11 Rangoli Mehndi Designs That'll Make You Fall In Love

No big fat Indian wedding is complete without the bride adorning her hands with intricate mehndi motifs. Mehndi is an integral part of the bride’s traditional look, but you don’t need to be a bride to sport mehndi. Well, what we meant is that you don’t need an excuse at all to get some mehndi art done.

If you’re to planning to not just wear mehndi but try your skill at it too, here are some cool new rangoli mehndi designs that you’ll love. These designs are named so as they closely resemble the unique rangoli patterns. They are mostly one body motifs such that they do not cover up much space yet manage to look wonderful.

Here’s a list of 11 such beautiful and unique rangoli mehndi designs you can try out!

1. Sunny Indeed!

Rangoli Mehndi Design

This is one of the easiest DIY rangoli mehndi designs that you can try out either for your distant cousin’s wedding, or that ethnic day in college or simply because you like mehndi.

2. Traditional Yet Modern

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - Traditional Yet Modern

If you want to apply mehndi but don’t exactly like the traditional patterns, then rangoli mehndi designs are just what you need. A brilliant mix of the exquisite and finely detailed art, this simple yet detailed-looking work will look great.

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3. Round And Round


With a beautiful circular motif theme, this rangoli mehndi design on the back of your hand gives off a slightly royal feel. A must try if you are thedulha’s sister.

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4.The Nawabi Kolam

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - The Nawabi Kolam

Another one of our rangoli mehndi designs for the back of the hand but with a slightly fuller intent, possibly a mix of old and older, but beautiful anyway. This is a perfect one for that cousin’s wedding.

5. The Rabaadi Effect

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - The Rabaadi Effect

This simple DIY mehndi design with a rather folk feel is something you can try out just like that. It’s a feel good design that covers the palm with motifs that distinctly resemble the Rabaadi motifs.

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6. Happy Feet

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - Happy Feet

One of the best foot rangoli mehndi designs, this elegant work of art can make almost any pair of feet look pretty.

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7. Check-Mate

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - Check-Mate

A slightly fuller design but a reminder of those box shaped rangolis that we made as kids on the doorsteps. Probably something you’d like if you are into squares.

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8. Pointed Circles

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - Pointed Circles

An intrinsic pattern adding class to traditional flower rangoli mehndi designs. Though a slightly harder design, it’s easily achievable with practice and a correct thickness.

9. Dotted Beauty

Rangoli Mehndi Designs - Dotted Beauty

If you’re anything like me, you love the dots. So here’s a really chic design to cater to your morse code addiction.

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10. The Zebra Print

This black henna motif packs a lot in a short space. With its leaf-like and thin close knit patterns, it resembles the black and white zebra stripes. It’s not one of the traditional rangoli mehndi designs, but in black mehndi, it’s just gorgeous.

11. Short And Sweet

A simple yet elegant design, this motif reflects perfectly on the current minimalistic trend.

These were the top 11 out-of-the-box rangoli mehndi designs representative of the good old rangoli patterns we’ve come to know from our childhoods; two traditional Indian arts combined to make contemporary miracles. Which ones did you like?

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