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    26 Non-Junk Things To Keep In Your Junk Drawer

    We all have that one drawer where everything goes to die, and most of it is probably crap we don't need any more. But there are also gadgets and gizmos aplenty that actually are useful to have on hand. Here are some goodies that deserve a spot in your junk drawer, but are absolutely, positively not junk.

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    1. A clever multipurpose tool that opens to reveal a menagerie of animal friends ready to cater to your every need.

    2. Some great scissors (because those little craft ones you've had since sixth grade no longer cut it), like this pair with over 2,000 positive Amazon reviews.

    3. A double-sided electronics cleaning brush to make all your devices look brand-spankin' new.

    4. Some nice nail clippers like this scaly duo Ariel would totally kill to add to her grotto.

    5. A little bottle of hand sanitizer in a yummy scent like strawberry or coconut, so your whole house doesn't smell like a doctor's office after you put it on.

    6. A stocked mini sewing kit you'll be sew glad to have in tricky wardrobe stitch-uations.

    7. A mini LED flashlight so you can take Dumbledore's advice and turn on the light even in the darkest of times.

    8. Classic Tide To Go, which is the perfect, lazy way to remove stains even when you're not on the go.

    9. A glasses repair kit so compact and convenient, it's easy to see why you need it. Well, at least it will be once you fix your glasses.

    10. Some emergency cash safely stashed in discreet fabric envelopes because you never know when you'll need to take the money and run (or, you know, tip a delivery guy).

    11. Pretty and practical gel pens sure to make you smile every time you write a note-to-self.

    12. Some mini notepads for recording all your genius thoughts or your equally important grocery list.

    13. Fun push pins for displaying all your memos with tack-t.

    14. An extra pair of earbuds for when your usual pair inevitably gets lost or tangled. This is 2018, people — a day without my headphones feels like a day in the Dark Ages.

    15. A basic first aid kit so you can go full Dr. House even when your friend just has a paper cut.

    16. Some sweet sticky notes to help you make like an elephant and never forget your most crucial to-dos. These pads are so cute, it won't be a bird-en.

    17. A luxe lip balm like this cruelty-free one with SPF 25. You'll love it so much, you'll probably want one in every drawer in your house.

    18. A pack of super-strong poster tack that's also great for hanging heavier objects or for whenever you need an easy adhesive around the house.

    19. A cool bottle opener so you'll look resourceful AF every time you open a drink (even if you can barely screw in a lightbulb irl).

    20. A handy lint roller (be it basic or fun) that's a must have for anyone with a shedding pet and/or a love of black clothing.

    21. A rich shea butter lotion your hands will thank you for 🙌.

    22. Some adorable bag clips (be they wildlife-inspired or bright and magnetic) that really are all that and a bag of chips.

    23. A pack of surface cleaning wipes that are clearly great for glass and mirrors, but also for every other grubby surface in your home as well.

    24. Some cheery washi tape that's not like regular masking tape, it's cool tape.

    25. Something fun and silly that's also practical, like some squishy fidget toys or a truly magical external battery.

    26. And finally, keep all your not-junk tidy with a genius customizable drawer organizer.

    Don't let this be you.

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