~ Brighten up your Iftaar party with festive décor tips by Kansai Nerolac ~
Every festival brings some new colour, hope and happiness to life. Eid is a celebration of the spirit of kindness and brings to close a month of fasting.Popularly known as Eid-ul-Fitr it is a special occasion celebrated with pomp and generosity. Our homesare the backdrop for these festivities where we greet and host friends and family.
Kansai Nerolac, one of the largest decorative paint manufacturers in India suggests you gift your home with the Eidi of a fresh vibrant coat of paint and some other easy makeover tips to add some extra zing to your festivities.
Adorn your home with flowers:An elegant way to decoratethat never gets old! Add fragrance to your living and dining areas for Eid celebrations with flowers. Fill your vases with colourful flowers and put them on display to complement your wall colours and themes.For homes sporting a ‘Raw’ unfinished look set up vases with dried fronds and bamboo shoots. If your home decor is spring inspired or ‘Lush’ pair brightly coloured walls with white flowers and vice versa.Consider adding a few arrangements near the entrance of your home to greet guests in welcome.A slightly non traditional but green gifting idea could also be to give guests window flower boxes as takeaways.
Create an accent wall:
There is so much that a simple splash of HD paint on your walls can do to your home. Paint your home to welcome the festive season.If you feel like time is running out to paint your home before Eid, consider doing up just one feature wall in each room. Prioritise the living and dining rooms where you will be having guests over for the grand Iftaar party. Choosepaints with a HD (high definition) finish toamplify the festive feel of your room. HD Paints with have high washability so you can be rest assured that all splashes and stains will come off easily and the walls look as good as new well after your celebrations have ended.Textured walls are the new favourites. They not only add more character to the room, but also serve as talking points among friends and family.
Lanterns, Light and candles:
Eid décor feels incomplete without creative lighting. Add a few small spot lights to your main area to put emphasis on your home’s focal points. Do ensure that the lighting you select complements your wall colours.Too many bright white lights in a room with pastel coloured walls will make the lighting appear harsh. Instead opt for warm, yellow mood lighting that will help in exude a welcoming aura.Create corners with soft white lights and cushions for guests. Antique styled lanterns are particularly popular currently. On table-top these lamps serve as great centrepieces. Consider placing them on the floor if you prefer larger lanterns to add character to your room decor.Stringing rice lights along windowsills, room corners and door frames helps enhance the dreamy feel and create some great ‘selfie’ spots as well.
There are a lot of things that can be used to decorate the walls of a home in a tasteful manner.Wallswith family pictures and frames tell a story and can create focal points for any room. A collage of family pictures will set everyone reminiscing, creating a sociable atmosphere and give guests plenty to talk about.Consider collecting family pictures, or simply pick your favourites from Facebook or Instagram.Beautiful Islamic verses from the Quran may also be framed and displayed as wall hangingsor may be painted on the wall directly.
No Eid is complete without a sumptuous spread of food. What better way to greet family and friends than with delicate china and porcelain crockery?Share your exquisitely crockery with those you love the most this Eid. Present the food in stylish platters to leave a lasting impression on your guest’s.Complement your dining sets and place holders with wall colours and offset these with distinctly styled decanters and dessert stands.
About Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd:
With a rich heritage of over 90 years in the paint industry, Kansai Nerolac Paints is one of the largest paint companies in India and the leader in industrial segment. A wholly owned subsidiary of Kansai Paints, the sixth largest paint company worldwide, Kansai Nerolac manufactures a diversified range of products ranging from decorative paint coatings for homes, offices, hospitals and hotels to sophisticated industrial coatings for industries.
Kansai Nerolac has established itself as a leader in product innovation with its initiatives including no added lead, Low VOC and HD finishes with brands like Impression & Excel. Through its product portfolio and customer awareness campaigns to promote environmental sensitivity, KNPL is trying in its own way to gift a sustainable future. www.nerolac.com