Hand Stamped Gift Tags | Snowflake Designs

Hand Stamped Gift Tags | Using Design Stamps to Make Snowflakes at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s project is for the metal stamping fans (or for those of you considering trying it!) and it’s a great project all season with a winter theme.  I’ll be showing you how to combine various design stamps together to create unique snowflake images that are beautiful for tying on packages or even to […]

Handmade Christmas Card Ideas

Handmade Christmas Card Ideas at www.happyhourprojects.com | Embossing can make up a special-looking card in minutes - perfect for those last-minute ones you still want to give!

So… I’m a slacker this year.  I mean, I’m really trying to get ready for Christmas, but my daughter’s birthday was last weekend and our basement flooded and… the list goes on.  I didn’t send a big batch of cards this year, and instead, I’ve opted for making cards especially to send back to the […]

Floating Snowflake Locket

Easy Floating Snowflake Locket

It’s snowing here in Michigan, so we’re all thinking winter around here!  I’ve got a fun necklace to share with you today that’s all about winter (and perfect for any holiday parties you have coming up).  It’s not hard to make, and best of all, you can switch up the charms to celebrate any season. […]

Last-Minute Grandma Gift: Kids’ Handmade Clay Ornament

Clay Snowflake Ornament at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you’re looking for a project to keep your kids busy these last few days before Christmas, or if the Grandma in your family is like my mom and expects something handmade (works for me!) – we made this sweet ornament yesterday as a last-minute gift.  There are lots of options to personalize it, but […]

Last Minute Gifts: Hanging Treat Box Ornaments

Last Minute Food Gifts: Hanging Treat Boxes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Well, we’re down to about a week left before Christmas (cue the sobbing in the corner, I am NOT ready at ALL).  Are you making your edible gifts this week?  It’s on my to-do list, but I am definitely scaling back this year.  Much fewer baked goods, and more no-bake, easy treats.  Yesterday  I shared […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments: Snowflakes from Recycled T-Shirts

Recycled T-Shirt Snowflake Ornaments at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got to confess something: lately, I’ve gone crazy making recycled t-shirt crafts.  Oh, just wait.  You’ll see.  But I have a quick craft idea to share with you today to get you into a winter mood.  You can use t-shirt yarn, or cut cut a few quick strips of fabric from an old t-shirt […]

Etched Glass Bangles from Recycled Wine Bottles

Etched Glass Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com

All right – today’s project is not the most practical piece I’ve ever made, but I had so much fun making these etched glass bangle bracelets that I’m going to share anyway.  All I’m going to suggest is that if you make them for yourself, I would not recommend wearing them if you’re going to […]

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments with #MyFavoriteBloggers

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments at www.happyhourprojects.com with #MyFavoriteBloggers

I have a fun collection for you today of winter-themed projects from some of my favorite bloggers!  I am going to show you how to make these easy beaded snowflakes – they make great ornaments and decorations well beyond Christmas! When you’re done checking out the tutorial, take a peek at what some of my […]