I made this last year out of a branch that was in my yard. I made the flowers with crepe paper and floral tape.
These flowers are called Mai flowers. They only bloom once a year in spring. I made this for the Vietnamese lunar new year because these flowers are full of meaning for the lunar new year (also known as Tet).
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Here is a picture of the entry way to my sister's apartment building at the Hong Kong International School. Vibrant decorations are everywhere throughout the city.
Chinese New Year 2014, taken in Liverpool England. A beautifully sunny day for the time of year which was a big bonus considering the extreme weather we have been having recently
Sticky rice cakes are typically sold around Chinese New Year, but using the recipe on this page you can make your own anytime.
This easy to make wreath is the perfect decoration to celebrate Chinese New Year. Make one for yourself using a pre-made wreath, artificial flowers, and some lucky red envelopes.
Our family loves to eat banh tet, which is a Vietnamese savory sticky rice cake eaten during the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan) but can be found sold year-round if you have a Vietnamese market in your community.