5 Simple Pongal Decoration Ideas You Can Do at Home | DIY Décor 2022

Written by Barry Allen

January 2, 2023

Introduction

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 Pongal. 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 Pongal, we suggest doing some DIY labor to get the decorations going. In this article, we have mentioned simple Pongal decoration ideas you can do at home.

5 Simple Pongal Decoration Ideas You Can Do at Home | DIY Décor 2022

Below are simple Pongal decoration DIY ideas that you can easily do at home:

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Requirements:

  • Wasted Newspaper
  • Glue
  • Stick
  • Paint

Step 1: Take a newspaper sheet and roll it along a stick and paste its remaining end. Remove the stick. Now, similarly roll small sheets (8-10).

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Step 2: Now with the help of stick roll the smaller pieces as show below. Leave 1-2 inches of paper from the end and glue it.

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Step 3: Now, similarly prepare 8-10 pieces. And glue them to the stick.

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Step 4: Now, similarly prepare 8-10 pieces.

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Step 5: Now colour them of yellowish-brown colour.

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Step 6: Now you can place them all in a flowerpot.

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Harvest Decorative Item #2

Requirements:

  • Wasted Newspaper
  • Glue
  • Stick
  • Paint

Step 1: Take a newspaper sheet and roll it along a stick and paste its remaining end. Remove the stick. Now, similarly, roll small sheets (8-10).

Harvest Decorative Item #1

Harvest Decorative Item #2

Step 2: Now with the help of stick roll the smaller pieces as show below. Leave 1-2 inches of paper from the end and glue it.

Harvest Decorative Item #2

Harvest Decorative Item #2

Step 3: Now, similarly prepare 8-10 pieces. And glue them to the stick alternately.

Harvest Decorative Item #3

Step 4: Now, similarly prepare 2-3 pieces and paint the stick green and colour the pieces with different colours. Now you can place them all in a flowerpot.

Harvest Decorative Item #3

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Diya Plate

Requirements:

  • Clay pots, plate and diya
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brush
  • Mouldit

Step 1: Take a clay plate, 3 clay pots and mouldit which works on them.

Diya Plate

Step 2: Take clay pots and moldit and join it in a way shown below.

Diya Plate

Diya Plate

Step 3: Now, paint the plate with the colour of your choice. Here we are painting it red.

Diya Plate

Step 4: Now, join the third pot as well.

Diya Plate

Step 5: Now, take a diya and paint it as well.

Diya Plate

Step 6: Now, take the shiny paint and paint the pots and paint the mouldit with the same colour. Now, take the lace of beads and glue them at the neck of the pots.

Diya Plate

Diya Plate

Step 7: Now, glue the plate at the corner. And paste the beads (better if white).

Diya Plate

Diya Plate

Step 8: Now, paste the beads on the Diya as well.

Diya Plate

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.

Diya Plate

Diya Plate

Diya Plate

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Sugarcanes

Requirements:

  • Brown Crafting paper
  • Green Crafting paper
  • White cotton
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Step 1: Take a brown crafting paper and roll it as shown below. Now, glue the end of it.

Sugarcanes Sugarcanes

Sugarcanes

Step 2: Now, prepare two of a kind.

Sugarcanes

Step 3: Now, take the green crafting paper and fold it.

Sugarcanes

Step 4: Now, shred out the pieces of paper as shown below.

Sugarcanes

Step 5: Curve the sugarcane hair outwards with the help of the scissors.

Sugarcanes

Step 6: Now, glue it from the centre.

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Step 7: Glue it from outside as well. Now, roll the sugarcane hair along the stick.

Sugarcanes

Step 8: Take the cotton and flatten it on your hand.

Sugarcanes

Step 9: Now paste the cotton on the sugarcane as shown below. Your sugarcane sticks are ready. You can paste them on the wall. Or decorate them wherever you want.

Sugarcanes

Sugarcanes

Wall Hanging

Requirements:

  • Wool of different colors
  • Plastic canvas
  • Needle
  • Beads

Step 1: Take two different colors of wool of the length you want your wall hanging string to be of and give them pleats as shown below.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 2: Now, take a small cardboard or plastic board and tie the roll the wool over it 10-15 times.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 3: Now, remove it carefully and tie it from the top.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 4: Now tie the other color of the wool as shown below and cut the ends evenly.

simple Pongal decoration ideas simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 5: Now, take a plastic canvas and knit the wool into in the form of a kite. Look at the pictures for your reference. And cut out the extra canvas.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

simple Pongal decoration ideas

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 6: Take the woollen piece you prepared, insert 2 big beads into it and tie it to the plastic canvas.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 7: Tie another string at the top of the canvas and insert the bead at top.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

Step 8: Now, prepare as many pieces as you want. And tie it or nail it into the string you prepared at the beginning.

simple Pongal decoration ideas

simple Pongal decoration ideas

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Conclusion

Hopefully, you have found whatever you were looking to make your Pongal 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.

If you have any new ideas, you would like to share with our reader’s Comment below and let us know.

 

Author

  • Barry Allen

    Barry Allen is a Technical writer at Layman Solution. He is an expert in writing How To and Fixes articles.

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