“Be Wild” Wildflower Stamped Bracelet

Be Wild Hand Stamped Wildflower Themed Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I got the chance over the long weekend to sit down and stamp… oh man, it’s seriously one of my favorite things.  One of the pieces I made was this floral themed bracelet with a sweet riveted accent.  I stamped “be wild”, going for a wildflower look, and today I’ll share a quick rundown of how […]

$50 Goody Beads Giveaway

$50 Goody Beads Giveaway at www.happyhourprojects.com | Enter 5.18.15 through 5.27.15, open worldwide with daily ways to enter

Happy Monday, friends!  I’ve got something AWESOME for the DIY jewelry lovers out there today – Goody Beads is sponsoring a $50 shopping spree to a lucky reader!  They’ve got everything you need for jewelry-making, and there are collections for every skill level.  Beginners can find DIY jewelry collections at Goody Beads that are as […]

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 […]

Side-Clasp Leather and Stone Bead Bracelets

Side Clasp Leather and Stone Bead Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com | Make it in 10 Minutes

I opened up my Blueberry Cove Bead box over the weekend and couldn’t wait to dive in!  I made up these earthy leather and stone bead bracelets with a side clasp.  They’re quite easy to make, and don’t require a lot in the way of supplies.  I really like the side clasp (to me, it […]

Etched Peacock Cuff Bracelet

Etched Peacock Cuff Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com | a 10-Minute Jewelry Project

Hey guys, I’ve got a project for you today that’s both fun and easy!  This etched cuff makes up in minutes with your Sizzix Big Shot (or any of the manual machines) and you can even add a hint of color with alcohol ink.  The possibilities are really endless as far as themes you can […]

Easy DIY Button Friendship Bracelets

Easy DIY Button Friendship Bracelets | in 10 minutes or less! at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got another fast and easy project for you to try today.  These colorful button friendship bracelets are inexpensive, don’t require any special tools, and make up in 10 minutes or less.  I’ve designed these to be tied on (like any good friendship bracelet does) but of course, you could add a clasp if you […]

Blueberry Cove Beads Giveaway

Blueberry Cove Beads Giveaway at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Friday!  Who’s ready to kick off the weekend with a great giveaway today?  I’m excited to introduce you today to Blueberry Cove Beads, a monthly bead box service available to all my U.S. and Canadian friends who love to design jewelry. I love bead boxes… I get such inspiration from unexpected beads and components. […]

DIY Spring Charm Lockets

Spring Stamped Charm Lockets at www.happyhourprojects.com

One of my favorite things to give when I make jewelry gifts are charm lockets.  People LOVE them because they’re so personal, and they’re a beautiful way of expressing yourself!  New charms can be added, they can be changed for the season or for the occasion, and I’m going to show you today how to add […]