ArtFusion In Beautiful Estes Park, Colorado Is Next Week!

I am so thrilled to be an instructor for 2 workshops next week at ArtFusion! My all-day class on Thursday features Modern Masters Metal Effects and Metallic Paints, plus Royal Design Studio modello. The Saturday half-day is chock-full of tips for layering finishes, using Wood Icing®, Chalk Paint® and wax, and Fusion Mineral Paint and products. Not to mention Royal Design Studio stencils. The annual multi-day event/convention for the profession

Surprise! Our Front Door Was Featured In The LA Times

Last week I was blissfully working away in Valencia, California, at the offices of the fabulous Modern Masters team! Along with fellow faux finisher and decorative artist, Mary Childs from Orlando, we each created seasonal DIY projects, to be debuted prior to each holiday. What an honor and a treat to play with many of my favorite products while conjuring up projects I think you are going to swoon over. Watch for cool and creepy Halloween ideas, com...

Easy, Inexpensive Summer Decorating From My Etsy Shop!

Decorating your home or office? Need a wonderful gift for any occasion? I am loading up tons of photos from trips to Italy, Spain, France, Morocco, and Puerto Rico that can be used alone as a single statement, or grouped together for fabulous impact. Think small - in a powder room. Or huge - use several over a sofa! Mix and match! Choose from warm and cool colorways, castles, stunning doorways, and Marrakech moments. Old World and contemporary. ...

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!...