Hey! I’m Melissa Kristyne. Born in sunny southern California but raised a Cornhusker loving Nebraskan. I am married to my amazing husband Walter. We have three beautiful children together. I’ve always had a great love for all things home decor and DIY. It all started with one pallet. I shared an idea about a table… Continue reading Meet Melissa
Creating the perfect Christmas the whole family had a say on it for the first time ever! That's right, I normally just do my thing, I decorate and when they would come home they would be surprised and tell me how beautiful it all is. This year I wanted to decorate for Christmas completely different… Continue reading A Cozy 1950’s inspired Cottage Christmas.
It's no secret that one of my favorite DIY crafts to do around this time of year is any type of salt dough projects with the kids. Why? Because it's easy, it's cheap and you can really let them and their creativity shine. This time around I thought it would be fun to change up… Continue reading Christmas Cinnamon Salt dough Ornaments
When my husband and I bought our fixer upper this year, I knew I wanted a mudroom. Since living in our fixer upper for a few months now, we quickly learned we NEEDED a mudroom. Living on an acreage with two cats, two dogs, eight chickens, three kids and a husband, things were getting kind… Continue reading Faux brick floors
Target, The happiest place on earth, that's what my family calls it for me. They really aren't wrong. I don't think I have ever shared my monthly or weekly must haves with you so, I figured it was time to share a few! The first place I stop when entering Target isn't Starbucks but nonetheless… Continue reading Target must haves
When it comes to home decor the first thing that comes to mind for me is, timeless and versatile. But sometimes finding that perfect piece can feel nearly impossible. My mind is always running a hundred miles per hour, thinking how I can make that perfect piece I'm searching for myself, how to make it… Continue reading DIY antique mirror
It's Memorial Day weekend, and what better way to kick off the holiday with a fun and easy flag DIY.before and after. Things you'll need for this project. About 1qt of boiling hot water 5-6 black tea bags A shallow glass baking dish Mini American flags First you'll want to make your tea. That's where… Continue reading Memorial Day vintage inspired DIY flag
This is the no fancy equipment way. All you need to make signs without equipment is: Printer and printer paper Pencil Pre-made sign or plywood Paint and paint brushes When I use this method it's normally for a smaller size sign, as it can be a bit time consuming filling in all the letters by… Continue reading DIY sign part 2