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Do you ever just hate how easily your house gets disorganized that you kinda just wanna burn the WHOLE thing down?
LOL, yeah. So been there.
Oh also, I’m betting that you’ve tried TONS of ways to keep the home clean and organized (and spent money on it too), but failed.
And that wan’t your fault. Nope. It was whoever showed you that method.
They didn’t give you the help you needed.
Which is why you need better ideas that aren’t gonna destroy your budget and get your home looking 👌 🤌.
Like, picture this; your friends come over and they’re kind jealous and amazed at how perfectly clean and organized your home is and it’s NOT because you’re hiding things in drawers.
Nope. 100% real.
No more random book and magazines on the dining table.
No more clutter in your fridge that’s got you shuffling things around every day and getting. you ready to pull your hair out.
Yep. Done. You’ve got this and these Dollar Store hacks have got you.
So let’s get your home looking like the picture on the front cover of a Martha Stewart magazine! ❤️
Table of Contents
1. Dollar Store Organization Hacks:
2. Dollar Store Decorating Hacks:
3. Themed Dollar Store Decor Ideas:
4. Dollar Store Hacks for Parents
5. Things to Buy at the Dollar Store
Dollar Store Organization Hacks
1. Paint Pen Kitchen Organization
Found from A Beautiful Mess
If you’re looking to organize your kitchen, look no further! You’ll only need a paint pen with your preferred color and voila, things just got cute and organized!
2. Towel Bar to Hang Pans
Found from The 2 Seasons – Link gone. Site has been marked as not secure.
Towel bars at the dollar store cost next to nothing, so that’s why I really love this idea of attaching a towel bar to the side of a counter (or elsewhere) and hanging your pots and pans from it.
Pans and pots already take up so much space in cupboards, so this design is practical, so chic and makes things way more accessible.
3. Measurement Conversion Chart
Found from Infarrantly Creative
A cute way to decorate your kitchen is this awesome measuring command center (that’s at least what I’m calling it anyway.)
It goes on the back of one of your cabinet doors but can be put on the wall too if preferred.
4. Pipe Fittings to Keep Kitchen Utensils Together
Found from BHG
Are you pretty tired of rummaging through your drawers trying to find the right kitchen utensil?
If so, then get a couple of thin painted planks, add some pipe fittings to them and then attach the planks to the back of your kitchen door to help organize your kitchen utensils!
5. Cork Board Cabinet Organization
Found from Good Housekeeping
Alternatively, a hanging corkboard is an awesome idea for keeping kitchen utensils organized, out of the way, and easy to grab.
Just attach a cork board to your cabinet door and use some push pins to hang up your utensils.
Wherever you decide to attach this corkboard, it’s definitely a cute addition to your kitchen!
6. Cutting Board Storage
Found from Country Living
Another little hack for your cabinet door.
Simply attach a wire holder to your cabinet door and your cutting boards will be thin enough to store in this wire basket.
It opens up a whole lot of space for bulkier items.
7. Trays & Boards Storage Basket
Found from The Kitchn
If that last cabinet door hack was a little too complex for you, then simply pick up a cute wicker basket like this one to store your prepping and baking ware. It’s super cute!
8. Baking Cabinet Organization
If you love to bake like me, then some organization is in order. Seriously, baking supplies and goods can get messy, so some tips and hacks on how to keep things neat are much needed.
For starters, labeling your baking jars and boxes will help with that.
Also, be sure to use jars and lids that make the most sense for each ingredient. E.g. for fine white sugar, a mason jar with a screw-on lid works best.
The next step? Keep all your main baking ingredients, appliances and utensils in one cabinet as seen in the photo above. Not only will that make baking simpler, but it’ll keep you from making a mess rummaging through lots of drawers.
9. Kitchen Drawer Organization
Found from So The Cook Said
Here’s a great tutorial I found from So The Cook Said on giving your kitchen drawer a $1 makeover.
Spicing up your drawers will help you stay motivated to keep your drawers clean and organized.
10. Chest Freezer Organization
Found from Practically Functional
If you have trouble keeping things in your freezer/fridge decluttered and organized, then definitely think about buying simple baskets from the dollar store to hold like-items.
Put like things together in one bin and store everything into categories so that you can keep things clutter-free and find what you want fast.
You could go a step further and organize what you need for meals and then just pull out the basket when it’s time to cook. This is perfect for busy days when you don’t have much time to make meals.
11. Trays to Organize Space Under the Sink
Found from Neat House Sweet Home
If you want to maximize all your kitchen space, consider the area under your sink.
Unfortunately, most people let things get pretty messy down there, but to keep all your cleaning supplies in place, simply use plastic trays and boxes.
And consider getting a common hook and/or a tension rod from the dollar store for hanging your bottles, cloths, and rubber gloves.
12. DIY Spice Labels
Found from The Social Home
If you want your kitchen countertops to stand out, then definitely try this DIY spice tray hack.
I really like this one because I don’t like how mismatched my spices are. If there’s a deal on spices, I’m going to buy it. I’m not thinking about how they’ll match each other.
With this spice DIY project, you get the spice jars from dollar store dirt cheap and the labels you can either buy or make yourself.
This gives me hope that my spice cupboard will be uniform someday too!
13. More Spice Organization Ideas
Found from A Cultivated Nest
If you were pretty inspired by that last spice DIY project, why not go a step further and organize your spices even more?
A Cultivated Nest has some awesome spice organization ideas that also include cheap printables for labeling found in their store.
14. Dollar Store Pantry Makeover
Found from How to Nest for Less
I love this whole pantry makeover that was done with dollar store bins. Baskets and bins are such a great way to keep things organized in your cupboards and pantries!
Organizing your pantry might be overwhelming, but just remember that dollar store baskets are your friend.
15. Bathroom Basket
Found from Dream Green DIY
Ever worried about your hair straighteners catching fire while away from your house?
If you’re like me, then you’ll appreciate bathroom storage ideas like this one.
This will not only save space in your bathroom and keep things organized, but it will also force you to unplug your electrical devices before leaving your home by returning them to this file box.
All you’ll need is a couple of command hooks on the side of your sink to hang your wire container. Et voila!
This has got to be one of my favorite dollar store hacks because although it can look pretty complicated, all of the items needed to make it can be easily found in dollar stores.
16. File Sorter for Towels
Found from House Beautiful
Your bathroom can be the smallest room in your home, which means it needs all the storage help it can get…Enter this simple bathroom DIY idea!
A great way to utilize a narrow space in a bathroom or a cupboard is to use some office supplies to help stack rolled-up towels.
17. Plastic Baskets to Organize Bathroom Drawers
Found from House Beautiful
These plastic baskets are super cheap and handy for when you need to organize all your makeup, cosmetics, and other bathroom essentials.
You can find plastic baskets like these in most dollar stores.
18. Kitchen Utensil Tray to Organize Toiletries
Found from Cosmopolitan
Similar to the dollar store hack just above it, why not also use kitchen utensil trays to keep your more frequently used toiletries in place in smaller drawers?
19. Shower Organizer
Found from 320 Sycamore
Yes, you need two shower organizers—one for the actual shower and one hanging on the inside of your cabinet door.
It‘s a wonderful way to create some space, plus it makes it easier to find that hairspray or lotion you keep misplacing.
20. DIY Bottle Holders
Found from Dollar Store Crafts
You won’t believe how convenient these bottle holders made with suction cups and hair ties are. No more cluttered shower ledges!
21. Magnetic Makeup Board
Found from JaNicki Photography
Do you do your makeup in your bathroom or bedroom? Whatever…I’ll place this hack next to the other bathroom dollar store hacks!
If you’re one of those who has eye shadows, brushes, lip glosses, and other products sprawled out everywhere, it probably sometimes makes you want to tear your hair out when you can’t find something!
However, this cute DIY project, using items from the dollar store, will solve these organizational issues and make your morning routine so much easier!
Read more about how to set up the magnetic makeup board here. Link is gone because the site no longer exists.
22. Shoe Organizer for Brushes & Products
Found from Cosmopolitan
Have more cosmetic products than sneakers? Toss those shoes from your shoe organizer and use it to store stuff in your bathroom.
It’s perfect for hairbrushes and curlers, lotions, shampoos, and other beauty products that come in larger bottles.
23. Hooks to Organize Your Bathroom
Found from Muji
The dollar store has plenty of hooks! So try storing and organizing your bathroom and beauty products with them! It’s another great way to save space on your counters.
24. DIY Sunglass Holder
Found from Golden-Strokes
Okay, this is such a great way to keep things organized and make your room look super stylish! It’s such a nice way to display your sunglasses and keep everything in place!
It uses a picture frame, hot glue, and wires/ropes to hang the glasses on. Not too complicated!
25. DIY Dollar Tree Mail Organizer
Found from House Full of Sunshine
Never let your counters and desks become cluttered with mail again with this simple trick. It’s seriously a great way to keep important (and not so important) mail easily accessible.
All it takes is a plastic wire-caddy from the dollar store that is large enough to fit letters, black spray paint, and a hot glue gun to attach a chalkboard frame…simple!
26. Cereal Containers to Store Craft Supplies
Found from Apartment Therapy
If you have plenty of cereal containers in your home, then you can easily create storage in your drawers with them.
27. Store Tights with Clothespins
Found from Lanared Studio
Closets can get super messy and having plenty of tights doesn’t help, but a simple fix for that is to hang all your tights up together using clothespins.
All it really takes is a glue gun to glue your clothespins to your closet or wall.
28. Dollar Store Eyeglass Cases to Organize Cords
Get some cheap eyeglass cases from Dollar Tree, and you have a bunch of options for cord storage! Put your cords in them and notice how they barely (if at all) get tangled.
29. Ice Cube Trays to Store Office Supplies
Get small little items that go missing or roll around inside your drawers? Put them in an ice cube tray, pop them in a drawer, and never lose them again.
30. Makeup Drawer Wire Mesh Organizers
It can be such a pain fishing for your mascara or lip liner in a messy drawer full of makeup. The fix?
Buy some small wire mesh containers from Dollar Tree and put your makeup inside.
31. Place Jewelry in a Medicine Organizer
Pill organizers are handy for small things around the home such as jewelry. And this dollar store hack works especially well when traveling!
32. Carabiners to Keep Hair Ties in One Place
Carabiners can be used to organize so many things. All you have to do is just attach your hair ties to it, and you have them all in one spot!
Dollar Store Decorating Hacks
33. DIY Mail Center
Found from Country Living
Spray paint guys, that’s all it takes to make this shower caddy become your new mail holder so that your mail doesn’t become piled up on your counters.
Also, with a few small hanging plants added to it, it’ll make your kitchen that little bit greener.
34. Cake Stand Sink Organization
Found from My Home Look Book
Link re-directed to their site’s homepage. Tutorial no longer exists.
I think this $1 cake stand is a great way to optimize space on your counter as well as make it look super cute and…dare I say it? Fancy.
From a cleanliness point of view, moving your dish soap away from your kitchen sink will also stop any excess water from building up. And adding a dishcloth or small towel to your stand will only help keep things clean.
35. DIY Mason Jar Organizers
Found from PopSugar
You can get mason jars anywhere, including the dollar store. So head on down and get some labels and colorful mason jars to store your kitchen utensils!
36. Mason Jar Soap Dispensers
Found from Everyday Dishes
But wait, there’s more! Screw a dispenser lid on a mason jar and you can also use it for your dish and hand soap.
These are easy to make and look great…Just because it came from the dollar store, doesn’t mean it has to look like it came from the dollar store!
37. Hanging Baskets for Small Spaces
Found from Be Different Act Normal
Baskets are a great way to organize your stuff and make it look neat. But what if you don’t have any space for them? Hang them up the wall instead!
Not only does it declutter the space but it’ll make your room look cozier too.
38. Wicker Bathroom Towel Shelves
Found from Good Housekeeping
Another awesome way to keep your bathroom uncluttered is to attach the bottom of some dollar store wicker baskets to your wall to hold towels, toilet paper, or whatever the heck you want to store.
It’s a space-saving storage idea that also adds decoration to your tiny bathroom. Now that’s definitely convenient!
39. Hang Rustic Crates on the Wall
Found from House Beautiful
If you want a more sturdy look that can hold smaller items, hanging a row of rustic crates on the wall instead can become a stylish and quirky set of shelves.
The great thing is that they’re more customizable than a static shelf—you can shift their alignment to fit any awkward space.
Paint them in gold and white if you’re not a fan of the rustic look.
40. Glass Jars & Pallet Wood Bathroom Organizer
Found from Saved By Love Creations
This dollar store craft will not only make your bathroom more organized, but it also looks super cute.
You will need a 15-inch long pallet wood plank, a hammer, 3 glass jars, chalkboard paint, a small paintbrush, a tape measurer, and a marker or pencil.
41. Decanter Decoration
Found from Blair (product is no longer available)
I really love this bathroom decor idea. You can get very basic decanters (or similar glass-wares) at the dollar store, and it’s a great way to add some glamor to your bathroom counters.
Fill them up with mouthwash for a practical yet stylish purpose.
42. Hide Internet Router in Bookcase
Internet routers kind of tend to make a room look less classy (no joke). So if you’re up for destroying a book, then definitely try this dollar store decor hack out.
The good news is that the router shouldn’t overheat because (as you can see) the sides and back are left open to breathe.
To learn how to achieve this effect, click here. Link goes to homepage since the blog post is no longer around.
43. Honeycomb Wall
Found from Vintage Revivals
Sticks guys! Sticks! Wooden sticks to create a pattern on your wall…I’m a creative person but I would never have thought of this.
Now take in mind that you don’t have to do this all across your wall. You can do it on part of your room or on a shorter wall to add some nice accents to your room.
So next time you’re in the dollar store, make sure to pick up some sticks!
44. DIY Rope Basket
Found from iHeart Organizing – Link gone: site no longer exists.
Instead of spending $50-$70 on a rope basket, you can make your own using dollar store supplies. You’ll need some rope, a basket, spray paint, and a glue gun.
It’s a great way to keep the clutter off your floors while giving your room some awesome style!
This project doesn’t require any sewing and is made easier by the fact that you can find a lot of baskets or galvanized cans, glue sticks, and coiled rope from Dollar Tree.
Found from Lydi Out Loud
45. DIY Animal Bookends
Found from Love Grows Wild
Why have plain old bookends when you can have fun animal bookends that are also kind on the budget? I suspect kids will love these too!
Found from Pottery Barn Teen – Link sent to their homepage; tutorial no longer exists.
These labrador bookends are also pretty cute! Perfect for dog lovers.
46. DIY Gold Succulent Vases
Found from We Lived Happily Ever After
This dollar store DIY project is adorable and not to mention cheap!
All you need are some juice glasses bought from the dollar store, newspaper, and spray paint.
Simply wrap the outside of your glasses in newspaper and spray paint the inside (doing it this way will make them look shinier and minimize scratch damage on the outside.)
Then simply add your succulents, also adding in some pebbles and rocks at the bottom of the glasses for better drainage.
47. Painted Terracotta Pots
Found from Kenarry, Listotic, and The 36th Avenue
Painting terracotta pots is an easy way to add some style to your rooms. You can paint them plain white for a simple and clean look, or add some metallic paint for a sophisticated and modern effect.
48. Enamel Painted Vases
Found from Sugar and Charm
So we’ve looked at painting glasses and terra cotta pots, but what about vases?
You have probably seen a lot of vases at the dollar store. Why not buy a few cheap transparent vases and make some beautiful enamel-painted vases of your own? It’s not very difficult!
49. Topiary Trees
Found from Home Made Lovely
Instead of buying an artificial topiary tree why not create one? You can make your own using dollar store supplies and it’s more inexpensive.
It’s a little more complex than the other DIY decor ideas listed: you’ll need items such as faux greenery balls, floral foam, terra cotta or bamboo pots, modeling clay, moss, skewers, and more.
But the result is well worth it!
50. Clipboard Wall Art with Free Printables
Found in Craft-O Maniac – Site no longer available.
If you want customizable wall art decor that can be done in a minute, then try this clipboard printable project—it comes with free printables too!
To make these, just buy a clipboard from the dollar store, tape over all of it apart from the metal, paint the metal part gold, after drying remove all the tape, and then attach the clipboard to the wall with nails.
51. DIY Faux Stained Glass for Door
Found from Lovely Indeed
Who would have thought that with just some colored window film from the dollar store, you could have faux stained glass at home?
You’ll need a few extra items such as a squeegee, baby shampoo (believe it or not), a spray bottle, a scraper and a razor blade, but this is a pretty easy DIY project all things considered!
52. Anthropologie Plate Art Knockoff
Found from While They Snooze
The original plate art sold at Anthropologie costs $7,500, but you can recreate your own DIY version for about $50.
You’ll need thirty plates, something to hang the plates with, a sharpie, and a projector. This will make your dining room wall look striking!
53. Trashcan Garbage Nightstand
Found from House of Turquoise
I love this idea of turning a simple trashcan into a cute and trendy stand! It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do…the color definitely makes the room pop!
54. Starburst Mirror
Found from Hand Madera
Who could have thought that some bamboo skewers and golden spray paint could transform a regular mirror into a trendy masterpiece?
Instead of spending hundreds of dollars for an already-made version, you can make your own for as little as ten bucks!
55. Captain Mirror From a $1 Burner Cover
Found from Little House Of Four
Using a 10-inch metal burner cover, a mirror and a few other supplies you can create this lovely wall decoration that will add character to any room.
56. Industrial Farmhouse Storage Drawers
Found from Little House Of Four
With a little help of paint and other supplies, you can renovate regular dollar store drawers by giving them that awesome farmhouse-style look.
A few steps are involved but the overall transformation is remarkable!
57. Dollar Store Bins to Stylish Storage
Found from Lemons Lavender & Laundry
I’ve shown you quite a number of dollar store bin hacks, so I thought it was about time that I shared with you some more ideas on how to transform your bins into something stylish.
This particular post is useful since it brings together quite a number of ways different people have made their dollar store bins look great.
58. DIY Serving Tray
Found from Cutefetti
Using a frame and a placemat from a dollar store, you can create this beautiful serving tray for about $4. Place some candles and flowers on it to make it even more beautiful.
59. Hula Hoop Chandelier
Found from The Knot
This chandelier made using a hula hoop, leaves, and light garland create a very romantic look.
60. Upholstered Drawers
Found from Wall Fry – Site no longer available.
With just some fabric and other supplies, you can turn your ordinary drawers into something super cute! This is definitely perfect for your kid’s room.
61. Clothespin Trivets
Found from Dream a Little Bigger
Repurpose your clothespins into colorful trivets that will give your dining table a fancy and fab look.
Place your skillets on top and dinner is ready. Serve hot for an eye-catching meal for the family.
62. DIY Kate Spade Rose Bowl
Found from Vintage Romance Style – Link gone: site no longer available.
You can make a bowl like this in the photo simply using items from Dollar Tree!
Who’d have thought that a metallic gold paint pen could make a Kate Spade-inspired rose bowl? It really looks chic, stylish, and elegant—perfect for a centerpiece.
63. Floral Mouse Pad
Found from The Crafted Life
Within 30 minutes, you can create a nifty and stylish mouse pad. Much cheaper and better than the store-bought mouse pad, don’t you think?
You just need some round cork, fabric, fabric mod podge, and a sponge brush (oh, and some scissors!)
64. DIY Accordion Marble Rack
Found from Drawn to DIY
Boring accordion racks can get a totally different look if you decorate them with some marble contact paper from your dollar store.
This will make your entryway feel a little more luxurious without spending too much.
65. Succulent Planters
Found from Craftberry Bush
If you’re into succulents (who isn’t?) then definitely try out this easy dollar store DIY project. I mean how nice does this DIY terrarium look?
The main trick of this is to glue transparent dollar store glasses in between dollar store ceramic bowls.
66. DIY Jewelry Storage
Found from Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer
Similar to the idea just above it, with a little effort you can transform a few dollar store bowls and candle holders into this beautiful tiered storage for your jewelry.
Feel free to get creative with colors to match your own room interior.
67. DIY Memo Animal Holders
Found from Sugar and Cloth
These fun and simple DIY animal memo holders make the perfect functional desk (or party) accessory! Such a great way to be reminded of your notes with these cute animals and bright colors!
But how do you make them yourself? Here’s the quick version!
- Get a plastic animal and drill a hole in the top middle of it
- Squirt some super glue into the hole and plant your dowel rod in
- Super glue an alligator clip on the top of your dowel rod
- Spray paint it and then seal it with a glossy finish
68. DIY Geometric Planters
Found from Homemade Ginger
I really like these geometric planters! They have a little bit of a post-modern vibe to them.
All you need are some straws, metallic spray paint, pliers, and floral wire.
69. Floral Wall Clock
Found from Lovely Indeed
A cute and simple way to decorate your home is with this DIY project.
With a little effort, a wire wreath frame, a bunch of flowers, greenery, and a few other bits and bobs you can have this beautiful wall clock. Totally easy right?
70. Puff Lampshade
Found from The Pinto Pony
I’m totally loving this DIY Anthropologie-inspired lamp and I think it would look great in the bedroom!
You start off with a bare lampshade, and then you use lots of 4-inch square pieces of heavy linen cut into circles to create the puffy effect.
Lots of cutting and gluing needed, but I think you’ll agree the result looks fantastic!
71. DIY Masking Tape Wall Art
Found from Be Frenchie
If you want to decorate your room but you don’t want to hassle with paint, then try using masking tape to create designs. What I really love about this is that you can personalize your design and remove it easily.
72. DIY Tassel Garlands
Found from Pizzazzerie
Whether you’re throwing a party or you just want to add some cute decor at home, these tassel garlands will give everything a pop of color!
All you need is tissue, scissors, a glue gun, and ribbon (or cord.)
Themed Dollar Store Decor Ideas
73. DIY Leaf Streamers Centerpiece
By Layla Palmer but found from HGTV
Skipping the centerpiece means there’s nothing at eye level to block your view of the other guests. And adding these Fall leaf streamers on the table can give the setting a cute Autumnal feel.
74. DIY Pumpkin Candleholders
Found from Southern Living
These DIY mini pumpkin candle holders are so simple and only take about five minutes to make.
You just need to cut a 1-inch-wide circle into each pumpkin, scoop out the centers and insert the votive candles. You can also size these candle holders to fit any tea light, pillar, or taper candle!
75. DIY Mini Pumpkin Florals
Found from Fish and Bull
Here’s another cute and chic Fall decoration involving pumpkins.
These DIY pumpkin vases are an easy way to WOW your guests for dinner parties, look great for Thanksgiving, and awesome for Fall weddings!
You’ll just need a knife, spoon, flower bouquet, floral foam, and a small candle votive (a shot glass works fine too.)
76. DIY Fall Pillow
Found from 2 Bees in a Pod
If you’re thinking of an easy way to add personality to your room, then this DIY pillowcase might interest you. It totally looks cozy, stylish and, inexpensive (in fact, it only costs about $5 to make!)
77. Fall Chalkboard
Found from Lolly Jane
A quote on a chalkboard is a perfect greeting for anyone entering your home. It looks very artsy and is easy to make!
You don’t need to even chalk it yourself but can just download a chalked image and frame it in a shabby chic frame.
78. Fun Serving Pieces
Found from Southern Living
Pale gray and green pumpkins add interesting height and fun to your buffet.
So what’s this dollar store hack advising you to do? Place serving plates on differently sized pumpkins. Simple. Boom.
79. Autumn Leaf Fairy Lights
Found from Wall Flower Kitchen
Fall leaves play a big part in bringing color into your home. Put them together with some fairy lights, and you’ll have a great Autumnal glow.
80. DIY Fall Wreath
Found from 2 Bees in a Pod
This wreath display makes a colorful and cute statement at your front door. Best of all, it doesn’t take much time to make!
You’ll need some wire cutters, floral stems, a craft foam ring, and a pen to make this beauty.
81. White & Metallic Pumpkin
Found from Taryn White Aker
It’s simple to decorate pumpkins with just a few supplies from the dollar or craft store. Create stylish seasonal decor with some gold and white paint and place them all around the house.
And see the cornstalk in this pic? These were actually planted to help keep them alive in the shade.
82. DIY Spider Web
Found from BHG
I really like this super easy and simple tip. This can transform your window into a spooky spider web. Even if you don’t have the spider, it would still look pretty cool.
To make this, all you have to do is:
- Use 2 long strips of black craft tape to create an X shape (make sure it’s off-center!)
- Use a 3rd strip to cross the middle of the X creating 6 sections in your window
- Starting from the center, use strips to create pentagons that grow as they go out
- Hot glue a suction cup to a faux spider and stick it on the window!
83. DIY Witch Broom
Found from Craftholics Anonymous
Need a last-minute Halloween decoration? You have to try these easy paper straw witch brooms! They are a breeze to make and use only a handful of supplies.
84. Blood Dripped Candles
Found from Lily Shop
Now this is creepy! This craft is not only brilliant but is SO easy.
All you need is a red taper candle, white pillar candles, wax paper, and a lighter.
- Place some white pillar candles on some wax paper to avoid spillage.
- Light your red taper candle and wait for a puddle of wax to form in it.
- Pour the red wax over the edge of your white candles moving it around so the drips look like blood.
85. Skeleton Hands Halloween Wreath
Found from Tried and True Blog
Halloween wouldn’t be complete without these creepy skeletons. And this skeleton hand wreath will definitely scare and wow your guest.
All you need is some strong glue, 9 plastic skeleton hands, a circular chalkboard, fine chalk marker, and some spray paint!
86. Cardboard Tombstone
Found from E How
Looking for a little way to add a big scare to your Halloween decor? Consider making this DIY project. These tombstones will turn your space into a scary graveyard.
Using everyday items such as newspaper, cardboard, sand/bricks, stencils, and a few more, these are pretty simple to make too!
87. Skull Candle Holder
Found from Endlessly Inspired
The dollar store sells a lot of plastic skeletons during Halloween. So take advantage of it and create this useful candle holder.
All you’ll need is a hot glue gun, black spray paint, terra cotta saucers, and (of course) a candle!
88. Hanging Foam Bats
Found from HGTV
Now, if you want more ideas to decorate your yard, then try this spooky bat DIY project!
You’ll need some scissors, a pencil, craft glue, black craft foam, googly eyes, and a fishing line.
89. Vintage Folk Art Pumpkin
Found from Craft Berry Bush
With just a little effort, who would think that you could create awesome Halloween decorations from foam balls. It’ll totally look like you bought them in a specialty store.
With foam balls, foam cutters, and some specialty paint you’ll be on your way to making these in no time!
90. Cheesecloth Ghost
Found from One Good Thing By Jillee
This decoration is really cheap and a fun way to decorate for Halloween. Make 2 or 3 of them and this can totally give your home a cute and not so spooky feel.
All you need is some cheesecloth, starch, and a few other essentials you probably already have at home!
91. Deranged Halloween Centerpiece
Found from Martha Stewart
Using faux critters and snakes from the dollar store, this bunch of white roses makes a scary and funny centerpiece.
Making this requires some skill in parts, but it’s mostly just gluing on critters!
92. “Thankful” Paper Bunting
Found from A Thoughtful Place Blog
This paper bunting project is so easy to make and is such a great addition to any room. It also reminds us to be thankful—could it get any better?
To make it, it requires some brown lunch bags, black ribbon, and black markers.
93. Door Greeting Wreath
Found from Country Living
Welcome your guests with this charming alternative Fall wreath.
It’s so simple to make—all you need to do is add some chalkboard paint to the inside of an old tray and finish it with some autumn leaves and berries around the edges.
94. DIY Paper Napkin Rings
Found from Aka Design
Pair your utensil holders with this personalized DIY project. It really looks adorable and is perfect for your dinner table.
You’ll need some kraft paper, scissors, clear scotch tape, and a computer and printer.
95. DIY Give Thanks Pillow Cover
Found from Kiki Comin
Add warmth and charm to your home with this easy fall decoration idea.
All it takes to make this pillow is a pillow cover from the dollar store and iron-on vinyl.
In a little time, you’ll have a cozy Thanksgiving throw pillow.
96. Cinnamon Sticks Candle
Found from Garden Therapy
Welcome the Fall season with this DIY cinnamon candle. It’s easy to do and makes a great decorative fall centerpiece. This will definitely make your house smell amazing without taking much effort.
Using twine, tie cinnamon sticks around a candle. And you’re done!
97. Metallic Pumpkin Runner
Found from BHG
The dollar store offers a lot of great paints but I highly recommend trying gold. Not only is it trendy, but it also gives a stylish, chic, and elegant look without spending much.
Add some gold to pumpkins, pinecones, and branches. Then, to finish the look, let them all sit on a burlap runner underneath.
98. DIY Faux Pumpkin Vase
Found from A Pumpkin and a Princess
Why spend so much on your table centerpiece when you can have a lovely one without splurging?
This crafty idea for plastic pumpkins with a touch of gold spray paint is such a smart project. It really looks elegant and impressive.
You’ll need hot glue, fall stems, a styrofoam block, and a faux pumpkin.
99. DIY Confetti Stuffed Turkey
Found from Studio DIY
Having kids over on your Thanksgiving day feast? Surprise them with this cute and fun confetti stuffed turkey!
You’ll need lots of confetti, a lunch bag, treat bags, tissue paper, scissors, and hot glue.
100. Wheat Bundle Centerpiece
Found from Uncommon Designs Online
Burlap ribbon from the dollar store makes this wheat bundle perfect for your Thanksgiving table. This really brings an Autumnal vibe without spending too much time and money.
You’ll need floral wire, ribbon, scissors, a 4-inch wide burlap ribbon, a sliced wood piece, and dried wheat (2 bunches) to achieve this exact look.
101. Customizable Utensil Holder
Found from Bloom Designs Online
Alright alright, so this particular product is not from the dollar store (it’s actually from Etsy), but it’s still a budget-friendly DIY project! And it’s super cute.
However, you could pretty easily make these yourself using some card from the dollar store and making the design yourself on PicMonkey. You’d just then print your design onto the card strips using a printer.
Either way, whether you buy it or make it yourself, these “thankful for” customizable place cards will be appreciated at your next dinner party!
102. DIY Mason Jar Globes
Found from Make + Haus
Now this is a beautiful way to add some color to your room. With just a few supplies, you can make these amazing centerpieces.
To make this, you’ll need some assorted mason jars, hot glue, distilled water, liquid glycerin, snow confetti (or glitter), and some plastic ornaments or faux garland.
103. DIY Embossed Foil Leaf Wreath
Found from eHow
If you want a holiday decor idea that really stands out, then I’d suggest trying this easy bright foil wreath. Definitely an eye-catcher!
You’ll need a few items such as a foil baking sheet/oven liner, scissors, a hot glue gun, a wooden embroidery hoop, golden spray paint, and either a cutting mat or foam board.
104. Gem Icicle Ornaments
Found from Mad in Crafts
These dollar store icicle ornaments are a great way to make your tree or certain centerpieces stand out.
To make these icicles you’ll need gems from the dollar store, craft glue, and floral wire, and snips.
105. Duster Christmas Wreath
Found from Craftberry Bush
Now I think this is somewhere between a boho and farmhouse holiday decoration. At least, that’s the best way I can describe this super cute Christmas wreath.
It’s easy to make too! All you’ll need are 4 or more microfiber dusters and some white pipe cleaners.
106. DIY Botanical Ornament
Found from The Crafted Life
I love this adorable and pretty botanical ornament. It’s super simple and elegant as well.
All you’ll need is ribbon, a clear ornament, and dried plants. Yay for simple dollar store decorating hacks!
107. Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars
Found from Crafts by Amanda
Candles are always a great way to make your home feel warm and cozy. And these DIY candle decorations are a magical way to make it feel like the holidays.
To make these candles exactly as you see in the picture, you’ll need 2 pinecones, a glass jar, twine, lace, a hot glue gun, a candle, Epsom salt, and some Snow-Tex.
108. Iced Branches
Found from Make them Wonder
I’ve always been a fan of iced branches; they make for a great wall or table decoration. And now you don’t have to pay $25 for a set; you can make it yourself!
To make them you’ll need tree branches, tacky glue, some diamond vase filler, and glass glitter.
109. Mini Stocking Silverware Holders
I think this might just be the cutest dollar store idea yet. There isn’t much work you have to do and it’s a great way to decorate the table on a budget.
So if you can find some small stockings at your local dollar store, you know what to do!
110. Christmas Tree Napkins
Found from Social Apps
Now if you really want to get creative, then definitely have a try making these adorable Christmas tree napkins. It’s not too much work and it’ll definitely impress the family!
All you need are some green napkins, cinnamon sticks, and paper stars.
111. Paper Evergreens
Found from Martha Stewart
These paper evergreens are a great way to dress up your living room. Whether you place them above the fireplace or on a side table, it’s an awesome way to get into the Christmas spirit!
You’ll need some green card, wooden bamboo skewers, wooden spools, a hot glue gun, scissors, a bone folder, an X-Acto knife, and gold beads.
Dollar Store Hacks for Parents
Here are some dollar store hacks for kids that’ll make parenting just that teensy bit easier!
112. Bucket Storage for Kids
Found from There Was a Crooked House
A great way to keep your children’s art supplies organized and picked up are these DIY storage buckets from the dollar store. Definitely something to try if your kids are the crafty kind.
Simply attach a rail with matching hooks to the wall and hang your buckets!
113. Store Kids Toys with Dollar Store Baskets
Found from Mama With Ideas
Toys can seem to get everywhere, making a mess, and hurting our feet when we accidentally stand on them. These dollar store baskets will make sure that never happens again.
Found from Remarkable Home – Site not reachable; link gone.
These buckets from the dollar store even came with names on them! Perfect to help your kids know where to put their toys after they’ve finished playing.
114. Hamper to Keep Kids Toys Together
Found from Parents
Another easy way to ensure all of your kids’ toys are organized and off the floor is to store them in a hamper.
115. Plastic Cereal Container as a Trash Bin for Messes
Found from BHG
The car is an infamous place for kid’s messes and crumbs getting everywhere. But with just a simple plastic cereal container and a plastic bag, you can easily keep things tidy.
116. Dollar Store Baskets to Hold Car Food
Found from Lookie What I Did – Blog no longer available.
Another car cleaning hack for you!
I used to be a live-in nanny (not for someone faint of heart), and I would get just a bit stressed out when the car became a wreck after feeding them. I wish I’d thought of this dollar store hack!
Simply buy an organized storage basket from the dollar store similar to the one in this photo and you’ll be good to go.
117. Frozen Sponges as Ice Packets
Found from The Kitchn
A super simple and cool way to keep your kids cooled down as things warm-up (or to keep their food cool in their lunch boxes) is to use a frozen sponge.
Simply soak your sponges (bought from the dollar store, of course!) in water and then freeze in zip-top bags.
118. Family Organization Boards
Found from Girl Loves Glam
A great way to keep your family organized is with an awesome planner for everyone to see. Not only will it help you stay on top of things, but it helps reminds your whole family of what’s going on.
This particular family organization command center uses frames bought from the dollar store:
- Two 8.5″ by 11″ document picture frames
- Two 5″ by 7″ picture frames
119. Nursery Drawer Organizer
Found from My So Called Home
Baby outfits are super small and can get disheveled so easily. So try using dollar store organizers for your drawers. This will definitely help keep everything together.
120. Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
Found from Developing The Whole Child
I’m pretty sure this DIY obstacle course for kids would have kept me busy for weeks on end during the summer.
Create an obstacle course using pool noodles stuck into the ground with bamboo BBQ skewers. They can kick the ball through the pool noodles and also crawl through them, so it’s great for kids of many ages.
121. Hula Hoop Croquet
Found from The Crafting Chicks
A bit different from the one above it, this one uses hula hoops, dowel rods to keep the hoops in the ground, and DIY croquet balls.
Easy to set up, you can watch your kids have fun all day long (especially if you make it a competition on who can get the balls through all the hoops fastest!)
122. Hoola Hoop Hideout
Found from Alanna George
A summer day camp is an excellent way to keep your kids busy. Children just love hideouts and spending time in nature. They’ll be even more excited if you get them involved in making it.
All you need is a hula hoop, safety pins, twine or rope, tulle and/or ribbon, sheets, scissors, cushions, and blankets.
123. Giant Dry Erase Mat
Found from I Heart Arts N Crafts
Kids that love to draw will love this! And better yet, when a rainy day comes and you can’t go outside, this dollar store hack still comes in handy.
You’ll need washable non-toxic dry erase markers and a clear vinyl shower curtain liner as your canvas, which you can find for only $1 at a local dollar store.
124. DIY Color Mixing Station
Found from No Twiddle Twaddle
Mixing colors with cornstarch water (sometimes referred to as “oobleck”) is one of those perfect kids’ activities that keeps kids busy for hours.
It’s important to note that play clothes are essential for this messy play idea, however, the mess of the cornstarch water does easily wash away.
125. DIY Ice Cream Bar
Found from Hi Sugar Plum
Dollar stores sell all kinds of things that can be used for parties. Items such as popcorn buckets, shaker jars, straws, tablecloths, napkins, cups, cutlery, balloons and so much more!
This particular idea uses some items from the dollar store to make an ice cream bar. It’s better seen than described, so I’m just going to link to the post here.
126. Backyard Tic Tac Toe
Found from A Turtles Life For Me
Make a Tic Tac Toe grid using a shower curtain and cheap tape from a dollar shop. Then set 6 frisbees out, so the kids can stand behind a line and see who has the best aim!
127. Make Giant Bubbles
Found from Dollar Store Crafts
Building a bubble station will not only make your kids excited but also wow your guests (perfect for the kids’ parties!)
This activity is a homemade “super bubble” that party guests can stand inside of!
All you need are items that you can (mostly) find in dollar stores:
- 5 gallons / 19 liters of distilled water
- 10 cups / 2.5 liters of Dawn non-antibacterial dish soap
- 5 cups / 1.2 liters of Glycerol — optional
- A hula hoop
- A child-size hard plastic swimming pool
128. Window Art With Glue & Food Coloring
Found from Still Parenting
Now this is a great way to keep your kids busy! You can even find pictures for them to replicate.
Save some of their creations for when they’re older and these window art projects will be a great memory for them to look back on.
129. Disney Brave Party: Arrows & Paint
Found from All Things Thrifty
I’m pretty sure one of the things kids like most is to make a huge mess with paint.
So what better way to do it than with arrows and targets? Seriously, this looks like so much fun (even for adults!)
Things to Buy at the Dollar Store
If you’re looking to save money and want to know which items you should get from the dollar store, this list of 25 dollar store items to pick up is for you!
1. Vintage Music Records
Even the best bargains at your favorite music shop can’t compete with the price of vintage music records in dollar stores.
2. Greeting Cards
Compared with other retail stores, you’ll be saving $2 to $3 per card if you buy from the dollar store. Buy in bulk and stock up for those upcoming events, birthdays, and anniversaries.
3. Betty Crocker’s Storage Containers
Found from How Does She
Many stores sell storage containers at expensive prices, but you can easily get brands like Betty Crocker on the cheap.
4. Gain Dryer Sheets
Found from Passion for Savings
You can get many of your laundry supplies at the dollar store, which is handy since it tends to be so expensive at other places.
5. Party Supplies
Plastical tablecloths, cups, plates, cutlery, streamers, and balloons; they’re all cheaper at the dollar store compared to your local party supply store.
6. Little Gifts
Whether it’s little birthday gifts for kids, souvenirs for visiting guests, tokens at an old school reunion or a family get-together, dollar stores keep a massive stock of gifts for every occasion.
Small toys, delicious candies, card games, goodie bags with chocolates, health and beauty supplies are some of the inexpensive gift items in their repertoire.
7. Gift Wrapping
Don’t blow your budget on making your gift look presentable when you can get gift boxes, bags, wrapping paper, and multicolored bows for peanuts at the dollar store.
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
Glad seems to be a brand we all know and use, so why get it at a local supermarket?
9. Hefty Storage Bags
Found from Frugally Blonde
If you’re someone that loves prepping your lunches for work, saving those leftovers, or cutting up fruit and freezing them for smoothies, you can get Hefty for way less at dollar stores.
These storage bags are also great for organizing other things in your drawers and cabinets.
10. Kitchen Utensils
I get a lot of my kitchen supplies from the dollar store because it literally makes no difference. They look just as good as the more expensive brands (and no one’s gonna know unless they shop there too.)
Purchase frying pans and mixing bowls, to containers and long-lasting crockery items from the dollar store and enjoy the savings.
11. Winter Clothing
From woolen socks to knitted hats, dollar stores are a mini boutique for cheap winter accessories starting as low as $1.
12. Clorox Bleach
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
Who’d have thought you could make a saving buying Clorox from the dollar store?
13. Cleaning Products
Get kitchen, bathroom and toilet cleaners, as well as tile washing detergents, all for cheap at the dollar store. You may even notice some well-known brands too.
14. Dish Soap
Found from Frugally Blonde
You can get name brand dish soap like Palmolive or Dawn instead of paying top dollar at your local Meijer or Albertsons.
15. Dental Care
Keeping an extra toothbrush, toothpaste, and mouthwash in your bathroom will save you money and time so you’re not running to the store the next time you run out.
16. Medications Like Qlear Vicks
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
If you’re suffering from a cold or some other ailment, then definitely make sure you’re checking the dollar store for Vick’s and other meds.
17. School & Office Supplies
From pencils to sharpeners, to scotch tape, and even staplers, you can find a lot of great prices for these items. So take advantage of this and stock up on your school and office supplies.
18. Hair Accessories
The dollar store offers bargain prices for all their hair ties, bobby pins, headbands, and anything you can find for hair accessories.
An eight-pack of AA batteries typically costs around $5 from home depot, but sometimes you can find them in dollar stores for just $1.
20. Lysol Disinfecting Wipes
Found from Passion for Savings
Having kids can be messy, so carrying some disinfecting wipes can be pretty handy!
You can find a great selection of dishware at the Dollar store. They may not always look chic, but they’re perfect if you need to replace something that broke.
22. Picture Frames
Another great thing that you can find at the dollar store that’s super cheap is picture frames. Get a bunch, paint them if need be, and they’ll make a great addition to your room.
23. Bisquick Pancake Mix
Found from Frugally Blonde
If you’re someone that loves having big Saturday morning breakfasts, then grab a big bag of Bisquick at the dollar store and save yourself some money.
Did you know that you can save a lot of money on snacks at the dollar store? Choose from a huge selection of cookies, candy, gummies, chips, and boxed chocolates.
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
You can get fresh bread at the dollar store every day! No need to pay extra for something you could get cheaper right?
Phew, that was a long list! Well done if you’ve made it this far!
DIY projects are pretty fun, especially when they’re super simple and cost you hardly any money. And it’s also nice to know that you can get household items pretty cheap at the dollar store.
(No need to spend $10 on a potato peeler…seriously, no need!)
Now if you have any awesome dollar tree hacks, dollar store decorating hacks, ideas, projects, or even tips on what to buy at the dollar store to save money, I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!
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We have used the Dollar Tree for just about every aspect of my daughter’s wedding from the centerpieces to the menu board and lots in between. I t has really been a budget saver. All it takes is a little imagination and pinterest!!
Love Dollar Tree for these items that buy there often: large, padded mailing envelopes, small plastic and glass jars with lids for organizing everything — from nails and screws to pantry items. Also, WHY would I spend $5 on pretty gift bag when they are only $1 there!? Often buy drinking glasses, placemats and household cleaners. Also love all the plastic bins for storage, etc.
In line with your artsy focus, there’s a project I’d like to try (again…failed with the initial attempt). The project resembles eclectic Anthropologie candle stick holders. For the materials, you gather all kinds of small porcelain pieces like animal salt and pepper shakers, teacups, maybe small plates, figurines, etc. You then stack and glue them to a tall height with a candle stick holder on top. As I recall, hot glue did not work. The idea may have even come off of Pinterest. Looked cool in the photo….like your popsicle stick wall. Thanks for that idea.
Teachers love the Dollar Tree. Last year I had a carnival theme for my classroom decor. I was able to get great student gifts like boxes of animal crackers and those large, round rainbow swirl suckers. They had great bulletin board boarders and posters that went with my theme. My favorite item (and the one I had the most comments on) was the large, plastic popcorn containers which I used to store my leveled reading books. Rows of those fun containers definitely added to the theme look and made organizing so easy. Each year, I find many of my theme decor “starters.” Then, what I can’t get at the Dollar Tree, I go to the teacher store to purchase. However, by starting at the Dollar Tree, I literally save well over a hundred dollars!
I love being able to take my grandkids on an “adventure” outing and still be able to have $ for little treats that they picked out themselves. We all have a great time and they have learned to look all the aisles over before making their choices.
I like to buy nuts, dried fruits and seeds there and make trail mix for my family. So much cheaper than buying premade. Its the best place to buy items for missions too!! And for the preppers…cheapest place to pack your bug out bag!!
We travel to Azrizona in Feb and stay for a month. We rented a house that was totally furnished, then the house was sold. We found a condo to rent but no housewares and etc. I went to dollar store and challenged myself how inexpensive I could stock the condo. My husband was stunned by my thriftyness! I bought silverware, plates, glasses, etc. The bathroom was my best savings, for ten dollars, towels, washcloths, rug, stool cover, shower curtain shower liner and toothbrush holder. Plus when we departed for home items donated to help someone else!
WOW! Thanks for sharing this Linda! This is definitely inspiring! 🙂
College kids need a little help, right? Every so often I pack my granddaughter a “goodie box” packed full of Dollar Tree items – office supplies such as pencils, tape, paper clips, pens, etc.; laundry detergent & dryer sheets; kitchen supplies – aluminum foil sheets, aluminum pans, detergent, etc.; she loves those Whales crackers and other snackies; toothpaste and a new tooth brush; batteries; candles, the list is endless. Needless to say, she is thrilled. They are going to “share” so why pay a lot more for the same quality you can get at dollar stores?
DB, I love this! That is such an awesome and creative and helpful idea! It definitely sounds like something I’d like to do (or receive 😉 ).
I am there all the time too. I have even blogged about it. I love the way you’ve pulled all of these together. Great job. I am going to have to venture out to Dollar Stores outside of my neighborhood because I know different buyers stock different items. Thanks for sharing.
I’m glad I could help you out Clearissa! 🙂
I love all their color, project books for children. Also school supplies and colorful pattern folders. Put them all together to make a Welcome package for any new children that come to our Kidz Club class at church! They children have a fun package to work on and remember our class!
That’s so awesome to hear about Joyce! 🙂
I get bread, tortillas, 18 count eggs, hair ties, zippy bags, school supplies, calendars, and snacks for the kids for school (cheese sticks, cereal bars, cheese crackers, etc).
Awesome to know Tanya! 🙂
I keep a snack drawer for goods, cracker and cookie individual snacks are much cheaper at DS then anywhere else
Nice tip Jo! I should do that as well! 😉
I love the ideas! Thanks Silas and Grace! ?
You are most welcome Kelly! 🙂
Being a senior citizen and alone, I like to snack, so the littler packages are great. Peanut butter filled
Pretzels, love them. I get in the mood for them then don’t want a lot left over. They have a rubber
Thing to remove oil filter. Well I bought one just like it that is a jar opener for way more than a dollar. I try not to go to often it’s hard to pass up great deals. Lol
Wow, thanks Joyce for these awesome tips! I love them! Also.. I like to snack too, so that’s a big plus for me. 😉
I love DOLLAR TREE!! Ours is located right next to one of those big name “party” stores with all the decorations and plates, etc. BUT, why pay those prices when you can go right next door to the dollar store and get the EXACT same plates, same company and all, for a buck? AND, I make soap so, other than lye, I can get pretty much a whole batch of soap ingredients there for about 5 bucks!!
This is an awesome tip! I love it Sharon! 🙂
Get cheap wire wisks. Fill them with seasonal candy. Tie a bow where the handle and wires meet. This makes inexpensive door prizes or small gifts (example, teacher gifts) , or shower/party favours.
Hey Janice, I’m so sorry I got to your comment late! I’ve been so busy of late!
And that’s such a great idea! I love it! 🙂
THIS IS A GREAT IDEA NEXT WEEK FOR TEACHERS GIFTS FOR BANQUET.
I’ve bought lovely white dinner plates and matching bowls which are deep enough to for pasta and soup. I buy my aluminum cake tins, organizing items, covered shoe bins, white rain shampoo and conditioner, cards, etc etc. I even buy food. Love dollar tree for my craft projects also.
Love your finds Joanne! They sound great! 🙂
Actually a couple of months ago, I was shopping at the dollar store and found Pepperidge Farm breads on the shelf. Turns out every Tuesday & Thursdays, they get a delivery from the company just like the grocery stores do, only smaller quantity. Loaves of bread that easily cost $3.99 each in any grocery store I can get for a dollar. Whoopie!!!
Awesome finds Debbie! I love it! 😀
Ask if they can special order a particular item in bulk…This helped me save a few hundred $$ for my wedding..I fell in love with some cute picture frames that I wanted to give to our guests that also paired with their table seating. I got about 400 frames for about $200. Bought a silver pen wrote our names and the date on the frame and printed out the guests name and table number and inserted it. AND I had plenty extra just in case I messed up.
Those are such awesome tips Christine! I love them! 🙂
Actually, you can order online at Dollar Tree’s website and buy by the case. It is how my niece did the EXACT same thing for her wedding 6 yrs ago! She also placed their wedding picture under the table number and it served double duty….as a place holder AND as a wedding favor ( that part was MY idea =) )
Thanks for the ideas Maryanne! 🙂
Dollar Tree items can be ordered online in bulk, and paid for and picked up in your local Dollar Tree. This way your supplies can be met while others who don’t need as much, still have some left in the store.
I love shopping at the dollar store. There are so many things you can get creative with.
Thanks for the tips
Indeed Nati. 🙂
I spent a total of 9 dollars on 8×10 mirrors they had to make a “wall of mirrors” well, a half wall, behind my coffee corner 🙂 I love it!
That’s awesome Vicki! I’d love to see photos! 🙂
I buy a lot of my Grocery items at Dollar tree.The same products at a much lower cost!
I buy eggs, angus steak, burrito, porchop, frozen veggies, breakfast food, bread, milk, yummy ice cream pie and etc from the dollar store. I couldn’t ask for more, very pocket friendly. I buy and make my own seasonal wreath and decor from them, love all the kids coloring books and other arts supplies. Also, you can buy aluminum balloon for a dollar which sells for $5 from other stores.
This is a great roundup! I’ve been shopping at the Dollar Tree since I was a little kid. Some of my favorite items: organization supplies like stackable little baskets, cleaning supplies, kitchen items, notebooks and other school supplies, and snacks.
I’m so sorry Tai for the late reply! My husband and I have been so busy of late! Also, thanks for the awesome tips! I’m so glad you’ve been able to find great stuff at the Dollar Tree! 🙂
Nice share! We can find many great items on Dollar Stores. I often go there to buy the holiday cards, bathroom supply, and kids’ books, balloons. There are some items that I can’t believe I can get it for a dollar.
Thanks for the awesome tips Vicky! 🙂
I have one for all of you. I found watch batteries at the DOLLAR Tree. I also found invisible deodorant. The kind that doesn’t leave white marks underarm s on black marks. I also got antihistamines pills when I got stung by the bee’s. They’re cortisone cream and bandaid and triple antibiotics. They also have 5 X mirrors. And Great hair brushes.
That’s a great idea Linda! Thanks for letting us know about your finds! 🙂
Thanks Linda, I didn’t know that they had 5 x mirrors, for that price I could have one for every room.
I know a Linda Morrison haha
I just love The Dollar Tree. I do a lot of journaling and get most everything I need there . I love their new organizers too not only functional but pretty too So much and more for just about anything you can think of!
I know! So great. 🙂