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Ideas To Deck Up The 'Oonjal' Or The Traditional Bride And Groom Swing

BY Garvita | 02 Dec, 2022 | 831 views | 2 min read

From modern to extravagant, these ideas will suit every style

Love how with Tam-Brahm weddings, couples go the extra mile to make the rituals stand out! One such ritual that always makes us gushes over the decor is Oonjal - where the swing is trimmed with blooms and it brings life to the entire celebration.

So, if you're a Tamil bride who is brainstorming on how to decorate the traditional swing, we just found some interesting ideas for you.

Floral overdose

Image via Vivek Krishnan photography

While keeping the surroundings simple, go extravagant with the swing decor. This one with rustic vibes adorned with white blooms will take the couple's portraits up by a notch.

Blend of blooms 

Images via Aaron Obed Photography, With Love Nilma & Light Story

If you plan to keep your wedding outfits minimal, you ought to balance the vividness via the decor. These unjals (traditional swings) decked up in a mix of carnations, daisies, and foliage is pure goals! Isn't it?

Whimsical origami strings

Image via Shilpa & Ely 

You can take cues from this one, wherein the swing was adorned with lotus bouquets and the backdrop was of cascading strings made of origami flowers and fragrant rajnigandhas.

A mix of foliage and roses

Images via Keys And Blacks 

Add a lush green vibe to the oonjal with leafy vines entwined with a pop of red (with the roses). These love-filled snippets spell magic!

Make a statement with marigold

Images via Journeys By Vivek & Shruthi & Anand

It’s gendaphool on gendaphool, with no foliage - classic, vibrant, and easy to DIY!

Another classic oonjal decor style 

Image via Weva Photography

If you don't wish to experiment much, you can feature one type of bloom (here rajnigandha) — or flowers of a very similar hue and texture

One with modern aesthetics 

Image via The A-Cube Project

And finally one for the neo-couples! This one exudes minimalism and a romantic essence, and should totally be on your 'intimate wedding' mood board.

ALSO READ - Breathtaking Marigold Decor Ideas

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