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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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Fixer Upper Hutch Furniture Makeover – Carousel Dresser

My goodness! I have had the very best time with this fixer upper dresser! It took a while to complete but so worth the ending look. I'm calling it The Carousel Dresser. Below are steps 5 through 9. Hope you enjoy the process! PART 5 - https://youtu.be/rrjDaSSNKfc PART...

Hand Painted Furniture with Wildflowers

 "She prefers to live among the wildflowers" Check out my color recipe for this one! Bohemian BLue Marquee Red Cowgirl Coral Queen Bee Mint Chip White Wax Golden Ticket The Flower Colors are Petal Pusher, Petticoat Pink, Gypsy Green, Bohemian Blue, Crinoline and Fancy...

The Secret Garden Furniture Makeover PLUS a Color Recipe

The Secret Garden Colors from DIY Paint -  Bohemian Blue, Farm Fresh, Sandy Blond, Crinoline. Flowers are Golden Ticket, Cowgirl Coral, Kissing Booth and Petticoat Pink, Gypsy Green, Mint Chip and Prairie Grey. Other paint colors are acrylics...lime green and...

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.   ~Dionne

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, ...

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3200 S. Sunnylane Rd.
Moore, OK 73160

405.703.3715

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Shop for Your Very Own DIY Paint!

RECLAIMED WAREHOUSE

3200 S. Sunnylane Rd.
Moore, OK 73160

405.703.3715

Shop
Paint Brushes
Here!

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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

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