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, […]

Etched Glass Bangles from Recycled Wine Bottles

Etched Glass Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com

All right – today’s project is not the most practical piece I’ve ever made, but I had so much fun making these etched glass bangle bracelets that I’m going to share anyway.  All I’m going to suggest is that if you make them for yourself, I would not recommend wearing them if you’re going to […]

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds at www.happyhourprojects.com

Over the weekend, my family had our annual tradition of carving pumpkins – and toasting the seeds. It’s a once-a-year treat for me, so it’s something I look forward to every year. In years past, I just baked them with a little bit of salt (I shared last year the basics of  how to toast […]

Recycled Glass Bottle Napkin Rings & Kinkajou Prize Pack Giveaway

How To Make Recycled Glass Napkin Rings at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Bottle Cutting Inc. for sponsoring today’s awesome giveaway package! So we’re coming up on (American) Thanksgiving, aka, the one day a year when I actually bust out the real napkins and care about creating a beautiful tablescape for my family meal.  I have a nice, neutral set that we use for special occasions, […]

16 Recipes For Grown-Up Halloween Entertaining

16 Recipes for Grown Up Halloween Celebrations at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Foodie.com for sponsoring today’s Halloween recipe round-up! I have seen a LOT of great kids’ ideas floating around out there for Halloween, but this time of year can be a lot of fun for adults, too!  I’ve rounded up 16 fun recipes for entertaining that are candy-free, and great for an adult […]

Halloween Kids Game: Foam Head Frankenstein Bowling

Halloween Kids Game: Foam Head Frankenstein Bowling at www.happyhourprojects.com #MakeItFunCrafts

Thank you FloraCraft® for sponsoring today’s fun craft challenge! So, have you seen some of the amazing FloraCraft® Foam Head projects floating around out there?  They’ve been cracking me up, so I was really excited to join in the fun and bring you my idea for ways to use FloraCraft® Foam Heads!  See, my daughter is in preschool now, […]

Butterfly Face Paint Video Tutorial

Butterfly Face Paint Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com #TulipBodyArt

Special thanks to I Love To Create for sponsoring today’s #TulipBodyArt video tutorial! Hey friends – it’s a fun week over at CraftyHangouts.com this week!  All week long, some star YouTube bloggers are sharing video tutorials for using Tulip Body Art paints to create Halloween fun.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably already […]