Dollar store decor-Time to go green

The St Patrick’s day celebrations have started.  Time to go green…

So I took a quick trip to the dollar store this week.  I just love being able to get some cute and trendy decor for $1.29 each.  I’m not sure why my local dollar store has every starting at $1.29.  Someone should tell them there not a dollar store if you can’t just pay a dollar.  But it’s two blocks from my place and my CoCo and I can take the walk there.  So I’ll pay the extra 30 cents.

Take a look at what I picked up…

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I thought this would be the perfect addition to my coffee filter wreath.  IMG_0300

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All the candles are for my apt fireplace.  I would have liked some darker green candles but all they had were the light green ones.  So I made do…

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I added some of this year’s green thrifty finds…

That little dark green glass.

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And this little Irish Forever cup I had picked up for my sweetie…

 

 

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Sorry for the bad picture, but this is it all put together.

 

 

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Some of my doors went green too of coarse…

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Last year I used some printable for my ledges March update, if you’d like to take a look.

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Here’s a peek back at last year’s apt fireplace…

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time to go green…

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xoxo

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♣6th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Blog Crawl~Cead Mile Failte♣

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17 Responses

  1. I love your green decorating! I think the lighter green blended in very nicely! Great touch 🙂
    oxo

  2. Julie says:

    I think the lighter green candles look go. You are invited to share this with Show Your Stuff:
    http://www.treasuresmadefromyarn.com/2014/03/show-your-stuff_13.html

  3. I have to say, that white coffee filter wreath is pretty ingenious, just add a seasonal thing and you’re ready for the next holiday. Love that!

  4. Sue says:

    I like the lighter green candles better, hands down.

  5. Bev says:

    Love it all, especially the candles!

  6. Marigene says:

    Looks like you are all set for Saint Pat’s Day! I really like those candles!

  7. Love all your green touches. Stock up on the dark green candles after Cmas next year, always marked down.
    Thanks so much for taking part in the 6th annual St. Pat’s Bog Crawl! Slainte’!

  8. What fun st Pats decor! Love your wreath and the easy adds you can make it work for many holidays. Thanks for sharing at TTF!

  9. Deborah says:

    It’s looking very Irish! I really like the light green candles. You are sure getting mileage out of your pretty wreath! Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week! ~Deborah

  10. Tammy says:

    Love all your green and the way it’s displayed Thank you for sharing at One More Time Events … Tammy

  11. Came out great! 🙂

  12. I need to come over your house! Everything looks beautifully decorated for each season. Hopefully by next year, I’ll be ready for each month! Thank you for sharing and linking up with Countdown in Style.

  13. I love the different shades of green that you have in the candles piece that you had there. It makes me think of a cool decor idea for a room 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Countdown in Style!

  14. Cindy says:

    Love the tray of candles, so pretty when all lit up! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday…
    http://www.dwellings-theheartofyourhome.com/2014/03/AMAZE-ME-MONDAY-LINKY-PARTY-.html
    Blessings,
    Cindy

  15. Becka says:

    Everything turned out beautifully! I love all the green!

  16. Candy S says:

    The dollar store deals certainly look good. I really like the candles. The pretty light green will be great for spring and summer decorating too!

  17. Destiny says:

    So cute. i love the dollar store. So many things and so affordable and easy to make new each year.