Ayesha & Arjun Karjat
Ayesha, the co founder of The Papier Project just got hitched to Arjun in the most serene and beautiful wedding at The Royal Elm, Karjat! Choosingtheir ancestral town of Karjat, the couple chose The Royal Elm for it's perfect blend of classic nostalgia and outdoor luxury. From a heavenly sangeet and engagement night to outdoor haldi and mehndi functions at The Royal Elm, the venue provided them with the atmosphere and look that suited the couple.
The Love Story
A college romance that got etched into a lifelong journey of togetherness is exactly how we'd like to define Arjun and Ayesha’s beautiful love story. Arjun and Ayesha met in college as the chords struck just about right and they fell for each other instantly! After dating for a few years, this adorable couple decided to tie the knot at their ancestral home of The Royal Elm in Karjat.
How did you choose the venue?
A perfect mix of chic, traditional, and classic vibes, Arjun and Ayesha’s wedding at The Royal Elm, which also is their
ancestral home was a beautiful melange of tradition and celebration to embark the beginning of their beautiful journey
Arjun and Ayesha’s lavish three day nupitals created quite a splash at the sprawling property, The Royal Elm in Karjat,
which is surrounded by lush greenery, picturesque mountains and a lake overlooking the property where their wedding took place. The Doli Diary planned and managed this lavish celebration of love, the preparations for which started 12
months in advance!
How was the wedding planning process?
The Doli Diary got an opportunity to transform The Royal Elm for the wedding which was indeed an unconventional venue choice as opposed to the generally preferred hotels or resorts.
Transforming the farmhouse for Arjun and Ayesha’s wedding was quite a task and the planning started 12 months in
advance, attention was given to the most minute details to ensure 500 guests gracing the wedding to bless the adorable
couple had the time of their lives!
Everyone geared up for the Mehndi ceremony at The Royal Elm, Karjat, which had a pop art theme, making it very
Indian and colorful, channeling those desi vibes complete with giveaways like Bandhani dupattas, flown in straight from
Jaipur, and a fun bride entry with a floral umbrella done by Srishti Floral Art, and decor by Dreamzkraft.
Entire event was an amalgamation of love, laughter and celebration captured beautifully by The Wedding Salad and
Romesh Dhamija productions. This certainly ensure that the guests had a wonderful and lively mehndi function at The Royal Elm, Karjat
The Mehendi was followed by Sangeet function at The Royal Elm, Karjat. It was quite a challenging affair for The Doli Diary to plan and execute. Looking at these beautiful pictures though, we can't help but be amazed
by the amazing work done by the entire team! The theme of the Sangeet function at The Royal Elm, Karjat, was Bollywood, which was an affair, grand in every sense with a huge stage set up, two bar pop ups to cater to the convenience of guests, groovy music playing in and some fun Bollywood elements ensuring the guests had a
gala time followed by a post Sangeet party.
Venue: The Royal Elm, Karjat
Planners: The Doli Diary
Photography: The Wedding Salad
Photography: Romesh Dhamija Productions