If it’s a New Year’s Eve Wedding you’re planning, then you must be a true party-girl at heart! What a fun way to tie the knot with glittery gold accents and all the glamour associated with welcoming the coming New Year! With a modern look and vintage touches painted in a palette of gold and silver, this inspiration board brings you practical ideas from decorating the reception to presenting your signature dessert right before midnight!
Ideas for Hosting a Dazzling New Year’s Eve Wedding!
1 – Bar Signage – Use a beautiful vintage mirror as a nifty bar menu! It can also serve as a wall decoration for your drinks table.
2 – Balloons with Confetti – Balloons always make fun décor! Add them to your countdown table— both whimsical and glamorous!
3 – Drinks Table with Escort Cards – Turn your drinks into double duty elements with place cards set on the rims of gold rimmed champagne flutes displayed elegantly in silver presentation trays.
4 – Silver and Gold Wedding Cake – Have a gorgeous white wedding cake with a draping finish of flowers set with sparkly accents. This photo shoot is a must-see, too!
5 – Tablescape – Think of a chic and simple palette of gold and silver for your table settings with gold-rimmed plates, silver menu cards, and gold silverware.
6 – Festive Party Horns for the Countdown – Prepare a festive countdown table with all the party fare fixings set in gold and silver. They make fun favors for the little ones, too.
7 – Sparkling Desserts – A dazzling dessert with a sparkly finish! Think of mini Baked Alaska. These can be set out on a dessert table right before midnight.
8 – Invitations – Let guests know that your wedding will be the party of the year with these glamorous invitations set in gold foil ink.
1 – Patrick Moyer Wedding Photography, via The Knot / 2 – Party Presentation on etsy / 3 – The Washingtonian / 4 – Michelle White Photography, via Knots Villa / 5 – Matt Blum Photography / 6 – Joseph Allen Photography, via United with Love / 7 – Peter Callahan / 8 – Foiled Invitations
Other party tips to incorporate:
- The Guestbook – Set up a wishing tree with glittery cards in gold and silver.
- Confetti bar – Lay out jars of confetti in different shapes and colors. You can also include this as part of your countdown table.
- Snack stations – Keep guests happy with a well-stocked table of your favorite munchies. Add a gourmet spin to it with breads and cheeses.
- Champagne tower – Make your wedding toast a true show-stopper with a dazzling champagne tower of your favorite bubbly.
Lastly, do remember to have designated drivers!- Keep safety in mind at this time of the year with volunteer drivers from your wedding entourage. Happy New Year 2015!