Jan
10
2013

Angpow Flower Lantern

I missed making lanterns so I’m not making another snake today but this Chinese New Year flower lantern instead. 
AngPow Flower Lantern

Angpow flower lantern

DIY Angpow Flower Lantern

We’ll need 60 pieces of square angpows. It is getting rather difficult to get square red packets these days as the ones I got are mostly rectangular ones and these are my final 60 square ones :(

Angpow flower lantern

Fold half and fold the flip down. Staple. Repeat this steps for the entire 60 angpows. 

Angpow lantern flower

Separate them into 5s and staple together forming 12 little flowers.

flower angpow lantern

Separate them into 2 groups – 6 little flowers in each.

Angpow flower lantern

Stapler 2 petals together.

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Stapler the third petal (from the third flower) to the first two petals and repeat with the remaining 3 flowers. As long as you are stapling 3 petals together, you can’t go wrong. 

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You’ll get 2 sets of 6 little flowers as shown above.  Stapler those two together and your Angpow Flower Lantern is done!

AngPow Flower Lantern

You may also add tail to your Angpow Flower Lantern. 

 

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) Angry Bird Ang Pow Wheel of Fortune

16) Ang Pow Koi Fish

17) Personalised Ang Pow Packet

18) Ang pow Snake

19) 12pcs Angpow Lantern

18 Comments + Add Comment

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    OMG so pretty, I think my mum would love the angpaos… PUBLIC BANK? Argh, how to get it?

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    So nice! Now I must search for angpow packet stash for square ones. ;-)
    Thx for sharing :)

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    Hmmm.. got CNY feel now..

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    So nice….

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    You’re getting more and more creative!! :D All of them looks so lovely! I wish i can rajin a bit to do these. lol

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    Nice angpow tanglung, thanks for sharing it.

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    This is nice! Now, I’ve to go back and search whether I still have the square ang pows. Hehe.

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    Nice lah this flower lantern!! Make one for me!!! So the angpow papers I gave you last time you finished all oredy? : D

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    Merryn Reply:

    Foong, these are the angpows you gave me last time :D

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    Merryn, this is exactly the one my girls learning to do their art craft class. I am not good in this, so I send my girls to learn else where.

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    Sobss..this year I cannot learn from you

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    Oooo so cute!

    So festive looking also. :)

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    So pretty….you are so creative with your hands!

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    Nice! No wonder banks early-early run out of ang paos to give. Hehehehehehe!!!!!

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