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DIY Tips to Save Money on Diwali Shopping

DIY Tips to Save Money on Diwali Shopping

The Festival of Lights, Diwali, is celebrated to mark the return of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita to their kingdom Ayodhya after defeating the Demon King Ravana.

It is a time of joy, togetherness and celebration. People all over India, and Hindu’s worldwide illuminate their houses with lights and vibrant colors, and exchange traditional sweets.

One of the most important parts of the Diwali celebration is decorating your house. While you can easily buy decorations from the market, there is something truly magical about creating your own DIY decorations for Diwali.

In this article, we will explore DIY Diwali decorations and craft beautiful items to decorate our houses! We will add our own magic by adding a personal touch to our DIwali decor.

Top 5 DIY Diwali Decoration Ideas!

And you need not worry, the below DIY ideas are simple to execute and are more fun when executed together with family members!

1. Colorful Rangoli Patterns

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Rangoli patterns are beautiful traditional Indian decoration pattern made with colors and/or flowers. These patterns are drawn on the floor near the entrance areas to welcome guests.

These intricate patterns are the most popular DIY for Diwali decorations. You can use reference images from the internet to draw the patterns. And then use a mix of bright colors, flowers and diyas to fill the patterns. 

Rangoli patterns will really elevate the festive spirit in your home.

DIY for Colorful Rangoli

2. Hand Painted Diya Lamps

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Diya Lamps, or Diyas, symbolize prosperity and are an integral part of celebrating Diwali. 

To make Diwali even more special, you can hand-paint diyas to add your personal touch to it. Bring your watercolors and brushes to create beautiful colorful diyas.

Hand-painting diyas is also a wonderful family activity to kickstart the Diwali season.

DIY for Hand Painted Diya Lamps

3. Jar Lights

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The decoration for The Festival of Lights is incomplete without lights. There are many ways to use string lights to decorate and light up your house. 

One of which is to use lights in jars. Buy some small transparent jars from the market, and fill them up with different lights. Now using decorating ropes or threads, you can hang them near entrances, in your living room, or by the windows. 

You can use them for both interiors and exteriors of your home. The lights will light up your home and you will love the vibe.

DIY for Jar Lights

4. Hula Hoop Chandelier

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Hula Loop chandelier is a unique and creative DIY for Diwali decoration. Use colorful string lights and ribbons and wrap them around a hula hoop a create a stunning chandelier.

This beautiful piece is easy to make and you can hang it in your balcony or a large space. It will transform your space.

5. Handmade Torana Decorations

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Torana, also known as Bandanwal, are decorative door hangings. These are beautiful pieces of art that are considered a good omen in Hindu culture.

Torana are colorful rectangular pieces to be hanged on entrances to your home, puja room, etc. You can simply use a combination of flowers, marigold leaves and mango leaves, tie them to a string and then fasten them to the door frames. 

You can look up Google for different types of Torana designs and select the one want to make and elevate your entrance space.

DIY for Torana Decorations


Diwali is a time for celebration and spending time with loved ones.

Here are some additional DIY tips to help you save money on Diwali shopping:

  • Make a budget and stick to it. This will help you avoid overspending.
  • Shop around and compare prices. Don’t just buy the first thing you see.
  • Look for deals and discounts. Many stores offer sales and promotions during the Diwali season.
  • Consider making your own gifts. This can be a fun and creative way to save money.
  • Regift unwanted items. If you have any items that you no longer need or want, consider regifting them to friends and family.

By following these tips, you can save money on Diwali shopping and still have a festive and enjoyable time.

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