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:

This cool gizmo measures the temperature and humidity in a room, as well as tells the time. My daughter-in-law found this at Dollarama for $4.50 and I bought one, too. And yes, you can change the temperature setting to Fahrenheit. 🙂 It runs on one AAA battery, not included.

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Quick Tip:

These glass jars with bamboo lids I found at Dollar Tree. They make for great storage in the bathroom. I used some individual floral stickers I found at Dollarama to dress them up.

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An abundance of natural elements to use in decorating makes fall one of my favourite seasons. But, even if you don’t live in an area where you can easily gather pine cones, acorns and fallen leaves, you can still make the most of this wonderful season using decorative pieces from the dollar store.

Continue Reading Ideas for Fall Decorating


Three more ideas for adding fall decor to your home.

Read Autumn Mix 


I remember macrame as being popular during the 70’s. Today, it’s enjoying a resurgence in popularity, and many crafters are making wallhangings and other crafts using this technique. I don’t dislike macrame, but it’s something that’s associated with boho design and that’s simply not my style.

In my search for an alternative wallhanging that fills the same amount of space as a large macrame piece, I was inspired to go with something nature-inspired.

Read A Wall Hanging That’s Not Macrame for the full article.




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