, if you are a crafty household.

Get the free tutorial for the Decorative wine bottle sign from No Biggie

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Golden party garland

Sometimes we just want to hang up our garland and go! Especially if we need a lot of it, and frankly it is going to take a very long time to make 52ft of garland like this one. What's even better is they come pre-threaded so all that is left for you to do is decide where they will go. Hang across the ceiling, or along your wall, or create a glitzy backdrop for your NYE selfies. In the pack you'll receive 4 sets of 4m garland, so you don't even have to use it all at once, plus you can reuse these for any occasion, from birthdays to weddings, these garlands will certainly add a hint of sparkle!

Buy the Golden party garland from Amazon

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Make party crackers

Ok, we know these party crackers are made with Christmas paper, but what's to stop you from switching that out for some leftover gold or silver paper and adding these to your NYE celebrations?! Everyone loves crackers and you can fill them with whatever you like, sweeties, treats, funny jokes, maybe even truth or dare! What's even better is that these party crackers take only about 5 minutes to make, and use toilet rolls cardboard tubes and leftover wrapping paper!

Get the full tutorial for the party crackers

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Make a paper crown

Who says paper crowns are just for kids, they make a fun activity for adults alike! If you're throwing your own party, why not set up a crown-making station and everyone can personalise their crown with feathers, gems, paint or whatever else they can think of. See the New Year in as a bunch of kings and queens that you are!

Get the paper crown tutorial

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Giant polaroid frame

Create your very own giant polaroid photo frame to capture all those fun moments of your party night! Get your guests to hold up the frame and you'll have some fabulous photos (no pricy polaroid camera needed)! It's a great chance for your guests to showcase their fancy dress (if you are partaking in it).

Get the free giant polaroid frame tutorial from Lyndi's Projects

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We hope you loved these fab New Years Eve party supply ideas as much as we do, and we just know your home will be looking fabulous to see in the New Year. If you want more crafty fun, why not try these paint by number kits, which are lots of therapeutic fun and also make fabulous gifts. These lovely candle making kits will also add a sparkle to your NYE table if you fancy making them yourself, or you can give them to your guests as favours. Not sure what you want to take on next? Try these craft hobbies, and find out which craft is right for you. Or want to find out what the latest trends are, head over to our latest craft trends guide.


katie dolan
Katie DolanDigital Assistant, Gathered

Katie Dolan edits our needlework sections, focusing on our embroidery and cross stitch articles, as well as making videos for our arts and crafts projects. Katie runs her jewellery business, Ophelia Jewellery Art, on Etsy, where she sells beautiful resin-pressed flower earrings. She has a wide range of craft interests including embroidery – she particularly loves all things pop culture and a less traditional approach – The Simpsons and Rick & Morty are among her favourites to embroider. She has recently completed a silversmith workshop and hopes to expand her jewellery business with these new skills. When she’s not crafting, she’s usually fuelling her Harry Potter addiction with a Sunday film marathon and a couple of butter beers!

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