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32 Cheap Things That'll Bring A Smile To Your Face

Lil' things with lil' price tags that could make a world of difference when you're feeling a bit down.

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1. An uplifting postcard you can send to your future self. Or just keep up in your cubicle like a charming lil' motivational poster!

Get it from Elsie & Nell on Etsy for $1.36.
Elsie & Nell / Etsy

Get it from Elsie & Nell on Etsy for $1.36.

2. A monstrously cute bookmark that'll help you keep your place in your legendarily long reading list.

Get it from Amazon for $9.90.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $9.90.

3. Unicorn tape for making the stickiest of situations feel magical.

Get it from Amazon for $8.59.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $8.59.

4. A Baby Groot container ready to watch over your air plant and let you vent without interruptions.

Get it from Amazon for $7.59+ (available in three styles).
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Get it from Amazon for $7.59+ (available in three styles).

5. Ethereal curtains — they'll transform any view (even of the side of a brick building) into a magical moment.

Get a panel from Amazon for $8.55+ (available in several varieties).
Amazon

Get a panel from Amazon for $8.55+ (available in several varieties).

6. Pet goldfish earrings you won't have to feed.

Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $3.20.

7. Goofy clippers to lend you a hand...and foot.

Get them from Amazon for $5.
Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $5.

8. A sushi bazooka that'll convince you to make delish love instead of war.

You throw all your ingredients in the two halves, put them together, and push out the roll. Oh, and it's dishwasher-safe!Get it from Amazon for $6.49.
Amazon

You throw all your ingredients in the two halves, put them together, and push out the roll. Oh, and it's dishwasher-safe!

Get it from Amazon for $6.49.

9. A change purse for reminding you why you work hard for the money — so your IRL cat's butt has nice places to sit while you're in your cubicle.

Get it from Amazon for $5.28.And also check out a set of six cat butt magnets.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

And also check out a set of six cat butt magnets.

10. And while we're on the subject, a sack of poo to give you some chuckles when you need them.

Maybe you keep the sack in your work filing cabinet?Get it from Amazon for $6.88.
Amazon

Maybe you keep the sack in your work filing cabinet?

Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

11. A Wishbone button to rep your main dog who spurred your interest in classic lit.

Get it from There Will Be Buttons on Etsy for $1.95.
There Will Be Buttons / Etsy

Get it from There Will Be Buttons on Etsy for $1.95.

12. Shakespearean insult bandages for covering the burns you're about to drop on all your friends.

Get them from Amazon for $7.95.
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Get them from Amazon for $7.95.

13. A slow-rising, scented strawberry so you can squeeze and breathe your way through some trying interactions.

Get it from Amazon for $3.18.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $3.18.

14. An exfoliating jellyfish to help buff away the remnants a day that was a waste of makeup.

Get it from Amazon for $7.03.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $7.03.

15. A wax succulent for a houseplant that finally won't shrivel up and die on you.

Get it from Zoe T Studio on Etsy for $8.72 (available in five styles).
Zoe T Studio / Etsy

Get it from Zoe T Studio on Etsy for $8.72 (available in five styles).

16. A consoling notepad you can fill out for yourself OR for a loved one!

Get them from Amazon for $7.50.
Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $7.50.

17. A sew-on patch to gaze upon the next time you settle for *good enough* when drawing on cat eye flicks.

Get it from Creepy Gals on Etsy for $2.50 (available in six backgrounds).
Creepy Gals / Etsy

Get it from Creepy Gals on Etsy for $2.50 (available in six backgrounds).

18. A desk multitasker who won't even let nature get in the way of lending you a helping hand.

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

19. A travel buddy that'll coax you over to the sunny side next time your flight is delayed because they can't track down the pilots.

Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (also available in pizza).
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (also available in pizza).

20. A bag of unicorn farts that taste like cotton candy.

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.
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Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

21. An angry mama who steam cleans the inside of your microwave instead of telling you to clean your room in this same exact stance.

Get it from Amazon for $4.50.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $4.50.

22. A pillow cover that'll give your old couch a cheesy spin.

Get it from Amazon for $7.48.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $7.48.

23. Or a ~neutral~ pillow cover with a less-than-neutral tone sure to make you chuckle.

My friend has this and LOVES it. Get it from Amazon for $8.99.
Amazon

My friend has this and LOVES it.

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

24. Feather pens to give a certain sense of gravity to the most menial tasks, like writing down your grocery list.

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $4.27.
Amazon

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $4.27.

25. A backpack with bite that'll take a chunk out of the load in your arms.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 13 creatures).
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Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 13 creatures).

26. Handy ears to keep your hair out of your face while you use your carbonated bubble mask. They'll be a winning combo for adorable selfies!

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Gotta love a multi-tasking product.

Get them from Amazon: headband for $5.93 and mask for $9.50

27. A couple of claws for holding your spoon and preventing a mess when you're just trying to cook dinner and get it over with.

Get it from Amazon for $8.99. And check out some matching silicone pot holders.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

And check out some matching silicone pot holders.

28. A cross-stitch pattern to help commemorate the WORST vacation ever.

There's a certain peace in concentrating on a cross-stitch pattern and nothing else. Download the PDF pattern from Sew Happy Cross Stitch on Etsy for $5.
Sew Happy Cross Stitch / Etsy

There's a certain peace in concentrating on a cross-stitch pattern and nothing else.

Download the PDF pattern from Sew Happy Cross Stitch on Etsy for $5.

29. A low-maintenance pup you'll love as much as my corgi-loving friend.

No but really, I gave it to my friend Lauren and she adored it. Get it from Amazon for $6.99.
Amazon

No but really, I gave it to my friend Lauren and she adored it.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

30. A sweary coloring book or a family friendly farting animal coloring book so you can find something to fit the occasion.

Amazon

Get them from Amazon: sweary animals for $4.99 or farting animals for $5.99

31. A change purse that'll always be ripe for the picking.

Get it form Amazon for $9.83.
Amazon

Get it form Amazon for $9.83.

32. A kinda-creepy but mostly cute grasshopper finger puppet to put on a goofy show.

Get it from Amazon for $8.80.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $8.80.

And no, I'm NOT going to tell you to smile.

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