Colourful Holi Decoration Ideas for Your Home!
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Holi is the wonderful festival of colours in India, welcoming the spring season (summer). Here, the people and streets are awash with splashing colours and joyfulness! It is a special festival because people take colours in hands to play, and when applied to one another, all the issues and differences just get disappeared with a multitude of colours. It is a friendly gesture to discriminate racism, superiority, and so on. Such a gesture must also be visible in the colourful aesthetics of our home. Therefore, Holi decoration should also be colourful! Now, let’s bring the charm of the colours to your home too!
To decorate your home for festivals such as Holi and Diwali is a fascinating task! All you need to do is to pick up the right decor items keeping the particular festival along with its spiritual importance in your mind! The use of bright colours in Holi decoration symbolizes the all positive vibes that can add to your home!
Let’s decorate your home look unique in this Holi with some changes in furnishings, paintings and some exciting and creative decorative ideas! Gharpedia has come up with some simple and classy Holi decoration ideas that will endear your family and guests during the Holi gatherings!
The Holi festival has a cultural significance among various Hindu traditions of the Indian subcontinent. Generally, Holi celebrations start on the night before Holi with a Holika bonfire where people gather, do religious rituals in front of the bonfire, and pray that their internal evil gets destroyed as the bonfire starts. The next morning is celebrated as a Rangwali Holi free for all carnival of colours. The participants play, chase and colour each other with dry coloured powder and coloured water, with some carrying water guns and water-filled coloured balloons for their water fight. The play and fight with colours occur in the open streets, open parks, home patios, courtyards, outside temples, buildings, etc.
Holi Decoration Ideas for Home
To know how elegantly colours can be added to decorate your home interior, follow the suggestion given for Holi decoration ideas below:
01. Add Colours on Walls of your Home Interior
Draw some creative native cultural shapes or patterns on your blank wall with colours or add wallpapers in your home. Cultural symbols and patterns create a spiritual theme and add a festival vibe to your home. Colours make it what they should be at the celebration time.
02. Decorate Your Home by Hanging the Colourful Curtains
You can buy some bright, readymade cotton curtains for your doors and windows which open towards patios and gardens.
03. Decorate Your Home Entrance with Rangoli Or Floor Patterns
Rangoli or floor patterns with different colours are also associated with the Holi festival. You can also decorate your home patio, door entrance and other outer places with different designs of rangoli. As we know the Holi is the festival of colours, creating a rangoli is one of the best Holi decoration ideas to try!
04. Use the Colourful Cushions and Throws
Use the colourful cushions in your living, dining and bedroom matching with your colourful curtains. You can also update your bedroom bed-sheets with a variety of bright colours. Prefer using some colourful cushion covers which have mirror work. It will add the festive charm to your home interior!
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05. Use Colourful Wall Hangings
In home interiors, do not neglect the walls! You can add some quirky, and hand-painted wall hangings that have a more ethnic appearance. These hand-painted items add a quirky appeal to your home interiors and highlight the fun aspect of Holi! It is also one of the eye appealing Holi decoration ideas.
To decorate your home walls with some bright and colourful paintings is one of the simplest ways to bring the spark of the festive home interior! If you can buy the wall painting, then purchase the one which is very bold coloured art for one of your walls that is close to an entrance, or you can also hang this in your living room. It is an excellent idea for Holi decoration of your home!
You can also decorate your home wall the framed pictures in crafted patterns or mirror work and hang them along with the multicolour patchwork and motifs to beautify your wall!
Remembering elders, grandparents will inspire young and of course, it is an occasion to seek their blessings. You can arrange the pictures of your family in frames around your home!
06. Add Colourful Flowers to Decorate Your Home
The simplest way to add some colour to this Holi is to decorate your home with the flower which enlivens the ambience with cheerfulness! Colourful garlands can easily hang on at various places, such as balconies, outside doors, staircase railings, etc. Flower petals can also be used to make the beautiful rangoli designs at your patio and of course, add some beautiful bouquets to your home interiors!
07. Use Multi-Hued Lights to Give A Bright Radiance to Your Home
Holi is a daytime festival, but multi-hued lights and lanterns can add a bright radiance to your home outdoors and indoors. In the evenings you can brighten up your home with these beautiful lights and welcome the lively colours to your home. You can buy a series of lights, a couple of ornamentals, netted, pendant lanterns that give off a beautiful, incandescent glow. These can be used again for the next other festivals and preferred as a good investment!
08. Painted Pots for Holi Decoration
Painted pots are attractive and reasonably easy to get. You can have a clustered arrangement on any side table or room corner. Painted pots can be bought ready-made or can be a great DIY (Do It Yourself) project, starting with simple clay pots from your local vendor and painting them. You can make the pots as colourful as you like for this Holi decoration!
09. Add Colourful Candle Stands in Your Home Interior
You can include some bright home decor items into your home interior. For example, consider the funky painted candle stands that can emphasise the Holi atmosphere within your home!
10. Bright Rugs in Your Home Interior
For Holi decoration, you should pick the colourful rug that complements your home decor, and accessories with accent pieces should matching with the rugs.
Be sure to choose the cotton rugs so that your floor stays cool through the warmer months!
11. Decorate Your Outdoor Space with Paper Buntings
You can also decorate the outdoor space of your house like lawns, balcony, courtyard, etc., with colourful paper buntings.
Concluding it, Holi is the best festival to give your homes a colourful vibe and enhance the aesthetics of your interiors as well as exteriors. Hope this article helps you get enough inspiring Holi decoration ideas and lets you gear up to celebrate the festival of colours with calmness!
Additionally, we have also provided home decoration ideas for weddings, and various other festivals. Have a look at them below:
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