Embossed DIY Treat Boxes

Embossed Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com | Great for parties and treats with quick assembly!

Hey guys!  I have a fun new toy to share today – I recently upgraded my Sizzix Big Shot to the Big Shot Plus.  I can still use all my old dies, but with a 9″ cutting width, I can die-cut and emboss much larger areas than before.  Today I’m sharing how easy it is […]

21 Wonderful Watermelon Crafts, Recipes & a Giveaway

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There’s something that will always be true: watermelon is my flavor of the summer.  It’s something that goes all the way back to when at 5 years old, I won a watermelon eating contest at a county fair – against boys twice my age.  True story!  I know I’m not the only one – my […]

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Simple and Elegant Golden Gift Wrapping

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Golden Gift Wrap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s idea is fast and functional CHRISTMAS gift wrap – yes, Christmas!  It’s Christmas in July with Sizzix this week and next, and I’m sharing today’s holiday inspiration: golden gift wrapping.  Gold is classic, and paired with Sizzix embossing folders and dies, you can make your small gifts, treats, and handmade goodies shine […]

Firecracker Treats in Tube Containers

Easy Firecracker Treat Tubes at www.happyhourprojects.com

As we head into the week of Independence Day, I am putting together our plans and I spotted these treat tubes, which I thought would make for a really fun treat for the kids when we head out to the parade this weekend.  I added a little something extra  to make them special (I saw […]

Dad Is Doin’ Good

Dad's Doin' Good! | A Father's Day Tribute at www.happyhourprojects.com #doingood

Oh, the pressure of being a parent. Raise your hand if you can relate! I’m certainly feeling it. There’s something about this age my kids are at, where they are soaking up every little detail, learning, repeating, imagining, and creating… Are we doing enough? Are we helping them grow into the people we hope they’ll be? Or are […]

Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love: Customized Football

Fathers Day Gift Idea for the Sports Fan: Customized Wilson NCAA and NFL Footballs at www.happyhourprojects.com #WilsonCustomFootball

Have you found your Father’s Day gift idea yet? I’m really excited to share what I got for my husband for Father’s Day from today’s sponsor, Wilson Sporting Goods.   My husband is a HUGE fan of all things sports, but football is his favorite and it’s a sport we both LOVE.  He’s a self-professed “die-hard […]

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 […]

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use FloraCraft foam balls and household items to create this red white and blue decor piece! #MakeItFunCrafts

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend, and if you know American soldiers who gave their lives, that you’re honoring their memory in a really special way today.  It’s a great day for Patriotic crafts, and I love that today’s project is perfect for both Memorial Day and the 4th of July in […]