Diwali is fun. The excitement is in the air and the atmosphere is contagious. Every year the markets are flooded with new ideas on how to decorate your home for India’s biggest festival. Below is a list of simple DIY ideas that promise to make your festival even more special.
1. hanging lanterns
You can opt for hanging lanterns to decorate your living space as well as your balcony. You will need mason jars which you will need to fill with tealight candles. Once done, hang them from the ceiling of your living room or balcony. This hanging lantern is sure to add a sparkling touch. Also, buying colored lanterns will improve your home a bit more.
2. Floating candles
The center table in your living room will look dreamy with floating candles. You just need a fishbowl or an antique brass bowl. Pour water and place floating candles in the shape of roses, marigolds or other flowers in the bowl. The arrangement lights up the space as if by magic.
3. Corner wall rangoli
Diwali decoration is incomplete without rangoli. Everyone decorates their house with rangoli but you can do it differently. Make the rangoli in a triangular shape (instead of the usual round shape), using the corners as a backdrop. It’s a unique idea, and will look amazing, depending on the designs you choose. Once the rangoli is done, add some diyas, flower petals or a small ganpati to enhance the rangoli.
4. Decorate the tables with diyas and candles
If you are having a Diwali party and expecting guests, you can opt for this idea of decorating your dining table with small diyas as centerpieces. Or you can place tealights near the plates and dim the lights in the rest of the room to give the impression of a candlelit dinner.
5. Decorate your windows with fairy lights
This Diwali, buy long string lights to add a new dimension to your home. String lights or string lights can be used to decorate your pooja room, empty walls or bedroom. You can also place them along window frames. It will add a lot of style and creativity to your home.
These ideas are unusual and inexpensive. They will surely give your house a different festive look from other people’s houses. Try them, it will be fun.