Dollar Store Haul

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The other day, I mentioned in this post that I found the satin hair tie/scarf that adorned my retro swoop and French twist updo at my local Dollar Tree and I wanted to go back for the other color. I don’t know if you know this about me … but I love a deal and a steal ;)! So, of course I had to check out what else they had to offer along the line of affordable hair accessories!

Well, I found the above satin flower headbands and hair clips and had to get them. I saw the grey flowers first.

Although I’m not a fan of this type of metal clip (a strand inevitably gets caught and snagged/torn in the removal process), I figured that I could remove the clip and attach the flowers (which are backed by felt) to a different kind of clip or a headband. I could also attach a hair elastic and a pin like I demonstrated here. So, definitely worth a dollar. I was doubley psyched when I saw that they had the brown and pink flowers already attached to headbands!

Next, I picked up bendie satin hair ties/scarfs in solid black and in a white/black/brown leoparard (I passed on the B&W zebra print) and scooped up this cute, brown plaid bow headband!

Oh yeah! Watch out now Minnie Mouse!

Oh! And one last thing! I hate getting plastic bags in stores and have many reusable totes/bags to avoid this. However, unless I’m hitting the grocery store for a major trip, I inevitably forget them in the car! Well, I found the cutest little stow away totes that I can just throw in my purse, so that I’ll always have a bag on me for those quick shopping expeditions!


Cool, right? They  had this other really cute one that looked like a watermelon. But, they only had two left and they both were damaged. The clerk said they should be getting another shipment soon though. However, now that I think about it … do I really want to be pulling a watermelon out of my purse? Ahhhhhh hell nah …! Well … maybe. LOL!

Anyway, not a bad haul for $8.56, right?! I’m definitely going to be hitting the dollar stores to check out their hair accessory offering more often!

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Have you been to the dollar store lately? What finds have you scored?

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  1. Hey Shelli, Great finds!! I actually have one of those totes in the shape of a strawberry (D Tree). I keep it in my purse too. I love that flower shaped one that you have though. I will have to keep an eye out for that one. I came across those micro fiber hair turbins that you twist in the front and pull it and button it in the back in my local D Tree Store for a dollar. I only bought one but when I went back to get more they were sold out. So I am eagerly awaiting those to come back in stock.

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    • Ooooh, a strawberry? How cute!! I’ll definitely have to check back in a couple of weeks to see if they get more! That’s great on the turban things as they cost about $8 or so at Harmon’s! I’ll have to look for those too!

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  2. These are fab finds!!! My dollar stores don’t have a lot of the great stuff I see others posting about. I will have to start checking out stores outside of my area. Thanks Shelli!

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    • I was surprised too Lavendar!! I was like, “Yeah, I gotta check this spot out a little more often!” Just like, I need to check out the little Goodwill by me every now and again too!!

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