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    Updated 2 hours ago. Posted on Oct 17, 2020

    31 Products Your WFH Space Is, I'm Sorry, Basically Incomplete Without

    Improve your "home office" with ergonomic chairs, lap desks, and Venus flytraps galore.

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    1. A gel-enhanced seat cushion because your lower back and bum deserve some love during the workday. It helps reduce pressure on your tailbone, so you can improve your posture and sit comfortably.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm a runner who has frequent hip pain and issues with the piriformis muscle. I bought this for the office due to the long hours of sitting all day, it really really helps!! The piriformis is greater irritated by long periods of sitting and pressure against it, this cushion helps alleviate some of that pressure!" —Megan Goode

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95.

    2. A shaggy rug to place under your feet so you'll stay cozy while you message coworkers from home.

    Shaggy Moroccan-style gray, white, and black square rug next to gray armchair, black planter, and black and gray chest
    Rugs USA

    Promising review: "So beautiful! We love the texture and pattern of this rug. It is very thin and has no tracking so a rug pad or something to keep it in place is necessary if it’s not on carpet. It reminds me of a jute rug in its texture (more coarse), so it works best in nonlounge areas. Exactly what we needed for the space we needed!" —Rugs USA Customer

    Get it from Rugs USA for $34.70+ (available in 12 sizes, five shapes, and five colors).

    3. A Venus flytrap plant that'll be your new WFH buddy and require minimal maintenance, thanks to a high-tech gel that'll help it grow, grow, and grow some more.

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    Promising review: "I ordered one of these several months ago, and it’s adorable! It was so tiny, I wasn’t hopeful but all of the sudden it’s quadrupled in size. It sits on my desk which gets lots of natural light. However I keep it in a corner where it doesn’t get direct light and it’s thriving." —Deb

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    4. A soft footrest so you can prop your feet up *and* avoid cramping while you type on your computer. (You're def going to want to give those heels and toes some sweet, sweet relief during the workday!)

    Model places feet on top of black footrest while typing at a desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my first time using a soft foot rest versus a hard plastic one, and I love it! Now that I am working from home full time, I was desperate for some ergonomic help, and this foot rest suited my needs perfectly. I especially love the material, it feels so delightful on bare feet! Having the option to remove the bottom cushion allows for flexibility with my chair height." —Kim K.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.67.

    5. Cable clip organizers for the annoying cord mess taking over your WFH desk. If you're done dealing with tangled chargers, we hear you and these little gadgets will be a big help!

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    Place these directly on your desk or the side of a cabinet for a trip-free tech zone.

    Promising review: "These clips are great for keeping your cables from cluttering up work and living spaces. In addition to my desk at work, I have these all over my house, next to bedroom nightstand, home office desk, kitchen island, living room tables and even on a table on my back patio. So simple, but genius. They adhere and stay put without issue. Phone cables slide in and out easily as needed, yet stay secure behind the flexible rubber lip with regular use and pressure." —J. Post

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.92.

    6. An adorable ladybug vacuum to clean up tiny messes in your WFH area. Say buh-bye to crumbs, dust, and eraser remains in between your laptop keys.

    Red ladybug desk vacuum sucks up crumbs from a desktop
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this mini vacuum cleaner so that I can keep my office desk neat and tidy, even with some plants on it. And it works! It's little (about the size of the palm of my hand), but picks up dust and small chunks of dirt without issue. Plus, it's cute- that always helps." —Melissa A.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in four designs).

    7. An adorable Groot planter for holding your plant babies *or* pens. This little guy deserves a spot next to your monitor or file holder, especially if you're a Guardians of the Galaxy fan.

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    Promising review: "I love my little Groot. He sits on my desk at work. I’ve never put a real plant in his head, just beads and a fake succulent or flowers to fit the season. Overall I love my Groot, totally worth the buy." —TechGuy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    8. Noise-cancelling earbuds because you can easily tune out your fur baby's barking, footsteps, and neighborhood traffic. You won't have to be like "sorry can you please repeat that again?" whenever you're on a Zoom call.

    Reviewer wears black wireless earbud in their right ear
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "They are super easy to connect to any/multiple devices and the sound quality is awesome. The best part is that since I’m working from home and remote schooling from home, the noise-cancelling feature helps me focus on my work Zoom meetings while the kids are on Google meets or yelling at me! I have only had to charge the case once in the past week, so the battery life is strong! I ended up keeping these and passing my others on to my hubby." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $39.98+ (available in five colors).

    9. A circular clipboard so you can admire your fave people, places, and pets in photo form above your laptop or computer monitor.

    Circular orange and wood board with an instant-print photo on a white wall above a desk filled with a decorative tray and floral books
    TheHeartDepartmentCo/Etsy

    TheHeartDepartmentCo is a Black woman-owned business that sells gorgeous wooden displays. If you're a fan of clipboards, photo holders, and more desk accessories, you'll love this shop for WFH things.

    Get it from TheHeartDepartmentCo on Etsy for $43.25 (available in two colors).

    10. An essential oil diffuser that'll turn your WFH hub into a mini spa. Enjoy the cool, relaxing mist coming out of this tiny gadget while you answer emails or work on projects.

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    It also doubles up as a cool mist humidifier and night light, so you can get relief from dry skin *and* have cozy lighting at the same time.

    Promising review: "I got this diffuser for my home office and I am in love with it! I have considered replacing my primary diffuser in my bedroom with one of these. It's just as gorgeous as in the photos, it's quiet, and holds enough water for three to four hours. Overall a great buy!" —Cassie Jordan

    Get it from Amazon for $23.39+ (available in three colors).

    11. A bamboo charging dock for all your gadgets because how many times have you sent Slack messages only to discover your phone or tablet is (gulp) out of battery?

    Bamboo charging dock juicing up a pink and black smartwatch, AirPods, and a white tablet next to a white vase and plant on a table
    Amazon

    It works with tablets, smartphones, and wearables. Just set your USB charger inside the dock, connect your devices to the charging cables, and they'll be powered up in no time.

    Promising review: "Before I purchased this device candy, my power cords were an unseemly sight. Now, the cords are neatly stored inside and extend out just enough for quick and easy connections. Get this for your home or office and you won't be disappointed." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    12. A quirky lamp that'll illuminate your space, hold your plant babies, and strike a dance pose every time you're spending an hour (or two) in an ergonomic chair.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the cutest desk lamp ever! Very easy to assemble and you can adjust the postures as many ways as you want. Highly recommend! I may get another one for gift." —June

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99+ (available in two colors).

    13. A small journal for last-minute notes, to-do lists, and record keeping. Why only save everything on your WFH laptop when you can write it down too?

    Small orange journal with blank pages on a table next to an orange pen, glasses, and violet flowers
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just ordered this to keep at the office and keep track of day-to-day interactions and things like that. I really enjoy the dots. I'd never tried a dotted page before but I enjoy it. The notebook has a nice pleather-y finish and I like the smooth pages. I haven't had any issues with different brands of pens bleeding through or the lines breaking while writing." —D Awde

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three colors).

    14. A time-marked water bottle so you can stay hydrated in between virtual meetings and presentations. You'll drink the right amount of H2O and not get thirsty during work hours.

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    Promising review: "OMG. Life-changing! I love this water bottle! I work from home and drinking enough water is a challenge, but with this bottle I just flavor it with fruit, or basil, lemon, or cucumber, whatever I’ve got, and it’s so easy to drink! You’ll easily accomplish your daily water-drinking goal with this bottle!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in five colors).

    15. A foldable desk because even if you don't have the space for a home office, this gem will easily fit in a corner *and* fold up if you want to put it away. No more slumping over your laptop while you try to work from your bed or the couch.

    Folding desk with wooden top and black legs next to a black stool and small white bookcase
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It was worth the wait! Like most people during this time, working from home was new for me and I didn’t have a desk, nor the space for a large one. The fact that I didn’t have to put it together, can fold and store it if I ever need to, and that it’s incredibly sturdy is awesome. Very happy with it." —P. MacMillan

    Get it from Amazon for $79+ (available in two sizes).

    16. An ergonomic mouse pad that's like a pillow for your wrist. They'll be supported (and pain-free) during long computer sessions.

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    Promising review: "This product completely exceeds my expectations. The cover is smooth and allows the mouse to glide easily, and the wrist rest is very comfortable. I bought this for my desk at work because I started to experience wrist pain, and my company didn't have any with a cushion. So glad I purchased this and it's extremely cute." —Rayshandra W

    Get it from Amazon for $10.88+ (available in 22 designs).

    17. Pretty macrame hangers so you can display a little greenery in your WFH space, whether you're sitting in front of a window, wall, or kitchen table.

    White macrame plant hangers holding colorful paint-drip planters with various green plants
    rubycascade/Etsy

    Ruby Cascade is a Black women-owned business known for their beautiful plant hangers. Whether you're looking to display green babies or seasonal flowers, this shop has you covered.

    Promising review: "OMG this hanger is gorgeous! Love the bag it also was delivered it, and it fits perfectly for my plant. I just stare at amazement of how wonderful it fits within my apartment's style too." —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Ruby Cascade on Etsy for $15+ (available in five styles).

    18. A selfie ring light because you're done dealing with your dim room when you're trying to appear on video. This little device will make it so dang easy to set up a home studio, even if the lighting isn't great to begin with.

    Reviewer uses selfie ring light to achieve better lighting at their desk, which has an elevated laptop and two monitors
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Due to working from home, we have to rely on using virtual meetings such as Zoom. The lighting in my room/office isn't that great and my face would always look dark in the videos. So I decided to get a selfie ring to see if it helps to lighten up my face on cam. It definitely did the trick. The size of the ring is perfect and the tripod can but set on the floor or on the table which is quite nice. Would recommend to those who need extra lighting." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    19. A mug warmer so you don't have to make a trip to the microwave again (sigh) when your cup of coffee gets too cold. It'll fit comfortably on your desk and be there whenever you need a caffeine pick-me-up.

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    Promising review: "If you like your warm beverages really hot and you generally are at a single location, this is an absolute must-have. Previously, I'd have to microwave my coffee two to five times before I finished it. Not only is this generally frustrating, it wastes a lot of time going back and forth. Now, I have a pleasantly warm cup of coffee on my desk all day long. I could go for it being 5 to 10 degrees hotter on the hottest setting, but it's close enough to perfect that I'm not at all disappointed." —Tim C.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    20. A lap desk you'll want to use if your WFH area *is* the couch and you don't feel like pulling up a table for your laptop.

    Model uses gray lap desk to work on laptop while sitting on a gray couch
    Amazon

    Promising review: "With me working from home, I sleep late and wake up just in time to log into work. This has been perfect, I get this on my lap in bed and start working. I love the little bump for the laptop that allows me to shift positions without laptop sliding off." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in five colors).

    21. An ergonomic chair that literally ~has your back~ thanks to a supportive structure and sponge material. Your spine, tush, and shoulders will feel *amazing* during your WFH time.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this chair!! I just started working from home and needed a chair to support my upper/ lower back. From the moment I opened the box until the time I sat down, I knew this was going to be just what I was looking for. Very easy to put together. Very comfortable." —Trish W.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in eight colors).

    22. Adorable llama pens for taking notes, writing appointments, and making lists. Don't you just love how they add a pop of color to your desk?

    Green, pink, blue, and purple pens with little fluffy llamas on top in a small clear pen holder
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these because I love llamas. Just some cute pens to have. Well, these pens write like liquid butter. I was pleasantly surprised how well they write and with such ease! I would definitely buy these again!" —Anne Sunshine

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $5.35.

    23. A desk mat to protect your WFH station from scuff marks, scratches, and the occasional spill. It'll cover the top of your desk and be the perf addition to your monitor setup.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "My work laptop has a stand on the back and I was worried it would scratch up my new desk. So I purchased this light pink pad protector to protect my desk and to add a soft pop of color. I love it! It’s just the right size and it’s not too overwhelming or bulky. The material is soft and comfortable. Very pleased with my purchase!" —Brandy B

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three sizes and 11 colors).

    24. An indoor relaxation fountain that mimics the sound of a tranquil spring *and* helps boost relaxation. Crush your to-do list and listen to gentle water whenever you need a moment to unwind.

    Black and silver indoor relaxation fountain with rocks and cascading water on top of a brown desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Beautiful and relaxing. I have this in my office and I get lots of compliments. It lights up beautifully and the flow of water is so calming. Definitely a good purchase." —Lelah Donnelly

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    25. A gold desk organizer so you can easily find pencils, pens, Post-its, paperclips, and squishy stress balls whenever you need them.

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    Promising review: "I had to buy a desk due to teleworking and I decided to go with rose gold accents. I bought this organizer and it still remains one of my favorite things I've bought! It's big enough to hold a bunch of pens, post it notes, notepads/notebooks and more. I also love that it doesn't take up much space while still holding a ton. Well worth it!" —Mandy

    Get it from Amazon for $21.97+ (available in three colors).

    26. Cable protectors for those old laptop and phone chargers that you want to hold onto for a little longer. These babies wrap around cables to help reduce breakage and damage.

    Reviewer holds up white Apple device chargers wrapped in bright pink and green cable protectors
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "If you use Apple chargers this is well worth it. They’re very cheap for a bunch of them and they fit well on my chargers. I have a million chargers and I color code most of them so I can keep track of which ones I use for work and which ones are for home. They also prevent them from wearing and tearing as quickly." —Amazon Customer

    Get 24-pack from Amazon for $4.99.

    27. Adjustable shelves just begging to organize your messy desk. Get everything from your tiny succulents to your textbooks organized in minutes thanks to this storage structure.

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    Promising review: "I didn’t really measure my desk correctly and let’s just say this surpasses my expectation for storage. Though I had to give up and extra compartment and slide the two pieces together rather than spread out like in the picture, it still offers a great amount of space for my school books. The color is an off-white eggshell type. Looks beautiful and minimalistic." —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $25.44+ (available in four colors).

    28. A TARDIS-shaped stress toy you'll want to squeeze whenever you're stressed out over WFH problems. This tiny time machine will help you relax, even if your crappy internet is out, for like, the hundredth time.

    "Doctor Who" Tardis-shaped squeeze stress toy that says "police public call box" on the side
    Toynk

    Get it from Toynk for $10.99.

    29. A cozy blanket to wrap around yourself during work hours. You'll be toasty even if you're sitting at a desk for most of your day.

    Mustard yellow blanket with pom-pom fringe on top of a white couch
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am very pleased with the purchase. The throw is just perfect for my home office. It is velvety soft and the pom-pom edging is whimsical and well sewn. I am thinking of buying more for Christmas gifts." —Allen Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    30. A soothing candle that'll *set the mood* and make your space more chill while you type documents, fill out spreadsheets, and attend team meetings.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a really pleasant smelling candle. I use this in my home office throughout the day and it gives off a very nice scent. You can smell it a little ways away and the scent seems to stick around for an hour or two after blowing out the candle. Also it's a very nice looking candle that has a 'modern' feel to it." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 9-ounce candle from Amazon for $19.95 (available in 13 scents).

    31. Mountain bookends to keep your textbooks and juicy reads propped up on a shelf. Ditch your stack of books on your desk for these beauties, which will look so stunning in your WFH zone.

    Mountain-shaped wood and white mountain bookends holding three books together on a shaggy white blanket
    TheBloomingWillow/Etsy

    TheBloomingWillow is a small woman-owned business that sells pretty home decor. From garlands to candle holders, you'll find something for every room in your living space.

    Promising review: "These bookends are so cute! I got a set of tall black and smaller pink mountains and they work great and look even better on my shelf! I’m very happy with my purchase. They were packaged well and arrived on time." —Etsy Customer

    Get them from TheBloomingWillow on Etsy for $25+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

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