19 Best DIY Mehndi Décoration Ideas For Your Mehndi Ceremony at Home
Simple DIY Decor Ideas to Host your Mehndi at Home
Mehndi is one of the most important pre-wedding functions in Indian weddings. People are now planning to organize it at their homes with fun overloaded. Are you having an intimate Mehndi function at your home? Isn’t it a great idea to DIY or create by yourself a few mehndi decor ideas? It will add a personal touch to the decor and can save you some big bucks too! Here are some cool trending DIY mehndi decor ideas for your upcoming mehndi. These decor ideas are easy and pretty!
Unique DIY Mehndi Decoration Ideas for Home
Hang the Bangle Strings
All you need to do is collect all those bangles which you don’t use. Tie them up to make strings of different colours and hang them. You can even buy some bangles, and you’ll get them on very affordable rates from wholesale markets.
Let out your creativity and add something different and memorable like your family photos or pre-wedding shot snaps at the end of every bangle string. It will really add up to a memorable Mehendi decor.
An Eye-catchy Tree Decor
Most of the Mehndis are organized in the garden of your home. If you have trees in your garden, it’s time to include it in your decor! If it’s a day mehndi, then decorate the trees with marigold or hang baskets with tassel attachments, colourful handcrafted umbrellas etc. If it’s a night function, then brighten it up with those fairy lights which are very trendy these days.
Hand-painted Tea Kettles – DIY mehndi decoration ideas
Now that you’ve finally discovered your creative side, why let the painter in you stay hidden? Get artistic and grab cute little kettles and paint them the way you like it. Either hang them vertically or put flowers in them. Add these beautiful pieces to give your own touch to the venue.
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Let the Colourful Dupattas Adorn it
Mehndi is a pre-wedding function where you get to play with a lot of colours. One of the easy and unique Mehndi decor ideas you can DIY is vibrant dupattas hanging from walls, ceilings, the seat or place where the bride will sit. It will look fantastic! Choose bright and vibrant colours of dupattas for the decor. You may add to the dupatta decor with flowers or fairy lights.
Rajasthani Kathputli (Puppets) – Mehndi Decor Ideas
A traditional, classic yet fun DIY mehndi decoration idea is hanging the Rajasthani Kathputlhi or puppets. The magic here is in the bandhani cloth material, and the puppets don’t really need to look perfect. Hang them on trees or under umbrellas in good colour coordination.
Put Glass Bottles to use
Collect your empty wine and beer bottles because you can use them as your mehndi decoration items. All you have to do is to wash the stink off and fill the bottles up with fresh water. Now place some amazingly gorgeous and fresh flowers in these bottles. You can now hang them on a tree or place them on tables. Either way, bottles are sure to fancy up your venue and are definitely attention-grabbing.
Bright Colour Umbrella
The decor with pop bright colour umbrella is very easy to DIY. Either hang the umbrellas upside down on the ceiling or on trees, it looks quirky. You can get more creative by sewing flowers like tassels, bangles, pearled chains around it or Rajasthani puppets in the centre to beautify it more.
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Colourful Indian Umbrellas
Using colourful Indian umbrellas is the easiest yet the most effortless way to decorate up your mehndi ceremony. Hang in some strings of marigold inside the rim of the umbrella. Or place the umbrellas around your home or venue; either way, they transform the space magically.
Cage it! Not Seriously
Are you planning for a vintage themed mehndi ceremony? Go for birdcage decor idea. It is a unique, eye-catching and stylish decor idea. Put in a bunch of flowers in your birdcages. Just look at the birdcages below. How pretty they look! You may make it a little fancier by adding some crystal strings in it.
Whimsical Arts & Craft
Feel nostalgic and relive your school days by making your own pinwheels or origami cranes and decorate the mehendi space with your creativity. Choose vibrant colours papers.
Make colourful buntings using cloth or paper and tie them in the ceiling or sidewalls. Looks pretty yet they are easy to create. You can make rectangular-shaped buntings with printed fabrics.
Fairy Lights – DIY mehndi decoration ideas for home
Put the fairy lights and tie them to have a starry ceiling. Hang them around trees or put them in glass jars and lit them up. These fairy lights can do wonders to your decor. They light up the ambience and the mood for the most fun-loving mehendi ceremony.
Mason Jars are in Rage – DIY decor
Mason jars are becoming popular in the mehndi decor. They are versatile and are readily available in the local markets (Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar, Sadar Bazaar for wholesale products). They work best as the centrepieces – tie a jute rope knot on it and fill it up with baby’s breath flowers. Or tie a ribbon knot and fill it with your favourite flower.
Let the Candles speak
Candles are the most affordable of all DIY mehndi decor ideas you can come across. Use the different size candles available in the market. Get creative with the placement, patterns and colour combinations. Another cool idea is to decorate it with rose petals. These candles will create the perfect setting for your mehndi ceremony.
Use Bold & Warm Colours for Mehndi Decor
Use bright coloured fabric for mehndi décor. It will give the function an exotic and festive feel. One of the coolest ways of decorating your home for your Mehndi is by bringing in fun and bold colours such as fuchsia pink, lime green, yellow, blood orange and red. Using these colour schemes will also add warmth to your venue and will give a welcoming feel to your guests. Lately, I have seen neon being highly recommended for many mehndi functions. Neon is super fun!
Nowadays, the trend of photo booths has widely taken over mehndi ceremonies. Everyone loves being clicked in these chirpy and awesome photobooths which make any ceremony lively. They can be made out of the traditional marigold flowers, also known as gende ke phool, for a conventional Indian mehndi ceremony feel. Put your old scooter and cycle to use. Your guests will love clicking pictures here.
You can highlight the space with easily accessible and peppy accessories. Use things such as pinwheels, colourful pots, kaleeras (Punjabi wedding kalire), temple bells, traditional Rajasthani puppets, lanterns and even colourful diyas. These accessories will completely transform the mehndi venue into a fun world.
Use Traditional flowers for Mehendi Decor
Traditional flowers are readily available in the local market. Marigolds are pretty good to give orange effect. Gerberas and Jasmine also look very calm and classy. Your mehndi venue will look cheerful and colourful, as well as traditional and ethnic. Such a gorgeous combination!
Go innovative with Rangoli
If you go on the more creative side, Rangoli is one of the best ways of doing Mehndi Decor. It beautifies the entire venue with its colours and designs. Coloured sand, glitter, flowers and paints can be used to make beautiful designs at the entrance or central hall of your home.
Attractive Thank You, Favours
What’s the best way to impress guests than DIY their thank you favour? Just wrap chocolates in printed fabric and tie it with jute rope, lace or ribbon.
Mehendi designs will grace the bride’s hands, and with these DIY ideas, you can now grace the whole ambience. Pick your favourite DIY mehndi decoration ideas and spread the fun around at your home. Do not forget to tell me which of my DIY decor ideas you chose to decorate your mehndi.
Wish you a beautiful Mehendi ceremony. Happy Mehndi!
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