Add Colour To Your Home With DIY Holi Decoration Ideas

by Ashish Rai | February 26, 2023 | 5 mins read

Holi party decoration at home with colourful bed sheets, curtains and pillows to create a lively ambience, aromatic candles, and fairy lights.

The festival of colours is just around the corner. Bring eccentric energy to your home with vibrant decorations and celebrate the onset of spring with pomp and show.

The colourful festival is almost here and you have probably still not decided on your home decorations. Well, you have come to the right place. We have a bunch of Holi decoration ideas to share so you can enjoy the best Holi ever! From colourful bed sheets, curtains, throw pillows to create a lively ambience, aromatic candles, and fairy lights – you can have it all this Holi. So if you are on the lookout for colourful Holi decorations for your home, you are reading the right article. Let us help you decorate your home with our DIY Holi decoration ideas!

Splash Your Living Room With Colourful Cushions And Curtains

Give your living room a bright new makeover to set the right mood for the festival. Since your living room is the place to welcome your guests, everything must be well matched. Your living room can be embellished with beautiful upholstery, cushions, curtains (even those made from sarees), and cool artwork on the wall. Not enough? Accentuate your Holi decoration ideas with colourful crystal bowls with floating candles and petals and place them on the centre table in your living room. Make sure to bring in loads of colours and vibrancy into your living room with wall hangings, floral walls, colourful motifs, and bright carpets.

Holi decoration ideas for living room with upholstery, cushions, and curtains and cool artwork on the wall
Throw in some funky cushions to match the festival

Quirky Holi Decoration Ideas For Your Balcony

You’re lucky if your home has a balcony as there are endless possibilities to decorate it. Add a rug to brighten up the place, paint flower pots and decorate it with fresh fragrant flowers for a cheerful vibe. You can hang woven garlands of Marigolds, Rajanigandha, and Champa, if you want a more creative Holi decoration look. Paper buntings are the easiest way to decorate your balcony for Holi as they are easy to make.

Holi decoration ideas for your balcony
Decorate your balcony with flower garlands

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A DIY Holi Decoration Idea With A Colourful Tablescape

Your dining room is a place where tasty treats are served, so why not serve it with style this Holi? Traditional and mythological artwork can be hung on the walls like in this image shown below. See how it transforms the ambience to festive in an instant? Paper lanterns dangling from the ceiling can be a source of lighting. Add a few colourful decor accents on your dining table like multi-coloured vases and candle holders. You can also place tiny cups filled with Holi colour to create an artistic design on the table.

Holi decoration ideas with a colourful tablescape
Get creative while decorating the dining table

Include Your Lawns And Patios For Holi Decoration

Holi is an outdoor festival and usually celebrated on lawns, patios, balconies, and terraces. From hanging flower pots, string lights, to coloured buckets full of gulal, your lawn will look amazing and ready for this festival. Save yourself from the blistering sun by making a canopy using colourful dupattas.

Holi decoration ideas for your lawns and patios
Decor ideas to make your outdoor area Holi-ready

Give Your Study A Colorful Makeover With Creative Holi Decorations

You want to celebrate Holi but don’t want to ruin your expensive lush carpet in your living room? Then we might have the solution to end your woes. How about some DIY decor to your study room? The simplest way of decorating your study room is by adding colourful art on the walls and a beautiful patterned rug to adorn the floor. Paper chains are a hit as they are easy to make, maintain and will add a vibrant touch to the entire space. Make it interesting with gulal filled in pots.

Holi decoration ideas or your study room
Add vibrant colours to your study room

Are there any decoration ideas that you swear by? Combine these ideas and start decorating your home for a fun-filled festival. We would love to know if you have any ideas that will blow us away, so please leave a comment below.

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FAQs On DIY Holi Decoration Ideas

1. How can I create a festive atmosphere with lighting for Holi?
You can hang strings of colorful LED lights or fairy lights in the outdoor spaces in vibrant hues like red, green, yellow, and blue to match the spirit of Holi. You can hang colorful paper lanterns with bulbs around your home or garden to create a cheerful and playful atmosphere.

2. How can I decorate my outdoor space for Holi celebrations?
Fill your outdoor space with air balloons and garlands and hang them from trees. You can also drape bright color fabrics in various shades, such as red, yellow, green, and blue, to create an eye-catching your outdoor space. Place themed decorative props like umbrellas, sunglasses, and colorful kites to create a designated photo booth. Create a designated water play area with water sprayers and buckets full of water balloons.

3. What are some creative ways to use balloons for Holi decorations?
Use balloons to create a colourful photo booth or place a balloon arch at the entrance of your outdoor space. Fill balloons with water and use them for playful water balloon fights.

4. What are some popular color schemes for Holi decorations?
The most popular color schemes for Holi decorations include red, blue, yellow, pink and green. You can create a striking setup by focusing on a single color for a monochromatic look or use contrasting color combinations to make your decorations stand out.

5. How can I make my Holi decorations eco-friendly?
Use natural and organic Holi colors made from plant-based sources like flowers, herbs, and food-grade ingredients. Instead of single-use plastic decorations, select decorations made from recyclable materials such as paper, cardboard, or fabric. If you plan to use lighting for your Holi decorations, opt for energy-efficient LED lights as they consume less electricity.

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Ashish Rai is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Ashish Rai

Ashish Rai is a content writer at DesignCafe and believes that words have the power to change the world! He comes with five years of experience and has experimented with various roles including sales, a tourist guide, and ran a tattoo parlour too!

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