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Introducing AmaniArt – Islamic Art Giveaway

I first came across AmaniArt on another blogger, Abieda’s Instagram account. She had name prints made for her twin girls and I just fell in love.

I had to have one for The Munchkin with the meaning of his name, date of birth (both western and Islamic dates) and I also had one made for a brand new baby in the family.

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The more I stalked the AmaniArt Instagram account, the more I wanted. Gone where the days of boring black and gold rakams. I love beautiful design and typography and so I had to stop myself from buying ALL THE THINGS! But I did get an English translation of Surah An-Nas, a blogger mug and I’ve ordered an Ayatul Kursi print because ALL THE THINGS!

 

 

So here’s a little more on Khadeeja and her amazing artwork.

1. When did you start AmaniArt?

AmaniArt was started in July 2015. It was an idea I had while driving with my mom and husband and blurted out what would essentially become AmaniArt. After chatting to them I went home and designed a few pieces and immediately posted it on Instagram to see what people’s reaction was. 

 
Image credit AmaniArt

Image credit AmaniArt

 

2. Tell us a little about yourself?

Never been a fan of chatting about myself 🙂 I’m a 29 year old photographer from Cape Town with a huge love for typography, fashion and make up. I love being with family and meeting new people. I studied Psychology for four years before dropping out of UCT to follow my dream of being a photographer. For four years I ran my own business in Paarl with my mom and when we decided to close (after my father passed away). I struggled to figure out what I would do for the rest of my life. AmaniArt was supposed to be something I could do in my spare time but Alhamdulillah it has grown into something that I could never have imagined. It is now my full time job and I love every single aspect of it. 

3. What is the inspiration behind the name, AmaniArt?

When I decided to start this little venture I wanted a name that best represented how I felt about it. I knew it had to be an Arabic name so I began the search. Amani in Arabic means hopes, wishes and aspirations and that is exactly what I wanted to do with my pieces. I hope, wish and aspire to bring the joy of Islam and the Quran into peoples homes.

 
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Image credit: AmaniArt

 
4. Why did you start this business?

I started AmaniArt because of my love for typography. I’ve always had a love for graphic design and decided to give it a try. I wanted to also show people that Islamic art didn’t have to “boring” it could be modern and refreshing.
 
The other reason was because every Muslim reads verses from the Quran every single day but do we really understand what we are reading? Having a piece in the simplest form of English makes it so much more beautiful because we can truly understand it.
 
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Image credit: AmaniArt

 

5. What kind of products do you sell?

My products include art prints, canvas, cute Islamic mugs, Islamic greeting cards and scatter cushions 

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Image credit: AmaniArt

6. What upcoming products to do have that we can look forward to?

As of next week we are launching our new notebook range and Ramadaan and Eid gifts. 

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Image credit: AmaniArt

 

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Image credit: AmaniArt

If you would like to place an order with AmaniArt, you can send Khadeeja an email at k.photographi@gmail.com to request a price list.

The amazing Khadeeja is giving away this gorgeous print (not framed) and mug set.

AmaniArt

Image credit: AmaniArt

[COMPETITION CLOSED]

To win go follow AmaniArt on Instagram and leave a comment  in the box below with your Instagram username and what your favourite AmaniArt product is.

You don’t have to share to enter but it would be very much appreciated if you did on Facebook and Twitter.

Competition closes on the 17th June 2016.

Rules
1. Competitions are open to South African residents only.
2. Prizes to be awarded to the first correct entries drawn at random.
3. The winners list is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
4. The winner’s names will be published on the Surviving the Madness Facebook Pageas well as in the Monthly Newsletter.
5. Winners will be contacted by the sponsor to arrange delivery of the prize.
6. If you have won in the last 3 months unfortunately you will not qualify to win again.

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38 Comments

  1. AAYESHA FRIDIE

    June 9, 2016 at 9:34 am

    @aayeshafridie – couples mugs (actually all things done by AmaniArt)

  2. ilhaam davids

    June 9, 2016 at 10:50 am

    @ilhaamalaikom

    Love the Rakams, Mugs, pillows and notebooks

  3. Tasquia

    June 9, 2016 at 11:01 am

    @Tasquia
    My absolute favourite product is the night time and morning duahs for kids (about to order two more sets) because they make amazing gifts for Muslim Moms-to-be!
    The bridal couple names and duah are also amazing gifts for couples getting married. Really love the whole range of products!

  4. Soraya

    June 9, 2016 at 11:06 am

    How can one get hold of Khadeejah if one’s not on Instagram? I want everything. All of it.

  5. Soraya

    June 9, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    I love the notebooks and framed prints – so hard to choose just one! I need the “Hijabi at Work” notebook for my lovely niece!

  6. Amaal

    June 9, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    @amaal_CT
    I love the prints 😍

  7. haniyyah

    June 10, 2016 at 8:57 am

    @hunnyjacobs – i already follow Amaniart 🙂

    i love her designs and her modern take on islamic art and her playful puns on the her mugs.

    fingers crossed!

  8. Raeesah

    June 10, 2016 at 9:44 am

    I’ve followed her since she began! I love the Rakams- it just suits the modern modest home or girl ( like myself) … Moving into my new house as a newly wed soon, this image and mug will surely light up my house! I’ve always wanted a piece from her! Fingers crossed!!!

    IG: @raeesahalbertus

  9. Fadheelah

    June 10, 2016 at 9:46 am

    @fadzonair

    Literally as I was talking about Amaniart at work I came across this post ha-ha. Keeping up with trends in an Islamic way in products is absolutely beautiful. I love all the products, especially the wall pieces and as of late I must say the quirky notebooks and journals has been a favourite of mine too. (But honestly I love them all ha-ha)

  10. Aldrene (Ammarah)

    June 10, 2016 at 10:16 am

    Aldrene Jansen – Have been a follower of AmaniArt since day one! ( In the near future I will be converting to Islam InshallAllah )

    My favourite product is definitely the mugs.

    1. Aldrene (Ammarah)

      June 10, 2016 at 11:29 am

      @aldrenejansen

  11. Aa'ishah

    June 10, 2016 at 10:22 am

    @aaishah_ahsing

    I love all her products and designs.

    I’ve been following the page for sometime.

    Her work is amazing MashaAllah!

  12. Tasmiah

    June 10, 2016 at 10:46 am

    @tass_tayoob

    The frames with the Quls on are beautifully and they’re my favour it’s pieces!
    The notebooks are also brilliant! Very inspiring and innovative!
    I am already a follower of amaniart.

  13. Nadiema

    June 10, 2016 at 10:49 am

    I love her notebooks and mugs. My mom was so impressed with her naani mug

  14. Salma Adams

    June 10, 2016 at 10:58 am

    Such an amazing story and awesome ideas. My favourites are definitely the prints, cards and notebooks. I cannot wait to see them in A4 so that I can get some for encouragement in studying. ☺ @salma_adams Please Me.

  15. Andrea Jacobs Mohamed

    June 10, 2016 at 10:58 am

    Love all the products and cant wait to get my hands on the amazing framed art 🙂 When i accepted Islam I had to decide on a name and chose Amani for the amazing meaning and promise it holds. May both your ventures be a success IA. @anni_mohamed

  16. Farah

    June 10, 2016 at 11:02 am

    @fawapetersen
    The mugs and the framed prints are awesome! Especially loved the mother’s day range of mugs this year 🙂

  17. Fatima

    June 10, 2016 at 11:20 am

    ok i’m scrolling as @fatinsta_gram and thinking how can I choose my favourite O_O then I saw the mug ‘All I need is a little bit of coffee and a whole lot of duahs’ and the sehri and iftaar mugs ^_^ ‘my book of duahs’ is also cute and ‘Recipes starts with Bismillah’ and smile its a sunnah with the camera on the mug…ok i think I should stop scrolling and stick to my first choice :/

  18. Rashieda Adams

    June 10, 2016 at 11:59 am

    My insta account is eternalmuslimah and I think everything is amazing Algadulilaah. but if I had to choose I would choose a pillow

  19. Thameenah

    June 10, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    IG: thameenah_a

    I love her notebooks! It reminds me of typo. AmaniArt is basically the ‘halaal’ typo.

  20. Nihaad

    June 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    @read_and_seek

    I’ve been stalking AmaniArt for months!! I just want to say that it is extremely difficult to find modern Islamic prints and decor that can be incorporated into our homes, so Khadeeja is checking all the right boxes.

    I adore her prints of the duas for before sleeping and after waking up, for kids bedrooms. Her mugs have been on my shopping list for a very long time too.

    Nihaad – Read and Seek

  21. Shihaam Galant

    June 10, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    All her things are beautiful. Masha-Allah may Allah increase your business and grant you lots of success. I love her modern rakams, scattered cushions, mugs and the notebooks, I want a Bismillah one and an In-sha-Allah one. When I have a baby one day I want a frame like in this post its beautiful.
    IG: @shihaamgalant

  22. @Quathar

    June 10, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    As a writer, my favourite product is the notebooks 🙂 The covers are enough to inspire anyone to put pen to paper.

  23. Wesaal

    June 10, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    IG: @wesaaltj –
    I absolutely love all AmaniArt products – very funky, modern and relevant to a Muslim’s life as well. The notebooks I love as well as the beautifully designed rakams that I need to highlight. I already picture how I would want these rakams in my house and for my kids one day Insha Allah.

  24. Laylah

    June 11, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    @laylahsalie
    Mugs and rakams are my favourite! Mugs because the smart wording gets me everytime :’) and rakams because, well they’re beautiful Maasha Allah

  25. Michelle Yasmeen

    June 11, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    @mish.the.kitten I love the framed items

  26. Nuraan Abrahams

    June 11, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    @storm070805 I have been a fan of AmaniArt since inception. I foklow the Instagram and FB page and am in awe of Khadeeja’s amazing work, Mashallah.
    My absolute favourite item are the personalised mugs with your name on in English and Arabic and her notebooks are gorgeous. May AmaniArt grown from strength to strength, Inshallah.

  27. Saaleha

    June 12, 2016 at 10:37 am

    @saaleehahajee .I am obsessed with the mugs.

  28. Faziela

    June 13, 2016 at 11:37 am

    @faz_harris_davids – I have been following Amani Art recently and I can’t pick one thing as the art in itself is just so breathtaking. The canvases are definitely my favourite though, however, one cannot deny the unbelievable talent.

  29. Mymona

    June 13, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    @monaharneker

    I looove all the AmaniArt products that ive now seen but I especially love the notebooks that will be lauunched. I think having an islamic verse or quote on something that I will use everyday will give me that extra bit of calmness and scerenity at work that I need.

    I love her colourful framed pieces and the meaning of the name piece. Even if i dont win i definitely need to have my 2 boys names printed with their meanings by her.

    Fingers crossed!

  30. Waseema Jacobs

    June 16, 2016 at 9:25 am

    Love love love the mugs and notebooks as these are the items I use everyday and her artwork is so beautiful and inspirational!!! I’ve been a fan for a while. @waseema29

  31. Shameez

    June 16, 2016 at 9:26 am

    @shameez04

    I love everything. Especially the mugs!

  32. Youmna

    June 16, 2016 at 11:43 am

    I Love and adore Everything!
    What a great idea 🙂

    My favorite is the pretty, printed ayatul Kursi ❤️
    it’s the perfect gift to my mom for when I’m not around!
    @youmna_francis

  33. Silma Parker

    June 17, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    I love the watercolour rakams, they’re really stunning!

    1. Silma Parker

      June 17, 2016 at 1:37 pm

      Also, my instagram username is @silmaparker

  34. Noha

    June 17, 2016 at 8:13 pm

    @noha_ct
    I like all the framed surahs and verses. Actually, I love if all!

  35. Shamielah

    July 13, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    @shamielamielah
    AmaniArt is the epitomy of modernism with feet firmly grounded in the traditional, something Capetonian muslims pride themselves on, wanting to be on trend but still understanding the value of tradition and history.
    I simply love the versions of Ayatul Kursi – english and arabic but every single surah canvas is stunning, perhaps its because it is the word of our creator?

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