Whatever ways to celebrate New Year's Eve you hit upon, there's a need for glitter and glam and sparkle and everything that shimmers. It's the one night of the year a surfeit of sequins and a glut of glitter is not just desirable, it is de rigeur. Whether you're staying at home with the family, going out on the town or attending a party, there are so many ways to celebrate New Year's Eve and some things you need to do it with a bang.
ALL ABOUT YOU:
1 Pick a Stunning Outfit
Ignore all the other ways to celebrate New Year's Eve if you like, but you must look awesome. Whether you choose sexy sparkles or glamorous glitter, go all out and wear something like you've never worn it before. And if you want to buy a fabulous frock you're only going to wear once - just do it!
2 Sparkling Eyes
Now is the time to try that glitter eye shadow you've had your eye on all year.
3 Kissable Pout
Make sure your lipstick is going to withstand all those midnight kisses.
Your nails should be primped for partying too.
ALL ABOUT THE HOUSE:
If you're throwing a house party, the house needs dressing up.
Nothing says celebration like champagne. Click on the link to get 10 delicious champagne cocktail recipes.
13 Champagne Jello Shots
Jello shots are a great way to stretch a meagre champagne budget and the pop rocks add to the festive fun.
14 Yummy Party Punches
Punches are a great way to feed a crowd.
ALL ABOUT THE FUN AND GAMES:
15 Glow Bracelets!
You know how there's always someone at the party who hasn't made the effort? Force them into the spirit! ^_^ And if you don't want glow sticks, get something else - deeley boppers, masks, funny hats...
16 Fortune Cookies
Dot the house with fun things to do that are New Year related.
17 New Year's Eve Photo Booth
Make some special holiday mementoes.
18 Resolution Photo Booth
Or make sure your friends, family and guests are committed to their New Year's Resolutions (this will come back to haunt them!).
19 New Year's Eve Party Games
A few games will make the party go with a swing.
20 Set the Clocks to Chime
Set the alarm on every clock in the house to go off at midnight. You could ask your party to synchronize their cell phone alarms too (synchronize being the operative word!).
21 DIY Countdown
Make your own unique way of doing the countdown to midnight.
THE MAIN EVENT:
22 See the Fireworks in Sydney
Australia is one of the first countries to welcome the New Year and they always do it in style with a mega firework display in Sydney Harbor.
23 Hear the Big Ben Chimes in London
The UK tunes into the TV, radio or internet to hear Big Ben ring in the New Year.
24 See the Ball Drop in Times Square, New York
The US almost is the last country to see the New Year. It kicks off in Samoa/Kiribati and Christmas Island and ends in American Samoa and the Midway Islands.