You are currently viewing 10 Essential Modern Traditional Wedding Decorations in Kenya

10 Essential Modern Traditional Wedding Decorations in Kenya

If you’re planning your Kenyan wedding, I have a couple of amazing indigenous decorations to show you. 

Decorating a traditional wedding requires authentic relatable pieces for which we’ve created modern traditional wedding decorations in Kenya to ensure your special day stands out.

The pieces draw inspirations from several ethnic communities like the Akamba, Abagusii, Swahili and Agikuyu among others.

In this article, I’ve selected 10 must-have modern traditional wedding decorations in Kenya, all handmade by local artisans for your consideration.

10 must-have modern traditional wedding decorations in Kenya

Photowall | Backdrop wedding decorations

1. Rust Paper Wall Mat

Modern Traditional Wedding Decorations in Kenya
Rust Paper Wall Mat

This fancy wall decoration stands out for its design and coloring making it the perfect accessory for any type of themed traditional wedding event. Use it with florals or other wall decorations to create an elegant tapestry of design worthy of your wedding photos.

2. Uteo Decorative Wall Tray

Uteo Decorative Wall Tray

Made from dry palm leaves intricately woven in a catchy pattern, this coastal wall tray is a handy wall decoration for your modern Kenyan wedding. These wall trays come in a neutral hue to ensure you have a wider choice in the decor elements for your photo wall or elaborate ceiling decor.

3. Raffia Wall Tray

Raffia Wall Tray

This photo doesn’t do it any justice because this perfectly woven raffia wall tray stands out all on its own. You can pair it with other wall decorations for that perfectly themed backdrop or arrange several of them in a riveting pattern that’s bound to enthrall your guests.

4. Tamasha Decorative Sisal Rope Rug

Traditional Wedding Decoration Kenya
Tamasha Decorative Sisal Rug

This beautiful wall rug consists of intricately woven small sisal circles all joined together to create this 150cm*90cm decorative wall decoration. Use it either as a wall decoration or area rug to accentuate a particular spot.

Ceiling Wedding Decorations

5. Kipepeo Fringe Ceiling Lamp shade

Kipepeo Fringe Ceiling Lampshade

The ever popular Kipepeo Fringe Ceiling Lampshade looks amazing as ceiling decor whether used as a lampshade or floral decor prop. 

6. Mviri Ceiling Lampshade 

Mviri Ceiling Lampshade

Choosing this outstanding handwoven raffia lampshade as part of your modern traditional wedding decorations in Kenya will ensure your ceiling decor whether in a tent, hall or open roof will be catchy. 

Table Wedding Decorations 

7. Raffia Fringe Boho Placemats

Raffia Fringe Boho Placemats Set of 6
Raffia Fringe Boho Placemats

Nothing adds the zing to your modern traditional wedding decorations in Kenya like this delightful natural placemats. They have an ethnic vibe that suits any themed event making your celebration come alive instantly.

8. Round Raffia Placemats | Square Raffia Placemats | Cane Placemats

Round Raffia Placemats Kenya
Round Raffia Placemats

In case you don’t want the raffia fringe on the edges we have the option of the round or square raffia placemats for your table wedding decorations.

Cane Placemats for Hire Kenya
Cane Placemats

Their coloring, shape and detailed weaving makes them the perfect accessory for your table wedding decor.

Square Raffia Placemats Kenya
Square Raffia Placemats

9. String Beads Decor | Sisal Macrame Table Runners

String Beads Decor
String Beads Decor

Every table’s central focal point or length deserves a unique decoration to complement the flavorful offerings. We have assorted string beads decor and perfectly woven sisal macrame runners to adorn your wedding tables.

10. Fabric Placemats Kenya

Fabric Placemats Kenya

Last but not least are these fabric placemats in Ankara print carefully sewn by an expert stitcher to add color and patterns to your wedding table.

That details some of the modern traditional wedding decoration in Kenya that we have at hand for you.

The beauty of it is that we have a comprehensive rentals inventory with a wide range of tents, tables, chairs and modern traditional wedding decorations for your event.

Why work with us?

At Lucidity Africa Events, we’re event planners in Nairobi here to help you plan and decorate your modern traditional wedding successfully.

See below four good reasons to consider working with us.

1. Proven and tested expertise having been in the events services business for 11 years.

2. Robust network of suppliers and industry partners across Kenya.

3. Trained and reliable professional team.

4. Affordable services and innovative ideas.

To make a booking or request a quote, call/Whatsapp us on 0721 771185 or email:, and we’ll revert ASAP.