Traditions Of Chinese New Year Decorations

January 20, 2020

Chinese New Year is around the corner, you can see each house is starting to do some renovation or decoration to welcome a new year. Every Chinese will do it around 10 days before Chinese New Year, let's come and see what they will do :)

 

 

1. Door Couplets

Couplets for Chinese are a good wish for everyone. These couplets always pasted on doorsides or walls and it comes in pairs. Different wishes will write on the red paper by Chinese brush called Chinese calligraphy. Nowadays, it not only in calligraphy style but also printed version with different trend design.

 

2. Chinese Red Lanterns

Chinese red lanterns is important while this festival, it means drive off your bad luck in the year. You can see quite lot of Chinese house will hang 2 big wishes red lantern above the garage or on the ceiling. It looks cheerful and welcome.

 

3. Kumquat Trees

In Cantonese, kumquat "kum" is word for "gold" means good luck. Therefore, each house will have a kumquat trees at their "Feng Shui" corner let the home owner good luck all the year. Besides, you can make some angpao art hang on the tree to make it looks pretty.

 

4.Paper Cuttings