Favorite Party Ideas This Week

Favorite Party Ideas This Week | Oh Happy Day!

1. These giant ornaments by Studio DIY are so amazing.
2. I love Design*Sponge‘s idea of using potato stamps to create custom wrapping paper.
3. Such a great project for kids! I love this snowflake table runner by You Are My Fave.
4. Say Yes to Hoboken came up with these awesome Instagram gift tags.
5. A brilliant heart backdrop on designlovefest.

Holiday Horn Garland

by Kathleen Ballos

While browsing the loot bag aisle at the party store, I saw these cute plastic whistles and knew they had some holiday potential. Spray paint them in bright color, glue them on a string, and you’ve got instant holiday decor that makes a big impact. Hang the garland from your ceiling at your next Christmas party, decorate your tree with it, or even make a few extra to tie onto gifts.

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Ink Pad Wrapping Paper

by Joke Vande Gaer

In a cleaning frenzy I was about to toss out all the ink pads that were not working that great anymore. Before I did, I tested them by stamping the pad directly on paper… and loved the result! So, don’t throw them away just yet, they are perfect for staining wrapping paper & edge painting envelopes and cards! (PS – For more wrapping paper ideas, check out our tutorials here and here!)

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Materials Needed: rice paper or tissue paper, blank notecards, plain envelopes, an old stamp pad

Use the stamp pad as a stamp by pushing it directly onto the paper. Make sure you have time to let the paper dry.
edge painted cards and envelopes: hold the cards (or envelopes) tight together and swipe the edges through the ink pad.

Now, go get out those ink pads!

Snowscape-Wrapped Gift DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Sometimes it’s all in the presentation. And these presents will surely delight any recipient! A snowy scene sits atop black-paper wrapped packages. Almost too cute to open………almost.

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Fun Christmas DIY Ideas

I can’t believe how close Christmas is! In case you need a few more ideas for holiday DIYs, here are a few of my favorites from the Oh Happy Day archives.

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Painted Ornaments | Hexagon Candy Boxes | DIY Wreaths | Mini Present Garland | Christmas Crackers | Modern Gingerbread House | Snowflake Garland | Christmas Forest Cake Toppers | Giant Candy Lights | Watercolor Paper Chains | Felt Ball Garland | Giant Christmas Bells