Easy Minky Taggie Blanket Tutorial

Easy Minky Taggie Blanket at www.happyhourprojects.com

Confession time: my son is 7 months old and I’m just NOW making him something.  For some reason, it was easier making girly things for my daughter.  Then again, I didn’t have any other kids to watch back then.  But it’s well past time I start making him a few special items!  So earlier this… Continue Reading…

On-The-Go Tic Tac Toe Game

Tic Tac Toe On the Go at happyhourprojects.com

I’ve seen several versions of the classic tic tac toe game floating around out there, so this is by no means my own genius idea, LOL.  But I did whip up a simple little game board and pieces over the weekend, and I wanted to show you how I put it together!  It was a… Continue Reading…

DIY Hem Fix for Your Jeans

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As promised, my friend Lori has a fabulous tutorial today for a simple but creative way to hem your jeans. I LOVE this idea! Lori is the mastermind over at Dolly Outfitters. She makes beautiful doll clothes and is sponsoring a giveaway for Happy Hour Projects readers right now! You can enter to win your… Continue Reading…

Simple Sewn Valentines

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If you feel like you missed out on the handmade Valentines with yesterday’s Silhouette-friendly post, don’t fret.  I’ve got a fun handmade Valentine idea for you today, too.  It does still require a machine, but today it’s your trusty sewing machine. ;) I put these two cards together in about 10 minutes.  So once you’ve… Continue Reading…

A Starbucks #DeliciousPairings Gift For An Awesome Friend

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A lot of you regular readers know, my husband and I work opposite shifts.  I work a full time day job in an office, and he works full time evenings bartending.  We have a couple hours of overlap in our schedules, and two days a week, Raya goes to daycare to play for 2 hours…… Continue Reading…

Simple Minky Baby Blanket

A couple weeks ago, I posted a cute little Owl Stuffie I made for my niece’s first birthday.  Even after making a second one for Raya, I still had leftover fabric in a pattern I just love.  So I thought I’d make a little blanket for Raya to match her owl! Raya is a security… Continue Reading…

Owl Stuffie

Owl Stuffie

My niece turned one over the weekend, and I whipped up a cute little stuffie for her.  And whoooo doesn’t love OWLS, right? :D As long as you have basic sewing skills, you’ll find this to be a really quick little project.  (I made two – one for Raya as well – and had both… Continue Reading…

Easy Infinity Scarf from Seven Alive

Easy Infinity Scarf from Seven Alive

Hey friends – I have a guest today, my good friend Kadie from Seven Alive, who was so sweet to offer to share this tutorial with you while I’ve been away this week.  She is going to show you how to make an easy infinity scarf – and once you check out her tutorial, you… Continue Reading…

Scrappy Business Card Holder

Scrappy Business Card Holder

Well, I just ordered business cards for the blog.  I know, that’s not really news.  I already have them for my Etsy shop.  But it got me thinking – I do NOT have a business card holder to protect them in my purse.  And lately, things that come out of my purse are likely to… Continue Reading…

Reusable Lined Snack Baggies

Reusable Lined Snack Baggies

Perhaps you already caught this tutorial when I shared it over at SevenAlive last week, but in case you didn’t, I’d like to show you a fun and simple sewing project that’s a great addition to any summer picnic basket set – a reusable, plastic-lined snack baggie. Not only can you make use of some… Continue Reading…