A Customizable Welcome Mat—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Shop a sleek and roomy doggie bag, a genius sock organizer, and water bottle sanitizers.



With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it's time to think of small, sweet gifts to give your loved ones. If you like to go the practical route with presents, these smart finds are the perfect way to say "I love you," all while making both of your lives easier. Give (or receive—wink!) an antimicrobial makeup sponge for cleaner makeup application, a pack of individual water bottle cleaning tablets for germ-free hydration, a genius little sock organizer that keeps stubborn pairs together in the laundry. Shop all these and more handy products to simply your life, right here.

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Antimicrobial Beauty Blender

A bouncy multi-edged makeup blender


Does your beauty blender make you break out? Time for a clean break. While most makeup sponges naturally become riddled with bacteria, UVé makes a beauty blender coated in an antimicrobial formula that provides lasting protection against the skin-harming stuff you can't see: bacteria, fungi, mildew, mold, and more. Designed with a slanted edge, tapered point, and tons of fun color options, it's perfect for making your makeup—and skin—flawless.

Price at time of publish: $20

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Sock Organizer

SockDock laundry helper and sock organizer


If you hate losing socks in the dryer as much as we do, you'll do anything to keep those little guys from disappearing—and that's why SockDock is a dream come true. It's a nifty and streamlined addition to your closet and hangs from hampers, doors, or rods. Pop dirty socks into the slider, and when it's filled up, toss the entire thing into the washing machine and dryer so nothing gets separated. When the laundry's done, simply hang it back in the closet. It comes in a two-pack, one for clean socks and one for dirty socks—but it's also handy for organizing and washing other small accessories like masks, winter gloves, undergarments, and beyond.

Price at time of publish: $20

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Multifunctional Doggy Bag

Everwoof Doggy Owner Essentials Bag multifunctional poop bag dispenser


Walking the dog is one of the best parts of the day—especially for your dog. Make sure you’re always ready to go with a dog bag that's roomy, but still reasonably sized, like this Doggy Owner Essentials Bag from Everwoof. A bag specifically designed for dog walks, it holds it all: phone, keys, dog toys, poop bags, and more The inside pocket holds an entire roll of poop bags and a built-in dispenser for easy access. With everything you need in one place, you can focus on the most important thing: enjoying the fresh air and spending time with your pup. 

Price at time of publish: $28

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Customizable Floor Mat

Letterfolk customizable tile mat with cactus motif


Searching for the right floor mat to fit your personality and home decor? This Letterfolk Tile Mat is a completely customizable thanks to swappable hexagonal tiles you can easily pop in and out to create your own patterns or personalized message. Plus, they're made of durable, yet flexible vinyl. Pick your base color, a color bundle, and get ready to get creative! 

Price at time of publish: $75

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Water Bottle Cleaning Tablets

Bootle Bright water bottle cleaning tablets


Single-use plastic is out—and cute water bottles for all-day hydration are in. Keep your reusable water bottle in top form thanks to Bottle Bright’s Water Bottle Cleaning Tablets. These biodegradable and chlorine-free tablets sanitize every nook and cranny, even if you can’t get your sponge in there to scrub it out yourself. To use, simply fill up the bottle with water, drop one tablet in, and let it fizz for 15 to 30 minutes. They're safe to use, leave no film or residue, and made from ingredients sourced in the USA.

Price at time of publish: $8

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Easy-to-Tote Tool Bag and Organizer

The Ryker Tool Roll soft transportable tool bag


Toolboxes can be heavy and bulky, and not to mention messy, but this rollable tool bag and organizer keeps everything clean, compact, and accessible. It features four large, zippered pockets for tools, detachable pouches with D-loops, mesh pockets for important papers or small parts, and comfortable handles for painless packing and transport. Water- and grease-resistant, it can hang from the back of a car seat (eyelets are built-in), so it's ready to go whenever and wherever you are.

Price at time of publish: $35

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