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2023 January, Create, Home, Paint

Easy DIY Winter Decor with Gina Luker

DIY Winter Decor It’s that time of year when we’re all taking down the holiday decor but we’re not quite ready to put up our spring items. Fortunately, artist and author Gina Luker has the perfect winter decor craft for you! Boho Snowflakes White snowflakes are...

Blog, Create, Holidays, Home, Lifestyle, Paint

DIY Christmas Ornaments

When we saw these handmade ornaments from Pam Dudley of Pam’s Painted Petals and Design we knew we had to share them! Thank you so much to Pam for teaching us how to make these fantastic DIY Christmas Ornaments. DIY Alcohol Ink Christmas Ornaments Supplies Glass or...

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DIY Creative Crafts

Here at The Turquoise Iris Journal, we consider ourselves curators of timeless creativity. Our goal is to collect and catalog the pursuits of creative people, from painters and poets to crafters and crocheters. There are so many DIYs and craft project tutorials...

How Launch a Magazine
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How to Launch A Magazine

For the Fall 2022 Issue of The Turquoise Iris Journal, we chose the focus word Listen because it just so happened to be our very first printed edition of the magazine. Our subscribers begged us, so we decided to listen. In honor of the first printed issue and its...

2022 July, Blog, Create, Paint

DIY Furniture Art with Dionne Woods

Our own Turquoise Iris Journal Founder, Dionne Woods provides an exclusive on DIY Furniture Art and a look back at her developing design. https://www.theturquoiseiris.com/ Innovation is the single most important aspect of any creative business. The ability to not...

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Summer Bucket List 2022

Even though it’s been decades since some of us were last in school, there’s still a sense of freedom and reinvention that comes with summer, right? When Team Turquoise planned our Summer 2022 issue, we knew we wanted to hone in on the most vibrant and innovative...

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Summer Outfits For 2022

When we were planning the Spring 2022 Issue of The Turquoise Iris Journal, our founder Dionne Woods knew she wanted to contribute one crucial feature: her hand-painted tulle skirts. She’d been experimenting with them since December of 2021 and fell in love with the...

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The Girls Trip of a Lifetime

When I was younger, only two things mattered on a vacation: sun and my proximity to the beach. Back in those days, my biggest stressors weren’t raising teen boys or building a creative empire, which meant time off was less about restoration and more about...