Window Flower Box

Hello! This post is a bit late to the party as we completed this project nearly six months ago – but what can I say, teaching a communications theory course last semester and starting a new job has consumed a bit of my attention for awhile. BUT, I am back and ready to share some…

Dresser Flip

I wanted to share my latest furniture flipping obsession – spray paint! I’m usually a DIY chalk paint kind of flipper, but I decided to shake things up and give spray paint a try… and I can’t believe the results… all for only $12!

Board & Batten Shutters

How we built a set of gorgeous Board and Batten Shutters for our pole barn for under $22 – in less than 5 days! Next up: we’re tackling our home’s front window and adding a flower box.

Pallet Accent Wall

As we continue DIY’ing our way through the Meldrum Homestead, we knew that we wanted to add a pallet accent wall somewhere. I’m here to share how we spiced up the space with a gorgeous, rustic pallet accent wall… all for under $40! 

Bathroom Overhaul

Our main floor bathroom was previously painted a dark brown and had a thick laminate countertop that was a combination of colors including rust, brown, beige, grey, and blue tones. The cabinets were in good shape, but once again were that traditional oak wood that I am not a big fan of. We decided that we would once again divide and conquer, and in only one weekend we flipped the bathroom into a much more inviting and spa-like space.

Our First Home

On August 5 of last year, my husband and I got the keys to our very first house. A cute house on a chunk of acreage in West Michigan. We are first time homeowners, so you can imagine how excited we were! We bought our home after falling in love with the view out of…


Welcome to Meldrum Made! This is my first time as a blogger, so bear with me. I am a newlywed, twenty-something with an eye for design and a passion for creating unique handmade decor. With the support and ongoing nudging of my friends and family , I have decided to share these passions with the…