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A wedding is the beginning of the most beautiful journey that a man and a woman embark on for a lifetime of love, trust and togetherness. And it is the beautiful rituals that make a woman more than ready to take this journey. As a bride, she feels beautiful, she feels celebrated and she is made to feel like the most important person. It is her day and she wants it to be nothing, but perfect.
Little things like going for the wedding shopping, getting dressed up as a bride, or getting her groom’s name written in her mehendi are what brighten up her day. This is why we get you creative ways to make your mehendi all the more special. You can also try these tricks to hide your hubby's name in your bridal mehendi after wedding. Hide his name your hands and let him do some hardwork to find it! Read on to know some amazing and different ways to make your husband’s name a part of your mehendi design.
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For this, make a heart pattern on your palm. Strike across it, the name of your would-be husband as if Cupid has struck your heart! Now, wouldn’t that be the perfectly romantic way to do a mehendi?
In this, ask your mehendi artist to scatter all the alphabets in your groom's name all over our mehendi. Later, you can ask him to find all the letters. Now wouldn’t that be a fun after wedding game?
Usually, the mehendi artists fill the fingertips with blobs of henna to bring out a dark colour statement. Instead, what you can do is, write one letter each on every fingertip. If the name is a small one, you can write one letter on the first fingertip and a design on the other and follow this pattern.
Now this one is actually amazing! Here, get a beautiful round pattern drawn on the back of your palm. Next, get the name of your husband written in a small artistic font all around your ring finger (the part where you wear the ring). Now that’s setting some major togetherness goals.
Another interesting way to do a mehendi design is to draw the meaning of the name in the form of a picture illustration. Meaning, if your husband’s name is ‘Deepak’ you can get a diya (light lamp) or if his name is 'Kamal' then you can get a lotus flower drawn instead of writing the name itself.
The simplest way is to use creative calligraphic fonts to write the name. Not only do they look different, but they also add an extra artistic charm to the henna design. A lot of mehendi artists also have a variety of calligraphic fonts for the same for you to choose from.
So this is a new one. On the back of your hand, fill the henna design pattern on the fingers. Then, write the initial of your husband’s name in a big bold pattern and attach it to the finger design with small dots. Innovative much?
The next one also happens on the back of your hand as well. In this, instead of making a henna pattern on the back of your fingers, just have the letters of your husband’s name drawn artistically, one below the other, all over the index finger.
Another one is to do a henna bracelet. In this, you don’t need to interfere with the artist’s henna design. All you need is to get your husband’s name drawn around your wrist in a beautiful way and you are done.
This idea calls for the name or the first letter of the name to be the star of the design. In simpler words, a huge gap is left in between the mehendi design, and either the entire name or the initials of the name are written in this empty space.
A very interesting and popular trend these days is to experiment with your nails. So while getting your nail art done, you can get the entire name (if it happens to be a short one) or just the first letter of the name done up on every nail. So while the mehendi would fade away in a few days, the initials on your nails stay till you want them to!
Instead of wearing an expensive studded armband or bajuband, how about getting a tattoo of your husband’s name on your arm in with henna? So, get the name written and decorate it with a beautiful and elegant design all around the name.
Remember the very famous jaal design that every girl wants in her mehendi just because it looks beautiful and so dark after drying up? Yes, the same jaal! How about scattering the letters in the jaal using very small fonts and then asking your husband to trace them all in the correct order? Now that’s what we call raising the bar!
There is no greater joy than writing your would-be’s name on your hand yourself and the way you like it. There is a sense of joy, excitement and fulfilment when you do so. So, be artistic, be creative and don’t be shy to experiment.
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The mehendi ki raat or the ritual of applying mehendi on a brides hand before the wedding day is of great significance in the Indian culture. Not only does it make the bride look gorgeous, but it also has a cultural belief attached to it that calls for good luck and a positive omen. So, try these ideas to make your mehendi look class apart than the rest, on your big day!
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