42 Of The BEST Dollar Store Organization Ideas To Save Money And Stay Organized

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Looking to organize your home on a budget?

Then, this post perfect for you.

Whether you're looking to organize your pantry, kitchen or bathroom, this post covers it all.

Read on and i will show you how.

 

1. Use Containers Under The Bathroom Sink

Photo | housemix

Grab some clear stackable containers from the dollar store for storing small items that you don't use often and label them.

That way you keep the cabinets neat and tidy while keeping it easy to grab items.

 

2. Cutting Board Storage

Photo | thatswhatshesaid

If your countertop and cabinets are fully occupied, then this might want to consider this hack.

Screw this dollar store basket wire onto the backside of your kitchen cabinets and you’re good to go!

 

3. Pantry Cabinet Storage Hack

Photo | socialhome

Clear storage containers are the must haves at the dollar store! Notice how organized this cabinet looks?

By eliminating food packages and storing dry food in clear containers, your cabinet will look so much more organized.

 

4. Kitchen Towel Bar Hack

Photo | Goodhousekeeping

Grab a towel bar at your local dollar store or at Target, throw on some hooks and it is ready for hanging your pot and pans.

If you want to add a pretty accent, you may choose to spray paint the towel bar in colors like gold, copper or jet black.

 

5. Laundry Room Storage Hack

Photo | nikkijaynepapery

The laundry room looks so much neater when laundry supplies are clearly labeled and things are not all over the place.

Grab some green storage basket, pegs and labeling cards from the dollar store and start organizing.

Place less frequently used items at the top shelves and those you use often at a reachable height.

 

6. Cabinet Door Hack

Photo | acultivatednest

If you happen to have one of these magnetic spice jars and you wish to keep them inside your cabinets.

Then, i suggest grabbing some baking tray from the dollar and installing them onto the back of your cabinet door.

The baking tray provides a metal base that the magnets on the bottom of the spice jar can attract.

 

7. Storage Hack For Your Closet

Photo | fromthedesk

Increase the capacity of your closet hangers by adding shower rings from the dollar store.

Get creative! this works for tank tops, belts and other items in the closet.

 

8. DIY Turntable Organizer

Photo | thecountrychiccottage

Want to make your own turntable tray / lazy susan?

You can make them for just $2 or less by grabbing 2 round cake pans and a bag of marbles.

Add the marbles to the bottom pan and place the other cake pan on top and it'll work exactly like a lazy susan.

If you want a larger lazy susan, simply grab a bigger cake pan and more marbles which, probably cost you $4 at most.

 

9. Cooling Rack Spice Holder

Photo | thestonybrookhouse

Here's an amazing idea from Lori, she buys cooling racks from the dollar store and bends them into mini spice racks with pliers.

To mount the rack, you can choose between a screw or a adhesive hook if you don't want holes in the cabinet door.

What's amazing about this is that, it only cost a dollar to make 1 spice rack! 

 

10. Chest Freezer Organization Hack

Photo | practicallyfunctional

I own a chest freezer, and i love how they can hold so much food. But, the challenge comes when it’s time to organize it.

So, instead of dumping all your food packages into the chest freezer, organize them into storage baskets from the dollar store.

Remove everything from the chest freezer, organize them into their respective baskets and then place it back into the freezer.

Remember to measure the size of your chest freezer and storage baskets when you buy them.

 

11. Add Hanging Baskets To Your Bathroom

Photo | bedifferentactnormal

If you have a small bathroom without no space for a shelf, then you can try hanging baskets from the dollar store.

With this, you'll have extra storage for your bath towel, toilet papers and soap bottles.

 

12. Bathroom Storage Hacks

Photo | Hometalk

Here's one of my favorite small bathroom storage hacks for hanging toilet paper, towel and other toiletries.

To make this, all you need is a pair of hooks and baskets.

You may choose between a low-budget baskets at the dollar store to more expensive ones from Amazon.

 

13. Dollar Store Pan Organizers

Photo | restorationbeauty

Instead of stacking your bake ware and cooking pans, grab a couple of pan dividers from the dollar store to store them vertically.

This eliminate the need to remove stacks of bake wares ad pan before reaching the one you need.

Plus, it'll make your space look so much tidier and organized.

 

14. DIY Dollar Store Trash Bin

Photo | Twoityourself

Here's a cute farmhouse style storage basket that you can make for fun over the weekend.

Grab a metal bin from the dollar store and cover it with ropes to transform it into a storage basket for organizing your things.

Or use it as a wastebasket around the house.

 

15. Dollar Store Items For Under The Sink

Photo | amynewnostalgia

Don't you hate the clutter under the bathroom or kitchen sink that keeps you from finding the things you need?

Time for a makeover with tension rods and a couple of storage basket from the dollar store!

Add a tension rod across the length of the under sink and use it for hanging spray bottles.

Use storage baskets to separate the different cleaning supplies, cleaning cloth, cleaning brush and so on.

 

16. Sponge Holder Storage Hack

Photo | makebakecelebrate

Here'a an amazing idea to get that extra storage space out of your pantry wall.

Grab a clear sponge holder from the dollar store and mount them onto the wall. Easy to find, easy to access.

This is great for instant mix powder, snack bars, seasonings and items you use on a regular basis.

 

17. Cleaning Supplies Organization

Photo | yellowblissroad

Kristin shows how she organize her cleaning closet with the help of dollar store organizers and shelves she got from Target.

The total cost for this project is about $50 which is pretty good for such a neat looking space!

You can check out her tutorial here

 

18. File Sorter Organizers

Photo | Real Coake

Who knew that a file sorter could be used to organize your washcloths! Simply roll up your washcloth so they fit.

No more washcloths on the shelf. Works like a charm!

 

19. Get Your Kids Involved!

Photo | apumpkinandaprincess

Create an art station for your kids and get them into the habit of staying organized.

It's a great habit to develop from young and keeps the mess from spreading.

 

20. Bulldog Clips For Cable Organization

Photo | brightside

Prevent your charging cables from getting all over the place with these bulldog clips.

It'll make charging your phone so much more convenient. 

 

21. Use Tension Rods As Dividers

Photo | marthastewart

If your cutting boards, cookie sheets, and pot lids don’t fit in your cupboard while laying down.

Keep them separate with tension rods so they sit vertically, saving you space while also allowing you to grab them easily.

You can find tension rods of all lengths at the dollar store to fit your cabinet, just remember to do the measurements.

 

Some Final Thoughts...

Hey i hope you found these 21 organizing ideas inspiring and helpful!

So remember! whenever you have a shortage of space and things are getting messy, you can always refer back to this guide for inspiration.

With that said, remember to save this pin so you can refer to it later.

Thanks for reading!

Looking for ways to organize your kitchen and increase storage space without spending a lot of money?

Then you're in the right place! 

Here are 21 practical dollar store organization ideas that anyone can implement to make their kitchen a better place.

Ready? Let's get started!

At Homewhis, we select and write about topics we love and think you'll like too. Homewhis has affiliate and advertising partnerships so we get revenue from sharing this content and from your purchase but at no extra cost to you.

 

1. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | neathousesweethome

The under sink area of your kitchen might be the toughest place organize because it's dark with lots of pipes in the way and has no shelving.

Lucky for you, here is an under the sink organization project that can be complete with a $10 budget!

All you need are some plastic caddies, deep storage boxes and stackable plastic bins from the dollar store.

 

2. Hang Your Measuring Spoons

Credit: ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com

If you cook often, then it might be better to keep your measuring spoons near you, but in an organized fashion.

Grab some self adhesive hooks from the dollar store, stick it behind the cabinet door to hang your measuring spoons.

That way you'll free up space in your drawers and countertop without drilling any holes.

 

3. Magazine Holder Hack

Credit | organizingmadefun

Don't know where to store your paper plates, napkins and kitchen paper?

Just grab a magazine holder from the dollar store to use as storage solutions.

It is best to store plates and napkins vertically because its easier to grab and find.

 

4. DIY Magnetic Spice Racks

Credit | instructables

What a great way to create storage space for the spice bottles!

You can make these by grabbing a hot glue gun, a pack of round magnets and some pencil baskets.

Stick the magnets on one side of the pencil basket with the hot glue.

Use more magnets for stronger attraction and ensure that the magnet are evenly spread.

 

5. DIY Spice Bottle Labels

Found from The Social Home

Mismatching spice bottles can make your kitchen cabinet look messy and disorganized.

The solution is to grab empty spice jars at the dollar store, transfer your spice over and label every bottle.

Uniform looking spice jar makes your cabinet look like an organized heaven and you'll have an easier time finding your spice bottle.

 

6. Make Spice Racks From Cooling Rack

Photo | thestonybrookhouse

Here's an amazing idea from Lori, she buys cooling racks from the dollar store and bends them into mini spice racks with pliers.

To mount the rack, you can choose between a screw or a adhesive hook if you don't want holes in the cabinet door.

What's amazing about this is that, it only cost a dollar to make 1 spice rack! 

 

7. Cutting Board Storage

Photo | thatswhatshesaid

If your countertop and cabinets are fully occupied, then this might want to consider this hack.

Attach this dollar store basket wire onto the backside of your kitchen cabinets using screws and you’re good to go!

 

8. The Best Tea Bag Organizer

Credit | handycraftywoman

If you have loose tea bags lying around the pantry cabinet then it's time to start organizing.

Grab a couple of rectangular storage bins from the dollar store to organize your tea bags.

This organizing trick is perfect for kitchen drawers.

 

9. Cupcake Liners Storage

Credit: tablefortwoblog.com

Here's the problem with cupcake liners...

When you need them, there are only a couple left, or you just can’t find them in the kitchen mess.

Here’s a simple solution, store them inside a clear mason jar and leave them on a lazy susan in your pantry cabinet.

Mason jars are readily available at the dollar store or on Amazon.

 

10. Use Tension Rods As Dividers

Photo | marthastewart

If your cutting boards, cookie sheets, and pot lids don’t fit in your cupboard while laying down.

Keep them separate with tension rods so they sit vertically, saving you space while also allowing you to grab them easily.

You can find tension rods of all lengths at the dollar store to fit your cabinet, just remember to do the measurements.

 

11. Baking Tray & Board Storage Hack

Found from The Kitchn

Can't find a place for your bake wares and chopping boards?

Grab a large sicker basket like the one above to store your cooking racks, baking tray and chopping boards.

If you're planning it leave them outside the cabinet, cover with a large cloth to prevent dust from getting in

 

12. Over Door Baskets

Credit: thediymommy.com

When it comes to organizing the area under the sink, over-the-door baskets like the one above can give you that extra storage boost.

They are great for storing frequently used items such as your dish brush, dish soap, and dish scrubbers.

 

13. Canned Food Storage Hack

Credit | myuncommonsliceofsuburbia

Pantry cluttered with various canned food?

No problem! Grab small wire baskets from the dollar store and stack them up like the one example above and label them according to category.

 

14. Kitchen Towel Bar Hack

Photo | Goodhousekeeping

Grab a towel bar at your local dollar store or at Target, throw on some hooks and it is ready for hanging your pot and pans.

If you want to add a pretty accent, you may choose to spray paint the towel bar in colors like gold, copper or jet black.

 

15. Kitchen Pantry Organization

Credit: lovelylittlelife-hannah.blogspot.com

Here is a great example of how to organize your kitchen pantry with storage bins from the dollar store.

Items sorted by categories and well labelled is the surest way to save time and prevent frustration.

 

16. Pantry Cabinet Storage Hack

Photo | socialhome

Food packaging lying all over the cabinet can make any cabinet look messy and very disorganized.

The solution would be to transfer dried food like cereals and sugar into clear storage containers from the dollar store.

Label every food storage container so you don't mistaken salt for sugar and vice versa.

 

17. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | My Home Look Book

Here's a fun way to use cake stand from the dollar store to reduce clutter on your countertop.

Another advantage of placing your dishwashing supplies on a cake stand is that it keeps dish soap away from your kitchen sink and prevents excess water buildup.

 

18. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | PopSugar

What an amazing work of art in the kitchen!

To create this look, just grab some mason jar from the dollar store, acrylic paints and sticker labels.

The colors are Seas Breeze, Lemon Yellow, Melon and Peony Pink (from left to right)

 

19. Use Turntables In The Fridge

Credit: thediymommy.com

Prevent things from getting lost at the back of your fridge by using turntables such as a lazy susan.

Just Spin and grab!

 

20. Use Storage Bins In The Fridge

Credit: thedomesticgeekblog.com

Instead of leaving your seasoning bottles, food packages on the fridge randomly...

Grab different colored storage bins from the dollar store and sort all the food by categories.

That way, you'll know where to search.

 

21.Chest Freezer Organization Hack

Photo | practicallyfunctional

I own a chest freezer, and i love how they can hold so much food. But, the challenge comes when it’s time to organize it.

So, instead of dumping all your food packages into the chest freezer, organize them into storage baskets from the dollar store.

Remove everything from the chest freezer, organize them into their respective baskets and then place it back into the freezer.

Remember to measure the size of your chest freezer and storage baskets when you buy them.

 

Now it's your turn!

To sum it all up, those were 21 dollar store organization ideas for your kitchen.

Not all of the ideas will resonate with you but do keep what you felt was helpful and implement them into your kitchen.

If you liked this pin, please share it with a friend and on social media

Thank you for reading!

Looking for ways to organize your kitchen and increase storage space without spending a lot of money?

Then you're in the right place! 

Here are 21 practical dollar store organization ideas that anyone can implement to make their kitchen a better place.

Ready? Let's get started!

At Homewhis, we select and write about topics we love and think you'll like too. Homewhis has affiliate and advertising partnerships so we get revenue from sharing this content and from your purchase but at no extra cost to you.

 

1. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | neathousesweethome

The under sink area of your kitchen might be the toughest place organize because it's dark with lots of pipes in the way and has no shelving.

Lucky for you, here is an under the sink organization project that can be complete with a $10 budget!

All you need are some plastic caddies, deep storage boxes and stackable plastic bins from the dollar store.

 

2. Hang Your Measuring Spoons

Credit: ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com

If you cook often, then it might be better to keep your measuring spoons near you, but in an organized fashion.

Grab some self adhesive hooks from the dollar store, stick it behind the cabinet door to hang your measuring spoons.

That way you'll free up space in your drawers and countertop without drilling any holes.

 

3. Magazine Holder Hack

Credit | organizingmadefun

Don't know where to store your paper plates, napkins and kitchen paper?

Just grab a magazine holder from the dollar store to use as storage solutions.

It is best to store plates and napkins vertically because its easier to grab and find.

 

4. DIY Magnetic Spice Racks

Credit | instructables

What a great way to create storage space for the spice bottles!

You can make these by grabbing a hot glue gun, a pack of round magnets and some pencil baskets.

Stick the magnets on one side of the pencil basket with the hot glue.

Use more magnets for stronger attraction and ensure that the magnet are evenly spread.

 

5. DIY Spice Bottle Labels

Found from The Social Home

Mismatching spice bottles can make your kitchen cabinet look messy and disorganized.

The solution is to grab empty spice jars at the dollar store, transfer your spice over and label every bottle.

Uniform looking spice jar makes your cabinet look like an organized heaven and you'll have an easier time finding your spice bottle.

 

6. Make Spice Racks From Cooling Rack

Photo | thestonybrookhouse

Here's an amazing idea from Lori, she buys cooling racks from the dollar store and bends them into mini spice racks with pliers.

To mount the rack, you can choose between a screw or a adhesive hook if you don't want holes in the cabinet door.

What's amazing about this is that, it only cost a dollar to make 1 spice rack! 

 

7. Cutting Board Storage

Photo | thatswhatshesaid

If your countertop and cabinets are fully occupied, then this might want to consider this hack.

Attach this dollar store basket wire onto the backside of your kitchen cabinets using screws and you’re good to go!

 

8. The Best Tea Bag Organizer

Credit | handycraftywoman

If you have loose tea bags lying around the pantry cabinet then it's time to start organizing.

Grab a couple of rectangular storage bins from the dollar store to organize your tea bags.

This organizing trick is perfect for kitchen drawers.

 

9. Cupcake Liners Storage

Credit: tablefortwoblog.com

Here's the problem with cupcake liners...

When you need them, there are only a couple left, or you just can’t find them in the kitchen mess.

Here’s a simple solution, store them inside a clear mason jar and leave them on a lazy susan in your pantry cabinet.

Mason jars are readily available at the dollar store or on Amazon.

 

10. Use Tension Rods As Dividers

Photo | marthastewart

If your cutting boards, cookie sheets, and pot lids don’t fit in your cupboard while laying down.

Keep them separate with tension rods so they sit vertically, saving you space while also allowing you to grab them easily.

You can find tension rods of all lengths at the dollar store to fit your cabinet, just remember to do the measurements.

 

11. Baking Tray & Board Storage Hack

Found from The Kitchn

Can't find a place for your bake wares and chopping boards?

Grab a large sicker basket like the one above to store your cooking racks, baking tray and chopping boards.

If you're planning it leave them outside the cabinet, cover with a large cloth to prevent dust from getting in

 

12. Over Door Baskets

Credit: thediymommy.com

When it comes to organizing the area under the sink, over-the-door baskets like the one above can give you that extra storage boost.

They are great for storing frequently used items such as your dish brush, dish soap, and dish scrubbers.

 

13. Canned Food Storage Hack

Credit | myuncommonsliceofsuburbia

Pantry cluttered with various canned food?

No problem! Grab small wire baskets from the dollar store and stack them up like the one example above and label them according to category.

 

14. Kitchen Towel Bar Hack

Photo | Goodhousekeeping

Grab a towel bar at your local dollar store or at Target, throw on some hooks and it is ready for hanging your pot and pans.

If you want to add a pretty accent, you may choose to spray paint the towel bar in colors like gold, copper or jet black.

 

15. Kitchen Pantry Organization

Credit: lovelylittlelife-hannah.blogspot.com

Here is a great example of how to organize your kitchen pantry with storage bins from the dollar store.

Items sorted by categories and well labelled is the surest way to save time and prevent frustration.

 

16. Pantry Cabinet Storage Hack

Photo | socialhome

Food packaging lying all over the cabinet can make any cabinet look messy and very disorganized.

The solution would be to transfer dried food like cereals and sugar into clear storage containers from the dollar store.

Label every food storage container so you don't mistaken salt for sugar and vice versa.

 

17. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | My Home Look Book

Here's a fun way to use cake stand from the dollar store to reduce clutter on your countertop.

Another advantage of placing your dishwashing supplies on a cake stand is that it keeps dish soap away from your kitchen sink and prevents excess water buildup.

 

18. Under Kitchen Sink Organization Hack

Credit | PopSugar

What an amazing work of art in the kitchen!

To create this look, just grab some mason jar from the dollar store, acrylic paints and sticker labels.

The colors are Seas Breeze, Lemon Yellow, Melon and Peony Pink (from left to right)

 

19. Use Turntables In The Fridge

Credit: thediymommy.com

Prevent things from getting lost at the back of your fridge by using turntables such as a lazy susan.

Just Spin and grab!

 

20. Use Storage Bins In The Fridge

Credit: thedomesticgeekblog.com

Instead of leaving your seasoning bottles, food packages on the fridge randomly...

Grab different colored storage bins from the dollar store and sort all the food by categories.

That way, you'll know where to search.

 

21.Chest Freezer Organization Hack

Photo | practicallyfunctional

I own a chest freezer, and i love how they can hold so much food. But, the challenge comes when it’s time to organize it.

So, instead of dumping all your food packages into the chest freezer, organize them into storage baskets from the dollar store.

Remove everything from the chest freezer, organize them into their respective baskets and then place it back into the freezer.

Remember to measure the size of your chest freezer and storage baskets when you buy them.

 

Now it's your turn!

To sum it all up, those were 21 dollar store organization ideas for your kitchen.

Not all of the ideas will resonate with you but do keep what you felt was helpful and implement them into your kitchen.

If you liked this pin, please share it with a friend and on social media

Thank you for reading!

Hello! My name is Nancy, i’m an organization expert and i love everything planning, cleaning, staying organized and enjoy gardening in my backyard

Hello! My name is Nancy, i’m an organization expert and i love everything planning, cleaning, staying organized and enjoy gardening in my backyard

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