Gather round, gather round card makers! It’s not every day that we are treated to a guest blogger like the Paper Crafts Go-To Gal, Teri Anderson who totally rocked the house with today’s steal, Country Picnic by Pebbles, Inc.

If you don’t know Teri you are in for an absolute treat. Teri has got to be one of the kindest, funniest, and most definitely wittiest people that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing! She holds a special place in my heart as our professional crafty roots had our starts together back in 2003, and it is a delight to showcase her today at ScrapbookSteals!

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Hi everyone – what fun is the Country Picnic collection!

I just love the happy feel of it. Throw in flowers, cute tags and a pretty color scheme, and it makes a great collection for making a whole lot of happy, cheery cards.

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I literally laid this steal in its full glory out on my desk and just spent a morning making card after card with it. I couldn’t stop. It’s so easy to mix the papers with the embellishments and the letter stickers.

I mean, check these out.

I also made a tiny set of monogram cards with it.


They are simple little notecards. Each a 3 ½” square with a strip of patterned paper, a couple circles cut from patterned paper and a letter sticker monogram on it.

And here’s the fun part! I used the packaging from the package of layered paper flower to put them in.


I stuffed the cards inside the package and then threw on a few panels of patterned paper on the outside. I finished things off by adding a tag, which I added one of those lovely flowers to.

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Teri, you are awesome! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to be our guest blogger today at ScrapbookSteals. Sure love ya girl!

Don’t forget to be sharing your Monday Card Madness creations for a chance to win a monthly drawing for a little scrappy goodness. This week’s “sketch” is to base a card creation off of any one of Teri’s cards, and must include a flower. Be sure to have any of the March card sketches created and posted somewhere on line then linked to one of the March Monday Card Madness blog postings by Friday, March 30th at 11:59 PM MST for your chance to win.

If you want another chance to cash in on our weekly prizes here at ScrapbookSteals.com, then be sure to join us in our Mid Week Mojo! Every Wednesday. :)

I’ll see you tomorrow for another How To’sday!