Call them the bare “unnecessities”: 37 awesome things that you do not need, but will probably want.
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Transform You Shower with This Rainfall Showerhead
Turn your morning shower into a spa-like experience for under $30! You can install this showerhead yourself in about five minutes. After that, you’ll never look back.
Treat Yourself to a Light Show from This Night Light
Bring the seaside into your home — and enjoy as it’s projected onto your ceiling. This night light emits eight different colors of light and automatically shuts off after one hour, making it a great way to relax before bed.
Relieve All Your Stress with These Mesh Stress Balls
Any time you’re feeling the pressures of the world around you, just give one of these things a squeeze and feel your anxieties melt away. They goop inside is a different color than the outside rubber, which makes the whole experience sort of alien and super satisfying
These Geometric Animal Pins Would Look Great on a Denim Jacket
Enamel pins are all the rage these days. These ones are especially cute! This listing is for a set of five pins, and honestly, I don’t think I could pick a favorite if I tried.
This Irreverent Coloring Book Is Especially for Grown-Ups
Coloring is another great way to get your stress out, but you might not always be in the mood to color in pictures of princesses and talking animals. In that case, this is the coloring book for you.
This Outlet Shelf Saves You All Kinds of Counter Space
Why don’t all outlets come with built-in shelves? This one even has a channel for your cables so they don’t get all tangled up.
I Know You Don’t Need This Poster, But You Want It, Right?
If you’ve found yourself in a bit of a decorating pickle, this poster is exactly what you need. It’s kind of a big dill.
These Thumbtacks Can Dress up Your Corkboard
Pretty adorable, right? These cute pushpins could make even the most boring office memo look good. This listing is for 24 thumbtacks total.
These Pot Holders Look Like Pasta Noodles!
You can totally use them to help you drain your pasta without burning your fingers! They’re also great for moving oven racks or grabbing pans out of the oven. (And they’re dishwasher-safe, which is a great bonus.)
This Magnetic Key Rack Could Bring a Lot of Organization to Your Life
As soon as you get home, this sleek rack could be there to greet you at the door. Hang up your keys, tuck your mail in the slot, and rest assured knowing everything is in its proper place.
You Can Never Have Too Many Fancy Notebooks
This one has 192 dotted-grid pages, a ribbon bookmark, and a built-in accordion pocket for important papers. If you’re looking for the perfect notebook to use for bullet journaling, this is it.
This Mustache Lid Holder Adds Character to Your Kitchen
You could also use it to prop up a recipe card or your tablet while you cook. Every kitchen should feature at least one mustache, right?
You Can Do Pretty Much Anything with a Packet of Sugru
Sugru is a moldable putty that can be formed into whatever shape you want. Left overnight, Sugru cures and turns into rubber! It’s really the most magical stuff.
This Bathtub Wine Holder Takes Your Baths to the Next Level
A bath is good. But a bath with wine? Pretty much perfect. This suction-cup wineglass holder keeps your wine exactly where you want it: right next to you.
Bring Some Color to Your Life with These Marker Pens
Whether you’re using them to journal, take class notes, or just write your grocery list, these pens will make writing fun and colorful. You get 36 colors for under $12 — quite a deal!
This Wine Fridge Rack Makes So Much Sense
Keep your wine chilled without taking up precious shelf space! This rack also keeps the bottles slightly tilted so the cork won’t dry out.
This Storm Glass Is Beautiful and Functional
This gorgeous piece of art isn’t merely decorative — it also tells you what the weather is like! The crystals inside mimic the elements. If it’s cloudy in the Storm Glass, it’s cloudy outside. Same thing if you see tiny snow-like crystals.
Your Pup Would Probably Love This Handheld Scrubber
Attach one end to your faucet or hose and the other to your palm, then get ready to give your dog a spa experience. The sprayer combines bathing with a relaxing massage. What’s not to love?
This Planet Lollipops Are out of This World
Take a trip through our solar system while also enjoying some sweet candy. The Sun and all the planets are accounted for (even poor little dwarf planet Pluto) and crafted in a beautiful three-dimensional design. This is fancy candy. For grown-ups.
The Fondoodler Will Make You Cheesiest Dreams Come True
You’ve totally dreamed of a world in which you can use a hot glue gun filled with cheese, right? Well, friend, that dream is now a reality.
Decorate Your Whole Life with Some Washi Tape
It’s a fun, funky way to spice up your notebook, journal, or pretty much any flat surface in your life. This listing is for a pack of 48 rolls, so you’ve got a lot of decorating ahead of you.
This Travel Mug Has a Super Sleek Design
The vacuum-insulated stainless steel keeps hot things hot for up to 5 hours (or keeps cold things cold for up to 10). The cork base not only looks v cool but also won’t scratch up any surfaces.
See Your Entire Week at a Glance with This Planner Pad
Each page shows an entire week so you know exactly what to expect. Keep it on your desk for easy reference!
This Rose Gold Teapot Is So Charming
More things should be available in rose gold, amiright? This teapot has a built-in infuser, making brewing your favorite looseleaf an absolute breeze.
Hang with the Birds Using This Window Birdfeeder
Use the suction cups to hang it on your window, pour in some birdseed, and wait for the birds to come to you. This unique design gives you an incredible, up-close-and-personal view of your neighborhood avian friends.
These Water Beads Are Weird and Wonderful
They start out super teeny tiny, but when you add water, they grow into the squishy globules you see above. They look cool, they feel cool, they don’t technically have a use, but come on. This is a list of things you don’t need, after all.
This Cutting Board Maintains Cooking as an Exact Science
If you’re a little obsessive about your food prep, this cutting board has you covered. It features a multitude of guidelines to ensure your cuts are suuuuuper precise.
These Lights with Built-In Speakers Bring the Party
If you’re trying to have a good time, you’re gonna need string lights, and you’re gonna need music. It’s just a fact of life. Now, you can have them both in the same item.
This Clip-On Phone Camera Lens Will Take Your Instagram to the Next Level
Take professional-looking macro pictures without having to shell out for a professional-costing camera. This handy lens clips right onto your phone!
This Paracord Bracelet May Just Save Your Life Some Day
This bracelet is made from 12 feet of woven paracord and can be taken apart if ever you need some extremely strong rope or cordage. The bracelet also includes a compass, flint fire starter, emergency whistle, and an emergency knife. It’s a good thing to have.
These Handheld Bag Sealers Keep Your Food Fresh
If you don’t finish all the chips in one sitting, you’re gonna wish you had one of these. Just run it along the top of your snack bag and it will be resealed to keep everything fresh until your next snacktime.
This Shower Footrest Is the Best Idea Ever
Every person who shaves their legs should have a tiny footrest in their shower to make the whole thing easier. This one sticks to your shower wall with an extra strong suction cup.
This Mushroom Nightlight Is Cozy and Whimsical
If you have actual mushrooms growing out of your walls, you might have a problem. But if you have one of these plugged into your walls, all you have is a delightful way to navigate in the dark.
These Headrest Hooks Keep Your Bag off the Car Floor
They can be easily installed in just a few seconds on virtually any car headrest. Once they’re there, use them to hang up your purse, a trash bag, or an umbrella.
These Stainless Steel Straws Are Great for the Environment
Keep plastic straws out of your kitchen (and out of the oceans). This set of six straws also comes with its own handy cleaning brush.
This Toothpaste Dispenser Works Like Magic
Never worry about anyone squeezing your toothpaste tube from the middle ever again! You can pop pretty much any tube of toothpaste in this thing and it will do the squeezing for you.
This Spider Phone Stand Is Fun and Functional.
Bend the rubberized “legs” around your phone — and around whatever you want to connect your phone to. Genius!