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Beads for Fun and for a Cause


About this design:

I was so surprised when I opened my Bead Style magazine yesterday and saw some lovely jewelry made with Beads for Life. I made this bracelet in November and obviously from my bracelet and the one in the magazine, these beads lend themselves well to this style. I didn't post it at the time because I had just put some stuff up, but then when I saw the one in the magazine, I think I childishly feel a bit defensive because I would not want it to appear I had "copied." I know - so silly. The jewelry in the magazine is not exact same and is totally beautiful! However, these beads are for a wonderful cause to help women (beadsforlife.org) and they would look especially nice with some of LB wonderful chains and charms:)

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Paper beads from Beads for Life

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  1. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    What a fun and cherry piece!! Love it. I will have to check outthat site.

  2. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow!!! I love this!! I want some of these beads!!! They give me such a happy feeling! Thanks for sharing, Kathryn!

  3. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    Thanks – I love working with them. Before I sold any pieces, I contacted them to be sure it was ok and they are fine with it, but they do ask that you indicate somehow that these are Beads for Life.

  4. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    I ordered beads from Beads for Life years ago and I absolutely love them. Everything I made with them sold immediately. I have returned many times and ordered more!

  5. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    so colorful and pretty..

  6. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Into my favs! Love the Trade Beads!

  7. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    Thanks everyone! For anyone who is interested, here is the link – http://www.beadforlife.org/ – their whole story is there and they tell it much better than I ever could:)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Beautiful jewelry and beads and a wonderful cause. Great inspiration Kathryn.

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Beautiful, and to a great cause.

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