Make Your Mark

The world’s top-selling craft book author makes his public television debut with Make Your Mark, the do-it-yourself series that offers something for the entire family.

Make Your Mark features the creative talents and enthusiastic personality of Mark Montano, a trend-setting former fashion designer and celebrity stylist, and the author of more than a dozen crafting books.

Throughout the series, Mark and his guest experts create affordable, accessible and customizable — yet stylish — ideas for kids, dads, home décor enthusiasts and fashionistas. Each episode allows Mark to explore a fun and distinct theme — from Halloween and Downton Abbey to Fashion Week and more. The projects range from centerpieces, a three-mirror vanity and chandeliers to mixed-media jewelry, purses and dresses to costumes, smore-makers and Christmas ornaments. Mark also provides quick tips and handy tricks for simple projects that pack a punch.

Distributed by: American Public Television (APT)
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Mother Nature

Episode #101H · Mark explores the wonder of Mother Nature with green-themed projects, including faux rocks, paper plants and an agate bracelet. Projects: Paper Turquoise; Large Faux Rocks (Peter); Crystal Point Jewelry/Agate Bracelet; Faux Plant Duct Tape DIY; Spray Painted Rocks Place Holders and Twig Centerpiece.

Stamp Away

Episode #102H · From polka dots skirts to party decor, Mark uses stamps in interesting ways. Projects: Painted and Stamped Atomi Fabric; Make Your Own Rubber Stamps; Pencil Eraser Stamped Polka Dot Blouse/T-Shirt (Kelly); Stamped Metal (Peter).

Vroom Vroom

Episode #103H · Mark's creative car-themed wall decor, bracelets and air fresheners show how to travel in style. Projects: Flower Key Hooks (Ana); Travel Desk With Flip Up Tray; Toy Car Bracelet Spray-Painted Gold; Car Air Fresheners; Auto Wall Hanging (Peter).

Book Worm

Episode #104H · Go back to school with Mark's favorite book-themed projects, including do-it-yourself book page glass dishes, mixed-media necklaces and homemade smashbooks. Projects: Book Page Glass Dishes; Kids Smashbook; Mixed Media Brooch/Necklace; Book Page Matting.

Hardware Heaven

Episode #105H · One trip to the hardware store can yield amazing finds. From zip tie jewelry to decoden jars, Mark provides some new tools to enhance anyone's DIY repertoire. Projects: Duct Cap Covers Display (Peter); Cement Planters or Candle Holders With Plaster Of Paris; Light Bright Bracelets (With Gutter Guard); Caulking Decoden Jar Lids; Zip Tie Jewelry.

Light Up My Life

Episode #106H · This illuminating episode features fun, glowing do-it-yourself projects, including light up jewelry, candle holders and chandeliers. Projects: Lampshade Overhaul; Light Up Jewelry (Kristen Turner); Chandelier Overhaul; Stacked Glass Candle Holders (Stained Glass & Solid Technique).

Fashion Week

Episode #107H · Lights, camera, fashion! Mark shares his fashionable ideas for a mirror, tutu skirt, free-standing clothing rack and glamorous accessories. Projects: Fashion Mirror; Tutu Skirt; Free-Standing Clothing Rack (Peter); Shoe and Purse Overhaul (Kelly).

Spooky and Kooky

Episode #108H · From boo-tiful costumes to Jack-O-Lanterns, Mark spreads Halloween cheer in this episode. Projects: Day of the Dead Paper Mache Skulls; Chinese Jack-O Lanterns; Flapper Costume; Paper Spiders; Glow in the Dark Stepping Stones (Peter).


Episode #109H · Inspired to recycle, Mark turns junky into funky as he dumpster dives and thrift-shops for do-it-yourself projects ranging from a guitar strap to chairs. Projects: Two Chairs to Bench and Upholstery (Peter); Marble Glass Fusing; Belt Guitar Strap (Meiko).

Backyard Bliss

Episode #110H · This episode highlights the beauty of the backyard - cabanas, shadow boxes, votives and smore makers. Projects: Umbrella to Cabana DIY; Butterfly and Gold Bug Shadow Boxes; Smore Makers and Heaters; Summer Dress DIY; Votives.

Hi Ho Silver

Episode #111H · Shiny, stylish, and fun, Mark's silver-themed projects include a glamorized table, a kids' knight shield and metal shelves. Projects: Silver Covered Table With Paint Accent Rub (Threadbanger); Knight in Shining Armor Shield and Viking Hat With Accent Rub; Silver Paillette Door Beads and Curtain; Industrial Metal Shelves (Peter).

Victorian Chic

Episode #112H · A walking stick, three-mirror vanity, black jewelry and painted tea set brings to life PBS' hit show Downton Abbey. Projects: Walking Stick With Glass Knob; Jet Black Jewelry; Three-Mirror Vanity; Painted Tea Set.

Glorious Giving

Episode #113H · Mark celebrates the holidays and shares his project ideas for do-it-yourself cardboard ornaments and wreaths, snow globes, wrapping and a standing plywood tree. Projects: Cardboard Ornaments and Wreath; Snow Globes; Holiday Shoe Clips; Standing Plywood Tree (Peter); Easy Wrapping Ideas.