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    44 Random Products That Will Make Your Home A Happier Place To Live

    The pure unadulterated serotonin of these little rainbow prism suncatchers you can hang in your room ... you are not prepared.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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. A mini donut maker to keep anyone with a sweet tooth living their best life — truly, can you think of anything in this universe more delicious than a warm homemade donut?? I'll wait.

    The donut machine with room for seven small donuts
    assorted mini donuts in various flavors

    The donuts cook within minutes, have an auto shutoff to stop them from overheating, and come with a recipe book that even includes gluten-free and Paleo-friendly options. Bonus? You don't even need to figure out how to make donuts — this machine will take store bought brownie, muffin, and cake mix just fine.

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough about the Dash Mini Donut Maker. It is so much fun to use and make donuts at home. Rather than going to the local chain donut restaurant, you can make your own specialty donuts at home. It is very easy to use and cleans up quickly. My children love to decorate the donuts after they are cooked. It's a fun family activity and the donuts taste great! Also, it comes with a neat design and stands out among my other boring looking kitchen cooking appliances. If you like donuts, this product is for you." —JoshH

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    2. A color-coded Cuisinart knife set so not only will you have the perfect blade for each task like a true profesh, but you'll be able to avoid cross-contamination without having to pause and wipe everything down every time you transition to a new food 🌈.

    It includes a chef's knife, paring knife, bread knife, slicing knife, utility knife, and santoku knife. Psst — the knives don't come with this a holder, but you can snag an easy-to-install magnetic bar for knives on Amazon if you want to display them like this reviewer did! 

    Promising review: "This is my best buy of the month, and best knife buy of the year. Yeah, I've had sharper, better-quality knives in the past, but for hundreds of dollars more. For basic kitchen use, this is the set to buy. I like that they're colorful, because I've already been able to familiarize myself with which knife is which color and what I need to use them for. I haven't had to sharpen them yet and I've been using them pretty steadily for about a month. The blade cases they come with are extremely handy. I like that I don't have to use a knife block. These fit nicely in my drawer. At this price, they are worth every penny. I wouldn't have a problem spending $40–$50 for these knives." —GWP

    Get a set of six knives with covers from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A bunch of teensy macaron boxes for a delightful upgrade to many things in your life, whether it's storing pills or trinkets or just staring at them looking all fancy and French on your bedside table.

    Tiny macaron boxes holding pills and jewelry
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Just received these cute little boxes and am in love with them. Very thick and sturdy plastic but easy enough to open. These will work perfectly for filling solid perfumes and giving out as stocking stuffer gifts as I don't have to worry about it being a snug fit/lid falling off. I imagine these would also be great for pretend food for kids' playsets or for a kid's trinket box. Overall I love them, love their feel, love the colors and am very happy." —Mary

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $6.99.

    4. A set of terrazzo wall decals so you can have all the whimsy of abstract art-inspired walls and *none* of the effort — these peel and stick easily, making them a great option for beginner designers and for anyone who's renting and doesn't want to do anything permanent to the walls. 

    little abstractly shaped different colors of peel apart terrazzo inspired stickers on a wall
    the stickers on a reviewer's accent wall

    Promising review: "I love these. I had this bare wall in my apartment that I felt needed something else and these were perfect. They don’t feel super sticky (we will see how they hold up) but I like that right now bc they don’t take the paint off, since I’m renting! I love them. For this tiny wall, one sheet was enough!" —Makayla Hawkes

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89 (available in six styles). 

    5. A rainbow prism suncatcher you can easily hang indoors to refract sunlight and make a bunch of teensy little rainbows all over the place, adding a subtle touch of magic in your space 🌈.

    reviewer image of tiny rainbows reflected around a couch and room
    Reviewer image of a cat with a rainbow on it

    Promising review: "They actually were bigger than I anticipated which was actually pretty awesome. I hung them in the window of my office and it's beautiful when they catch light. Definitely worth the money when it puts a smile on your face." —Emmy Ann

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. A stunning floral coaster that will make every single guest who walks into your home fall so in love with its charm they'll be demanding the link before you even pour them a drink. 

    Set of transparent coasters with uneven edged gold rim and white pressed flowers inside
    Poppy & Pour/Etsy

    Poppy & Pour is a California-based Etsy shop established in 2020 that specializes in custom flower coasters, keychains, and more.

    Promising review: "I got the surprise option with and without the gold rim, and I’m so happy that I got an even balance of white and multicolored coasters. These are so beautiful and can’t wait to use them!" —Jenny H. 

    Get it from Poppy & Pour on Etsy for $14+ (available with or without gold trim and two different edge patterns).

    7. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" to bring plants as sad as the tree from A Charlie Brown Christmas back from the brink of death, and then will continuously feed them for 30 to 60 days as a bonus.

    reviewer's plant droopy before
    same plant much perkier 48 hours later

    Promising review: "I always kill my plants, but I decided to try again. I just bought five houseplants, and three of them were marked down because they were looking pretty puny. Since I tend to kill them anyway, I figured I would give them a try and save some money. I put one of these spikes in each plant, and they all looked so much healthier and happier after just a couple of days. I also added one spike to the only houseplant that I've had for years without killing (I was beginning to think it was artificial); the leaves looked healthier almost immediately. I'm very happy with this product, and it was a great price." —victoria

    Get 48 spikes from Amazon for $6.97, and get a version for orchids here.

    8. A Yonanas fruit soft serve maker that magics any frozen fruit into an ice cream or sorbet texture so you can have a yummy frozen treat made to your *precise* favorite fruit combos. A lot of folks with dietary restrictions swear by this to get their ice cream kicks! 

    The black device on a table with sorbet in a bowl under it
    A close up of a reviewer's yellow and red sorbet

    Promising review: "I saw one of these in action at a friend's house like five years ago and thought it was just a made up memory, because making ice cream out of solely frozen fruit seems wild. But when I saw a TikTok about it I immediately went to Amazon and bought it. Literally this was the BEST decision of my life. I cannot believe still how amazing this thing is! It makes the creamiest, best tasting fruit ice cream ever. It’s easy to take apart and clean, and super easy to use." —DMCKAY

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in five colors). 

    9. A jar of durable, fade-proof front door paint designed for interior and exterior metals and woods, so you can match your door and shutters to match. While you can get this in neutral colors for a refresh, a lot of reviewers swear by the brighter shades for a "pop!" of color to give their home a little ~personality~. 

    A house with a blue front door
    A house with a yellow front door painted on wood

    Promising review: "WOW, this exceeded all our expectations. Easy to apply, dries very fast, and it's holding up very well. It's been over a year since we painted the front doors and they look great. They are easy to clean too." —Rimfire

    Get it from Amazon for $39.38+ (available in 15 colors).

    10. A plug-in color-shifting mushroom light for anyone whose little cottagecore heart could use an extra dose of cozy in their room. 

    Reviewer holding white plug with pastel mushrooms and leaves blooming out of it
    The mushrooms lit up in the dark

    Promising review: "I LOVE this night-light. It's in my bathroom and is a lovely addition. It turns off the second the lights go on which is nice that I don't have to worry about accidentally leaving it on. Super cute and the little itty-bitty lighting element does a good job lighting, just enough so I don't have to turn the main lights on in the middle of the night." —1Thand

    Get it from Amazon for $6.48

    11. A SwitchBot Smart Switch Button Pusher to turn virtually *any* device with a press-able "on/off" switch into smart tech in an instant. Once you adjust the device over the button — be it a light switch, a switch to turn on your kettle, or a switch to turn on a fan — you can ask Alexa or Google Home to turn it off or on, or control it via an app on your phone. 

    the white square shaped SwitchBot on a lightswitch, fan, and computer
    The black version on a coffee machine button

    Reviewers love this because it doesn't require you to "smart enable" other parts of your home. It's also a great way to turn on your kettle or coffee brewer from the other room so it's ready for you when you get out of bed! 

    Promising review: "Super great! Comes with clear instructions, the mobile app is clear and well designed and it's super easy to set the whole thing up. Honestly I'm really happy with the product. Now I don't have to get up all the time when I inevitably forget to turn the lights off. I can just hit the button on my phone and VOOP the little arm comes out and presses the switch!" —Noah R. 

    Get it from Amazon for $29 (available in white and black). 

    12. A handy minimalist weekly cleaning printable that's basically like "chore wheel, but make it fancy." This breaks down each day of the week with manageable cleaning tasks so you can maintain the cleanliness of your space on a day-to-day basis instead of getting overwhelmed cleaning it all at once. 

    A printable of a cleaning checklist with tasks like
    Creative Type Store/Etsy

    Creative Type Store is a woman-owned, Canada-based Etsy shop that specializes in designer printables to make life easier. 

    Promising review: "Great for what I needed! I had started my own schedule, but felt like I was forgetting things, too much in a day, etc. This is super helpful!" —Erin Brie

    Get it from Creative Type Store on Etsy for $4.18

    13. A set of three adorable, machine-washable Swedish dish cloths you can get in all sorts of different patterns to match your kitchen's vibe.

    A model washing dishes with white cloths with painted cherry pattern
    Amazon

    Psst — these are super absorbent and designed with a cross-hatch pattern for easier scrubbing, and each one of these can replace over a DOZEN paper towel rolls. The Brawny paper towel man is shaking.

    Promising review: "I originally picked these up to use in lieu of nasty, nasty dishrags that invoke my inner THIS IS NOT CLEAN demon. Since then, I have used them for everything from cleaning the kitchen to wiping up spills. After use, just toss in the wash and they are ready to go again. They are the perfect size and do an excellent job on every task to which I have applied them. They come in a variety of fun prints and I have yet to wear one out. Paper towel usage has taken a real nosedive, which is a good thing given its relative scarcity at present." —sandra simpson-kraft

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 19 prints).

    14. A lush double-sided shaggy faux-fur duvet set to really make a statement — the statement being, of course, "I am never leaving my bedroom again, and as this duvet has emotionally replaced all the humans in my heart."

    the off white faux fur duvet set on a bed
    Amazon

    One side is faux-fur and the other side is plush velvet; the twin set comes with one pom-pom fringed pillow sham, and other size sets include two.

    Promising review: "If my house caught on fire, this is the first thing I’d grab. But seriously, this is one of my favorite things in my whole house. I feel like it tied my entire room together. I get so many compliments on it and it seriously so cozy and well made. My only complaint would be how hard thing thing makes it to get out of bed in the mornings. It’s incredibly soft and isn’t the type of 'fur' that will mat and get gross-looking over time. I rely heavily on reviews when I buy things so I’m here to tell you — if you’re on the fence about buying this ... do it!! Also, the pillowcases are amazing also. Super soft and the pom-pom fringe is adorable." —SK

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in sizes Twin - King and 27 colors).

    15. A boba tea light complete with ITTY BITTY BOBA on the inside that actually roll around — perfect for anyone who has their local boba place's menu memorized to a tee.

    A small light shaped like a glass of bubble tea with a smiley face on it
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I received this as a holiday gift from a friend and it’s so cute! Definitely recommend for any boba lovers. It fits in with all room decor as it’s pretty minimalist and doesn’t take up too much space." —phoebe0bumblebee

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $22 (available in four styles). 

    16. A lovely LED butterfly solar wind chime that shifts colors as it moves, so you can let yourself get ~mesmerized~ by its calming glow.

    Six LED butterflies in different bright colors handing in a tiered circle from the base of a hanging wind chime
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love butterflies and this wind chime is perfect for my porch. The movement is calming, and at night the changing colors are fun to watch. It would be a great gift for anyone who loves butterflies." —Deete Anderton

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    17. A set of restaurant-worthy shallow pasta bowls to make you feel like you're genuinely ~plating~ all your meals like a professional — this is like a bowl and a plate had a very stylish, SUPER convenient baby for all your pasta and salad needs.

    Reviewer with veggies and salad in shallow bowl
    Reviewer showing the side angle to show that it's bowl-shaped

    Promising review: "These bowls are great. I lived my entire life until now without owning shallow bowls. I’ve been eating spaghetti off of a plate like some kind of wild animal. My life is forever changed." —JessieMo

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $29.19 (clip the 20% off coupon on the product page for this price; available in three colors). 

    18. A Google Nest Smart Thermostat that might make you want robots to take over the world — this ~learns~ and adapts itself to your preferred temperatures, making it your ideal temp when you're home and conserving energy when you're not. Bonus — it can also be controlled remotely via Wi-Fi.

    Model adjusting round white thermostat with screen display attached to a wall
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my first Nest thermostat. I’ve used programmable thermostats with the ability to control from your phone before. This thermostat is very easy to install and user friendly. I love being able to control temperatures directly from my phone and have a set schedule depending on the time." —Shelby White

    Get it from Amazon for $117.99

    19. A tiny milk frother to make rich, creamy froths in seconds, because why stop at regular tea and coffee when you can have velvety-soft milk tea and lattes?

    Reviewer image of white marble handheld frother on its stand
    Reviewer using the frother to frother milk in a cup

    Promising review: "So I’ll admit I got this on a whim after a TikTok video, however I’m in love with this thing! It’s so much fun to use and you make your at home drinks feel so much more special. It’s easy to use and froths pretty quickly if you’re on the fence I’d say what are you waiting for buy it already!" —Denise

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven styles).

    20. A set of popular fairy lights that will instantly brighten a dim room up in an unconventional way — it even comes with eight different light modes, including a *twinkle* mode, with a controller attached to the lights so you can easily switch between them.

    The lights vertically hung and flickering in a pattern against a pink bedroom wall
    The lights hung over a curtain behind a bed

    Promising review: "Love the ease of these lights! I bought two sets for two different bedrooms for my daughters and they ABSOLUTELY love them! They are easy to hang up over the curtains. I love that I don’t have to worry about trying to string together several strands of Christmas lights that are way too long and super heavy over the curtain rod. The LED lights are very lightweight so they don’t put any extra weight on my curtain rods. Also, we love the different light modes that it can do. My girls love the warm glow that it gives to their bedrooms. The first thing my almost teenage daughter said was, 'My room looks like a Pinterest room!' So overall, it was a WIN-WIN! Definitely worth the money!" —stayathomemom

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    21. A cloud-shaped magnetic key holder for an absurdly cute storage option for keys that will prettttyyy much guarantee you never lose them again. 

    Promising review: "So, yes, TikTok made me buy this, but so far I really like it. It's obviously very adorable and offers a charming spot to keep my keys that works with my entryway. I'm really surprised by how strong the hold is for such a small object — I carry my car fob and a few keys and so far it's holding strong. I hung it with Command strips to avoid any potential damage to the wall and I will say make sure it's level as the hold is not so good on an angle (but that was from the original in-hand testing). Definitely recommend and for the price, I'm very tempted to get one for my at-work office." —D. Carter 

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98.