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Mason jars have become a staple in home decor. Lately, different styles of lids have shown up at Dollarama to help make the most of these versatile containers. This one, with a pour spout, turns a mason jar into a convenient sugar dispenser for everyday use and it's only a buck. 

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Ever wonder what to do with all of those instruction manuals and/or warranties for kitchen appliances? I found a clear plastic pouch for use in a binder at the dollar store. I put the instruction manuals inside the pouch and put the pouch in the back of the binder I use for collected recipes. 

You could also use a separate binder and plastic protector sheets to corral them all in one place and keep the binder where you store your recipe books.  

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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 the full article.

 

 

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.

Continue reading Re-Purpose Driven

 

 

Most kids love stickers and kids grow into adults who still like to play with stickers. Only, instead of Disney princesses and super heroes, our tastes run more to decorative themes. 

Colorful stickers, whether intended for scrapbooking or to decorate laptops and walls, can also be used in other ways. Make your possessions stand out from the ordinary by stamping your own personality onto them using the stickers you can find in dollar stores. Here are some suggestions.

Continue reading Sticker Situations  for the full story.

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


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