“12 Ways I’m Thankful” Easy Accordion-Fold Card

Thankful Accordion Fold Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

With just 12 days left until Thanksgiving, I thought it would be nice to make up a big “thankful” card for someone I care about.  I know I’m guilty of not expressing my gratitude often enough, and today’s project was the perfect opportunity to do just that: make up a card that’s more like a […]

“Thankful” Paper Turkey Table Decor & Activity for Thanksgiving

Thankful Paper Turkey Craft & Activity for Thanksgiving at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you getting your Thanksgiving craft on?  (I know, all  you friends in Canada have already filled up on turkey, haha.) But for my American friends, we’re just a few short weeks away from one of the BEST holidays all year!  So if you’re looking for an activity, some inexpensive table decor, or both – […]

Last Minute “Boo” Boxes for Halloween

Easy Boo Boxes for Halloween with Free Silhouette Cut File at www.happyhourprojects.com

Because by last minute, of course I *really* mean, last minute gift.  Actually, yesterday, we just got “boo’ed” for the first time ever.  I was practically ecstatic.  I felt like one of the cool kids to see a note that said, “You’ve Been Booed!”  I’m thrilled we live in a neighborhood where people have fun, […]

Half Pint Cherry Cheesecakes in Flower-Topped Mason Jars

Flower Topped Mason Jar Cheesecakes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I know it’s not a brand-new idea to make mason jar desserts, but I was going through my recipe book a few weeks ago, and I ran across a recipe that a friend of mine from my childhood had written for me about 20(!!) years ago for mini cherry cheesecakes that we made at one […]

Scrapbook Paper Party Utensil Holders

Scrapbook Paper Party Utensil Holders at www.happyhourprojects.com

The only easy cleanup for parties, in my opinion, is disposable utensils and plates.  I don’t even *own* enough real plates and flatware to feed more than about a dozen people at once, anyway!  But for a party, you still want to dress things up – so I’ve got an easy and inexpensive design to […]

Glitter Keepsake Box

Mod Podge Glitter Keepsake Box at www.happyhourprojects.com

So, I LOVE glitter.  You would barely know it if you read here often, though, because I tend to avoid it when I craft.  I mean, glitter GETS EVERYWHERE.  You keep finding it for weeks.  On your clothes.  That you’ve washed.  On your kids, even though they were napping during craft time.  It’s just generally […]