Posted on Nov 4 2013 - 10:00am by poonam


Hello Beautiful.. ๐Ÿ™‚

All of you must exhausted today but now you canย comfortably lay in pajamas, grab a cup of coffee and listen to your favorite songs without being scolded by your mother. All the hush-hush about the Diwali preparations and celebrations is overย but the festivity isn’t as there are few more festivals lined up this week and then the Wedding season. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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I told you about my Rangoli love in my last postย hereย where I shared my inspiration picture for the Rangoli design that I will be doing soย here is what I came up with. Last year, it wasn’t that successful but this time finally I am happy with how it turned up. Making Rangoli on Diwali started as a trial but now it has become a ritual. ๐Ÿ™‚

Diwali_Rangoli@2013 3

As I told you that we made all the colors home and many of you were interested in prepartions part and wanted to know about how I made the colors home. So, here is the recipe, absolutely free for all my beautiful readers ๐Ÿ˜‰

Prepare Rangoli Colors at Home :

  1. Bought 4-5 kgs of Rs. 10-15/Kg rice as we wanted the broken pieces.The smaller the grain the better.
  2. Pick water color in your favorite shade (for Mustard we used Turmeric as well) and prepare a colored liquid in a pan.
  3. Add rice to it and mix it well with the color for ย 1 min, till all the grains are colored equally.
  4. Spread the Rice on paper to dry and ย you are done. ๐Ÿ™‚

Point to Remember:

  1. As the base color is white so would suggest to keep the color a little darker then u want it to turn out.
  2. Keep the water content in the colored liquid to the minimum just enough to color/mix the rice grains. If is too thin then the color will remain with ย the water and rice will take much more to dry.
  3. You can make the rice finer by churning them in a grinder for few seconds but that increses the total time to get the colored rice so you may skip it as well

Hope you find it helpful and if you still need any help.. I am here. ๐Ÿ™‚

We made two Rangoli’s this year, have a look at our first attempt.
Diwali Rangoli Design 1 @2013
The 2nd one.. ๐Ÿ™‚
Diwali_Rangoli@2013 1

These candles are also home-made with love.. <3 ^_^

Diwali_Rangoli@2013 2

Rangoli with Lightss, Cameraa, Actionn!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Diwali Rangoli Design 1 @Nov 2013

Diwali Rangoli Design 2 @2013

M y Diwali outfit post si coming up next! Stay Tuned .. ๐Ÿ™‚

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

  1. ShreyaNovember 4, 2013 at 10:50 AM - Reply

    You are So Talented …loved both the rangolis !
    btw you look gorgeous ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 6:56 AM - Reply

      Thanks u so much shreya.. the drawing credit goes to Mr.Husband!! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€
      I just filled in colorss.. ๐Ÿ˜‰
      mmwwaahh.. :-*

  2. RadhaNovember 4, 2013 at 11:39 AM - Reply

    OMG you are looking super pretty Poo ๐Ÿ˜€ loved the Rangoli too ๐Ÿ˜€

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 6:59 AM - Reply

      Thanks a tonn Radss.. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ..

  3. TinyNovember 4, 2013 at 11:49 AM - Reply

    I just loved the rangolis ๐Ÿ™‚ how u made up time for all theses…kudos on that ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:25 PM - Reply

      Thanks a tonn swettiiee. ๐Ÿ˜€ :D.. I had the busiest days of my life during this Diwalii.. damn tired but ur lovely compliemnt make it up for me.. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Saniya@beautynbuzzNovember 4, 2013 at 1:22 PM - Reply

    Goegeous Rangoli Poo….And You are looking fabulous too ๐Ÿ™‚ <3

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:26 PM - Reply

      Thanks Saniya.. :-* ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. Rajani @ Perfecting the ImperfectionsNovember 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM - Reply

    loved the rangoli’s what you have done… <3

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM - Reply

      Thankss a lott Rajani.. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  6. Richa SaxenaNovember 4, 2013 at 8:11 PM - Reply

    You are super talented!
    That is an amazing Rangoli….. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:30 PM - Reply

      Thanks a tonn Richaa ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  7. Arpitaโ™ฅNovember 4, 2013 at 10:21 PM - Reply

    The Ramgoli came out to be Amazzzzzzzzzzziiiiiiiing ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ Loved the design :))) Super cool…. ^_^

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:31 PM - Reply

      Awww. thankss a lott Arpi.. <3 <3

  8. SwatiNovember 5, 2013 at 12:04 AM - Reply

    Loved your rangoli Poonam! So talented! And the pastel colours are such a great change ๐Ÿ™‚
    I couldn’t make the rangoli this time but defintely bookmarking this page for next year ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:33 PM - Reply

      Thanks Swati.. the pastel was kind of a tranformation.. wasnt the plan the exactly.. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰
      Thats so sweet of u swati.. Diwali come soon.. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

  9. ManishaNovember 5, 2013 at 1:25 PM - Reply

    wow.Rangolis are awesome. candles are cute. You are really talented

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 4:36 PM - Reply

      Thnks a tonn Manisha.. Actually its a joint effort with Mr. Husband but thanks for ur lovely complimentss.. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. kiransinghNovember 5, 2013 at 5:11 PM - Reply

    nice rangoli dear and u looking superb ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 7:27 PM - Reply

      Thanks u so much Kiran.. ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Shivi@COSMOCHICSNovember 5, 2013 at 6:06 PM - Reply

    Very nicely done! and u look gorgeous!

    • poonamNovember 5, 2013 at 7:32 PM - Reply

      Thanks a lott Shivi.. ^_^

  12. tejinderNovember 5, 2013 at 7:57 PM - Reply

    very nice rangoli poo…u really did a great job..
    loved the post ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 6, 2013 at 7:17 PM - Reply

      Thanks Tej.. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. subhaNovember 5, 2013 at 11:50 PM - Reply

    Just awesome

    • poonamNovember 6, 2013 at 6:32 AM - Reply

      Thnksss Subha..:)

  14. rachnaNovember 6, 2013 at 3:05 AM - Reply

    very pretty!

    • poonamNovember 6, 2013 at 6:32 AM - Reply

      Thanks Racha.. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Natasha (Nats)November 6, 2013 at 8:41 PM - Reply

    missed this post.. nice rangoli ๐Ÿ™‚

    • poonamNovember 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM - Reply

      Thankkkuu.. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

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