The New Year is almost upon us and if you’re throwing a Happy New Years party, then here are some festive celebration ideas, decorating, New Year activities, crafts, and free printable ideas.

New Year

New Year

1. How to make Black & white new year’s party fortune cookies – These paper fortune cookies are easy to make and would add a fun twist to your party. All you need is paper, tape and a gel pen. You can find the how-to here.
2.  New Years Eve Countdown Goodie Bags – These traditional paper sacks are made so festive with the paper clock on the font.
3.  Happy Hats for Kids – Felt New Year silly hats to help ring in the New Year for your family party.
4. Paper Crafting: A Free Mini 2011 Calendar Printable {Tutorial} -A darling mini-calendar that’s printable and a fun craft to make as a homemade gift or for yourself.

Printable ~ Happy New Years

Printable ~ Happy New Years

5.  FREE New Year’s Printables – Several fun designer printables to make your New Year’s party festive.
6.  Free Printable Whimsical New Year’s Drink and Dessert Flags – Ring in the New Year with whimsical flair with these free printable drink or dessert flags. Attach to straws for kids’ drinks or to a plastic swizzle stick for cocktails.
7.  Elegant Happy New Year’s printable place cards – Simply print and fold these place cards for your party table.
8.  Free printable – Happy New Year Subway Art – Easy and cheap Happy New Year’s home decor, simply print and frame.

New Years Eve Activities

New Years Eve Activities

9.  Celebrate 2011 with Goofy Glasses – Make numbered glasses out of pipe cleaners for your kids to wear at the New Year’s party.
10. How To Make A New Years Candy Tower – A fun activity to make with your kids and then display and eat on New Years Eve.
11.  New Year Muffin Tin Lunch – I thought this 2010 apple was absolutely adorable and such a fun thing for your toddler to help celebrate the new year.
12.  New Year’s Eve Time Capsules, Noise Makers & Confetti – Ring in 2011 together by making these fun, festive crafts from household items!

New Year Party Food Recipes

16 Festive Recipes for New Year’s Eve – Recipes that would make great additions to your New Year’s Eve spread. Appetizers, snacks, dips, and desserts – lots of ideas!

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