Minimalista is a free Blogger template with 2 columns, right sidebar, an exclusive design for Blogger, footer columns, posts thumbnails, a background pattern, simple look and neutral colors. Excellent template for blogs about any general topic.
1. Unzip the template file you downloaded (you can use 7-zip or WinRAR for this task).
2. Go to Blogger dashboard, then Theme.
3. Look for dropdown menu and click on it. Then select Restore and click Upload.
4. Select the .xml file from the directory in step 1 and upload it. Thats it, your template should be installed.
Minimalista Blogger Template