ammuchandhini Fri, 02/04/2011 - 16:44
Wow!!!!! Rani!!! Your trial kolam looks very pretty as usual.... I admire your patience for making dotted kolam, for me it is very very very very very difficult.....
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 17:00 Permalink
Suguna Murugesan
rani mam asathitinga!-suguna murugesan
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 17:27 Permalink
Rani your masala maggi kolam looks grand! hahah iam remembering Chandhini's words.......
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 18:36 Permalink
Thank u jasree and laksh...yes pa...she confused me saying that this doesn't look like a sikku kolam with all those coloured dabbas(boxes) was thinking for one whole week about how to do my contest kolam and seeing my plight and worrying over d biiig international issue!!!! she came down and gave her consent to col d contest kolam ...ooof these daughters!!!!!.....
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 18:52 Permalink

Rani, I appreciate your enthu. Even trial kolam , that too such a big one... you have lots of patience.( I am sure before any party u try out the dishes before hand). This one is very very neat and crisp. You well desrve a Prize. rajamma
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 20:19 Permalink

your trial kolam looks very good.lovely border rani.
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 22:38 Permalink
Rani mam, ur trial version kolam looks so lovely. Mahalakshmi
Fri, 02/04/2011 - 23:38 Permalink
Looks like the four sides of a temple entrance Rani, by any chance Madurai Meenakshiamman Temple?? Super appu... Trial kolamay ippadi naa (trial kolam itself like this means) just goes to show how passionately fond of kolams you are - great da..
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 00:40 Permalink
Wow, your trial kolam is also really grand! Even I feel the same as Rajamma ma'am & Jayanthi - hats off to your patience. I think all your kolams look like such grand kolam contest entries!!! Thanks for these regular kolam treats!! -Sindhuja
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 00:43 Permalink
Your bigggggg trial kolam looks veryyyyyyyy beautiful,rani
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 01:45 Permalink
Wow Rani maam this is awesome and the coloring too looks good... such a lovely big grand kolam... Rajamma maam, Rani maam always does trial even before every party, and on the party day, she actually has just "one for the road peg" only... you all must be knowing about it during ur chennai meet he he... rani mam is going to kill me
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 05:04 Permalink
trial wk looks cute and clear rani, shows ur painstaking efforts, grt da, thn lax`s masal dabba name also suits well, perfect and palich
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 05:33 Permalink
veena manigandan
Beautiful big chikku kolam neatly coloured. Have to appreciate your effort for a trial before the contest which shows your modesty and sincerity.
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 07:12 Permalink
Wow.... I am just staring at this chikku kolam have a high level of patience to draw such beauties....amazing efforts taken by you for the contest and it has paid off also....perfectly done.
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 09:29 Permalink
Thanks a lot friends for ur sweet comments...thanks again....
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 17:19 Permalink
Whenever I see your big kolams, the first and only thought crosses my mind, DOT Placing. Mmm that too 23, 39, 7 rows... For me placing dots is a big big task rather than gliding with strokes, As they are the symmetry guardians. Lovely work dear and Nice to see your Contest Warm Up Kolam :)
Sun, 02/06/2011 - 16:26 Permalink