11 affordable items to completely upgrade your home office

Apr 21 2020, 10:16 am

So, it’s been a few weeks since working from home has commenced, and your once-neglected workspace is now probably the place you spend the most time in. 

Having a dedicated workspace is important for productivity, but making it a place you actually want to be in can put you in a better mindset and set the tone for your workday. 

As remote work continues for the foreseeable future, we’ve picked some products that can help give your home office a refresh (and maybe even make your life a little easier!). 

Fancii Cool Mist Desktop USB Humidifier – $30

Fancii Cool Mist Desktop USB Humidifier

Your skin might be drier than usual from spending so much time indoors; if you find yourself reaching for your moisturizer throughout the day, it’s time for a humidifier. This portable USB powered device can provide moisture balance to help you breathe better and improve air quality (and it’s only the size of a water bottle). 

Electric Beverage Heater – $32

Electric Beverage Heater

Back-to-back conference calls means your morning coffee potentially getting cold. Keep it warm with this beverage heater so you can enjoy your cuppa’ any time of the day. 

Seneo 3 in 1 Wireless Charging Station – $37

Seneo 3 in 1 Wireless Charging Station

Say goodbye to all those charging cables because one USB-C cable is all you need. Charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and Airpods all at once with this 3-in-1 wireless charging station that uses just one cable.  

HOMFA Bamboo Desktop Bookshelf – $40

HOMFA Bamboo Desktop Bookshelf

Finding your space cluttered with new items and work stuff? This freestanding shelf is perfect for displaying and storing different sized items. It’s functional, sleek, and even allows you to adjust or expand it to your preference.

Satechi Aluminum USB Headphone Stand – $40

Satechi Aluminum USB Headphone Stand

This sleek headphone stand will keep your cords organized and desk decluttered. It also includes three USB ports so you can connect more devices to your computer (Macbook users know the struggle).

TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with USB Charging Port – $52

TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with USB Charging Port

With five custom levels of brightness and a USB charging port, this multi-angle adjustment lamp can be customized to your liking (and keep your tech charged). Who knew desk lamps could solve so many problems?

AboveTEK Acrylic Computer Monitor Riser – $56

AboveTEK Acrylic Computer Monitor Riser

This acrylic monitor riser can help reduce neck and eye strain, promote better posture, and save space on your desk. On top of that, it’s aesthetically pleasing. Can’t go wrong with that! 

Rivet Mid-Century Stoneware Planter with Wood Stand – $57

Rivet Mid-Century Stoneware Planter with Wood Stand

If you’re already a plant owner, give your green friends a lift and add some minimalist design to your corner with this ceramic planter

Betus Retro Style Flip Clock – $60

Betus Retro Style Flip Clock

If you’re tired of checking the time on your phone, this stylish clock is the fix. Add some personality to your space with this retro-style time-teller — just don’t get distracted watching it flip through!

Umbra Nesta Tiered Planter – $100

Umbra Nesta Tiered Planter

Indoor air is just as important as outdoor air. Add some greenery to your space with this two-tiered succulent planter and let those plants cleanse the air of unwanted toxins.

Door Mounted Mirror Cabinet – $100

Door Mounted Mirror Cabinet

If you’re feeling a little claustrophobic, try adding a mirror into your space to make it feel bigger. This over-the-door mirror can do the trick, and it also doubles as a storage rack for your cosmetics!

Hopefully this list has motivated you to look at your space a little differently. A simple upgrade like a clock or a monitor riser can almost make your place feel new and makes spending those hours in your home office that much better.


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