#DeckYourDesk

Monday, December 18, 2017
Image from Craftberry Bush via Pinterest
The festive season is in full swing with every supermarket, home, street and school filled with Christmas decorations and festive twinkly lights which I love - the decorations and lights are some of my favourite things about this time of the year! We have our Christmas tree up and more decorations around the house but there is one room that is lacking some Christmas cheer...the office.

I work from home as a blogger and freelance writer so I spend 80% of my time in the office typing, answering emails, taking photos, editing photos, editing video clips, making lists, sorting out recycling and all of the social media things I have to do and schedule which can become so stressful and overwhelming especially at this time of the year so why not decorate your home office or your work place to elevate the pre-christmas stress!

Fairy Lights
Let's start with one of the easiest but most effective ways to add some pretty festiveness to your work place or home and that's fairy lights. Primark have so many options, all of which are battery powdered so they can be added anywhere and moved easily. Fairy lights instantly put me in a better and more festive mood!

Handmade Decorations 
Next up, decorations! Some of the quickest temporary decorations you can add to your work place are those are simple papercut hanging decorations. Hanging snowflake decorations are so easy to make by hand or they can be bought from online party retailers.

Secret Santa & Christmas Card Swap
Even with decorations, the festive cheer might be quite low so why not organise a secret santa or a Christmas card swap? Secret Santa gifts can be sweet, practical, funny or awful but either way, they are a great way of bring the Christmas cheer...or arguments into the work place. Swapping cards and decorating the office with them is another easy way of decorating for Christmas.

Christmas Playlist 
Finally, less of a decoration and more of a Christmas cheer amplifier! Some of my favourite Christmas songs include: the fairytale of New York, all I want for Christmas, Santa baby and I wish it could be Christmas everyday. Blaring Christmas song at home or at work is a sure fire way to lift the mood, decrease work and Christmas stress and to help with motivation which might be very lacking this week!

Furniture At Work is hosting a festive competition on social media which involves decorating your work space and sharing a photo on social media with the hashtag #DeckYourDesk and you could potentially win a cash prize of £500! Check out their twitter, facebook and instagram to enter.

Have you decorated your work place or your home office? Will you be entering the competition with Furniture At Work? 

*This is a collaborative post

16 comments

  1. I really want to get some fairy lights! It gives such a pretty touch!

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  2. fairy lights are my fave!!

    http://fashionforlunch.net

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  3. What a brilliant idea! My home office currently consists of my sofa or bed - but I’m so excited to finally be getting a desk in the new year so will be suitably decorating it next Christmas! x

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  4. Love to add festive touches everywhere.
    Fairy lights are the best!

    http://littlemissmelanie.com

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  5. I'm obsessed with fairy lights and Christmas decorations!xo

    Char | www.charslittleblog.co.uk

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  6. That sounds like a great competition! xx

    Beautylymin

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  7. Ahhh I love this so much! If I still worked in my office, I would be decking it right out! x

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  8. Such good ideas for adding a bit of extra to yoyr work space.

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  9. Oh my that wrapping paper is so cute! x

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  10. Ooh I love this post! Very original

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  11. I LOVE Fairy lights, they have such a gorgeous glow and effect in any space they're used!!
    a life of a charlotte
    x

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  12. I love the idea of handmade decorations, its such a great idea x

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    franklyphotos.com

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  13. Fairy lights and rustic looking handmade decorations are the best.

    Roxie | thebeautifulbluebird.com

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  14. I love all things Christmassy! I love the photo too - such a pretty shot!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

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  15. Some really simple yet effective ideas ! x

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  16. Fairy lights are definitely some of my favourite things to decorate my desk with! xx
    www.imjustagirl16.co.uk

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