We are two days away from New Year's Eve, so I am sure that most of you will have both the closed menu and some ideas to dress the table that night, am I wrong? But there are always those who leave it to the end, who are short of ideas or who think that decorating the table is for what! Making the latter change their minds is complicated, but it is not difficult to give you ideas to dress up your party table on New Years Eve.
You will be thinking that you no longer have time for it but, you do! It is true that you will have to be very creative, but remember that we put the ideas and that you only have to be inspired by them to dress your table. Some branches, some cardboard, some scissors... you can do wonders just with that!
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Tell your guests where to sit
Do you have many guests for dinner? If you want to avoid that moment when everyone turns to you to ask where they sit at the table, put their name cards on the table! Thus, in addition to avoiding the question, you will incorporate an element that, despite its simplicity, it is very decorative.
The simplest thing is to write the name on some cards that you can create from some cardboard and place these on elements that serve as supports. Some pineapples or some corks They can serve as support. And if you consider them not very bright for a party table, you will only have to paint them with a gold spray to change that.
You can also use Christmas elements such as tree balls to write the name. It can be a good memory later to hang on the tree. A memory of those who one day were part of those parties.
Place a star as a napkin ring
Stars are an element strongly associated with Christmas, so why not use them to decorate the table? a paper star and a thin rope can become an improvised party napkin ring, to which you can also add other elements. Origami tutorials on YouTube will allow you to create shapes with varying degrees of difficulty.
Don't you have enough patience to search for videos and start doing origami? You can always cut out the star in a gold cardboard or make an edible. If you like to cook, it will not be difficult for you to make shortbread or gingerbread cookies with this shape.
And speaking of edible items. Some star shaped pasta cutter small, they are also a fantastic alternative. They will not have that artisan taste that the rest of the proposals have, but they are still a great resource.
Or fold the napkins in a special way
Another way to dress up your party table on New Year's Eve is by playing with napkins. And it is that these can become a detail that attracts attention if you fold them in the following ways so that they adopt the shape of a tree. Is not difficult! You have thousands of tutorials on YouTube.
Once folded you can also choose add other elements to these to make this look even more like a Christmas tree. A star or small pineapple at the top of the tree never look bad, they reinforce the idea of the tree and they don't cost anything to make and get.
Don't you like the idea of them taking the form of a tree? You will find on the net a thousand and a few ideas to fold the napkins in such a way that they give your table a festive air. And believe me, shaping them usually seems more difficult than it really is. As soon as you've made two, the rest will go smoothly!
Decorate the centerpiece with candles
Surely you have some candles at home. And if you don't still have time to go to a nearby business and get some. Beyond let them be whiteIt doesn't matter what shape they are. You can create centers like the ones we propose below.
And what do you need to complete them? What you have closest: some fir branches, a few pineapples or cinnamon sticks They are ideal for creating traditional centrepieces. While a vase with a small fir branch and a paper or cardboard tree can become ideal complements for a more modern and minimalist one.
You can place all these elements directly on the table or create centers more defined using trays or natural elements that serve as such. A wooden cutting board, for example, will work great on a traditional and/or rustic table.
Ideas there are many! You just need desire to carry them out. If you want surprise your guests, choose some of these and get everything you need to shape them. Sometimes it is enough to rummage through some drawers at home to find resources. At other times, it may be necessary to visit the nearest bookstore or take a walk in the countryside.