Living with Lindsay has issued a challenge to blogland: The Five Dollar Challenge. The call is to create something beautiful and Spring-y for your home by only spending five dollars, and spending it at a dollar store.

From Living with Lindsay:

The Rules:
1. You may only spend $5 out-of-pocket (not including sales tax) on this challenge.

2. Your $5 may only be spent at a “dollar store,” such as The Dollar Tree, Everything’s $1.00, Family Dollar, Dollar General, or similar stores you may have in your town. Yeah, I’m trying to make you think outside of the box. Get creative!

3. You may also use items you already have around the house, such as tools and supplies.

4. On Monday, March 30th, post “before” and “after” pics on your blog and tell us all about your new treasures. If you don’t have a blog and would like to participate, I’d love for you to email photos to me and a little blurb about your project, and I’ll come up with someway for everyone to see them. My email is LivingWithLindsay [at]

Click here for the rest of the rules and to participate and to pick up a button for your blog!

I am looking forward to seeing all that you come up with, and hopefully featuring some of these great projects here at Dollar Store Crafts! I also have some ideas, so check back to see my submission!