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Preparing Your Cubicle For The Thanksgiving Season

Thanksgiving is one of the most joyful times of the year for many people. What could be more delightful than gathering around the dinner table with all of your family and friends? However, even during the Thanksgiving season, many people still have to go to work. If you want to make your office cubicle more festive, keep the following tips in mind.

Cubicle Decoration


Before you get too carried away with the decorations, be sure to find out exactly what your employer’s policies are concerning holiday decorations. These policies can vary considerably from workplace to workplace, and you do not want to fall afoul of any rules. By checking first, you can make sure that your Thanksgiving decorations do not violate any policies.

Check With Coworkers

It is also a good idea to check with your fellow employees. Getting too carried away with the decorations could annoy some of your coworkers and distract them from your work. Most people appreciate holiday decorations, but only if they do not make it harder to get their work done.

Many offices like to hold holiday parties. Everyone can pitch in and bring some treats to share. If your office does not hold such parties, see if anyone would like to help you start such a tradition. Having some fun can make the workplace a more enjoyable place to be.

Sometimes, decorating for Thanksgiving can be as simple as putting up a festive display in a central area. You can also just focus on decorating your own cubicle. Of course, how much decorating you can do will depend upon how much space you have to work with.

If you have your own private office, you can probably get quite creative with the decorations. If you only have a shared workspace that several other people use, your decorations will have to be more restrained. In such cases, you will want to make sure that you talk to your coworkers first to make sure that your decorating efforts are not going to go unappreciated.

Start From Scratch Vs Buy Decoration Sets

There are several options that you have when it comes to decorating for Thanksgiving. If you are a creative or artistic person, you can make your own decorations from scratch. These can be as simple or complex as you like, but handmade decorations always provide a certain unique charm to the holidays. Taking the time to produce your own decorations will be appreciated by the rest of the office.

Of course, if you are too busy to make your own decorations, or if your talents do not lie in that direction, there is nothing wrong with relying upon store bought decorations. There are many attractive holiday displays available, and they are often sold for very reasonable prices. Using such items makes it very easy to decorate your cubicle for Thanksgiving.

The Thanksgiving season is one of the happiest times of the year, and there is no reason to confine your celebration to the home. Use these tips to decorate your cubicle for the holiday season.

About The Author:

Mick Chan has been working in office safety supplies industry for more than five years. As a product manager for ESafetySupplies, he knows a lot about office safety. He loves to write about the importance of safety and emergency prevention.

Unique and Simple Christmas Craft Ideas For 2013

This year, instead of focusing on hitting all of the biggest sales on holiday items, think about creating some of your own decorations, holiday stockings, ornaments or even homemade gifts. Not only are you going to find that there are all sorts of incredible crafts that you can make to decorate your home but there are also a good number of projects that are just right for children to do. The more thought you put into each piece, you are going to take the personal touch to a whole new level.

Natural Item Crafts

Pine Cones
Pine Cones

Even if you may not be someone who considers themselves to be extremely crafty, you can put together some simple crafts with friends or loved ones each holiday season. Perhaps you want to try your hand at garland for your tree or even for decorating your mantle. All you have to do is find some natural items from the outdoors and tie them together either using clear fishing line or natural rope. Pine cones, cranberries, sprigs from evergreen trees and more are all incredible options for unique and festive garland.

Candle Crafts

Candle Crafts
Candle Crafts

Believe it or not, you can transform simple pillar candles into stunning holiday centerpieces with very few materials. Just buy some pillar candles in various heights, possibly in holiday scents such as winter pine, vanilla spice or merry cranberry. Pick out a roll of beautiful holiday ribbon and cut pieces to size, making sure that each piece is long enough to wrap around the candle once with a tiny bit of overlap. Wrap each candle and simply hold in place by inserting a push pin with a colored tip to match or a decorative holiday embellishment. Arrange the candles around your home or as a centerpiece and you have a wonderful and truly easy holiday craft idea for your home.

Children Crafts

Children Crafts
Children Crafts

If you have children, gather some items to make keepsake holiday ornaments for this Christmas season. With a little bit of glue, glitter and plain ball ornaments, you can help your child decorate them with their own personal touch. Draw snowflakes, Christmas trees or candy canes with the glue and then dust with a good dose of glitter, Shake off the excess and let dry for a beautiful new addition to your holiday tree. To keep them in great shape as they are stored, wrap in tissue paper and place in a small box with the rest of your tree ornaments.

Have Fun and Enjoy Your Holiday

The more you look around your home, the chances are very good that you are going to see more and more items that you can use to create Christmas crafts. Since the holiday season is a magical time of year, there are plenty of crafts that you can make for yourself, your family and even for other people on your holiday shopping list. When you are able to sit and make Christmas crafts with your children, you are building a world of beautiful memories that they are going to keep with them for the rest of their lives.

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