Christmas is basically over (sorry y鈥檃ll), and it鈥檚 time to start thinking about one of the most magical nights of the year 鈥 New Year鈥檚 Eve. If you are a little tight on money due to holiday cheer (and amazing after-Christmas sales), we suggest you DIY your NYE outfit. Now if you haven鈥檛 realized, we are a little obsessed with disco balls these days :) So, we took this plain black skirt (from a thrift store for $5) and added shiny detailing to create the most jaw-dropping skirt your friends have ever seen. I will admit, this skirt does take some time to make, but hey 鈥 it鈥檚 a nice project to complete if you are getting in a bit too much family time and need a little break.

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Materials and Tools:

鈥 black skater skirt

鈥 1/4 yard shiny fabric

鈥 fabric scissors and/or X-ACTO knife

鈥 ruler

鈥 fabric glue

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Instructions:

1. Cut out tons of one-inch squares from your shiny fabric.

2. Glue them onto your skirt in rows with equal space in between.

3. Twirl 鈥檛il your heart is content.

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I鈥檓 not going to lie, this part is tedious. Use a cutting mat, ruler, scissors and/or X-ACTO to cut out a BUNCH of one-inch squares. This is the perfect time to 鈥渉ire鈥 a little DIYer who has a bit too much energy and needs a task to keep her busy.

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Now when I say a ton, I mean a ton.

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Get that glue ready and start assembling your disco skirt. Make sure you glue down all corners of the squares 鈥 you don鈥檛 want any of them to peel off.

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Due to the shape of a circle skirt, your lines of squares will go on a diagonal all the way around the skirt. You will need to cut the squares at the bottom and top hems of the skirt to match the curving hem line.

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Ahhhhh 鈥 amazing! Let鈥檚 put it on!

Pair this skirt with fun patterned tights and a sultry top for the ultimate NYE look.

Happy 2016, Y鈥檃ll!

Don鈥檛 forget to share your NYE OOTD with us on Instagram using the hashtag #iamcreative.

DIY Production and Styling: Kelly Bryden

Photography: Kurt Andre

Modeling: Maddie Bachelder