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I love making crafts – but not spending too much money on them. That’s why Dollar Tree is one of my favourite places to grab craft supplies. There’s sooo many options there and you can find almost anything to make unique crafts and DIY ideas with Dollar Tree supplies.
It’s not just kids’ crafts either! There’s a bunch of great kid-friendly options on this this, but there are also plenty of adult craft ideas made from things found at Dollar Tree. Check out these cool and creative ideas!
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Tips for Buying Craft Supplies From Dollar Tree
If you’re new to making Dollar Tree crafts it can be a bit overwhelming at first. Especially when some of the craft tutorials have seasonal products. Here’s some tips to make your project go more smoothly:
Purchase seasonal items when you see them. They often sell out way earlier than the actual season, especially hot items.
Join Dollar Tree crafting groups – people often post when certain products are available in local stores.
Some items, like notebooks and paper plates, are almost always in stock.
Pair Dollar Tree crafting items with higher end stuff to make quality crafts and save money. Some Dollar Tree supplies are just as good as brand name, especially for crafts and DIYs!
Supplies For Crafts You Should Always Buy at Dollar Tree
There’s a lot at Dollar Tree and it’s always changing. There are some things I avoid at Dollar Tree, for example, the glue (unless we’re making slime). But other times Dollar Tree is the absolute best deal when it comes to craft supplies! Here’s some things I always buy from there.
Party supplies (for crafts or otherwise) including paper plates, clothespins, craft sticks, mini chalkboards, fake flowers (some are nicer than other though), paint brushes especially for kids and glue, clear acrylic containers and serving ware, mini flower pots, craft paint, and small quantities of craft supplies like burlap, ribbon, etc.
Go back to school in style by turning a plain composition notebook into this magical unicorn notebook using materials bought at the dollar store! Magical unicorn fun and saving money on back to school shopping--just the kind of shopping and crafting experience I love!
Incorporate some Scandinavian style into your Christmas crafting this year, consider making a set of stacked terra cotta pot trees. With their simple 2-color folk-like patterns, these painted pots are a joy to make and display.
Making a submarine porthole is super easy and requires materials that can be purchased inexpensively at a dollar store. Children in preschool, kindergarten and early elementary school will enjoy this activity.
This rustic DIY mason jar sign is the perfect way to decorate your home with a little bit of farmhouse style! On top of being easy to make, you can create your own using a sign from Dollar Tree, some paint, and your Cricut.
Mod podge is an easy way to add character to any piece of wood. You can try the dollar store crafts listed here or use this decoupage tutorial to update an old piece of wood furniture. There are tons of creative possibilities when using mod podge.
Are you looking for a fun way to build excitement around your upcoming Disney vacation? This is the perfect craft to create a visual countdown that the whole family can enjoy. The best part of this craft is how easy & budget-friendly it is.
You’ve probably seen those signs all over Pinterest and at craft fairs but have you wondered how to make a chalkboard sign for yourself? It’s easy and everything can be purchased at your local Dollar Tree!