Making Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts…

Mixed Media Hand Stamped Mommy Necklace and Floral Card at www.happyhourprojects.com

Oh my goodness, what a week.  I hope you guys are all having a great one, getting ready for Mother’s Day, making it through Teacher Appreciation, Cinco de Mayo, and heaven help you if you have sickies in the house too, like we do around here. :P Anyway – I did spend a little bit […]

Hand-Stamped Butterfly Journal

Hand-Stamped DIY Leather Journal at www.happyhourprojects.com

Lately, I’ve really been looking at metal stamping as more than a way to make jewelry. It can also be a fun and beautiful way to personalize all kinds of items.  You may have seen last week’s music box locket project as an example of what I’ve been playing around with (okay, that WAS jewelry, but […]

I Love To Create Mystery Box Challenge: No-Sew Valentine Gift Pouch & Giveaway

No-Sew Valentine Gift Pouch at www.happyhourprojects.com

I had the opportunity this week to take part in a mystery box challenge sponsored by I Love To Create.  I didn’t know what supplies I’d be getting until I opened the box – and with them, I made this no-sew stenciled gift pouch for Valentine’s Day!  Perfect for stashing gifts for your sweetie, even […]

Recycled Tin Music Box Locket

Recycled Tin Music Box Locket Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Okay, I know this is two music box necklaces this week, which is probably at least twice as many ideas as any one person needs in this particular category, but I’m just so excited about how this little locket came together that I had to share with you today!  (If you missed the other one, […]

Great Friends Stick Together with Juicy Fruit Starburst Gum (Free Printable)

Starburst JuicyFruit Gum Friendship Printable Card 2.2

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wrigley Jr. Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have some great friends in your life?  I hope you do!  I’ve got a fun way to share a sweet piece of fun with them, with this free printable friendship card, and Juicy […]

DIY Heart Clasp Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet

DIY Wire Wrapped Heart Bangle Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love it when a project comes together just how I want it to.  I’m so excited to share this one with you today – as I was doing some wire wrapping for another design, I had an idea.  And 10 minutes later, I had this sweet heart-clasp wire bangle!  It requires basic wire wrapping and […]

Easy Beaded Dangle Earrings

Easy Beaded Dangle Earrings with Prayer Beads at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love easy.  Obviously – with my one-hour-or-less theme around here (and even better, the 10-minute project category)!  Today’s project is one of the quick ones – this simple design will let you make beads of all kinds into charms for earrings, bracelets, pendants – anything you can dream up.  Because it only takes 2 […]

Last Minute “Boo” Boxes for Halloween

Easy Boo Boxes for Halloween with Free Silhouette Cut File at www.happyhourprojects.com

Because by last minute, of course I *really* mean, last minute gift.  Actually, yesterday, we just got “boo’ed” for the first time ever.  I was practically ecstatic.  I felt like one of the cool kids to see a note that said, “You’ve Been Booed!”  I’m thrilled we live in a neighborhood where people have fun, […]