My Patch Of Blue Sky is now Debbie Dion Hayes Creative!

Welcome to my new website! I hope you enjoy the new look and my new blog!


Need some inspiration? Here you go! Create canvas art to liven up a room in your home, learn how to do a decorative finish for a focus wall, or paint a small accessory for home and garden. These proj...

Private Painting Workshops

Would you love to have personal training, tailored to exactly what YOU need? Perfect! My private painting workshops may be the solution for you. Together we can create the perfect learning experi...

Hire Me!

WAGNER SPRAYTECH INSPRAYTIONAL INFLUENCER EVENT, Minneapolis, MN I would love to talk to you about creative possibilities for you or your business. From project how-to blogging for DIY paint and pr...

Commission A Pet Portrait

HOW TO COMMISSION A PORTRAIT Painting pets is a treat for me, and I am often accompanied by one of my own rescue kitties during the process. I will be happy to give you a price. All you need to do...

Need A Website? I Can Help!

I have been designing easy-to-use websites for individual shop owners and artists for years. I will also train you to maintain it if you like. All you need is great quality photography.

My Latest Blog Posts


Rug Shopping In Magical Marrakech

Rug shopping in Marrakech is such an exotic, colorful, and artful experience. It runs the gamut from fabulously ornate shops, such as the newly-opened ZL Gallerie, to shops in the souks so tiny y...

Our Moroccan Cuisine Cooking Class

Moroccan cuisine is so fresh, healthy, and flavorful, and always Instagram-gorgeous served in stunning hand-crafted pottery. However, I have never visualized myself actually preparing it. My amazing...

Dreamy Tenting In The Moroccan Desert

Tenting in the Moroccan desert near Marrakech has been on my bucket list for years. I have visited Morocco twice in the past, and I finally got to fulfill my wish in February, yes, blissfully una...