Recycled Tin Music Box Locket

Recycled Tin Music Box Locket Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I know this is two music box necklaces this week, which is probably at least twice as many ideas as any one person needs in this particular category, but I’m just so excited about how this little locket came together that I had to share with you today!  (If you missed the other one, […]

Leather Music Box Necklace

Leather Music Box Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, friends, I’m pretty stoked about this necklace I’ve been working on.  See, I’ve been obsessed with tiny music boxes lately (oh, don’t even ask) and I’ve been trying to find a way to turn one into a DIY locket.  Well, as it happens, I’m having trouble finding something big enough to fit the half […]

Winterberry Woven Bracelet

Winterberry Woven Bead Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Woven bracelets are one of my favorite things to make.  They’re easy, they’re inexpensive, and they have such an organic feel to them.  The mix of red seed beads and waxed linen in this piece reminds me of winterberries on a branch – which is one of the prettiest things about winter, in my opinion. […]

Always Be A Unicorn Stamped Cuff Bracelet

Always Be A Unicorn Stamped Cuff Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

There is a phrase going around (or maybe it’s just going around in my circles) that I am totally in love with.  Always be yourself.  Unless you can be a unicorn, then, always be a unicorn.  I mean… it just sums up how fabulous and rare any person being true to themselves can be!  So […]

How to Give a Personalized Locket Gift

How To Give a Living Locket Gift at www.happyhourprojects.com

So as much as I love personalized lockets – because they are personal – it can be a really hard gift to give to someone you don’t know really, really well.  I mean, my locket has all kinds of details about me inside.  But for most of my friends, there’s really only one or two […]

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. […]