Happy New Year’s Eve, glitter girls!

No matter what your NYE plans entail (black tie event, oyster roast, just hanging at the house), you can work a classic champagne cocktail in there somewhere. Maybe it’s your pre-game drink; maybe it’s what you toast at midnight. Either way, here’s how to dress up a basic bottle of bubbly.

Champagne Cocktail
sparkly stirrer required.
Champagne Cocktail
recipe and photos courtesy of one of our fave websites, The Glitter Guide.


  • Chilled champagne
  • Sugar cubes
  • Lemon peels
  • Angostura bitters


Place one sugar cube in the bottom of each champagne glass and top with chilled champagne. Add 3-5 dashes of bitters (depending on your taste–take it easy the first time) and garnish with a lemon peel. Insert sparkly stirrer and enjoy!

Working on NYE? Need a little something for your co-workers? A party favor for tonight? Try this with a champagne split/paper straw/ribbon!


Hope you all have a fantastic New Year’s holiday. Be sure to tweet us pics @glitter_blog_xo! We’ll return on Wednesday with a re-cap of our NYE festivities and a list of ideas for New Year’s resolutions. Eeek!