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 […]

CardMaker & Sizzix Blog Hop | Hello, Sunshine Birthday Card

CardMaker & Sizzix Blog Hop! Hello, Sunshine Birthday Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

Do you love making handmade cards?  I love layering paper, it was my first true craft love as a little kid.  I couldn’t draw or paint well, but stacking and pasting paper?  I was all over that!  Haha.  It has translated today to my own mixed media style that comes out in my jewelry and […]

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 […]

DIY Glass Tile Necklaces with Scrapbook Paper

Glass Tile Necklaces with Scrapbook Paper at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Wednesday, guys! I’ve got a bright and simple idea to share with you today using your favorite scrapbook punches or dies (like these great Tim Holtz dies from Sizzix), glass tiles, and a bit of Mod Podge.  I got my hands on some of the new metallic card stock in the Tim Holtz line, […]

Making Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts…

Mixed Media Hand Stamped Mommy Necklace and Floral Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

Oh my goodness, what a week.  I hope you guys are all having a great one, getting ready for Mother’s Day, making it through Teacher Appreciation, Cinco de Mayo, and heaven help you if you have sickies in the house too, like we do around here. :P Anyway – I did spend a little bit […]

Easy Embossed Bookmarks For Summer Reading and Teacher Appreciation

Easy Embossed Bookmarks for Summer Reading, Teacher Gifts, Gofts for Book Lovers, and More at www.happyhourprojects.com

Who’s already planning out their summer reading?  I’ve been going through my to-read pile recently and realized I have 4 books I’m working on right now… that’s normal, right? ;) And in most of them, I have tucked away a scrap of paper, a reciept, a train ticket… whatever random bookmark I can get my […]

Paper Butterfly Specimen Art

Paper Butterfly Specimen Art at www.happyhourprojects.com

Butterflies are such an icon of spring, aren’t they?  I would typically not say I’m butterfly-crazy, but I swear, every time spring finally arrives, I kind of am.  I love those beautiful butterfly art specimens, but it kind of weirds me out to hang a dead butterfly on my wall.  I gt it that they […]