Festive Decoration for Ganpati
Ganeshotsav celebrated every year in Mumbai is just round the corner. Devotees invite the lord of prosperity and success every year for a few days this time of the year. Welcoming such an esteemed guest in our households involves lots of planning and arrangements. Following are some easy decoration ideas that can help you give your usual festivities a new twist at affordable prices.
Available in many sizes and widths a thermocol sheet is the most widely used material for decoration and building mandaps. Readymade mandaps are available in the market; however you can add a personal touch by designing one this year on your own or even better by making it a family project.
Flowers are the most usual and natural items that can be used in decorations. Available in many colors not only they provide visual pleasure but also a pleasant aroma and add to the sanctity of the place. Fresh flowers can be used everyday or even every alternate day ;however if you want something more long-lasting artificial flowers are always an option.
SCARVES AND DUPATTAS
Also available in myriad colors a beautiful fabric can look wonderful assisted by some lighting or on its own. Especially shimmery fabrics in different colors look very pleasing. Embroidered heavy saris can also be used to give your decorations a touch of ethnicity.
The markets are over flooded by different types of lights and electric bulbs. A simple bulb when used cleverly can really make all the difference. Rotating bulbs and crystal spheres can also be use to add glamour. Traditional touch can be added through the use of diyas.
Making rangoli is the traditional way of welcoming a guest in hindu religion. Readymade rangoli templates are available in market to choose from. You can even use flowers to make one and decorate it with diyas and glitter.
ECO- FRIENDLY DECORATIONS
With rising pollution and the threat of global warming Eco-friendly decorations are becoming more popular. Use of thermocl and plastic harmful colors and idols made of plaster of paris are harmful to the environment. Eco friendly decorations use natural materials, which are biodegradable for decoration.