Even prettier than what you can buy outside, because you made it!
Apart from the yummy snacks, it's not really Chinese New Year without the red and auspicious decorations. Skip the mass-produced lanterns and crackers; give your home a unique festive spruce-up by making a few crafts yourself. What better way to spend some quality time together with your family during the holidays than DIY-ing awesome crafts? And you already have the main materials right at your disposal - extra red packets! You'll impress your party guests, and you're going green!
2. Pig Lantern
This big lantern in the shape of a pig’s head will be a great centrepiece of any room! You could hang in around your ceiling lights to give it a good spotlight at night. The materials you need for this lantern are 12 red packets, black sugar paper, a stapler and glue.