october design challenge piece by peacock and lime

October 2016 design challenge

Ooooo … scary! Halloween is just around the corner (how did THAT happen already?!) and  Dry Gulch Beads is once again hosting their creative design challenge – celebrating this month with a wonderful colour palette of October-inspired hues. I have been working on a brand new collection of mini steampunk-ish mixed-metal book and journal pendant necklaces and am offering the first sneak peek right here with this … Continue reading October 2016 design challenge

september design challenge piece by peacock and lime

September 2016 design challenge

Is it that time already? We are well into September, so that must mean that it is time for another edition of Dry Gulch Beads‘ monthly design challenge! This month’s palette contains such beautiful muted, vintage colours … khaki, honeydew melon, pencil lead, vintage coral and flax The piece I am submitting is part of a collection I’ve been working on lately – incorporating other artisan’s creations along … Continue reading September 2016 design challenge

july design challenge with peacock and lime

July 2016 colour design challenge

Ack! The end of July is almost upon us, and again, cutting it so close … with another last minute submission for Dry Gulch’s colour design challenge. This month’s theme revolves around sunny & bright, fresh, summer colours in terracotta, golden sand, lemon meringue, green juice and avocado. I ended up creating two pieces for this challenge – a necklace, and a bracelet. The first … Continue reading July 2016 colour design challenge

June 2016 colour design challenge

Happy June! Are you ready for the 6th installment of Dry Gulch‘s monthly colour design challenge?  (It is so hard to believe that we are halfway through the year already!) June’s colour palette is inspired by tattered peonies …  (Henna artwork design by Nikita ) … and the piece I created to match, is a multi layered wrap bracelet full of these lovely warm hues … This “Mexican Sand” … Continue reading June 2016 colour design challenge

May 2016 colour design challenge

Eek .. almost the end of May, and I have had yet to post my submission to Dry Gulch‘s monthly colour design challenge!  (nothing like just cutting it in under the wire!) This month’s colour palette is inspired by vintage poppies … While I love the colours, I found this challenge to be more … well … challenging, as I realized that I don’t really have a … Continue reading May 2016 colour design challenge

Water “wish” necklaces

The limited edition Water “Wish” necklaces have arrived! For the 4th consecutive year … Peacock & Lime and Aveda Edmonton have partnered together to create & release limited edition Water “Wish” jewellery to help raise funds for Aveda’s Earth Month Canada campaign in assisting WaterAid and their vision “Everyone, Everywhere 2030 – a world where everyone, everywhere has safe water, sanitation and hygiene.” . This year’s Water necklaces were officially released today … Continue reading Water “wish” necklaces

April 2016 colour design challenge

Mid way through April, and time once again, to showcase a design submission created for Dry Gulch‘s monthly colour design challenge! April’s theme is based on this pretty colour palette … I just love the rustic, vintage feel – and keeping in line with that vision, created this Victorian Flower Fairy steam punk necklace design … featuring a vintage-inspired optical lens with image transfer, and “wine” cultured … Continue reading April 2016 colour design challenge

March 2016 colour design challenge

This post is a little later of an entry than I would have liked, but still managing to get it in before the end of the month  – as Dry Gulch Beads‘s March color design challenge is in full swing! The colour choices for the March challenge are inspired by the onset of spring! With such a pretty palette, it was hard to create just one piece, so … Continue reading March 2016 colour design challenge