You guys. Yesterday, I came across a crazy-good English-Hindi mashup that needs to be played during your wedding festivities! I present: Balam Pichkari meets How Deep is Your Love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPweDwkDw6w I know, mind blown. It's by an artist by the name of Vidya - she's an Indian-born American, and hella talented. This is her YouTube channel - I… Continue reading Music for Your Mehndi
Video! My Purple Boys’ Mehndi Dance!
Hi Friends! I'm back - and now I have video :D! SO happy to share this with you guys - when all my white boys (and brother) surprised me at my mehndi by doing this: The lead, my dear friend Patrick Faller, practiced those perfect moves in Prince Edward Island, pulled our two other friends… Continue reading Video! My Purple Boys’ Mehndi Dance!
My Original Mayoun Outfit
Hi All! Hope everyone who is off is enjoying the holiday season! Yesterday I went to a mehndi and so I finally had the opportunity to wear the outfit I had made for my mayoun, but never ended up wearing! (Originally we were going to do a mayoun and invite all of SMs girls and… Continue reading My Original Mayoun Outfit
Wedding Day 1: The Story of My Mehndi!
For all who have been eagerly anticipating...here is the story of mine and SMs mehndi, told through the photographs of Mir Anwar - enjoy... 🙂 It all begins...with a barn: To which SM rode into on a horse (naturally) to Jay z' and Punjabi MC (naturally, lol) accompanied by his yellow posse (that's not even… Continue reading Wedding Day 1: The Story of My Mehndi!
Hi Guys! Guess what?! We finallllllllly received our professional wedding photos!!! Mehndi, shaadi and valima posts all this week...stay tuned!!! 😉 Xoxo Safa
For all those newlyweds, brides-to-be, and desi girls out there, enjoy: xx Safa 🙂
Wedding Day 1: The Mehndi! (Teaser!)
Hello hello!! So I'm writing this mehndi post as I'm waiting for my beef stew to cook - lol, clearly I'm married now ha! Where to even begin with the mehndi? Perhaps with: magical, because that's exactly how it felt. By far, it was my favorite event, I had so much fun and it was… Continue reading Wedding Day 1: The Mehndi! (Teaser!)
Decor in Pakistani weddings is extensive. Particularly for the mehndi - which requires decorated thaals (trays) which hold sweets, candles and flowers. The tradition is that the girls from the brides side bring her mehndi (henna) to the ceremony on decorated trays. What this usually looks like is a procession of girls each carrying a… Continue reading Mehndi decor