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Home may be where the heart is, but for many of us, it's more like the office. Yes, we spend more of our waking hours in cubicles than nestled by the fire in our cozy cribs. But, unfortunately, industrial office supplies and black, spiral notebooks don't exactly make for the most pleasant decor.
That's why we culled 23 desk accessories that not only show off your personality, but they're also guaranteed to make you smile every time you use 'em — which is gonna be a lot, obviously. From a balance-ball chair that makes sitting for eight hours a bit easier to a terrarium that brings the beach indoors, these picks are sure to boost productivity (okay, maybe not) and creativity. After all, if you've got to keep your nose to the grindstone, the grindstone should at least be pretty.
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