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Diwali 2021: Add a colourful twist to your Diwali decor without spending a bomb, here is how

As Diwali, the festival of lights is just around the corner, it is time to clean the house and get it prepped up for the festivity. We bring you some handy tips to keep in mind for decorating your home, and that too, without burning a hole in your pockets.

Diwali 2021: Add a colourful twist to your Diwali decor without spending a bomb, here is how - DRB
Mumbai, First Published Oct 31, 2021, 9:00 PM IST

Chuck your boring décor and pick colours to give a colourful twist to your home this Diwali. Team Asianet brings your some tips on how to decorate your home with easily available things and minimum efforts, yet providing an output that will make heads turn.

Play with colours:

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Adding colours to your home will brighten it up only to make it look more lively and colourful. You can swap your boring dull cushion covers with colourful ones. Adding a hint of colours makes anything look pretty and vibrant, and takes lesser effort too. If you don’t have colourful cushion covers and don’t want to buy new ones, you can simply make cushion covers out of old sarees available at home. With this, you can also change or add carpet to your living room which will only enhance the look.

Use those extra utensils:

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Another twist to your usual decor can be brought with utensils that are kept at home but are not being used. If you have those big copper or brass urns (handa), put them in a corner of your living area. They look classy and give a bit of a vintage feel. Ceramic urns also come handy for the decor.

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Light up your house:

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Diwali lights do not necessarily mean just the mirchi lights. To light up their homes, people are opting for chandeliers, lampshades and different kinds of lights. It is not necessary to put those series of lights as a part of your Diwali decoration. You can always hang lanterns and still get the Diwali look. Sleek looking wine bottle with fairy lights inside them is a must on the Diwali lights décor.

Pick oil diffusers/burners for aroma:

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Your décor will go a notch up by using oil diffusers or burners. When you use aromatic oil diffusers, they automatically change your home’s environment. It will spread amazing fragrance across your home and your guests will love it when they come to visit you. These can be kept in small corners of the house or on bookshelves, adding more beauty to your decor.

Replace diyas with candles:

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If you want to go a little modern on your décor then you can always substitute the traditional diyas with candles. Over the recent years, people have started to pick up a lot more on candle-stands to decorate their homes. A wide range of candle stands can be found both online and offline. Or, you can also use wine bottles as stands by placing a candle on top of it.

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Add plants to the décor: 

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Those who love greenery can include small indoor plants as a part of the décor. One can put these pretty-looking plants in the living area or at any corner of the house. This will add a greener quotient to the décor, bringing more positive vibes to the house.

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