Imagine Heather Telford

Many of you are familiar with the fabulous online stamping community ‘Splitcoaststampers‘. I have been a member for years and have appreciated the wealth of resources provided and the warm interaction and encouragement of the members. I was honoured to be invited at the beginning of this year to be a member of the Splitcoast design team, The Dirty Dozen. While a ‘Dirty Girl’ I was tasked with creating six projects each month inspired by a monthly theme. Back in April these projects were for fan club members only. It is one of the ways Splitcoast says thank you to fan club members for their financial support. Splitcoast membership is free but by paying a yearly subscription to the fan club you enjoy more resources and privileges while contributing to the running costs.

I was thrilled to be asked to join the ‘Dirty Dozen’ but I was a little apprehensive about thinking up a bunch of projects each month on a set theme. Themed challenges have a way of freezing up my creative juices! But a challenge is meant to be just that, a challenge and the results can be surprising. I met each challenge and was so happy to be taken outside my comfort zone. Each month I was blown away by the projects created by the rest of the team.Imagine banner Heather Telford

I enjoyed all the months but my favourite ended up being the ‘Imagine that’ challenge. I have turned the projects from that month into a story book week here on my blog. I’ll be back tomorrow with the first story book inspired card.


Stamps:  Soft Wings, Letter background (PB)
Dies: Envision (PB)
Inks:  Versamark, Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
Cardstock: Fabriano 100% cotton hotpressed watercolour paper, gold cardstock, brown cardstock
Also:Water colour with Gansai Tambi paints, gold embossing powder


8 Comments on “Imagine”

  1. Pat says:

    What gorgeous butterflies Heather and I love the script in the background and lovely rich purples and reds you have used, and the sentiments in black and gold complements it so prettily. x

    • Heather says:

      Hi Pat,
      Thank you for your kind comment; and for being a regular encourager here on my blog. I really appreciate your comments and the fact that you enjoy what I am creating.

  2. Jan Castle says:

    Stunning card Heather! Congrats on a job well done!!!! Can’t wait to see your storybook…you truly are an inspiration!!!
    Paper Hugs,

  3. Lindsey says:

    Beautiful card that could easily be art on the wall! Lovely rich colours.

  4. memalagene says:

    Gorgeous creation!

  5. Carol / creatingincolors says:

    This is gorgeous. Love the combination the butterflies, the coloring, the background script, and the imagine sentiment. Looking forward to your story book!

  6. Anne Sweeney says:

    Omg .. What are you gonna make a video of you making this card that is amazing??? Yours in Christ and ink Anne

    Sent from my iPhone


  7. Bonnie says:

    Beautiful, beautiful butterflies, Heather! Such rich colors! WOW!

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