An outfit with a DIY knit skirt, Simplicity pattern 8745

Patterns for Long Skirts

It’s a perfect time to make a long skirt. Today I have sewing inspiration for you and patterns for long skirts to make yourself! I am happy to report that the weather in Minnesota has finally transformed into Spring! And I’m here to celebrate with a sewing project for … Read More

Chunky Guacamole

Chunky guacamole is delicious, quick, and easy to make. PS It’s equally amazing if you prefer to mash it up smooth. Popular Appetizer Guacamole is my famous (LOL) and most requested recipe! Although, I think that guacamole love, in general, is universal. The best guacamole is homemade, with … Read More

Easter place setting for a Pink table.

Pink Table

Hello Spring! It’s pretty in pink today with feminine pink table decor. Table Decor Ideas If you are hosting this time of year, it’s rejuvenating to add some colors of the season, and it’s also easy to do.  More Hosting IdeasBlack Table Decor Spring is far more than … Read More

Chocolate Cream Puffs.

Chocolate Cream Puffs

These delicious Chocolate Cream Puffs are as much fun to make as they are to eat. And they are really quite easy! All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. – Charles M. Schulz Cream Filled Pastry Cream puffs and profiteroles dessert … Read More

Chinese Lo Mein Noodles recipe in a bowl with chopsticks

Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

When our Chinese friends are cooking, I go into spectator mode. Many of their Asian recipes are new to me and a little intimidating! However, after always asking them to make their delicious Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe, they finally encouraged me to make it myself. I am … Read More

Bunny Sewing Pattern

This adorable Bunny Sewing Pattern is new in the Bloom shop today! Make your own Stuffed Animal You will be able to make a cuddly stuffed animal with this easy to sew, step-by-step full-color tutorial ebook and accompanying sewing pattern. Personalize the colors, fabrics, and trims. It’s the … Read More

Pink & blue basket liner from a blog post on Easter basket ideas.

Easter Basket Ideas

Hello friends, today I have custom Easter basket ideas and a tutorial to inspire you to create something special this holiday. I love Easter time. The special preparations, family gatherings, favorite church hymns, and the beautiful spring colors. All of it reminds me of my sweet Mom and it … Read More

DIY chair cushion on an office chair

How to Make Chair or Barstool Cushions

Custom cushions lend a touch of personality, color, and comfort to a room. Learn how to make DIY chair cushions for your home. And your backside! 😃 We all love Pottery Barn. Most times I walk away with inspiration instead of a purchase. What makes PB so inviting … Read More

Elastic fitted cushion cover for bench seat tutorial

DIY Bench Seat Cushion Cover Tutorial

Here is an easy shortcut kind of project, I think you’ll love. Check out this DIY Bench Seat Cushion Cover Tutorial and learn how easy it is to make cushions for a bench. There’s a 9-foot bench seat in my office that sat bare for years. I originally … Read More

Handmade Christmas gnomes for post how to make easy DIY gnomes.

How to Make Easy DIY Gnomes

GNOMES are everywhere you turn, and they are in every size, shape, and style! Come along for today’s creative project, as I show how to make easy DIY gnomes. Inspired by all the cuteness, my girlfriend, Ruth made all of these adorable versions to utilize her Mom’s stash … Read More