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    Updated on Jul 7, 2020. Posted on Jul 6, 2020

    Just 26 Awesome Things You'll Be Tempted To Buy For Your Desk

    If you have to sit at a desk for 6+ hours a day, might as well make it a fun desk.

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    1. Animal-shaped erasers to turn your desk into a zoo.

    erasers that look like an elephant, giraffe, panda, pig, cow, horse, and stump

    Get a pack of six animals and one bench from Amazon for $5.74 or Papersource for $6.95.

    2. A mini library of matchbooks filled with little office needs like paperclips, sticky notes, and rubber bands.

    six containers that look like matchboxes with book covers, filled with push pins, sticky notes, paper clips, rubber bands, screen wipes, and sticky tack

    For an extra fee, you can upgrade the sticky tack into a flash drive.

    Get it from MarvlingBrosLtd on Etsy for $12.40+ (available in pastel or bright colors).

    3. Divider sticky notes that let you write detailed annotations, even in a library book.

    large sticky note shaped like a divider with tab

    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. The colors are quite bright and the tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle. I think every student or teacher should own these, and businesspeople should too. They're extremely useful for taking down important notes, planning, and generally recording important information in a place that won't get lost in your planner or notebook. I'll keep these in my book bag and definitely repurchase as soon as I'm close to running out." —malik

    Get a pack of 60 notes from Amazon for $5.69.

    4. The cutest pens I have ever seen in my entire life. Oh my GOD.

    five pens with cats, bunnies, and carrots on the end that come with a clear tube-like covering that can come off

    You get two bunnies, two cats, and two carrots.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $14.98.

    5. A pen drawer you can stick on to any desk.

    mini plastic drawer that attaches to bottom of desk and can hold about four pens and an eraser

    It comes with an adhesive top so you can stick it wherever you want.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    6. Or triangle storage units that can stick to the bottom of your monitor.

    three triangle shaped, clear plastic containers that stick to bottom of monitor

    Promising review: "Everyone at work comments on these! Easy to apply (we'll see how easy it comes off whenever I finally must remove it) and has stayed on so far. I work in an open floor plan with very little space for a lot of personal items. This works perfectly and was inexpensive enough that I have no concerns if something happens to it." —Mama S

    Get two from Amazon for $10.98 (also available in trapezoid shapes).

    7. A nifty ceramic cup you can use for ice cold beverages OR as a nice place to keep your favorite pens. Either way, you're gonna love it.

    models hold up cups with small stands in blue, black and white striped, lavender, burnt orange, and orange striped

    Get it from Jungalow for $20 (available in five colors).

    8. An adorable corgi light your desk needs this doggone second.

    round corgi light
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    9. A bottle of correctional tape to make mistakes way more fun.

    correctional tapes that look like various flavors of milk (chocolate, regular, banana, and strawberry)

    Promising review: "These are crazy cute, and surprisingly functional. I got them as gifts for some students, and they love them. I love them, and I am definitely buying them again, for myself and for the kiddos!" —Pavit Kaur

    Get four in random colors from Amazon for $7.99.

    10. A Blathers' Museum mug for any villagers working hard to complete their fossil exhibit.

    mug with owl from animal crossing on it that says "blathers museum paleontology department"
    Look Human

    Get it from Look Human for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    11. Colorful mechanical pencils that will look great-ient on your desk.


    Promising review: "SOOO CUTE, I was excited to use them when I got to school. (Don't know why I was so happy) but they are great. Perfect 👌" —Ali reza

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $6.99.

    12. A neon notepad perfect for making lists and checking boxes.

    tall rectangular notepad that says "check me out" with lines and check boxes next to them

    Get it from MCPressure on Etsy for $15.

    13. A '90s-inspired sticky notepad sure to make all your pastel dreams come true.

    notepads that look like pastel computer and nintendo DS screens

    You can pick a computer, Nintendo DS, or a pop-up window.

    Get it from CaribouMilk on Etsy for $5.25 (available in three styles).

    14. A combination planter and desk organizer because you only have so much space to work with.

    a concrete planter that looks like stairs with a cactus on one step and pens in the other
    Team Peter Stigter / Kikkerland

    Promising review: "Really cute. Perfect for a desk since it is small and sort of functional. Make sure you have tiny plants or cuttings." —C. L.

    Get it from Amazon for $20+ (available in two sizes).

    15. A pack of clips and pins so you can hang up all your fave pics without putting holes in them.

    polaroids and concert tickets held up with clips on a corkboard

    Promising review: "These pushpin clips are so pretty. I'm really into rose gold office accessories, so I was happy to discover them. I like the design because it provides the utility of a tack without the damage associated with pins." —Nurse Bex

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two colors).

    16. A set of vibrant highlighters sure to be the ~highlight~ of your desk collection.

    red, orange, pink, green, blue, and purple highlighters that are more pastel than bright

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.89.

    17. A camera-shaped thumb drive for a flashy way to store your photos.

    a tiny camera with the lens removed to the show the usb drive inside

    Promising review: "Fun little flash drive! Nothing funny going on with the stated capacity, which is always good. Overall quite happy with my purchase." —Anne Ahnimas

    Get it from Amazon for $5.50.

    18. A pair of cat bookends purrfect for keeping all your motivational books in order.

    blue cat metal bookend

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these bookends. I purchased an assortment of these metal bookends to use on a large bookshelf of graphic novels. These support a heavy load of books without bending (unlike many of these). Highly recommend them. They are both quirky AND functional." —Speedway Girl

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three colors).

    19. A desk organizer so you can keep all your knick-knacks on proper display.

    light wood desk organizer with three shelves

    Promising review: "Very happy with this shelf. It is simple, clean, not too deep, and just right for the small section of desk I wanted to put it on. All parts were in the box (even got an extra screw) and it was very easy to assemble. I did not have any issues with stripped or missing screw holes and the shelf feels very sturdy." —Numbr1ners

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four colors).

    20. A pastel power strip for anyone who insists that every inch of their desk is adorable.


    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $16.99 (available in three pastel colors).

    21. A lil' animal that chomps on your phone while its charging and keeps the most vulnerable part of the cord safe from fraying.

    bunny, fish, dog, lion, and panda cover wires and appear to bite the bottoms of phones that are plugged in
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $6 (available in 9 animals).

    22. A split-color bell because dinging is the best and most efficient type of communication.

    bells with two colors that says "stop ding once, dont stop ding twice," "coffee ding one, cocktails ding twice," or "let's do this ding one, done ding twice"

    Each bell comes with two options, like ding once for coffee and twice for cocktails.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.36+ (available in four styles).

    23. Flamingo pushpins, pens, and paperclips because who says only vacations can be tropical?


    Get the pushpins for $8, pens for $9.89, and paperclips for $7.99 from Amazon.

    24. A book of Sailor Moon sticky notes that Usagi would definitely approve of.

    two versions of the book with four types of sticky notes with flowers and sailor moon characters

    There are 30 sheets in each sticky note section.

    Get it from DuruNaru on Etsy for $7.99 (available in four styles).

    25. A pack of erasers for a tea-riffic way to get rid of mistakes.

    square erasers that come in boxes that look like tea boxes

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $8.99 (also available in milk styles).

    26. And a yucca plant plush that accepts hugs instead of water, making it the ideal desk companion for any super busy worker.

    plush potted plant with small on pot and two legs

    Get it from Amazon for $27.50 or Papersource for $27.95.

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