2-Minute Stacking Beaded Bangle Bracelet

2-Minute Stacking Beaded Bangle Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun and easy, easy idea for DIY accessories today.  Stacked bracelets are really popular right now, and you can make them as simple or as intricate as you like.  If you want to start simple, this is the perfect beginner jewelry project, because it take NO tools, 2 components, and… Continue Reading…

ConsumerCrafts $100 Shopping Spree Giveaway and FREE Jewelry eBook

Free Jewelry eBook at ConsumerCrafts

If you read here often, you probably already know that besides running this blog, I am also on the design team over at Crafts Unleashed, the ConsumerCrafts blog.  I share a couple projects a month over there (often jewelry projects), and I have a few projects in their free summer Jewelry eBook!  I’m partnering with… Continue Reading…

Mother’s Day Jewelry Giveaway!

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It’s just about Mother’s Day, so whether you’re a mom or have one in your life who could use a little sparkle, some of my favorite bloggers and I have pulled together to give one lucky winner a collection of handmade jewelry! I love sharing tutorials to make it yourself, but sometimes it’s nice when… Continue Reading…

Bird Nest Stamped and Braided Hemp Bracelet

Bird Nest Stamped and Braided Hemp Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well I couldn’t resist another bird-themed stamped project with Beaducation’s “Be an original” contest.  I just couldn’t.  It’s a challenge that’s metal stamping. That has Adrianne written all over it. Or maybe stamped all over it, like so. What do you think?  (If you like it, you can click to vote for it in the challenge!  I… Continue Reading…

Jewelry In Candles Giveaway!

Jewelry in Candles Giveaway at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s giveaway is for something really fun: a candle with a jewelry surprise!  I love candles (who doesn’t?) and you all know I LOVE jewelry – so this has been a wonderful treat to enjoy this week.  I got the chance to try out this hazelnut coffee scented candle from Jewelry in Candles, and got… Continue Reading…

Simple Heart Choker Necklace

I spotted these cute ceramic beads in an Etsy shop I worked with recently (I’ll bet telling you more about O and N’s ceramic beads next week – I got some really beautiful Greek beads from Tina’s shop), and knew exactly what I wanted to make – I’ve had an idea for a simple choker necklace… Continue Reading…

Mod Podge Ring

Mod Podge Ring at www.happyhourprojects.com

I have a fun paper craft project that I shared over at the Crafts Unleashed blog earlier this year – and in case you missed it, I wanted to show you today how to make a ring from just Mod Podge and paper!  I recycled one of my favorite books that I killed the spine… Continue Reading…

Hand Stamped Lucky Penny Charm Necklace

Hand Stamped Lucky Penny Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning!  I think I could use a little luck and positive energy today, so it seems like a fitting day to share this fun lucky penny necklace with you.  This piece is hand-stamped, but if you aren’t into stamping, you can still make a non-stamped version of your own!  I’m going to give tips… Continue Reading…

Hand Stamped Spoons

Hand-Stamped Spoon Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you read here regularly, you already know my love for hand-stamped jewelry.  It’s such a fun way to personalize pieces!  I’ve written a beginner’s jewelry stamping tutorial and shared several stamped projects, but it has been quite a while since I really talked technique, or showed you any new products.  That’s kind of the best… Continue Reading…

Year In Review: Best of Happy Hour Projects

Best Of Happy Hour Projects

Happy new year, friends!  Well, nearly.  Today, I want to take a moment to look back on 2013 at some of the most popular projects here at Happy Hour Projects, and thank you readers for coming by and spending a little bit of your day here with me!  If you missed any of these projects… Continue Reading…