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    33 Products You'll Probably Want If You Have A Small WFH Space

    Standing desks, chic cable organizers, and more things that'll ~work~ for your "home office," aka your living room, bedroom, or kitchen.

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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.

    A wooden felt board with letters that say
    same letter board in an orange color

    Each letter board comes with 300 letters and characters.

    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 $19.95+ (available in four sizes and 27 colors).

    2. A foldable desk because even if you don't have the space for a home office, it will fit perfectly in a corner and fold up if you don't want it on display. No more slumping over your laptop while you try to work from your bed or the couch. 

    white floating desk with desk compartment that folds down for laptop work and folds up when you're not using it
    Wayfair

    It also has shelves and a bottom drawer for additional storage.

    Promising review: "Just what I needed in a small space. I have my laptop on it and basic office supplies in the drawer and the space provided on the wall. When not in use, it's attractive closed." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Wayfair for $127.99.

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

    Black cable clip organizer holds a white charger next to a cell phone
    reviewer uses black cable clips to organize blue, white, and green charging cords on the side of their dark wood desk

    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 $6.96.

    4. Or these pretty cable organizers that'll ~work~ with your desk decor and keep your MacBook charger, smartphone charger, and tablet charger in a tidy formation.

    gold-tone cable clip organizers clamped around Apple chargers on desk
    Brighttia/Etsy

    Brighttia is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York that sells cool industrial lighting and office accessories.

    Promising review: "I ordered two of the gold cord holders and I am very happy with them. They are easy to install and look stylish on my desk. Form and function, the best of both worlds." —Etsy Customer

    Get a two-pack from Brighttia on Etsy for $12.98+ (available in six color options and multiple sets). 

    5. And this row of cut-up books, because with it, you won't have to put up with the less-than prime view of your Wi-Fi router, tangled monitor wires, and charging cords. This piece of decor will cleverly hide all your e-clutter so you can answer emails and hop on video calls in a neater WFH 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 was 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 $27+ (available in 16 different lengths and color schemes).

    6. A comfy 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. Nestle your back on a pillow and take advantage of this essential's tech-friendly features, like a built-in mouse pad, smartphone slot, and a device ledge that'll prevent your laptop from falling off.

    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 $39.99 (available in six colors).

    7. standing desk converter so you can stretch your legs *and* comfortably type during the work day. The height is fully adjustable, plus there is plenty of room for a monitor, laptop, mouse, and keyboard. When you're done, simply collapse it and put it away. 

    Reviewers love this WFH essential because you can basically turn any location at home, whether that's a kitchen table or bedroom vanity, into a temporary work station without a complicated setup.

    Promising review: "This desk adapter is just what I needed in my work from home space! It was so easy to assemble and feels very sturdy. I’ve seen other products like this that you have to crank, but this is an easy to use lever that requires minimal effort. I also like that it can go flat on the surface. When I’m done with work for the day, I slide my Flexispot right in the closet, and my desk is back to being my vanity! It’s perfect for our apartment lifestyle where every inch counts. Also, after two days of use, I can already notice a difference in my back, neck and shoulders. Very ergonomic. Can’t recommend this product enough!" —Russell Thistle

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99+ (available in 28", 30", 32", 35", and 42" and four colors).

    8. 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 in a chair.

    Reviewer shows gray gel-enhanced seat cushion on their black desk chair
    Reviewer pulls out blue and white gel insert in same cushion to show how soft it is

    Promising review: "I am a college student and I spend several hours each day sitting on uncomfortable chairs in my apartment reading and writing. I began to have pain when sitting, so I ordered this. It is absolutely wonderful. It takes the pressure off of my coccyx area and I am finally comfortable and pain-free!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $45.95 (available in three colors).

    9. 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.

    Cute smiling boba-tea-shaped desk lamp on top of big stack of books
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I got this for my sister who loves boba! She uses it as a mood lamp on her desk. it’s got a nice warm hue, totally recommend." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $22.

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

    Reviewer uses a light pink desk pad for their black laptop, rainbow pencil case, and other WFH supplies
    Reviewer uses same style laptop desk in a blue color for their black monitor and keyboard

    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 16 colors).

    11. A bamboo charging dock for gadgets that need to be powered up constantly. Tablets, smartphones, Apple Watches, and AirPods can all be juiced up at the same time. Gone are the days you need to hop on a call or send a message only to discover that your device is out of battery.

    It comes with two lightning cables, one USB charging cable, and one type-C cable to charge up devices. Plus, it only uses one wall plug, which is great if you're trying to minimize e-clutter around your workspace.

    Promising review: "I bought this charging station to use on my desk now that I’m working from home to charge my three phones, tablet, Apple Watch, and AirPods, and it’s been so helpful and awesome. It keeps my Apple Watch secured and I can utilize various charging cables (provided by seller) for my different devices! The bamboo is great quality, too — sturdy but smooth. Would recommend this to those looking to simplify their charging uses!" —Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $38.24

    12. Compression gloves to help keep your hands comfy while you work from home. You'll appreciate these accessories if you're typing on a laptop and tend to get achy fingers. Slide 'em on and you won't say "OUCH" every time you hit the space, delete, or return keys.

    Reviewer with gray fingerless compression gloves on hands
    reviewer wears a compression glove on hand in front of black keyboard

    Promising review: "I work from home and type all day. Although I don't think I have full blown arthritis, my hands are usually cold in the morning and my joints do ache a bit until they warm up! The gloves are breathable, but add a small layer of insulation that helps warm my joints faster! These gloves absolutely helped ease the discomfort, and having open fingertips helps so I don't lose tactile function while wearing them!" —Eric

    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.97 (available in three sizes).

    13. An adjustable rolling desk because it'll actually give you options when it comes to a WFH spot. A plush couch? Done. A well-lit reading corner? Done. This space-saving baby is fully adjustable (you can move it up and down) and has wheels on the bottom, so you can place it wherever you want. 

    The adjustable desk with wheels at the bottom and brown wood top
    white rolling desk with laptop on top in front of white arm chair

    Promising review: "I love this table! I finally have a place to work in my small apartment, and I can lower it to become a side table when I'm not using it for anything else. It is slightly slanted forward, which makes working from my couch easy — important since I don't have a desk chair. Sturdy and easy to put together once you know what you're doing. Hint: The wheels screw into the end plugs. Didn't notice this at first and spent the better part of five minutes trying to remove the nut." —J. Ward

    Get it from Amazon for $62.80+ (available in six styles and eight colors).

    14. Or this rolling desk bike so you can squeeze in some cardio while you WFH. It has a stand for your laptop, so you can pedal and type emails at the same time. Save some space and buy this piece of equipment that doubles up as a place for you to type, write, and hop on calls.

    white stationary desk bike with laptop on top in front of plant stand
    reviewer sits on same rolling desk bike while working from home

    See it in action on TikTok here

    This rolling desk bike has eight resistance levels, so you can easily customize your workout while you sit and complete work-related things.

    Promising review: "I bought this desk because I have been working from home and it's freezing outside, so I haven't been able to walk as much. This is perfect for me! You can adjust the resistance level from extremely easy to where you don't even notice you're pedaling to way more resistance where it feels like a workout. If you have it at -1 it almost feels like you're coasting. I keep it between 2–4 (goes up to 8+) while working for some resistance but to where I can still concentrate without thinking about pedaling. I have also used this while journaling, online reading, and watching TV." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $479.99 (available in two colors). 

    15. Powerbeats Pro wireless 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 in your bedroom, living room, or kitchen.

    reviewer wears black earbud in one ear
    the same wireless earbuds charging in a black case

    Listen to music, podcasts, and calls for up to nine hours at a time! Plus, they make it easy to be hands free while you're working (as described in the review below).

    Promising review: "I bought these specifically because I was starting to work from home and need to be hands free to also type on my computer while talking on the phone. I am IN LOVE with these headphones. Worth the money. My son even loves them and he always has a hard time finding earbuds to fit in his ears." —Traci Alspaugh

    Get them from Amazon for $199.95 (available in six colors).

    16. 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 that's *chef's kiss* perfect for your small-ish work space.

    Reviewer uses white shelf organizer for their plant baby, brown-wrapped textbooks, and black laptop
    white adjustable shelves with neat stack of books, succulents, and tiny clock

    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 an 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 $25.99+ (available in four colors).

    17. A compact 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.

    Reviewer's black ergonomic chair next to white wood desk covered in biology books and a laptop
    reviewer uses same ergonomic chair in a white shade for their wood desk setup

    Promising review: "So far so good, the chair fits perfectly into the limited 'office area' that I have allotted for in my apartment. It was meticulously packed and the instructions were easy (at least for me) to follow. Assembly went reasonably well, it took a little maneuvering to line up the seat with the frame to insert the connecting bolts but it worked out. (hint: line up the rear seat holes to the frame first). I’m not tough on furniture so I expect this chair to last. The chair, once assembled is comfortable, provides ample support to the back, and is certainly worth the money." —AFVet

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in eight colors).

    18. Or 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.

    pink velvet chair next to tiny table with laptop on top
    green velvet desk chair next to marble desk in living room

    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 $155.99+ (available in 29 colors).

    19. Orrrrr this foldable desk chair that'll take up minimal space and be comfy to sit in. You can adjust the seat height and tilt position, plus it easily folds up and fits under a desk when you're not using it.

    on left: black and white desk chair shown with backrest up
    on right: same black and white desk chair folded down under desk

    Promising review: "Why didn't furniture designers think of this sooner? Since the pandemic, I've had to turn part of our bedroom into a pop-up office for working at home, and this chair serves us perfectly. By day, I can work in comfort, but when my husband needs to maneuver around his side of the bed, I can fold and stash." —SF Steph

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in two colors).


    20. A chic desk organizer so you can easily find pencils, pens, sticky notes, 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/"home office."

    rose gold tone desk organizer with space for sticky notes, writing supplies, phone, and journals
    same desk organizer with journals, scissors, and colorful pens

    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 four colors).

    21. 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
    Legendary Rootz

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

    Get it from Legendary Rootz for $45+ (available in two sizes).

    22. A clip-on ring light that'll give you professional-quality lighting for video calls in any WFH setting. Even if you're in a really dark room, this little gadget will make you appear brighter and easily attaches to a computer monitor or smartphone.

    the selfie ring light clipped onto a smartphone
    top left to bottom right: reviewer's selfies showing gradual light increase around face after using the ring light

    This little gadget has three brightness levels (low, medium, and high) for your filming/photographing needs. Reviewers also like it for creating content in the evening or nighttime when there's little or no sunlight.

    Promising review: "With all of the meetings I'm involved with now, I needed better lighting in my home office so that I didn't look so washed out on screen. This little guy works really well. It has three levels of brightness to choose from and it clips onto the side of the computer monitor, which I like a lot because I can place it whereever I want to get the best lighting. Only downside is the length of time the light will last once unplugged from the USB port. I've found on the 3rd light setting (high) it will last about an hour or so before I need to make sure it's plugged back into the port. However, for the purpose I wanted to use it for, it works well." —Traci

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99