What's out there: Kitchen towels, birdhouses and hanging organizers

February 16, 2014 

THINK SPRING: Turn your kitchen into a garden -- or something like one -- with these pretty cotton kitchen towels. Each is $3.99 at TJ Maxx in Fairview Heights.

HANGING ORGANIZERS: Trying to get your act together while traveling is easier with one of these hanging organizers from Kirkland's by St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights. With a fold down hanger and Velcro closures, the organizer has three zippered compartments and a fourth filled with 3-ounce plastic bottles (that you can take on a plane), a soap container and a pouf. The organizers come in several colors and are on sale for $14.97, regularly $24.99.

PAINT A BIRDHOUSE: Looking for a winter project that will have you thinking spring? These little birdhouses need only a coat or two of colorful paint. You'll find them at Jo~Ann Fabrics in Fairview Heights for a mere $1.09 each.

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