Unique Ways to use a Drill

Unique Ways to use a Drill
Jill and Jason Miller are the owners of a guided D-I-Y workshop space called Projects in Person located in Hopkins. When it comes to power tools, Jill is an expert. Turns out there are all sorts of things you can accomplish with a power drill that have nothing to do with driving a screw into a piece of wood. She stopped by with unique ways to...

DIY Tips With PIP

DIY Tips With PIP
If you're ambitious enough to start a DIY project then chances are you might have had a couple of DIY fails. Owner of Projects in Person, Jill Miller stopped by to show simple tips that will save you from screwing up your next DIY project. PIP is having a Protoype Sale on August 22nd.  Click here for more details. Get 50-75% off of our...

DIY Flower Crowns

DIY Flower Crowns
Allie Tempelis of Lexington Floral stopped by to share tips and tricks for making a DIY floral crown. Visit Allie at Lexington Floral! Click here for more information. Floral Crown Instructions Start with a few flexible wires Measure to the size you would like your crown Cover the wires in floral corsage tape Clip...

DIY Dude Day

DIY Dude Day
Owner of Upsy-Daisy in White Bear Lake, Danielle Rode, joined Dude’s Week with showing how to make fun DIY projects. 1.Bottle Opener Wood (cut to 2” x 1” x 5-6”) Washer (1”) Screw 1” fostner drill bit and drill 1-1/2” fostner drill bit Steps: Start with a piece of wood cut to 2”x1”x5-6” long. ...

DIY Tie-Dye

DIY Tie-Dye
If you are having a super cool summer, but you're thinking “I wish I just had one more activity to do with the kids,” how about kickin' it old school and introducing them to the art that is tie-dye. A TCL viewer emailed us a video she found on DIY Facebook Page “Blossom” that shares several ways to tie-due a t-shirt. TCL reporter Kelli...

Sand Cast Leaves

Sand Cast Leaves
Home & Garden Expert Larry Pfarr stopped by the TCL studio to share a fun family friend craft for your garden, sand craft leaves. Try it at home! Supplies Needed: Bags of sand or potting soil Quick concrete mix Water Plastic wrap Large buckets Large sized leaves Hosta, rhubarb or burdock work well. Keep the stems of...

TCL in Your Town Hopkins: PIP

TCL in Your Town Hopkins: PIP
TCL In Your Town takes us to the western suburb of Hopkins to a business we’ve featured here on Twin Cities Live, but we’ve never taken you inside their brick and mortar. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson is handing out at Projects in Person, also known as PIP. It’s a DIY workshop, where you get that “Look what I made feeling!”...

No-Sew Fabric DIY Projects

No-Sew Fabric DIY Projects
You don’t need a sewing machine to create a unique project you’ll want to display in your home. DIY expert and owner of Upsy-Daisy in white bear lake, Danielle Rode stopped but to share three no-sew fabric projects. Boho-Style Lamp Shade Materials for glowstick/sparkler holders: Old lamp shade Fabric Scissors Glue...

Deal Diva: 4th of July Party Savings

Deal Diva: 4th of July Party Savings
If you’re entertaining a crowd this 4th of July, you may be adding up how much that party will cost you. It’s why our Deal Diva shopped the stores and did the math to save you money! TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by with tricks to create that red white and blue décor without spending a lot of green. Deal Diva is presented by...

Fun Summer Party Ideas

Fun Summer Party Ideas
Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist, Donna Erickson, shared some fun summer party ideas like using water balloons as ice for your cooler to a smoothie bar. Donna’s Smoothie Recipe Blend in a TCL blender for 10 seconds For 16 ounces 4 ice cubes 1 cup liquid such as almond mild or cow’s milk ¼ frozen banana 1 cup fresh or frozen...