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    29 Home Goods For Anyone Whose Living Room Is Also Their Office

    Velvet desk chairs, cool neon signs, and more home goods that'll make your "home office" look stunning.

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    1. A felt letter board for leaving little reminders like "You got this ✨" or "TAKE A DANG BREAK!" when you're having a busy-as-heck day in your home office-meets-living room.

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    Promising review: "i love this letter board. It fits perfectly on my desk and everyone loves coming over and changing the phrases. The letter and number selection was plentiful and I have not run out of letters yet. It even comes with punctuation and various symbols (like $, #, &, and many others). Great purchase for the price." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $20.95+ (available in 26 colors).

    2. A foldable desk because even if you don't have an official office setup, 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 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 $59+ (available in three sizes).

    3. 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.

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    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 6-ounce candle from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in three sizes, with or without a box, and 27 scents).

    4. Mountain bookends to keep your favorite reads and textbooks propped up on a shelf. Ditch the stack of books on your desk for these beauties that'll look so stunning next to a computer monitor or file organizer.

    gray and white mountain bookends
    FoxandScoutDesigns / Etsy

    FoxandScoutDesigns is a small Etsy shop based in Indiana that sells cute apparel, home goods, stationary, and gifts. From nesting dolls to colorful art prints, you'll find so many great things for your living space.

    Promising review: "I've been searching for cute and affordable bookends forever! These are perfect! Thank you!" —Etsy Customer

    Get them from FoxandScoutDesigns on Etsy for $38.49.

    5. A cute boba tea light that'll ~brighten up~ the coffee table you're using as a hub for your laptop, planner, and basically every other remote work essential.

    Boba tea-shaped mini lamp on colorful stack of books
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This is the cutest little light. Me and my partner got on a boba kick during quarantine, so I got them this little boba light for their desk. It actually exudes a lot of light for the size. Perfect little desk accessory." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    6. A velvet desk chair, because you'll feel a little ~fancy~ while you're all curled up with a cup of coffee, a laptop, and your mini side table during work hours.

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    Promising review: "I put it together in like 10 minutes. Very comfortable. Wanted to use in my other area for extra seat near couch, but I liked it so much I put it for my work from home desk area. Great to sit for long periods not too hard and not too soft. Got another chair with ottoman for that spot." —Yelena Tsurkan

    Get it from Amazon for $105.99+ (available in 23 colors).

    7. Or an ergonomic chair that literally ~has your back~ thanks to a supportive structure and sponge material. Your spine, tush, and shoulders will feel *amazing* while you spend time at a desk.

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    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 $54.99+ (available in eight colors).

    8. A digital download of WFH-themed wall art with cheeky statements that basically sum up your day-to-day of typing from a comfy spot (AKA the couch), loathing Zoom calls, and debating about snacks.

    Kiki & Nim/Etsy

    Kiki & Nim is a Black-owned Etsy shop based in Texas known for their modern, mid-century, minimalist, and boho printable art.

    Promising review: "Perfect addition! It was the last thing I needed to ‘complete’ our room! I get so many compliments on it!" —Traci Skala

    Get them as digital downloads from Kiki & Nim on Etsy: the "work from home" print for $4.80 and the "just following up" print for $4.80.

    9. A desk mat to protect wherever you end up placing your laptop 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.

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    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 20 colors).

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

    lamp man striking a pose next to a desk with home decor on top
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Purchased this lamp as a gift for my wife to brighten up a dark corner in her home office. She absolutely adores the lamp, not just because it is such a conversation piece, but also because the shade is so easily angled to put the best light where she needs it most. Great lamp!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $95.99+ (available in five colors).

    11. A knitted throw blanket to wrap yourself in when you want to stay cozy during WFH hours. This soft cocoon will keep you nice and toasty and also double up as a piece of decor when you're not using it.

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    Promising review: "It's soft, heavy, and fits perfectly on my king bed. I think this size is the perfect size to wrap up in or throw on the bed for some extra warmth or decor. You need to be somewhat gentle with it, it does have quite a bit of weight to it." —Melita

    Get it from Amazon for $51.19+ (available in 12 sizes and 17 colors).

    12. Adjustable shelves just begging to organize your messy desk (and living room). Get everything from your tiny succulents to desk essentials to textbooks organized in minutes thanks to this storage structure.

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    Promising review: "I needed some extra shelf space for my home office, especially now that we are working from home for the rest of the year. This was so so simple to set up and holds everything I need without any issues. You can also assemble it as you please which is a great feature!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in three colors).

    13. A gorgeous tapestry for the wall above your sofa or anywhere you can gaze on it when you need to give your eyes a break from scrolling emails. It'll go with all of your furniture and transform your fave seating area into a chill sanctuary.

    Pink, brown, and white patterned tapestry with a woman wearing moon earrings and a shirt that says "golden"
    Legendary Rootz

    Legendary Rootz is a Black-owned business based in Phoenix, Arizona. They specialize in apparel, home decor, and tech accessories with colorful designs.

    Get it from Legendary Rootz for $35.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A durable, low-pile boho-inspired area rug so perfect for the bare floor below your compact desk, sofa, and weird in between area you've officially turned into a pop-up office. It'll brighten up whatever room you're working in *and* work great with desk chairs.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I recently started working from home and needed something to put under my new office chair to protect the floor. I didn't want to spend a ton and was tempted to buy a cheap plastic office chair mat thing, but then I found this and for the price it couldn't be beat. I actually really like it. It works great in the space and was a great value." —Marissa C

    Get it from Amazon for $47+ (available in 29 sizes and four colors).

    15. A cool neon sign that'll level up your home decor aesthetic *and* be so fun to look at whenever you need a moment away from your Slack channel or overloaded Gmail inbox.

    "Good Vibes Only" neon pink sign above wall near desk in living room
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This neon light came within two weeks of purchase. Shipped so well with a lot of padding. I’ve had this for about a month and a half now, I switch it on everyday and still is just as bright (but not blinding). It looks amazing, and adds a very cool vibe to my space!" —Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 and if you want a different design, check out more neon signs here.

    16. A waterproof, stain-resistant faux marble granite adhesive, because your old desk needs an Insta-worthy update that'll make it look great in your chic living room setup.

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    Promising review: "I took a chance and bought this originally as a 'Band-Aid fix' to re-finish a desk. I had looked in stores in the contact paper aisles, but all of them were just that ... paper. THIS item is actually a thin sheet of vinyl (?) with adhesive, and I ended up liking it so much I bought more and re-finished my kitchen countertop with it as well! Highly recommended if you want to change the look of your counters but you don't have the money for a full remodel just yet. It can be cleaned with dish soap and water just like a real countertop." —Z

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

    17. A pretty gold desk organizer so you can easily find pens, Post-its, paperclips, and squishy stress balls whenever you need them. Plus, there's also a roomy top compartment for mail that's currently taking over your coffee table.

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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 $20.97 (available in five colors).

    18. Nesting tables you'll love to use together or keep apart if you're getting tired of your boring "home office" layout. They'll still give you plenty of room and make great resting spots for laptops, drinks, and TV remotes.

    black and light wood round nesting tables next to a gray couch
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was super easy to assemble. I did it by myself. It was exactly what I wanted. It takes up less space than our previous coffee table. Also, we like that we can just pull the smaller one out and use it to set drinks on or use like a TV tray. It works great for our space and goes beautifully with our decor." —Chrysta

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $67.99.

    19. A row of cut-up books that'll leave you singing praises, because you won't have a view of your wifi router, tangled monitor wires, and charging cords when you're working at your desk. This piece of decor will cleverly hide all your e-clutter, so you can answer emails and hop on video calls in a neater space.

    before: a home office with a pile of routers, Amazon Alexas, and other cords next to the computer; after: the same space, except all you see is a row of colorful book spines
    Covogoods / Etsy

    Here's how it's made: The spines of the books are attached together and have all the pages and covers cut out of them, except two covers on the ends. You can customize how long you would like it to be and choose a color scheme.

    Covogoods is a small business based in Utah that specializes in hidden storage and home decor goods.

    Promising review: "Wonderful!! We spent the past month remodeling our living room, but we didn't account for how AWFUL the cable boxes and modem were going to look on our beautiful new shelves. Saw this, and had to have it! Covogoods not only communicated quickly with me, but were EXTREMELY accommodating in my requests. Turned out exactly how I envisioned it, and dimensions were spot on! No more ugly cable boxes and wires!" —Lindsey Martinez

    Get one from Covogoods on Etsy for $21+ (available in 16 different lengths and color schemes).

    20. A set of faux decorative succulents, because you can still adorn a windowsill, desk nook, or coffee table with cute plant babies that don't require frequent watering or repotting.

    Four small round glass succulent planters with little succulents in them on a desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Looooove these little guys. They look incredibly real, and give some life to the apartment. I have these on my coffee table and a few in the bathrooms. I get compliments on them all the time — just bought more for my sister!" —Lee A.

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $24.99.

    21. A ladder shelf so you can clean your once-cluttered array of knickknacks, favorite reads, and plants into a beautiful, cozy display. You'll appreciate this little corner that'll now be dedicated to your favorite things (and spruce up your work space).

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    Promising review: "This was a great addition to our home office! I absolutely love it! The instructions were easy to follow. I put it together myself too! It was exactly what I was looking for. I have some plants on it and books. It looks great. I recommend this piece to anyone. So worth the cost." —Wendy

    Get it from Amazon for $65.99.

    22. A mini retro-inspired Bluetooth speaker you can place on a small desk or coffee table if you want to jam out to your fave Spotify playlist while you're typing, reading, or writing.

    Mini retro-looking radio speakers in blue, green, and pink
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It’s so cute! I got it in flamingo pink, which my little one loves. It’s a shiny glossy finish, beautifully and elegantly made! It’s compact, small and portable. Very pleasant and satisfying shape aesthetically! Large power-on, volume, and pairing up buttons on the right underside and adorable blue indicator light on the left. It’s easy to pair with a phone and a laptop by bluetooth. The sound is incredible for such a small device! Plus the built-in mic is great for using at home or in the car. It’s very convenient to charge by using a micro usb. I’m pleased with my purchase and would recommend to my friends." —Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89+ (available in six colors).

    23. Macrame wall art, because the empty wall near your ladder bookcase or DIY cubicle could use a little upgrade. This pretty duo gives off major boho vibes and looks great next to your expanding plant collection.

    Reviewer's macrame wall art next to a ladder bookshelf with plants
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "OK I admit it, I may be stuck in the '60s, but I absolutely love these wall hangings. I moved into this apartment over a year ago and just can't seem to find the right decorations until somehow I ran across these. The quality of the craftsmanship is excellent." —dosie

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in two sizes).

    24. And ceramic circles you'll want to place above your cozy seating area. This dreamy four-piece wall art set will look so stunning, thanks to a vibrant design that'll add a touch of calm to the space you use for lounging, working, and everything in between.

    four-piece ceramic wall hanging set nestled in an orange nook
    Jungalow

    Jungalow is a Black woman-owned business that sells colorful home decor, furniture, and gifts. From throw pillows to candle holders, you'll find gorgeous products that'll brighten up your living space.

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed! It fits perfectly with my gallery wall, and I am thrilled that it’s part of my home." —Jungalow Customer

    Get it from Jungalow for $79.99.

    25. A foldable storage ottoman that's a foot rest, storage hub, beverage tray, and compact work station in-one. Its neutral shade will go with basically every type of furniture and it'll be perfect for times when you want to drink something cold and type on a laptop at the same time.

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    Promising review: "This was just what I wanted to place between two sections of a reclining sofa. It was incredibly easy to assemble and the instruction manual is clearly written and humorous. I love that it also has storage (we placed a blanket and a cushion inside) and the top can be used as a tray. The neutral color also fits right into any decor." —Theresa Clare

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two colors).

    26. An iridescent vase for flower bouquets, pampas grass, and other pretty stems. If your coffee table or corner desk is looking a little bare, this beauty will brighten it up and score you so many compliments.

    arc-shaped iridescent vase with green plant strand on desk
    FeliceLaLa / Etsy

    FeliceLaLa is a Georgia-based Etsy shop where you can find chic hair accessories, tote bags, and home decor, including vases and mirrors.

    Get it from FeliceLaLa on Etsy for $49 (available in six colors).

    27. A customizable desk, because you want a WFH-friendly zone that's unique and doesn't take up your entire living room. It has dash panels that easily let you create a hub with narrow shelves *or* a small assortment of hooks. (How cool is that?!)

    Nine O, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Mal, a writer here at BuzzFeed, loves this and says: "This desk has upgraded my work from home life so drastically I can hardly remember life without it (pretty sure I've blacked out those work-from-bed days). I got the filing shelf to hold all my favorite spooky books, the dry erase panel for taking quick notes, and a headphone hook. It doesn't take up floor space (a need in my tiny apartment) and it even has a charging dock available with extra outlets for USB cords and standard plugs, so you don't have to hunt around your house for extra outlet space. The adjustable shelves are simple to set up and super satisfying. Plus it's pretty...dang pretty." Read her full Dash Modern Customizable Desk review for more!

    Get it from Dash Modern for $375+ (available in three kits with a selection of customized add-ons).

    28. A light switch cover that's small, but still adds a vintage aesthetic to your work area. Scalloped detailing and an antique-inspired design will upgrade that ugly light switch you've disliked since you've moved in.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the gold light switch cover. It's amazing how one little piece can really enhance a whole room." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in two colors).

    29. And a set of string lights because your room will be a twinkling and relaxing oasis. Just layer them with sheer curtains and you'll be surrounded by a soft, soothing glow while you catch up on emails and attend virtual meetings.

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    These string lights are waterproof, can be used indoors and outdoors, and have eight light settings you can control with a remote.

    Promising review: "I got two sets of these lights for two different windows, and they really are so pretty! I love all the different settings there are, and they really just make your place nice and cozy at night! Hopefully they last a long time! It did take some time to wind them around the curtain rod, but if you follow the instructions and don't open them until you've tied them around the rod, they should not get tangled. I'm using them indoors, so no comment on how weatherproof they are." —Victoria C.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two colors) and the sheer curtains for $16.99+ (available in 14 sizes and 22 colors).

    You, getting work done from your "home office":

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