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Find of the Week:

Hide your valuables in plain sight with this wall clock safe. Kind of a neat idea for three bucks. Find it at Dollarama.

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Quick Tip

Use large paper napkins under plates to add seasonal color and help protect a fabric tablecloth.

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July Features:


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 Decor  




In the summertime we like to live out-of-doors. This becomes a problem when the backyard is uninspiring and there’s no money for plush new chair cushions or large planters for the patio.

Still, you can make your backyard a welcoming place to relax or entertain. Read on to find some simple solutions for outdoor decorating a la Dollar Store Style.

Continue reading Summer Solace



Looking for a summer craft project? How about something for our feathered friends? Meet Louise Martin from Ajax, Ontario. She’s a regular reader and a talented crafter who gets most of her craft supplies from Dollarama. Louise very kindly consented to share with us how she completed two pretty bird-friendly pieces that now only await some winged visitors. 

Continue reading These Crafts are for the Birds  for the full story.













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