More About the Author
She's crafty and she's just my type!
Cathie Filian, created, produces and co-hosts the popular lifestyle show, Creative Juice on DIY Network & HGTV. In 2007, she was Nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Lifestyle host category for her work on Creative Juice. Cathie has also produced and co-hosted the mini series Witch Crafts on DIY network. In 2008 Witch Crafts was nominated for 2 Emmys one for Outstanding Lifestyle Program and the second for Outstanding Lifestyle Directing.
Cathie's first book, Creative Juice ' 45 Re-Crafting Projects, is filled with fun and funky recycling craft ideas that can be made for pennies. Her second book, Bow Wow WOW - fetching costumes for your fabulous dog, will be released Fall 2008. Both books are published by Lark books a division of Barnes and Noble.
Cathie also writes a monthly syndicated newspaper column for Scripps Howard News Service and a blog as well as contributes to national shelter publications such as Life Magazine, Real Simple, Redbook, Quick and Simple and many others. Cathie can be found regularly at etsy.com and myspace.com.
Cathie Filian grew up in the Midwest and has been getting crafty since she can remember. She began sewing when she was 8 and her love of stitching followed her all the way to collage, where she studied Textile Science and Fashion Design at Ohio State University. In her senior year, Cathie was awarded the Outstanding Senior Design Award.
Before Creative Juice, Cathie worked in the film business creating costumes for such films as Rushmore, Twister, Heartbreakers and Vanilla Sky.
Cathie lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Eddie and their dog Max.