Custom jewelry subject of show

Information on using tulip fashion paints and dyes, making custom photo jewelry and making a window valance will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Designer Laura Bray is going to show how to create your own fabric designs using an assortment of tulip fashion paints and dyes. She says this will elevate your craft and sewing projects to new levels. She represents and lives in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Rebecca Peck represents Amate Studios, and she’s going to show some different styles of jewelry blanks and how to make custom photo jewelry with UV resins, which imitate the look of more expensive jewelry. Peck is from Phoenixville, Pa.

Terrell Sundermann is going to demonstrate making a window valance for either an inside mount or an outside mount. Her business is Terrell Designs and she lives in Castle Rock, Colo.

Information on machine smocking and making beauty products at home will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Vivian Lavinskas, a sewing expert and Manager of Consumer Affairs with Singer Sewing Co. in Lavergne, Tenn., will demonstrate the “modern way” to do smocking on fabric.

Sandy Grettenberger is the owner of LorAnn Oils in Lansing, Mich., and she will demonstrate how to make lip balms and bath fizzies, as well as other beauty products to enjoy at home.


Luscious lip balms and outrageous bath fizzies

Pure essential oils

LorAnn’s essential oils are 100-percent botanical without any additives.

All oils are derived through steam distillation or a cold-press process.

More than 50 types of essential oils are available in 1/3 oz., 1 oz. and 4 oz. sizes.


Artificial fragrances

Ideal for potpourri and soap crafting, LorAnn has a selection of 13 artificial scents for enhancing home creations.


Essential Oil Displays

Two eye-catching displays are offered in small and large sizes.

Both displays are pre-packaged with LorAnn Essential Oils, testers and consumer literature.


Signature essential oil blends

These fragrances are essential oils blended with a base of grape seed and apricot kernel oils.

Useful for massage oils, baths, personal fragrances and room and auto scent diffusers.

LorAnn also offers Signature Essential Oil Blends candles in two sizes (20+ and 35+ hours of burning time).


Blended massage oils and base oils

An extensive selection of natural base oils is available for all skin types.

Oils can be used alone or with essential oils for bath and massage.

Pre-blended massage oils include Athletic Formula and Soothing Formula.


Global Notes

Personal fragrances: natural essential oils formulated for direct skin application.

Premium incense: handmade from bamboo, incense has no dyes or artificial adhesives. Unique glass packaging ensures longevity of the scents.

Candles: aluminum and glass votives available.

Aromatic mists and massage oils: water-based mists and oils for massage and after-bath moisturizers, and personal or room fragrance.

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“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.

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