Prepare your Home for Diwali: The Indian Festival of Lights

The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil and thus it is known as “The Festival of Light” as people light plentiful amount of candles and set off firecrackers to celebrate.

Diwali is a festival that honors Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. It is said that homes are lit up to express the love for the goddess, so that she may enter them and bless the residents of each house with prosperity and fortune. Surely, you need a perfect and clean home to welcome Goddess Lakshmi! Besides, universal laws of attraction depend on the theory that in order to get something, you first need to have the space for it.

Prepare Home for Diwali

So this Diwali, lets clear your home of mess, dust it up and make it sparkle. Just make it ready to get wealth, success and lots of heavenly blessings!

Deep Clean

You’re possibly feeling like you got a load off your chest! Now that you can really see a few parts of your home, you can also see how much dirt they’ve collected. Get your home help ready to work specially on this for the entire day, so you can clean all those tough to reach spaces together. Don’t forget the highest points of cupboards, under furniture, behind cupboards, over light bulbs as well as clocks, paintings and switchboards. You don’t need a lot of cleaners; just Rust-Oleum Krud Kutter Tough Task Remover can achieve a lot of things!

Deep Cleaning

Make a List

One more thrilling part of Diwali is its shopping. Since your theme is set, you can include any more pieces that you think you require, alongside consistent Diwali items. Diwali shopping includes new clothes, Diwali sweets, crackers, decoration items, frills, electric ladiya, idols of lord Ganesha and Goddess Laxmi, wax diyas, wax candles and many more. People love to paint their creative ability through Rangoli and the decoration of the house. Quite far, try to include things that can perform various task and which you can use beyond Diwali also.

Make a List

Choose a Theme

So everything is going according to the plan and working great! By now, Diwali is only a few days away and you have to start thinking more in ‘festive mode’. Decide on how you’d like to decorate your home for Diwali. Do you need a fabulous, rich style with brocades and mighty brass lamps? Then you can make antique things with Rust-Oleum Specialty Metallic Spray Paint. It’s easier to breathe life into it. Consider the things you already have at home and how you can make them work. Unused rich sarees can be hung over existing curtains to give a grand look. 

Choose a Theme

Colourful Rangoli

You can purchase stones and glitters Rangoli (drawn on the plastic sheet) is selling hot in the market now-a-days. People are indicating innovation in it and attempting their hands on many decorating options like stones, shells, flowers, rice & glitters. Prior people use to make Diwali Rangoli with the help of turmeric, Mehandi leaves, ground rice powder, etc. due to global warming. Most of the people are now switching to herbal or natural Rangoli items. If you go for the traditional Rangoli designs then in shapes of flowers, leaves and animals are the most popular at the entrance.

Colourful Rangoli

Get Decorating

After all that prep, Diwali is almost here! Your house is perfect, clean and everything is working according to your expectation. Now it’s time to put the final touches to make your home really worthy of a goddess’ visit. Place the lights all over the place, diyas along the window sill, tea lights in jars or on a platter, fairy lights along the window. Place a traditional lamp at the entrance, filled with flowers or flower petals.

Tip: Make at least one piece of DIY decor and put it in a visible spot to include that personal touch, it’s your home after all!

  • Oct 13, 2018
  • Category: DIY
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