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Christmas on a Budget

Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozy Tutorial

As we move into the cooler weather of fall and then winter, we’ll all be making more soups and stews. Because, let’s face it, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of good hearty soup or stew to warm you up on a cold day. And as much as I’d like to say that Dave and I eat every meal…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Hexie Turtle Adventures, Recipes

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Drop Cookies

Welcome   It’s been a long time since Sue let us come visit with you! We’re the Hexie Turtles. I’m Lexie. Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie’s the next oldest. She’s my BFF! Rexie is the youngest. He’s my other BFF. Since I’m the oldest, I get to be the one to tell you about all…

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Christmas on a Budget

Easy Christmas Table Centerpiece – Last Minute Holiday Decor

Do you like to have pretty floral centerpieces for your Christmas table but find there’s little money in the budget for them? One simple way to make them more affordable is to reuse holiday centerpieces from Christmases past to make beautiful inexpensive new ones to help keep your holiday decorating on budget. The items pictured below were saved from a…

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Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget

Candy Cane Vase – Last Minute Christmas Decor

I’ve had this candy cane vase pinned for ages and just got around to trying it this year.  (The pinned version can be found on Katie Brown Home Workshop.) Take a small cylindrical vase and place two rubber bands around it. The original instructions called for one rubber band at the top of the vase but I found that the…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing Tutorials

Reversible Tissue Box Cover Tutorial

These reversible tissue box covers are a quick, satisfying make that will add charm to your home decor while at the same time covering up those plain tissue boxes we all have in every room of our house. For this tutorial, I used cute Reindeer Christmas fabric for one side and Patriotic Red, White and Blue for the other but…

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Christmas on a Budget, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

I’ve Been Playing Tag with the Sun

I had promised the tutorial for the fabric tissue box cover the first week of December but we’ve had lots of cloudy days that aren’t the greatest for taking photos. Today there’s been sunshine mixed with cloud so I’ve been playing tag with the sun to get the step-by-step tutorial for non-directional fabric photographed.If the sun continues to cooperate, I’ll…

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Christmas on a Budget, Embroidery, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing

Advent Calendar Finish

This small embroidery has been rolled over on my 2015 Finish Along list each quarter since the beginning of the year. Back in September, I decided to use it as the top of an advent calendar. I didn’t know how much more embroidery or the amount of time I was letting myself in for. First, I added white squares of…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial

Welcome! Whether you’ve arrived from Pinterest, CraftGossip, Total Tutorials or another of the wonderful sites that have linked to my Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial, I’m so glad you’re here! Tutorials are the most rewarding posts that I create for Super Mom – No Cape! (The Sewing Tutorials tab above will take you to the complete list.) I’ll be sharing several fun,…

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