Here’s our lowdown on some of the most beautiful Ganesh Chaturthi decoration ideas for your home to help you decorate a place for Lord Ganesha and bring in all the blessings.
Ganesh Chaturthi marks the commencement of ten-day-long celebrations of Ganpati Utsav. Ganesh Chaturthi, the renowned Hindu festival, also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ in the southern part of India, is celebrated by devotees all around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha.
From extravagant pandals to beautiful settings in pooja rooms, Lord Ganesha is worshipped everywhere for these 10 days. While there are huge decked up pandals in every nook and corner with lights, flowers and all things glitter, it can be challenging to create a grand mandap for Ganpati with the perfect decorations for your home.
So today we bring you some of the most beautiful Ganpati decoration ideas for your home to ensure a grand welcome for the much-awaited annual guest of India!
Ganpati Mandap Decoration With Flowers And Fruits
We can safely say that no Pooja is complete without flowers and fruits and then some more of it! What if we told you this natural touch would enhance your mandap decoration and how!
The right colour, size and placement of flowers, fruits play the key role in enhancing the beauty of your Ganpati mandap decoration.
Ganpati Decoration With Origami
If you are a secret art and craft expert now is the time to flaunt your expertise! Origami or the Japanese art of folding paper is a creative decoration idea too. You can make some really simple designs like swans, butterflies, umbrellas with origami. Make a bunch of these designs and paste or attach them to a plain wall or embellished them on a piece of cloth. You can also stick to a theme by picking a particular colour to tie the whole look together. Besides now that you are locked at home with your kids this DIY hack can be a great time to bond with them and decorate your ganpati mandap all by yourself.
Ganpati Mandap Decoration With LED Lights
LED lights can magically enhance your Ganpati mandap decorations. There are several kinds of LED lights available in the market for you to choose from. We recommend you pick the ones in bright colours to illuminate your mandap decoration. LED lights are soft yet bright enough to illuminate the entire space.
Pick A Theme For Ganpati Mandap Decoration
Now that picking a theme for almost every celebration has become a trend we suggest you pick a theme for your Ganpati mandap decoration this year too! If you have a theme such as ‘eco-friendly’ this year then please go ahead with it. Sketch out a plan or visualise how the theme can be turned into reality. Note down the materials and items you will require to achieve the look. Ensure that you pick the theme that can be easily arranged at your home.
Simple Decoration For Ganpati At Home
And if you aren’t a creative person then fret not because there are always ready-made options that are just as pretty! Makhars or tiny mandap shaped pandals made with thermocol sheets and flowers are extremely easy to install. They provide an excellent backdrop for your idol of Lord Ganesha. You can further accessorise this makhar with a combination of different lights like spotlights, fairy lights, lanterns for a sparkling effect. Make your idol of Lord Ganesha the focal point of your home.
A Few Good Practices To Follow
- Place your idol of Lord Ganesha in the northeast corner of your home
- Deep clean your home a day before the festival
- Add a toran and banana leaves at your door
- Keep the modaks and laddoos ready.
- Make sure you get a clay idol to protect the environment.
And it’s a wrap, we hope our suggestions help you decorate your home perfectly this Ganesh Chaturthi!
Happy decorating. And here’s wishing everyone a Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!