Red Packet Ancient Coin Lantern

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts | Posted on 26-01-2011 | 18,678 views

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We are making an auspicious Ancient Coin Lantern using red packets today 🙂

Ang Pao Ancient Coin Lantern

You’ll need to fold 16 packets of ang paos as shown above – fold all four edges.

Staple them together to get 4 of the above

Staple them together to get the above

Arrange and staple them as shown above

Side view. Add tassel and your lantern is done 😀

If you still don’t get it, watch this video



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