Dollar Store Decor

By on September 11, 2013

It can be difficult to decorate your dorm room on a college budget, but by taking simple dollar store items and a few craft supplies, you can turn anything into something totally chic and cute. Here are a few Dollar Store decoration ideas that you can use while setting up your dorm room this fall.

Sarah Anne Harris

This jewelry holder is actually a corkboard inside a frame. How to: Use a glue gun to glue the corkboard to the frame and then paint. It’s that easy!

Total cost: $3.

Instead of buying an actual perfume plate, buy a glass plate from the dollar store and place your perfumes on it. You can even paint or decorate the plate if you would like.

Total cost: $1.39.

Mason jars can be used to hold anything, from pencils, to nail polish and to small plants, but it doesn’t have to look like a discarded jam container. Customize the $1 jars to fit your room.

Instead of buying an actual perfume plate, buy a glass plate from the dollar store and place your perfumes on it. You can even paint or decorate the plate if you would like.

Total cost: $1.39.

Throwing your odds and ends into cardboard boxes and plastic bags can bring down your room’s ambiance. Dress them up to show off your belongings. The lace part on this jar is actually a table runner from the dollar store. You can cut out your favorite piece of the table runner and glue it to the side of the jar then tie a piece of ribbon to it.

Total cost: $4.25.


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