Triple Strand Crystal + Pewter DIY Necklace

Triple Strand Crystal + Pewter DIY Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hello my jewelry lovers! I’ve got a DIY necklace design that I’m excited to share with you today.  This triple strand necklace features crystal and pewter elements for a look that can go with both casual and dressy styles.  The bib-style coverage will get your jewelry noticed without the bulkiness of a traditional bib design, […]

Copper and Pearl DIY Earrings

Copper & Pearl DIY Earrings | happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got another fun DIY jewelry project for you to check out today!  These copper and pearl DIY earrings are simple to make and suitable for beginner makers who enjoy working with wire.  This project is instant gratification – you can make these earrings in under ten minutes! – and they’re a great […]

Gluten Free Recipe | Mocha Cake

Gluten Free Mocha Cake at happyhourprojects.com | One easy substitution makes this a GF recipe starring cocoa and coffee flavors

Hey friends!  I’ve got a real treat for you today.  Some of you may know that my husband has a gluten allergy, so I post gluten free recipes that the whole family likes from time to time.  Well he is especially excited about the tweaks I made to a chocolate cake recipe, adding brewed coffee […]

City Girl Textured Hand Stamped Necklace

City Girl Textured Hand Stamped Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been enjoying some HAMMER TIME lately And I’ve got a cool new hammer to show you that’s going to take your metal stamping to the next level with all kinds of texture options.  You all KNOW I’m an ImpressArt girl if you’ve ever read here before, and they are sponsoring today’s design and […]

DIY Stacked Bracelets for Beginners

Stacked and Layered Bracelets for Beginners at happyhourprojects.com

Sometimes the simplest of jewelry pieces can be the best ones!  Layer as many of these DIY stacked bracelets as you like for instant, mix-and-match accessories.  Even if you don’t consider yourself a jewelry maker or even a crafter in general – you are going to love this basic bead stringing tutorial.  Hand-pick your favorite colors, […]

Watercolor Cards for Beginners

Watercoloring Made Easy at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been up to some different things in the studio the past couple days, inspired by some designers who are great with ink, doodling, painting, and more.  Watercolor is one of those things that I always found to be really beautiful, but really far out of my reach.  I accept I’m not good […]

Halloween Crafts for Kids | Craft Stick Spiderwebs

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Well, this week is always one of my favorites: the one leading up to Halloween.  We’ve got pumpkin carving, parties to attend, costumes to wear, and of course – Halloween crafts for kids.  These craft stick spiderwebs are easy to make and really inexpensive!  Kids are always proud of their handiwork, and you can hang […]

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you read here often, you know I really love natural elements like stone beads in jewelry-making.  And I love quick projects.  So take a look at how I combined some of my favorite things during my last quick-craft session: this simple stone DIY bead necklace! I loved these stone beds when I got them […]