To add joy to your festival, all you need to do is to do something creative. You don’t always want to spend a little fortune on décor for Lohri. So here are some simple Lohri decoration ideas.
And other times, you wish for something more distinctive and personalized to honor a loved one.
If you’re planning to decorate your house for the celebration of Lohri, we suggest doing some DIY labour to get the decorations going. In this article, we have mentioned simple Lohri decoration ideas you can do at home.
- Crafting paper
Step 1: Draw a huge ‘U’ with the help of pencil on skin colour craft paper and cut it with the help of the scissors.
Step: Now, on another paper, draw a turban and cut it out. Paste it on the face you made.
Step 3: Now with the help of the black paper prepare lashes brows and beard and paste it on the face.
Step 4: Now with the help of the white paper prepare the teeth and paste on the face.
Step 5: With different colour of papers make kurta, dhoti, and drum. Look at the picture for your reference.
Step 6: Now, similarly, make a lady. Instead of a beard, prepare her jewelry with the help of beads and glitter paper.
Step 7: Now, prepare her dhoti, kurta, and dupatta.
Step 8: Now paste them on the curtain or a wall.
- Clay pots, plate and diya
- Acrylic paints
- Paint brush
Step 1: Take a clay plate, 3 clay pots and mouldit which works on them.
Step 2: Take clay pots and moldit and join it in a way shown below.
Step 3: Now, paint the plate with the colour of your choice. Here we are painting it red.
Step 4: Now, join the third pot as well.
Step 5: Now, take a diya and paint it as well.
Step 6: Now, take the shiny paint and paint the pots and paint the mouldit with the same colour. Now, take the place of beads and glue them at the neck of the pots.
Step 7: Now, glue the plate at the corner. And paste the beads (better if white).
Step 8: Now, paste the beads on the Diya as well.
Step 9: Now, paste the string of beads at the top of pots. Now glue the pots from inside and paste the beads into it as they are falling out of it.
To give an aesthetic look to your Diwali decorations, prepare a Diwali wall paste.
- Colored papers
Step 1: Take tricolor papers or papers of your choice. Fold them into Japanese fans.
Step 2: Now, join them by making a pair of alternate colors, keeping one upside down, you can look at the picture for reference.
Step 3: Now, join them all together to form a pattern as shown below and tie a string on both ends and hang it on the wall.
To give an elegant look to the containers in your Diwali, you can decorate their caps.
- Colored paper
Steps to prepare wall hangings
Step 1: Take an A-4 size sheet, draw a circle with the help of a compass or bangle and cut it out.
Step 2: Now, fold all the circles in semicircles.
Step 3: Join each end of the circle with the other.
Step 4: Stick it to the soft cardboard piece. And prepare 8-10 similar pieces and insert the string as shown below. Now hang it on the wall along with the lights.
- Coloured papers
- String to hang
- A4 sized sheet
Steps to prepare wall hanging:
Step 1: With the help of compass, draw the concentric circles of radius from 7 to 1. Then draw 4 lines diametrically. Except for the lines Draw rest of the circles with the help of the pen.
Step 2: Now, with the help of the cutter, cut over the lines.
Step 3: Now, cut along the outer circle.
Step 4: Now, join two circles together from the corner.
Step 5: Now, make a whole garland of it.
Hopefully, you have found whatever you were looking to make your Lohri decoration even more enlightened. Doing something creative yourself adds more joy to the decoration or the festival.
All the above-mentioned DIYs will give quite an aesthetic look to your festive decoration and will make it more fun to celebrate.
Some DIYs are undoubtedly simpler to construct than others, we’re confident you’ll find something to fit your preferences, crafting time constraints and ability level.
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