Eid was a few weeks ago, and the husband and I decided to host a hajj mubarak party for some relatives who were able to make the blessed journey this year. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is recommended to perform at least once in a lifetime (those who are able to financially and physically). Hajji’s (pilgrims who have performed hajj) return home several day’s after the celebration of Eid, thus the reason for my late post.
For the party decor I used several items sent to me by Cherie of Little Wings Gallery. She has a background in Design that has helped her to create beautiful contemporary Islamic decor. The Eid decor set I was sent had a banner, a 8″x10″ print, several cupcake toppers, cupcake/dessert flags, little gift box, name tags for gifts and also buffet table labels.
I was emailed all the items to print, and after I did I just loved the pattern and colors as it is the theme I’ve been loving lately. I was then able to set aside some time (aka commercial breaks) to cut everything out, and assembled the banner with twine. It does take a little bit of time to complete if you are doing it alone so I would definitely make this a project with the little ones. All the items come with easy instructions on what materials you need and how to put it together so there is no guessing.
Because this was a Hajj/Eid Mubarak party, I decided to create a cake banner with the cupcake flag toppers. I took two bamboo skewers that I usually use for chicken skewers, and some twine to make this banner. Another fun and easy idea is to make a kabaa out of construction paper and a square tissue paper box. I didn’t have construction paper so I used gift wrapping tissue paper in gold and black. It took a few minutes to make and was a big hit. If you want to take it one step further for kids you can turn this kabaa box into a sadaqah (charity) box.
I loved hosting this party and putting together my black and gold decor, and it definitely became more festive with the little decor touches from Little Wings Gallery. Do check out their Etsy shop for more fun Islamic prints, children’s room decor, stationary and more. If you would like something personalized you can have that done too. And the best part? 10% of proceeds from all sales go to a Muslim’s Aid charity.
*Not a sponsored post. AnUblog.com were provided the Eid decorations from Little Wings Gallery for review and for giveaway during Ramadan. All opinions are of AnUblog.com.