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Hajj/Eid Mubarak Party + Little Wings Gallery Review

Happy Wednesday!
Eid dessert topper

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.
Eid Mubarak banner

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.

Eid Mubarak print little wings gallery

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.

Cake topper, desserts and kabaa 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.

Arabesque Eid Set

Photo credit: Little Wings Gallery

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.

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*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.

Review | Got Eidee? Shirt

Happy Sunday!

I love quirky fashion statements- so I was happy review this got eidee? shirt by Anika Shah on Etsy.  I ended up wearing this shirt on Eid, since it was just the husband and I this year celebrating in the middle of the week with my fractured arm.  As you can tell these snaps are several weeks old since I am wearing my arm sling.  I couldn’t make any special Eid food thus we decided to go out for brunch at Southport Cafe.

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My motivation for creating these fun, Eid shirts was my five year old son. He looks forward to the holiday Eid but he definitely looks more forward to receiving Eidee(s) more. We had an Eid party years ago, and these shirts were created as an Eidee (gift) along with a $5 bill to each kid. Since then, so many parents have been raving about the “got eidee?” shirts. I’ve sold them and given them away and people love the cute, catchy phrase! It’s hard living in the US and being raised Muslim especially when other holidays are greatly publicized. Eight years later, my then five year old son who is now thirteen solely created the “99 Problems but Fasting Ain’t One” Ramadan shirt. In addition to the collection, the beard shirt was born simultaneous to the hipster beard trend that is apparent nowadays. I have fun creating these shirts but enjoy seeing a fellow Muslim have fun wearing a “got eidee?” shirt. After all, you know it’s Eid until someone asks, “got eidee?” – Anika Shah

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At Southport cafe we tried their bread pudding pancakes, and they were quite good but I think I prefer the ones at Meli cafe better. After brunch we walked around Wrigley Field Stadium, then Michigan ave for some window shopping– it was a relaxing day with the husband.

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The shirt is great for kid’s of all ages, especially school aged. The shirt is handmade with 100% cotton, and quite soft when on. I did wash it after wearing it, and it held up to the wash with all the lettering still in place. This shirt is great to give as a gift or just to wear around after Eid namaz lounging with the family.

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Scarf/Hijab – Old Navy (similar here) | Shirt – Got Eidee? | Cardigan – Kohl’s (similar here) | Skirt – Ann Taylor factory (similar here) | Bag – C Wonder (cute option here and here) | Necklace – Jane.com (love this one and this one)

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*This is not a sponsored post.  AnUblog was sent the shirt for review, and for giveaway.  All opinions are our own. Some links may be affiliate links.

Moroccan Theme Eid Decor by Titli Designs

Happy Fall Friends!

blue yellow white home decor Eid

I’ve been away from blogging for most of Summer, and I missed it.  As I had mentioned in my last post, I was sick throughout Summer and then fractured my arm.  Alhamdulillah I am recovering and my arm has gotten back most of its range of motion.  Now on to sharing a wonderful Etsy Muslim shop owner, Sadaf of Titli Designs, who is completely talented especially in  creating beautiful graphic home decor prints and stationary.  Sadaf, had graciously participated in my Eid al-Fitr giveaway, but because I broke my arm I couldn’t do a full review of her products.

titli designs blue yellow eid printSadaf is a Canadian based designer, who not only specializes in these beautiful prints but also creates children’s clothing and works professionally in the medical field.  She was kind enough to send me a few items from her Morroccan Theme Eid decor line for me to review.  This set included 1. A set of six Eid greeting notecards in six lovely colours. Colours include, “Sunshine”, “Tangerine”, “True Coral”, “Peach”, “Blush”, and “Aqua”. 2. An Eid Mubarak Banner in the “Sunshine” colour. 3. An 8”x10” print “Allah is sufficient for us.” ~ Quraan 3:173 in the “Sunshine” Colour. 4. Six Cupcake Wrappers in the “Sunshine” Colour. 5. Six Cupcake Toppers in the “Sunshine” Colour.

All the items came beautifully packed and printed on quality card stock, thus there was no worry about them getting creased easily.  I was able to add these items to my existing decor, and they fit right in by adding a touch of fancy to my house.  I love to decorate for the season especially for Eid, and one of my favorite things to do is shop around my house and use things I already have.  I don’t live in a huge house, thus I don’t want to add to the clutter, therefore I used a frame I already had to place the 8 x 10″ Allah is Sufficient for us print.  Next to those I placed some of the greeting cards I was sent along with the set, however I do plan to use these to send out to family and friends.  The greeting cards are blank inside so you can add a personalized message, and they are made in quality card stock.

titli designs eid banner blue yellowThe Eid Mubarak banner is cut in scalloped shape and while it’s small in size it is perfect to add a special touch to an area without overwhelming.  I was easily able to put this up with push pins as it came assembled with a thick string.

Moroccan theme eid cupcake wrapperAren’t these scalloped cupcake wrapper and toppers just adorable?! I had made these chocolate banana muffin’s over the weekend (recipe coming soon), and thought they would look beautiful lined with the Moroccan themed wrappers.  They were quite easy to put together as all I needed was some clear tape and toothpicks.  I think they make the cupcakes all that much more festive and fancy.  For an actual Eid party you would only need a few around you dessert table to make it a little extra special.

Moroccan theme eid home decorSince Eid al-Adha is right around the corner, I will be doing a few more Eid related decor posts and also give a few of my tips on how to change up your decor easily without buying a whole lot of new items.  One of the easiest things I do is replace my throw pillows, however I mostly shop around for pillow covers rather than pillow with insert because that will just add to the clutter, and I switch up my coffee table decor.

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Thank you for visiting and drop back soon. Until then stay cozy in sweater weather (or at least those who have already experienced some drop in temps).

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

 

This was not a sponsored post.  AnUblog was only provided the items for review, thus all opinions are our own.

Ramadan/Eid Gift’s & Decor Company Round Up + Huge Giveaway (Part 2)

Happy Friday all!

Today is part two of the Ramadan/Eid gift’s and decor company round up.  This giveaway is open internationally (that mean’s everyone is able to enter from planet Earth…as long as you have a valid address), and there will be 15 winner’s–lot’s of chances to win! This giveaway will run for a week, and winner’s will be emailed soon after the giveaway closes. If you missed part 1 of the company round up, then click here, especially if you live in the USA so that you can enter both giveaways. Now let’s get to the wonderful companies sponsoring this giveaway, then scroll down to enter.

Pret a Papier

Contemporary stationery

Photo credit: Pret a Papier

Reesha is the designer, artist, crafter, collector, baker, mother, shopper, and blogger behind the luxury stationery company Pret a Papier, based in Dubai. I will be reviewing her product’s coming up in a few day’s to give a more in-depth idea of her work. Her motto is to make luxury stationery accessible for everyone. Therefore, if you are looking to add that personal touch to your event then Reesha is your girl!

Eid decor contemporary printable

Photo credit: Pret a Papier

Pret a Papier is participating in this giveaway by offering one lucky person an instant download to her Eid design package which comes in two different colors, and a personalized set. The Eid package is so new that it is in the process of being printed and the above pic is a sneak peek!

The Organized Muslim

Eid Mubarak card setI recently reviewed this Eid card set sent to me by The Organized Muslim, you can read here if you missed it. And I also talked about the free Ramadan planner they offer. The Eid card set is great because it comes in eight different colors with the same message, but blank back so that you can personalize. The Organized Muslim is participating in this giveaway by offering one lucky person this Eid card set, yay!

Titli Designs by Sadaf

Titli design Eid Moroccan set

Photo credit: Titli designs

Titli Designs is created by the extraordinary Sadaf. She is a mommy to three kids, works in the medical field, loves making paper art/stationery, and designs kids clothing. I will be reviewing her products more thoroughly in a few days, but before that she is participating in this giveaway by offering a beautiful Moroccan theme Eid Mubarak decor set to one lucky winner. The set is all hand-made with natural eco-friendly materials.

Moroccan Theme Eid Mubarak Decor Set Includes:

1. A set of six Eid greeting notecards in six lovely colours. Colours include, “Sunshine”, “Tangerine”, “True Coral”, “Peach”, “Blush”, and “Aqua”.
2. An Eid Mubarak Banner in the “Sunshine” colour.
3. An 8”x10” print “Allah is sufficient for us.” ~ Quraan 3:173 in the “Sunshine” Colour.
4. Six Cupcake Wrappers in the “Sunshine” Colour.
5. Six Cupcake Toppers in the “Sunshine” Colour.

Moroccan theme Eid decor

Photo credit: Titli Designs by Sadaf

Avenida Enekuri Greetings

Ramdan Eid giftSalena Lee of Avenida Enekuri Greetings designed these beautiful handmade Eid and Ramadan cards. I recently reviewed her lovely cards, and raved about the detail that has gone into making them, you can read the review here and see more pics. Enekuri is participating in this giveaway by offering one lucky winner a $20 gift voucher to her Etsy shop. This way you can choose a custom item from her wedding, aqiqah, anniversary/wedding collection or get something custom made.

Little Wings Gallery

Eid decor printable Little Wings GalleryLittle Wings Gallery is a contemporary Islamic art prints and designs shop, that offers a wide selection for kids and general home decor. I will also be reviewing the items sent to me by this company to thoroughly to let you know why they are great. But the gist of it is that Little Wings Gallery donates 10% of every sale to Muslim Aid’s Orphan Aid Programme. How great is that? A shop with a cause always makes me love them more.

Little Wings Gallery is participating in this giveaway by offering one luck person a $30 gift voucher, this way you can check out their Etsy shop and get some fun items of your choice.

Got Eidee

got eidee cotton shirt islamicAnika Shah, started creating this awesome Eid tee for her son since he looked forward to the holiday but more so for getting “eidee.” Her shirt’s have become quite popular among her family and friends, and she has ventured into creating more designs for her shop. I was sent a “got eidee” shirt for review and to style with one of my ootd post’s so look out for that once getting closer to Eid.

As for the giveaway, I saved the best for last, as Anika Shah of Got Eidee is participating in this giveaway by giving 10 lucky winners her signature “got eidee?” shirt. How amazing is that? It definitely isn’t Eid until someone say’s “got eidee?”

Giveaway Info:

  1. 15 winner’s will be selected randomly to win one of the prizes mentioned above. If you have a preference for one of the items do leave a blog post comment below telling us which one and we will try to accommodate.

  2. You can enter daily on the rafflecopter widget by twitting about the giveaway daily, and then remembering to mark that option on the widget once done each time.

  3. All entries will be verified. Do read the giveaway “terms and conditions” on the widget as well.

  4. Everyone get’s one easy entry–so remember to choose that one!

  5. This giveaway is open Internationally.
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 Good luck to all the participant’s of the giveaway. If you live in the US, then also enter this concurrent giveaway for more chances of winning.

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Eid Card Set & Ramadan Planner by Organized Muslim

Hi all!

Eid Mubarak card setEid al-Fitr is right around the corner, and not far behind is Eid al-Adha. I feel each year both Eid’s come so fast that I don’t have time to prepare before hand, nor can I ever find nice cards that I can give to my family and friends.  These contemporary cards were sent to me by The Organized Muslim, and they perfectly fit the bill.

Eid card setFathima is the creative brains behind The Organized Muslim, and she is located in Sri Lanka! The Organized Muslim are creators of chic & beautifully designed planners and stationery goods with an Islamic theme.

contemporary eid cardsThis Eid card set, which I was sent for review, has eight single sided card’s measuring 4 x 6 inches, and they come with eight cream colored envelopes. Each of the eight cards are brightly colored with a different design, but with the same Eid Mubarak message (so will work for both Eid’s) in the front, and blank on the back so you can add a personal message. This is a great set to have on hand to mail out, or give to friend’s hosting Eid parties, or just to give along with Eid present’s/eidee.

Ramadan PlannerAside from contemporary stationery, The Organized Muslim has created a free Ramadan Planner available for download here. As soon as I was told it was “free” I downloaded it to review it, and tell all my reader’s about it. While Ramadan is more than half way complete, I feel that organization is needed during the last ten day’s when we are trying to take the most advantage of Ramadan by concentrating on doing extra prayers, and recitation of Quran. As I can easily lose track of what needs to be done I think this planner is really beneficial because you can plan out your meal’s for the week before hand, then write down your dua list, surah’s you want to recite and even a daily sadaqah tracker. If you like to stay organized by writing stuff down, then definitely download this free planner.

Contemporary Ramadan planner freeThe Organized Muslim will be participating in the International giveaway coming up later this week so stay tuned. Until then be sure to follow them on their Facebook fan page, Pinterest, and get updates on Twitter.

If you are living in the USA, then be sure to enter this Ramadan Eid giveaway currently underway. And here is an internationally open giveaway.

Good luck!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

 

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Ramadan/Eid Decor & Gift’s Company Round Up + Huge Giveaway (Part 1)

Happy Wednesday all!

Today I’m super excited to bring to you part 1 of the huge Ramadan/Eid Giveaway with amazing companies here in the US, and on Friday I will be doing one for all the international reader’s (click here to enter).  This USA open giveaway will have four, yes FOUR winner’s so scroll down to enter. This giveaway could not have been possible without the amazing sponsor’s who have amazing product’s that are worth sharing and raving about, so here it goes.

Wafa Islamic Arts

Mohammad canvas art contemporary

Photo credit Wafa Islamic Arts

Ouafae Taame, is the amazing artist behind Wafa Islamic Arts. Ouafae specializes in digital art, Islamic art and calligraphy, and was the former Senior Artist/Art director in Ubisoft. Looking at all the art Ouafae has created I feel like it’s such a breath of fresh air seeing such beautiful contemporary Islamic art that we want to display right away because it fit’s in with the modern aesthetic of most of our homes.

il_570xN.612222485_6nbi Wafa Islamic art Mohammad canvasWafa Islamic Art is giving one lucky winner this 20″ x 30″ Mohammad art print that will be perfect for any living room. Value for this print painting is $115. See more of Wafa Islamic Art’s painting on their Etsy page, and remember to follow them on their Facebook Fan page, here. FYI- the winner of this painting will be responsible for shipping (about $15).

The Dream Wreather

Eid wreath contemporaryI reviewed The Dream Wreather a few day’s ago, if you missed the review or would like to see more pictures click here.  Andrea of The Dream Wreather is participating in this giveaway by offering one lucky winner a $50 gift voucher to her shop! This way you can work with her to create  your own custom wreath with all the trimming’s and colors of your choice. You can also check out Andrea’s shop on Etsy here.

Allah to Z

Allah to Z Activity BookI recently also reviewed Allah to Z: Activity book and other products in this series. If you missed the blog post or would like to see what I’m loving about this series, then just click here to read.  Sam’n Iqbal, the author of this book is participating in this giveaway by offering one lucky winner their Allah to Z: Activity Book. As I stated in my review, this book is great and gives lot’s of fun activities to do with kids.

Muslamb StationersStudying dua eid mubarak magnets inshahAllah sticky notes

 I fell in love with Muslamb Stationer’s pencil set and sticky notes, and reviewed them here. They have cheeky fun stationery, and not only that how great is a reminder with this studying dua pencil set in bright colors? Muslamb Stationer’s are participating is this giveaway by offering one lucky winner a pencil set and sticky notes. You can check out more fun item’s in their Etsy shop, here.

Giveaway Info:

1. Four winner’s will be selected randomly to win one of the prizes mentioned above. If you have a preference for one of the items do leave a blog post comment below telling us which one and we will try to accommodate.

2. You can enter daily on the rafflecopter widget by twitting about the giveaway daily, and then remembering to mark that option on the widget once done each time.

3. All entries will be verified. Do read the giveaway “terms and conditions” on the widget as well.

4. Everyone get’s one easy entry–so remember to choose that one!

5. This giveaway is open only to resident’s with a USA mailing address.

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Good luck to everyone, and remember part 2 of this giveaway is open internationally–so enter here!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Eid Gift | Allah to Z: Activity Book Review

Happy Tuesday!

Allah to Z Activity BookThis Ramadan I have been in search of great decor and gift ideas that are Islamic, and worth sharing with my reader’s.  I  came across this Islamic children’s activity book from the author of Allah to Z alphabet book, Sam’n Iqbal.  If you haven’t heard of this book series then you are missing out, because you and your kids will appreciate these books especially during Ramadan and Eid.

Book Preview Allah to ZOn the Allah to Z website you will be able to find a book preview with their alphabet book, where you can see fun graphic’s and easy words for a child to follow along but still understand the meaning of the word. In addition, to book previews, you can even download activities that go along with the activity book that I was sent for review.

Arabic letter bingo for kidsAbove is a page from the activity book featuring Arabic letter bingo for kids. This bingo game would be great for kid’s who are learning their alphabet to start reciting the Qur’an, or even for kids who already know how to read.  This game can be played during Ramadan with siblings, during events like Ameen (Qur’an finishing ceremonies for kids), and even to give out in a Ramadan/Eid gift basket for kids.

Kaaba bank activity Aside for this book making a great gift item for kids, you can actually find useful activities for kids inside. One of my favorite activities in this book is the Kaaba bank. This Kaaba bank activity will first get kids involved in the making process, so they can have a hands on activity, then after the Kaaba is finished with all the trimmings you can teach your kids the importance of charity. This can be a year long activity where you can ask your kids to donate a portion of their allowance every Friday/Jummah, then during Ramadan teach them about zakat and sadaqah. and ask them to donate the money collected year around during a charity event in a masajid or other charity of your/or your child’s choice. Just this one activity can teach so many lesson’s to kids, not just about charity but also about learning how to count, learning to save money, and learning to give to those less fortunate than us.

Mosque yarn activity for kidsThe activity book features over 30 activities for your kids to use during Ramadan, especially great for those long Summer month’s when kids are off from school, the activities are engaging and great for Islamic lesson’s. In addition, if you visit the Allah to Z website you will find under “fun stuff” an Allah to Z – The Coloring Book app! How fun is that? So now even when you are not at home and your kid’s are glued to the ipad they can have an Islamic coloring book.App for Allah to Z Coloring bookThe author, Sam’n Iqbal, is a graduate of New York University with a Master’s in Bicultural School Counseling. She plan’s to develop a interfaith counseling program for Sunday school’s and Islamic school’s. Sam is graciously participating in the huge Ramadan and Eid giveaway coming up this week, and so one of you could win the activity book mentioned today. For more updates, please be sure to follow Allah to Z’s Facebook fan page, here.

Thank you for visiting & have a great day!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review, giveaway, and credit’s AllahtoZ.com for the preview pics. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Ramadan & Eid Wreath by The Dream Wreather

Happy Monday everyone!
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I hope you all had a wonderful weekend with your family and friends. This past weekend was our Anniversary, and it was a lovely time spent with my husband. He surprised me with a dinner date out at a fancy restaurant overlooking Chicago, and during dinner we even saw fireworks from above since Navy Pier was very close and they have a show every weekend. I will share more about our Anniversary later on in the week, but let’s get to reviewing The Dream Wreather and the beautiful Ramadan/Eid wreath I was sent.

TheDreamWreatherAndrea Hammad is the creative genius behind these amazing wreaths. I know we all have seen wreaths, but how many of us have seen beautiful custom wreaths for Ramadan and Eid? I for one was pleasantly pleased when I discovered Anderea’s shop on Etsy. She is one of the very few people making handmade decorative items for Islamic holiday’s.

Eid wreath packageAndrea is a physical therapist turned stay-at-home mom. She loves creating new wreaths and finding inspiration in unique ways. Custom orders are her favorite because it challenges her to be creative and at times her best products are produced from customer recommendations.

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Wreaths she creates are either 12 or 18 inches in diameter. Andrea uses wire frames and decorates with burlap, mesh ribbon and accessories with satin, velour, and embroidered ribbons. She use’s wood for the plaques, and monograms that are hand painted.

Wire frame wreathThe wreath I was sent for review was 12 inches in diameter, it was packaged securely, and a personal handwritten note was the first thing I noticed once opening the package. My first reaction to the wreath was just of amazement, because I could see the detailing that went into it. When I turned it around and saw the wire frame I was even more impressed because most wreath’s I have seen are made from foam or the pre-made round’s sold in craft supply stores. I highly recommend Andrea’s shop on Etsy, because she does custom work, and now when looking for Ramadan/Eid decor you don’t have to resort to non-Islamic holiday decor because you can find contemporary Islamic decor.

contemporary ramdan eid decorYou can see more of Andrea’s custom wreaths on her Etsy page, here. Or you can follow her on her Facebook fan page for updates. Andrea will also be participating in the Ramadan Eid giveaway coming up soon, and she is offering a generous prize to the winner–so keep your eye’s peeled. In addition, The Dream Wreather offer’s 20% off to returning customers, therefore take advantage and get one for yourself and a family or friend–it will be something you can have for year’s to come.

Ramadan Eid contemporary decor

Thank you for visiting and have a great week!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Modern Islamic Stationery Reveiw

Happy Friday everyone!

Abud-Darda (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “He who follows a path in quest of knowledge, Allah will make the path of Jannah easy to him. The angels lower their wings over the seeker of knowledge, being pleased with what he does. The inhabitants of the heavens and the earth and even the fish in the depth of the oceans seek forgiveness for him. The superiority of the learned man over the devout worshipper is like that of the full moon to the rest of the stars (i.e., in brightness). The learned are the heirs of the Prophets who bequeath neither dinar nor dirham but only that of knowledge; and he who acquires it, has in fact acquired an abundant portion.”[Abu Dawud and At- Tirmidhi] credit: Sunnah.com

Islamic stationery

Today I am featuring fun Islamic stationery, yes you heard right fun like Kate Spade fun! We all have seen those adorable pens, pencils, notepads, and sticky notes, etc. from popular brands that have fun designs, and we want to hoard just because of the cuteness. We’ll now I’m so excited because I can find such Islamic products that are fun to display and useful.

Islamic pencil set and sticky notes

Muslamb Stationers, is an Etsy shop specializing in letterpress & offset greeting cards, fill-in invitations & desk decor essentials such as notepads, sticky notes, bookends, stamps & pencils, the most popular of which are the “Hijabi Hard at Work” & “Study Dua” pencils. Since it’s founding, Muslamb Stationers products have appeared on various design blogs & magazines in the U.S., U.K, Canada, Malaysia and Turkey. They are located in Chicago, and offer a variety of product’s on their Etsy shop which you can check out here.

Eid Mubarak magnets and InshahAllah sticky notesThey were kind enough to send me some items for review, and also they will be participating in the huge Ramadan & Eid giveaway so some lucky person will win some of this fun Islamic stationery. Muslamb stationery comes in bright colors, and their pencil’s have “studying dua” on them–how great is that. The sticky notes are as great as any in the market but what makes them better is they have “InshahAllah” and other Islamic reminder’s written on them. I was also sent small magnet’s that say “Eid Mubarak” on them- how cute. I love magnet’s and will be sticking these on my refrigerator right away. All these items were packaged very nicely, are of quality and are made in the US.

20140714-155642.jpg6 #2 pencils in shades of purple and pink. Print reads: “Rabbi Zidni ‘Ilman War Zuqni Fahman” Meaning: “O Allah advance me in knowledge and true understanding.” And below are other cute product’s that I’m loving!

Hijabi hard at work pencilSalat door signThe stationery items will make great gift items for children (and children at heart like myself) for Ramadan, Eid, just because presents or even as small prizes for kids in Sunday school competitions. To order your own, check out Muslamb Stationers on Etsy. Also join their Facebook fanpage here, and twitter for updates.

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

Handmade Ramadan & Eid Cards Review

Hi all,

Salena Lee Custom Cards

I hope all my Muslim readers are having a wonderful Ramadan thus far. I’m exciting for today’s post, because while I’m reviewing an item from Salena Lee, an Etsy seller, that makes beautiful handmade paper cards for special occasions, I’m also giving a sneak peek to a giveaway item. I will be hosting a huge giveaway this month with some great business’ that have amazing Ramadan and Eid decor, stationary, and gift items. I’m gonna sound like a broken record but this giveaway will be the biggest one I’ve ever hosted, and you will want to follow throughout the month to get a chance to win.

Ramadan Eid Custom cards

Ramadan and Eid are such special times, and while I’ve been living in the US for a very long time every  year around this time I feel like my home is missing something. When I was younger, and living with my parents my mom always made special food items during this time of year, she decorated the house, we wore new clothes during Eid, and received gifts. All of these these things my mom did made Eid so special to me, and now that I’m married I want to do the same for my family and future kids. Therefore, in search for great Ramadan and Eid decor to jazz up my space I will be sharing all my recommendations for this beautiful time of year.

Eid Mubarak handmade card

To start off this giveaway sneak peek is greeting cards made by Salena Lee.  Salena’s obsession with paper started at an early age when she would save money to buy construction paper and now as an adult that hobby took on a whole new meaning where she started creating custom cards for all occasion.

Ramdan Eid gift

The pictures on this post are just an example of some of the beautiful cards she makes. When I received these cards for review the first thought that went to my mind was that they would be perfect just as sending as a greeting card since they are all blank inside so you can personalize, or you can give them as thank you notes to host’s of iftar and Eid parties– wouldn’t a personalized handmade and handwritten card be a wonderful thing to receive? I definitely would cherish it since handwritten notes are becoming so rare these days.

Eid decor

Visit Salena on her Etsy page here, and see her beautiful handmade creations. If none of them strike your fancy, then I’m sure she will be more than happy to create something custom just for you.  Please also like her facebook fan page here.

Have a great week!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

*AnUblog was not compensated for this post. Only were provided the items for review and giveaway. All opinion’s are of AnUblog’s author’s. Anublog.com does not share opinion’s of brands/companies mentioned.

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