Cheap & Easy Washi Tape Picnic Silverware Pouch

Washi Tape Picnic Silverware Pouch at www.happyhourprojects.com

Summer time is picnic and barbecue season!  I shared on Friday my 5 best tips for hosting a great summer barbecue, and if you read it, then you may have spotted a set of cute little utensil pouches on our picnic table.  Today I’m going to show you how easy they are to make up…. Continue Reading…

Burlap-Accent Gift Boxes

DIY Gift Boxes or Favor Boxes for Weddings and Parties

Good morning!  I’ve got a great paper craft to share with you today that you can do on the cheap!  You just need a sheet of scrapbook paper, a bit of burlap and hemp or jute twine, and optionally, some floral accents to make up these rustic-look gift or favor boxes.  They’re perfect for DIY… Continue Reading…

Duck Tape® Bead Bracelet

Duck Tape Bead Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Yep, that’s right, Duck Tape® BEADS!  You may have read earlier this year when I re-visited the classic craft, paper beads.  I made about a gazillion of them when I was a kid.  They are simple and… Continue Reading…

10-Minute Paper Bag Nest

Spring Crafts: 10-Minute Paper Bag Nest at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love quick and easy crafts.  Today’s project only takes scissors, glue, and a paper grocery bag to make up a simple spring nest.  It’s a great kids’ craft!  My daughter loved helping me with this one, and she’s been watching her nest all week checking to see if her chocolate eggs have hatched.  I… Continue Reading…

Mod Podge Ring

Mod Podge Ring at www.happyhourprojects.com

I have a fun paper craft project that I shared over at the Crafts Unleashed blog earlier this year – and in case you missed it, I wanted to show you today how to make a ring from just Mod Podge and paper!  I recycled one of my favorite books that I killed the spine… Continue Reading…

Wire Wrapped Paper Bead Bracelet

Wire Wrapped Paper Bead Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you saw the paper beads I made last week, and wondered what sort of project they would become – I’m going to show you today!  I dressed the paper beads up with a bit of wire wrapping and offset them with some color and shine.  Today I’ll be showing you how to make connectors… Continue Reading…

Duck Brand® Valentine’s Day Craft: Heart Shaped Basket

Duck Tape Basket

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love the Duck Brand® crafts.  You have probably noticed!  I think the very best part is that they have designs for every occasion and holiday.  When I spotted the new… Continue Reading…

How To Make Mod Podge Paper Beads

Mod Podge Paper Beads at www.happyhourprojects.com

Did you make paper beads as a kid?  I loved cutting up magazines to make my own beads.  I was thinking back on it recently, and decided I wanted to re-visit the classic craft.  I have a book that I wrecked the binding on that won’t hold its pages anymore, so I’ve been repurposing it… Continue Reading…

Instant DIY Washi Tape Dispenser

Instant DIY Washi Tape Dispenser

What the what?  Am I the last one to figure this out?  Washi tape fits into regular tape roll dispensers!  I was wrapping up birthday and Christmas gifts this weekend, and when I used up the tape, I thought – wait… I wonder…   And it totally fits!  You just have to gently squeeze the… Continue Reading…

Simple Foam Stacker Christmas Tree

Simple Foam Stacker Christmas Tree at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s project is a fun and easy decor piece that your kids can even help you with.  Supplies for this one are pretty inexpensive – I actually picked up almost everything for this project at my dollar store!  It stacks simple geometric shapes (I’m lazy, I used squares – though circles or triangle would both… Continue Reading…