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Find of the Week:

Love stir fry? This stovetop wok is 11.8-inches round and has a non-stick coating. Feels good and solid. Find it at Dollarama for the extravagant price of three bucks.

To see past "Finds", click here.

Quick Tip:

Use decorative tape around the inside edges of a plain, wall-mounted mirror to create a "frame." We found this decorative tape on a 10-foot roll at Dollarama for $1.50. It comes in various patterns and colors.  

See past Quick Tips here.

Contact Marlene  Found something exciting at the dollar store? Got a beef with a dollar store item? Have a great idea for a dollar store craft? I love to hear from my readers!


July Features: 

New! 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.

Read Elements of Summer for the full article.



Whether collected on your travels or bought at the dollar store, rocks are one natural element that is cheap to obtain but helps you to bring a summertime vibe to your décor.

Here are a few ideas for indoor decorating with rocks and stones using dollar store finds.

Read Rock Your Summer  for the full article.


Looking to redo your powder room on a squeaky-tight budget? It’s easy to refresh the look of any bathroom using these six quick tips for the powder room.

Read Six Quick Tips for the Powder Room to see them all.












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