7 Amazingly Lazy Dollar Store Hacks

Anymore, when I am planning an organization project, I always plan to hit the local Dollar Store for supplies.  

I love being able to walk in there and find cheap, practical organizing supplies.  With all of the variations of sizes, shapes, and colors, you can’t go wrong.  So for today’s post, I have put together 7 of my Favorite Dollar Store Hacks.  For more Cheap & Easy organizing ideas, please visit here.

Need to know what to do with all of those belts? Maybe you have too many clothes and just don’t know what to do with them. Whatever you are looking to organize, we have collected a host of helpful tips and ideas and most of the items can be bought for very little money. You just need a little imagination and creativity and you would be surprised at what you can use to organize your life.

Wicker Baskets Mounted on the Wall for Storage

Want some awesome storage that looks chic, but super cheap? Wicker baskets from the dollar store, can be mounted on your walls, and store your towels in them . Cheap and Easy right?

Wire Basket Storage

Cutting boards are thin enough to store in this wire basket, and it opens up a whole lot of space for bulkier items.

Baskets for Freezer Storage

If your freezer is over crowded, then buying simple baskets from your Dollar Store will be a colorful way to organize it and keep it clutter free.

 Plastic Storage Bins 

know I’ve already shown you some super efficient storage bin ideas, but this one is great! It’s an awesome way to take something so simple and plain and turn it into something that makes your space look chic.

Shower Caddy turned Shelving

Spray paint, that’s all it takes to make this shower caddy become your new mail holder. With this, your mail doesn’t become piled up on your counters. And, it just looks plain awesome.

Canvas Containers

If you have young children, you may spend a lot of time digging through their drawers helping them to find what they want to wear. Instead of piling everything up in drawers, you can add small plastic or canvas containers that will keep their clothes perfectly organized. These come in all sizes and will fit into any dresser drawer, or bookshelf. 

Small Storage Containers

Small storage containers that you can pick up for less than $1 each, are perfect for keeping small items organized. Instead of losing them from your board games, you just keep them all in a handy little containers? You can also use these for change, hair pins and other items that often get misplaced easily. They are great for small nails and screws and because they stack easily, you can keep everything neatly organized.

Organization does not have to be difficult, nor does it have to be expensive. There are plenty of neat ways that you can re-purpose items that you find at your local Dollar Store. From organizing the bathroom and laundry room to taking care of dining room table clutter, there are so many things that can help you to be more organized.

What are some of your go to organizing supplies from the Dollar Store?

Click here for some more Cheap and Easy Ideas.


  1. Elizabeth O says:

    I love the idea of using containers to get things organized and attractive. I use them sometimes but could use a few more.

  2. Wow you are very creative. I love ALL these ideas. I am sure I will use just about all of them. Thank You

  3. I LOVE their shoe-box-sized clear boxes! I think I have those in every room of my house, and I have a stack of them in my garage to grab when I need more! They’re fantastic!

    1. lesli.snow@gmail.com says:

      Yes! Those are great containers to ALWAYS have around. I actually have a post about uses for those coming up in a few weeks! Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Jess says:

    These are such awesome ideas! I just moved houses so I’ll definitely be using quite a few of these ideas!

    1. lesli.snow@gmail.com says:

      Thanks Jess!

    2. lesli.snow@gmail.com says:

      Oh wow! Have fun with it, there are so many great ideas! Let me know if there is something specific you need help with!

  5. kristal says:

    II love the dollar store it has so many treasure and it is only a dollar.

    1. lesli.snow@gmail.com says:

      I agree! Thank you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *