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Diwali is finally here! And with it, come so many traditions. Cleaning the house, handing out gifts to your loved ones, making special snacks and decorating too. One really significant tradition is to make a rangoli outside your home. It all depends on what vibe you want to go for. There are so many different designs you could make. Today, we’ve got you a few of our favourite designs that you could choose from that will look beautiful out front. Here they are:
Peacock designs are very traditional and you can’t go wrong with them.
2. Traditional Designs
Base your rangoli designs by drawing some diyas and writing Happy Diwali with the colours.
3. Modern Designs
Tap into your hidden artist with these modern floral designs that are no less than a canvas painting. You’re surely going to impress your guests with such art.
4. Idol-Inspired Designs
Another classic is sketching idols on your rangoli. Be it the beautiful Durga ma, or the powerful Shiv bhagwan, idols are always auspicious designs for a rangoli.
5. Classic Mandala
If you’re confused as to what to make this year, a mandala design is an absolute no-brainer.
6. Border Design For The Threshold
If you do not want to make a full-fledged design, just decorate the borders outside the house with a classic design and add diyas to it to brighten it up.
7. Rangoli With Flowers
Instead of using rangoli colours, try using fresh flowers as colour. It looks stunning and is really Instagram-able too.
Landscapes aren’t the traditional way to go, but they sure look beautiful. Plus, it’s a heck of a conversation piece!
9. Kolum Designs
According to Wikipedia,
“Kolam is a form of drawing that is drawn by using rice flour, chalk, chalk powder or rock powder, often using naturally or synthetically colored powders, in Sri Lanka, the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and some parts of Goa, Maharashtra as well as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and a few other Asian countries. A Kolam is a geometrical line drawing composed of curved loops, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. In South India and Sri Lanka, it is widely practised by female Hindu family members in front of their houses.“
Aren’t these just beautiful? Tell us which one is your favourite in the comments below.
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