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Sparkle & Shine Stamped Double-Pendant Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com
Learn Jewelry Making Basics: Connector Bracelet (10-minute video tutorial) at www.happyhourprojects.com
2-Minute Stacking Beaded Bangle Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com
Pectin Free Peach Jam with 3 Ingredients at www.happyhourprojects.com
How to Make Jewelry Charms - Beginner's Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

Snack Attack: Easy Brie Cheese and Apple Appetizer

Easy Brie Cheese and Apple Appetizer at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, so this may look like a bit of a cheat… and it kind of is!  But I’ve got a snack we enjoy from time to time at our house that makes for an upscale twist on a cheese-and-cracker appetizer.  A bit of brie cheese with apples on crackers or crusty bread makes for a… Continue Reading…

Our Family’s Puzzle of Life, and a $100 Personal Creations Giveaway

Personal Creations Puzzle of Life and a $100 Giveaway at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Personal Creations for sponsoring today’s hour-or-less home decor project and giveaway! So, we’ve been in our house for almost exactly a year, now.  And do you think I’ve been on the home decor bandwagon?  Nope.  Only in my head.  I’ve been struggling to find something unique, something “us”… and something that will fill… Continue Reading…

Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm, Free Printable, Video Tutorial and Target Gift Card Giveaway

"Queen Bee" Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm Party Favors | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you OnlineLabels.com for sponsoring today’s hour-or-less project. Good morning, friends!  I’ve got a fun DIY for you today that is probably a lot easier than you think.  Have you made your own lip balm before?  I’ll be sharing the basic formula with you, the process, and also – how to truly make it yours… Continue Reading…

Jose Cuervo Iced Teagarita

Jose Cuervo Teagarita Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Friday!  I thought I’d celebrate the weekend by sharing a new cocktail with you – and this one is totally easy.  Pour.  Sip.  Repeat.  That’s about it.  You can garnish it with a bit of lemon if you like, but there is bliss in simplicity too – meet the new Jose Cuervo cocktail: The… Continue Reading…

Ultra-Easy, 2-Knot Ribbon Wrap Bracelet

Ultra Easy, 2-Knot Ribbon Wrap Bracelet With Charm at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love sharing projects with you that are so easy, they feel like cheating – and today is one of those.  I’ve seen a lot of ribbon wrap bracelets around lately and took the plunge myself – spending all of about two minutes putting this one together!  Seriously, it took me longer to haul out… Continue Reading…

Spiral Clasp Wrapped Cord Bracelet

Spiral Clasp Wrapped Cord Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning!  I’ve got a simple design to share with you today that doesn’t take any weaving, beading, or even special techniques or tools.  If you can wrap and use glue, then you can make this bracelet.  It’s a fast project, which is always my favorite.  Here’s the two-tone design with natural cords, where the… Continue Reading…

5-Minute Tube Bead Bracelet

5-Minute Tube Bead Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got a fun, fast design for you today, and all you need to know how to do is use tape, scissors, and glue to make one (or a few!) for yourself.  It’s great for stacking and layering because it’s simple and versatile, and you can seriously make one in about 5 minutes.  The beds… Continue Reading…

No-Pectin Peach Jam

Pectin Free Peach Jam with 3 Ingredients at www.happyhourprojects.com

It’s been AGES since I made jam, and I’ve been wanting some lately!  I picked up some peaches the other day, and decided it was high time to make up some jam.  Now, the dilemma is always – I don’t need a huge batch.  I realize that canning and preserving makes your jam last for… Continue Reading…

Stoli Lemonade Cocktail, a Summer Getaway, and Let’s Meet Up In Traverse City!

Stoli Lemonade Cocktail at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post brought to you by STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. Happy 4th, friends!!  I’m SO EXCITED for this weekend!  Okay, so it’s really no secret that I enjoy a nice cocktail when my husband and I get time away from the kids. We’ve got mini-getaway planned this weekend to Traverse City, and… Continue Reading…

Anthro-Inspired Wire Wrapped Beaded Necklace

Anthro-Inspired Wire Wrapped Beaded Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning!  I’ve got a fun accessory to show you today that was inspired by a necklace I spotted on the Anthropologie site.  I used colors better suited to my wardrobe and I changed the length and the wire wrapping, but I really liked the beaded bib that the original design had.  I definitely used… Continue Reading…