Wedding Bells? 9 Tips On How To Make Your Home Wedding Ready!

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    If you've been a part of your close cousin's or bestie's wedding, you know exactly how hectic and busy is a shaadi ka ghar. From making space for all the gifts/mithais to arranging for extra seating for the guests, and from making sure the bride has enough space to get dressed to making sure the guests are well-served, PHEW, it's a task!

    Well, we're gonna try and help to minimise the chaos with a few tips on how to set up a home that's hosting wedding functions. While it's the living room where most of the meeting-greeting takes place, here's how you can optimise your living room for the upcoming wedding. 

    Tip 1: Start With Decluttering To Maximise Space

    Storages & Organisers

    Storages & Organisers

    Indian living rooms are known to be cluttered - from a cabinet full of random things to electronics and unwanted wiring. So, before starting anything in terms of decoration, your first step should be getting rid of anything and everything that's not needed and make space for temporary storage where all of this can go! 

    Or if those things are needed, make sure it's arranged in a way it doubles up as decor. For instance, using wicker baskets to arrange and compartmentalise them.

    Tip 2: Let Your Entrance Scream #WeddingVibes

    Gold & Elegant Festive Decor

    Gold & Elegant Festive Decor

    From fun floral torans to diya hangings, make sure your entrance is decked up AF! Don't shy away from maximalism. For instance, this elegant urli set to hang tea light candles is perfect and an effortless way to make way for a grand entrance. Apart from these wall hangings, of course, feel free to add some fresh flowers including marigold or rose petals in form of torans or rangoli. The best way would be to invest in this brass lotus urli, add some water and adorn it with fresh flower petals and tea light candles. 

    Also, if your name plate's got old, you've got a reason to upgrade it and make it festive even. Here's some inspo

    Tip 3: Old Sofa? No Worries! Elevate It With Festive Cushions

    Festive Cushions

    Festive Cushions

    If you've not got time to change the sofa set up in your living room, here's a quick and effortless way to make them look new - add a dozen of traditional or colourful cushions. Think embroidered patterns, paisley prints and white & gold, and more. Not only these instantly add a festive vibe, but also always succeed in adding a blast of colours in your space.  

    Tip 4: Make Your Centre Table A Centre Of Attention

    Elegant Vases

    Elegant Vases

    We're keeping this classic and old-school way of decking up tables - a chic and luxe vase adorned with flowers. Now, that this is a wedding home, you can opt for a metallic finish sleek vase, traditional Persian blue pottery themed one or a contemporary one. Of course, the same rule applies to the other tables you've set up in your living room. This way you even maintain uniformity in your decoration.   

    Also, here's some more #inspo to deck up your table area in a traditional way! 

    Tip 5: Pick Bright Hues For All Your Furnishing

    Furnishing For Indian Homes

    Furnishing For Indian Homes

    From drapes to carpets, and from bedding to throws - furnishing plays a very important role in making your home look new and wedding-ready. To make your home look like a shaadi ka ghar make sure you pick the correct colour of hues and shades. Think in combos - like dark pink and red; purple and dark blue, orange and lemon yellow, green and red, etc. 

    To add an extra flavour of #weddingvibes, adorn your curtains with flowers, it will instantly upgrade the way your drape setting looks.    

    Tip 6: Upgrade Your Chinaware Cabinet

    Ceramics For Modern Homes

    Ceramics For Modern Homes

    While your food is sure to impress your guests, it's the plating that'll help you get those extra brownie points and grab eyeballs. Of course, you can have the usual dinnerware sets, but do make sure you also include gram-worthy ceramics to add a pop of colours, drama and deliver a restaurant-like experience to your guest right at home. From swanky cup sets to asymmetric plates - add a hint of uniqueness to your collection. 

    Tip 7: Make Serving Snacks Easy & Stylish

    Functional Trays & Platters

    Functional Trays & Platters

    You've contacted the best caterer to serve the yummiest snacks, starters and finger food, so make sure you go one step ahead and serve it in style. You don't want to use the boring trays/plates when you've got an array of fun platters and trays to choose from. Whether it's a chai session or a fun drinking night, munchies and snacks make any gathering 10x better. So, we'd recommend having chic and quirky platters to serve these.  

    Tip 8: Let Your Space Smell Like A 5-Star Hotel Lobby!

    Luxe Scents & Fragrances

    Luxe Scents & Fragrances

    Yep, we know love is in the air! From luxury scented candles to soothing diffusers, and from incense sticks to potpourri - a sweet-smelling space is always a BIG welcome. To add a hint of panache, you can opt for luxe scents including French Lavender, Country Rose, Cedar & Mint & Mocha Brew. Most of these are long-lasting and offer a burning time of up to 40 hours. 

    Likewise, you can also indulge in some aromatherapy by bringing home a set of soothing and calming essential oil and diffuser.   

    Tip 9: Always End It On A Sweet Note

    Indian Sweets

    Indian Sweets

    No Indian wedding is complete without some mitha. From traditional mithais from India's iconic mithai shops to fancy Tiramisu cake jars - make sure you're running out of sweets. (Haha!)