10 Crafting Supplies You Must Buy at Dollar Tree
Love DIYs and crafts? We do!
Dollar Tree carries an amazing selection of must-buy craft supplies and essentials for just $1 each, so you can get creative without worrying about high prices! From glassware to foam and glitter to craft sticks, you don’t have to spend a ton on supplies to create something special. We’re sharing 10 of our favorite crafting supplies we found at our local Dollar Tree!
1. Craft Foam – $1
Dollar Tree sells an assortment of floral and craft foam in all different shapes and sizes! You can use dry foam to easily secure silk and/or dried flowers to create beautiful wreaths or to stabilize items in candle rings, centerpieces, and more. Plus, they’re easy to cut or shape to fit your needs!
Spruce up your décor! Consider grabbing a dry foam floral ring from Dollar Tree and creating this super easy and chic DIY Magnolia Wreath!
Or, if you’re decorating for Easter, check out this fun and easy DIY Easter Egg Wreath!
2. Glassware – $1
Dollar Tree offers a nice assortment of glassware for just $1 each – jars, bottles, vases, candle holders, and more! Plus, you can do so many things with glassware, and they look beautiful when filled with a floral arrangement, floating candles, gemstones, stones, rose petals, and more!
Such a nice personalized gift idea! Consider picking up a few glass vases at Dollar Tree – as well as some silk flowers – and make these cute DIY Photo Vases!
Or, if you’re decorating for a patriotic holiday, you can easily make these 4th of July Mason Jar votives in just minutes!
3. Twine – $1
At Dollar Tree, you’ll find various types of twine for just $1, including jute twine, baker’s twine, cotton twine, and more! You can easily use jute twine in place of ribbon for a rustic look, or use baker’s twine for wrapping up pastries, loaves of bread, and other baked goods. The possibilities are endless!
Transform your gifts! Turn an ordinary candle jar into something elegant by wrapping jute twine around it! Or spruce up your gift-giving with baker’s twine – just tie it around a bag or box, add some greenery or a tag, and voila!
4. Moss – $1
Making a fairy garden? Floral moss is an attractive filler for baskets, wreaths, plants, and arrangements, plus, it’s great for various craft, art, and school projects. And, you can grab several different types of moss (and even a 10-pack of decorative moss stones) at Dollar Tree for just $1! They also carry an assortment of fairy garden figures, so you can get creative and have fun!
5. Beads and Glitter – $1
Dollar Tree sells a large assortment of supplies that are great for various crafts, including glass/wood/plastic beads, googly eyes, glitter, sequins, pearls, confetti, and more. These items are great for making jewelry, using on school projects, adding as decorations, and even perfect for making slime!
So many fun kids craft ideas! Pick up a variety of $1 beads, pearls, glitter, confetti, sequins, and other craft supplies and create various types of slime!
- Valentine’s Day Crunchy Slime
- Christmas Slime
- 3-Ingredient Puffy Slime
- Pumpkin Guts Slime
- Scented Pudding Slime
- Butter Slime
- 2-Ingredient Borax Slime
And, if you’re looking for a fun kids craft idea, consider this Melted Beads craft where kids can get creative with different bead colors and shapes to create bowls, fun flower accessories, and more!
6. Foam Paint Brushes – $1
You can never have enough foam paint brushes when crafting! And what’s awesome is that Dollar Tree sells an 8-pack of assorted foam paint brushes in the hardware section for just $1. These foam brushes come in various sizes, so they’re perfect for applying paint or adding details to projects.
And, be sure to watch for these little Hardware Storage Cases for just $1 as they’re perfect for storing loose buttons, spools of thread, ribbon scraps, beads (see #5 above!), and other crafting knick knacks!
Have some cherished photos? Grab some foam paint brushes and Mod Podge (see #7 below) and easily create your own photo canvases at home!
7. Mod Podge – $1
Mod Podge has so many uses! From making coasters out of beer boxes, to creating beautiful decoupage Easter eggs, and even making your own photo canvases, there are so many uses for Mod Podge! You can even make a creative display of your kids’ artwork using this magical product!
8. Craft Tape – $1
Dollar Tree sells decorative craft tape for just $1, and it’s available in various assorted styles, including fun Disney designs! This tape is perfect for adding style when wrapping presents or even giving a decorative touch to vases, candleholders, binders, pencil cups, and more… the possibilities are endless!
Fun for kids and adults! There are tons of creative uses for craft tape! You can do everything from making jewelry to using it in handmade crafts such as cards and gift wrapping, to adding style to your cell phone case and electronic cords, and more!
9. Tissue Paper – $1
Dollar Tree’s gift wrapping items are such an amazing value at just $1 each, and we love to stock up on their tissue paper when we’re making crafts! Not only can you use tissue paper to embellish just about any gift, but it can be used for making paper flowers or with Mod Podge to design fun gifts!
Mom would love this! Consider grabbing a few $1 craft foam balls (see #1!), inexpensive Dollar Tree mugs, and some tissue paper to make these fun Mini Cupcake Flower Bouquets! Or make a sweet Candy Bouquet with this tutorial!
10. Craft Sticks – $1
Dollar Tree sells wooden craft sticks in natural or assorted colors for just $1! These craft sticks are fun for building and creating various projects… just add a little glue. They can also come in handy if you’re making home-made popsicle treats (use the natural sticks), or even as a kid-friendly food skewer, DIY bookmark, fire starter, and even as a gardening label that you can stick into a pot or garden.
So many uses! Craft sticks can be used for various projects, from making homemade popsicles, to building and creating fun crafts, to just stirring and mixing paints, glues, and more. Grab some $1 craft sticks and make fun kids bracelets, Oreo cookie pudding pops, or even a custom picture frame!