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!
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
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
Let your music inspire others to dance.
In the Fall of '83 the following poem was published in the college campus literary magazine. It features a slice of time and my beloved 1979 Special Edition Trans Am that was left to me when my father died. The selection is appropriately titled: Trans Am. Reaching for the stars In ecstasy,Fits of passion come… Continue reading Eighties Writer: Part Two
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
So many possibilities to shake it up and make it big as we enter the first month of this new year. Self-improvement, health, kindness, positive outcomes. Just a few things to stuff into our carry and conceal weapon. Aching for the positive and longing for change. The only way it can happen is through mind… Continue reading Let’s Get This Party Started
The power of influencing the course of events by using mysterious or supernatural forces….... The power to make impossible things happen….... What is magic? After doing a great deal of research on the matter, I’ve discovered that magic is many things, and has been since the beginning of time. It maintains a definite parallel between… Continue reading Magic