Apple Themed Charm Bracelet

Apple Themed Charm Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve got a fun apple-themed project today for fall or for back to school.  This simple charm bracelet is made from a combination of wire-wrapped bead charms and apple charms, and it makes up in just minutes.  It’s a little outside my usual style, but I was inspired by the beads and charms […]

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics at www.happyhourprojects.com

My daughter and I are headed out of town this weekend on a girls’ getaway (well, I’ll be doing some work, too, but it’s mainly a weekend to play!) and part of our emergency plan is talking this week about what she should do if we get separated.  It’s also part of our plan for […]

Coffee Lovers’ Resin Necklace Tutorial

Resin Coffee Lovers Necklace Tutorial at www.happyhouprojects.com

I have a good friend who’s a coffee lover just like I am, and I got obsessed with the idea of making her a coffee-themed necklace.  I love the coffee dies in the Sizzix Tim Holtz line (in fact, I made a coffee-lovers’ card earlier this year using this same die) and realized that die-cutting shrink plastic […]

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets & Xyron Creative Station Giveaway

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets at www.happyhourprojects.com | Die-cut magnets in any shape you want with the Xyron Creative Station

Hey guys!  I’ve got a fast and fun project to share with you today – these die-cut glitter magnets make up in just 2 minutes, and they will add a bit of glam to your locker, desk, refrigerator or white board.  Xyron Creative Station is sponsoring today’s project and giveaway, and I’m going to show […]

Simple Hammered Brass Earrings

Simple Hammered Brass Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

You guys all know that I *love* hammering on metal.  I am a huge fan of metal stamping, but there are some really pretty techniques you can use that don’t require many specialty tools – like hammering metals like brass to add texture.  It’s quick, it’s satisfying, and it’s probably a lot less intimidating than […]

Stamped and Enameled Great Lakes Necklace

Great Lakes Stamped & Enameled Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I went mixed-media crazy the other day, and made up a stamped and enameled necklace inspired by my home state (shout out to my fellow Michiganders)!  This is a really special piece to me made of all my favorite things!  It’s jewelry, it’s stamped, riveted, cold enameled, AND it’s my beautiful home. I […]