One more holiday-displaced Friday Favorites, then we’re back to actual Fridays! I can’t believe we’re already staring into the face of 2011. Here’s a few of my favorite ideas for saying goodbye to the old and ringing in the new.
On New Year’s Eve 1999, I tried to create time capsules to be opened at some later date. Sadly, not only can I not remember whether I actually finished them, but if I did I don’t know where they are. I think it’s time to try again with these Cookie Tin Time Capsules from Kaboose.
When the clock strikes midnight, you gotta make some noise. It’s a rule. Thanks to this Popcorn Tin Noisemaker from Sassy Sites, you can do it in style.
While we’re on the subject of noise, here are some cute Noisemakers from Make and Takes, and you probably have everything you need to make them on hand.
My kids have always been champions at staying up late, and not just on New Year’s Eve. There’s always a couple of hours between eating and the midnight chaos where they need to be kept busy. I think this Big-As-Life Board Game from Craft would be the perfect thing.
It’s always about now that I start to look forward to putting away the Christmas stuff. We leave it up until New Year’s Day, but sometimes I try to throw in something new, like this New Year’s Centerpiece from from Make it From Scratch.
These Quilted Numbers from The Iowa Farmer’s Wife are intended to be a child’s learning tool, but how fun would they be as New Year’s Eve decorations?
What’s a party without a hat? These New Year’s Eve Party Hats from Felt So Cute would fill both the cute party gear and something to keep the kids busy requirements.
I don’t know why I like this New Year’s Marshmallow Ball from Simply Designing so much, but I do. Don’t judge.
This Mini 2011 Calendar from Very Merry Vintage Style is adorable, and she offers a free printable for the tiny pages.
I love making New Year’s resolutions. I love the sound they make when they deflate mid-January. This New Year’s Resolution Cube from Chica and Jo might be just the thing to keep me on track. At least I can fold it to a different one as they crash and burn.
Happy New Year…see you in 2011!