Friday Finds: 18 Ideas for Quick Cookie Tray Additions

18 Easy Sweets and Treats for Cookie Trays at www.happyhourprojects.com

Oh, I’m so behind!  Please tell me I’m not the only one? I am just getting around to deciding what’s going on my cookie trays this year.  I’ll be baking up a storm this weekend.  We LOVE making the rounds and gifting sweet treats on Christmas Eve. I have my favorite family cookie recipes I… Continue Reading…

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments with #MyFavoriteBloggers

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments at www.happyhourprojects.com with #MyFavoriteBloggers

I have a fun collection for you today of winter-themed projects from some of my favorite bloggers!  I am going to show you how to make these easy beaded snowflakes – they make great ornaments and decorations well beyond Christmas! When you’re done checking out the tutorial, take a peek at what some of my… Continue Reading…

Chocolate Molded Candy Boxes

Molded Chocolate Candy Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s craft is a fun edible!  I picked up a Gift Box mold on a whim a while back, and finally put it to use as I get ready for making our annual Christmas sweets.  I didn’t invent this or anything – it’s just a regular Wilton brand mold, but I’ll give you a few… Continue Reading…

Friday Finds:15 Great Ideas for Quick and Easy DIY Hostess Gifts

15 Great Ideas for DIY Hostess Gifts at www.happyhourprojects.com

Oh, it’s party season!  I really enjoy holiday parties, but it’s always a challenge trying to come up with gift ideas for people you might not know well.  So I’ve been hunting around blog-land for some fast, easy, and thoughtful gift ideas that are a great fit for us DIY-ers to give at Christmas time!… Continue Reading…

Bust Out Your Sharpies for Shrink Plastic Gift Tags

Shrink Plastic Keepsake Tags at www.happyhourprojects.com #StaplesSharpie #ad #pmedia

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #StaplesSharpie http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. Okay, I admit it… I may have a Sharpie “problem”.  A bit of an addiction, really.  But I was out shopping Staples last week and they have such awesome… Continue Reading…

Simple Foam Stacker Christmas Tree

Simple Foam Stacker Christmas Tree at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s project is a fun and easy decor piece that your kids can even help you with.  Supplies for this one are pretty inexpensive – I actually picked up almost everything for this project at my dollar store!  It stacks simple geometric shapes (I’m lazy, I used squares – though circles or triangle would both… Continue Reading…

Friday Finds: Over 40 Handmade Ornament Tutorials

40 Handmade Ornament Tutorials at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you making your own ornaments this year? I have a great collection today of handmade ornament ideas! I love handmade ornaments, our tree is full of unique and special ornaments, and I can’t wait to make more with my kids. Below you will find over 40 different ideas for your handmade holiday, or kids’… Continue Reading…

Beaded Christmas Tree Ornament

Beaded Tree Ornament at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s project is one that beaders and jewelry makers will love, but it isn’t actually jewelry. I had this idea about beading a Christmas ornament, and I just love how it turned out! I made my own base from shrink plastic (yes, I’m a shrink plastic addict right now) and then beaded the with some… Continue Reading…