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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 readers.

Wagner - The Dog With No Tail is available on Amazon  in paperback or e-book versions. 


Find of the Week:

These double oven mitts are four bucks at Dollarama. I expect the piece in between is meant to help protect your arms from coming in contact with hot pans. Neat idea.

See past Finds here.

Quick Tip

Don't throw out those zippered plastic cases that your new sheet sets or blankets came in. They make great places to store other linens. A fleece sheet set came in the one pictured and I've been using it as a place to store my Christmas linens ever since. The whole package doesn't take up much space in my linen closet and tablecloths, napkins, fingertip towels, oven mitts and cushion covers for the Christmas season are all kept together in one place. 

See past Quick Tips and more 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!


January Features: 


Many of the gift boxes you can find at the dollar store are almost too pretty to give away. In fact, I found some patterned boxes that are perfect for storing various items and attractive enough to display in the open.

Here are four different boxes, along with some ideas on how you can use them to hide everyday necessities in plain sight. 

Read Boxed In for more storage ideas.


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. 

See Head of the Bed for the full story.

Here at Dollar Store Style we believe that art doesnít have to cost a lot or be complicated to be considered acceptable.
Our philosophy has always been, if something is meaningful to you and makes you happy, thatís all you need to know. 
Over the years, weíve introduced various ideas for making inexpensive original art. Here are three more for your consideration.

Read Three Ideas for Original Art for the full article.

















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