Life Hacks

12 Common household problems that can all be solved at the Dollar Tree

May 19th, 2021

Ever since the pandemic started, many people are looking for more life hacks that they can use to improve some parts of their house.

These home improvement projects tend to be expensive. That’s why some people are resorting to DIY projects. And there’s nothing wrong with that.

In fact, these DIY home hacks are helpful for many people as they are easy to do and cheap. The great thing is that there are lots of people who have been sharing the hacks that they have tried and also share if they really work.

Just like this YouTuber, Megan, who is also known for her YouTube channel name – Glue Guns & Roses.

She has been sharing videos featuring dollar tree DIY and hacks. Amazingly, all of them are creative and clever.

One of the videos that she shared has gained more than 470,000 views and it’s all about dollar tree hacks that are very easy to do.

We listed them down below and you’ll surely love to do all of them!

1. Beautify plastic planters with this hack.

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Can you believe that the planter above is just made of plastic? But it looks expensive, don’t you agree? How did Megan achieve this? Well, she used all-purpose caulk, dollar tree sand, paintbrush, acrylic paint, and sponge. See how she did it in the video down below!

2. Hula hoops for Christmas decorations

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Yup, that’s possible! Megan shared that she found dollar tree hula hoops that have stickers which you will need to peel for this hack. Then, wrap them with garland and it would become a Christmas decoration instantly.

3. Don’t throw those empty cheese ball containers!

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It’s because you can still use them as decorations. How? Just stick and wrap them with poly ropes. With this one, you can freely mix and match different colors of ropes. You can use the finished product as a flower vase, tissue container, and many more.

4. Decorate those planters.

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If you have used planters and you want to spice them up, you can decorate them with poly ropes. You may use the color that you prefer. Of course, use plant hangers to make them more decorative. Just take a look at the photo above to give you an idea of how beautiful it could turn out.

5. From cheap cardholders to smartphone holder

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This small object that we usually use in the office has other functions aside from organizing small cards. It turns out you can also use it as a phone stand or holder. Thanks, Megan for this brilliant idea!

6. Maximize the uses of garden hooks.

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Aside from using this useful thing in your garden, you can also use it for your curtains and make closet rods out of it. You can watch how Megan transformed garden hooks into other useful things in the video below.

7. Other uses of felt pads

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We commonly use felt pads for furniture. But according to Megan, you can also use it for your cabinets to avoid them from getting damaged especially their paint. And you know what? She also puts them under the trays. You can see how she has been using them in the video below!

8. Outdoor use of over-the-door hooks

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If you have many over-the-door hooks at home, you can also try to use them outside of the house. Hang it on your fence or anywhere you frequently stay outdoors. You can hang anything that you like such as your garden tools.

9. Use two broomsticks to make a temporary clothesline.

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Who would have thought that broomsticks aren’t just tools to clean the house. It can also become a temporary clothesline. Just use two broomsticks as the base and use poly ropes to be the chord of the clothesline.

10. Turn those broomsticks into solar garden lights.

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For this hack, the objects that you’ll need are broomsticks and solar lights. Then, use a hammer to insert the broomstick into the ground of your garden or backyard. Then, attached the solar light onto the broomstick. That’s it!

11. Cut those pool noodles for your bean bag chair.

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If you got some extra pool noodles and you have bean bag chairs, you can cut your pool noodles. Fill your bean bags using the pieces of pool noodles. This hack can make your bean bags thicker and it will avoid them from getting flat.

12. Pool noodles for your boots

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To maintain the good shape of your boots, just fill them with pool noodles whenever you don’t use them. With this hack, you actually don’t need to do anything more. It’s amazing, right?!

You can watch the full video below!

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Source: YouTube/Glue Guns & Roses, Instagram/glue.guns.roses

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