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 […]

Stamped Floral Scene Bracelet

Floral Scene Stamped Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s 20-minute stamped bracelet project has been sponsored by ImpressArt. I love metal stamping.  If you read here often, you know this is true.  I have been stamping for 3 1/2 years now, and I think it’s just getting more and more fun – especially as new products and patterns are released!  I spied the […]

Wishbone Leather Bracelet

Wishbone Leather Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends, I have another ultra-easy DIY bracelet project for you today.  This glue-and-go design makes up in 5 minutes or less, it’s as simple as adding a sassy slider and a few drops of glue!  If you’ve ever wondered how to make a leather bracelet, or if you spotted this photo and just want […]

Embossed and Stamped Leather Bracelet

Embossed and Stamped Leather Bracelet at www.happyhourprojects.com

I hope you’re not getting tired of jewelry made with leather, because I’ve really been enjoying all the things I have discovered I can do with it.  You know what that means, don’t you?  I’m dying to show you something new!  I figured out how to emboss leather with a pattern using regular paper crafting […]

Stamped and Riveted Floral Layered Necklace

Stamped and Riveted Floral Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I liked the floral riveted earrings I designed last week so well that I decided to make them part a matched set!  I stamped up this layering necklace to go along with it, adding a personalized banner blank to the mix.  I stamped my name on it (I guess I was feeling all self-centered that […]

Stamped and Riveted Floral Earrings: Beginner’s Video Tutorial

Stamped and Riveted Floral Earrings - a Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you love the look of stamped metal and riveting, but find it too intimidating to get started, I’ve got the perfect project for beginners today.  Really!  I made this 8-minute video tutorial for you guys to show you how to stamp jewelry and how to rivet jewelry to make a beautiful and unique pair […]