Diwali is that time of the year where our artistry and creativity comes to display as we decorate our home for the festivities. This five-day celebration holds true to our cultural values and significant religious beliefs. As Diwali approaches, everyone is gearing up to make this year’s Diwali a great success.
With our busy lives and professional commitments, we hardly have time to celebrate a personalized Diwali. Time’s gone when people used to decorate the diyas and candles on their own. Nowadays, a variety of beautiful lanterns, diyas and candles are available in the market that can make your home Diwali ready in no time.
Seeking quick and easy last-minute Diwali decoration ideas? Worry not, we got you covered here. Refurbish and make your home dazzle in a jiffy with these helpful tips by Ms Shabnam Gupta, Founder, The Orange Lane and Peacock Life that can work wonders in giving your home the festive touch that you so desire.
Tip 1: First things first, start with basic cleaning from bedroom, kitchen and living area. It’s better to get rid of clutter before you get started on the shopping list for Diwali. Now pull up your socks and get started!
Tip 2: Shop for diyas or use old traditional earthen diyas that you had used last year. Quickly paint them with bright and cheery colours to add pop of colours in the house. Trust me it won’t take much time and you will end up having family fun while painting and decorating these diyas.
Tip 3: Bring out your old saree or dupatta and use it as a throw to spruce up your space and you will see a complete new look.
Tip 4:The most easy and fun way to create festive mood is to throw in few bright coloured cushions or get your hands on embroidered cushions covers and change it with the old one. That way you don’t have to spend a lot of time as you are ready to invite festivities with bright and happy colours.
Tip 5: Diwali is incomplete without Rangoli. What better way to welcome Diwali in style with drawing Rangoli pattern at the entrance of your home. There is variety of options available in the market. You can also use flower petals for making Rangoli pattern.
Tip 6: Do some flower decoration. Pick some flowers that will add freshness to your home this Diwali. I am sure you will have vases in silver, copper or metallic. . Use them to put some fresh flowers or you could use traditional marigolds and floating diyas in a large copper vessel for the decoration. It is a perfect option for your balcony or living room.
Tip 7: Last but not the least, Lights. The elegance and warmth that lights add to Diwali celebration is something to witness. The market is full of different types of lighting options to choose from. From paper lanterns to string lights to traditional lamps, these lights are available at every local shop during Diwali season. Grab your favourite or choose the one that goes well with your home décor theme. You are sorted.
Let this Diwali be noise and pollution free. Opt for Eco-friendly products. We wish you a very Happy Diwali.