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Thursday, December 13, 2012

O Holy Night

O HOLY NIGHT - THE STARS ARE BRIGHTLY SHINING








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My favorite Christmas Carol - bar none.



I used Annie Sloan Graphite and White - and dollar store glitter. And can I tell you that I have glitter from one end of the house to the other?  This stuff is like rabbits - it multiplies I swear -  how can 1 itsy bitsy little bottle create such havoc?  It's on my face - in my hair - stuck to my feet - on my clothes - pajamas - housecoat - and I swear I thought I saw some in my potatoes tonight at dinner lol!
I colored in the wording with a white crayon pencil ( using stencils )
The wood is actually a melamine shelf left over from one of my makeovers.

And now I'm so excited I can hardly type - have any of you heard Anita from  Far Above Rubies renditon of O Holy Night?
I've listened to it over and over - John sang in a choir for many many years in England and here in Canada
( if I can ever get him to agree to it I'll post his version of " Were you there when they crucified my Lord " )
and he was in awe of Anita's voice.................
AND it isn't only her voice - it's the passion and the love she puts into this song that could reduce me to tears.  I bet you can't listen to it only once!
ENJOY!
Warning it's addictive - and may cause inner peace
What a beautiful talented lady.......................
I wish I could be sitting beside you when you listen to her the first time - just to see your expressions




Sharing with:
Setting for Four
http://www.settingforfour.com/2012/12/linky-party-its-party-time-12162012_16.html
I should be mopping the floor
http://www.ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com/2012/12/mop-it-up-monday-47.html
Coastal Charm
http://linda-coastalcharm.blogspot.ca/2012/12/nifty-thrifty-tuesday-no144.html
Crafty Texas Girls
http://www.craftytexasgirls.com/2012/12/cowgirl-up-linky-party-46.html
Not Just a Housewife
http://www.notjustahousewife.net/2012/12/show-me-what-ya-got-102.html
Kathe with an E
http://www.kathewithane.com/2012/12/youre-gonna-love-it-week-35.html
A Diamond in the Stuff
http://adiamondinthestuff.blogspot.ca/2012/12/time-to-shine-party-no-99.html
The DIY Dreamer
http://thediydreamer.com/from-dream-to-reality/from-dream-to-reality-linky-party-47/
Clean & Scentsible
http://www.cleanandscentsible.com/2012/12/the-creative-spark-no-71.html
Savvy Southern Style
http://www.savvysouthernstyle.net/2012/12/wow-us-wednesdays-97.html
DIY by Design
http://diybydesign.blogspot.ca/2012/12/winter-blues-wednesday-its-party-96.html
Adorned from Above
http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/12/6-crafts-and-recipes-and-wednesdays.html
No Minimalist Here
http://nominimalisthere.blogspot.ca/2012/12/open-house-party_19.html
I Gotta Create
http://igottacreate.blogspot.ca/2012/12/wildly-original-link-party-31.html

17 comments:

  1. Such a creative idea. It turned out really great!

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  2. This turned out so beautifully! Thanks for sharing with us how you made it out of simple products. I am getting ready to start glittering some bleached bottle brush trees...I guess I should prepare to be glittered myself, huh?

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  3. So, your plan was to make me sob like a baby? Seriously, one of my favorite hymns. I have sung it in many places and the notes in the last phrasing always both thrill me and kill me.

    Glitter? I have not touched the stuff since my sons were in their teens and I thought I would edge glitter some letters and make a garland for the tree. Long story short, I ended up appearing at work with long streaks of glitter in my hair. I looked like a hooker in a suit.

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  4. Wow,wow, and wow - I have goosebumps... Beautiful voice... Love your sign - such artistic talent. The glitter is so much fun....I have glittered several things this year and I have to agree that stuff does grow and covers everything but, I love it. Have a great weekend...

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  5. Oh Suzan! You have just started my day out beautifully! Your project is great and I hear you about the glitter! That video is just amazing! So very talented! I would love for you to talk John into doing that video! That song was one of my favorites when I was younger! Tell him the United States of Danni wants to hear it!!

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  6. All beautiful....

    Glitter potatoes is an awesome idea. Do you think it would look as attractive in rice?

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  7. Cute artwork! But... I was left wanting to hear some comments from John about the glitter everywhere!

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  8. Your artwork is gorgeous! I love it but what really thrilled me beyond words is Anita's rendition of that song. I am blown away and am going to post it on my blog, too, later this week- xo Diana

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  9. One of my favourite Christmas carols... and a beautiful piece of art too!

    So, are you adding Glittered Potatoes to your Christmas menu this year?

    Happy weekend,

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    (¸.·´ (¸.·`¤... Jennifer
    http://jennsrandomscraps.blogspot.ca

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  10. So beautifully sung, very emotional...she sings straight from the heart to the viewer's heart. Incredible...
    Debbie :)

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  11. She does have a beautiful voice - lovely to listen to as I work on some Christmas projects here on the computer.

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  12. You are so creative and so right. Goosebumps. Thank you.

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  13. This is so incredibly beautiful! I just love it and will have to make one for next year. Thank you for sharing :) Have a lovely day!

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  14. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Blog Hop!
    Debi @ adornedfromabove.com
    Angie @ godsgrowinggarden.com

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  15. oh, i love this! how beautiful! stopping by from diy by design.
    megvcornwell.blogspot.com

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  16. You really know how to give a girl cold chills. Her voice was gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing. Love the glittery trees. It always amazes me when I use glitter how that when I pour the excess back into the bottle is looks as though none has been used. And yes, I find it everywhere! They say it makes every thing purdy. Sure hope it does the same for this gal because I am always wearing it! Thanks for linking this to Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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Due to my inbox looking like a scene from a Hoarder's episode ( yes I hoard comments ) I'll now be replying directly on my blog - nice and clean like !!!
Much love, Suzan