How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow

How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow in just 10 Minutes at www.happyhourprojects.com

So you have probably read or seen on Instagram that my daughter and I had a weekend getaway with some fabulous bloggers in Chicago.  Well, we took some time to see the city, too, and you know what vacation means to kids, right?  Souvenirs!  We took the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. tour while […]

Apple Themed Charm Bracelet

Apple Themed Charm Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve got a fun apple-themed project today for fall or for back to school.  This simple charm bracelet is made from a combination of wire-wrapped bead charms and apple charms, and it makes up in just minutes.  It’s a little outside my usual style, but I was inspired by the beads and charms […]

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics at www.happyhourprojects.com

My daughter and I are headed out of town this weekend on a girls’ getaway (well, I’ll be doing some work, too, but it’s mainly a weekend to play!) and part of our emergency plan is talking this week about what she should do if we get separated.  It’s also part of our plan for […]

Coffee Lovers’ Resin Necklace Tutorial

Resin Coffee Lovers Necklace Tutorial at www.happyhouprojects.com

I have a good friend who’s a coffee lover just like I am, and I got obsessed with the idea of making her a coffee-themed necklace.  I love the coffee dies in the Sizzix Tim Holtz line (in fact, I made a coffee-lovers’ card earlier this year using this same die) and realized that die-cutting shrink plastic […]

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets & Xyron Creative Station Giveaway

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets at www.happyhourprojects.com | Die-cut magnets in any shape you want with the Xyron Creative Station

Hey guys!  I’ve got a fast and fun project to share with you today – these die-cut glitter magnets make up in just 2 minutes, and they will add a bit of glam to your locker, desk, refrigerator or white board.  Xyron Creative Station is sponsoring today’s project and giveaway, and I’m going to show […]

Simple Hammered Brass Earrings

Simple Hammered Brass Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

You guys all know that I *love* hammering on metal.  I am a huge fan of metal stamping, but there are some really pretty techniques you can use that don’t require many specialty tools – like hammering metals like brass to add texture.  It’s quick, it’s satisfying, and it’s probably a lot less intimidating than […]

Wide DIY Leather Cuff Bracelet

WIde DIY Leather Cuff Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  You can probably tell, I’ve been playing a lot with leather lately, and I’ve got a fun new style to share with you.  This DIY leather cuff bracelet combines several narrow strips of leather together to make a wide cuff.  Add a large accent slider, and you’ve got a piece that makes a […]