Honeycomb Dollar Store Vases

Pattern and texture are a great way to add interest to a rather plain vase. Val from Home Made Modern happens to love honeycomb and found a way to recreate the look of designer ceramics using dollar store vases and paint. Val started out with dollar store vases and then simply drew on a honeycomb […Read More]

Dollar Store Cake Stand

Kathy from Up to Date Interiors was on the hunt for modern Halloween décor and stumbled upon a glossy black cake stand from West Elm. She says, “Everything about it was perfection except for the price tag. $69 wasn’t exactly in my budget…. but the Dollar Tree always is!” Kathy glued together a plate and […Read More]

Birch Bark Candles

You may have seen the fabulous birch pillar candles that are being sold by stores such as Pottery Barn and World Market lately. Kimberly at A Night Owl Blog certainly has and absolutely adores them! With some LED pillars from the dollar store and scrapbook paper, Kimberly quickly and easily whipped up a set of […Read More]

Glamorous Gold Painted Scissors

Heather from Southern State of Mind says she has had a serious case of spray paint fever, coating all her old office accessories with gold spray paint. First the stapler, next the tape dispenser, then the three-hole punch, and now Heather’s scissors are even sporting a glitzy gold! These scissors started as a humble dollar […Read More]

Gold Serpent Vase

Pam from Simple Details was smitten as soon as she saw the serpent bowl from the Nate Berkus fall line at Target. Even though it only sported a $20 price tag, the DIY blogger in Pam challenged her to create one for less. Pam says, “It couldn’t be easier – find a toy rubber snake, […Read More]

Circling Crow Halloween Mobile

With Halloween fast approaching, Shelley from House of Smiths created an adorable vignette for her covered entryway. And, yes, I just said Halloween and adorable in the same sentence. Somehow, Shelley can even make Halloween look chic! Part of Shelley’s set-up included a circling crow mobile that she made from dollar store crows and a […Read More]

Easy Succulent Terrarium with Brass Base

Like Bre of Average But Inspired do you love the low-maintenance nature of succulents? Bre created a stylish terrarium to hold succulents using a glass bowl from the dollar store and a piece of wood to create a vintage-inspired brass base. I love the look of the mixed materials and how the pedestal elevates the bowl slightly. Bre’s easy DIY terrarium cost only $7 and adds a touch of modern flair to her home.

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Indian Corn Candle Holder

Here’s a quick and simple idea for your Thanksgiving table or fall mantel from Debbie at Confessions of a Plate Addict. Debbie surrounded a glass cylinder with miniature Indian corn to create a pretty fall candle holder. Since the corn is just secured with a rubber band, you can easily remove it and redecorate the cylinder for each season.


Indian Corn Candle

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