Jan
26
2011

Red Packet Ancient Coin Lantern

We are making an auspicious Ancient Coin Lantern using red packets today :)
 
 
Ang Pao Ancient Coin Lantern
 
 
You’ll need to fold 16 packets of ang paos as shown above – fold all four edges.
 
 
Staple them together to get 4 of the above
 
 
Staple them together to get the above
 
 
Arrange and staple them as shown above
 
 
Side view. Add tassel and your lantern is done :D
 
If you still don’t get it, watch this video

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    that looks so nice!! very special looking lantern as to those traditional ones :)

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    How many red packets needed to make one? Went to the bank – gave 30 only…and I would need those to put in money and give away as ang paos. How to make lanterns?

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    heyyy i love this one!! it seem easier! :D

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    wah, you are really good at doing all these crafts with angpow packets lor.. for me, i can't even do a good one for those singloe angpow packet craft primary school level~~ hahahaha!! :D

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    Lantern making is too complicated for me :)

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    STP – This requires 16 only… Get from hypermarkets lah.. they give out lots what.. :P

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    wow.. so many types of lanterns! gosh.. all so nice & creative.. have to decide which one to make! :)

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    This looks easy and nice!! I wanna try it out! :)

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    Super duper awesome. :D

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    I did it..the ball lantern.

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    Ur hse now fill wit tong tong chiang stuffs jor..Mine is very plain, but i got one small lantern brought back by Ethel last week…LOL..still got a lil tong tong chiang feel…ahhahahah

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    Merryn, your craftwork leaves Kak isah in awe! Clever! & now I am sure your house looks so much brighter with that red color!Have a wonderful CHINESE NEW YEAR & God Bless!

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    very nice indeed! mana i punya leh! hehehehehe…

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