I love when I know I'll be shopping soon for new beads. It's a time I go through everything I have, to make way for the new. I touch every bead I have, decide whether or not I can possibly part with them. I fell in love with each one when I bought them for a special project or just because I love them. I tend to do that more. I see something , it catches my eye, I go back and know I have to have it. It's after when I'm home, sitting at my work station, I get the ideas and it all comes together. The stones themselves, inspire me.