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    May 25, 2020

    27 Things From Etsy That Are Just Super Helpful

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    1. Reusable beeswax food wrap that'll keep your food fresh without being too wasteful. Goodbye, mountain of crumbled tin foil and plastic wrap! I will never miss you.

    An apple nestled in beeswax wrap with a geometric pattern
    KnottyNorthernKnits

    Get it from KnottyNorthernKnits for $3.71+ (available in seven sizes).

    2. A pack of coasters with Larry David's judgmental stare that may finally shame your roommates into respecting the wood coffee table.

    A pile of four cork coasters that say "do you respect wood?" with Larry David glaring at you
    MakerMate

    Promising review: "Loved these! Bought them for my husband’s birthday. They came in quickly and the seller had such cute details in her packaging!" —jessiwelshko

    Get a set of four from MakerMate for $12.

    3. An animal-shaped hand cover that'll keep you and surfaces from coming into direct contact. Best part is watching a lil' mouse chomp down on a doorknob like it's a really enticing hunk of cheese.

    thedewdrops

    These critters come with a retractable cord so you can keep 'em by your side when you leave the house. It's made of silicone so here is a bonus: It can be used as an oven mitt!

    Get it from thedewdrops for $9.90+ (available in four animals).

    4. A "hilarious" mug covered in dad jokes that will come in handy when you need a groan-worthy gag ASAP.

    Two white mugs covered in blue text: The big letters say :emergency dad jokes" and it is surrounded by word bubbles with punny jokes. The only visible joke says "what is Beethoven's favorite fruit? ba-na-na-na"
    WeArePaperPlane

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift and the friend absolutely loved this and thought it was hilarious. The decal is very well made on there and very good quality. Would definitely recommend!" —roarksophia

    Get it from WeArePaperPlane for $12.65.

    5. A Golden Girls magnet that'll be a friend and let you know whether the dishes are clean or dirty — unless of course you pull a Rose and forget to turn the magnet.

    A hard enamel magnet that says clean with an illustration of Rose on it and upside down says dirty with Blanche on it
    TheSnarkRemark

    Get it from TheSnarkRemark for $6.20.

    6. A very helpful goose (unlike the one in Untitled Goose Game) with a magnetic beak that'll keep your often-lost metal items (keys, wrench, ice cream scooper) in plain view.

    Two 3D printed white geese with a screwdriver and wrench held magnetically under each beak
    NihilistGrandma

    Promising review: "Definitely worth the wait!! It’s very well balanced, no danger of tipping over with or without holding something." —Ian Nickolas

    Get it from NihilistGrandma for $30+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A leather sheath for your Fiskars axe so you can stow it in style.

    Two axes are wearing leather sheaths in brown and black
    AVikingPrincess

    Promising review: "This sheath is outstanding. It fits perfectly on my axe, has quality construction, and looks good. This thing will outlive me, and I'm not a fogy yet. I hope my nephews/nieces are into bushcraft years from now, or at least need a nice hatchet sheath, because this will still be useful." —Ben Sanders

    Get it from AVikingPrincess for $20.50+ (available in nine model sizes and two colors).

    8. Shopping cart handles that keep your hands and the cart a safe distance from each other.

    Two white handles that hook onto a shopping cart
    Oobjek

    Promising review: "What a great find! These shopping cart handles have been wonderful to have and make shopping a little less stressful. Really appreciate the fast delivery, too!" —Ann

    Get it from Oobjek for $19.99.

    9. A stand to keep your tacos upright and at attention. Every single crumb of your taco filling should be safely stored in the tortilla and this gadget will make it happen.

    Three soft shell tacos held upright with a stand with three grooves in it
    TacoTender

    Promising review: "These taco shell holders do just the trick! Taco night is so much more delicious now with their help!! Thank you!" —Elizabeth Schultz

    Get it from TacoTender for $2.99+ (available in four colors or five oven-safe colors).

    10. A kid-friendly wooden knife that can chop soft foods but not fingers. Your little sous chef can finally do more than just lick the spoon.

    Two children using wooden blocks with handles to cut apples
    JUstenbois

    Get it from JUstenbois for $14.46.

    11. A mini folding wine table with room for two glasses, two cans, and a bottle of wine so you can pretend your backyard is a fancy winery.

    A dark, glossy wooden table with a single leg that stakes into the grass
    EnjoyingLifeOurWay

    It also has a handle and can be personalized with your name.

    Get it from EnjoyingLifeOurWay for $71+ (available in three colors).

    12. And a leather strap that keep a bottle of wine safely secured to a bicycle.

    A woman with red tights rides a bicycle with a bottle of red wine strapped to the top bar
    oopsmark

    Get it from oopsmark for $34 (available in three colors).

    13. A washable sponge for anyone who hates having to throw away so many mostly-fine sponges just because of a little mildew smell.

    A sponge with a floral design and mesh overlay sits in a wooden bowl
    marleysmonsters

    When the sponge starts getting funky, machine wash on warm and air dry.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this sponge. I love that its reusable and it does a better job of cleaning pots and pans than a disposable sponge." —Kristina Babinski

    Get it from marleysmonsters for $10 (available in three colors).

    14. A floral recipe tin that'll keep your amazing lemon lavender cheesecake recipe safe and look adorable doing it. I know you have that bookmark folder on your computer labeled "make and eat these," but analog recipes are so much more fun.

    A matte box with floral design laid flat with a black metal tin and recipe cards coming out of it.
    PoliteSocietyShop

    Promising review: "Love this cute recipe box! Comes with adorable recipe cards and dividers. So excited for many years of use!" —Brittany

    Get it from PoliteSocietyShop for $16.91 (available in three colors).

    15. A dip clip so you can keep your sauces safely secured while in the car.

    A red flat container with two holes for dipping sauce is clipped to a car vent
    3DPrintedByBrian

    Promising review: "Shipped quickly, is exactly as described, and easily clipped onto the car vent." —CDFrazier26

    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian for $4.80+ (available as single or double dipper).

    16. An ice cream cozy that keeps your pint condensation-free and your hands comfortable.

    A pint of Halo Top ice cream is inside a large blue thermal jacket that says "spoon me"
    kanudles

    Promising review: "I love using this on my Halo Top! Feels so nice and much easier to hold! Great quality." —designgal24

    Get it from kanudles for $8.99.

    17. A germ avoidance door opener shaped like a bunny that'll help you enter buildings and press buttons with ease.

    Impulsive Concepts

    The seller also keys in other animal shapes, like a unicorns, dogs, and sharks.

    Promising review: "I love this! First of all, it keeps my hands clean and that means less drying them out with hand sanitizer. Second, it is easy to use on everything from low-profile door handles (my 1-year-old Camry above) to store door handles. I even pick things up with it — grocery bags, etc.! This would be a great gift for people with gel or acrylic nails to keep them from breaking. When you get home, toss it through the dishwasher for super sterilization!" —Susan

    Get it from Impulsive Concepts for $5.99.

    18. Or if animals aren't your thing, a cactus-shaped version that'll never desert you.

    A hand holds a brass keychain shaped like a cactus with a curved end that is used to hook under a bar-shaped door handle
    PullPro

    Get it from PullPro for $14.44.

    19. A mushroom log that sprouts delicious shiitake mushrooms so you always have an excellent pizza topping in stock. Plucking mushrooms off a log for dinner? Who are you, a CUTE GNOME IN THE WOODS?

    2FunGuys

    Promising review: "My husband is thrilled with his gift. I kept threatening to get him a log for Christmas so this has been a running joke. He had no idea what a cool gift a log can be. We are both really into fresh food and cooking. It will be a pleasure to grow our own mushrooms." —troyart

    Get it from 2FunGuys for $33.25.

    20. A plastic bag dryer here to make your eco-friendly decisions a little easier. You shouldn't be punished with a tornado of plastic just because you like to reuse things.

    On the left, plastic bags are strewn around a dish rack haphazardly. On the right, a wooden stand with eight dowels to hold plastic bags with bags neatly lined up and standing upside down
    ArcadiaWoodworks

    Get it from ArcadiaWoodworks for $20+ (available in five dowel length options).

    21. A reusable coffee filter that can be used daily for years — if this has taught me anything, it's that a ton of kitchen waste could be totally avoided!

    A white cloth coffee filter on top of coffee beans that says "100%hemp coffee filter the best pot you'll ever brew cone size 4"
    grassworks

    Promising review: "These are the very best coffee filters. Reduce your footprint and never ever run out of filters again!" —catie

    Get it from grassworks for $5.75.

    22. A chicken feed picnic table (aptly named the Chicknic table) that'll give your chickens a taste of what it's like to be a human with furniture.

    A tiny picnic table with a cavity in the middle for bird seed surrounded by five chickens
    TractorBunkBeds

    Get it from TractorBunkBeds for $45.

    23. And on the subject of chickens, a plastic egg container that's customized with any irreverent decal you'd like. Personally, I'd go with "Shell station."

    Three containers stacked on top of each other with grooves to fit eggs. They have decals that say "farm fresh butt nuggets," "neilson's family farm," and "my pet poops breakfast"
    PurdyPrintsNGifts

    Promising review: "Very nice containers, great quality! Got these for my dad who raises chickens for Father's Day with custom decal and he loves them. Now he doesn't have to hoard used egg cartons." —kelly

    Get it from PurdyPrintsNGifts for $9 (available in 13 colors).

    24. A linen loaf bag that'll keep your bread fresh and also make you feel like you live in a cottage in the mountains with an herb garden and a best-selling cookbook.

    A light grey linen bag with a drawstring and three baguettes inside
    LakeshoreLinen

    Promising review: "Have been using this constantly since it arrived and I like this better than using plastic or paper bags. Good for the bread and good for the 🌏!" —alorvick

    Get it from LakeshoreLinen for $20.

    25. A pack of record dividers for vinyl collectors who need to do a little more organizing. It'll feel like you're record shopping through your own collection and might even help you rediscover old purchases.

    A stack of records with three wooden dividers with engraved letters on them
    Cilpastore

    Get 26 dividers from Cilpastore for $59.85.

    26. A pocket knife ring complete with a straight blade, serrated blade, bottle opener, saw, and even a comb, so you're never left empty-fingered.

    A silver ring with a knife popped out to expose a bottle opener. The ring is being used to open a beer bottle
    boonerings

    Get it from boonerings for $295+ (available in sizes 3.5–16).

    27. And a happy nonmedical face mask that'll spread a lil' cheer wherever you go.

    A person wears a bright yellow mask with a huge black line in the shape of a smile printed on it
    pitex

    Get it from pitex for $10.54 (available in kid and adult sizes).

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