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    If You've Wanted To Redo Your Home Office, You Need These 34 Products

    *Cue office makeover montage.*

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A 24-inch budget-friendly monitor because once you realize you can do your job waaay more efficiently with a larger screen, you won't be going back to work on the couch. Not only will it give you a much larger workspace, but you can also drag windows seamlessly between your connected laptop and monitor!

    reviewer pic of the monitor set up at a desk
    reviewer pic of a work from home setup with the monitor on the desk

    It features a 75Hz refresh rate with 1080p resolution, making it suitable for casual gaming too. It has two HDMI ports — be sure to pick up a USB-C hub if you're planning to connect a MacBook like this one.

    Promising review: "Just set this monitor up, and so far it’s earned all five stars! It was easy to assemble, it’s compatible with my MacBook Pro (with a USB-C adapter), and the picture is great! I just wanted another monitor for when I work from home, so having something available that was affordable like this was perfect for what I needed." —Allison H.

    Get it from Amazon for $99.28+ (available in two styles).

    2. A rechargeable rhythm light stand to add a fun and colorful touch to your office space. The best part? It'll react to any noise it hears, so you can blast your favorite work playlist and watch the bar dance!

    reviewer pic of rhythm light on desk
    reviewer gif of rhythm light syncing to music

    It has four levels of brightness, five levels of speed, and 18 color modes.

    Promising review: "The pair of lights are very pretty, very slick, and small. I would like the battery to last a bit longer but it makes sense considering the size of the lights. I would keep them connected so you're not fiddling too much and leave them as is. They are super bright and have three different settings, which all look good and you can save some battery with the lower brightness setting. The different modes are pretty cool and resemble the old school high tech cars from the movies from back in the day." —CMReviews

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88.

    3. Colorful, easy-to-install LED strips that'll add some nifty backlighting to your monitor and/or desk and *really* make working from your home office exciting. Fun fact: Adding backlighting can actually help reduce eye strain by reducing the contrast between your screen's brightness and the rest of the room! 

    Reviewer pic of the backlight of a computer purple from an LED strip
    Reviewer pic of a desk lit up by an LED illuminating a computer

    Each strip comes with 3M adhesive backing and a USB for easy plug-in, and you can toggle between nine colors and different brightness settings.

    Promising review: "Super easy to install (easier than the longer LED strips I bought from other sellers). I love the colorful options, too. It also ended up being the exact length I needed for both of my computer monitors I use to work from home. Sweet upgrade to the work station. Thanks!" —A. L. M.

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

    4. A desk organizer so you can keep all your knickknacks, files, folders, books, etc. all on proper display, making your home office look *so* dang cute.

    light wood desk organizer with three shelves
    Amazon

    Jerry & Maggy is a small business that specializes in creating stylish furniture for your home.

    Promising review: "Just received this product as a birthday gift so I can organize my home office better and so far am pleased! It definitely has more storage capability than I'd initially expected and feels pretty sturdy. Set up was simple and took about 5 minutes to complete. Happy with it!" —Victoria

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three colors).

    5. A simply stunning faux-marble desk perfect for smaller home office spaces without sacrificing any sense of style or storage.

    Reviewer's desk is in the corner of a room
    different reviewer using the desk in a sunny room

    Psst! Novogratz is a small biz that sells boutique-inspired home furnishings for every style. 

    Promising review: "GET IT! I was looking for a desk to spice up my room and this is IT! It came pretty much assembled and all I did was attach the legs so it took about 30 minutes total from unpacking it to putting on the legs. Stunning piece and it is very sturdy. I love the way it compliments the room!!" —Emely

    Get it from Amazon for $91.99.

    6. A marble self-adhesive film because, let's face it, real marble is expensive and this film will make your home office feel like a fancy executive space for a fraction of the price. Warning: you'll want to put it on ✨ everything ✨.

    Two pictures of a bathroom counter—one without the film and one with
    A set of two coffee tables with marble adhesive on the top adding to the look

    The film is made from vinyl/PVC film and is water-resistant. To apply, you cut the film to the size you need, remove the backing paper, put it on any dry and flat surface using a D-C-Fix smoother, and it will look as good as new.

    Promising review: "I used this marble contact paper as part of a makeover on two Ikea dressers. I was hopeful yet skeptical, so I was thrilled at the quality and the results! It looks amazingly real! Everyone who sees it has thought that it was real - I only know this because I proudly announce, "DUDEEEEEEE THIS IS CONTACT PAPER!" to anyone that sees them, whether they care to know or not." —Blair T. 

    Get it from Amazon for $13.46.

    7. prismatic window film to add some privacy from your *waaay* too close neighbors while still allows light to shine through. Just wait until the sun hits right and you see a beautiful rainbow light show in your new home office space. 

    reviewer's work desk with the window film applied to the window above it and rainbows cast across the desk
    reviewer photo of their dog covered in the sun-cast rainbows

    Promising review: "I can't tell you how surprised and delighted we were at the rainbow effect this film has. I bought it to make a window overlooking the street more private, and I thought I would appreciate seeing the rainbow colors on the window itself. But then when the light was shining on it at the right angle, it cast these beautiful rainbow colors on the wall. So I bought a second roll to put on one of our master bedroom windows that overlooks our neighbor's patio so I don't have to draw the curtains. In the morning now, the light comes in at just the right angle to pass through the rainbow prism and cast beautiful rainbow colors on the wall. And the bed. And the cat." —J. B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in 10 sizes).

    8. An adjustable mesh desk chair because it's time to stop sitting in that awkward, way-too-soft couch cushion with zero lumbar support. This bad boy  has a breathable mesh lining for extra hot days, adjustable flip-up armrests, a neck rest, *and* even a recline function!

    reviewer image of the black mesh office chair
    reviewer pic of the same chair shown in an office setup with a lumbar pillow attached

    Promising review: "I got spoiled by a Herman Miller chair at work. I've been putting up with some cheap cloth and foam computer desk chair for years. Now that I'm a bit older, and do some work at home, I needed more comfort and support, and this chair works for what I need and it didn't cost me $800. Granted this one isn't as adjustable, and the lumbar support isn't pronounced, but it is soooo much better than what I had. It might be difficult for some to put together, as it can be a bit heavy for one person, but the weight also contributes to the 'well-made' feeling once put together. The best thing about this chair is the size of the seat, which fully supports my butt, and back of my thighs, all the way to the back of my knees. The neck support is nice too, but I could see some being irritated with the limited positioning — it can be removed." —Christopher L. Dulawan

    Get it from Amazon for $289.50 (available in two colors).

    9. Or an ergonomic exercise ball chair that's designed to engage both your body and mind using micro-movements — this can actually help boost your focus! If that's not enough, it can even help reduce pressure on your lower back and shoulders. If you struggle a lot with pain and restlessness while trying to focus on work in your home office, give this a try!

    Model sitting on purple exercise ball chair in an office
    Model stretching on black exercise ball chair in an office
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best home and professional office chair you will ever own. I am not coordinated enough to sit on a yoga ball without the base. This chair is wonderful. Ergonomically customizable (by inflating/deflating) for any work station. I had I bought for work and another at home. I recently switched jobs and took my one in from home for the front desk window as we share coverage. All my co-workers love it! At my previous job, 90% of my co-workers with desk jobs purchased one for their work stations as well. What I love most, as I am petite and have lower back damage, is that this type of desk chair never puts pressure on the nerves in your leg. It is a must try." —SJCJ

    Get it from Amazon for $69.98 (available in six colors).

    10. Or! Or! A super cute swiveling office chair because having a comfortable chair doesn't mean you need to sacrifice having a super aesthetic home office. 

    reviewer pic of a pink chair in a home office with white pillow
    reviewer pic of the same chair in Twill color with a pillow on it

    Promising review: "So this has been sitting in my cart for months! I am so happy I finally bought it! On all levels this is probably one of the best Amazon purchases I have made. I bought this chair for one real reason, my lower back or neck is always sore due to the horrible chair I was using — so no matter how gorgeous, if it wasn’t comfortable, it wasn’t going to work. It’s been two full days with six to eight hours of sitting in the chair. IT'S PERFECT! I love sitting cross-legged and this chair allows me to do this, still fitting under my desk, and when I am seated this way the back of the chair supports my entire back all the way to my neck!" —Wanderer81

    Get it from Amazon for $186.96+ (available in four styles and 11 colors).

    11. An essential-oil diffuser to create a soothing environment in your home office that'll calm the mind from those never ending email notifications. It *also* functions as a humidifier — perfect for the upcoming dry winter months.

    It has two misting modes, continuous and intermittent, which will mist and pause for 30 seconds. It also has eight colors you can change it to to match your current mood or ambience. The best part? It will automatically shut off when it's out of water so you can sleep soundly knowing it won't break or cause any safety issues.

    Don't forget to buy some essential oils so you can make your home smell nice!

    Promising review: "This diffuser is amazing. Easy to control color/water output, small and compact, easy to clean, and outright beautiful. It's great for my apartment; I can finally cover up the totally-not-pot smell that the previous tenant so graciously left me. It's also great for setting up a romantic environment when the significant other comes over. Just a heads-up — if you have a dog, try not to diffuse tea tree oil, or do it in a place where the dog doesn't go. It's bad for their nervous system. I think it's the same with cats as well, but I'm not sure." —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.11+ (available in five colors).

    12. A handmade eyeglasses holder so you never have to say, "Where are my glasses?!" ~à la Velma~ ever again.

    Promising review: "Holds my glasses on my desk and everyone is drawn towards it." —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in two colors).

    13. rotating LED desk light you can effortlessly attach to your desk for extra lighting and function of your home office. It's USB-rechargeable, rotates, has brightness and warmth settings, *and* a built-in magnet. You can even pull it off the base and use it as a flashlight! What can't it do?!

    Model placing the rectangular light on a wall surface
    Reviewer removing the light from its base to use as a flashilight

    Promising review: "This light is everything — it is effortless to use and very lightweight. The touch buttons offer temperature choice and brightness variations. I like how it detaches from its magnetic base so you can use it like a flashlight. Very versatile as it can be attached anywhere using self-adhesive tape. Plan to purchase more for my home." —Shari Hoo

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49

    14. A desktop whiteboard that fits in that teeny space between your  desktop monitor and keyboard for writing memos, to-dos, or even ideas on what you'd like to do after work! It even has a little pull-out drawer to hold your dry-erase markers and other trinkets you may need.

    different reviewer's desk with the whiteboard set up between their keyboard and monitor, with notes scrawled on it
    Reviewer showing the same whiteboard but with the drawer on the side open to show the markers inside

    This whiteboard also comes with a dry-erase marker, accessory channel (to hold the marker), and a storage drawer.

    Promising review: "Nice upgrade for office. Feels great! Helps me go paperless, keeps my tasks before me in a more organized way than sticky notes, and glass is easy to clean. The sides are plastic so not really great. There’s some marketing pushing their markers, but I’ve been using my white board markers and they work just fine." —Natan

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in five styles).

    15. A comfy memory foam chair cushion because if we have to sit all day for work, we might as well do it in utter ✨comfort✨.

    Reviewer photo of the cushion set on a desk chair with a caption
    Reviewer photo of the chair cushion on a car seat with the caption

    Promising review: "Works great and helps to relieve some pressure from sitting. This is a great memory foam cushion for office chairs or your couch. You really can feel the difference. This is thick, and feels like it will last for a really long time. I've been using mine for a couple of weeks and already feel a little better. The cover is removable for washing, and the stitching is done really well. I recommend this to anyone who has to sit for more than a few hours." —phillygrl

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in three colors).

    16. An elegant glass reed diffuser for when you love the vibe you get from having lovely scents in your home office, but you're just not a big fan of candles.

    A glass reed diffuser with a gold accent at the rim on a desk
    Pretty Honest Candles

    The options for scents include Honeysuckle Jasmine, Lemon Lavender, Eucalyptus Spearmint, Grapefruit & Mangosteen, Tobacco Vanilla,  and Green Tea & Lemongrass.

    Pretty Honest Candles is a Black-owned, woman-owned business established in 2017 that specializes in clean burning, biodegradable candles, accessories, and reed diffusers.

    Promising review: "The Tobacco Vanilla diffuser is unbelievably delicious smelling and the Clean Cotton candles are making my home cozy fresh as fall hits. The elegance and simplicity of the design makes these a new must-have in my home decor and the scents add sooo much ambience to all our rooms!! Will keep buying when they run out!" —Catherine Heider

    Get it from Pretty Honest Candles for $38 (available in six scents).

    17. A gemstone tree that is not only absolutely stunning, but can create a space where energy can freely flow while you try to get through the workday in one piece: a very daunting task, I know.

    Reviewer photo of the Chakra gemstone tree
    Reviewer photo of the Chakra gemstone tree from the top

    Promising review: "I was nervous about buying this at first, mostly because of the great price, but I’m glad I did! The piece is beautiful, the wires are strong and take well to all the adjustments I’ve made to get them flexed into the place I wanted them. I accidentally knocked this onto the floor with my elbow and it is still in perfect condition- so it is built very well. The size is perfect — not too big or small for us." —Courtney

    Get it from Amazon for $23.88+ (available in 44 styles).

    18. A fancy digital clock to remind you you have exactly 3 hours, 42 minutes, and 56 seconds left of work, but who's counting? 55...54....53...

    Promising review: "So happy with this purchase. After getting my new cable box and finding the clock was gone I was lost, had no idea what time it was lol. I ordered two of these babies. They are super lightweight and the numbers are big. You can change the brightness of the numbers. The only thing I would say is you cannot plug it into an outlet, only USB which I do not mind at all since I just plug it right into my cable box. I definitely recommend!" —Jenn T.

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

    19. wireless keyboard and mouse set that'll instantly brighten up an otherwise boring desk area so you can finish your work in utter style. Really, though, just look at how fun those keys look to click on!

    a reviewer photo of their desk set up with the green keyboard and matching mouse
    reviewer photo of the same keyboard in red

    The set includes a wireless keyboard and mouse with a USB receiver for a 2.4GHz connection. Pick up some AA batteries — both will need them!

    Promising review: "Perfection. I absolutely love it. Who would have thought something as simple as a keyboard/mouse upgrade would help my mood so much while working? It is great! Reliable, easy to install — basically plug and play. They keys feel great, soft texture — you won't regret the purchase." —Catherine111374

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in 12 styles).