design challenge REVEAL day

Yippee! It’s here at last! Today is the Big Reveal Day for the 1st annual  #BeadPeepsSwap N Hop 2015 ! I’ve been dying to share what became of all of the gorgeous components Debra (of Debra’s Divine Designs) sent to me as part of this challenge … and finally! … I can! (*warning* this is going to be a long post, so feel free to just peruse the photos, if … Continue reading design challenge REVEAL day

cosmic galaxy series ~ variations

For the star gazers … Last month we introduced Peacock & Lime’s new Cosmic Galaxy necklaces, and, as promised, have a few new pieces to share! The Cosmic Galaxy collection now also includes 2 different styles of earrings and bracelets.  They will be making their debut at the Riverbend Art in Our Park sale this Saturday (September 20th, 2014), and will be found on the Peacock & Lime website and in the Etsy … Continue reading cosmic galaxy series ~ variations

Summer Features

This just in … we’ve been published again (twice)! The current issue of Create Jewelry (a special edition publication also known as 101 Bracelets, Necklaces & Earrings) is out on newsstands/available online and it features a gorgeous array of tutorials for creating your own inspired jewelry projects, including a pair of Peacock & Lime earrings!   Also, now available, is the Summer 2014 edition of Jewelry Stringing Magazine – which … Continue reading Summer Features

Busy as a bee …

It’s been busy, busy this summer and there have been a lot of new pieces in the works lately … which, unfortunately haven’t quite made it to being properly “introduced” here on the blog, so allow me to give you all a few sneak peeks! new earrings … and necklaces … Most pieces should be finding their way into the Etsy shop shortly … This … Continue reading Busy as a bee …

new Metro summer collection

Summer is officially here!  And with it brings the introduction of a refreshing new summer collection by Peacock & Lime ….  Metro! Chic wrap bracelets & earrings currently available in wonderful warm shades of goldenrod yellow, sky blue & apple green, with ruby red and bright white coming soon (just in time for Canada day!) Add something light, bright & fun to perk up your summer … Continue reading new Metro summer collection

bead soup blog party – revealed!

Are you ready?!  Well, it’s finally that time!  Time to reveal just what exactly was created with the lovely assortment of beads & findings that Fay of  Fay Wolfenden Designs sent me – back in February for Lori Anderson‘s Bead Soup Blog Party! With so many pretty handmade components, it was trying to figure out the best way to show them off, that was quite … Continue reading bead soup blog party – revealed!

Birthstone of the Month – November

For those born in the month of November, lucky you! … Topaz is the official birthstone, but Citrine is also a birthstone for November. the story behind topaz … “The word ‘topaz’ comes from a Sanskrit word meaning “fire.” And in ancient lore, the topaz could be used to control heat. It was said to have the power to cool boiling water, as well as … Continue reading Birthstone of the Month – November

Jade and Sunstone

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ~ Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! A while back, I was the lucky recipient of beautiful Nephrite Jade and Sunstone beads from Magpie Gemstones for being one of their blog buddies!  The premise of this is that one is given a set of gorgeous beads … either … Continue reading Jade and Sunstone