Mehndi functions are one of the most sought after functions by the guests at desi weddings. Colors, music, dhols (drums), dance and Mehndi are some of the elements that define this elaborate pre-wedding event. To enhance this experience for the guests, hosts of the function usually arrange themed favors/ gifts. Here we present to you some unique ideas on gifting for your Mehndi!
- Colored scarves – dupattas
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Again, this is often a standard and popular gifting item. Guests can choose from a colorful display of various dupattas and flaunt them through the function.
- Pocket Mirrors
What’s more appealing than having a portable, colorful and useful item, that reflects their beauty and is within a short reach of their pockets?!
- Jewelry/Trinket Boxes
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Various varieties of trinket boxes are available, in terms of colors and sizes. These can be customized based on individual tastes, as well as budgets.
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Varieties of both traditional and desi designs, as well as contemporary designs are easily available in headbands. The size is usually a standard fit, which makes it very convenient.
- Mini Perfume Bottles
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Miniature Ittars or traditional perfumes can be handed out as favors to guests. These bottles don’t just carry amazing scents, but are also portable with beautiful designs.
- Customized candles/candle-holders
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These can be easily customized in different colors and designs to adapt to the Mehndi theme, and can be used by guests as home décor. It can also include messages to express gratitude to the guests for their presence.
- Mehndi themed sweets/cookies
Photo Source: Sugar Bea’s Blog
A unique way to add sweetness, with color and design intricacies, that’s not just a treat to the mouth, but also the eyes!
Submitted by: Sana Iqbal