DIY Your 4th of July

If you save your holiday decorating for Thanksgiving and Christmas, our DIY expert says you're missing out on a big one -- the 4th of July. And if you're this year's BBQ host, you'd better break out the glue gun. Owner of Upsy-Daisy, Danielle Rode stopped by to help you add some festive flair.

Wedding DIY Ideas

It's no surprise that summer, especially in Minnesota, is the most popular time for weddings. In fact you probably have a wedding invitation hanging on your refrigerator right now. As a guest at those weddings you may notice more personal touches. That's because more couples are being inspired to DIY their big day. Our do-it-yourself expert...

Cheer’s Pablo: Girl’s Night Out

In February we surprised Angie Swanson, a mom of 6 boys with a baby on the way, to a girl's day out. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson joined in on the mani and pedi and got to help spoil Angie and her friends. A few days ago, Kelli was at it again. This time, it was a Girl's Night Out and the surprise was for 2 sisters who Kelli helped tap into...

Spruce Up Your Patio

If the beautiful weather last weekend had you itching to get your patio all ready for summer, and flowers in those pots, here are some fun ways to spruce things up a bit and upcycle while doing it! Owner of Upsy-Daisy and DIY expert Danielle Rode stopped by with unique ideas!

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Twenty seven years ago, a product was developed that changed the way people DIY. It was unlike any other paint and actually gave people confidence to start painting their furniture. It requires no stripping, sanding or priming and it creates stunning pieces. Its creator Annie Sloan is in town for this year's Junk Bonanza, but she made a stop...

Good Company: Mama’s Happy

Amanda Ficek has certainly inspired a whole lot of women over the years. She owns a company called "Mama's Happy". It's a store full of refurbished, upcycled and incredibly unique pieces. You'll find furniture, home accessories and even jewelry. Everything is made or re-done by a group of artists who inspire and empower each other.

Unique Easter Eggs Ideas

Do you have any rubber cement lying around the house? What about some old neck ties? If the answer is yes, TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson says you've got the tools to wow the kids and adults this Easter. Kelli got crafty in the kitchen with her two girls and found some mom-approved ways to create uniquely dyed Easter eggs this year.