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 […]

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 […]

DIY Infinity Scarf With Chains – Video Tutorial

DIY Infinity Scarf with Chains - Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you read here… well, ever, then I’m sure you’ve noticed my affinity for trend accessories.  And of course, I LOVE a good DIY, too.  So I put together a quick video for you showing you how you can easily make a no-sew infinity scarf from a t-shirt, and embellish it with chains for an […]

Stamped Heart Framed Necklace Tutorial & ImpressArt Stamp Set Giveaway

Wire Wrapped Heart Stamped Pendant at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to ImpressArt for sponsoring today’s awesome metal stamping giveaway! It’s no secret if you read here… well, ever, that I totally love metal stamping and jewelry stamping.  I’ve been sharing stamped jewelry tutorials and ideas for a few years now, and I get really excited every time I see the product line expanded […]

Sofia the First Halloween Costume and Party Ideas

Sofia the First Halloween Party Costumes & Ideas #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. So my daughter is CRAZY excited for Halloween this year.  She’s 3 – which means that every time the Disney Junior channel mentions Halloween, she asks what day it is, if it’s Halloween, whether she can wear a costume, […]

“Bloom” Wire Wrapped Floral Scene Pendant

Bloom Wire Wrapped Floral Scene Pendant at www.happyhourprojects.com

I had a lot of fun making today’s pendant.  My wire wrapping is of course not flawless, but it was fun to combine elements to create an actual theme that’s meaningful to me.  I used center-drilled beads, wire, and a stamped blank to create a floral scene.  It’s actually a lot more spring-themed than what […]