Homemade CNY Cards
Chinese New Year is right around the corner and a great way to celebrate is with homemade greeting cards. You're not Chinese? No problem! Learning about and appreciating other cultures is a lot of fun. So surprise your friends and family with some custom greeting cards for the Chinese New Year. Creating CNY cards can be an activity for the family.
April and May enjoy doing handcraft a lot. I remembered I had some left over pink color card stock. I dug out the card stock and cut them into 2 folded cards. One for each of them to create a CNY greeting card for my sister in Ipoh and also for my Xiao Gu in Australia.
April and May used a shape puncher to form the butterfly and train shapes craft papers from the recycled red packets. Then, they glued the craft papers on the front page and back page of the card.
envelope. Seal it with a kiss. Write the receiver's address at the envelope. Paste a stamp and post it out in the post office.
Step 1. Chose the paper for your card. I chose card stock for this design. You can use other types of paper as long as it isn't too thin or absorbent.
Step 2. Draw, color, stamp, cut and glue assorted Chinese Symbols or flowers. You can also write a Chinese New Year poem that you know.
Step 3. Write the receiver's name, sender's name and greetings inside the card.