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5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

Hello makeup lovers! Imagine your mascaras, lipsticks, foundation, eyelashes, etc stored in luxurious makeup stands. Now imagine the makeup stands for half the price. Here lies the holy grail of DIY Dollar Tree makeup stands.

1.) The Elegant Beauty

You like it flashy, kinda sassy, and above all else beautiful and classy. You’re the person who enjoys when functionality and beauty come into unison. Others live for the lights, camera, and action appeal the world throws at society.

You tend to focus on the world’s elegant, natural beauties and immerse yourself into art forms. Your makeup stand-style presents itself no differently. Bringing your classic style into fruition with your design style leaves boundless creativity. The below makeup stand will take your game to an upgraded level and can all be found at your local Dollar Tree store. You can also make the same stand to store jewelry.


  • 1 small plate
  • 1 medium plate
  • 1 large plate
  • Superglue
  • 2 candle holders
  • Paint (Optional)


  1. Take the big plate and place superglue in the center
  2. Attach one candle holder upright into the glue 
  3. Place superglue on the other end of the candle holder
  4. Take the medium plate with the bottom of the plate facing the candle holder
  5. Attach the center of the medium plate to the glued candle holder
  6. Place superglue into the center of the medium plate
  7. Attach a candle holder into the glued center of the medium plate
  8. Place superglue on the other end of the candle holder
  9. Take the small plate with the bottom of the plate facing the glued candle holder
  10. Attach the center of the small plate to the glued candle holder
  11. Place superglue onto the center of the small plate
  12. Attach the last candle holder to the center of the small plate
  13. Wait 2-3 hours to dry 
  14. Paint the makeup stand (if you wish)
  15. Once dried, set your makeup on it

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

2. The Organized Babe

Everything must have a place and a label. You like items neat, hassle-free, and tucked out of harm’s way. With you, too organized, doesn’t exist. Living in chaos drives you up a wall and your life thrives when you can plan it out. You also don’t care to spend much time creating something when you could be completing other tasks. This makeup stand makes sorting simple, easy, fast, and cheap!

The Dollar Tree provides small pull out drawers you can stack on top of one another for an easy makeup stand! Once you’re finished, you can add rhinestones, glitter, colorful washing tape, flowers, or anything your heart desires to add flare to your makeup stand. You can even throw hair accessories in your drawer set!

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

3. Nature Gal

Break apart your Nature Valley bar and breathe in fresh air because your style statement sways to nature. The sun warms your soul and the moon calms your feet, you’re steadily looking for the next world wonder you can explore. Your design style proves likewise!

If hiking, camping, fishing, and the outdoors cater to your lifestyle then this makeup stand is for you! You see nature as one of Earth’s highest forms of beauty and blending that with your makeup stand gives a simplistic wow factor to your vanity. Surprisingly the Dollar Tree delivers just that!

Supplies: (This requires a drill. Not sold at the Dollar Tree.)

  • Drill 
  • Woodblock
  • Pencil or chalk


  1. Take the wooden block and sketch different sized circles on it
  2. Take a drill and carve out the circle holes into the wood
  3. Throw your brushes, lipsticks, and mascaras into the holes! 

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

4. Boujee Baby

Throw sparkles, diamonds, and all the glam because you stay basking in luxury! You know how to make your lifestyle pop with a hint of dazzle that makes the eyes of all sparkle. Some call you high maintenance, but you know your worth and basic just won’t cut it. You also know you can still ball on a budget while maintaining fashionable looks.

Your makeup station will match your high energy with this fancy jar collection that is fit for a queen. It allows for your personal touch, so go all out with your design! 

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  • 3 jars
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Small bowl
  • Big bowl
  • Trash bag or old newspaper
  • Paintbrush
  • Rhinestones


  1. Take the small bowl, pour glue into it
  2. Dip paintbrush into the glue
  3. Lay trash bag/newspaper down, place jars on it
  4. Paint glue onto the jars
  5. Sprinkle glitter onto the jars
  6. Wait until they dry
  7. Glue rhinestones to the jar
  8. Once all jars are dried, throw away messy trash bag/newspaper
  9. Move jars to your vanity and watch them shine!

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

5. Tin Can Queen

This makeup stand provides opportunities to recycle tin cans! If you’re the type of person who enjoys saving money while also upcycling unique items, then this makeup stand calls your name! After emptying your cans for cooking, you can either collect the cans and trade them in for money at the scrap yard or you can find other useful ways to use them. Your grandparents may use old tin cans for their coin collections, but you can use tin cans to store your makeup products.

The Dollar Tree does sell nonperishable canned goods, but if you already have old tin cans saved from past cookings, then you’re ahead of the game! This blank tin can gives endless opportunities, you can add feathers, glitter, stickers, whatever your style vibes with.


  • Tin cans (however many you’d like)
  • Construction Paper
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Ribbon
  • Glue (Superglue works best)
  • Scissors
  • Trash bag or old newspaper


  1. Clean and dry the cans thoroughly (make sure to remove wrapping on the cans)
  2. Grab your paint and paintbrush and coat the can
    • You can skip painting if you want to cover the cans in construction paper
  3. Wait until cans dry
  4. Measure ribbon around the can for length then cut (repeat for each strip of ribbon)
  5. Glue your ribbon pieces to the can
  6. Cut shapes out of construction paper, glue to the can (optional)
  7. Wait to dry
  8. Add your makeup accessories to the cans!

5 DIY Dollar Tree Makeup Stands

Do any of these makeup stands spark your interest? Let us know in the comments which ones you’re going to try!

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