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8 new dollar store hacks that can save you money

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If you love searching for amazing deals at the dollar store, you’ve probably got a good idea about what to buy and what not to buy there.

But Household Hacker has come up with some out-of-the-box ideas to save you even more!

Read more: The best bargains at Dollar Tree

Try these creative dollar store tips and tricks!

Members of Team Clark even use some of these hacks! And we’re always looking for more — so if you have any new ones to add to the list, tell us about them on Facebook and Twitter!

  1. Use a deep roasting pan, cooling racks and charcoal to make a portable grill.
  2. Reusable shower caps can be used instead of plastic wrap to cover food — and the dollar stores even have packages that come with all different sizes!
  3. Create a decorative centerpiece using candles, drinking jars, stickers and artificial flowers.
  4. Make your own dryer sheets by cutting up reusable wipes and soaking them in fabric softener.
  5. Turn kitchen sponges into reusable ice packs to treat bumps and bruises.
  6. Repurpose a plastic dispenser by using it as a trash can in your car.
  7. Make your own body cream with lotion and petroleum jelly.
  8. Buy all of the cups and balls you need to play your favorite drinking game (or any other game).

Love finding new ways to save? Check out these 10 dollar store packing hacks, including a way to protect a bottle of wine in your suitcase. Yes, you can travel with wine!

Read more: No one will believe you paid $1 for these Dollar Tree finds