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Going to Work Just Got Festive with these Office Christmas Decorations

November 30, 2021

Our series “Unboxing the Holidays” is all about bringing you top-notch stories about the season’s special moments. Here, we offer creative office Christmas decorations ideas.

Picture of Christmas decorations in office lobby

Tis the season to get festive! And since so many of us have been spending more time in our offices this holiday, why not put a little Christmas cheer into your cubicle? Decorating the office for the holidays is a great way to put a smile on your coworker’s face, lighten the mood, and help spread a little joy to everyone around. If you’re feeling merry this month, here are some ways to add some winter wonder to the workplace.

The lobby

A lobby dressed up for the holidays instantly sets a warm and inviting mood for all of its visitors. The size of your building will determine how elaborate you can get with your decor, but what lobby at Christmas time would be complete without a tree and some wreaths?

Although decorating your lobby is an opportunity to let your creativity shine, there are a few rules of thumb that should be followed when planning your display:

  • Set a budget.
  • Keep in mind that this is a communal space and ask colleagues for their input.
  • Think about safety first.
  • Don’t wait until the last minute.

There’s nothing quite like seeing a big Christmas tree all lit up to stop you in your tracks. The sparkles and trimmings will certainly put you in the holiday spirit as you head into work and will even draw window shoppers in just to get a look. Hang lights and ornaments from the ceiling for that extra wow factor and seasonal cheer.

Keeping that in mind, these lobby displays will ensure that every visitor who stops by will be glad that they did.


Go big or go home

There’s nothing quite like seeing a big Christmas tree all lit up to stop you in your tracks. The sparkles and trimmings will certainly put you in the holiday spirit as you head into work and will even draw window shoppers in just to get a look. Hang lights and ornaments from the ceiling for that extra wow factor and seasonal cheer. And don’t just stop in the lobby, take the office Christmas decorations to the reception area and workspaces.

The desk or cubicle

Staring at your computer screen for hours can make you feel lackluster during the most wonderful time of year. But have no fear – dressing up your desk with these ideas will have your coworkers thinking that Santa’s elves were working overtime.

Picture of Christmas hot cocoa

Recreate your cozy living room

The holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family and feeling a sense of comfort at home. Swapping the seating around, adding a cozy rug, and placing wrapped presents under the tree will evoke that feeling of warmth and togetherness from home. You can even set up a hot cocoa bar or a fireplace projector screen for an extra level of added comfort.

Bring in a pop of color

Christmas isn’t just about decorating in red and green. In addition to your traditional red poinsettias, and green trees, incorporating a pop of color, like deep purple ribbon or bright pink bows will modernize your holiday decor and brighten up your space.

Use what you have

If you already have great pieces in your lobby, adding a few small touches to the space will enhance what’s already there. Large paper snowflakes, flameless candles, or twigs of holly serve as a festive edition to capture the holiday spirit.


Picture of Christmas tabletop tree for office

Get creative

Now’s the time to let your imagination run wild. If you want to see Santa on a sleigh, penguins ice skating, or a reindeer flying through the air covered in falling snow, and of course bundles of holiday florals go for it! Unique displays will be sure to leave a lasting impression and have visitors looking forward to how you can top it next year.

Add a tabletop tree

Placing a small tree on top of your desk will certainly add some glee – after all, you’ll need a spot for Santa to drop his gifts. It can be real or use a feather tree or whimsical red wooden tree, which can be reused every year. Now that’s thinking green.

DIY Gingerbread house for office

Make it sweet

Turn your workspace into a delicious candy land by transforming your desk into a gingerbread house. Cover your desk in brown paper and fill up bowls of peppermints, candy canes, and chocolates to keep there. You’ll be everyone’s favorite coworker as they stop by for a sweet treat.

Wrap it up

Sometimes the simplest decorations are the best. Wrapping your desk and office furniture and dressing it in bows will turn your office space into a colorful present.


Let it snow

Christmas ad

Walk into a winter wonderland every day by hanging paper snowflakes, angels, blankets of glittery snow, and even Christmas villages to your desk.

Chalk it up

Hang a chalkboard in your cube with a Christmas tree drawn on it. Then, as your coworkers and guests stop by, encourage them to add to the tree and sign their name for the ultimate company Christmas card!

DIY stockings

Looking for a team-building activity to get the whole office in a festive mood? Why not throw a stocking decorating party? After all of the personalization is complete, everyone can display their merry masterpieces in their cubicles.

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