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 […]

Embossed Beaded Bracelet

Embossed Beaded Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

It’s no secret that I love working with metal, and trying different effects.  Today I tried my hand at using alcohol ink to color my metal blank for this bracelet.  I have some other ways I’d like to try it, but for a first try, I’m really encouraged and I’d like to play with the […]

Stamped Keychain – For Writers (Or For Anyone)

Stamped Key Chain 1

Did you know that November is National Novel Writing Month?  It is!  There are thousands of writers busting out novels in the 30 days of this month.  I am pretty involved in my local region – I’m not writing a novel this year, but I still help get the events off the ground – and, […]

Etched Glass Bangles from Recycled Wine Bottles

Etched Glass Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com

All right – today’s project is not the most practical piece I’ve ever made, but I had so much fun making these etched glass bangle bracelets that I’m going to share anyway.  All I’m going to suggest is that if you make them for yourself, I would not recommend wearing them if you’re going to […]