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DIY tips: Glam up your place this Diwali

Diwali spells love, laughter and happiness. But another thing that's synonymous with this festival are spruced-up, beautiful homes? If you have always been at a loss on how to do up your place then, take inspiration from these DIY tricks. You won't be disappointed.

Diwali spells love, laughter and happiness. But another thing that's synonymous with this festival are spruced-up, beautiful homes. If you have always been at a loss on how to do up your place then, take inspiration from these DIY tricks. You won't be disappointed.

Paisley lights decor: These paisley designed covers can add an instant element of glamour to your place. Get your hands on some paisley printed semi-transluscent papers and get rolling! Cut it accordingly and pinch it together to cover the glass candles. (Source: Pinterest)

Soup can luminaries: Add some mood lighting to your home with these soup cans. Take a few old cans and drill holes in them. Once you are done, give them a quick coat of spray paint. Voila! You are done. (Source: Pinterest)

Paper torans: Instead of wasting money on the usual string of leaves and flowers that die out in a day, go for torans made out of cardboard pieces and old greeting cards. Simply cut them in interesting shapes and tie them together. (Source: Pinterest)

DIY candles: Pick a few rounded seashells and paint them with fabric paints. After it dries-up, add melted wax and a wick to create your own candle. You can also tie cinnamon sticks around a candle for aroma. (Source: Pinterest)

Recyclable rangoli: For those tricky corners around your house, give up on freshly-made rangoli designs this time. Instead, paint a beautiful rangoli design on a cardboard and cut it out. It's portable and can be reused. (Source: Pinterest)

Paper elephants garland: Make a template for your elephant using a patterned scrapbook paper. Now, cut your string to the desired length and with the help of glue stick it to the string. Make a loop onto the top of the string- your garland is ready! (Source: Pinterest)

Diya rangoli: This is the oldest trick in the book to liven up your place during Diwali and it's foolproof. If you are too tied up to do anything drastic, just go for this. It always works! (Source: Pinterest)

Lights everywhere: Lighting up your place during Diwali is not as difficult as you think. You can visit your nearest nursery and get a few branches or a non-flowering plant. Wrap rice lights around it and just place it at the entrance for a surreal view. (Source: Pinterest)