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    31 Things From Target That’ll Affordably Upgrade Your At-Home Office

    2022 is officially the year of getting work done.

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    1. A dry-erase weekly calendar board to keep on top of your Zoom meetings, deadlines, and daily work reminders...and maybe some extra fun doodling. Why not? It's your office!

    Dry erase calendar on wall above desk with books lamp and pencil holders
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    Promising review: "Great for writing weekly works schedule for the house. Small enough to place on desk so everyone can write on it." —Archer

    Price: $9.99

    2. A chair massage cushion so you don't have to wait until after your work is done to hit the spa. Now, that's multitasking.

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    Promising review: "I love it. It works great and was priced at a reasonable amount. I have wanted to try one because of my back problems. I use it sometimes more than once a day and it always makes me feel better, and I do not have to take as much pain medicine for my back. So glad I bought it." —DB

    Price: $159.99

    3. A memory foam-cushioned mouse pad specifically designed to combat carpal tunnel. If clicking and dragging for work has your arm hurting so much that you can barely work, this is for you.

    Black mouse pad with black mouse on it
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    Promising review: "I needed this for my work-from-home job where I’m sitting for over eight hours and my wrist start to bother me. Since I’ve been using this, no longer does my wrist bother me! Definitely recommend! And the price is a plus! It’s bigger than I thought also." —Meena

    Price: $9.99

    4. A standing desk converter because it's good for your back and joints to get up in the middle of the day and stretch...and with this, you can get to it, even if you have a lot to do and still need to work while you're at it.

    Desktop computer on black desk converter sitting on wooden desk
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    Promising review: "Perfect laptop stand for distance learning/teaching. I love that it is easy to use and the directions show exactly which numbers should be adjusted for which use you prefer. It can be used as a standing desk, couch/chair lap table, bed lap table or a regular table to use while sitting in a chair." —TeacherLife808

    Price: $39.99

    5. An Egg Sitter seat cushion to support your back and spine with a honeycomb design that collapses in on itself, providing you with maximum supprt. As we all know, sitting all day long is not the kindest on your back...or tushy. 😩

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    Promising review: "The Egg Sitter seat cushion is truly a lifesaver for me, and is a must for anyone suffering from tailbone pain. I am recovering from lumber/SI joint fusion surgery and was unable to sit comfortably in my desk chair without excruciating tailbone pain. I was very skeptical of all the promises this cushion advertises, especially at the price point it sells for, but I couldn’t be happier with my purchase. I’m so thankful for the IMMEDIATE relief it provided me, and personally think it is worth every cent of the $40 I paid!" —schag797

    Price: $39.99

    6. A foot bike for under your desk, so you can kill two birds with one stone and get in some cardio as you handle the day's paperwork. Let's face it, do we reallllly wanna rush to the gym after we just worked all day? Um, I, for one, do not.

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    Promising review: "Excellent exerciser! My lower legs have permanent neuropathy, but this machine works well and seems to exercise most of my body." —jimmy patrick

    Price: $52.99 (originally $57.99)

    7. A wooden pencil holder/ phone stand because maybe you want to FaceTime while you work. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ And it does hold your office supplies so, technically, it's very necessary.

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    Promising review: "Light, sturdy, and has a handy channel running underneath to snake a charger to your phone! Absolutely love it!" —bookaddict31

    Price: $8.69 

    8. A 68-piece office accessories set complete with paper clips, magnets, thumb tacks, and binder clips, so you can stay organized and stop holding all your important paper together with hair clips.

    Office accessories clip with black, white, gold paper clips, binder clips, two magnets and black thumb tacks
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    Promising review: "The items are very sturdy." —Sanaa

    Price: $4.99

    9. And a three-compartment hanging file sorter because now that you have a handle on your desktop papers, you need to sort them somewhere so they don't get totally out of control again.

    Black mesh hanging file organizer with papers inside
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    Promising review: "Perfect for a small desk/tiny office space. I have it hanging on the wall and it looks nice and was very easy to install. 10/10" —Mary

    Price: $12

    10. A Suncatcher light therapy lamp that mimics the benefits of sunlight while you're stuck inside. The lamp delivers 10,000 lux of light, which can help improve focus, regulate sleep, boost energy, and lift your spirits.

    White Suncatcher therapy light on wooden table
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    Promising review: "Sits on my desk and really helps improve my mood throughout the day." —Mark

    Price: $39.99

    11. An ergonomic desk chair in case doing the past year and a half WFH with the kitchen chair is finally taking its toll on your back.

    Black ergonomic desk chair
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    Promising review: "Great chair! Bought it for my 10-yr-old son for home schooling. He says it’s very comfortable. He doesn’t complain anymore that he can’t sit for very long. Also looks really nice. Very sturdy as well. Highly recommend." —Dsinclair

    Price: $81

    12. Stick-on cable clips that will hold any cord in place, because admit it — if your charger falls off the desk one more time, you are going to lose it 😤.

    Gray and light blue triangle shaped cord holders
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    Promising review: "Love these. They’re great. Use them on the side of my nightstand for my phone charging cable and on the side of my desk for my laptop charging cable." —ala58

    Price: $9.99

    13. A mini space heater because it's reeeally hard to get any work done when you're trying to keep a blanket wrapped around you while you type.

    Black & Decker mini black space heater
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    Promising review: "Great little space heater! I’ve had mine for seven-some months now and it is just what I was looking for. My office at work is always freezing and this is the perfect machine to keep under my desk to keep my feet warm and ultimately my whole body!" —jp

    Price: $19.99

    14. A foldable writing desk with a modern look in case you're short on space. I know what you're thinking — this thing looks way too nice to be foldable. Well, it's not too good to be true. It's just true.

    White foldable desk with black legs with computer on top
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    Promising review: "Excellent packaging and fast shipping. Space-saving and sturdy." —Glorious Rhinoceros

    Price: $72.99 (originally $149.99, available in four colors) 

    15. A set of two paper desktop drawers for when your actual desk drawer reaches full capacity and can no longer keep up with your workload. The grind never stops. 😩💯

    Double pink tabletop drawer
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    Promising review: "Exactly as pictured. Really cool looking and versatile enough to be used for multiple small-item-organizing purposes." —Minneapolis Mave

    Price: $18 (available in four colors)

    16. A stackable four-piece mesh desk organizer so you can find exactly what you're searching for before you even start to search for it.

    White stackable mesh organizer with office supplies in it
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    Promising review: "This is a great product at a decent price. I decided to buy this to use on a drawer in my kitchen that just holds a bunch of random stuff. It is definitely made it look more organized and helped to make it easier for me to find things. It’s nice and sturdy and worth the price." —Tjaa123

    Price: $12


    17. An L-shaped hutch desk for small spaces that are in need of a lot of storage. This piece has a compact design, but offers a ton of table space and shelving. Small but mighty. 💪

    the desk in a walnut finish
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    Promising review: "It is nicer than I thought it would be. I live in a small studio apartment and do not have a dining room table, so the L-shape of this desk gives me the room to not only put my nice things but also to use as a desk and as a dining room table. So I got three things in one. I love it and it is beautiful." —Jbean

    Price: $182.99+ (available in three colors)

    18. Screen cleaner with a microfiber cloth, because maybe you haven't cleaned your computer screen in like...ever. No shame — we're pretty much all in the same boat.

    Whoosh screen shine white bottle with orange microfiber cloth
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    Promising review: "Works great and had my touch screen laptop looking good in no time. Like that the cloth is washable and reusable." —Missynstl

    Price: $9.99

    19. An adjustable dimmable desk lamp so you get just the right amount of light you need.

    Black desk lamp
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    Promising review: "This lamp is the perfect addition to my WFH desk and Zoom calls! It's sleek, takes minimal space and looks expensive. The dimming feature is fantastic especially when I don't need bright lights. I highly recommend!" —ClassyEB

    Price: $20 (available in two colors)

    20. A lap desk because working from home means you can be working from your bed...just saying.

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    Promising review: "I like this bed table because 1) no assembly required, just take it out of the box and is ready to use. 2) is so light and it has openings at the bottom so the laptop can breathe and won't get hot." —OG

    Price: $29.99

    21. An interlocking drawer organization system so you know exactly where your "good" pen is. Always.

    8 piece white plastic drawer organization system
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    Promising review: "Great way to organize your desk drawer. Sturdy with great sizes for various items." —TarReview

    Price: $8


    22. A gorgeous tufted desk chair that you can dramatically swivel around in anytime someone comes into your home office and disrupts you. This better be important — we have business to attend to. 😤😤😤

    bluetufted wheeled desk chair in home office
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    Promising review: "Beautiful design and style. Very comfy too. Not bulky, perfect for our small space." —JJules

    Price: $177.99+ (originally $209.99+, available in five colors)


    23. A hanging folder holder because you're (probably) not running a doctor's office out of your spare room, so you don't need a whole filing cabinet — just a pretty golden desktop organizer will do the trick.

    Golden folder organizer holding black folders
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    Promising review: "You really can’t beat the quality for the price. Love it. Functional but looks so chic on my desk." —AlessiaSgt

    Price: $12.99


    24. Or, a two-drawer filing cabinet, for those of us who do in fact need a filing cabinet. This small but mighty cabinet will save you from ripping your hair out when you're trying to find that one very important document.

    Black two drawer filing cabinet with pencil cup on top
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    Promising review: "Love this filing cabinet. At this price point you can't do better. Looks like a nice piece of furniture vs a metal cabinet. Drawers pull out completely so you can access files the files in the back easily. It was easy to assemble. Highly recommend it." —Julie

    Price: $145.99+ (available in two colors)

    25. A mug warmer that'll steadily keep your coffee at peak temperature, so it doesn't go cold while you're in ~the zone~.

    White mug of coffee on black coffee warmer
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    Promising review: "It works beautifully!! Finally can sit at my desk and keep my coffee hot. I really love it." —Susan G

    Price: $11.99


    26. A calendar desk pad so you can start off the new year on the right track and be forced to see (and thus stay on top of) all your upcoming events and deadlines every day.

    January 2022 white calendar desk pad on wooden desk top
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    Promising review: "This is my favorite brand/style of calendar. I love the simplicity of the format, they designed it well, with no wasted space. The faint lines make it easy to put multiple events onto one date. I use this as a wall calendar in my kitchen, and I purchase the same brand/style every year. Please keep making these!" —Leona G

    Price: $8.99


    27. A Hatch mini sound machine that's controlled by a smartphone app with eight different soothing sounds to help you stay focused and block out any surrounding noise. And no, this isn't just for babies — it's great for folks who need a little boost with focusing during the workday.

    White hatch mini sound machine next to app on smartphone
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    Promising review: "This sound machine is great for kids and adults. I really like that it can be controlled on an app too. Great to take on vacation too because it’s super small." —Trendyshopper12

    Price: $39.99

    28. An oil diffuser because the stress of work doesn't stand a chance against the relaxing aroma of eucalyptus and lavender. Deep breaths. 😌

    White ceramic oil diffuser on wooden table
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    Promising review: "Bought this for my desk at work and received so many compliments. The lighting is beautiful and I love that large capacity that lasts all night/day. I prefer it over my Young Living diffusers!!" —EllieMay13

    Price: $28

    29. An office supply kit that's got everything you could possibly need for your desk. Plus, all of the supplies are mini, so they won't take up much space and are absolutely adorable. 😊

    pink office supply kit with pink mini staplers, scissors, tape dispenser, pencil sharpener and staple remover
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    The kit includes: pencil sharpener, scissors, stapler, staple remover, staples, tape dispenser, tape refill, hole puncher and carrying case

    Promising review: "Adorable, everything is tiny and cute!!! Great value and well designed storage case." —NSleve

    Price: $5.99 (available in two colors)


    30. Newton's Cradle because what does every successful businessperson you see in the movies have in their office? One of these. I don't even know what it does, I just know that you need one.

    Smithsonian silver newton's cradle
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    Promising review: "My kids have played with these at the hand on science museums and always like them so when I saw this for $20, I thought how bad could it be? It is much better than I thought! It's metal and feels like high quality. Just be careful taking it out of the package as it can get tangled and it is hard to undo." —STEM Mom

    Price: $19.99


    31. A wall organizer in case your desk is shockingly close to being overcrowded and it's affecting your work performance. I get it — you can't possibly get any work done with all that clutter around and that, alone, should be a valid reason for an extension. But also get an organizer.

    White mesh wall organizer with pencil cup, notebook holder, and card holder
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    Promising review: "Exactly what I needed. Simple, sturdy and great price. Also, perfect size for most spaces." —Clipski

    Price: $17


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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