Basant Panchami is also being called as Vasant Panchami this festival is marked as for preliminary preparations of arrival of spring. This is festival is being celebrated by people in various ways at different regions. Vasant Panchami is celebrated forty days before spring. After this spring season becomes in full bloom. Spring season is also known as king of seasons. During this festival the season is pleasant.
Basant Panchami is also dedicated to the goddess Saarswati which is called as goddess of knowledge, language music and arts. Saraswati is called as energy of Brahma and symbolizes creative energy and power in all its form. The festival is also celebrated in agriculture fields over ripening of mustard crop with yellow flowers. People use to drape in yellow colours to mark the festival.
The main colour for Basant Panchami is called yellow. Most of the decoration at home is done in yellow colours. First of all decorate main door of your room and gate with colourful Rangoli. Decorate your home with latest designs of colourful Rangoli. Make a square and fill with different colours and decorate in floral designs and make leafy designs. On this occasion can try for Rangoli with yellow back ground. Rangoli at entrance and all outer portions of your home with bright yellow colours will look your home beautiful.
One can add colours to your rooms by putting bright colour bedsheets pillow covers cushion covers to look beautiful to your rooms. Decorate your rooms by putting bright colours flower pots with yellow coloured flowers will give eye catching look to your rooms. Bright colour rugs and accessories will give the rooms a festival look.
Do not forget to decorate your walls with some quirky painted wall hangings to give your rooms an ethnic look. Can decorate your home with multicolour frames with crafted pattern or mirrors. You can buy yellow coloured curtains or with some bright coloured stuff which adds brightness to your place. Put away the dark colours which feel cozy during winter season are to replaced by bright colours where ever possible.
Put away the heavy dark colours woollens and change them with some bright colour ones. Use flowers to brighten the plain space irrespective of any colour or type of the flowers. A small floral arrangement on table , mantel or windowsill makes a big difference.
If you have some time to spare you can always opt for paint on the walls which will be some lighter shade than the previous one. The difference will astounding one. Another simple but effective way is to change the lamp shades or update them on table lamps. This can be done by using double sided fabric tape on or around the existing table lamps. Avoid using heavy accessories all over the room. Change the hardware on furniture, cabinetes door light fixtures etc.
These are some great ideas to decorate your home on this occasion with minimum expanses. This year try to celebrate the festival of bright colours with these new ideas.
HAPPY BASANT PANCHAMI