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Old-School Wedding Decor Items That Are Making a Comeback

BY The WMG Bride | 24 Mar, 2016 | 388 views | 2 min read

Veer all you want towards Western motifs and contemporary elements; the charm of the old-world remains unmatched. Wedding planners all over the country are bringing back slices from the eras gone by, and incorporating them in a brand-new manner to take wedding décor to an all new level. So, here go some new-age Indian-inspired décor tips that’ll not only revamp your traditional theme, but leave a long-lasting impression on your guests:
  1. Pickle Jars with flowers

Pickle Jars

Left: Photo by Nikhil Shastri★ 5 ; Brahaan by Narains★ 4.6

Making for stunning centrepieces are large-size pickle jars adorned with classy, fragrant bunch of flowers that the ladies on your guest list wouldn’t stop gushing over! Such a gorgeous tribute to all those times your grandmother sent you jarfuls of your favourite pickle, eh?
  1. Brass/Copper Utensils

Brass_Copper_Lamp

Photo: Pooja Joseph Photography★ 4.9

New-age restaurants are already flaunting this uber-cool trend by replacing their china with brass utensils! Weddings follow suit in the form of centrepieces, danglers, lamps and what not. If you’ve always loved the allure of the age-old gears and tackles, you ought to make the most of this trend!
  1. Temple bells

Temple-bells

Left: Decor by 3Productions★ 5 Right: Kishor Krishnamoorthi Photography★ 4.9

Rustic, enchanting, and downright beautiful, temple bells instantly uplift the vast, expansive wedding décor by adding a finishing touch. Adorn them with marigolds or jasmines, and your mandap is sure to be the highlight of the wedding!
  1. Parrots / Elephant Motifs

Parrot-Elephants

Photo: 3Productions★ 5

What’s a grand wedding without a line of elephants and birds in tow? Whether in the form of tiny centrepieces, wall-hangings or as part of your large-scale décor at various stops across the premises, showcase these motifs to bring back traditions in full swing!
  1. New-age Rangoli

Rangoli

Rangoli top by The Wedding Soul★ 4.9

Move beyond flower petals and peacock designs – incorporate contemporary rangoli designs in your wedding décor by adding new-age variations of geometric motifs. Use coloured rice instead of granular sand, and adorn it with marigolds, roses, daisies and diyas to lend a nice finishing touch.  
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