It is that time of the year when fresh flowers make their way onto tabletops, nostalgic scents of sweets waft their way from the kitchen, the fragrance of incandescent sticks fill the air, vibrant rangolis and lighted lamps on doorsteps welcome passersby. It’s a date with divinity!

The festival of lights is around the corner and this time of the year, Indians revamp their homes and give it a makeover before welcoming guests after guests to their humble abodes.

Here are some ideas to re-decorate your homes this festive season!

Flower arrangements

Flowers and fruits say abundance, speaking of which, marigolds are available in plenty this time around. These flowers can be used as whole flowers, as petals to form a bed, or sew them together and hang them in strings on walls.

Place the flowers in a container or a vase for a usual yet unconventional arrangement. You may also float these flowers in Thalis, Matkas, or vessels filled with water for freshness.

Candles and lanterns

Decorative Diwali candles signify the triumph of good over evil and brightness over darkness. This Diwali, go ahead and decorate with Diwali candles for good fortune and prosperity in their life.

Some believe that during Kartika, the spirits of the dead visit their relatives’ houses to wish them well; or that if they are not lit, the dead will curse their relatives to live in darkness through life. Kindeels are hung for around a month from the first day of Diwali.

Brass and copper decoration

Metallic accents and accessories can give your home a shiny and classy look. Brass and Copper are an intrinsic part of the modern design too as most designers make liberal use of the metal accents to add just the right hint of glamour and an ethnic touch.

Both metals evoke an atmosphere of warmth and tranquillity while also adding elegance and luxury to any space. 


Votive candles are a versatile option that can spruce up any room in your home. Votives are small, short candles, often confused with tea light candles, but the two types vary in several ways. Here are some votives you can use to decorate your home this Diwali.

Sequined cushions and rich fabrics

Sequin cushions can be the best decorative home furnishing accessory. Every home is incomplete without these decorative accessories and if you are looking out for such decorative elements at an affordable range then opt for sequin and vibrant colour cushion cover for your living room.


Rangoli is one of the most essential parts of Diwali celebrations and each year one tries to make an innovative rangoli to impress the guests and welcome goddess Lakshmi. People male rangoli designs on the floor using materials such as dry flour, colored sand or even flower petals.

Which one of these ideas will you try this Diwali?
Also read: Green Diwali Ideas: 5 Innovative ways to celebrate pollution-free Diwali

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