10 Party Supplies You Need To Throw A Legendary NYE Bash

Hosting a house party is pretty big deal — especially if it falls on New Year's Eve. There's a need to keep your guests well-entertained, and when you mix that with the hopes and anticipation for the coming year, that's a lot of pressure to impress.

If you're intent of throwing the best NYE shindig ever, your shopping list must contain a few reinforcements to enhance the fun. Luckily, it's still not to late to put them in your shopping cart. Ahead, we've rounded up all the decorating and entertaining essentials you need for a countdown party for the ages.

It's not a 2018 party without some highly 'grammable balloons. These golden floor balloons make an amazing photo backdrop.

Paris312 Party NYE Balloons, $25.50, available at Etsy
A cheap and chic way to create ambience in a room: Add these battery-powered string lights into any clear jar, bottle, or votives you have lying around. You knew there's a reason you kept those empty glass bottles in the apartment.

Urban Outfitters Bottle Battery Powered String Lights, $8, available at Urban Outfitters
Unicorn colors never fail to make people happy. These iridescent plates are sure to be a crowd favorite.

Spritz Unicorn Iridescent Dinner Plate, $3, available at Target
Get a livestream video of the festivities at Time Square going with this handy smartphone projector — so you can do a live count down without having to brave the cold.

Brand Academy Store Luckies Of London Smartphone Projector, $29.03, available at Trouva
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An unforgettable signature cocktail is a must-have for any great party. Whip together one your guests will talk about all of 2018 with your choice of Smirnoff vodka.

Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, $18.99, available at Smirnoff. Please drink responsibly.
The best way to enjoy your vodka mixers? A good old-fashioned drinking game.

Creative Union Design New Years Eve Party Game, $5, available at Etsy
If your apartment is too small for an actual disco ball, these festive string lights will do just fine.

PBteen Disco Ball String Lights, $22.99, available at PBteen
The pineapple is a universal symbol of hospitality: This rose gold ice bucket shows your guest that you're both welcoming and uber-styish.

Copper & Metal Collection Copper Pineapple Ice Bucket, $35.97, available at Pier 1
These beautiful baubles ensure that no one get their drinks mixed up.

Joanna Buchanan Wine Charms, $56, available at Horchow
A sparkly candle is always a good idea.

Ikea VINTER 2017 Unscented Block Candle, $1.99, available at Ikea