Firecracker Treats in Tube Containers

Easy Firecracker Treat Tubes at www.happyhourprojects.com

As we head into the week of Independence Day, I am putting together our plans and I spotted these treat tubes, which I thought would make for a really fun treat for the kids when we head out to the parade this weekend.  I added a little something extra  to make them special (I saw […]

Fresh Herbs, Fresh Cocktails | Strawberry-Basil Spiked Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Spiked Lemonade Cocktail Recipe at www.happyhourprojects.com | Grow fresh herbs for fresh cocktails with these tips!

This post is promoted by Target.I was a little bit late in getting this year’s herb garden started, but the weather was really messing with us here in Michigan this year.  We even had a night of frost after Memorial Day!  But fortunately, container gardening is not only forgiving (you can just cover plants or […]

DIY Love-Themed Paper Wedding Lanterns

DIY Paper Wedding Lanterns at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, I found out by accident last week that a LOT of you are planning a wedding, helping to plan a wedding or a bridal shower, or collecting wedding ideas!  So I thought another piece of DIY wedding decor would be something fun to share.  Get your Sizzix machine ready for these love-themed paper wedding […]

Stamped Spoons for #SundaeSundays!

Stamped Sundae Spoons for Sundae Sundays at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s post celebrates #SundaeSundays, and is sponsored by Hershey’s Syrup. I think I speak for everyone when I say, I LOVE WEEKENDS.  Even though I work from home now, weekdays are work days.  It’s errands, writing, cleaning – you know the drill!  But on weekends, we all come together and finally get a chance to […]

Take It Outside | Midweek Hosting in Just Five Minutes

Take it Outside: Midweek Hosting Made Easy at www.happyhourprojects.com #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. With the weather warming up, kids getting out of school, and everyone settling into a summer schedule, do you do any entertaining?  I have to confess, we typically don’t!  These transitional times mean my house is a mess and I don’t feel like cooking, especially not after spending time […]

Your Hand Stamped Wedding Free e-Book

Your Hand Stamped Wedding Free eBook Download at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning, friends!  Well, I’m trying something new today, and I’ve got a free e-Book available as an instant download for everyone subscribed to the Happy Hour Projects mailing list.  This is the first time I’ve tried something like this, and putting it together was a lot of fun!  I’m glad to have a way […]

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use FloraCraft foam balls and household items to create this red white and blue decor piece! #MakeItFunCrafts

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend, and if you know American soldiers who gave their lives, that you’re honoring their memory in a really special way today.  It’s a great day for Patriotic crafts, and I love that today’s project is perfect for both Memorial Day and the 4th of July in […]

Repurposed Succulent Lantern Mini-Garden

Repurposed Lantern Mini-Gardens with Succulents at www.happyhourprojects.com

Show of hands: who else works on gardening projects over the holiday weekend?  I live in Michigan, so it’s usually the first (safe) chance I get for outdoor gardening.  We’ll be fixing up the deck and working on the yard, and adding some fun ideas I’ve been collecting this winter.  So, I thought that a […]