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 […]

Easy Kids’ Fingerprint Tree

Easy Kids' Fingerprint Tree at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Friday!  So, did you catch the copper tree I posted on Wednesday?  I have been thinking on all the ways I can’t wait to use that tree trunk die, so yesterday when my daughter asked if we could make a project for her babysitter, I had a great, super easy idea.  She loves to […]

Better Than a Card | Copper Tree Framed Art

Stamped and Framed Copper Tree Art at www.happyhourprojects.com | Better Than a Greeting Card

Happy Earth Day!  This is a special day to me, because it was Earth Day 8 years ago that I heard my (now) husband laugh while I was out with one of my girlfriends.  He has a laugh you can recognize instantly… distinctive and also kind of infectious, haha.  But one thing I can say […]

Scrapbook Paper Wood Bangles

Scrapbook Paper Wood Bangle Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

For my paper-loving friends, I’ve got a fun idea today that’s easy to make and perfect for spring!  Make brightly-colored wood bangles with a bit of paint, paper, and Mod Podge to match your warm weather wardrobe, and you can be sure that what you’re wearing is one of a kind.  Best of all?  It’s […]

Butterfly Clothespin Magnets

Butterfly Clothespin Magnets at www.happyhourprojects.com

We finally had ABOVE FREEZING temps this weekend, and I’ve gotten spring fever!!  So I whipped up some pretty spring magnet clips to use in my office with a rainbow butterfly theme, and I’m going to show you today how to make butterfly clothespin magnets of your own!  This project is a great scrap buster. […]