Last Minute Gifts: Hanging Treat Box Ornaments

Last Minute Food Gifts: Hanging Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, we’re down to about a week left before Christmas (cue the sobbing in the corner, I am NOT ready at ALL).  Are you making your edible gifts this week?  It’s on my to-do list, but I am definitely scaling back this year.  Much fewer baked goods, and more no-bake, easy treats.  Yesterday  I shared […]

2-Minute Holiday Card Display Hack

2-Minute Holiday Card Display Hack at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Staples for sponsoring today’s 2-minute #HandmadeHoliday Christmas card display solution! We’re starting to get Christmas cards (yay!) but every year I struggle with where to put them.  Usually they just end up on the mantel, until they fall down, or until one of my kids decides to steal one.  Plus, those pretty […]

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. […]

Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card: The Mason Jar Gift

Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card: The Mason Jar Gift at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you to Target for sponsoring today’s hour or less gift idea. Do you love getting gift cards?  Most people do!  You can get what you want, or put it toward a big purchase you might not otherwise make on your own.  You get the right size, the right color, the right brand.  Target’s recent […]

Leather Buckle Ring

2-Minute DIY: Leather Buckle Ring at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got another fun glue-and go handmade jewelry tutorial for you today made from your leftover scraps of leather, and this fun tiny buckle connector that I found.  This is another one in the running for easiest-DIY-ever – in literally just minutes, you can make one of these for yourself.  Or a bunch.  In fact, […]

How to Make Personalized Serving Utensils

Hand Stamped Canape Knife at www.happyhourprojects.com

I had so much fun with today’s idea, guys.  It was one of those light bulb ideas after having seen some serving utensils where you could add your own beads – I picked up a canape knife knowing I wanted to do something with it, but not quite sure of what.  I saw some new […]

Gemstone Earrings Tutorial with Chalcedony and Gold Vermeil

Chalcedony Earrings with Gold Vermeil at www.happyhourprojects.com

I have a great fast project for you today with a touch of gold – which is something I LOVE around the holidays!  Gold is such a warm tone, and so festive – when I spotted these gemstone beads with gold vermeil, I swear, they called my name. Adrianne… wear me.   So it might […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments: Snowflakes from Recycled T-Shirts

Recycled T-Shirt Snowflake Ornaments at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got to confess something: lately, I’ve gone crazy making recycled t-shirt crafts.  Oh, just wait.  You’ll see.  But I have a quick craft idea to share with you today to get you into a winter mood.  You can use t-shirt yarn, or cut cut a few quick strips of fabric from an old t-shirt […]