End of August … the sunflowers are in full bloom, apples are starting to fall … it’s so hard to believe that the end of summer is already near! Dry Gulch Bead’s august color design palette reflects the gorgeous late summer blooms with a hint of dreamy dusk light. Tiger Orange, Sunflower, Buttermilk, Bridgewater and Tiffany Blue are the colour choices to work with this month … Continue reading August 2016 colour design challenge
It’s time to start mixing … bead soup style. A very special package arrived in the mail yesterday, and … Eek! It felt like Christmas all over again! You know I can only be talking about a certain bead soup package 😉 Niky of Silver NikNats sent the most beautifully packaged assortment of special goodies. As soon as you opened the lid … you knew … Continue reading Start mixing!
With wedding season soon to be upon us, sharing a special personalized gift for a special bride & groom … subtly & simplicity combined, for a day they will always remember. for her – love, always … a natural brass necklace with a red heart shaped glass lampwork bead dangle, and brass heart charm & a natural brass tag stamped with ‘love, always’ for him – … Continue reading forever + a day
Remember a couple of weeks ago, when I posted about being part of a Bead Soup Blog Party? Well … I just received my secret stash of goodies the other day from Fay Wolfenden, and what can I say?! What amazing pieces she sent! Fay hand forged all of the steel components (jump rings, clasp & wire pendant), and made the lampwork headpins and lampwork beads! … Continue reading bead soup update
It’s a New Year & time for something … well … New! How about a SALE?! . ✤ This is the only time ever, that peacock & lime has had a sale! With so many new pieces in the works for this spring, it is time to make some room in the Etsy shop for them all … so … here we go! All items … Continue reading time for something new!
The global authority of color – Pantone – who “has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity” – has released the Spring 2013 fashion color report & 2013 color of the year! In the coming months, look for an abundance of light hued shades of dusk blue, tender shoots, lemon zest, linen, poppy red, nectarine, … Continue reading spring 2013 – pantone’s fashion color report
For those born in the month of April … Diamond is the official birthstone. the story behind diamond … “Diamonds may be everything from a girl’s best friend or coal that stuck to its job–either way it’s a gemstone with a mystique all its own. As a gemstone, diamond has remained a symbol of stability and dependability in an ever-changing world. Made of carbon, the … Continue reading Birthstone of the Month – April
For those born in the month of February … Amethyst is the official birthstone. the story behind amethyst … “Amethyst (pronounced am-eh-thist) crystals grow on the inside surface of agate geodes. While the crystals themselves may grow to be several inches, the geodes containing the amethyst crystals often reach several feet in height. This majestic gemstone ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender … Continue reading Birthstone of the Month – February
A little sneak peek at what’s soon to be in store at the Etsy shop … New for 2012 ~ A brand new year, a brand new collection! Peacock & Lime vintage-inspired collection … I am so excited to be working on these new pieces, and can’t wait for them to make their official debut! Some of the pieces will be featuring (my other love) photographs … Continue reading New for 2012 ~ peacock & lime’s vintage-inspired collection
Some new listings in the etsy shop today! all about earrings … and they’re only $15/ pair 🙂 lampwork glass beads paired with honey jade & sterling silver listings from left to right … lime lampwork glass beads with aventurine & sterling silver , blue lampwork glass beads with sodalite & sterling silver clear lampwork glass beads with rose quartz & sterling silver , blue & green striped lampwork glass beads with … Continue reading earrings, earrings and more earrings