Exploring Types Of Flowers Used For Indian Weddings : In Full Bloom

Flowers are an important aspect of Indian weddings. From garlands to decor – learn about the significance of the different types of flowers used for Indian weddings.

Luther Burbank once said, “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” Keeping those immortal words in mind, it’s unsurprising that flowers are an integral part of any Indian ceremony. From weddings to funerals, these beautiful blooms are a treasured part of the decor and the rituals.

At desi weddings, flowers are utilised in at every turn. From the thick garlands the bride and groom exchange to the blooms that are used to decorate the mandap – there’s a distinctly floral theme to any Indian wedding, regardless of religion and community.

Here are some of the flowers that are most commonly used in Indian weddings and the significance behind each of them:

Jasmine:

Affectionately referred to as ‘Mallipoo’, these tiny, fragrant blossoms are considered good luck, and wearing them denotes future success and prosperity. Economic and easy to obtain, brides often braid them into their hair for the ceremony.

Jasmine

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Exploring The Great Outdoors: Decor Ideas For Indian Weddings

If you’re planning to get hitched at the height of the wedding season, chances are that you may choose an outdoor venue. There are a lot of advantages to choosing to have your ceremony outside – more space, it’s less expensive, and most importantly – you have a ton of decor options! Here are a few of our top outdoor wedding decoration ideas

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Outdoor wedding

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Wedding Planning Ideas – Why You Need Professional

Wedding Planning Ideas to get you started. The wedding planner – the one woman (or man) army that is going to turn your wedding planning ideas upside down, in the best possible way! and here are few

Wedding Planning Ideas

Wedding Planner

If you’ve ever planned an event, you’ll know that it’s hard work. The big Indian wedding is the largest event of your life, and the pressure is definitely on. From jaw-dropping decor to making sure everything runs smoothly at the venue – there’s a lot that falls on your shoulders. This is why we think a wedding planner is a good idea. Of course, you’ll never be entirely stress-free until you have successfully ‘put a ring on it’ but at least this way you’ll have back up.

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Wedding Planning 101: Are You More Wishlist Or Hit List?

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Planning your wedding, like any other big event in your life, requires hard work, patience, and a lot of organising! There are a few basic steps you need to take – sit down and plot out your ideas for the big day. Make a list – in fact, make multiple lists. That’s where we come in. At Wedding Wishlist, we believe in the power of the wedding planning checklist. Here are the different ways list-making can help you with planning your own wedding:

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A To Z: Your Wedding Wishlist Bridal Guide!

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After a Kashmiri wedding, it is traditional for the newlyweds to visit the bride’s home for dinner, which is known as ‘Satraat’. The couple is given garments by the bride’s family, and traditionally the groom will receive a pashmina shawl and the bride will be given ‘aathgath’, a gift of cash and salt.

B is for Bachelorette Party

A party hosted by the friends of the bride to celebrate the end of her unmarried days.

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5 Adopted Wedding Traditions And What They Mean

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One of India’s most lovable and welcoming traits is our country’s ability to accept and assimilate aspects of various cultures- and this definitely applies to wedding traditions. From mehendi ceremonies to wearing white on your wedding day – we have desi-fied all kinds of customs from around the world. But, have you ever wondered where they came from? What inspired bridal showers? Why is a ‘best man’ so important? Why is the wedding cake so essential? All good questions. Here’s our attempt to unravel the significance behind some of our more beloved ‘new’ traditions

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Be Our Guest: 4 Offbeat Wedding Invite Ideas

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Sometimes, despite signing up for the big Desi wedding in all it’s traditional splendor, you just want something that’s your own. Completely understandable! Though these age-old customs are beautiful and meaningful in their own way, it’s important that you leave your mark on your wedding plans. Fun personalized wedding card designs are a great way to do that. Whether it’s bright colours and patterns or intriguing shapes and sizes – take the chance to do it your way! Here are some of our favourite invite ideas to change things up

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5 Things To Consider While Choosing A Wedding Photographer

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Capturing a moment is never as easy as it looks, and recording a whole day filled with them is a task for a professional. Whether you opt for formal portraits, good old fashioned group shots, or candid glimpses – the person behind the camera is often as important to your big day as the people in front of it.

Here are a few points to consider while choosing from a variety of talented wedding photographers:

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