Love Rust, Crust, Patina And Pattern? Register Today!

Art Fusion Event in Santa Fe, November 2015

Are you nuts about anything covered in rust and patina? Me too.There’s so much you can do with Modern Masters Metal Effects products, and more secret stuff I will reveal during this class.

This half-day morning workshop is on Thursday, November 5.


Check out all of the amazing workshops offered at the ArtFusion Event. And don’t put off registering. Several of the workshops are already filled. My Funky Chunky Finishes workshop is full, but you can get on the waitlist.

Hope to see you there. Let’s paint!

A Discarded Fountain Statue Gets A Makeover Using Artisan Enhancements & Chalk Paint®!

{Although this post is sponsored by Artisan Enhancements, the idea and comments are my own.}Artisan Enhancements fountain makeoThis little nymph was part of a large, multi-level fountain hubby Steve was asked to take to the dump years ago for a home renovation client. He knew better, and called me to confirm it should come home. For years it functioned as a very boring brown wayyyy in the back of our yard. Sadly, the bushes grew and the fountain disappeared completely.

Artisan Enhancements fountain makeover beforeWaking up in the middle of the night, as many artists do when getting an idea, I remembered the statue and awarded Steve the honey-do of delving through our wilderness to save it. It is concrete and weighs a ton. My hero!

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Discovering Artful Salvage Yard Patina: An Expedition

Debbie Dion Hayes pickin'

As a DIY blogger, I normally design projects for my own home, using items I already have to upcycle and re-purpose. Sometimes, I just crave getting out of the house to get down and get seriously dirty to hunt for treasures. Junkin’ has always been in my blood!

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