There is something absolutely endearing and sweet about the idea of a bird themed wedding. Whether you are an avid bird watcher, love nature or simply find those little birds adorable – you may want to consider incorporating them in your wedding. An even better idea if birds feature somewhere in your love story! The concept is definitely not new – Birds like peacocks, parrots, doves and love birds have always been a part of Indian culture and have also been used in different areas of Indian weddings. We bring to you a few of these ideas that we find very interesting and adorable.
Love birds and bird themes are very popular this wedding season. When it comes to invites most couples these days are opting for simple and neat birdies rather than the traditional blingy and elaborate ones. You can incorporate the “two little birds” concept in your wedding logo or motif as well and use it throughout the wedding – right from the save the dates to table cards, menus and thank you cards. Take a look at these bird themed wedding stationery.
Bird motifs and designs have also found a unique place in many popular sarees of India such as the Paithani sarees of Maharsatra, Baluchari sarees from Orissa, Muga sarees from Orissa, Kantha sarees of Bengal, pochampally sarees from Andhra Pradesh and many others. These rich and expensive sarees with beautiful woven motifs of birds, flowers, stars, geometric designs etc are also a popular choice amongst traditional Indian brides. Check out this gorgeous Anarkali by Anju Modi showcased at the Delhi Couture Week 2012.
Bird figures, nests, bird houses and cages can be infused into the décor. Bird cages with colorful floral arrangements can be your table arrangements
while bird cages with lights can be used as lanterns and hung throughout the venue. For an Indian feel you can also scatter colorful Rajasthani bird hangings around your venue.
A beautiful bird themed cake or bird toppers will make for a very adorable and cute wedding cake.
Almond dragees, chocolate balls, cookies or pretty bird themed cupcake holders are good options for edible bird themed favors. Cage shaped tea light holders or candy holders, wine bottle stoppers, salt and pepper shakers and many other options are available.
You can also incorporate birds in your pre wedding shoot. Bird parks and popular bird feeding spots are interesting locations for your shot. If you have birds as pets, you can also make them a part of the shoot.