"My cubicle tells others three things that are of utmost importance to me -- faith, family and my small business," says Carmin Wharton, an educator from Tampa, Fla. Among the items: family pictures, a floral centerpiece from her daughter's wedding reception, small spiritual books, file folders for her business, and plaques with single words such as "harmony" and "rejoice."
With the amount of time people spend at work, it makes sense that they like to make their surroundings pleasant. While many companies let staff decorate and organize as they wish as long as work is getting done, others are more particular about appearance. Here's a peek inside workers' cubicles -- and what their style may reveal.