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How to Make Your Own 绂?(Fu) Chinese New Year Paper Cutting
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  • http://english.dbw.cn銆€銆€ 2012-01-19 16:08:19
     

    Every year before the Chinese New Year鈥檚 Day, people would decorate their house with flowers, pot plants, paper cuttings, New Year door scrolls, red lanterns and New Year pictures, and the fu character 绂?Chinese New Year paper cutting is an indispensable part. Here is a guide of how to make your own 绂?(fu) Chinese New Year paper cutting.

     

    What You Need

    • Red paper - One square of flexible paper
    • Pencil
    • Sharp scissors
    • Stapler
    • Black marker (or other coloring tool)
    • Craft Knife

    Instructions

    1 Make sure your red paper is a perfect square-shaped by measuring it.

    Red Paper

     2. Fold it 3 times and crease the edge really well, following the steps below: so that we can make the decorative patterns on the four sides are the same.

    Paper Folding

    3. Draw the decorative patterns on the folded paper (remember, the white part is to be cut of or carved off). Use the stapler to force the eight layers of paper to be together tightly.

    Step3 for making a Chinese Paper Cutting

    4. Use your sharp scissors and cutter to cut off or to carve off the spare part and create the beautiful decorative patterns. And then open it after finished.

    Step4 for making a Chinese Paper Cutting

    5. Rotate the paper to the right by 45-degree before you draw it, so it is looking like a diamond. Draw the outline of the fu 绂?character in the middle.

    Step5 for making a Chinese Paper Cutting

    6. Lastly color in the fu绂?character in black, and your Chinese New Year paper cutting is done!

    Chinese New Year Paper Cutting

    Author锛? 銆€銆€銆€Source锛? dbw.cn 銆€銆€銆€ Editor锛? Yang Fan
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