Stacked Stone + Pewter Pendant

Stacked Stone + Pewter Pendant at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve been back in the studio after a hectic start to this month and I have a tutorial to share with you today for making this earthy, nature inspired pendant.  The stacked stones have an almost zen appeal, and the tiny pewter accents give it a little shine!  I’ve worn this piece out […]

Copper + Agate Gemstone Necklace

Copper + Agate Gemstone Necklace | Free Tutorial at happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  Today’s copper and agate gemstone necklace tutorial is brought to you by Happy Mango Beads and designed by your favorite jewelry blogger (AHEM, that’s me, right?  Haha.)  I’m going to rate today’s design as an intermediate DIY jewelry project, but it does make up quickly!  If you know your way around your pliers, […]

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace

Simple Stone DIY Bead Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you read here often, you know I really love natural elements like stone beads in jewelry-making.  And I love quick projects.  So take a look at how I combined some of my favorite things during my last quick-craft session: this simple stone DIY bead necklace! I loved these stone beds when I got them […]

Easy DIY Necklace | The Agate Slice

Easy DIY Necklace | The One-Minute Agate Slice at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey guys!  Well, I’ll be honest, I wasn’t really planning to share today’s tutorial as a true DIY necklace because it’s SO EASY you can make it in like one minute.  Maybe even less.  But I’ve been wearing it quite a bit the past few weeks and I’ve gotten so many compliments on it that […]

Rainbow DIY Bead and Leather Bracelets

Rainbow DIY Bead and Leather Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hey friends!  I’ve got a bright and cheerful project to share with you today that comes together quickly (my favorite kind of project)!  You can make these bead and leather bracelets in under 10 minutes, which is a great way to get your craft on for a girls’ night or just on your own to […]

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace

Turquoise Bead Ladder Necklace at www.happyhourprojects.com

I’ve got a fun turquoise necklace I want to share with you guys today, as I hit the road to Chicago this weekend (and I’m totally wearing it).  I typically share totally beginner-friendly projects, but since this one was a personal piece, I’m going to classify it as intermediate.  I’ll still share a bit of […]

DIY Stone-Embellished Hair Pins

DIY Stone-Embellished Hair Pins a www.happyhourprojects.com | A 2-Minute DIY

I mentioned yesterday that it’s been busy, and that I’ve been enjoying some great instant-gratification creativity.  I have another fast and easy project for you today, and while gluing one thing to another was invented long, long, long ago, I’ve got an idea for using stone cabochons that you may or may not have considered: […]

DIY Stone Cuff Bracelets

Easy DIY Stone Bangles at www.happyhourprojects.com | A one-minute DIY, just mix and match wire bases and stone cabochons!

I’ve been just swamped lately, and when that happens, I turn to my most instant-gratification-ideas.  They’re nearly always jewelry because I want to spoil myself with something pretty, and they can always be done in ten minutes or less.  Today’s cuff bracelets fall heavily into the “or less” category, because they are a glue-and-go style project.  They suit […]