Been working from home for a while now? You need to upgrade your home office –or your dedicated workspace – with these smart buys, then. Whether you are working from your dining table, you've recently invested in a new desk or you have set up camp on an ironing board, these buys are cheap yet cheerful. From mousepads to wall decals, a vacuum cleaner for your keyboard and cable tidies. We've thought of everything.
So, we've been shopping on Amazon (no surprises there!) and have handpicked 10 top affordable buys to up your working from home game once and for all. Scroll through our gallery below to get browsing. Some of this stuff is great for space-savvy homes and it's actually pretty – no eyesore pen holders around here. And, if you love being organised then you've come to just the right place. Check them out...
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AhfuLife Creative Multifunction Hexagon Makeup Brush Vase Brush Pot Pen Holder | £7.99 at Amazon
A pen pot, stationery holder or somewhere to put your glasses, this seriously stylish storage solution comes in seven colours.
ITNRSIIET Mouse Pad | £5.99 at Amazon
Don't ruin your lovely desk by using your mouse directly on it and buy one of these stylish pads to soften the blow. Choose from a range of patterns, not just marble.
LUCY WEI 4 Pcs Desk Pencil Organizer | £7.42 at Amazon
For the seriously organised among us, this space-savvy invention is great. Perfect for storing and displaying your most-used stationary bits, it's multicoloured, too, so will add a pop of colour to your home office.
OMOTON Phone Holder |
£7.99 £6.79 at Amazon
Because we all need somewhere to keep our smartphones while working from home, and this stand keeps them off our desks but in sight, and you can charge it while you work.
Aothia Eco-Friendly Natural Cork & Leather Double-Sided Office Desk Pad | £48.82 at Amazon
Eco-friendly and made from cork, this double-sided desk pad will protect your desk from scratches, spills and wear and tear. It comes in lots of colours and two sizes.
SOULWIT® Cable Holder Clips | £5.95 at Amazon
An easy way to keep your desk wire-free and your wires tangle-free, this cable holder is great for your phone charger, a mouse cable, your headphone (and mic) lead and much more. So small yet so helpful.
TC Mini Portable Desktop Dust Handheld Cordless Vacuum Cleaner | £9.99 at Amazon
When was the last time you cleaned your keyboard? Use this cute little vacuum to do so and clean up those crumbs from munching your lunch over your laptop.
HENMI 8 Pack Cork Board | £19.99 at Amazon
Peel and stick these hexagonal cork tiles on the wall above your desks and use them to pin up photos, meeting notes, invitations and more. They look good, and they're practical – what else do you need?
Bic Highlighter Grip Pens |
£3.67 £3.36 at Amazon
Helllooooo cute highlighters! Say goodbye to bright boring pens and hello to pastel coloured highlighters – these certainly make ticking things off your to do list a little more fun.
Amada Bamboo Monitor Stand | £22.99 at Amazon
This bamboo stand can be used for monitors or laptops, and it features grooves for your pens, phone, coffee (and much more) to sit. It's eco-friendly, too.