The wedding season is almost upon us, and there must be numerous future brides out there who are busy making the final preparations for the big day. Here are some gorgeous henna designs for the fun-filled mehendi ceremony that every dulhann looks forward to. The uniquely intricate designs are an important part of our culture and heritage and they are completely inseparable from Indian weddings.
Here are ten ideas and inspirations for the perfect mehndi design. Whether you want traditional or offbeat designs, here are some for every kind of bride.
31Bride Groom Traditional Design
It is one of the beautiful and traditional bridal mehndi designs, which will completely cover your hand. The imprints of the peacock and various floral patterns give it a special touch.
30Simple and Conventional Design
The design is pretty much full and straightforward of decorativeness. The message conveying part on the wrists is what catches the eye.
29Full Front Hand Paisley Design
This partial Paisley design covers the entire front sides of your hands. If you are in high excitement of your ideal bridal mehndi design, then you are at the right spot.
28Marwari and Rajasthani Mehendi Design
If you belong to a Marwari or Rajasthani community, then this is one of the best mehndi patterns you can ever find. It has beautiful sculptures and stylish floral designs.
27Full Hand Floral and Leaf Design
This floral pattern is a mix of small dense patterns which will cover your whole hand. Make sure you add this one to your lovely designs list.
26Front hand mehandi
This beautiful mehandi design covers your palm, and you can apply the henna up to your elbow. For those, who love too much gorgeous mehandi, this is the right option. You can find a blend of small chequered designs with other patterns to create an innovative look.
25Mehandi designs of floral petals
The designer does not draw full flowers for your mehandi. He has created half blossoms, and then covered the surrounding parts with other designs. Cover the fingertips fully with the brown colored henna. Most of the brides will look beautiful with this design.
You can create bracelet design while applying mehandi. This is one of the versions of those designs. It covers your palm and a part of your wrist. While you do not like to put on several bangles on your hand, this design is the best choice for you.
It takes little more time to be done. However, you can find dots like the Indian ones. The wrist portion has a different design from that of the other parts. In lots of Hindu marriage ceremonies, you can find this design. Cover the major part of your hand with this design.
22Conventional mehandi design
Place your mehandi-filled hands side by side, and this will reflect an attractive. You may think that the design on one hand is complementary to each other. To create a comprehensive look with this design, you have to call a professional mehandi designer. You may apply it on the front or back portion of your hands.
21Arabic mehandi design
This one is the Arabic design, which has created a distinctive feature by leaving gaps between the lines of patterns. It has developed a stunning look on your hand. Although it is much simpler than other designs, it is very popular among lots of brides and bridesmaid.
The paisley print is a timeless classic that will suit all brides. A complex mixture of small and large paisley motifs filled with intricate detailing can never fail to amaze. This is the most traditional Indian mehendi design that can be revamped and rediscovered with swirls and circular motifs.
This is another traditional motif that is often used in henna designs. Highly detailed peacock designs and peacock feathers can adorn the hands of young brides for the ultimate feminine look. You can even mix things up by adding a little blue and green dye to highlight peacock feathers for a radically new look.
The bangle or cuff designs focus mainly on the wrist area. Delicate designs cover the wrist and arms in dense patterns to give the illusion that you’re wearing a thick bangle or cuff jewelry. The palm, back of the hand and fingers carry only minimalist designs to create a highly modern look.
How can anyone go wrong with flowers? Delicate flowers, petals, leaves and vines create a fresh but elegant style that will match any bridal outfit. Compliment the weather with floral henna designs for your spring wedding.
Large motifs look very attractive and will instantly draw attention to your hands. A great idea for motif design would be the raja-rani motif that is perfect for such an auspicious occasion. The elephant motif has also remained a favorite among brides.
Mandalas are so in right now and you can spot them almost everywhere from clothes to accessories. For all the hippie brides out there, this incredibly dense and symmetrical design would be perfect. Stick to the tradition but still look high fashion with the split mandala that has half the pattern on each hand.
14Glittery and Colorful
Older traditions are slowly being mixed with newer styles for great fusion fashion. Glitters and sparkles can make older designs look more bold and loud. Play with colors and reinvent different motifs and patterns in your own way.
13Arabic mehndi designs for brides
People staying in Arabic countries can draw great designs over their hands when the bride is ready to marry. This is among their custom. Let us find out the design where the dark color mehndi is portrayed over the palm of the hand and extends till the place which is just an inch below the elbow. The work is really beautiful where you have very sharp and crafted mehndi design. This will be an excellence in your marriage. This has an exclusive jail and motif work.
12Traditional dulhan mehndi design
This has variety of pattern work with chains, flowers and few half circles. The empty space over the hand palm also makes great design.
11Rajasthani bridal mehndi design
If you see the design properly, you can see images of a person riding horse. Another hand has image of a bride sitting with pally. Both are really commendable.
10Royal rajasthan wedding mehndi design
The viewer of the mehndi should not go just with a glimpse of it. Rather, it is very important to have a look to it properly. Each design has a different image and image thereafter. The mehndi design has the images of bride and groom over the palm of hands with Rajasthani attire. Also the extended arm has the full picture of bride and groom holding garlands.
9Pakistani bridal mehndi designs
As you can look at the hands of the lady, there are patches of mehndi over the back portion of palm. Some patterns are over the fingers in ascending order. You can also have a look at the exclusive pattern around the thumb finger of the lady. Very small and sharp work are placed all over the patches.
8Marwari wedding mehndi design
The Marwari mehndi design as portrayed here is one of the examples. The pattern of leaves is dense with the bold lines over this pattern. There are flower patterns in the middle of the hand palm. Along with it you can also get some of the dark work placed with the Marwari mehndi design.
7Modern marwari dulhan mehndi design
The mehndi design as portrayed over here is for all those who have a modern outlook. These has an influence of Marwari mehndi design but at the same time a modernization is done to the pattern. There are flowers as well as leaves. But those are not really so dark or dense. You can easily consider this for your wedding.
6Dulhan mehndi design till elbow
This is another example of the richness and the dense work all over. This is an ideal collection for all those wedding dulhan who requires a dense work all over their hands. This design might not be possible to be adopted by us. You have to call up a professional.
5Dense look in bridal mehndi
This is the particular mehndi design that will exclusively give you a dense work. This has dense work yet the design is little different. You can get a unique look with this design.
4Rosy look mehndi design
This mehndi design is having a dense work on only one particular finger and the rest fingers have only rose impression. A big rose is placed in the middle. Also beyond the wrist portion you can see the images of 3 roses.
3Full hand bridal mehndi
You have definitely seen the full hand mehndi. But all are not same. The images and patterns gets different from one another. This is such a design which has some dense portion and some blank space. There are cross marks, chains as well as flowers. All of them makes a perfect combination for brides.
2Sculpted design with dense pattern
Some of us would also like to have some sculpted finish all over our hand. Even if we have proceeded to marry, some inhibition will be very important. This can be treated as a design that gives rise to a royal image. You ideally get a perfect look of a bride with this sculpted design of the mehndi design over your hand.
1Bridal mehndi design over middle finger and back
Here the design is made at the back of the hand with the impression laid on the middle finger and the back portion of the palm. Also the design is very beautiful. Your friends and relatives will be spell bound to have a look at this design at your hand.