3 Valentine's Day Gnomes from the Be Brave and Bloom blog.

Valentine’s Day Gnomes

This pink and red post is full of DIY Valentine’s Day Gnomes ideas. Happy Heart Day to you! ❤️ Make one for yourself, or what a wonderful gift for the favorite gnome lover in your life. The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; … Read More

A tutorial for a handmade DIY personalized applique pillowcase

Monogram Pillow

I actually started this personalized pillowcase DIY years ago for a sweet young family member. But life was super busy, working full time, taking care of family, and raising a teenager. Can you relate? I ended up tucking it away. Now, this girl is a middle-schooler and not … Read More

Valentine's Day decoupage craft project - handmade frame

Make this easy DIY photo frame

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I want to share an easy handmade gift idea for a special person in your life. Learn how to make this easy DIY photo frame! I’ve seen variations of this frame for sale in the past and I always thought it would be … Read More

A closeup shot of a colorful enchilada, from the blog post, easy chicken enchilada recipe.

Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Hello friends! Today, I’m sharing my family’s all-time favorite, fast and easy chicken enchilada recipe. I have made this delicious recipe countless times for our friends & family. It’s always well received and quickly devoured. It’s especially perfect for a weeknight dinner when you are short on time. … Read More

Five Valentine's Day chef gnomes from a Be Brave and Bloom blog post.

Chef Gnomes

Here’s an adorable do-it-yourself gift idea for the culinarian or baker in your life. DIY Chef Gnomes! Valentine’s Day Gnomes To make one for Feb 14th, add valentine-theme pattern fabric, plus red, pink, or white trims, and you have a valentine’s version. Chef Gnome E-book available here. All … Read More

Child's chef hat and apron from a tutorial for how to make a DIY Child Apron.

Make a DIY Child Apron

Today’s project is the perfect Valentine gift for your favorite kiddo(s)! Learn how to make a DIY Child Apron with a free pattern guide. Aprons encourage all kids to enjoy the kitchen. I learned this when my son was young. He didn’t have a big interest in cooking, … Read More

Le Creuset Dutch Oven full of an authentic Chinese Chicken & Potato Stew recipe.

Chinese Chicken and Potato Stew

Greetings, fellow food fans! Today, I bring you Dave’s (Zhengzheng) delicious Chinese Chicken and Potato Stew recipe. Chinese Chicken Stew Recipe This dish is hugely popular in our kitchen. When Dave visits on college breaks and wants to cook, this dish is at the top of our list. … Read More

Closeup photo of Bee Kind DIY gnomes.

Bee Kind

Here is a day brightener, Bee Kind Gnomes! These gnomes celebrate the sentiment behind the be kind movement in the cutest and most cheerful way. More Gnome Ideas How to Make DIY GnomesValentine Chef Gnome e-bookEaster bunny gnome e-bookSpring gnomesFourth of July gnomesHalloween gnome e-booksChristmas gnomesHoliday gnomes Be … Read More

Title slide for the top 10 Projects of 2021 year in review on the Be Brave and Bloom blog.

Top 10 Projects of 2021

The New Year is here! Unbelievable!😁 Here is a quick review of the Top 10 Projects of 2021 from the blog. This is a great reminder and opportunity to try something new that you did not get around to last year. Before we get started, I want to … Read More

woman holding new year free printables calendar for 2021

New Year Free Printables

Happy 2022 Friends! Today I am sharing 3 New Year Free Printables that I came up with, for you to use for planning. I’ve been working on my new year’s intentions this week, as one does this time of year, and the graphic designer in me needed a pretty and … Read More