There’s still time to buy some of the most creative dog-themed Chinese calligraphy couplets to decorate your home and office. Do you know what designs are in style this Chinese New Year? Let’s find out!
What are the most popular Chinese New Year couplets this year?
Chinese New Year couplets are either one-word or one-phrase blessings written in calligraphy, often with a creative twist to rhyme with the animal zodiac of the year.
So, “旺 Wang!” is what you’ll see and hear the most this year! The dog’s “woof” is exactly what “good fortunes” sounds like in Mandarin.
Dog butt is obviously a favorite! The fatter the better (fat implies wealth!)
What if I have a cat household?
No worries—there are cat couplets just for you!
What’s a good style for offices and businesses?
For any type of business, the key is to have couplets that says something about money! As for styles, we suggest cheerful, colorful couplets for businesses and elegant designs for offices, such as papercut and traditional calligraphy styles.
I’ve done this before. What can I do differently this year?
We’ve seen a postcard-couplet trend: postcards that double as couplets. They’re printed on square cardstock, designed by illustrators, and are perfect for both keeping and gifting.
Also, there are several paperless choices.
How about smaller Chinese New Year decorations?
Put couplets on doors and walls, as well as containers (of things you want more of) to welcome wealth and prosperity!
Hurry, the year of the dog only comes around once every 12 years, so buy the decor of your choice and set up your space for the cutest and happiest Chinese New Year yet!
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