Top Minimalist Multipurpose Items Around the House

by Simplify

Mia Danielle is passionate about creating holistic and clutter-free spaces. One strategy for cutting down on clutter is to find multipurpose household items. These are Mia’s top minimalist multipurpose items.

Rosehip seed oil

Mia uses rosehip seed oil for so many purposes. It has anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties. That means it can be used in hair, skin, and nail products. It’s also useful for treating eczema and psoriasis.

Instant Pot

In the kitchen, the Instant Pot does more than its fair share of heavy lifting. It’s an all-in-one tool that can saute, sear, roast, slow cook, pressure cook, and air fry. It’s definitely one of the most useful multipurpose items.

Echo Dots

Mia keeps Echo Dots in every room of her three-story house. These electronic assistants keep the family systems together. For example, they are synched with the calendar and deliver reminders to rooms in the house. The grocery list is managed on the Dots. They act as intercom systems. They play music. They are useful for accessing information, taking the place of a calculator and a clock.


For cooking, cleaning, and removing smells, vinegar is a one-size-fits-all multipurpose item. It can even be mixed with essential oils or lemons to create cleaning products, and it’s safe and non-toxic.

Coconut oil

Mia makes a lot of her own body care products, like lotions, body butter, bath bombs, and massage oils. Coconut oil is her go-to ingredient in most of these products. It is amazing for skin. It can also be used for cooking and it’s extremely healthy.

Coconut oil

Essential oils

Essential oils have so many benefits. Every oil has a different function. For example, lavender helps with falling asleep. Eucalyptus helps treat colds. Essential oils can make a room smell amazing and can be used to make cleaning, facial, and body products.

Dutch Oven

The Dutch Oven is another versatile, multipurpose kitchen tool. It replaces most pots, pans, and specialty bakeware.


Mia Danielle’s number one multipurpose item is her smartphone. It’s her connection to the outside world, with virtually all her long-distance communication going through her phone, whether it’s texts, emails, or phone calls. It’s a voice recorder, note taker, fitness coach, photo editor, video recorder, business analytic tool, and information hub, all in one. Her smartphone even connects to her Echo Dots intercom system.

Top multipurpose items

Having multipurpose items is key to living a clutter-free minimalist lifestyle. What items do you use for several functions? Drop a comment and let us know.

For more minimalist home ideas, discover these minimalist tips to help you get better at decluttering or these important things to declutter for 2023.

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