29 Cheap Christmas Dollar Store Decor Ideas That Look Amazing

With these genius Christmas Dollar Store decor ideas you can recreate an expensive look for less than a $1! Yes, really!

All of these Christmas decorations can be found at your local Dollar Tree.

You’ll never believe these luxe-looking Christmas decorations are homemade creations.

Budget Friendly Christmas Dollar Store Decor Ideas You’ll Love!

1. Fishbowl Snowman

fishbowl snowman christmas dollar store decor ideas

How cute is this 3 tiered fishbowl snowman?! It’s so simple to make, family and guests never believe it’s a cheap DIY Christmas dollar store decor craft.

2. Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars

snowy pinecone candle jars dollar store Christmas decorations

Bring the snowy, wintery scene inside with the luxe looking pinecone candle jars

3. Dollar Store Snowmen Candles

dollar store christmas candles

Fancy something more quirky? Get into the Christmas holiday spirit with these fun and totally unique dollar store snowmen candles. Super easy to DIY.

3. No Shed Glitter Candle Sticks

gold glitter no shed christmas candles

Go for gold this Christmas with these super sparkly glitter candlesticks. Bonus, these candlesticks are no ‘shed’.

No more finding glitter sparkles *everywhere*& until mid January.

4. Wine Glass Snowglobes

wine glass snowglobes Christmas dollar store decor ideas

How ingenious are these upside down wine glass snow globes?! Top with some pillar candles, also found for $1 at the dollar store, to round off the look.

5. Holiday Shakers

christmas figurine holiday shakers

We’ve never seen anything so creative!

With some cheap dollar store children’s figurines you can recreate these beautiful salt and pepper holiday shakers in less than 5 minutes. Sure to wow guests this holiday season.

6. DIY Wooden Spools Wreath

DIY wooden spools wreath for Christmas

Fancy yourself a bit crafty? Grab some wooden spools and create this stunning and completely unique DIY spools wreath.

Hang this on your front door to let guests know there’s a crafter home! 

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7.DIY Holiday Card Tree

DIY holiday card tree dollar store decoration

This is a dirt cheap dollar store christmas decor idea that looks seriously luxurious yet is super budget friendly.

If you want to save some paper and do a zero waste Christmas this year, use old Christmas cards you were given.

A cute way to decorate your wall this season.

8. DIY Dried Citrus Wreath

DIY dried citrus wreath Christmas dollar store decorations

A 5 minute craft that looks elegant, cozy and chic. Oh and did we mention it smells amazing?!

9. Tomato Cage Tree

tomato cage christmas tree

Don’t have space for a life size Christmas tree? Use a $5 tomato cage and recreate this genius bauble tree.

10. Shiny Bright Wreath

DIY vintage Christmas wreath dollar store idea

Use your vintage style and old baubles that just won’t *do* on the Christmas tree this year, and transform them into an incredibly shiny door wreath.

11. Mason Jar Christmas Tree

mason jar christmas tree

Stack some blue glassed mason jars together and fill some ornamental baubles and silver trim for an easy dollar store Christmas decor idea.

12. Upgraded Plain Glass Ornaments

fillable glass baubles for Christmas tree

Fillable ornaments are all the rage right now and it’s easy to see why. Don’t let the look fool you, they’re incredibly easy to make and put together.

13. Pinecone Ornaments

silver sprayed pinecone Christmas dollar store tree decorations

Spray paint some pinecones for a simple DIY Christmas tree ornament.

14. DIY Photo Wreath

DIY photo wreath dollar store decor

Ever heard give the gift of memories and not things? We love this memory inspired photo Christmas wreath.

Perfect if you don’t have room to put up a real wreath, or don’t have the materials handy to create one.

15. Clear Glass Centerpiece Sparkle

easy Christmas centerpiece dollar store

Give your table a little sparkle with this easy Christmas centerpiece idea.

16. Candy Candle Wreath

DIY candy cane wreath

If it’s good enough for Martha Stewart, it’s good enough for us. Recreate your own candy cane wreath this Christmas for a sweeter kick.

17. DIY Dollar Store Colourful Ornament Wreath

DIY dollar store ornament wreath

Add a blast of colour to your festivities this year with this simple DIY dollar store ornament wreath.

18. DIY Bow Wreath

DIY ribbon bow Christmas dollar store decor

Have a TON of bows lying around? Bundle them together in this easy DIY to create a wreath that really stands out this Christmas.

19. DIY Dollar Store Christmas Lantern

Christmas lantern DIY dollar store decor

Nothing quite says Christmas like a church inspired nativity scene. Now you can create a simple DIY Christmas lantern for less than $7!

20. DIY Christmas Car Tree Decorations

DIY toy truck Christmas tree decorations

Little boys and girls will love making these simple children’s Christmas crafts.

Simply tie a small tree figurine to a toy truck, dust with confetti and away you go…that’s if you can keep little hands from playing with the toy trucks though!

21. Candlestick Cones

Christmas candlestick pinecones

Prefer cones to candles? This is the dollar store christmas decor hack for you.

22. DIY Mini Tabletop Christmas Tree

DIY mini tabletop Christmas tree

Even the smallest of apartments can fit this tiny beauty in. Give your home a festive make-over with this simple yet elegant looking DIY mini tabletop Christmas tree.

Can’t promise you’ll fit your presents under it though!

23. Cookie Cutter Candles

Cookie cutter candles for Christmas

Grab your $1 cookie cutter molds and create some fabulous snowflake candles for your home.

24. DIY Dollar Tree Joy Plates

DIY dollar tree Christmas plates

Spread a little holiday joy this year with these elegant farmhouse style plates. Hang above your fireplace and accessorise with tinsel and mini wreaths.

25. Snowman Bowl

Forsted snowman Epsom salt vase for Christmas

With a small bag of Epsom salt, a little festive ribbon and some cheap dollar store buttons, you can recreate this beautiful frosty snowman candle bowl in less than an hour.

26. Christmas Candy Vase Treat Tower

DIY candy treat vase

Treats galore! Fill a tall vase with some kisses and candy pieces.

You might have to keep topping it up though to keep the holiday inspired look…especially if family are in town.

27. Snowy Mason Jar

Christmas frosted snowy mason jar

Why do we get Downton Abbey vibes with this art deco inspired snowy mason jar?

Put a vintage twist on a modern Christmas with this delicate looking DIY.

28. Showy Centerpiece 

easy Christmas table centerpiece

Not satisfied with simple centerpieces? We hear you.

Try adding these transparent present shaped bowl to your table, fill with dual coloured baubles and finish with a bow or ribbon for a masterful table centerpiece. 

29. Snowman Globe Cloche 

Snowman globe cloche for Christmas table

Set a snowman ornament on a layer of fluffy snow.

Cover with a bell-shape cloche embellished with rhinestone gems, and scatter snowflake confetti for an easy arrangement.

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Liked these cheap dollar store Christmas decor ideas? Which one are you thinking of trying? Let us know in the comments!

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Charlotte is a renowned trauma psychotherapist, psycho-spiritual writer, and founder of Typically Topical. Her soulful guides are read by over 300,000 people every month.

For her work, she's been named UK Womenspire Woman of the Year, been awarded the title of Yale Young Global Scholar, and featured across major networks such as ITV, BBC, Soul & Spirit & Cosmopolitan. You can find her on Linkedin & Twitter.

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