Padikolam, Freehand Rangoli Kolam

Kolams Of India

Three kolams drawn in different styles. Padikolam with lines are drawn in white and brown colour and another rangoli with flower pattern at the centre to start the kolam with. For these type of kolam you may kaavi, the red soil to enhance the beauty of the kolam. It is considered auspicious to add kavi on Tuesday and Friday kolams Padi

Big Kolam for Festivals

Kolams Of India

A big kolam for any festivals. This kolam can be made grand with addition of colours. Add colours to each layer of the kolam. either you can sprinkle the colour powders and then draw with white rangoli powder as it is done is Sanskar Bharti rangolis, or you can draw the outline then colour the kolam as south Indian kolam is done. Draw for this coming Diwali and decorate with your favourite colours and diyas to make it grand.

Big Padi Kolam

Kolams Of India

Padikolam can be roughly translated to Step kolam as the padi referred is the steps in a temple tank or pond. The water body in temples are usually enclosed with steps on four sides and they form a pattern around the pond. Usually the ponds are square in shape so as the padikolams has square as the centre pattern. The centres are filled with colour or kaavi and lines are drawn either in even numbers or odd numbers.

Paisley Kolams, Colour Rangolis, Muggulu

Kolams Of India

Three Paisley kolams are posted in this post. Paisley are known as Mangai design, Mango design colloquially. These unique shapes are most frequently drawn in kolams because of their uniquness. The first kolam has peacock and paisleys surrounded by pretty flowers. The design looks stunning with neat colouring work. You can add any colours of your choice to beautify the kolam. A simple and lovely design to try at your door step. Do try and share your work with us. This is again a Paisley kolam with pretty flowers and twirls waving in the wind. The bright coloured rangoli looka […]