Bring joy to your home and your office this holiday season with these 11 holiday decorations. Using common workplace supplies you can keep the kids busy with a fun project or let your team’s creative side shine. Check them out below!
Source: Martha Stewart.com
Make your very own holiday memories with the addition of a holiday tree in your office. Instead of using traditional ornaments, use design scissors to cut file folders and colored paper ornaments. Consider using paper clips to make garland, and stickers, Post-its, and rubber-bands as accent pieces.
Garlands can make great accent pieces to breakroom areas, doorways, or stairwells. Make your own by simply using colored construction paper cut into strips. Start by creating one closed loop with glue or staples, linking the next loop into your first one. Keep going until you reach your desired length. Choose from traditional holiday colors or go with silver and gold for a refined look!
Coffee Filter Snowflakes
Coffee filters snowflakes add a decorative touch to the office. Fold acoffee filter in half several times and cut notches and semi-circle shapes to create a 100% unique snowflake!
Post-it Note Poinsettia
Add faux, Post-it Note poinsettias to the office to not only bring the holidays to work, but to also infuse a sense of calmness during the hectic 4th quarter. Simply take your favorite Post-it Note color (we like red) and attach them to two rulers, inserting them in a plastic cup as a base. Cover the base with colored construction paper to create decorative “pot”.
Make your customers and employees feel at home this holiday season with a miniature snowman. Strategically place the snowman at the reception desk so visitors feel the holiday spirit upon arrival. Cut and then wrap bubble tape to make the snowman body. Use pencils for the arms, wall pins for eyes, colored paper clip for the nose, and string for the eyes.
Gingerbread Christmas Cubicle
Transform the mundane office cubicle into a holiday experience! Cover the front, back, and sides of cubicles with either brown construction paper or cardboard covering. Glue colored post-its around the entrance andacross the walls to act as gum drops. You can use bubble wrap cut into small pieces to double as frosting. Create your very own gingerbread man by cutting chocolate colored construction paper. It’s your very own winter wonderland in the office!
Reindeer Wall Art
Use colored construction paper orpopsicle sticks to create the reindeer head, body and antlers. Tacks can easily be used for the eyes and nose. This is an easy and creative touch to dress up any wall, hallway, or cubicle!
Infuse some blue and white into your office with a Hanukkah draping that you can hang from the wall or the ceiling. Cut blue and white construction paper into smaller pieces and then staple together to form chains. Once you form the individual chains, staple them all together to form a draping, at least six feet in length. Make your 8 days of Hanukkah bright and enjoyable!
A unique approach to the menorah candle, the menorah cylinder is larger and wrapped with the traditional Hanukkah colors. Search for an old pencil container or simply use an oversized plastic cup as your base. Wrap the base with blue and white construction paper. Cut holes to your liking on the sides and add an artificial candle to the bottom to provide light. This decoration will light up any room!
Paper Clip Angels
These angels can be used as ornaments or a hanging decoration on office doors, desk hinges, or computer screens. Simply twist paper clips or clamps into the shape of an angel. You can dress up the paper clips with a piece of red or green fabric. Pin ribbon or string to the body of the angel for hanging ability.
We all reminisce aboutchildhood when the holidays were the best time of the year. Why can’t we as adults experience the same joy while in the office? Office stockings are a great decoration and have exciting applications. Simply cut construction paper and staple pieces together to form a compartment or use colored folders and cover with paper for the same end result. Write employees names and departments on the stocking. Even consider using them to hold Secret Santa gifts!
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