Environmentally-Friendly DIY Gift Ideas

Environmentally-Friendly DIY Gift Ideas
TCL's Craft Star, Alisun Abbott, stopped by the TCL studio with some fun environmentally-friendly gift ideas you can make yourself. DIY Bath Bars 1 Cup of Citric Acid ( used in bread making and canning) 2 Cups of Baking Soda 1 Cup of Corn Starch 2 Tablespoons of Epsom Salt 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil 2 Tablespoons of water ¾ cup...

DIY Holiday Wreaths

DIY Holiday Wreaths
Professional Design Consultant and owner of Smith + Trade Mercantile, Kelli Kaufer, stopped by with tips on how to make DIY holiday wreaths. Interested in taking a class at Smith + Trade Mercantile? Click here. -Vintage Textured Wreath  What do you need? Unbleached Coffee Filters Wire Wreath Crepe Paper Hot Glue Gun -Traditional...

DIY Winter Crafts

DIY Winter Crafts
Owner of Upsy-Daisy in White Bear Lake, Danielle Rode, stopped by with fun winter craft ideas the whole family will love. Try them at home! Mason Jar Snow Globe Toppers Materials Needed: Several different sizes of mason jars with lids. Fake snow (I used a plastic-based snow). E6000 Glue Scissors Fillable clear plastic...

DIY Home Improvement Tips

DIY Home Improvement Tips
Erin Meyer of Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry, stopped by with easy DIY projects for the bathroom that are budget-friendly. DIY budget tips: -Instead of replacing tile, paint and stencil the existing tile in your bathroom -Replace your medicine cabinet for exposed wood shelves (wood and brackets) -Spray paint hardware instead of replacing...

DIY Wine Rack

DIY Wine Rack
Twin Cities Live took our show on the road to Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery! As we tasted all the reds and whites, it got us thinking about how to store it all! It’s why we turned to PIP, Projects in Person, in Hopkins. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us there to make a DIY Wine Rack. Find more PIP projects here!

Decorate that Tree

Decorate that Tree
According to our Facebook poll, a good majority of you put your tree up the day after Thanksgiving.  Allie Tempelis, owner of Lexington Floral & Boutique demonstrates with her tips to make your tree shine bright this holiday season.

Thanksgiving Tasting Table by Upsy-Daisy

Thanksgiving Tasting Table by Upsy-Daisy
Owner of Upsy-Daisy in White Bear Lake, Danielle Rode stopped by Twin Cities Live to decorate the Twin Cities Live Thanksgiving Tasting Table. About the table: Centerpiece was created with layers of faux fur, a harvest tray, lambs ear and white pumpkins. All of the various textures create interest and are in a nice clean pallet...

Upcycle Challenge

Upcycle Challenge
Calling all DIY'ers! Owner of Upsy-Daisy, Danielle Rhode and Professional Design Consultant, Kelli Kaufer inspired TCL with an upcycle challenge with a piece from Habitat for Humanity Restore. Visit Danielle! Upsy-Daisy  2176 3rd Street White Bear Lake, MN 55110 For more information on Professional Design Consultant, Kelli Kaufer,...

Halloween Décor by ValleyScare

Halloween Décor by ValleyScare
TCL in Your Town Shakopee would not be complete without a trip to Valleyfair!  The park opened in 1976 and has been getting bigger ever since.  Currently  they are in the middle of ValleyScare – providing fun for all ages. The man in charge of all the set decorations and landscaping at the park is Keith Kratz.  He’s been doing it for...