Indian festivities are known for their vibrancy, spark, and unending fun while bonding over with friends and family. Colors speak a lot about this period especially with the way our homes are gleamed up with flowers, new furnishings, candles and lanterns, and a ton of enthusiasm and positivity. But at the same time, the celebration pinches a hole in the pocket in varied, uncountable ways. So to maintain a balance, here are some inexpensive ways of adorning homes to avoid stress at the end of the day.
Upholstery Fabrics – Sofas and Couches are an integral part of any living room and it draws a lot of attention mainly when the guests are around. If changing the upholstery is not an option, one can get its covers tailor stitched and keep it loose for easy removal. Use Acrylic fabric in plain Colours, floral prints, or striped ones, depending on the already fixed cloth of the sofa. This fabric is inexpensive, long-lasting, requires minimum maintenance, and will surely create a new look in the room
Added Stools and Chairs – Poufs, Sofa stools, Muddas, Footstools, local chaise chairs, large-sized Floor cushions, padded benches, or wicker hammock chairs can be tagged in to make for some extra seating. The upholstery can be in viscose or polyester fabric in bright tints and hues, that coordinates with the rest and create a festive ambiance as well
Cushions & Throws – Cushions and Throws are fashionable and enrich the housing lobby instantaneously. Comfort Cotton Linen Cushions with blocked prints, hand-stamped floral designs, patchwork, Kalamkari leaf Appliqué cushion, embroidered covers or in the modern style of Chevron, Moroccan, Paisley, Scroll, Damask pattern; animals, forest and casual objects printed in an Aboriginal pattern adds dimension to the space and make it look calm, cozy and classy
Curtains & Drapes – For a low budget, cotton curtains in Damask, Paisley, leaf Scrolls, Geometric, Stripes, and other urban prints are most affordable. Another option is using a Chanderi Sari and getting the curtains stitched. Few Brands, these days offer affordable furnishings which can be coupled with products from a little higher range. Adorn these with fancy curtain holdbacks or tie them in laces to create an edge
Bed Linen – Bed linen in Cozy, Comfortable, Cotton Linen in fine leaf scroll prints, floral prints of Tulips, Carnations, and Hibiscus, Traditional Patterns with Paisleys, Motifs, royal Peacock, Swans merged with beautiful Chevron, Trellis, Fret, Lattice and Quatrefoil patterns in dynamic Colours look absolutely enchanting during the festive season. Use jolly shades like Scarlet, Turquoise Blue, Magenta, Tangelo Orange, Mint Green, Purple, White, Yellow, and Golden Yellow for duvet covers, sheets, and bed runners
Table Linen and Covers – Bring into play the microfiber tablecloth for easy maintenance. These are available in several shades, in classic Gingham, Lattice, Mosaic, and Checker pattern and create a bright look around the center table or the dining table. Table covers can be highlighted by tying colorful tassels on their edges and can be enhanced with pretty table mats in a rectangle, hexagon, round, or semi-circle shape in bright Colours. Table napkins look similarly chic and can be folded in diverse appearances
Blinds & Shades – Pseudo Velvet, Jacquard Window blinds or the traditional checkered Sari in gold, red, blue, and pink accents are reasonable and bring in vivacity in the room. Wallpapered and Sack or Jute material shades in neutral tints can be well incorporated into festive décor at Indian homes
Carpets & Rugs – Inexpensive Polyester, Nylon, Jute Carpets and multipurpose rugs in cotton and handloom can be laid around the couches, center tables, passageways, bed rooms and halls. Displaying them adds sophistication and element to the particular set up
Bathroom Textile – Shower curtains, bathrobes, bath mats, rugs, towels and hand towels in Geometric and Striped prints can be set in the bathrooms. etc. Use Colours in contrast to the ones in the restrooms to elicit a festive and energetic look
Kitchen Linen and Accessories – Kitchen linen and accessories include aprons, mittens, dishcloths, kitchen towels etc. Fabrics like Cotton, leather, plastic, are used for the kitchen purpose and the market houses abundant Colours, quality and patterns to elaborate them at homes
Indian Bazaars are buzzing with festive home décor and furnishing products in numerous tints and hues. Pick the right ones that go well with your taste, budget and home interiors. Incorporate Colours to rejoice the festive season and create positive vibrations that echo around your home sweet home. Be rational and creative in your approach!