Getting ready for Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is quickly approaching, and if you want to decorate your home to commemorate the occasion, there are numerous ways to do so. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
1.Display red and gold decorations
Because these colours are traditional symbols of good fortune and prosperity, they must be present at any Chinese New Year celebration. Consider using red decorative cushions, tableware, table linen, lanterns, gold scented candles, and other decorations in your home. Below are a few ideas:
2. Traditional dishes
Because Chinese New Year is a time for feasting, make sure you have plenty of tasty food on hand. Set the table with traditional dishes such as dumplings, noodles, and fish, and don't forget the oranges, which are thought to have healing properties! Our handcrafted box made of wood and brass, displayed below and available here, is perfect to store these.
Flowers are an important part of Chinese New Year celebrations, and certain types are thought to bring good luck. Chrysanthemums, peonies, and plum blossoms are all popular choices.
With these ideas in mind, you'll be well on your way to decorating your home for Chinese New Year 2023. Embrace the year of the Rabbit!