DIY projects

Ready to get your craft on? Here you’ll find my favorite do it yourself projects and party ideas. If you are searching for something specific try the search box on the right or see my list of categories at the bottom of the page.

Crepe Paper Petals Wall Hanging

by Ashley Page Norton 

I love looking at images of flower torans, which are festive garlands hung in Indian households as celebratory decorations, and decided to figure out a crepe paper version. Torans are so fun - the patterns and colors are super cheerful. There are a million ways to use this technique – you can make a wall hanging, garlands, bunting, leis, etc., and you can scale them to suit whatever space you’re decorating. They would look great as a backdrop at a party or wedding!

Crepe Paper Petals Wall Hanging | Oh Happy Day! Crepe Paper Petals Wall Hanging | Oh Happy Day! Crepe Paper Petals Wall Hanging | Oh Happy Day!

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Spinning Carousel Centerpiece

by Kathleen Ballos

Lately I’ve been super inspired by circuses and carnivals, so when I saw these mini horse figurines I couldn’t help but make a mini carousel to match. This carousel is not only a decorative centrepiece – it actually spins too! If you’re hosting a circus party, there are no shortage of fun projects for you to do: try these cotton candy invitationscircus party hats, & carnival cake toppers!

Spinning Carousel Centerpiece | Oh Happy Day!Spinning Carousel Centerpiece | Oh Happy Day!Spinning Carousel Centerpiece | Oh Happy Day!Spinning Carousel Centerpiece | Oh Happy Day!

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Printable Geometric Gift Bags

by Alix Sorrell

Fun & fresh geometric patterns never get old! These little gift bags are great for edible treats, small gifts, or any summer occasion. Use one pattern or all three and have a fun give-away for any gathering (hint: geometric party)!

Printable Geometric Gift Bags | Oh Happy Day! Printable Geometric Gift Bags | Oh Happy Day! Printable Geometric Gift Bags | Oh Happy Day!

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Sandcastle Place Cards

by Kathleen Ballos

Remember the mini Putz houses that you see in the winter time? Well that’s what inspired these glittering sandcastle place cards! Eating picnic snacks was one of my favorite things about going to the beach when I was younger – if you’re not close to the water, wouldn’t it be fun to host a beach picnic party indoors? And if you’re looking for more miniature beach party supplies, try these beach cake toppers!

Sandcastle Place Cards | Oh Happy Day!Sandcastle Place Cards | Oh Happy Day!Sandcastle Place Cards | Oh Happy Day!

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Printable S’mores Cubes

by Alix Sorrell

Camping is my all-time favorite summer activity and no trip is complete without s’mores!  These fun little instructional cubes make the perfect treat for a summer bonfire or camping trip. They even fit two marshmallows just in case you need a snack while the other is roasting over the fire. If you need to serve a larger audience be sure to check out these s’more kits.

Printable S’mores Cubes | Oh Happy Day! Printable S’mores Cubes | Oh Happy Day! Printable S’mores Cubes | Oh Happy Day!

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