Updated: November 7, 2018 10:40:08 pm
Homes lit up with diyas (traditional Indian lamps), walking under a canopy of fairy lights on the streets and laying out vibrant and beautiful rangolis, there are many ways of setting off the celebratory vibe ahead of Diwali. People are already gearing up for the big day on November 7 but the search for home decor ideas are still on. If you are a late bloomer then you have come to the right place.
This Diwali, bring some cheer into your life with these easy home decor ideas.
Also known as Bandanwar, torans are colourful wall hangings that add a vibrant essence to the decor. They are also considered an auspicious decor element for Diwali and are usually adorned with mango leaves and marigold flowers. You can also find beautiful patterns made of threads and lights and hang them outside your main entrance for a festive touch.
A nice uruli to decorate your house can be a real game changer. Fill it with water and flowers and add some essential oils to it, if you want. It will not only add colour to your decorations but will also fill the house with a beautiful aroma.
There is nothing quite magical as LED lights when it comes to decorating your house for Diwali – they are easily available and can give your house a makeover in no time.
If you are on a lookout for something that stands out and adds a feeling of warmth and comfort to your decorations, go for lanterns or balloons and jazz up your living space with it.
No Diwali decoration is complete without a touch of the Rangoli. You can use vibrant colours to draw intricate or simple patterns and carve out an artsy corner in your home.
You can add brightness to your decoration with some colourful upholstery. It will enhance your living space and give it a beautiful makeover.
You can always trust the good old earthen lamps to spruce up your surroundings. In case you find it difficult to deal with the regular ones, you can opt for electric diyas too.
Fairy lights in a bottle
If you want to light up a part or corner of your room, just throw in some fairy lights in a glass bottle. It will cozy up your space and add that perfect glow to it.
Wish you a Happy Diwali!
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