Embossed Brass DIY Charm Bracelets

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Please don’t think I’ve gone DIY charm bracelet crazy over here, since I’ve made a few different versions lately!  It’s my current love at the moment (and they’re crazy easy to make) so I have one last way to personalize your own charm bangles, and I also want to share some fun from earlier this […]

So Charming! Chain and Charm Bracelet

Stamped charm and chain bracelet - So Charming! at happyhourprojects.com

Charms, chains, metal, stamping, beads… oh how I love them all.  Do you like mixed media jewelry?  A little bit of this, a little bit of that, and suddenly, you’ve got something one-of-a-kind.  I designed this stamped charm and chain bracelet to look a little bit industrial and a little bit vintage (what a combination, […]

Follow Your Heart Hand Stamped Necklace | Stamping Round Blanks

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Raise your hand if you love hand stamped necklaces! (Me! Me!) I’ve got a design to share with you today that’s pretty for a DIY Valentine’s Day gift, or great for yourself to wear anytime.  Get out your hammers and give today’s “Follow Your Heart” design a try! If you’ve been reading here long, you know […]

Easy Embossed DIY Earrings

Easy Embossed DIY Dangle Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun accessory I want to share with you today that’s delicate and understated, with a hint of texture and your favorite beads.  These DIY earrings make up quickly, and because they’re embossed, they look anything but homemade! Today I’ll be sharing two techniques for working with wire and metal.  Don’t […]

Hand Stamped Gift Ideas | Stamped Wine Stopper

Hand Stamped Gift Ideas | Stamped Wine Stopper at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Well, if you’re like me, you’re on the lookout right now for handmade gift ideas.  I spotted a wine stopper with a blank bezel recently, and I knew that I wanted to stamp a metal blank to add my own special message! I’m an ImpressArt blogger who is always trying to think up […]

Double Charm DIY Hand Stamped Necklace

Good Things Come To Those Who Hustle | Hand Stamped Necklace Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

So not too long ago, I saw a mantra tacked to someone’s corkboard that I just loved.  When you are your own business, you’re always chasing leads, checking messages, and when you’re in the creative business you’re even jotting ideas down straight out of the shower sometimes (ahem).  So when I sat down to stamp […]

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Tiny Brass Disc Charm Necklace

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Tiny Brass Disc Charm Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve seen a whole bunch of tiny disc charm necklaces recently – they’re a hot accessory this fall!  So, of course, I have to make one for myself.  The minimalist design of this piece means that it’s really simple piece to make.  It can be done in 10 minutes or less, which makes it a […]

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 […]