Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment

Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment at www.happyhourprojects.com | Give the gift of entertaining for $100 or less! #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. One of the most exciting rites of passage is getting your first apartment.  I still remember mine – all 400 square feet of it.  When you first start out you’re focused on furniture, bedding, cleaning supplies, hopefully some curtains, and a set of dishes.  What you’re not prioritizing?  Artwork, […]

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Simple and Elegant Golden Gift Wrapping

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Golden Gift Wrap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s idea is fast and functional CHRISTMAS gift wrap – yes, Christmas!  It’s Christmas in July with Sizzix this week and next, and I’m sharing today’s holiday inspiration: golden gift wrapping.  Gold is classic, and paired with Sizzix embossing folders and dies, you can make your small gifts, treats, and handmade goodies shine […]

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 […]