Jan
21
2012

Personalised Ang Pow Packet DIY

Do you write names on the back of Ang Pows for those special people in your life? I do. I mean I used to but this year, not anymore for today, we personalized our Ang Pow packets :D

Personalised Ang Pow packet

First, you’ll need to choose a picture of the person you are giving the Ang Pow to. This is easily done by stalking their Facebook account :P I helped Ethan to get the pictures of my nieces from my sisters’ FB account and saved them in my PC. I deliberately saved them upside down so that when we print, we’ll have space to fold and cut. Don’t tell me to adjust the alignment as I don’t know how to do all those! >_<

So Ethan chose my niece Hazel to start with.

There, my niece Hazel is on paper :P

You’ll need an old Ang Pow and carefully tear it open. Use it as a template. Trace around the template.

Like that.

Cut.

Tah-dah!

Fold and paste accordingly.

The personalised Ang Pow packet is done! Quick and easy, even a 4 year old can do it.

Ethan did for all my nieces and some of himself to be given to his grand parents. This year I do not need to write names behind Ang Pow packets anymore :D

Check out also 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

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13) Toilet Paper Roll Orange

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23 Comments + Add Comment

  • //

    Very good idea of its.. Iike IC can cham their own ang pow.. haha..

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    This is so creative! I like Mabel’s pic as she is wearing RED, more Angpow look :)

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    I expecting my picture appearing in the angpao from you kay =P

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    awesome idea. great to have a printer at home to print such handy stuff. does shalom get any ang pow? hehehe

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    great idea!

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    Very brilliant idea. Gong Xi Fa Cai to you.

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    Too late for this year, will do it next year!
    Gong Xi Fa Cai Merryn , William & Ethan!

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    Wow wow…cool. Taking this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Chinese New Year ….:)

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    lol you give each one of them with different amount inside the angpow? ethan’s artwork is really good there :)

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    good idea!! if i print my own face onto the angpow packet, sure people will throw it back to me, then i can save the money, wakakakakaka~~ :D

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    Wow! Put in so much effort for an ang pow. Lucky my job is js to receive ang pows :p haha!

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    haha very thoughtful one! ;)

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    Then people take out the money and throw the empty packet into the dustbin… :(

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    STP, they’ll be throwing their own faces into the dustbin. Ethan’s grandparents wont throw him away. We r not giving anyone else the ETHAN AngPow :)

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    very nice wey! I wan 1 wit my pic on it pls XD

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    Looks like we dun make mistake during putting money inside….merryn happy Chinese new year to you.

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    This is really special! I likey :)

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    What printer are you using for the print out?

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    Merryn Reply:

    Hi Ash,

    We printed using our HP Deskjet Ink Advantage K209 Series. Cheers.

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    Very good idea wor. It’s much easier to distribute angpow by looking at the cover photo. Unlike me need to remember the angpow packet, I even written the name on certain angpow too kekeke

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    this is so creative

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