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31May

Mehendi is my favorite ceremony as it can be as colorful as you want and the bride can really enjoy this one !! But aren’t to just tired of seeing live bangle maker at all the mehendi functions (and have quite a few bangles accumulated with you ??). So this time lets do away with the bangles and get our hands on few different favors !!

Mirror work dupatta : Beautiful mirror work dupatta is something every girl will appreciate and will make your party even more colorful & pretty.

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Cocktail Rings : Whether a simple stone rose or kundan ones , cocktail rings go well with anything you wear . You can also have a ring stall, where the rings are all of the same type but different colours or something.

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Borlas/ Jhoomars : Hair accessory is much in vogue .This gift will totally be appreciated and there’s more every girl in your mehendi will have a jhoomar/borla on her head.

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Embroidered Hair bands :  Embroidered Hairbands in Sabyasachi style are such great ideas to give as mehendi favors. Hairbands is seen on a lot of celebrities nowadays.They like to accessorize it especially with Indian outfits.Once you have this on, you have a whole new look.

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Coin bags/ Hand mirrors : This is something every guest at your mehendi will say ” awww so cute ” and it will find home in their hand bags .

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Flower Jewelry : While you can reserve the entire set for the bride but for her troop you can give away a hath phool or  mang tikka made of fresh flowers making the event prettier.

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Mehendi cones : If you are low on budget but still want to hand out something nice mehendi cones are just appropiate

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Hand Fan : Having a mehendi outside in summers ?? hand fans are perfect gift that can be used by the girls while they enjoy your mehendi

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Manicure sets / Nail paint : Which girl will not like a nice bottle of nail paint with some nail grooming accessories. Keep nail paint from different brands in different bottle shapes and sizes and it will make for a nice gifting option.

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Handmade soaps : Scented handmade soaps are something every girls relishes so, get something special made for your beautiful guests !!

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Fancy Kundan Watches : This is not one of the inexpensive mehendi favor ideas, but if your budget permits, then this is a nice option to wow your guests. Who would have thought of a kundan watch which can act as a nice bracelet + high on utility factor.

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Happy Planning!!!

Sonaam 

Planning your big day ?? Get all your questions answered here

26May

Mehendi is the function that is closest to any bride’s heart.  The bride and her bridesmaid is always excited about getting heena on their hands. Colourful outfits,daytime charm,beautiful mehendi, lovely décor is not the only things that we find in mehendi functions.There is a lot more that is researched and pre planned by the bride and family for her mehendi, taking into consideration the various availability of items in the market and fancy trends popping up on daily basis.From the décor to the drinks, theres just too many things that could make your  mehendi function more special than the rest. Here are a few crazy ideas which you could use in your mehendi function which will  excite your guests and will be enjoyable by all. Also, will serve as giveaway gifts or mehendi favors!!

Popsicles/Ice Gola Stall: Summercall for ice and who doesn’t like ice golas?  Get a localvendor to serve gola in his style and to add to all the madness have alcohol added to the ice golas. This will definitely get everyone in the right mood to kick in their crazy sides and enjoy the mehendi 2 times more.

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Chai Bar : Guests will need a refreshing drink to go with their snacks. Set up a chai bar so guests can prepare their own hot cup of tea! Everyone likes their in their style ,so lets have a live chai bar!!

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Parandi Wala : Get some beautiful parandis and have a women stationed to braid it in every lady’s hair to give your mehendi punjabi tadka.

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Tatoo Corner: Why should kids have all the fun ?? Get hold of a tatoo artist and give your guest an option to try some funky tatoo.

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Caricature : Getting a caricature artist can be fun and your guests gets a momento to carry back home.

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Jutis/Mojaris: Get a local vendor to have a stall for jutis / mojaris and your guests can choose one of their choice. Make sure there is enough variety and sizes.

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Nail artist : Beautiful henna looks incomplete without beautiful nail . So let the ladies have some fun as they get their nail done up with some beautiful designs. It can also work well with the ladies who would not want to apply henna, they might still get their nails done.

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Tarrot reader / Crystal ball gazer : Who doesn’t want to get their questions answered ?? Its always nice to get a peek in your future . Getting a tarrot card reader / crystal ball gazer will become the highlight of your event.

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Parrot card reader/Palmist : To add in some desi tadka and more fun get them.

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Happy Planning!!!

Sonaam 

Planning your big day ?? Get all your questions answered here

Running out of ideas for wedding favors / mehendi favors ??? What can be more pretty than the favors inspired by mehendi itself. Using this beautiful art, artist are now creating mementos that will last long unlike the heena that fades away in 10 days !! So lets look at what all is available !!

  1. Mehendi inspired candles : Candles with henna on it definitely tops the list as this is very budget friendly and you can customize it with names of the guests or with couple’s initials .

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2. Cookies : A box of cookies is always a good idea but imagine them looking like this ??Beautiful na ?

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3. Mason jars : Mason Jars with henna designs is a good favor option. You can fill them with candies or place a tea light candle in them.

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4. Jewelry Box: Small boxes are always pretty to have and with henna designs it looks even more prettier. Fill it with some spices/mehendi or give  it empty !!!

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5. Photo Frames : Add a leave from the couple along with intricate henna designs to make it more special

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6. Glasses : Wine glasses / Shot glasses or cocktail glasses . Glasses with henna motifs on them looks so nice that everyone will want atleast one of it .

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7. Phone Covers : We all are obsessed with our phone. Phone being our lifeline, who wont appreciate a beautiful cover for it .

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8. Mugs : Coffee mugs have been a gifting option for quite sometime now, so mugs with intricate traditional henna motifs is a good favor choice.

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9. Cutlery/ Plates : Choose any piece of cutlery or plates and get them printed with a design of your choice, you can also add the couples initials to make it more personal.

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10. Shoes : We have all seen jutis/ mojaris at mehendi . Lets do something different this time!! Pick up some dancing shoes and print some henna motifs on it. So the girls throw away their heels and put on these shoes while they dance at your mehendi.

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11. Clutches: Potlis and traditional clutch have seen a lot of mehendis. Lets just re-invent a little here. Pick up simple wallets /clutches and have some henna designs done on it and rock your party.

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12. Bags : Whether a tote/ shopping bag or a basket printed with henna motifs are perfect gift idea fot your mehendi !!

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So this is to get you started you can think of other items them you would want to personalize with henna motifs . Do share your ideas !!

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Happy Planning!!!

Sonaam 

Planning your big day ?? Get all your questions answered here

08Sep

Running short of ideas to gift ?? Well let me help me … I have hand picked a few gifts just to have life a little simpler for you … As your big day approaches you definitely want to make extra special for one another, marking each milestone and gifting each other sweet nothings to had more flavour to the day !!

Hundred Reasons I Love You

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Guys being guys might find it difficult to express yourself so this is a perfect gift !! This funky bucket has scrolls of amazing messages that expresses your love for her !! About a hundred little things explaining why you love her in this smart package are sure to bring magic into your lives.

 Name A Star

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Get a real star in the sky named after Her. It’s the perfect way of telling her that she is  the center of your universe!  In this unique gift the Intergalactic Star Database / CCP in UK assigns the name of your choice to a unique star in the sky and a nice gift pack with complete registration details is sent out to you anywhere in India.

Queen Personalised Apron

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The best food in the world comes from the kitchen she rules! This apron that is personalised with her name keeps her day clothes clean and is the perfect cooking accessory. Even if she doesnt cook often its still a very cute gift 🙂

Land On The Moon

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This unique and romantic gift provides ownership of a piece of land on the moon. So the next time you look into the night sky you can tell her  ‘You own a piece of that!’ . So romantic !!  When you buy this gift, the International Lunar Embassy in UK will register and assign a unique acre of land in your name. A Amazing Gift Co gift box with the deed, documents and souvenir coaster along with a personalised message is then sent to you.

Message In A Bottle

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Make a lasting impression on her – send her a message in a bottle! Its a classic romantic gift and promises to win any heart but the message has to be yours . She will receive a corked bottle like it travelled across thousands of miles of ocean and land! Inside are some shells, sand and your message on rolled paper.

Romeo And Juliet Tribute Book

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Does she loves reading ? She will treasure nothing more than this !! trust me !It is a truly unique gift get the complete Romeo & Juliet book customised with your names in it! This book is the entire original Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet play but with the characters’ names replaced by your names through-out the play! The personalised book also carries some pages introducing one of the world’s most romantic stories and a guide to Shakespeare’s literature.

Love Times

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And Making her feature in the newspaper will make any day special for her !! Here’s a print of a newspaper front-page complete with your own story and headlines! With many quotes, articles and little tit bits about love and romance all over it – the Love Times is one of the most romantic gifts ever!

Personal Magazine Cover

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Make her famous today ! Get an image and headline of your choice on the cover of popular magazines. A double-sheet cover in which a magazine can be inserted to surprise someone is shipped to you! Its a beautiful surprise.

Compact Photo Jewelery Box

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If you plan to gift her a piece of jewelery this forms a perfect package . So simple yet so personal . Add the personal touch with this compact jewelry box personalised with your photo and caption makes a useful and unique gift. It can conveniently hold jewellery and other smaller objects as it sits pretty in a dresser.

Initials Personalised Ring

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Diamonds are women’s best friend but she can be wooed by thoughtful gestures too. This lovely personalised ring carries the intials of the two of you along with a heart in the middle. It makes the perfect romantic gift and looks awesome too!

Pictures On Flowers

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For the girl who loves flower give her a rose to preserve memories . Roses are symbolic of love and a message or your picture on it makes it extra special. So here are two variety to have picture with message or just the message.

Bride To Be Sash

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Miss Universe isn’t the only that gets to wear a sash!

 

Happy Shopping !!

Sonaam