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    39 Practical Things From Etsy That Are Totally Worth The Investment

    A clever necklace detangler, some reusable beeswax food wrap, a convenient ice cream cozy, and more useful things to help you start off the year on the right foot.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pack of very cute and helpful water tracker planner stickers to remind you to stay hydrated throughout the day and week. Just look at it! Its face looks so friendly that you'll wanna keep sipping regularly just so you don't let it down!

    water glass shaped sticker with eight droplet shaped checkmarks for each day of the week on a planner page
    aHappyBlueTree / Etsy

    There are eight stickers per sheet.

    Promising review: "Definitely is helping me keep track of how much water I’m actually drinking a day! I love these little guys! Super cute! And super handy!" β€”Alyssa Chadwick

    Get it from aHappyBlueTree for $3.95.

    2. A stylish, handcrafted leather cable organizer that's here to help you have a tangle-free 2021.

    Darrell Standing / Etsy

    Promising review: "These are great, they're exactly as pictured and do exactly what I need them to do β€” keep my cords together and keep everything neat! I was surprised to find that they even threw a couple in for free! I really appreciate it because I ended up being able to use the extras. Would highly recommend this shop to anyone/everyone." β€”Shawna

    Get it from Darrell Standing for $3.90 (available in 13 colors).

    3. A very fun Golden Girls clean/dirty dishwasher magnet to take the guesswork out of loading and unloading your dishes.

    A hand holding the magnet, which reads "dirty" with a picture of Blanche if flipped one way and "Clean" with a picture of Rose the other
    TheRedSwanGiftShop / Etsy

    Promising review: "I am so happy with this purchase!! It's super well-made, sticks to dishwasher with ease, and makes me giggle. This might be my favorite purchase on etsy so far. πŸ˜… ❀️" β€”skitzoette

    Get it from TheRedSwanGiftShop for $7.95 (available in two styles).

    4. A car-friendly dip clip that'll be your new BFF whenever you get fast food on the go.

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

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

    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian for $5.52+ (available as single or double dipper and in three colors).

    5. An adorable bookmark book tracker you'll love updating every time you finish another book from your always growing unread pile.

    The book tracker, which looks like a blank book shelf and you can fill in the names of the books on the spine as you finish them
    britishbookart / Etsy

    Promising review: "This bookmark is just so well done on every level! The artwork is beautiful, and the quality is gorgeous. It's such a clever idea, and there are enough 'books' pictured to last a whole year. I will be looking for other items from this artist!" β€”Elaine

    Get it from britishbookart for $3.56.

    6. A naturally anti-microbial linen loaf bag that'll help keep your crusty bread extra fresh and also kinda make your kitchen feel like a rustic little bakery somewhere in the French countryside.

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

    Promising reviews: "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 🌏!" β€”alorvick

    "Nicely made with clean interior seams. I use these bags to store homemade bread and it really does keep it fresher longer without sacrificing the exterior crust." β€”fruitychick

    Get it from LakeshoreLinen for $20.

    7. A made-to-order ceramic soap dish ingeniously designed with a drainage spout to transport excess water directly into your sink instead of building up at the bottom of the dish.

    The dish holding a bar of soap and placed with the spout over the edge of a surface
    Kim Hau Ceramics / Etsy

    Promising review: "I love this soap dish! I bought some handmade soap at a farmers market and wanted a soap dish for it. This one caught my eye because of the sensible drain, the minimalist design, and the matte black glaze." β€”Linda BInder

    Get it from Kim Hau Ceramics for $40 (available in four colors).

    8. A very clever layered necklace detangler made to help keep your necklaces from getting all tangled up when you're wearing more than one at a time.

    Theresa Rose / Etsy

    Promising review: "I was kind of doubtful when buying this, but I'm so glad I did, it works so well! My necklaces were constantly getting tangled and this has helped so much!" β€”Renee Edgington

    Get it from Theresa Rose for $12.49+ (available in two, three, or four hoops and silver or gold plated).

    9. A beautiful oversized outdoor blanket that'll make you wanna have a picnic in the backyard every single day.

    a stack of patterned blankets in different colors with fringed edges
    TurkishDowry / Etsy

    Promising review: "I purchased the Turkish blanket in gray. It washed up beautifully on gentle cycle with warm water and dried in dryer on medium. It is soft and very cozy! I bought the burgundy blanket for my daughter! It is a wonderful blanket and I highly recommend it! The shipping was incredibly fast!" β€”Peggy Kessel

    Get it from TurkishDowry for $25.60 (available in 26 colors).

    10. A washable sponge so you can stop buying and throwing away disposable ones. When this one starts to get gross, just throw it in the washing machine or dishwasher, let it air dry, and it's good as new!

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

    Promising review: "I LOVE this sponge. I love that it's reusable and it does a better job of cleaning pots and pans than a disposable sponge." β€”Kristina Babinski

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

    11. A face mask with a clear window that won't fog up and is a great solution for anyone who finds it difficult to communicate with their mouth hidden.

    A model in a blue face mask with a transparent window for their mouth
    Randl By Design / Etsy

    Promising review: "Thank you so much for making these for me! I’m a speech therapist and it’s important for my students to see my mouth! The masks are great and fast delivery. Thank you!!!" β€”Kelly Dwyer

    Type Of Fit: Adjustable ear straps

    Pocket For Filter: No

    Fabric Type: Cotton

    Shipping Time: Expected to ship in 3-5 business days

    Get it from Randl By Design for $24.99 (originally $33.32; available in three sizes and 15 styles).

    12. And a convenient face mask chain that comes in a variety of fashionable tortoiseshell-style options.

    Dear Soho / Etsy

    Dear Soho is an NYC-based Etsy shop established in 2016 that specializes in tortoiseshell earrings, hair clips, cuffs, and face mask chains.

    Promising review: "Perfect chain to wear with my masks! Fast shipping and wonderful quality! Love this shop!" β€”Shannon Sneedse

    Get it from Dear Soho for $14+ (originally $20+; available in 17 styles).

    13. A minimalist concrete toothbrush holder for anyone looking for a more sanitary and aesthetically pleasing way to store their brush.

    The holders in a variety of colors showing how toothbrushes fit in them
    CedarandStoneGarden / Etsy

    Promising review: "This little toothbrush holder is awesome! Looks cool on the counter, much better then a plastic or metal cup style. I like that the holes go all the way through so that water doesn't build up in the bottom and get nasty." β€”Julie Pokorny

    Get it from CedarandStoneGarden for $8.50+ (available in 11 colors).

    14. Some high quality wine bottle stoppers you can personalize to keep your leftover vino fresh and fun. Just decide what you want it to say, choose from one of the available designs, and worry less about opening that next bottle you're not entirely sure you can finish in one sitting.

    CorkeyCreations / Etsy

    Promising review: "Phenomenal product! I was blown away by the detail and quality of my wine corks. The communication and shipping was also very fast. I cannot recommend this product more!" β€”eokey1

    Get it from CorkeyCreations for $12.50.

    15. A cute and handmade French butter keep butter fresh and soft, not hard as a rock! ~Rhyme absolutely intended.~ Basically, if you hate struggling to spread fridge butter on should try storing it in this amazing crock on the counter instead. Whoops, I did it again! Β―\_(ツ)_/Β―

    The crock in two colors
    CPClayArt / Etsy

    Promising review: "I'd go so far as to say I'm a butter fangirl, so of course I want nothing but the best for my favorite dairy. This butter crock isn't just gorgeous, it keeps butter unbelievably fresh at room-temperature. Now you're guaranteed to always have some softened butter around so you don't have to do the trying-to-spread-cold-butter-on-bread-and-failing tango. Just put some butter in the top portion, a little water in the bottom portion and put them together to make a perfect seal." β€”Rachel Dunkel, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from CPClayArt for $33 (available in two colors).

    16. Some hilarious Schitt's Creek-themed dish towels that'll make you smile whenever you see them. The only caveat is, every time you use one to wipe up something gross, you're basically required to say "Ew, David."

    One towel that reads "Fold the Cheese" with cheese graphics, and another towel that reads "I HAVE ASKED YOU THRICE NOW FOR A TOWEL"
    96Palms / Etsy

    Promising review: "These are even better than I imagined! The towels are so soft and the graphics look amazing. These were purchased as a gift, but I’m definitely going to order another batch for myself!" β€”bunnyheffner

    Mix and match set of two from 96Palms for $18 (available in 13 styles).

    17. A bee-utiful bookmark that uses magnets to make sure you never lose your page!

    the magnetic bee bookmark that reads "to bee continued"
    SpicyApricots / Etsy

    Promising review: "Such a sweet little bookmark. Very nicely done and I like that both sides of the bookmark have a design. You get both the front and back of the bee, which is really a neat idea." β€”patti5037

    Get it from SpicyApricots for $2.85.

    18. Some hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm coasters for anyone who's tired of being the ~wood detective~ in their household and would rather let Larry take over the job.

    The stack of round coasters with Larry David's face and the phrase "Do you respect wood?" on them
    MakerMate / Etsy

    Promising review: "Packaging was adorable and quality is amazing! Perfect for my boyfriend's birthday. He's always yelling this quote at me when I don't use a coaster! LOL." β€”Carli Rubi

    Get a set of four from MakerMate for $12.

    19. A fun ice cream holder that makes eating straight from the pint a much more enjoyable (and less cold and sticky) experience.

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

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

    Get it from kanudles for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    20. Some ridiculously cute chopstick holders to keep you company during meals.

    The dog and cat versions of the chopstick holders holding chopsticks
    SkySpirals / Etsy

    Promising reviews: "The Calico kitty chopstick rests are flippin' adorable. Used them tonight for the first time... they are very stable and easy to clean. Very happy camper!" β€”allison nixon

    "I bought one dog and one cat chopstick stand and they are the cutest. My partner absolutely adores them and they can also be great paperweights when you're not eating <3" β€”Bianca Zhang

    Get them from SkySpirals for $8.25.

    21. A brilliant stand that'll help you make sure you don't lose a single crumb of your precious taco filling!

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

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

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

    22. Some tile stickers to make your walls and floors look much fancier than they actually are. They're super easy to apply and remove. Plus, they're waterproof, so you don't have to worry about ruining them while cleaning.

    HomeArtStickers / Etsy

    Promising review: "These were so easy to apply and have completely transformed my fireplace. Very happy with the results and glad I can revert back to the original tiles just by peeling these off should I want to. Also very fast delivery from the seller." β€”Emma Tyrie

    Get it from HomeArtStickers for $7.99+ (available in 31 dimensions).

    23. Some beachy resin coasters that are the perfect size to fit in your car's cup holders if you wanna feel some ocean vibes despite being utterly landlocked.

    coasters in cup holders with glittery water and sand
    SummerAzureDesign / Etsy

    These gorgeous coasters are handmade made using real white sand, mother of pearl, and shells that have been individually selected from beaches along the Atlantic coast of the US.

    Promising review: "These coasters will make me smile every morning as I drive to work and drink my tea. I love them! They are sooo beautiful and original in a world that is quite grey sometimes. Big hugs." β€”Stephanie Fitzpatrick

    Get two from SummerAzureDesign for $11.

    24. A small tabletop fireplace (or candle holder) to keep your table looking classy while providing some extra warmth.

    1Man1Garage / Etsy

    Fuel isn't included, but you can buy some at Amazon.

    One Man One Garage is a small Tennessee-based business founded by inventor and artisan Marcus Williams, who creates all sorts of unique gifts and decor items.

    Promising review: "This arrived in the cutest package, I hardly wanted to take it apart to put the fireplace together! It was so easy to build and the final product is SO cute!! I love this, I will definitely recommend this artist to my friends and will be exploring their other products!!" β€”Paige Oberle

    Get it from 1Man1Garage for $31.20+ (available with or without rocks/sand β€” the sand is needed to disperse the heat of the flame away from the wood, but you can easily find some on your own if you'd rather not buy it here, and the lava rocks are completely optional/for decoration).

    25. A bottle of deep conditioner oil that uses 100% all natural ingredients to provide nourishment and hydration to hair, while helping improve manageability, texture, and shine.

    A bottle of the deep conditioner oil
    Mic Mas ReMiX / Etsy

    Mic Mas ReMiX is an Afro-Boricua owned store whose goal is to inspire embracing your hair with the message "All hair is good hair." Their gorgeous merch projects positivity and pride, and reviewers love how nourishing their hair care products are!

    Promising review: "It's amazing. I went through my usual loc wash routine and followed up by using this conditioner and it works!!! It left my hair soft and moisturized. I will definitely be making more purchases from this shop." β€”Genesis Falls

    Get it from Mic Mas ReMiX for $15.75.

    26. An adorably tiny hanging diffuser to help keep your vehicle smelling nice and fresh instead of like week-old french fries.

    hand holds small glass container with rope around the rear view mirror
    AmberandWoodCo / Etsy

    Promising review: "These were worth the wait and arrived just in time! I ordered several for gifts and was glad I did. They smell great and are such great quality that I want to keep one for myself!" β€”Heather

    Get it from AmberandWoodCo for $6 (available in 20 scents).

    27. Some reusable beeswax food wrap for anyone looking for a more sustainable alternative to tin foil and plastic wrap for keeping food fresh.

    An apple nestled in beeswax wrap with a geometric pattern
    KnottyNorthernKnits / Etsy

    Promising reviews: "Love these! They keep everything fresh, and the sizes are perfect for all sorts of food items and containers." β€”Victoria Guido

    "I love these β€” they are so cute and well-made. These are more durable than others I’ve had and are more malleable as well, so they don’t get ruined when you fold them a lot! :)" β€”Emma Morgan

    Get it from KnottyNorthernKnits for $4.12+ (available in five sizes).

    28. Some small personalized toothbrush holders that'll ensure everyone is EXTRA clear on whose toothbrush is whose. Plus, they barely take up any counter space and will add some charm to your bathroom!

    Four toothbrush holders with names on them
    cinderceramics / Etsy

    Promising review: "I bought these for my adult children who share a bathroom in our beach house. These were perfect! They take up very little space on the vanity and make it easy for them to find their toothbrushes. And they look so nice. The product is exactly as pictured. It arrived quickly and was nicely packaged. The seller was great to work with! I am now shopping for other items she has available on her Etsy site." β€”Terese Campbell

    Get it from cinderceramics for $18.

    29. A set of reusable produce bags featuring a convenient drawstring closure for anyone looking to banish single-use plastic grocery bags from their lives forever.

    Loosewarp / Etsy

    Loosewarp is a Jackson, New Jersey-based small business supplying all your reusable produce bag needs for a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

    Each set comes with six bags: two small, two medium, and two large.

    Promising review: "These are so great! Exactly what I hoped for. They feel like excellent quality! I have already had to wash one of them and it was easy to do. I only hand-washed a small portion but the gross wet lettuce/dirt stain came out great." β€”Anna Higgins

    Get a six-pack from Loosewarp for $12.74.

    30. Some extremely adorable house-shaped air humidifiers/essential oil diffusers that double as night lights, run with very low noise, and create a peaceful atmosphere in your space.

    TwoPeasInAPodGB / Etsy

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this. It is so cute. The little fan and light that comes with it are perfect for blowing the essential oils around the room. Seller is really lovely. Will definitely be buying some more for other rooms." β€”Sammi

    Get it from stunningbae for $26.40 (originally $33; available in three colors).

    31. A classy-looking pack of record dividers to help vinyl enthusiasts finally get their collection organized into what'll look like their own personal record store...where everything is free!

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

    Promising review: "Fantastic product. Sturdy but thin enough that they don't take up too much space amongst the records. A-Z printed on both sides of each divider. Good quality and well worth the money. Quick postage β€” posted in Latvia on Tuesday and arrived here at my door, in the UK, on Thursday. Very happy with them." β€”Marc Bleasdale

    Get 26 dividers from Cilpastore for $33.57.

    32. A set of minimal labels that'll make it a breeze to navigate your spice rack while giving your spices a satisfying contemporary look.

    The 1.5&quot;x1.5&quot; label in &quot;basil&quot;
    Real and Vibrant / Etsy

    Real and Vibrant is an Etsy shop owned and founded by Sapana Chandra, an author, recipe developer, and food blogger (her blog is also called Real and Vibrant).

    Promising review: "These are perfect! The quality is so much better than I was expecting for jar labels. They are incredibly secure, glossy, and have clean beautiful printing. I highly recommend." β€”Nicole Pelott

    Get them from Real and Vibrant for $10+ (available in three sizes and also in other lettering styles found on the store page).

    33. A jar of mint exfoliating sugar scrub to leave your skin feeling super soft and hydrated.

    pink jar of sugar scrub
    Zandra Beauty / Etsy

    Zandra Beauty is a New York-based, Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2014 that specializes in plant-based skincare. It was founded by entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist Zandra Cunningham when she was nine years old, and continues to be run by her to this day, expanding the product line every year.

    Promising review: "I love Zandra Beauty's exfoliating sugar scrubs. They work much better than any salt scrub I have ever used and leave my skin soft and smelling wonderful. The shop is wonderful to work with and shipping is very quick. I have shopped several times from Zandra Beauty and will continue to shop with them. They are excellent with customer service and just a pleasure to shop with. I highly recommend this shop." β€”hshierry

    Get it from Zandra Beauty for $20.99.

    34. A luxurious double-layered satin face mask with adjustable ear straps for anyone with sensitive skin looking for a more breathable and comfortable mask.

    a pile of three masks in pink, green, and pink
    LaceKingdom / Etsy

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY the highest quality masks I own. I’m so happy with my purchases. I couldn’t have gotten a better product. I have severely acneic skin and this has made it so much easier for me to wear because it doesn’t irritate my skin. Go buy these masks ASAP!" β€”taylorgasbarro

    Get it from LaceKingdom for $11.50 (available in black or green).

    35. A cordless, wooden phone speaker that requires no wires, batteries, or power sources to amplify the sound already coming out of your phone. You can even personalize it to make it even more unique!

    The phone speaker with the name &quot;NATHAN&quot; on it, playing music from Spotify on an iPhone
    themanregistry / Etsy

    Promising review: "Fantastic wooden cellphone speaker! The amplification of sound is truly amazing, very rich. Beautifully made and engraved by a true craftsman. Shipped very quickly. I think my son is going to love this. I know I do. Certainly plan on buying more as birthday gifts for other music lovers and maybe even one for myself. I certainly will check out this artisan's other work." β€”M.E.

    Get it from themanregistry for $34.95.

    36. A tiny bag of goldfish soap to make bath time more fun for the kids (or yourself)!

    Two of the goldfish soaps in blue and orange
    Blingiddyup / Etsy

    Promising review: "So adorable!!! Looks just like the little fish prize from the fair. I got one of these as a stocking stuff for my 6-year-old. He loves it!" β€”hugasmugpug

    Get it from Blingiddyup for $5 (available in four colors).

    37. A blank recipe notebook where you can keep your fave recipes and jot down any notes and ideas you might wanna have on hand while experimenting in the kitchen.

    The spiral book in turquoise with illustrations of kitchen items on the cover
    DaisyandDecor / Etsy

    Promising review: "First recipe book I have ever purchased and it is everything I ever wanted! Super affordable too. Big lettering, lots of space. Very cute print too! Love the measuring page that is in it as well. Highly recommend!" β€”Haley DeFreez

    Get it from DaisyandDecor for $17.60+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    38. A wooden cutting board with a US state engraving to remind you that home is where the heart is, but it's also where the food is.

    The paddle cutting board with a California silhouette in the corner
    904HomeGrown / Etsy

    Get it from 904HomeGrown for $19.99+ (available in three sizes; more designs/states available on the shop's page).

    39. And finally, a very clever iPhone adapter case for anyone who simply cannot stop losing their dongle.

    The triangular case, which has latches to hold onto the dongle and is on a keychain
    DukeofCases / Etsy

    DukeofCases is a Black-owned business!

    Promising review: "Love it. I’m always losing my cord or leaving it in my other jacket or pants pocket. Now all I have to do is put it back on my key ring. Brilliant!!!" β€”Mel Roberts

    Get it from DukeofCases for $16.

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