Hello crafty friends! Tracy McLennon here on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog. Today I have such a fun little card to share featuring a cute little stamp set from Picket Fence Studios and coordinating dies.The Hen House Stamps and coordinating die by Picket Fence Studios I also used some of my favourite Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L products and Ranger inks. I started by creating a simple blended background for my card using white cardstock, a Ranger blending tool & mat, and Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks. I was going for a moody sunset kind of backdrop. To add a slightly distressed border I stamped the Ranger Tim Holtz Early Espresso Distress Oxide ink onto my mat, misted it with water, and then drug the edges of the blended background through it. Let dry.
This is also when I stamped the card sentiment in the bottom left-hand corner of the card using Ranger Archival ink. I stamped the super cute images using black Ranger Archival ink, onto white cardstock and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. Using a waterbrush and Zig Clean Color Markers I added color to the images. I found a scrap of plaid paper from a vintage Echo Park Paper Co. fall collection to use as one of my card base layers. Mat the blended background in green cardstock and add to the card using Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L  3D Foam Squares Regular and the E-Z Runner Petite. Add the stamped and die cut images to the card using Scrapbooking Adhesives by 3L Thin 3D Foam Squares.

Project Recipe:
Picket Fence Studios
-The Hen House Cling Stamp Set (BB119)
-The Hen House Die Set (BB-119D)

Ranger
-Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink (Ground Espresso, Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade), Stormy Sky, -Antique Linen)
-Archival Ink (Jet Black)
– Blending Tool and Mat
-Water Mister

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
-Thin 3D Foam Squares Black Mix
– 3D Foam Squares White Regular
-E-Z Runner Petite

Echo Park Paper Co. patterned paper
Waterbrush
Zig Clean Color Markers
Cardstock- White, Dark Green

Have you been creating more in 2020? I have definitely been creating more AND sending more cards. What better way to brighten someone’s day when you can’t see them in person.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Tracy McLennon
Tracy McLennon

To see more of Tracy’s work visit her blog – Scrappy Chick Designs
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