In April, we all get a little impatient waiting for warmer weather (even though spring just happened).
And, the whole being-stuck-in-the-office-all-day only makes things tougher, especially if your chair faces a stark-white wall instead of a window looking out onto the perfectly blue sky.
Luckily, I know just the trick: Bring the sunshine to you!
Seriously—with any of these 17 items, your desk will feel instantly cooler and brighter, no matter how dull your workspace is.
1. Mini Flower Humidifier , $14.95
The freshness of flowers, indoors.
2. Shark Business Card Holder , $18
Intimidate them with your décor and your qualifications.
3. Botanical Pencils , $14
You can make your own garden without all the stress of trying to keep plants alive.
4. Palm Fronds Water Bottle , $34.95
Spring clean your bland water bottle with something fresh and vibrant.
I promise it won’t sting—but it will make your desk shine (even in the dark!).
6. Finch Desk Organizer , $28
A pop o’ color is just what you need to brighten any basic desk.
7. Chick Magnets , $9.95
A punny (and seasonal) way to hang up photos, notes, or cards.
8. Flamingo Pen , $8
No matter what you’re writing, it’s bound to have personality.
9. “What’s the Bug Idea?” Container Set , $39.99
Your lunch will look that much more appetizing (plus, you can bring it outside on your break!).
10. Beach Bound Paperclip Set , $8
Leave little hints to your boss to book a Friday beach day in the future (or, at least make your notes look cute).
11. Mini Popsicle Highlighters , $10
A cool new way to get through memos on memos.
12. Desktop Croquet Set , $30
A classic warm-weather sport you can bring with you wherever you are.
13. Imaginative Agenda Desk Calendar , $7.99
Fill your days with thoughts of summer (and maybe some summer plans, too).
14. “Hello Sunshine” Journal , $18
Who needs real sunshine when you can feel like one every day?
15. Shell Sipper Cup , $10.95
A better way to hydrate—period.
16. Polka Dot Stapler , $9.95
Your supplies should be bold and bright, just like your mood.
17. Floral Dimensional Notepad , $24
Your ideas will bloom right before your eyes.
As an Associate Editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author