Anna Linder from Linder's
shares some modern Mother's Day gift ideas you can find in their Naturally Urban concept house at Linder's in Saint Paul!
Chris and Elizabeth are having a great day this warm Wednesday!
Hopefully, we’ll be able to enjoy our patio next weekend for Mother’s Day. If we are lucky, that sun will be out! Just in case luck is on our side, Brooke Nelson from IKEA
has some ideas for dress up that patio.
Elizabeth went to check out a new home interiors showroom in Plymouth – and got a little carried away…..
Mike Frattallone from Frattallone’s Ace Hardware
had some surprising information when he told us that you could actually get sick if you don’t do certain steps when cleaning your grill. We had no idea – so we brought him here to explain.
You may be finally itching to get outside and start that gardening. It’s a little early to get those plants in the ground but there are ways to get a jump start on your garden inside. Mark Armstead with Linders has some window sill garden ideas.
We are thinking warm, we are thinking green and we are thinking outdoors with home and garden ideas from Larry
Our DIY Expert, Sunday Burquest, is back to kick off Pinspiration week. Sunday knows how to make an impression and she starts with what the first thing you see…the front door.
and Twin Cities Live headed to South St. Paul to the home of a family of six. With a functional design and just ten hours, we gave their bathroom a completely different look.
Kelly Anderson submitted her idea in the Today’s show search for America’s best party theme and was named one of the best with her “retro pool party” idea. Kelly joins us to show off some spring party ideas.
P. Allen Smith is the host of multiple gardening and cooking TV shows. In addition, he raises his own chickens and writes a “chicken chat” blog for people who – like Elizabeth – raise them in their backyards.
There are some pretty cool things that you might not know about that we think you should. Once you know about it, we think you’ll say you "gotta have it!”
We are taking spring cleaning to the extreme with Emily testing those crazy As Seen on TV Products!
Giving your kitchen a makeover doesn’t have to mean ripping everything out and starting from the ground up. It could be as easy as replacing one simple thing – your countertops. Twin City Discount Granite shows you how doing this could have you loving your old appliances and cabinets again.
Closets can be a source of anxiety for some, especially if you aren’t diligent about maintaining it throughout the year. Spring is the perfect time to get your closet in order. Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling
in Edina shares her tips for organizing, navigating, and reinventing your closet.
When it comes to cleaning, the one thing you can’t be without is a vacuum. But which one do you get? With so many of them out there, you really don’t know which way to turn. You can spend thousands of dollars on some of the vacuums out there but do you really need to in order to get a good one?
It’s the time of year for spring cleaning and figure out if you toss it – or fix it? Some of that stuff you throw in the toss pile could probably be saved if you just knew how to fix it. Emily introduces us to a woman that has made a business out of fixing all sorts of things.
Between the actual hardware and the installation, spending $10,000 on new kitchen cabinets is a realistic figure. Or you could spend about $75 at the hardware store instead. That’s because you can repaint those cabinets instead. Showing us how that works, along with other painting projects is Home Improvement Expert, Robin Hartl.
It’s Spring Cleaning Week and we are kicking it off by getting your kids involved. Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist Donna Erickson shows us how getting them involved is not only helpful but fun too.
You can make your Easter dinner guests think they've stepped into a Pottery Barn Magazine when they sit down for the meal this year, but just for a fraction of the cost. DIY Expert Sunday Burquest
shows us what you take from the dollar store and make extravagant.
Even though the calendar states spring officially starts tomorrow, March 20th, it hardly feels like it outside right now. Mike Frattallone from Frattallones Ace Hardware
says all you need to do is take a walk through the store to get a feel for spring. He’s here with some cool products to show us what he is talking about.
Rusty Gatenby is back in the co-host seat today!
Room Crasher’s Todd Davis is one creative designer who knows a thing or two about adding value to your home when renovating.
There are no shortage of ideas at the Home and Garden Show. Emily shows us some of neat ideas that IKEA
has to show us.
Former Project Runway Contestant, Christopher Straub shows us that mixing fashion with interior design is pretty simple. Christopher partnered with Che Bella Interiors
, the Official Lifestyle Stage Designer of 2013 at the Home & Garden Show. This year’s design focuses on how to take ideas and inspiration from your favorite looks and translate them into your home.
Innovation Avenue at the Home and Garden Show is the place to go to find the newest and most creative products on the market. Sasha Andreev is here to show us a few that you’ll find there.
The Home and Garden Show
is underway at the Minneapolis Convention Center. If you’re looking for suggestions on the latest design trends, the Idea Home deeds to be on your list of stops. Emily and HGTV’s Design Star contestant, Rachel Kate, took a sneak peek around.
With all this snow, spring just can’t come soon enough! Minnesota Certified Florist, Sara Niska, is here to help us get geared up and ready for spring by showing us how to create our own succulent garden.
Nicole Curtis is known for taking homes in the Twin Cities that are ready to get torn down and turning them into the pride of the neighborhood. Nicole is here to tell us about her latest project.
Even if you’ve been having a lot of fun this winter, getting a taste of spring can be so refreshing but hard to find this time of year. Our Home & Garden expert, Larry Pfarr has some places you can go that will help you fight that cabin fever.
We are teaming up again with IKEA
– and this time we are helping a Minneapolis couple turn HIS closet into THEIR closet.
The cold air takes a toll on the sidewalk and roofs of your home. Mike Frattallone, from Frattallone’s Ace Hardware
, has some things that will help get you through the freeze and thaw.
American Beauty, Thom Filicia’s most recent book, shows the transformation from an old house into a beautiful weekend get away. Thom bought a fixer upper on a lake in upstate New York. He remodeled it and decided to write a book about it.
Jeff Devlin has renovated nearly forty bathrooms on I Hate My Bath. He shows us just three of them, and some quick fixes you can do yourself to update your own bath.
We recently discovered myTalk 107.1’s Alexis Thompson is a big crafter. We asked her what inspires her on Pinterest.
When you are a kid, your room is THE hangout for you and your friends. The bedroom is an extension of your child’s personality. Now, more than ever, there are more options for kids furniture. Emily is at Ashley Furniture
with some kids checking out the trends!
Home improvement expert says it can be simple to make your own side table. So, if you aren’t finding what you want, Robin Hartl shows us how easy making it is.
If you are all about DIY, then you might know about chalk paint already. If you’ve never heard of it, DIY Expert Sunday Burquest is here to fill us in on why all the crafters are going nuts over it!
Right now is the best time to be buying small appliances. So, if you need a new coffee maker, we tested a few out and are showing you some of the best on the market.
Getting organized is ranked number two for New Years Resolutions. Design Star contestant, Rachel Kate, shows us how a cork board and some craft materials can help you be successful getting it together this year!
They specialize in customized framing and have stores at mall of America and Rosedale Center. Deck the Walls
also showcases some pretty incredible artists from Minnesota. Emily met one of these artists.
If counter space is limited in your kitchen, Home Improvement Expert Robin Hartl has a solution for your. She shows us how easy it is to make your own knife block that attaches right to the cupboards – and gets off the counter tops.
You can always take the easy way out and hire the professionals to put your tree up. But, most people opt to do the decorating themselves. Mike Frattallone, from Frattallone’s Ace Hardware
, has some things that will make putting up the tree a little bit easier.
HGTV’s Design Star contestant, Rachel Kate, shows us how to make some holiday vases out of things that you probably have laying around the house.
The poinsettia is a symbol of the holiday season – but making sure it keeps blooming can be a challenge. Larry Pfarr from Wagners Garden Centers
is here to help keep all of our holiday plants looking their best.
We are big fans of DIY projects around here – so we decided to put one of the pros to the test. DIY’ers claim that the projects are easy to do so we challenged Angela White Smith, owner of Uniquely Attainable
, to turn trash into treasure in just one hour. Angela says it can be done!
There’s nothing like hosting a party to realize what you’re missing in the kitchen. Warners’ Stellian
has some appliances that can help you make a bigger, better and less stressful holiday meal.
Getting in the spirit for the holidays usually includes a little decorating. We asked you to write to us to tell us why your dining room could use a little help from Twin Cities Live and IKEA
. Sara and Matt Nuernberg from Shoreview learn how some simple ideas can go a long way for the holidays.
Having a beautiful centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table is easier and cheaper than you might think. DIY Expert, Sunday Burquest, shows us how easy it is to do it yourself and on a budget.
Caring Rose Week
kicks off today. Participating florists are offering a dozen roses for just $10 and two cans of food. Cheryl Vavricka, owner of Stems and Vines, shows us ways you can use those roses in some fall centerpieces.