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5 Ways to Green Your New Year’s Eve Party

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3. DIY Decor

Instead of hitting the party store for decorations, why not whip up some recycled decor for your party? You can make your own fabric scrap banner to decorate walls, mantles, and doorways.

Martha Stewart has a great tutorial for making New Year’s streamers that would be easy to green up. Instead of card stock, snag some thin cardboard from your recycle bin. You can skip the toxic spray adhesive and paint your circles with white glue and cover in glitter for a shimmering effect that has a lower impact.

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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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8:52AM PST on Jan 30, 2013

Thank you

7:14AM PST on Jan 29, 2013

Thank you

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11:43AM PST on Dec 12, 2012

Good advice. Thanks.

5:43AM PST on Jan 11, 2011

Good ideas, they can apply for any party so it's gread reading even after new years

1:42PM PST on Jan 7, 2011


10:48AM PST on Jan 3, 2011

Some great ideas, thanks!

7:39AM PST on Jan 3, 2011

Interesting, thanks!

4:48AM PST on Jan 3, 2011

We have a good collection of glass, wooden, cloth and even clay (my kids made when they were in kidnergarden) decorations which we use every year.

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