Jan
7
2011

CNY in the making :D

I have that Trrrraaaaaak troooong chiaaaaaaaang playing in my head the whole day today! 
I guided my colleague to make an angpow lantern and LoL, that girl almost fainted! Come on, she has NEVER done any lantern in her life and instead of letting her deal with some simple ones, I gave her the PRO ones *evil laugh* :P
Can you see her getting a little frustrated there? Muahahahahhaha.. :P
Finally, she DID it! Congrats Finas! :D
With that done, I went shopping and got all of the above! Beautiful tassles from Daiso at RM5 each, red staples and gold string. I am now in full gear to start AngPow lantern making and this time, they are gonna be beautiful with proper materials :D
Time to wake the dragon, lion, rabbits and all. Chinese New Year is coming!

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    hey that's very nice haha… good job for her

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    Can't wait to see your finished product.

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    But that would need so many ang paos…

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    wow..u so pandai one.. sifu teaching murid.. i m never good and patient in all these handcrafting.. very rough and tough fingers i have..

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    haha after the hard work, finally see her smile on face. Phew, she is done.

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    That's a nice lantern 'ball'.

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    Wah nice!! looks complicated! I wanna learn too! :P

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    very nice. i believe there is a market for cny deco. u can sell them le….

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    hey, that spherical lantern looks very nice leh.. your colleague first time doing that also looks nice, so you are the sifu plus equipped with all those materials, sure will look perfect already la??

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    she manage to make a nice lantern!she is your helper? look serious!

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    You are using *recycled* or new angpows or both? Need quite a lot of em to make 1 lantern? Nice work for a 1st timer kudos!

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    Why wake up dragon, lion, rabbits and all? Darling is dragon, you are lion? wait a minute where got lion one, and Ethan is laaaabbit or simply type what comes into mind hehe ~;).

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    i want to learn also ..teach me!! i go KL now…LOL

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    very very nice. hey you know what? today i saw a lady selling all these handmade lanterns at the market in my area. rm16 a pair for something you just posted. bigger ones cost rm28 a pair :)

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    Last time I know how to make this type of lantern but now forgot edi. :(

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    Can't wait to see your creations. :)

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    and there you are still managing to snap some shots of her being quite frustrated! lol

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