6 Simple and Recycling DIY Ideas For Diwali Decor

Festive Decor Dated:  Oct. 12, 2015
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DIY Diwali Decoration

Diwali is a festival of light and colors. A splendid and extravagant décor is required for each home on Diwali. While decorating home for Diwali, it involves a list of things, beginning from home décor to gift items etc.

A rustic look of home on Diwali can provide an altogether fabulous view. Apart from the ready-to-made available décor items in the market, if one happens to be a lover of handmade and homemade décor items, then, these are some of the easy and recycling DIY ideas for Diwali décor. Lets have a look:-

1. DIY Diwali Toran: Festival of Diwali involves a play with colors. Torans are placed at the entrance of a house to welcome guests and set a festive mood. If you are passionate and creative, there is an easy and interesting way to create torans for your house. You can make your toran quite easily with recyclable materials such as cardboard, handmade paper, waste ornaments etc. All you have to do is decorating pieces of cardboard with stars, waste ornaments etc. This will promote recycling and create a pretty décor.

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2. DIY Diwali Rangoli: Again you can make use of recyclable materials for creating a portable, recycled and simple rangoli. You can do it by decorating it with waste ornaments  like  ribbons, lace, mirrors, pearls etc. This free spiritedness also leaves an ever lasting impact on the viewer.

Diwali RangoliDIY Diwali Rangoli
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3. DIY Diwali Candles: Diwali is a festival of lights and how can it be complete without some gorgeous homemade candles. There are a lot of materials you can use to make your own candles, from orange peels, salt dough to even sea shells. Isn’t it a fabulous way of creating candles on your own?

DIY Diwali CandlesDIY Diwali Candles
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4. DIY Diwali lanterns: Lanterns or Kandeels as they are called in India add a special touch to Diwali Décor. Here are two ideas of creating lanterns which will portay lavishness.

a) Create Glass Jar Lanterns
Re-use old sauce, jam, spaghetti jars and gold dimensional puffy paint to create lanterns.

Glass Jar LanternsGlass Jar Lantern
Jar LanternsJar Lanterns

b) Create Paper Bag Lanterns
Paper bags are easily available in abundance at homes. Now you can recycle these paper bags in order to create these exotic lanterns for your diwali décor.

Paper Bag LanternsPaper Bag Lanterns
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5. DIY Diwali Diya Platter: Got some wooden board, waste ornaments, marriage cards at home? Decorate wooden board with ribbons, pearls, mirrors etc. to create a portable, recyclable diya platter which will add another moon to your Diwali Décor.

Diwali Decor
Diwali Decor
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6. DIY Diwali Gift Bowls: You can create your Diwali gift packages or bowls by making use of scraps of newspaper, handmade paper and  fabric scraps. This way is pretty easy and pocket- friendly. This displays the decorator’s passion and creativity as well.

DIY Diwali Gift BowlDIY Diwali Gift Bowl
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Try these tips to enhance and make your Diwali décor look extravagant. If you have any exciting ideas for Diwali décor, please do share with us in the comment section below.

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