It’s all about the attire, jewellery and food in an Indian wedding. And, of course, the decorations! They occupy as much importance as everything else in an Indian wedding. Wedding decor sets up the mood for celebrations. With weddings in India comprising of an array of rituals and ceremonies, decorations set apart one from another.
Irrespective of whether it is a theme based weddings or not, decor is an integral part of all weddings. They get the maximum attention from people and create eternal impressions. For decors, the eye of detail is the key in creating splendid wedding environments. Stunning decors also add a dash of class to the photographs and serve as alluring backdrops.
Traditional decors were limited in designs and style. However, with more and more brides and grooms opting for modern style weddings, the choices for decors have become limitless. Today, sky’s the limit when it comes to choosing decors for Indian weddings! Use your vivid imaginations and inspirations to create decors that will set your wedding apart from the rest. Let us explore some of latest decor trends that is doing rounds in Indian weddings.
Mandap or the centre stage
The centre stage is the most important aspect of any decor. It garners maximum attention from the guests as this is the place the bride and groom are confined to for most part of the wedding ceremony. For any centre stage, you must choose the colours wisely. When you have a wedding theme, stick to the colours pertaining to the theme. Alternatively, you can choose colours that will enhance the photos. Generally, shades of gold, copper and red look great on any centre stage. Having simple minimalistic decorations can work. Add eye-grabbing props and match the backdrop with the carpet, seating or any other additional decor pieces you add.
Can you imagine an Indian wedding without flowers? Of course, not! Flowers are considered to be auspicious and hence are a must-have decor in any wedding. They add a flair to the contemporary decor. They help bring the artistic side in you. There are innumerable ways in which you can use flowers to brighten the hall. Traditional garlands, flower vases, centerpieces, flowers can be included in any way you want. White, red, pink and yellow shades are most preferred for a wedding. However, you can use lavender, purple or related shades to stand out in the crowd.
Say hello to coloured lighting this wedding season. Lightings are an integral part of Indian weddings. They brighten and highlight the centre stage. They are a must-have decor for any wedding. Fairy lights, thorans, coloured lights, lanterns, lamps – the possibility of decorating your hall with lights are limitless. To add a contemporary touch, use paper lanterns, add table lamps to the guest seating area or glow-in-the-dark lights for the reception.
Fabrics add the much needed texture to your wedding decor. Traditionally, the center stage is decorated with fabrics. For a modern look, you can add a dash of colour to spice up an otherwise sober decor. Further, using bright colour fabrics will minimize the cost of other decorations, which is great for budget weddings.