15 Adorable Pieces of Office Décor That Will Actually Make You Want to Go to Work

These genius office accessories will completely transform that cubicle in seconds.

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It doesn't matter if your office is on the 30th floor of a skyscraper or tucked into a corner of your home: You deserve to be happy while you're working. But short of throwing off the shackles of employment to travel around the world, it can be hard to create a happy ambiance in your workspace. Luckily, we've found adorable office décor items that will actually make you want to get to work, whether you're holding down a 9-to-5 gig or you've mastered the art of home office freelancing. And if you're looking for more ways to spark joy in your living space, check out these 15 Hygge Accessories That Will Make Your Home Warm and Cozy for Winter 2020.

Best Life's editors have scoured the internet to bring you the best products out there, and we're hoping you'll love them as much as we do. Full disclosure: we may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page, but that doesn't mean you'll pay more for them (we'd never do that to you!). Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece's initial publication date, but it's the internet and we can't guarantee that these sweet, sweet deals will last forever, so scoop them up before someone else does!

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This 12-month planner

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ban.do

Getting a great planner used to mean picking between black, beige…and a different shade of beige. If you're looking to kick off the decade on the right foot, look no further than this joyful piece from ban.do, which not only features year, month, and week views, but also vibrant artwork, stickers, a personality quiz, and even a 3D page complete with glasses! If you're a visual organization person, you'll also love how each month has even been assigned its own color that ties into that month's artwork, to-dos, and compliments. And for more ways to stay on track in 2020, check out these 23 Genius Products That Will Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions.

$20$15 at ban.do
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This rotating desk tray

white desk tray
Vitra

As much as we'd all like to have infinite desk space, there's only so much area you can jam full of stuff before reaching for a pen becomes a risky maneuver. Instead of overcrowding your work area, you can economize space with this beautifully minimalist dual-level rotating desk tray. It's perfect for stacking supplies, personal belongings, or your smartphone, easily fitting into any space or corner thanks to the upper level's full swivel.

$70 at Vitra
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This iridescent stapler

silver stapler
ban.do

Has someone stolen your beloved red Swingline stapler again?! Replace it with something you'll really get attached to, like this shimmering, iridescent tool made of lucite. It's as functional as it is stylish, bringing a pop of personality to any office. And if you're looking for more ways to brighten up your workspace, check out these 15 Target Rugs that Will Tie the Room Together.

$26 at ban.do
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This pencil organizer

geometric pencil older
ban.do

Keeping your pens and pencils organized doesn't always have to be the job of a repurposed coffee mug. Why not use it as an opportunity to brighten up your workplace? This unique pink wire pen and pencil holder is inspired by architectural drawings and will help you keep all your writing utensils right where they need to be. And if you're looking for more ways to keep things where they belong, check out these 15 Organizing Products Your Inner Neat Freak Will Love in 2020.

$30 at ban.do
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This sleek trash can

tan trash can
Wayfair

To be fair, trash isn't always the first thing people think of when they're looking to feel better about going to work. But when you're managing your mess with something as well-designed and sleek as this step-activated trash can from Brabanita, it suddenly makes a lot more sense. This 5.3-gallon unit is the perfect size for keeping your desk and workspace waste situation under control. And if you're looking to upgrade that other essential work area in your house, check out these 15 Incredible Accessories for a Complete Garage Makeover.

$110 at Wayfair
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6
These decorative file folders

floral folders
Rifle Paper Co.

Shuffling and filing paperwork may not be the most glamorous of office activities, but when it looks as bold and colorful as these stylish file folders, it's hard not to feel a whole lot better about the task. This set of six folders includes two of each beautiful design, as well as 12 handy adhesive labels to help keep you organized.

$14 at Rifle Paper Co.
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This adorable pencil cup

pink pencil cup with googly eyes
ban.do

Sure, you could store your writing utensils and tools in any old water glass…But then it wouldn't add the same amount of personality to your desk as this adorable piece, would it? This frosted pink cup will be giving you googly eyes all day as you work.

$12$9 at ban.do
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8
This handy desk calendar

floral monthly calendar
Rifle Paper Co.

Where does the time go? With this beautifully designed desk calendar from Rifle Paper Co., you can probably start getting towards the answer to that question. With spiral-bound pages, a stand, and artwork and coloring that accompanies each month, you'll be able to keep track of what day it is without having to frantically ask a coworker or mistakenly tell clients to "have a nice weekend" on a Tuesday ever again!

$16 at Rifle Paper Co.
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This colorful tape dispenser

pink tape dispenser
ban.do

The tape dispenser is the workhorse of the desk, but that doesn't mean you have to opt for functionality over form with yours. With this minimalist pink number, you'll have an adorable addition to your desk that's every bit as pretty as it is practical.

$15 at ban.do
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This cute desk planter

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Etsy

Adding a few small plants is hands down one of the best ways to brighten up your office or workspace. So why not take things to the next level with an adorable planter that will give those succulents even more aesthetic appeal? These adorable plant pots come in a variety of sizes, making them easy to customize to any existing plant size or mix and match to start a whole new desk garden. And even if you don't have a green thumb, they also make great office supply holders, too.

$10 and up at Etsy
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This wire photo clip frame

gold wire clip photo frame
World Market

No room on your desk for a traditional picture frame? No problem. This wire photo frame makes it easy to turn any wall or corner in a nostalgia station, with enough space to fit at least seven pictures that will help lift your spirits while you're putting in those long hours.

$20$16 at World Market
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These alligator bookends

gold alligator bookends
CB2

Whether you're using them to create a tableau of your favorite books or to keep notebooks and planners in line, bookends provide a perfect opportunity to add a pop of personality to your desk. This gilded gator is will look great with pretty much any décor motif you're going for and makes for an easy, fun way to liven things up.

$30 at CB2
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This desk tool organizer

orange desk organizer
Vitra

Some desk jobs require more than just a pen cup to keep things organized. This minimalist toolbox is a well-designed way to consolidate your writing utensils, rulers, scissors, charger cables, and anything else you might need. It's also perfect for anyone who's lacking in desk drawer space or wants an organization option that can easily be stowed in a cabinet or closet when it's not in use.

$50 at Vitra
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This week-to-week to-do notepad

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ban.do

To-do lists penned on scraps of paper have a bad habit of going missing when you actually need to consult them. Luckily, you can easily keep yourself on track with this desktop week-to-week notepad. With 52 undated sheets with space to mark off important meetings, reminders, and goals you'd like to achieve, it's the perfect way to get on top of those New Year's resolutions—no matter what month you actually start them in.

$10 at ban.do
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This workspace print

floral print in white frame next to flowers
Etsy

People in the '70s may have gotten by on pictures of kittens hanging in there, and '90s productivity may have thrived on bold images of mountain climbers with motivational quotes underneath them, but today's design standards demand something significantly cuter. This print makes for an adorable addition to your wall, cubicle, or desk space with an artistic representation of a cheeky, inspirational, or humorous saying that will help you get through your day every time you glance at it.

$6 at Etsy
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