Dec 17

New Year’s Straw Starburst Garland DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Bursts of silver and gold explode exuberantly as you count down the hours, minutes, and seconds ‘til the New Year! These star burst garlands would look amazing strung around your New Years Party or scattered across a table or bar. If you have time before Christmas, you could even turn them into ornaments for your tree! Cheers!

New Year’s Straw Starburst Garland DIY | Oh Happy Day! New Year’s Straw Starburst Garland DIY | Oh Happy Day! New Year’s Straw Starburst Garland DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Dec 16

Pom Pom Mini-Trees DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Mini-evergreen trees in candy-land colors are just so cute, cheery and festive. They can be used for place cards, cupcake toppers, or general holiday decorations on a windowsill or a mantel. Here is an inexpensive (and fast!) version inspired by those beautiful bottlebrush trees.

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Dec 15

Gold Mini-Wreath Cupcake Toppers DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Add just a little bit of sparkle to your cupcakes with these simple gold mini-wreaths. Bonus – they are so easy they take about 10 minutes to make, and 7 minutes of that is waiting for the hot clue gun to heat up! You can alter the bows to match your party décor colors. Wouldn’t a bright red bow be so cute too?

Gold Mini-Wreath Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day! Gold Mini-Wreath Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day! Gold Mini-Wreath Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Dec 1

Santa Hat Bag DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Every year we scramble to get together a little something to give to teachers, neighbors, crossing guards, bus drivers – all those people you want to say Happy Holidays to at the end of the year. These red paper bag Santa hats hold a little package of cookies perfectly. And they’re so easy to make, kids can help too.

Santa Hat Bag DIY | Oh Happy Day!Santa Hat Bag DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Nov 26

Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

All you need are three items from the grocery store to create this magical forest of evergreens. They can be made several days ahead of time. You know that saying –  “You can’t always see the forest through the trees?”  Well, this time, you can eat your way through the forest, it’s completely edible!

Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations DIY | Oh Happy Day! Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations DIY | Oh Happy Day! Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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