Stella The Star!

When I was at the lake last weekend, I saw three Steller’s Jays.  They were an unusual sight and very beautiful with their black heads and brilliant blue bodies.  So they have influenced me for this week’s Weird Bird Wednesday.

I would like to introduce to you, Stella the Star!

imageLike all stars, Stella is trying out accessories to see which ones go best with her blue eyes.  I’m sure you will be seeing more of Stella Jay in the future!  🙂

Did you know that the word, Stella is a female given name from a Latin word meaning “star?”

I also had to create a few more shoes!  Below are some slippers I created with my own stencil and this time I cut them out of my gelli-printed papers:

imageApparently, the origin of the word, slipper was in 1478 from the verb, “slip”; the notion being of a shoe that is “slipped” onto the foot.

Stella and I would like to wish you all a “Stellar” day!

Happy Creating!  🙂

44 responses to “Stella The Star!

  1. Adorable!!! and such cute slippers Jill! and my sister’s name is Stella 🙂 so I always loved that name !!

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  2. Smiles for the morning! plus a vocabulary lesson! (K)

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  3. Beautiful, Jill and love her hair!!! She’s a star, for sure!! Your gelli papers always add so much depth to whatever you put them in, love the slippers too!

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  4. You know I love your crazy birds!

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  5. So so so so much to love about this post!!!! I wonder if you remember my Grandma’s name was Stella and she was my STAR! I love your Stella bird doubly because of that! I always love your birds, but one named Stella…. Well – that is just THE BEST! And those slippers – SOOOOO adorable! And the quote – so witty, wonderful, and wise! Love it and you Jilly! 🙂

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    • Hi Jodi! 😃 I think your posts on your grandma helped influence me to create this bird. I didn’t think about it at the time as I was thinking about the Steller’s Jays at the lake but I know your posts about your grandma have touched my heart deeply as you have too, my friend. 😍 I’d like to write a children’s book about Stella Jay. And so I’d love to hear your ideas. You can email me if you want. 😊🌟💜

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  6. Fun post. Love the bird but those slippers are so cool. My favorite is the last one. Very creative!

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  7. Love this post and the slippers are colorful and bold….my favorite is the last one as well. 🙂

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  8. Good morning!!! Love the bow and scarf! Happy Wednesday!

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  9. Another wonderful bird, but I also like the slippers… and the quote too,so true:-]]

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  10. STELLA!! LOVE it! What a fab weird bird… so glamorous! She really is a star… it shows. 😉🎨😍 And slippers… awesome idea for a take on the shoes. Fun post!

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  11. Stella is a jolly bird! 😃

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  12. I love Stella Star! Weird and glamorous at the same time. A fun post Jill. And yes it is easier to put on slippers then to carpet the world! Thank you for the smiles. 🙂

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  13. Fun post Jill. Stella and the slippers have me smiling!

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  14. Mr B wanted to tell you he thought the slippers looked a little fishy! 😀

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  15. We saw one in all of them! Guess he still has fishy on his mind!

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  16. I always enjoy your awesome birds 😍💕

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  17. Already a fan of the fashionable Ms. Stella! ❤ ❤ ❤ Love the designs of those slippers!

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