Infinite 'Pulli' Kolam for Diwali


Today's card is again inspired by the theme 'Infinity' at the 'I Love Math Challenge #13' challenge at Milka's blog.

I have a different take, where the focal point is the 'Infinite Kolam' or 'Pulli Kolam' in the language, Tamil.

As Wikipedia says,

Hailing from Tamilnadu, I've seen my mom, grandma, great grandma and many other relatives draw beautiful kolams everyday. I miss those days when we had so much fun drawing them with colors to celebrate festivals like Pongal, Diwali, Karthigai Deepam, etc.! So today I created one with 'pulli kolam' or 'infinity kolam' to celebrate Diwali festival. I know it is still months to go for Diwali, but a card in hand would be great :)

For my card, I manually drew the kolam using Ranger watermark pen and heat embossed in gold. I then trimmed it in a square shape and adhered to a gold diecut from Gina Marie Stitched Scallop Squares die. I love using Dress My Craft gold mirror cardstock! For the mat layers, I've used the same gold mirror cardstock and also textured white cardstock from Little Birdie. The sentiment is also gold embossed using the Diwali stampset from Mudra. I kept the card CAS to keep the kolam as the main focal point.

Linking to,
1. I Love Math Challenge #13
2. Crafters Cafe #220
3. Cards Galore Encore - June
4. TTCRD Week of May 28
5. Crafty Creations #391
6. LPOCF #107
7. Less Is More #396

8. Penny's Challenges #432
9. Creative Fingers #165
10. SSS Wednesday - Anything Goes
11. Crafty Catz #464
12. Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #284
13. LTSCB #122
14. LTCCB #35
15. Get Creative #81
16. Polkadoodle Week #22
17. QKR Stampede #350
18. Pink Gem Week #10
19. A Perfect Time to Craft #6
20. Cardz TV #90
21. Morgan's Artworld #06
22. Creative Moments #169
23. A Bit More Time to Craft #93
24. Papercraft Challenge #19
25. Craftangles Jun

26. Digi Choosday Week #22
27. Color Crazy Week #21

For those interested in knowing more about kolam, here is an awesome article to read!
How an Ancient Indian Art Utilizes Mathematics, Mythology, and Rice

Thank you for stopping by, hope you like my creation! Do let me know your feedback! Have a nice day :)


  1. Beautiful card Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge Blog good luck
    Ginny DT for Crafty Catz Challenge Blog
    My Blog As I do Rodos

  2. What a beautiful, elegant card!
    Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday! Jane S (DT) xxx

  3. What an ingenious take on infinity !! Loved the elegant card design.

  4. Very pretty CAS. I love metallic detail! Thank you for joining us and good luck with your entry!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

  5. Beautiful card. Love the gold and white combo. I just remind you that to be eligible for the prize or to be showcased at Less is More, you can only enter 5 Challenges including ours. Anyway thank you for entering your card in our gallery and come back to play with us.

    1. Thank you 😊 I'll keep it in mind next time!

  6. Very pretty and elegant - thanks also for the information that you provided about the kolam. It was very interesting. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Colour Crazy Challenge

  7. Very pretty.. I like the gold on this Thanks for joining us this week at Colour Crazy Challenge Blog. Julie, DT member

  8. A lovely, elegant card. Thanks for sharing with us at Polkadoodles, good luck & I hope you join us again HUGS Fleur xxx

  9. Beautiful and elegant card. I love your embossed Kolam! Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore “Anything Goes” June Challenge. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon!
    Carole x DT

  10. Beautiful card and lovely clean design. Thank you for joining us for our Wk 10 'Anything Goes' Challenge at A Gem of a Challenge.

    Why not join our other other challenges at Polkadoodles and Digi Choosday.

    Hugs Lisa xxx

  11. Gorgeous gold!Thank you so much for joining us at Papercraft Business Challenges! - DT Meghan (

  12. Lovely creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge. Love to see you join in each month.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin/Coordinator xx

  13. What an elegant and beautiful take on the infinty theme. Thank your for telling us about Pulli kolam. I really like to learn about new cultures and traditions. And thank you for joining us at I Love Math Challenge.
    DT Valentina

  14. Loving your card. So simple & so elegant. Thank you for participating in our papercraft challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next one :)
    XO Lisa @ Papercraft Business

    Join in on the fun with our Papercraft Business Challenges!

  15. Fabulous card! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.
    Judy DT for

  16. Beautiful elegant CAS card!! And I've learned something new (Pulli Kolam). Thank you so much for sharing your creation in ILMC #13 and interesting information. HUGE APOLOGIZES for not commenting on your entry earlier. Life... Winner post will be published today on my blog. :o) Big hugs!!! xx


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