40 Dollar Tree Crafts To Make On A Budget & Sell For Profit

Everyone loves a handicraft that can brighten up your day. And it’s even better if we can make these using supplies that don’t cost too much. Dollar tree crafts are so popular nowadays because of how adorable and innovative the crafts are. Not only that, they can be really useful when done right. 

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s day gift, some decorations for Halloween or maybe want some new ornament ideas for Christmas, we have an idea ready for you. Depending on your choices, you can make these with the rest of your family, or just want to keep the kiddos occupied for the afternoon.

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So get your keys and head to the dollar store today, because you’re not going to be able to resist these cute crafts for too long. And maybe somewhere along the way, you’ll have some inspiration for dollar store crafts of your own.  

1. DIY Wood Tiered Tray 

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Making dollar tree DIY wood crafts couldn’t be easier than this. If you are someone who loves pieces that add a rustic charm to your home, this craft will be right up your alley. Most farmhouse tiered trays make use of pizza pans or whole wood pieces. However, this one uses little jenga blocks which makes it such an innovative project. If you have little hands to help you, you can make this a really fun family activity. 

2. DIY Maple Leaf Charger Plate 

Image and tutorial by thisisourbliss

The reason that so many people go so eagerly for the fall season is the beautiful colored leaves and amazing weather. After the warmth of summer, fall is a welcome change. And what better way to welcome autumn than with some affordable dollar tree fall crafts? This little craft is a wonderful and unique addition to your Thanksgiving dinner table. The best part is you can finish this in under 5 minutes. Amazing isn’t it? 

3. DIY Sea Glass 

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We all love mementos from our visits to the ocean. And now you can make your very own so you have a little bit of the sea with you at all times. Sea glass is super pretty to look at. And no one will believe how easy it is to make this DIY dollar tree craft. Perfect or an Ocean themed party or just to display in your living room, this is the easiest project that you can do with dollar tree items 

4. Dollar Store Bat Craft for Halloween 

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Want to make spooky yet cute crafts for Halloween this year? Start with this adorable bat craft with items you’ll find at the dollar store. Easy and affordable are just how we like all our scary decor to be. With googly eyes, clothes pins and coffee filters, this dollar tree DIY Halloween craft is going to be the thing you need to get your little kiddo excited for trick or treating this year.

5. Fox and Bunny Jars 

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Start your upcycling journey today with these adorable dollar tree Easter crafts. Every time spring is around the corner, you have to think of things to decorate the house with. With this easy craft idea, you get something cute as well as something you can use. Make these into pen holders, store little nick nacks and even hide some Easter candy in it. Plus look at how cute they are to look at. 

6. Trendy Decorative Lamps 

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Who doesn’t like a good antique lamp or lantern? Only problem is that they can be really expensive sometimes. But we have a neat little hack for that as well. With this dollar tree craft to make and sell, you can make these trendy lamps for literally a fraction of the cost. You can seasonally change what you display inside the lamps – candles, fall decor and even christmas baubles are all great. So get some dollar tree frames and start on your little project today. 

7. Dollar Tree DIY Christmas Gnome 

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Do you love garden gnomes? Don’t you wish you could just display them everywhere all the time without looking like you’re obsessed? This cute little dollar tree Christmas craft is just the thing to brighten up your holiday and bright in a touch of whimsy. With some hot glue, scissors and felt, this wreath comes together in 20 minutes for the perfect decor at Christmas. What are you waiting for? Start your own gnome wreath collection today. 

8. PB Inspired Tiled Mirror 

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This is a beautiful DIY dollar tree craft that will really elevate the look of your home. Pottery Barn has some really cute designs that are great for home decor but can be pretty pricey. For a more affordable version, you should take a few small things and make a beautiful piece for your home. Try it yourself and you’ll see how many compliments you get when you have visitors. 

9. Marbled Nail Polish Mugs 

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This might be the perfect homemade gift, decor item and even a cool business idea all rolled into one. This simple DIY looks like it might take hours but it is really easy and quick to do. With mugs, nail polish and a bowl of water, this dollar tree craft to make and sell comes together quicker than a dream. Get some plain mugs and old nail polish to get started with this cute little DIY craft. 

10. Valentine’s Day Ribbon Wreath 

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Isn’t this wreath craft adorable? This dollar tree valentine craft is much easier than you would think. With lots of red and pink ribbons, little heart pins and faux flowers, this valentine craft comes together in no time. You can hang this on your front porch, in the living room or any other place you might like. Try this simple project out. Since it is so affordable and sweet, you will not be disappointed with the end result. 

11. Mini Easter Egg Topiary 

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With some dollar tree supplies and lots of hot glue, this easy project gets done in minutes. Have you always wanted to make a unique decor item for Easter but never knew where to start? This simple dollar tree Easter craft is going to be filled with fun and perfect to welcome spring with. For a bright and cheery Easter table decor, this one is great to do with the whole family. 

12. Washcloth Bunnies and Chicks 

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Finding the right things to put into Easter baskets shouldn’t be difficult. And with this easy dollar tree Easter craft, you will have a bunch of gifts in no time. These washcloth bunnies are so cute and easy to make, you’ll be done with them in no time. Also, if you’re looking for something to keep the kiddies occupied with, this is the perfect craft for you. 

13. Decorative Seashell Bottles 

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Beach themed decor might be the most popular craft decor idea. Not only is it bound to be pretty but the different things you can do with shells and sand is almost infinite. This is a really simple dollar tree DIY craft to make and sell because of how popular sea shell items are. If you want to feel a little less nostalgic about not being at the beach, this might be the perfect craft for you. 

14. Dollar Tree Night Lights 

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DIY dollar tree crafts that can be used for something might be the best kind of crafts. A cricut machine will come in handy while you’re making these DIY night lights too. Anyone who loves personalized items will love this idea. These night lights are easy to make, they can be great gifts and even older children can make them with a bit of help. For an easy dollar tree craft to make and sell, this is exactly the idea you need to start with. 

15. Succulent Turtle Topiary 

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You didn’t realize it until this moment, but you need a turtle topiary in your garden. With such an adorable end result, how could you not. WIth a few pots and adorable succulents, you’ll have this easy dollar tree fall craft done in no time. Also, these would make brilliant housewarming gifts. Start your little topiary garden today and inspire others to do the same. 

16. Skeleton Hand Place Card Holders 

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Spooky yet kinda whimsical, these placeholders are the perfect thing for a Halloween get together. With the puns on the names, how could these dollar tree Halloween crafts not be a big hit. With some spray paint and terra cotta pots – and of course skeleton arms – you will be able to make the perfect halloween decor for your get together. As long as it’s horror themed, the party is sure to be a hit. 

17. DIY Hanging Planters 

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Have you always found gardening a daunting task? It doesn’t have to be. With this DIY dollar tree craft you can start small and easy. Spring is a great time to watch things grow and take root. And that’s what gardening is all about. Also, indoor plants can really help brighten up your indoors and bring in some greenery. Try this easy planter project and see how good it looks. 

18. Gift Box Ornaments 

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Who would have thought jenga blocks could be used to make such adorable Christmas ornaments? With this dollar tree jenga craft, you’ll have some really inexpensive Christmas decor ready in no time. For a touch of whimsy and a lot of fun, make these easy dollar tree Christmas crafts with your family during the holidays. Everyone will thoroughly enjoy making these for sure. 

19. Faux Succulent Gold Wire Orb 

Image and tutorial by thisisourbliss 

Using dollar store supplies to make chic decor articles is the best thing that you could do in your free time. This fresh and fabulous DIY dollar tree craft is easy and fun to do. Using some faux succulents or plants to fill up your gold orb is a great way to start bringing in some greenery in the house. Try it yourself, your guests will love how innovative this looks. 

20. Painted Foam Pumpkins 

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Don’t you love those harlequin pumpkins that sit in boutiques around Halloween season? The perfect look and shiny pumpkins are just the thing to elevate the look of your home. With this dollar tree pumpkin craft you can really give your front porch that upscale farmhouse look that you’ve been craving. The best part is, all you have to do is gather some foam pumpkins and an assortment of paints to get started. 

21. Hanging Flower Baskets 

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When spring rolls around all you want to do is bask in the freshness of flowers and green plants. This lovely dollar tree Easter craft is the kind of thing that will brighten up your decor. This might be the easiest DIY dollar tree craft you can do. With little crepe paper blossoms, you can make sure that these flower baskets are full of flowers all year round. 

22. DIY Jewelry Storage 

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Do you love taking things meant for one use and turning them into something else altogether? Well, you’re going to love this dollar tree craft to make and sell. With a few bowls and cups, you can make a cute vintage looking jewelry holder for all your little trinkets. Optimization really doesn’t get any more affordable than this. 

23. Hot Chocolate Mug Gift  

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Do you love hot chocolate? I mean, it’s a rhetorical question. This dollar tree Christmas craft is a great gift for everyone. Mug sets are in fashion the whole year round but around the holiday season they are even more thoughtful. Add some cocoa powder packets, candy, marshmallows and anything else you might like to make this the perfect gift. If you feel even more crafty, add some name tags and other customization to your mug. Really have fun with this little gift project. 

24. DIY Easter Bunnies 

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Easter really must be on the way because these little bunnies are too adorable. They are a really nice and inexpensive gift. For this really cute dollar tree DIY Easter craft, you’ll need some cutouts and and old pillow stuffing. If you and your family love sewing crafts, this is a really sweet project to do together. They can be used in Easter baskets, as pillows and simple room decor. 

25. DIY Pumpkin Decor

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Isn’t fall truly the most cozy time of the year? With just the right temperature and decor ideas, you can make a ton of different crafts to decorate your house. And all of it can be done on a budget. This simple dollar tree pumpkin craft is going to upgrade the fall decor in the best way possible. 

Since the pumpkins are made of styrofoam, you can do a number of different things with them – paint, bedazzle and even cozy up. For this farmhouse pumpkin idea, you’ll need an old sweater and some twine to get started. It’s really that simple. 

26. Valentine’s Day Ornaments 

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Have you been struggling to come up with some innovative Valentine’s day gift ideas? Or maybe you want some decorations that aren’t commonly seen? Well, this little dollar tree jenga craft project is just perfect for times like these. 

Because we’re using jenga blocks, the possibilities of how to customize this craft are endless. They go wonderfully with a farmhouse decor or if you’re trying to add a rustic charm to your room. You can paint these blocks, stain them or stick masking tape. With a little inspiration, they might just become the perfect decoration or gift this year. 

27. Wooden Snowman Ornaments 

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Inexpensive and recyclable Christmas decorations are all the rage this year. And why not? They’re easy to make and look adorable. And because you’re using supplies from the Dollar Store, you know that they will be affordable too. 

This dollar tree Christmas craft can be made with tumbling tower blocks and some googly eyes. And you can further customize them in any way you want. With such easy to use supplies, you can get these ornaments done in no time. Bring the rest of your family to help and make this a whole holiday activity. 

28. Rolled Rope Coasters 

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These are really the easiest rope coasters that you will ever make. Don’t you hate when you’ve left a drink on the table and it leaves a water ring behind? Well this DIY dollar tree craft will put an end to that unintentional mess. All you need is some sturdy dollar tree rope to get started. 

You can seal these coasters with a simple sealer if you want them to last longer. By using different colors and other nick nacks, you can create a range of different coasters for all seasons and occasions. Now isn’t that a truly versatile craft? 

29. Confetti Bowl 

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If you didn’t know how much you needed a confetti bowl until just now it’s okay. But now that you know what it is, you need this centerpiece in your home. Don’t let all the colors and style scare you either. This DIY dollar tree craft is so easy to do you’ll be done in no time. 

Super easy to make and really fun to do, you’ll be making these confetti bowls to give to everyone you know. Anyone can make these. So if you want to do some fun crafting with the rest of the family, this is the project for you. 

30. DIY Reverse Canvas Sign 

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There can never be ‘too much’ farmhouse decor in your home. People can say what they want but rustic decor elements will never be out of style. And that is why we have this super chic yet easy reverse canvas sign that you can hang anywhere. 

For a simple dollar tree craft to make and sell, things don’t get easier than this. Making a reverse canvas is really easy too. With some simple tools to get started, you will have some cool signs ready in no time. Want to know exactly how it’s done? Check out the tutorial for details. 

31. DIY Falling Leaves Wreath 

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If you thought you knew what a fall wreath was supposed to look like, think again. With this innovative fall leaves wreath idea, your home will be full of autumn bliss. If you live somewhere that doesn’t have a lot of orangey red leaves in the fall, this project is a nice way to experience some of that. 

The dollar tree fall craft needs some faux leaves and styrofoam wreath form to get started. Everything else is really straightforward though. And of course, these decorations will look great at Thanksgiving dinner. 

32. DIY Ornament Place Holders 

Image and tutorial by thisisourbliss

Christmas ornaments don’t all have to be for the tree. Use this dollar tree Christmas craft to bring some bing right to the dinner table. Place holders are a really personalized touch to your celebrations. They also display your thoughtfulness in a very creative way. 

By loading these DIY dollar tree crafts with holiday confetti, you can really make dinner a more elegant affair. And of course later you can hang these ornaments on the tree. Because why not? 

33. Fall Luminary 

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With the cool weather and falling leaves, you want just the perfect amount of light and warmth inside the house. Lanterns are a great way to go about that. But we know that store bought lanterns can be pricey. So why not make a DIY dollar tree craft instead? 

By making your own seasonal fall luminary, you can customize as you want and bring the coziness right to your front porch. Easy to make, this dollar tree DIY fall craft is a great project for your family to do together. And it’s so affordable too. 

34. Tipsy Pumpkin Bucket Totem 

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This might just be the most novel yet adorable Halloween decoration you’ve come across. With some halloween pails, plastic plates and wire, this dollar tree Hallowen craft will be ready in no time. It’s whimsical with just a touch of spookiness. And who doesn’t enjoy that? During the day they’ll look just like regular old jack-o-lanterns, but once it’s night, your backyard will be transformed. Be ready to have all the kids flock to your home for a peek. 

35. Christmas Bell Napkin Rings 

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Holidays means lots of get togethers and time for crafts to take center stage. Maybe not in that order but you get what I mean. Making dinner placemats and small personalizations can go a long way to show your appreciation for your family.

And that is why we have this particular dollar tree Christmas craft ready for you. With some empty paper rolls and mini bells, these Christmas themed napkin rings are all kinds of festive. For a simple yet fun craft to do during the holidays, head to the tutorial. 

36. Gold Thanksgiving Decor 

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Warm and cozy fall decor is the way to go for Thanksgiving season. However, you might be thinking of ways to do so without shelling big bucks. And now we have the perfect craft just for that. With this easy dollar tree fall craft, you’ll have a pine cone topiary ready in no time. Look at how chic yet adorable it looks too. If you’re ready for a weekend of high end creativity, you should check out the tutorial right now. 

37. Vintage Card Catalog 

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If you are an admirer of all things vintage, you’ll absolutely love this dollar tree wood craft. With a few of the little boxes from the craft section, you can get started on your own card catalog. And trust me when I say, you’ll be getting a lot of use out of this one. 

This craft is not just easy, but also gets done in no time. If you want to personalize it, you can do that too. Little dollar tree crafts to make and see might also be a good gift idea for kids and other adults. So go right ahead and check out the tutorial for full details.  

38. DIY Fall Leaves Bowl 

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Cute, autumn colors in a bowl are no longer a dream. And you can use them the whole year round. For those of you who love Thanksgiving decor but want to get some utility out of it too, this one will not disappoint.

Head to the craft store to pick out supplies for this dollar tree fall craft because once you start you will not be able to stop. It will take some patience and skill to get done so this is the perfect craft for creative adults. 

39. Jenga Block Christmas Trees 

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Do you want some rustic decor for your Christmas decorations this year? I mean, who wouldn’t want these adorable crafts on the Christmas table right? With a few jenga blocks, you can make a number of cool crafts that everyone will adore. 

This dollar tree jenga craft is a great way to get children excited about decorating. And since it’s DIY, you aren’t even spending a lot of money on this. A fun way to use these little dollar store Christmas crafts is by making them place holders at the dinner table. That’s cute isn’t it? 

40. Lavender Candle Wreath 

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Lavender and lamb’s ear make an exquisite combination for your home decor with this candle wreath. This DIY dollar tree crafts is both easy and fun, taking up only a few minutes of your time. You can hang a few of these wreaths on your mantelpiece or front porth. Since they are faux wreaths, you can use them all year to keep a touch of spring alive in your home. 

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