Craft Book Giveaway | DIY T-Shirt Crafts

DIY T-Shirt Crafts by Adrianne Surian | Pre-Order now on Amazon

Hey crafty friends!  It’s an exciting week for me, because my first craft book, DIY T-Shirt Crafts, launches this weekend!  To celebrate, there are TWO ways to win today.  Five lucky readers will win a copy of the book, and there’s also an Instagram and Twitter sweepstakes to win a pair of Fiskars spring-loaded scissors!  Read on to get […]

Embossed DIY Treat Boxes

Embossed Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com | Great for parties and treats with quick assembly!

Hey guys!  I have a fun new toy to share today – I recently upgraded my Sizzix Big Shot to the Big Shot Plus.  I can still use all my old dies, but with a 9″ cutting width, I can die-cut and emboss much larger areas than before.  Today I’m sharing how easy it is […]

Ultra-Easy Friendship Bracelets

How to make easy friendship bracelets!

Hey friends! If you’re on the lookout for a great camp craft as we roll into August, or just want to try a super-easy friendship bracelet design, look no further.  This hemp friendship bracelet project just takes hemp cord and a spare button to make, and I’ll show you two ways to braid it for […]

DIY Etched Metal Earrings

Etched Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use paper crafting techniques on metal blanks for a great mixed media look.

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun project today that lets you add texture to metal blanks creating a great boutique look – with your Sizzix Big Shot!  That’s right – we’re going beyond paper crafting today to create these textured dangle DIY earrings. In addition to your Sizzix Big Shot, you’ll need some jewelry tools, and […]

Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment

Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment at www.happyhourprojects.com | Give the gift of entertaining for $100 or less! #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. One of the most exciting rites of passage is getting your first apartment.  I still remember mine – all 400 square feet of it.  When you first start out you’re focused on furniture, bedding, cleaning supplies, hopefully some curtains, and a set of dishes.  What you’re not prioritizing?  Artwork, […]

21 Wonderful Watermelon Crafts, Recipes & a Giveaway

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There’s something that will always be true: watermelon is my flavor of the summer.  It’s something that goes all the way back to when at 5 years old, I won a watermelon eating contest at a county fair – against boys twice my age.  True story!  I know I’m not the only one – my […]