14 things an interior designer would buy at Dollar Tree right now

Dollar TreeDollar Tree sells a range of stylish decorations and accents.
  • Budget retailer Dollar Tree has a variety of affordable home-decor pieces.
  • Insider spoke to an Ohio-based interior designer to find out which decorative items she would buy from Dollar Tree right now.
  • The designer chose a range of $US1 items, from small woven rugs to whimsical wall decals.
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Although Dollar Tree is known for stocking affordable essentials, the budget retailer also has a variety of stylish decorative items that cost just $US1.

To help you narrow down the chain’s wide selection, Insider spoke to interior designer Christine Haught, owner of Christine Haught, Ltd. Interior Design in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Here are 14 things an interior designer would buy at Dollar Tree right now

Keep in mind that these items cost $US1 in store but are only sold in bulk online.


Place river rocks at the bottom of a flower vase or scatter them on your dining table.

Dollar TreeThe rocks can be placed in vases.

For $US1, you can buy a 32-ounce bag of decorative rocks to place in floral arrangements or with candles.

“These rocks are great for decorating tabletops with,” Haught told Insider.

They come in various neutral shades, like brown, black, and beige.



32-Ounce Bag of Multi-Toned River Rocks, $US1


Put your tea lights in a colourful candle holder with a geometric design.

Dollar TreeThe holders come in four iridescent shades.

Haught told Insider that tea lights are a great addition to any space, so she loves these mini geometric candle holders from Dollar Tree.

“Pair these candle holders with real or artificial candles to create a cosy vibe at home,” Haught said.

The candle holders are 4.5 inches wide by 3.5 inches tall and come in grey, mint green, peach, and white.



Iridescent Geometric Ceramic Candleholders, $US1


These wall hooks are a stylish way to hold your towels.

Dollar TreeThese hooks come in four shades.

Haught also loves these “fun” lacquered agate wall hooks that retail for $US1 each. One hook holds up to 12 pounds.

Perfect for holding towels, belts, or other lightweight items, these stylish rocks come in colours like blue, light blue, pink, and red.



Agate Lacquered Wall Hooks, $US1


Display all of your favourite pictures with this twine photo hanger.

Dollar TreeThese can be used as permanent or temporary decor.

“This is a great way to organise and display images for a party, or perhaps for your vision board, clothesline style,” Haught told Insider.

The hanger spans 8.5-feet long and comes with eight coloured clothespins, so you can display your favourite photos or artwork for just $US1 instead of picking up traditional frames.



Special Moments Rustic Twine and Clothes Pin Photo Hanger Line, $US1


These magnetic notepads are great for hanging on the refrigerator.

Dollar TreeSome themes include lemons or chickens.

Haught also loves these magnetic notepads, which are perfect for hanging on the refrigerator, especially if you want to make a grocery list or leave notes for your roommates.

The 60-sheet notepads come in a variety of designs and themes like lemons, doughnuts, and cherry pie.



Jot Magnetic List Notepads, $US1


These inspirational rocks are all about positivity.

Dollar TreeThe river stones come in a variety of neutral shades.

For some positive decor, Haught recommends Dollar Tree’s Inspirational Printed River Stones.

Each stone features a word of encouragement like courage, believe, and love.

She told Insider that she recommends buying multiple rocks to keep in a large vase so you can pick one up when you need an “inspirational boost.”



Inspirational Printed River Stones, $US1


These whimsical ring trays will stylishly hold your small jewels.

Dollar TreeYou can keep one in your bedroom and one in your kitchen.

These ceramic ring trays are ideal for holding earrings, rings, and other small trinkets.

“I love the whimsy of these ring trays,” Haught said. “These will make you smile when you take your jewellery off or go to put it back on.”

There are a total of six designs to choose from including a pineapple, cactus, mermaid tail, llama, unicorn, and flamingo.

Haught said she also suggests keeping a second ring dish in your kitchen “so you may easily cook or bake without getting your rings dirty.”



Decorative Ceramic Ring Tray, $US1


This chic black mirror won’t break the bank.

Dollar TreeYou can also paint the frame for a fresh look.

Made of glass and plastic, Dollar Tree’s 7.5-inch round black mirror is the perfect addition to any room in your home, Haught told Insider.

“These mirrors are great for your entryway, [especially when] paired with some fun wallpaper, or paint,” Haught said. “The simplicity of this mirror allows for creativity to abound in the surrounding space.”



Special Moments Round Black Wall Frame with Mirror, $US1

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An adorable macaron-shaped box will help you store trinkets in style.

Dollar TreeYou don’t have to travel to a bakery to bring the meringue-based treats into your home.

Haught said she adores these macaron-shaped trinket boxes from Dollar Tree.

“Who does not adore a macaron?” Haught said. “These are reminiscent of much pricier boxes from France.”

Featuring gold-coloured hinges, the boxes come in blue, mint green, purple, and pink and are ideal for housing small jewellery and other items.



Colourful Macaron-Shaped Hinged Trinket Box, $US1


This mini Eiffel Tower would look great on a bookshelf.

Dollar TreeThe towers can help add some flair to your bookshelf.

You can keep your own miniature version of the famous Paris landmark on your nightstand or bookshelf, Haught told Insider.

The simple Eiffel Tower trinket comes in gold, light pink, silver, and white. It stands 6-inches tall and measures 2.75-inches wide.



Ceramic Eiffel Tower, $US1


These unicorn decals stick to a variety of surfaces.

Dollar TreeThese are especially perfect for a child’s room.

Unicorns aren’t just for pool floats – Haught said she suggests using with these Dollar Decorator Unicorn Wall Stickers to make your rooms more cheerful.

These decals adhere to all sorts of surfaces including walls, doors, and windows.



Dollar Decorator Unicorn Wall Stickers, $US1


This candle will fill your house with delicious cinnamon-bun smells.

Dollar TreeThe lid features a tasty-looking cinnamon bun.

If you’re searching for the perfect fall candle, Haught recommends this cinnamon-bun scented one, which comes in a 3-ounce glass jar.

“These candles remind me of all things homey and fall,” Haught told Insider. “I need to buy 10 of these – or more.”



Cinnamon Bun Scented Candle, $US1


You can use up your favourite scented oils with this ceramic oil warmer.

Dollar TreeThese come in four colours.

Haught said she thinks these ceramic oil warmers from Dollar Tree are a great buy for anyone who enjoys scented oils and tea-light candles.

The oil warmers come in green, light blue, turquoise, and white.



Ceramic Oil Warmer, $US1


Haught said she especially likes these 16-inch by 24-inch rugs for small spaces.

Dollar TreeThese come in four colours.

The woven rugs are made from cotton and polyester and feature decorative tassels.

“I love these rugs for bathrooms, kitchens, and entryways,” Haught said. “The casual flair is a great vibe, but be sure to add a rug pad for traction.”

You can choose from four colours and patterns, including a triangle design and chevron design.



Home Collection Woven Rug, $US1

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