I had no intention of making Eid cards this year. I have been unapologetic about dropping things that are not absolutely necessary to make room and time for the things that are necessary or nourishing. And though papercraft usually falls into the latter category, it just wasn’t stirring me this year.
Until my husband brought home these beauties:
I know Americans have already seen this, but (I think) it’s is a first here in Canada. You can’t very well use these to pay your tax bill, so I decided not to let the perfect be the enemy of the good and gave myself 3 hours to make a batch of cards.
No bells, no whistles. Just a cut out moon and star with patterned paper layered behind linen cardstock. The dimensional sticker in the star made me feel a little better about life, but I think it works without it. Coordinated paper on the envelope and my peony wax seal and I came in under time budget.
If you still want to send some (local) cards out, I made a very simple design you can print yourself on cardstock. Cut on the horizontal line, fold on the light vertical line. These can also be printed smaller and used as gift tags. Just click on the image to get to the full-size, high-res file.