30 Sep Office Holiday Decorating Ideas
The holidays are a special time of year that encourage kindness with thoughts of sharing and giving. It’s a great time to decorate your office and share the holiday season with fellow workers that you see each day throughout the year.
Take a look at three office holiday decorating ideas that are sure to create holiday spirit.
Create a Holiday Theme
To give your office a more uniform look during the holidays, create a holiday theme so decorations don’t get too crazy.
Whether you choose a traditional theme with garlands, wreaths and tinsel or a humorous theme with the Grinch and funny elves, themed decorations will keep the office environment more organized.
Come up with 5 to 10 themes that everyone likes, drop them in a hat, then draw one. Once you’ve chosen the general theme, have each office worker contribute some type of decorations. There are many holiday theme ideas, so this is an easy approach to office holiday decorating.
Deck the Cubicles
Many office environments are made up of cubicles that create a private work station for each employee. They create a maze with pathways that lead around the office, but it’s usually difficult to see into each cubicle. Decorating the outside of the cubicles is the best way to create holiday decorations that the entire office can enjoy.
Each employee can decorate their own cubicle with a handmade wreath, garland, ornaments, ribbons and bows, a string of lights, or holiday wrapping paper. If they want, they can also decorate the inside of their cubicle with a small decorated tree or plant and personal holiday decorations.
Decorate the Lobby
If your building has a lobby, this is the perfect place for large and elaborate holiday decorations. If appropriate, start with a large tree that can be filled with beautiful decorations like glass or colorful ornaments, luxurious velvet ribbons, gold or silver garland, and flickering lights.
Have employees bring fake presents, wrapped empty boxes, for underneath the tree.
If there’s room, line the entrance to the building with pots of poinsettias and artificial snow.
What a great way to boost curb appeal and company morale!
According to Forbes and Inc. Magazine, employees who feel a personal connection to their workplace are happier and more productive.
Decorating the office for the holidays creates a homelike environment that’s welcoming and comfortable where employees feel a sense of personal attachment and enjoyment.