Diwali or Deepavali is an Indian festival celebrated in the month of Kartika (Hindu calendar).

This festival is all about celebrating the win of good over bad, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance.

It is celebrated for three to five days , though the number of days celebrated varies from state to state.

Diwali is associated with cleaning the house and decorating it diya’s, flowers, colorful rangoli’s, and whatnot.

Here are some Diwali home decoration ideas for you to implement this festive season.

Diwali decoration ideas

1. Diwali decoration ideas with flowers

Nothing can bring in the festive mood better than flowers.

Orange and yellow marigolds screams out joy and happiness the minute you set your eyes on them.

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Like in the first image, you can select a plain wall in your home and decorate it with garlands of marigold flowers. You can add a lamp on the floor and do a floral rangoli around it.

You can also consider the second image for inspiration and decorate the walkways or passages with flowers.

If you are someone who likes to keep things simple, the third image is for you. You can just have one centerpiece of flower decoration with diya in the middle.

2. Decorate your home with colorful rangoli

Rangoli is an Indian art form where designs are made with colored rice, colored sand, quartz powder, or flower petals.

It symbolizes auspiciousness and good omen. Rangoli is another form of bringing in the festive mood to your home.

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These are some of the rangoli designs for your inspiration.

3. Decorate your home with brass artifacts

Brass artifacts are something which is very strongly associated with Indian home décor concept.

These items speak about our connection to our culture and heritage.

Brass artifacts along with flowers are such a treat to our eyes.

This can be your ethnic Diwali decoration idea.

Brass artifacts with lamps and flowers
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4. Decorate your home with colorful lamps, candles and lights

What is Diwali celebration with out the house being decorated with huge amount of lights.

Whether you use the hand painted diyas or lamps or scented candles or colorful fairy lights it does not matter, all it matters is the house should be well lit with lights 🙂

Diwali decoration with candles, lights and diyas
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5. Diwali decoration ideas with paper art

Any festival becomes even more enjoyable when you do everything yourself. Especially when it comes to decoration, why don’t you try your hand at some paper art to adorn your walls?

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So, was this article useful? Do you have some more ideas to add to this list? Please do let me know in the comments box below.

Btw Happy Diwali/ Deepavali to all my readers. Have a safe and fun filled festival. 🙂