15 Clever Dollar Tree Home Decor Ideas Your Guests Will Want To Copy

Revamp your space with these budget-friendly Dollar Tree DIYs that look anything but cheap.

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Updated May 28, 2024
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In the era of HGTV and Instagram influencers, we all want our homes to be perfectly styled and beautiful. Unfortunately, a tight budget can make it challenging to bring this vision to life.

Fortunately, stores such as Dollar Tree help you save money shopping while decorating how you want. The retailer offers an array of home decor collections, including candle holders, baskets, stoneware, and more.

With a bit of imagination, these Dollar Tree options can help you outfit and accessorize an entire room.

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Weaving Straw Plate Baskets

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You can get a bohemian-inspired look on a shoestring budget by hanging Weaving Straw Plate Baskets on a wall rather than using them on a table.

Dollar Tree baskets are shallow enough to serve as wall art while still adding depth and dimension to wherever you decide to hang them.

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Royal Norfolk Contemporary White Square Stoneware Bowl

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Need an easy centerpiece for a table? Dollar Tree has a pretty Royal Norfolk Contemporary White Square Stoneware Bowl that looks like it came from a much more expensive retailer, such as a handmade pottery shop.

Fill it with seasonal items, such as pine cones in the winter or Easter eggs in the spring.

Pink Glass Candle Holder

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The lined detailing on the Pink Glass Candle Holder looks like it came from an upscale boutique home store. Try one or two placed on a dresser or nightstand for a pop of soft color.

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Hexagon Mirrors

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Hexagon Mirrors look lovely on their own, but you can also buy several of them to create a striking geographic arrangement.

Try hanging each one just slightly off-kilter from the next for a funky, pop-art-inspired look that’s also functional, especially when reflecting light around a room.

Decorative Hammered Glass Bottles with Stoppers

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Dollar Tree’s Hammered Glass Bottles with Stoppers have a vintage appeal. When they’re gathered in a sunny window, they reflect the light in the most beautiful ways.

Try arranging them in your kitchen or a bathroom, where they can provide a dose of rich color.

Stoneware Pillar Candle Pedestals

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Give your fireplace mantle some drama with a set of four Stone Pillar Candle Pedestals, each with a different look.

The black and white pedestals feel elegant, particularly when arranged in groups of two or three.

Wall-Mount Matted Gold Plastic Photo Frame

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Start your gallery wall with a Wall-Mount Gold Plastic Photo Frame.

You can buy several of these gold 8-inch-by-10-inch frames and arrange them symmetrically. Or, get creative with a scattered, artful arrangement.

Clear Glass Tapered Bud Vase

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If you have a garden with plentiful flowers, a Clear Glass Tapered Bud Vase is a gorgeous addition to your kitchen table.

Pick just one perfect dahlia and place it in the vase. You’ll have a pretty bloom to perk up your home without the hassle of arranging an entire bouquet.

Tall Black Iron Candle Holders

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Dollar Tree’s Tall Black Iron Candle Holders look like they’ve come out of a styled tablescape in a magazine.

They have a traditional look with detailing along the base. Available in three different sizes, they’ll create a graduated, sophisticated look on your dining or coffee table.

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Floral Garden Plastic High Cloche Dome

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The Floral Garden Plastic High Cloche Dome has the right look for a built-in bookcase where you keep a cabinet of curiosities.

Place a fossil or a feather underneath the cloche for an antique feel perfect for moodier decor.

Main Street Wall Creations White Subway Tiles Wall Stickers

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Whether you live in a rental or don’t have a kitchen renovation in the budget, tile wall stickers can help you get a new kitchen look with minimal effort and cost.

Try Main Street Wall Creations White Subway Tiles Wall Stickers across a backsplash to brighten up a dated kitchen.

Clear Ribbed Glass Tea Light Candleholders

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If you’re hosting a dinner party and looking for an inexpensive way to make the table feel magical, try Clear Ribbed Glass Tea Light Candleholders.

These candleholders will add a twinkly touch whether they’re lit or not. They can create a great holiday look on a coffee table, for example.

Elegant Glass Drawer Pulls

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Do you have a dresser that could use a refresh? Dollar Tree’s Elegant Glass Drawer Pulls can give it a vintage-inspired touch.

You could put a coat of chalk paint on the dresser first, or just add the pulls for a little sparkle.

Trays with Bead Trim

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Corral your belongings on a dresser or coffee table with these rustic Trays with Bead Trim.

You can use them to store jewelry, matchbooks, or other miscellaneous items that might need a home.

Special Moments Golden Decorative Mirrors

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Add this set of Special Moments Golden Decorative Mirrors to a gallery wall or arrange them in their own striking setup.

These add a glimmering look to a large wall above a sofa. Or, they can be broken apart to add a bit of gold to a smaller space.

Bottom line

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You don’t need to spend a ton of money to create a space that looks great. Dollar Tree has a surprising number of home decor items that look more sophisticated than their price tag would suggest.

It just takes a little bit of vision and creativity to decorate your home with items that let you keep more money in your wallet.

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Heather Bien

Heather Bien is a writer covering personal finance and budgeting and how those relate to life, travel, entertaining, and more. With bylines that include The Spruce, Apartment Therapy, and mindbodygreen, she's covered everything from tax tips for freelancers to budgeting hacks to how to get the highest ROI out of your home renovations.