Diwali brings with it reasons to indulge the shopaholic in you. But as you begin your festive shopping this season, look for more than just playful cushions, and temporary decor accessories.

Instead splurge on items that will last longer than just a season. Gorgeous chandeliers, intricate mirrors, vintage coffee tables are great investments.

Here are décor essentials that will not just up your festive decor game, but will also add character to your house aft ..

Be it dazzling Venetian or classy Artisanal, mirrors have always been a priceless possession. Meticulously crafted mirrors are the perfect pick if you’re looking to give your home an aura of opulence.

Making your Diwali shopping list? Here are five home décor pieces to invest in

2. Tête-à-Tête corners

Whether it’s for a game of cards or an evening of tea, coffee tables go beyond the coffee in the cup. These routine essentials are on everyone’s shopping list, but if you’re seeking a lust worthy piece, magnificent ethnic trunks from the British Raj can be a great choice!

And to add a festive touch, adorn them with copper plates filled with jasmine and marigolds.

3. Glam Glow

Making your Diwali shopping list? Here are five home décor pieces to invest in

The festival of light cannot be complete without, well, lights. Embellish your home with imperial chandeliers or bring home filament lamps, give the diyas some elegant company.

4. All In The Details

Think fragrant tea-lights floating in golden urlis or antique brass idols to line your table top. Make this Diwali green, rail planters in full bloom make for beautiful window sills against Kanjeevram curtains.

5. Bon Appétit

Making your Diwali shopping list? Here are five home décor pieces to invest in

What is a celebration without goblets of sherbet, platters of motichoor ladoos and trays of namkeens? If you’re looking to give your hosting skills an upgrade, opt for quintessential tabletops, accessorise with quirky crockery replete with motifs from times bygone.

(The author is the interior design expert at Pepperfry)

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this column are that of the writer. The facts and opinions expressed here do not reflect the views of www.economictimes.com.

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