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Add Some Pizzazz to Your Desk with These Quirky Office Accessories

A racoon-shaped pen holder, animal-shaped staplers, and a cactus-shaped humidifier.
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Has your desk become stuffy and boring? Whether you’re working from a home or back at the office, these 10 unique and fun(ny) office supplies are sure to brighten your day.

Most of us spend 40+ hours per week working, so why not make it as fun as possible? If you’re having a rough day or feeling stressed, a quick glance at any of these desk accessories is sure to make you smile.

A Multipurpose Holder for Your Stuff

Bear pen holder on a desk, holding eye glasses.
I’m

A messy desk can make it hard to get your work done and find whatever you need when you need it. These cute wooden animal holders give you a place to stash your phone, pens, scissors, glasses, and more.

You’ll never have to go searching under papers and folders for your phone again, as one of these adorable creatures will keep everything within arm’s reach. The positive quote will also remind you to keep pursuing those goals.

A Hand to Hold Your Phone

A desk with lots of "handy" accessories.
Tech Tools

Need a safe place to stash your cell phone? This handy hand will hold it for you! Made of durable cement and plastic, this phone holder doubles as a paperweight, and is sure to get lots of comments and laughs from your coworkers.

Cable Clips

Eight cable clips in different colors.
Beluga

If you can’t ever find the cord when it’s time to charge your phone, these colorful cable clips will keep it stuck in place, wherever you want it. They also work for earbuds or for keeping any other cords organized.

Not only will they keep you organized, but they’ll add some pops of color to your desk.

Cute Mini Staplers

Panda stapler being used to staple papers.
Deli

These adorable mini staplers will make you never want to go back to that boring Swingline again. The four-pack includes a bear, crocodile, panda, and piggy, or you can buy them individually as well. They’re small (2.4 x 1.2 x 1.4 inches), but they’ll staple up to 12 sheets of paper.

They also all feature a built-in staple remover, so that’s one less thing you’ll have to keep on your desk.

A Donkey Notepad

Three donkey-shaped sticky note holders in white, black, and red.
Monkey Business

Whether you need to leave a note for a coworker, or just need to post a reminder for yourself, this little donkey does it all!

He holds a collection of blank notes in his back and even has a spot to keep your pencil. You can also clip reminder notes in his mouth. This little guy also won’t take up too much space on your desk. He comes in several colors, as well.

Floppy Disk Coasters

Six floppy disk coasters in various colors.
Infiniti Star

Keep your desk surface safe from rings with these fab floppy disk coasters. You’ll feel like you stepped back in time whenever you reach for your coffee mug.

This set of vintage fun includes six floppy coasters in green, blue, yellow, pink, black, and red.

A Dog Butt Mouse Pad

A person using the Corgi butt mouse pad.
123Arts

Replace your boring mouse pad with an adorable dog butt. You rest your wrist on the bubbly butt of a corgi. Everyone who steps into your office or cube will instantly know that, not only do you have great taste in dogs, but you also have a sense of humor.

This mouse pad is available in several colors and styles, so grab one for home and one for work!

A Piggy Wrist Rest

Someone using a mouse with a wrist support piggy.
Religes

If corgi butts aren’t your thing and your mouse pad doesn’t have a wrist rest, you can still add something cute to your desk. This cushiony little piggy will protect your wrist as you work.

Even if you don’t have carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist protection is important if you spend a lot of time on the computer. These come in a two-pack, and they’re available in several colors.

A Cactus Himidifier

Cactus humidifier on a desk.
ONUEMP

This little cactus-shaped USB humidifier will help keep moisture in the air when it’s dry. It’s not an essential oil diffuser, which is best for an office environment, where strong scents might be harmful or annoying to others.

It’s perfect for small spaces, like an office or bedroom, and doesn’t make much noise.

A Perpetual Calendar

Perpetual calendar on a fluffy rug.
Juegoal

One glance at this cute, wooden perpetual calendar, and you’ll instantly know the date. No more searching for your phone under all that clutter on your desk!

Measuring just 4.6 x 2.3 x 4 inches, it takes up much less space on your desk than those huge desk calendars. Plus, it’s cute and stylish.


If your work desk has become too cluttered or just plain boring, add a little whimsy with any of these kitschy office products. You’ll always know what day it is, be able to breathe much easier, and have a designated coaster for your coffee mug.

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