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 […]

Dollar Store Kids Activities | Starry Flashlight

Easy Dollar Store Kids Activites | Starry Flashlight at www.happyhourprojects.com

While you’re picking up your Halloween flashlights at the dollar store this year, grab an extra one so that you can make this fast and fun project at home anytime you’re looking for great kids activities.  This project is an oldie but goodie from a few years back (when I had like nine readers?  maybe?  haha.) […]

Easy DIY Flower Mirror Set

Easy Floral Mirrors at www.happyhourprojects.com #MakeItFunCrafts

I’ve been thinking on some fun, sort of girly decor for Raya’s room lately, and as we were doodling a few days ago, I hit on a floral-themed idea to add a couple of inexpensive and lightweight mirrors to her space.  It was also an “a-ha!” moment for me on a craft challenge I’ve been […]