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    31 Simple Products For Your Cluttered Life

    Minimalist and multi-tasking products that are just freakin’ neat.

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    1. A stackable ceramic dinnerware set that'll save space in the cabinets and impress both your parents and your friends.


    Each set comes with four dinner plates, four appetizer plates, four salad plates, four appetizer bowls, and four salad bowls. Everything's dishwasher-safe!

    Get a 20-piece set from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $89.99 (available in two colors).

    2. A reusable microfiber cloth to replace your collection of liquid/cream makeup removers and disposable wipes — even waterproof mascara comes off with a few swipes.


    Promising review: "I can't tell you how skeptical I was of this cloth. I honestly had my doubts that a simple microfiber cloth could be better than my disposable face wipes. Particularly with mascara. But let me tell you, this little piece of fabric is amazing. It gets ALL of my makeup off in under a minute, INCLUDING my mascara, and then rinses COMPLETELY CLEAN. This means that they don't need to be washed with every use. I'm not sure how I could be so excited over a face wipe, but I am. Additionally, the microfiber on the other side of the cloth is cut a bit shorter, so it has an exfoliating effect. Again, I was skeptical. Again I was wrong. It's amazing. This is amazing. Buy it now." —Nicole B. Utah

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $11.97 (available in three colors).

    3. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot so you can consolidate several kitchen appliances into one.


    It has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer. Check out a full review by a BuzzFeeder!

    Promising review: "I can't say enough about this pressure cooker. First, I got rid of several gadgets, which I love. I had two rice cookers, a slow cooker, and a food steamer. That has freed up so much room in my kitchen. Best of all, I am making some delicious dishes with this. When I cook meat on the stove top, it is hit or miss. The meat comes out tender and delicious every time I use the Instant Pot. If you are worried about the investment or about having yet another gadget, you can remedy this by selling the appliances that this makes obsolete on Craigslist and using the money towards your own Instant Pot." —mo

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in three sizes).

    4. A cable box for hiding away the messy cords and power strips under your desk.

    Promising review: "It is a big simple box, make sure you have space for it wherever you’re going to put it. Prior to hiding my cables inside this box, I tried my best to tie up the cables and make them look neat, but regardless of how neat I tried to be, it ends up looking like a huge mess behind my TV. After taking some time to fit my cables inside the box, the back of my TV now looks organized. The box looks good, I did peel off the DMoose logo sticker as I wanted a clean look." —Wayne C.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four colors).

    5. A roll-up dish-drying rack that can also be used as a prep board, a flat colander, and a large trivet.


    It's heat-resistant up to 400°F and can be tossed in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.

    Promising review: "It is incredibly versatile and a wonderful addition to our kitchen. So far I have used it for drying large items over the sink, filling a pot when the sink was already full, and as a counter trivet for a hot pan, and it performs beautifully in all these roles. The metal rods are strong and sturdy enough to hold heavy items, long enough to span our sink from multiple angles, and best of all, it rolls up for easy storage when not in use. All around a great kitchen tool, and I'll never be without one again." —T. Eicher

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    6. A set of airtight storage containers to empty dried goods into — it'll completely transform the look of your pantry.

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    Read a BuzzFeed editor's review of these storage containers!

    Promising review: "My pantry is so much more organized with these canisters than boxes and bags all over the place. The flour keeper alone is worth the purchase, because it not only holds a full five-pound bag of flour, but it helps prevent the messes I used to get when scooping flour straight from the bag. The self-leveler is awesome. The sugar canister holds a full bag of sugar and is perfect. The brown sugar and powdered sugar canisters are great, too. I love the set so much that I bought an extra flour canister for my bread flour. It gave me great satisfaction to organize my pantry with these canisters, and they will help my family to keep it neat. Love this set!" —B.girl

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $52.09.

    7. A pack of reusable glass straws because they are environmentally friendly and won't have a plastic-y taste. That they look cool is just a bonus.


    These straws come with two cleaning brushes.

    Promising review: "There is always a concern with glass — is it sharp? Is it too small or too large? I have to say, I was very impressed. The glass straws are about the same size as a 'Golden Arches' straw so the size is just about right. The ends are rolled and polished for smoothness and durability. I can detect no difference in size between the straws — all are uniform and well made. A very good purchase!" —Ron C

    Get an eight-pack (four bent, four straight) from Amazon for $7.99.

    8. A garment rack for an elegant way to display all the clothes that won't fit in your closet.


    Promising review: "Love, love, love it. My closet space is limited and this works perfectly for me because it gives me so much extra room! Plus, it looks very chic displaying my clothes. It feels like shopping from my own closet." —Tracy Y.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A silicone oven grip + splatter lid that'll protect your hands from hot dishes and contain microwave messes.


    It's also dishwasher-safe!

    Get a two-pack from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $19.99.

    10. A doughnut-shaped gadget (with a magnetic center) to wrap your earbuds around — they'll be untangled and ready for the next jam sesh.


    Promising review: "This little gadget is wonderful. It is soft silicone and holds the buds perfectly. I've tried some of the hard plastic styles and they work too, but this is so much nicer. I love the magnetic center to hold the earpieces. Seems like this is easier on my buds with no sharp edges, and the way it holds doesn't require me to bend the wires to get it wound up again. This is one product that I would replace if I lost it!" —Quilter

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    11. A sleek leather organizer so you don't have to deal with a jingly bunch of keys.

    Promising review: "Not cheap, but sort of life-changing. That being said, I am very happy with this purchase. The leather is higher quality than expected (and I much prefer a leather key organizer over the metal versions), the screw and washers do their jobs (it holds its retention pretty well). This key system really does change how you operate — not only do your keys not jingle, but they are also organized, and after a few weeks muscle memory kicks in, and you instinctively know which key is where on the ring. It's a great feeling if you are borderline OCD like me!" —Chris E.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    12. A set of clear plastic bins for sorting out the heap of beauty products in your vanity drawer.


    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got Chapstick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." —Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. A storage ottoman with a reversible lid that can be used as a tray. It also comes with a smaller ottoman for extra seating.


    The small ottoman fits into the large one when not in use.

    Promising review: "Very pleased with this purchase. The ottoman is very attractive and despite being faux leather, the quality is very nice. Living in a modest-sized apartment in New York, the fact that it can easily serve all of the functionality of an ottoman, small coffee table, tray, and storage unit makes it extremely useful when space comes at a premium. There are a lot of similar products, but the fact the top to this one reverses as a fully functional tray is what helped separate this from the rest. The mini ottoman/stool is a nice touch, but keeping it inside the ottoman itself eliminates the storage functionality of the product, so there is a bit of a trade off there. We've been able to stash it elsewhere and use it when needed, so it's actually a nice bonus. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a nice bit of modern and functional furniture." —Mike Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in six colors).

    14. A (new and improved) Kindle Paperwhite to load your novels onto instead of having to buy another bookshelf.


    What's new you ask? It's thinner, lighter, and WATERPROOF. Plus, there's more storage space, and you can use Audible on it as well (just pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story).

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    15. A magnetic rack so you can keep just your favorite spices visible and accessible. (The other jars can stay hidden in the cabinets.)


    Promising review: "I freaking love these things. I needed to clean out a spice drawer and was looking for something clean, sleek, and modern to hold my eight or so most used spices within reach. These have a really strong magnet on the back and hold four tiny mason jars of spices beautifully on the side of my fridge. I bought two and have four jars in each one. I could probably stuff eight jars in one rack, but I like them spread out a bit. This is just so much cuter than anything else I found. These look way more expensive than they are, and this is cheaper than the price on Food52 where I originally found them. Highly recommend!" —Alyssa M.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.18.

    16. A magnetic knife strip for a convenient and attractive way to store your cutting tools.


    Promising review: "After years of using a knife block, we decided to free up some counter space and install this magnetic strip for our knives. It was easy to install. The magnet is very strong. And we have extra space on our kitchen counter. Win, win, win." —A. Tran

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    17. A multipurpose stand that'll pull double duty as a plastic bag holder and bottle drying rack. It also folds flat for storage.


    I own this rack and use it daily! Read my review for more deets.

    Promising review: "I love the Yamazaki Home Tower. It has many uses and folds easily for storage. I have used it to dry cookie sheets and slow cooker lids, as well as water bottles. I have even used it to hold my 8"x10" recipes while baking." —Steven Doseck

    Get it from Amazon for $17 (available in two colors).

    18. A magnetic mat to transform your washer/dryer top into an ironing board (because actual ironing boards are bulky and difficult to store).


    The fabric can withstand heat up to 500°F.

    Promising review: "I wanted something to iron my clothes on without having to purchase and store a large ironing board. This was the perfect solution! It attaches magnetically to the top of the washing machine and is a standard heat-resistant quilted surface that is specifically made to iron on. Magnets keep it perfectly in place while you do your work, and I don't worry about scorching it. Highly recommend this as a replacement to a large ironing board. I chose to leave ours out all of the time, but it's very easy to remove and put back on so you could store it when not in use." —Cathee

    Get it from Amazon for $7.91.

    19. A shower curtain with mesh pockets so you can declutter the bathtub rim.


    One BuzzFeed editor swears by this shower curtain — read her review (#2)!

    Promising review: "I saw this in an online article about getting organized and decided to give it a shot. I absolutely love it. A friend laughed when I described it as life-changing, but it really is! I love that there is no more clutter, but another plus that never occurred to me is how much easier cleaning the tub is. Not only because it's already clear, but also because there are no little rust rings that usually come from bottles being left on the edge of the tub. I don't know why all shower curtains aren't made this way!" —Valerie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    20. A set of floating bookshelves for a simple yet stunning way to display your tomes.


    Promising review: "I cannot believe how awesome these bookshelves look in my room. With my classic leather bound books stacked neatly on top, these apparently floating books give the room a sense of charm and intrigue. I am so glad I got these shelves. They are easy to install and each can safely hold three of my large leather-bound books. They do not wobble or shake. They are very stout and sturdy, and I do not have any worries with the weight they bear. I am confident they will securely hold to the wall and keep my books (and sheetrock) unharmed. The metal is durable and longlasting. So many of my friends and family have complimented these statement pieces and have gotten some of their own book collections." —Burrells

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $26.74+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    21. A sturdy accordion-style rack that'll stretch to fit pot lids, pans, skillets, and baking trays of different sizes.


    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this cabinet organizer. The fact that it's extendable means that I can use it from home to home. My pot lids fit perfectly. I also use it to store my cast iron skillet and a glass baking dish. It really is exactly what I was looking for." —Emily P

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    22. A nifty little utensil to use as a slotted spoon, a turner, a solid spoon, a spatula, and a cutting tool.

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    Promising review: "Give it a cap and a costume, this is the only thing I need in the kitchen! I am often looking for tools that can replace the 30 others I have collected in my kitchen. I have used this to flip grilled cheese, stir red beans and rice, strain Brussel sprouts, and taste sauce. I used the flat edge to cut onions that were too large once in the pot and scrape the bottom of the pan. The uni-tool feels nice in my hand, has held up fine in multiple dishwashings, and has allowed me to toss a few kitchen tools that have become obsolete." —Hiawhatha

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    23. A gentle multipurpose soap so you can streamline your shower/bath routine.


    You can use it as a shower gel, shampoo, bubble bath, or shave gel. Plus, it's paraben-free, cruelty-free, gluten-free, GMO-free, synthetic color and dye-free, and synthetic fragrance-free.

    Promising review: "This is a gentle, all-purpose body soap. I hate having a lot of products in our bathroom. Clutter makes me a sad panda. I was able to replace my body soap, my husband's body soap and face wash, and both of our separate shampoos with this one item. I also use it to clean my makeup brushes! Neither of us had any reaction to it, it gets the job done, and it smells amazing. One bottle (which is quite large) lasts my husband and I about two months. Considering how many things we use it for, that's pretty good. It's also a very reasonable price. We've been using this soap since 2012 and have never had a need to look for another. It also is a decent bubble bath for a soak. I would highly recommend." —Srae

    Get it from Amazon for $9.39 (available in four scents).

    24. A felt purse organizer for your everyday tote that, sadly, doesn't have many pockets inside.


    Promising review: "Perfect for my needs! I purchased the tall organizer rather than the shorter one because it's exactly what I was looking for. It fits PERFECTLY in my Baggu-brand Duck tote bag. This tote only has one small inside pocket near the top inside so, expectedly, everything else you throw in just covers the bottom and piles up in the bag. One has to dig around for anything and everything. With that said, THIS organizer allows you to put lots of things in their own pocket so that you can quickly retrieve it without wasting time digging around. Other items (perhaps, taller items) can be put in the main section that is the length of the organizer. I purchased one and am now purchasing two more as gifts for people who I know also own tall tote bags like mine. If you have a tall tote, you can't go wrong buying this product. I highly recommend it." —A. E.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes and seven colors).

    25. A wall-mounted coat rack with retractable hooks that won't protrude awkwardly when it's not in use.


    Promising review: "I love the simplicity of this design. Something about being able to fold away the hooks when they're not in use is very satisfying to me. This purchase is actually to replace the one that I lost during a move — I missed it enough that I decided a different set of hooks wouldn't do! Mounting it to the wall was quite simple with the included template. I used the anchors on regular drywall, and it feels very secure — I have no worries hanging up multiple jackets and purses on it." —Tolana

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in four sizes and six finishes).

    26. A stoneware utensil and tablet holder to make following online recipes a whole lot easier.


    Promising review: "As a kitchen utensil and tablet holder, the design is something you will want to display, but the function is gold. Trying to find somewhere to wedge a laptop and not interfere with the meal prep process or trying to use a tablet that wasn't always falling over or onto the floor was extremely trying. Having to keep walking across the kitchen while following a recipe is annoying at best and not a solution. On first use of this product, I'm happy to say those days are gone! The well is large enough to fit the necessary cooking utensils, or flowers if you like, along with a shelf that securely holds a tablet in place, yet remains compact enough not to interfere with meal prep at all. And having the convenience of your recipe at the right height and the right place — I cannot recommend this piece highly enough. Very well done!" —Mike

    Get it from Uncommongoods for $60.

    27. A foldable drying rack — it'll be gentler on clothes (compared to the dryer) and collapse for easy storage.


    Promising review: "This is perfect for drying clothes; it folds down to a nice size for easy storage, and is lightweight. I used to have clothes hanging all over the banister and from door knobs. Since using the rack, my place doesn't look cluttered whenever I am doing laundry." —D. Falise

    Get it from Amazon for $19.41+ (available in two finishes).

    28. A multipurpose citrus juicer with a measuring cup and a zesting plate because why use multiple gadgets when you only need one? Plus, it's large enough to juice an orange.


    Just toss it into the dishwasher when you're done.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $12.99.

    29. A set of rainbow mixing cups and bowls that can nest and take up minimal space.


    This set comes with a 4.8-quart large mixing bowl, 3.2-quart colander, 1.75-quart steel sieve strainer, 0.5-quart small mixing bowl with measurements, four measuring cups (1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, 1/4 cup), and one tablespoon. The plastic is BPA-free, and all pieces except for the steel sieve are dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "This bowl and measuring set is great for someone who wants to add some color to their kitchen but doesn't want to give up a lot of space. I have a small kitchen with limited cabinet space, so this set was the perfect solution to my issue. The bowls are very sturdy and work well, and the measuring set is great. It is nice to have everything all in one place and not have to search for a bowl or a cup to measure when cooking. I take this out and I am ready to cook. The non-slip base on the bowls is a nice feature and keeps the bowl in place while mixing ingredients." —Trickster

    Get it from Amazon for $29.88.

    30. A 3-in-1 coffee maker for brewing French press, pour-over, or cold brew coffee.


    Get it from 2Modern, Aha, or Anthropologie for $75.

    31. A set of space-saving hangers so you can double your closet space without getting rid of half of your clothes.


    Promising review: "I'm so impressed by these little hangers! I figured I'd cut down on my closet clutter by hanging basic tops from these instead of side by side, but I did not expect four Wonder Hangers to almost double my closet space. These are amazing for work shirts, dress clothes, and stuff you don't necessarily wear every day but want to hang up to avoid wrinkles. They are very sturdy, I filled one with just cardigans and blazers and it held up just fine. They do get pretty bulky in terms of width, but you're still using far less space than you would if all of the clothing was hanging directly on the closet rod. I'll definitely be buying more!" —Danielle

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three finishes).

    Or, you can try Emily Gilmore's method:


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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