Colorful Patina Painted DIY Bracelets

Colorful Patina Painted DIY Bracelets at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got your jewelry fix today with these modern art patina painted DIY bracelets.  Spice up basic brass components with permanent metal patinas in your favorite hues to make some wearable modern art that’s unlike what you’ll see on anyone else’s wrist! You can make your own patina painted DIY bracelets using supplies from Blitsy Crafts […]

DIY Wire Heart Necklace

DIY WIre Heart Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I can’t believe February is almost here already.  If you’re starting to think all-things-hearts right now, then I’ve got a really simple DIY wire heart necklace design to try.  Even if you’ve never worked with wire jewelry before, I think you’ll find that this is a project every beginner can make.  It’s a […]

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, […]

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you read here often, you know I really love natural elements like stone beads in jewelry-making.  And I love quick projects.  So take a look at how I combined some of my favorite things during my last quick-craft session: this simple stone DIY bead necklace! I loved these stone beds when I got them […]

Easy DIY Initial Necklace

DIY Initial Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I feel like this is almost a cheat to call this jewelry project a “tutorial”, because it’s as simple as stringing a few alphabet beads and adding a clasp to a fine chain!  But, I always like to show you guys the new and hot ways to make your own accessories, and I had a […]

Embossed Steampunk Necklace

Embossed Steampunk Necklace 2

Hey friends!  Today is an exciting day for me, because I’m in Chicago and visiting the BLITSY CRAFTS offices (among other destinations).  I LOVE Chicago, and it’s really a treat for me to visit some of my partners in-person.  You may have read that I recently joined the Blitsy Crafts design team, and today I’m […]