The Inventors

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Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza

We were sick and tired of hot glue burns... 
so we did something about it!

Cathie and Steve are Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts, inventors and handcraft designers.  

They created, produced and co-hosted more than 100 episodes of the hit crafting show Creative Juice and the mini-series Witch Crafts for HGTV and DIY.  Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.

They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. (With the category company of Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse and Paula Deen.)  Their nominations were for Outstanding Lifestyle Host and Outstanding Lifestyle Program.  

Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.

Cathie is the author and project designer of 4 books.  101 Tees, 101 Snappy Fashion, Bow Wow WOW! and Creative Juice – 45 Re-Crafting Projects.  All books are published by Lark Books. She also writes Home Hobbies, a monthly syndicated newspaper column for United Features and she contributes to national shelter publications such as Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Womens World, Life Magazine and many others.

Cathie and Steve are National Spokesperson for Plaid Enterprises, one of the largest manufactures of art and craft products in the United States.  They appear on HSN and QVC showcasing Plaid’s newest products.