Bright Scraps Statement Necklace

Scrapbook Paper Statement Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I think my favorite part about accessories is that it’s your best chance to really showcase your personality.  I mean, your outfit shows off your style – when you can, of course.  As your dress code allows.  But accessories always tell a story, too.  They’re what you wear every day.  And that’s what prompted me to […]

DIY Love-Themed Paper Wedding Lanterns

DIY Paper Wedding Lanterns at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, I found out by accident last week that a LOT of you are planning a wedding, helping to plan a wedding or a bridal shower, or collecting wedding ideas!  So I thought another piece of DIY wedding decor would be something fun to share.  Get your Sizzix machine ready for these love-themed paper wedding […]

Paper Butterfly Specimen Art

Paper Butterfly Specimen Art at www.happyhourprojects.com

Butterflies are such an icon of spring, aren’t they?  I would typically not say I’m butterfly-crazy, but I swear, every time spring finally arrives, I kind of am.  I love those beautiful butterfly art specimens, but it kind of weirds me out to hang a dead butterfly on my wall.  I gt it that they […]

Scrapbook Paper Wood Bangles

Scrapbook Paper Wood Bangle Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

For my paper-loving friends, I’ve got a fun idea today that’s easy to make and perfect for spring!  Make brightly-colored wood bangles with a bit of paint, paper, and Mod Podge to match your warm weather wardrobe, and you can be sure that what you’re wearing is one of a kind.  Best of all?  It’s […]

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 […]