t’s mind-blowing how much good stuff there is at a dollar store. It may be hard to see past the bright colors and cheap plastic of many items, but if you keep an open mind, you can see the potential.
If you’re renting or just don’t want to spend lots of money on décor, it doesn’t mean you should put up with a dull-looking or boring interiors. The place you live in affects your mood, productivity, and the overall quality of life, therefore, you should do your best to make it as comfortable and beautiful as possible.
If you get creative or simply borrow the ideas from the list below, you can make your place look amazing on a very small budget.
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 much cheaper! 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!
Trashcan Garbage Nightstand
Found from House of Turquoise
I love this idea for turning a simple trashcan into a cute and trendy nightstand! The color definitely makes the room pop!
Glass Jars And Pallet Wood Bathroom Organizer
Found from Saved By Love Creations
This craft will not only make your bathroom more organized, but it also looks super cute. You will need about 15 inch long pallet wood plank, a hammer, 3 glass jars, chalkboard paint, small paint brush, tape measurer, and a marker or pencil. You can find the instructions here.
Painted Terra Cotta Pots
Painting terra cotta 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 for a sophisticated and modern effect.
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 which will add character to any room.
DIY Rope Basket
Found from I Heart Organizing
Instead of spending $50-$70 for 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. The beautiful finished product will not only decorate your bedroom, but you can use it to hold some blankets and throws.
Industrial Farmhouse Storage Drawers
Found from Little House Of Four
With a little help of paint and other supplies, renovate the regular dollar store drawers to add the farmhouse style to your place.
DIY Jewellery Storage
Found from Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer
With a little effort, a few bowls and candle holders, you can make this beautiful storage for your jewelry. Feel free to get creative with colors to match your room interior.
Found from Small Home Love
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!
DIY Serving Tray
Found from Cutefetti
Using a frame and a place mat from a dollar store, you can create this beautiful serving tray that will make your dining table look fancy and elegant. Place some candles and flowers to make it even more beautiful.
Bonus – Hula Hoop Chandelier
Found from The Knot
This chandelier made using a hula hoop and light garland creates a very romantic look.
There’s so much potential in the dollar store! We hope that this list has sparked your creativity and you’ll give at least one of these ideas a try. You deserve to live in a beautiful place which truly feels like home when you come back.