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Best Arts and Crafts to Buy This Diwali

Updated on October 4, 2017

Diwali is the much awaited time for kids and adults, as its the most happening time of the year. People buy different kinds of arts and crafts products decorate house during this time for Diwali. As you tend to beautify yourself similarly you need to decorate your home, you cant leave it behind. All the things which are used for Diwali decoration are very colourful and bright thus it brings out the beauty of your house very well.

Generally before offering prayers or performing actual puja during the Diwali the houses are decorated and made to look beautiful and neat. So get ready to decorate your house as Diwali is just around the corner. During Diwali, markets are flooded with various kinds of decorative things right from traditional to contemporary.

The things which are generally used for Diwali decoration are wall hanging, small show pieces, door hanging or torans and diyas which are abundantly used.

Door hanging

Are the door decoration which is hanged at the outer side of the door.

Door hanging or toran:

These may be flowers made up of satin cloths or brocade or small cotton stuffed colourful animals like camel, horse or elephant used in door hanging.

Diwali banner: Alphabets in Devnagri script saying “Subh Diwali” or in Roman saying “Happy Diwali” are cut out and string in passed through it so that it can be hanged at the door.


Diwali has a unique connection with lanterns.

Sky lanterns: Are generally lighted and released in the sky.

Decorative lanterns: Are used to decorate the door front or balcony.


Various kinds of terracotta lamps are used during Diwali which are decorated in several ways and customised even.

Coloured lamps: Painted lamps are widely used nowadays.

Plain lamps: Simply teracotta lamps are painted with a lacquer to give a shiny look.

Bric a brac :Different kind of techniques are used to decorate lamps like colouring, adding glitter or sticking small glass beads and shiny stones to it. Choose accordingly and decorate every nook and corner of your home.

Diwali thali

Ready made Thali:Nowadays in market different kinds of designer diwali thalis are available and these comes with ready made diyas attached to it along with this there are several things like akshat, kumkum, haldi and many more.

Kumkum and Roli holder:

There are various designer Kumkum and Roli holder available which are compact, sleek and yet traditional. Different kinds of meenakari works are done on it. Kundan studded roli holders are also available.


Floating candles: The floating candle looks very elegant. This can change the whole look of your home decor. You can place these candles in a big bowl filled with water and decorate with flowers. Use it as center piece or keep it to decorate the corner of your room this Diwali.

Gel candles: Soft gel wax is filled in heat resistant glass containers, to which glitter and small shiny objects are added.

Votive candles: Small heat resistant containers are filled with wax and lighted. These looks very elegant because of the colourful glass containers.

Tea lights candle: Small circular shaped candles which are basically placed in aluminium or plastic flat containers. It may be scented or plain.

Matki candle: Matki candles are the earthen lamp in shape of matki and are filled with wax.

Speciality candle: These are three dimensional candles with hand sculpted designs.

Pillar candle: These are log like candles which can be used during Diwali as well as on other regular days.The usage of this candle is not restricted to the Diwali only.

Diya candle: These diya candles are basically empty earthen lamps which are later filled with wax and a wick is put in there so as to give the look of a traditional diya.


Different kind of lights are available nowadays which are easy to put and looks very beautiful.May be rope light, starlight or rice light. These are basically led lights which can be hanged around the rooms and balcony.


These are the beautiful floral pattern which are made on the floor. Various rangolis are available nowadays.

Readymade sticker: Simple rangoli stickers can be pasted at the entrance of the door or inside the house where the lamps are placed surrounding it to create a magical effect.

Acrylic sticker: Designer acrylic sticker rangoli with stone work are in vogue and looks very nice when diyas or the earthen lamps are placed around it.

Traditional rangoli: These rangolis are made using dry colours and rice powder.Either free hand drawing is done or net is used to create the beautiful patterns.

Flower rangoli: These flower rangolis are done with the help of small pieces of flowers which are nicely arranged in the beautiful patterns to create motifs and designs on floor.

Diwali is a bright and colourful festival so enjoy and get indulged in it whole heartedly and feel the festivity. This Diwali give your house a makeover with these stylish and cool decorative things and grab the eye ball of your guests.


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