The festive season presents an opportunity to add warmth, joy, and a touch of enchantment to your living space in the lovely world of lifestyle and home design. Let’s explore how you may boost your home’s festive decor to make every moment extraordinary as the calendar moves towards those special days packed with celebration and family time. Krsnaa Mehta, Founder & Design Director, India Circus helps us with tips and tricks to adorn each and every corner:
- Let There Be Light
Layered lighting is a design strategy that uses many light sources at various levels to add depth, ambiance, and practicality to your home decor. The mood and ambience of your living area are greatly influenced by the lighting in it. Layered Lighting: To add dimension and functionality, combine ambient, task, and accent lighting. Make strategic use of table lamps, floor lamps, floor chandeliers, and pendant lighting.
- Decorative Delights
Decorative elements add character and charm to your home. Change your blankets and toss pillows to reflect the season or your mood. Select textures and patterns that go with your current decor. A carefully picked area rug can serve as a room’s focal point and unify the decor. Choose one that goes well with your chosen color scheme and design. Invest in pieces of sculpture or art that speak to you. Whether it’s a contemporary painting or a vintage find, art can be a conversation starter and a focal point.
- Wall Decor
Wall decor plays a significant role in setting the festive mood in your home. Your walls offer a canvas for creativity. Create a gallery wall with a mix of framed artwork, photographs, and mirrors. Arrange them in an aesthetically pleasing manner to tell a visual story.
- Scented Candles
Candles with pleasant scents can also be used as ornamental items. Invest in classy candlesticks or lanterns to display your aromatic candles. On coffee tables or mantels, they can serve as centers of attraction. Choose scented candles with fragrances that go well with the season or your own unique tastes. For a tranquil atmosphere, light them in the evenings.
- Elegant Table Settings
Invest in elegant dinnerware, glassware, and cutlery for your festive meal. Choose items with elaborate designs or metallic elements to give your table a hint of glitz. Use sturdy table runners or tablecloths with festive colors or patterns. Use a stunning brass or silver Diya (oil light) as a centerpiece for Diwali or a luxuriant wreath with candles for Christmas to add a traditional touch. Use attractive vases, bowls, or trays to display festive decor on your table.