Perfect Summer Projects For Home And Deck Using Artisan Enhancements Products!

Are you new to Artisan Enhancements? Or, maybe you are familiar with the products, but find yourself craving a bit of instruction. Perfect! Use Crackle Tex, Fine Stone, Scumble, Foil with Leaf & Foil Size, Clear Topcoat Sealer, stencils, plus Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Check these four video projects on my YouTube Channel, My Patch Of Blue Sky with Debbie Dion Hayes. Enjoy!...

Shop For Jewelry Treasures, Link To DIY Painting Tutorials!

Sometimes a girl's just gotta have fun! Or even a girl's guy. Click on the image above to see new items in the FINISHING TOUCHES SHOP at My Patch Of Blue Sky. Discover weekly jewelry treasures from my world travel collections, in all budget ranges. AND, while shopping, click on the images to link to my DIY tutorials and learn how to create the project or finish featured in the background photo!...

Dimensional Hand-Painted Floral Finish Using Wood Icing®, A Stencil, And Metallics

Are you snowed in? We have been for a couple of days this week, enjoying the wintery weather a bit, but also dreaming of spring and anxious to see the yard and blooms again. I decided to venture into my studio and take advantage of the quiet time to conjure up a very simple dimensional hand-painted wall, furniture, or canvas art finish. I used leftover paint and products: some Wood Icing® Textura Paste to add dimension, Chalk Paint®, a large graphic fl...

The Color Inspiration Notebook, And Many Friends, Are Featured In Boho Style!

 The premier issue of Fifi O'neill's Boho Style Magazine is here! Many thanks to fabulous duo Fifi and writer Elyse Press Major of Tinkered Treasures for featuring several pages from my Color Inspiration Notebook for Creating Gorgeous Painted Furniture. I found copies of Boho Style this weekend at Barnes & Noble, and you can find more info here. I'm thrilled to say that so many of my talented friends, including furniture painte...