Let’s Rock This Year: New Year’s Eve Photo Props

Rock the New Year with Rock Star Photo Props at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you hosting a new year’s eve party? We’re keeping it low-key around here, but these rock star photo props are fun no matter what the size of your get-together is.  Kids of every age (yep, even the big ones) love photo booths and photo props, and this year I’m going beyond mustaches and hats! […]

Last-Minute Grandma Gift: Kids’ Handmade Clay Ornament

Clay Snowflake Ornament at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you’re looking for a project to keep your kids busy these last few days before Christmas, or if the Grandma in your family is like my mom and expects something handmade (works for me!) – we made this sweet ornament yesterday as a last-minute gift.  There are lots of options to personalize it, but […]

Easy M&M’s Snowflake Bark, and More!

Easy M&M's Snowflake Bark at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post brought to you by Glad & M&M’S®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Happy Hour Projects. It’s time to get baking! This is my favorite time right now – the last few days before Christmas.  If you read here often, you already know I’m a fan of giving edible gifts, […]

Last Minute Gifts: Hanging Treat Box Ornaments

Last Minute Food Gifts: Hanging Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, we’re down to about a week left before Christmas (cue the sobbing in the corner, I am NOT ready at ALL).  Are you making your edible gifts this week?  It’s on my to-do list, but I am definitely scaling back this year.  Much fewer baked goods, and more no-bake, easy treats.  Yesterday  I shared […]

Easy Peppermint Marshmallows

Easy Peppermint Marshmallows at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I love marshmallows.  There, I said it.  I love marshmallow-filled stuff, marshmallow fluff, toasted marshmallows… and this time of year, I love to dip marshmallows!  They are a super easy sweet treat, and they look great on cookie trays and as part of edible gifts.  You can make a whole bag of these easy […]

2-Minute Holiday Card Display Hack

2-Minute Holiday Card Display Hack at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Staples for sponsoring today’s 2-minute #HandmadeHoliday Christmas card display solution! We’re starting to get Christmas cards (yay!) but every year I struggle with where to put them.  Usually they just end up on the mantel, until they fall down, or until one of my kids decides to steal one.  Plus, those pretty […]

Floral Leather Barrette

Easy Leather Flower Barrette at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! I love it when a plan comes together… I’m really excited to share the handmade leather accessory I made with my Sizzix Big Shot.  That’s right, it cuts more than paper!  I visited a local leather shop and picked up a few upholstery scraps that they sell by the pound in several colors. […]

Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card: The Mason Jar Gift

Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card: The Mason Jar Gift at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Target for sponsoring today’s hour or less gift idea. Do you love getting gift cards?  Most people do!  You can get what you want, or put it toward a big purchase you might not otherwise make on your own.  You get the right size, the right color, the right brand.  Target’s recent […]