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5 DIY New Year’s Decorations

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5 DIY New Year’s Decorations

Can you believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve? It feels like 2011 went by in a flash!

If you’re planning a New Year’s shindig, you’re probably sorting out your decorations and planning a trip to the party store. The trouble with those store-bought decorations is that they’re often made from unsustainable materials, like plastic or paper from old growth forests, and shipped from far-off factories to the big box store.

Instead of shopping for New Year’s decorations, you can whip up your very own! Not only are these DIY New Year’s decorations better for the planet, but handmade decorations have heart, and you can customize them to match your party theme exactly. A win all around!

Next>> Deck the walls with recycled bunting!

Image Credit: Champagne Toast photo via Thinkstock

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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4:17PM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Kind of kooky...thanks for sharing.

12:21PM PST on Dec 6, 2012

Thanks for the ideas.

10:11PM PST on Dec 4, 2012

thnaks

4:30AM PDT on Jul 20, 2012

ty

5:54PM PST on Jan 29, 2012

Ta.

5:45PM PST on Jan 3, 2012

No New Years party here. Did chill with a friend though, but not because of the holiday.

4:04PM PST on Jan 2, 2012

interesting

10:13AM PST on Jan 2, 2012

liked some of this

11:17PM PST on Dec 31, 2011

The ornament trees look nifty. It's not a good idea to decorate with anything edible if you have pets.

10:01PM PST on Dec 31, 2011

thanks for the advice....

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Would really like to read an article and not have to listen to an hour or even half hour podcast, or…

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Our high schools have a 50/50 mix which isn't too bad

sorry: only then can it spread outwards.

Nice ideas - thanks for sharing.

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