As some of you know, full-time beadiness for me is a mere six weeks away. It won't be easy, I know that. But I got this card from my Mum, and it's going to go in my studio today. In German, the word for beads is the same as for pearls, so it works better in German, but:
"If you want pearls (beads), you must throw yourself into the sea."
Come on then, let's jump in at the deep end :o)