New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The festival of Lights -- Diwali -- is here and the nation is celebrating this day with complete enthusiasm and joy. Diwali marks the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after 14  years of exile. This day has major importance as people offer prayers, celebrate his return bu bursting crackers, visit their relatives with sweets and other gifts. 

The festivities of Diwali also known as the festival of lights starts five days before the festival arrives. The festival is celebrated today across the nation. The festivities starts with Dhanteras, followed by Chhoti Diwali, Diwali, Bhai Dooj, and Govardhan Pooja.

On Diwali, people perform scores of rituals and each one of them holds great significance. People visit their relatives and have a feast on the abundance of sweets and other special dishes.

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Every household is decorated with shimmering lights and bright colours. Diyas, candles, and flowers are also used to decorate the house. Many people change the decor of their houses every year on the occasion of Diwali. From bringing new furniture to household products people give a new face to their house on the festival of lights.

To help you to decor your house according to the latest trends, here are some trending ideas, which will give your house a makeover which will light up your festival.  

Paper Lampshades

Paper lampshades are an old and elegant way to decorate your house. You can buy them easily as they are available in amazing patterns and designs, that too pocket-friendly. Besides, the different sizes they come in lend you the option of decorating the house in any way you desire.

Floral Decor

Flowers are the eternal source of showing love to anyone, be it your wife, girlfriend, friends or family. They soothe one’s mind as no other thing can do. Create low centerpieces with brass utensils and place the flowers and floating candles alternatively in it for a bright and beautiful arrangement. The floral decor will surely add spark to the festivities.  

Creative Rangolis

Rangolis are one of the most important parts of the house decoration specially on Diwali. Rangolis can be created with flowers or Rangoli powder. To add uniqueness to it, you can place designer diyas for Diwali and pretty clay handicrafts to enhance the beauty and level up the traditional Diwali decoration.

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Colourful Candles

Candles add beauty to anything, be it a candlelight dinner or grand festival Diwali. You can either use colourful candles across the house to spruce up the corners, use engraved candles for an amazing visual bliss or go for stylish carved burners to place the candles into.

Diwali Torans

Wall hangings also knew as Diwali torans are not only a decorative material but also considered to be auspicious on Diwali. You can use Ganesha wall hangings or make torans from recycled items and create that authentic Diwali charm.

Fairy Lights

People use fairy lights on the outside of their house, this time you can bring them inside your house to make the inside even more bright. Fairy lights are your saviour that can be used in Puja rooms or in glass vases for an amazing glowing effect.

Diwali Coaster

You can place them in your living room, as they act as a perfect eye-catcher. You can use paints or artificial mirrors and create intricate designs to add an extra Diwali effect.

Posted By: Talib Khan