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. […]

DIY Pearl Mesh Bracelets

DIY Pearl Mesh Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve got a twist on the traditional beaded bracelet to share with you today.  Rather than stringing beads, I poured a few into wreath-making mesh tubing to make a few colorful tube-style pearl bracelets!  It was a lot of fun to put an inside-out style together, and I’ll share a few variations as I […]

Easy Ceramic Bead & Hemp Connector Bracelets

Easy Ceramic Bead & Hemp Connector Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s jewelry project is a great quick one at under ten minutes.  I know I say it all the time, but I’ve got video proof for you that this came together from supplies to wrist in just nine minutes, and I’ll be walking you through step by step how to make an easy hemp bracelet […]

DIY Beaded Button-Clasp Hemp Bracelets

DIY Beaded Button-Clasp Hemp Bracelets | Easy braided DIY bracelets on the cheap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well it has been a while (since last summer, I’m pretty sure) since I made up some woven bracelet designs, but I woke up with an idea yesterday, and had to make it right away!  I love natural designs, and these nature-themed bracelets really embody the outdoors.  They’re made from hemp, and the natural fibers are […]

Leather Seahorse Themed Cuff

Leather Seahorse Themed Cuff at www.happyhourprojects.com

So a lot of you know, I’m pretty much always looking for an excuse to turn EVERYTHING into jewelry.  (Fortunately?  It’s an easy excuse to make.  YAY JEWELRY.)  Today’s project is no different – I combined a fun paper crafting die with leather to make an ocean-themed leather cuff bracelet.  I couldn’t help it – […]