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Make Your Mark

13 Episodes 30 minute runtime each
Demonstration format
Developed with PBS
Distributed Nationally by American Public Television
Directed and Executive Produced by John W. MacDonald
Executive Producer Bri Xandrick
Produced by Backflip Theory Productions



This half hour DIY features a fun and distinct theme in every episode with projects to explore that theme for the whole family. These projects fall into one of 5 categories to ensure that there is something for everyone.


Kid Craft:
Mother and fathers are going to love this segment, which is focused solely on craft projects that you can do with a child or for a child.


Everything from t-shirt upstyling to simple jewelry crafts, this hits home with the fashionista or any woman looking to spice up her wardrobe.


Home Décor:
Anything to do with home décor from tablescapes for a party to throw pillows for your bedroom.


Magic Minute:
This segment features quick tips, handy tricks, or simple projects that pack a punch. All of these projects can be done in a flash and you will love the results!


Dude Craft:
Sit dad down for this one because we’ll show you how to make a bench, change out table legs, repaint a dresser, or use molding for a mirror frame.

Episode 1- Mother Nature

Green thumbs welcome in this episode, where we explore all the wonder of Mother Nature with these all natural DIY projects.  From garden parties to paper plants, this episode rocks!

Episode 2- Stamp Away!

Today, we’re going to be making our Mark, literally!  With stamps!  From polka dots dresses to party decor, we’re stamping away and making our mark.

Episode 3- Vroom Vroom

Whether on the road or in the home, everyone wants to travel in style.  These car themed DIY projects are bound to start your creative engines.  From clocks to bracelets, we’re ready to ride.

Episode 4- Book Worm

Unleash your inner book worm as we go back to school with your favorite book themed projects.  From creating your own dishes to making comic books, we’ve got it all.


Episode 5- Hardware Heaven

One trip to the hardware store can yield amazing episodes in this episode.  From zip tie jewelry to decoden jars, we’re sure to give you some new tools for your DIY repertoire.

Episode 6- Light Up My Life

This illuminating episode will light up your life with these fun, glowing DIY projects.  From night lights to chandeliers, we have some bright ideas for you.

Episode 7- Fashion Week

Lights, camera, fashion!  We’re all about the runway this week.  From fashionable furniture storage to glamorous accessories, we’re walking the DIY runway this week on Make Your Mark.

Episode 8- Spooky and Kooky

The ghosts are out and ready to play as we celebrate this spooky day.  From boo-tiful rings to Jack-O-Lanterns, we’re spreading cheer and fear in this episode of Make Your Mark.

Episode 9- Hip-Cycle

Beauty is in the eye of the recycler.  We’re turning junky into funky as we dumpster dive and thrift shop for these DIY projects.   From chokers to chairs, we’re ready to re-use and hip-cycle.

Episode 10- Backyard Bliss

Get up and go outside as we explore the beauty of your backyard.  From cabanas to smores, these projects are sure to bring the bliss to your backyard.


Episode 11- Hi Ho Silver

Shiny, stylish, and always fun, these silver projects are bound to bring a sparkle to anyone’s day.  From glamourizing a dresser to a kids Viking costume, this episode is ready to shine.

Episode 12- Victorian Chic

Inspired by the PBS hit, Downton Abbey, these DIY projects are sure to bring out the nobleman in everyone.  From jewelry to furniture, we’re bringing this show to life in your home.

Episode 13- Glorious Giving

Come in and warm up with Make Your Mark as we celebrate the holidays.  From wrapping to wreaths, Make Your Mark wishes you a Happy Holiday.