Like any other festival here in India, festive home décor is a huge part of the Raksha Bandhan celebrations. Not everyone goes out of their way to decorate their home for Rakhi, but everyone makes a little bit of an effort.
While brothers and sisters are looking to buy Rakhi’s and other Rakhi gifts online, their parents will be focusing on getting decorations that help make the occasion a little more special. But what decorations work best for Rakhi? This is precisely what we’re here to discuss.
So, without further ado lets get into 5 unique home décor ideas that will liven up your home for Raksha Bandhan:
- Bring Some Colour Into Your Home
Colours are a huge part of Indian tradition as I’m sure you all know. Whether it’s Holi or Diwali, pretty much all the decorations you see, focus on colours, colours and more colours! So, it’s no surprise that if you’re looking to do up your home in a Traditional yet flamboyant manner, you’ll have to give your home some light with the use of multiple colours.
Now of course you can’t change the colour of your walls. But you can add colourful wall hangings that come in red, green, yellow, orange and blue. These are the colours most associated to Hinduism. You can even change the curtains if you’re really looking to vibe with our culture.
- Add Festive Décor Pieces
Flowers, lights, wind chimes and torans can really transform the look of your home. Even if your interiors were influenced by western culture, a few flowers, lights and torans here and there will completely change the look of your home. Especially if you’ve already added decorative wall hangings and curtains to your living space.
- Entrance Décor
You may have noticed every time you go to a hotel or an extravagant party, the entrance is easily one of the most decorated parts of the venue. This is because guests need to feel a sense of occasion while walking into an event. Which is why it is important your home’s entrance is also decorated in a welcoming and traditionally apt manner. This is especially key if you have a lot of relatives coming over for the celebrations. Which is not uncommon during Rakhi. You can place diyas along the entrance or can use brass urli’s & flowers.
- Plants Always Help
Not only are plants good for the environment and the peaceful vibe you want at home. They also help create a spiritual ambiance during festive occasions. Which is why it is always advised to place a few plants on the entrance way as well as in the main hall where the ceremonies are taking place. Plus, they should be able to absorb the smoke coming from the incense sticks you’ve lit up.
- Light It Up
This is the last suggestion but is by no means least. LED lights are the go-to product for festive decorations in India. They help light up the inside and outside of your home. As a result, it creates a highly auspicious and magical vibe inside. They can be placed on the walls leading to the main ceremony room. This creates a sense of occasion amongst relatives walking down the hall to tie Rakhi’s and conduct the mandated ceremonies.
So, don’t just buy Rakhi online, bring home some rakhi décor too. You can use these tips to create an ambiance at home like never before and you’ll be sure to leave an impression behind on your relatives and guests. So, decorate away and enjoy your Raksha Bandhan celebrations this time around.