Updating Home Decor: Transfer Art to Canvas for a Contemporary Look

Update your art! Convert prints and sketches to canvas for a fine-art look on a budget - get the scoop at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! I’m sharing some tips today for giving your decor a contemporary look by ditching the frame and having your art and photos printed on canvas.  Now, don’t go saying “Adrianne, this is nothing new!” until you see what I’ve done – I’ve got a great story to share.  I know printing your family […]

Mad Love Hand Stamped Necklace + Starter Set Giveaway

Mad Love Hand Stamped Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends, I’ve got a special treat for you today!  Are you ready for a great giveaway for a metal stamping starter kit from today’s sponsor, Beaducation.com?  How about some fun metal stamping inspiration?  How about a copy of my new book, DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry?  HOW ABOUT WE JUST GET STARTED!  Yes?  Yes! As […]

Art Colors Life Floral Hand Stamped Necklace

The Sun Colors Flowers as Art Colors Life Hand Stamped Necklace Tutorial at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been back in the studio, hammering away and having fun with some new ideas.  Since I’m all about ART right now, I made a floral and art themed hand stamped necklace with a touch of color and sparkle using elements from today’s post sponsor, ImpressArt! The sun colors flowers as art colors […]

Silk + Pewter Heart Wrap Bracelet Tutorial

Silk + Pewter Heart Wrap Bracelet Tutorial at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a soft and colorful wrap bracelet tutorial to share with you today that uses silk fibers and pewter components.  This boho-chic design adapts to you own favorite colors, and the best part is that if you can braid and tie knots, even a beginner can make this bracelet. You won’t need […]

Crystal + Pearl DIY Bangle Bracelet

Crystal + Pearl DIY Bangle Bracelet at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Happy Friday!  Today we are talking DIY bangle bracelets – and I’m sharing a pearl and crystal version that’s made entirely of beads and wire, making it a really inexpensive DIY jewelry project to make.  It’s a great project for practicing new wire-wrapping skills, because it’s simple repetition of basic wraps.  Plus,, you […]

DIY Leather Bracelet + Bling Beads

DIY Leather Bracelet + Bling Beads at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today I’m sharing my favorite kind of craft project: handmade jewelry!  (I know, surprise!  Haha.) This DIY leather bracelet is a boho-meets glam combination.  It’s layered which gives it a big look with a lightweight feel, and it adds a bit of sparkle and shine to any casual outfit.  Plus – it’s easy […]

Adventures in Parenting: Potty Training

Potty Training with New Pampers Easy Ups [AD] at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! So we are in THAT phase – yes, potty training.  Some kids train easily and some do not… my little man is sadly in the latter group.  So I’ve been trying every trick and technique I can get my hands on, and we’re also working with today’s sponsor, Procter & Gamble, using their New Pampers […]