As always, The Studio That Never Sleeps is ever evolving. My newest adventure is with a delightful shop located in the lovely town of Lebanon, OH. The Shady Dame is a gem nestled in a worthwhile boutique district. There, you will find storefronts for every interest and quaint eateries... bookstore, ice cream parlor, gift and… Continue reading A New Adventure!
"The town of Ste. Germaine was rich in history. It was known for its polite people and gardens scattered among the small yards. More notably, a greatly respected southern french woman lived there. Everyone, even visitors, called her Grandmom. Never had a town been able to tout a lady of such glamour and mystery. She… Continue reading The Gentry: Rebirth (AKA The Beginning)
I've recently decided to try my hand at making gifty books. First installment - Fairy Journals. These are wire bound, hand-stamped and include many distinct features: Graphic 45 Papers, Stickles, Distress Ink dyed paper, pull out and fold down writing spaces. Each includes pretty tied ribbons and scads of writing areas. There are more pics… Continue reading Fairy Journals
Be Kind to One Another & Let Love Surface Photo by Ashithosh U on Pexels.com Sending much love to my WordPress friends. Before the month disappears completely...I wanted to share a handful of my heartfelt designs. These are just a few ways you might express yourself with accessories. All are available at my little Dusty… Continue reading A Heartfelt February
1037 Fort Thomas Avenue, Fort Thomas, KY What a wonderful mantra, motto, and philosophy for positive living. I, however, cannot take credit for such a fabulous phrase. There is a lovely entrepreneur in Fort Thomas, KY that has braved a new venture called French 75 Boutique with the goal of bringing unique selections of living,… Continue reading Elevate the Everyday
First-I'm hoping everyone out there is having a wonderful day. It's a very hot, yet productive Friday here in St. Louis. Lots of editing of my second book and working on Etsy. I feel that too often, writing for WordPress comes last. Going to post below some of my favorite motivational Instagram photos. It's fun… Continue reading Do What You Love!
There are many magical selections at my little Etsy shop - Dusty Charm Designs. Quick shipping is available in the United States. Packaging is unique, and each order comes with a few surprises and a coupon for your future purchase. The following items are on sale until June 15... Chase Dreams & Be The Magic!… Continue reading My Little Etsy Shop
Life is always brand new...and every single next ticking second of the clock brings the opportunity for happiness. Monday, two days of designing and the cost of postage will disappear into a USPS mailbox. I'll be sending samples of uniquely handcrafted fare to a newly opened boutique in Kentucky. Chance more than risk. This may… Continue reading Happiness is the Key to Life
Rejection comes in many forms...love, friendship, prosperity, creativity. Sometimes you even reject your own damn self with a heavy dose of self-inflicted misguided reasoning. I was recently told that the writing, creating, thinking, designing, innovating I do in The Studio That Never Sleeps is more of a hobby than a means of income. The basic… Continue reading Rejection
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