Visits are frequent during the blessed Eid al-Adha, and the housewife strives to show off her home in the best possible way, and is interested in hospitality and ways to present it in ways that reflect the atmosphere of the festival.
Amman- Many women are preparing to prepare the house for the coming days of Eid al-Adha, either by arranging and cleaning it, or by decorating it with some special technical vocabulary, in addition to their interest in the hospitality supplies for to prepare the holiday.
“Al Jazeera Net” conducted an interview with an expert in housekeeping, Munira Al-Saeed, to provide us with a set of ideas and advice on equipment and hospitality supplies for the days of Eid Al-Adha.
House cleaning and tidying up
The lucky expert tells Al Jazeera Net, “Usually the house is cleaned and prepared a few days before Eid, so it is not possible to prepare it completely a day before Eid, so it is preferable that the housewife time so start organizing that she can clean both: the living room and reception, bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, window doors, balcony or home garden.
She adds: It is fun to decorate the house with special accessories for the blessed Eid al-Adha, such as: scatter candles and incense burners that spread the good smell of agar wood in the house.
Decorations with special colors and patterns for Eid al-Adha can be used, in accordance with the colors and style of the rooms’ paint, to add the joy of Eid to all corners of the house, according to Al-Saeed.
Decorate the guest corner
Al-Saeed says, “The housewife is preparing the hospitality requirements for the coming days of the festival, so she prepares the Arabian coffee, the hospitality utensils, and prepares the cakes and the maamoul, with fillings of” dates, ” pistachios, walnuts. “Such as: dried fruits, chocolate, nuts, and also prepare some refreshing juices, such as: lemon, mint, orange, kiwi and lemon, hibiscus.
And she adds, “We assign one of the corners in the reception hall to place the hospitality table, and we put decorations on it, in the middle of which is the soft coffee pot, and the different kinds of hospitality.”
She continues, “We choose the tablecloth, where it is possible to buy tablecloths with inscriptions in Arabic scriptures, or others suitable for Eid al-Adha.”
She confirms that a vase can be fitted with thin wooden sticks, small sheep and gold stars are affixed to each and the dining table can be decorated with napkins with pictures of colorful sheep.
Decorations and Eid lamb
Al-Saeed has found that the models and formations of “Eid sheep” are some of the beautiful ideas that bring joy to the blessed Eid al-Adha. A floral necklace can be hung with a small lamb model, on the main door of the house, or on the interior doors.
And she adds: “Eid-lam” figures can be added to the tables of the house, or to the “console” at the entrance of the reception, and placed on the balcony or garden of the house.
She explains that there are crafts for the days of Eid al-Adha that can be followed through social media, and the housewife can buy or implement them with the participation of her children. Including soap bars that take the form of a “festival lamb” with an aromatic flavor.
She points out that there is “dislike” vocabulary with striking colors and patterns, which can be added to living rooms or rooms of the house, such as: bedspread, pillows, “koshas”, “toothbrushes and toothpaste” or cosmetics, also as designs that decorate the corners of the kitchen.
Eid Gift Box
One of the ideas that brings joy to the hearts of young children – says Al-Saeed – can be equipped with an open box from above, decorated with “little sheep” accessories, with gift boxes or decorative bags inside, then everything is placed in a box: a piece of chocolate, candy and Eid, and add to it a Card on which the name of each child is written, and presented to them on the days of the feast.
To decorate the children’s rooms with Eid vocabulary, Al-Saeed adds: Eid supplies will remain in the child’s imagination in the future, so that the mother can involve her child by making some decorations in his room, such as making hanging balloons in bright colors with “Eid Mubarak” written on them. It gives an attractive and shiny look, and requires no effort.And time, and the material cost is very simple.
Al-Saeed says the child’s participation in kitchen work and the preparation of sweets gives him skill and happiness at the same time, adding that the mother and her youngest can prepare cakes, or “cookies” together and prepare them with special shapes for “Eid” sheep”.
Al-Saeed concludes: It is possible for the housewife to prepare an outdoor session in the garden of the house, and decorate it with accessories and hospitality accessories for the holidays.
And be careful not to overuse the pieces of accessories for the holiday, not to look overcrowded, and it is nice to choose a specific number of pieces and in colors that match.