DIY Photo Charm Necklace

DIY Photo Charm Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Exciting things about around here but I have a great little DIY necklace to show you that’s an easy way to bring your special photos with you everywhere you go.  I have these sweet photo charms of my kiddos on a long chain, and it’s gotten so many compliments – best of all? […]

Easy DIY Bracelet | Vintage Inspired Floral Design

Easy DIY Bracelet | A Vintage Floral Design at happyhourprojetcs.com

Hey friends!  So today’s quick and easy design is vintage-inspired, which isn’t normally my style but I just love the floral beads… they remind me of special occasions of my childhood when we were invited to use the china and the teacups.  I got all reminiscent, and I put together a quick floral design (that […]

Easy DIY Charm Bangle Bracelets

Easy DIY Charm Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  So, today’s project feels like cheating, because it’s SO crazy easy to make.  I’ve been seeing these charm bangles in different styles on the wrists of my girlfriends lately, and I’m going to hook you up with the info to make your own charm bangles and save money off department store prices.  There […]

So Charming! Chain and Charm Bracelet

Stamped charm and chain bracelet - So Charming! at happyhourprojects.com

Charms, chains, metal, stamping, beads… oh how I love them all.  Do you like mixed media jewelry?  A little bit of this, a little bit of that, and suddenly, you’ve got something one-of-a-kind.  I designed this stamped charm and chain bracelet to look a little bit industrial and a little bit vintage (what a combination, […]

Follow Your Heart Hand Stamped Necklace | Stamping Round Blanks

Follow Your Heart Necklace 1.1

Raise your hand if you love hand stamped necklaces! (Me! Me!) I’ve got a design to share with you today that’s pretty for a DIY Valentine’s Day gift, or great for yourself to wear anytime.  Get out your hammers and give today’s “Follow Your Heart” design a try! If you’ve been reading here long, you know […]

How to Make a Wire Wrapped Bead Pendant

Learn to Make a Wire Wrapped Bead Pendant at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun wire wrapped jewelry project today that’s perfect for beginners.  Wire wrapping can be really beautiful, but it can also be intimidating when you see some of the gorgeous wire wrapped creations out there!  I’m actually NOT that skilled at wire wrapping myself, but I love the look and I […]

Bird Crazy Bird Cage Necklace

Bird Crazy Birdcage Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

So today’s project isn’t exactly a partridge in a pear tree, but if you’re on the Bird Crazy bandwagon, I’ve got a fun jewelry idea for you.  I love both paper crafting and jewelry making, and this is kind of a crossover project that will really get your wheels turning! Now, if you’re not (yet) […]

Easy Embossed DIY Earrings

Easy Embossed DIY Dangle Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun accessory I want to share with you today that’s delicate and understated, with a hint of texture and your favorite beads.  These DIY earrings make up quickly, and because they’re embossed, they look anything but homemade! Today I’ll be sharing two techniques for working with wire and metal.  Don’t […]