Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 Simple Home Decor Ideas to Bring Bappa Home



oi-Pragya Sharma

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most famous festivals in Maharashtra and Karnataka, dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This year Ganesh Chaturthi is on August 31 and the following 10 feast days will be celebrated with fervor. The Ganesh festival is synonymous with dynamism, happiness, Bappa prayer and food.

Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 simple home decorations

If you invite the idol of Lord Ganesha home for the festival, it can be an exciting but exhausting job. Cleaning the house, making prasad, entertaining guests, making sure the idol is worshiped properly and the house is decorated in the spirit of the festival.

Here are some of the simple ideas that you can use to decorate your home for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 simple home decorations

floral decor

Flowers are the most popular way to decorate the house for festivals. Use roses, marigolds, lilies and carnations to create garlands. You can create canopies and tapestries by trying out different combinations of flower colors and textures. Set up a golden, brown or beige drape as a background for a layer of beautiful floral decorations.

Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 simple home decorations

Bring the Light

Illuminate your inner Ganpati pandal with different types of lights such as pendant lights and focus lights. You can also use fairy lights to run along the surface of the wall as the perfect background for these festive pictures. You can paint earthen pots and hang them as lamps to add a touch of warmth and comfort to your Ganpati decor.

Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 simple home decorations

Use of Origami

You can decorate your house for the festival without any perishable items by using artificial paper and plastic products. Origami is an art form that can turn paper into beautiful decorative objects by bending and twisting it. Use brightly colored papers to replicate mythical elements to give the decor a religious vibe.

Decorate diyas and candles

Diyas are oil lamps made of clay or mud. You can decorate diyas using DIY (DIY) ideas for painting. You can use poster colors to paint and create patterns on the diya. Using a bit of glitter can also help add to the flamboyance of the festival. Homemade scented candles can also help brighten up the space.

Ganesh Chaturthi: 5 simple home decorations


Rangoli is an auspicious art form of drawing beautiful patterns on the ground using powdered color or colored sand. You can also create a rangoli using different types of flowers. You can prepare a rangoli in front of the idol to mark auspiciousness. Indians also usually draw a rangoli at the entrance of the house to welcome happiness and prosperity.

Take advantage of these festive decoration ideas to invite positivity into your home.

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!


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