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Where to get Chinese New Year decorations in Singapore

It's the time of year to hang those decals, lanterns and all things red again. Don't have any? Here is where to buy them

Delfina Utomo
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Delfina Utomo
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What is a festival without any decorations? Now that Christmas is done and dusted, it's time for the little piggies to come out. It is after all, the Year of The Pig. While you'll see the rotund little fella on most of the decor items like paper decals, banner, ang paos and more, it's possible to keep things classy, elegant and understated. Unless bold is what you're looking for...

We've rounded up the stores in town for those last-minute decorations in Singapore. Quick stock up on all you can get or else you will never stop hearing that aunty you see once a year complain for hours. Huat are you waiting for – it's shopping time.

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SKP
  • Shopping
  • Art, craft and hobbies
  • Outram

When it comes to affordable and reliable party decor for any and every season, SKP is your trustworthy neighbourhood store where you can find everything you need – from paper plates to Chinese New Year lanterns. Don't expect anything fancy here. Although SKP has an extensive range of products, you'll find run-of-the-mill decorations, standard partyware and craft supplies. 

  • Shopping
  • Bukit Merah

Besides being everyone's furniture and homeware store in Singapore, IKEA also puts out some of the more aesthetic and nicer Chinese New Year decorations around. Think of your standard CNY fare with a clean Scandinivian look. We'll take it.

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Vanda Win
  • Shopping
  • Home decor
  • Geylang

Seasons change and so do decorations throught the year. Now that Christmas is done and dusted, it's time to go Chinese New Year festive with the decorations. Find artificial flowers, paper decorations, pussy willow and all the pretty things you'll need to dress up your abode before the relatives come over on CNY. 

  • Shopping
  • City Hall

What can't you find in Daiso? With everything priced at the convenient cost of $2, you can fill up that basket with paper lanterns, ang pao envelopes, paper decals, piggy memorabilia and more. You're going to be spending a lot here, we assure you.

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Chinatown
  • Restaurants
  • Singaporean
  • Chinatown

When it comes to Chinese New Year decorations, go to the source of it all: Chinatown. Ushering the Year of The Pig, this year Chinatown has erected a giant sow with her piglets in the middle of the road, along with all the pretty lanterns. If you want to emulate the scene at home for CNY, pick up all your needs and supplies at the outdoor booths set up in Chinatown. Bargain at your risk, some of the vendors mignt not want to haggle at all. 

 

Naiise
  • Shopping
  • Boutiques
  • Orchard

More than just cute stationery and household items, you can also turn to Naiise for tasteful and hip CNY home decor like a 'Huat ah' doormat, mini couplets to hang on the wall and cushion covers with Oriental flowers. Who says the CNY home has to be an all-red overkill affair?

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HipVan
  • Shopping
  • City Hall

Like IKEA and Naiise, HipVan is one of the last places you would think of when it comes to Chinese New Year decorations but surely, you'll need some new cushion covers, right? HipVan's selections of cushions with mandarin print, the famous Lucky Cat and more make us want to flex our good taste for CNY. 

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