RCC 14 Najmat al-Quds Wall art

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This craft has been very close to my heart but I took so long to post it because I wasn’t sure how will I explain it here. But before let me explain a Najmat-ul-Qudus, This is an ancient Islamic symbol of two over-laping squares (qudus) making a star (najmah) Read in detail here.

Its a pretty easy craft and just require few items, for the threaded Najmat-ul-qudus you only need: Continue reading

RCC 11 – Woven Crescent & Stars wall hanging

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This is one of the crafts I had started doing and then left for days – I wasn’t very sure how will it turn out to be. But contrary to my doubts it did turn awesome.

One can find these crescent metal hoops from the crafts shop but I decided to use cardboard and foil instead. So I cut the cardboard and to make it a bit sturdy I folded foil paper in strips and wrapped the strips onto the cardboard.  Continue reading

RCC 10 – Foil Art wall decor for Ramadan

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Today’s craft was not only easy but it turned out very bright and cheerful as well. I had tried a couple of things in the past to engrave foil but none really worked before, Then I realized that I could use a glue gun or use anything that has depth like yarn and make a design and then lay foil on top of it.Foil art using Glu-gun as Ramadan Craft (3)

The things I used:

  • cardboard squares
  • Glue gun
  • pen to trace a design
  • sharpies to color
  • foil paper
  • cotton swab
  • tape

I just did a freehand drawing on all 4 cardboard pieces and traced the pattern with the hot glue. Continue reading

RCC 9 – Rock painting with Crayons

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This was an awesome craft as well, we couldn’t find the perfect smooth rocks here, the ones we found at the beach had really interesting patterns and I thought of giving it a try anyway.

We used: Rock crayon painting for Ramadan craft (1)

  • Different rocks
  • Assorted crayons
  • paints
  • liquid eyeliner

I though sharpies would work but they didn’t, so I used acrylic paints without diluting it water and outlined it with my liquid eyeliner 😉

Just put the rocks in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes and take them out. Put it on a thick cloth or heating-pad. and then just draw away. Continue reading