3 Fusion Mineral Paint Tile Stencil Canvases – Tutorial

Use Fusion Matthew Mead Metallic Paints and tile stencils to create the look of old ceiling tins | Tutorial

Do you love the look of old ceiling tins that are all the rage on social media just now? I do. There are so many options, including using paint and stencils for artful, gorgeous designs that range from aged and rustic, to elegant, to modern industrial.

At Fusion Mineral Paint, they have designed 4 lovely 12″ by 12″ tile stencils that vary from quite simple to very ornate.

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Announcing One-To-One Creative Skills Workshops For Retailers And Individuals!

Blue Sky Creative one-to-one workshops for retailers and individuals | Learn to use many DIY products for furniture finishes and artwork. Or learn to use WordPress, social media and email marketing tools.

Are you dying to learn new skills? Is it difficult to find workshops that fit into your crazy schedule and budget? Would you love to have personal training, tailored to exactly what YOU need?

Perfect! My One-To-One Workshops may be the solution for you. We can create your  personalized learning experience in my own quiet home studio and office.

Blue Sky One-To-One Workshops. Learn social media, creating a website and more plus furniture finishes.

Check out the topics below. Choose all business, specific furniture finishes, or a mix!

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Use Wood Icing® Plus Rust, Patina, And A Stencil On Art Canvases

{This post is sponsored by my wonderful client, Wood Icing®. They allow me to experiment with their cool products, and the ideas and comments are my own.}

Wood Icing® canvas art project using heavy texture, rust, patina and a stencil

If you know me by now, you are aware that I adore anything crusty, rusty, and covered in patina. Furniture, accessories, mailboxes, old doors. Anything!

I have a blast combining products from my amazing clients to create what I call magic. Rose Wilde, owner of Wood Icing®, is wonderfully encouraging about my ideas for using Textura Paste. Years ago I had an employer who used to say they would just “wind me up and let me go” and Rose does the same. Be still my heart!

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How To Paint A Beginner Kitty Portrait With Fusion Mineral Paint

Kitty portrait using Fusion Mineral Paint

My Pinterest “likes” include dozens of painted animal portraits. How about you? I have been dying to try my hand too, and starting a new business last year kept me from feeling like I had time to make it happen.

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Create Art On Canvas Using Several Fusion Products!

Canvas art using Fusion products

Recently I announced how pleased I am to be working on some projects for Homestead House’s Fusion Mineral Paint line. First some training materials, then presentations in Orlando. Heading to Toronto this weekend. Furniture finish demonstrations, basic social media and merchandising for merchants. It has been great fun getting to know a new DIY paint line and the retailers too.

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My Canvases From A Fabulous Barcelona Painting Trip With Melanie Royals, And More

Barcelona painting project with Melanie Royals

So. I lost my roller covers in the studio closet where I thought I put them in a “safe place.”


I found these canvases and fond memories of my painting trip to Barcelona a few years ago with Melanie Royals of Royal Design Studio.

P.S. These are small sections of our projects we completed at the monastery Sant Jeroni de la Murtra. I love them. All of the wonderful designs were by Melanie. Dear friend Nancy Jones of Artworks Spokane was our star painter who inspired us like crazy.

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