Mardis Gras is my favorite holiday because BEADS are given away! Among my favorite Mardis Gras beads are some of the antique Czech glass beads that were thrown in the early 1920's, when the Rex Krew first introduced them. I bought them several years ago in New Orleans. Not high quality but colorful and fun! Here's a picture of them:
If you love beads like I do, check out the fun and gorgeous beads that Happy Mango Beads is giving away for Mardis Gras. Click here. Leave a comment and you'll be entered in the contest for their beads! Good luck!