Make This Multi-Craft New Year’s Eve Gift Box for a Festive Virtual Send-off

Send your friends some shiny DIY garland and custom confetti poppers to create the perfect “Auld Lang Syne” Zoom moment.

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December 26, 2020
Box Filled With Champagne, Crinkle Paper, DIY Popper and Garland

New Year's Eve in a Box

HGTV Handmade’s A.V. Perkins shares a step-by-step guide to make a New Year’s Eve gift box filled with festive crafts to send to friends near and far. To make your own, you will need shiny gift wrap or Mylar paper, scissors, clear tape and a 6' piece of string or yarn.

From: HGTV Handmade

A low-key New Year’s Eve doesn’t have to be boring. Send a friend this cheerful, New Year’s Eve box filled with easy DIYs you can make in an afternoon. Watch HGTV Handmade’s A.V. Perkins create cute confetti poppers, Insta-worthy fringe garland and a customized champagne flute for the perfect countdown toast.

New Year's Eve in a Box
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Painted Champagne Flute

Hand Holds Painted Glass Champagne Flute With Color Bubbles on Bottom

Champagne Flute Decorating: Paint Glass

First, make sure the glass champagne flute is clean and dry. Then, add a drop of glass paint to a disposable plate or palette. Next, dip the end of the paintbrush handle into the glass paint. Now gently press the handle onto the glass to create a unique pattern; avoid the rim of the glass completely.

From: HGTV Handmade

Photo by: A.V. Perkins

A.V. Perkins

Materials + Tools

  • glass champagne flute
  • paintbrush

1: Paint + Dry

First, gather materials and make sure your glass champagne flute is clean and dry (Image 1). Then, add a drop of glass paint to a disposable plate or paint palette. Dip the end of a paintbrush handle into the glass paint and gently dab the handle onto the glass to create a unique pattern (Image 2). Be sure to avoid the rim of the glass completely. Set aside to dry (Image 3). Tip: Once the glass paint is dry, bake the flute to ensure a longer-lasting design. Follow the instructions on the glass paint bottle.

DIY Confetti Popper

Hand Holds Confetti Popper With Rubber Band on Tissue Paper Top

DIY Confetti Popper: Materials

Last, cover the popper with a single piece of tissue paper and secure the top with a rubber band.

From: HGTV Handmade

Photo by: A.V. Perkins

A.V. Perkins

Materials + Tools

  • paper tube
  • balloon
  • tissue paper
  • decorative wrapping paper
  • rubber band
  • scissors
  • confetti
  • clear tape

1: Prep Paper Tube + Cut Balloon

Tie a knot at the bottom of the balloon (Image 1). Then, use scissors to cut the balloon in half (Image 2) and discard the top. Take the bottom half of the balloon and pull it around the end of the paper tube ensuring a snug fit (Image 3). Secure the balloon to the paper tube with clear tape along the trimmed edge.

2: Fill Tube + Secure Top

Next, wrap the paper tube with decorative paper or tissue paper (Image 1) and secure with clear tape. Then fill the popper halfway with confetti (Image 2). Last, cover the popper with a single piece of tissue paper and secure the top with a rubber band (Image 3).

Easy Fringe Garland

Shiny DIY Garland Hangs on a Wall as Cute Selfie Backdrop

DIY New Year's Eve Garland

HGTV Handmade’s A.V. Perkins shares a step-by-step guide to make a New Year’s Eve gift box filled with festive crafts to send to friends near and far. To make your own, you will need shiny gift wrap or Mylar paper, scissors, clear tape and a 6' piece of string or yarn.

From: HGTV Handmade

Photo by: A.V. Perkins

A.V. Perkins

Materials + Tools

  • clear tape
  • scissors

1: Measure + Cut + Hang

Cut a piece of yarn or string to 6 feet across and set aside. Next, spread out the metallic paper on a table or workspace. Use scissors to cut the paper vertically into 1/2-inch wide strips leaving an inch along the top (Image 1). Now place the yarn across the center of the 1-inch top flap (Image 2), folding the excess over and securing with clear tape (Image 3). Hang it up and enjoy a festive selfie backdrop (Image 4).

2: Complete the Box

Box Filled With Champagne, Crinkle Paper, DIY Popper and Garland

New Year's Eve in a Box

HGTV Handmade’s A.V. Perkins shares a step-by-step guide to make a New Year’s Eve gift box filled with festive crafts to send to friends near and far. To make your own, you will need shiny gift wrap or Mylar paper, scissors, clear tape and a 6' piece of string or yarn.

From: HGTV Handmade

Materials + Tools

  • crinkle paper

Place some crinkle paper in a large, square gift box and add in all the DIY goodies (Image 1). Throw in some bubbly and celebrate the New Year virtually with all your buddies.

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