Many of us have, by now, developed a love-hate relationship with our home office. It’s a place to get work done but it often times can feel like the least inspired room in most homes. Don’t you, and members of your family, deserve a dynamic space that makes getting work done feel great and not like you’ve been locked in a dungeon? You bet you do! That’s why we’ve found some of the most exciting home office items to take your working from home struggles into rewarding achievements.
Now, we will share some of the basics with you. Things like desk organizers, chairs, and more, but we really want to highlight some products that you might not usually associate with an office to start. These items bring more comfort, less stress, and convenience. From most unexpected to the basics, here are 35 items that you need in your home office.
$27.99 at the time of publication
We bet you do not have an essential oil diffuser in your home office! Wouldn’t that be lovely? Aromatherapy relieves stress and makes us happier while we work. The ASAKUKI Essential Oil Diffuser is ideal for improving air quality, scent, dry air, and more. The diffuser can keep a room smelling great for up to 16 hours and comes with an automated shut-off system. Further, there are adjustable mood lights to help you really vibe while you get projects done.
$199.99 at the time of publication
The pains of sitting in an uncomfortable office chair for extended periods of time can be remedied by a neck and back massager like this one. If you’re having a particularly stressful day that’s causing tension in your back or neck, turn the Comfier Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager on and let it transform your home office into a relieving spa. This massager uses innovative 2D/3D finger pressure shiatsu, rolling, air compression, vibration, and heat functions to provide comfort. We believe a massage is an essential part of a home office setup and we encourage you to grab one to keep your body and mind relaxed.
$60 at the time of publication
Now, the Hatch systems sound machine might not be top-of-mind when it comes to your home office, but you might want some privacy or quiet to help you focus on the task at hand. These machines are perfect for helping babies sleep which might also appeal to moms who want to get a little work done while they’re home with the little one.
$26.99 at the time of publication
Fancy a little yoga when things get stressful? We all need to remember to breathe deeply and to stretch throughout the day. Having this Gruper yoga mat is the perfect home office accessory to do just that. This mat comes with a carrying case and it’s made from all eco-friendly materials. It also has special sticky nonslip texture on both sides and is known for being very durable! If you love yoga, take it work with you.
$119.99 at the time of publication
Who says you can’t put a foot massager under your desk? This machine offers a deep-kneading Shiatsu foot massage with its rotation ball, rolling stick, and heating capabilities. We can really get behind this as an unexpected, yet rewarding, tool in every home office. Stay relaxed, folks!
$12.99 at the time of publication
This screen magnifier for your cell phone can help during those moments when you are multitasking and trying to read or view things on your phone. Your home office can be anywhere if you have the right setup and this screen magnifier makes reading the fine print much easier.
$219.99 at the time of publication
Electric fireplaces, like this one made by Flame&Shade, can be mounted to the wall in your home office. And, just look how sleek and awesome it looks! If you want to feel warm and cozy while checking items off your to-do list, there’s no better way than to install this fireplace to add warmth and comfort to your office. You will not regret it.
$48 at the time of publication
In your home office, slippers can be your new work shoes. If you value comfort and warmth and work better with both on your side, you should absolutely grab these versatile slippers that can even handle trips to the mailbox and short walks. Working from home means creating the perfect environment to get stuff done in style.
$140 at the time of publication
While we’re continuing to discuss comfort and warmth in your home office, we’d be mistaken if we did not suggest you getting a throw blanket or two. No one has to know that you’re completely snuggled up in blanket while you work all day. It’s the beauty of working from home!
$30 – $68 at the time of publication
A delicious smelling candle never hurt any room in the home. These Voluspa Maison Candles are made with coconut wax and are known for their luxurious scents that will make your home office not only smell good but look good too thanks to their exterior design. Give your desk some warmth and relax to your favorite scents while you work from home.
$118.33 at the time of publication
When it comes to the walls of our home offices, nothing makes a room feel more loved or cozy than when pictures and art are hung on the walls. From our favorite family photos to that perfect accent piece, we believe that you can never have too many things on your walls. So this Drops of Blue and Teal Print is perfect for bringing color into any room and for that room that just needs “a little something.” This calming work of art would be a welcome addition to any office, we’re sure.
$29.99 at the time of publication
This rustic and functional mail holder box has a five-star rating. Put it on your desk in your home office to keep all your mail in one place, this piece of decor will help keep your office organized. You can keep that desk free from papers and more with this cute little mailbox.
$269 at the time of publication
If the noise machine is not your speed but you still want plenty of privacy and time to work that’s free from noise and interruption, consider noise-canceling headphones. These Bluetooth Bose headphones are also perfect for simply listening to music, podcasts, and more while you work. If your home office lacks the serenity you seek, grab these headphones and cancel that noise.
$99.99 at the time of publication
Conversely, if you want to be the one to make some noise while you work in your home office, these bookshelf speakers would be a great addition. They are affordable and sound excellent playing the soundtrack to your workday. If you get a call or need what you are listening to stopped immediately, just press the button on the remote and your boss will never know that you were rocking out to that Florence + the Machine album.
$21.99 at the time of publication
It’s the perfect minimalistic shelving for the home office that just needs a little “something.” Some days are harder than others and it’s important to keep pictures, objects, and decorations around to remind you that beauty still exists in this world. Put things your kids have made, framed pictures, knickknacks, and more on this smart corner unit.
$19 at the time of publication
It’s the hair accessory everyone needs. Whether you are doing housework, working out, or busy in your home office, these Wrap Life Turbanettes are perfect for keeping hair out of your eyes. If you’re looking for all-day comfort while you cross tasks off your list, this is one of our favorite personal accessories to wear in the office.
$149.99 at the time of publication
Look, we know this time has been stressful for a lot of people. Between the holidays, the last eight months, and not being able to celebrate milestones the same way we used to, it’s tough. And that’s why a punching bag may just be the best thing to put into your home office this year. Blow off steam in between stressful calls and more with this Freestanding Punching Bag.
$49.99 at the time of publication
Before we get to actual desks, we’d like to share with you this Spintray which turns any Peleton bike into a work station. This desk makes it so easy to get your legs moving while also getting work done! If you’d like to turn your Peleton into a calorie-burning home office, this would be the way.
$49.91 at the time of publication
This could be the perfect desk for someone who has limited space but still deserves to be as comfortable and organized while working from home. The Desk York Adjustable Laptop Stand is perfect for all of your tech devices and can be used on just about any surface. Now, any room in your home can become a home office!
$115.10 at the time of publication
As you can probably tell by now, we’re getting into the more “expected” items that are must-haves. Having space to be productive is very important. The Ameriwood Home Candon Desk is an affordable option that looks great with most other furniture. If you don’t already have a desk and would like a place to store all your papers, contracts, etc. This would be the perfect addition to truly make a room feel like a home office.
$186.17 at the time of publication
And you don’t have to look very far for a chair that will go great with the Ameriwood Home Candon Desk. This Walker Edison Furniture Industrial Faux Leather Chair would go beautifully with the desk giving you the perfect, clean look for your home office. Don’t you think that back massager would look great sitting on this every now and then?
$24.99 at the time of publication
These wire baskets are the perfect catchall for items in your home office. If you share your home office with kids or others, you can neatly put away their things to give you an ample amount of space to work. Further, these can be mounted to the wall which makes for a great way to store whatever you want at hand.
$25.99 at the time of publication
Organization in any space is key and it’s also helpful that the thing you’re using to organize your space is pretty as well. Don’t just buy a desk and call it a day. Complete your home office with this desk organizer that will keep your workspace tidy and looking very handsome.
$14.10 at the time of publication
These drawer organizers are key to keeping kitchen and bathroom drawers organized. Why then, are we not using organizers like this in our desk drawers as well. Productivity is tied to organization and keep your home office neat and putting every item in its own space will save you time and give you peace of mind.
$49 at the time of publication
Do you want to feel like a real boss in your home office? Check out this personalized stationery that makes everything you write on it look important. This particular pack comes with notecards, a notepad, and envelopes. You’ll impress yourself, friends, and coleagues with this classy stationary set.
$15.99 at the time of publication
If you’re planning on a mix of working from your home office and offsite locations, a personalized portfolio is just the thing you need to stay organized and look smart. Put your name, your business’s name, or whatever the heck you want on this portfolio and you will truly love the specialized touch it adds.
$24.94 at the time of publication
We’re on a bit of a personalized kick at the moment and we think it really does add something extra. Often, our desks are catchalls for the things we carry and use with us throughout the day. Essentials like wallet, keys, phone, watch, and reading glasses might get scattered across your desk and create clutter. With this Wooden Docking Station, you can keep everything in its place and ready to go! Wouldn’t the desk in your home office look great with this sitting on it?
$99.95 at the time of publication
When coffee and technology collide, you get this brilliant invention by Ember. It’s a mug that comes with its own hot plate. This means that no matter what comes up, nothing will keep you from a delicious cup of piping hot coffee. No trips to the kitchen are necessary, stay in your home office sipping on the perfectly heated beverage!
$16.32 at the time of publication
For many of us, we’re working from a home office as opposed to a regular one for the foreseeable future. One of the silliest parts of office culture is the statement mugs that people bring in to work. Do not miss out on the phone. Grab a mug that expresses how you really feel. With many of us on zoom calls more than we’d ever foreseen, the “you’re on mute” mug feels so right.
$59.99 at the time of publication
The all-new Echo Dot is the perfect tech addition to any home office. And it can be a huge help for you when you are doing multiple things at once. With its sleek design and its convenient clock display, Alexa is there to help with everything.
$899 at the time of publication
An Apple MacBook on sale is certainly hard to come by and this one, in particular, is currently $100 off. So, if you’ve been meaning to upgrade the Mac in your home office, now would be the perfect time to pull the trigger.
$311.21 at the time of publication
Another option for a laptop computer, instead of the MacBook Air, is this Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible Laptop. It comes complete with a touchscreen, a keyboard, but also has the ability to convert into a notebook. It’s also lightweight and has Bluetooth capabilities. Now, this is a piece of tech anyone can get behind and makes completing tasks in your home office and beyond a breeze.
$329 at the time of publication
The Apple iPad is so much more than just a tablet. It can be a book for reading documents, a place to take notes, or a place to bring their creative ideas to life if you’re an artist. iPad’s are great to have in your home office or while you’re on the run to get your job done no matter where the day takes you.
$549.99 at the time of publication
And for those of you who prefer other tech creators to Apple, this SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab offers many of the same perks. It also comes with the redesigned S Pen which can be used for taking notes, drawing, and controlling presentations. Your home office will get a lot more productive with a powerful tech tool like this.
$289 at the time of publication
Be able to check the time, your steps, and your notifications all at the flick of the wrist. The Apple Watch allows you to know what is going on in the world around you all without ever having to take your phone out of your pocket. Obviously, you’ll get the most out of this product if you pair it with an iPhone. This watch boosts productivity and helps you stay on top of tasks while you work in your home office. There are a number of apps to help you stay on top of everything!
There you go! 35 items you should put in your office for a more productive new year! Some of these items will improve your life in a small way while others will help you make big changes for big rewards. We hope you really do take time to get yourself something to help make life easier while you work. You deserve it.
We hope you found the best stuff to help you with your home office journey. We are certainly rooting for you! What are you waiting for? Buy one of these awesome products and fall in love with your office!
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