Eid Mubarak my lovelies
I know, I know I have
some lots of explaining to do with regards to the lack of posts on my blog. I promise that i will reveal everything soon I am actually working on a post which should be up beginning of next week in sha Allah.
For the past couple of Eids I have been sharing my Out Of The Day (OOTD) so since we celebrated Eid il Fitr yesterday I decided to continue the tradition and show you what I wore to celebrate this joyous occasion.
I remember a couple of days before Eid I showed my mum what I had planned to wear and she thought that it was “too simple” since Eid is a time where most if not all women get dolled up (not that we ladies need a reason hehe).
The thought of changing my outfit did cross my mind but then I said to myself ” I like the fact that it is simple” because that is just my style. Simple, stylish, and modest. Oh and with the numerous family visits I wanted to wear something that was hassle free. So this dress was perfect!
I am totally in love with the color combo, aren’t you? I mean who would have thought that lime green/royal blue would go so well together? (I didnt)
Got the idea to use lime green as my accent color from the upper part of the dress as you can tell from the picture below of my outfit and accessories taken from my instagram account.
Looking at these pictures its hard to believe that they were taken by my soon to be 9-year-old daughter Hadeel ma sha Allah, she’s got some skills definitely takes pictures better than her mother LOL
Details of my outfit
Just one last picture of smiley me which was taken by my youngest daughter Dania who is 6 1/2 years old (who is an aspiring photographer)
I hope you’re having a lovely Eid. Mine day was spent with family then took my girls out for a movie and dinner. Simple and fun!
How do you spend your Eid? Do you have any “Eid” traditions?
Crafty in Oman’s Summer Craft fair was held on the 13th of June, I personally had a blast as i do. I love seeing the various handmade products on display and this year more than 70 stalls took part!
Sew Chic and Unique also took part although this blog post is not dedicated to my participation but couldn’t help sharing some pictures of what my table looked like
Okay a last pic of a smiling me and my helper Sofi taken by a young upcoming photographer Salma Mawali aka @Sallyhphotos
I know what you are thinking, so if this post is not about you then what is it about?
Well my dear readers whilst there i was blown away by the talent and bought some handmade goodies and wanted to share it with you.
The intention was to vlog whilst there but i got so busy during the fair that it completely slipped my mind, so I decided to do a post and video haul instead (scroll down for the video)
First off will start with a sedu bag made by @Maiysas something i ordered from the last craft fair, i love this bag and it is the perfect size for an everyday bag.
For those interested here is the sedu bag I made some years ago
Remember this ring i showed you on my instagram account well here is a close of up of it
This gorgeous ring is by Naima Al Maimani an Omani jewelry designer, this ring has become one of my favorite items to wear not only because its so beautiful but because of the message that is carries (watch my video to find out what it says)
This cream had me at Argan I have been using argan oil as part of my skin care routine and i am excited to try this Argan face cream by @UnicosOman which is established by Saba Al Busaidi.
You’ve probably seen this a picture of me wearing this bracelet on my instagram account too which is beautifully made by an Omani lady called Noor check her out @noorcelets
I also picked up these beautiful handmade earrings made by BK of Timeless Treasures Jewelry, who is an expatriate living in Oman
This next product is made by Sophia Al Busaidy, remember the one from my best friend tag video? Well she took part in CIO and it was her first time selling her scrubs that she makes she has different scents and i got the one with green tea. To order a scrub send an email to (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I also couldn’t resist not getting this Omani coffee scrub by @Najurale which is also made by an adorable Omani lady
Last but certainly not least one of my favorite brands @MJOman i had been following Mohammed Al Jahdhami on instagram and was super excited to find out that he was taking part. What i admire about Mohammed is that he has taken his passion and started his business whilst still studying, it just goes to show there is no perfect time there is just the present!
When i stopped by his table i met the gorgeous and sweetest person i know Karima Farid (i LOVE her) so after i had picked my items (the notebook and mug) she ended up buying them for me as a gift!! (i know, told you she was the sweetest, ma sha Allah) after that we decided to take a selfie with the man himself Mohammed Al Jahdhamy aka MJ
And that my friends sums up another great Craft Fair organised by Crafty in Oman.
Oh and before i forgot i also ended up ordering a phone cover also from MJ which i show you in the video
For those living in Oman, did you visit Crafty in Oman? If so what did you buy?
For the rest of you, have you been to a craft fair recently? what did you get?
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