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:

I love finding pretty ornaments made of heavier materials like polyresin. Bonus points if they are free-standing. I found these at Dollarama for two bucks each. See the Quick Tip below to see an idea for using these other than on your tree.

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Quick Tip:

Because they are free-standing, these little bird ornaments can be used as place card holders on your holiday table. All I did was print out all the names of family members I expect at my table on a plain sheet of printer paper, picking a font and colour I liked. Leave a couple of spaces between each name.

Next, I cut out each name in the shape of an envelope. Use a small square of two-sided tape to attach the “envelope” to the bird, making sure the “flap” of the envelope looks like it’s being held in the bird’s beak. So cute and family can take hope a keepsake ornament!

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Christmas is, without a doubt, my favourite crafting time of the year. The following ideas take practically no time at all to complete and will help you to add a little more jolly to your home this holiday season.

Continue Reading Three Easy Christmas Crafts for Your Home


When we decorate for Christmas, windows are a natural canvas. We can decorate them so that the results show our Christmas spirit to the world, or we can use them to enhance that spirit on the inside where friends and family gather to celebrate.

Read Window Dressing for Christmas



It’s relatively easy to create original artwork for the holidays. Whether you want to add joy to the walls, a shelf or the mantel, a few inexpensive supplies are all you need. Check out the following ideas, then let your imagination take you where it will.

Read Joy to the Walls for the full article.




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