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Weddings are traditional celebrations and bring two families together. Behind every marriage, couples bring their family values and lots of feelings together before tying the knot. In India, inter-caste marriages, traditions, family, and food are quite popular. Rituals in marriage and the participation of family members are the core of each Indian marriage. In addition, wedding decorations have become an important element of marriages.
One thing that makes marriages special in our country is the way of celebration and line up of ceremonies.
More about wedding decorations
When the term wedding is used in India, people visualize ‘Mandap’, bride and groom trousseau, decoration, and tasty cuisines. No wedding is complete without sumptuous food. We are especially praising the way cuisine is served at weddings.
Along with this, different communities organize weddings as per different rituals. The essence of an Indian wedding can be found in these rituals. From parents blessing the couples to relatives conforming to the tradition of stealing the groom’s shoes, every couple dreams about a wedding that they can cherish throughout their life.
Dream wedding decoration
Times are changing and so are the choices of people. Lavish mandaps with themes of different types are now being seen across many weddings. Specifically, themes are quite popular in India. India has multiple religions and communities. People like to get married as per family tradition. This makes the weddings more traditional and gives an opportunity to decorate the venue more.
The themes at weddings making a splash these days are Punjabi, Awadhi, Rajasthani, and Fusion. Couples also want to spend on venues, decor, pre and post-wedding photoshoots, fireworks, and cuisine that leaves an impression on guests.
The demand for venues has changed too. Farmhouses and wedding venues are booked for grandeur and to show off the celebratory mood of the people. Across India, couples prefer to get married at venues with grandiose.
The decor is at the center of each wedding. These days, families want themes in the ceremony. Separate functions like Haldi, Mehendi, Bachelor or Bachelorette, Cocktail parties, and the final D-Day aka the wedding day are also planned as per the theme. Flowers, exquisite decor pieces, decorated canopies, and spread-out tables with chairs and cutlery are rules in Indian weddings.
Pre and post-wedding photoshoots
Photoshoots have become popular in past years. Couples travel distances to shoot pre-wedding photos to cherish their love. While most wedding photoshoots are done in the grandest way possible.
Wedding decorations have more to offer these days. Elaborate stages decorated with flowers in different themes and shapes are trendy. The central attraction is the stages decorated with flowers, proper lighting, and illustrative items like name boards, special fabric, decorative items as per theme, etc. The stages have stairs to reach out to the bride. Decoration of the stage must be buoyant so that the photo sessions after Varmala are flawlessly captured.
Weddings are incomplete without fireworks and some ceremonial dances by baraatis. The entry gates that lead to the main stage are decorated as per themes and leave a lasting impression on the groom and his guests. Similarly, the fireworks also create a perfect wedding scene.
One of the most striking things to notice in an Indian wedding is its sumptuous food. The cuisine ranges from cocktails, mocktails, beverages, etc. The food is categorized into starters, main courses, and desserts. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is preferred and food is the main attraction. Food decor, thus, is among the latest trends in weddings.
Important tips before planning your wedding
- Always decide the kind of wedding theme you want.
- Choose a versatile and experienced wedding planner and caterer.
- Think new when planning the wedding.
- Have elaborative ceremonies to cherish the moments.
- Book a venue where you can host all the ceremonies without any hiccups.