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DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali

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DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali. Photo: Istock

Deepavali is just round the corner and you want to make your decorations look a bit different before the guests start arriving. Here are some 'Do-it-Yourself' projects that you can work on with your kids - and in a jiffy. 

* DIY flower lights: Put your fairy lights to some unconventional use this Deepavali. Use discarded egg cartons to make some colourful and glittery light strings for your home interiors.

DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali Fairy lights. Photo: Istock

* You can also opt for cupcake wrappers, cut them into different floral designs to get yourself gleaming floral garlands.

DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali Mason jars can be painted and fairy lights put inside them. Photo: Istock

* Bottled fairy lights: Huddle these tiny fairy lights inside old glass bottles, liquor bottles being the best, to get self-made spectacular glass lamps that can be used to illuminate various spaces inside your homes.

DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali Light curtains are not advisable if you have small kids. Photo: Istock

* Light curtains: Lighten up your bedroom, living and drawing room by hanging strings of fairy lights. This time the only difference is, hang them in abundance like a curtain.

* Unconventional wine glass candle: Place a flower or any decorative element like coloured glass, twigs or pebbles, invert a wine glass and place a candle on the top. Station these quirky wine glass candles at various spots to add some unique decor and radiance to your home.

DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali Lights for Deepavali. Photo: Getty Images

* Floating candles: Decorate a quaint corner of your home with an attractive Deepavali special floral bowl.

Place scented candles with colourful flowers in a transparent bowl. The beautiful reflections of the candles will surely beautify the untouched spots of your home.

DIY tips to light up your home for Deepavali Paper lanterns. Photo: Istock

* Paper Deepavali lanterns: Make yourself beautiful paper Deepavali lanterns and hang these on the walls, terrace, and verandah.

(With inputs from Agencies) 

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