Welcome. I am Dionne Woods, owner of The Turquoise Iris. I am an online creative business and the coach behind The Turquoise Iris’ Creative Connection. I create one of a kind pieces of furniture and art! Would you like to learn how? I offer tutorials, online courses and host paint classes.

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5 WAYS to Find Furniture to Upcycle

  Can you guess the answer? These are questions I get asked so often. Where do you find such great pieces of furniture to refinish? Where do you shop? Where should I look? I think I can help you guys! Let's get started. ASK - sounds easy enough but really, have you...

Hand Painted Summer Wardrobe Series

Hello, All! This latest furniture art series is a combination of my finger painted flowers and many colors of paint.   These were truly a labor of love. The size allows for a huge blank canvas but the size is, oh my goodness, a wee bit challenging.  The reward is the...

Bohemian Hand Painted Floral Armoire Furniture Makeovers

It's getting hot in here! These are truly pretty as a post card and totally pin-worthy. I painted both of these armoires with  ten DIY paint colors and added  my very personal touch...  Finger painted flowers.  Look at her, she's blushing. Pretty girl, right? #2  I...

How Did I Finger Paint Those Flowers?

I am serious! How did I get those blobs of paint to look like flowers? I'm asking you because this was my first time to try this on a furniture makeover. So, it went something like this. I paint on canvas with my buddy, Quitta Allen of All Shabbed Out, during our...

This Is A Great Day For A Makeover, Or Three

It's makeover time!!! All paint products are DIY paint and can be ORDERED HERE.   Learn more about these furniture pieces at www.theturquoiseiris.com. I'm thankful for you.  ...

Here’s The Low Down

Where have you been, Dionne, you ask?   I've been busy, I answer! I have been so busy.   So much has happened since my last blog post.  I started my Creative Connection on Facebook.  This is a closed paid membership where we share, teach and chat about all things...

Antique Armoire DIY Paint Furniture Makeover and a How To Video Tutorial

It's Dionne here!   I have a new favorite makeover and here she is.     I really love her.  She's eclectic but timeless, old but so new.   Let's talk colors for a minute.   If you're interested in learning to paint like this using a step by step tutorial, ...

Boho Chic Never Looked So Good – DIY Paint Furniture Makeover

Oh, Summer is here and in full, I'm gonna make you sweat mode! My goodness...it's hard to even step outside.    I love the summer but more so if the temperature stays  under 90 degrees.   Lucky for me, I can still work in the garage as long as I have a fan blowing...

Two Furniture Makeovers Plus My FIRST DIY TUTORIAL is NOW AVAILABLE!

I'm so very excited to announce my very first tutorial is  available to purchase.   It's straight to the point  and only $25.  You can find that, HERE.   This first makeover piece here is also the one I painted in my tutorial.  I used DIY Paint, from Debi's Design...

Celebrate – Art Sale Preview

Art Sale   I'll be going Live on FB to show you all of  my newest paintings and offer three  followers 15% off their total.  Three more will receive 10% off!    Mark your calendars - Wednesday, June 21st 7:30 pm cst.   Find me on Facebook as The Turquoise Iris.   ...

Shop for Your Very Own DIY Paint!


3200 S. Sunnylane Rd.
Moore, OK 73160


Shop for Your Very Own DIY Paint!


3200 S. Sunnylane Rd.
Moore, OK 73160


Contact Us

Have a question? Don't hesitate to reach out with any inquiries about my shop, original art, classes & tutorials.

I would love to hear from you!

ADDRESS  I  Oklahoma City, OK 73170
PHONE  I  405.201.2470
EMAIL  I  dionne@theturquoiseiris.com