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Handmade Confetti and DIY Confetti Throwers

Sometimes store bought confetti doesn’t come in the right colors for the party we are having, in that case we make our own handmade confetti. It is really easy to make, I just throw on a movie while I cut. For this project I used a trick I learned in Paris where you just fill a plastic tube with confetti and hand them out to all your guests. With just a flick of the wrist the confetti propels out of the tube and goes everywhere. Perfect for surprise parties or weddings! The tissue paper at Paper Mart has always been my favorite. It comes in the best colors and is so affordable.

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Summer Party Supplies

At the beginning of each new season, I love adding a fresh stash of supplies to my party closet. Here are a few summery items I’ve been eyeing. What’s on your party wishlist?

Supplies for my Party Closet | Oh Happy Day!

A. Zebra Balloon | B. Paper Plates | C. Flamingo Candles | D. Invites | E. Goodie Bags | F. Straws | G. Cake Toppers

Happy Friday!

I recently started a Friday Flower Club with a few of my friends. We visit the San Francisco Flower Market early in the morning and then arrange the flowers together over breakfast. I’ve been trying to keep fresh flowers around every week and it’s been so nice to wake up to flowers everyday, they make me so happy. The dinner plate dahlias are so big and beautiful!  I used to have a book club but I stopped going because I never read the book. But this is a club I can get behind. Have a good weekend everybody!

Happy Friday!

photos from my Instagram

Kim Baise Mobiles

I discovered the Etsy Shop of Kim Baise the other day and I’m obsessed. She makes the most beautiful hand painted mobiles. I want the ice cream cone one! See more here.

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All photos from here 

Peonies

I made it a goal to go to the flower market once a week so we’ve had a zillion flowers around the house. I don’t have a favorite flower but peonies are definitely some of my favorites. They are only around for a couple months in the spring so I always try to take advantage when they are here. It makes me in such a good mood to have them around. (ps: I even had peonies in my bouquet when I got married.) Here are a couple photos from my Instagram account from the last month or two.

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All photos from my Instagram