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Swedish decorating featured on show


March 26, 2011

Information on sculpting dolls, Swedish decorating and using liquid dyes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Author and doll maker Terese Cato has been making sculpted dolls for years. She will show how to configure the fingers and toes on the dolls by sharing some of her favorite techniques. Her book is titled “Make Cloth Dolls: A Foolproof Way to Sew Fabric Friends.” She lives in Las Vegas, Nev.

Decorators and authors Edie Van Breems and Rhonda Eleish will show how to revitalize old wood finishes that are dried out and recapture their beautiful finish. Their formula uses eggs, water and linseed oil — and it is a formula from the Nordic museum. Their business is Eleish Van Breems Ltd. in Washington Depot, Conn.

Jann Johnson is a crafter, and she will show how to use liquid dye for three different dyeing techniques. She represents I Love to, and she lives in Long Island City, N.Y.

Information on color trends in decorating, kitchen cutlery and carpet care will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Beth Vesco-Smith of PartyLite Gifts Inc. will talk about color trends in decorating and shows how to make an impact by using candles and fragrances in the home. PartyLite is located in Plymouth, Mass.

Dean Laffey, Vice President of Messermeister Cutlery, will discuss the different types of knives every kitchen should have and will then tell which knives work best for certain tasks. He’s from Mesa, Ariz.

After you’ve bought new carpet, how do you get it installed and care for it to prolong its beauty and life? These and other questions will be discussed with Kathryn Sellers of Carpet and Rug Institute in Dalton, Ga.

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