100+ Unique Diwali Ideas – Cards, Crafts, DIY, Décor and Food

The much-awaited festival of lights, sweets, and smiles is finally here and so is the time for you to make some amazing Diwali Crafts And Greetings. We have brought to you the best Diwali crafts from across the internet to help you make the festival even brighter with your skills. It is the time for you to make super amazing art and crafts to keep your children busy as well as creative. This will also help you to maintain the decorum of your house.

Diwali leaves no scope of being lax as we prep up for one of the most grandly celebrated festivals of India. The glimmer and shimmer are on another level for fifteen days straight. Other than the pooja and crafty decorations, one can never forget the enchanting rangolis on the doorways and the wonderful smelling of delicious dishes to drool on. Find below some quirky, amazing, and hearty ways of making your Diwali even better.

Decorative pieces made up of plastic are often insidious to our environment. So, here we present to you some brilliant ideas to help you handcraft your home decoration which will also keep our world green and safe. So, what are we waiting for?? Let’s put on our artist attire and get ready to have some blasting Diwali preparations.

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#Origami Diya Paper Craft

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Handcraft these decorative Diyas with the famous “fanfold” origami technique. As the earthen lamps beautify your home outside, your craft will brighten up the interiors.

Let your kids make some interesting and innovative Diyas help decorate the house and also to save money.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • A4 size sheet packet
  • Fevicol
  • Scissors
  • Glitter sheet


  1. Take a sheet of paper and using a circular object, draw circles all over it.
  2. Now, cut all the circles from the sheet with the help of the outlines.
  3. Now, fold these circles from the middle and then tilt them sideways, and again fold them from the middle.
  4. Complete folding all the cut-outs in a similar manner.
  5. Now, open the cut-outs from the middle and put some glue on one side and paste them together.
  6. Now, start joining all the cut-outs with glue.
  7. Also, join the ends of it with glue.
  8. Cut out a different colored flame and paste it at the center of the Diya.

And that’s it your Diya is completed!!!

#LightBox – Lanterns

Image Source / Tutorial: handmadecharlotte

Why buy boring yet expensive charlottes from the market when you can make your very own at home!

Your  Diwali decorations shall remain incomplete without these enchanting Light Boxes. Adorn them with cute pompoms and pendants and customize them to match your vibes.

These have to be our all-time favorite crafts. This handmade charlotte is pretty cool to hang them around in these festivities on our wall.

Suitable age group:  9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • Empty facial/ tissue boxes
  • Colored paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun


  1. With the use of scissors, cut out the top of the box and keep it aside.
  2. Deconstruct all the edges of the boxes and separate them out.
  3. Paint all the parts of the box with a color of your choice.
  4. Once, the paint is dried out, draw even lines with the help of a ruler and pencil on all the sides of the boxes.
  5. Cut these lines with scissors.
  6. Pick another piece of colored paper and cut strips of similar measurement
  7. Continue weaving the paper through other cardboard until it’s done.
  8. Repeat the same process all over.
  9. Use the tip of the scissor to poke a small hole at the top of the lantern.
  10. Place a small battery-operated light inside the lantern.

And our beautiful lantern is ready to hang!!

#DIY Diwali Greeting Card

Image Source / Tutorial: handmadewithlove

Hand-made greetings will forever be the best gift for any occasion. Hand-made cards reflect your love and care for the person in the most beautiful manner. However, making multitudes of greetings can be rather tiring if you follow the old-fashioned craft styles. Click on the link below the image to learn the art of making elegant greetings quickly and effortlessly.

The weekend is so near and it makes me so happy as Diwali has always been one of the most favorite festivals of all. So, why don’t we just start by prepping some of the Diwali cards which are also super easy to create.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • Black sheets
  • blue chart paper
  • different colored threads of your choice


  1. Fold the big black sheet from the middle such that it bends in the shape of a book.
  2. Then, cut a small piece of paper from the blue sheet of the measurement 1cm x 6cm.
  3. Now, cut the upper part of the blue sheet in the shape of a semi-circle.
  4. Start, folding the sheet from the bottom 1cm in the forward direction and the backward direction as well.
  5. Now, paste this on the paper and weave the thread into the sheet in the form of Diya and its essence.
  6. Now, when it’s all done, weave “HAPPY DIWALI” into capital letters on the sheet.

And your easy-peasy Diwali card is ready!!!

#DIY Butterfly Lamp

Image Source / Tutorial: mypoppet

This simple craft will surely win you tons of praise! Bright and colorful, this Butterfly Lamp is all about Diwali. Let your place convey sheer positivity with this DIY paper lamp.

Have you ever visited a butterfly house or captured fireflies in a box? It’s a tempting moment to experience especially when it’s a festive season and Diwali is around the corner.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need: 

  • 4 pieces of A4 paper.
  • Foil scarp
  • Pencil
  • Paper scissors
  • Sticky tape
  • Glue
  • Art knife
  • Art cutting board
  • Ruler
  • small torch, LED lights.


  1. Firstly, print the template of a butterfly on the colorful sheets and cut out the cuttings of the same.
  2. Decide a color for the sheet of lantern base, start folding it inwards 7.5cm.
  3. Do this from both sides.
  4. Open this sheet and then fold the top and bottom edge 1.5cm inward.
  5. Place this sheet on a hard surface and cut half butterflies randomly throughout the sheet with a paper knife from the outlines.
  6. Refold the A4 size sheet in the same manner as in step 2.
  7. Cut a scarp foil in the shape to cover the top of the lantern base.
  8. Fold the butterfly wings that you cut out in step 1 and glue them in random spots.
  9. Now, the lantern is completely ready.
  10. Place this on either a small torch or a LED light.

And taddaa!!! Your butterfly lantern is ready to display.

#Glitter Gift Box

Say no to harmful plastic gift wraps and yes to some real creativity. Make this Glitter Giftbox and surprise your loved ones with gifts that are thoughtfully packed and lovingly adorned.

Giving gifts, sweets and chocolates is a big part of our Diwali tradition. As the festivities are just around the corner, we all require a box to give sweets or chocolates in, then why not create one? It will keep your children busy as well as it will also help you.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • A wooden box
  • Liquid glitter


  1. Take out a plain wooden box and open it and place it on a hard surface.
  2. Give your kid a liquid glitter and firstly show them what to do with it?
  3. Then, let them be as creative and innovative as they want to be and let them create their box of joy.

#Traditional Twist

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Give your house interiors a traditional twist with marigold garlands made without marigolds!

This Maala of marigold flower or often called ‘Genda ka phool’ is considered very auspicious when it comes to Diwali pooja and is one of the most perfect and important things to create.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • A long thread
  • Marigold flowers
  • Betel leaf
  • needle


  1. Put the long thread in the needle to start making the mala.
  2. Now, put the needle in the center of the bottom part of the marigold flower.
  3. Repeat the same step 2 with the betel leaf.
  4. Keep repeating the same till the mala is complete.
  5. After completing the mala, tie a knot at the ends of the mala joining the two ends.

And your mala is done!!

#Down The Memory Lane

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Gift joyful Diwali memories to your loved ones carefully preserved in this handmade photo frame. Follow our tutorial to learn more.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • 1 wooden photo frame measuring 9  7cm.
  • 1 acrylic paint
  • paintbrush
  • Pack of stars
  • Pack of sequin
  • Glitter sheet cut-outs.
  • Fevicol


  1. Take the blue wooden photo frame and start decorating it as you may like.
  2. At the bottom, start by pasting the sequins in an ocean wave manner.
  3. Decorate it with stars, glitter cut-outs, Diyas, and various stickers of firecrackers.

The coolest Diwali photo frame is ready to adore!!

#Cracker Gift Tubes

Image source / Tutorial: Handmade By Deepti Stephens

Burning crackers might be restricted but making cracker gift tubes is surely not. Use old toilet paper tubes to pack sweets and dry fruits in the most innovative manner.

Diwali brings unexpected excitement and a celebratory spirit. We all know firecrackers add up to pollution in our environment, so we can create our own eco-friendly firecrackers and decorate our house with the same.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • A4 size sheet packet
  • Hand-made ribbons


  1. Take 5 A4 size sheets and start rolling them at once from one end to another.
  2. Paste the two ends after the rolling so that it remains intact.
  3. Then, cut the ribbons from the top into thin lines.
  4. Put these ribbons at the top of the firecrackers made and glue them together.

Your firecracker is ready for decoration, it will look super cool on the wall.

#Pop Up Diwali Greeting


Image source / Tutorial: Youtube

There is no better greeting than a personalized pop-up card. Click on the link below the image to follow the simple tutorial and surprise everyone with your artistic skills.

#DIY Kids Greeting Card

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For our very young audience, here is a cute idea for a Diwali greeting. Play with your favorite colors and express your happiness.

Cards are considered one of the most heart-touching crafts in this world. If you engage your kids in these things it will help them come closer to the people they love.

Suitable age group: 9-14 years

Supplies you need:

  • A4 size sheet
  • Pencil
  • Crayons
  • eraser
  • Scissor


  1. Fold the A4 size sheet from the middle so that it takes a shape of the card.
  2. With the help of a pencil, write wish you a happy Diwali and let your kids decorate it with colors.
  3. On the backside, spare your kids with some crayons and pencils and let them be creative with it.
  4. Make your kid write their name, school, and class on the front side.

And taddaa!!! Your Diwali card is ready to send.

#Quilling Card Craft

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Cut colorful stripes of paper and quill them into flowers and leaves to adorn the Diwali greetings. It is a time-saving yet artistic way to make wonderful greetings.

#Cracker Card

Image source / Tutorial: DayDreams

This is a blasting idea for a greeting- well, quite literally! Click on the link below the image and send a cracker card to your loved ones.

#Spread The Shine

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In these uncertain times, make sure no one remains surrounded by darkness. Spread the Diwali shine and brighten up someone’s day with these surreal greetings. Making them is indeed a task you’d thoroughly enjoy.

#Quilling Diwali Card Craft

Image source / Tutorial: Trupti’s Craft

When you have less time and a lot of craft to do, quilling always comes to the rescue. Make Diyas and lamps by quilling technique and customize Diwali greetings with love.

#DIY Diwali Lantern

Image Source / Tutorial: thejoysharing

This DIY lantern is a classic piece of art meant especially to go with the Diwali vibes. Follow our simple tutorial to craft your very own paper lantern and brighten up your place artistically.

#Diwali Greeting Card Ideas

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Send best wishes to family and relatives with this elegantly crafted card. It is a reflection of both tradition and art. Click on the link below the image to learn more.

#Diwali cards: Let the fun begin

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This fun pop-up card is best suited to send some playful Diwali wishes to cousins, siblings, and friends. It says it all with its cool design.

If you want to give a Diwali card to your friend or relative then you can make a good one by using the following ways:

Supplies you need:

  • Colored paper
  • Sketch pens and crayons
  • Fevicol
  • Pencil


  1. Take a rectangular colored sheet and fold it in half to make it like a card.
  2. Now, make some shapes of crackers like rockets, etc by pencil on white paper and color them accordingly. Also, write Happy Diwali to wish your loved one.
  3. Then cut them all and paste them on that card.

Finally, your card is ready!! Give it to your loved ones and make the festival memorable.

#Floral Greeting

Image source / Tutorial: Youtube

Something that never goes out of style is a  floral greeting card. This delicate art, combined with your efforts and love is bound to cheer up the recipient of this greeting.

If you want to make a card using some craft techniques then it is the best way to make it. Use the following ways to make this card:

Supplies you need:

  • Colored sheets
  • White papers
  • Sketch pens and pencil colors or crayons (if you want)
  • Scissor
  • Fevicol
  • Decorative pearls


  1. Take a rectangular sheet and paste a different colored sheet on it. Fold in half by making it as a card.
  2. Now, on a different colored sheet make flowers(about 3-4) of 2 d shape. Paste them in the middle of the card in a line.
  3. Make a shape of Diya on white paper and color it with sketches or pencil colors, cut it and paste it at the corner of the card. Write Happy Diwali on white paper, color it, cut it, and paste it on a card near the Diya.
  4. Now, take the pearls and paste them on the card in an upward direction giving it a beautiful look.

Now, your card is ready.

#Candle Cover

Image source / Tutorial: thejoysharing

Nothing should look plain and boring on Diwali. Make these floral candle covers by following our tutorial and giving those white candles a colorful twist.

On the occasion of Diwali, you can lighten up your house by making a craft known as a flower lamp. Believe me, it’s so easy and you enjoy it a lot!

Supplies you need:

  • Cardboard tube
  • LED tealight candle
  • Scissor
  • Paint colors
  • Decorative stones
  • Glue gun


  1. Take the cardboard tube and cut it into half and further cut it into again half by making the shapes of petals.
  2. Now it’s your turn to paint them all according to your choice.
  3. After it decorates it with decorative stones or laces.
  4. At last, keep the small LED lamp in the middle of the tube cardboard.

Your flower lamp is ready. Hope you enjoyed this craft!

#Ganesha Diwali Greeting

Image source / Tutorial: thechampatree

Diwali is marked by the worship of Lord Ganesha. Reflect your mythology and culture through  this traditional greeting and be ready to receive a lot of praises for your creativity.

#DIY Diwali Garland

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Isn’t this DIY garland worth giving a try? Click on the link below the image and try making your own paper garland.

By making this craft children can learn some details about traditional ways i.e. traditional ways of crafting.

Suitable age group:

  • Colored papers
  • Fevicol
  • Scissor
  • Sketch pens


  1. Take the colored paper and make the structure of Kalash on it. Make some designs on that Kalash by using different colored papers.
  2. Now, take another paper and make a semi-circular Zig Zag design on it and cut it.
  3. Now it’s your turn to paste the Kalash on that semi-circular Zig Zag design and your paper garland is ready to use.

#More Diwali Greeting Cards

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#Simple Diwali Card

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By making this craft you can learn about card-making strategies. You get a simple way of making cards.

Supplies you need:

  • A white sheet
  • Colored tape
  • Glitter
  • Scissor
  • Sketch pens
  • Fevicol


  1. Get your white sheet and colored tape. Stick that colored tape by making the 2 sided border of the card.
  2. Take another colored tape and stick it on the card by giving it the shape of a cracker. By using glitter make the blow of cracker.
  3. Now, write Happy Diwali on that white card by using Sketch pens.

In this way, you can prepare your card which is simple and beautiful. Give it to your friends and make them happy.

#3D Diwali Card

Image source / Tutorial: bizimtube

We understand that you are on the lookout for multiple ideas to make greetings for everyone you know. So we have brought to you so many more greeting ideas which are fun, cool, and artistic. Click on the links below images to follow tutorials to make these beautiful greetings.

if you want to give a beautiful card to your loved one then it is the best and simple way. By making this craft you learn that how to make 2d flowers etc.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored sheet
  • White papers
  • Sketch pens
  • Scissors
  • Fevicol
  • Pencil
  • Decorative stones


  1. Take the colored sheet and fold it in half. On one side of that sheet, cut it to give a kite shape.
  2. Now, on white paper cut flowers and leaves and color them. Paste them on that card accordingly.
  3. On colored paper make the shape of a butterfly, cut and paste it at the corner of the card.
  4. Now, take the decorative stones and stick them on the front page of card. Stick them on the flowers and butterflies too.

By using this idea you can make beutiful 3d card and make your friends happy by giving it to them.

#Diya Wall Hanging for Your Wall

Image source / Tutorial: redtedart

This is a timeless decoration piece to instantly add a colorful festive vibe to your place. Try it out by clicking on the link below the image.

If you want to decorate your wall then you can try paper Diya garland. It not only makes your home wall beautiful even makes your creativity elaborated.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored papers
  • Quilling papers
  • Woolen thread
  • Glue gun
  • Scissor


  1. First of all, make the shape of Diyas on colored papers and their flames too. Choose the color accordingly.
  2. Paste the flames with their base structure by using the glue gun.
  3. Now, make the roll quills of quilling paper and paste them on the Diyas just below the surface of flames.
  4. Take a woolen thread and stick the Diyas in a row on it.

In this way your paper Diya garland is ready! Hang it on the wall and make your home beautiful on this occasion of Diwali.

#DIY Paper Leaf Garland

Image source / Tutorial: thejoysharing

The usual, traditional garlands wither away a day after the festival. However, this DIY garland will grace your decorations for as long as you want. Unleash the artist in you with this traditionally stylish craft.

If you want to make your wall beautiful then you will find that it is the simplest way to decorate.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored paper
  • Scissor
  • Glue gun or Fevicol
  • A thin colored thread
  • Sketch pens


  1. Make the structure of leaves (5-6)on different colored papers and them all.
  2. Make the structure of leave parts with Sketch pens.
  3. Now, take the colored thread and paste those leaves on it.

And your paper leaf garland is ready to use! It’s so easy and beautiful.

#Origami Greeting

Image source / Tutorial: Youtube

While making origami paper fans, did you ever think that you could craft an elegant greeting with it? Follow this simple tutorial to make this ornamented piece of beauty.

#Paper Plate, Pumpkin Seed, and Paint

Image source / Tutorial: thejoysharing

Recycle an old paper plate and pumpkin seeds to make this beautiful rangoli. Inspired by the very traditional mandala art, this is a perfect blend of traditional and modern art.

#Quill Candle Holder

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Cut some colorful strips of paper and roll them creatively to decorate the pooja thali creatively. The brighter the better. The colorful the cooler.

If you are interested in quilling then by using this technique you can make your occasion wonderful. You learn quilling techniques by making this craft.

Supplies you need:

  • Colorful papers
  • Quilling strips
  • Decorative stones
  • Glue gun
  • Scissor


  1. Take a colored paper, cut it in a circular shape. Take the size accordingly.
  2. Make quills of quilling strips in the shape of flowers and leaves.
  3. Now, it’s your turn to paste it on the circular colored paper. In the middle, you can put a small lamp.

Your paper quilling garland is ready!!

#For Tiny Tots (Printable)

For preschoolers, who have just stepped into the magical world of colors, here are a few printable, ready-to-color designs. Introduce kids to the mythology of the festival and its significant aspects with the following color pages.

Image source / Tutorial: smilingcolors

This is a simple way of making a card on the occasion of Diwali.

Supplies you need:

  • A white paper
  • Crayons
  • Pencil
  • Black sketch


  1. Take the white paper and make the shape of a Diya on it.
  2. Then color it accordingly by using crayons.
  3. Add a wish to your card like happy Diwali. Now, take the black sketch and make the outline of your drawing.

Your card is ready. It is a very simple way to make a Diwali card. Hope you enjoyed it.

If you want many more craft ideas then visit here. Happy crafting!!

#Pictures related to DIWALI

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f you want to do creativity, make a card related to Diwali. Just simply draw some Diwali relatable things.

Supplies you need:

  • A white sheet
  • Pencil
  • Paint colors
  • Sketch pens


  1. Take the white sheet and draw Diyas, crackers, the face of Ganesha, Shubh Labh, a picture of lotus, and wall hanging.
  2. Color them all using paint colors and Sketch pens.

Your simple card is ready!!

#Drawings of Rangoli


Image source / Tutorial: momlearningwithbaby

If you want to make Rangoli get all your colors and simply just make the drawings of them. It is a simple way to make Rangoli.

Supplies you need:

  • White sheet
  • Sketch pens


  1. Take the white sheet and draw the lines to divide it into 1/4.
  2. Now, make different designs of Rangoli using your creativity in each column.
  3. Use different Sketch pens to draw.

You can use it as a Diwali card or paste it on the floor.

Image source / Tutorial: 3curiousmonkeys

Just use your drawing talent and make a card related to Diwali. Use the following ways to make it.

Supplies you need:

  • White sheet
  • Pencil
  • Black sketch


  1. Take the white sheet and make the cartoons with crackers to show Diwali’s enjoyment.
  2. Make Rangoli with Diyas to show the glow of Diwali.
  3. Now, write a wish on the card like ” happy Diwali”.
  4. Use a black sketch to give it the final finish.

Finally, your card is ready to spread your happiness!!

#Rangoli for Diwali

Image source / Tutorial: supercoloring

On this occasion of Diwali if you want to make Rangoli without using Rangoli colors, then you can try this way to make it. You can simply use your paint colors to make Rangoli and paste it on the floor of your house.

Supplies you need:

  • White sheet
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Colors (if required)


  1. Draw a Rangoli on the white sheet using a pencil in the shape of a circle. Use your black marker to make an outline of it.
  2. Simply draw a Diya in the middle of your Rangoli.
  3. Now, if you want to color it then use your colors to paint it. Then paste it on the floor to decorate your home.

#Drawing of goddess Laxmi

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If you are good at drawing, then make the drawing of the goddess Laxmi on Diwali. You will learn the proficiency of sketching too.

Supplies you need:

  • Pencil
  • Black sketch


  1. Just simply draw the picture of the goddess Laxmi by using a pencil.
  2. Now, draw 2 Diyas on each side of the goddess and write a wish like “happy Diwali” or in Hindi “Shubh Dipawali”.

This drawing shows your devotion to God and your creativity too.

#Drawing of Ganesha

Image source / Tutorial: momlearningwithbaby

Diyas, Rangolis, Lord Ganesha, and Goddess Laxmi – let your kids color all the sketches with their imagination as you tell them the story behind each. This method of learning helps kids to establish relations in memory and thus the information and stories will stay with them for a long period of time. This might not turn out to be a masterpiece in terms of art, but do not worry, every genius was once a beginner. As colors bring joy to their faces, Diwali would become a bit brighter and happier for you as well.

Just simply make the drawing of Ganesha on the occasion of Diwali.

Supplies you need:

  • Pencil
  • Black marker


  1. By using a pencil, make the face of Ganesha with ears and crown.
  2. Draw the eyes
  3. Use the marker to outline it.
  4. You can use paint colors also to complete the drawing.

#DIY Diwali Candles

Image source / Tutorial: crafts-beautiful

Why use monochrome candles when you can craft these lovely clay candles! Follow our tutorial to learn more and make your own customized versions with just a bit of creativity and innovation.

If you want to decorate your home with small lamps on Diwali, you can try this idea.

Suitable age group: 9-12years

Supplies you need:

  • Colored plain cup
  • Colored sheet
  • Clay
  • Glue gun


  1. Take the cup and cover it with a colored sheet using a glue gun.
  2. Now, get the clay and make small stones of it and stick them on the cup. Make other designs also to decorate the cup.
  3. Put the candle inside the cup and your small lamp is ready!!

Make at least 5-10 lamps to decorate your home.

#DIY Paper Rangoli

Image source / Tutorial: redtedart

This Diwali does away with the tedious process of making a rangoli. Replace the old-school style with a quick and creative paper rangoli made simply by quilling technique. Click on the link below the image to know more.

If you are good at making crafts by using Quilling strips then it is the best way to show your talent. Get hold of your Quilling strips and let’s start.

Suitable age group: 10 to 15 years

Supplies you need:

  • Quilling strips
  • Colored paper
  • Scissor
  • Glue gun


  1. Take the colored paper and cut it in the shape of a big circle. Now, cut the circumference of the circle in the shape of small triangles. It is the base of decor.
  2. Now, get your Quilling strips of different colors and start making shapes of flowers by Quilling them.
  3. Use your glue gun to stick them on the base.

Your wall decor is ready to use!! Use it and make your wall more beautiful.

#Candle Wall Hanging

Image source / Tutorial: aliceandlois

Raise up the Diwali spirits with this very special wall hanging. It is a time and energy-efficient craft to add quick swag to your Diwali decorations.

On the occasion of Diwali, you can decorate your home by making paper candles. Children can use the following ways to make it.

Suitable age group: 9-12 years

Supplies you need:

  • Colored papers
  • Scissor
  • Glue gun
  • A long thread


  1. Take the colored papers and cut them in the shape of a rectangle of size 10*5 cm.
  2. Now, fold them to make the shape of a cylinder. Paste the ends by using the glue gun.
  3. Take the yellow-colored sheet and make the shape of flame on it. Cut it and paste it on the upper side of the cylinder.
  4. Make at least 5 candles using the same procedure.
  5. Now, take the thread and paste the candles on it by using a hot glue gun to make the wall decor.

Hang it on your walls and make your home beautiful.

#Safe Color Poppers

Image source / Tutorial: doenkids

Keep yourself and your environment safe by saying a big NO to firecrackers. However, the fun should not stop. So here are color-popping crackers to ensure both fun and safety. Follow the simple guided video and make some for yourself.

On the occasion of Diwali, children want crackers to enjoy. But you can give them a task to show their creativity in making craft crackers. Believe me, they will enjoy and learn new things too.

Suitable age group: 9-12 years.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored paper
  • Glace paper
  • Scissor
  • Glue gun
  • Sticks


  1. Take the colored sheet and cut the shape of a rectangle of size 15*4 cm. Fold it to make the shape of a hollow cylinder.
  2. Also, make small cones of colored paper.
  3. Now, take the glace paper and make different designs to paste on the rocket.
  4. Stick these rockets on a thin stick. Make other ones using the same procedure.

#Hang In There!

As the exteriors of your house glitter with LED hangings, do not let the interiors stay boring. Make these easy and enchanting hangings to grace the indoors. Mix and match colors to suit your home, and your personalized hanging would be ready to leave everyone surprised.

Wall hanging is the best decor, which you can make by using colored paper. You can easily learn how to make wall-hanging decor.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored paper
  • Scissor


  1. Take the colored paper and cut 5 strips of 20*2 cm. Put the middle strip straight, the remaining ones slightly curved. Paste their ends on one another by using the glue gun.
  2. Use different colors of paper to make this wall hanging.

#Colorful Lights

Want colorful lights? We got you!

Make these colorful light covers for your LED series and see them glow vibrantly.

#DIY Paper Chandelier

Image source / Tutorial: innerchildfun

Is Diwali really Diwali without some handmade chandeliers?

Click on the link below the image to learn the art of making beautiful chandeliers with just a few sheets of paper.

Paper lamp is one of the best ideas to make a craft on the occasion of Diwali. It is so easy to make.

Supplies you need:

  • Colored papers
  • Scissor
  • Stapler
  • Threads


  1. Get the colored paper of A4 size and fold it in the rectangle shape.
  2. Now, cut it in half from the folded side.
  3. Open the paper and you will the design which you cut. Hold it from the breadth of the rectangle and staple the ends.
  4. Now, take another colored paper make a hollow cylinder by folding it. Put it in the middle of the previous one.

Use threads to hang it on the walls.

#Cube String Lights

Image source / Tutorial: witandwhistle

Creativity truly has no endpoints. Make your string lights look aesthetic and classy with this simple craft. You will definitely thank us for this idea.

#DIY Cloth Marigolds

Let flowers blossom in their natural habitat. Plucking them for decoration might bring us happiness for a moment, but that is cruel towards nature. That does not mean that you will have to compromise with beauty. Make marigolds from a preferably shiny, synthetic fabric and make as many garlands you wish to. This will neither wither nor lose its beauty as you can wash and reuse it any time.

You can make a wall decor by using old clothes pieces. You will learn that how to make a flower using clothes parts.

Supplies you need:

  • Cloth parts
  • Stapler
  • A thread
  • A stick
  • Glue gun


  1. Take the cloth piece and cut it in the shape of a square of size 4*4 cm. Cut at least 5 squares.
  2. Now, put these squares on one another and staple them in the middle.
  3. Cut the squared cloth part in a circle shape. Also, make cuts on the circumference of the circle.
  4. From the stapled 5 clothe parts, hold the upper one and fold it to make the shape of a flower. Do it with other parts too. Use this procedure to make flowers. Use different colors of clothes to make flowers.
  5. Make at least 40-50 flowers to make this wall hanging. Now, stick them on one another using a glue gun into lines. Keep the middle line longer than others and side ones will be smaller.
  6. Now, take the stick and cover it with a cloth. Stick all the flower lines to it. Take the thread and hang the stick on it.

Your flower wall hanging is ready to use!!

#Bangles Decor

Craft is no rocket science. It just requires you to think differently in an artistic manner. For example,  this very simple idea can change the whole mood of your decoration from simple to gorgeous and glittery. It is truly traditional but with a twist.

Use the old bangles and make decor for your home. It is a simple way of making a small lamp by using old bangles.

Supplies you need:

  • Old bangles
  • A plastic or wooden base
  • Candles
  • Glue gun


  1. Take the base and put the bangles on it to make its boundary.
  2. Put the bangles on one another by using the glue gun.
  3. Now, put the candle in the middle of the bangles.

This is the simplest way of making a bangle decor. You can put this at the door of your home.

For more posts like this visit here. Hope you enjoyed and learned new ideas for crafting.

#DIY Organic Rangoli with Sacred Grains

If you do not want to waste money on toxic colors for Rangoli, we have an organic option directly derived from the ancient knowledge of the traditional craft. Color some rice with natural spices and use black lentils to make this auspicious Rangoli design.

Supplies you need:

  • Dyed rice grains(in vermillion and turmeric separately)
  • Plain rice grains
  • Black soya beans
  • Candle


  1. Prepare a rangoli design of your choice.
  2. Now fill the sections of the rangoli using the above ingredients. Maintain symmetry.
  3. Outline the figures with plain white rice grains.
  4. In the end, put a decorative candle at the center of the rangoli. Light it in the evening.

#Clay Rangoli

Don’t want your Rangoli to leave behind stains on the floor?

Try making a Rangoli with clay which can be collected back once festivity is over and will leave absolutely no patches behind.

Supplies you need:

  • Clay doughs of different colors
  • Clay roller
  • Diyas
  • Decorative bangles


  1. Make thin, long, cylindrical strips out of doughs.
  2. Shape two of them in the form of a leaf.
  3. Make tiny balls of the other color.
  4. Make spiral shape out of the next.
  5. Now combine all of them in the above-mentioned designer form.
  6. Place Diyas on the outermost side and the candles on the inner circle. Light them up as it gets dark.

#Flower Rangoli

If you really like flowers then leave no chance to use them in decoration. Make a floral Rangoli and spread positivity around your space.

Supplies you need:

  • All types of flowers of various kings
  • Leaves
  • A glass pot half full of water


  1. Break all the flowers into tiny bits(except the larger ones).
  2. Lightly sprinkle the leaves all over the surface of the water.
  3. Pour alternate color triangles of yellow and orange marigold petals.
  4. Semi-dip the hydrangea flowers over the boundary.
  5. Outline the designs with crepe jasmine.
  6. At the center let a red hibiscus float.
  7. Place the pot in your drawing room center table.

#Glitter Rangoli


Let your house sparkle with happiness with this glitter Rangoli. It has a cool, modern touch just to match your vibe!

Supplies you need:

  • Glitter powder of all colors
  • White rangoli powder
  • Decorative candles


  1. Draw a simple and elegant design (rough).
  2. Darken the line using white rangoli.
  3. Fill the shapes with glitter powder.
  4. Place lit-up Diyas in the end.

25+ DIY Diwali Project Ideas For Children

To help out kids we present more than 25 easy and creative Diwali kids projects like gifts, cards, charts, and more.

Quick and Easy Diwali Decoration Videos

There is a lot of quick and simple decoration you can create in under one hour. We have compiled some easy and affordable Diwali decorating ideas for the home that you can use to celebrate Diwali.

Diwali fastens yourselves to lighten the surrounding with these simple home decor. We all come across Best from waste projects, here again, we would indulge in the same with a little creativity.

#Diya Thali with CDs

Supplies you need:

  • 5 CDs
  • Decorative beads
  • Pearls
  • Glue gun
  • 5 Plastic spoons
  • Scissors
  • A cap of plastic cold drink bottle


  1. Place a CD in the center and the rest 4 around it
  2. Stick them with the glue
  3. Now decorate the cd placed around with beads, pearls, and other materials
  4. Take plastic spoons and cut off their stick
  5. Now decorate the edge of the bottle cap with a lace
  6. Stick those spoons around the cap and the cap in the center cd
  7. Now your base is ready
  8. Lighten it up with diya

#Diya Stand

Supplies you need:

  • Glass bottle
  • Cardboard
  • Decorative paper
  • Lace
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Newspaper


  1. Cut newspaper in the shape of a flower
  2. Now draw an outline on the cardboard
  3. Cut the decorative paper in the shape of petals
  4. Paste the decorative paper on the petals
  5. Prepare 3 such layers of cardboard flowers
  6. Now paste the lace on the edge of cardboard flowers
  7. Now paste the three layers of the flowers on the bottle
  8. Cover the bottle with decorative paper
  9. The candle stand is ready
  10. Place lighten Diyas on the stand

#Candle Holder from Old Bangles

Supplies you need:

  • Bangles
  • Candleholder
  • Decorative lace
  • Glue


  1. Decorate bangles with laces
  2. Place the decorated bangles one above other
  3. Now prepare such bunch of colored bangles more
  4. Place a candle or Diya in the holder
  5. Your candle holder is ready

#Woollen Wall Hanging

Supplies you need:

  • Glue
  • Scissor
  • Pearl
  • Woollen yarn
  • Fabric
  • Needle & thread
  • Chain
  • Mirrors
  • Flat pearls


  1. Take cardboard cut it into a square shape
  2. Now take the fabric and cover the cardboard with it
  3. Take a thread and needle stitch the fabric to the cardboard
  4. Now take three combinations of yarn threads make strips from them and stick them on all four sides of the cardboard
  5. Now on the center of the board stick a mirror cover it with woolen thread
  6. Stick some flat pearls around it and cover it with woolen thread
  7. Make such similar Flowers using your creativity on the leftover portion of cardboard
  8. Make a woolen flower roll you have to make four of such flowers
  9. Stitch them in on the edges of your cardboard.
  10. Your wall hanging is ready!

#Make Newspaper Lantern for Diwali

Supplies you need:

  • Lots of newspapers
  • Glue
  • Paint or color spray
  • Long stick
  • Scissor
  • Balloon


  1. Take newspaper you have to make a lot of strips out of it using a long stick
  2. Stick it properly making sure it doesn’t get loose
  3. Now take a few strips and make two circles from it
  4. They should be huge for the head and tip of your lantern
  5. Once the circle is done using your hand genitally give it a curve shape
  6. Now make two small circles also
  7. Paint them with black color and keep it aside to dry
  8. Give the remaining strips a little fold for flexibility
  9. Now take a blown balloon stick those sticks all around it
  10. Blow the balloon off and paint it with golden color
  11. Stick those small rounds on the top of the bigger circle
  12. Now stick those two big circles above and below the lantern
  13. Place light inside it
  14. Your lantern is ready!

#Akash Kandil / Paper Lantern

Supplies you need:

  • Scissors
  • Colors papers
  • Glue
  • Round shape
  • Scale
  • Pencil
  • Ribbon
  • Decorative


  1. Take chart papers of various colors using the round shape cut it
  2. You will have various colors of chart paper circles
  3. Now give them a curve in equal parts
  4. Take a chart sheet cut it into a rectangular shale
  5. Stick all those curves on the rectangular sheet
  6. Now take one more sheet and cut it from below for the frill of the lantern
  7. Fold the first rectangular sheet into the round you will see a beautiful lantern shape
  8. Now stick the frill below the lantern
  9. Insert bulb inside
  10. Your lantern is ready!

#Disposable Glass Lantern

Supplies you need:

  • Glasses
  • Glue
  • Lights
  • Pencil


  1. Take glasses to stick one beside the other
  2. You have to repeat the same steps until you get a semicircle of the glasses
  3. Make two such semicircles
  4. Now place lights inside it as shown in the video
  5. Joint those two semicircle
  6. Your lantern is ready!!

This tutorial was all about making your Diwali a less expensive one and making some amazing art for it. Go try out all this Diwali!

Diwali Celebration Food Ideas (Yummy Snacks)

#Diwali Special Crunchy Salad

Image Source / Tutorial: littlefoodjunction

Supplies you need:

  • Salty biscuits(can be square shaped)
  • Cucumber
  • Carrots
  • Watermelon pieces
  • Pear/mango/any other fruit
  • Curd
  • Oregano/Salad masala


  1. Place pieces of biscuits on a plate.
  2. Cut cucumber slices diametrically half and keep them aside.
  3. Cut carrot slices in the shape of a flame.
  4. Cut small pyramidal slices from watermelon and the other fruit you have chosen.
  5. Spread curd over the biscuits, and sprinkle the masala/oregano on the layer.
  6. Place cucumber slices horizontally, and the carrot pieces on them.
  7. Make a queue of the fruit slices on the top. The salad plate is ready!

#Diwali Special Sweet-gulab Jamun

Supplies you need:

  • Khoya(mawa), a dried evaporated solid
  • Condensed milk
  • Baking powder
  • Soda
  • Oil
  • Sugar
  • Cardamom powder


  1. Boil sugar in water in low flame to make sugar syrup(chashni). Add cardamom too.
  2. Mix khoya, condensed milk. soda and baking powder in a bowl.
  3. Let the dough harden by setting it in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  4. Now make tiny balls out of the dough.
  5. Deep fry the balls until they are golden brown.
  6. Once fried, immerse all the balls in the sugar syrup.
  7. Your gulab jamun is ready to be served!

#Edible Puri Cups

Image Source / Tutorial: werecipes

Supplies you need:

  • Wheat/rice flour
  • Cup-shaped serving spoon
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Soaked grams
  • Chopped onions
  • Coriander leaves(chopped)
  • Sev


  1. Mix flour with water and add salt as well.
  2. Now dip the serving spoon into the mixture and immerse in hot oil. As soon as it is fried, it will detach itself from the spoon.
  3. Repeat the procedure. Once all cups are completed, place them all on a tray.
  4. Fill them up with a few grams and chopped onions and coriander.
  5. Garnish with sev and your edible puri cups are ready to hog on!

#Veggie Pie

Image Source / Tutorial: naivecookcooks

Supplies you need:

For crust:

  • All-purpose flour(maida)
  • Cumin seeds(roasted)
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Curd

For filling:

  • Chopped cauliflower, cabbage, carrot
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Spices as per your taste
  • Tomato
  • Coriander(garnishing)


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients and mix.
  2. Add yogurt and knead up. When the dough is prepared, cover it and refrigerate.
  3. For the filling, add spices and salt to the mashed potatoes and mix up.
  4. Pour 2 spoonfuls of oil into a pan and heat. Add chopped onions and tomatoes and sauté.
  5. Add cabbage, cauliflower, and carrot to the potato mix. Add the sautéed veggies to the mix and the filling is ready.
  6. Take out the dough and roll it to flatten. Cut it to rectangles.
  7. Pour the filling mixture into half the rectangles and cover them with the leftover rectangular pieces.
  8. Close the boundaries with a fork or spoon. Deep fry in oil until golden brown. Take them out and garnish them with coriander. Your veggie pies are ready!

#Hariyali Kebabs

Image Source / Tutorial: carveyourcraving

Supplies you need:

  • Mashed potatoes
  • Grated cheese
  • Peas
  • Paneer
  • Mint
  • Green chilies
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Bread crumbs
  • Oil
  • Spices


  1. Take mashed potatoes in a bowl and add grated cheese, paneer, mashed boiled peas, green chilies, salt, spices, and mint leaves.
  2. Make balls out of the mixture and keep them aside.
  3. Make a mix of all-purpose flour with water and salt. Dip the balls in the solution.
  4. Spread bread crumbs on a plate and roll the balls on it.
  5. Deep fry the balls until they become crunchy.
  6. Serve hot with pricking toothpicks and ketchup.

Try out these tricks if you haven’t already. Celebrate the festivities with your near and dear ones. Wish all our lovely readers a very endearing and joyous Diwali!

Image Source / Tutorial: cookwithkushi

Diwali is the most celebrated Indian festival. People wait for this festival eagerly. Families and friends get together and celebrate this festival with great joy and fun.

Diwali is called the festival of light because on this day every house is decorated with small lamps called Diyas. This adds an additional glow to our homes. Everyone makes additional things to decorate their houses. Craft plays an important role in this field. You can make many crafts using your innovative ideas and can decorate your home in a simple and cheapest way.

Here are given some innovative ideas by which you can decorate your house on the occasion of Diwali. So, children who are interested in innovation will find immense joy in using these Diwali ideas.  By this, you can learn that how to make 3d crafts and other things too. So, get hold of your stationery and start making crafts and cards and let this Diwali be a “DIY Diwali” with a little innovation and a lot of creativity.

Celebrate this Diwali with love and care for the environment and all living beings. Share happiness with those in need and let your festival be a meaningful one.

We wish you a very Happy And Prosperous Diwali!

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