The 50 Cheapest, Most Clever Home Products With Near-Perfect Amazon Reviews

Be prepared to be amazed.

Written by Natalie Gale
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Do you ever discover a product that you can’t remember how you lived without for so long? Maybe it was a kitchen gadget, a storage solution, or your favorite piece of décor. That’s how you’ll definitely feel about some of these genius home products with near-perfect Amazon reviews. Our editors have curated this list of 50 of the most clever and practical home goods available on Amazon right now. The best part? These potentially life-changing products are all under $40.

From one-of-a-kind organization products to electric tools that’ll simplify your everyday routine, these 50 products are some of the absolute best that Amazon has to offer. If you don’t believe us, just check the reviews.


A Jar Opener That Makes It Easy To Twist Off Tight Lids

Never struggle to open a tight jar again with this jar lid and bottle opener. It mounts underneath your kitchen cabinets and features a non-slip grip to firmly hold a lid or bottle cap in place while you twist away the jar. The opener works on any size lid, and reviewers love its durability and how easy it is to install and use.


These Decorative Books That Double As Storage Boxes

These decorative looking books are actually nesting boxes, adding both decor and more storage to your space at the same time. The storage boxes have fabric interiors and magnetic closures, and can match almost any room’s decor. Reviewers love using them to store TV and video game remote controllers, or other small, loose items like pens, pills, chargers, or Airpods.


These Summer-Themed Ice (& Candy) Molds

A must-have for any DIY lover, these silicone ice and food molds are perfect for summertime gatherings. This set comes with four trays (palm trees, cacti, flamingos, and pineapples) for only $12. The trays have almost limitless uses — they can make shaped ice cubes, candies, or chocolates, along with small soaps, candles, and bath bombs. And they’re easy to clean — just pop them in the dishwasher.


An Automatic Electric Wine Opener For Easy Cork Removal

Tight wine corks are no match for this electric wine opener. Simply place the automatic opener on top of your bottle of wine, press the button, and watch as the electric opener automatically removes the cork, leaving no mess behind. The rechargeable opener is small enough to fit discreetly into any drawer or cabinet when not in use, and it comes with a charging base. The brushed silver finish makes the opener an attractive gift or kitchen staple, and Amazon reviewers note that it works well and is super easy to use.


This Red Wine Stain Remover That Blots Out Set Stains

Another priceless item for any oenophile: this red wine stain remover. The spray helps remove both fresh and old stains from any type of wine. Just spray it on the stain and blot it away, or use the stain remover as a pre-treatment before laundry. It’s free from peroxide, chlorine, phosphates, sulphates, and perfumes, and Wired magazine calls Chateau Spill the “unequivocal” and “indisputable” best red wine stain remover.


This Dryer Rack That Fits Perfectly In Your Kitchen Sink Corner

Save kitchen counter space and keep your sink area clean with this triangle dish drying rack. It fits snugly into the corner of your kitchen sink, is dishwasher safe, and rolls up for easy storage. The multi-purpose rack has a ton of uses — let produce drip dry after it’s been washed, keep sponges and dish soap dry and out of the way, use it as a trivet for hot pots and pans, or use it to dry small hand washed dishes, mugs, or silverware.


This LED Patio Light That Clips Onto Your Umbrella

This patio umbrella light makes it easy to take an outdoor party from day to night. The LED light clips onto the pole of an open umbrella, and has three brightness settings to help light up an outdoor dinner party or even a camping tent. The light has 28 energy-saving LED bulbs, and requires four AA batteries (not included) to operate. Amazon reviewers like how it’s easy to install and provides the right amount of light — not too much and not too little.


These Reusable Silicone Baking Mats That Replace Tin Foil & Parchment Paper

Any home cook or baker who’s used a silicone baking mat knows that the convenience can’t be overstated. Simply lay the non-stick mat down onto an ungreased baking sheet, and watch your cookies or roasted veggies come right off the mats afterwards without sticking. The mats are easy to clean with soap and water in between uses, and reviewers love how these mats replace wasteful tin foil or parchment paper.


This Butter Bell That Keeps Butter Fresh & Soft

Keep your butter fresh and, most importantly, soft with this Kook butter keeper dish. The butter bell comes in navy, white, black, and red, and fits about a stick and a half of butter. To use, pack the bell with softened butter, pour water into the crock, and place the bell back into the crock — the water creates an airtight seal so the butter can stay on the counter without going bad. Kook recommends adding a little salt or vinegar to the water to keep it extra fresh, and changing the water a couple times a week.

  • Available colors: 4


This 4-Compartment Organizer With A Handy Pull-Out Drawer

This four-compartment vanity organizer keeps all of your daily essentials organized and in one place — so they don’t end up scattered around the bathroom counter. The caddy has four open compartments on the top for easy access to products, along with a draw on the bottom for smaller, hard-to-organize items like cotton pads. And it’s not just for the bathroom — use the caddy for storing craft supplies or kitchen essentials, too.


This Glass Mason Jar With A Watertight, Pourable Pitcher Lid

Your versatile kitchen staple — mason jars — just got even more useful with this glass mason jar pitcher. The 2-quart jar and its adjoining pitcher lid have a watertight silicone seal, while the lid’s sturdy handle and wide mouth flip cap spout means that pouring is easy and smooth. Perfect for bringing iced tea, juice, or lemonade to a picnic, the jar and lid are both dishwasher safe.

  • Available colors: 4


This Multi-Use Vegetable Chopper That Slices & Dices With Ease

Kitchen prep is a breeze with this multifunctional vegetable chopper. The chopper has eight different stainless steel attachments to help you chop, dice, slice, and grate with ease, making thinly shredded carrots, minced garlic, julienned squash, and thinly sliced cucumbers for restaurant-level cooking. The innovative design means you can chop and slice veggies directly into a large food container for easy storage, eliminating the need for a cutting board (and more dishes).


These Battery-Operated Puck Lights That You Can Stick (Or Screw In) Anywhere

These clever under-cabinet puck lights make it easy (and cheap) to keep your kitchen counters well-lit. The battery-operated, long-lasting LEDs mount with either an adhesive or screws, and turn on and off with a simple tap of the lens. They’re perfect for lighting up any dark space, like closets, drawers, bookshelves, and even a car trunk. According to reviews, the lights are easy to install and long-lasting.


This Ingeniously Designed Lunchbox With So Many Individual Compartments

This stackable lunch container makes it easier than ever to bring a salad to work, mess-free. The container has two levels — a 54-ounce bowl for greens, and a four-compartment, bento-style tray for toppings and dressing (the dressing section is removable and has its own lid, FYI). The entire setup is BPA-free, and it comes in eight different colors and with a reusable fork. Of course, you can use it for all sorts of other meals, too.

  • Available colors: 8


A Wall-Mounted Broom Holder For Organizing Cleaning Supplies

This wall-mountable tool organizer easily stores brooms, rakes, and other cleaning or maintenance supplies, keeping them out of the way and off the floor. The mount has five slots for long-handles tools like mops, brooms, and shovels, and six hooks for hanging gloves, dust pans, rags, and more. Helping you organize your utility closet, bathroom, garage, or cellar, Amazon reviewers verify that it’s sturdy and easy to install.


This Motion-Activated LED Strip To Help You See At Night

These motion-activated LED strips respond to movement, turning on when you walk by and automatically shutting off. The strips are designed to mount underneath your bed, so you can safely stand up out of bed without disturbing anyone else in the room. The auto shut-off timer can be set to any time between 30 seconds and 6 minutes. The LED strip is 11.8 feet long, and can be installed anywhere you need extra light, like under kitchen cupboards, on the stairs, or underneath furniture.


This Mini Waffle Maker With Over 180,000 5-Star Ratings

With over 185,000 five-star ratings, this mini waffle maker is Amazon’s number one best-selling waffle maker. Reviewers rave about the waffle maker’s “compact” size, noting that it’s easy to use and gets the job done well. The waffle maker measures just 4 inches across, making it perfect for small apartment kitchens or dorms. It plugs right into the wall, is easy to clean, and comes in 19 fun colors and patterns.

  • Available colors: 19


These Hanging, Solar-Powered Lanterns To Light Up Your Outdoor Space

These hanging lanterns give your yard or backyard space a gorgeous ambiance. The solar-powered LED lights are made of iron and plastic with an antique finish and a gold interior to better reflect light. They’re waterproof, designed to be hung from trees or on outdoor hooks, and they automatically turn on at dusk and turn off at dawn. While they’re powered by the sun, each lantern comes with a AA battery for backup.

  • Available colors: 2


An Electric Makeup Brush Cleaner To Effortlessly Get Your Tools Spotless

Keeping your makeup brushes clean is less of a chore with this electric makeup brush cleaner. The set comes with a brush spinner (that looks kind of like an electric toothbrush), a break-resistant cleaning bowl, and eight different brush holders to fit any size brush. The spinner effortlessly cleans your brushes in the bowl of soapy water and spins them dry, so you can use them right away — no more planning around your makeup routine to figure out when to wash your brushes. One Amazon reviewer called the tool “one of those items you wish you’d had 10 years ago.”


This Silicone Mold For Easy DIY Popsicles

This silicone popsicle mold makes it super easy to DIY your own popsicles at home. The mold comes in three different sizes (six, 10, or 12 cavities) and three different colors, along with a funnel and funnel cleaner for mess-free use. You can make your own healthy popsicles with whatever ingredients you prefer: fruit juice, puree, yogurt, jam, pudding — you name it. The best part? The mold is only $11.

  • Available colors: 3


These LED Night Lights That Give Your Space A Vintage Touch

This two-pack of LED night lights, with over 20,000 five-star Amazon ratings, gives your home an effortlessly rustic touch. They plug directly into the wall and have light-sensing technology to automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn. The hooded and caged design means they look nice with almost any sort of interior design style, and because they’re LEDs, you’ll never have to worry about replacing lightbulbs.


This Small-But-Mighty Personal Fan That Looks Cute, Too

No matter where you are in the house, stay cool with this personal air circulator fan. The adjustable 6-inch tall fan makes it easy to direct the airflow wherever you need it, with a swiveling base and tilting head. The two-speed fan comes in seven different colors, and reviewers love using it at their office desks, while blow drying their hair, or in the bedroom at night.

  • Available colors: 7


This Bamboo Bathtub Tray That Holds All Of Your Essentials

Take your self care nights to the next level with this bamboo bathtub caddy tray — it has a wine glass holder, a phone stand, a soap holder, a tablet slot, and a candle or mug holder, perfect for the ultimate night in. The sturdy wooden organizer adjusts to any bathtub size, and has silicone grips on the bottom so you won’t knock it into the tub by accident. Reviewers call it a “game changer” for bath time.


This Food Storage Bag Box For Optimal Kitchen Organization

Optimize your kitchen space with this bag organizer. It has four slots, compatible with gallon, quart, sandwich, and snack sized food storage bags, for easy access when you’re packing something on the go. While it slides nicely into a kitchen drawer, it has holes on the bottom through which you can hang it on the wall for even more space-saving and easy access. The box comes with stickers so you can label each slot, too.


This Outlet Extender That Doubles As A Wall Shelf For Your Phone

This outlet extender becomes even more convenient with a built-in shelf on top, so you can rest your devices while they charge. It provides a super handy spot for charging electric toothbrushes in the bathroom, or for keeping your phone off the counter while it’s charging in the kitchen. The wall shelf comes in three different colors, and it’s strong enough to plug lamps, hair dryers, and irons into, too.

  • Available colors: 3


This Electric Can Opener That Removes Can Lids With Little Effort

Open canned goods easily with this electric, hands-free can opener. Its Amazon reviews speak for themselves — it has over 50,000 five-star ratings and is the number one best-seller in Amazon’s “life hacks” category. Simply place the opener on top of a can and press the start button, and the blade seamlessly cuts open the can’s lid. It comes in four different colors, and it’s perfect for folks living with arthritis or hand injuries.

  • Available colors: 4


This Small But Mighty Food Processor That Can Chop, Puree, & Emulsify

Need a reliable food processor, but don’t have a ton of kitchen space? This electric vegetable chopper and mini food processor holds three cups, making it large enough for most everyday uses but small enough to store away easily. The blade is activated by pressing the lid down, making it easy to pulse or puree, while a small hole in the lid means you can use the processor to emulsify dressings. All components — the blade, bowl, and lid — are dishwasher safe.


This Microfiber Sink Guard That Soaks Up Drips & Splashes

Tired of a leaky faucet dripping all over? Or of leaving your sink area soaked after doing the dishes? This microfiber sink mat fits seamlessly around your faucet, absorbing any drips and splashes with a super absorbent, quick-drying microfiber fabric. The pad comes in three different sizes and three different colors, and is machine-washable. Just note that it only fits on single-fixture faucets, not on ones with separate nearby soap dispensers or handles.

  • Available colors: 3


These Stackable, Airtight Containers For Storing Dry Food

Get the perfectly organized pantry of your dreams with this set of airtight food storage containers. At just $24, the set of seven containers comes out to less than $4 each, and the airtight, easy-lock lids keep dry goods like pasta and cereal fresh. The containers stack on top of each other for convenient storage, and they come with reusable labels, so you’ll never confuse the sugar with the salt.


This Cute Tin Box To Keep Your Recipe Cards Safe

Keep all your favorite recipes in one place with this decorative tin recipe box. The sturdy box keeps recipe cards and magazine clippings safe from spills and other damage, and makes them easy to rifle through to grab your favorite. The box measures 6 inches long and 5 inches tall, so it easily fits 4-by-6 index cards along with divider cards for organization — and it comes in 11 adorable patterns.

  • Available colors: 11


This Comfy Bath Pillow That Won’t Get Waterlogged

Comfortably rest your head back in the tub with this spa bath pillow, which features a joint headrest and shoulder rest, all made of plush 2-inch thick foam. The pillow latches firmly onto your bathtub with seven suction cups, so it won’t slide around while you lounge. And the entire pillow is covered in a waterproof lining, so the pillow will never get waterlogged.


This Garlic Keeper That Helps Garlic Stay Fresh For Longer

No more letting garlic skins get all over your counter, or letting fresh garlic go bad in the fridge. This garlic keeper keeps your garlic tidy, out of sight, and most importantly, fresh. It has ventilation holes to allow for ample airflow, and is small enough to fit just about anywhere — the keeper measures 4.5 inches tall and 3.5 inches wide. Reviewers love how nice the keeper looks with any kitchen decor, and how long it keeps fresh garlic tasting good.


This Lid Organizer To Keep Your Tupperware Lids Neat & Handy

You’ll never have to rummage around in the tupperware draw for the right sized lid again with this food storage lid organizer. The organizer is extendable so it fits snugly into any drawer or cabinet, and it can hold more than 40 lids, dividing them by size. The organizer holds lids that are up to 10 inches long, and one reviewer noted that “years of struggling to keep lids organized in a busy household were solved overnight by this awesome discovery!”


These Macrame Hangers For Elevating The Look Of Your House Plants

Add ambiance to any room with these macrame plant hangers, perfect for holding pots of small house plants. With this set you’ll get three macrame hangers for only $15, instantly elevating your space (and clearing up tabletops or counters). The hangers comes in three different colors, all of which are sturdy and beaded, and reviewers note that they look great, work great, and keep plants away from hungry house cats.

  • Available colors: 3


This Lip Gloss Holder That Can Be Used For Other Makeup, Too

Keep lip glosses super organized with this clear plastic lip gloss holder. The product has 27 slots, each perfectly sized for lip glosses, lipsticks, eye liners, mascara, and other small cosmetics, so you’ll never have to go digging around in a bag or a pile for the lip gloss you’re looking for. Reviewers use it for all sorts of cosmetic products, and love how sturdy the organizer is.


This Cute Cactus Humidifier That’s Great For Small Spaces

This adorable cool mist humidifier helps you breathe easier while giving off almost no noise. The small, portable humidifier holds around 6 ounces of water and runs for up to four hours, perfect for using in the car or at your desk while you work. Reviewers note that it’s great at increasing the humidity in small spaces, and the cute cactus design is a bonus.


This Handy Strainer That Snaps Onto Pots & Pans

This Snap n Strain pot strainer by Kitchen Gizmo makes cooking easier and saves you kitchen space at the same time. Made of food-grade silicone, the heat-resistant strainer attaches onto the side of any pot, pan, or bowl, so you can simply tip the water out instead of dumping the contents into a separate strainer. The strainer takes up half the kitchen space of a regular colander, and it’s dishwasher safe. Pro tip: Aeviewers love using it to strain the grease out of ground beef, too.


These Battery-Operated Light Strips That Tap On & Off

These ultra thin LED light bars give you an extra boost of light wherever you need it, without the hassle of installation. The wireless, battery-operated lights turn on and off with a quick tap of the lens, they have a 100-hour run time, and they’re small enough to work well anywhere you need a bit of extra light — under kitchen cabinets, in closets, on the stairs, and in the car trunk.


These Smart Bulbs That Can Turn Any Color

Change the lighting in your space based on your mood with these dimmable smart light bulbs. Available in a two-pack or four-pack, the bulbs are compatible with Alexa or Google Assistant, so you can change the lighting color with their app or simply with your voice. The energy-saving bulbs can turn any color on the RGB spectrum, and can slide between warm and cool white light depending on the time of day and what mood you’re looking for.


These Cable Labels To Help You Distinguish Between Cords

These colored cable tabs help you easily label cords in a messy power strip, so you’ll never accidentally unplug the wrong wire again. This pack comes with 36 tabs for just $17, and you can write directly on the tabs to indict what they’re hooked up to — so you can distinguish that printer from the shredder, the coffee pot from the toaster oven, and the Xbox from the Roku.


These Mini Spatulas Perfect For Scraping The Last Bits

These mini spatulas are endlessly handy, helping you get the last bits out of small jars, frost cupcakes, and scrape peanut butter or syrup out of measuring cup. The handles are wooden, while the removable heads are silicone and dishwasher safe. Reviewers note that the spatulas have become indispensable kitchen tools, with one reviewer calling them “small but mighty.”


This Cute Dispenser Set For Hand & Dish Soap

You’ll never mix up hand soap and dish soap again with this labeled glass soap dispenser set. The durable dispensers are designed to be used over and over, with sturdy glass bottles and bamboo pumps. They come with a bamboo tray, too, to keep them organized and off the wet counter, and reviews love how cute and functional the dispensers are.


These Sheet Hodler Straps To Keep Fitted Sheets In Place

Sick of a corner of your fitted sheets popping off at night? These bed sheet holder straps add more tension to each corner, helping them stay firmly in place throughout the night (and anything else). The elastic straps clamp onto each corner of the sheet with nylon teeth to ensure a tight hold while protecting the fabric. Perfect for extra-deep mattresses or toddlers’ beds, these straps have over 30,000 five-star reviews on Amazon.


These Underbed Storage Bags For Stowing Away Seasonal Clothes

Free up space in your closet by storing your seasonal clothes in these under-bed storage bags. The bags keep clothing free of dust and moths, and at just 6 inches tall, can squeeze underneath any bed for a convenient storage solution. The bags are made of lightweight, breathable polypropylene with see-through plastic tops, and are great for storing toys, kitchen gadgets, blankets, and pillows, too. And at just $10 for two organizers, the price can’t be beat.


A Set Of 5 Packing Cubes To Organize Your Luggage

Packing for a trip just got a lot less stressful with these Shacke Pak packing cubes. This set of four cubes and one laundry bag will help you travel like a pro, and you’ll never again have to squish your clothes down just to close your suitcase. The feather-light cubes have breathable, see-through mesh tops, and the cubes’ rave reviews include 17,000 five-star ratings.


These Sculptural Hanging Planters That Stylishly Display Your Favorite House Plants

These hanging planters are both stylish and functional. The set of two hangers comes with two ceramic bases and two brass hangers that give the planters their funky, geometric design. They’re perfect for displaying small indoor plants like air plants, succulents, and small vines, but you can also use them for extra storage — they can hold pens in the office or small tools in the kitchen. Amazon reviewers note that they’re easy to install and are high quality.

  • Available colors: 4


This Milk Frother For Next-Level Capps & Lattes At Home

This powerful milk frother will help you whip up creamy lattes in seconds. Amazon’s best-selling milk frother, this handheld device easily makes milk frothy enough for a cappuccino, macchiato, or hot chocolate, and it’s essential for blending hard-to-mix powders like matcha, protein powder, and adaptogen powder into any liquid, hot or cold. It comes with its own stand, and it’s super easy to clean by running it under the sink.

  • Available colors: 45


These Velvet Clothing Hangers That Prevent Your Clothes From Slipping Off

These non-slip clothes hangers are a must-have for keeping your closet tidy. Clothes will never slip off the hook again with these velvet hangers — plus, they make your closet look super elegant. They’ll carry up to 10 pounds and hold any type of clothing article, and one reviewer calls them “the perfect hanger.” And this set comes with 30 matching hangers for just $22.

  • Available colors: 10


These Magnetic Measuring Spoons That Nest Inside One Another

Save space and never lose any of your measuring spoons again thanks to this best-selling set of magnetic measuring spoons. Designed to nest inside one another, the set comes with eight double-sided spoons and a leveler, all made of high quality stainless steel. Impressively, the set boasts a rare 4.9-star overall Amazon rating after more than 30,000 shoppers weighed in.


A Serving Station Designed To Be Set On Ice

Especially handy for outdoor BBQs, this condiment server is designed to be set on ice to keep what’s inside fresh. That said, it’s not limited to using for condiments and burger toppings — as evidenced by the rave Amazon reviews, it’s also handy for sundae bars, taco Tuesdays, cocktail stations, and so much more.