DIY Beaded Button-Clasp Hemp Bracelets

DIY Beaded Button-Clasp Hemp Bracelets | Easy braided DIY bracelets on the cheap at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well it has been a while (since last summer, I’m pretty sure) since I made up some woven bracelet designs, but I woke up with an idea yesterday, and had to make it right away!  I love natural designs, and these nature-themed bracelets really embody the outdoors.  They’re made from hemp, and the natural fibers are […]

Easy Embossed Bookmarks For Summer Reading and Teacher Appreciation

Easy Embossed Bookmarks for Summer Reading, Teacher Gifts, Gofts for Book Lovers, and More at www.happyhourprojects.com

Who’s already planning out their summer reading?  I’ve been going through my to-read pile recently and realized I have 4 books I’m working on right now… that’s normal, right? ;) And in most of them, I have tucked away a scrap of paper, a reciept, a train ticket… whatever random bookmark I can get my […]

Dragonfly-Themed Stamped Cuff Bracelet | Video Tutorial

10-Minute Dragonfly-Themed Stamped Cuff Bracelet | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

Today’s 10-minute jewelry project is sponsored by ImpressArt. Happy Friday and happy May!  I don’t know where April went, but hey – we roll with it, right?  I’ve got some fun new products to show you from ImpressArt‘s new line, and it’s the perfect project for jewelry enthusiasts who haven’t made the leap into metal […]

Easy Kids’ Fingerprint Tree

Easy Kids' Fingerprint Tree at www.happyhourprojects.com

Happy Friday!  So, did you catch the copper tree I posted on Wednesday?  I have been thinking on all the ways I can’t wait to use that tree trunk die, so yesterday when my daughter asked if we could make a project for her babysitter, I had a great, super easy idea.  She loves to […]

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 […]

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer CLay Jewelry Dish at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love leaf and tree motifs (which, you have surely picked up on,if you read here often).  I shared a polymer clay project recently over at the ConsumerCrafts.com blog, Crafts Unleashed last month, and in case you didn’t catch it, I want to share with you here today!  This simple dish is easy to make […]

Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Leaf-Imprint Polymer Clay Pendant at happyhourprojects.com

I love trees, which you frequent readers already know.  Nature is so beautiful.  I was thinking over the weekend about some nature-inspired jewelry, and while this look isn’t all that earthy, it’s an easy technique that you can implement really inexpensively with some polymer clay and leaves. What you will need: Small leaves Polymer clay […]