Feeling Christmas-y

December 15, 2011

Ben Blair sent me a link to this video. It wowed me and made me feel Christmas-y all at the same time. I hope it will do the same for you!

Growing up, my family always used goblets for Sunday dinner and l loved running a wet finger around the rim to get that sound. Have you ever made your glass sing?

P.S. — The holly wreath I made is also making me feel Christmas-y. It’s so pretty! But I confess, I found working with the holly to be very difficult — I’m not sure I would ever brave another holly wreath again. : )

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1 Sarah December 15, 2011 at 10:02 am

That video is fantastic! I love when people do interesting things with everyday objects!


2 Design Mom December 16, 2011 at 6:29 am

Me too!


3 Annie~Savor This Moment December 15, 2011 at 10:07 am

Love the video! It wouldn’t be Christmas without the Nutcracker. What a unique and beautiful rendition.

Holly is definitely not for the faint-of-heart.


4 Tan December 15, 2011 at 11:03 am

Ohh how I love this!


5 rachel schindler December 15, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Your wreath is beautiful. How funny about the goblets. My husbands family did the same thing with the wet ring around the goblets. I was so impressed with this when I was dating him. Thanks for the memory. Merry Christmas!


6 Design Mom December 16, 2011 at 6:30 am

I remember feeling so proud — and sort of shocked — the first time I got a sound out of the glass.


7 Sara December 15, 2011 at 1:29 pm

This is amazing! Wow!


8 Patricia December 15, 2011 at 1:51 pm

so impressive and awesome!


9 Stephanie December 15, 2011 at 2:50 pm

well that was just beautiful…thank you for sharing it with us!


10 Bonnie McCarthy December 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Talented & creative folks…don’t you wonder how they got started? I mean, was it one glass, then, let’s try another until they had an entire symphony of sound? Love it!


11 Design Mom December 16, 2011 at 6:28 am

What a fun thought, Bonnie!


12 Shannon @ A Mom's Year December 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm

No way! How cool was that? It’s a good reminder to let the kids play at the dinner table–who knows what might come of it. ;-) Thanks for the Christmas cheer.

I love your holly wreath. My father-in-law is visiting tomorrow from Virginia and I’m hoping his pockets will be filled with holly for us!


13 Adventures In Babywearing December 15, 2011 at 3:25 pm

That is incredible! My mom and I just saw the Joffrey Ballet do Nutcracker in Chicago last week. It was incredible.



14 Design Mom December 16, 2011 at 6:29 am

What a treat, Steph! I’m sure it was stunning.


15 allysha December 15, 2011 at 9:39 pm

That is so amazing! Ella is in the Nutcracker again this year, I can’t wait to show this to her! Do you think kids can take glass lessons? :)


16 allysha December 15, 2011 at 9:42 pm

P.S. I imagine that holly is painful, but is sure is beautiful. I LOVE that wreath I am a big fan and use holly garland on our mantle, but it’s fake!


17 kari December 16, 2011 at 12:03 am

love it!!
im sharing this on fb!


18 Sally Cage December 16, 2011 at 6:45 am

WOW. SO amazing! The Sugar Plum Fairy always gives me chills…but this is something else.


19 Mya Maternity December 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Wow that video is very cool. I would love a talent like that.


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