Again the time has arrived when all the devotees will pay their respect to the much divine Lord Ganesha. Usually, September month serves as the start of the festival. Hindus celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayak Chaturthi for ten days which is marked as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. This is the most popular and loved festival in our country. This festival creates an atmosphere of fun, colors, delicacies, and joy. Every year we think of new and innovative ideas for the Ganpati pandal decoration at home. It is the time you can bring all your ideas into action and decorate the most beautiful or creative pandal as per your choice! So here are some fun and simple ideas that will beautify the home of Lord Ganesha that would look elegant.
Decoration according to a theme is a great idea and is in trend as well. Choose a theme and create unique decor for your home. You can choose themes that are related to the country or which may give a message to the society. For example, a green and clean environment or some fun themes like WhatsApp, Facebook, Music or anything of your choice to make the decor look beautiful.
The Green Decoration
This theme for Ganpati pandal decoration depicts greenery and how it is an important part of our lives. It can be done by creating a wall background and the beautiful banyan tree with craft papers giving it a 3-dimensional look.
Whatsapp theme Decoration
Very much in trend and it is indeed the most popular theme. You can make this by simply enlarging a WhatsApp format and pasting it on the cardboard. Make sure the placement of the cardboard is proper so that Bappa can be seen easily.
Music theme Decoration
As we all know Lord Ganesha is the master of all arts, musical instruments could be a great idea for decorating the pandals at home. Use foam sheets to make different musical notes and instruments. You can keep original instruments if you have any and can give pandal a great look.
Rainy Season Theme
As we all know Ganpati Bappa arrives in the rainy season and home can be decorated using this theme. You can make clouds and raindrops and place them using transparent wires. That will look like clouds in the sky and raindrops falling down! This theme is amazing as it looks 3-dimensional.
Poojas are not complete without Flowers and Fruits. However, this natural touch enhances your decoration. Flower decoration is the oldest and the most favorite decoration for everyone. It is because fresh flowers make the ambiance peaceful and beautiful. This simple idea can also be used in various creative ways to decorate pandals at home. You can make torans and hangings with leaves and flowers and can also decorate the place with flower rangoli that looks beautiful.
Eco-friendly Ganpati Bappa at home
It is a new way to reduce water pollution. Lord Ganesha’s idols were mostly made of POP(Plaster of Paris), which was not soluble in water and contaminates it. Now, most people are aware of this. New ways that are used to make idols are hand made clay Ganpati or chocolate Ganpati.
Clay Ganesha Idol
Hand made clay idols are in trend. People make their own Ganesha idol and worship them during the festival. Clay because it is easily soluble in water and also will not pollute it. Nowadays celebrities like Raqesh Bapat, Ritvik Dhanjani and Ritesh Deshmukh also make their Ganpati idols and that also motivates people as they follow famous celebrities.
One very creative and delicious idea is to make the Ganesha idols with chocolates. Make sure you keep the idol in cool and dry areas and save them from ants and flies. Visarjana of Chocolate Ganpati can be done in cold milk which becomes a good prasadam later, hence a Yummy option for people having kids around.
Seed Ganpati idols are a better way to promote plantation. Keep some seeds inside the clay idol, hence when we submerge the idols in the pool or kitchen gardens the seeds will automatically grow in a few days. You can keep the plant in your garden, it is the new way to motivate plantation around you.
Papercrafts are very easy to handle and can be created in a variety of ways. Ganesh Chaturthi’s decoration can look much more colorful and vibrant with it. Pandals at home can be decorated with paper fans, paper tassels, and hangings made with paper.
Bamboo mat decoration
Bamboo mats and baskets are very unique decorative items. The bamboo mats can be used as backdrops for the pandals. For decoration, we can also use bamboo baskets. They are available in different sizes and shapes, use your creative mind and bring out new ideas for decorating.
Other Decorative Products You Can Use
Some decorative products or items which you can use to make your home pandals look more attractive and beautiful.
These are decorative stuff we can use as wall hangings and can be a good option for decoration.
- Pom- Pom backdrops or hangings
Hangings made from pom-pom look very colorful and can be added to the decoration.
- Paper flowers Decoration
Handmade paper flower decorations look beautiful as the backdrop and Lord Ganesha will just put 5 stars to the decoration.
We hope these beautiful Ganpati pandal decoration ideas, will be helpful for all and which anyone can use to decorate their home Ganpati pandal.