It’s all about the setting

Staying in is the new going out, and you can make your home truly fabulous for 2020 with our tips and tricks. Whether you’re planning a child affair, or throwing a sophisticated soirée, New Year’s Eve deserves a touch of glamour.


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To theme or not to theme?

You can throw all the colours of the rainbow into the mix, but we suggest keeping it on an elegant spectrum by sticking to black and white with heaps of glitter and shine.


There are so many options across numerous stores in Dubai, from tinsel fringe curtains, banners, confetti, headbands, and poppers, but if you want to be a little more sustainable and save yourself time cleaning up, we suggest going for some dazzling balloons, elegant tableware and glassware, reusable tablecloths and napkins, stone coasters such as Agate stone, paper lanterns, and layers of fairy lights.


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With plenty of ready-made playlists to choose from across various genres, it’s now easier than ever to pick a mood for your party. If you want to have a little more control, then we suggest building your own playlist with some smoother beats at the beginning before going full on party mode to get the crowd dancing. A few retro tunes and Abba’s Happy New Year should keep your guests very merry.


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There is a lot to be said about how a scent can transform a room. Fresh flowers always make an impression and elevate the space to new heights. Fragrant candles take it up another level and are ideal when placed in bathrooms and entrance halls. Keep them away from any food as it can be overwhelming, and choose candles that contain warm notes such as vanilla, sandalwood and Tonka bean.


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We can’t wait for the clock to strike midnight

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