13 small home essentials you just can't live without. Didn't think #7 would be on the list

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Whether you are thinking about downsizing or already are in a tiny (smaller) home, this essential list is a must have for all those wanting (or living) the simpler life.
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1. Over the sink shelf
Over-the-sink shelves are very clever space savers. Both functional and decorative, they are the perfect place for kitchen utensils (e.g. sponges, dishwashing soap) or to show off your indoor garden.
Available for purchase here.
2. Nested kitchenware (pots and pans)
When space is scarce, the last thing you want is a bunch of kitchen utensils taking it up! Get this nested kitchenware set that only takes up the space of 1 pot.
Can you believe the picture above turns into this? ​
Magma kitchen set, available for purchase here.
3. Under shelf wire rack
You have to make the most of your drawer space. This inexpensive under shelf wire rack does the trick. Available for purchase here.
4. Pegboard kitchen tools rack
Still want to show off your kitchen supplies? This pegboard display is the way to go. Want an extra kick? You can add a personal touch by coloring the pegboards just the way you want. Pegboards are available for purchase here.
5. Over the toilet shelving
In a small home, closet space isn't really a luxury. Here's a way to store all useful bathroom essentials in one place. It also makes life easier since all supplies are in the same room!
Need a similar shelf in your bathroom? Buy one here.
6. Over-the-bathroom-sink organizer
Similar to the kitchen, when bathroom space is tight, the shelving over the sink is the perfect place for everyday essentials.
Available for purchase here.
7. Shower head holder
This may seem more peculiar, but in small showers, a holder can go a long way and increase the amount of wiggle room while you clean up. Plus, they are cheap!
Available for purchase here.
8. The Laundry Pod
With the Laundry Pod, you can have a basket-sized washing machine -- This one is a huge space saver! The wash time is around 1 minute, and it can do 10 pieces of clothing! Even if you don't live in a tiny home, this one is great for long road trips/camping/RVing.
Available for purchase here.
9. Small vacuum cleaner
This small vacuum is portable and gets all the nooks and crannies. This model is a favorite. Buy it here.
10. Remote control plug
Imagine lounging in your tiny living room and wanting to charge your phone....but not being able to find a plug. This is a life saver :)
Remote control plug, available for purchase here.
11. "The New Small House" book
This book features over 250 beautiful photographs and tours of 24 different small homes, ranging from 500 to 1640 square feet. Given the photos and the coverage, "The New Small House" makes for the perfect tiny home starter book. It's also a beautiful coffee table piece. Get it here.
12. Sink/toilet combo
The ultimate combo. No other words necessary. Purchase it here.
13. Wall mounted fruit basket
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Finally, a fruit basket that doesn't take a whole lot of space.
Purchase a very similar one here.
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