5 New Year’s Party Ideas

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5 New Year’s Party Ideas

This time next week will be Christmas Day! Hard to believe, isn’t it? And just one week later is New Year’s Day! With New Year’s just 2 weeks away, for this week’s Tablescape Thursday I’m sharing 5 New Year’s Day party ideas from the past, in case you find them helpful in planning your New Year’s celebrations this year.

5 New Year's Party Ideas & Table Settings


Click on the title OR on the picture to access each  post below.

DIY Ice Chiller For Wine Or Champagne, Great For Christmas Or New Year’s Party: Make your own wine or champagne chiller with this tutorial.

DIY Wine or Champagne Chiller With Cranberries for Christmas or New Year's Party


New Year’s Eve Tablescape, 2013: We’re chiming in the new year with a clock-themed tablescape.

New Year's Day Party Decorating and Table Setting Ideas


 New Year’s Day Dinner Party/Table Setting For Four: Here’s a little inspiration for a small gathering of four for a New Year’s dinner.

New Year's Party Tablescape Table Setting


Winter-Themed New Year’s Dinner Party Tablescape: This table setting will work well for a New Year’s dinner party or, take away the party horns and it becomes a festive party anytime during the winter months.

New Year's Tablescape with Acorn Soup Tureens


Vintage Clock Plates, Pottery Barn Inspired: Can’t get your hands on those cool Pottery Barn, New Year’s clock plates? Make your own with this tutorial!

Pottery Barn Vintage Clock Plates Knockoff Tutorial


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  1. Thanks for all the New Year inspiration Susan! Love your DIY clock plates!

  2. hi Susan, and Merry Christmas! Thank you for ever faithfully hosting your fabulous parties~I hope your holidays are wonderful~

  3. Susan, you always have the most creative New Year’s tables. I still am so impressed with those clock plates that you made. I am pretty sure that you Christmas this year will be lively – wishing you and your family a very, merry…

  4. Time flies when you’re having fun! Thank you so much for sharing so many wonderful ideas with us and for being a gracious hostess each week. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous and Happy New Year!

  5. Beautiful inspiration from all 5 tables. I am going to make the wine chiller and take one or 2 to the dinner we are goin g to! Have a VERY Merry Christmas with your family!!!! XO

    • Pinky, that’s great! You’ll want to keep it on frozen to the last minute. It starts to melt as soon as you bring it out. Also, depending on what you place it in, you’ll want to put something under the container to catch the condensation. I can’t remember if I mentioned that in the tutorial so just wanted to mention, in case. Take a picture so I can see it! It’s a lot of fun to make!

  6. The month of December is flying by and New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Thanks for the decorating ideas!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  7. Thank you for the always fun party and I hope you have a wonderful Christmas! Blessings, Pam

  8. I can’t believe Christmas is a week away! Thanks for the warning about next week! Hope your preparations are coming along great. I can’t even think about New Years yet! Lovely ideas. I love the clock plate from years passed! Have a very Merry Christmas!!

  9. I am enjoying your tablescape Thursdays…gets me inspired to set a pretty table. Thanks for hosting. Merry Christmas!

  10. Susan,
    Going to make a “Bucket List” beginning 2015. . .
    and a New Year’s Day Brunch will be one of the items!!!
    I love each of these tablescapes!!!
    Clocks are a huge favorite of mine and this would be a great way to feature some of the ones in my collection!!!
    Thanks for hosting Tablescape Thursday each week!!!

    • Have fun, Pat! I think I like New Year’s brunches better than Christmas parties. All the stress is off from the holidays so you can just have fun. 🙂

  11. WAIT…HOLD EVERYTHING…I’m STILL washing Thanksgiving dishes….franki

  12. Such clever, inspiring ideas, thank you! Happy Christmas everyone

  13. I remember all your NY’s tables. Wonderful! Thanks for hosting, and Merry Christmas! Hope you will be with you bundle of JOY!

  14. Beautiful tables, as usual, Susan. Hard to pick a favorite. Merry Christmas!…Christine

  15. Thanks for the neat New’s Year’s ideas, always so unique and inspirational! Thanks for hosting!

    Merry Christmas!


  16. Love the New Year tablescapes, Susan! Have a wonderful Christmas!…hugs…Debbie

  17. Have a wonderful Christmas, Susan and thank you for hosting!

  18. bobbi duncan says

    Have most of these in my files….they’re all great! Thought the Pottery Barn knock-off was such a creative idea. Thank you, Susan, for a year of incredible energy on your part to inspire us, make us laugh, make us dream, and bring us sooo many varied posts. You are an absolute doll! Wishing you and yours all the truly important things this holiday and in the coming year…one that I know will feature Susan’s amazing creativity. Can’t wait!

  19. ♫ ♫ ♫ I wish you A Merry Christmas, I wish you A Merry Christmas, I wish you A Merry Christmas …. and A Happy New Year. ♫ ♫ ♫
    Thank you so much for all your wonderful inspiration Susan.
    Warm hugs -Brenda-

  20. These are great ideas for New Year’s parties, Susan! 🙂 Thank you for sharing and for hosting Tablescape Thursday!


  21. OMG dear Susan, such gorgeous tables and those clock plates really are fabulous and perfect for the NYear’s table. Tank you for so much inspiration! I’m late, but here I am. I’m so busy, my goodness! Thank you sweet lady for hosting this great party.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  22. Merry Christmas, Susan! Thank you so much for all you do to advance the creativity and fun around the world with your wonderful posts and Tablescape Thursday. We all appreciate it so much, and we look forward to the coming year with you!

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