Diwali, the festival of lights is around the corner. The five-day festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. Diwali is followed by some traditions and rituals.
Different communities celebrate it in a different style. Indians light up every place with shimmering lights, diyas, candles, lanterns and of course the bright colourful rangoli patterns made of flower petals, rice, turmeric, wheat flour, or sand.
Diwali too brings a lot of responsibility from cleaning to decorating our homes, offices, shops. When on one hand, people tend to be busy in Diwali shopping, on the other; they put their thinking caps and rake their brains for new decor ideas.
Here are some of those unique and creative ideas for décor one can try this Diwali:
One can use empty glass bottles including glass jars of jams, health drinks of different shapes and sizes. Fill the bottles with the fairy lights and light it up. To add an extra charm to the bottle, one can even add confetti inside the jar. Decorating the bottle with shells or beads will also make it look beautiful.
Lanterns or paper lampshades are a novel oriental way of decorating the house on Diwali. One can create a unique decorative element for Diwali by painting and cutting them in different shapes and sizes.
Theme based decoration
One can go for theme-based decoration. For instance, Lakshmi Ganesha theme will work perfectly on Diwali. One can create Lakshmi Ganesha idol with the colourful Rangoli colours and even decorate your home with emblems associated with Lord Ganesha and Lakshmi Ji, like including the lotus flower and modak.
One can go for old diyas also. Paint them with glitter and acrylic colours and use them to light up your home during Diwali.
Handmade torans to decorate the entryway, entrance to your puja room etc. is something which one try. It makes the way looks super trendy. Hanging a toran at the door is considered to be a good omen. These decorative torans are fastened to welcome goddess Lakshmi to homes.