Jan
3
2012

DIY Chinese New Year decor : Angry Bird Ang Bao Wheel of Fortune

It’s crazy how close Chinese New Year is from Christmas. I still haven’t taken the ornaments down from our Christmas tree yet here we are making Red Packet decorations already for CNY!

Today we’ll be making Ang Bao Wheel Of Fortune

Red Packet Wheel of Fortune

We’ll need ten Ang Bao wrappers if we are using the long type. If you are using the square packets then you’ll need to double the amount.

Fold the long Ang Bao into half and cut.

Step 1 – Put two together and staple the middle.

Step 2 – Add another Ang Bao and staple the sides as shown above. 

Repeat Step 1 and 2 until you are done with all the Ang Baos.

Staple one end to the other to form a wheel. Cut a prosperous wording or nice Chinese New Year picture from any Red Packet and paste in the middle. Add tussle and a gold string and hang.

But Ethan insisted to paste Angry Bird in the middle as he helped me with this so he claimed he has the right to choose! >_<

Check out the rest of our Chinese New Year decor collections:

1) Red packet Ball Lantern

2) Red Packet Ancient Coin Lantern

3) Ang Bao Gold Fish

4) Lucky Star Lantern

5) Red Packet Toilet Paper Roll Fire Cracker

6) Chinese Paper Cut – SPRING

7) Fortune Cookie Fridge Magnet

8 ) Red Packet Sea Shell Tree Ornament

9) Red Packet Fish Lantern

10) Red Packet Fan Tree Ornament

11) Red Packet Fish Tree Ornament

12) Fingerprint Cherry Blossom

13) Toilet Paper Roll Orange

14) Chinese New Year Fan

15) Carousel Lantern

16) Ang Pao Fish

17) 12pcs Angpow Lantern

18) Ang Pow Basket

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    AWESOME! I ALWAYS WANT TO DO THESE! <3

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    Invasion of the Angry birds..nice wheel of fortune but then angry bird might chase away the fortune woh haha

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    I like this. So creative, and DIY!

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    Ha ha ha.. Ethan always make everyone’s day!! ^_^.v.. This is super creative!! ^_^.v..

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    wow..

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    Can do for me ah? :)

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    I think my kids like this deco..

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    Good job! Ethan… :)

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    Very nice and creative Angry Bird wheel of fortune. Thanks for sharing it.

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    eih, i think i prefer the angry bird version from ethan lor.. hahahaha~~ :D

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    Nice deco! With angry bird also nice coz it’s red. Wow! He just can’t wait huh? He looked so cute sleeping.

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    This is too nice. I want to do it this year. Thanks Merryn.

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    i do love your posting at giza mall….its fantastic….
    i also did look into your website and tried out few items there. I love it as I do like making lanterns also. Did make 2 from your collection in my office deco this year, thanks alot for the guidance

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    this is another cute lantern

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    Wow….beautiful lanterns ! You are back to crafting again !

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    I made this. Actually you need 20 long angpau packets cut in half & not 10 as written in your instructions. Might be good to mention also that you should turn the picture sides towards the inside when stapling so that it’ll show up properly when turned into the wheel shape. Thanks for sharing.

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