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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...

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...

Blog, Create, Lifestyle, Paint

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...

2022 April, Blog, Create, Paint

Christie Wright

Christie Wright is a wife and mother of three young adults. "I am stepping into a new creative career. I grew up in northern Indiana and enjoy gardening, reading, and traveling. My business begin in May of 2020, and is growing steadily as I add new products. I have...

2022 April, Blog, Paint

Maja Komasa

"ReLoved by Maja Komasa is a two-person family business. Our passion was born on the Isle of Man, where we lived for 10 years. This is where the idea of own art studio was born, where unique, one-of-a-kind furniture is created, hand-decorated and according to an...

2022 January, Blog, Paint

Velvet Honey Furniture Makeover

Say hello to Velvet Honey! This incredible piece, inspired by the themes of Issue 06, was painted by The Turquoise Iris Journal founder Dionne Woods! Dionne used nearly every color in her studio for this piece and her exclusive, subscriber-only tutorial is a...

2021 July, Blog, Create, Paint

On Fear: Cover Artist Llewellyn Krastev

Issue 04 Cover Artist Llewellyn Krastev wants you to know that fear should never hold you back. Read her answers to some of our most poignant questions below. In moments of self-doubt, how do you build yourself back up? I go through and think of where I came from....