Coffee Bean Trivet

DIY Coffee Bean Resin Trivet at www.happyhourprojects.com

What do you get when you combine coffee beans and recycled bottles?  Fun kitchen accessories!  Today I have one last recycled bottle project to share with you for a little while (until inspiration hits me over a cup of coffee again, I mean).  I made up this durable DIY trivet for protecting your tables from… Continue Reading…

Recycled Bottle Jewelry Dishes

Gold Recycled Bottle Jewelry Dishes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Last week, I showed you guys my cool new tool, the Kinkajou bottle cutter, and how to cut bottles to make beeswax candles.  Well, of course, now I can’t throw any bottles away (haha) and I have a couple more projects to show you that you can use your old bottles to make.  Today’s project… Continue Reading…

Stamped Butterfly Necklace

Butterfly Stamped Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

So you may have seen last week that I got into setting eyelets.  And yeah, I am hooked.  I thought it would be a great addition to this necklace idea that I have had in mind for a little while.  I wanted a wide charm, but attaching the chain directly the blank doesn’t allow it… Continue Reading…

5-Minute Flat Leather Bracelet

5 Minute Flat Leather Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I whipped up a pretty leather bracelet over the weekend that I want to share with you as a great quick project.  This is another fantastic beginners’ jewelry piece, because all you need to be able to do is cut and glue to make it happen!  I put this together in about 5 minutes – no… Continue Reading…

Stamped Charm Bangle, and How to Add Eyelets to Metal Blanks

Stamped Charm Bangle & How to Add Eyelets to Metal Blanks at www.happyhourprojects.com

Fair warning, friends: I just tried adding eyelets to my jewelry projects last night.  You probably know where this is going… get ready to see eyelets on all kinds of things now.  Seriously, how am I just now trying this??  It’s SO easy, and it finishes punched holes in blanks such a professional-looking way!  An… Continue Reading…

Tailgating Food: Team Color Jell-O Blocks!

Team Color Jell-O Blocks at www.happyhourprojects.com #TeamJellO #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I can hardly wait for football to start again. We’re huge fans of college football, and the Wolverines in particular.  That’s right, go Blue!  The best thing about game day is always the game day food, though –… Continue Reading…

How to Cut Glass Wine Bottles to Make Beeswax Candles and Kinkajou Bottle Cutter Giveaway!

How to Cut Bottles to Make Homemade Beeswax Candles at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s one-hour project and awesome giveaway is sponsored by my friends at Bottle Cutting, Inc.   Today I’ve got a fun way to re-use your old wine bottles – or any glass bottles!  I’m going to show you how to easily cut a bottle, and a simple project you can make using your newly recycled… Continue Reading…

Crafts Under $10: Floral Layered Bracelet – and $150 Consumer Crafts Giveaway!

Floral Layered Bracelet Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Monday!  Let’s get friendly today with a little video tutorial, shall we?  I’m teaming up with the amazing ladies over at Crafty Hangouts for a themed collection of craft projects: crafts under $10.  ConsumerCrafts.com is our sponsor this month, and provided supplies for each of us to show you our take on the theme…. Continue Reading…