Editor’s Picks: Diwali Gift Ideas and Entertaining Under $20

Here’s your guide to celebrating Diwali with style, care of our Editor-In-Chief, Manjot Bains. She shares affordable gift ideas, including simple DIY packaging, plus activities for the family. Diwali Gift Ideas

Manjot joined Fashion Editor Kanika Sasan on Darpan Magazine’s Chat Central show and shared ideas for decorating inexpensive gift tins, kids activities and more.

Decorating Ideas:

Take a festive tin from the President’s Choice holiday line (available at Real Canadian Superstore and Loblaw’s) and fill it with your favourite laddoos. An affordable way to gift mithai in pretty packaging – all under $10. Diwali Gift Ideas Haldirams

Add an Indian touch to a mason jar or decorative tin by applying lace, borders and trims from a fabric store. Use a glue gun to apply the decorations, fill with biscuits, snacks, namkeen or candy, and gift to friends and kids alike. Diwali Gift Ideas

Watch Chat Central for more gift and entertaining ideas: