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!
A Heartfelt February
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
Elevate the Everyday
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
Do What You Love!
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!
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
Eighties Writer: Part One
Southeast Missouri State University, College years August 1980 - May 1984... Majoring in English... believing I could write. Here is the first poem published in our campus literary magazine - Fall 1981 - Title: My Feelings Feeling second hand Pumping words to this paperI find myself lost, not finding myself at all.Tired of searching, I… Continue reading Eighties Writer: Part One
Mirabel Alisa Dawn
Though born with just one, I’ve had many names throughout my life. Some nicknames include: Cotton Top, Motorhead, Bookworm, Momma Noos, Debbie Do and Dearest One. Believing in magic and much of what it encompasses, I recently decided to do a self-exploration to find my Fairy Name. There are several ways to go about it.… Continue reading Mirabel Alisa Dawn
Welcome To Dusty Charm Designs
August 2, 2020 - My First Post Inspiration, magic, and happiness are my goals as I craft this blog...hopefully bringing a little bit of each into your life, as well.