Thursday, September 11, 2014

Striking Card

     My brother has just recovered from knee surgery. So much so, that he is back bowling on three leagues. Here is the birthday card I made for him.


Paper:Bo Bunny - Back to Basics Collection
          Pebbles - Birthday Wishes
Dies:Elizabeth Craft Karen Burnistan - Spiral Circle Pull Card
Copic Marker: W1
Tim Holtz Distress Marker - Barn Door 
Bowling Pin: (1 1/2  and 3 inches high)


 Crafty Girls Challenges - Anything Goes - #236 -*
Crafting From the Heart -Anything Goes - #171 -*
Cards Galore - Make a Card - #151 -*
Crafty Hazelnut's Pattern Paper Challenge - Patterned Paper - #231 -*
Divas By Design Challenge - Anything Goes - #124 -*
Dream Valley - No Stamps - #36 -*
Ladybug Crafts - Anything Goes - #115 -*
The Cupboard Trilogy - Birthday - #49-*
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes - #122 -*
V's Sweet Ideas - Circles and Dots - #16 - *
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes - #80 -*


  1. Sharon, this is so clever! I love, love, love it. I've linked you up on the KarenBurnistonDesigner FB Page so others can head over here and see your awesome card.

    1. Thank you Karen. You are too kind :) A true inspiration!

  2. Great card Sharon! So clever and fun. I'm sure your brother loved it!

  3. Wow Sharon! What an amazing card! I hadn't seen the circle spiral card until now. I hope he had a great birthday!

  4. An awesome image choice and design. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Through the Craft Room Door.
    Cathy DT Member

  5. This is such a fun fold and beautiful card! Happy birthday to your brother! Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley Challenges! I hope to see you again here next time! Hugs, Cornelia – DT

  6. What a lovely card...thanks for joining us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  7. This is such a fun and creative card. My husband and I used to bowl on a league (before the days of my bad back :( ...not any more). But it sure made me smile! Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday. It's a big blessing to have you play along with us, and I truly hope that you will continue to share your wonderful art with us each week. It's greatly appreciated.
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. Since you have that adorable (round) bowling ball, you are welcome to share this in our CIRCLES challenge during the month of September at V's Sweet Ideas for the chance to win a gift certificate to V's Sweet Shoppe! We would LOVE having you play along there as well.

  8. Fantastic pop
    Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Make A Card!
    out card! I love the colors and the theme. I hope your brother like it!

  9. This is gorgeous. Love the design.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  10. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper September challenge with your super crafting - hope to see you again soon x

  11. Great card Sharon. There are several bowlers in my family that would love a card like this. Impressive. - Jim