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5 Inexpensive Ideas to Make Your Home Diwali Ready

October 18, 2016 14:23 IST

Diwali, the festival of lights, is just around the corner. It is time to clean your house and decorate it with lights and diyas. How about giving a fresh look to your house before placing the lights in place? Most people do up the interiors of their home before Diwali to mark the beginning of a new year and end up burning a hole in their pocket. Why paint the whole house before Diwali when you can add a few beautiful decor pieces and make your house look refreshed and Diwali ready. There are a lot of Diwali decor ideas which can entirely change the look of your home without adding major costs to your budget. Besides decorating your house, you can sweeten the celebrations with some sweets along with the home cooked food.

Here are some really inexpensive ideas to make your home Diwali ready -

#1 Why repaint the whole house? Simply decorate a wall
Pick a wall of your house that is prominently visible to the guests visiting your home. You can get that wall painted or textured by experts to give it a festive look. If not colouring a wall, you can add a nice wall decal or a wall sticker that enhances its beauty. You could even consider placing a wall hanging to make it look creative.

#2 Little decor pieces

Diwali Rangoli

 Buy Traditional Rangoli Art Starting @ Rs 499

Accessorize your house on a budget by adding a few tiny decor pieces that give it a festive look. You can reuse an old bottle, spray paint it with a quirky design and place it on the centre table or hang it in your living room. You may even consider changing the cushion covers of your existing sofa set for a refreshing look. Instead of the regular rangoli at the entrance, you can place these lovely ready rangoli designs at your doorstep.

#3 Diwali is incomplete without lights

Diwali diyas

 Buy Diwali Diyas Starting @ Rs 251

The festival of lights calls for decorating your house with different types of lights like torans, diyas, candles and so on. Place a few beautiful looking diyas in and around your house to start with the decorations.

#4 A perfect pooja thali that completes your Diwali puja

Diwali thalis

Buy Pooja Thalis Starting @ Rs 299

These beautifully decorated Pooja thalis look perfectly apt during Laxmi puja at your home. These pooja thalis come along with dryfruits and chocolates to make the celebrations even more special.

#5 Mouthwatering sweets along with home cooked delicacies


Buy Mithai Hampers Under Rs 350

The best part about Diwali is the grand party hosted at home where most people invite their extended family, friends and close relatives for the big feast. This feast consists of an elaborate spread of home cooked delicacies. If you are planning to host a party at home, the best way to bring in the Diwali celebrations is by having the choicest sweets by Ghasitaram. Sweeten the occasion with these rich Indian sweets.


Buy Assorted Crackers Starting @ Rs 1750 

Finally, burst some crackers as a part of the ritual. Even if you do not feel like bursting crackers, buy a couple of them and spread happiness by distributing them to the lesser privileged people around you.



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