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39 Things For Your Desk That'll Make Your Co-Workers Say, "Where'd You Get That?"

Let's make cubicle life more colorful.

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1. A little giraffe willing to extend a hand (or rather, a neck) to help you get the right measurements.

Promising review: "Measuring tapes can be so boring. This is colorful and cheerful, and you keep it out where it's handy rather than hide it in a drawer." —Kindle Customer

Get it from Animi Causa for $15.99 or from Amazon for $14.17.

3. A Rubik's cube tissue box cover that Sheldon Cooper would approve of.

You won't be able to play with this box (because it's hollow), but it sure looks cool!

Promising review: "It's exactly as advertised. It feels like it's made of sturdy plastic and holds a standard-sized square box of facial tissues. Unlike other tissue covers that just go over the top of the box, this one has a plastic bottom that's held in place by small magnets. It looks great, and I'm very happy with it." —Shelly H.

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.


4. A pack of pushpins sure to be ~whale~ received at the office.

Promising review: "These are perfect! Bought them for my coworker as a narwhal joke, which was made even better when he first thought they were whales. Very cute." —Ashley J

Get it from ModCloth for $12.99 or from Amazon for $10.80.

5. A pair of drumstick pencils so you can rock out at your desk and maybe even start an office band.

Promising review: "I've become the ultimate office drummer; my colleagues and I have a little band — it's so awesome! I would recommend it!" —andytwentyfive

Get them from Amazon for $6.57+ (also available in a pen design).

6. A mini planetarium paperweight that'll keep you mesmerized during coffee breaks.

It's made of glass!

Promising review: "I just received mine today, and I can't stop looking at it because I like it so much! I bought it for my desk at work, and it looks fantastic there. It's kind of fun to imagine you are looking down on yourself as a speck of dust on Earth, and it reminds you that since the universe is so large, nothing can be quite as bad as it seems. I hope you all enjoy it, too!" —rachet10

Get it from ModCloth for $34.99 or Amazon for $30.99.

7. A tiny hedgehog happy to carry your business cards on his back.

This little guy can also hold sticky notes.

Promising review: "This won't hold your entire collection of business cards, but I keep a handful of current clients in it. The silicone is soft and entertaining to flick around on long calls." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $13.50 (available in two colors and three animals).


9. A spinning decision maker that's basically a Magic 8 Ball for professional adults.

Promising review: "A co-worker of mine had one of these on his desk at work, and from the first time I tried it, I wanted one. It's been sitting on my desk at work, and unless I'm typing, I'm spinning it constantly. This thing spins on a bearing, and it seems like it can spin forever. It's a lot of fun and keeps me entertained while reading or just pondering. It's very well-made; brushed aluminum with laser etching. If anything ever happens to this one, I'll definitely buy again." —Jerome319

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $18, Amazon for $19.99, or Jet for $24.98.

11. A mini hoverboard to play with until you can get your hands on a life-sized version (not the kind with wheels — a real, floating one).

This little hoverboard actually floats via magnetic force!

Promising review: "If you are looking for something for your desk that screams awesome, look no further than this hoverboard. It's only a few inches but stands out as a cool desk toy." —JA Singer

Get it from ThinkGeek or Amazon for $19.99.


12. A pair of golden hands for keeping books together so yours can be free to do actual important stuff.

Promising review: "These bookends add just the right amount of fun to an all business desk area!" —Sandra

Get them from Wayfair for $25.81 or Walmart for $25.95.

13. An avocado eraser with a pencil-sharpening pit that's not a ~hass-le~ to use.

14. A sprout-shaped bookmark to plant on top of pages or between pages — they're small enough to mark the last line read!

Promising review: "These are so cute! They're good to keep a handful on my desk or bookshelf when I need a quick marker. They look really cute sticking out the top." —Catherine

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $10.78 or Walmart for $14.59 (also available in four-leaf clovers).


18. An ~un-bear-ably~ cute panda who's always there to remind you what day it is.

There's a different motif each month, so February's panda is hugging a big heart (for Valentine's Day). The calendar goes from January 2018 through December 2018.

Get it from Paper Source for $14.95 (also available in a cat version and a bulldog version).

19. A glass bowl others may mistake for a plastic ziplock bag.,

It's dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "I can't tell you how many compliments I've received on this dish. I have it sitting on my desk with wrapped hard candies. Everyone loves it and says it's so unique. Definitely a winner!" —RubySoho

Get it from Amazon for $24.89.


20. A box of penguin paper clips that are too flippin' adorable.

Promising review: "So adorable, and the packaging is great! Bought these as small gifts for my office staff, and they absolutely loved them! Not only do they give a personal touch to their paperwork, but they are actually very functional in addition to being adorable! Would purchase again!" —Kiah Y Moross

Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $6.22.

21. A small but detailed figurine of Hedwig to keep at your desk (mainly because real owls are frowned upon in the office).

This mini Hedwig figurine (2 1/2" tall) comes with a sticker book filled with Hedwig pictures!

Promising review: "Bought this for the tiny Hedwig, but loved the sticker book, too. A very decent miniature, especially for the price." —Kate E.

Get it from BoxLunch for $12.95, Amazon for $5.79, or Walmart for $5.79.

22. A mouse pad with a wrist rest that's simply ~paw-some~.×7-8/dp/B01FQZJXF6/

Promising review: "Love this product. It's smooth, soft, and gentle on my wrist, and I have sensitive skin. As others have posted, it does have a slight plastic smell when you first take it out of the box, but it goes away within about two days. I work in a busy office, and it stands up to constant use throughout the week. As well as being a ton of fun, I get many compliments, with some people wanting to know where to purchase one. If you are looking for something fun that's also nice to the wrists, this is it!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.98.

23. A pink dinosaur whose warm glow will offset harsh fluorescent lighting and make your workspace much cozier.


25. A fluffy llama ready to chase away dust bunnies at a moment's notice.

This llama has a long, bendable neck covered in shaggy microfiber yarn that's great for picking up dust on computers, desks, and small crevices.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15, Amazon for $14.79, or Walmart for $19.99.

26. A ~sub-lime~ mini humidifier for combating dry office air. (Why is the AC always on full-blast, why?!),

This portable humidifier plugs in via USB and can hold approximately six ounces of water, which allows it to run for five to six hours. It automatically shuts off after four hours of continuous use. The top lights up!

Promising review: "Great little gadget for the office. Easy to refill water, and it's really cute! Got many compliments." —Serena M

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

27. A pizza USB stick that'll convince your coworkers they need a slice of their own (because you sure as hell aren't going to lend them yours!)

This USB stick works with all Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems.

Promising review: "Great flash drive, and no one in the office can get away with stealing it." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (8GB).


28. A curious owl who just wants to hold your glasses.

This little guy can also hold a smartphone! The opening is 1 5/8" wide.

Promising review: "Very cute. Everyone in my office wants this. Adorable with the glasses on it. Keeps a smile on my face." —Victoria D'agostino

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (random color).

29. A desk plaque for sparking conversations that matter.

Promising review: "I work for an animal welfare nonprofit, and even among animal lovers, I am known as the crazy cat lady. I got this for my office, and I love it! It's so me, and I've gotten so many positive comments on it." —hlegge01

Get it from ModCloth for $29.99.


34. A porcelain porcupine waiting to use your collection of pens as its quills.

It measures 6" nose to tail, 4" wide, and 3 3/4" inches high.

Promising review: "Very fun! The holes are a little bigger than standard ballpoint pens. Lower holes are good for short golf pencils. Would be a good thing to paint on, if you wanted. My wife loaded it up with a combination of pens, colored pencils, and paintbrushes, and was ecstatic." —DD

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

35. A car-shaped wireless mouse with ~wheel-y~ cool details — the headlights give off a glow and the tires actually spin!,

Promising review: "I work in sales, so I have clients in front of me all the time. This mouse catches their attention immediately. It usually brings smiles to their faces." —JustaReader

Get it from Amazon for $9.59+ (available in six colors).


38. A pretty geode coaster that'll look great on your desk even when there's no drink on top.

39. A miniature sink with a magnetic faucet to keep you from ~draining~ your paper clip supply.,

Promising review: "Super cute; looks great on my desk! I always get comments and compliments on it." —B and K

Get it from Amazon for $3.49.