6 Items to Simplify Your Life
Pom Pom Shoe Clips
Put some pep in your step: These silk-satin pom-poms clip onto shoes without leaving an indentation, adding flair to everyday flats. Available in black, red, and turquoise.
To buy: $25, shopbando.com.
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Submerge these Ball stickers in water for 30 seconds and they magically disappear without leaving annoying residue. Now you can preserve your jam and your sanity.
To buy: $7 for 60, amazon.com.
Cloth Extension Cord
Don’t let ugly entanglements mess up your home life. Swap that plastic extension cord for this fetching cotton-wrapped version, suitable for small items, like a lamp or a computer. (It’s not strong enough to power a refrigerator.)
To buy: $38, bestmadeco.com.
Can’t find curtains to go with your living room’s English-country style? Visit this online marketplace to commission one-of-a-kind goods, including furnishings and jewelry, from more than 3,000 artisans. Type in what you’re looking for, and qualified professionals will send you estimates. You can also browse completed projects for inspiration.
Sick and tired of losing the battle against plastic wrap and aluminum foil? This slightly adhesive and reusable wrap takes the shape of your container and stiffens when cool to keep anything from leftovers to lunch fresh and tasty.
To buy: $15, abeego.com.