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DIY Home Décor Ideas with Decorative Paper Fans

Updated on November 19, 2014

Cheap Home Decor Ideas

A Beautiful Décor Like This Only Costs Under $6
A Beautiful Décor Like This Only Costs Under $6 | Source

DIY Home Décor Ideas with Chinese Paper Fans that Brings Feng Shui

Featured on this page are mainly folding paper fans with a painting or design for decoration. It is like having a painting or a printed art piece on a folding fan rather than a rectangular canvas. Oriental folding ones have been popular for their artistic value. They are stylish and will make a difference to your home. Have you ever admired a few? Or perhaps you are looking for an oriental touch for your home? Something nice to decorate the wall? I might just have the right idea for you. Take some time to look at these works of art. Here I will showcase a selection of Chinese, Japanese and Korean styles in different colors and sizes. The themes vary from blossoms, scenery, auspicious animals like dragon, fish, bird, horse, crane to portraits like geisha. Some are hand-painted and you can also get a large custom made folding paper fan. I hope you will find one or more to decorate any theme you already have or have in mind.

Decorate Your Home with a 60" Oriental Style Folding Wall Fan for Prosperity

This folding wall fan design is "Prosperity" and it is the most joyous color. This auspicious theme and the vibrant colors will make a great center piece for your sitting room. A Chinese friend of mine received one that is very similar to this as a gift and she was absolutely happy with it. When the home is decorated with an absolutely beautiful Chinese fan, you feel great and good things will come your way.

Large 60" Folding Wall Fan -- Prosperity Blossoms -- Original Hand-painted

Large 60" Folding Wall Fan -- Prosperity Blossoms -- Original Hand-painted -- Each is Unique
Large 60" Folding Wall Fan -- Prosperity Blossoms -- Original Hand-painted -- Each is Unique | Source

Home Decor is Easy with a Large Folding Paper Fan

1 X Large 60" Folding Wall Fan -- Prosperity Blossoms -- Original Hand-painted
1 X Large 60" Folding Wall Fan -- Prosperity Blossoms -- Original Hand-painted

This beautiful and elegant piece depicts blossoms in a red background. Blossoms symbolize love, luck, happiness and prosperity in Chinese culture. Chinese people also believe that a large Chinese wall fan of auspicious design like this one brings feng shui to the household. When fully opened, it measures 60" wide and 35" high.


Feng Shui and Chinese Paper Fans

In Chinese culture traditional this paper craft has been around for a few thousand years. Such traditional and culturally rich craft items used to be accessories only for the privileged and educated. They have always enjoyed a special place in Chinese arts and crafts. It is nice to see their popularity spread to most parts of the world.

You may like to know that they are regarded as good for Feng Shui too. "Feng" and "Shui" literally mean "wind" and "water" respectively. "Feng Shui" means living in harmony with the earth. As they bring "wind" and "wind" is an integral part of Feng Shui, these art pieces are believed to give you or welcome good luck, fortune, happiness and prosperity. Whether you are a Feng Shui believer or not, these artistic pieces are always a joy to look at!

Wall Décor with Custom Paper Fan

25" Chinese Oriental Wall Fan - Traditional, Hand Painted, High Quality, Unique Decor
25" Chinese Oriental Wall Fan - Traditional, Hand Painted, High Quality, Unique Decor

These wall fans are 100% hand painted and handcrafted with bamboo and high quality chinese paper. The measurements are 25"L x 45"W (63cm x 113cm).

Great as gifts too. It comes with a Chinese knot for folding the fan and a beautiful box for storage.

Each piece is hand painted and you can personalize your fans by adding names or a few words according to your needs.


Cheap DIY Home Décor Ideas with Peel and Stick Paper Fans

Ever Thought About Custom Made Home Décor Fans?

When it is simply peel and stick, decorating your home or office is made easy. Such designs are self-adhesive and repositionable. The fabric paper is of good quality. No nails, glue or frames are needed. You can remove and re-apply when necessary.

You can easily get one customized to the size you want - It will be a much admired addition to your home or office. It is also ideal as a special gift for someone who admires Chinese art.

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DIY Home Décor with Chinese Art

I hope you have found something that inspires you.

Japanese Designs Paper Fans - Cherry Blossoms and Japanese Geisha Designs

Delicate Cherry Blossom Design Silk Folding Fan Favors, 1
Delicate Cherry Blossom Design Silk Folding Fan Favors, 1

Decide on the quantity that will suit your home decor ideas. One Piece only costs under $6.


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What do you think of folding paper fans as home decoration?

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    • GypsyOwl profile image

      Deb Bryan 

      5 years ago from Chico California

      Fans are a bit like adding tiny windows into other places, garden scenes, fields of blossoms, butterfly gardens, etc. Little windows you can open and close to look into anywhere you like. I love fans and they would make a fabulous gift for anyone. They are utilitarian art. :-) They are so easy to incorporate into a design plan anyone can utilize them. Great selection here for decorative paper fans!! I saw several I really love.


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