$50 Goody Beads Giveaway

$50 Goody Beads Giveaway at www.happyhourprojects.com | Enter 5.18.15 through 5.27.15, open worldwide with daily ways to enter

Happy Monday, friends!  I’ve got something AWESOME for the DIY jewelry lovers out there today – Goody Beads is sponsoring a $50 shopping spree to a lucky reader!  They’ve got everything you need for jewelry-making, and there are collections for every skill level.  Beginners can find DIY jewelry collections at Goody Beads that are as […]

DIY Glass Tile Necklaces with Scrapbook Paper

Glass Tile Necklaces with Scrapbook Paper at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Wednesday, guys! I’ve got a bright and simple idea to share with you today using your favorite scrapbook punches or dies (like these great Tim Holtz dies from Sizzix), glass tiles, and a bit of Mod Podge.  I got my hands on some of the new metallic card stock in the Tim Holtz line, […]

Teacher Appreciation Personalized Lockets

Personalized Teacher Appreciation Lockets | A Great End of the School Year Gift at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys! I know I’m behind for Teacher Appreciation week, but I looked at the calendar this week to discover that my daughter only has FIVE days left of preschool this year.  What?  How did that happen?  Haha.  Anyway, I want to put a little something together for her teachers before summer break, and thought […]

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 […]

Floral Leather Hair Pins

Floral Leather Hair Pins at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve got another quick project for you if you love DIY leather accessories!  Make up these mixed media floral-themed hair pins as an instant-gratification project, using your Sizzix Big Shot to die-cut leather scraps and texturize metal accents.  Top it off with a crystal rivet for a hint of sparkle that’s great for […]

“Dad Rocks” Stamped & Riveted Leather Father’s Day Keychain

"Dad Rocks" Stamped & Riveted Leather Father's Day Keychain at www.happyhourprojects.com

Are you thinking ahead to what you’re going to make for the dad in your life for Father’s Day this year?  Handmade gifts are my favorite, but I’ve got to be honest – I draw a blank when it comes to gifts for guys, most of the time.  I’ve been doing a lot of mixed […]

Dragonfly-Themed Stamped Cuff Bracelet | Video Tutorial

10-Minute Dragonfly-Themed Stamped Cuff Bracelet | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s 10-minute jewelry project is sponsored by ImpressArt. Happy Friday and happy May!  I don’t know where April went, but hey – we roll with it, right?  I’ve got some fun new products to show you from ImpressArt‘s new line, and it’s the perfect project for jewelry enthusiasts who haven’t made the leap into metal […]

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 […]