India will celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi on 31st August 2022. An auspicious festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, that marks the beginning of the festive season in various parts of the country. Traditionally, Indians prefer buying new clothes and adorning their houses during festivals. Ganesh Chaturthi is also an exception when it comes to decorations and bringing in creative ideas for enhancing the beauty of their homes. I felt like sharing some of the Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas to check out and if you like them then you can try them at your home.
My personal recommendation is to try some DIY decorations and eco-friendly ones. So here are some of the options that you can think of.
If you love making candles, then it is one of the best Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas to opt for. You can either prepare it inside a glass or a small bowl. The candles can be colored with different paints or colors can be mixed while making the candles. Add some additional decorations to it like rings, necklaces, or even small toys. Ensure to melt the wax inside a clean vessel. If you want to add some fragrance to the candles, use essential oils depending on the flavor or aroma you love.
If you have a garden, then use the flowers to create a garland for Lord Ganesha and offer the flowers too at his feet. You can decorate the entire house also with various types of flowers. Select the colors of the flowers in such a way as to create a bright appearance. You can select them on the basis of their fragrance too. For those who do not have a garden, you can find plenty of flowers in the roadside shops before the festival commences.
Though string lights consume electricity, yet you can use low-power-consuming ones. Nowadays energy-saver lights are available in plenty. You can purchase them and place them around the house to form a design or a pattern. A cluster of brightly lit lights will surely enhance the beauty of your houses, indeed one of the preferred Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas.
Use rice paste or buy dry colors to make Rangolis or different design patterns on the floor of your houses. Applying Rangolis during festivals is a very common tradition followed almost all over India. The more beautiful and colorful the patterns are, the more appealing the Rangolis are. It is one of the most popular Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas.
Diyas or Lamps
Preparing earthen lamps or Diyas can be fun if you really want to be creative. You can make the mud color Diyas or use paints to create colorful Diyas. Apply some sequences for decorations. The Diyas brighten up the house and illuminate the entire surroundings. You can think of some innovative designs for the Diyas to bring in uniqueness.
Newspapers, magazines, and colored papers are available in almost all households. A good idea is to use those papers, and mix and match them to create interesting and decorative craftwork. You can create an image of Lord Ganesha, scenery, flower garden, patterns, and many more. Nurture your artistic mind and create a captivating art or craftwork.
“Toran” is a wall hanging that can be hung from a wall, door, or window. They are made of either flowers and leaves or brightly colored cloth embellished with sequences and mirrors. You can prepare them easily at your house. And if you are short of time, then you can purchase from the local market.
If you have any more special Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas, then please do share them with us. We would love to hear about them.
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