Flower crafts featured on show

Information on creating items with pressed flowers, hosting a wine tasting and de-cluttering homes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Pressed flowers can be used to make bookmarks and cards, as well as other projects. Kate Chu represents pressed-flowers.com, and she’s going to show how to make sure these flowers last longer and retain their original color after being pressed. She’s from Anaheim, Calif.

David Mirassou is a wine expert, and he’s going to share his tips and some fun ideas for hosting your own wine tasting at home. His business is Mirassou Winery located in San Jose, Calif.

Kathryn Porter is a book author and has coined a phrase she calls Clutternomics — or making the economy of clutter work for you. She’ll explain how to de-clutter our homes and lives so we can have more room and more time for the things that are truly important to us. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Information on peanuts for weight loss, new products for pressing and preparing desserts will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Gayle Stephenson represents the Texas Peanut Producers Board in Lubbock, Texas, and she says peanuts not only give us energy but can also help us with weight loss, and she’ll explain how to accomplish this.

According to sewing expert Mary Roehr, pressing is becoming easier every day thanks to new technology that brings new and better techniques and equipment to the home sewer. Roehr’s company is Mary Roehr Books & Video in Fort Mill, S.C.

Janel Franklin, cookbook author, will demonstrate some desserts that use “lite” ingredients and can be frozen for later use. These time-saving recipes are also delicious and will be a hit with the entire family. Her company is Jan-Su Publications, and she’s from Tahoka, Texas.