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7 *Beautiful* Theme Ideas To Steal For Your Wedding!

Manasvi Abhishek Jaitly

Wedding Editor

Wedding decor is no longer just about putting a few good elements and floral arrangements together. It’s about finding a theme and putting together everything at your venue to go with that theme. From the centerpieces, the choice of flowers to even the lighting… everything needs to be in sync. We’ve got you 7 of the most popular themes to inspire your shaadi decor. And if you’ve ever wondered what exactly a particular theme means… here’s the answer!

1. Let’s go VINTAGE

Elements of unfinished or white wood, dreamy birdcages with gorgeous florals, a touch of glam with pretty pearls and add to this an array of mirrors and frames. Perfect for an outdoor, morning wedding or that relaxed engagement party.

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Image: Eventfullyyoursdesigns on Instagram

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Image: Eventfullyyoursdesigns on Instagram

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Image: CoolbluezPhotography

2. Back to the MUGHALS

If it’s traditional that you’re aiming for, a royal Mughal setup is all you need. Best suited for the sangeet or the wedding, it’s an ideal winter theme. Long velvet drapes, deep and dark colours, red roses, chandeliers and the use of jaalis for the walkway.

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Image: Devika Narain on Instagram

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Image: Sonder Frames

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Image: Devika Narain on Instagram

3. Do it like a MELA!

A colour fest for your mehendi… the mela theme is so much fun! Lot’s of colourful tents, Rajasthani accents, props like rickshaws, genda phool, puppets and what not!

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Image: Navdeep Soni Photography

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Image: CoolbluezPhotography

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Image: 42Fps Photography

4. A FAIRYTALE wedding

We don’t need to say much on this one! The new fairytale theme is all about soft colours, dreamy lighting, light fabrics, cherry blossoms and fairy lights. Just how any girl would imagine her engagement.

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Image: Morvi Images

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Image: Shared by the bride, Japnoor

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Image: Coolbluez Photography

5. The RUSTIC charm

A major trend this shaadi season, rustic is all about being earthy. A rustic theme involves the use of greens and twigs, beer barrels and everything raw… in its natural beauty. And if you’re a lucky girl having a destination wedding by the beach or a national park, this theme will definitely go well.

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Image: Eventfullyyoursdesigns on Instagram

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Image: Sephi Bergerson

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Image: Pretty Much Decor

6. The BOHEMIAN vibe!

Want an easy breezy festive vibe with a pop of colour? Why not go the Bohemian way! It’s fun and absolutely unique. Quirky centerpieces, kitschy decor and lots of psychedelic colours! Here’s a little inspiration so you know just what we’re talking about!

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Image: Devika Narain on Instagram

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Image: Eventfullyyoursdesigns on Instagram

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Image: Eventfullyyoursdesigns on Instagram

7. ARABIAN nights

This one’s a sure shot theme to steal! I mean, who doesn’t like walking into an Arabian setup complete with lanterns, hookahs, shades of purple and cozy lounges. An ideal setting for your sangeet or cocktail party.

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Image: Dhanika Choksi Photography

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Image: Morvi Images

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Image: Devika Narain on Instagram

We love them all… what about you?!!
Published on Oct 17, 2016
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