Hand Stamped Jewelry | Design Stamps Wreath Necklace

Hand Stamped Jewelry | Wreath Design Stamp Necklace at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends! I have a fun DIY jewelry project for you today, combining design stamps together to create a festive holiday wreath.  Even if you’re a beginner at metal stamping, design stamps can be used in lots of ways!  Take a look and get a little inspiration for yourself! I’m using metal stamps from today’s post […]

Queen of Everything Hand Stamped Necklace

Queen of Everything Hand Stamped Necklace | Learn metal stamping at happyhourprojects.com

Hey hey, happy weekend!  I’m getting out my hammers this weekend and having some fun – and in case you’re thinking what I’m thinking, I’ve got a hand stamped necklace design for you to try with today’s post sponsor, ImpressArt! Now, of course the beauty of stamping is that you can personalize your blanks in […]

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

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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 […]

Altered Art Bracelets | A Mixed Media Project

Altered Art Bracelets | A mixed media jewelry project using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® to create tiny, wearable works of art at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I hope you’re all having a fantastic week.  School starts this week in my neck of the woods, so we are finally settling down into that autumn routine.  I had a chance to spend some time in the studio this week playing with a new product that today’s sponsor, Faber-Castell, sent me from […]

Stamped and Enameled Great Lakes Necklace

Great Lakes Stamped & Enameled Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  I went mixed-media crazy the other day, and made up a stamped and enameled necklace inspired by my home state (shout out to my fellow Michiganders)!  This is a really special piece to me made of all my favorite things!  It’s jewelry, it’s stamped, riveted, cold enameled, AND it’s my beautiful home. I […]

Stamped and Enameled Family Washer Necklace

Cold Enameled Family Stamped Washer Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

Last week I shared some tips about stamping on washers, which is a really nice way to personalize a piece.  Personally, though, I’m always playing around with what else I can add, or what I can combine to come up with a mixed-media style that I love.  So I played with a technique called cold-enameling […]

DIY Etched Metal Earrings

Etched Earrings at www.happyhourprojects.com | Use paper crafting techniques on metal blanks for a great mixed media look.

Hey friends!  I’ve got a fun project today that lets you add texture to metal blanks creating a great boutique look – with your Sizzix Big Shot!  That’s right – we’re going beyond paper crafting today to create these textured dangle DIY earrings. In addition to your Sizzix Big Shot, you’ll need some jewelry tools, and […]