get your DIY on to make these easy NYE party hats, perfect for a new years eve celebration, topped off with a customizable printable clock!

DIY New Years Eve Party Hat

The countdown is on… t-minus THIRTEEN days until New Years Eve! Whaaa?! Time flies, of course, so let’s welcome 2019 in style with these easy NYE Party Hats tutorial, blinged out with a free clock printable. AND… we’re also sharing 11 other fun NYE printables, DIY’s, or drink ideas by our very creative blog friends at the end of the post so be sure to hop on over to see those for major New Years Eve inspo!

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

First take a peek at our other NYE ideas:

Supplies to make a NYE Party Hat

To get started you’ll need:

  • Fabric
  • Ribbon
  • Paint
  • Paper Party Hats
  • Christmas tinsel
  • Crepe Paper or Streamers
  • Paint Brush
  • Hot Glue
  • Paper clocks, download below

Free Clock Printable for NYE party hat

>>Free Clock Face printable (blank)

Make your own NYE Party Hats and print + cut these out to stick on the front. Set your own time, so fun and easy!!

Directions to make a NYE Party Hat

Making these was a cinch and definitely a kid-friendly craft, just be sure to use supervision with the hot glue gun. 😉 To get started you’ll need to cover up those bright birthday party graphics on the party hats.

Supplies to make EASY New Years Eye party hats!

I painted 2 coats of metallic paint over 2 of them, one in black and one in silver.

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I cut some fabric in a classic chevron pattern, decked out in black & silver, to fit the party hat shape then hot glued it on. I trimmed the excess fabric then glued it together.

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

Cute! I love the texture of the fabric against the metallic hats.

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

From there I printed and cut my clock faces. You can write “Hello 2019” or “Happy New Year” or draw clock hands or whatever you want to do– I left them blank for you to personalize. 😉

Make your own NYE Party Hats and print + cut these out to stick on the front. Set your own time, so fun and easy!!

Hot glue the tinsel in a circle then glue a clock to the front of it; lastly, hot glue it to the party hat.

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

I used the streamer as a hat topper and just bunched it together like a ruffle then glued it in place. I love the ribbon that has a bit of sparkle to it so I bunched the patterned one as a topper then used the silver ribbon one to back a clock by adding strips behind it. Easy peasy. You can mix and match styles and textures of the fabric, ribbon and paint to create some fun and super easy party hats, perfect for NYE!

Paint dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

I kind of want to paint everything this pretty metallic silver hue as it’s the perfect shade of gray with a bit of shine!

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

Loving all of the classic blacks, whites, and silvers in the products with the gold tinsel. I can hardly wait to chill our kid-friendly bubbly (Martinelli’s) and watch the ball drop!

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

Happy New Year!

Paint or wrap fabric around dollar store party hats for EASY and cheap glam New Years Eve party gear! Cute!

This post originally published on Lolly Jane in December 2016.

Without further adieu… here are our creative friends sharing their FAB New Year’s Eve Entertaining ideas, recipes, and printables with you, hop on over and be sure to tell them we say hello!

3 Free Printable NYE Banners at The Happy Housie
Winter Gin & Tonic at Finding Silver Pennies
New Year’s Eve at Rooms FOR Rent
Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail at Modern Glam

Year in Review Kid’s Questionnaire Printable at The DIY Mommy
New Year’s Eve Party Hat Tutorial with Free Clock Printable at Lolly Jane
Lindt Chocolate New Year’s Eve Printable Gift Tags at Tauni Everett
New Year’s Eve Hot Cocoa Bar Printables at Tatertots & Jello

6 Steps to a Fabulous Table for a New Year’s Eve Party at Designthusiasm
Blackberry Sparklers at Life is a Party
No Mess Kid’s Party Easy Slime Recipe at Hallstrom Home
New Year’s Eve Tablescape with Fun Game Ideas at Summer Adams

Don’t have time to make all of these? PIN for later! And, HNY! 🎉⏰✨🎊

 

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