Try the Lovely Paper-cutting by Yourself
The paper-cut, which is commonly used in religious ceremonies, decorative and plastic arts and so on, is one kind of extremely popular folk art in China. The history of Chinese paper cutting could be traced back to the 600 AD or even beofore.
Every New Year, Chinese people will have all kinds of beautiful paper cutting works around their house. Having artworks made from red paper hang up on the windows, walls as well as doors is a part of traditional celebration decoration for the Spring Festival.
If you are looking to try make some lovely paper cutting arts back home by yourself, here is the guide of how to cut some classic pattens out from th paper. You simply need to fold the paper and draw lines as in the photo instruction. Then, you just need to cut the paper accordingly. Once you finish cutting, just unfold it and you will get the artwork you want. Try it out yourself.