Updating your home decor doesn’t have to be expensive. With a little DIY work and cheap supplies from the dollar store, you can create elegant and attractive items for your home, all for just a few dollars each! Check out this roundup of really awesome dollar store projects and get inspired!
Dollar Store Vases
Gold Leaf Vase
Supplies needed: gold paint, painter’s tape, vase, foam brush.
Get the tutorial at The Creativity Exchange
Dollar Store Spring Ombre Vases
Supplies needed: glass vases, acrylic paint, plate or mixing tray, paint mixer or popsicle stick, soft bristle paint brush.
Get the tutorial at Living Well Spending Less
Enamel Painted Vases
Supplies needed: vases, dishwasher safe PermEnamel paint, PermEnamel surface conditioner, paper towels, paint brush and a mixing bowl.
Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm
Gold Scalloped Vase
Supplies needed: vase, metallic gold paint, circle paper punch, card stock.
Get the tutorial at Brepurposed
Frosted Dollar Store Vases
Supplies needed: little glass vases, skinny painter’s tape, frosted glass spray.
Get the tutorial at Making it in the Mountains
Creepy yet Elegant Gilded Snake Vase
Supplies needed: clear vase, rubber snake, glue, golden pearl metallic paint, paintbrush.
Get the tutorial at Desert Domicile
Candles & Candleholders
Sea Glass Hanging Votive Holders
Supplies needed: glass holders, glass paint, rubbing alcohol, vinyl or latex gloves, lint free towel, cosmetics sponges, votives.
Get the tutorial at Saved by Love Creations
Hurricane Lanterns Out of Dollar Store Frames
Supplies needed: 5 Dollar Store frames of the same size, hot glue, pair of needlenose pliers, curtain ring or heavy rope, heavy black marker.
Get the tutorial at Grosgrain
Thumbtack Patterned Candles
Supplies needed: gold thumbtacks, candle.
Get the tutorial at The Blissful Bee
Sparkling Spray-Painted Candles
Supplies needed: tall jar candles, metallic spray paint, painter’s tape.
Get the tutorial at Popsugar
Glass Bead Candleholder
Supplies needed: small oval glass container, bag of glass beads, glues sticks and a hot glue gun.
Get the tutorial at Mom Luck
Supplies needed: large glass votive, vellum paper, candle.
Get the tutorial at The Vintage Pearl
Elegant Votive Candleholders
Supplies needed: small vases, rubber bands, white matte spray paint, votive candles.
Get the tutorial at The Hyper House