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31 (Actually Useful) Gift Ideas for the Home Office

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Whether your friends are remote workers or you have a family member who loves spending time in their home office, treating them to cool and useful office accessories is a great way to spoil them this holiday season. The perfect gift for someone who works from home should enhance their productivity, be visually pleasing, and make them comfortable. To take the guesswork out of finding the best home gifts, below are home office gift ideas they will love.

1. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug (Amazon)

Nothing ruins a work day more than a lukewarm cup of coffee! The good news is that smart mugs exist. Your gift recipient doesn’t have to reheat their coffee in the microwave; get them this Ember temperature mug instead. There is a good reason why this smart mug has over six thousand reviews and a 4.6-star rating on Amazon.

It can keep a coffee mug perfectly hot for up to an hour on a single charge. Another bonus is that it be controlled with a smartphone to set the temperature. The mug also auto-sleeps when it senses that there is no liquid. It also comes in a variety of colors like red and white. (But if you were to ask me, I think black is a great option.)

2. Under Desk Treadmill (Amazon)

Are you shopping for a family member that loves to stay fit? Then this under-desk treadmill is a good idea, especially if they don’t have the time to go for a morning jog.

They can attend a video conference, answer emails, and accomplish other things on their to-do lists while getting some steps in. It is a great way for them to stay active while getting some work done. These can be expensive, so it’s not a bad idea to make it a group gift too.

3. Cable Management Box (Amazon)

This practical gift will make their office space nice and tidy and keep their cords from collecting dust. There’s room for power strips as well as USB, tablet, and cell phone cords. Plus, the simple minimalist design can fit any office decor.

4. Noise Cancelling Headphones (Amazon)

Working from home comes with its downsides, like screaming children in the background and lawn mower sounds that make it hard to concentrate. Thankfully, these wireless, noise-cancelling headphones exist. The best thing about these headphones is that your gift receiver can use them for up to 3 hours.

5. LED Desk Lamp with 10W Fast Wireless Charger (Amazon)

This smart desk lamp will be their new favorite home office gift. Not only does it give a computer desk a modern look, but it also provides a lot of light. Your friend or family member can choose seven brightness levels and five color modes.

The lamp also features a wireless fast-charging port! So while they are working, they can charge their cell phone. And if your loved one forgets to turn off the lamp, it will automatically switch off after 40 to 60 minutes.

6. Under Desk Drawer Organizer (Amazon)

Does your gift recipient have a small space on their home office desk? No problem! This unique home office gift will provide additional storage space for their stationery and papers.

All they have to do is use the provided non-marking adhesive tape to install the desk organizer. This is great if they don’t know how to use drilling tools to install things.

7. Ergonomic Kneeling Chair (Wayfair)

It’s pretty hard to do your best work when your back hurts from sitting for long hours. If your loved one is experiencing this, help them achieve a good posture with this kneeling ergonomic office chair.

The advantage of this style is that it will put your friend in an upright position. It will also lengthen their hip flexors (which get tight when sitting). Additionally, the chair does a great job of releasing pressure on the glutes and hamstring muscles, while promoting a neutral lumber spine.

8. Portable Lap Desk with Pillow Cushion (Amazon)

Sometimes the comfiest place to complete work is in bed. But instead of your family member putting their laptop on their lap, gift them this portable desk.

It has a pillow cushion underneath to make holding the desk on their lap comfortable. Plus, your loved one will also love the cellphone slot on the platform.

9. Google Nest Hub (Best Buy)

When they are too busy to check who is ringing the doorbell, your family member can use their Google Nest hub to help them see who it is without leaving their home office.

They can also control other things in their home, such as the lights, thermostats, and more, all from the comfort of their desk.

10. Gel Memory Foam Keyboard Wrist Rest Pad (Amazon)

Having your hand on a work surface for hours gets very uncomfortable. So to ensure that your loved one isn’t experiencing this discomfort, spoil them with this wrist rest pad.

It is made of comfortable memory foam and a soft smooth breathable material. The rest pad also features a non-skid rubber base. This provides a heavy grip to prevent sliding or unwanted movement.

11. Stand-Up Desk (Amazon)

An easy way for your friend not to slump over their desk for hours is with this adjustable standing desk. The desk has 3 preset buttons that allow them to customize their desired heights.

It also features an L-shaped table top which is great for adding another desktop. And if they want to sit down, it is easy to switch the desk from a standing desk to a sitting one.

12. Bedside Smartphone Vase (Uncommon Goods)

If you can’t decide whether to get them a vase or a smartphone stand, why not get them both? It is the perfect home office gift. The part stand and part vase will make their workspace look visually pleasing, and best of all, the stand is practical.

13. MultiBey Gold Paper Clips in Elegant Magnetic Marble White (Amazon)

This paper clip holder by Multibey caught our attention by offering a chic design! The marble and white office decor is a perfect way to transform an office into a stylish oasis.

Beautiful design aside, this paper clip holder can store 100 clips. Now your friend doesn’t have to worry about their paper clips getting tangled on their office floor.

14. AMUSIGHT Acrylic Calendar for Wall (Amazon)

Upgrade their office walls with this chic acrylic calendar wall. The board features a gold calendar where they can plan for the week and stay organized.

15. Keurig K-Iced Single Serve Coffee Maker (Amazon)

If you bought them a smart coffee mug, why not get a fancy coffee maker for their office? Help them enjoy a tasty brew while they get work done. Whether they want a cold or hot brew, the coffee maker will automatically adjust to the temperature. It also has a removable reservoir to make up to 4 cups to last them long hours of work.

16. Yamazaki Deskbar Accessory Storage (West Elm)

Anyone who works from home knows that desk accessories make all the difference. So spoil them with this Japanese-designed deskbar. It boasts clean lines to store stationary and glasses.

17. Yobro Positivity Motivational Week Calendar (Amazon)

If your best friend has been complaining about work-related stress, gift them this motivation week calendar. Each page has a positive quote to give them a weekly dose of positivity!

18. ROUGH DRAFT MINI NOTEBOOK – I AM VERY BUSY, PINK (Bando)

This is the perfect gift for the busy woman in your friend group. Plus, the pink is great for anyone who has a girly office theme. It has 160 lined pages, and each page has space for dates.

19. Rogue Paq Travel Paris Scissors (Anthropologie)

Anyone who loves everything about Paris will be delighted to receive this as a gift. The Eiffel Tower scissors are as elegant as it is practical.

20. Acrylic Headphones Stand (Anthropologie)

Headphones can take up quite a lot of working space when they’re lying on the desk. So, to ensure the headphones are stored properly and easy to reach, get an acrylic stand.

21. Aesthetic Pastel Sticky Notes Set of 528 with Tabs (Amazon)

When in doubt, spoil your workaholic friend with aesthetically pleasing stationery! These pastel sticky notes are guaranteed to make their office space look modern. Plus, it comes with 528 tabs to help them stay on top of work.

22. ASAKUKI 100ml Essential Oil Diffuser (Amazon)

Essential oil diffusers can instantly add beauty to an otherwise boring office space. It’s the perfect present for anyone whose office space needs to feel more like a cozy, productive space than a cold corporate office.

Did we also mention that it comes with an automatic water shut-off? This important feature will prevent the diffuser from overheating just in case it runs out of water.

23. Cyezcor Video Conference Lighting Kit (Amazon)

Help them say goodbye to dim online conference videos with this lighting kit. It has the same design as ring lights, so it offers very good lighting. All they have to do is clamp it on their laptop to get a brighter video quality. Everybody on their Zoom call will wonder how their videos are so well-lit.

24. Wakey Wakey Under Eye Patches (Ulta)

If your partner works late into the night, these highly-rated eye patches will help them get rid of dark circles. The aptly named patches contain caffeine, vitamin C & hyaluronic acid to brighten the under eye.

25. PRINTED MOUSEPAD (Mark and Graham)

Upgrade their computer accessories with this stylish mousepad. Make it extra special by getting it personalized with their initials. It’s a great way to show thoughtfulness and consideration for their WFH life.

What’s more, the mouse pad is made from high-quality and stain-proof neoprene, which makes it an exceptional office gift!

26. COMMUTE CLUTCH (Mark and Graham)

This clutch is not only perfect for commuting in style, but it’s also convenient for storing earphones, tablets, phones, stationery, and more. Add their initials to the clutch for a personalized touch.

27. MONOGRAMMED CORRESPONDENCE CARDS, SET OF 25 (Mark and Graham)

Does your friend frequently send handwritten notes or letters? These personalized cards are the perfect gift! Having their monogram on the cards will add a professional touch to their communications.

28. TOOLF 3-Tier Rolling Cart (Amazon)

A rolling cart is a home-office essential. It is perfect for creating extra storage for files and books. Plus, a cart is great for creating a coffee and snack station.

29. Desk Fan (Amazon)

Nothing slows down productivity like working in a hot office! It’s uncomfortable and distracting. So consider gifting your best friend this fan to make sure they’re nice and cool while they work. It has four speeds and a brushless motor to reduce noise.

30. Simmer Stone Gold Magazine Holder (Amazon)

Make her home office a more inviting and stylish place to work in by gifting her this gold magazine holder. It features a five-slot organizer to keep all her fancy magazines or books on display. It’s the best way to make a fashion statement in a workspace!

Another bonus is this versatile magazine holder is made from sturdy iron wire, which makes it durable.

31. Compact Dry Food Dispenser (Amazon)

Help your partner create the ultimate snack station in their home office with these mini dispensers. They can add oatmeal, dried fruits, and more for their lunch break.

These gift ideas for a home office are exactly what your best friend or relative needs to make their work environment productive.

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Hi! My name is Temwa and I have an obsession with all things lifestyle. Whether it's home decor, classy fashion, beauty products, or gift ideas -- you will find me writing about those topics. When I'm not sitting at my laptop, you will find me making press-on nails over the weekend!