27 Surprisingly Practical Things From Etsy

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Reusable beeswax food wrap that’ll keep your food fresh without being too wasteful. Goodbye, mountain of crumbled tin foil and plastic wrap! I will never miss you.



A pack of coasters with Larry David’s judgmental stare that may finally shame your roommates into respecting the wood coffee table.


Promising review: «Loved these! Bought them for my husband’s birthday. They came in quickly and the seller had such cute details in her packaging!» —jessiwelshko

Get a set of four from MakerMate for $12.


An animal-shaped hand cover that’ll keep you and surfaces from coming into direct contact. Best part is watching a lil’ mouse chomp down on a doorknob like it’s a really enticing hunk of cheese.


These critters come with a retractable cord so you can keep ’em by your side when you leave the house. It’s made of silicone so here is a bonus: It can be used as an oven mitt!

Get it from thedewdrops for $9.90+ (available in four animals).


A «hilarious» mug covered in dad jokes that will come in handy when you need a groan-worthy gag ASAP.


Promising review: «I bought this as a gift and the friend absolutely loved this and thought it was hilarious. The decal is very well made on there and very good quality. Would definitely recommend!» —roarksophia

Get it from WeArePaperPlane for $12.65.


A Golden Girls magnet that’ll be a friend and let you know whether the dishes are clean or dirty — unless of course you pull a Rose and forget to turn the magnet.



A very helpful goose (unlike the one in Untitled Goose Game) with a magnetic beak that’ll keep your often-lost metal items (keys, wrench, ice cream scooper) in plain view.


Promising review: «Definitely worth the wait!! It’s very well balanced, no danger of tipping over with or without holding something.» —Ian Nickolas

Get it from NihilistGrandma for $30+ (available in two sizes).


A leather sheath for your Fiskars axe so you can stow it in style.


Promising review: «This sheath is outstanding. It fits perfectly on my axe, has quality construction, and looks good. This thing will outlive me, and I’m not a fogy yet. I hope my nephews/nieces are into bushcraft years from now, or at least need a nice hatchet sheath, because this will still be useful.» —Ben Sanders

Get it from AVikingPrincess for $20.50+ (available in nine model sizes and two colors).


Shopping cart handles that keep your hands and the cart a safe distance from each other.


Promising review: «What a great find! These shopping cart handles have been wonderful to have and make shopping a little less stressful. Really appreciate the fast delivery, too!» —Ann

Get it from Oobjek for $19.99.


A stand to keep your tacos upright and at attention. Every single crumb of your taco filling should be safely stored in the tortilla and this gadget will make it happen.


Promising review: «These taco shell holders do just the trick! Taco night is so much more delicious now with their help!! Thank you!» —Elizabeth Schultz

Get it from TacoTender for $2.99+ (available in four colors or five oven-safe colors).


A kid-friendly wooden knife that can chop soft foods but not fingers. Your little sous chef can finally do more than just lick the spoon.



A mini folding wine table with room for two glasses, two cans, and a bottle of wine so you can pretend your backyard is a fancy winery.


It also has a handle and can be personalized with your name.

Get it from EnjoyingLifeOurWay for $71+ (available in three colors).


And a leather strap that keep a bottle of wine safely secured to a bicycle.


Get it from oopsmark for $34 (available in three colors).


A washable sponge for anyone who hates having to throw away so many mostly-fine sponges just because of a little mildew smell.


When the sponge starts getting funky, machine wash on warm and air dry.

Promising review: «I LOVE this sponge. I love that its reusable and it does a better job of cleaning pots and pans than a disposable sponge.» —Kristina Babinski

Get it from marleysmonsters for $10 (available in three colors).


A floral recipe tin that’ll keep your amazing lemon lavender cheesecake recipe safe and look adorable doing it. I know you have that bookmark folder on your computer labeled «make and eat these,» but analog recipes are so much more fun.


Promising review: «Love this cute recipe box! Comes with adorable recipe cards and dividers. So excited for many years of use!» —Brittany

Get it from PoliteSocietyShop for $16.91 (available in three colors).


A dip clip so you can keep your sauces safely secured while in the car.


Promising review: «Shipped quickly, is exactly as described, and easily clipped onto the car vent.» —CDFrazier26

Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian for $4.80+ (available as single or double dipper).


An ice cream cozy that keeps your pint condensation-free and your hands comfortable.


Promising review: «I love using this on my Halo Top! Feels so nice and much easier to hold! Great quality.» —designgal24

Get it from kanudles for $8.99.

Impulsive Concepts

The seller also keys in other animal shapes, like a unicorns, dogs, and sharks.

Promising review: «I love this! First of all, it keeps my hands clean and that means less drying them out with hand sanitizer. Second, it is easy to use on everything from low-profile door handles (my 1-year-old Camry above) to store door handles. I even pick things up with it — grocery bags, etc.! This would be a great gift for people with gel or acrylic nails to keep them from breaking. When you get home, toss it through the dishwasher for super sterilization!» —Susan

Get it from Impulsive Concepts for $5.99.


A mushroom log that sprouts delicious shiitake mushrooms so you always have an excellent pizza topping in stock. Plucking mushrooms off a log for dinner? Who are you, a CUTE GNOME IN THE WOODS?


Promising review: «My husband is thrilled with his gift. I kept threatening to get him a log for Christmas so this has been a running joke. He had no idea what a cool gift a log can be. We are both really into fresh food and cooking. It will be a pleasure to grow our own mushrooms.» —troyart

Get it from 2FunGuys for $33.25.


A plastic bag dryer here to make your eco-friendly decisions a little easier. You shouldn’t be punished with a tornado of plastic just because you like to reuse things.



A reusable coffee filter that can be used daily for years — if this has taught me anything, it’s that a ton of kitchen waste could be totally avoided!


Promising review: «These are the very best coffee filters. Reduce your footprint and never ever run out of filters again!» —catie

Get it from grassworks for $5.75.


A chicken feed picnic table (aptly named the Chicknic table) that’ll give your chickens a taste of what it’s like to be a human with furniture.



And on the subject of chickens, a plastic egg container that’s customized with any irreverent decal you’d like. Personally, I’d go with «Shell station.»


Promising review: «Very nice containers, great quality! Got these for my dad who raises chickens for Father’s Day with custom decal and he loves them. Now he doesn’t have to hoard used egg cartons.» —kelly

Get it from PurdyPrintsNGifts for $9 (available in 13 colors).


A linen loaf bag that’ll keep your bread fresh and also make you feel like you live in a cottage in the mountains with an herb garden and a best-selling cookbook.


Promising review: «Have been using this constantly since it arrived and I like this better than using plastic or paper bags. Good for the bread and good for the 🌏!» —alorvick

Get it from LakeshoreLinen for $20.


A pack of record dividers for vinyl collectors who need to do a little more organizing. It’ll feel like you’re record shopping through your own collection and might even help you rediscover old purchases.



A pocket knife ring complete with a straight blade, serrated blade, bottle opener, saw, and even a comb, so you’re never left empty-fingered.

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