Melasdesign = Artist Susan Hicks

Welcome to Melasdesign's world of creativity and imagination. ✨ Add some stardust to your shopping cart with original jewelry, felt fashion creations + surface design on silk fashion accessories, home decor, and original paintings and drawings in Melasdesign Handmade Shop.🌛🌝🌜 Melasdesign Handmade Darkness is your on-site source for witchy things and gothic accessories: alternative jewelry, pinback buttons, silk / fiber fashion, dark art, and a growing collection of stellar home decor accents. Don't forget the DIY component buttons! 👗 Melasdesign's on-site offerings have expanded to cottage industry products. 🧵 Shop new witchy / gothic clothes, made to order for Melasdesign. 🌄 The West Virginia Gift section features WV themed nightlights and ornaments from Mela's own workshop, and Thomas, WV t-shirts printed in Davis, WV from Mela's design desk.

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Off-Site Shops

Last, but not least, are Melasdesign's off-site print-to-order shops:
Society6 - Melasdesign | Art of Where | CafePress | S6 - Mela at Midnight
For more about these - scroll down a few sections!

  • flare dress; body-con dress; dresses; witchy gothic clothing collection; Melasdesign; short dresses; skull pattern dresses; elemental pattern dresses; witchy dresses


    Browse short, flirty flare dresses for the breezy witch and body-con dresses - a must-have for nights on the town. Made to order for Melasdesign.

  • scarves from the Witchy Gothic Clothes Collection by Melasdesign; witchy scarves; gothic scarves; goth scarves


    Accessorize your witchy gothic clothes with long and square scarves available in a variety of fabrics.

  • wrap skirts; skirts; witchy gothic clothes collection; Melasdesign; knee length skirts; goth; pagan; witchy


    Starting with Wrap Skirts - One-size skirts with a choice of fabrics and tie color.

  • Witchy Gothic Pinback Button Collection; Melasdesign Handmade Darkness; pagan; alternative; gift idea; fashion accessory

    Witchy Gothic Pinback Buttons

    Pinback buttons with witchy / gothic themes from traditional magic to cheeky fun.

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The Many Moons of Mela

Add some glow to your home with original moon phase hanging decor. From witchy moon earrings and pagan necklaces, the collection's jewelry is stylishly empowering. Shop gothic fashion accessories. Shoot the moon with original art, for sale by artist. There are even moon buttons!

Shoot the Moon
Home Decor Accents Collection; Melasdesign; Handmade Shop; witchy home accents; moon phase garlands; star garlands; suncatchers; hanging decor; witchy aesthetic; boho home accents

Home Decor Accents

Introducing handmade home decor accents from bronze moon phase hangings, to eye ornaments, star garlands, and more spanning both Melasdesign Handmade Shop and Melasdesign Handmade Darkness

"Melafy" Your Home
buttons; notions; Melasdesign; Melasdesign Handmade; DIY components; goth buttons; boho buttons; witchy; pagan; for sewing; for knitting; for crochet; for DIY projects


Introducing the start of Melasdesign's DIY / Notions / Components Collection, currently offering birch wood buttons designed and made by Melasdesign in Mela's basement! That means made in the USA. Use these in your own handmade knitting, crochet, or sewing projects.

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Off-Site Shops

Choose from three off-site Melasdesign print-to-order shops for a myriad of product choices. Melasdesign shops on Art of Where, Society6, and CafePress offer diverse product lines with art from Melasdesign, so the warehouse is handled by THEM, keeping the Melasdesign studio from bursting at the seams. Each purchase benefits the artist (at least a little). Read more about these shops below. Going handmade (see above) is the best way to support the artist.

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On-Street Shops and Galleries

Melasdesign is thrilled to be a part of these independently owned shops and galleries in the Thomas, WV area.

284 State Hwy 32 (Front Street), Thomas, WV 26292
Thomas WV ornaments, t-shirts, and keychains, WV themed lithophane night lights, moon phase hangings, felt vases, and short run graphic coffee mugs.

ArtSpring Shop
264 State Hwy 32 (Front Street), Thomas, WV 26292
Assorted jewelry, felt shape garlands, and hand dyed silk scarves.

Emerald Tree Boutique
415 William Ave, Davis, WV 26260
Moon Phase Hangings and Hand Dyed Silk Scarves

Tiny Llama
122 East Avenue, Thomas WV, 26292
Currently stocking buttons by Melasdesign.

Appalachian Oddities
468 Main Ave, Weston, WV 26452
Featuring Jewelry from Melasdesign Handmade Darkness

Customer Reviews

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