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    24 Cuter Versions Of The Ordinary Things You Use Everyday

    Guaranteed to make your day-to-day a little cuter.

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    1. A set of mini highlighters that might actually have you looking forward to going back to school. They come in a sealable bag that'll keep them separated from the rest of your stationery, so you can access them without digging through your entire pencil case.

    six pill-shaped highlighters with cute faces on the lids
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    2. This fox door stopper that'll be a heck of a lot cuter than the rubber wedge you're currently using. Reviewers say it's soft and plush, but heavy and durable enough to keep a hefty door propped open.

    a fox shaped door stopper holding a door open
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    Get it from Simons for $18.

    3. A pair of self-watering plant bulbs, to help you make sure your plant babies are taken care of (even if you forget to water them). They're especially great for out-of-reach hanging plants that are a pain to take down every day.

    A snail-shaped plant watering bulb
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    Plus, they're shaped like cute snails!

    Get the set of two on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (originally $21.99).

    4. This dachshund doormat that'll charm you (and your guests) every time you enter your home. It'll also save you from a slippery mess on rainy days when your shoes are wet.

    A wide doormat by some shoes with a wiener dog on it
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $20.

    5. This heating pad (shaped like a sloth!) you can use to help ease your aches and pains. You can toss it in the freezer on super hot days for a little cold therapy, too.

    A person hugging the sloth-shaped heating pad
    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Just toss it in the microwave to heat it up.  

    Get it from Indigo for $36. Also available in different shapes.

    6. This daisy-patterned tub mat, so you won't slip while you get your scrub on. Its dotted texture will massage your feet while you stand on it, too.

    a floral bath mat in a tub
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $9.99 (originally $14). 

    7. This Bluetooth speaker that will do more than play your favourite tunes. It also has built-in games, an alarm clock function, and an app you can pair it with to create your own pixel screensaver.

    A person using the app to design their own screensaver
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $127.90+. Available in three colours.

    8. An adorable soap dish that'll make you say, "look at that little face!" and "look at those little feet!" Aside from its undeniable cuteness, it also has drainage holes to make sure your soap doesn't get slimy and gross.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99+ (originally $12.99+). Available in three colours.

    9. A trio of photo stands that'll add a little more ~pizzazz~ to your home decor than regular old picture frames. You can use 'em to display art prints, postcards, notes — you name it.

    Three hands in different positions holding up various cards, notes, and art
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get the set of three on Amazon Canada for $26.

    10. This endearing night light you can use when you're done with your overheads and just want to vibe with a soft glow. With just a tap, you can switch between different colours and lighting effects, too.

    A soft glowing lamp with a cute little face
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You'll need three AAA batteries to power it up.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99

    11. A pair of cylindrical holders that'll keep your toothbrush propped up and separated from your partner's. They'll save space and look adorbs on your bathroom counter.

    Three ceramic and cylindrical holders with a toothbrush in each
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You can even use 'em on your desk for your favourite pens, if that's your vibe.

    Get the set of two on Amazon Canada for $18.99. Available in seven colours.

    12. This sheep-shaped storage container you can use to stash your cotton swabs, makeup pads, hair clips or other bits and bobs in.

    A person holding the sheep-shaped container filled with cotton swabs
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.55. Also available in black and in an elephant shape.

    13. A set of bamboo baking bowls that'll give you every size you'll ever need, whether you're baking or snacking. They stack perfectly, so you can store 'em without taking up an entire cupboard.

    five colourful bowls with various ingredients in them on a kitchen counter
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get a set of five from Simons for $35.  

    14. This tiny daisy plate that'll look just as cute as the trinkets you put in it. It'll, without a doubt, brighten up your vanity, desk, or wherever else you choose to put it.

    a daisy shaped dish with rings on it
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $6

    15. This 10-in-1 tool that is colour-coded for ease of use (and fashion). It's perfect to bring along on bike rides or to use for a quick fix that doesn't require busting out your entire toolbox.

    A person using the multi-purpose tool on their bike seat
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.11.

    16. This adorbs waste bin that'll turn your trash into home decor. It's the perfect size for a bathroom, but you could definitely put it in your home office or bedroom, too.

    a floral waste bin
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $8.99 (originally $12). 

    17. A table runner dotted with hearts that'll make your dining room feel wholesome as heck. Its cotton-poly blend is easy to care for — just throw it in the washing machine when it needs a refresh.

    The table runner dotted with hearts laying flat on a table
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $9.99 (originally $18).

    18. A shower curtain that'll give your bathroom a total refresh. It has a weighted seam along the bottom, so you won't have to worry about it billowing out of your tub every time you take a shower.

    A floral shower curtain hanging around a tub
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    It has anti-rust metal eyelets, so you can thread it through your shower rod (or pick up some hooks to attach it easily).

    Get it from Simons for $14.99 (originally $20).

    19. A paper towel holder, because it's just so gosh-darned cute! Reviewers say it's sturdy and that the felt lining along the bottom saves it from sliding around on their counter.

    A paper towel roll on a paper towel holder that has a little person on one side with its arms stretched around it like it's giving it a hug
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.

    20. A floral clipboard, so you can keep those important letters, doctor referrals, and loose notes together (and out in the open where you can find 'em easily).

    A floral clipboard on a desk
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99. Available in 36 patterns. 

    21. A trio of whale-shaped measuring spoons that are so sweet, they'll inspire you to take up baking. They stack perfectly inside one another, so they'll be a cinch to store in your cutlery drawer.

    The set stacked together and shown flipped upsidedown so you can see the TSP, TBSP, and half TBSP measurements written on each
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get the set of three on Amazon Canada for $25.02.

    22. A set of magnetic bookmarks, so you can stop bending your pages and losing the spot you left off on.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get the pack of 30 on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    23. A set of coasters that'll prevent ring stains on your coffee table (and look absolutely darling doing so, too).

    floral coasters on a wooden table next to cups of tea
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get a set of four from Simons for $18

    24. And finally, a tissue box holder, so you can disguise those not-so-cute boxes you usually find at the grocery store. Yes, allergy season is here, but that doesn't mean you should let your runny nose ruin your decor.

    A lemon-print tissue box holder
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $4.99 (originally $7.50).

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