Floral Leather Barrette

Easy Leather Flower Barrette at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! I love it when a plan comes together… I’m really excited to share the handmade leather accessory I made with my Sizzix Big Shot.  That’s right, it cuts more than paper!  I visited a local leather shop and picked up a few upholstery scraps that they sell by the pound in several colors. […]

Leather Buckle Ring

2-Minute DIY: Leather Buckle Ring at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got another fun glue-and go handmade jewelry tutorial for you today made from your leftover scraps of leather, and this fun tiny buckle connector that I found.  This is another one in the running for easiest-DIY-ever – in literally just minutes, you can make one of these for yourself.  Or a bunch.  In fact, […]

Gemstone Earrings Tutorial with Chalcedony and Gold Vermeil

Chalcedony Earrings with Gold Vermeil at www.happyhourprojects.com

I have a great fast project for you today with a touch of gold – which is something I LOVE around the holidays!  Gold is such a warm tone, and so festive – when I spotted these gemstone beads with gold vermeil, I swear, they called my name. Adrianne… wear me.   So it might […]

DIY Heart Clasp Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet

DIY Wire Wrapped Heart Bangle Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love it when a project comes together just how I want it to.  I’m so excited to share this one with you today – as I was doing some wire wrapping for another design, I had an idea.  And 10 minutes later, I had this sweet heart-clasp wire bangle!  It requires basic wire wrapping and […]

Easy Leather Connector Bracelet

Easy Leather Connector Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got another quick bracelet design to share with you today that’s easier than it looks!  You can make this boutique-style leather bracelet in 10 minutes or less, and the supplies you need are really minimal.  What’s even better is that I found the pieces to make this grouped into a kit – which means […]

One-Minute Interchangeable Beaded Frame Earrings

One-Minute Easy Interchangeable Beaded Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you think you can’t make beaded earrings, I have something to show you today that’s going to blow your mind.  Not only CAN you, but I found a pair of earring frames that not only make it easy, but you can also change the beads up to match different outfits!  Let me show you […]

Easy Beaded Dangle Earrings

Easy Beaded Dangle Earrings with Prayer Beads at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love easy.  Obviously – with my one-hour-or-less theme around here (and even better, the 10-minute project category)!  Today’s project is one of the quick ones – this simple design will let you make beads of all kinds into charms for earrings, bracelets, pendants – anything you can dream up.  Because it only takes 2 […]