How to Dress Up Champagne for Holidays

how to decorate a champagne flute

If you read my post on Russian winter holiday traditions, you know that New Year’s Eve is the biggest holiday of the year in Eastern Europe. People are getting together and party all day and night long. Somehow it’s considered cool to stay up as long as you possibly can and then brag about it for the entire month of January. New Year’s celebration in Russia is never possible without champagne as it’s a traditional drink to toast with at midnight.

After years of living in the United States, I notices that the champagne tradition seems to be international. However, Americans are trying to be creative with how they serve champagne. Today, I’m so excited to collaborate with Luc Belaire to share with you some of my favorite ways to make your New Year’s celebration even more memorable by “dressing up” your exquisite champagne bottles and flutes.

Champagne decorated with string lights

Idea #1: Make It Glow

When it comes to the champagne bottle itself, I love an easy and cute idea of wrapping the bottle in elegant holiday lights. I found those adorable lights on Amazon and (please keep in mind the lights require extra batteries) I’ve been using them to elevate all sorts of bottles. However, I especially love how this gold bottle of Luc Belaire Luxe Champagne looks with it. Isn’t it adorable?

Luc Belaire Luxe - Premier Champagne - Review

Idea #2: Make It Sweet

Perhaps, my most favorite way to decorate a champagne flute is by adding rock candy to it. This trick is so effortless (you can find those cute sticks at most supermarkets), but it really elevates the drink. Sugar will slowly dissolve in your glass that will add additional flavor to your drink. You will also notice that it helps to get rid of the bubbles faster (I know that some people don’t like them). Personally, I think that the best part about this “recipe” is that you can drink champagne first and then enjoy a sugar stick as dessert—it gets even more yummy with the champagne flavor on it.

bow champagne flute decor

Idea #3: Make It Preppy

An easy way to make your typical champagne flutes look cute is to put on a paper bow on it. I purchased those at Target gift wrapping section (check out also Papyrus and Paper Source for similar kits). You can also create your own bows and attach them to the glass with the help of double-sided tape. I also suggest picking matching straws so this set looks finished. It’s such an easy trick to do, but the result is so adorable!

How do decorate a champagne flute with tape

Idea #4: Make It Glittery

This champagne flute decoration idea literally takes a few minutes to accomplish and the variations of this DIY project are endless. Basically, all you have to do is to pick your favorite glitter tape (mine happened to be in gold so it matches the bottle design of Luc Belaire Luxe Champagne) and wrap it around the flute. Be creative and experiment by adding a few different tapes across the surface of the glass. Another idea is to handwrite the name of a person the glass belongs too so there is no confusion on whose drinks it is.

how to decorate a champagne glass

Idea #5: Make It Personal

You know how it goes: you put your glass on a table for a second and then you can’t figure out which of those dozen of glasses is yours. For these situations, try making each champagne glass personal—by adding a tag with person’s name. I decided to make mine with a miniature glitter card and a gold clothes pin—it’s so easy and so cute!

I hope you enjoyed my champagne decoration tips! Feel free share in the comments area below any New Year’s Eve tips that you might have. Also, please let me know where and with whom are you planning on celebrating the beginning of a new year! Cheers!

ITEMS MENTIONED IN THIS POST: Luc Belaire Luxe Champagne (c/o)
Champagne Glasses // Champagne Flutes // Pink & Gliter Confetti // String Lights
Pink & Glitter Straws // Glitter Bows // Clothes Pins // Glitter Tape // Glitter Cards

Luc Belaire Luxe - Premier Champagne - Review 3Luc Belaire Luxe - Premier Champagne - Review

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46 Comments

  1. Just bumped onto your article. It’s funny you call it ‘how to dress up champagne’ as I actually made a video about this same Luc Belaire Luxe wine, and called it ‘undressing Luce Belaire Rare Luxe’
    Fun coincidence. See post and video from here http://socialvignerons.com/2017/03/17/luc-belaire-rare-luxe-france/
    Cheers. And thanks for sharing this nice and beautiful post :-)

    Posted 8.10.17 Reply
  2. Adriana wrote:

    These are all so freakin’ cute!!! I LOVE these ideas! Champagne is my favorite!

    Posted 12.27.16 Reply
  3. These are such great ideas! Can’t wait to try some of them for NYE!
    Happy holidays!!

    Jen
    http://www.tnightwedream.com

    Posted 12.27.16 Reply
  4. All these ideas are so beautiful. I love all the accents from the rock candy to the straws.

    Chanel | Je M’appelle Chanel

    Posted 12.24.16 Reply
  5. Wow! These are really creative, fun, and lovely. I think my favorite is the rock candy.

    Posted 12.23.16 Reply
  6. Ooh, I could dress up my glass of tea just as pretty. Love the ideas.

    Posted 12.23.16 Reply
  7. Adele Miner wrote:

    Oh these are all so pretty, you did a great job! I am so impressed with your blog by the way, so glad I found it! Keep up the unreal work pretty lady! x

    adelelydia.blogspot.com

    Posted 12.23.16 Reply
    • Thank you, Adele! You are so sweet! Happy holidays to you and your family! Wishing you all the best this holiday season!

      Posted 12.28.16 Reply
  8. Oh I do love your ideas. I can’t remember the last time I had champagne but I need to change that.

    Posted 12.23.16 Reply
    • Awww thank you! Perhaps, New Year’s Eve is a great occasion for some champagne? What do you think? Happy holidays to you and your family!

      Posted 12.28.16 Reply
  9. Anosa wrote:

    I am not a big champagne drinker but now I want to have some lol, nicely dressed

    Posted 12.23.16 Reply
  10. You had me at champagne. I love all of these ideas. They are so fun and festive, and really make drinking champagne an ever bigger treat.

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
    • Awww thank you so much!! It’s so sweet of you! Happy holidays, dear! All the best for you and your family in 2017!

      Posted 12.28.16 Reply
  11. Kristina A wrote:

    Amazing pictures! These ideas as full of life !!

    My Holiday post: https://goo.gl/bhF49b

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  12. TinaBowling wrote:

    These are all super fun ideas for champagne! I will definitely be using one or two of these over the holiday.

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  13. Champagne has never looked more chic! I love the idea of personalizing the glass. So cute. :]

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    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  14. chubskulit wrote:

    How creative. I am so impressed with everything I see in blogs these days, this one oncluded.

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  15. Nina wrote:

    Great ideas. Loved especially the glittery one.
    Nina
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    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  16. Reneejoy wrote:

    I love reading your ideas and immediately told my mom and she said she will try it! I am super excited with the rock candy one! That sounds really good.

    XOXO – Thee Lovingrose

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    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  17. Mai C. wrote:

    You can never go wrong with sparkles! I love these ideas for champagnes! They’re all perfect for the New Year!

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  18. Nicole Cochingco Escat wrote:

    What a cute festive idea! I love how you play with decorating tape! Such a cute the glitter one.

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
    • Thank you, Nicole! Yep, tape is such an easy everyday product, but it really transforms everyday objects into super glam ones!

      Posted 12.28.16 Reply
  19. Rose Ann Sales wrote:

    Wow! These are cute ideas and unique! Dressing up some champagne bottles are awesome

    Posted 12.22.16 Reply
  20. Julie Porter wrote:

    You have such adorable and festive ideas to dress up the bottle and flutes. I really love the bottle wrapped in those very delicate lights and the ideas to personalize the flutes so people don’t lose track of their glass.

    Posted 12.21.16 Reply
  21. Norah Salazar wrote:

    Love all the festive and decorative ways to do your drinks. I also love drinking champagne during the holidays.

    Posted 12.21.16 Reply
    • Thank you so much! Yep, it takes a few minutes to decorate, but these elevated champagne glasses and bottles really look unique and fun!

      Posted 12.28.16 Reply
  22. kelly recci wrote:

    Very creative and very nice idea! Who knows you can bring joy to glass and champagne bottles! They look so perfect for any occasion, not only for Christ,as! should try it out on NY eve!

    Posted 12.21.16 Reply
  23. Eileen Mendoza Loya wrote:

    How festive and creative! These would definitely add flair to those champagne glasses. Since we already have everything set for Christmas, I’m going to do this for our New Year celebration. What a glittery way to ring in the new year!

    Posted 12.21.16 Reply
  24. It looks so fabulous with the lights wrapped around the bottle. Such beautiful images.

    http://ohduckydarling.com

    Posted 12.21.16 Reply

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