Diwali means “row of clay diyas”, it is also called as “Deepavali”. It is festival of lights and symbol of “victory of good over evil”. Diwali is a festival of lights, sweets and crackers. In the days of Diwali everyone is so much excited for the celebration of Diwali.
is one of the most joyful and religious festival for Hindus. It’s celebration starts from “Dhunteras” and ends with “Bhai-Dhuj” and it occurs between middle of October – middle of November. In Diwali
everyone cleans their homes properly and decorate their homes and shops with lights, rangoli, diyas, etc in an elegant way. Some people also choose to re-paint their homes or shops also. Even streets or markets are also fully decorated with fancy lights.
This festival brings fun and excitement for all. Shopkeepers decorate their shops, because this is the time when they earn more than normal days. Everyone buy new clothes, electronics and things for home decoration.
In Diwali you can Decorate your home with:
Diyas: Diyas are the integral part of the festival “Diwali”. These are made from clay and traditionally we use ghee or vegetable oil to enlighten these diyas. In past few years we have simple and sober Diwali diyas which are also available these days, but now you can also find some decorative and designer diyas also in market. These designer diyas are makeover by creative peoples. They paint diyas with colors and use fancy things to decorate them. You can decorate your home in an elegant way with such diyas.
You can also use diyas made from brass or copper, which are ready made available in market. Readymade set of fancy diyas which are filled with wax is latest trend in diyas. In past few years we have seen many changes in the design and looks of diyas, this shows how much diyas are important and integral part of Diwali.
Rangoli: Rangoli is a most beautiful way to welcome your guests and Goddess Lakshmi on Diwali. It is traditional and folk art of decorating home. In this we made design on floor with colored sand, flowers, diyas, rice or many other things. We mainly use colorful and decorative designs for rangoli. Rangoli is a best and most attractive art of decorating your home or shop entrance. Rangoli of natural flowers also looks gorgeous and nice way of decoration. Not only home entrance, you can made rangoli with natural flowers at the top of center table in drawing room of living room on the Diwali or other ocassions.
Candles: Candles are also an important part of Diwali. It creates calm and soothing atmosphere and also use for decorative purpose. Candles are made from wax and best for environment. Just like diyas candles is also used for lighting. Now days, market is filled with designer and scented candles, which creates aromatic effect and spread nice fragrance in air.
Floating candles are also a great choice for decoration. In Diwali days, you can find different models of wax candle, or you can gift set of scented candles to you dear ones.
Fancy Lights and Lamps: In Diwali days, markets are illuminated with lights. Lights always creates nice ambiance, if used properly. Lights are symbols of Diwali and integral part of it. According to tradition, Goddess Lakshmi showers her blessing on the houses which are properly illuminated. That’s why people illuminate their houses with lights, diyas and candels.
On the occasion of Diwali, markets are full with numerous of light strings and fancy lights. Different patterns of lights and lanterns are highlights of the Diwali. Everyone buy these fancy lights and decorate their houses with it. You can easily find these lights in exciting and unusual shapes. Hang these fancy lanterns at the entrance door or in corridor, these will create magical effect and add charm in your decoration.
Flower Decoration: In Diwali you can decorate your home with flowers. Flowers are the best way for decoration on any occasion. In market, you can find a lot of variety of flower which decorates your homes and create fresh and perfumed ambience in home.
Artificial flower strings or flower bouquet can helps you in home decoration. You can hang flower strings at your door, or you can hang them with curtain rods in stylish patterns. In market you can browse flower strings of different length, shape and color. Mix and match them with your home interiors and create a beautiful eye catching atmosphere.
Dry flowers are also good option for home decoration. Put them in a fancy glass blow, and then feel the magic of aroma around you. You can also gift these dry flowers to your beloved persons. They are easily available in market in gift packs on the occassion of Diwali.
Fancy Items: You can also decorate your houses with fancy items like strings made from plastic or paper. These are available in different colorful patterns. Even you can find the fancy lanterns made from plastic and paper. These decorative items are best for low budget Diwali decoration.
Even so many craft items are also available in market like wall hangings, handmade paintings, candle holder, decorative plants and vase, photo frames, and many more. You can buy them and decorate your home in an exciting way.
Furniture and Fixtures: On Diwali you can also some furniture and fixture for your home. In Diwali days, many shopkeepers offer various schemes on many items. You can avail those schemes and decorate your furniture in your budget.
In Diwali days, everyone buys something new for their homes. That’s why you can find a wide variety of things in market. For your home decoration you can buy decorative and colorful cushions, colorful bed sheets, decorative pieces, paintings, fancy chandelier, and many other items which help you in decoration and create colorful charm of festive season.
Re-Paint your Home: You can also re-paint your home with bright and vibrant colors on Diwali. Change of colors in home, or especially in festive season brings more excitement in air. It gives new look to your home and refresh your mood also.
But, intelligent selection of colors is also important. Always choose perfect mix and match of cool and vibrant colors. So, this Diwali play with colors and give dazzle look to your home.
Pooja Room Decoration: Diwali pooja has its own significance in Diwali. On Diwali we worship of Goddess Lakshmi for wealth, health and fulfillment of wishes. If you have separate pooja room, then you can decorate in a different way with flower, lights, diyas, and many other things.
But if you don’t have separate pooja room then also you can decorate that area, which you choose for pooja. You can decorate that area with flowers, lights, cloth frills, candles, colorful bandhani dupattas, silk saris, and many other fancy items.
For Lakshmi- Ganesh pooja, you can buy Lakshmi-Ganesh sculptures and idols. These idols are available in various sizes and design as per your requirements.
This Diwali decorate your home in more interesting and creative way with various fancy and decorative items. And make this Diwali special for family and beloved persons.