Check Out My New YouTube Channel!

So excited to be new on YouTube! Find my channel at MyPatchOfBlueSky with Debbie Dion Hayes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maMiLqWKk1k Here is part 1 of 2, where you can learn how to use Artisan Enhancements products to get several different looks! Part 2 is coming soon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrRroQIzajw And if you're seeking an easy finish for a wall, or artwork, view this video for some tricks for a great leathery effect using Woo

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...

Thank You Wood Icing®!

Working with Rose Wilde, creative master of the Wood Icing® products, is always a fun  collaboration. Sometimes we just roll with ideas to see where they can go. Our intended 15 minute phone calls always last a couple of hours. Rose and I both enjoy being openly creative, meaning, letting ideas just happen serendipitously. I know I have sent her blog concepts for the Wood Icing line of products that probably were totally off the wall to her, but, all i...

Remembering 2015 Blog Projects: An Old Dough Bowl Gets Gorgeous Using Wood Icing® And Milk Paint!

Today I'm sharing this post, which using the same Royal Design Studio French Numbers stencils as in yesterday's Calendar Cube project. Now you have two ways to use these fun stencils! I created this post for Wood Icing®, using their multi-use Textura Paste, in conjunction with Miss Mustard Seeds Milk Paint. Get the step-by-step tutorial!...