2014 Chinese New Year falls on January 31st. Traditionally, family members will gather around to have reunion dinner at the eve of Chinese New Year and they will wear red clothing to celebrate the new year. Chinese also decorate their house in red theme, symbolizing happiness and good luck.
Need some gift ideas on what to get for your Chinese girlfriend/ boyfriend/ their family/ co-worker? Home decor which symbolize and bring good luck are great. Below, we have a list of Chinese New Year gift ideas on decorations theme. Read below for 8 Chinese New Year Decorations : Gift Ideas.
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Additionally, you can also give other gifts like food basket, greeting card or money packed in red packet (hong bao). You can read our other post Best Chinese New Year Gifts 2014 for more gift ideas.
Red lantern is traditional Chinese decoration for celebrating festivals. It is a not-to-be missed decor for Chinese New Year. The lantern with dragon reads good weather condition (meaning bringing peace and smooth condition for your life) and the lantern with flowers reads good luck.
Feng Shui money tree makes a great gift. This money tree looks nice with the turquoise stones leaves. Boost fortune and wealth. Will make the recipient smile!
You can also get a decorative wall fan. For Chinese New Year, red color is the theme. This handcrafted fan is made of bamboo and heavy paper. It features beautiful plum blossom. Beautiful fan for wall decoration.
Authentic looking recreations of Qing Dynasty coins tied in red string. A simple and beautiful set of good luck charm priced under $2. These coins are made of metal and the knots are hand tied. Bring wealth and prosperity.
A centerpiece for party. Red plum tree that make soft and lovely ambient. Creates warm, relaxing and oriental feeling.
A cool looking desktop dragon windbell. Beautifully detailed, makes soothing sound. Unique decoration for office desk. Priced under $10. Great Chinese New Year gift for co-worker.
Beautiful paper dragons in red. Vibrant and lively. Loved by kids. Perfect for Chinese New Year decoration.
Cute Chinese lion puppet loved by the kids. With bright colors, faux feather and imitation jewels. Fun to play, nice to display.
We hope the above ideas help. Remember Chinese like auspicious greetings during Chinese New Year and avoid wearing/ bringing black and white color stuff which believed to bring bad luck. Have a happy Chinese New Year!
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