City Girl Textured Hand Stamped Necklace

City Girl Textured Hand Stamped Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been enjoying some HAMMER TIME lately And I’ve got a cool new hammer to show you that’s going to take your metal stamping to the next level with all kinds of texture options.  You all KNOW I’m an ImpressArt girl if you’ve ever read here before, and they are sponsoring today’s design and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hand Stamped Gift Ideas | Stamped Wine Stopper

Hand Stamped Gift Ideas | Stamped Wine Stopper at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Well, if you’re like me, you’re on the lookout right now for handmade gift ideas.  I spotted a wine stopper with a blank bezel recently, and I knew that I wanted to stamp a metal blank to add my own special message! I’m an ImpressArt blogger who is always trying to think up […]

Double Charm DIY Hand Stamped Necklace

Good Things Come To Those Who Hustle | Hand Stamped Necklace Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

So not too long ago, I saw a mantra tacked to someone’s corkboard that I just loved.  When you are your own business, you’re always chasing leads, checking messages, and when you’re in the creative business you’re even jotting ideas down straight out of the shower sometimes (ahem).  So when I sat down to stamp […]

DIY Hand Stamped Jewelry | Fall Leaf Earrings

DIY Hand Stamped Jewelry | Fall Themed Leaf Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Is it Friday yet?  No?  Well, if we’re not there yet, then let’s at least have a little fun making DIY hand stamped jewelry today.  I am getting so excited for the best parts of fall – the cooler notes, the smell of leaves, jackets and boots, and all the colors of autumn! […]

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Tiny Brass Disc Charm Necklace

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Tiny Brass Disc Charm Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I’ve seen a whole bunch of tiny disc charm necklaces recently – they’re a hot accessory this fall!  So, of course, I have to make one for myself.  The minimalist design of this piece means that it’s really simple piece to make.  It can be done in 10 minutes or less, which makes it a […]