Seana’s Top Gifts for 2017

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Once again, the holiday season is upon us. As much as we love giving gifts, finding the perfect present can be a little stressful. Often we don’t know what people want, what they already have, what size they wear, what color they like, how much space they have and other information that would help us find “the perfect gift.” In my humble opinion, you can’t go wrong with the gift of organization. Gifts that help people to get organized and be more productive deliver joy all year long.

There are many great products out there. Here are a few of my favorites.

[Note: I am not being compensated to promote any of these products, I just like them.]

Seana’s Top Gifts for 2017

For the craft lover….

I love these yarn bowls. They are attractive enough to leave out on display, making it easy to access the yarn for your current project.

Darn Good Yarn Bowls

 

For the athlete…

While I haven’t actually seen this in person, it seems like a terrific option for bicycle storage in small spaces. Simply put the bike into the dock and it slides up the wall. Be aware that it is pricey and ships from Europe, so you need to order early.

Parkis

 

For the fashionista….

This little product keeps your boots in great shape. It comes in different sizes and thicknesses to meet a variety of needs. It also folds flat for easy storage when not in use.

Voot Boot Shaper

 

For the DIYer…

This magnetic wristband holds nails and drill bits within easy reach. Much better than balancing them on a shelf or having to dig into a work belt.

RAK Magnetic Wristband

 

For the cat lover…

This little hammock offers a resting place for a cat without taking up any extra space.

Cat Crib

 

For the dog lover…

I love these towels for wiping dirty feet. They come with a grommet and hook for hanging on a nearby hook or doorknob. Also, they are available for a variety of breeds.

Pipsqueak Paw Wipe Towel

 

 

For the expectant parents…

This little product turns any sink into a bathtub, and hangs flat to dry so it takes up little space.

Blooming Bath

 

For the person who likes things “just so”…

I saw these drawer organizers at the annual NAPO organizing conference. They are quite versatile and good for kitchen or bathroom drawers.

OXO Expandable Organizer

For the collector…

These reusable lids turn mason jars into great storage.

reCAP Flip Mason Jar Lids

 

For the makeup lover…

I like this product because it is adjustable, washable and takes up a small amount of counter space for the storage it offers.

MOFIR Rotating Makeup Organizer

 

For the bride…

These garment bags are specially designed for brides, with pockets for all the various elements of the big day.

Set Ready Garment Bag

 

For the apartment dweller….

This standing desk is a nice option for people with little floor space. It could also make for a handy a drop zone in a small entry.

IKEA Knotten Standing Desk

 

 

For the techie…

This little adhesive knob makes it easier to hold onto your handheld device. It is reusable and comes in a variety of designs.

Popsocket

 

For the traveler…

This scarf doubles as a carry all for passports, money and other small items.

Sholdit

 

For the gadget lover…

This small shelf mounts around an outlet to keep charging items up off the desk or counter.

ECHOGEAR Outlet Shelf

 

 

For the cook….

This set of cookware stacks easily (pots and lids!) to take up less space in the cabinet.

Calphalon Premier Space Saving Cookware

 

 

 

For someone tight on space …

I like these pull-out bins for under a sink. The perforations in the baskets will allow air to move through and avoid odors.

madesmart Cabinet Organizer

 

For the worrier…

This handheld tool enables you to quickly conceal personal information on just about anything, including round medicine bottles.

Guard Your ID Security Stamp

 

For the student….

I love this lunchbox. It has separate spaces for cold and hot items.

Omie Box

 

For the beauty queen ….

This product holds hair dryers, straighteners and curling irons. It can sit on a counter or be hung with included hooks over a door. It is designed to be heat tolerant, so styling items can go immediately inside.

Birch Lane Hair Tools Holder

 

Finally, to tuck into a stocking…

I like these snack bag clips because they have a hole in the handle so you can hang the bags from hooks.

OXO Magnetic Clips

These holders have an adhesive backing allowing you to add instant pen storage to any surface. They are also handy for corralling a cord on a desk.

Tops Penpal Pen/Pencil Holder

This tote bag folds up into a tiny package that can tuck into a purse or be hung from a backpack.

Tapp Tote Bag

 

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A gift that makes life easier is a gift that keeps on giving. What organizing tools have you found and loved this year?