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27 Cheap Things To Treat Your Desk To Right Now

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1. An adorable pack of pill-shaped highlighters depicting the many mood swings you experience throughout the workday.

2. A Dundie award to represent your deep love of The Office and remind your boss that you're a true winner.

Promising review: "I bought this for my boyfriend because we both love The Office. It's a well-made trophy and a good weight. He loves it and displays it proudly on his desk at work! It was a great buy!" —Ashley

Get it from Amazon, Walmart, or Jet for $18.94.

3. An encouraging weekly planning pad that doubles as a mouse pad, so your schedule and reminders to kick ass are always right at your fingertips. It might actually make you excited to tackle your to-dos.

Each day's column is labeled in a happy-go-lucky fashion, like "My amazing Monday," or "My wondrous Thursday" and ends with a positive message like "What time is it? It's me o'clock!" There's also space to jot down plans for your mind-blowing weekend and extra notes on your awesomeness.

Promising review: "This calendar is incredibly handy for keeping track of projects at work. There's plenty of room for writing down daily tasks; I've been known to cram in lots of tasks in each day's column for particularly busy weeks. The spot for the pen is really handy, too. And I love the positive affirmations for each day! The whole thing sets a great vibe for the week. Plus, the quality is excellent — the paper is sturdy, and each week tears off easily from the side." —Katie Marie

Get it from Amazon for $12.


4. Pretty and practical "grip grass" to hold all of your essentials with ease.

The 78 flexible pegs can hold all sorts of supplies and will prevent you from ever having to rummage around in your drawers looking for that one Very Important Thing ever again.

Get it from Anthropologie for $12.

5. A LOL-worthy mouse pad featuring a cute corgi who's one thicc bih and one good wrist support.

Lemme see that corgussy.

Promising review: "We're corgi freaks and this was perfect addition to our office. We love it and it’s very comfortable!" —Kristina L. Thompson

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two colors).

7. A whimsical duo of elephant planters and some mini succulents for desk decor your coworkers will never forget.,

These little plants don't need a lot of water, so if you go on vacation they'll be just fine on their own for the week.

Get a set of two planters from Amazon for $10.88 or get them individually from Walmart for $7.71+. Get a set of five assorted mini succulents from Amazon for $15.99.


8. Funky feather-shaped pens to make you seem cool and professional as hell in every meeting, even if you're just winging it.

Promising review: "I bought these pens on a whim and love them! The ink is great. It's solid black and flows very nicely! Much like a gel ink pen, however, be aware these do smudge a little. Just watch your writing and you'll be fine! My coworkers love them, too. They're fun to bring to meetings!" —JJ Mintz

Get a set of four from Amazon for $2.28.

9. A sweet art block starring a cute animal and an inspirational message that are just what you need to perk up on tougher days.,

This artist combines her precious, colorful critter illustrations with messages of support to those who struggle with anxiety and depression. 10/10 recommend following her on Instagram, too.

Get the sugar glider or the cat from thelatestkate on Redbubble for $24.99.

10. A stylish and sturdy file folder flexible enough to hold up to 200 sheets and cute enough to get you up to 200 compliments.

Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up about these handy folders.

Promising review: "I always carry this with me. It has five different sections and has really helped keep me organized with all my grad school papers. It's very sturdy. It's in my backpack every day and is still in great condition. Plus it's adorable! I love it!" —Gemmeg

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four prints). Find it in solid colors here.

11. Some reusable keyboard cleaning goo that'll actually make cleaning your grimy laptop kind of fun. I'm not sure which part is more satisfying — the squishy putty or the amazing results.,

Gunk sticks to the putty and won't come back out, so you can just squish it into a new shape and use it over and over again.

Promising review: "Just wow. This stuff is amazing. The sides of my keys had caked-up dust and grime that was gone in an instant. What could've taken me hours of cleaning took me three minutes. I just spread this on, let it sit for a bit, and ripped it off, and my keyboard looked like new. And I didn't stop there. My monitor, the back of the computer, and the crevices you can't normally reach are all clean. It was effortless, painless, and easy. I even used it on my car dashboard. I'm sure it has tons of uses." —Aj

Get four packets from Amazon for $12.99.


12. A luxe clear-and-gold stapler to ensure everyone in the office knows you're fancy AF.

Promising review: "I love this — it's beautiful and functional! I use the stapler constantly and it's holding up well. It looks and performs great and is exactly what I was looking for." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (also available in rose gold) or a similar one from Walmart or Jet for $13.93. Get some staples to fill it with from Amazon for $4.65.

13. A sushi-shaped pushpin set so you can keep all your important memos in a roe.

14. A handy pouch for stashing all your essentials and reminding that one coworker (you know who I'm talking about) to leave your desk the hell alone.

Plus, it's made from 95% recycled materials because you don't just care about your shit, you care about the planet, dammit.

Get it from Blue Q for $6.99 or Amazon for $7.91.

15. A porcupine pencil holder that's adorable, useful, clever, creative...well, you get the point.

Promising review: "I just received my porcupine. It's awesome! It's a lot bigger than I expected, but it will be a perfect addition to my desk. The holes are big enough to fit permanent markers with ease. I get so many positive comments about it." —Tania Vargas

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $19 or Amazon for $20.


16. Squee-worthy mini squishies, so you can take your frustrations out on them instead of Susan from accounting.

Warning: You may suddenly find yourself with the most popular desk at the office. Luckily, this pack comes with lots of cute animals and more than enough to share.

Promising review: "I purchased these for stress-relieving fun at work.

They're a huge hit with my coworkers! Super cute and super squishy." —Heather

Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $12.59.

17. A Harry Potter stationery set that'll let you send out the Hogwarts letter you never received (no judgment here if you mail one to yourself).

The magical kit includes everything you need to make your notes look like they came from the desk of Dumbledore himself (besides a delivery owl, of course): a wax stick and seal stamp, a quill pen, and six notecards with envelopes. Plus, there's a pretty velvet bag to store it all in — don't worry, it fits everything perfectly despite the lack of an Undetectable Extension Charm.

Get it from Think Geek for $9.99.

18. A precious little piggy flash drive who'll store all your data all the way home.

Promising review: "I bought this flash drive to store documents for work. I personally carry this little piggy in my work bag; although it has the option to be carried via keychain through the piggy's ear, I don't recommend it (the USB portion is located within the body of the piggy so it might get lost). There were no issues with the drive and it's stored all of my documents effectively. I highly recommend this flash drive for anyone that wants to add a little fun to their office supplies." —S.R.

Get it from Amazon for $9.59+ (available in 8, 16, and 32 GB and in two colors).

19. A set of charming cat sticky tabs to hold your place when you have to paws your work for a minute.

Promising review: "These are extremely cute! I love them! There's a blank space on their bellies so you can write whatever you want, and since it's a pack of three you can keep one on your desk at home, one in your bag, etc. I use these for marking my textbooks, planners, journals, and notebooks." —Just Another Person

Get three packs of eight from Amazon for $5.99.


21. Some cheery flower scissors, which are a cut above your garden variety office supplies.

22. A Funko Groot bobblehead who'll wobble around on your desk and bring some joy back into your life after the emotional rollercoaster that was Infinity War.

Promising review: "I love my baby Groot! He's joined the growing collection of items on my desk that I stop to look at when work makes me want to pull my hair out. He's now my favorite Funko in the bunch." —Ashely Rose

Get it from Walmart for $10.34 or from Amazon or Jet for $10.99.

23. A box of fun paper clips, because even the most boring pile of memos is a little less sucky when bedecked with a metal menagerie.

Promising review: "I didn't expect the quality to be so good or that the clips would all be sorted in individual clear packages. I greatly appreciate this, as it makes it easier to choose from and coordinate them. These are delightful and I will reorder. Also, there's a card in the tin encouraging you to contact the seller if there's anything wrong with your order. Again, greatly appreciated. I'm extremely pleased with this purchase." —Jacki West

Get a set of 40 from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in two animal combinations) or from Walmart for $11.30.


24. A cool wire photoclip featuring a fave phrase or cute kitty so you can display your pics without a bulky frame taking up precious desk space.

25. A unicorn tape dispenser sure to brighten your day, both literally and figuratively. Go ahead, let him horn in on your meetings — I'm sure your coworkers won't mind.

He comes with two rolls of rainbow tape as a magical bonus.

Promising review: "This is too cute not to own! OMG! I love this little guy, and I love that I'm able to keep track of my tape so no one takes it. I recommend this!" —Teressa Thompson

Get it from Amazon for $9.80.

27. A heart-shaped Himalayan salt lamp to lend some positive vibes, even when you're feeling salty.

It's made from 100% natural salt rock with an LED bulb inside and is powered via USB, so you can easily get it glowing anywhere.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 or get a similar one from Amazon for $19.99.