Chinese New Year crafts

Chinese New Year is celebrated on January 31st and 2014 is the Chinese New Year of the Horse.

It’s a great time to be crafty as the red traditionally associated with Chinese New Year is really vibrant and much needed at the time of year. Red is a lucky colour in Chinese culture and on Chinese New Year money is traditionally given to family, friends and employees in a red envelope.

I thought I had a Chinese New Year Pinterest board but I don’t (yet!) which is strange as my timeline has been inspiring us to craft at home for weeks. Here are a few we’ve come up with so far:

Chinese New Year tea light holders

Chinese-new-year-tea-light-holder

Finger print Chinese lanterns

fingerprint-Chinese-lanterns

5 minute fortune cookie

5-minute-fortune-cookie

What have you all been making? Feel free to comment and I’ll come and visit!

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