The first thing that comes to our mind when we say Diwali would be is cleaning the house. Or probably not! It is maybe cracking fireworks! Anyway, cleaning and decorating houses and workplaces would be the first thing we, Indians do before Diwali. It is done to attract the goddess of wealth, Goddess Lakshmi.
Here are top 5 though traditional ideas that people still do to decorate their houses in Diwali? Let us take a look.
Flowers change the look of any room. They cheer you up with their freshness and fragrance. They are charming and rather look inviting. There are artificial and real flowers arrangements can be seen during Diwali.
Lights would probably be the most important part of festival Diwali. They are used to light up the houses, workplaces and shops. They truly lighten up the mood with their flashiness.
Lamps or Diyas hold a special significance in Diwali. After all, Diwali is a festival of lights. Diyas illuminate the surroundings and they symbolize the victory of light over darkness. Diyas are lighted in every corner of the house to get rid of the darkness.
Lanterns originated as a protective enclosure for a light source. They are either made up of plastic, paper or cloth. There are many decorative and creative patterns can be seen nowadays.
This would be the most traditional way to decorate a house in Diwali.