50+ simple mehndi design ideas to save for weddings and other occasions!
Mehndi is an integral part of all festive occasions in the Indian subcontinent. Right from weddings to festivals like Eid, Karwa Chauth and Teej, women adorn their hands and feet with beautiful henna designs. If you have an upcoming wedding or joyous occasion for which you are looking for a simple mehndi design, then you have stopped by just at the right place!
To give you some major henna design inspiration, I have curated a bunch of simple mehndi design images, which you can save for reference. This list has simple mehndi design for beginners too! So, if you don’t have a professional mehndi artist to apply henna, all you will need is a mehndi cone and an easy mehndi design photo!
1. Simple mehndi design for back hand
This easy mehndi design on backhand has simple motifs like teardrops, circles and leaves that form an elegant pattern that’s minimalistic too.
2. Floral and net simple mehndi design
Image Source: All Mehandi Designs
This simple mehndi design with easy floral and net motifs is a stunning option to wear for anything from Roka to Eid!
3. Backhand easy mehndi design with flowers
If you don’t wish to cover your entire hand with henna and want to simply design the fingers, then this simple mehndi design image is a must-save for reference!
4. Floral and bead pattern simple mehndi design
This beautiful henna design has basic motifs like flowers, dots and leaves, which can be made easily and look lovely too!
5. Modern Aztec style simple mehndi design
Why should Aztec pattern only be limited to outfits and accessories? Take this trend a notch higher by drawing it as a simple mehndi design on your backhand! Tip: Use black mehndi while making such designs, as it gives your mehndi a tattoo style look!
6. Mesh finger mehndi design
Image Source: The Henna House by Angela
This very very simple mehndi design just has lines and simple floral patterns! Perfect to get for your bestie’s wedding if you are planning to wear a similar haathphool!
7. Simple mehndi design with mandala on the hand
Image Source: Henna by Razinah
The mandala motif is a classic when it comes to Indian mehndi designs. It also happens to be the easiest to make. Take inspiration from these simple mehndi design images and let your creativity pour out of the mehndi cone! You can even experiment with the shape of the mandala and turn it into some other shape!
8. Simple mehndi design with swirls and spirals
If you want a simple mehndi design but want to try something apart from the floral pattern, then this design with easy swirls, curves and spirals is a great option to try!
9. Haathphool style simple mehndi design
Who said haathphool can only be a jewellery? Give this simple mehndi design a shot and get full brownie points for creativity and uniqueness!
10. Minimal rose motif mehndi design
If you are looking for your very very simple mehndi design, then your search ends right here! These dainty henna pattern with roses, leaves and beads is too beautiful to not get made on your hands!
11. Leafy vines simple mehndi design
Image Source: Roze Henna
Nothing quite beats the simplicity of a leafy vine, does it? You can get easy mehndi designs like these for any festive occasion or even at a wedding if you are a minimalist.
12. Cuff, wrist and finger mehndi design
Image Source: Henna Girl
Image Source: Girly Henna
Image Source: Living Skies Henna
If you are not too keen on having a full hand of henna, then just some simple mehndi design on the wrist or cuff along with some beautiful motifs on the fingers is a great idea!
13. Lace glove simple mehndi design
Get modern and stylish with a simple mehndi design like this one that resembles a lace glove! Perfect for the bride tribe.
14. Easy mehndi design with basic motifs
Leaves, florals and spirals are the most basic patterns in a simple mehndi design! What’s more? They are simple to imitate and draw too. Refer these easy mehndi designs, grab a cone and who knows you can make a henna masterpiece too! ;)
15. Very very simple mehndi design with geometric lines and shapes
If you like clean shapes and easy motifs, then this simple mehndi design with lines and geometric shapes is a must-try!
16. Easy mehndi design with bead patterns
Image Source: Henna Paradise
Image Source: Henna Paradise
Image Source: Henna Paradise
Beaded mehndi motifs are growing in popularity since they give the henna is dainty and minimalistic look! Hop on the trend wagon and get a simple mehndi design with bead strings that are a sight to awe at!
17. Simple mehndi design with basic pattern band across the hand
A simple band of henna design with flowers, leaves, teardrops and spirals is a pattern as old as time. If you prefer sticking to the classics, then these simple mehndi design images need to be in your gallery right now!
18. Easy mehndi design with boho-chic vibes
If you are planning to wear a denim jacket with a Banarasi lehenga for your bestie’s mehndi, it’s best to get a bold mehndi design like this that exudes total bohemian vibes! Let that pretty henna design match your outfit and personal style! Tip: Get this style of simple mehndi design made in a black colour to give it tattoo kind of feels!
19. Flower power all the way with these simple mehndi design images
Image Source: Habeeda’s Henna
Image Source: Henna Leaves
Flowers can never be left behind when it comes to simple mehndi designs! Probably the easiest to draw, these flower-packed mehndi designs are perfect if you’re a floral lover like me!
20. Backhand simple mehndi design with a single finger pattern
This simple and minimalistic backhand mehndi design is a great option for bridesmaids! The single finger design is perfect for all girls who believe that ‘less is more’.
How many of these simple mehndi design images did you save for inspiration?