The card today is actually a concept taken directly from Nellie at http://www.stamperscorner.net/ (Elk Grove, CA). Nellie came up with the original, decidedly masculine, Gringo in one of her card classes. I naturally fell in love with the little Iguana – and had to buy the stamp. While making my purchase, Nellie pondered – “wouldn’t it be cute to put a little bow on Gringo’s head and make a little female Iguana” – so off we went in search of appropriate paper and ribbon. If you are near the Elk Grove area and need to find just the right piece of paper – Nellie is the woman to seek out – she has what would be described as “mad skills”!
I am sure there is an easier way to do the layering on Gringa, I just did lots of layering and fussy cutting. When done – I covered the leaves and eyes in Glossy Accents, slapped a tiny little bow on her head and drew some eyelashes.
So here is my take on Gringa, and all thanks to Nellie.
Cardstock: (White) Papertrey
Printed Paper: (fauna, stripe, limeade dot-grid) Doodlebug
Stamp: (Gringo) WhipperSnapper Designs, Inc., (hand scripted) A*muse Studio
Ink: (Tuxedo Black) Memento
Other: (pin ribbon) May Arts, (clear gem) Hero Arts, (Glossy Accents) Ranger