• About Me,  Who am I

    Where I get my never give up mindset from…

    I will often say that my dad taught me everything I know about hard work and determination. My dad has not been dealt an easy life, but he has made it a good life by working hard, never giving up and appreciating the important things in life. He’s an entrepreneur at heart, it’s just engrained in his blood. He’s very good at figuring things out and problem solving. He’s made mistakes in life, but always does what he can to fix things in the end. I always say it’s not the mistakes you make, but how you overcome them that matters most. This is one of the many valuable things…

  • Farmhouse Decor,  Spring Decor,  Wood Cutout Tutorials

    Watering Can Hanger

    This watering can wood cutout has got to be one of my favorites I’ve made from our wood cutouts! I used several different techniques to get the look I was going for! Some of the techniques I used were faux galvanize metal, chippy paint, water droplets and distressing! You can check out all of our wood cutouts in our shop by clicking the button below. I created this live on our Kristy’s Craft Room Facebook Page. You can watch the crafting video by clicking the button below.

  • Recipes

    Kristy’s Cranberry Orange Bread

    This is a recipe that I found a few years ago and have made slight changes each time I made it until I finally had a completely different recipe and got a result that reminded me of my grandmas recipe! This batch will yield 12 small loaf pans. You can split this recipe in half to make a smaller batch if you’d prefer. Ingredients 8 cups all purpose flour 6 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons salt 5 tablespoons freshly grated orange zest 6 cups fresh cranberries, chop about half 2 cups pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 cup real butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 2…

  • DIY Decor & More Box

    DIY Decor & More Box – Buffalo Check Box

    I’m so excited you got one of the DIY Decor and More Boxes!!! Below you will find the supplies you will want to have on hand, the video instructions and inspiration photos for styling your items! If you found this in internet land and you did not get this box, make sure you are following Kristy’s Craft Room on Facebook to know when the next box will be coming out! Supplies you will want on have on hand to DIY Paint (I used acrylic white and black) Brushes (1/2 -1 inch will work well) Mod Podge Scissors Sanding block Low temp hot glue gun and glue sticks (low temp will…

  • DIY Decor & More Box

    DIY Decor & More Box – Patriotic – 2021

    I’m so excited you got one of the DIY Decor and More Boxes!!! Below you will find the supplies you will want to have on hand, the video instructions and inspiration photos for styling your items! If you found this in internet land and you did not get this box, make sure you are following Kristy’s Craft Room on Facebook to know when the next box will be coming out! Supplies you will want on have on hand to DIY Paint (I used Ceramcoat brand fire red, white and ultra blue) Brushes (1/2 -1 inch will work well) Mod Podge Scissors Sanding block Hot glue and glue gun (low temp…

  • DIY Christmas,  DIY for Your Home,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    The ultimate last minute Amazon shopping list for the crafter in your life!

    We all have those last minute gift buyers in your life! Well, I’m here to help you if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for the crafter or DIY lover in your life. If your the crafter, share this to your loved ones who never know what to get you. This post includes referral links to help you find the exact items I’m telling you about. Simply click on the tan words and it will take you over to Amazon to see all the details of each item. My first must have item is a good hot glue gun. I have this one, the Surebonder CL-800F 60-Watt Cordless…

  • Farmhouse Decor,  Home Decor,  Patriotic Decor

    Farmhouse Freedom Sign & Free Printable – Use this free printable and construction lath to make a large patriotic sign!

    I found this construction lath at Home Depot and wanted to try using it to make a sign base! I was hopeful it would work! I’m happy to report it not only worked, but turned out better then I had even expected! If this tutorial I will not only show you how to make the sign base, but also show you how I decorated it with the free printable I created for you! What you’ll need to make this sign. Construction lath Stapler and 1/2 inch staples (optional) Wood banner flag cutouts scrapbook paper wood beads White acrylic paint Waverly Antique wax Raffia Twine scissors Sanding block or sand paper…

  • Home Decor,  Summer Decor

    When Life Gives You Lemons…Add Sugar – Free printable download and craft tutorial!

    I’m loving how this Lemon wall-hanging turned out. I will show you how to create your own in this tutorial. I’ve also included the free download for the “When life gives you lemons…Add sugar” templet to make it easy for you! What you will need Mason Jar Sign from Dollar Tree Lemon wedge from Dollar General Scrapbook paper Disposable aluminum cookie sheet Ribbon Twine Acrylic paint (white, gray. black) Waverly Antiquing Wax Paint brush Mod Podge Scissors Hot glue gun and glue sticks Printer Sanding block The first thing you will do is remove your original hanger and sand off the glitter surface with a sanding block. You will now…

  • Home Decor,  Spring Decor

    Easy Jumbo “INSPIRE” Wall Hanging – Free printable letter templets included!

    I am so over the moon for my new office sign!! I can’t wait to get my office finished so I can hang it!! this will definitely be a focal point of my office!! I chose the word inspire because it fits for what I do. My goal is to inspire others! I included the free printables for this word, but you can create your sign with any word you choose! What I used Scrap wood (2 pieces, 8 x 48 inches each) Scrap wood braces ( 3 pics 2 x 8 inches each) Short screws (1 inch) Paint colors of your choice Scrapbook paper Mod Podge Scissors Drill The…

  • Farmhouse Decor,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    Farmhouse Chalkboard – Upcycle a clearance item into a beautiful chalkboard message center.

    I had so much fun transforming this decorative holiday cutting board into a beautiful farmhouse message center! In this tutorial I will show you all the steps on how to make this. I will share alternate items that can be used as well. I will also include affiliate links to help you find the items I used. What you will need to create this craft. Decorative holiday cutting board, Hobby Lobby Chalkboard paint Clothespin Mini Clothespins Twine Decorative flowers, optional tutorial links included Waverly Antique Wax, Walmart Dry rag Chalk Paint brush Scissors Hot glue gun and glue sticks First I start with prepping my board. This board was found…