party food

Free Printable Bow-Tie Drink Markers

by Alix Sorrell

Help your guests keep track of their drinks with these easy to assemble printable bow-ties! These adorable tags come in 6 different patterns. Write your name on the back and save your guest from that inevitable confusion that comes with setting your glass down.

Free Printable Bow-Tie Drink Markers | Oh Happy Day!Free Printable Bow-Tie Drink Markers | Oh Happy Day!Free Printable Bow-Tie Drink Markers | Oh Happy Day!Free Printable Bow-Tie Drink Markers | Oh Happy Day!

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Shamrock Money Cakes

by Kathleen Ballos

Have you ever had a money cake? My grandma used to make them for us when we were kids – she’d wrap coins in wax paper and hide them in the icing layer of our birthday cakes. When you ate your slice, you would always hope for lots of coins! This Saint Patrick’s Day, I thought it would be fun to use chocolate coins instead and hide them under shamrock toppers on these miniature cakes. So simple, but what a fun surprise!

Shamrock Money Cakes | Oh Happy Day!Shamrock Money Cakes | Oh Happy Day!Shamrock Money Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

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Tightrope Walker Cake Topper DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

We’ve all seen our fair share of two-sticks-and-a-piece-of-string-cake toppers, so this topper is simply a visual pun on the idea. This string, in this instance, is the tightrope – and a pretty little water-colored lady is about to take her first cautious step out onto it. It’s simple to make and it will make everyone smile.

Tightrope Walker Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!Tightrope Walker Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Carnival Cake Topper DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Did you know Carnival Day is coming up? It’s February 26th of every year. I didn’t know it either, but it is! Celebrate a birthday with this carnival-inspired cake topper, made with those plastic letters commonly seen as refrigerator magnets.

Carnival Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!Carnival Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!Carnival Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Sprinkle Cake DIY

By Kelsey Nixon

Who doesn’t love a cake made from scratch?! But when it comes to frosting it, things can get a bit frustrating. So in my opinion, the easiest way to decorate a cake is with sprinkles! Not only is it a foolproof way to finish off a cake, it also makes quite the celebratory statement, and it’s just so fun. I’ve learned that there is more than one way to sprinkle a cake (and unfortunately most methods result in a few extra sprinkles scattered about the kitchen). If you’re working with a larger layer cake, I’m a fan of the “pat” method – if it’s a smaller cake without layers, I recommend the “roll” method. Layer cakes tend to be more fragile, so while the “pat” method is a bit more tedious, there’s no chance your layers will shift. Smaller cakes or any cake that doesn’t have layers are sturdier and better suited for the quicker “roll” method. Regardless of your chosen method, one thing is for sure – cakes just seem happier when dressed in sprinkles! (PS – Check out the sprinkle cake in my first cookbook!)

Sprinkle Cake DIY | Oh Happy Day!Sprinkle Cake DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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