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10 Dollar Tree DIY Ideas That'll Help Decorate and Organize Your Home

Written by Grace & Silas
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Visiting the Dollar Tree is always a great idea (especially if you have some Dollar Tree hacks!)

You can find a lot of good things for the home that are super budget-friendly. And whether you’re looking for some home decor or simply an organization system, you’ll definitely get what you want. And with a little creativity and a few DIY tricks, the materials you buy from the Dollar Tree can be turned into something functional and decorative.

Having said that, I’ve looked for some awesome DIY ideas that you can make without spending too much time and money. These are tips and hacks that are all easy to do, will freshen up your home, and make your life so much easier.

So check them out and let me know what you think!

Anthropologie-Inspired Collage Art Plates

To make this DIY project, just buy a few plates from the Dollar Tree, choose your favorite patterns, colors, or photos, paste them onto the plates, and hang on your wall for instant dining room decor. It’s super easy to make and is so much cheaper than buying them in the store.

DIY Twine Vase

Freshen up your room with this DIY idea that only needs twine and a vase from the Dollar Tree. Whether you want a table centerpiece or a room accent, this will definitely do just that.

DIY Marbled Mugs

Grab your favorite nail polish colors and white ceramic coffee mugs (from the Dollar Tree) and try this project out. All you have to do is dip the mugs in a blow of water and nail polish to create an intricate marble design. Let it dry for a minute and voila, a cute and functional mug that you’ll love drinking your coffee from.

DIY Mirror Jewelry Wall Hangers

With just some small mirrors, glue stick, and cabinet knobs, you can easily make a jewelry wall hanger. And what you’ll love about this is that it’ll make sure your jewelry doesn’t get tangled up together.

Cookie Sheet Magnetic Command Center

Cookie sheets are great for baking, but did you know that you can also make them into a magnetic command center? Repurpose your cookie sheet, add some magnets, paint if needed, and you’re done!

DIY No Sew Rope Basket

You can find a lot of galvanized cans, glue sticks, and coiled rope from the Dollar Tree. Take advantage of this and make an easy DIY rope basket that doesn’t require any sewing.

DIY Thumbtack Art

Get crafty with this super easy DIY project. All you have to do is draw a design outline onto a canvas (like a letter for example) and start filling it with some thumbtacks. Before you know it, you’ll have a pretty decoration perfect for your empty wall.

DIY Hoop Wreath

Welcome your guests with this lovely hoop wreath made from Dollar Tree products. You will need a large embroidery hoop, some greenery garland, and script wood. Hang them on your window or entrance porch, and they’ll look amazing.

DIY Air Plant Hanger

Instead of buying some expensive hanging pots, try getting a square basswood dowel and suede lace to make a stylish and budget-friendly air plant hanger.

DIY Bandana Pillow

The Dollar Tree has a lot of colorful bandanas, so why not get a few and make some awesome pillowcases? With just some folding, tucking, and little sewing, you can have a unique and cute pillowcase perfect for your couch.


There are always plenty of great things you can find at the Dollar Tree. And with some DIY tricks, you can have some great home decor. So choose any of these tips and hacks, try them out, and let me know what you think!

Now if you have any questions about these Dollar Tree ideas, let me know in the comments below! I’d love to help you out!

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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