7 Ways For Decorating Your Diya

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Diwali -the festival of lights. Where Deepavali is the acronym for deep = light and avail = row i.e. row of lights. It is marked by five days of celebration, which tremendously illuminates our hearts and fills them with love and joy. Each of these five days is celebrated according to different traditions but one thing common in all is the “Diyas”. So here I am listing some of the Diwali diya decoration ideas for you.

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1.SOLID DESIGNS DIYAS FOR DIWALI DIYA DECORATION IDEAS

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MATERIAL REQUIRED ARE AS FOLLOWS

  • Diyas
  • Glitter
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue
  • Palette
  • Stiff bristle brush
STEP 1: COLLECT SOME USED OR WASTE DIYAS
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 Gather as many diyas you want to paint at once so as to save time from collecting them separately. This way you can paint them in sequence and they will be handy to you.

STEP 2: CLEAN YOU’RE DIYA

Clean your diyas properly to prevent your diya from darkening and your paint brush from getting gunk up.

So for the purpose, clean your diyas and soak it in bucket filled with warm water for an hour almost. After this scrub it with stiff bristle brush.

STEP 3: TAKE OUT PAINT IN PALETTE
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Pour some paint in palette that would be required for the painting. You can choose one amongst the many colors for base coat.

Spread the base coat all over the diya. Wait for some time so that base gets dry and after that apply another layer. For better results you can choose light color for base as it will help your design to pop up.

STEP 4: ADD THE DESIGN TO DIYAS
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This is the last part of diyas decoration at home. In this you can draw any design symbolizing Diwali and its celebration.

You can go for drawing sun, moon, kerees and many more. Use metallic colors such as golden, silver for good appearance. Also use glue for sticking sparkles or beads

2.BEAD DECORATION IN DIYAS

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For Diwali diya decoration ideas you can use beads very well.

MATERIAL REQUIRED ARE AS FOLLOWS :

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  • Diyas
  • Beads
  • Ribbons
  • Glitter
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue
  • Palette
STEP 1: COLLECT DIYA

Again for this you have to collect diyas you want for Diwali diya decoration ideas. They can be used diyas or waste ones which you are not using for traditional purpose.

2: CLEANING OF DIYAS
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Again you have to clean your diyas properly to prevent your diya from darkening and your paint brush from getting gunk up. This is an important step in Diwali diya decoration ideas.

So for the purpose, clean your diya and soak it in bucket filled with warm water for an hour almost. After this scrub it with stiff bristle brush.

STEP 3: GATHER ALL THE BEADS AND POUR YOUR COLOR IN PALETTE

In this step of Diwali diya decoration ideas you need to apply the base coat layers in all the collected diyas and keep your glue and decorative beads ready.

Try to use contrast base coat and use good quality adhesives to stick beads and ribbon

STEP 4: DECORATE USING BEADS AND RIBBONS
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Now you have to decorate your diyas with beads and ribbons. If you want you can make some designs also or you can personalize it with sparkles.

To include your identification mark you can inscribe your name in diyas reservoir using gold or silver acrylic paint. Rather than writing your name you can add any mark too

3.DUAL COLOR DIYAS WITH STONE LAYERS AT TOP

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Now you don’t need to worry for how to decorate diya at home because this design is extremely simple to make. You can make them in bulk and really fast.

MATERIAL REQUIRED ARE AS FOLLOWS

  • Diyas
  • Acrylic paints
  • Stones/ artificial Pearls
  • Glitter
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue
  • Toothpicks
  • Marker
  • Palette
STEP 1: DIYA PAINTING
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Paint the diya with some base coat of any light shade. Now use any two acrylic colors with some shimmer to paint in both the sides of diya.

You have to use two contrasting colors for this as it is for more eyes catching effects and leave diyas to get dry.

STEP 2: STONES ADDING

After the paint has dried, spread a layer of glue on the rim of the diya and paste the stones on the top of it. Use toothpicks for it to make it neat and clean.

STEP 3: HIGHLIGHTING
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Use golden pens or markers to highlight the edges and rims remaining portion.

You can do all the touch ups and give finishing with these sparkled marker pens.

4.CD BASE DIYA DECORATIONS

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Using old CDs in Diwali diya decoration ideas can be the best for recycling and reusing waste stuff.

MATERIAL REQUIRED ARE AS FOLLOWS

  • Diyas
  • Acrylic paints
  • Colorful Rhine stones/ artificial Pearls
  • Glitter
  • Waste CD’s
  • Outliner or markers
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue
STEP 1: PREPARE THE CD

Clean the CD and wipe it dry with clean cloth or tissue.

STEP 2: DECORATE THE CD
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In this article of Diwali diya decoration ideas this is totally your creativity section. Use markers or outliners with patience and make some designs on it. Decorate tour CD with the Rhine stone or beads.

STEP 3: PLACING THE DIYA
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In the last step of Diwali diya decoration ideas you have place the diya in the middle of the CD where the hole is given.

You can decorate your diya in any way or with some mentioned above. Instead of going for oil lamps you can also make wax filled Diya decors.

So this is all 4 options for Diwali diya decoration ideas from my side. Wish you a happening and full of lights Diwali.

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