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Affordable and Popular Home Items From Amazon

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Amazon has so many home items that it’s nearly impossible for one person to sort through. However, it’s a little easier when we can keep track of which products sell the best, and which products make customers the happiest! In so doing, we’ve put together a handy list of the best affordable and popular home items that Amazon has to offer. Don’t know what you’re looking for, exactly? No problem. You’re sure to find something that you’ll find insanely useful here. Need some new furniture and gadgets to spruce up your yard? What about kitchen tools? Or decorations that’ll make you love your living space all the more? This list contains many of the most popular products we’ve ever featured, and they do not disappoint. So keep scrolling and check out the products that’ll soon become your all-time favorites!

We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and Brainjolt may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!

These Rustic Wall Mounted Shelves With Hooks Make Great Storage

This set of two shelves is incredibly cool because you can tailor it to your exact needs. Sure it has dedicated space for 23 pairs of earrings, but the pegs and the shelves themselves are open for any organizational needs. You can use it for more jewelry, or you could hang hats and belts and use the shelves for pictures. The sky is the limit.

These Outlet Covers are a Safety Must

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Babies are curious little creatures and have no sense of self-preservation, so these outlet covers are a must-have safety item! I like that they’re clear so they don’t call attention to themselves and they’re easy for adults to install but hard for little fingers to remove. You’ll get a set of 30 for pocket change, which is quite a deal on an actual life-saving product.

Your Plants Will Succ Without These Pots

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This six-pack of colorful ceramic planters is on this list because someone sent me a real-life photo of them and — oh my gosh — are they adorable. Available in black and white or multicolored, each planter is just slightly different yet designed to work together flawlessly. Rehome your succulents or other tiny potted plants in these and add a Bohemian flair to any room.

Guide Yourself Back To Bed With This Nightlight

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The struggle is all too familiar: Maybe you had one too many wine glasses (no judgment) and suddenly, you find yourself waking up at 3am in the morning to go to the bathroom. Guide yourself back to bed with this nightlight. Yes, adults need them too. Don’t sleep on this one!

This Weather Proof Stripping Provides Insulation Where You Need It

If you use air conditioning and you also pay for utilities, you’ll realize just how important it is to get the most bang out of your buck. To do that, you’ll likely want some of these weather-proofing strips. Not only will your space be more consistent and comfortable, but you’ll also save on energy. They’re super easy to apply and you can even use them in the winter to keep the heat in. It’s especially useful in older buildings where the integrity of your windows might not be what they once were.

This Thumb Knife for Picking Tomatoes and Strawberries

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I grew tomatoes on my patio last summer. Picking ripe tomatoes every day made me feel like an urban farmer, but I kept accidentally pulling off an entire branch. Oops. I clearly needed this genius little gadget, the Thumb Knife.

This Color Changing Smart Bulb is the Ultimate Mood Lighting

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How cool is this color-changing smart bulb you can control with Alexa or Google Home? It can display 16 million colors plus warm or cool white, and you can set the bulb to match natural light patterns from dawn to dusk – what?! You can also control the light from anywhere using the free app, so you can set your lights to turn on and off when you’re away for extra security.

The Garden Ties That Bind and Self Stick to Branches

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Remember when I said I’m not great with plants? Every rule has an exception and apparently, mine is tomato plants. While they grew, grew, grew this spring, I knew I would need to stake them to make sure they were secure. These Velcro brand garden ties were a lifesaver, offering extra-strong support in a weather-resistant design that wraps and sticks to itself.

This LED Smart Bulb Will Save You Big on Electricity

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Want to save big on your electricity bill while adding some cool, voice-activated features to your lighting? Snag some of these LED smart bulbs and upgrade your experience while paying less for utilities over time. These are compatible with Alexa and Google Chrome to customize your lighting levels and turn on and off with your voice, plus you can also set the lights on a timer using a free app.

These Plastic Scrapers Can Reach The Most Narrow Spots

Can’t clean those small spaces in your car, or computer? These plastic scrapers will help you get all the crumbs and dust out of hard-to-reach spots, plus it can safely scrape off stickers, paint, and other grime. You’ll wonder how you ever cleaned without it!

Get Rid of Bacteria and Clean Your Clothes Washer

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I had a front-load washer and dryer some years back and I loved them with one exception: The washer would get super stinky. Stinky enough that I had to start leaving the door open to let it air out. That was pre-Amazon and pre-Affresh washing machine cleaner. These tabs go in your machine one time a month to help attack odor-causing residue.

These Liquid Ant Baits are Amazingly Effective

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Last summer, I had a major ant problem and tried a bunch of products before finding these Liquid Ant Baits. They were easy, clean, and worked the best by far! I’m not the only satisfied customer; they’ve earned over 40,000 positive ratings on Amazon. Your garden should be bursting with life, but not the life of a bunch of ants. Stop these guys in their tracks before they reach the screen door!

This Flexible LED Light Strip Adheres Anywhere

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Want to add extra lighting around your house, such as under cabinets, in display areas, or in your closets? No, don’t call an electrician, easily DIY with these LED strip lights! They’re flexible and cuttable, so you can customize the length to your space, plus they’ll adhere to any non-porous surface.

This Star Projector Nightlight is Magical

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This star projector nightlight is pure magic for kids or the young at heart! Since it can be powered by USB or a power bank, you can take it to go whether you use it in your room, for parties, or even in your car for some mood lighting! And you can rotate through various star patterns easily to keep things interesting.

Attract Some Wildlife to Your Garden With This Feeder and Bath

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I love bird watching and this sunflower-shaped feeder and birdbath looks like the perfect addition to an outdoor space. (It’s also just an attractive piece by itself!) Easily assemble this set, which includes a feeder tray, artificial leaf, insert the plug, and connecting tube. Then, sit back and wait for a variety of feathered friends to visit you.

This Tool Yanks Out Weeds from the Root-Up

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Pulling out weeds from the stem isn’t enough — you’ve gotta yank the roots out too if you don’t want them to grow back. Not only does this tool make it easy to dig down into the dirt, but the patented blade is designed to pierce deep into any type of ground, including clay. Plus, it’s made from die-cast aluminum that’s rustproof, and stronger than steel.

These Telescoping Roasting Sticks are Great for Firepits

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Along with the firepit above, my mom got these telescoping roasting sticks for the kids to use when toasting marshmallows or cooking hot dogs over the fire. They’re so easy to store since they collapse down into a small size! And I love that they’re color-coded so no one gets the wrong stick by accident.

Brighten Up Your Room With These String Lights

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Amp up the vibes in your room with these beautiful fairy lights. These lights give any room a warmer feel and I cannot recommend them enough. Plus, they’re perfect to take pics in front of. Your insta game will immediately go from a 10 to a 12. Yes, please.

Your New Grill Mate for No Mess Grilling

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I bought a grill, O.K.? But, I didn’t want a grill. What I wanted was one of those cool flat-top grills like they cook on at the hibachi restaurant. These non-stick grill mats allow me to transform my grill into that flat top-style cooking surface. Not only do these keep your grill nice and clean, but they also transform an uneven surface into a flat one so you can cook steaks or pancakes with ease.

This Woolite Cleaner Refreshes Clothing Without the Dry Cleaner

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Running to the dry cleaner every time your high-maintenance clothing needs a refresh is a pain, not to mention spendy. To add insult to injury, women’s clothes cost more to clean for some reason! Enough of that noise – do it yourself in your dryer with this Woolite Dry Care Cleaner – simply toss a cloth in with your garments and they’ll come out as fresh as a daisy for a fraction of the professional cost.

Finally A Night Light Which Doesn’t Disturb Your Partner

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I’m a voracious reader and my preferred reading time is right before bed in the dark. This neck reading light sure comes in handy. Outfitted with LED lights, this gadget has three brightness levels and can be used for up to 40 hours on a single charge. The silicone housing makes it soft and easy to wear. This hands-free light is also great for knitting and crafting, particularly in low-light areas.

This Indoor Grow Lightbulb is Ideal for Growing Indoor Vegetation

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While the last indoor grow lights were great for potted plants and flowers, this one is ideal for larger greens — including vegetables. It’s also energy-efficient, costing only about $1.44 per year to operate. And since it creates hardly any heat, there’s no need to worry about it coming into contact with leaves.

This Thick Paint That Can Refresh Your Whole Kitchen in One Coat

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You only need one coat of this chalk paint — that’s it. It’s so thick that multiple coats are completely unnecessary, and it even dries within about 30 minutes. Reviewers found it great for a variety of projects, though the most impressive one was the woman who completely redid her kitchen cabinets. Way cheaper than buying new ones, no?

These Twist Ties Come in Handy in So Many Ways Around the House

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If you’ve got cable management problems, these twist ties are going to become your new best friend. But don’t stop there – these little guys can organize tons of other things, too, from shoring up plant stems to bundling hair elastics so you don’t lose them all over the house! They come in five lengths for all your organizing jobs, small to large.

This TV Light That You Can Sync With Music

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Not only do these lights sync with your speakers so that they change color depending on the music, but they’re also versatile — choose from more than 16 million colors when setting the mood. Plus, you can use the downloadable smartphone app to control them, or simply the included remote.

Make A Racket With This Easy-to-Operate Electric Fly Swat

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Why use a boring fly swatter if you could use an electric fly swatter racket like this bad boy? Flies and other flying insects will have met their match with this gadget, which delivers a powerful high-voltage zap to drop those pests instantaneously. It’s perfect for indoor or outdoor use and features a green light to let you know when you’re ready to swing — and when you’re not.

This Magnetic Screen Door is the Perfect Solution to Keeping the Bugs Out

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​If you love bringing the outdoors in but could do without all the flying creatures that come with it, you need to invest in one of these magnetic screen doors. This one features easy installation, windproof magnets on the bottom to help it stay in place and tiebacks for those moments when you want a bit more openness. You can get this one for less than $20, too.

This Outdoor WiFi Plug for Internet Connection for Outdoors

This WiFi plug makes the experience more enjoyable with an internet connection in the garden. It’s also compatible with Alexa for voice control and works with the most heavy-duty of electronics so your awesome sound system will be pumping.

This Wall Planter Lets You Have a Garden Anywhere

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If you’re short on space, or just want an interesting feature as wall decor, try these wall planters. You’ll get a set of two, and they come in various sizes so you can customize your space! These are great for displaying your succulent and air plant collections!

This Shower Head Filters Your Water

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Not only does this innovative showerhead have three blissful water settings from rainfall to massage to jet, but it also filters your water while you’re under the spray! It uses multi-layer filter protection to remove excess impurities and soften hard water, giving you improved hair and skin cleanliness. And its high-pressure design gives you increased water pressure while saving up to 30% of water – smart!

These Cute Tissue Containers Can Be Decoration Too!

These cool, space-saving tissue containers are way nicer than some cardboard box, and they’re super affordable! Plus, they’re the perfect size to fit in your car’s cup holder for ease of access on the go.

These Adorable Self-Watering Spikes Shaped Like Cute Birds

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Fill up these little birds with water, and they’ll keep your plants hydrated for up to a full week. Why buy these over other self-watering stakes? I mean, just look at how cute those birds are. Not only do they add color to your garden, but the leakproof rubber rings ensure that they don’t empty out too quickly into your pots.

This DIY Bonsai Kit is Magical

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How cool is this DIY bonsai kit where you grow your own little tree from seed? It definitely is a zen hobby that teaches patience, which we could all use some more of. And while it’s growing, you have a cool piece of decor – win/win!

These Command Hook Shelves Level Up Your Decor

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You know when you want a display shelf but don’t want to put holes in the wall? Try these Command Hook Shelves that go up anywhere and stay secure thanks to 3M technology! Use a bunch to display a large collection, or just a few as extra storage in the bathroom, kitchen, or any place else you desire.

Grow Your Own Cherry Tomatoes With This Windowsill Jar

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Organic and non-GMO, this cherry tomato growing kit is the perfect size to sit on your windowsill. It’s designed to work all year round, even if it’s cold AF where you are. “Easy instructions and everything is included,” wrote one reviewer. “I already have 2-inch sprouts after a couple of weeks. It’s perfect and I love it. Highly recommend this, great company and beautifully produced!”

These Kitchen Mats Protect You AND Your Floor

How much difference could a simple floor mat make? Well, these kitchen mats are specifically designed to improve circulation and posture and to ensure that you are able to stand comfortably while working in the kitchen or at any work station. They’re also anti-slip and water resistant!

These Microfiber Fleece Blankets Are Extra Cuddly

Having personally purchased this blanket, I can say with 100% certainty that it’s worth your consideration! It’s big, it’s comfy, and it’ll keep you nice and warm no matter what day or season it is.

This Meal Prep Lunch Bag Lets You Tote It All

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If you’re on the meal prep train, you’re going to want to bring all your stuff at once so you don’t have to remember to pack a lunch every day. This jumbo-sized lunch bag lets you tote three food containers plus a bunch of snacks or drinks! It’s great for those working shifts or who just like to keep their meals in order while on the go.

These Loops That Keep Extension Cables Looking Tidy

If your extension cables are sitting in a jumbled pile somewhere in the garage, consider tidying things up with these loops. The high-density weave can support up to 50 pounds — and reviewers loved how well they work. “Solved my problem of how to store coiled rope, garden hoses, and extension cords,” wrote one. “They are also being used to secure items like lawn chairs, multiple boat cushions, canoe wheels, compound bow case, etc., to the hooks on the wall in the garage.”

Wet It And Forget It

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What sounds better when it’s time to clean your shower: Scrub on it for an hour or wet it and forget it? It’s the latter, right? (If not, you’re one sick puppy.) This shower cleaner thrives on the “wet it and forget it” mentality by encouraging once-weekly application that cleans and prevents soap scum, mold, and mildew buildup. No scrubbing or wiping is required.

Grow Organic Lavender On Your Windowsill With This Kit

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Grab this kit, and you’ll be able to grow your own lavender right on your windowsill. It also doubles as decor, as the Mason jar pot looks good no matter where you put it — and each order even comes with fertilizer spikes so that your lavender grows strong, not limp.

These Battery-Operated String Lights are So Colorful and Convenient

No outlet? No problem, with these indoor/outdoor battery-operated string lights.
“Worked out better than expected. They have multiple options in the way they can illuminate. You also have the option to dim and brighten which was most helpful. I was very pleased they still worked after multiple rainstorms.” – Amazon Customer

A Bed Light to Help You Find Your Way in The Dark

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Instead of stumbling around in the dark when you get up at night, let this bed light help guide the way. The built-in motion sensor prevents it from turning on until you step down, and there’s even a timer — just to help you save on your energy costs.

Prop Your Feet Up On This Ottoman

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Do you always find yourself needing just one more seat, but don’t really have anywhere to stash it away in the meantime? These inflatable ottomans are ideal for just that scenario. Available in a variety of red patterns as well as a green leaf and a gray, these stools give you extra space when you need them and can be deflated when you don’t. (An air pump is included.)

This Versatile Pegboard Works for Any Space and Purpose

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I’m a huge fan of using wall space both as decor and as practical storage space, and this lovely pegboard does both. I love the criss-cross design (that could also be used for hanging scarves). With eight hooks, you can have all of your most used items right at hand as you’re getting ready to head out.

Ham It Up In This Hammock

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One of the most-loved outdoor items that I purchased years ago was a hammock and stand. This listing won’t get you the stand, but if you have the right setup in your backyard, you may not need it. What you will get is a sturdy cotton hammock that can hold up to 450 pounds and — better yet — transport you to your favorite beach paradise in your mind, even if you’re lying in a backyard in Ohio.

Chandeliers For Cheap

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Who knew chandeliers were so cheap? I certainly didn’t. Now I want to add one of these modern crystal pendant lamps to every room (except maybe the bathrooms … too much?). One reviewer had this to say: “This chandelier is just lovely. I installed it above my kitchen sink for a bit of glam and I could not be happier. I get a smile just looking at it.” Especially when she remembers she only gave $26 for it.

These Self Watering Pots Perform the Chore for You

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I’m always forgetting to water my plants, which is why I’ve started keeping them in self-watering planterslike these. The double-layer design allows excess water to sit at the bottom of each pot, letting your plants absorb it as they please. Plus, they’re the perfect size to sit on your window sill.

These Over-The-Door Shelves for Your Bathroom

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Need some extra storage space in your bathroom? These shelves are designed to hang over any standard-sized door — and with five hooks as well as two baskets, there’s a ton of room for all your stuff. Plus, the whole unit can hold up to 50 pounds with ease.

Add A Seat To Your Shower Or Sauna

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If your bathroom will accommodate it, this small folding bamboo stool is a must-buy. Whether you’re applying makeup, styling your hair, or simply need a place in the shower to make it easier to shave your legs, this stool offers a safe surface that won’t take up a ton of room and folds away when not in use. It’s available in a 12-inch version as well as a 13.7-inch style.