DIY Etched Metal Earrings

Etched Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use paper crafting techniques on metal blanks for a great mixed media look.

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun project today that lets you add texture to metal blanks creating a great boutique look – with your Sizzix Big Shot!  That’s right – we’re going beyond paper crafting today to create these textured dangle DIY earrings. In addition to your Sizzix Big Shot, you’ll need some jewelry tools, and […]

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got a fun turquoise necklace I want to share with you guys today, as I hit the road to Chicago this weekend (and I’m totally wearing it).  I typically share totally beginner-friendly projects, but since this one was a personal piece, I’m going to classify it as intermediate.  I’ll still share a bit of […]

Recycled T-Shirt Project | No-Sew Braided Tassel Scarf

Recycled T-Shirt Project | No-Sew Braided Tassel Scarf at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love a good recycled craft project, and I’ve got a fun way to recycle t-shirts to make a great accessory today!  This no-sew scarf is soft, colorful, easy, and fun.  Make it up in your favorite colors, to match a new fall jacket, or in your team’s colors! I’m sharing this project to kick […]

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Simple and Elegant Golden Gift Wrapping

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Golden Gift Wrap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s idea is fast and functional CHRISTMAS gift wrap – yes, Christmas!  It’s Christmas in July with Sizzix this week and next, and I’m sharing today’s holiday inspiration: golden gift wrapping.  Gold is classic, and paired with Sizzix embossing folders and dies, you can make your small gifts, treats, and handmade goodies shine […]

Firecracker Treats in Tube Containers

Easy Firecracker Treat Tubes at www.happyhourprojects.com

As we head into the week of Independence Day, I am putting together our plans and I spotted these treat tubes, which I thought would make for a really fun treat for the kids when we head out to the parade this weekend.  I added a little something extra  to make them special (I saw […]

One-Minute, Instant Charm Bracelet

Instant Charm Bracelet | A 1-Minute DIY Pandora-Style Charm Bracelet, great for gifts (or gifts to yourself!)

Today’s DIY is practically a cheat, because you can literally put it together in one minute.  If you’ve had your eye on a Pandora-style charm bracelet but haven’t wanted to accept the price tag on the charms, then you’ll be happy to hear that you can find large-hole beads for TONS of interests out there. […]