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Find of the Week:
I'm always excited to find new
cushion covers at the dollar store because cushion covers are a
great way to freshen your decor without spending a lot of money.
These are 100% cotton, generously sized at 17.7-inches square and
available in a variety of designs. I chose this floral pattern for
its autumnal colors. It cost three bucks at Dollarama.
To see past "Finds",
Even if, in this digital age, you have no need for
a wall calendar, for $1.25 each you could plunder these 12 by
11-inch calendars for some great wall art to frame. Dollar
Tree has a wide selection of calendars in stores
See past Quick Tips here.
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I don’t know about anyone else, but every year I get a wagon-load of greeting cards from charities looking for donations. Far from being throw-a-ways, they are often quite lovely so I want to keep and use at least some of them. Then the problem becomes how to organize
the stash so they are easily accessible.
And while we’re at it, what about all the other gear associated with gift- giving? Wouldn’t it be nice to have all of the needed supplies in one place?
With Cards for the full article.
If, as they say, the kitchen is the heart of the home, it is also the room voted most likely to attract clutter. Tables, countertops and drawers attract the things
we're going to deal with “later” and limited cupboard space may become such a jumble that it’s hard to find smaller items like a bottle of nutmeg or cloves.
Here are three ideas that may help you to tame some of the trouble spots.
Kitchen Clutter for the full article.
In decorating, change is a good thing. An easy way to freshen a room’s look is to change accessories. You can do that by switching things you already have from one room to another. Doing it that way won’t cost you a thing and you may be surprised at the difference it makes.
The next easiest thing to do is to shop the dollar store for inexpensive items that can be used alone or put together to make something totally new. The three suggestions following, range in price from a buck to $13 but you may already have some of these materials at hand.
Easy Pieces for the full article.
Home Decor From The Dollar Store!