Eid Star Decorative Box {Tutorial}

I decorated these Eid star boxes for my daughters to find after they solve the clues in yesterday’s treasure hunt. They will have treats and cash in them.

Eid Al Fitar, is a holiday that commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It will be observed by Muslims around the world this Sunday.

I love using this color shift paint as it makes the boxes have an extra look of shimmer. I received a few of these products for my role as Plaid Ambassador.

Supplies

  • Paintbrush
  • Wood letters
  • Star decorative boxes
  • Awl
  • Glue
  • Colorshift paint
  • Vintage white paint
  • Brads (3)
  • Flowers (6)

I painted the stars with the vintage white to give it a base coat, then added two coats of the color shift paint. I did the same thing to the letters.

Once the paint had dried, I punched a whole in the middle of the star with the awl.

I added the brad to the middle of two flowers, then put the brad through the flower hole I just created. I closed the brad on the inside of the flower to hold it in place.

The final step is to glue down the wood letter to the top of the flower.

Actually, I thought it was the final step, but once the letter was on, I realized I didn’t like how it blended too well with the background and added glitterific paint.

I followed the same steps for the other letters to spell out the word EID.

eid star

If you enjoyed seeing how this Eid star was made, be sure to stop by these other tutorials.

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Eid Beaded Keychain {Tutorial}

We made these Eid Mubarak beaded letter keychains to give out to a few volunteers at our local mosque. They have been providing free iftar meals to anyone in the community.

Eid Mubrak is a common greeting Muslims say to each other during the holiday season, that means Blessed Festival, in Arabic it is written as عيد مبارك‎.

Eid AlFirtar, the holiday that commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is due to occur this Saturday.

Supplies

  • Alphabet letters
  • Cord
  • Black beads (4)
  • Keychain ring

We started by securing our cord around the keychain ring. You can do this by folding the cord in half, then looping it into the ring, bringing the open ends through the cord loop.

Before adding the letter beads, you will want to add the black beads. For the first word, tie off the cord about half way down the middle of it. For the longer second word, tie off the cord at the ring. Add a black ring to each cord, then the corresponding letters. Include the final two black beads and tie off the cord again.

That was such an easy craft that we made several. If you enjoyed making this beaded activity, check out these others we have made:

Eid Beaded Safety Pin {Tutorial}

Lebanese Beaded Cedar {Tutorial}

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Eid Treat Mini Bags {Tutorial}

Eid treat bag

Due to COVID19, I made only a few Eid treat bags for our neighborhood kids, instead of the hundreds I used to volunteer to make for our community holiday party.

I decided to spend a little time creating them and cut out each letter, then back it with tissue paper, to make it look like stained glass.

I added a little note inside the treat bags for the moms that they could put a tea light into the bag, once all the treats were gone, and use it as a decorative light. LED lights are best inside a paper bag, but any type of light or flame should never be left unattended around children.

My eldest daughter helped me cut out the letters and rated this craft as easy, once she got the hang of cutting.

Supplies

  • Treat bag
  • Letter stickers
  • Xacto
  • Tape
  • Tissue paper
  • Newspaper or mini cutting board
Eid treat bag

To start, my daughter took the letter D and adding pencil markings to the top and bottom to remind herself not to cut through. If she did not add these markings, then the middle of the D would fall out.

Eid treat bag

Then my daughter added a few layers of newspaper inside the bag, laid it flat and cut out the letters.

Eid treat bag

Now my daughter needed to figure out what size tissue paper to cut out to cover up all the letters. Once the tissue paper was cut down, she used tape to secure it in place, inside the bag.

Eid treat bag

Now our Eid treat bag was done and is ready to be filled with candy or non-candy treats. This photo also helps explain better how the middle of the D stays attached to the bag.

Eid treat bag

We played around with the placement of the letters, having some bags read from side to side, while others went from top to bottom.

Eid treat bag

If you enjoyed seeing how we made these simple Eid treat bags, be sure to stop by these other 30+ Eid Gift Cards, Party Favors, and Gift Wrapping Ideas {Resource}

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Eid treat bag