33 Impressive DIY Dollar Store Home Decor Ideas
Making our homes welcoming and stylish is a No. 1 goal throughout the whole year. The sources of ideas are obviously endless however, some of them could cost a fortune.
Have you ever thought that you could make your home look like a million dollars without investing one million dollars?
All you need to do is go to the nearest Dollar Store and find the decorations that will suit your interior style.
Surprisingly or not, there are good home essentials that look pretty pricey or that could be touched up a little bit and be turned into a unique decor piece.
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This is what we are going to show you today- a list of great Dollar store items that will spruce up your interior.
1. $5 DIY Mail Sorting Baskets
Want to organize your mail but you don’t want those heavy wooden or metal mailboxes that will take up too much from the wall?
Get a plain wire basket and spray paint it in black. Add labels for a more customized look.
2. Add Copper Accents to a Pillar Vase
Turn ordinary glass into an art piece that can be used as a candle holder, as a vase or as an accent to a table centerpiece.
All you need is a tall glass from the Dollar Store, tape to differentiate the paint areas and form geometrical shapes and bronze spray paint.
3. Bespoke Blue Milk Paint and Polka Dot Mirror
Are you looking for an ultimate and instant decor improvement? Do it with a mirror! And do it for less than $2.
Get a plain mirror from Dollar tree and make it look like a unique piece by making a wooden frame. Paint in a color you like and decorate according to match the existing interior.
4. Boho Chic Jewelry Trays
One of the ways to decorate a vanity is to do it with jewelry and make-up holders.
Combining functionality and beauty in 1, you save space and money and increase the decor value of the bedroom.
Get a few wooden leaves and change their entire look with paints.
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5. Burlap DIY Dollar Tree Storage Bins
The farmhouse baskets in the furniture stores are very pretty and quite expensive. The good news is that you can make your own without investing much from your budget, only some of your time.
Get plastic baskets from the Dollar Store and wrap them with burlap fabric using a hot glue gun.
6. Counter Top Phone Charging Station & Tablet Holder
Are you always looking for your phone or tablet? This easy DIY will let you organize them in one place for almost no money.
All you need to make this functional gadget is a simple sturdy picture frame, thick cardboard, wood scraps and paint.
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7. Custom Spindle and China Jewelry Fountain
A few dishes, a set of candlesticks, spray paint and a strong glue are the supplies you need to make yourself a jewelry tower for the dressing table.
It will surely be more than a practical organizer. It will add style to the bedroom interior.
8. DIY Burlap Monogram
Personalized decorations easily make the space more homely and therefore they are worth trying. The supplies for this layered craft are inexpensive but the final result is unique.
This type of wall art could make a wonderful gift for a new baby and newlyweds, just change the initial as needed.
9. DIY Cookie-Cutter Candles
Are you wondering how to treat all your guest for Christmas? Do it with handmade candles in super cute shapes. Get a set of cooking cutters and melt ordinary candles.
If you want them in various colors, use crayons to change the melt candle liquid color.
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10. DIY Metallic Rope Throw Basket Tutorial
Do you need inspiration for your Dollar Store plastic basket? Wrap it with thick rope to give it a rustic look.
To make it even more attractive, paint a quarter from the circles starting from the bottom in red metallic paint.
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11. DIY Picture Frame Greenhouse Terrarium
Terrariums are an interesting decor accent, however, they could cost quite a lot. Here is an idea of how to make yourself one with cheap supplies and no compromise to the look.
Frames in different sizes are painted in one color and then the glass is glued to each frame. After the greenhouse is ready, you can use it as indoor or outdoor decoration.
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12. DIY Serving Tray
Creativity is what makes plain things unique possessions. In this case, a mirror with a chich metallic frame from the Dollar Store has been turned into a tray.
It is perfect for a table centerpiece when the mirror has been changed with a placemat.
13. DIY Topiary Trees From Dollar Store Supplies
Looking like decor sold at the high-end stores, these topiary trees are great indoor and outdoor decorations.
You need foam balls, terra cotta pots, faux greenery and paint.
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14. Dollar Store Cloche
Cloches have initially be used to protect new sprouts but in the contemporary world, they have more a decorative application that marks a taste of refinement and elegance.
If you have always wanted to decorate the mantel with cloches holding moss, you can now do it in a budget-friendly way.
Get glass from the Dollar Store and just flip it over! For a finished look, glue on an interesting knob.
15. Dollar Store DIY Make Up and Jewelry Stand
This vintage chic jewelry organizer is a handmade piece from supplies from the Dollar Store.
A cake holder, a dish or a tray glued to it could be used as a display of your most often worn earrings and necklaces.
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16. Dollar Store Jewelry Dish
Polka dots never go out of style so choosing such a pattern will certainly make your craft attractive.
The pinch dishes have been covered with dots to become jewelry sorters.
17. Dresser Mirror
Do you want to make your stand mirror more attractive?
Get accent gems, a large round acrylic tray and a plate stand from the Dollar Store and turn it into a stunning accessory.
18. Easy Succulent Planter
Do you need a more unique planter for your succulent collection? Get three Dollar Store ceramic bowls in different sizes and clear short glasses.
To achieve the tiered alignment, glue the glasses in between the bowls.
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19. Glass Bead Vase
Covering a small glass container with accent gems will turn it into a candle holder or vase that will play with the sunlight.
As easy as it looks, you only have to glue the gems onto the external surface of the glass.
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20. Gold-Painted Elephant
Figures of elephants are known to bring luck to the house. If you can’t find one on a budget, why not make it yourself?
Grab an elephant figure from the Dollar Store and paint it in gold. Its appearance will totally change, not leaving a sign of the plastic material.
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21. How To Make DIY Ampersand Art Using Thumbtacks
Have you ever thought that office supplies could be used for decorative applications?
Well, this DIY proves that everything is possible when there is a wish and creativity. Pick up a canvas, outline your design on it and start filling it with gold thumbtacks.
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22. How to Make an Easy Sequin Monogram Letter
If you are looking for a way to decorate a foam or wood letter, do it with gold sequins.
The initial will certainly become a focal point of any arrangement because of its glam.
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23. Letter Art with Thumb Tacks
Another creative way to repurpose thumbtacks is to create your own word art. Choose the word and outline it on foam board from the Dollar Store.
After the edges are cut, start filling the top of the foam shape with thumbtacks. The end result is a fantastic sign that can be either hung on the wall or placed on a shelf.
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24. Magnetic Organizer from a Dollar Store Cookie Sheet
A fun and an untraditional way to use a tray from the Dollar Store is to turn it into an organizer. Depending on its application, it can attract make-up, notes for daily activities, cooking recipes and many more.
Cover the magnetic surface with craft paper cut in the size of the tray and put magnet strips to each item you are going to attach to it.
25. Mirror Effect Mercury Vase Makeover
The variety of paints on the market help us transform inexpensively ordinary things into stylish decor accents as if picked up by a designer.
Spray the plain glass vase with silver Rust-oleum paint and enjoy your updated flower holder.
26. Painted Candlesticks
The easiest way to add a pop of color to your interior is to change the colors of the smaller accents. Just choose a paint color and apply it to the clean surface.
Depending on the effect you want to achieve, you can try different techniques like distressing, washing, dripping.
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27. Picture Frame Luminaries
This personal picture frame would warm the atmosphere regardless of its place and regardless of the time of the year.
The structure is made of 4 picture frames from the Dollar Store that are glued to each other. Place your dearest photos and insert a LED light to illuminate them gently.
28. Wall Display for Small Budgets
Do you need a large mirror for your entryway to make it look bigger and brighter?
Purchasing it would be quite expensive, so we have an idea that will be just as functional and attractive.
Buy a few rectangular mirrors from the Dollar Store and glue them to each other to form a larger mirror. Isn’t that idea great?
29. Wall Mirror From Dollar Store Compacts
If you want to accentuate a wall in your home, do it with a mirror in an interesting shape.
The most inexpensive way you can do it is to get compacts from the Dollar Store and glue them on a wooden board with the shape you like.
This wall mirror will cost you only $20. If you buy it from a special store- approximately $300!