If you are an Indian, I am sure you would be aware of the beautiful mehndi designs crafted on a woman, especially a bride’s palm. Mehndi is derived from the Sanskrit word mendhikā. It is a beautiful art of India, which is as famous as anything traditional yet modern.  Coloring hands, legs with henna paste or mehndi is a popular practice in India, Pakistan and Arabian countries.

Bridal Mehndi is definitely one of my favourite wedding traditions. Each woman, in every household, no matter what religion or race you belong to, love applying mehndi on her palm. Ladies adorn themselves with artistic mehndi designs for every occasion like marriage, party or even wear them to office. The smell of the henna paste is so amazing. Applying henna had always been a tradition as well as a legacy passed on to generations to us.

Previously, mehndi’s were just simple floral designs. But with time, this art has evolved too.  It has now become more of a style addition on attires with extra glitters, colors and even stickers. Every hand looks amazing with mehndi and currently there is a craze for mehndi in foreign countries like America, UK. Beautiful and unique designs are available online. Mehndi is considered auspicious for both bride and groom while performing wedding rituals. Darker the colour, more intense is the love between the love birds.

Craftsvilla is India’s leading marketplace for ethnic products. Craftsvilla is providing all of us an interesting opportunity to celebrate this beautiful mehndis trend in a way like never before. Craftsvilla has organized mehndi contest and best henna tattoo with highest number of votes will win 1 Lack rupees.

This gives all the talented henna artist an amazing opportunity to win big. All you have to do is snap photos of your mehndi designs and transfer them on their site by enrolling in there. You can share all the unique and different types of mehndi designs as well as your amazing mehndi moments and stories on Craftsvilla. Share your mehndi on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with your friends. Ask them to vote for you as the design which gets highest number of votes wins. These designs will also form a portion of the Mehndi directory.

In this post I have listed some of the different and beautiful mehndi designs to get inspired from.

Floral Mehndi Designs

https://i1.wp.com/cdn2.stylecraze.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/flower-mehndi-design.jpg

Henna Mehndi https://confusedmango.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/f5c8d-beautiful-floral-mehndi-design.jpg?w=233&h=299

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/BU3mrAMOoLI/maxresdefault.jpg

Simple Mehndi Designs

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/4a/55/7e/4a557e533f53da5dfbc745d4843d091f.jpg

https://i0.wp.com/cdn2.stylecraze.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/simple-pattern-mehndi.jpg

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/45/05/3c/45053c09c34112f02a9d218d6d0f4b29.jpg

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/8e/5b/32/8e5b323dd6cf8975dbd88f0475f38787.jpg https://planetzuri.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/mehandi-designs-46.jpg?w=211&h=211

Glitter Mehndi Designs

https://i0.wp.com/www.stylishster.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Glitter-Mehndi-Designs-Collection-2015-Free-Download006.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/www.latestasianfashions.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Glitter-Mehndi-Designs-Collection-2010-8.jpg

Bridal Mehndi Designs

https://i0.wp.com/newfashionelle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Latest-Baridal-Mehndi-Collection-2013-For-Women-001-1024x768.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/letscreatecrafts.com/create/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Indian-Mehandi-Design-Set3-81.jpg

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/6b/ce/2d/6bce2dcfcd1430436e5da22254b5bb4a.jpg

https://i0.wp.com/newfashionelle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Latest-Baridal-Mehndi-Collection-2013-For-Women-001-1024x768.jpg

Traditional (From different countries) Mehndi Designs

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https://i1.wp.com/www.galstyles.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Stylish-Trendy-Arabic-Mehandi-Designs-Collection-for-Hands-Feet-2015-2016-300x139.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/www.latestfashiontoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/New-arabic-mehndi-desigsn.jpgb_.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/cdn2.stylecraze.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Pakistani-Bridal-Mehndi-Designs.jpg

Untraditional Mehndi Designs

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https://i.ytimg.com/vi/BvMKz7unIg4/maxresdefault.jpg

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/26/87/2c/26872cb763bd9d6ec8c00d2b40494507.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/www.fashionlady.in/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Latest-Bridal-Mehndi-Designs.jpg

https://i0.wp.com/stylesatlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Ornamental-Designs.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/mehndichain.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Henna-Tattoo-Back11.jpg

Multi Colour Mehndi Designs

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/cc/82/79/cc8279d3bc05a80350be40d03e69cff9.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/www.beautytipsmart.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Glitter-Mehndi-Designs-2015-Collection-For-Full-Hands.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/shes.pk/imgs/2014/11/Pakistani-Glitter-Mehndi-Designs-2014-For-Women.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/globalemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Glitter-Mehndi-Designs-2013-for-Women-009.jpg

Other Mehndi Designs

https://i0.wp.com/cdn1.listovative.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/d85882c72b56babe9dfaebe13afa3f44.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/pakifashion.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/10629685_862033540515041_7237140816785403281_n.jpg

https://planetzuri.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/arabic-mehndi-designs-for-full-hands-20.jpg?w=616

https://i2.wp.com/cdn2.thebridalbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/traditional-bride-and-groom-design-5.jpg

https://i1.wp.com/s1.dmcdn.net/Re1sC/1280x720-lmH.jpg

https://i0.wp.com/www.abeautyclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Mehndi-Designs-For-Hands-2.jpeg

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/b5/64/86/b56486a59080d18b2b42c3048d622237.jpg

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Craftsvilla.com, get inspired and participate. Join Soha Ali Khan and explore the beauty of mehndi artwork.

 

( I don’t own the pictures used in this post. Pictures used belong to different websites and blogs. Credits to their respective owners.)