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...

Give DIYers The Gift Of The Color Inspiration Notebook For Creating Gorgeous Painted Furniture!

FIRST, PSSSSTTTTT. Look what I found on a page inside Prairie Style Magazine! The amazing stylist, blogger, author, Fifi O'neill has discovered that I adore color - specifically bohemian color and pattern combos. I am sworn to secrecy (it's so hard not reveal all), but Fifi has divulged that I will be sharing color inspiration in her new BOHO Style Magazine, on newsstands January 12. Color. Inspiration. Hint, hint. Details to come! G...

My Color Inspiration Notebook Is Now Available in The USA And Canada!

THE COLOR INSPIRATION NOTEBOOK FOR CREATING GORGEOUS PAINTED FURNITURE by Debbie Dion Hayes & Friends from the USA and Canada 48 pages on heavy coated stock, 6″ by 9″ Built-in color wheel $19.95 in the USA and Canada, plus applicable tax and shipping WHY DID I COMPILE THIS NOTEBOOK? Choosing the perfect color when painting furniture can be extremely intimidating for many reasons. Color is so personal – it reflects our style ...

Announcing The Workshop Store, A DIY Painters Design Challenge & More for 2015!

Happy New Year! I can't believe My Patch Of Blue Sky is one year old. I am an entrepreneur at heart, and this is not my first business venture. I owned a faux finishing business for over 15 years, and I ran a small home décor shop called Feather Your Nest with three dear friends for a few years simultaneously. It has been a fun year for me, with the worst challenge being that I work at home. I have always loved to leave the house, dressed for the...