Your wedding day is such a special occasion for everyone involved, a day to be remembered forever. So it is essential to create the ultimate experience and picture-perfect opportunities that will last a lifetime. Every detail must be carefully considered for the perfect day. The most crucial element is the mandap. The Mandap is the centrepiece of the wedding venue with the happy couple and doting parents in the middle, surrounded by their well-wishers. Mandaps can be creatively styled for muhurthams held outdoors. There are so many different outdoor mandap styles that can utilise various elements that can be tailored to your liking. We have put together a few ideas for outdoor mandap decorations. Let’s take a look at them!
You can choose to keep it simple or have an elaborate set-up equivalent to a wall of flowers. Beautiful arrangements with the ideal mix of flowers and foliage can make the mandap look extravagant and elegant. Flowers are not only aesthetically pleasing but add to the romantic aura of the occasion. Flowers have so much significance in weddings and for the couple to be surrounded by them elevates the auspicious nature of the event.
Vibrant South Indian Style Mandap
Marigold flowers add brightness and vibrancy to the mandap. Some may consider the marigold flowers to be overused, but it reflects the vibe of the day. This look brings energy and positivity to the occasion. You could choose to use marigold in creative ways to add a new dimension to the decor.
Ethereal Floating Mandap
This is an example of making the best use of the venue when considering different outdoor mandap styles. The floating mandap style depends on the availability of a water structure that is safe to use. Floating mandaps add a magical feeling to the occasion. You will be guaranteed some picturesque views if done correctly.
Fairy Lights Mandap
Fairy Lights is not a new decor trend, but it elevates the appearance of the mandap. As far as outdoor mandap decorations go, fairy lights are an obvious choice. They can be strung elegantly along the sides or ceilings or twisted around the pillars. As dusk settles, fairy lights drench the decor with their soft yellow hue giving the mandap a gentle but stunning allure.
If you are looking for non-traditional outdoor mandap styles, these rustic looks are perfect examples of using natural elements to give a rustic appearance. The simplicity of the structure serves only to highlight the other elements of the mandap. Feel like you are a part of nature and redefine the norm with these charming rustic designs.
Modern and Minimalistic Acrylic Mandap
Another non-traditional example of outdoor mandap style is the acrylic mandap. This modern and minimalistic style might not be to everyone’s taste, but if executed perfectly can take your mandap to the next level. It is especially advantageous to use the acrylic pillars when outdoors as it highlights the natural elements of the outdoor space, undisturbed by solid pillars. Here’s more on
creating off-beat weddings for the daring bride and groom!
Whether you are looking to go down a traditional route or a brave step into the unconventional, be bold, creative and make it your own. Whatever outdoor mandap style you decide on, it is sure to be a showstopper.
If you are looking for a private and exquisite location for your special day, reach out to us at
AVM Gardens. We offer the perfect venue for your dream wedding. And don’t forget to check out our blog on
how to plan a safe wedding if your nuptials will be held during the pandemic.