New Year’s Eve requires lots of glitter, champagne and confetti… lots and lots of confetti. It’s the perfect time to celebrate with glittering decorations, golden desserts, silly hats and sparkling dresses. Having your wedding on New Year’s Eve means it instantly becomes the best end-of-year party and the very first party of the new year — no pressure. Get some inspiration from these 22 gorgeous New Year’s Eve weddings and prepare to start covering everything in glitter.
1. Shiny Piñata: Who wouldn’t want an excuse to have a big sparkly piñata at their wedding? (via Jel Photography)
2. Champagne Tower: More fun than a tiered wedding cake. Build a tower of champagne glasses for a dramatic way to celebrate the new year and your new marriage. (via The Pretty Blog)
3. Black and Gold: An event as dramatic as a New Year’s Eve wedding deserves a bold color palette. Black tablecloths serve as the perfect backdrop for gold seating and dishes. (via One Fab Day)
4. Glam Cake: Cover the cake with confetti and lots of gold glitter for a fabulous dessert worthy of the celebration. (via Lisa Mallory Photography)
5. Sparklers Everywhere: Can you tell these sparklers spell out the year 2014? This is such a fun and creative way to memorialize your first new year together as Mr. and Mrs. (via The Pretty Blog)
6. Silver Sparkle: A New Year’s wedding is more like a big party, so have fun, be silly and wear whatever you want (like a sparkly silver top hat!). (via Wedding Chicks)
7. Tick Tock: Play up the countdown theme with oversized clocks on each table, and include lots of celebratory accessories like sparklers and confetti bombs. (via Lisa Mallory Photography)
8. Hollywood Glam: Huge number balloons are a fun way to celebrate the New Year’s Eve theme during the group wedding shots. (via Suzuran Photography)
9. Sequins and Sparkle: Ignore all the traditional colors and go crazy with nontraditional hues and all things glittery. (via Matt and Julie Weddings)
10. Party On: Let your guests loosen up with fun props and party accessories, like a huge selection of top hats and tiaras. The more silly accessories you have, the more awesome all your wedding photos will be. (via The Bridal Detective)
11. Dessert Table Sign ($75): Show your guests where the sweets are with this glam golden typography sign.
12. Confetti Poppers: Instead of rice, hand out confetti poppers to your guests and leave the party in a shower of golden confetti. (via Apryl Ann Photography)
13. White and Gold: Old school gold alarm clocks are a fun and unexpected touch to the white table decorations. (via Hostess with the Mostess)
14. DIY Glittered Tealights: Super simple to make, a collection of several sparkling candles would be perfect for decorating the tables and dessert bar. (via Wedding Star)
15. Metallic Bridesmaids: It’s New Year’s Eve after all, so let your bridesmaids wear the all the sequins and sparkles they want. (via Southern Weddings)
16. DIY Confetti Poppers: Budget friendly and easy to make, you can pack these full of confetti and have your guests pop them during your walk down the aisle or while dancing during the reception. (via Wedding Bells)
17. Sparkling Placeholders: Use mini disco balls or ornaments for pretty place holders that double as favors the guests can take home. (via The Knotty Bride)
18. Disco Heels: Need some shoes worthy of the big event? Try this fun DIY and pile on all the glitter and sequins you can fit on a pair of heels. (via Yes Style)
19. Make Some Noise: Black and gold is the killer color combo for a New Year’s wedding, and we are loving the black accents on this bride’s gown. (via Elisabeth Carol Photography)
20. Sequin Photo Booth: A photo booth is a must. As is the sparkliest, shiniest backdrop you can imagine, like this wall of giant sequins. (via Oh Happy Day)
21. Glitz All Over: Because who wouldn’t want to lie on a bed of glitter? (via Labor of Love)
22. Sequin Wedding Dress: Pop the champagne and take a spin around the dance floor in a gorgeous, sparkling dress evocative of a disco ball. (via Jeremiah and Rachel Photography)
Do you have visions of disco balls and confetti poppers for your big day? If you’re planning a New Year’s Eve wedding, tell us the details in the comments below!