Decorating Ideas

11 Pretty Ways To Decorate Where The Bride Sits on Her Mehendi (that are not just jhoolas!)

Nidhi Chaudhary, 22 Feb 2017

Your mehendi design is picked. You know what you’re wearing. You have made DIY origami birds to hang at the entrance! But have you figured out what the backdrop is for the area you’re sitting in to get your mehendi applied?

Don’t make the mistake of the bride sitting on a boring sofa or chair waiting for her mehendi to dry.  It needs to look pretty as well because you’re getting most of your photos clicked there! Whether it’s a jhoola decorated with marigold flowers (although, we have even better ideas in this post!) or the cushions that will support your arms and back - everything needs to look picture-perfect. And don’t forget the backdrop!

That’s a lot of things to keep in mind, haan? Don’t worry, we’ve got 11 super pretty Mehendi set up ideas from real weddings for you to pick from!

Tip: The bride is going to be sitting for hours (5-6 hours). So, not just pretty will do, make sure the sitting arrangement is comfortable enough (with pretty cushions, mattresses to provide long sitting hours support for the back and the arms of the bride)

1. Little Tent & Stage

Created with Fabric Drapes and Genda Phool

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2. Minimalistic Flowers In the Backdrop

A colourful comfort package. Also, notice the dark to light shade pattern of flowers.



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3. Flower Trail On The Tree

This Real Bride went one step ahead with her Pinterest-inspired wedding.

Image Credits: Arjun tryst With The Camera

4. Multicoloured Buntings On the Jhoola

So that you sway under a colourful shade ;)

Image Credits: Stories By Joseph Radhik

5. Wooden Bench With Genda Phool Strings In The Background

This is how pretty and comfortable go hand in hand.

Image Credits: Morvi Images

6. Gerbera And Orchids To Adorn Your Jhoola

Don't forget to add some bright coloured "Bride-to-be" cushions.

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7. Shades Of Pink 

And add a little glitter to the background.

Image Credits: Stories By Joseph Radhik

8. A Fully Cushioned Jhoola Decorated With Carnations

If you and your best friends are nature lovers then you cannot go wrong with this idea.

Image Credits: Stories By Joseph Radhik

9. Strings Of Red And White Flowers

Pretty pinkish shades will ensure naturally glowing pictures (without Instagram filter. Promise!)

Image Credits: Stories By Joseph Radhik

10. A Cutesy And Comfy Setup On the Floor

Remember how we emphasised on the "comfort" in the beginning? This explains it all.

Image Credits: Wedding Nama

11. Colourful Paper Fans

Oh Well! This could be an uber cool DIY idea ;)

Image Credits: Little Big Weddings

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Which mehendi setup would you choose for your mehendi?

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