Diwali Home Decoration Ideas
On Diwali, colorful rangoli designs are made by women, on the floor of their living room or entrance way, to welcome Goddess Lakshmi – the Goddess of Wealth. Commonly made with vibrant colors, rice flour or chalk, rangoli make magnificent piece of art. It is considered good luck symbol. Place an earthen diya at the center of the rangoli, to increase the overall appeal of the art.
The traditional way of illuminating the home and premises on Diwali is to light diyas, the earthen lamps, made out of clay. In the present time, due to increase in the competition, a wide variety of diyas is available in the market. So, this Diwali, decorate your home and premises with beautiful diyas. Place them at the windowsill, doorstep, staircase and lobby, on the occasion.
Candles are equally important, when it comes to the home d cor for Diwali. Make use of aroma candles for the interiors of your home. Cylindrical candles can serve the purpose for your windowsill, balcony and staircase. At the entrance way, arrange an assortment of diyas and candles, to welcome the guests and Goddess Lakshmi.
While candles and diyas have a special place in the list of decorative items for Diwali, electric lamps have also gained popularity. Brighten up your rooms with the use of decorative chandeliers. Make use of lanterns for the backyard or lobby. You may hang string of colorful LED lights at the entrance way. Lamps come in various shapes and sizes. Buy a number of these to brighten up your home this Diwali.
This Diwali, decorate your home with torans (hangings). Make use of mango leaf toran for the main door of your home, because mango leaves are considered auspicious for the occasion. You may also hang ‘shubh laabh‘ hangings at the door. You may use torans made of fresh flowers or garlands for the purpose. Door hangings adorned with bells or mirror would look good.
Flowers are great embellishments. Spread the aroma of flowers in your home, by hanging garlands made of flowers. You may choose marigold, lilies, rose, jasmine or exotic flowers like orchid and carnations, to decorate your home for Diwali. Fill a flower vase with aromatic fresh cut flowers and place it at your living room table.