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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics

How to Make a Hand Stamped Necklace | The Basics at www.happyhourprojects.com

My daughter and I are headed out of town this weekend on a girls’ getaway (well, I’ll be doing some work, too, but it’s mainly a weekend to play!) and part of our emergency plan is talking this week about what she should do if we get separated.  It’s also part of our plan for […]