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Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. It’s time to spruce up your house with new home decor. But who wants to spend the money at the big box stores? It’s easy to create home decor on a budget using dollar store items.
I’ve included 11 of my favorite design ideas and DIY projects to help you get started.
Welcome spring and your friends with this beautiful DIY Spring Wreath. It’s easy to do with just a few supplies from your local dollar store. Choose your favorite color flowers and go to town. Add a bright bow and hang it on your door.
If you like that Farmhouse style on a budget, you will love this Dollar Store Farmhouse Milk Urn. This craft is inexpensive and quite easy to do. All it takes are a few supplies from your local dollar store. Also, this craft requires chalk paint. If you want to learn how to make your own chalk paint, check out this DIY for Mason Jar Succulents.
These Mini DIY Dollar Store Planters are perfect for succulents or other small, easy-to-care-for botanicals. And they’re super easy to make. You can even get the kids involved! See how these planters can turn any room into a nautical-themed retreat. Bon voyage!
Have you ever thought about using caulk in a craft? Well think about it now! Caulk is perfect for molds because it is flexible when it dries. This is how you can make a DIY Dollar Store Candle Holder in 3D. Just grab some supplies from your dollar store and go to town. Don’t forget to pick up some candles there while you are at it.
This is a cute DIY craft to liven up a wall and to serve as a reminder to take a mask with you before you leave. But, what I like about this Don’t-Forget-Your-Mask Wall Art is that it can serve many purposes. Instead of masks, it can hold your keys. Or, in my house, we have three leashes for our one dog. It would be a great holder for the leashes under the words: Don’t Forget the Dog!
I had a recent conversation with my sister about the look of lattice. While it can be useful, it also is sort of plain looking on its own. But then I found this great tip. By using flowers from a dollar store and a little paint, a lattice wall can look … well, beautiful. Plus by using artificial flowers, you’ll never have to worry about them dying. See how beautiful and easy it can be to spruce up your lattice with this DIY Easy Colorful Fence?
The way this DIY Farmhouse Window Frame is made is ingenious! What looks like a distressed window frame from grandma’s farm is made from items you can get at a dollar store. This is a great decor item, especially if the theme of your home is country or Americana.
Before you dismiss this idea because it says DIY Rustic Christmas Ornament Jars, use your imagination. You can create your spring and summer decor using a little bit of creativity? Instead of putting Santa in the jar, why not add a flower or mermaid tail? You can hang them around your house or place them on your end tables.
You don’t have to go to Pottery Barn to make your house beautiful. Use these steps to make a vase to rival any that you might find there. If you have some fabric already, you can pick up the other supplies at a local dollar store and you’re halfway there to making a Pottery Barn-Inspired Vase!
Tired of forgetting where you put your phone? Well, if you make this handy and inexpensive Wood Phone Holder, you’ll have a place for it along with a picture of those you love. See how a mini wood stacking block game from a dollar store can be used to create this functional picture frame.
With summer coming it may be you have some little ones who are bored now that they aren’t in school anymore. Why not have them create a craft to hang up in the room or give to their teachers in the fall? Have fun with this DIY Wooden Stick Pencils Craft.
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About the author Wendi Warren
Wendi Warren is licensed professional clinical counselor, a certified human resources professional, a digital marketer, and founder of Wendi’s Weekend Trips & Whatnot blog. She and her husband, Bobby, live in Wooster, Ohio, with their pets. In her spare time, she freelances for Wooster Media Group LLC.