Similar to a bachelorette party, a mehndi party is one of the most important pre-wedding celebrations for the bride-to-be in South Asian cultures. But how do you decorate a mehndi party? The vibrant celebration consists of colorful decor, big throw pillows, mehndi (henna) cones, good food, and upbeat music. We’ve compiled our favorite decor pieces and party favors for a mehndi party. They’ll help set the atmosphere to create a fun and memorable celebration before the bride’s big day!
1. Gold Elephant Place Card Holders
Let guests know where to sit for dinner or which mehndi station to go to with these gold elephant place card holders. They also double as party favors since guests can take them home and use them as photo frames.
2. Mehndi Tea Light Holders
For a little warm lighting, fill these colorful candle holders with tea lights. The jewel tones of the glass jars and the gold henna details go hand in hand with the celebration. You could also use these little jars to hold decorative colored rice or flower petals to use for the sangeet after the mehndi party.
3. Golden Elephant Tea Light Holders
Another great decor piece to add to your party are these gold? tea light holders. They’re shaped like elephants and are made of resin. They even come with the tea lights so you have less to worry about when it comes to decor.
4. Blue and Gold Lanterns
Lanterns make a big statement when it comes to party decor. Set them on each table to make for a lovely glow as well as centerpiece. Keep them empty for an interesting and intricate accent piece or fill them with candles or flowers.
5. Indian Jewel Trinket Dishes
Use these beautiful jeweled trinket dishes for a place where guests can grab complimentary candy. You could even hand them out as party favors. The pretty blue jewels and intricate gold henna design make these a perfect addition to your mehndi party.
6. Gold Bottle Openers
Bottle openers are one of those practical party favors that always come in handy for guests. These gold bottle openers are low-profile and fit easily in a wallet. Personalize them with details of the party such as your wedding date. Guests will instantly think of the memories from your wedding festivities whenever they use them.
7. Ganesh Favor Boxes
If you have your own ideas for party favors, stick your DIY gifts or baked goods in these jewel-toned gift boxes. The boxes are adorned with the same gold image of Ganesh and feature a gold ribbon closure. Hand guests a favor box on their way out as a way to thank them for helping you celebrate your pre-wedding celebration.