Hand Stamped Gift Tags | Snowflake Designs

Hand Stamped Gift Tags | Using Design Stamps to Make Snowflakes at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s project is for the metal stamping fans (or for those of you considering trying it!) and it’s a great project all season with a winter theme.  I’ll be showing you how to combine various design stamps together to create unique snowflake images that are beautiful for tying on packages or even to […]

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Design Stamps Wreath Necklace

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Wreath Design Stamp Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! I have a fun DIY jewelry project for you today, combining design stamps together to create a festive holiday wreath.  Even if you’re a beginner at metal stamping, design stamps can be used in lots of ways!  Take a look and get a little inspiration for yourself! I’m using metal stamps from today’s post […]

Stacked Stone + Pewter Pendant

Stacked Stone + Pewter Pendant at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been back in the studio after a hectic start to this month and I have a tutorial to share with you today for making this earthy, nature inspired pendant.  The stacked stones have an almost zen appeal, and the tiny pewter accents give it a little shine!  I’ve worn this piece out […]

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 […]