One-Minute, Instant Charm Bracelet

Instant Charm Bracelet | A 1-Minute DIY Pandora-Style Charm Bracelet, great for gifts (or gifts to yourself!)

Today’s DIY is practically a cheat, because you can literally put it together in one minute.  If you’ve had your eye on a Pandora-style charm bracelet but haven’t wanted to accept the price tag on the charms, then you’ll be happy to hear that you can find large-hole beads for TONS of interests out there. […]

DIY Stone-Embellished Hair Pins

DIY Stone-Embellished Hair Pins a www.happyhourprojects.com | A 2-Minute DIY

I mentioned yesterday that it’s been busy, and that I’ve been enjoying some great instant-gratification creativity.  I have another fast and easy project for you today, and while gluing one thing to another was invented long, long, long ago, I’ve got an idea for using stone cabochons that you may or may not have considered: […]

DIY Stone Cuff Bracelets

Easy DIY Stone Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com | A one-minute DIY, just mix and match wire bases and stone cabochons!

I’ve been just swamped lately, and when that happens, I turn to my most instant-gratification-ideas.  They’re nearly always jewelry because I want to spoil myself with something pretty, and they can always be done in ten minutes or less.  Today’s cuff bracelets fall heavily into the “or less” category, because they are a glue-and-go style project.  They suit […]

Take It Outside | Midweek Hosting in Just Five Minutes

Take it Outside: Midweek Hosting Made Easy at www.happyhourprojects.com #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. With the weather warming up, kids getting out of school, and everyone settling into a summer schedule, do you do any entertaining?  I have to confess, we typically don’t!  These transitional times mean my house is a mess and I don’t feel like cooking, especially not after spending time […]

Repurposed Succulent Lantern Mini-Garden

Repurposed Lantern Mini-Gardens with Succulents at www.happyhourprojects.com

Show of hands: who else works on gardening projects over the holiday weekend?  I live in Michigan, so it’s usually the first (safe) chance I get for outdoor gardening.  We’ll be fixing up the deck and working on the yard, and adding some fun ideas I’ve been collecting this winter.  So, I thought that a […]

Easy Embossed Bookmarks For Summer Reading and Teacher Appreciation

Easy Embossed Bookmarks for Summer Reading, Teacher Gifts, Gofts for Book Lovers, and More at www.happyhourprojects.com

Who’s already planning out their summer reading?  I’ve been going through my to-read pile recently and realized I have 4 books I’m working on right now… that’s normal, right? ;) And in most of them, I have tucked away a scrap of paper, a reciept, a train ticket… whatever random bookmark I can get my […]

Create a Fiesta in Under an Hour with RO*TEL Rockin’ Guac

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Made Easy with RO*TEL Rockin' Guac and Bud Light Lime-A-Ritas at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is promoted by ConAgra RO*TEL. Well, I think we’re finally shaking off the last of the snow here in Michigan (it snowed here last week, hopefully for the last time this spring) and I’m SO excited to finally move into warmer weather living!  It’s still unpredictable around here until at least June, so […]