10 Adorable DIY New Year’s Eve Treats

When it comes to any holiday, one my and my family’s favorite parts is getting in the kitchen and whipping up something delicious for everyone to enjoy. We love getting creative with the design and having as much fun with the process as we do the outcome. For our New Year’s Eve treats, it’s no different.

At first thought, it may seem like there aren’t as many fun ideas to play with for New Year’s Eve treats as there are for other holidays, like Christmas or Halloween. However, there are actually a lot of creative ways to make desserts and appetizers that are just as adorable and festive as any other holiday’s. Whether you’re throwing a party for kids or adults only, there are ideas for both glamorous and family-friendly treats.

Here are 10 of my favorite DIY New Year’s Eve treat ideas I’ve found this year:

New Year’s Eve Treats

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comFind out what your fortune will be for the New Year with these extra special fortune cookies.
Tutorial: Happiness is Homemade

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comEdible gold glitter makes regular glazed donuts even more festive for the holiday.
Source: Style Me Pretty

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comNo-bake strawberry champagne cheesecake is a delicious dessert with which to bring in the New Year.
Tutorial: Style Me Pretty

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese festive cupcakes are elegant, delicious, and a perfect twist on the tradition of champagne on New Year’s Eve.
Tutorial: Pizzazzerie

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comGet inspired for your own New Year’s Eve cookie decorations with these super chic black and white designs.
Source: Monika Hibbs

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThe kids (and probably even the parents) are going to love this delicious milkshake that will bring in the New Year with a sugar rush!
Tutorial: Poppytalk

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comEnjoy these countdown cupcakes while you countdown to the New Year.
Tutorial: Somewhat Simple

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comPut a spin on “midnight kisses” with these adorable printable labels to transform some Hershey’s Kisses.
Printables: World Label

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comInclude your furry friend in on the festivities with these DIY hypoallergenic dog treats in Champagne bottle and glass shapes.
Tutorial: DogVills

10 Adorable DIY New Year's Eve Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThe only thing better than peanut butter Oreos are ones dipped in white chocolate with gold sprinkles. Delicious!
Tutorial: I Love My Disorganized Life

Have a great New Year’s Eve!

Warm regards,
Megan

Fabulous New Year’s Eve Table Setting Inspiration

Can you believe another year has gone by already? It seems like they are getting shorter and shorter all the time! Every year that goes by, though, I’m immensely grateful that I got to spend another one doing what I love with the people that I love. For me, New Year’s Eve is a great opportunity to celebrate all the wonderful things that happened over the year and reflect on our hopes for the next one.

New Year’s Eve parties are always fun because there is so much excitement in the air. Whether you’re having a casual gathering or a glamorous dinner, the table is where a lot of the best conversation will happen. To keep everyone in the festive mood, I love to make my New Year’s Eve table settings extra special. There are a lot of fun ways to do this and not all of them require a lot of work. Sometimes, it’s just about creating a subtle atmosphere around which all the fun can happen.

Here are 10 New Year’s Eve table settings ideas to inspire you whether you want to go casual and modern or glamorous and sophisticated.

New Year’s Eve Table Settings

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comA shiny gold runner that looks like confetti is perfectly festive over a white tablecloth. Finish off the place settings with a noisemaker and a pop of color.
Source: Style Me Pretty

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comPaper fortune cookies are adorable touches for your place settings, in which you can slip your own fortunes or simply put the name of the guest on them to create a place card.
Source: Sugar and Charm

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comAn all white table is super chic for a New Year’s eve party to bring it in with grace and style.
Source: Lokal 54

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comBlack and white polka dots are chic and festive and look great when paired with gold and silver accents. My favorite parts of this New Year’s Eve table setting, though, are definitely the clock plates.
Source: Pizzazzerie

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comAn old-fashioned black and white clock is a simple but apropos touch for any New Year’s Eve table.
Source: Glamour

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite and gold creates a sophisticated take on a New Year’s Eve party, complete with a gold clock.
Source: Hostess with the Mostess

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comStripes are an adorable choice for a New Year’s Eve party. This set-up is casual yet festive with some chic metallic touches.
Source: The TomKat Studio

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comYou don’t have to go for glitz and glam to have a stylish New Year’s Eve party. Simple black and white with a touch of silver or gold are all you need for a modern setting.
Source: Stylizimo

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comGold star confetti is a cute touch against a black tablecloth. For a simple centerpiece, use silver branches, candlesticks, and votives.
Source: White&Grey Memories

Fabulous New Year's Eve Table Setting Inspiration | HomeandEventStyling.comFor a feminine New Year’s Eve party, bring in pops of pink to match your bubbly and accent it with silver and gold.
Source: Monsters Circus

Happy New Year! May 2017 bring you lots of happiness and success.

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas

One of my favorite spots to decorate for Christmas is the table. Since all of our family and friends up gathering around it, sometimes more than once throughout the season, it’s very rewarding to put together a table setting that will be enjoyed by everyone. It really helps set the mood for the holiday and get everyone into the festive spirit.

The centerpiece is what brings the whole table setting together. In fact, if you aren’t sure what you want to do with your table setting, a good idea is to start with the centerpiece and then let it inspire the rest of the table. For a Christmas centerpiece, there are so many great elements to work with that you can easily suit it to your own personal style and make it your own.

Here are 10 Christmas centerpiece ideas that range from simple to extravagant, rustic to glamorous. They offer some great inspiration for concepts, elements, and color schemes that can help you find a direction for your own.

Christmas Centerpiece Ideas

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comTwo white reindeer serve as a festive and contemporary centerpiece. Ground them with some swag and candles to set the scene.
Source: Setting for Four

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA faux fur runner adds a touch of luxury to this rustic Christmas centerpiece, which consists of a distressed tray and some white Christmas trees and ornaments. Simple, yet full of charm.
Source: Buckets of Burlap

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA few white feathers add an unexpected touch to the green swag and give it some depth, while the gold ornaments and silver vases bring the glamour.
Source: Confessions of a Serial DIYer

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comChristmas tree-shaped decor in a bed of swag are a lovely minimalist approach. For a rustic vibe like this particular centerpiece, choose trees with rough textures like wood and twine. For a more glamorous vibe, go with a smooth, glossy texture.
Source: Dear Lillie

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis adorable sleigh is so charming and perfect to hold ornaments and seashells for a coastal Christmas centerpiece.
Source: Four Generations One Roof

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis centerpiece is so simple and elegant with some sparse swag, candles for glamour, and fruit to bring in pops of color.
Source: Julie Blanner

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comFelt garland, tissue balls and ornaments are an alternative to the traditional greenery for a lovely centerpiece.
Source: You Are My Fave

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGather some rustic elements like pinecones, a wood stump, some greenery and a reindeer for a simple yet charming centerpiece.
Source: JST Design

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these little gingerbread houses in apothecary jars? Some “snow” along the bottom sets the scene with tiny lighted trees and metallic ornaments.
Source: Craftberry Bush

10 Beautiful & Inspiring Christmas Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comMix rustic accents and glamour together to create a centerpiece that captures some of the best of Christmas.
Source: FTD Fresh

Merry Christmas!

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats

Some our favorite activities at my house during the holidays are creating DIY Christmas treats. We love getting together in the kitchen and seeing what we come up with. It’s always fun to do and a great way to flex our creative muscles!

I’m always excited to see what new ideas for DIY Christmas treats other people are coming up with each year. It’s amazing just how much creativity is out there. These recipes are perfect whether you’re hosting a party, need to bring a dessert to a party, or simply want to have some fun creating something cute and delicious for you and your family.

Here are 10 of some of my favorite ideas for DIY Christmas treats to inspire you that your family or your guests are sure to love.

DIY Christmas Treats

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comMake your hot cocoa extra special and sweet with this darling snowman marshmallows.
Tutorial: I Am a Food Blog

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comMelted snowman chocolate bark is an adorable, tasty treat your kids are sure to love.
Tutorial: Princess Pinky Girl

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these melted snowman Oreo balls?
Tutorial: The Girl Who Ate Everything

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThe only thing better than chocolate cookies are chocolate cookies that look like reindeer. (Make sure one has a red nose to play Rudolph!)
Tutorial: One Little Project at a Time

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comCompliment your hot cocoa with these little cookie versions of the mugs. So cute and creative!
Tutorial: Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comPut a spin on your Rice Krispie treats by turning them into reindeer with just a few little extra touches.
Tutorial: Thirty Handmade Days

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese colorful mini cupcakes are the perfect little Christmas dessert.
Tutorial: Baked Bree

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese snowman cookies are super easy and look very chic for a holiday party.
Tutorial: One Little Project at a Time

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s a creative way to use peanut butter cups and pretzels to create fun little characters.
Tutorial: Chelsea’s Messy Apron

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comWhip up these adorable little Christmas tree meringues as a party treat your guests are sure to love.
Tutorial: Bargain Mums

What ones are you going to try?

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas

There is something special about gathering around the table with family and friends for the holidays. It gives you a chance to relax, unplug, and catch up with the people you love but don’t necessarily get to see on a regular basis.

Since the dining room table is where this wonderful occasion takes place, I love to make it look as special as the experience itself.

There are so many inspiring elements to pull ideas from to create a truly magical Christmas tablescape. It doesn’t take a lot to transform your table into a stylish and festive space. A good place to start is with one idea, whether it’s a centerpiece, color palette, or style (rustic, modern, traditional, glamorous, a mix of two or three). Then, build your tablescape around it.

Here are 10 Christmas tablescape ideas to inspire you and get the ideas flowing:

Christmas Tablescape Ideas

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comRed and white striped napkins mimic the look of candy canes on this simple but charming dining room table.
Source: Nora Murphy Country House Holiday

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comAdorable little gift boxes, ornaments and candles create a whimsical centerpiece for this pastel tablescape.
Source: Good Housekeeping

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA black and white polka dot runner brings a chic, charming touch to this simple Christmas tablescape that is accented with pops of red and gold.
Source: Coco Kelly

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA long, rustic strip of garland accents a plaid runner to create depth on this charming tablescape.
Source: Little Peanut

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA tartan runner scrunched up around wood bases and greenery looks super cozy and stylish.
Source: Cherished Bliss

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis Christmas tablescape is the perfect balance of rustic and modern style.
Source: The White Buffalo Styling Co.

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA white tablecloth and plates ensure that the gorgeous garland, candles and napkins pop on the table.
Source: Create/Enjoy

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comSimplicity is wonderfully chic on this all-white table that allows the incredible garland to steal the show.
Source: Rue Magazine

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA small Christmas tree looks darling as the centerpiece to this black and white table.
Source: Shades of Blue Interiors

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite and gold is stunning on this super chic Christmas tablescape full of glamorous touches.
Source: Inspired by This

Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

Warm regards,
Megan