Do you love spending time with friends and family to ring in the New Year in style? It can be fun to enjoy the evening in the city, but there are also benefits to hosting a party in your home. Whether you have family in town for the holiday season or you want to strengthen relationships with friends in the area, consider the advantage of planning an at-home New Year’s party.

It can be a lot of work to host a memorable party. But, it is worth the effort to create an event that everyone will remember. One key factor is to make sure that you have the right decorations and party favors to leave a lasting impression on the people that you love.

In fact, there are a few strategic decorating ideas that can be used to throw a great party without laboring over the decorations in advance. Here are a few simple, easy decorating tips that can help you be ready for the New Year’s party in less than an hour:

Flair in the Dining Room and Kitchen

Often, the kitchen and dining room end up being the focus of the party. Food is such an important part of our culture, making it natural for people to gravitate towards the heart of your home. Instead of inviting people into a mess of a kitchen, look for ways that you can improve the appearance of the room and make it more inviting.

A few simple pieces on the table can make a great centerpiece that will create a festive environment. Consider adding candles, flowers, and a table runner. You can find basic greenery at the grocery store, add a nice vase, and then add a few beautiful blossoms to arrange the perfect décor. Don’t forget to use decorative serving dishes when you put the food on the table or counter.

Living Room for Entertaining

The living room is another area where many of your guests will spend a lot of time. Consider the layout of the furniture to make sure that the room is easy to navigate, even when it is packed with people. It might be helpful to move the furniture to the side of the room, add a few folding chairs, and move the coffee table to a different area in the home.

Dress up the fireplace mantle with a Happy New Year banner, as well as some fun sparkling garland or anything else that matches the décor of your home. Decorations can also be added on the bookshelves or anywhere else in the room. Adding a few pillows and throw blankets on the couch can make the room feel cozy and inviting.

It is essential that you have the right property to host family and friends for parties and events. If you don’t have a good home to share with your family, then right now might be the best time to look for a new place to live. Make the move right now so that you are ready for the fun summer backyard parties and a great New Year’s party next year.

Here at DUFFY Realty, we are wishing you a Happy New Year! Contact us anytime if you would like to find a new home for your family in 2018: (678) 318-1700