1. A genius idea for a springtime party.
2. These DIY valentines are so fun!
3. Some of my favorite bloggers have party lines coming out at Target!!!
4. White chocolate covered pretzels with sprinkles are the perfect party snack.
5. How cute is this little donkey pinata?!
I’m so happy to finally share some of the changes we’ve been working on the last few months at Oh Happy Day studio. First up is the Kitchen! This space wasn’t always a kitchen. It was a funny room in the back that got great light but wasn’t pleasant to be in since that is where all the boxes and random supplies would get stuffed when we had a project going on. We finally decided to to take the prime real estate and turn it into a little kitchen area. Last month we tackled that sad little room head-on. We knew we wanted to paint the kitchen a bright color and collaborated with Valspar since they have an awesome Love Your Color Guarantee. If you don’t love the color you chose you can try a new one, on them. It made it way easier to try a bold color like Poker Green in a small space. We made the video below showing the transformation that I’m really excited about, I hope you like it!
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1. These expandable paper hearts by Minieco are awesome.
2. Great ideas for edible Valentines by Oh Joy!
3. An amazing DIY gift (via 100 Layer Cakelet.)
4. Confetti System‘s paper flowers make me want to book a tropical vacation.
5. I love these DIY party decorations on Creature Comforts.
Hawaii is one of my favorite places to vacation. My first time was about five years ago when Paul attended a photography workshop there. To be honest, I had avoided going there before that because in my mind I thought it was going to be touristy and boring (compared to an international trip.) As we explored all the remote parts of the islands I soon realized how wrong I was. It felt exotic like an international trip and there was so many new things to discover but my cell phone still worked! We still had all the conveniences of America like everyone speaking English and not having to exchange money. Now we try to go once a year since we usually find amazing deals out of San Francisco. The pictures below are from one of my favorite experiences. After a long morning hike we went to Waimea Bay in the afternoon to lay on the beach and go swimming. I saw a bunch of people cliff jumping and decided to go. I climbed up to the top of the rock and looked around and the sun was setting and the crystal blue water was down below and the air felt warm. It was perfect! After I jumped I swam out a little in the water and realized I was swimming with a bunch of sea turtles! It was magical and one of those experiences I will never forget.
Brought to you by The Hawaiian Islands.
Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day
Plenty of sweets come through our offices on a regular basis (it’s an occupational hazard of working here) and it’s nice to have other alternatives to choose when the cupcakes are out on the counter. NatureBox recently approached us about trying out their service that brings healthy snacks directly to your doorstep. You can choose the snacks that come in your box, but all of their products are made with wholesome ingredients and are Nutritionist-approved. That means: no high fructose corn syrup, no partially hydrogenated oils, no trans fats, no artificial sweeteners, no artificial flavors, and no artificial colors. We’ve been keeping them in an easy to reach spot and it’s been such a life saver during our work days – especially when we’re tempted to stray from our healthy habits. We LOVE the Lemon Pucker Pistachios (so good!) but the Dark Cocoa Almonds have been disappearing quickly too. NatureBox has a variety of sizes at different price points so there’s an option for everyone. And right now, they are offering 50% off the first box for Oh Happy Day readers (that means the box is only $10!) Just use the code HAPPYDAY when you sign up. (Valid only on 1st month’s box. New customers only.) A subscription for healthy snacks? What a good idea! Thanks NatureBox.
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Photos by Paul Ferney