The Dollar Store. You know it, you love it. But, did you know that nestled in between all of your necessities (toilet paper, paper towels, etc), there are hidden gems just waiting for you to turn them into something incredibly useful?
Plastic Crate Shelf
Most of us will grab a few plastic crates to add to our storage bin collections. But, you can also grab several plates and connect them together to create a fun hanging shelf for a child’s room. Mix and match colors for a super fun look!
We love this idea from DIY & Crafts!
Kitchen Sponge Icepacks
No need to spend lots of money on icepacks for your child’s lunchbox. You can create your own with a sponge from the dollar store and a sandwich bag! Genius!
Check out this & more at My Kitchen Escapades.
It’s not ideal, but we have all grabbed fast food when running short on time. Eating in the car can be incredibly messy, for both kids and adults. Stop by your local dollar store and pick up a few shower caddies. You can use them to hold your food and drinks. No mess!
Courtesy of 22 Words.
If you’d like to add a touch of elegance to your home, but don’t have a big budget. Give this a try. By simply connecting 9 framed mirrors from the dollar store, you can create a gorgeous look fit for any room.
Thanks to PopSugar for this idea!
Wire Easel Laptop Holder
Keep your laptop from overheating buy purchasing a wire easel from the dollar store! Say good-bye to your computer shutting down from being too hot.
You can find this & more great tips at BuzzFeed.
Have a small closet? A few S-Hooks from the dollar store will enable you to hang more items off of a hanger and create more space in your closet.
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Plastic bins can have so many uses! To de-clutter your fridge, simply pick up a few bins and use them to organize your food.
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You’ll need to be a bit crafty for this project, but I promise, it will be totally worth it! With a plastic toy animal, a little paint and a wood block, you can create a fun pair of bookends.
Get the tutorial from Blessings.
Do you or anyone you know have ever tried some creative dollar store hacks?