All Indian homes have old and beautiful saris, dupattas or scarves, cloth pieces with decorative work like mirror embellishments, pretty bead work, hand woven garments which have frayed at edges or got moth-eaten in parts or their zari is now dull.
If there isn’t the guts to throw these away and so they hold sentimental value in your case, you will want to integrate them with your contemporary interiors in the seamless way by reviving festive customs and old-fashioned ideals for recycling and refurbishing your home!
3 Unique Decor Ideas – Ring in Festive Fun With These Trendy Diwali Home Decor Tips
1. Sort through your discarded brass and copper utensils, like mini cauldrons, quaint ‘matkas’ as well as platters that you could polish up using some elbow grease, soft cloth and metal shine powder offered by the grocery store. Place these aesthetically inside a circular, semi-arched and even ascending/descending pattern in bedroom, foyer or on the base of a stairway, if your own home has one. Fill these with colored water, float multi-colored floral petals or mini tea-lights during each and you really are guaranteed to welcome guests and visiting family alike when dusk falls, because they provide a fragrant and eye-catching accent to any social area in the home. To glam up your own home decor, put in a touch of silver or gold dust on the floating flowers or petals and employ a neatly hemmed up square of ‘Bandhini’ or brocade cloth piece to get a backdrop about the wall to incorporate some ethnic charm on the arrangement.
2. Announce the approaching of prosperity, love and fortune with beautiful bells, like the crystal or gemstone embedded ones offered by glassware stores while stating handicraft emporiums respectively. You can also scout a nearby markets for multi-layered earthen lamp or diya stands with hanging bells for an interesting effect to the entrance of your property or puja room. Alternately, you can choose wind chimes with bells for any soft, soothing musical effect, or place paper cut-work lampshades over 5-point lights or diyas placed in front of 1 wall kept dark in your house to reflect intricate light patterns over the apertures of the covers/lampshades put in the lighted diyas. Don’t forget to weigh along the lampshades.
3. Take your loved ones along for many fun at the Diwali fairs located in your community and you’re simply guaranteed to get some good deals which is available from Avarious NGO’s and local charities that usually put up stalls for selling goods like candles, handmade paper, Divine themed paintings and Diwali handicrafts, paper lanterns, idols and beautifully decorated platters you are able to use as decoratives or for for serving finger snacks in! These are also the best places to acquire inexpensive urns, goblets, pots you could wind around with colored rope and glass beads. Once dry, you can store mini-boxes of Diwali sweets or small takeaway gifts, like a list of glass bangles, scented candles, packet of homemade savories etc. for website visitors to your own home of these uniquely decorated return gift containers.
Apply these tips to shop, snack and spend more time all your family members while buying and assembling new and unique products to your Diwali interior decorating project – all while experiencing the spirit of the season!