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Spring Into The Season With A DIY Infinity Scarf

Infinity Scarf

By Sobia Hussain for My Halal Kitchen Spring is finally here! Was it just me or did this winter feel exceptionally longer?  Either way, I’m looking forward to the new season and warmer weather.  Although the temperatures are gradually rising, we still get those chilly days requiring some added warmth.  So, for this tutorial, I decided to show you how ... Read More »

Bust Kiddie Boredom with Shrinky Dink Keychains

Single Keychain with key

By Sobia Hussain  In a fast-paced environment, it’s nice to slow down sometimes and enjoy the little things with your family. And what better way to do that than crafting together? Take out a little time in your afternoon and try making these creative keychains with the mysteriously (yet fascinating) shrinkable Shrinky Dinks! I remember being inspired by these as ... Read More »

Take Away the Winter Blues with These Café Planters

Cafe Planter Display by Sobia Hussain of The Olive Tree Soap Company

This wonderful winter craft is brought to us by Sobia Hussain of The Olive Tree Soap Company. Remember this amazing giveaway she offered recently? Well, we are so fortunate to be on the receiving end of her crafty ideas, which she’s agreed to contribute every month. Read on below to learn the first of many ways to help make the ... Read More »

Teaching Kids About Eid ul Adha

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The following post comes to us all the way from Doha, Qatar where our friend and partner in creating the Sweet Dawah™  Kit line of products at her company, Silver Envelope, Raana Smith lives. Photo Courtesy of Silver Envelope As we move in to the last 10 days leading up to Eid al-Adha, we notice a flurry of things going ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Eid Cards + a Giveaway

HafsaCreates Kit -patterned paper

The following is a guest post by Hafsa Taher of Hafsa Creates.  On her blog she’s got some cute ideas for crafts that you can do with the kids to keep them artfully busy, especially during the cold and rainy days we can most likely expect this Fall across the country. In the article below, she talks about how you ... Read More »

Home Design Elements for Ramadan and Eid Décor

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Saima Nasim runs the beautiful design blog, Azzure. Have you seen it? It caught my attention because of her gorgeous photos and smart suggestions for interior design and simple home crafts.  In this post Saima offers her tips for home interior design during our favorite time of year… Read More »

Sakina Design’s Ramadan Lantern Project

I asked Creative Designer Kung Pik Liu over at Sakina Design to share something special with us this Ramadan to make our homes feel festive, bright and beautiful. To that end, she has indeed come up with a craft you’ll definitely want to make, especially since she provides a colorful downloadable printout for us, too. Sakina Design’s Ramadan Lantern can ... Read More »

Brighten Up Your Kitchen with this Springtime Giveaway!

fun spring contact paper for the kitchen

I. Love. Spring.  Although it doesn’t feel like it these days, with warm and balmy weather one day and fall-like windy weather the next, if I don’t think about it hard enough I find myself wondering which season we’re in at the moment. Read More »

A Simple Way to Change the Face of Your Refrigerator

close up of front

A couple of weeks ago when my husband was away for a few days, I had some time on my hands to work on a few projects on my ‘someday’ list. Since moving recently, I really wanted to bring color to my new spaces, whether it was the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom or my office. I wanted to really love every ... Read More »

How to Make a Hand-Crafted Serving Tray

serving tray on frame

Although I haven’t talked about it much on this blog, I really am a lover of home made crafts, especially those where I can re-purpose things I already have. I’m not big on spending a lot of money at craft stores, either. I go for basics while I’m there, but I don’t buy much of the new things I can find on my ... Read More »