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    Updated on Mar 19, 2020. Posted on Mar 12, 2020

    23 Products That'll Probably Make You Think, "Now That's Clever"

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An adjustable blind duster that'll tackle those windows (or car vents!) with just a few painless twirls of the hand.

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    Promising review: "OK I'll be honest, I ordered this because of the price. After reviewing several other options and having been disappointed with previous dusters I've had, I figured why spend more money on something that isn't going to work? So I ordered the least expensive option but WOW does this little tool rock!!!! It's very easy to use and clean. It does a fantastic job of cleaning and dusting the blinds and gets ALL of the crud off of them. My blinds haven't been this clean since the day they were first installed. VERY happy with purchase." —Amazon Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in two colors).

    2. A "disgustingly effective" set of sticky-stake insect traps to prevent leaf damage and reproductive issues stemming from pesky gnats, thrips, and fruit flies. Instead of pouring your time into upkeep, just set it and forget it!

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    Promising review: "Holy cow these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus repotted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    3. A Zipuller so you never have to waste another minute unsuccessfully grasping at that hard-to-reach back zipper.

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    Promising review: "I live alone so one of the biggest troubles I have is zipping up dresses by myself. I tried this product and it works great! I tried it with both small zippers and large zippers. As long as it can loop through the hole, the Zipuller can grip it. Plus, the grip is pretty sturdy and does not become loose when you pull it up. Never has this task been easier! I am so happy that I purchased it and I recommend that you do too!" —Cherie Weissman

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    4. A washer-friendly sock organization system (equipped with clips and locks), because your least favorite part of doing laundry — hands down — is scavenging for lost mates.

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    Promising review: "If you're tired of sorting and pairing socks, then you need this product. I ordered a set for me (one for clean socks and one for dirty socks). The socks stayed secured in and out of the wash cycle and dried well. Great idea for each family member, travelers, and kids going off to college. Can be used for more than just socks. Think scarves, gloves, etc." —valueval

    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in pink, red, blue, and dark blue).

    5. An "everything but the bagel" seasoning blend, if you've ever eaten an everything bagel and thought to yourself how nice it would be to give every meal the same seasoning treatment.

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    Promising review: "I am eating low carb but still crave the taste of toast or toasted bagels. Found this seasoning to use to give me the flavor of eating a toasted bagel without having to eat the bread/bagel. It tastes great, and was exactly as I expected. I've used it in a few recipes so far and it greatly enhanced the flavor. I will buy this again when I run out. Wish there was a Trader Joe's in my area but glad Amazon has this item available." —luv2shop

    Get it from Amazon for $11.75 (for a two-pack).

    Read our full review of Trader Joe's Everything But The Bagel Seasoning.

    6. An "edge dish brush" that you'll be able to cling to the side of your sink. Plus! It'll drain excess water instead of gathering mold.

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    Promising review: "Sometimes it's the little things that make you happy — like the fact that the dish brush can sit up out of the sink, not get gross when you accidentally throw greasy dishes on top, and it's attractive! If the edge of your sink is, it stays up." —Jazzmine

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90+ (available in two colors).

    7. An in-flight stand for your device so you can watch your favorite movies and shows without adjusting it every five seconds.

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    Promising review: "This product is so simple, so inexpensive, and works so well. I'm writing this review at 34,000 feet and it has my iPhone 7 Plus perched comfortably and securely near eye-level. Watching movies has never been more convenient while traveling." —Kristin H. Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

    8. A 3-in-1 lamp that'll give you total freedom to decide which type of lighting is right for you: an upright mini street lamp, a minimalist dish light, or an overhead light (attached to the ceiling with the included rope).

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    Get it from Food52 for $138 (available in three colors).

    9. A hanger stacker, for when you realize, "hmm, maybe ignoring the massive pile in my closet isn't the best storage solution??"

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    Promising review: "I grew tired of throwing my empty hangers into a pile in my closet. They would get all tangled up and really frustrated the heck out of me every time I had to put away clothes! This hanger stacker seemed like an easy solution and boy, was I right! It assembles really easily (just two screws and an Allen wrench) and it is good at keeping my hangers organized. Buy one — you won't regret it!" —Bubbles456

    Get it from Amazon for $18.33.

    10. A dip clip that'll make your next drive-thru experience a whole lot less chaotic, especially if fries are involved.

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    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian on Etsy for $5.10+ (available as a single or double dipper).

    11. A temperature-controlled smart mug so you don't have to keep getting up in the middle of your work to reheat your beverage.

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    Promising review: "This thing is my new best friend. I never realized how bad drinking lukewarm or cold coffee was until I bought the Ember. I've been waiting for years to get one because it was always too expensive. But the price dropped significantly recently, so I took advantage. Let me tell you: I'll never go back to a regular ceramic mug. I drink about half a pot of coffee every morning, which takes about two hours, and didn't realize that I was drinking cold coffee about half an hour in. It's so odd to have every sip of coffee be the perfect temperature, but I love it! The ceramic is a bit thinner than your standard mug and the bottom is thicker, I'm assuming to hold the electronics of the mug, so that takes a bit of getting used to." —Kyle Switala

    Get it from Amazon for $79.91+ (available in black and white).

    12. A hands-free dryer holder that's completely adjustable to angle the stream just right while you style your hair.

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    Promising review: "I love this item. I had rotator cuff surgery in my shoulder and won't be able to get my arm up enough to hold the hair dryer for maybe a year. This is my lifesaver when it comes to doing my hair by myself. Solid construction and easy to install. Holds my hairdryer and looks like it would hold most any other one. Be sure to install this at eye level or it will blow down on your head instead of toward you." —Barbara Harvell

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    13. A multi-slotted battery organizer so you don't have to dig through a junk drawer and unearth three stray Tylenols, a nickel, and a crumpled CVS receipt before finding your stash.

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    Promising review: "We have forever kept spare batteries in sandwich bags in a kitchen junk drawer for quick convenience. The bags would always come open and scatter batteries or tear. One day, I decided to reorganize — I found this on Amazon and decided to give it a try. It was a major step in reorganizing my junk drawer! I also discovered that I had five dead batteries stored for use. How wonderful was that? Now I'll never replace a dead battery with another dead battery. I love things that help me stay organized and this is a huge plus." —FergFam

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A thumb page holder that'll actually make one-handed subway reading look appealing. (And take the strain off your fingers when you're lying down on the sofa enjoying some SSR.)

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    Promising review: "I got this for my dad who reads a bunch but has arthritis. What a clever little gadget this is. He actually uses it every night when he reads, really enjoys it. I’m happy it made him happy and helped him. Good deal!" —renee

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A foldable cutting board so you can dump your sliced veggies right into your pot when you've finished.

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    Promising review: "These are the most amazing cutting boards! It is so handy to be able to slice, dice, chop, and then fold it up and pour into a bowl. I love them and have them in three sizes!" —C. Whitten

    Get it from Amazon $8.94 (available in five colors).

    16. A recycled gift wrap set embedded with hundreds of Wildflower seeds — just cover the paper with 1/8" of loose topsoil instead of tossing it in the trash — so the gift recipient will walk away with two gifts. Three, if they consider saving the earth one.

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    Promising review: "I just received some more gift wrap that grows! I recently started using it to wrap the organic products that I make and sell for my small aromatherapy business. I have actually gotten phone calls from clients who are excited about how beautiful their products look upon arrival and how excited they are about the wrap that grows! The paper is beautiful and is perfect for those who care about our earth and want to give a gift that sets all others apart. And, just an FYI — even though it’s thicker, it’s easy to work with and can also be used instead of tissue paper." —Debby M

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    17. A high-rise organizer for your medicine cabinet because figuring out how to stack on top of these narrow shelves can be a nightmare.

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    Promising review: "My medicine cabinet looks so neat with these organizers! The quality of plastic is good; the compartment size is convenient. I bought a few different sizes and found use for all of them. Highly recommended." —ZK

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    18. And a set of plates with built-in slots to hold your stemware, so you don't have to worry about losing your champagne glass at the next function.

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    Promising review: "They exceeded my expectations. They are attractive, sturdy yet lightweight. These will be great for informal entertaining in home, outside, or even poolside. The cutout securely holds a wine glass and the cocktail area is sufficient for cheese, fruit, and/or other nibbles." —Cynthia J. Salim

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (for four).

    19. A veggie and fruit to-go cup for a perfect "I'm running extremely late this morning" breakfast solution — it even has a built-in colander so you can take care of rinsing in the same cup.

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    Get it from Food52 for $26 (available in three colors).

    20. A shower curtain liner with pockets so you can take advantage of every last inch of storage space your cramped bathroom offers.

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    Promising review: "This is the perfect solution for my tub/shower situation. We have no shelving, and showerhead racks tend to get rusty/caked with soap and have even fallen off. We've had this in the shower for three months now and it's great. It holds all our bottles, razors, and bars of soap." —Rachel B

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    Read our full review of the shower curtain liner with pockets (#2).

    21. A set of magnetic spice jar dispensers, so you'll never have to ask where the salt went ever again. (Have you checked the side of the fridge??)

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    Also includes 113 clear stickers and 126 chalkboard stickers.

    Promising review: "My family cooks a lot and we had two drawers jammed full of spices and it was always a pain to find them. These magnetic spice tins are amazing. We have them stuck to the side of our fridge and it's such a nice, colorful, off-the-counter way to store them. I don't have to dig through drawers anymore to find what I'm looking for, and it makes me remember that we have spices when I'm cooking something without a specific recipe. We started out by ordering two sets, and just purchased a third. They are high-quality, visually appealing, and just all-around awesome." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95+ (for 12 magnetic spice tins).

    22. A hanging organizer tray if you feel like storage units never offer a great spot to store your wallets and handbags.

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    Promising review: "Sooo many uses for this great hanging shelf. I use mine to store vitamin bottles, medicine, and other things that I never had a home for until now! Good clearance between existing shelf and this one." —Everydayme

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (or a two-pack for $29.99).

    23. A toilet paper holder that'll double as a shelf for resting your phone.

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    Promising review: "Got to say this craftsmanship that went into making this is awesome! I used to be a machinist and it was deburred all around to a very smooth edge and just tooled excellently!" —Jerry

    Get it from Amazon for $24.60+ (available in four colors).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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