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Find of the Week:

For three bucks you can get a new toilet brush in a stainless steel holder. It's attractive without drawing attention to itself. For the same money, small step-on garbage cans are also available at Dollarama. 

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Quick Tip:


Turn an extra bed pillow into a lounge cushion by making a pillowcase out of two patterned tea towels. Just put the tea towels together, right sides facing in and stitch around three sides, leaving one end open. Turn right side out and insert pillow.

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September Features:


New Article!

Here at Dollar Store Style, we believe that art doesn’t 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, that’s all you need to know. 

Over the years, we’ve 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.




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. 

Continue reading Boxed In



Need some autumn inspiration? Try these easy ideas for decorating your home for fall that include a candle, a centerpiece and party favors. 

Continue reading Celebrating Autumn  for the full story.













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