“Be Wild” Wildflower Stamped Bracelet

Be Wild Hand Stamped Wildflower Themed Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I got the chance over the long weekend to sit down and stamp… oh man, it’s seriously one of my favorite things.  One of the pieces I made was this floral themed bracelet with a sweet riveted accent.  I stamped “be wild”, going for a wildflower look, and today I’ll share a quick rundown of how […]

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use FloraCraft foam balls and household items to create this red white and blue decor piece! #MakeItFunCrafts

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend, and if you know American soldiers who gave their lives, that you’re honoring their memory in a really special way today.  It’s a great day for Patriotic crafts, and I love that today’s project is perfect for both Memorial Day and the 4th of July in […]

Repurposed Succulent Lantern Mini-Garden

Repurposed Lantern Mini-Gardens with Succulents at www.happyhourprojects.com

Show of hands: who else works on gardening projects over the holiday weekend?  I live in Michigan, so it’s usually the first (safe) chance I get for outdoor gardening.  We’ll be fixing up the deck and working on the yard, and adding some fun ideas I’ve been collecting this winter.  So, I thought that a […]

How to Make Giant Crepe Paper Flowers

How to Make Giant Crepe Paper Flowers at www.happyhourprojects.com | An inexpensive project that's great for weddings, photo props, gifts and more!

So, are any of you planning a wedding this year?  Or perhaps a photo shoot?  We’ve got family photos for the first time *ever* as a family this weekend, so I thought it would be fun to share with you today how to make giant crepe paper flowers, which make for great photo props!  Wedding […]

Making Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts…

Mixed Media Hand Stamped Mommy Necklace and Floral Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

Oh my goodness, what a week.  I hope you guys are all having a great one, getting ready for Mother’s Day, making it through Teacher Appreciation, Cinco de Mayo, and heaven help you if you have sickies in the house too, like we do around here. :P Anyway – I did spend a little bit […]

Side-Clasp Leather and Stone Bead Bracelets

Side Clasp Leather and Stone Bead Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com | Make it in 10 Minutes

I opened up my Blueberry Cove Bead box over the weekend and couldn’t wait to dive in!  I made up these earthy leather and stone bead bracelets with a side clasp.  They’re quite easy to make, and don’t require a lot in the way of supplies.  I really like the side clasp (to me, it […]

ART Leather Cord Bracelet

ART Leather Cord Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com | Make it in 5 Minutes

Hey friends, hope you’ve had a great week!  I’ve been busy overhauling our main bathroom (YAY!), finishing up my latest mosaic (double YAY!) and organizing my studio (well, 2/3 isn’t bad, haha) so today’s project is going to be the kind we ALL love: quick and easy.  You can make this design in just 5 […]

Etched Peacock Cuff Bracelet

Etched Peacock Cuff Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com | a 10-Minute Jewelry Project

Hey guys, I’ve got a project for you today that’s both fun and easy!  This etched cuff makes up in minutes with your Sizzix Big Shot (or any of the manual machines) and you can even add a hint of color with alcohol ink.  The possibilities are really endless as far as themes you can […]