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Wagner, The Dog With No
Tail wonders how he'll ever be adopted if he doesn't find a tail
he can wag to show he's friendly. Follow Wagner's comical
adventures to see the end results. Find out more about Wagner
here. A great book with an important life-lesson for young
book! My son loves it! Definitely recommend. - Jennifer S.)
Wagner - The Dog With No Tail is available on Amazon
in paperback or e-book versions.
Find of the Week:
These rock-like solar
garden lights are 3 1/2-inches wide and boast a weight that mimics
real stone. They also have an on/off switch. Each one costs three
bucks at Dollarama. There's a wide array of garden lighting at the
dollar store this year.
See past Finds here.
Now that the weather
is getting warmer, many of us want to hang our clothes outside. I
love the fresh smell my clothes get after they've been
hanging outside to dry! But there's a problem. With small
backyards being the norm these days, we are limited to using
portable clothes racks, rather than a clothes line. On a windy
day, these racks tend to tip over.
Here's a solution
using garden staples. The picture on the left is a 5 1/2-inch long
garden staple. These staples come in a package of ten for
$1.50 at Dollarama. The picture on the right shows how you
can use three or four of these staples to anchor your clothes rack
into the ground so it won't blow over on a windy day.
See past Quick Tips
and more easy
decorating ideas from the dollar store.
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store item? Do you have an easy decorating idea for a
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New! When I was a kid, my mom had a button jar full of all the buttons she’d removed from old clothes before they were discarded or turned into rags. Not even something as small as a button went to waste at our house!
Recently, I found myself looking at my own button collection and wondered what use I could put them to in my decorating. Granted, the idea of a “button jar” is a somewhat old-fashioned
idea so, if you don’t have a collection of buttons on hand, head to the dollar store. Dollarama has buttons packaged by colour and Dollar Tree is where I found the patterned buttons you’ll see below.
Then, after seeing what I came up with, see if you get the notion to become “all buttoned up.”
All Buttoned Up for the full story.
With the warmer weather on its way, many of us feel the need to lighten up our indoor spaces. Make one of these easy and inexpensive vignettes the center of your dining experience or top a coffee table to make an inviting area for tea and conversation.
Don’t be afraid to make use of smaller outdoor items. Garden birds, lanterns and other decorative summer pieces from the dollar store are all fair game for use inside, as well as out.
on Summer for the complete article.
If you like to create faux snow globes and cloches for Christmas, think about using the same method for making summertime accents.
For these projects, I used round glass
vases but you don’t need to limit yourself. Any kind of clear container, from mason jars to
any clear vase can be used effectively.
of Summer for the full article.
Home Decor From The Dollar Store!