Buttercup Beads
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May 1, 2016 @ 6:50 PM

Whoop, Whoop!  Buttercup Bead projects are in demand! - Check out June 2016 Bead and Button Magazine, page. 79.Our Old Glory Flag Bracelet is published and a classic beauty.  Kit's available to purchase too!


Our Old Glory Flag Bracelet is a classic beauty.  This original Buttercup design can be done in Colonial Flag motiff or traditional "50" stars and stripes patterns.  It adapts to Delicas, 11/0's, and 8/0's easily.  You can make a pendant, bracelet, alternate flag motifs or do all the same.  This is the perfect project for Election Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veterans Day, as gifts for our soldiers and their families. It would even make a perfect bookmark!  Kits are......

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April 30, 2016 @ 6:46 PM

We are thrilled to be published in Beadwork Magazine - Feb/March 2016 issue, page. 40 

Check out our beautiful Dashing Diamonds Argyle Cuff Bracelet! 

This bracelet works up fast and is very adaptable to many color combos.  You will love making and wearing this bracelet. 


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May 22, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

Save 10% on all Beads, Findings and Tools now through Sunday!  Some exclusions apply - see store for details.  Holiday Hours:  Store Closed on Monday, Memorial Day, 5/25.  Remember our Veterans as you enjoy the kick off to our new Summer season! 

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May 22, 2015 @ 1:01 AM

Starting June 1 - we will be open on Monday's from 10 to 4pm all summer long! Now you can always have access to our great beads!  Get out of the heat with a new bead project!

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January 27, 2015 @ 10:46 PM

Hi all - 

found this handy dandy tarnish remover recipe on Pinterest recently and gave it a try - and it really worked!  Fast and easy and you probably have all the ingredients already in your kitchen pantry. 


1 tablespoon Baking Soda
1 tablespoon table Salt
1/2 cup White Vinegar
1 cup Boiling Water
Soft towel to dry and buff
Aluminum Tin Foil

Tarnished sterling jewelry. 


1. Line your bowl with tin foil shiny side up

2. Add Baking Soda and Salt  - mix

3.  Slowly add vinegar - solution will fizz - and stir.

4. Add boiling water

5. Place jewelry into the solution for a soak and watch the tarnish disappear! 

6. Rinse ...

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January 3, 2015 @ 10:10 PM

and so now we pass into yet another year

of new hopes and dreams..and wonders 

and small little new lives (my sweet Baby Ooh!-na and sweet Baby Billy)

all chubbs and sweetness and innocence

and sleepy softness

and small smiles

and large giggles

and sweet baby milk breath

i am in love. 

so much in love...

baby oona sleeping during bath time  baby billy

                         Baby Oona sleeping during bath time....                                  Baby Billy sleeping on Granny....

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April 1, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

hmmm....so I should probably say -

Buttercup beads has, as of November 2013 - RE-LOCATED!  That's newsworthy, eh?  Yep - after six wonder-filled years in Pottstown, we decided to pack up our beads and move down the road a bit.  We are happy that we did - The new place is AWESOME!!  We are situated on the side of the shopping center - right in-between Busy Bees Pottery and Subway on Pawlings Road. Closest intersection is Egypt and Pawlings Road.

Come check us out!  Our new address is:

Buttercup Beads
Audubon Village Shopping Center

1123 Pawlings Road
Audubon, Pa. 19403


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November 28, 2011 @ 11:51 PM

Calling all hands! 

Please join us for our next Sew -A-Thon - Dec. 8th at 6pm.  We will continue the assembly line bead bag project - we need people to sew, iron, tie ribbons and more.  Call store for details. Visit the Beads of Courage page for more info too!


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September 2, 2011 @ 1:54 AM


We're Tired.

Store will be closed on Sunday and Monday for the Labor Day Holiday.  We think you should take a snooze too. You've earned it!  Happy Holiday everyone!

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August 29, 2011 @ 3:15 PM

Thanks Sanatoga Post!! - for helping to spread the word about Beads of Courage!


egad...no makeup!

Beads of Courage on CBS Sunday Morning from Beads of Courage on Vimeo.

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1123 Pawlings Road, Audubon, Pa. 19403    484-524-8231

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