Home. Made. Interest.


The Ladies of Home. Made. Interest.

 About the Ladies @Home. Made. Interest.

Kat & Melinda are best friends who love to get together and create something awesome. Whether it is a crafty project, hosting a party, home decorating or trying out a new recipe, they enjoy coming up with ideas and seeing if they can make them happen. They started having craft nights a few years ago, getting together weekly to work on their latest Pinterest-inspired project, so they decided to start a blog to share their creations. Sometimes they succeed, sometimes they fail, but they always have fun :).

Making time to be creative isn’t always easy. Melinda is a mom of two, Kat is an awesome aunt with a full-time job, but they both agree that being creative doesn’t have to take a ton of time. They love sharing recipe short cuts, tips for party planning, and easy craft ideas that make you look like the next Martha Stewart, without all of the work!


Kat lives in Maryland with her sweetheart, MG and their handsome, black and white kitty Sméagol (he pretty much runs the place). She is a sci-fi geek and loves all things Doctor Who. She loves to try new recipes, and lucky for her MG will eat pretty much anything so he’s always happy to be her guinea pig. When she isn’t cooking something up herself she likes to go out to small locally owned restaurants and try different foods from around the world. Ethiopian, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese…she loves them all!

Of course being crafty is her other favorite thing. She doesn’t know what she would do without her Silhouette Cameo and she looks forward to working on all of the projects she and her BFF come up with. Not a day goes by when they aren’t on the phone together talking about what they want make next!


Melinda is a first generation Portuguese-American who lives in Maryland with her two adorable children (really guys, they are seriously cute!). She owns a seasonal Rita’s Italian Ice store that is open from March until October so between running that and chasing the kids she stays busy!

Since she is Portuguese, she has a love of all things garlic, pork and coffee, and you can often find her in the kitchen cooking up something tasty. She loves being creative in the kitchen and the home and that is what lead her to start Home. Made. Interest. with her BFF Kat.

What’s with the blog name?

When we were planning our blog we realized that everything we wanted to talk about and share revolved around the HOME, be it D.I.Y., décor or our families, things we MADE, recipes, crafts, art, and everything that INTEREST{ed} us about all of those things. So, Home. Made. Interest., a place where we can discuss and share all things creative, was born.

We hope you enjoy reading!