Red Packet Star lantern

I’m sorry for the late blog entries of the many ang pow lanterns I’ve done. Many of you are already pestering me! *I know time is running out and CNY is just around the corner* But I’ve just been too busy and last week has been crazy!
Anyway, today I’m gonna share with you a very simple red packet craft. It’s a star. But since Chinese people like everything auspicious, let’s call it a Lucky Star lantern shall we?
Red Packet Lucky Star Lantern
Fold 10 angpow packets as shown above. It should look like a diamond from the back
Staple five diamond shape red packets to form a star.
Make two sets.
Staple the two sets together and you’ll get a lovely LUCKY star lantern. An auspicious decor for Chinese New Year :D Tie a gold string so you can hang it. Add a beautiful tassle to make your star a lovely one :-P

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) Ang Pow Flower Lantern

6) Red Packet Toilet Paper Roll Fire Cracker

7) Chinese Paper Cut – SPRING

8) Fortune Cookie Fridge Magnet

9 ) Red Packet Sea Shell Tree Ornament

10) Red Packet Fish Lantern

11) Red Packet Fan Tree Ornament

12) Red Packet Fish Tree Ornament

13) Fingerprint Cherry Blossom

14) Toilet Paper Roll Orange

15) Chinese New Year Fan

16) Angry Bird Ang Pow Wheel of Fortune

17) Ang Pow Koi Fish

18) Personalised Ang Pow Packet

19) Ang pow Snake

20) Ang pow Lantern

21) 12pcs Angpow Lantern

22) Ang Pow Basket

23) Red Packet Flower Lantern

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    Very nice..

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    wow..thanks..will try it soon..

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    Used to make…but not the same as yours. Went to every bank to get the free ang pao packets – the people saw me also takut! Asked for so many. LOL!!!

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    i only make fish.. but nowadays no mood to do that anymore..

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    Look for a STAR..nice

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    nice nice nice!! :D i never tot of this one! LOL!

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    i hv made 3 today but not as nice as yours.

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    woos!! star angpow!! should have asked for this!! XD jkjk

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    nice nice! may i have a few lucky stars please? i go visit u this weekend? haha…

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    How come this starts remind of of Christmas. LOL :D

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    Vy nice n ez to make. Will definitely let my girl try this. Thx for sharing!

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    I tried.but can’t combine the 2 sets together..is it because my ang pow papers too long? i’s the long type

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      Hi Liz,

      If your ang pow is too long it will be protruding out hence you won’t be able to combine the 2 sets together. It was easy back then when Ang Pow wrappers are made not to be too long. These days the wrappers are made longer and longer. You’d need to cut at least an inch off your angpow wrappers then.

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    you are so good in making Ang Pow packet deco

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    Hi Merryn,

    May I have your permission to use your pictures to teach the kids in my class?


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