There is always a pressure surrounding New Years Eve plans. Making sure to throw the perfect party to both close the year off, and start the new one with a bang can be extremely hard. Not to mention very expensive.
Going out for New Year’s Eve can be a pain within itself. Even the smallest, most casual bars require the need to purchase tickets in advance or committing to spending a generous amount on both drinks and food; in order to secure a spot at one of their smallest tables for the entire evening.
While many people don’t mind doing this for a great night out, there are still the extra additions of stress. This can involve transportation, outfits and even longer lines for the loo
So, why not make an attempt at hosting your very own New Years party from the comfort of your own home? Think of it this way. A house party can be
It may sound very tempting, but hosting a party at home can still come with its difficulties. Which is where we can help. Below are our top tips to help you to prepare the home for this
Host With A Theme
If you think the house party should be large and flamboyant; then why not invite everyone to get involved in
So, why not make it personal? Ask all of your guests to come dressed as they did when they were younger; to bring a happy
Or, why not carry on the season celebrations, and
Plan A Meal
A New Years Eve party doesn’t have to be all about being up on the
If doing this, choose a menu that your guests will remember. Being both creative and delicious, there’s no way they won’t be asking for seconds!
The meal doesn’t have to be challenging to make, however, just taste bud tingling! There are a whole selection of pre-prepared party foods and desserts throughout local supermarkets; you just have to find the best food for you! And this way, you won’t be slaving away in the kitchen all day, perfect.
Then, supply the perfect music, table decor and tipple to match the ambience; and you will have yourself a very respectable New Years Eve dinner party.
Arrange Fun Activities
From tradition, we all know that the annual new year’s parties tend to run a lot longer than those spontaneous Saturday nights out. So, there is the slight possibility that some guests might end up getting a little bored throughout the night.
Because of this, it would be recommended to plan ahead of time and arrange some light-hearted, and slightly embarrassing party games for the guests to get into! They don’t have to be overly
Make The Alcohol Accessible
A great way to make guests feel welcome and ready to party is to have the alcohol plentiful and
However, for those that are a little
When hosting a party, it is important to think further than the music, food and booze. These guests are being welcomed into your home, where you are intending on offering them a night to remember. Adding small, personable details to the party won’t go amiss either. In fact, it’ll likely make the party more of a hit.
For example, it could be as simple as handing out shot glasses of mouthwash; or offering a bowl of mints out before the clock strikes twelve; ready for those New Year kisses of course! Or, you could plan an open DJ station, where guests have the ability to put on whichever music they wish. This way, everyone will be able to play their
One very important detail that should not go amiss, is always having cameras at hand. To be safe, it is recommended that you purchase disposable ones. Then, the fun continues when they are developed. Sifting through the print outs will allow the guests and yourself to re-live a fantastic night and cringe at all the appalling selfies that had been taken far too late into the night…
New Year’s Eve is all about being with loved ones, having fun and celebrating the end of a hopefully fantastic year. The party doesn’t always have to be perfect. If it is surrounded in the comfort of close friends and family, you can remain confident that you are inviting and welcoming in the New Year with all your loved ones.
By following the simple, yet effective, steps shown above; there is no way your New Years Eve party will be a flop, only a success! Don’t be afraid to put your own spin onto it. These steps do not have to be followed to the point. In fact, it may make the planning process even better, by
So there we have it. The top tips for planning the best at home new years party! Have you ever had a New Years Eve house party? Did it go to plan? We would love to hear from you.