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20 Best Hangings At Real Weddings: From Kites to Kettles And All Things Wonderful!

BY The WMG Bride | 06 Oct, 2015 | 3438 views | 4 min read

As usual, at WMG, we love to probe around the small details. With all that hi-funda lighting and floral extravaganza, you also need to pay attention to cute things like hangings. Ah ah, don't underestimate the power of sweet things people, they are what will make your wedding a pretty place for photographs and unending memories! So here are 20 options we found in our archives that will make any wedding look like a million bucks.

1. Tea light Hangings

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Picture courtesy: Sumiran & Abhimanyu's Wedding 

If you want to give your wedding a vintage look, then tea lights have to be the only ones you work with. Place them in tiny glass hangings and pair them with flowers for a luxe look.

2. Paper Lanterns

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Picture Courtesy: Elusive Dreams By Pooja 

You know, paper lanterns are a decade old but they still have that beautiful charm that no other lighting can give you. Choose bright-coloured ones if you are looking at a kitschy wedding and plain pastel ones, if you want to elegant.

3. The Lighted Bulbs 

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Avant-garde at best, small bulbs with filaments are really retro and fun. They make an evening wedding shine with individuality.

4. Genda phool Balls 

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Want to stay safe but still care for the impeccable? Then, opt for long strings of sturdy gendha phool with the ends rolled up into balls to create a sweet organised look.

5. Upside-down umbrellas

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Picture Courtesy: Elusive Dreams By Pooja 

Take daily objects and transform them into pretty beautiful ideas - umbrellas are one of those. But turn them upside down and bring in a myriad of hues and you will get applauded!

6. Hanging Ferns

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Image courtesy: Kalikaar designs

Big nice tassles entwined with ferns, this look gives the jungle vibe but with a clean neat elegant look. Pretty, pretty!

7. Hanging Floral Bunch Installations

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To give your wedding a nice rustic charm, wedding decorators are putting in floral wreaths and twigs and bouquets that hang or float in air. So chic!

8. Small Hanging Chandeliers

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The Studio

Lots of tiny chandeliers = Almost Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie! 'Enuf said!

9. Parandis Hanging 

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Devika Narain and Company★ 4.5  

So rustic and so Punjabi - these parandis are just what you need to revv up the village theme. Easy, peasy!

10. Origami Cranes 

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Going Bananas Photography★ 5

Get your BFFs and your cousins together and give them a few coloured papers - lo and behold, paper cranes #forthewin!

11. Paper Flowers in Glass Bottles 

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Picture Courtesy: Pink Palki

Unused bottles + flowers stuffed in them = Awesome DIY. It adds a certain look to the wedding and it screams, classy!

12. Hanging Mandap Florals 

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Wedding Commitments★ 4

Mandaps are decorated beautifully with flowers and bells but our favourite will always be the flower hangings that give you their blessings as you take the pheras.

13. Kites

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Picture Courtesy: Devika & Kunal’s Wedding 

Kites are such an easy DIY to do and have at the wedding - they add charm and a rustic look! Put them in the colours of the wedding to make an impact.

14. Kettle Love

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Eventwala★ 4.6

Hanging flowers and tassels is easy - but what about a kettle? It's cute and kitschy and adds a certain character to the wedding!

15. Colourful Tassels

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Picture Courtesy: Payal & Nihar's Real Wedding

Colourful tassels make for great decor - hang them up in strategic places and watch them tie up all your decor beautifully!

16. Flower Balls

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New Variety Decors

Take your favourite flower, roll it into a ball and watch it mesmerize your guests. Simple!

17. Arabian Lamps

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Look for light-weight Arabian lanterns or lamps that can really transform your wedding into a chic luxe affair.

18. Rajasthani Mirror Hangings

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Pretty common but they can really add a bit of Indian-ness to your wedding. Buy them in crafts stores by the hordes and use them up!

19. Glass Bubbles For Candles

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Picture Courtesy: Al Mahad Event Services

Yes, glass bubbles are the new bird cages. Use them well by stuffing in flowers or candles or beads!

20. Temple Bell Hangings

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Those nice little temple bells that you loved as a child, you can now decorate them with flowers and use them as decor at your wedding!

Have any other ideas that you think we would love? Tell us in the comments section! 

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