Home Decoration Ideas for Diwali

Getting your home ready for Diwali, and looking for some unusual decoration ideas?

Here are some innovative ideas to help you get started with your Diwali decorations.

Pro Tip: Make sure you clean one room a day. This will ensure that within a week, your entire house is clean without overstressing your back.

 Home Exterior Decoration Ideas for Diwali:

  • Create a colourful, medium to large-sized rangoli in the doorway of your house to create a striking mood.
  • Use different kinds of rangoli elements such as wet color, dry color or floral petals.
  • Create bright, beautiful arrangements in corners with lit up earthen diyas.
  • If you have a garden, place earthen diyas around your garden along with fairy lights for an added magical appeal.
  • Place candles and diyas on exterior walls.
  • Hang candle holders or lanterns in your garden to create an illusion of hanging lights.

Pro Tip: You can make your own candle holders by using waste cans wrapped with coloured paper.

Home Entrance Decoration Ideas for Diwali:

  • Use bandhanwars, a traditional Diwali decoration to adore your entrance doors.
  • Opt for colourful door hangings embellished with embroidery, mirrors, bells.
  • Give your entrance a fresh lift by hanging neon paper lanterns from the door arch.
  • Place rows of earthen diyas on the floor, and illuminate your facade.
  • Hang a brass bell outside your door to add a bit of a unique element to welcome your guests instead of the usual electric bell.

Home Interior Decoration Ideas for Diwali:

  • Adorn your living room with a large earthen or glass pot filled with water. Float some fresh floral petals, and wax candles over it.
  • Hang tea-light lanterns from varying heights to create a rhythmic d├ęcor pattern.
  • Use fresh flower garlands to bring alive dull corners or plain walls.
  • Use wall rugs, and old colorful saris to enliven your walls rather than the standard coat of fresh paint every Diwali.
  • Give your curtains and cushion covers a festive makeover by getting new sets tailored from old, timeless silks.
  • Invest in art that echoes your spiritual and religious beliefs, keeping in with the festive theme, and cultural connotations.
  • Make guests feel welcome by using aroma-releasing incense sticks.

Diwali is a festival of lights; brighten your home with lights, warmth, and joy.

Give your best while decorating your home, and offer an environment brimming with happiness to all those who visit your home.

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