From the endcaps at your favorite stores to the promotional e-mails in your inbox, back-to-school shopping is in full swing. There are school supplies everywhere, but if you don’t have kids or aren’t in school yourself, you might have some serious shopping envy going on.
Looking at all those school supplies can make a person seriously miss the days of shopping before the academic year begins. So we’re helping out and rounding up some of the cutest, most useful back-to-school supplies that can work for your adult life.
Whether you’re on the hunt for new pens, a bit of cute stationery, or some ways to get organized, here are 30 office supplies to shop for if you miss back-to-school shopping.
From no-smudge pens to the cutest correction tape you’ve ever seen, you can never have enough writing supplies. Whether you’ll be jotting down notes in a meeting, filling out forms, or writing down dates in your calendar, these are the office supplies you need.
Sharpie S-Gel Gel Pens
The no-smudge technology in these pens makes them perfect for left-handers.
Mr. Pen Correction Tapes
Don't sweat mistakes.
ZEYAR Aesthetic Highlighter Pen
Not into neons? These pastel highlighters are perfect.
Seedrulia Retractable Gel Pens
These geometric-themed pens will add a pop of color to your desk.
Staedtler Sliding Retractable Pencil Eraser
Don't worry about using up your pencils' erasers with this handy tool.
Everyone can use a little extra help with organization now and then. From managing your schedule with a planner or desk calendar to keeping all your office supplies in reach and neat, these pieces of office organization are must-haves that also happen to be fun to shop.
bloom daily planners 2022-2023 Academic Year Desk or Wall Calendar
Keep all your meetings straight.
Navtcow Under Desk Drawer Storage Organizer
Save space and add storage? Yes, please.
Backerysupply Large Size Plastic Desk Drawer Organizers
Who says drawer organizers are boring?
SimpleHouseware Heavy Duty 3-Tier Metal Utility Rolling Cart
Keep everything you need within arm's length.
Wall35 Amalfi Hanging File Folders
Small space? Go vertical with hanging shelves.
Of course, the practical office supplies like pens and paper matter, but don’t forget decor. From items that help you relax during your work day to pieces that make your space more inviting, these pieces of office decor can have a bit impact.
Ephany Framed Canvas Wall Art
Keep motivational reminders on full display.
Der Rose 3 Pack Mini Potted Fake Plants
Not much of a green thumb? Grab these faux plants.
MissionMax Modern Pink Small Table Lamp w USB Quick Charging Port
Yes, lamps are functional, but they can also be decor.
Felt Like Sharing Small Felt Letter Board
Leave yourself daily messages.
QIYI Pink Desk Mat for Desktop
Protect your desk with this protector meets mouse pad.
Don’t discount wellness within your office supplies. Work can be stressful, and taking small moments for yourself throughout the day can be a big benefit to your mental health. From desktop games to little pampering moments, these pieces can bring some wellness to work.
RYVE Motivational Calendar
Keep a little motivation on your desk.
Everlasting Comfort Office Foot Rest for Under Desk
Prop up your feet, literally.
ScienceGeek Kinetic Art Asteroid
Give yourself a little distraction.
Knock Knock Self-Care RX Nifty Note
Remind yourself to practice self-care.
Amazon Basics 100ml Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser
A little aromatherapy can have major benefits.
Admittedly, I’m biased when it comes to stationery. It’s one of my favorite things to collect. From sticky notes to note pads to journals, I simply can’t get enough. If you’re like me and see the myriad of notebooks on shelves right now and can’t resist, these items are for you.
Post-it Pop-up Note Dispenser
It's a cat Post-It holder. Need we say more?
BooQool 2022-2023 Planner
Keep up with your schedule on the go.
Personalized Professional Monogrammed Stationery
Craft your own stationery with this personalized option.
Watercolor Sticky Note Pads
Suddenly, taking notes seems a lot more fun.
Five Star Spiral Notebooks
There's just something about an old-fashioned spiral-bound notebook.
There’s a lot of useful office tech out there that can make work a bit better. Whether you’re looking to get focused using noise-canceling headphones or want the perfect laptop stand, these pieces can help streamline your workspace.
HUANUO Desktop Stand for Printer
Keep your desk space clear with a lifted printer stand.
edooi Multifunction Computer Monitor Memo Board
All of your notes and needs right at your desktop.
Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Block out distractions.
Urmust Laptop Stand
Make working a bit more ergonomic.
Cable Management Box by Baskiss
Say goodbye to tangled and messy cords.
If you’ve been experiencing major FOMO over back-to-school shopping, go ahead and indulge with some new office supplies. After all, they’re for work, right?