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 […]

Patriotic Twizzlers Twists Treats

Twizzlers Twists Treat Bags at www.happyhourprojects.com | Part star-spangled craft, part sweet summer treat, and totally easy to add to your party! #sponsored #HersheySummerFun

Today’s hour-or-less sweet holiday treat and craft is sponsored by The Hershey Company.   Every year I wait for it: the official-unofficial-start-of-summer.  Memorial Day weekend!  We spend the holiday weekend getting ready for deck weather and celebrating our veterans with a parade and an annual barbecue.  It’s a low-key celebration with a dozen or so […]

How to Make Giant Crepe Paper Flowers

How to Make Giant Crepe Paper Flowers at www.happyhourprojects.com | An inexpensive project that's great for weddings, photo props, gifts and more!

So, are any of you planning a wedding this year?  Or perhaps a photo shoot?  We’ve got family photos for the first time *ever* as a family this weekend, so I thought it would be fun to share with you today how to make giant crepe paper flowers, which make for great photo props!  Wedding […]

Stress Less: “Taco ‘Bout a Future” Catered Graduation Party Ideas

“Taco ‘Bout a Future” Graduation Party | Host a Mexican-Themed Catered Party with Qdoba and Ideas from Evite

Today’s easy graduation party ideas are sponsored by Evite and Qdoba. Are you planning a party for your graduate this year?  What a stressful thing that can be!  Just prepping the house to have all those guest can be exhausting enough, before you ever get to the party planning – and much less, the party […]

Decor Pieces That Transition From Season to Season

Decor Pieces That Transition From Season to Season with Balsam Hill at www.happyhourprojects.com | A Butterfly-Themed Spring Mantel

Happy Monday, friends!  This weekend is Mother’s Day, and to celebrate that a little bit early, my mom came over and we spent some time together on a spring decor project.  Balsam Hill challenged us to create a spring theme from items that are traditionally held as winter decor pieces, and sent us a few […]