In honor of Punxsutawney Phyllis’ 10th birthday, Author Susanna Leonard Hill announced a Phyllicelebration!
Folks were asked to write a poem or create a video to celebrate the occasion. I chose a video and quilled a #TeamWINTER and #TeamSPRING scene. You must forgive my quilling, as I’m still new and have never created a landscape scene before.
Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Happy 10th Phyllis.
We love you.
To join the celebration in honor of Phyllis, visit Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog.
Heather Dent says
The quilling is gorgeous! I especially love the sun.
Thanks Heather. I need lots of practice and this project gave me plenty of it. 🙂
Kathy Halsey says
Wow, Stacy, I had never heard of quilling- it is so textural. TEAM Spring, baby. Cute video.
Thanks Kathy! Yes #TeamSPRING
Jarm Del Boccio says
This is fabulous, Stacy! Great job. And I know Phyllis will be honored, even if she can find her way out of the snowpile today.
Cathy Hall says
Team Spring all the way, baby! (But a shout out to Team Winter, too. Very impressive stuff, Stacy! And happy Groundhog’s Day!)
Yes. Let’s hope for spring. I’ve been afraid to check out Phil’s prediction.
Wendy Greenley says
I have never seen quilling before! You are an illustrator, my dear friend!
OK that made me laugh Wendy. You would think with all of the illustrator classes, I would have better composition… Sigh. Thanks for stopping by.
Susanna Leonard Hill says
STACY! WOW! This is totally and completely awesome! I am SO impressed! (But then, you are always impressing we with your many talents!) Phyllis loves it so much that she says she is #TEAMSTACY! 🙂 Thank you so much for joining in the fun. Rest in your burrow and eat chocolate cake. Happy Groundhog Day!
Whew … I was worried I would be called out for phoning in the “poem” part. 🙂 Chocolate … now that’s a great idea.
Cathy Ballou Mealey says
Glad to see quilling making a comeback. I remember doing it as a Girl Scout project I think – but lived next to a paper mill so paper crafts were always popular.
Go Phyllis! Happy 10th!
I’m old school like that Cathy! I love paper crafts and Phyllis!
Lori Ann Levy-Holm says
I love this! How exciting Stacy! Great job.
Thanks Lori Ann.
How creative! Love this!
Catherine Johnson says
The quilling is fab. You could illustrate your own books with that. You are so great at making videos too.
Oh wouldn’t that be a dream and a nightmare Catherine. I do love this, but am below novice. On Pinterest you can find some very lovely quilling artists. Shaping each blade of grass gave me lots of “thinking time.” I enjoy making videos. Of course, now I see I should have plopped in the cover in the first frame. Sigh. Maybe a do over later.
Julie Rowan-Zoch says
That quilling is amazing! You and your skills bedazzle! I think you just might want to teach a bit of video making at the next rmc scbwi con!
Quilling is new to be and this is amazing! Yay TEAM SPRING!!
Thanks Joanna. Yes Go #TeamSPRING! It will arrive again …
Jilanne Hoffmann says
Nothing short of amazing, Stacy! You ARE and illustrator! Embrace your talent and run with it! Woohoo! No matter the weather. 😀
Ha ha. No matter the weather … I guess if it’s winter I have more indoor time Jilanne. 🙂
Pamela Courtney says
Oh my goodness Stacy this was amazing. Now I know what quilling is. Quilling is MAJOR WORK!! So much creativity and I just love it. Man do you love our Phyllis! Well done. Well done. And I agree with Catherine. What an amazing new thing to do for pb illustrations. It will rock the pb world, honey.
Thanks for stopping by Pamela. Phyllis is apparently our muse!
Michelle Kogan says
Hi Stacy, I enjoyed your spunky video on Punxsutawney Phyllis, and here’s to more to come!
Patricia Tilton says
What a clever video. And, the quilling must have taken some time. I love it. Am with you on #TeamSPRING!
Thanks Patricia. It did. Those blades of grass are small! This pushed me to try a different project. Yes. Stinkers on more Winter, but I know in Colorado it may snow as late as May. However, if it snows on Mother’s Day again I may cry. I’m warning everyone ahead of time.
Penny Parker Klostermann says
Stacy…your quilling is amazing! Love! Love! Love! Cute video, too. But the quilling!!! Wow!
Rosi Hollinbeck says
Wow! That is really impressive. Good job, Stacy!
Clara Bowman-Jahn says
Like my friends above I sure will rave about your quilling expertise! It is fabulous!Wow! am I ever impressed. what a lot of work you did for Phylliss! Go spring, or should I say Phylliss?
Sue Wang says
#TeamSpring all the way. What a fun jingle in the trailer. 🙂
Romelle Broas says
Love. Love. Love your video, Stacy! Your quilling (never knew what it was called before this post) is amazing! I want to learn to do that. Well done. I’m sure You made Phyllis’ day!
Romelle Broas says
I just read the other posts. Looks like Penny and i said the same thing. 🙂 that’s how fabulous it is!
Lily Lau says
A Phyllicelebration? 😀 I love that word, hahaha! Hurrah for Team Spring!
Thanks for stopping by Lily.
Erik - TKRB says
Great video! And, your poem is AMAZING!!! 😀