Paint Scrape Eid Cards – DIY Art Project

 

SUPPLIES:

  • Heavyweight paper, such as cardstock or          watercolour paper trimmed to 8.5″ x 5.5″

  • A2 sized envelopes

  • Acrylic Paints (Thicker paints may need to be         thinned with water.)

  • Masking Tape or Washi Tape      

  • Old Credit Card or Rewards Card

  • Paper Towel and Cleaner or Wipes – you will                    be making a mess!

  • Metallic Gold Alphabet Letter Stickers (or              whatever stickers you like)

PROCEDURE:

1.     Start by taping your paper down to your work        surface. Since I was making notecards, I had my              paper cut to 8.5″ x 5.5″. Your work surface will be         getting paint on it, so please don’t do it on your      expensive marble countertops or your heirloom              chest. Have cleaner on hand to clean up quickly                after each piece.

 

 

 

2.     Drip drops of paint along one side of your  paper. Stagger the drops and vary the colours. Have fun Experimenting with drop placements  and colour combinations.

3.     Place an old credit card or gift card above the drops on one side of the card and scrape down pulling the card off the edge of the paper on the other side.

4.     Wipe off the card and remove all the paint before moving to the other side. This will keep both sides looking the same and keep your colors from mixing too much.

5.     Repeat step 3, scraping the paint down off the edge of the paper again.

6.     Finally, peel up your piece from the work surface and wipe away any paint that went off the edge of the card.

7.     Okay, so after you have scraped your paint, cleaned up your mess, and let your beautiful artwork dry, you are ready to finish up your cards. 

8.     All that’s left to do is fold them in half and add a greeting to the front (if you like). When your cards are folded, you can call them done if you like a simple abstract look, or you can add greetings to the front with letter stickers. You can use a variety of metallic gold stickers for the cards.

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies:

  • Heavyweight paper, such as cardstock or watercolour paper trimmed to 8.5″ x 5.5″

  • A2 sized envelopes

  • Acrylic Paints (Thicker paints may need to be thinned with water.)

  • Masking Tape or Washi Tape      

  • Old Credit Card or Rewards Card

  • Paper Towel and Cleaner or Wipes – you will be making a mess!

  • Metallic Gold Alphabet Letter Stickers (or whatever stickers you like)

PROCEDURE:

1.     Start by taping your paper down to your work surface. Since I was making notecards, I had my paper cut to 8.5″ x 5.5″. Your work surface will be getting paint on it, so please don’t do it on your expensive marble countertops or your heirloom chest. Have cleaner on hand to clean up quickly after each piece

2.     Drip drops of paint along one side of your paper. Stagger the drops and vary the colours. Have fun experimenting with drop placements and colour combinations.

3.     Place an old credit card or gift card above the drops on one side of the card and scrape down pulling the card off the edge of the paper on the other side.

4.     Wipe off the card and remove all the paint before moving to the other side. This will keep both sides looking the same and keep your colours from mixing too much.

5.     Repeat step 3, scraping the paint down off the edge of the paper again.

6.     Finally, peel up your piece from the work surface and wipe away any paint that went off the edge of the card.

7.     Okay, so after you have scraped your paint, cleaned up your mess, and let your beautiful artwork dry, you are ready to finish up your cards. 

8.     All that’s left to do is fold them in half and add a greeting to the front (if you like). When your cards are folded, you can call them done if you like a simple abstract look, or you can add greetings to the front with letter stickers. You can use a variety of metallic gold stickers for the cards.

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/

Ramadhan – Good Deed Calendar

 

Use the following good deeds to write/ decorate

on the calendar and carry out these tasks each

day during the month of Ramadan:

  1. Bake and give food to a neighbour
  2. Donate money/food/clothes/toys to a charity                   of your choice 
  3. Explain to a non-Muslim friend about why we                fast during Ramadan
  4. Teach something beneficial to a younger                    sibling or younger family friend
  5. Recite, or listen to, an extra page of Qur’an                 today
  6. Donate to Humanity First
  7. Write a Letter to Huzoor (may Allah be His                   helper)
  8. Make sure to smile at everyone today!                      (Smiling is sadaqa)
  9. Make a card or note to tell someone you love                 and appreciate them
  10. Pick up rubbish from the street and put it into                the bin
  11. Look out for someone lonely at school, and                  make time to talk and play with them
  12. Pray 2 nafal for Huzoor (may Allah be His                   helper)
  13. No complaining day today
  14. Let someone go ahead of you in a line, show         patience

15. Recylcel/reuse paper, make an effort not to waste water when washing

16.  Read a religious story to your younger sibling or friend

17.  Extra Tasbeeh: Say Alhamdulillah 100 times, and reflect on blessings in your life that make you say “Alhamdulillah”

18.  Visit somebody in hospital

19.  Find opportunities to give genuine compliments throughout the day, and make someone smile

20.  Say Assalam-o-Alaikum to as many people as you can today!

21.  Extra Tasbeeh: Say SubhanAllah 100 times, and reflect on the wonderful things in the world that make you say “SubhanAllah”

22.  Sponsor an orphan

23.  Help parents with laundry

24.  Call grandparents for a chat or visit them 

25.  Lend books to a friend

26.  Pray in the mosque today

27.  Buy a gift and give it to a loved one

28.  Help your parents with some extra house work or chores

29.  Treat an animal with extra kindness

30.  Make an effort to learn something new today

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/

 

 

 

 

 

Use the following good deeds to write/ decorate on the calendar and carry out these tasks each day during the month of Ramadan:

  1. Bake and give food to a neighbor
  2. Donate money/food/clothes/toys to a charity of your choice 
  3. Explain to a non-Muslim friend about why we fast during Ramadan
  4. Teach something beneficial to a younger sibling or younger family friend
  5. Recite, or listen to, an extra page of Qur’an today
  6. Donate to Humanity First
  7. Write a Letter to Huzoor (aba)
  8. Make sure to smile at everyone today! (Smiling is sadaqa)
  9. Make a card or note to tell someone you love and appreciate them
  10. Pick up rubbish from the street and put it into the bin
  11. Look out for someone lonely at school, and make time to talk and play with them
  12. Pray 2 nafal for Huzoor (aba)
  13. No complaining day today
  14. Let someone go ahead of you in a line, show patience 
  15. Recylcel/reuse paper, make an effort not to waste water when washing
  16. Read a religious story to your younger sibling or friend
  17. Extra Tasbeeh: Say Alhamdulillah 100 times, and reflect on blessings in your life that make you say “Alhamdulillah”
  18. Visit somebody in hospital
  19. Find opportunities to give genuine compliments throughout the day, and make someone smile
  20. Say Assalam-o-Alaikum to as many people as you can today!
  21. Extra Tasbeeh: Say SubhanAllah 100 times, and reflect on the wonderful things in the world that make you say “SubhanAllah”
  22. Sponsor an orphan
  23. Help parents with laundry
  24. Call grandparents for a chat or visit them 
  25. Lend books to a friend
  26. Pray in the mosque today
  27. Buy a gift and give it to a loved one
  28. Help your parents with some extra house work or chores
  29. Treat an animal with extra kindness
  30. Make an effort to learn something new today

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/

Get Organised! Desk Organisation Command Center

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SUPPLIES:

  • 4 Clip Boards
  • 4 Mini Metal Clips
  • 4 Sheets of Cardstock
  • 3 Mini Craft Paper Tags
  • 1 Small Metal Tin
  • Stickers and Embellishments
  • 3/4 inch elastic
  • Stapler
  • Post-it notes
  • Craft Glue/Hot Glue
  • Scissors

Sit down and think about what 4 areas you

want to have on your desk command

center. E.g.:

  1. Calendar
  2. Dry Erase Board
  3. Post-it notes/odds and end storage
  4. Pencil holder/clips for holding notes

TO MAKE CALENDAR:

Use a piece of cardstock that comes printed

with a calendar already on it. You certainly

could use a pre-made calendar or find a

printable. Cut it down to size to fit on the

clipboard. After each month is over replace

it with a new preprinted month!!

 

 

 

DRY ERASE BOARD:

Take a piece of gold foil cardstock, cut the cardstock to fit your clipboard…so easy!! Using some craft glue; glue everything down to the clipboard!!

 

POST IT NOTES/ODDS AND ENDS STORAGE:

To make the Post-It note holder, use 3/4 inch elastic and wrap it around the Post-It notepad until it is snug but not too tight. Remove the notepad. While keeping the elastic in the same spot staple the ends together. Now you should have a bracelet type shape from the elastic. It should be just tight enough to hold the sticky pad. Using your hot glue gun secure the elastic to the clipboard. If you use the pop up Post-It notes you won’t have to remove the entire pad every time you need a new sticky note…. pretty cool!! Use a small metal tin and hot glue it to the clipboard. It is the perfect spot for small desk items.

 

PENCIL HOLDER/CLIPS FOR HOLDING NOTES:

To make the pencil holders just use some craft paper tags with pockets. The paper is thick enough to withstand holding a few items per tag. Perfect place to store your dry erase markers and scissors! These were all secured with the hot glue gun. Use hot glue gun to secure the metal clips in place.

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies:

  • 4 Clip Boards
  • 4 Mini Metal Clips
  • 4 Sheets of Cardstock
  • 3 Mini Craft Paper Tags
  • 1 Small Metal Tin
  • Stickers and Embellishments
  • 3/4 inch elastic
  • Stapler
  • Post-it notes
  • Craft Glue/Hot Glue
  • Scissors

Sit down and think about what 4 areas you want to have on your desk command center. E.g.:

  1. Calendar
  2. Dry Erase Board
  3. Post-it notes/odds and end storage
  4. Pencil holder/clips for holding notes

To Make Calendar:

Use a piece of cardstock that comes printed with a calendar already on it. You certainly could use a pre-made calendar or find a printable. Cut it down to size to fit on the clipboard. After each month is over replace it with a new preprinted month!!

Dry Erase Board:

Take a piece of gold foil cardstock, cut the cardstock to fit your clipboard…so easy!! Using some craft glue; glue everything down to the clipboard!!

Post It Notes / Odds and Ends Storage:

To make the Post-It note holder, use 3/4 inch elastic and wrap it around the Post-It notepad until it is snug but not too tight. Remove the notepad. While keeping the elastic in the same spot staple the ends together. Now you should have a bracelet type shape from the elastic. It should be just tight enough to hold the sticky pad. Using your hot glue gun secure the elastic to the clipboard. If you use the pop up Post-It notes you won’t have to remove the entire pad every time you need a new sticky note…. pretty cool!! Use a small metal tin and hot glue it to the clipboard. It is the perfect spot for small desk items.

Pencil Holder / Clips for Holding Notes:

To make the pencil holders just use some craft paper tags with pockets. The paper is thick enough to withstand holding a few items per tag. Perfect place to store your dry erase markers and scissors! These were all secured with the hot glue gun. Use hot glue gun to secure the metal clips in place.

Send pictures of your creation for a feature in Ayesha Magazine or on the Nasirat Website.

Owner/Author Jennifer Hadfield Website link: Tatertots & Jello  https://tatertotsandjello.com/desk-organization-command-center/