Jul 22

Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Toppers DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Here’s a question for you: how do you make ice cream cones that don’t melt? Why, gum drops, of course. These cute little cones will last hours and are perfect for as cupcake toppers for any summer party. You could also slip them in little cello bags, throw a ribbon ‘round the stick and pass them out as favors. Don’t forget the cherry on top! (PS – An ice cream cone garland!) 

Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Jun 26

4th of July Dynamite Garland DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Sticks of dynamite can light up any 4th of July party – or make a bright backdrop for a photobooth. My boys rarely comment on the crafts I make, but this one got a lot of love. I think they thought it had something to do with Angry Birds. Boom! (PS – More 4th of July Ideas!) 

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Jun 25

Oh Baby Tablecloth DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Have a baby shower coming up?  I conquered my fear of cutting out felt letters with the simple trick of printing out the letters, then cutting the paper and cloth together. This project took several nights worth of sewing, but in the end, looks so pretty – plus can be passed on to the next sister, cousin, or friend’s baby shower! Of course, if a baby boy is on the way, switch to blues and greens, or if you’re waiting with bated breath to find out the sex of the baby – yellows will do the trick!

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Jun 23

4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

The 4th of July will be here quicker than you can say “Firecrackers!” Why not offer up some treats to take home wrapped up as these dynamite party favors? Candy that would be perfect tucked inside: red hots, atomic fireballs, and/or pop rocks. (PS – USA straw flags!) 

Dynamite Party Favor DIY | Oh Happy Day!Dynamite Party Favor DIY | Oh Happy Day!Dynamite Party Favor DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Jun 5

Felt Birthday Banner DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Do you know the cooking show Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee? I think sometimes crafting should be like that. I’m happy to cut out garlands for hours, but ask me to cut out felt letters and I might sigh loudly. This banner is really easy to make by purchasing pre-cut letters – and they come in all sorts of amazing colors. Using felt is great because there is no need to hem the edges, and gluing the letters on (instead of sewing) saves time too.

Felt Birthday Banner DIY | Oh Happy Day!Felt Birthday Banner DIY | Oh Happy Day!Felt Birthday Banner DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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