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Find of the Week:

If you're in the market for some new hanging baskets, these 12-inch wire hanging baskets with liners are only three bucks each at Dollarama. Dollar Tree has 10-inch hanging wire baskets for $1.25 and liners for $1.25, making the total for the set $2.50. 

See past Finds here.

Quick Tip

Use window clings to decorate glass objects like vases. Butterfly window clings make lovely accents for spring and summer decorating.

See past Quick Tips and easy decorating ideas from the dollar store

Contact Marlene  Found something exciting at the dollar store? Got a beef with a dollar store item? Do you have an easy decorating idea for a craft? I love to hear from my readers!


May Features: 

Re-purposing, using an item for other than its intended use, is not only a great money-saving idea; itís great fun, too. You can take a find like an old side table from a yard sale or thrift store and give it a coat of paint and a new life as a bedside table. 

When we talk about re-purposing dollar store style, the process is even simpler. Letís look at three examples of re-purposing in dollar store style.

Read Re-Purpose Driven  for the full article.


Dollar store frames are now available in more sizes and are of a better quality than ever before. Even with very little cash to spare, bare walls neednít stay bare any longer. 

All you need are a few ideas and youíll be on your way to creating inexpensive wall art for your home. Start with these six suggestions and then go on to experiment with ideas of your own.

Read Picture the Possibilities for more.



I have long pondered how I could fashion a headboard using materials from the dollar store. At first blush, itís not the kind of thing you would expect to be possible. 

However, Iím always up for a challenge and finally came up with three relatively easy ideas. 

Read Head of the Bed for the full article.












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