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Useful and Fun Gifts for People Who Work From Home

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Home Sweet Office

Whether they’ve been working remotely for years or are fairly new to the work-from-home lifestyle, one of these gift ideas is sure to brighten their day (and their home office). And because "work" means different things for different people, we’ve included a few unexpected gifts, too. 


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Luxo LS Task Light
Amazon
Paper Paper Bin
Hay

Paper Paper Bin

$25 from Hay

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This colorful bin is made of recycled paper and can be used for storage or as a receptacle for waste paper (just nothing wet, please). It’s available in four color combos, and measures about 12 inches tall and 10 inches in diameter.


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CloudValley Webcam Cover Slide
Amazon

CloudValley Webcam Cover Slide

$7 from Amazon

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A sliding webcam cover is a simple way to provide some peace of mind for anyone who spends time in front of a laptop and worries about not being camera-ready. This set of two is available in four different colors.


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Wall Surge Protector Outlet Extender
Amazon

Wall Surge Protector Outlet Extender

$15 from Amazon

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There never seem to be enough electrical outlets, right? This surge-protected outlet extender has five three-prong outlets, plus two USB and one USB-C ports for charging phones and laptops.


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TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager
Amazon
Sunbeam Heating Pad
Amazon
Personalized Leather Mousepad
Etsy
Logitech C920x HD Pro Webcam
Amazon

Logitech C920x HD Pro Webcam

$60 from Amazon

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Whether they've worked at home for years or started doing so during the pandemic, a quality webcam is essential for getting the job done. This one gets solid reviews for its background-altering features, dual microphones, and lighting adjustment and autofocus. 


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Oxo Good Grips Sweep & Swipe Laptop Cleaner
Amazon
Royal Seat Cushion
Purple Innovation, LLC.

Royal Seat Cushion

$79 from Purple

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For anyone who is still trying to make the kitchen chair do double duty as a home office chair, there’s the Royal Seat Cushion. Purple promises up to five hours of comfortable "sit time," and the zippered cover is machine-washable.

Personalized Do Not Disturb Wooden Door Sign
Etsy
Husky Adjustable-Height Work Table
Home Depot Product Authority, LLC.

Husky Adjustable-Height Work Table

$199 and up from Home Depot

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No one needs to spend hundreds of dollars for a fancy motorized sit-stand desk; a manual work table like this does the same thing for far less money. The casters mean the table can easily be moved around an office, and the solid wood top measures 24 inches deep and is available in four widths, ranging from 46 to 72 inches.


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Magicafé Stainless Steel French Press
Amazon

Magicafé Stainless Steel French Press

$32 from Amazon

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Coffee makes the workday go by, but too much caffeine will ruin productivity. This French press holds 12 ounces, just enough for a single serving, and its stainless-steel body won’t break like a glass carafe can (but those colors will brighten up a drab home office).

Aothia Office Desk Pad
Amazon

Aothia Office Desk Pad

$13 and up from Amazon

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Give the home office an instant makeover (or just cover up that nasty scratch in the desktop) with this cork-backed desk pad. It’s available in 10 colors, including a cheerful orange and cool blue, and three sizes. 


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Plants.com | Best Place for a Wide Variety
Plants.com

Plants.com | Best Place for a Wide Variety

Price varies from Plants.com

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A green plant can brighten up any room and add a bit of color. Plants.com's selection includes succulents, air plants, tropical and flowering plants, hanging plants, floor plants, and more; you can also choose from different sizes. A delivered plant will be potted for your recipient directly from the company's greenhouse.


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Modway Articulate Mesh Office Chair
Amazon

Modway Articulate Mesh Office Chair

$161 and up from Amazon
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If they need an office chair that’s extra-adjustable, this model is the most versatile one we could find for the price. Independent one-touch levels allow a user to adjust seat height as well as the tilt of the padded seat and mesh back and the back height. The armrests can also be adjusted somewhat, and the fabric is available in six color options. Bonus: a 331-pound weight limit makes this a good option for bigger people.

SimpleHouseware Heavy Duty 3-Tier Metal Utility Rolling Cart
Amazon
FlexiSpot Standing Desk Converter
FlexiSpot

Flexispot Height Adjustable Standing Desk

$120 from Amazon
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There are a myriad of these convertible desk risers sold on Amazon, and many of them get equally decent user reviews. This Flexispot one is an Amazon top seller, and it gets an exceptionally high average score from owners. The adjustable keyboard tray is removable, and the whole structure can be raised nearly 18 inches from desk height. It also carries a warranty of five years. The brand offers a wide variety of these desks converters, some with motors to make adjustment even easier.


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Vobaga Coffee Mug Warmer
Amazon
Reva Mini Curbside Trash and Recycle Can 2 Piece Pencil Cup Set
Wayfair LLC

Reva Mini Curbside Trash and Recycle Can 2-Piece Pencil Cup Set

$18 from Wayfair

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Add a touch of whimsy to a desk with this pair of storage cups designed to look like trash and recycling bins. The wheels spin and the tops close, too!


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