Easy Valentine Paper Heart Wreath

Valentine's Day Heart Wreath at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you getting ready for Valentine’s Day around your house?  Looking for an easy decor idea?  Why not make a sweet paper wreath – it’s easy enough the kids can even help!  You can choose classic Valentine colors, or make up a wreath to match your decor – the key is to use lots of […]

No-Sew Hexi Aromatherapy Drawer Sachets

No-Sew Hexi Aromatherapy Drawer Sachets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you in full-on January organization mode?  I’ve caught the bug a little bit myself, and I’m slowly making my way through organizing things that I meant to get to months ago.  If your drawers are something you’re working your way through right now (or hey, maybe it’s easy for you to keep your dresser […]

Valentine Gift in a Mason Jar

Valentine Gift in a Mason Jar at www.happyhourprojects.com

Like most of you, I think gifts in jars are particularly adorable!  They’re so easy to put together, and a little bit of paper can turn in from a plain jar into a clever gift container.  This little treat-filled jar would be just as cute for a small-sized gift like jewelry, or even little baked […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Dozen Ways to Drink and Be Merry

12 Recipes to Drink & Be Merry at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Foodie.com for sponsoring today’s cocktail collection. You already know if you read here often, I’m pretty much a self-proclaimed cocktail-ista. I love a cocktail with a trendy flavor profile – and I love the classics, too! (Okay, maybe I just love cocktails?) Either way, I’ve got a dozen mouth-watering ideas for your next […]

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 […]