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

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night
St. Paul Pioneer Press lifestyle columnist Donna Erickson has fun activities you can do at home any time of the day with your kids.  The materials needed are from the recycling bin, your garden, pantry and frig.  The ideas, recipes and strategies are for busy parents and also for grandparents. When kids come by, some of these things can be...

Board and Brush

Board and Brush
If you have a graduating senior and want to recognize them in a special way, Steve has you covered.  He spoke to the owners of Board and Brush.  They have 5 metro locations and all of them offer in-person DIY workshops and take home projects too. Click here and get a half price deal for a premade project or workshop.  Make sure you get...

Decorate Your Mantel

Decorate Your Mantel
DIY expert, Danielle Rode (owner of Upsy-Daisy), has some ideas and tips for decorating your mantel that will give you the perfect results. Whitewash Your Surround - Whitewash is watered down paint (1 part water + 1 part paint). Brush on and then wipe off with a damp rag. Formula for Decorating the Mantel – Focal + Anchor + Filler:...

Chemistry for Kids

Chemistry for Kids
Liz Heinicke, known as The Kitchen Pantry Scientist, has a new book out that will keep your kids entertained for hours in the kitchen.  Plus, there is an added bonus – it keeps your kids excited about learning too.  Liz joins us with some of the experiments you’ll find in “Chemistry for Kids.”