Dollar stores are the perfect place to snap up a bargain. And it may come as a surprise that cheap doesn’t have to mean tacky. In fact, the internet is awash with clever hacks to make the most of your discount buys, so we’ve compiled 40 of the best here.
40. Paint up some plastic toys to make stylish bookends
Bookends can give a pretty finish to any shelving unit. And now, they don’t have to cost the earth. Take some plastic toys from your local dollar store and mount them on a block of wood. Spray paint the whole thing any color you wish, and there you have it – DIY bookends.