It is said that ‘Home is where the heart is’ and this saying couldn’t be more apt in times of festivities like Diwali. Well, it might be a one room flat, or a king size apartment, or a cosy home in the suburbs or a palace, or a 2bhk flat in a society, you possibly cannot miss giving your ‘’home’’ a complete makeover during Diwali. Diwali cleaning is almost equivalent to spring cleaning in almost all Indian households to put it precisely. Thinking about it, you must be having a panic attack. Well, we know the culprit here and it is the hectic jobs and innumerable deadlines along with busy schedules that hardly allows us the time to clean the house in a tedious manner. So, we are here to offer you a helping hand with some easy tips and tricks under Diwali Decoration ideas that are easy and time saving to say the least. Apart from sending Diwali gifts to your loved ones, decorating your home for Diwali is another important aspect of the festival and here are some of the easy tips for getting your home Diwali ready in a jiffy:
Begin With The Puja Room
Since Diwali is the time when the puja room is at the centre of everything in the festival, therefore it is always a great idea to start with the Puja room. After you have cleaned the room thoroughly, you can always try adding some antique stuffs to the room so that it gets a complete makeover and looks much different from the previous years. As for the Diwali Decoration ideas for the puja room,you can decorateit with some antique brass finish diyas, lamps or puja thalis. You can add some colourful flowers in a brass bowl or urchin and place it near the deity and if you can manage more than one bowl or urchin, you can decorate the room all around with these. Add garlands and exotic flowers to the room and you can decorate it in a number of styles with fresh and fragrant colourful blooms.
Declutter And Organize
Well, if you give it a careful thought, then, basically getting the home ready for Diwali is basically about decluttering and organizing. Throw away the trash, understand what is important and what things can be given away to the charity and start with spaces that are most visited by the public. Like, the kitchen in this case is visited by a lot of guests. So, decluttering the kitchen and organizing your stuff in a neat manner will help make the place look clean and tidy and it shall save a lot of space. If you have open shelves, then try moving your pantry and crockery to the sink area and give it a good scrub. You can then organize your kitchen in a different style which shall grab the attention of your guests instantly.
Choose String Lights
Diwali is about lights. So, don’t forget to add an extra dazzle to the festival as you choose to decorate the home from outside with colourful and embellished long string lights that come in a variety of designs and colours. You can choose to visit your nearby store selling string lights or you can place your order online as you purchase some beautiful string lights to decorate your home. String lights that are long are known to cover the entire wall of your house. Make arrangements to hang them right from the terrace. You can check for yourself that how it adds a different kind of splendour to the festival of lights.
Decorate the Door
When you check out for Diwali gifts for your loved ones, make sure you get hold of some exciting door decorating accessories for Diwali. There are a number of torans that are available in different designs, get your hands on some pretty ones. Torans are mainly used to welcome Goddess Lakshmi and the guests with happiness, colours and warmth. Genda phool or Marigold garlands can be used to decorate the door. Try to deck up the door in the best way, for this can help lift the spirits of your guests instantly.
Add Rangolis, Diyas And Flowers At Uncommon Spaces
Decorate the whole house in a different way as you add colourful rangolis and decorative diyas at surprising places throughout the house. The staircase can be a good option where you can add some colours and lights with pretty Diwali diyas and bright rangolis at the side of each stair, alternate stairs or some stairs as per your wish. You can also decorate the house with flowers either in decorative bowls or elegant vases or you can make the most of the festival as you use colourful garlands to decorate the living room.
Follow these Diwali Decoration ideas to get your home Diwali ready in the shortest span of time.
Here’s wishing you a safe, happy and prosperous Diwali!