Fall Crafts

Fall Crafts
Jen Appleberry is a passionate crafter, entrepreneur, busy mom of three and owner of Appleberry’s Attic in Anoka, Minn. along with her husband, Loren. She stopped by with adorable fall D-I-Y crafts to spruce up your home. Trick-or-Treat Bags: Supplies: Canvas Tote Bag Stencil Chalk Paint Small Plate Sponge Tweezers Lay the...

DIY Cake Decorations

DIY Cake Decorations
Liz Heinecke, the Kitchen Pantry Scientist and author of books like "Kitchen Science Lab: Edible Edition" stopped by to show our hosts how to make their own fondant and marshmallows and share the science behind cake decorating! To pick up one of her books, click here.

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...