DIY Etched Metal Earrings

Etched Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use paper crafting techniques on metal blanks for a great mixed media look.

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun project today that lets you add texture to metal blanks creating a great boutique look – with your Sizzix Big Shot!  That’s right – we’re going beyond paper crafting today to create these textured dangle DIY earrings. In addition to your Sizzix Big Shot, you’ll need some jewelry tools, and […]

Embossed Steampunk Necklace

Embossed Steampunk Necklace 2

Hey friends!  Today is an exciting day for me, because I’m in Chicago and visiting the BLITSY CRAFTS offices (among other destinations).  I LOVE Chicago, and it’s really a treat for me to visit some of my partners in-person.  You may have read that I recently joined the Blitsy Crafts design team, and today I’m […]

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got a fun turquoise necklace I want to share with you guys today, as I hit the road to Chicago this weekend (and I’m totally wearing it).  I typically share totally beginner-friendly projects, but since this one was a personal piece, I’m going to classify it as intermediate.  I’ll still share a bit of […]

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 Pearl Mesh Bracelets

DIY Pearl Mesh Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve got a twist on the traditional beaded bracelet to share with you today.  Rather than stringing beads, I poured a few into wreath-making mesh tubing to make a few colorful tube-style pearl bracelets!  It was a lot of fun to put an inside-out style together, and I’ll share a few variations as I […]

Easy Ceramic Bead & Hemp Connector Bracelets

Easy Ceramic Bead & Hemp Connector Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s jewelry project is a great quick one at under ten minutes.  I know I say it all the time, but I’ve got video proof for you that this came together from supplies to wrist in just nine minutes, and I’ll be walking you through step by step how to make an easy hemp bracelet […]