Easy Decorating Ideas From The Dollar Store Diva,
Marlene Alexander

 Home Decor From the Dollar Store!

Hi and welcome! I’m Marlene and I love to combine my two passions, home decor and dollar store shopping, to make inexpensive accents and improvements for my home. Please join me!


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Find of the Week:

Dollarama has always had an assortment of bicycle supplies like bells, lights and locks. Don’t know if this is something new, but I’m seeing bicycle seats in this section now, as well. Not too shabby for four bucks!

See past Finds here.

Quick Tip:

Let a dollar store shot glass fill in as a vase for small flowers like these forget-me-nots so you can enjoy them inside.

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With winter in the rear-view mirror, I’m sure we’re all enjoying the warmer weather. Being able to go outside without getting all suited up in a heavy coat and boots is a real treat.

Springtime crafts are among my favourites to make. I hope you, too, enjoy making these three pretty springtime decorations on the cheap. 

Continue Reading Make Three Pretty Spring Decorations on the Cheap



The advantage of having a wooden fence in the backyard, besides the obvious benefit of privacy, is that it offers a wide canvas to decorate. The problem is, what to hang there. Try these ideas.

Read Adding Colour to a Backyard Fence


Whether your dad’s a Mr.-Fix-It or a more cerebral kind of guy, he deserves recognition on his special day. Here are three dad-worthy suggestions in the dollar store style to help spark some ideas.

Read Gift Ideas for Dad for the full article.




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