DIY Delicate Layering Beaded Necklaces

Delicate Layering Necklaces at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy FRIDAY, guys!  Man, it’s been a long time coming this week.  I have a fun weekend project for you that’s also perfect for a ladies craft night.  These delicate layering necklaces are easy to make, and you can share beads and wire among a group to keep costs down and get lots of variety! […]

DIY Leather Bangle Bracelets with Memory Wire

DIY Leather Memory Wire Braceletsat www.happyhourprojects.com

So last time I was shopping Goody Beads (which happens wayyy more often than I care to admit, haha) I spotted some gorgeous DIY leather bracelets in their inspiration area.  I had to make them!  They didn’t have any instructions, but they were pretty easy to make.  I decided to share them with you after […]

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Simple and Elegant Golden Gift Wrapping

Christmas in July with Sizzix | Golden Gift Wrap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s idea is fast and functional CHRISTMAS gift wrap – yes, Christmas!  It’s Christmas in July with Sizzix this week and next, and I’m sharing today’s holiday inspiration: golden gift wrapping.  Gold is classic, and paired with Sizzix embossing folders and dies, you can make your small gifts, treats, and handmade goodies shine […]

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 […]

DIY Gold Glitter Looped Bracelet

DIY Gold Glitter Looped Bracelet Made From Plastic Tubing at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you caught my post yesterday about how to make a glitter wrap bracelet from plastic tubing, then you are expecting more glittery goodness today – and I’m here to deliver!  Today’s bracelet is just as easy, and only takes a few supplies.  I made mine up in sparkling gold glitter, but you can take […]

Gemstone Earrings Tutorial with Chalcedony and Gold Vermeil

Chalcedony Earrings with Gold Vermeil at www.happyhourprojects.com

I have a great fast project for you today with a touch of gold – which is something I LOVE around the holidays!  Gold is such a warm tone, and so festive – when I spotted these gemstone beads with gold vermeil, I swear, they called my name. Adrianne… wear me.   So it might […]

Etched Glass Bangles from Recycled Wine Bottles

Etched Glass Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com

All right – today’s project is not the most practical piece I’ve ever made, but I had so much fun making these etched glass bangle bracelets that I’m going to share anyway.  All I’m going to suggest is that if you make them for yourself, I would not recommend wearing them if you’re going to […]

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer CLay Jewelry Dish at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love leaf and tree motifs (which, you have surely picked up on,if you read here often).  I shared a polymer clay project recently over at the ConsumerCrafts.com blog, Crafts Unleashed last month, and in case you didn’t catch it, I want to share with you here today!  This simple dish is easy to make […]