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Year in Review 2014 | October – December

Here’s the final post in our 2014 Year in Review.  Thank you to all the readers who read and support Oh Happy Day. We had a great year and we can’t wait to see what 2015 has in store. Happy New Year! (PS – Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our 2014 Year in Review.)

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1. Hipster Halloween Costumes Part 1 & Part 2 | 2. Printable Spooky Owl Treat Boxes | 3. Sailor Costume | 4. Evel Knievel Costume | 5. Printable Cheesy Gift Wrap | 6. Packaging Candy Favors: 3 Ways

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7. Butterfly Costume | 8. 4 Tips for an Entryway Makeover | 9. Sound of Music Costume | 10. Steve Urkel Costume | 11. UFO Costume | 12. Dinosaur Party Invitations

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13. Mini Mummies | 14. Ghosts on a Stick | 15. Gumdrop Acorn Napkin Rings | 16. Giant Paper Alphabet Blocks | 17. Gold Pretzel Napkin Rings | 18. Printable Wild Turkey Cupcake Toppers

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19. 5 Ways to Wrap Small Gifts | 20. Paper Boat Decorations | 21. How to Make a Dessert Table | 22. Treat Bag Advent Calendar | 23. Crepe Paper Flower Advent Calendar | 24. Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations

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25. Printable Holiday Tree Ornaments | 26. Printable Faux Bow Gift Boxes | 27. Holiday Party with Mini Food | 28. Modern Holiday Decorating | 29. Silver and Gold Star Pinatas | 30. Chocolate Necklace DIY

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31. Crepe Paper Swirlers | 32. How to Buy Art for a Gallery Wall | 33. Gold Mini Wreath Cupcake Toppers | 34. Pom Pom Mini Trees | 35. New Years Straw Starburst Garland | 36. Hot Cocoa Bar + DIY Marshmallows

Year in Review 2014 | July – September

Here’s Part 3 in our 2014 Year in Review. I loved so many of the posts we did this summer and fall. My favorites were the post where we tried 40 red lipsticks and our Halloween costume series.  (PS – Part 1 and Part 2 of our 2014 Year in Review.)

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1. Giant Paper Bead Garland | 2. How to Search for an Airbnb in Paris | 3. Taking Pictures on the 4th with Your Phone | 4. Handmade Confetti & DIY Confetti Throwers | 5. Printable S’Mores Cubes | 6. Our Family Trip to China

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7. Hidden Prize Birthday Cake | 8. Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Cake Toppers | 9. Our Dining Room Makeover | 10. How to Pack for 2 Weeks to France in a Carry On | 11. Origami Picnic Boxes | 12. Printable Color-In Postcards

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13. Calligraphy Craft Night | 14. Watermelon Place Cards | 15. Visiting Northern France | 16. Modern Ninja Turtles Party | 17. Hanging a Gallery Wall Without Nails | 18. Pool Party Movie Night

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19. Introducing Bright Lab | 20. Back to School Wrapping Paper | 21. DIY Cookie Cakes | 22. Apple Cupcake Toppers | 23. Crepe Paper Butterflies | 24. Fortune Cookie Garland

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25. Printable Apple Boxes | 26. Printable Megaphone Necklace | 27. The Best Red Lipsticks | 28. Giant Bow Gift Wrap | 29. Spaceman Costume | 30. Halloween Cupcake Toppers

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31. Carmen Miranda Costume | 32. Felted Ball Garland | 33. Wizard Costume | 34. Nesting Doll Costume | 35. Little Llama Costume | 36. Weekend Room Refresh

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37. Moth Costume | 38. Pom Pom Bat Cupcake Toppers | 39. Cupcake Costume | 40. Little Musicians Costumes Part #1 & Part #2 | 41. Spider Web Cake Topper | 42. Bat Candy Favors

Year in Review 2014 | April – June

Here are our favorite posts from the spring. I always get a fresh wave of inspiration during this time of the year. This spring, we finished some of the rooms in our new home, traveled to China, France & Morocco, and worked on a bunch of fun projects in the studio. Our team put together some great posts for Easter, Mother’s Day, May Day, Cinco de Mayo, Father’s Day, and 4th of July. Did you try any? (PS - Part 1 of our 2014 Year in Review.)

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1. Jelly Bean Garland | 2. Grilled Cheese Party | 3. Printable Birthday Pull Card | 4. Printable Iron-On Bunny Bags | 5. Woodland Party Invitations | 6. Punched Leaf  Napkin Rings

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7. Floral Mom Cupcake Topper | 8. Floral Design Craft Night | 9. Mini Mother’s Day Trophies | 10. Mini Cactus Pinatas | 11. Woodland Creature Favors | 12. Our Pantry Renovation

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13. Maypole DIY | 14. Giant Diploma Graduation Gift | 15. Printable Floral Gift Wrap | 16. Washi Tape Boxes | 17. Printable Mother’s Day Banner Kit | 18. Printable Cookie (Monster) Bags

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19. The Boys New Room | 20. Cotton Candy Invitations | 21. Modern Spiderman Party | 22. Bon Voyage Party Invitations | 23. Cupcake Liner Flower Bobeches | 24. Hardware Store Garland

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25. Message Candle Centerpieces | 26. Jumbo Popsicle Garland | 27. Printable Drink Palms | 28. Giant Color Fight | 29. Beach Cake Toppers | 30. Iron-On Veggie Bags

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31. 4th of July Dynamite Party Favors | 32. Printable Moving Announcements | 33. Oh Baby Tablecloth | 34. Bubble Relay Race | 35. 4th of July Dynamite Garland | 36. Ice Cream Cone Buddies

Year in Review 2014 | January – March

Each December we like to do a 4-part series that highlights our favorite projects from the past year.  It’s always fun to go through the archives. We feel so lucky to have an awesome team of contributors. Anyway, without further ado here are our favorite posts from January through March.

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1. Birthday in a Can | 2. Sweet Lips Printable Photo Props | 3. How to Edge Paint Stripes | 4. Kite Party Invitations | 5. Cupid’s Arrow Cupcake Toppers | 6. Olympic Drink Stirrers

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7. Valentines Day Candle Centerpieces | 8. Studio Kitchen Makeover | 9. Sprinkle Cake DIY | 10. Donut Printables | 11. Dot Wall DIY | 12. Matchbox Birthday Card

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13. Carnival Cake Topper | 14. Circus Party Hats | 15. 3-D Birthday Banner | 16. Papier Mache Lit Garland | 17. Tightrope Walker Cake Topper | 18. Leprechaun Hat Favors

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19. Honeycomb Pinata Favors | 20. Shamrock Money Cakes | 21. Conversation Bunnies | 22. April Fools Mini Lunch Prank | 23. Necklace Craft Night | 24. Printable Mini Easter Egg Boxes

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25. Peanut Bunny Favors | 26. Screenprinting Craft Night | 27. Easy Streamer Garlands | 28. Our Studio Ribbon Wall | 29. Corn Husk Carrots | 30. Pretty Paper Party Horns

Printable Popcorn Poppers

by Alix Sorrell

This New Years, surprise your friends with poppers that are filled with… popcorn! These poppers are easy to assemble and can be made in any color you choose. You’re friends will love these treats even if they are a bit “corny.” Ha!

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