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. ...

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!...

Follow Me On Periscope!

Hi everyone! Have you discovered Periscope? I did my first Scope recently for Modern Masters, featuring their Rust And Patina kits and my project on ModernMastersCafe.com. It was so fun. Now I'm hooked on learning from others, too. Hope you'll follow me, and stay tuned for painting tips, tricks, and projects right from my studio! See you soon!...