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5 Rangoli Designs for Competition

5 Rangoli Designs for Competition

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Rangoli is one of the most popular and traditional art forms of India. It becomes important part of Indian culture. Basically it is an art of decorating floor by creating beautiful designs and motifs with various colors. Here floor is your canvas to express your thoughts and feeling with colors. Hence it is also called floor painting. Traditionally rangoli is done by women’s and has religious, cultural values too as it has main purpose of welcoming god.
Designs usually has  some  geometric shapes round, square, spiritual symbols like ohm, swastika, kalas, zodiac signs, gods and human figure etc. most popular designs of rangoli have flower, petals and simple geometrical patterns. Now free hand designs and also popular.
Usually rangoli done by women’s with various materials traditionally by rice flour,  flowers, petals turmeric powder, geru and some other materials are also used for alpana according to the design.
Because of its religious aspect and cultural believes it is not limited only for the festivals and special occasions now some competitions are also organized by the school colleges and other institutions at various levels. For the competition theme based designs are used to make rangoli. Free hand designs are also appreciated.
Here I present 5 beautiful patterns for competition.
Peacock design
Peacock is very popular for especially for the competition. Peacock itself a symbol of beauty and grace colors of peacock give freshness and royalty and its feather shows joy and peace.

peacock for rangoli

this is a colorful design for rangoli purpose with peacock and lovely hearts

Flower designs
Flowers are very much used for decorative purpose. It is so easy to make and needs less effort to create on floor and looks beautiful.


this rangoli work is very easy and attractive design.



Paper Craft-Paper Quilling Designs

Paper quilling design

Paper quilling is very popular for decoration. Its easy and less expensive,looks beautiful and less time taking craft work made from paper strips.You can make various types of art and craft from some paper strips and few other decorative materials.

Some basic things you need-paper strips,glue toothpick,scissor and craft paper.

By using various types of shape and sizes of paper quills you can make any beautiful design to create hand made cards,jewellery and ornaments and other things …….IMG_20150623_200400IMG_20150628_124430