Here in the U.S. Halloween is everywhere-in all shops and all malls and all online stores and even my elder son's school's websites!
And back home in India-there must be Diwali hoopla everywhere...
and its such a fun time-lots of festive color and lights and sweets and all markets are dressed up...
there are freebies everywhere... candles and Diyas...and rangoli and crackers...
how I miss it!!
but here are some ideas that I have collected just for my friends and followers of
lots of ideas of how you can dress up a plain and simple candle or a tealight for the Diwali decorations..
they can even be an inspiration or a starting point for a lovely dinner party(hint for my fauji friends)...
these are all ideas that you can do yourself with simple T-lights and pillar candles and some glass vases!
|dressing up a simple wine glass with a lovely paper shade and a t- light!!|
|you can add these pillar candles in old earthenware vessels(matkas)...dress then up or give them an old distressed look!|
|lovely ways to dress up a pillar candle with flowers or a simple high ball glasses with floating t-lights|
|stick dry flowers in simple candles to dress them up or if you too lazy-then get them from Fab India and stick then on empty wine bottles!|
|here simple Mason jars (or old Jam/Pickle Jars) have been given a lift-filled with acorn but you can fill them with small stones or even cofee beans with a candle votive in between|
|pillar candle surrounded by fall leaves(you can also use fake leaves and acorns/stones and lots of twigs... nice and earthy feel!|
|this is such a lovely idea of upturned wine glasses with a beautiful flower and a candle on top!|
|salt and cherries/raspberries-you can use different colored marbles/stones with a pillar candle on a bed of fresh leaves/foliage!|
|hahhaa-here its old colored bulbs but smooth stones/pebbles will also work well! you can even color them to match your pillar candle!|
|this one is beautiful-pillar candle in a vase on a bed of gravel,succulent plants and some flowers...so simple and pretty!|
|dry flowers with a twine with candle glass on a bed of wooden ...earthy!|
|lace covered jam/pickle jars with T- lights....awesome and simple...|
you can do it,right?
|candles look very pretty surrounded by smooth pebbles and glass...|
HAPPY DIWALI everyone!! and do tell me if any of these ideas inspired you enough and if you plan on using any of them this Diwali!