Browsing articles tagged with " CNY decoration"
Feb
2
2016

DIY Chinese New Year Angpow Basket

Can you believe it that we will be welcoming the Fire Monkey in just a few more days? Still it is not too late to make some DIY CNY decor using past year’s ang pow packets.  This is the first time I am making a basket using red packets.  Chinese New Year Ang Pow Basket  I used 6 red packets for the basket + 12 red packets for the decor + 6 gold packets for […]

Jan
27
2016

CNY DIY Angpow Fish

Today’s Chinese New Year Angpow decor is a remake of the classic Red Packet Fish Ornament but we added additional tail to it, making it more beautiful :) Chinese New Year Red Packet Fish Ornament We’ll need an angpow with beautiful prints on it.  Cut it into a square. Turn it over and draw lines as shown above.  Cut along the lines.  We’ll need another angpow with different print or color for the tail.  Attach […]

Feb
17
2015

CNY Mall decoration: The Curve

The Curve Chinese New Year decor

The Curve’s Chinese New Year decor this year is an elaborate floating fishing village.  View from the first floor.  With real fish swimming around, it truly feels like a fishing village. I feel like catching those tilapia. Would have made a very delicious steamed fish dinner :P It is really a fishing village comes to live here. My kids have never been to a real floating village before and this made quite an impression to […]

Feb
4
2015

CNY mall decoration: 1 Utama

1U chinese new year decor 2015 7

Have you seen 1 Utama’s Chinese New Year decor this  year? I took a peek down and saw these… God of Prosperity and friends? I am only familiar with Cai Shen (财神) but not his friends but it’s okay because this decor is so much better than their shocking cardboard Christmas decor last year. I was even afraid to take a look at their CNY decor initially for fear that it might be worse than […]

Jan
4
2014

Sunway Pyramid Chinese New Year Decor

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We were in Sunway Pyramid today and to our surprise, their Chinese New Year decor for the Horse year is already up! Okaylah, CNY is also less than a month away anyway…  Ethan and Ayden on a horse ride :P Haha. Kesian Ethan pulling a bullock cart! There are white horses too. Those horses look quite real that my eldest sister was fooled when she first saw them.  It is not Chinese New Year without […]

Feb
3
2013

Angpow lanterns and CNY craft collections

Lantern collections

Here’s a collection of our past angpow lanterns and Chinese New Year crafts.  Angpow Koi Fish We received endless request for the angpow koi fish template.  Click here for the full tutorial. The good news is we have finally uploaded the template below and also in our original post.    Just click, save and print it and trace it onto your angpow packets.  Angpow Lucky Star Lantern Click here for the full tutorial. Angpow Ball […]

Jan
31
2013

Angpow lantern making demo on RTM2

Angpow fish lantern

Hello to our lovely readers! If you’ve been following me on my Facebook Page you’ll know that I’ll be appearing on “Hello on Two” RTM2 this 4th February 2013 at 7am. I’ll be demonstrating how to make AngPow lanterns and I need your kind opinion which of these following 3 lanterns I should demo.  1) Angpow Flower Lantern 2) Angpow Ball Lantern 3) Angpow Fish Lantern Can help me choose? Thank you very much! :D

Jan
26
2013

Sunway Pyramid’s Chinese New Year decor

Sunway Pyramid Chinese New Year decor

Our second stop for our CNY mall decor hunt is Sunway Pyramid. They have a huge junk ship right smack in the Centre Court. A junk is an ancient Chinese sailing vessel/ship design still in use today. A junk is usually fully loaded with food and goods hence the Winds of Fortunes in Sunway Pyramid this CNY. I love the junk. It’s nicely built. I still remember their magnificently tall dragon last year and they […]

Jan
22
2013

1 Utama’s Chinese New Year decor

Chinese New Year 1 Utama decor

This year, we’ve been preoccupied with AngPow lantern making sessions that we don’t have much time to mall hop to check out their beautiful decor.  We finally stepped foot in 1 Utama today to check out their ‘Golden Street’.  The entire Centre Court has been converted into a China Town (actually the streets of Hong Kong) Can you believe that this is actually in a mall?  Look at those peanut tins..  Complete with traffic light […]

Jan
10
2013

Angpow Flower Lantern

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 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 :( Fold half and fold the flip down. Staple. Repeat this steps for the entire 60 angpows.  […]

Jan
21
2012

Personalised Ang Pow Packet DIY

Personalised Ang Pow

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 […]

Jan
18
2012

Ang Pow Koi Fish DIY

Ang Pao Fish tutorial

Today we are going to make something extremely EASY. It’s so EASY you can even do it in your sleep :P Ang Pow Fish you can stick on your walls, windows and every where. 1) For the body, you’ll need to cut open an Ang Pow packet and trace the shape from template. 2) For the tail, do not cut open the Ang Pow. Trace the shape on the Ang Pow. Trace the tail ends at […]

Jan
15
2012

Chinese New Year Biggest Blossom Tree Replica @ Berjaya Times Square

blossom tree at berjaya times square kl

We ended up in Berjaya Times Square to see for ourselves the ‘Biggest Blossom Tree Replica’ at its main concourse area. The replica stands erect at 50.46 ft and holds 398,998 exquisite blooming blossoms. It is dubbed the Biggest Blossom Tree Replica by the Malaysia Book of Records. Not only that, their lantern is also bigger than life! Gigantic I tell you! If you are looking for ideas to make your own Ang Pow lanterns […]

Jan
14
2012

Chinese New Year decor at Sunway Pyramid : The Majestic Rising

Chinese New Year decor at Sunway Pyramid

If you are looking for a mall to go this weekend, you may want to consider Sunway Pyramid for they too have quite an amazing Dragon. If Ethan was not afraid of Pavilion’s Dragon (though I was), he is afraid of THIS Dragon! The Dragon is really something for this is the only dragon we’ve seen (so far) that is actually going vertical. Ethan is afraid as he said the Dragon can climb up real […]

Jan
13
2012

Chinese New Year’s Majestic Dragon at Pavilion KL

Majestic Dragon at Pavilion

The Dragon hunt brought us to Pavilion KL today. Actually I don’t know how we ended up in Pavilion. One moment we were in Eastin Hotel then Ethan and I fell asleep in the car and when we woke up we were already in Pavilion! Superb! The 600 ft long Majestic Dragon at Pavilion KL. Having just woken up from our nap, Ethan and I walked around Pavilion while Darling went somewhere else to meet […]

Jan
12
2012

Red Packet Dragon at Sunway Giza Mall

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In my quest to find the best Chinese New Year decor in malls around the Klang Valley, never did I expect to find a gem at Sunway Giza Mall. They were nothing extra-ordinary during Christmas so when I paid them a visit today, I did not even bring my camera along. But to my surprise, Giza Mall has the most amazing decor I’ve ever encountered as they have this: *The photos you are about to […]

Jan
10
2012

CNY decor : The DRAGON @ One Utama

Dragon at 1 Utama

Remember I was sceptical about 1 Utama’s Chinese New Year decoration when I saw them re-using their Christmas 2011 decor? If you don’t, read about it here.  Well, I was WRONG for the end result is amazing, better than their Christmas decor I must say! Check out their Christmas decor here. This is the stage seen from a level above.. What caught my eyes is the DRAGON.. Only the DRAGON… Amazing DRAGON that saves the […]

Jan
9
2012

Chinese New Year decor at IPC (Ikano Power Centre)

Chinese New Year at IPC

Our second stop for Chinese New Year mall decor is at IPC. Walking distance from The Curve, how can we NOT come here right? :P Ethan enjoying walking on the trail of the dragon. He said we must NOT walk on the RED carpet for the dragon will EAT us then! :P The stage. One of the houses with one of the dragons. Lanterns What I love about IPC’s decor this year is the trail […]

Jan
9
2012

Chinese New Year decor at The Curve

Not long after Christmas it’s that auspicious time of the year again. Our official Chinese New Year decor hunt starts with The Curve this year.  Wonders of the Orient at The Curve A lovely kingdom. If the time is right, we’ll be entertained to some Chinese Classical Music Show. Love the garden.  And the urm.. artificial cherry blossom that looks so much better from afar :P Super love the many lanterns hanging above.  And the […]

Jan
6
2012

Chinese New Year decor : The streets of Sunway

CNY at the streets of Sunway Pyramid

Was in Sunway yesterday for a media preview of West Lake Garden’s Chinese New Year Specials. We had GOLD yo! And this auspicious Dragon Boat Sea Cucumber! Detailed entry coming soon as now I only wanna share with you some pictures on the streets of Sunway. The street of Sunway has never failed to mesmerize me be it Christmas, CNY or any other occasions. I love it last Christmas and I’m loving the Chinese New […]

Jan
4
2012

Chinese New Year decor at 1 Utama

Chinese New Year at 1 Utama

I was in One Utama today. Oh well, I am there like basically every other day so… Anyway, I saw their Chinese New Year decor about to complete. If a month ago they have the “Splashing over the big blue” for Christmas… Christmas at 1 Utama a month ago. I don’t really fancy the BIG BLUE theme then.. Chinese New Year at 1 Utama a month later in January 2012. They recycled the splashing Christmas […]

Jan
3
2012

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

Angry Bird CNY decor

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 […]

Jan
1
2012

DIY Chinese New Year decorations : Chinese Fan

Chinese Fan

It’s that time of the year again to be making Chinese New Year decorations :D Today we are going to make a Chinese Fan. We’ll need a wrapping paper, some gold thread and some Ang Bao wrappers. Fold the paper accordion style. Click here to find out more about accordion fold. Fold it in half and glue together. Cut two triangles. Tie a gold thread at the bottom of the fan. Cut the bottom of […]

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 […]

Jan
25
2011

Red Packet Ball Lantern

gold ball lantern

I made some beautiful ball lanterns and many have requested for me to share the steps here. Gold Ball Lantern Red Ball Lantern I found it very difficult to explain it with pictures but I found this video instead. Let’s watch this video and I’m sure you’ll be able to make your very own beautiful ball lantern using red packets :D If you want to make it round, like a ball without those spikes. What […]

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