Monday, 18 December 2017

A Christmas Lantern for A Vintage Journey

Hello friends, - how is life treating you in the run up to the big day?
 I am hanging in there and today am sharing a Destination Inspiration tutorial over on A Vintage Journey.

If you want to see how this little lantern came together, all you need to do is CLICK HERE
Meanwhile, thanks for dropping in here
xxxxx

17 comments:

Annie said...

Your lantern is truly fabulous Astrid...a wonderful alteration...Love it xx
Hugs Annie xx

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

I was wondering what it was made from as I too thought it maybe metal. A warming fireside ornament Astrid to light up our way into Winter. Warm Hugs Tracey xx

Valerie-Jael said...

What a gorgeous, festive lantern. Hugs, Valerie

Patty O'Malley said...

Beautiful project!

Meggymay said...

This is a fabulous Lantern project, I am off to read the other post.
Yvonne xx

Let's Art Journal said...

Wow, what an amazing project! I loved discovering how you made it 😁. All the texture you created with the tissue paper is stunning and the lantern looks so pretty all lit up with candle light - beautiful! Wishing you a happy new week! J 😊

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Astrid! I love the texture you created and the gold highlights are just beautiful! It's such a stunning Christmas decor piece, what a brilliant idea. And just when I thought I couldn't love it anymore, it light up!! Amazing! hugs :)

Jackie P Neal said...

Astrid, I was over for a closer look and now back again.
What a beautiful lantern in the day time,but ohhh, especially in the dark lit up! You really did a beautiful job with these parts- well done you!
Merry Christmas my friend!
Jackie xo

Sandy said...

Thank you so much for the tutorial - wonderful lantern!
sandy xx

Redanne said...

This really is a stunning project Astrid! Hugs, Anne xx

Kate said...

Your Lantern is absolutely stunning! The perfect wintry center piece. I am off to see your tutorial.
Kate

Sara Barker said...

Fabulous and creative use of those travel bag contents, Astrid! This is a gorgeous lantern that can decorate your home throughout the winter. I love the colors and texture, and you had me at the snowy background on the wood pieces. Your use of the acetate is so clever, and makes this glow beautifully when illuminated! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

butterfly said...

An absolute treat over at AVJ - I loved it!
Alison x

Diana Taylor said...

This little lantern is stunning, and looks even better lit up - a perfect winter decoration. Just lovely.
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas,
Diana x

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Paper Profusion said...

Your lantern looks wonderful Astrid. Wishing you and yours a very peaceful and happy Christmas and a wonderful 2018. Nicola x

vaiybora said...

so lovely i like it so much.

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