The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi began on Friday across the country with great fervour and joy. As per india.com report, it is marked by the installation of clay idols of Lord Ganesh in homes of devotees and pandals. Even at homes, people decorate their homes and surround the idols of Lord Ganesh with beautiful flowers and in many other ways look to make the entire area as beautiful as possible.
Huge pandals are erected and specially decorated, where idols of Lord Ganesh are installed for the puja and celebrations are carried out in different styles. The decorations of the Ganpati idols range from simple DIYs that are not only eco-friendly but also give unique look for the entire decorations with the help of flowers and LED string lights, the report added.
According to freepress.com, devotees can also make flower garlands and place them before the idols of Lord Ganesh. Devotees can also make a beautiful bouquet and few leaves to make the design look more green. Decorating pandals always keeps them fresh and alive. It further said that cabbage and kale design of flowers can do wonders to the decorations.
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Nowadays, devotees have switched over from thermacol design to something which is more environment-friendly. Some devotees have even opted for innovative idols that will not pollute the ponds or rivers but can instead be immersed at homes. Devotees these days prefer Ganesh idols made of mud, in the effort to celebrate the festival in an eco-friendly way. There are endless options on how to celebrate the festivals with basic Ganesh decorations, either at home or pandal, india.com added.