2022 Lunar New Year Gifts to Pair with Your Red Envelopes

by | Jan 30, 2022 | Candles, Gifts, Jewelry, Tea | 0 comments

It’s the year of the Tiger folks! This zodiac sign is here to help you embrace the qualities of bravery, strength, and confidence in all aspects of your life. Whether it’s your career, finances, or relationships, channel this energy on February 1st and make your family gatherings extra special by bringing Lunar New Year gifts into your home. Support your favorite AAPI brands and help them start off on a prosperous year.

Here are some AAPI brand with gifts you will love this Lunar New Year:

  1. Baisun Candle Co. (Asian Scented Candles)
  2. Us Two Tea (Taiwanese Loose Leaf Tea)
  3. Dainty Aura (Red Cherry Blossom Earrings)

Candied Plum Woodwick Candle 70z. Baisun Candle Co.

Candied Plum Woodwick Candle 7oz. From Baisun Candle Co.


1. Asian Scented Candles

You won’t regret gifting these candles that will be highly loved by everybody from the youngest to the eldest in the family. Baisun Candle Co. is a Delaware-based business that carefully handcrafts and pours candles at the highest quality using soy wax that is produced and crafted in the USA. All items will be packaged with recyclable material as one of their brand values includes leaving very little carbon footprint on the planet.

Here are some scents we recommend lighting on Lunar New Year:

Had to add the last one because the candle design looks like Tiger stripes

BURN TIME: All 7 oz. candles last up to approximately ~35-40+ hours.

DEALS: Free shipping $49.99+.

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INSTAGRAM: @baisuncandleco

Oolong Tea From Us Two Tea

Loose Leaf Tea Bag and Gift Set From Us Two Tea | Photographer: Jessie YuChen @thelescook

2. Taiwanese Loose Leaf Tea

Serve your family and friends tea they’ll never forget. Us Two Tea from NYC brings traditional high-quality Taiwanese loose leaf tea packaged in a simple tea sachet that anyone can use. No need for teapots as you can enjoy authentic Asian tea in minutes. The best part is that each tea sachet can be steeped up 3 times without losing flavor because they use whole loose leaf instead of chopped! All sachets are non-toxic and biodegradable. Us Two Tea directly sources their goods from small-family-owned farms that process their tea on-site using natural and traditional methods.

Here are the tea flavors we recommend serving on Lunar New Year:

DEALS:

  • ON SALE: Loose Leaf Tea Set (50g Osmanthus Oolong and 50g Jasmine Loose Leaf Tea). Now $20 (Orig. $50)
  • Free shipping $50+.

SHOP HERE:

INSTAGRAM: @ustwotea

Red Dainty Aura Cherry Blossom Gold Drop Earrings

Red Cherry Blossom Gold Drop Earrings From Dainty Aura

3. Jewelry

Be sure to accessorize for the occasion! Dainty Aura is a jewelry maker based in San Jose, California who handcrafts cute and minimalistic Asian-inspired jewelry designs. Any of these pieces would be a perfect touch for your Lunar New Year outfits. Here is a photo of me wearing the Cherry Blossom Earrings which is slowly becoming a new favorite.

Here are some wearable earrings pieces for Lunar New Year:

DEALS: Free shipping on all orders. (No minimum)

SHOP HERE:

INSTAGRAM: @dainty_aura

 

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