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33 Products That Are Almost Too Clever To Use

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1. A petite Pinocchio to protect your innocent fingers from getting biffed with a hammer.

Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

2. Slippers that look like they came straight from the oven.

Get them from Tokyo Otaku Mode for $19.99.

3. An inviting home for your tissues.

Get it from Amazon for $6.

4. A bunny who'll help you listen to music with a friend.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

5. Hand cream that looks good enough to eat.

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

6. A bread and butter(fly) serving board.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $50.

7. An octopus who disassembles into measuring cups.

Get it from World Market for $12.99.

8. Bookmarks with bite.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

9. A cup for your pencils that looks like a pencil butt.

Yeah they're totally called pencil butts not ferrules.

Get it from Amazon for $14.80.

10. And a pencil to use when you need to write on a cake instead of a piece of paper.

Get it from Animi Causa for $16.99.

11. A miniature fire escape to display succulents, pictures, and other assorted knickknacks on.

Get it from Amazon for $99.

12. Campfire roasters you can fence with.

Get them from Uncommon Goods for $40.

13. Ice cube molds to turn your cocktails into arctic landscapes.

Get them from Amazon for $10.99.

14. A frog tea infuser that will make you oh so very hoppy.

Get it from Amazon for $11.34.

15. A monstrous bread cutter.

Get it from Amazon for $8.

16. A cactus that's thirsty for your pictures.

Quench it.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

17. A floating shelf that would be perfect for displaying your comic book collection.

Get it from Amazon for $35.

18. A pencil sharpener that turns dull pencils into "straws" while you sharpen them.

Get it from Asos for $8.50.

19. A coat rack that will make you believe you've somehow teleported to Paris.

That may be a *slight* exaggeration.

Get it from PBteen for $229.

20. Grilling utensils for anyone who loves barbecue as much as they love golf.

Get them from Hammacher Schlemmer for $39.99.

21. The only bowls people should be allowed to eat banana splits out of.

Get them from Pottery Barn Kids for $8.

22. An ideal resting spot for your sunglasses.

Get it from OLLO for $15.

23. A Minecraft torch that lights up when you use it to charge your phone.

Get it from Think Geek for $29.99.

24. A reusable "newspaper" cone for fish and chip fans.

Get it from West Elm for $24.

25. A steamship lid to put over bowls and pots as you microwave or boil things.

The ship lets out "just enough steam to prevent boiling over."

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

26. A wall hook that turns any dish towel into a flamenco dancer's skirt.

Get it from Amazon for $14.90.

27. An ice pop brush to help you make your hair look really ~cool~.

Get it from Asos for $11.

28. Cups to transform eggs into miniature versions of Mt. Fuji.

Get them from Amazon for $12.81.

29. A lamp that appears to be a bucket of paint mid-spill.

Get it from All Modern for $28.99.

30. A pad of butter to take notes on.

Get it from Asos for $7.50.

31. A lid lifter that will make it look like your dinner is attempting to escape.

Get it from Amazon for $10.

32. A "plastic" bag you'll never have to throw away.

Get it from Amazon for $16.85.

33. And measuring spoons that may inspire you to sing a happy tune.

Get them from Uncommon Goods for $52.

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