17 Dollar Tree Hacks to Maximize Your Small Home Space


Are you searching for new organization ideas or even storage solutions but don’t want to spend a ton of money on them? If you are currently on a tight budget you might get a couple of good deals at discount stores such as Dollar General. This can be your much-needed creativity reset when it comes to organizing your home.

Today, we are going to show you 11 Dollar Store and Dollar Tree organization hacks you can try at home. We’re honestly really thrilled to try anything new and creative with items from Dollar Tree or Dollar Store because they’re such a frugal way to improve your home and storage space and have fun!

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Magazine file holder in the kitchen

If you purchase some metal file holders from the dollar store to “shelter” all your onions, garlic, and potatoes, you will realize how easy it was to keep everything neat and organized! These holders are ideal because they allow air circulation. In fact, the Dollar Tree carries them as a regular item so you won’t have a hard time finding them. The might also work for gardeners, especially if you want to store season bulbs!

Dollar store ice cube tray organizing

Ice cube trays are super practical storage units that you can use for all the little bits and pieces of things you have around you. You can use them to store sewing or even office supplies, such as these ones from “Home Made Simple.” Or, you could also use an idea from “Yesterday On Tuesday” and use the ice cub tray as a cute earring holder.

Moreover, it’s super easy to tuck it into a drawer if you ever want to hide your precious items! Or, you can use it to hold your vitamins and supplements for the week. The wide majority of pill holders aren’t big enough, so this could work just fine. If you’re a big fan of huge magnesium and omega 3’s, you’ll be happy with the results. The only thing you need to be mindful of is to keep it away from children and pets.

Pegboard organizing idea

Have you ever thought you could use dollar store bins with pegboard storage systems? They’re super easy and cheap. Amazing for craft room organization, shopping, and even homeschool rooms.

Bathroom dollar tree hack

This candle holder would definitely make a cute cotton swab storage. First of all, it’s short enough to get the swabs easily, but deep enough so they won’t fall on the floor every single time you pull out one. I also use them often enough to hate the idea of having to dig in a drawer every time for them. They’re also great for when you need to do a makeup correction before something dries. They’re super quick to grab!

Pool noodle dollar store boot trees

This is another witty dollar-store organization idea. You can use pool noodles cut down to make super simplistic yet practical DIY boot trees and keep them from being just another pile of floppy leather in your closet. It only takes 5 minutes, and you can make as many as you like. As a boot addict, I definitely have a couple of pairs on hand!

Dollar tree hack for message boards

I honestly believe that this DIY magnetic organizer is simply brilliant. But more than that…it’s also very cute! And do you want to know another reason why Dollar Tree hacks are so great? Because it all started from a cookie sheet!

Tiered tray DIY

Whether it’s pie pans or candle sticks, this amazing DIY tiered jewelry tray will save you from all the clutter. The tiered tray DIY we recommend is made from dollar store plates and candlesticks, and just a little bit of glue!

Dollar tree organization idea for the craft room

Who wouldn’t love this craft ribbon organizer? You can easily transform it into your own gift-wrapping station. If you’re looking to try this DIY project, all you need is to go to your local Dollar Tree or Dollar General and look for a plastic storage bin that you like.

Linen closet dollar store idea

Try using file sorters to tame all the chaos in your linen closet. This will prove to be even more helpful if you have kids. You can even assign an organizer to each and every one of your kids. One row is for washcloths, one for hand towels, and one for bath towels. This way, there won’t be any arguing about who used all the clean towels.

Fridge organizing hack

Did you know you can keep your produce corralled in the fridge with clear office and magazine bins? You won’t have to worry about apples rolling around the drawers anymore and getting bruised. Now, you will have everything in one place!

Kitchen drawer organizer

Instead of buying a bunch of expensive K-Cup carousels, you might try this frugal craft we came up with using silverware organizers and turning them into a coffee drawer!

Dollar store organization hack for makeup

You can use a dollar store vase and a bunch of floral stones to create the ideal makeup brush storage in a matter of minutes.

Bathroom organizer DIY

Honestly, anything related to a Dollar tree hack for our bathroom, we’re loving it! You can store your hair dryer and straightening iron in an office file holder. It’s also extremely easy to attach it, and we deeply recommend you use one that’s metal, just in case the appliances are still warm when you put them away.

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Pretty DIY rope basket

If you want to do something for yourself and you can’t stop thinking about those cute little rope baskets that you keep beside your bed, well, today’s the day to have one of those! This DIY rope basket idea is completely based on a dollar store laundry basket. It’s also the cutest dollar tree DIY idea so far, if you ask me!

Dollar Tree organization for mail

You can make wire mail baskets in a cute, tasteful farmhouse style. Just imagine what these dollar store organization tips could do in a children’s room or even a laundry room!

Closet dollar store organizing idea

You can easily organize your scarves with a simple dollar store shower ring hung on hangers. However, it’s worth noting that some people complained that after trying this out, the rings just slide everywhere. Well, you can use pipe cleaners wrapped around the hanger between each ring, little dabs of hot glue, and a plastic clothespin.

Cleaning closet organizer

This might be my favorite one yet! The wide majority of dollar stores sell these super practical shoe and sweater organizers that are perfect for arranging your own organized space.

Now, if you’re happy you stumbled upon this article, please don’t hesitate to let us know which one of these DIY tricks and tips you tried and which ones worked for you! We value a great deal our reader’s opinions, especially since that’s how we know what else you might want to try in the future.

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