Raksha Bandhan is the festival that evokes the true essence of a brother-sister relationship. Raksha is a ‘bond of protection’ that strengthens the cord of sibling relationships. Nowadays, the tradition of joint families is fading away. In search of a better lifestyle and to take their career to new high, families scatter to different cities. It is only during festivities that families come together and celebrate the bond of their love.
The feeling of coming home after a long time cannot be compared with anything. So if you are also welcoming some guests to your home this Raksha Bandhan, it is time to give your home a celebratory and festive look. Here are few tips:
Brighten it up- The first thing that brings the look and feel of festival is a brightened decor. Do away with beige, white and cream and go for red, green, orange, yellow and blue. You, obviously, cannot paint the home all anew, but you sure can brighten up the decor. Change the linens, covers and curtains to something brighter and lively. Vivacious wallpaper patterns can also be put at specific places to create a focal point. [Read more…]