5 NYE Party Tips from Society Social

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Roxy Te Owens knows how to put together a great party—check out her simple and festive tips for welcoming 2017 in style!

New Year's Eve celebrations can have a reputation for coming with high expectations, but we believe that the most fun fetes can be the ones that are spur of the moment spontaneous! Here are 5 tips for throwing an effortless New Year's Eve party.

  1. 1. FUN not formal.

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    NYE is the nights of all nights, so let your hair down and turn up the party! Choose playful bites and bevs like champagne pops or Fireball jello shots to really up the entertaining ante!

  2. 2. Finger foods for all!

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    Nobody wants to sit down to a formal multi-course meal on what is supposed to be a night of revelry. Serve hearty bites that are filling and easy to serve.

  3. 3. To-may-toh, to-mah-to. Champagne, Prosecco!

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    No need to let money get in the way of a good time and hosting your favorites. Opt for a more affordable sparkling like prosecco and stock up!

  4. 4. The power is in the playlist.

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    Ask your guests for their favorite 2016 picks and create a playlist that will take the party well past midnight!

  5. 5. Scale down the decor.

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    A few balloons, streamers hung from the ceiling, and candles or confetti sprinkled about is enough to feel festive especially if you still have your Christmas decor and twinkly lights up!

    Tips and photos courtesy of Roxy Te Owens of Society Social.