Ceramic cups by taobao - I love these! The beauty of them, the simplicity, the dual textures in your hand, the illusion of movement the drops create, the gentle earth tone colors. Of course they are by a Japanese artist. What is this glaze?
Magnetic strip - Free up counter space by getting rid of your knife block. The beauty of the magnet is that you can also attach other utensils to it, like pizza cutters, or blender blades, keeping them out of the way of little hands, too.