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Name: Alexis Thompson
TCL Contributor: Crafting Expert
Hometown: Military kid – have lived in CA, VA, Japan, NJ...let’s go with Shoreview, MN (have lived there the longest)
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Who do you live with: My husband, Angel and our furry babies Pacquiao and Ricky
Where would you like to live: Walker Art Center
Your favorite occupation: Mine!
Person you'd like to meet: Martha Stewart or Amy Sedaris
What do you order in a coffee shop: Black coffee or if I’m feeling special, a salted caramel latte
3 TCL regulars who you'd like to have dinner with: Would love to break bread with all of them…but especially Marjorie Johnson
Favorite State Fair food: Fried green tomatoes
Favorite TCL moment: Making a 4th of July confetti rocket with Elizabeth and Chris
One thing you can't live without: Other than loved ones, my art supplies
Dream TCL interview/segment: Martha (Stewart) and Me! Or Alexis raiding Gayle King’s closet
What is your motto? Life’s better with big balls…of yarn!

Oscar Inspired Crafts  

The celebrities will be walking the red carpet at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 4th enjoying all the pomp and circumstance.  Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 has some DIY Oscar-themed ideas that are perfect for your Oscars Viewing Party.

DIY Fall Wreaths  

Now is the time you can spruce up your front door! It’s not as hard as you may think. Our very crafty friend, Alexis Thompson from MyTalk 107.1 explains how you can easily add a dose of fall to your front door to go from boring to brilliant all thanks to burlap.

DIY Bath Bombs  

If you have kids than you may have already experienced the joy bath bombs bring to bath time. Alexis Thompson from MyTalk 107-1 shows us how to add bubbles and fiz and pop of color to bath time.

Make Slime Safe for the Kids  

Making your own slime is all the rage. If you scroll through Pinterest, Instagram or YouTube you’ll see hundreds of variations of tweens and teens making their own slime. Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 shared her favorite slime recipe ideas.

Jodi Livon Reads Alexis!  

Twin Cities Live’s Happy Medium, Jodi Livon, has a bucket list of famous celebs she would love to read. There’s Will Smith, Adele, the Dalai Lama, just to name a few. But she also has a list a little closer to home, that includes a familiar face here on our show. It’s MyTalk 107.1’s very own Alexis Thompson!

Crafting with Washi Tape  

Our go-to craft, Alexis Thompson, from myTalk 107.1 is currently obsessed with washi tape.  What is washi tape? Its masking tape made with Japanese rice paper. From decorating clocks to making jewelry and even creating a white board with it.  She says it’s the must have in your crafting bag this summer.

Making Tea Cups with Alexis  

Pinkies up, our crafty friend from myTalk107.1, Alexis Thompson, shows us how to make paper tea cups.  This fun craft idea is perfect for events like a baby shower or book club to decorate.