5 Different Ways To D-I-Y Diwali Diyas

Create unconventional diyas, this Diwali. Mother earth will thank you for it!


Wheat Flour Diyas


  • In a big bowl knead some wheat flour into a soft dough
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and make different shapes
  • Don’t forget to make a finger sized hole in the diyas to add oil
  • Dry them in the sun. Add some color and glitter for the festive touch!

Clay Diyas

Revisit your Play-doh days!


  • Materials: Modelling clay, a baking tray and fluorescent colors
  • Make small balls of the clay and shape them with your hands.
  • Bake in the oven at 150° for 30 minutes.
  • Fluorescent colors will make your diyas stand out!

Compact Disc Diyas

Use old CDs to light up your house!


  • With the 3D outliner, create funky designs and then accessorise the CD with the decorations
  • Stick the small wax candle in the middle with the help of the hot glue gun.
  • Your diyas are ready to shine!

Pistachio Diyas

Enjoy Pistachios and make eco-friendly diyas!


  • Wash and dry out around 50 pistachio shells. Paint them or dip them in glitter.
  • On a round cardboard base, stick the shells in the shape of a flower.
  • Place a small wax candle in the middle. Your diyas are ready!

Coat Hanger Diyas

Convert those old hangers into attractive diyas!


  • Paint the metal tins, create holes using a screwdriver and stick a thread through them.
  • Clip the metal tins on the hangar
  • Carefully place the tea-light candles inside the tins.
  • Hang them to brighten your corners!

Come join in the fun, there are loads of exciting workshops for kids this Diwali at the mall !!

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