New Year’s décor checklist

If you are planning even a small gathering for New Year’s Eve, it’s important to make sure that your New Year’s décor is just right. Here is a handy checklist for you to follow in order to make it quick, easy and affordable.

Clear away Christmas

The first step in your New Year’s décor checklist is to clear out all things Christmas. If you plan on hosting an elegant event, you should transform the red, white and green theme into something a bit more luxurious. Now, you don’t need to pack away your tree. However, you can get rid of the stockings and other accessories. If you have accessories like wreaths and garlands, you can remove the red accessories are simply replace them with flowers and decorations that suit your New Year’s colour scheme.

Set your colour scheme

Now for the colours that will decorate your home. While Christmas is usually a day for family and certainly great fun for children, New Year’s is always seen as more of an adult occasion. This means that you might want to choose more elegant colour combinations for your New Year’s décor. Consider something simple like white, green and a touch of silver, for example.

Order fresh flowers

Now that you know what colours you want for your New Year’s décor, you can order fresh flowers from your favourite florist. Just make sure that you place yoru order early to avoid disappointment. These blooms should be delivered a day or two before New Year’s Eve so that you don’t run the risk of them not arriving in time!

How about balloons?

Balloons can be elegant if they are used in the right way. For example, in the case of New Year’s décor, you want to use just a few balloons here and there. You also need to choose the right colours. Helium balloons are great but it’s even better if you opt for balloons on sticks. This is because you won’t have to worry about the helium slowly escaping and the balloons falling from their spot. White, black and silver balloons can be clustered together and placed in the corners of the room.

Check your lighting

This is one of the most important aspects to consider when planning New Year’s décor. You want to make sure that you have bright light as well ambient light. The bright light will be your overhead lights while ambient light can come in many forms. Fairy lights and candles are the top two options. They can also be beautifully incorporated with your New Year’s flowers.

There you have it! A few easy tips to help you plan the perfect New Year’s décor every year! As you can tell, these tips are super simple and they will not cost you much at all. Remember to keep your décor simple and you can’t go wrong.