(Closed) What's on your desk at work?

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2014

On my desk, I have:

-One of those wooden drawing mannequins

-a wooden owl

-a butterfly pushpin kit from Paper Source

-Two picture frames, one wooden and one red with hearts

-A red pencil holder

-A cardboard letter A

-a sansiviera plant in a terra cotta pot

-an Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader calendar (make fun all you want; it’s excellent!)

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Nothing but lots and lots of legislation to read! 🙁 I’ve always been a totally boring office person.  I really should bring in a picture or two….

Post # 5
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I have a storm trooper and a Yoda bobble head, pictures of my fiancé and my cat. I also have a bunch of model Mustangs I built and painted pink.

Frame a nice picture of you two for him!  Actually most of the guys I work with have horribly messy desks so I don’t notice any personal items behind the junk. Maybe some magnetic letters to spell out obscene things (we totally do that). 

Post # 6
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Paper clips, a stapler, scotch tape, a pen holder… Things he can use everyday. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I have an inbox, a small desk fan, a mug with various utensils, a letter opener, stapler, tape dispenser, a mug I actually drink coffee out of, hand sanitizer, and tissues.

The guys in my office have a lot of the same fare. One guy has a beta fish in a bowl, affectionally called Ted.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee

Besides a few stacks of work-related papers, I have a fake plant, a voodoo kit to make the other lawyer stupid (I’m an attorney and thought it was hilarious), a picture of my SO and I, a picture of my dog, and my favorite coffee mug.

ETA: My only male co-worker has a wedding picture on his desk. And the judge I work for has pictures of his kids and grandkids around his chambers.

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Most of the men I work with only have work related things on their desk plus maybe a picture of their wife or family and a coffee mug.

I have a clear tray as my Inbox, a box of tissues, a rice paper lamp, a DYMO labelwriter, my phone, pencil cup, post its, stapler, tape, day planner, water cup (which is awesome, by the way. It’s a holographic Avengers cup) and my coffee mug. I will be putting up a pretty picture frame with one of our wedding photos when we get our propics.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I have people at my desk a lot so I try to keep it clutter free.

I have an inbox, stapler, tape dispenser, letter opener, container for pens, paper clips, etc. I used to have one of those large desk calendars but got rid of it. 

I also have a picture of my husband and I. 🙂

 

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@HappilyEverAfter54:  My picture isn’t framed, I just have it taped to the side of my computer monitor. I definitely don’t have enough room for a frame, or I would do that!

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Most likely his work place will provide all the office supplies he need. Perhaps a fun or cool mug to hold his pens/pencils, a cool mousepad, red swingline stapler (like office space!), calendar, candy dish.

You could do pictures but personally I prefer to keep pics off my desk so people don’t always ask me about them.

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