When most people go to the dollar store, they see a mess of cheap stuff. Inexpensive toys and low quality housewares tend to be scattered everywhere. When creative and crafty people go to the dollar store, they see opportunity. These 15 DIY projects are as gorgeous as they are cheap, proving that there’s definitely more than meets the eye when it comes to discount stores.
It’s time to lifehack the dollar store. Next time you go to one, pick up supplies for a few of these cool projects.
1.) This wrought-iron wall art is actually made from a rubber door mat.
2.) Transform these $1 vases into gorgeous centerpieces.
3.) Make a chic pebbled bath mat on the cheap.
4.) All you need to make this poured paint planter is acrylic paint and a terra-cotta pot.
5.) Use DecoArt glass paint and cheap glassware to make this garden art.
6.) Plastic drink tumblers attached with nuts and bolts become modular storage shelves.
7.) Square mirrors become artsy planters with a hot glue gun.
8.) Mount painted kids toys on to wood blocks to make modern bookends.
9.) Silver trays and candlesticks are an elegant way to store and display your makeup.
10.) Never lose track of your glass at a party with these chalkboard wine glasses.
11.) This diner wall art is made from $1 kitchen utensils, $2 frames, fabric, and hot glue.
12.) This chandelier is a great outdoor decoration, you’d never guess it’s made from Mardi Gras beads!
13.) These confetti tumbler glasses were inspired by a pricey glassware set, but cost only $2 to make.
14.) Dollar store tiles and an old mirror make up this outdoor garden accessory.
15.) Paint a burner cover and hang with a ribbon for a fun hanging magnetic board.
It’s hard to believe these items were made with such inexpensive products. Next time you visit your closest dollar store, be sure to keep these DIYs in mind!