parties + party ideas

Favorite Party Ideas This Week

Favorite Party Ideas This Week | Oh Happy Day!

1. A genius birthday gift idea
2. Yum. This party looked SO delicious.
3. Love this whole line of plates!
4. Such pretty colors!
5. I want to buy a million of these.

Pom Pom Bat Cupcake Toppers DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

I know, I know – normally you’re aiming for ‘spooky’ or ‘scary’ when it comes to Halloween decorations. But if you’re looking for something a little, well, cuter – then look no further. These bat toppers are just so cute!  A few black pom poms, paper and toothpicks and you’re all set. Bonus points for using a craft punch that usually only sees action during the winter holidays!

Pom Pom Bat Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Pom Pom Bat Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Pom Pom Bat Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day! 

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Party Clock Invitation DIY

by Sally J Shim

I love a good pun and this Party Clock Invitation DIY will let the recipient know it is time for a fun celebration. You can customize the text on the invitation to reflect the type of party you are throwing, whether it is a birthday party, housewarming party, or baby shower. Try cutting a circle from patterned paper if you want a bit more pattern and color on your invitation. If there are important details that will not fit on the front of the invitation, print it on the back of the invitation.

Party Clock Invitation DIY | Oh Happy Day!Party Clock Invitation DIY | Oh Happy Day!Party Clock Invitation DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Mid Century Straw Decor

by Kathleen Ballos

I love looking at mid century design for craft ideas – these hanging stars were inspired by the popular starburst and atomic patterns. Made of straws, these decorations are super quick (and affordable!) to make. And check out more retro party projects!

Mid Century Straw Decor | Oh Happy Day!Mid Century Straw Decor | Oh Happy Day!

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Felted Ball Garland

Today we’re sharing a special DIY by Sally Shim. Sally’s been contributing to Oh Happy Day for over a year, and now I’m excited to announce that she just released a new book: Pretty Packages (you can order it by clicking here.) In the book, she shares 45 step-by-step gift wrapping DIYs – from wrapping paper to gift boxes and gift tags. I already own a copy and I really love it. This week we’ll be giving away copies of Pretty Packages along with a packaging supply goody bag to 3 Oh Happy Day readers. Make sure you click through below for all the contest details and to see the instructions for these fun Felted Ball Garlands! (PS – To see more of Sally’s contributions to Oh Happy Day, click here!)

Felted Ball Garland

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