An auspicious occasion is just around the corner, and your house needs a makeover. But enough has been spent on the dresses and gifts already. So, what do you do? Simple, utilize your DIY home decor skills to dress up the house in a captivating manner.
It doesn’t have to be very prominent, like attaching a significant luminary with the ceiling or spraying the front door with glitter markings; instead, it needs to be subtle and coherent. Let’s discuss 11 DIY ideas to dress your home for a special occasion. You would surely enjoy setting up these decorations, and these ideas have been proved to be quite entertaining for the guests.
1. Confetti wall
Confetti walls are a widely known DIY technique for converting dark, glooming walls to bright, lively ones. Just like a song uplifts your mood, this decoration does that for the wall. You can make it in various forms, colors, and materials. Just make sure to attach them with tape and not glue because you might want to reuse them at another place.
2. DIY Photobooth
Be it a baby shower, an exciting Christmas party, or a post-wedding celebration, you got to have a photobooth for those everlasting memorable photos. The above is just one of the thousand ways of creating the frame. It could integrate Santa for Christmas, cake images for birthdays and freshly picked lilies collection for wedding gatherings.
3. Ribbon flowers
Flowers are prone to wilting and can only account for a refreshing decorative arrangement for a few hours but what if you have a prolonged family gathering at your home? You utilize this interesting DIY hack for creating mesmerizing floral arrangements.
You can pair them with different colors and have a whole table sprawled with them.
4. Blanket ladder for constructing a focal point
Have a shabby wooden ladder in your storeroom that you can’t seem to put in use after the arrival of a new, better metal one?
Easy! Take it out, rub it up a little and place it on one corner of the party room. Then, throw a blanket over it which is fringed with large tassels and you will have a decorative focal point for the upcoming party.
5. Levitating moon lamp as the center of attraction
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Levitating moon lamps are not just meant for bedrooms or office tables. You can place them effectively in the middle of the table where you will be having all the brownies, cookies and pastries for a birthday event.
Arrange the trays in titling patterns and nail them to the table so that they remain in position while the guests pick up their favorite pastry and thus, don’t disturb the revolving lamp.
6. Scented candles as engrossing embellishments
Candles can be messy if placed on the table but one simply can’t deny their decorative flair when it comes to special occasions. How about placing them inside clear glass containers and decorating them with artificial flower branches as shown above? Cool, no?
7. DIY Doormat
There are small changes that can make a significant difference; doormat is one of them. Just like a room with a doormat is more attractive than a room without it, a designed one is better than a simple one.
You don’t have to make a lot of effort either. Just take a large Monstera leaf and replicate a cutting out of a chart paper. Place them in different orientations over the mat and spray within them with paint to create attractive impressions.
8. Frame wall with handmade paintings
If there’s a hidden painter inside you, why not let it out in front of the guests arriving at your party! Get cheap frames from the marketplace, place your paintings in them and hang them over a part of a wall.
The secret to creating a revitalizing frame wall is to choose variable-sized frames with equal spacing in between them.
9. Beautify the mirror with marbles
Having a mirror at your house is a normal thing, but lining it with marbles is not. Not only will it make the mirror more prominent, but it will also enhance the beauty of the room containing it.
10. Candles as lighting fixtures
This is a brilliant idea for an outdoor dining gathering. Carve holes or any other pattern in the chart papers and make hollow cylinders out of them. Then, hang candles in them through strings and voila, you have got yourself a captivating lighting scheme!
11. A magical effect with this tin lamp
Want to create a mystical, fairyland aura for a themed party?
Get that with these tin lamps. Drill holes in the can and insert string lights or a light bulb in them. This can also create a busy spot at your party where guests can take pictures for their FaceBook profiles.