Diwali, the festival of lights, reminds us of our tradition, culture and how we come together for this occasion wholeheartedly. It is all about the victory of good over evil, homecoming and about seeking the blessings of goddess Lakshmi. Apart from these historical reasons, the happiness in the aura of the entire city imparts a celebratory feeling. You prefer a traditional decor in your home with lights, rangolis and diyas.
Here are a few simple ways to help you create a beautiful Diwali decor:
1- Rangoli- Rangoli is an inseparable part of Diwali decorations; Diwali decor is not complete without a Rangoli. You can show all your creativity while making a beautiful Rangoli. Even if you are not an artist, stencils of Rangolis are available in the market. It is easy to design and less time-consuming. Adorning a simple Rangoli with earthen pots and Diyas will add more creativity to it.
2- Diya Decoration- Though decorated diyas are easily available in the market, you can also buy simple earthen diyas and decorate it on your own. This will be economical and will also give you a feeling of celebratory preparation. You can also engage your children to help with the same. Use vibrant colors and patterns to create an all-new diya trend.
3- Paper Lanterns- Paper lanterns are also a part of traditional Diwali celebrations. You can either buy them from the market or make it on your own. Use paper craft techniques to create something unique.
4- Floating Candles- Candles are the modern way to homes decorate ideas on Diwali. Numerous types of candles are available in the market- scented candles, floating candles, fruit candles and what not. Choose the one that matches your home decor. Also, you can artistically place some floating candles next to the rangoli.
5- Potpourri- Potpourri is a mixture of dried flowers and some spices that is placed in a bowl to give a unique scent to the room. During Diwali, special potpourri is available in the market. You can also learn how to make potpourri at home; recipes are easily available online.
6- Creative Candle Holders- Apart from the expensive candles, what can add glamour to your Diwali decor is its holders. These are also available in home decor shops but you must not waste money on it. Instead, involve your children in some craft work during Diwali and ask them to make beautiful candle holders.
7- Toran- The tradition of hanging Diwali toran has been followed since long time in India. It is considered as an auspicious way to welcome Goddess Lakshmi to your home. Do not forget this while decorating your home.
8- Wall Hangings and Mirror Work- Bring wall hangings for your home and place them in the living room. Traditional style wall hangings can be found in abundance in the market. Create your own mirror work wall hanging with the help of unused items at home.
Diwali is the time to show all your creativity while decorating your home. Experiment with some traditional and modern methods and merge the two to create something unique. Let your guests be awed with your Diwali decor, this year!
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