New Years Eve Gold Clock Noise Maker

Since we finished up the 12 Days of Christmas blog hop yesterday we are switching gears today. If you’re like me, you work hard on Christmas. Then it gets here and you realize you have run out of time to prepare for New Years. Almost every year I am at the store on New Years Eve, scrambling to get food, drinks, and décor. This year, be ready for the party before the busy Christmas festivities even begin. I’m sharing ideas to help you out the next 2 weeks. Let’s start with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker.

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Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

 

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Materials

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 1

First, pull out 2 dessert plates.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 2

Place one plate to the side.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 3

Next, find the center of your plate and punch a hole in it with your awl.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 4

Now pull out your chipboard pieces.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 5

Then trim the ends of the chipboard pieces as pictured.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 6

Next, paint your trimmed chipboard pieces with gold enamel paint.

Step 7

Set the painted chipboard pieces aside to dry.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 8

Pull both of your plates back over and paint them black. Set them aside to dry.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 9

Now measure your painted chipboard pieces and trim one so that it is shorter than the other.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 10

Next, align the trimmed edges of your chipboard pieces and punch a hole in them.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 11

Pull out your pearl brad.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 12

Use your pearl brad to attach your chipboard pieces to your punched plate.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 13

Next, use your pencil to mark the spots on your plate where the clock numbers will go.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 14

Using your pencil marks as a guide, paint the numbers on your clock with gold enamel paint.

Step 15

Let the gold enamel paint dry completely before you move on.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 16

After your numbers have dried, add beads and glue to your plate without numbers.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Step 17

Lastly, press your clock plate onto your glued plate.

 

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!

Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig! Kids and adults will have a blast shaking these babies all night. If you plan on making many of these favors, I recommend purchasing a set of chipboard arrows to make your life easier. Arrows allow you to skip step 5. Multiple arrow sizes also allow you to skip the trimming in step 9. Simply pair a longer arrow with a shorter arrow for each noise maker and you are good to go. Come back next week for even more DIY New Years ideas!

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Make some noise and welcome a fresh beginning with this New Years Eve gold clock noise maker. These are great DIY party favors for your big shindig!