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.

Jumbo Popsicle Garland

by Kathleen Ballos

I love it when decorations are affordable, super quick, and make big impact and this popsicle garland definitely fits the bill. In case you don’t recognize them, the popsicles are made of chopped up pool noodles! They come in so many different colors that you can make your garland popsicles whatever “flavors” you like – and how about making real popsicles to match your color scheme? And don’t forget to make a giant popsicle piñata!

Jumbo Popsicle Garland | Oh Happy Day!Jumbo Popsicle Garland | Oh Happy Day!Jumbo Popsicle Garland | Oh Happy Day!

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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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Father’s Day DIY Ideas

Father’s Day is less than 2 weeks away! Have you picked out a gift for your dad yet? If not, try out one of theses fun Father’s Day DIYs from the Oh Happy Day archives!

Father's Day DIY Ideas | Oh Happy Day!Father's Day DIY Ideas | Oh Happy Day!

A. Sampler Boxes | B. Shrinky Dink Gifts | C. Printable Bow Tie Card | D. DIY Hero Supplies| E. Soda Collection | F. Hardware Store Garland

An Animal Party

by Casey Baudoin

When you want a sweet theme for a child’s birthday party, you can’t go wrong with animals!  So many options.  Some of my favorites are little animals with birthday hats, pinatas, homemade animal masks, and classic animal books as party favors.

An Animal Party | Oh Happy Day!

1. cake  2. pinata  3. cups  4. invitations  5. drink stirrers  6. animal masks  7. gift display  8. book

Printable Father’s Day Bow Tie Card

by Alix Sorrell

Father’s Day is just around the corner and what dad doesn’t love a bow tie? Make your dad feel special with this simple  to make printable card (and clever banner).

Printable Father’s Day Bow Tie Card | Oh Happy Day! Printable Father’s Day Bow Tie Card | Oh Happy Day! Printable Father’s Day Bow Tie Card | Oh Happy Day!

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