Hand-Stamped Copper Roof Birdhouse

Stamped Copper Roof Birdhouse at www.happyhourprojects.com

So it’s no secret that my metal stamping has become a bit of an obsession.  I hope you’re all still enjoying the projects.  I’m loving putting hammers to metal.  Today’s project takes metal stamping beyond jewelry with a copper sheet to embellish a craft staple: the wooden birdhouse. Before we get started, I’ve got a… Continue Reading…

Riveted Flower Ring

Riveted Flower Ring at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning!  I’ve missed you guys.  I’ve missed writing lately!  I’ve been crafting and creating, I’m just not getting much computer time to be able to share.  I had a LOT of fun with today’s project, though I’m going to warn you it’s heavy on the specialty tools.  I’ve been branching out and trying some… Continue Reading…

Hammered Hand-Stamped Cuff Bracelet

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This is a little Valentine gift for a friend of mine, a hand-stamped and hammered aluminum cuff.  Believe it or not, this is the first time I’ve hammered one of my stamped pieces and I just LOVE the effect. I really wish the photo did it more justice but this full-time-job and the whole sun-going-down-before-dinner-is-over… Continue Reading…