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Nov 27 2016
by Fresh U Editors

11 Desk Accessories You Didn't Realize You Needed Until Now

By Fresh U Editors - Nov 27 2016

You're studying at your desk surrounded by pens, crumpled up papers, and overall clutter. While desk aesthetic isn't your top priority, studies actually show that having a decluttered and pleasant workspace can actually increase your productivity. For the sake of your grades, check out some of these desk accessories ranging from functional to fun. 

1. A Cord Holder


Never let your chords slip off your desk again. Get this life saver for $6.67 below. 

Comroll 4 Slot Cable Clip Holder, Desktop Cord Management Fixture

2. Magnetic Stress Balls 


Don't turn to social media when you procrastinate! Pick up these magnetic stress balls for $9.99.

Glantop® Magnetic Sculpture Desk Toy for Intelligence Development and Stress Relief (Set of 160 Balls, 1 Magnet Base)

3. A Mini-Desk Humidifier


This humidifier purifies the air around you and lights up for only $14.89.

Fanme F-001 Mini Air Humidifier Portable Cool Purifier Ultra Quiet Crystal Mist Dispenser with Safety Automatic Shut-Off USB Cable LED Night Light 120ml Blue

4. Rose Mousepad


This pretty-yet-functional mousepad is only $5.57.

Mouse Pad Pink Roses 36230 Oblong Shaped Mouse Mat Design Natural Eco Rubber Durable Computer Desk Stationery Accessories Mouse Pads For Gift

5. Vintage Wooden Calendar


Throwback Thursday with this classic calendar for $16.88.

YOFIT Vintage Wooden Block Perpetual Calendar Desk Accessory Shabby Rustic Chic (Golden Numbers) (Golden Numbers)

6. A Cat That Holds Post-It Notes


You definitely didn't know you needed this could you not want it? Selling for only $5.52.

Post-it Cat Figure Pop-up Note Dispenser, 3 inch x 3 inch, (CAT-330)

7. Magnetic Photo Tree


Reminisce on happier times while you frantically try to finish the paper you left until the last minute. Order this photo tree for $16.91. 

Umbra Laurel Magnetic Photo Tree, Black

8. Wooden Desk Organizer


Clear your space and your mind with this desk organizer, which goes for $16.99.

Desk Drawer & Makeup Storage Organizer by Collections Etc

9. A Desk Aquarium


You can't have a dog in your dorm, but you can have a fish! Pick up this aquarium for $24.49.

Tetra 29008 Waterfall Globe Aquarium

10. Mood Lighting That Charges Your Phone


This desk lamp has three levels of brightness and USB ports to charge your phone. At $26.99 it's not exactly cheap, but it's still pretty cool. 

MoKo Smart LED Desk Lamp, Dimmable Eye-Care Table Ambience Lighting / Bedside Lamp / Nightstand Lamp, 3-Level Brightness, Touch-Sensitive Control, Built-in 6 USB Smart Charging Port, Rose Gold

11. An Acrylic Stapler


This may be a bit too elegant for a college student's desk, but at least you can staple your last-minute homework in style. Selling at $21.95.

Acrylic & Gold Stapler by OfficeGoods - A Classic Modern Design to Brighten Up Your Desk - Elegant Office Desk Accessory

Lead Image Credit: Amazon

Editor's note: As part of Amazon's affiliate program, Fresh U may receive a small percentage of any sales resulting from this article. 

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