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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.

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

    2. A watermelon tape dispenser so you can keep a little bit of summer on your desk at all times.

    The dispenser comes with one roll of watermelon tape.

    Get it from Asos for $23.

    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.

    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!

    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).

    8. A box of matchstick pencils for igniting your creative fire.

    The match heads are erasers!

    Get a 10-pack from Animi Causa for $15.99.

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

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

    10. A free-standing pegboard with changeable letters so you can display different messages each week.

    This pegboard comes with an assortment of letters and punctuation marks.

    Get it from Asos for $16.

    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!

    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.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $13.99 or from Forever 21 for $9.90.

    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.

    15. A pair of gilded scissors that look like they once belonged to a fairy queen.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $26.

    16. A pack of sticky notes for jotting down ideas, but more importantly, reminding you that skipping breakfast is NOT an option.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $2.90.

    17. A mug that'll make sure you won't ~puget~ about going to Yoga after work.

    Funny enough, the "Downward-Facing Dog" position is not included!

    Get it from Huebucket on Society6 for $11.99+ (available in two sizes).

    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!

    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.

    Get it from Asos for $16.

    24. A set of rainbow pencils that look like you stabbed a unicorn with them. (However, please do NOT stab a unicorn should you ever encounter one.)

    Get a three-pack from dshott on Etsy for $6.83 or from Jet for $9.10.

    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.

    30. An eye-catching sequin notebook that changes color when you brush your hand over it.

    Get it from Paper Source for $9.95 or from Amazon for $14.

    31. A pack of sushi sticky tabs to ensure you ~maki~ it to all your appointments on time.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $1.90.

    32. A proud lioness who takes her job of stapling papers together very seriously.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $26.

    33. A floating bucket that'll keep all your office supplies organized (and convince your colleagues that you're practicing black magic).

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    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.

    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).

    36. A mermaid tail pen that'll get compliments without you having to fish for them.

    Get it from Asos for $11.50.

    37. A pack of markers with expressions to match yours. Mondays are gray and Fridays are blue.

    These markers come in a little pouch for organization.

    Get them from Paperchase for $3.50.

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

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14 (available in four colors).

    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.

    Throw a party at your desk to celebrate all this cool new stuff!


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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