Are you looking for ideas to decorate your office this Christmas? You have come to the right place.
Decorating the office during the holiday season is a great way to lighten up the mood, embrace festivities, and bringing all the employees together. These Christmas office decoration ideas are sure to give your office a complete makeover. Bring these ideas to fruition by involving your co-workers from different departments and create a fabulous decorative display.
Here is a list of 50 elegant Christmas decorating ideas that you can use to turn your office into a winter wonderland.
1. Hang Candy Canes
If you are looking for simple yet elegant decor for Christmas, then there is nothing better than hanging red and white candy canes. You can hang them on the ceiling to bring festive vibes and get the entire office into the mood of celebration.
2. Decorate the Cubicles with Snowflakes
Adding paper snowflakes over the desks will help you to create a snowy effect. You can cover the office hallways with white carpets to add more to the decorations. This will definitely get you in the holiday spirit.
3. Enhance the Office Lobby with Colorful Objects
Set up a beautiful ambiance by decorating the lobby with hanging colorful objects like bells, baubles, or other Christmas ornaments. This creative idea will turn the office lobby into a decorative and elegant space.
4. Transform Desks into Gingerbread House
Using cardboard, some cotton, and red and brown wrapping paper, you can transform the office cubicles into a gingerbread themed house. You can also add Christmas lights to create a festive feeling.
5. Hang Christmas Boots on the Walls
Your office Christmas decor will look perfect if you hang toy snow boots or skies on the office walls. You can also add some extra elements to the boots by decorating them with red and white paper cuttings or ribbons.
6. Make a Snowman
To execute this idea, you don’t need actual snow. You can make a snowman using white cotton and glace paper to carve out his eyes and nose. After you have crafted the snowman, you can place it near the office entrance. This idea is sure to turn heads.
7. Decorate the Door with Christmas Wreath
Wreaths are not just made for homes; you can also hang it on your office door or in the reception area this Christmas. Wrap the wreaths with some string lights to brighten up your workplace.
8. Cover the Ceiling with Stars
Stars add a touch of charm to the Christmas celebration. To light up your workplace, you can hang stars from the office ceiling. This idea is affordable and will give your office a bright and sparkling effect.
9. Give your Office a Brick Look
Creating a brick effect on each cubicle will make you feel as if you are inside a chimney. Additionally, you can also hang Christmas stockings and some trinkets. This innovative and unique idea will bring a smile on every employee’s face.
10. Make Paper Santas
You can make a few cut-outs of little paper Santas in various sizes. It will look adorable and add to the Christmas feel if you place it on each desk.
11. Take Employees to the North Pole
Turn office cubicles into the North Pole Express. You can craft the train out of cardboard boxes and colored paper. You can also incorporate polar express sign to make it more evident. This decor idea will surprise everyone at your workplace.
12. Get Playful with Balloons
Balloons are not just for birthdays; they are a perfect decoration idea for every occasion. To set up a stunning and vibrant Christmas environment at your workplace, you can hang balloons everywhere, including cubicles, reception desk, entrance, etc. You can either go for the typical red and white balloons or use different colors to create a unique decor.
13. Hang a Festive Christmas Banner
Using banners is a great way to grab attention and declare celebrations around. So you can hang a banner at your office that says ‘Merry Christmas‘. This will spread magic and make everybody’s spirit high.
14. Snow Capped Office Decoration
You will need a lot of cotton to execute this idea. All you need to do is grab cotton and put it either on the office desks or floor to create a snow effect. Also, you can use paper cut snowflakes and stick them on the desks or walls.
15. Set Up a Decorative Archway
This is one of the most attractive Christmas decoration ideas. The green and pink archway will create a flawless entrance for employees. You can use ribbons, candies, and red Christmas balls to deck it up and make it more captivating. Alternatively, there is an inflatable archway option.
16. Craft your Own Christmas Tree (Or Wear One)
It is always a good idea to make your own Christmas tree as it gives you a sense of belonging. You can decorate the tree according to your preference and add your favorite ornaments. You can place the Christmas tree near the reception area. Also, you can make small Christmas trees and put them on desks.
17. Layer Up the Office with Streamers
Using streamers is another easy decorative idea to beautify your office. You can get some green and red streamers and style the office cubicles. You can also tape them on the walls or hang them from the ceiling to create a Christmassy feel in the office.
18. Dangle Santa Stockings
You can get a little creative by making your own Santa stockings with the help of patterned cloth and ribbons. To add a touch of uniqueness, you can write the name of the employees on it and hang or pin them on their respective desks.
19. Embellish the entire office with Christmas Ornaments
20. Light up the Workplace
Covering the cubicles in the office with fairy lights will completely change the environment. You can use different methods to put the lights around. Also, you can make a Christmas tree out of lights. This idea will spread festive cheer at your workplace.
21. Color Pop Christmas Decor
Get rid of the usual red and white. Add bright bursts of colors like pink, yellow, blue, green to brighten up your office. You can incorporate colorful Christmas wreaths, streamers patterned with ribbon or paper, bulbs, and more. This decor idea will stand out if done over dark-colored walls or furniture.
22. Make Wreath with Post-it Notes
Hardly anyone has heard about this cool Christmas decor idea. All you need to do is take post-it notes and make a Christmas wreath out of it. You can stick it on a glass or a wooden door, and windows. Also, to make it more personalized, you can ask employees to write messages on it.
23. Let the Gifts Do Some Talking
Take cardboard boxes of different sizes and shapes and wrap them up with gift wrappers. You can place them on every desk along with some Santa bows and caps. This simple idea will bring cheer and joy in the office. Or you can buy Christmas present boxes.
24. Decorate Every Nook and Corner
Do not reserve your best Christmas decor just for the reception area and let the festivities flow into every part of the office. You can decorate the office using pine cones, baubles, candy canes, etc. This will lighten the mood of employees and will get them in the holiday spirit.
25. Go for Modern Ornaments
Give the Christmas tree at the office a minimalist and fun twist with golden geometric ornaments. This idea is a little different, but will definitely add a touch of style and grace to the tree. Everyone at your workplace will love this idea.
26. Festive Floral Arrangements
Flowers are a great way to bring new life to any space. Using flowers as Christmas decor will bring joy and happiness to your workplace. Pairing fresh moss and evergreens with thick petaled flowers like peonies and anemones will make a perfect floral arrangement.
27. Decorate the Office Walls
It is now time to deck up your office walls. You can use Christmas paper cut-outs and colorful strings for wall decorations. This idea will perfectly set up your workplace for the celebration.
28. Use Gloves to Make a Christmas Tree
You can use medical gloves to make a Christmas tree. It may require a little effort, but it is definitely worth it. If you work at the hospital, this is one of the best Christmas tree ideas.
29. Accessorize the Twig Tree
This is an affordable decor option. All you need to do is paint a twig and dress it up with mini Christmas ornaments. The best part of this idea is that you do not even have to worry about watering it. You can put the twig in a mason jar and place it on the desk. (Check out options on Amazon – Click HERE)
30. Add Christmas Window Decorations
You can decorate the office windows this Christmas using plenty of creative ways like branches covered with lights, ornaments hanging on multicolored ribbons, decorative icicles, and more. You can also buy adhesive Christmas stickers from Amazon and stick it on the windows.
31. Hang Stockings on the Frontdesk
Hanging stockings on the front desk is a very simple yet attractive idea. You can use patterned stockings for this and decorate them with ribbons. To make it more creative, you can fill the stockings with candy and offer them to employees.
32. Make a Medley
You can create a medley of all your Christmas belongings on the desk. Use stars, baubles, Santa, candy canes, etc. to make a perfect Christmas medley. This Christmas idea will make you lively and joyful.
33. Hang Pictures of Employees
It is a beautiful and unique idea. For this, you can take cut-outs of just the faces of employees, stick them under a Christmas hat, and then hang them from the office ceiling.
34. Use Pine Cone as Ornaments
You can spray-paint the pine cones with white color and add them as ornaments on the office Christmas office tree. The white pine cones look exquisite against the evergreen tree branches.
35. Make your own Photo Wreath
You can create your own photo wreath using photographs of your co-workers. If you are worried about ruining the original pictures, you can use copies. This superb idea will be a surprise to all the employees.
36. Consider Using Pom Poms
Use pom-poms to make a colorful mini Christmas tree that perfectly fits a desk or tabletop. The rainbow tree will instantly make any space vibrant and happy. You can also add a little bow on the top.
37. Craft Bird Ornaments
You can craft your own bird ornaments with the help of some paper and paints. Punch holes in paper birds so that you hang them on the Christmas tree with a colored ribbon or string.
38. Let the Tree Glow
Twist the string lights into pines and evergreens for some glow and shine. You can also scatter lanterns throughout the office to give it a cozier and relaxing ambiance.
39. Tea Light Snowman Ornament
40. DIY Deer Cups
The Christmas coffee will be more delicious with the deer cups. You can make your own by sticking deer cut-outs on cups. It is an interesting way to spread cheer all over the office. Alternatively, you can add deer straws to any cup.
41. Hang Mini Wreaths
The phrase ‘the more, the merrier’ stands true for mini wreaths. You can hang mini wreaths everywhere, including cubicles, walls, or the office ceiling. This is an exciting idea to create a beautiful atmosphere.
42. Make a 3-D Upholstered Tree
To make this tree, you just need some basic techniques and upholstery materials (cardboard, craft paper, fabric, and spray adhesive). You can also fold them flat and store them away until next Christmas. Place these trees on your office desks and enjoy your Christmas.
43. Chair Adornments
This holiday season, create festive office chair embellishments by simply using an unwired ribbon of your preferred choice and tying a bow out of it in the center of each chair. You can also adorn the center of the bow by adding small pine cones, berries, and greenery.
44. Turn Mittens into an Advent Calendar
Create an advent calendar by sticking dates on the mittens and hang them on a string. You can use it as a countdown to the big day. Fill the mittens with candies and hang it anywhere in the office.
45. Craft Paper Ornaments
You can easily make 3D ornaments using your patterned cardstock. Match the paper ornaments with the rest of the decor of the office. You can either hang them on trees or use them to adorn the wrapped gifts.
46. Add Some Sparkle
Take empty mason jars and stick glitter on the inside with the help of glue. You can also put tea lights inside the jars to make it sparkle and glow. Place these expensive-looking jars on office desks and bring festive joy.
47. Make a Snowy Wreath
You can use glittered pine cones, faux greenery, berry signs, and flowers to craft grapevine wreath and then cover it with faux snow. Hang this pretty wreath on the entrance door of your office and give it a cheery update.
48. Add to the Wow Factor with a Disco Ball
This unique decor idea will look glorious. Hang a disco ball from the ceiling, right above where the Christmas tree is placed. The sparkle of the disco ball will nicely blend with the modern decor. You can also top the disco ball with ribbons to make it more interesting.
49. Use a Consistent Color Scheme
As long as the color scheme is consistent, you do not need to decorate the office with the traditional green and red colors. Instead, you can choose a sparkly icy theme that will leave a long-lasting impression on employees.
50. Top the Christmas Tree with Bells
Decorate your Christmas tree with some rustic and festive jingle bells. You can choose brass bells as they have a rustic charm. Tie the bells together using wire and secure it on top of the tree.