New Year's Decoration
A contemporary centerpiece that turns into party favors at the stroke of midnight
Source: Martha Stewart Living, January 2004
When it's time for the countdown, every one of your guests will have the means to make plenty of celebratory noise.
Arrange a group of colorful noisemakers on top of a cake stand (use glasses to hold any items that don't stand up by themselves).
Fill in the surrounding spaces with tinsel.