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Quarantine & Work From Home Items Inspired by Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year


If you know anything about me you probably know how much I ADORE the color yellow, so when I found out that Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year included a shade of yellow I was ecstatic!

Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year compliment each other so well. Illuminating and Ultimate Gray are a nice balance of sunshine and stormy, making it the perfect color combo to express the mix of emotions 2021 is making us all feel thus far. 

I’ve compiled a few fun items worth acquiring for your quarantine/work from home situation. From DIY projects to activewear and computer accessories, there’s just about something to make anyone’s day a bit more bearable in this collection:

1. Mustard & Gray Yarn Bee Stripe Hype Yarn, Hobby Lobby, $4.29: Knit or crochet yourself a nice scarf or sweater during your lunch break or after sitting at your work from home desk for 8+ hours. 

2. Jasse Yellow Small Decorative Vase, Home Depot, $38.99. The perfect vase to brighten up your space.

3. Citra Grey/Yellow Cotton Throw Blanket, Overstock, $98.99: Stay warm and cozy with this cute blanket 🤗

4. Grey Yellow Polka Dot Socks, OTAA, $11.00. Slip on these socks for stylish comfort while working from home.  

5. Modern Yellow and Gray Swirly Floral Gel Mouse Pad, Zazzle, $14.00. Add a little splash of color to your at-home office space with this mouse pad. 

6. Yellow & Gray Abstract Background Travel Mug, Society6, $29.00. Can’t forget to hydrate throughout the day with this gorgeous tumbler mug staring at you. 

7. Toothed Circle Pattern Square Throw Pillow in Yellow/Grey, Bed Bath & Beyond, $29.99: A pillow with an interesting pattern for your office chair or couch. 

8. Simplicity Night Pant Sets, Urbanic, $18.90. Lounge around in this comfy set while working hard or hardly working 😉

9. HyperGear Low Ryder 3.5mm Earphones with Noise-Cancelling Microphone, Target, $9.99. Perfect for those Zoom calls where you need to wear headphones so your roommates aren’t distracted by your conversation.

10. Women’s All Sport Sports Bra, Augusta Active, $21.99. A super cute sports bra for your at-home workout. 

11. Fit Seamless Leggings, Gymshark, $35.00. Wear them around the house or when you go out for a run. 

12. Ration Hoodie Bright Yellow Charcoal Heather, Hit a Double, $14.57. The perfect hoodie to wear for a quick trip outside to get the mail or throw out the trash.

13. Yellow with Polka Gray Dots Patterns Adult Cloth Face Mask, Zazzle, $12.95. Mask up and stay safe in style.

14. Mahabis Classic 2 Slippers, Mahabis, $109.00. A comfy pair of slip-ons to run errands in.

15. Contrast Stripe Set, AmeriMark, $32.99 – $42.99. A super casual and super cute matching set to brighten up your wardrobe!

*Don’t forget to use Rakuten for cash back on your order from select stores on this list!


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