Contrary to popular belief (and according to my DH who is a Japanophile) Ninja's never wore black, just dark colours so colouring this little fella green isn't as daft as it seems! I coloured him with copics, added come glitter to his cupcake frosting and stamped the gift onto DP before colouring the ribbon with copics again for depth. It's actually for a birthday tomorrow but I'm pretty sure the recipient doesn't look at my blog so we're safe to post it without spoiling the surprise.
The challenge at There She Goes which is the company that makes the two stamp sets I've used here is to use shades of green http://tsgclearstamps.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/tsg198-color-challenge.html and was the inspiration for the card. However, with it being so close to the day the world turns green (St Patrick's if you don't know) there are quite a few other challenges that also want to see green so I'm entering into the following challenges as well: