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

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

A DIY banner hanging on a fireplace mantle

DIY Banner Ideas

If you are celebrating something a banner is a perfect way to showcase your enthusiasm! Today I have DIY banner ideas for you that can work for any occasion, big or small. I promise you will enjoy creating this festive craft banner. Bonus, it is made with simple … Read More

The title slide for a blog post about best homemade food gifts.

Homemade Food Gifts

Hello, friends! There are more gifting ideas coming your way; this time for homemade food gifts! Food is a universal language and the best way to the heart, right? Then, what better gift, for neighbors, friends, and family? This roundup includes contributions from so many talented bloggers. Check … Read More

no-sew, custom, DIY, holiday pillow cover on a chair

DIY Christmas Pillow Covers

Happy December Friends! Today’s project is easy-peasy but loaded with potential. It’s a very easy, no-sew way to make your very own DIY Christmas pillow covers. My examples are pretty tame, but at the bottom of the post, I show some additional inspiration from around the web to … Read More