Casual Entertaining: How to Host a Coffee Bar

How to Host a Coffee Bar for casual entertaining at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  So it’s that time of year when we catch up with friends and family that we haven’t seen since last year’s holiday season – whether that’s a family Christmas, cookie exchange, a craft night to make Christmas cards, or even an event with your co-workers.  For me, every November is the time to […]

Gluten Free Recipe | Mocha Cake

Gluten Free Mocha Cake at happyhourprojects.com | One easy substitution makes this a GF recipe starring cocoa and coffee flavors

Hey friends!  I’ve got a real treat for you today.  Some of you may know that my husband has a gluten allergy, so I post gluten free recipes that the whole family likes from time to time.  Well he is especially excited about the tweaks I made to a chocolate cake recipe, adding brewed coffee […]

Coffee Lovers’ Resin Necklace Tutorial

Resin Coffee Lovers Necklace Tutorial at www.happyhouprojects.com

I have a good friend who’s a coffee lover just like I am, and I got obsessed with the idea of making her a coffee-themed necklace.  I love the coffee dies in the Sizzix Tim Holtz line (in fact, I made a coffee-lovers’ card earlier this year using this same die) and realized that die-cutting shrink plastic […]

Ultimate Coffee Lover’s Handmade Valentine Card

Coffe Lovers Handmade Valentine Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love coffee.  I love people who love coffee.  I mean, I also love people who *don’t* love coffee, but there’s a certain camaraderie over a cup of joe… do you relate?  If you do, then I’ve got a fun design to share with you today, a Valentine card I recently sent to one of […]

National Coffee Day: Chocolate-Covered Coffee Beans and Starbucks Verismo Brewer Giveaway

Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans at www.happyhourprojects.com #CoffeeBuzz

Guys, I’m so excited that Staples has sponsored TWO fabulous giveaways today to celebrate National Coffee Day! I have a great recipe to share with the hard-core coffeeists out there, and YOU have the chance to win one of two Starbucks Verismo home brewer systems!  First – the recipe.  I’m going to show you today […]

2-Minute Coffee Lover’s Glass Locket Necklace

2-Minute Coffee Lover's Glass Locket Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Yes, really, you can make one in 2 minutes.  Maybe less.  Well, maybe more if you haven’t actually had your coffee yet for the day… but seriously, this is probably *the* easiest jewelry project I’ve ever shared.  It’s a perfect gift for coffee lovers (or for yourself!) – while it’s not in liquid form, in […]

Coffee Bean Trivet

DIY Coffee Bean Resin Trivet at www.happyhourprojects.com

What do you get when you combine coffee beans and recycled bottles?  Fun kitchen accessories!  Today I have one last recycled bottle project to share with you for a little while (until inspiration hits me over a cup of coffee again, I mean).  I made up this durable DIY trivet for protecting your tables from […]