How to Decorate a Business Christmas Tree

The holiday season is the perfect time to add a touch of festive cheer to your business with a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. Whether you're a small office, a retail establishment, or a corporate setting, decorating a business Christmas tree requires thought and planning to create a joyful and welcoming atmosphere. Here we'll give you some of our best tips and ideas to ensure a stunning centerpiece that embodies the spirit of the season.

Choose the Right Size and Shape

When selecting a tree for your business, consider the available space and the overall aesthetic you wish to achieve. Measure the height and width of the area where you plan to place the tree to ensure it fits comfortably. Opt for a tree that is proportionate to the space and provides a visual impact without overwhelming the surroundings. Whether you choose a full, traditional, or a slim tree, selecting the right size and shape is the first step toward creating a magnificent display.

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Select a Theme or Color Scheme

To create a cohesive and visually pleasing Christmas tree, choose a theme or color scheme that aligns with your business and desired ambiance. Consider your branding colors, the overall decor of your space, and the emotions you want to evoke. Whether you prefer a classic red and gold theme, a modern silver and blue palette, or a whimsical mix of bright colors, selecting a theme will guide your ornament and decoration choices, resulting in a harmonious and visually stunning tree. Keep in mind that we offer many different colors of Christmas trees to suit all themes.

Begin with Lights

Start decorating your business tree by stringing lights. Choose either traditional warm white lights or opt for vibrant colored lights, depending on your chosen theme. Begin at the base of the tree and work your way up, weaving the lights evenly through the branches. Ensure the lights are securely attached and evenly distributed to create a warm and inviting glow. All of our lights are LED, for energy efficiency and long-lasting brightness.

Add Garlands and Ribbons

Garlands and ribbons are excellent additions that add depth and texture to your tree. Select garlands that complement your chosen theme, whether it's classic greenery, decorated garlands, or beaded strands. Drape the garlands around the tree, starting from the top and working your way down in a spiral motion. For a polished look, use ribbon to create cascading bows or elegant loops, positioning them strategically throughout the tree.

Decorate with Ornaments

Ornaments are the stars of the show when it comes to decorating a Christmas tree. Choose a variety of ornaments in different shapes, sizes, and textures to create visual interest, or go with a mix of our 24 different colored ball ornaments. If you have a specific business theme or industry, incorporate ornament colors that reflect your profession. Hang the ornaments evenly throughout the tree, balancing colors and styles for a cohesive look. If you're not sure how many ornaments to use, our Christmas Ornament Calculator™ will give you the answer.

Maintenance and Safety

Once your business Christmas tree is fully decorated, it's important to maintain its appearance and ensure safety. Regularly check the lights for any loose connections or burnt-out bulbs and replace them promptly. If it's a live tree, keep the tree hydrated by watering it regularly to prevent dryness and needle shedding. Ensure the tree is securely anchored to prevent tipping or accidents. Additionally, be mindful of any fire safety regulations or guidelines in your business space. Many businesses can only use artificial trees for this reason.

Written by Santa's Quarters™

For more on decorating your business, see our guide on How To Decorate An Office For Christmas and browse all of our commercial Christmas decorations.