12 Best Lunar New Year decorations and gifts for Year of the Tiger.
Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year are the biggest East Asian celebrations and market the beginning of the new lunar year. Set to happen on 1 February 2022, this will be the Year of the Tiger and now is the perfect time to get ready for the new year celebrations.
Whether you want to stick to traditional designs or want to mix it up with quirky decorations, there’s no better time to decorate your home and welcome the new year with your friends, family or relatives. From lanterns and paper cut outs to cards and gift sets, there’s plenty of decorations and styles to pick and give your loved ones with inclusions chosen from British ESEA (East and South East Asian) artists.
Express.co.uk has gathered 12 of the best decorations and gifts to buy for the Year of the Tiger for Lunar New Year 2022.
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Fu Character & Couplet Set – 2022 Lunar New Year Decoration.
There’s no better way than to decorate your home with Chinese New Year couplets and this set from artist NuomiIllustration is the perfect for any space. With the Chinese symbol, “Fu” and other well wishes painted on, it’ll make any home feel festive.
Buy it from Etsy (£7.99)
Personalised Chinese New Year Red Envelopes.
For parents and couples who are looking to gift Chinese New Year red envelopes, pick these sweet envelopes from LilDimSumUK which have adorable illustrations of dim sum baos and tigers printed on. Personalise the envelopes with your Chinese or English surname and pick seasonal greetings with phrases like “Happy New Year” and “Great Luck, Good Profit.”
Buy it from Etsy (£4 up)
Year of the Tiger Art Print.
If you fancy some artwork to frame, this illustration by Edwina Kung is perfect for Year of the Tiger and depicts a hilarious image of tigers eating at a table. It’s both striking and a great conversation starter.
Buy it from Etsy (£8 on sale)
Cute Chinese New Year Card.
Send your best wishes this new year to your loved ones with this Cute Lunar New Year Card which features a pair of tigers holding red pockets and is decorated with phrases and lucky symbols. Handmade from Manchester-based British Chinese artist MoonBeanDesign, it’s the perfect gift to give this new year.
Buy it from Etsy (£3.50 up)
Set of 4 Chinese New Year 2022 Sticker Sheet.
Fun for both parents and kids to enjoy, add a fun festive touch to all your belongings with this Year of the Tiger sticker sheet designed by small business ProjectKrafts. Choose from cute tigers, adorable dim sum and red packet illustrations and decorate over books, notepads, cards and more.
Buy it from Etsy (£1.99 up)
Small Blue and White Swirly Traditional Vase.
Take a different twist on tradition and add this Ming Dynasty-inspired vase to your home. A beautiful, artistic addition for Lunar New Year from artist Smin Su Juanyan, the vase is hand slab-built and glazed on the outside, and it’s sure to be a memorable keepsake for years to come.
Buy it from Etsy (£50)
Lunar New Year – Little Yellow Gift Box.
Food is an integral part of any Lunar New Year festivity and this Little Yellow Gift Box is filled with delicious Asian snacks and pantry essentials. Including Malaysian noodles, hot chocolate sachets and garlic chilli sauce, gift it to your loved one.
Buy it from Etsy (£25)
A joyful take on the Chinese phrase, “Double happiness”, this artwork by London-based embroidery artist Nicole Chui is a stunning artwork that celebrates the happiness that Lunar New Year brings to families. It’s a one-off handmade design that’s truly unique and is sure to instantly uplify any mood.
Buy it from Etsy (£330)
Year of the Tiger Chinese Zodiac Print.
Simple and minimalist, frame this elegant Year of the Tiger illustration in your home. Handmade from artist Kez Fong, you can also pick illustrations with your own zodiac character on.
Buy it from Etsy (£6 up)
Year of the Tiger Stained Glass Decoration Kit.
Adorn your windows with these stained glass decor which contains pre-cut card shapes of tigers. Great for parents and kids to enjoy, choose what colours you’d like your tiger to wear for a fun, colourful twist.
Buy it from Baker Ross (From £5.95 for pack of six)
Tupa 20 Pieces Red Chinese Lanterns Decorations.
Deck out your home with 20 paper Chinese lanterns that are perfect for all celebrations. Great to be used around all spaces, the lanterns are have “Zhaocaijinbao” printed on which means to usher wealth and luck, making it an ideal pick for the home.
Buy it from Amazon (£8.99)