Jul 22

Gum Drop Ice Cream Cone Toppers DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

Here’s a question for you: how do you make ice cream cones that don’t melt? Why, gum drops, of course. These cute little cones will last hours and are perfect for as cupcake toppers for any summer party. You could also slip them in little cello bags, throw a ribbon ‘round the stick and pass them out as favors. Don’t forget the cherry on top! (PS – An ice cream cone garland!) 

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Click through for instructions! 

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Jul 21

A Pool Party

by Casey Baudoin

Beat the heat and throw a pool party!  For adults or kids, everyone will love grilling out, fresh fruit, music, and balloons in the pool!

A Pool Party | Oh Happy Day!

1. radio  2. watermelon  3. garland  4. cups  5. margarita  6. invitation  7. balloons  8. grill  9. chair

Jul 21

Carnival Party Ideas

Growing up, I loved going to the county fairs and carnivals that happened around my hometown in the summertime. So I think it would be fun to host a carnival-themed party before summer ends! On Oh Happy Day, we’ve done a bunch of DIYs that would work great with a theme like this. With the party already planned, all you need is to set a date and invite over your friends!

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A. Carnival Cake Topper | B. Streamer Garlands | C. Caramel Apple Kits | D. Mini Cotton “Candy” Invites | E. Spinning Carousel Centerpieces | F. Weather Balloon Signage | G. Fringey Streamers | H. Tightrope Walker Cake Topper | I. Cotton Candy Garland | J. Circus Party Hats

Jul 18

Favorite Party Ideas This Week

Favorite Party Ideas This Week | Oh Happy Day!

1. I love the REAL sprinkles on the backs of these invitations.
2. The details at this party are incredible.
3. I want to go to every single one of these dinner parties (photo from here.)
4. Such a rad alternative to party hats.
5. I’m obsessed with these pretty paper wheels!

Jul 18

7 Amazing Kids Cakes

I’m always impressed with the creative cakes that people come up with. Here are a few that I’d like to try – they seem easy enough to tackle myself.

I’m debating whether to eat this one, or hug it.

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

A cake that celebrates doodling!

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

Almost prettier than the real thing.

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

Now I want to throw a space-themed party.

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

So, this is adorable.

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

Loving all the candy accents on this one.

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!

So fun!

7 Amazing Kids Cakes | Oh Happy Day!