During the summer I had made two Advent Calendars for my nephews and in the centre of the calendars I created Christmas interiors with Christmas trees, gift packages, toy soldiers, windows etc. Here you can see them.
But as you know little boys don't like vintage :-) so I wanted to create a Christmas interior with nearly the same elements but in vintage style.
I chose a 14x21 cm canvas board for my project.
I love the toy soldier! For me it looks like a Hungarian hussar (huszár) so this die, this form is very dear to me.
I cut out my elements from chipboard and I covered them with patterned papers. Sanded the edges, inked with Vintage Photo but after I smeared a tiny watery white acrylic paint too.
To the canvas I put a thin layer of modelling paste, then I painted with DecoArt Americana Buttermilk. I also painted the face, the hand and the upper leg of my soldier with Buttermilk and Light Buttermilk.
I inked the edges of the background too and here too I smeared white paint.
The stars are embossed with Ranger Princess Gold, like the bows, ribbons of my packages.
I used the Handwritten Mini Holidays Stamp Set (CMS211) for the texts of the ornaments.
As a protection I put a thin layer of Ranger Distress Collage Matte.
The ornaments were fixed with cellotape at the back, so I covered with a nice patterned paper this part too.
I fixed the picture hanger with hot glue.
With my canvas I would like to join the challenge of A Vintage Journey: Winter Magic
I hope you like it! Happy crafting and Christmas preparations!