WISH YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY DEEPAVALI
A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR
A festival of light, Deepavali, is a New Year too to a large number of people in India. The biggest festival too amongst the umpteen number of festivals that we celebrate. I love making Rangolis. In fact, my profile picture too is a Rangoli that I created a 3 years ago. Here's what I created this Diwali.
Its made with coloured powder, quite coarse... like sand and this Rangoli style is called Sanskar Bharati rangolis. Here's what I made over the years during diwali. Have a look. Let me know if you like them :)
This is what adorns our doorstep today. I am so excited to show it to you :)
We are having happy times. Rare occasions where the family get togethers happen. My brother-in- law and family have come down too. Kids are having a ball of a time. What with eating sweets and bursting crackers. Nidhi, my sis-in law kept me company last night while making this Rangoli. Thanks for her patience :).... it took me two hours!
How can I miss out on my hanging lamp shade, commonly called a Kandeel. I blogged about it here. I made a kandeel for the first time. And am not able to hide my child like happiness, excitement and satisfaction..... It adorns our balcony. Diwali being a festival of light, there's glitter all over, diyas... candles .......sparkling lights
Ah! this kandeel took good four days to complete. I did it at leisure. Laborious though it was fun making it. Glimpse of the steps involved
It inspired my 10 year old Vandita to create a Rangoli too.... :) Her first attempt.
I had planned to put up these Twin Creations today. Happy, I did'nt put it off for tomorrow. Its 1.27 am now...am happy over my accomplishment :)