Mercury Glass on a Dollar Store Budget

MaryJo from Masterpieces of My Life says she had been coveting Ballard Designs’ beautiful mercury glass pedestal bowls for some time but didn’t want to open up her wallet for them. She happened upon some textured bowls at the dollar store and couldn’t help but notice that they would be perfect for turning into her […Read More]

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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