Dear IL-ites, The Forum for the Popular thread Contest for May 2012 is: Rangoli/Kolam Rangoli and Kolam fill our lives with color and festivities. Are you a Kolam/Rangoli beginner? Would you like some tips to make your Rangoli/Kolam prettier? Do you have some interesting designs that you’d like to share? Then, go ahead a start a discussion in the Rangoli / Kolam forum. Some do's and don'ts to be followed for this contest: DOs: Make your contributions for this contest ONLY in the Rangoli / Kolam forum ONLY new threads started during this month – May 2012 that get popular with maximum responses and participation from other members will be considered. Avoid generic topics and focus on a qualitative and engaging discussions. DON'Ts: No posting (copy-pasting) articles or information from other sources (like websites, books, magazines, emails etc.). Please ensure that no hurting others sentiments.