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Deepawali decor: 5 Shopping ideas for the festive season

Come November and it is time for Diwali again…

A festival that is an ode to the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, Goddess Lakshmi and one that celebrates the victory of good over evil, Diwali is all about light overcoming darkness.   A personal favourite, Diwali for me is all about warmth, cheer and positive vibes.  As a run up to the festival, I enjoy creating bright spaces by decking up tables, nooks and corners with accessories like flowers, candles, vibrant furnishings, potpourri, lamps, rangolis and the like.

Light over darkness
Light over darkness

Given that this year has been exceptionally dark in the form of the global coronavirus pandemic, there could not be a more apt time than Diwali to banish the darkness from your home by giving it a sparkling make over.  Bring on those festive décor artefacts and make your home reflect the joyful festive spirit that you can enjoy with family and friends.  And you don’t have to break the bank to do it!  Here are some exclusive picks you can choose from to deck up your abode on a budget this Diwali.

Noorana 5 Layer Twinkling Diya Stand 

Pic courtesy: My Pooja Box
Pic courtesy: My Pooja Box

The Noorana twinkling diya stand from the house of My Pooja Box, made from iron and polished to radiant golden finish is a gorgeous addition to your home.  This attractive 5 layered diya holder can make quite a stunning statement when placed on your centre or side table of the living room or even outside your main door or in the garden. With a whopping 43 cup shaped holders to place tealights, LED diyas or even flowers, this affordable accessory is sure to instantly illuminate your abode and give it a magical makeover.

Ambra Brass Urli

Pic courtesy: My Pooja Box
Pic courtesy: My Pooja Box

An elegantly designed piece by My Pooja Box, this brass urli promises to add a beautiful charm to your home.  Exquisitely crafted and hanging on a flower-adorned chain, the design of this piece draws inspiration from the culture and heritage of the yesteryears. The golden hue and smooth finish lends the piece a regal look. Add in rose petals and a diya, this one will transform your space in a jiffy.

LED table decoration

Pic courtesy: Ikea
Pic courtesy: Ikea

Lights and illuminations in every nook and corner is really the essence of Diwali décor.  Creating warm, fuzzy corners on window sills are a great way to bring on those hygge feels and festive cheer.  The star shaped LED table decoration from Ikea is a perfect décor accessory to dress your window sills.  Its contemporary design makes it usable for any occasion and it can be placed not only by the window but even on the centre and side tables.  The string of led lights wound around the star shaped frame exudes understated elegance and gives the space a sophisticated yet festive look.

Mayurdhen Designer Tray Set

Pic courtesy: Ikea

This set of three lacquer finished trays are hand painted with traditional motifs and add an elegant and sophisticated touch to all the Diwali entertaining.

Gold Brass Table Tea Light Holder

Pic courtesy: Pepperfry
Pic courtesy: Pepperfry

What sets a merry atmosphere better than an oasis of glistening tea lights? This gold brass table tea light holder is a perfect addition to your centre table to hold those warm lights.  Light some perfumed candles and let the scents of rose and vanilla calm your senses. An accent piece for your home, this uniquely crafted candle holder is just right to add in a flair of elegance and grace to your space.

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post in any way.  Opinion, as always, my own.

 

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