Recycled Bottle Jewelry Dishes

Gold Recycled Bottle Jewelry Dishes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Last week, I showed you guys my cool new tool, the Kinkajou bottle cutter, and how to cut bottles to make beeswax candles.  Well, of course, now I can’t throw any bottles away (haha) and I have a couple more projects to show you that you can use your old bottles to make.  Today’s project… Continue Reading…

Stamped Butterfly Necklace

Butterfly Stamped Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

So you may have seen last week that I got into setting eyelets.  And yeah, I am hooked.  I thought it would be a great addition to this necklace idea that I have had in mind for a little while.  I wanted a wide charm, but attaching the chain directly the blank doesn’t allow it… Continue Reading…

Woven Cluster Bracelet with Stone Chip Beads

Cluster Stone Chip Woven Bracelet Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

So I’m really excited to share today’s project with you, because it’s a blend of everything I love to make.  It’s a woven bracelet tutorial that’s tool-free (aside from scissors and glue).  It’s got stone chip beads.  And it looks SO much more fussy than it really is.  If you can braid and string beads,… Continue Reading…

Soda Pop Tab Upcycled Bracelet Tutorial

Soda Pop Tab Recycled Bracelet Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

So the classic geographic question in the states: is it soda, pop, or Coke where you live?  I had a hard time trying to decide what to call this one today.  I asked on Facebook last week, and most of you said when you open a can of indulgent bubbly beverage, it’s a soda.  (Though… Continue Reading…

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…