De-cluttering tips featured on show

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living

Information on design elements, crafts and de-cluttering and dieting will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Pamela Kelly works with the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe. She is going to explain how various international trade routes introduced unique design elements to furniture, textiles, and serve ware in the west and Midwest.

Judy Novella is going to show how some quick crafts take an everyday table setting to sensational in no time. She is with Fairfield Processing Corp. in Danbury, Conn.

Did you know there are similarities between dieting and de-cluttering? Author and speaker Kathryn Porter will talk about how to apply de-cluttering principles to dieting, which leads to healthier living. Her book is titled “Too Much Stuff.” She lives in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Information on appetizers for entertaining and window treatments will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Ann Cox of the Texas Pecan Growers in College Station, Texas, will demonstrate how to use pecans when preparing appetizers for entertaining. She’ll also discuss the growing, harvesting and storage of pecans.

According to Cheryl Strickland, “Anything goes when it comes to window treatments!”

Strickland, owner and instructor with Professional Drapery Seminars in Swanannoa, N.C., will show an assortment of window treatments for almost every room in the house.