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    30 Products That Prove Function And Style Can Go Hand In Hand

    Never sacrifice your aesthetic. Never.

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    1. A beautiful bamboo shelf with a tilt-out hamper that'll add some needed storage space to your bathroom.

    the tilt out laundry storage in a bathroom

    Promising review: “What an awesome laundry hamper for the money! It looks and works great and was simple to put together. Glad I bought it. It makes a nice addition and adds some pizzazz to the bathroom.” —Woodman 

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99.

    2. A pack of two contemporary shower caddies to keep your shower essentials organized in a way that doesn't remind you of your college dorm.

    sleek black shower caddies with products inside

    Promising review: “I love this organizer! I recently moved and couldn’t use the shower caddy I had because of the shower head, so I ordered this and it did not disappoint!!” —Meyonnia 

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    3. A fancy handheld milk frother whose quartz handle will make sure you feel like the barista of your own dreams.

    reviewer image of the quartz frother on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: “OK. Where do I begin? This frother is a MUST if you are a coffee, iced coffee, or tea lover. I am all of the above, so I needed a frother in my life. It is super lightweight, has a great amount of speed, is so easy to clean, makes the milk or cream froth up beautifully, and mixes my coffee seamlessly. I love this thing!!! If you are unsure about whether you want to buy it and are still pondering, ponder no more! BUY IT!” —Elizabeth de Melero 

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in six other styles).

    4. A cute kitchen set including a magnetic utensil storage stand and five color-coded spoons so you can get your Chef Boyardee on.

    the nesting utensils rack with utensils

    Promising review: “These are great. They are very sturdy and stiff so they don't flop around. I like the way they nest and connect via a magnet at the top of the handles. Good stuff.” —I. Mujica 

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    5. And a colorful, 13-piece mixing and measuring bowls set that nest perfectly inside one another for easy storing.

    reviewer image of the complete 13 nesting mixing and measuring bowls on a kitchen counter

    This rainbow set includes: two mixing bowls, a two-piece strainer and colander, four stackable measuring cups, and five measuring spoons.

    Promising review: “This is a really useful set! The red mixing bowl is huge and can definitely hold double recipes or large salads. I love that it has handles and a no-slip base. I had no problem using it with an electric mixer, and the batter scraped clean with a spatula. It pairs really well with the yellow mixing bowl for baking. I use the red bowl for dry ingredients, and the yellow bowl for wet ingredients. The yellow bowl has convenient fill lines on the inside and a pour spout for easy transferring.” —Alyson Rice 

    Get it from Amazon for $25.97.

    6. The gorgeous Always Pan from Our Place if you're never sure what pot, pan, or tray to use to roast, sauté, or steam. This multipurpose pan braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté, fry, boil, serve, store, and so much more. Finally take the guesswork out of cooking.

    the yellow always pan on a picnic blanket
    Our Place

    As someone who neither enjoys cooking nor is particularly good at it, the Always Pan has made being in the kitchen feel like less of a chore. It's even made it, dar I say, bearable! Having one pan that can do everything means I don't have to second guess every cooking decision I make. I can boil and prepare pasta in it. And I can roast Brussels sprouts. And I can make the perfect fried egg. And I can steam dumplings. The best part is that, everything slides so seamlessly out of the pan and onto the plate, which also makes cleanup super fast and easy. Both the amateur (read: reluctant) cook and the more seasoned chef will enjoy creating fan favorites and new recipes in the Always Pan!

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in seven colors).

    7. An adorable kitty storage basket sure to make storing all your purring friend's toys an easier feat.

    reviewer image of the white cat basket with a white and yellow cat sitting inside

    Promising review: “I bought this basket to store all of the cat toys in my household. We have four cats and they are so spoiled. This cat face basket proves it. It's a little large for their toys, but I figured that way they can jump in there and find the toy they want. Now I just have to teach them to put their toys away! LOL the basket is purr-fect.” —Mikey H 

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in three other styles).

    8. A minimalist organizer you can use for books, folders, and vinyls so you can stop stacking your precious records on top of one another and playing Jenga whenever you wanna pull one out.

    reviewer image of the rose gold organizer with folders in several slots

    Promising review: “Very simple product that has helped so much in organizing our school area. I bought six clipboards to help wrangle papers that are used everyday and giant binders to contain the rest, but they were always tipping over and spilling pencils and markers onto the floor. This solves that issue perfectly!” —Designer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.89 (available in three colors).

    9. The Nori Press — no more worrying about water leakage or burn marks. The portable and ever-so-sleek Nori Press works without an ironing board and can press and steam your outfits in minutes!

    close up of model using nori to iron a button down shirt

    Nori is a woman-owned small business based in Connecticut hoping to make your life easier with this all-in-one travel iron and steamer.

    Promising review: “I am not an iron girl, but this product sold me. It is so easy to use. The Nori is portable, so I take it with me everywhere. It has helped me to look sharp at weddings and weekends away. At home, I can refresh my dresses and shirts before starting work and going out. I would highly recommend this product to everyone who might be thinking of a change. No more heavy irons and dry-cleaning for me. Thank you, Nori!” —Elizabeth M 

    Get it from Nori for $120.

    10. A chic, insulated canvas lunch bag because meal planning is sexy.

    reviewer image of a gray checkered canvas lunch bag

    Promising review: “I was looking for an insulated bag that would fit a boxed frozen meal, plus a few other smaller items, and close all the way. I also wanted something cute and not plain or utilitarian looking. This bag is perfect! I love that you can choose to close it with the sides in or out. When I have a frozen meal, I choose the bigger option, and it still looks cute. It fits all of my favorite meals so far, even the larger ones. A Velcro strip lines the entire top seam, so however you fold it, it will stay closed. Just be careful if you reach in while wearing a sweater! It will catch on it!” —Kelly K. 

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 12 patterns).

    11. A charming ceramic ashtray that comes with a lid so you can hide your butts. And with its lid on, this cute piece just looks like another tchotchke you've got on display.

    reviewer image of the blue ceramic ash tray and lid

    Promising review: “This does not look like an ashtray at all! It looks more like a ceramic jar with its beautiful, lovely color and glossy finish. Best thing is the lid! You never need to look at disgusting butts again. It also covers any smell that a pile of cigarette butts would put off. I absolutely love this piece.” —Debra Ann 

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97+ (available in seven colors).

    12. A pair of room-darkening curtains featuring silver foil detailing if the best way to decorate your room is by making it impossible to see anything. Cave vibes FTW.

    reviewer image of the navy blue curtains hanging behind a row of potted plants

    Promising review: “I’m in love with these curtains. I really didn’t think they would block much sunlight because they are so light. But my room looks so dark! I love them and the design is so cute. Love these curtains, gonna get more in other colors.” —Blackgirlmagic 

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in 12 sizes and 10 colors).

    13. A tufted, velvet storage ottoman whose faux-marble lid means this piece can double as a coffee table when you need it to. Talk about bang for your buck.


    Promising review: “This item is very elegant and very spacious. I wanted it for a corner in my home and it was perfect. I use it as storage for items I can change around my home as well as a sitting area. A plus is being able to flip the top and it becomes a table.” —MIR

    Get it from Amazon for $173.19+ (available in four colors).

    14. A set of iridescent measuring spoons so you feel like a magical pixie scientist as you bake your world-famous rainbow cakes.

    reviewer image of a set of iridescent measuring spoons

    Promising review: “Both beautiful and sturdy, these measuring cups and spoons are truly helping to bring back the magic and creativity in my kitchen. ” —grim_squeeker 

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    15. A chic, clean-burning tabletop firepit perfect for this transition to fall.


    Promising review: “This tabletop firepit works perfectly. I placed it in the center of a ceramic table on my deck. It adds ambiance to an already comfy setting. I purchased the biofuel made by the same company. Everything works as described. I love it!” —Jan S

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99 (available in two colors).

    16. A minimalist yet luxurious spa bidet from Tushy that'll allow you to adjust the water temperature for optimal tushy comfort. You won't be able to go back to just regular ol' toilet paper ever again.


    Promising review: "I can't imagine not having this now. I just feel so much fresher after using it. It looks nice and is well worth the money. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone." —Sharon L

    Get it from Tushy for $119 (originally $149; available in four colors with seven knob colors).

    17. A whimsical snail soap dispenser — washing your hands just got a little more fun!

    reviewer image of the brown and white snail soap dispenser on a kitchen sink

    Many reviewers took to custom painting their snails to match their decor!

    Promising review: “Mesmeralda is divine regent of our household, doling out her elixir of sanitation in judicious doses to all those who would seek it. All she asks in payment is a pump of her shell and everlasting devotion to her Immaculate Will. Pledge yourself to her service and she shall smile upon you, bestowing saponified blessings unto you as you partake of the Holy Rite of Lathering and Rinsing! All snail the queen of soap!” —Meagan 

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four styles).

    18. A leaf-shaped, self-draining soap dish so your soap doesn't turn into a waterlogged mound of mush.

    reviewer before and after images; an old gunked up soap holder replaced by the leaf shaped soap holder

    Promising review: “Very happy with this purchase! I bought this in the hopes that it would get the gunk off of the ledge of my shower and help dry out my fancy soap between showers, and it did just that. I ended up buying one for my tub and for the spare bathroom too! Super-cute design, too!” —Jen P 

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

    19. A resin geode wireless phone charger sure to double as some rockin' decor! And you can get it in any color you want!

    the navy emerald resin geode charger
    Uncommon Art Decor/Etsy

    Uncommon Art Decor is a small business using resin to create unique and practical home goods. Cute and useful? We love to see it.

    Promising review: "I. Love. This. Charger. It is so beautiful and she added extra colors for me as requested and it just turned out stunning." —Sceven

    Get it from Uncommon Art Decor on Etsy for $31.

    20. A cute and useful ceiling fan metal pull chain if you have a habit of pulling on the "fan" chain when you meant to pull the "light" chain and now you have to pull the "fan" chain three more times to turn it off.,

    Promising review: "Not only can I finally tell which pull chain works which function, but since I added them to the ends of my existing pull chains it's no longer necessary for my ancient 5-foot-1-inch carcass to stand on tiptoe just to reach the blasted pulls. Last time I ended up with a stress fracture in my foot. NOT fun." —La Donna Bucket

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    21. A super kawaii bubble tea pencil holder that you can zip up, toss in your backpack, and carry to classes and meetings.

    Promising review: “This is so cute. I have it in my desk as we speak. It does not topple over, and it holds a lot more than it looks like it would. I get a lot of compliments on it, and it is easy to transport.” —Amanda 

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in five colors).

    22. A gorgeous ceramic pineapple-shaped oil diffuser — make your home feel a bit more like a relaxing day at a tropical spa. All you're missing are two cucumbers over your eyes, and that's an easy fix.

    image of the pineapple diffuser on reviewer's desk

    Promising review: "Love this! I got it for my desk to keep myself in good spirits with uplifting oils! This is everything I wanted and more! Super cute and stylish, and it has a light that can either change every so often or you can fix it to one color." —Rebeckah

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    23. A set of four funky Jonathan Adler–designed coasters so you can protect your furniture from ring marks in style.


    Promising review: "Excellent quality, exactly as depicted in the photos." —Alex H

    Get it from Amazon for $54.10+ (available in nine styles).

    24. Colorful, eco-friendly potty bombs scented with mint and rosemary to give your bathroom a bit of a refresher. Drop one potty bomb in, then let it fizz and disinfect your toilet bowl. All in less than 20 minutes!

    five colored potty bombs stacked in a pyramid
    Altus Advantage

    Altus Advantage is a woman-owned small business based in Canada whose mission is to make the world a more eco-friendly place by creating natural and zero-waste cleaning products and soaps for sensitive skin.

    Promising review: "It worked so well! In Ottawa, the water leaves this pink ring around the toilet bowl for some reason. usually I need to scrub a lot for it to go away, but this removed it super easily! I will definitely come back for these! Not to mention they're eco-friendly!" —kristen

    Get it from Altus Advantage on Etsy for $12.48 (available in six colors).

    25. A colorful anti-fatigue kitchen mat featuring all of your favorite spices!

    reviewer image of the spicy anti-fatigue mat on a kitchen floor

    Promising review: “These mats add a bright spot to the kitchen. I love the design, and the comfort for my arthritic legs, ankles, and feet is welcomed.” —concerned customer 

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    26. A pair of colorful storage bags to help you hide everything you don't need right now (and feel stylish while doing it).

    two storage bags
    Coming Soon

    Founded by two women in love with the aesthetic and energy of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Coming Soon is a furniture design and gift shop offering the strange and the special.

    Get it from Coming Soon for $32.

    27. A pack of trendy, nonslip velvet hangers that take up less space in your closet, which means you can hang more in there. And with swivel hooks, you spend less time fighting your clothes and more time buying new ones.

    A customer's closet filled with clothes hanging from light pink SONGMICS Velvet Hangers

    Promising review: "These hangers are beautiful and functional, I just love them! They hold my clothes on the hanger to an extent I didn't think was possible. I can hang some of my sweaters and they don't get pulled out of shape because the velvet grips the fabric and the garment's weight is more gently distributed. I can't explain what a difference these made in my closet. Everything from tank tops to skirts to sweaters hangs beautifully on these. I use them exclusively, I threw out all my old plastic hangers. The rose gold color of the hooks is beautiful and gleams gently, adding some eye-catching sophistication to my closet. I like for my room to be pretty and photogenic, and these fit right in. I highly recommend them." —Campfire30

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in two colors).

    28. A sleek AeroGarden so you can easily grow your own herbs indoors! The control panel will tell you when it's time to water or feed your plants, so you don't have to worry about not having a green thumb.

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend's sister-in-law who lamented not having a green thumb. In the two months that the sis-in-law has had the AeroGarden, the growth has been tremendous. I'm constantly in awe when she sends me pix of the new growth." —Mary A. Walls

    Get it from Amazon for $86+ (available in three colors).

    29. A gorgeous geode resin wine caddy for a pinch of class and maturity in an otherwise chill pad. And you can get it in your choice of color!

    the black and gold wine caddy
    Uncommon Art Decor/Etsy

    Uncommon Art Decor is a small business using resin to create unique and practical home goods. Cute and useful? We love to see it.

    Get it from Uncommon Art Decor on Etsy for $23.

    30. A Growlight frame shelf — keep your plants alive while also adding a modern touch to your space. With a built-in timer and a tucked-away full-spectrum LED grow light, your herbs and succulents will have no choice but to thrive.

    the growlight frame shelf with houseplants hanging in it
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "My apartment gets a lot of natural light in every room but my bedroom. I want plants, but they just don't get enough light. This shelf was the perfect way to have a few plants and make sure they won't die. I really like having the timer so I can have the light turn out at bedtime. Well made and the color is beautiful." —1texastia

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $139+ (available in three colors).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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