It's not without a bottle (or ten) of Champagne. But when you've celebrated the same way every year, why not try something new and exciting? We've found some seriously genius ways to serve your bubbly this NYE, so you can ring in 2017 the best way possible.
This is one of the most classic and impressive tricks in the NYE book. You've got to use old-fashioned coups for this to work, making your get together that much fancier.
2. Break out the .
Pair these adorably tiny bottles with decorate straws and everyone will be impressed by your party presentation. Bonus: They'll also help with portion-control so things don't get sloppy later.
3. Make Jell-O shots.
We are huge fans of creative Jell-O shots for basically any holiday. And these are no exception. Once these make the rounds at your bash, people will be talking about them all night long.
4. Serve countdown flutes.
Everyone knows those last 10 seconds before the New Year are the most thrilling—make it even more fun by and ask them to lift (or drink!) theirs when their number is chanted.
5. Freeze some popsicles.
Turn a cheap bottle of bubbly into a delicious and impressive-looking treat for your party. Just add sugar, water, and a bit of gelatin and you've got fancy ice pops for all.
6. Buy .
Believe it or not, you can find , , and for your guests to munch on between sips. Win-win, chin chin!
7. Bling out the bottles.
Not only is this a for your Instagram-obsessed friends, it also doubles as super easy (and cheap!) party decor.
8. Build a .
Lay out fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, and pomegranates are particularly well suited for Champagne), juices or flavored seltzers, and a mix of Champagne, prosecco, rosé, moscato, and more. This way guests can mix and match to sip on all different kinds of bubbly drinks throughout the night.
9. Pour it over rock candy.
The wintertime equivalent to summer's popsicle fad is sparkly rock candy. Top off everyone's glass with for some extra oomph.
10. Pass out fortune cookies.
Hang a cookie on the rim of each flute so that your for the new year and get a yummy edible garnish, too.
11. Rim glasses with pretty sugar.
Wet the edge of each glass with water or a lemon wedge, then dunk them in decorate sugar you probably have left over from decorating Christmas cookies. Voila—an instant makeover to plain old cups!
12. Add frozen berries.
instead of ice cubes. Keep a bowl of (or blackberries, or whatever you prefer) or put them on a skewer and tell guests to help themselves to the stockpile in your freezer.
A low-key get together calls for simplicity. If you're splitting Chinese with your girlfriends and watching New Year's Rockin' Eve, then you need these that are still super cute.