Eid Lambs

It feels like Eid al-Fitr (the first Muslim holiday where Muslims fast 29/30 days during the month of Ramadan, according to the lunar Islamic calendar) was just here, and now Eid al-Adha (the second Muslim holiday where Muslims go on a pilgrimage to Mecca) is already approaching! It’s just two weeks away! I’ve already started working on the girls’ Eid outfits which I will be sharing with you all in a future post. I’m just slacking in the decorations department. I will be putting up my star lights like I did for Eid al-Fitr, but wanted to make some other decorations that are distinct to Eid al-Adha. One of the symbols associated with Eid al-Adha is the lamb, so when I found these adorable lambs at Crate & Barrel about four years ago, I just had to get them!

I hadn’t taken them out of their original bag until a few days ago… yup, I’m guilty of buying and storing:D But that’s only because we’ve moved so often that I’ve just been keeping our non-everyday and seasonal things stored. We’ve been in this condo for the last 2 1/2 years, and a few months ago decided it’s time to just take things out…as needed. So it was time for the lambs to come out! Of course, I couldn’t just leave them as is:D Just a simple addition using chip board alphabet letters I had on hand and Glitter Blast. Yup, I said Glitter Blast! I’m so addicted!! I just can’t stop!! AAAAGGGHH! I think I need to join a Glitter Blast addict group:P But don’t my lambs look so pretty and just say “Eid!”

Yeah, they really do say “Eid”…hehe :D After I Glitter Blasted the letters and once dry, I hot glued them on top of the lambs (I applied the glue to the back of the letters).

I couldn’t decide if I should go with a ribbon on all or no ribbon. My husband and the girls voted for one ribbon on the “E” since that’s the leader of the pack.

What do you guys think? Ribbon on all, no ribbon, or one ribbon?

Now I just have to figure out where I want to place them:)

Hope you guys like my Eid al-Adha lambs!

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19 Comments

  1. October 24, 2011  8:35 pm by Maha Reply

    Very creative! Always need new ideas for the holiday. And I like the leader to have the ribbon on your sheep.

  2. October 25, 2011  8:30 am by marilyn Reply

    With ribbon..how cool..What a sweet idea..I love it :)) I found ya over at craftomaniac linky party and had to stop in. I'm Marilyn via http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com ..Officially following ya with smiles..Great blog..Hope you can stop in and visit sometime..Ty :))

  3. October 25, 2011  11:39 pm by Muna Reply

    LOVE it....you always amaze me!!!! I need to get into the eid decorating mood. I always get hyped up to do some thing and get lazy at the last minute. This is such a cute idea!

  4. October 26, 2011  3:25 am by Sandy Ang Reply

    They are absolutely adorable ! Wishing you happy Eid celebrations

  5. October 26, 2011  10:21 pm by nicole Reply

    so cute, i'm stopping by from watcha workup wed and would love to have you stop by my blog and checkout the huge giveaway going on now http://thelovelypoppy.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-follower-giveaway.html

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  7. October 27, 2011  11:29 pm by suzan Reply

    Love the lambs!

  8. October 28, 2011  6:03 am by Karima Heraoua Reply

    Sorry if this a repeat! Saw you on linky party - had to pop by when I saw an 'eid post' never saw an eid post on linky before, now pinterest following, Karima www.karimascrafts.com

  9. October 28, 2011  4:04 pm by Beth Reply

    Very cute. I love how you are making it meaningful to your kids.Thanks for linking up to Living Life Intentionally Linky Party =-)
    Beth

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  11. November 5, 2011  1:56 pm by Jamie Reply

    I love the ribbon. Just discovered your blog and I love it. I'm a new follower. Hope you stop by and check out my blog. I also have a link party every Monday. Would love for you to stop by and link up.
    Jamie
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

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