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The Best Work-From-Home Essentials at Target

Creating a home office space is a whole lot easier (and less expensive) than you think!

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Target’s got you covered

Whether you are working from a tiny studio apartment in the city or a larger house with designated office space, you may not be prepared to work from home. Luckily, everything you need for a fully functional office space is available at Target—and it won’t cost you a hefty chunk of your paycheck, plus home office expenses are one of the tax deductions you can’t afford to miss. From all-in-one printers and WiFi boosters to paper and pens—even makeshift desks and standing options as well—we have rounded up the best work-from-home essentials.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.


Canon Pixma Wireless Inkjet All-in-One Printer


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This well-equipped, wireless all-in-one printer from Canon isn’t the cheapest model you can buy, but it definitely offers a lot of bang for the buck. Features of the scanner/copier/printer include dual paper trays, automatic off, photo-quality print, legal-size document glass, borderless photo prints, flatbed design, and automatic 2-sided printing. You can also print directly from your mobile device and control the printer via a smartphone app. Here’s exactly what you need to be successful when working from home.

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Calico Designs stow away desk


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No room for an actual desk? No problem! This super chic, compact, and portable desk is the perfect space-saving solution. Two side levers allow you to fold or unfold and lock the desk into place in a matter of seconds. Then, when you are done working, it quickly folds up and can be easily stored. Now that you have a desk, follow these 22 tips to keep it organized.

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Up & Up printer paper


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Don’t forget to buy enough paper for your printer! This multipurpose printer paper from Target’s own brand Up & Up works in most high-speed printers and copiers. It is super high quality and even certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). This pack offers 750 sheets of letter-size, 20-lb weight, and 92 brightness printing paper. Follow this advice on how successful people organize their computer desktops.

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Google Nest WiFi router


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One key necessity for any home office is high-speed internet—and making sure it is available all throughout your home. This Google Nest WiFi Router works with your internet service to give it a boost, providing up to 2200-square-feet of fast, reliable Wi-Fi coverage. How does this translate to your productivity? It will enable you to walk from room to room on a video call without an uninterrupted signal, for one. There’s no better time to smarten up your home with the latest technology! Here are the 18 things you need for a truly functional smart home.


Apple iPad Pro 11-inch Wi-Fi Only


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If you have been debating the purchase of that new iPad, there is no better time then the present. This 11-inch iPad Pro is a versatile tool for business you can take everywhere. It features an all-screen design with an immersive Liquid Retina display and is powerful enough to run pro apps like Microsoft Office. You can mark up documents and take notes with the Apple Pencil or add the Magic Keyboard for a full-size keyboard with built-in trackpad. Want to make sure you get the best deal on everything for your home office? Here are money-saving Target hacks.

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Room Essentials mesh office chair


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While this office chair may look basic, reviewers rave about this bestseller, attesting that it is “very comfortable,” “sturdy,” and offers “great back support.” It is also on the smaller side, so it is perfect for that temporary makeshift office space in your home. And you aren’t going to find a better deal in town.

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Project 62 bamboo desk storage with wireless charger


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This chic meets functional medium desk storage organizer with wireless charger keeps your desk tidy and organized, offering four compartments—sticky notes stand, pen holder, pin and clip holder, a cell phone shelf and more. It also has a built-in USB and charging slots at the back so you can plug in and charge all of your devices.


Project 62 Amherst Mid Century modern desk


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We love this multi-purpose desk slash console from Target’s Project 62. While you work from home, it serves as a totally chic workspace. Once you head back to the office for good, you can use it as a console or accent table in your living space. Speaking of multipurpose, here are a bunch of clever and game-changing IKEA furniture hacks to DIY immediately.

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Project 62 hanging file holder


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Where function meets home office fashion! Keep all your documents organized in style with this sleek and stylish, shiny gold file holder. It comes with six hanging black grid file holders, each built to hold three full files. When you’re back in the office, you’ll want to know these tips for an organized cubicle.

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UBrands plant file folders


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Manila folders may be fine for your at-work office, but when you are working from the comfort of your own home, you should opt for a more stylish alternative. A really great way to add some style to your makeshift desk is with the help of these totally on-trend, botanical file folders. Each pack comes with six folders, two of each design.


JLab Studio ANC Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones


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Whether you are working from your studio apartment in the city with loud neighbors on all sides or from the home that you share with your noisy and active children, you can probably use a little help filtering the sounds of life out. These JLab Studio wireless noise-canceling headphones will do the trick. Are these the right option for you? Find out how to determine the best headphones for your individual needs.

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Motorola Boom2+ BT Headset


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Take all your work calls without having to carry around your phone. The Motorola Boom2+ BT Headset offers next level hands-free audio experience paired with top-notch comfort. The tiny contraption offers a dual-mic with noise cancellation technology for uninterrupted calls with up to seven hours of talk time per charge.

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Sonos Move portable speaker


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Music can come in handy when you are trying to work from home. After all, many of us need to block out the other noises in our home so we can focus. Since your WFH life is only temporary, this battery operated portable speaker from Sonos is the perfect addition to your home office. Even cooler? It is totally waterproof and drop resistant, making it the perfect indoor/outdoor speaker for when you want to move your office space al fresco.

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Acer Spin Chromebook


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If you need a work device that is a little more than a tablet but not quite a fully functioning computer, then you should check out one of Acer’s budget-friendly Chromebooks. For a little over $300, this Acer Spin 1 is basically a portable 11.6″ touch convertible laptop slash tablet slash display slash tent with a stunning HD display. It is also super slim and has enough juice to stay powered for 10 hours of use.


Project 62 Valencia LED Task Lamp


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This compact task lamp features a metal body with glossy brass finish and sleek on-off touch switch. The shade throws off downward focused light, making it the perfect addition to your desk. It can be purchased with or without an energy-efficient LED light bulb. Commit the daily habits of naturally productive people to memory.

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BIC Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, medium tip, 10 pack


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The BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pen, with a 1.0mm medium point, is the number one selling ballpoint pen at Target and will provide you with a consistent writing experience. It is also super budget-friendly, with each pen in this pack of ten averaging out to about 15 cents each. Did you know that BIC pens almost had a different name? Here’s the history behind your favorite pens.

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‎BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, medium tip, 4 pack


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Don’t forget to stock up on highlighters! This pack of four chisel tip BIC Brite Liner Highlighters in neon yellow, pink, green, and orange, will help you mark up your documents in super bright fluorescent ink, helping you emphasize your notes, documents, textbooks, and more. Follow these tips to get motivated and stop procrastinating.

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Archer standing desk


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If a standing desk is more your workspace speed, look no further than this all-in-one Archer Standing Desk. It literally offers everything you need in a workspace, including a large work surface capable of holding your laptop, pen and pencil holders, or any other gadgets, and three open shelves perfect for storing books, notepads, and paper. And, if you don’t feel like standing, you can always pull up a tall chair. While sitting too long at your desk is bad for your health, standing can also have a negative impact. Find out how long is too long to stand.

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Leah Groth
Leah is a Philadelphia-based writer, editor, mother and product junkie. Her obsessions include old houses, home design, fashion, beauty, books and anything that makes her life — which includes working full-time and taking care of two "spirited" children and a Vizsla puppy — a little bit easier. Her work has appeared on a variety of publications and websites, including Glamour, Prevention, Business Insider, Livestrong, Mindbodygreen, Fatherly, Scary Mommy, Wonderwall and Cosmopolitan.

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