Simple Rangoli Designs – Celebrate Diwali like Never Before
Rangoli making is not that tough as most of us assume, but it definitely requires a bit of expertise. If you are a beginner, pick simple rangoli designs and start practicing.
You will find lots of beautiful rangoli designs on the internet. Draw them on a paper or floor using a chalk. Make sure the design you choose is neat and uncomplicated. Don’t go for anything that’s too elaborate and involve lots of detailing.
After your initial training, decide on some simple rangoli designs you would like to make on Diwali. Keep practicing them further. Finally, pick one you feel is the easiest. Draw its outline with a chalk and then fill it with coloured sand, saw powder, rice or flower. Or, you can sprinkle colour on the floor and use a stick or pencil to create the desired pattern.
This Diwali, bring out the artist in you! Take a look at some simple rangoli designs that we have picked for you:
Take a look at these small, simple rangoli designs. You can make them anywhere any time.
Create this awesome rangoli design in your courtyard. Just sprinkle some color and make rangoli patterns over it.
Use rice flour or rangoli powder to create these simple rangoli designs. Make a circle in the centre and make dots around it. Now, add patterns on all four sides.
Go for this easy rangoli design. Create paisley designs and add small patterns on it.
Draw this hexagon-shaped rangoli for Diwali. Place diyas on it in the evening.
During festival days rangoli designs competition are held in many cities. Make this eye-catching rangoli in there.
I love this simple peacock rangoli design. Make circle in the centre and draw the peacock on either side.
Here is a pretty kolam design. Make the design with a chalk first and fill colors in it.
Kids love making rangoli. I’m sure they will be able to draw this floral design with ease.
Make dots 8-8 and you can make this pattern very easily. You can opt for bright, vibrant colors if you wish.
Try this simple Ganpati rangoli. First prepare a colorful base and then use rice powder to create this design. Add wonderful patterns and create some gorgeous border. You can ask your kids to make lord Ganpati for you.
To create this design, draw four circles and fill them with color. Use white powder to draw circular designs on it, place diya in the centre during the evening.
This is a very neatly drawn rangoli; even your kids can help you with it. Create simple shapes and ask the kids to fill them up with colored powder. I’m sure the whole family would love to draw this one together.
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Draw this elegant rangoli at the entrance of your house or in your living room. You can go a bit creative and change the patterns drawn on it. Go for circles one after another using colors of your choice. You can keep the design small or add more circles to make it large.
Flower rangoli are easy to make, try making this design on Diwali. Create a simple flower in the centre and keep expanding it. Make white outline and then fill each layer with a different color.
If you are not comfortable, just go for a small design. Keep it as simple as possible. Go for a flower design and fill it with vibrant color. Make a flower and fill it with matching yellow, peach and red color. Add a feathery extension to the flower and fill them with sea green, indigo blue and green color.
Though peacock rangoli designs are a bit complicated, this one is an exception. If you are mesmerized by peacocks, go for this one. Peacocks are lovely creatures and are considered symbol of beauty and grace.
This is a very effortless design; you can easily draw it with free-hand. Make a sun burst in the centre and surround it with flowery design. Add red, then yellow and finally the third layer of orange and green petals to it.
Here is an elegant rangoli that gives a high-definition effect. Use rice flour to make patterns over the colored circles. The designs are simple in nature and easy to make.
Take your pick; go for this blue-green square rangoli. Use the pattern of the tile below to create this awesome design. Alternate use of blue and green makes the color pop out in beauty.
Here is a swastika rangoli, if you wish can add any other religious symbol in the centre. Use bright colors like red, yellow and blue to make it stand out. This rangoli is apt for all festivals like Diwali, Ganpati, Durga Pooja, Sankranti or Onam.
I fell in love with this rangoli design. I’m not even close to being an artist, but I feel I’ll be able to pull this one for sure. To make this rangoli design, sprinkle blue color in a circle. Now, use yellow color to make lord Ganesh in the centre. Add green color on the outer edge in small circles. Finally, give finishing touches by making spiral patterns and dots with white color.
There are many rangoli moulds available in market; you can use them to add patterns in your rangoli designs. Create interesting border, use red and yellow dots for detailing.
Beginners can easily make this pretty peacock rangoli design. Make two S-shapes to create the body of your peacock. Color it with blue color; complete its body by adding a pink covering to it. Make feathers on top and a beautiful base at the bottom.
Yet another divine rangoli! Lord Ganpati rangoli designs are very popular and are made during Hindu festivals and on other special occasions. Use white color to make Ganpati on dark blue color. Add lots of colors to design the border.
Here is a stunning design that can be made along the wall of your living room. Combine orange, pink, purple, red, blue and green color to create this peacock feather design. Place diyas to get this bright festive look.
This musical rangoli design is made using colored rice. You can add the color of your choice to raw rice and let it dry in the sun. Once they are totally dry, use the colorful rice grains to make rangoli.
Simple strokes of color can also create magic. An easy design, off-beat colors and a distinct finish! Making this rangoli is child’s play, first time designers can easily carve this rangoli design without much difficulty.
My son made this rangoli design using his fingers. He sprinkled orange color on the floor and then instead of color used his fingers to draw lord Ganesha. Add some colorful flowers and leaves at the bottom.
This is the most wonderful piece of art, it’s pretty, elegant and sober. Excellent use of colors and intricate patterns has been drawn to make this amazing design. Try making this rangoli at home.