17 Halloween Decor Ideas for a Spooky Office or Cubicle
All work and no spook makes Halloween a very sad day indeed. Don’t let those fluorescent lights and blah cubicles dim your enthusiasm for the holiday. Whether you’re looking to add a few subtle desk accessories or your boss is okay with you covering the entire office in faux cobwebs, Halloween is too much fun not to bring it to work. From ghost paperweights to chalkboard skulls and enough garlands to go around the office ten times, we’re sharing 17 inexpensive and colorful ways to create a safe-for-work, yet creepy holiday atmosphere.
Obviously the best part of the holiday is the candy — it doesn’t matter how “professional” your job is. These guys masquerade as desk decor until the 31st, when you can pop them open to reveal tasty treats. (via Mr. Printables)
Even the most conservative office has room for a new desk accessory like a snazzy pencil cup. All you need is a Mason jar, some paint and a few creepy crawlies from the dollar store. (via House of Hawthornes)
Small and discreet, but still packing a lot of color, this printable garland is perfect for above the water cooler or hanging at the reception desk. (via Sarah Hearts)
5. Chalkboard Skull ($28): Let’s hear it for some decor that actually can be kind of useful. Even the most productive worker can’t resist scribbling a task or two on this guy.
Take your love of all things geometric into the Halloween holiday with this trendy take on the traditional “boo.” (via My Sister’s Suitcase)
This guy knows when to put his work face on, or in this case, a really hipster pair of glasses… and a bow tie. Obviously. (via Everyday Dishes)
10. Big Booty Freaker ($10): Don’t worry, this guy isn’t just for beer. He’ll keep your water bottle cold during the nine-to-five grind, but then you can take him home to party like a pirate at that Halloween soiree.
If you don’t want to deal with that messy cobweb stuff all over the ceiling, set the mood with a spooky Nightmare Before Christmas-inspired silhouette on the office door. It’s just made out of electrical tape and black paper, so it’s easy to remove when the holiday is over. (via Twin Dragonfly Designs)
13. Fall Tassel Garland ($35): Maybe you’re hunting for something more “fall” than Halloween. Go for this sparkly, jewel-toned garland for the office that will set the mood all the way to Thanksgiving.
Use these festive and colorful DIY jars to store candy or office supplies. We vote Twizzlers… lots of Twizzlers! (via Brit + Co)
15. Candy Corn Garland ($11): Save your teeth and hang a candy garland instead of snacking on candy corn all day. Or do both. ‘Tis the season, after all.
16. Spider Web Star ($6): Forget hanging webs and garlands and keep the office chic and stylish with an all-white theme and cobweb-inspired stars.
Capture a tiny ghoul and put him to work as a paperweight on your desk. (via Mason Jar Love)