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Easy Silver And Gold New Year’s Party Ideas

New Year's Party

New Years is here and you want to make it special. However you don’t want to spend hours preparing food and decorating the house. These fun DIY decor ideas and easy to make recipes will give any New Year’s party lot’s of sparkle and glitz and they are all so easy to make!

New Year's Party

I started off with a simple theme: I wanted to use silver and gold and give everything an elegant look filled with sparkle. I started my creating easy recipes and adding that elegant glitzy touch to them. Most of these recipes can be done in minutes and for many of them I used store bought items but no one would ever know! Your guests will think you spent hours preparing all the food!

chocolate and vanilla parfaits with silver pearls

Chocolate & Vanilla Parfaits Recipe



In a tall cup or glass layer the vanilla pudding, pieces of cake, chocolate pudding, yellow cake and silver sugar pearls. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cherry and gold pearlized sugar.

New Year's Party cocktail

Blueberry Champagne Cocktail Recipe



Pour some gold pearlized sugar on a plate. Wet the rim of your champagne flutes and then dip it into the gold pearlized sugar. Add two or three raspberries to each flute and poor the cold champagne over them.

gold sprinkle marshmallows for Academy awards party

Gold Marshmallows Recipe



Insert the lollipop sticks into the center of a marshmallow. Fill a cup with about half an inch of water. Dip the marshmallow in the water; the water should cover about two thirds of the marshmallow when you dip it. Place marshmallow over a bowl and slowly pour the gold pearlized sugar over it turning it until two thirds of the marshmallow are covered. Place on waxed paper and let dry. Make a small bow with the black ribbon and glue to the lollipop stick with hot glue.

gold popcorn

Gold Popcorn Recipe



Pop the popcorn in the microwave. Spray just a little olive oil spray, place in a bowl or individual containers and sprinkle with gold pearlized sugar and gold sugar pearls, the olive oil will give it a nice shine and will help the sugar and pearls stick to it.

New Year's Party

Easy DIY New Year’s Decorations

About the author

Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

Paula moved from her native Guatemala to SW Florida with her husband and two children and together they are discovering what it means to live life between two languages.

Paula studied architecture who now makes a living as a freelance writer, traveler and amateur photographer. She started her writing & publishing career as the editor of Bebé y Mamá, the first parenting magazine in Guatemala. She is the founder of www.GrowingUpBilingual.com and www.365thingsswfl.com and writes articles in Spanish and English for both magazines and the web on travel, food and bicultural and bilingual parenting .

When she is not on a plane or road trip she likes to create recipes inspired in the flavors of her native Guatemala.

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  1. Linette

    Love this! It’s gorgeous! Hope you had a wonderful New Years!

    1. Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

      Thanks Linette! Hope you had a wonderful New Years as well! 🙂

  2. Ivan Jordon

    Too bad I was not able to read your update earlier.

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