My Stint with Rangoli and Designs!!

Posted on Nov 1 2013 - 10:00am by poonam

My Stint with Rangoli and Designs!!

Helloo everyone,

A very very HAPPPY DHANTERAS to all of u, a bit late I know but had been running whole day. Trying to catch up with all the pending tasks… pheewww!!

Happy-Dhanteras @2013

Diwali Β πŸ™‚ “Festival Of Lights” πŸ™‚ is just 2 days to go and we all must have been super-busy with all the decoration, lighting, welcoming guests and the endless preparations for the festivity.

How many of you went for GOLD shopping today.. πŸ˜€ :D. It’s not only hauling, distributing gifts, lighting candles and diyas that makes Diwali one of my favorite festival but I find it much more exciting as its time to adorn the entrance with “RANGOLI“. Β I don’t like burning crackers.. actually I get scared of being so close to fire πŸ˜› and have been celebrating “Green and Safe Diwali” for past many years which made it just a bit boring for me. So, keep up my spirits I started finding substitute and the best thing I came up with is drawingΒ Β “RANGOLI“. I am really poor at drawing but my better half always help me out with that… he prepares the canvas and defines the boundaries and my job is to fill with the Colors of LOVE. <3 <3.

Colors under Preparation..

Colors Under Prepration

This time we made out Rangoli extra special by preparing all the raw material at home, no ready made colors from the market. I must tell you it was a super tiring job and couldn’t be done alone, so be sure of helping partner before taking up this task!Β Colors Done with some neons as well..

Rangoli Colors- Home Made with Rice

First attempt at the Rangoli this year.Β The inspiration picture..

Favorite Rangoli Design 5

Damn.. it looks too simple in pictures but we put so many hours of efforts in it!

My third Rangoli @ Diwali 2013

Planning to create another one too tomorrow.. something similar to this !! will definitely share the pictures with you if it turned up good.. πŸ˜‰

Favorite Rangoli Design 6

My last two attempts at Rangoli . This is my first ever Rangoli.. πŸ™‚

My first Rangoli

Me with My first Rangoli 1

The 2nd one looks so incomplete wanna do it again next year.. πŸ™‚

My second Rangoli

Me with My second Rangoli 1

But before that I would like to share few Rangoli Designs that I downloaded from Google and hope you find them helpful, if you are planning to do a Rangoli too.Β My favorites first.. πŸ˜€Β 


Favorite Rangoli Design 2


Favorite Rangoli Design 1

I am not a fan of abstract designs as I am not able to visualize them, I like it better with pictures so It has to be a “Ganesh JI” or a Colorful Peacock for me!Β Few more design that I liked..

Rangoli Design 5

Rangoli Design 2

Rangoli Design 3

Rangoli Design 4

Few of the most Complex designss


Rangoli Design 1

Most Complex Design

PS :- I do not claim the ownership of all the images here, most of the design are picked from Google except the ones I clicked.

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Wish You all a very Happy and Safe Diwali.. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

36 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. ArzooNovember 1, 2013 at 11:07 PM - Reply

    OMG, what pretty rangoli you made, I can never make such beautiful rangolis ever in my life, I just make it witg the help of a board which has designs in it, loved your last year’s rangoli too <3

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:33 PM - Reply

      Thank a toonn dear.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ .. the drawing credit goes to my hubyy!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  2. MeghaNovember 1, 2013 at 11:22 PM - Reply

    Wow poo u made rangoli so neat. loved it. I can never make rangoli. it makes my fingers sore πŸ™ btw u r looking pretty. happy diwali!

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:10 PM - Reply

      Thanks a tonn Megha.. Me too didnt knew what Rangoli is.. but after marraige got crazy for it and now it is a ritual for me!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
      Happy Diwali to u too deae.. πŸ™‚

  3. Natasha (Nats)November 1, 2013 at 11:33 PM - Reply

    voww… lovely post and pics.. loved the rangolis.. too good !!! πŸ™‚

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:07 PM - Reply

      Thank u so much Nats.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  4. tejinderNovember 1, 2013 at 11:46 PM - Reply

    Awesome …very beautiful rangoli β™‘β™‘
    Great job sweetie…u look pretty n happy dhanteras n diwali in advance…β™‘β™‘β™‘β™‘

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:07 PM - Reply

      Thankss a tonn Tej dahlinggg!!
      Happy Diwali to u too dear.. have loads of FUN!! πŸ˜€

  5. SrinjlaNovember 1, 2013 at 11:56 PM - Reply

    awesome designs

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:06 PM - Reply

      Thanks Sri.. πŸ™‚
      Happy Diwali Dear.. πŸ™‚
      Any plans for Rangoli today??

  6. rachnaNovember 2, 2013 at 1:00 AM - Reply

    u did a great job…loved them totally!

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:06 PM - Reply

      Thanks a lott Rachu.. πŸ™‚

  7. RadhaNovember 2, 2013 at 7:19 AM - Reply

    Wow Poo you are great always hun πŸ˜€ Loved it totally and you πŸ˜‰
    Wish you a very Happy and Safe Diwali <3

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:05 PM - Reply

      Awww… Thankss a lot Radss… Blushingg after ur lovely complimenttss.. ^_^ ^_^
      Happy Diwali to u too dear.. πŸ™‚

  8. EshaNovember 2, 2013 at 10:48 AM - Reply

    Loved yours.. HAppy Diwali πŸ™‚

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:03 PM - Reply

      Thanks Esha.. πŸ™‚
      Happy Diwali to u too dear.. πŸ™‚

  9. rakhshandaNovember 2, 2013 at 11:21 AM - Reply

    Such beautiful, colorful creations <3 <3 Have an amazing festive weekend!!!

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:02 PM - Reply

      Thanks a lott dear.. πŸ™‚
      Happy Diwali to u too dear.. πŸ™‚

  10. Jyothi NairNovember 2, 2013 at 12:17 PM - Reply

    Lovely Rangolis! You have done justice to the original. I was wondering how you made the colors for the Rangoli. Could you share that with me. πŸ™‚

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 11:00 PM - Reply

      Thanks a lott Jyothi.. πŸ™‚ I am so glad that u liked my rangoli.. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ ..
      Yes deafinitely dear.. shared above in comments.. it pretty simple but takes a bit time πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  11. SwatiNovember 2, 2013 at 7:02 PM - Reply

    You made a beautiful rangoli! I am plannign to make one tomorrow morning, if I get a few hours to spare.. lets see. How did you make the colours at home?

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 10:57 PM - Reply

      Thank u so much Swati.. πŸ™‚ .. Waiting for ur rangoli pics now.. πŸ™‚
      Actaully got some cheap rice (10-15 rs/kg) and then grind them a bit in mixer for a more fine raw material.. then pick up ur favorite water and mix it in small quantity of water and the put the rice into the bowl and then let them dry on newspaper.. Thats it!! πŸ™‚

  12. Rajani @ Perfecting the ImperfectionsNovember 2, 2013 at 7:40 PM - Reply

    Hey Poo… amzing designs πŸ™‚ you have done it very well πŸ™‚
    Happy and Safe Deepawali to you and your family….

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 10:49 PM - Reply

      Thanks Ranjani… πŸ™‚
      Happy Diwali to u and ur family too.. πŸ™‚

  13. beautifulandconfidentyou.blogspot.inNovember 3, 2013 at 8:10 PM - Reply

    Beautiful rangoli and ofcourse you look beautiful too

    • poonamNovember 3, 2013 at 10:44 PM - Reply

      Thanks a tonn sweetiee. πŸ™‚

  14. Gladys JaneNovember 4, 2013 at 7:55 AM - Reply

    I love the peacock design, its very colorful..

    • poonamNovember 4, 2013 at 2:43 PM - Reply

      Thanks Gladys.. I liked it too.. but its very complex one to make!! πŸ™‚

  15. KrithiNovember 4, 2013 at 12:27 PM - Reply

    wow u r talented Poo

    • poonamNovember 4, 2013 at 2:47 PM - Reply

      Thansk a tonn krithi.. no talent just filling colors to the drawingg!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  16. Shivi@COSMOCHICSNovember 4, 2013 at 3:06 PM - Reply

    Wow that’s some serious work poo!
    Lovely and outstanding designs! u look gr8 as always!

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 6:55 AM - Reply

      Thank u so much shivi.. <3 <3
      I will be referring to this post for next year Rangoli designs as well.. πŸ˜‰

  17. manishaNovember 5, 2013 at 2:56 PM - Reply

    wow these are awesome. You are very talented

    • poonamNovember 6, 2013 at 7:40 PM - Reply

      Thanks a lott Manisha.. πŸ™‚

  18. supriyaNovember 7, 2013 at 12:06 PM - Reply

    you made such a beautiful rangoli… πŸ™‚ how did u made colors at home dear?

    • poonamNovember 7, 2013 at 2:40 PM - Reply

      Thanks Supriya, I used watercolors and rice to make the colors… πŸ™‚

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