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    I'm Sorry, But Your WFH Space Is Basically Incomplete Without These 34 Products

    Foldable desks, footrests, and more items that'll complete your "home office" setup.

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    1. 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

    Promising review: "This is my first time using a soft footrest 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.

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


    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.

    3. And a charging cable tag because it'll let everyone know which Android or iPhone charging cable is yours and (hopefully) prevent your partner, roommate, or fam members from "borrowing it" indefinitely.

    colorful pink, blue, and orange name tags that say "Gaby," "Chris" and "Patrick" each on charging cables
    Delightful Luna/Etsy

    Delightful Luna is an Etsy shop based in North Carolina. They sell cool 3D-printed accessories, including magnets, keychains, and pen caps.

    Promising review: "They are perfect! Now my bf won’t steal my charger anymore. They clip so well!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Delightful Luna on Etsy for $4.50 (available in two charger types and 16 colors).

    4. 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

    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 $10.88 (available in four designs).

    5. 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.

    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 $37.95+ (available in two colors).

    6. A shaggy rug to place under your feet so you'll stay cozy while you message coworkers, type emails, and participate in virtual meetings from your armchair, aka your work station.

    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!" —Rugs USA Customer

    Get it from Rugs USA for $38.70+ (available in 12 sizes, five shapes, and five colors).

    7. 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.,

    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.

    8. 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.,

    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 seven colors).

    9. A dry-erase board that'll come in handy for writing down work-related appointments or reminders. Display it above your desk, so you can easily write things down as they come up.

    white dry erase board that says "plants make people happy" in black marker

    Reviewers also like using it for virtual schooling, as described in the review below.

    Promising review: "We got this for virtual schooling and works very well for my 6-year-old's needs. Cleans well, writes smooth. Easily attached to the wall with Command tabs that it comes with or magnetic stickies that are also provided" —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $5.49

    10. 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.,

    Promising review: "What can I say? I'm a simple creature and this makes me stupid happy. I keep his little face on my home desk and he makes working a little less miserable sometimes. My cat sees Groot as the enemy and has attempted to defeat him many times. Though the plant he held did eventually fall in battle, Groot has lived on to shelter plants anew." —Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in three colors).

    11. 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.

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

    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 $94.99.

    12. 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.

    bamboo charging station powering up tablet, smartphone, Apple Watch and AirPods

    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 $36.99

    13. 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.,

    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 it holds enough water for three to four hours. Overall a great buy!" —Cassie Jordan

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three colors).

    14. 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 blue journal with blank pages on a table next to an orange pen, glasses, and violet flowers

    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 pleathery 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.

    15. Pretty macramé hangers so you can display a little greenery in your WFH space, whether you're sitting in front of a desk or kitchen table. These come in a bunch of colors and can easily be hung from a ceiling or wall.

    colorful macrame plant hangers with pots hanging in front of white wall
    Olivet Co / Etsy

    Each planter can fit a pot between 4 inches and 10 inches wide.

    Olivet.Co is an Etsy shop based in Los Angeles specializing in handmade macramé goods that span from plant accessories to wall art.

    Promising review: "Love, love, love! They're so pretty and color is exactly like pictured and they're sturdy. Love that the ring is wooden to match my other hanging driftwood plants, especially love the little air plant holder! My air plant looks so snuggly!" —Etsy Customer

    Get them from Olivet.Co on Etsy for $9 each (available in 25 colors).

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

    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 $12.99 (available in 15 designs).

    17. A selfie ring light because you're done dealing with your dim room when you're trying to appear on video or take photos. Three lighting modes (white, warm yellow, and warm white) and 10 different brightness settings will give you a well-lit background with minimal effort.

    On the left, a dark picture of a reviewer's cat, and on the right, the same ca but the picture is much brighter and clearer now

    It comes with its own easy-setup tripod *and* a clip that'll let you attach your phone to the tripod, so you can take photos from different angles and know what you're doing during a photo shoot!

    Promising review: "This selfie ring light is well made. The tripod is sturdy, but lightweight, and the ring light is bright. The tripod can be set at various heights depending on the occasion, and yet it is very compact to carry around. It can stand on the floor or be set up on a desk — very flexible. The ring light has three modes: warm yellow, warm white, and white, as well as 10 levels of brightness. It is suitable for all kinds of lighting needs. Also, the phone clip is easy to put on and easy to secure the phone in place. I use this for selfies and for video conferencing. It works really well." —Di W.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    18. 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.,

    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 $24.99+ (available in eight colors).

    19. A row of cut-up books, because you won't have a view of your Wi-Fi router, tangled monitor wires, and charging cords 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 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 $21+ (available in 16 different lengths and color schemes).

    20. 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.,

    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 $50.99+ (available in six colors).

    21. 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.


    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 $99.99+ (available in 32 colors).

    22. 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

    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 $34.99 (available in five colors).

    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.,

    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 $8.49+ (available in three sizes and 18 colors).

    24. 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?

    purple, blue, green, and pink pens with squishy colorful llamas on top

    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 $4.99.

    25. 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

    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 $22.99.

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

    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).

    27. 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 $45+ (available in two sizes).

    28. 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.,

    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 $27.99+ (available in four colors).

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

    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.

    30. 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

    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 every day 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 $49.99 and if you want a different design, check out more neon signs here.

    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
    The Blooming Willow/Etsy

    The Blooming Willow is a woman-owned small 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 The Blooming Willow on Etsy for $25+ (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    32. 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

    Get it from Toynk for $10.99.

    33. 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

    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+ (available in three sizes and 16 colors).

    34. And 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.,

    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 14 scents).

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