How To Create A Side Table/Plant Stand Using Dollar Tree Supplies

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If you’re looking for a side table or plant stand for your home that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg this is a great alternative. I’ll show you step-by-step how to make one using Dollar Tree supplies. Be sure to take a look at the full video tutorial below to get more details and the supplies you will need.
Be Sure To Checkout The Video Above - You Will Be Surprised Of What Is Used

Let’s get started! First, I spray painted the baskets. It’s optional but I recommend doing this to get the modern look. The paint should be dry within 1 to 2 hours. To be on the safe side, be sure to check the dry times on the back of the paint spray can.

Second, flip the basket over and add glue to the top.
Third, place another basket on top of it (right side up).
Next, remove all of the contents from the inside of the frame. I wanted the frame to be the same color as my baskets so I decided to spray paint it.
I removed the tabs on the back of the frame and added hot glue on the inside to help secure the glass to the frame.
Next, I added glue to the top of the basket.

Then, placed the frame on top. It’s optional to glue the frame to the table. If you decide not to glue it, you will be able to use the inside for storage. It’s totally up to you.
That’s it!! You have a modern side table/plant stand. I absolutely love how it turned out. I’ve saved so much money doing this. 

Happy Crafting!!
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  • Kar2748636
    on Jul 2, 2017

    Are the baskets metal or plastic?
    • Joann Crefasi
      Joann Crefasi
      on Sep 1, 2019

      She said Dollar store plastic but the materials link is for 3pc set of expensive WIRE baskets that NEST that are expensive and are 3 different sizes and do not pair for stacking. I would get 2 wire baskets of the same size from Dollar Tree or Dollar General which would be sturdier than the plastic baskets for sure!

  • Claudia Ioanes
    Claudia Ioanes
    on Jul 4, 2017

    This looks cute what type of basket metal plastic.
  • Debbie Cowan
    Debbie Cowan
    on Sep 2, 2019

    Why replace the glass with plexiglass??

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  • Shawn
    on Mar 15, 2020

    This is a very good idea. You said not to glue the glass if you want to to use for storage. I just thought of this

    maybe use the card board from the frame in the bottom basket you lay magazines or books underneath the bottom basket. When reading these post ideas come to me.

  • Linda Abate
    Linda Abate
    on Apr 7, 2020

    Great idea. Definitely a craft that can be used inside or outside. Great for the patio, porch or in the garden. Nice job.

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