x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Six of the Best: Party accessories

Dinner, soiree or a full-blown shindig, have a swinging time this New Year's Eve with our party pack.

This cheery drink stirrer is available from Harvest Home.
This cheery drink stirrer is available from Harvest Home.

1. Angular appetisers

We love the shape and colour of these side plates from Crate & Barrel. Festive enough for a New Year party, chic enough for the rest of the year. Dh15 each, Crate & Barrel, Mall of the Emirates, and Mirdif City Centre, Dubai

2. Cover up

Even the most solemn guest or wallflower will get into the spirit in one of these party disguises. Dh45, Lakeland

3. Stirring stuff

Mix your drinks in seasonal style with a cheery mistletoe swizzle stick. Dh15, Harvest Home, Jumeriah Centre, Beach Road, Dubai

4. Little dipper

For easy chocolate fondue to share, simply melt some chocolate pieces in this microwavable dish, then dip in your favourite treats. A fork is included. Dh39, Lakeland, Mushrif Mall Abu Dhabi, Mall of the Emirates and Mirdif City Centre, Dubai

5. Fly the flag

Spell out what your canapes contain with these handy food flag cocktail sticks. Dh25, Harvest Home

6. Class glass

Leave your good stuff in the cupboard and stick to plastic glasses. These from Zara Home come in a range of colours if you're working to a theme. Dh11 each, Zara Home nationwide

For more tips on six elements to change up your home routine, check out Six of the Best.