It's the Year of the Monkey: DIY Lunar New Year Ideas

It's the Year of the Monkey: DIY Lunar New Year Ideas

Dabney Frake
Feb 8, 2016
(Image credit: Tinsel & Trim)

The Lunar New Year is upon us and it’s the Year of the Monkey! Channel good fortune and happiness with decorations that you can make yourself to celebrate the holiday.

Above, Tinsel & Trim made the cutest paper lantern bunting for cakes. And oh man, they even light up!

(Image credit: House & Home)

House to Home featured this explosion of lanterns in a living room. Some of them were modified to look like traditional Chinese lanterns.

(Image credit: Fellow Fellow)

Make lucky money envelopes using a red and gold paper, like these from Fellow Fellow, or embellish with paper cut images.

(Image credit: Evite)

Evite transformed a plain white decoration into a red and gold pinata for parties.

(Image credit: Lia Griffith)

Mini red paper lanterns from Lia Griffith can be strung from branches or around a room.

(Image credit: A Pair & A Spare)

And speaking of branches, this simple decoration from A Pair & A Spare is less traditional but fun nonetheless.

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You can string these printable lanterns as garland or dress up a string of party lights. The template is free from Party Delights.

And if there are kids around, check out our other post:

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