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.

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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Geometric Garland

by Kathleen Ballos

Did you see last week’s post featuring awesome rainbow ideas from Pinterest? So inspiring! This geometric garland in rainbow colors is really quick to put together so it’s great if you have a big space to decorate. If you’re hosting a birthday party, make these geometric favor boxes to match!

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Iron-On Veggie Bags

by Alix Sorrell

Did you know yesterday was National Eat Your Vegetables Day?! I don’t usually need an excuse to eat more than my fair share of vegetables but if you do perhaps these easy to make iron-on bags will inspire you to eat more. These bags are great for the farmers market or to store your veggies in the fridge!

Iron-On Veggie Bags | Oh Happy Day! Iron-On Veggie Bags | Oh Happy Day! Iron-On Veggie Bags | Oh Happy Day!

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Beach Cake Toppers

by Kathleen Ballos

Now that it’s almost officially the start of summer, I think it would be so much fun to host a summer solstice party! Even if you’re nowhere near an ocean or lake, make these miniature chairs and umbrella to add a beachy vibe to your cake. (P.S. – How to perfectly frost a messy cake!)

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4th of July Ideas

I looked at my calendar yesterday and realized that the 4th of July is right around the corner! Yikes – have you started planning? In case you need a little inspiration, here are a few of my favorite Oh Happy Day projects from past years. I’m really looking forward to celebrating with my friends and family soon!

4th of July Inspiration

1. Fiesta Garland DIY | 2. USA Cake DIY | 3. Watercolor Straw Flags | 4. Mini Hot Dogs | 5. Lemonade: 3 Ways | 6. Dip-Dyed Firework Bags