Back to School Crafts

Back to School Crafts
If the kids are learning from home, Donna Erickson has some fun activities for when the kids need a recess break. Zip Toy Craft  ABC Postcard Game Check out Donna’s NEW website and her Facebook page, Donna’s Day for these ideas and lots more creative food and fun.

Crafts with Appleberry’s Attic

Crafts with Appleberry’s Attic
Associate Producer Brittany Runck visits Jen Appleberry who is celebrating her grand re-opening at Appleberry’s Attic in Anoka.  During the pandemic shut-down, Jen continued to spread the joy through her DIY projects.  Appleberry’s Attic is re-opening to the public and is now offering craft classes, walk in workshops, private parties,...

DIY Cleaning Supplies

DIY Cleaning Supplies
According to a New York based therapist, Maggie Vaughan, people are feeling increasingly overwhelmed and powerless in the face of COVID-19.  She says when we feel like things are out of our control, it’s beneficial to turn to rituals like cleaning to self-soothe.  Erin Meyer of Lemons, Lavendar and Laundry helps us out with that with some...

Upcycle Challenge

Upcycle Challenge
When you are looking to decorate your living room you really don’t have to spend a lot of money.  With a little imagination and creativity, DIY expert and owner of Upsy Daisy, Danielle Rode and Professional Design Consultant, Kelli Kaufer challenge each other to see what they can come up with using products just from the Dollar Store.

DIY Summertime Fun

DIY Summertime Fun
TCL Craft Star, Alisun Abbott shows us some DIY crafts, along with ways to give your bird bath a beautiful update. Magic Wands Items needed: - wooden spoon or stick - pipe cleaners - Borax powder or Alum powder (3 cups of almost boiling water to one cup Borax powder) (2 cups of almost boiling water to 3/4 cup of Alum powder) -...

Experiments with Dry Ice

Experiments with Dry Ice
The Kitchen Pantry Scientist Liz Heineke has a new book out called, Chemistry for Kids.  She shares some of the experiments from the book with dry ice. To order Chemistry for Kids or any of Liz’s books, click here.

4th of July Crafts

4th of July Crafts
Jen Appleberry, owner of Appleberry’s Attic, joins us with some crafts to show off your patriotic side! First Project: American Flag Block This is project is so simple anyone from 3 to 93 could do it! Materials: Piece of scrap wood, or block, or even a canvas would work! Really any rectangular surface you can paint...

Ladder Golf Yard Games

Ladder Golf Yard Games
Hanging out in the yard grilling and playing yard games…sounds like summer time!  Jill Miller, owner of Projects in Person shows us how to make some of those fun yard games yourself using PVC pipe. Supplies: 3/4 Inch PVC Pipe + Fitting (2) 10 ft sections of pipe (2) Elbows + (6) T Fittings (4) End caps...

Home Improvement Apps  

Home Improvement Apps  
Scroll through social media and you’ll see all kinds of Home Improvement and DIY projects going on.  One of the best tools for your next project could be the phone you’re using to scroll social media with!  TCL Executive Producer and Techxpert Christian Unser has a few apps for you to check out. AirMeasure Roomscan ProjectColor