Eid – al – fitra is an important religious holiday celebrated by the Muslims worldwide which marks the end of ‘Ramadan’, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is one of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar. It is celebrated on the first day of ‘Shawwal’, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar.
Eid is the festival of sharing love and happiness. Muslims celebrate by gathering with friends and family, preparing sweet dishes, wearing new clothes, giving each other gifts and lightening up lights and other decoration in their homes. The Muslims go to each other’s home and give greetings and blessings. A common greeting during this day is “Eid Mubarak”, which means “have a blessed Eid.” Every person wants that their home should spark and look festive in Eid. Here we have given some Eid decoration ideas which will help you to transform your home to Jannah (paradise), this Eid!
Eid Decoration Ideas
01. Light Up the Home
Eid decoration is incomplete without lighting the home. This festival brings brightness in life. So dazzle up outdoor with strings of lights. There are many types of lights in the market like rotating bulbs, LED strings, etc. You can choose any one which suits our home. Lighting will give us environment & enthusiasm for the festival.
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02. Use the Door Hanging of Stars & Moon
The moon and the stars are considered very holy in the Islamic communities; hence different decorations which symbolise the moon and the stars are must to include in eid decoration ideas. You can buy or make some bright coloured star strings. People love when you pay attention to details. So when you decorate your window with falling star strings, it will bring great change in your home. This decoration gives you feeling like all the stars & the moon from the universe are in your home.
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03. Use the “Eid Mubarak” Wreath
A wreath is an assortment of flowers, leaves, fruits, twigs, or various materials that is constructed to resemble a ring. You can buy or make a wreath and put “Eid Mubarak” greeting on it. You can hang these wreaths on your front doors as well as at various locations in your house. It symbolises the divinity of Eid.
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04. Follow Customs & Rituals at Your Home
Palm-dates are considered holy in Islam religion. Hence decorating your tea tables with dates and traditional tea cups will add some rituality to your living room. A traditional tea table will be perfect for Eid when relatives come to your house for greetings.
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You can also decorate your home with some traditional items. Traditional rugs are also suitable for giving a traditional touch. Rug provides warmth and divinity to your home. Some traditional rugs are also called as” Musallah “which are commonly used during the festival of Eid or Ramadan.
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There are some “surahs” or quotes in Quran Shareef which are considered to give protection to us and create a positive environment. Many Muslims frame these holy quotes and hang up in their home. This decoration will give more divinity to the home decoration.
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You can also decorate your home by placing a precisely carved wood artwork. Generally, ‘Bismillah” (in the name of Allah) wood art is put for tabletop display in entryway console table or dining table. This decoration also gives divinity to your home and is ideal for a festive eid décor.
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These eid decoration ideas will give a traditional touch to your home décor.
05. Hang Decorative Lanterns
In modern day, with the availability of electricity and technology, lanterns are not used as a source of light but are used in home decor. A lantern is used as decoration for popular Ramadan tents, gatherings, and city streets to create a more festive environment that is in tune with the holy month. In the evening you can brighten up your home with these beautiful lanterns.
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06. Use of Candles & Flower Vases
You can also include some bright home decor with colouring printed henna candles. You can take a simple candle and draw your design with henna. When you have completed the design, let the henna dry and then seal it to create a beautiful Eid Mubarak candle. There are many types of candles in the market, so you can use that type of candle which suits your furnishing.
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You can also decorate your home with candle and flower combination too. It takes some time and budget, but when it is ready, it will look gorgeous. This combination must match your home interior. The flower vase is an important item for Eid decoration. It gives freshness to our home, that’s why we should use fresh flowers. The flower vases are available in many shapes. Especially for eid, moon & star shape vase are more preferable than other shapes.
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07. Special Eidia Corner
Eidi or Eidia is a gift that is usually given to younger children by elder relatives and family friends as part of the celebration of the Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr. You can create an Eidia corner at your home. You can pack gifts differently or in a creative way and then put them on the Eidia corner. This eid decoration ideas will create the perfect environment for the festival of Ramadan.
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08. Arrange Your Dining Table
The most important part of Eid decoration is arranging your dining table. When guests come at home, we all want to treat them with great hospitality. Hence using nice dinner set material is must, too.
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You can also use clay vessels to give a traditional touch and beauty to the sweet dishes. Instead of clay vessel, you can use glass, wood, metal, earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, bone china and polycarbonate plastic material too. You can use flower vase on the dining table to decorate it for Eid.
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These are some Eid decoration ideas; there are many more ideas to decorate your home for Eid. These Eid decoration ideas will make your home festive and charming. You can select your decorations according to your own choice and preferences. Try these Eid decoration ideas and say “Eid – Mubarak” to your home.