Double happiness can be seen everywhere in Chinese Weddings. You may find it on Chinese wedding invitations, red money envelopes and other traditional Chinese wedding accessories and decorations. Traditionally, it is always on a red piece of paper or in paper cut hanging or pasting on the wall or on the windows.
The character of Double happiness is a special Chinese character used for martial happiness instead of regular Chinese writing or printing. Each half of it is a standard character which means happiness and is pronounced something like “she” in Mandarin. People put these two characters together to wish for the two new couples to lead a happy life together.
If you are going to have a Chinese traditional wedding, double happiness is a necessary and irreplaceable decoration for your wedding banquet as well as nuptial chamber settings.
As wedding candies is necessary as a gift to customers in the wedding banquet. You can prepare some red-and-gold box with Chinese symbol for double happiness to hold it.
Choosing cups and champagne flute with double happiness symbol in the banquet can express the happiness of the bride and groom. Each of them may be printed with the first names of the bride and groom as well as their wedding date for a more personal touch.
Double happiness candles are also good choice to decorate your chamber, as it may add a splash of Asian-inspired style as well as romantic atmosphere to your room.