October and November is the month of festivals for all Indians. It starts with Ganesh Chaturthi and ends with 'Bhai-Dooj'. In between, Indians celebrate two major festivals, and they are Navratri and Diwali.
After the 9-day huge celebration, when you feel sad and life seems boring again, Diwali appears with a lot of lights, crackers, sound, sweets and love of your family and friends. This is the time of the year when you forget year-long differences and hug people you may not meet again in the coming time.
People visit their friends' and relatives' houses and enjoy the festival to the fullest. Every house is decorated with lights, lamps and other decorative materials; people are dressed in new and gorgeous apparels and look their best during this festival.
Sweets for diabetic individuals and gambling over card games, etc., all are allowed during Diwali. And this is the favourite festival of kids, as they can burst crackers to their heart's content during this time.
This year, Diwali is only 10 days later. So, have you started decorating your home yet? Do you want to do something new this year, so that your guests get mesmerised on the big day?
Here are some exclusive Diwali decoration tips you can try this year. Start a few days beforehand and you will be ready on Diwali with these illuminating home décor tips.
1. Homemade Candles: Diwali is the festival of lights. If you want your house to be decorated with candles, instead of buying them, go for homemade ones. You can use salt dough, egg shells, etc., to make homemade candles.
2. Aromatic Candles: You can buy it from any gift stores. Once you light up the candles, your room will be filled with a sweert fragrance. Many of you have Lakshmi Puja at home on that day, right? Such candles can give your house a saintly atmosphere too.
3. Floating Candles: A centre table with a big bowl of floating candles adds an oomph factor to your house on Diwali. Let the candles float in water and spread the petals of roses and lotuses into the bowl. It will be a marvelous sight to watch.
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4. Chocolate Tree: You must have guests on Diwali and there will be kids for sure. This decoration can make them love your house even more. Take a steady branch and stump it in a pot, filled with soil. Now, wrap candies in colourful papers and attach them to the branch. Keep it at the centre of your living room.
5. Glass Lanterns: Lanters are a must in every household on Diwali. Want to try something new? Go for glass lanterns instead. Paint glass bottles with different colours and fix candles or LED lights inside those. Hang all of them around your house. It will look truely awesome.
6. Rangolis: Talking about Diwali decoration and ignoring rangolis will be a huge mistake. Along with rangoli colours, use petals, leaves and diyas to decorate it. Make a big one at your entrance or living room, so that your house looks welcoming.
7. Diwali Toran: On Diwali, you must be going to welcome Maa Lakshmi and Ganesh Ji at your house, isn't it? Decorate the main entrance and your puja room with colourful Diwali torans, as it will give your house a vibrant look.
8. Potpourri: Place small bowls of potpourri around your house and the aroma will certainly uplift your mood to enjoy the festival with great delight. You can buy it from a market or follow some homemade recipes to make potpourris. The choice is yours!