Relic boxes, candy bark treats featured on program

Sheryl Borden

Information on creating relic boxes, making candy bark treats and new products for relieving stress will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Crafter Marisa Pawelko will show how to create relic boxes, which are miniature time capsules that can capture special memories for any occasion. They are also considered three dimensional scrapbooks, and are great conversation starters, too! Her company is Modern Surrealist LLC, and she’s from Winfield, Ill.

Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate making whimsical and elegant treats featuring candy bark made with candy melts and numerous embellishments. Siler is with Wilton Brands in Woodridge, Ill.

Laura Dellutri is a life and style expert with Healthy Housekeeper Inc., and she’s going to show some new products on the market that just might make your life more stress-free. These include a Shiatsu pillow, a foot bath, a sound spa and a single-serving coffeemaker — just to name a few. Dellutri lives in Overland Park, Kan.

Information on Sashiko, cooking with ripe olives and using fabric dyes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Becky Hanson will demonstrate a technique called Sashiko, which is a Japanese word meaning “little stabs” or “running stitches.” Hanson will show how to use various colors of fabric and thread to give Sashiko a whole new, contemporary look. She’s with Singer Sewing Co. in Lavergne, Tenn.

Barbara Rose is with the California Olive Industry, and she will demonstrate some easy off-the-shelf ideas for quick meal preparation. Rose is from Huntington Beach, Calif.

Using fabric dyes is a great way to revitalize your wardrobe, and Deborah Durham has lots of ideas and suggestions. She serves as the spokesperson for Rit Consumer Products, and she lives in Santa Fe.