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Get crafty with a dollar store laundry basket! These DIY decor ideas stunning, and no one will guess that came from a cheap plastic basket.

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Grab a laundry basket from the dollar store and get crafty. These DIY decor projects are pure genius!

Hit up your local dollar store, and you’ll likely find a simple plastic laundry basket. Now, I do own a few myself. I use them (obviously) for laundry. But also for drop baskets when I’m organizing.

These baskets are also a great blank canvas for creating a totally custom DIY decor piece or storage basket. Here are some of the most creative ideas I’ve found on the internet:

Dollar Store Laundry Basket crafts + DIYs

Decorative Two-Tone Storage Baskets

Two Tone Storage Baskets from Dollar Tree Supplies

Watch the video tutorial below:

West Elm-Inspired Baskets

Check out this West Elm knock-off. Totally genius!

Knock off West Elm storage basket from dollar tree supplies

Watch the video tutorial below:

Make a Farmhouse Style Burlap Basket

Rustic Farmhouse Style Basket from Dollar Store Supplies

Check out this fantastic tutorial from Our Crafty Mom to make your own rustic storage basket.

Make a Christmas Tree Skirt

dollar tree laundry basket Christmas tree skirt

Grab a pile of chunky yarn and a dollar store laundry basket to make your own Christmas tree skirt.

This is a Christmas decor idea that I think I may have to replicate this year. I it’s just too good to pass up. And if you get creative with your craft supplies (yarn, ribbon, etc) the design and style possibilities are just about endless.

A Rustic Christmas Tree Skirt

dollar store laundry basket Christmas tree skirt

This laundry basket tree skirt is a little bit more rustic, and I’m loving it. It reminds my of my own DIY burlap tree skirt that I’ve used for several years now.

Jute Rope Basket

A rope basket filled with pillows and blankets.

I absolutely adore this decorative storage basket from Lydi Out Loud. The ombre paint technique makes this basket look a bit more modern.

Here’s a video tutorial of a similar technique:

Cheerful Rope Basket

DIY Dollar Store Rope Basket

Lined Linen Rope Basket

DIY Lined Linen Rope Basket

Organize Tub Toys

$1 tub toy storage solution. Get that tub toy clutter under control, for only a dollar!

Plant Potatoes

If your craft of choice is in the garden, apparently these laundry baskets are great for growing potatoes. Who knew!

Check out the process in the video below:

More dollar tree hacks and crafts:

  • Who would have thought you could craft with basic kitchen items? Check out these surprising dollar store cutting board crafts that are totally genius.
  • Using a few simple craft supplies, you can transform a Dollar Store cookie sheet or an old baking tray into creative home decor pieces.
  • Who would have thought you could craft with basic kitchen items like dollar store placemats? Check out these surprising DIY placemat crafts that are totally genius.

Don’t forget to PIN these Dollar Store Laundry Basket DIYs for later:

dollar tree laundry basket crafts and diys

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