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Simple Mehendi designs!

Mehendi is just a simple thing that enhances the beauty of your hands. Most of nowadays feel that it is so old school. Well I say, old school maybe yes, but nothing has been introduced till date that can beautify your hands like this. Mehndi is your only art option available when it comes to beautifying the hands.

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In this article we are presenting simple mehndi designs to try  for yourself without the need for any special occasion.

Simple Mehendi designs for Festivals

1. Delicate work of art:


This beautiful design follows a trail from your index pattern. It is a mix of all different patterns. It has a trail of mandalas, some circular morifs, some decorated shapes, paisleys and so much more. The detailed work looks gorgeous and is perfect for wedding or any festive occasions. The most interesting fact about this design is the cute little heart design. The heart grabs all the attention. A perfect motif for wedding. The appropriate space on the palm makes the design even more attractive.

2. Leafy trails:

Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Simplicity at its best. Nothing much just leaves. If you are not a pro in drawing mehendi then this is your safest option. We all know how to draw leaves, it does not have to be perfect just leaves will do. Follow a trail of leaves as you feel appropriate. The image here is just a sample. You can work according your own convenience, how you want your design to look. Follow some light and dark strokes and draw a simple pattern on your fingers. No wonder how only leaves can beautify your hands so well.

3. Manadala design:

Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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A mandala is a very common motif which you can find in all mehendi designs. You can draw any design you like as long as you can keep it simple. The image here is of a huge mandala which covers the back of your hand entirely. The appropriate shading and spacing makes it look even more elegant. For the fingers you can draw any design you like but here we have some complex floral designs which covers all your fingers. The main thing to remember here is to keep a minimal gap between the mandala and the design on the fingers. This will enhance the beauty of the design as well as your hands.

4. Simple yet gorgeous:

Simple yet gorgeous: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Mehendi is supposed to be worn on your palms but that does not mean that your backhand can look any less gorgeous. Look at this gorgeous beauty here and you will be floored too. This is hands down a very pretty and detailed design so far. This unusual design is worth drooling for. We love the paisleys, the circular motifs and the intricate details on the fingers. This is some work of art.

5. Sheer elegance:

Sheer elegance: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Dosen’t this design at the backhand look like an accessory? It sure does. We simply love and adore how this design sits on the hand. We love the loops, the beads and the huge flower on the wrist. If you don’t want to wear any real accessory and want to draw your own accessory, this design is perfect for you. The combination of all different patterns plus the strings getting attached to your ring finger is enough to make anyone speechless. An adorable design to wear even for casual days.

6. Simple and Pretty:

Well, if you thought leaves were the only simple design you could have, we have got something else for you. Look at this yet another simple backhand mehendi design. We here have a huge flower covering your wrist area. You do not have to draw the entire flower and so you don’t have to worry about it being perfect. Just draw some petals pretty big enough for them to be visible. You can keep the leaves for your fingers. If you want to add a bit more elegance, draw some beads at the starting of your nails and shown. Simple yet classy and hassle free.

7. Enchanting blooms:

. Enchanting blooms: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Love flowers, obsessed with it? Then why not add it into your hands. Here we have a beautiful mehendi design for all you flower lovers. We have a huge circular motif with a flower at the starting which follows a trail to the end of the design. The entire index finger is covered with flowers and leaves. The gradient effect of the design makes it look like something ancient and age old. This is something you would find drawn on the walls of the palaces of ancient kings and queens. Simple it eye-catching.

8. A detailed checkered design:

A detailed checkered design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Checks are very in lately. You see them everywhere. Then why not add some checks to your mehendi design. This beautiful work of art comprises the age old paisleys and flowers with a twist of symmetrical checks on the side. The index finger is covered with some diamond boxes, some swirls and lines while all the other fingers are left bare. The simplicity of this design is what makes it worth wearing.

9. A quintessential mehendi design:

A quintessential mehendi design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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This is how your mehendi will look once it is dried. Look at that colour, isn’t it gorgeous? The design is pretty simple with a mandala and some lines, dots and leaves on the fingers. The charm of minimalism is enough to take your breath. You will want to wear mehendi, even if you are not a fan.

10. Full coverage mehendi design:

Full coverage mehendi design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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Wan’t a full blown traditional mehendi design? This is it. This is going to cover entire palms going all the way down to.your wrist. A perfect mehendi design for wedding. The beauty of this design is that you have two different design on both the hands. The difference is what makes it so unique and appealing. It has variety of motifs nad patterns beautifying your hands like no other. So if you are a bride or soon to be, definitely give this design a go.

11. Intricate and detailed:

Intricate and detailed: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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A beautiful play of dark and light strokes. The beautiful mehendi design is drawn with immense smartness. The sharp precision and the detailed design makes it super elegant and chic. The appropriate spacing in between the intricate design makes it way more special and sophisticated. Crafted specially for the brides, a gorgeous way to accentuate the overall bridal look.

12. Breathtaking backhand design:

Breathtaking backhand design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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A lovely backhand design. This design shows you exactly how to use flowers in your mehendi. The entire mehendi is drawn around the two huge flowers as you can see in the image. We have some leaves, some swirls and also some geographical shapes. If you have no idea how to draw your mehendi, stick to florals and work your way around it. Draw whatever comes to your mind and visualize how you want your mehendi to look.

13. Multi patterened heavy design:

Multi patterened heavy design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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This design is not easy to achieve. It requires a lot of understanding of the space, angles, symmetry and diagonals of the design. The mehendi design here is some intricate work if art and you can see the attention to details. In spite of being so heavy and covering a vast area of your hands this design still does not look clumsy or congested. The quintessential patterns among the grids, the flowers, leaves and other patterns are quite visible.

14. Mesmerizing design:

Mesmerizing design: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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A mesmerising work of art with pretty florals and a dancing peacock. Starting from your wrist you will see some heavy strokes of floral motifs making its way to a peacock on the other side. The peackock then leads its way to a variety of patterns comprising of swirls and circular motifs and leaves along with grids. This is something you can’t get enough of. It is so intricate and detailed along with being neat and chic.

15. A beautiful trail:

A beautiful trail: Simple Mehendi Designs for Any Special Occasion

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After seeing all those heavy designs, it is so refreshing to see this simple and fresh mehendi design. A beautiful trail of flowers, swirlls and paisley. Nothing complicated or over crowded. A simple and sophisticated design. This mehendi design is in a repetitive pattern which comes down from your fingers to a little below your wrist. The shades effect and the appropriate spacing in the design chances its beauty and makes it so wearable.

There is no generic rule to wearing a mehendi. You can draw whatever you like and however you like. It is all about beautifying your hands and having a vision of how you want your mehendi to turn out. You need not be professional mehendi artist or a painter to draw the designs. All you need to do is have fun with it and bring out your own personality through it. These were just some simple mehendi designs you can keep in mind while drawing your designs. For more updates stay tuned to K4 Fashion.

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