I picked up the cutest little lantern at Dollar General a few weeks ago. I knew right away that it would be a versatile piece in our home, and garage.
If you’ve been following my Instagram or Facebook stories you know we have been sprucing up our garage a little this summer to make it a cozy little hang out. When the snow begins to fly we will push everything aside to be able to pull the cars in again, but for now, we’re really enjoying the space.
Anyway, back to the lantern. I think it was designed to hold a tea light or small candle, but we don’t do those because:
- I have small children, a dog, and an overactive internal response to fire prevention.
- Diffusing oils is better for your health than candles.
Watch this video to see how I transformed this cute lantern into a cover for our oil diffuser.
I tried to find a link to the lantern, or other pictures of it online but I came up empty-handed. Check out your local dollar stores though, because I’m sure you will find some super cute decor at prices that can’t be beaten. I’ve been impressed with the quality of our Dollar General purchases as well (their wall hangings are usually more lightweight, while still looking like they cost a fortune).
I also scored this huge canvas at Dollar General for just $15 and hung it in the garage! It reminds us of the canoe and lake time we had on our great big family vacation.