DIY Indian Wedding Planning

DIY Indian Wedding Planning


Kavya HM

1/5/20232 min read

a wedding ceremony with a white and red floral arch
a wedding ceremony with a white and red floral arch

Welcome to the DIY Indian Wedding Planning Blog, your ultimate resource for creating a memorable and budget-friendly wedding celebration infused with the rich traditions and vibrant colours of India. Whether you're planning a grand affair or an intimate gathering, we're here to provide you with expert tips, creative ideas, and step-by-step guides to make your dream wedding a reality.

  1. Getting Started

    • Setting Your Budget: Tips for Allocating Funds

    • Choosing the Right Wedding Date: Considerations and Auspicious Days

    • Creating Your Wedding Vision: Themes and Inspirations

  2. Venue and Decor

    • Indoor vs. Outdoor Venues: Pros and Cons

    • DIY Decor Ideas: Incorporating Traditional Elements

    • Lighting and Ambiance: Transforming Your Venue

  3. Traditional Attire and Accessories

    • Bridal Outfits: Sarees, Lehengas, Anarkalis, and More

    • Groom's Attire: Sherwanis, Kurta Sets, and Styling Tips

    • Jewelry and Accessories: From Maang Tikka to Kalire

  4. Invitations and Stationery

    • Designing Unique Wedding Invitations: Paper, Fonts, and Colors

    • RSVP Management: Online Tools and Etiquette

    • Ceremony Programs and Favor Tags: Adding a Personal Touch

  5. Ceremonies and Rituals

    • Exploring Pre-Wedding Rituals: Mehndi, Haldi, and Sangeet

    • Understanding the Main Wedding Ceremony: Traditions and Symbolism

    • Post-Wedding Traditions: Reception and Vidaai

  6. Food and Catering

    • Planning a Diverse Menu: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Options

    • DIY Food Stations: Chaat, Dosa, and Regional Delicacies

    • Wedding Cake vs. Traditional Sweets: Finding the Balance

  7. Entertainment and Music

    • Hiring a DJ vs. Live Band: Pros and Cons

    • Sangeet Performances: Dance Routines and Skits

    • Creating a Playlist: Blending Traditional and Contemporary Tunes

  8. Photography and Videography

    • Choosing the Right Photographer: Portfolios and Recommendations

    • Candid vs. Posed Shots: Capturing the Essence of the Day

    • Creating a Wedding Album: Layout and Design Tips

  9. DIY Tips and Hacks

    • Handmade Wedding Favors: Personalized Touches

    • Crafting Floral Garlands: Step-by-Step Guide

    • DIY Mehndi Decor: From Themed Stalls to Seating

  10. Managing Stress and Enjoying the Process

    • Delegating Tasks: Involving Family and Friends

    • Staying Organized: Wedding Planning Timelines

    • Taking Breaks: Self-Care Amidst the Chaos

Conclusion: Planning your Indian wedding doesn't have to be overwhelming or expensive. By incorporating these DIY ideas and leveraging the beauty of Indian traditions, you can create a celebration that reflects your unique love story.

Remember, your wedding day is a blend of culture, love, and personal touches, and expert wedding planners at are here to help you navigate every step of the way.

Congratulations on embarking on this beautiful journey!