Year of the Tiger Gift Box - SVG PDF

Year of the Tiger Gift Box - SVG PDF

When I was a kid, my parents would give us "lucky money" for Chinese New Year. The money would be tucked into red envelopes, and usually had metallic gold writing. I always had to ask them what the words meant, since I can't read Chinese.

Twelve animals represent the Chinese zodiac signs, and 2022 is Year of the Tiger. I really wanted my "lucky envelope" to hold more than money – I wanted it to also hold candy, a rice cracker, and a paper fortune teller.

Year of the Tiger Gift Box - SVG

The tiger box can be cut from one sheet of card stock. Then I cut the accents out of vinyl to make it easy to assemble. A handy guide helps me make sure the accents are applied exactly where they need to go.

The tiger box was so much fun to make - honestly I don’t know if I go through all this effort for the kids, or for me. And of course you can use this gift box as a party favour for any occasion.

I've made an SVG version for electric cutting machines, and a PDF version for hand cutting.


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