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New Year's Party Decoration Ideas


Friends celebrating new year with lights, popping champagne, and laughter
The new year is quickly approaching, so now is the time to start planning your celebrations! There’s plenty to do in San Antonio, TX, but you can also in your apartment at The Mansions at Briggs Ranch, invite a few friends over, and ring in the new year on your own terms.

If you’re throwing a countdown to 2019 New Year’s party, make your home look the part. Try these easy and fun decorations so your guests can Instagram away to their hearts’ content.

Glitter Dipped Balloons from My Sister’s Suitcase

These pretty balloons are perfect for the glitzy theme common with New Year’s Eve celebrations, but you can also keep them in mind when decorating for birthdays or other parties. To make these you’ll need chunky glitter, sequins, Mod Podge, string or ribbon, and balloons. Hang them high and let the light shine on them throughout the night.

DIY New Year’s Eve Garland from A Cultivated Nest

This garland idea is perfect to decorate a doorway or wall with. No one will be second-guessing what year is to come when you display it so proudly. To make these you’ll need to first print out large numbers for the year and use them to trace on cardboard, then cutting them out. Next, wrap tinsel around the letters and glue it down. Click on the link above for more instructions on making this fun and festive garland.

Sequin Photobooth DIY from Oh Happy Day

This DIY is perfect for party guests to enjoy at your apartment. If you aren’t hosting a party, no problem! This sequin photobooth is still a great home decor piece to celebrate the year. To make this you’ll need 600 sequins that are 60 mm in diameter, 6 pieces of large, thin foam board, 2 rolls of gold wrapping paper, 600 sequin pins, a ruler, and a long piece of posterboard as a guide. Click on the link above for detailed instructions — enjoy, and get snapping!

What are your favorite ways to kick off the new year? Share with the rest of the apartment community by leaving a comment or sharing on social media and tagging us! We hope you have a great rest of 2018. See you next year!