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8 Diwali Decoration Ideas for Home

Diwali is a celebration of light, colour, presents, sweets, and joy that is widely observed. Home decor plays an important part in the celebration of lights. 

Diwali Decoration
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With Diwali evening just around the corner, decorating our homes can seem like a tough task. And if you are a person who is yet to decorate their house and are panicking because of the less time, not to worry because we are here to help you. 

Diwali is a celebration of light, colour, presents, sweets, and joy that is widely observed. It is without a doubt the country’s most vivid and happy celebration. And home decor plays an important part in the celebration of lights

So if you are looking for some quick and easy ideas for decking up your abode, these Diwali decorating ideas can be used as a last-minute checklist for sprucing up your home before your visitors arrive.

Here are eight Diwali Decoration Ideas listed for you. Without further adieu let’s get decor ready!

1. Light up with Diyas

Diwali Light Up with Diyas

Diwali and Diyas go hand in hand every year everywhere. The more diyas you light around your house, the brighter it will appear. Get some from the nearest store that is decorative and embellished, and use them to light up each corner. They can be used to decorate the entrance of your house, the pooja room, and even around the rangolis. This is the cheapest and most affordable Diwali decorating item on the list that is at the heart of the festival. 

2. Fairy Lights

Fairy Lights

Another major element of the Diwali decorations is fairy lights. Fairy lights are a very inexpensive material, and you can use them to make a variety of Diwali decorations using DIY hacks. Install ambient lighting to instantly transform your environment into a Diwali celebration. Fairy lights, votive candles, and tealights are all excellent alternatives for brightening up your decor. String lights that run the length of your walls provide excellent Diwali decorating ideas for the outside of your home.

3. Flower Strings

Flowers brighten up a room, and what better way to celebrate Diwali than by stringing some exquisite Gende Ke Phool and hanging them from our staircase or balcony? To improve the overall aesthetic, you can always add bells to the string or just add another kind of flower. Marigold flowers, also known as Genda Phool, are also known as the ‘herb of the sun,’ and their scent will help you relax and de-stress! New beginnings and riches are also symbolized by the brilliant yellow and orange colours. So, go to a neighbouring flower store and get some fresh bundles of flowers to decorate your entryways with!

4. Rangoli

Diwali Rangoli Decoration
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Rangolis are a must-have for Diwali decorations, and no celebration is complete without a stunning rangoli at the front door. So get your creative juices going and give your rangolis a fresh appearance for Diwali by utilizing shredded flowers. Rangoli is the art of making shapes out of chalk, sawdust, flowers, and wheat grains on the floor. Symbols such as mangal Kalash, feminine footsteps, lit Diya, shree, and others are common rangoli motifs. Greet your visitors through the bright patterns on the main door’s entry. 

5. Hula Hoop Chandeliers, Bottle Lights, and Paper Coneflowers

Get creative this Diwali by creating interesting decors using DIY hacks. Wrap the string lights around the hula hoop in a random pattern to make a lovely chandelier that can be hung in your living room to give a festive touch. These lights are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Another smart idea is to save the empty wine/beer bottles and hang lights to brighten up your rooms. Simply place the lights into the bottle and secure them with a corkscrew. Simply arrange them on the table or along the stairwell to add a touch of elegance to the space. 

Cone-flowers made of paper may be used to decorate tables, floors, and doors. They’re also really easy to make. Fold square pieces of paper over themselves to make paper cones. Glue the sharps end into a floral pattern on a circular cardboard sheet. With this Diwali house decoration, the paper coneflower is ready to brighten up your home.

6. Homemade Paper and Thread Lanterns

Homemade Paper and Thread Lanterns

A DIY Lantern is the finest décor item you can make at home for Diwali. To make a gorgeous perforated lantern, simply buy some coloured paper from your local stationery store and use a compass. Thread lanterns are quite easy to construct and look fantastic when lit. To make the lanterns, you’ll need some adhesive, such as Fevicol, a bowl, balloons, cotton yarn, and water. Simply dissolve some glue in a basin of water and soak the thread for a few minutes. Meanwhile, inflate a balloon, wrap the immersed thread around the balloon, and set it aside for a few hours. After that, break the balloon, remove it, and replace it with a fairy light of your choosing to create the most stunning budget lantern ever, certain to make your home seem fantastic. 

7. Torans

Don’t forget to get your hands on some lovely torans, which come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Torans are used to welcome guests and Goddess Lakshmi by adorning the main entryway with colour and pleasure. This is the first thing guests see when they walk in, and it is guaranteed to elevate their spirits. You can leave them hanging even after the celebrations are over.

8. Mason Jar lights and Candle holders

Mason Jar lights and Candleholders
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Mason jars have been causing a stir on the internet because of their endless DIY possibilities. As a result, during Diwali 2021, make sure you clean all of your mason jars, either paint them in mild colours or leave them alone. Fill a couple of mason jars with the lights and set them aside. All you have to do now is select a suitable location for them to be hung. Light a candle inside a few additional jars for a stunning and inexpensive décor that will brighten up your home like nothing else.

Bonus Tip: Declutter and Re-Arrange

Festivals result in a swarming inflow of friends and visitors, which frequently results in space issues. Declutter your interiors by setting aside some time. Get rid of the clutter and make room for some fresh air. Make sure you rearrange your area in addition to decluttering. Rearrange the upholstery, bring the sofa closer to the walls, and centre your coffee table. Create a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere in your area and you’ll realize how it makes everything much easier to manage and decorate. 

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