Thursday, May 31, 2012

Serenade In Blue ~ FTU


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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 31, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using DebonairJF it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #BigMask17  by Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #68 By Tracy ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of The Vintage Angel and can be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful FTU Kit Serenade In Blue By Mirella
And can be found ~ HERE
 Please leave some love for this wonderful freebie :)
Thank you Mirella for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits Image Canvas Size 700x700 add new layer send to bottom and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.
Glitter Circle : Add d/s
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 3 c/p into selection Add Blinds with the following settings
Width - 5
Opacity - 20
Horizontal - Unchecked
Light From Top - Checked
Color - Black
Deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Circle 2 : Add d/s
Circle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection apply texture Effects Weave with the following settings
Gap Size - 2
Width - 8
Opacity - 5
Weave & Gap Color - Both Black
Fill gaps Checked
Deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Oval : add d/s
Oval : Select all/float/defloat  open paper 12 c/p invert/delete/deselect delete template layer.
Glitter Circle 3 : add d/s
Circle 3 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 16 c/p into selection open close up tube c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay add d/s to original tube layer and lower the opacity to 85, delete template layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Element 32 : 40% and move behind glittle oval
Element 22 : 85% and move behind glitter circle 3 duplicate/flip
Element 21 : 30% and duplicate/flip, c/p again 20% mirror/flip
Element 5 : 35% 
Element 2 : 15% duplicate/flip and cluster with your other flower c/p again 25% duplicate
Element 8 : 35% and move above your leaves layer and erase any that covers your tube.
Element 17 : 25% free rotate/left/25/all layers unchecked.duplicate 75%mirror
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 650x650. 
Open paper 16 apply mask/merge group resize by 108% add noise Uniform/40/Monochrome Checked
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Springtime Friends ~ PTU

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 31, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Dropshadow of choice
Fonts of choice : I am using Fairytale Fancy DNA for the wordart and Ability for the name they are pay fonts and I cant share it but any cute and scripty font would work.
Mask #305 by Insatiable Dreams It is under Mask Set 9 and can be found ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Xenofex-Constellation

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful Art of Karen Middleton and can be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful kit Garden of Joy by Crazy Carita
And can be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
Thank you Carita for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open new layer 650x600 and floodfill with white.
Open frame 6 c/p click inside with your magic wand expand by 5 new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection open tube resize if needed invert and erase the part of the bottom of the tube deselect and move layers below frame duplicate tube and move 1 layer above the frame and erase  add d/s to original tube layer and frame.
Open frame 5 c/p resize by 85% and free rotate/left/25/all layers unchecked click inside with your magic wand expand by 5 new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection deselect and move behind frame add d/s and merge together and move above your white background layer.
Open Element 54 resize by 80% arrange duplicate/mirror add d/s.
Open Element 57 resize by 70% arrange duplicate/mirror add d/s.
Open Element 40 resize by 55% move above the green flowers arrange and erase all that hangs out you just want the top of the fern duplicate/mirror/flip add d/s.
Open Element 36 c/p resize by 60% arrange and add d/s.
Open Element 35 c/p resize by 55% arrange and add d/s.
Open Element 37 c/p resize by 53% arrange and add d/s.
Merge elements 35, 36 and 37 together duplicate/mirror and arrange
Open Element 52 c/p resize by 65% and arrange over the flowers add d/s.
Open font you have chosen for the wordart and write any saying you want, I chose "Springtime Friends" I chose 2 colors from the kit add noise Uniform/20/Monochrome checked and a fat white gradient glow, add a 3rd tab and alternate the colors see my tag for example arrange merge together and add d/s.
Add anymore elements you wish and when your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize if desired.
Add new layer select all Open paper 5 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 83% Apply Xenofex-Constellation Small Stars Setting Play around with the settings until you find one you like, I never put these settings as there is so much variety.
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Fireworks ~ PTU

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 30, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using EK Laughter and you can find it ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask Big mask 1 By Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #166 By Kristin ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Zlata_M and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Sweet July By Sky Scraps
And can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
Thank you Marie for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits Image Canvas sizr 800x700 and floodfill your background layer with white we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Circle left : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 50% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Circle Right : repeat the same steps as you did for the previous circle.

Rectangle Top : Select all/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 65% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Rectangle Bottom : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous rectangle.

Rectangle right : Select all/float/defloat open paper 1 c/p resize by 50% invert/delete and delete template layer.

Rectangle Left : Repeat the same steps as you did for the right rectangle.

Round Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow with a 3rd tab color  #ae0c0a  and delete template layer.

Star back Left : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with color #ae0c0a open close up tube c/p resize by 50% arrange invert/delete change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opecity to 85, add Blinds with the following settings
Width - 5
Opacity - 20
Color - Black
Horizontal & Light from Top - Checked
Delete template layer

Star frame left : Add d/s

Star Back right : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous star

Star Frame right : Add d/s

Open main tube c/p resize duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay add d/s to original tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
E50 - 45%
E21 : 45%
E16 : 45%
E52 : 30%
E53 : 20% and place above red flower
E44 : 30%
E55 : do not resize
E20 : 50% duplicate/mirror
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize. 
Add new layer select all Open paper 5 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 93%.
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Monday, May 28, 2012

Saturnalia ~ PTU


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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 28, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using JackieO ,  it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Mask : Vix Big Mask 1 ~ HERE
Template Xmas Template#1 by Tracy, It is Listed under Tracy's Bulk Templates on the right ,You can find it on her blog  ~ HERE
Gold Pattern ~ HERE 
This one was made by my friend JodiM Place place in patterns folder in PSP

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art Jennifer Janesko and can be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful kit Saturnalia by Dee's Sign Depot
And can be purchased  ~ HERE
Thank you Deanna for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits Resize template 675x411 then Image canvas Size 725x550 add a new layer floodfill with white and send to bottom, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Oval fill : Select all/float/defloat expand by 2 new layer , find your Gold Foil pattern Angle-0, Scale-100 and floodfill your layer add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked, delselect add d/s and delete template layer.

Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 11 c/p resize by 85 adjust paper invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Rectangle Fill : Repeat the same steps as you did for Oval Fill but DO NOT expand.

Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection open tube copy and paste as new image mirror copy arrange invert/delete/deselect chenge the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opecity to 60 and delete template layer.

Circle fill : Repeat the same steps as you did for the Oval Fill and expand.

Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer  open paper 1 c/p into selection, Open tube c/p arrange invert and erase all that hangs over the bottom deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light or whatever works best for your tube, add d/s to original tube layer and delete template layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Element 61 : 65% and move behind your gold circle layer.
Element 56 : 35% duplicate/mirror
Element 57 : 60% duplicate/mirror and move above your blue flowers
Element 32 : 30% move behind white flower dulicate/mirror
Element 62 : 50% move behind white flower duplicate/mirror
Element 26 : 40% free rotate/25/right/all layers unchecked.
Element 15 : 60% mirror and move behind gold circle 
Element 49 : 70% free rotate/25/right/all layers unchecked.
Element 46 : 60%
Element 61 : 80% and move above your white background layer and arrange 
Element 50 : 50% mirror
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize.
Add new layer select all Open paper 7 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 93% .
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Sunday, May 27, 2012

Honey Bee ~ PTU

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 27, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using 2Peas Tuxedo it is a pay font and I cant share it but any fun will work
Template Snowflakes By Dee ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Aldo Dark and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Adorable Kit Honey Pot by Designs By Sarah 
And can be purchased at Pimp My Tags With Scraps ~ HERE
Thank you Sarah for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and wordart and snowflake overlay and aqua strip, Image Canvas Size 725x550 and floodfill your background layer with white. we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Right Blue Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.

Left Blue Rectangle : repeat the same steps as you did for the right blue rectangle.

Raster 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with color #fbd45b add noise Uniform/30/Monochrome Checked deselect and delete template layer.

Aqua Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Blue rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

White Strip : Select all/float/defloat open paper 6 c/p invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Aqua Frame Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with black delselect and delete template layer.

White Dotted Rectangle : Leave as is

Blue circle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

White Circle Frame : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with color #fbd45b deselect and delete template layer.

Aqua Circle frame : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with black add noise Uniform/50/Monochrome checked deselect and delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize by 60% duplicate Guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Overlay add d/s to original layer.

Add the bees from the tube as many as you want mirror and just have fun and scatter them over your tag.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Flower 4 : 25%
Honey 2 : 25 : duplicate and resize by 85% and arrange them so they look like there dripping from the honeypot on the tube.
Hive : 35%
Bow 5 : 32% duplicate/mirror
Splat 3 : 45% move to the bottom left  above your whote background layer arrange/mirror/flip
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize. 
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!



Dark Delights ~ PTU

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 27, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using Expectro Swash it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty or Gothic Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #138by WSL and can be found ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Barbara Jensen and can be purchased at her store ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Kit Dark Delights by Carita
and can be purchased Exclusivly at Barbara Jensen's Store ~ HERE
Thank you Carita for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open new image 700x700 and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enought room to work.
Open El3 c/p resize by 85% Open El2 c/p resize by 73% click inside with your magic wand expand by 10 new layer open paper 2 c/p into seelction then open tube c/p arrange invert and erase all the tube that hangs over the bottom of the frame deselect now duplicate tube and move the  layer below your black frame on the top tube layer erase just the part that covers the black frame add d/s to original tube layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
El-22 : 60%
El-28 : do not resize/duplicate
El-17 : duplicate do not resize
El- 9 : move with the other feathers you may need to erase a bit duplicate/mirror and arrange
Piano Keys : 60% and tuck behind the feathers.
El-13 : 55% free rotate/right/35/all layers unchecked duplicate resize 85% mirror
El-31 : move above your white background layer
El-34 : move above moon
El-26 : 60%
El-24 :50% arrange behind your cluster duplicate/mirror and erase what shows below the feathers
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice .
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize. 
Open paper 9 c/p apply mask/merge group resize by 117% .
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Saturday, May 26, 2012

Vintage Sands ~ FTU


**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 26, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using Passions Conflict ROB it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #362 by WSL It is the last mask on this page, and can be found ~ HERE
Template #71 By Tracy ,You can find it on her blog  ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Zindy Nielsen and can be purchased at her store ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful FTU kit Vintage Sands By A Cowgirls Creations and can be found ~ HERE
Visit Barbie's Blog to give a thank you for such a beautiful kit ~ HERE
Thank you Barbie for making such a stunning freebie to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and rectangle 2 & glitter rectangle 2 Image Canvas Size 700x600 add a new layer floodfill with white and send to bottom, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Glitter Circle 1 : select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 5 add noise 50/Guassian/Monochrome Checked deselect add d/s and delete template layer.

Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 3 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Rectangle 1 : Repeat the same steps as you did for Glitter Circle 1.

Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.

Glitter Oval : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous Glitter Layers.

Oval : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection then open paper 6 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and delete template layer.

Glitter Circle 2 : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous glitter layers.

Circle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection, open tube copy as a new image/mirror c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselct change the blend mode to overlay, delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize by 70% duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Soft light and add d/s to original layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Flower 2 : 27%
Flower 1 : 30% and move behind your other flower.
Sand : 65% sharpen and move below your tube so it looks like she is sitting on it do not add d/s.
Grass : 80% and move behind your small circle glitter duplicate twice and move over so it shows on the other side of the circle.
Rocks : 35% move below your flower.
Lighthouse : 70% and move behind your grass layers.
Starfish : 17%
Bird : 25%
Ribbon Fob : 60%
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 650x650. 
Add new layer select all Open paper 1 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 95% .
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Friday, May 25, 2012

Dark Streak Snags

Dark Streak Snag Tags
Using the beautiful art and scrapkit 
By Sky Scraps
and can be found at SATC ~ HERE





Whispers ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 25, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using Wedding Script Bail and can be found ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #75 by WSL and can be found ~ HERE
Template #39 by Scraps Rebellion ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art of Jay Trembly and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful Kit White Fantasy by ChiChi Designz
Thank you ChiChi for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
And can be purchased  ~ HERE

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and all wordart layers and tagback Image canvas Size 800x750 we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

L glitter square : Add d/s.

L Square : Select all/float/defloat add new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection colorize Hue-150, Saturation-100 deselect and delete template layer.

Glitter Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with color #96a7b7 add noise Uniform/50/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delete template layer add d/s.

Big Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 c/p into selection colorize with the same settings as you used before, apply Blinds with the following settings
Width - 8
Opacity - 20
Color - #96a7b7
Horizontal + Light from top - Both Checked
Deselect and delete template layer.

R Glitter Square : Add d/s.

R Square : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 16 c/p into selection Colorize Hue - 145, Saturation-50 open tube copy as a new image mirror c/p resize  arrange invert/delete/deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 4.00 change the blend mode to Overlay on original layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and add d/s delete template layer.

White Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with color #96a7b7 add noise Uniform/40/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delte template layer add d/s.

Purple Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 18 c/p itno selection Colorize Hue-150, Saturation-50 add the same Blinds you did before except uncheck Horizontal open closeup tube c/p and arrange inside the circle deselect duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Overlay and the original layer to Lumiance(L) and add the same blinds to both tube layers do not add d/s to tube layer, delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize by 75% position duplicate colorize Hue-150, Saturation-50 Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to overlay, on the original layer add d/s.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
*NOTE The colorize used throught the elements is Colorize Hue-150, Saturation-65
Flower 1 : 65% 
Flowers : 40%  duplicate/mirror 
Leaves : 35% 
Leaves 1 : 60% duplicate/mirror
Lace ribbon : 70% duplicate/mirror and move both behind leaves 1 
Bow 1 : 35%
Key String : 80% do not colorize.
Merge all the above layers together.
Sparkles 1 : mirror and cover over your cluster do not colorize merge to your cluster.
Paper Heart trail : 65% Colorize Hue-150, Saturation-125
Butterfly : 30% Colorize Hue-150, Saturation-100 duplicate resize again 80% mirror.
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 650x650. 
Open paper 20 c/p Colorize Hue-150, Saturation-50 apply mask/merge group resize by 106% Apply Noise Uniform/30/Monochrome Checked.
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Cheeky Cherry ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 24, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using 2Peas Mister Giggles it is a pay font and only 1.99 ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #431 by Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #45 By Melissa ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Xero-Porcelain

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Irmino-Pin-Oops and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Fun Kit Cherries Jubilee by Designs By Sarah 
Thank you Sarah for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
And can be purchased  ~ HERE

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and Music notes, add new layer send to bottom and floodfill with white then resize entire template 600x600 all layers checked , then Image Canvas Size 650x650 we can resize later I just like enough room to work

Circle : Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 12 c/p into selection add new layer expand by 6 open paper 2 c/p into selection contract by 6 hit delete add noise Uniform/25/Monochrome checked deselect and make sure the green frame is above your circle  and delete template layer.

Dotted Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with black invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Rectangles : Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.

Straight Dotted Lines : Repeat the same steps as you did for the dotted circle except floodfill your new layer with Red I used #c3252c.

Rectangle Frames : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection add noise Gaussian/30/Monochrome checked deselect and delete template layer.

Squares : Select top square with your magic wand expand by 1 new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection open tube c/p  resize and arrange invert/delete/deselect, repeat the same steps for the bottom square except mirror your tube, deselect change the blend mode of your tube layers to Lumaince(L) add d/s and delete template layer.

Square Frames : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection add noise Uniform/25/Monochrome checked, deselect and delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize duplicate on the duplicated layer Gaussian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light, on the original layer apply Xero-Porcelain default settings and add d/s.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Milkshake : 40%
Cupcake 1 : 35%
Flower 2 : 35% c/p again 30%
Greenery 2 40% move behind the flowers duplicate/mirror/flip
Cherry Charm ; 40%
Bow 3 : 30% and move so it looks like it is holding the charm to the tag.
Button 1 : 20% and move over the knot of the black bow.
Bow 2 : 45% mirror and make sure it is below your tube layers.
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 625x625 
Open paper 8 c/p apply mask/merge group resize by 95% mirror
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!


Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A Mother's Embrace Snags

Some new snags for you today 
Featuring the beautiful art of Caron Vinson
Her art can be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
And using the stunning kit
A Mother's Embrace
By Carita
Her scraps can be purchased also at CDO ~ HERE






True Blood ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 23, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using Elementary Gothic and can be found ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Template #89 by Scraps Of Enchantment You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Arthur Crowe and can be purchased at his store ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome kit Fangbanger by Designs By Sarah 
Thank you Sarah for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
And can be purchased  ~ HERE

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
NOTE - i am making 2 versions of this tag 1 with the female tube and one with out, some elements will be placed differently and a few wont be used in the male tag, but feel free to use what you like.

Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and frame bottom and blue inner layers, Image canvas Size 750x650 add a new layer send to bottom and floodfill with white we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Half Circle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 10 c/p resize by 65% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Half Circle Frame : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with black add noise Guassian/60/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delete template layer.

Black Strip : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p invert/delete and deselect and delete template layer.

Blue Strip : Select all/float/defloat open paper 7 c/p invert/delete and deselect, delete template layer.

Grey Strip : Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with black, Texture Effects Weave with the following settings
Gap Size - 1
Width - 6
Opacity - 1
Weave and Gap Color - White
Fill Gaps - Checked
Deselect and delete template layer.

Black Inner Right : Select all/float/defloat open paper 9 c/p invert/delete/invert again , open male tube 1 c/p resize and position invert again and erase the parts of the tube that overhangs on the sides and bottom, deselect and duplicate tube Guassian Blur 4.00 change the blend mode to Soft Light and add d/s to original tube layer,delete template layer.

Frame Right : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 3 c/p into selection deselect and add noise Uniform/30/Monochrome checked, now erase the part of the fram that covers the head,this is a little tricky, Zoom in and erase just a section of the frame that covers the head then move frame behind your tube layers, Now select the frame again float/defloat and erase any of the tube that is between the martching ants you will have to do this for both layers deselect and add a thin black gradient glow and delete template layer.

Black Inner Left : repeat the same steps as you did for Black Inner Right But use another male tube.
Frame Left : Repeat the same steps as you did for the Frame Left.

Open Female tube c/p resize position between both male tubes duplicate Guassian Blur 4.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay and add d/s to original tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Flower 1 : 35% arrange/duplicate
Ribbon 6 : 80% move behind the roses and erase the parts that are extending , ( Note i did not use the ribbon in the male only tag)
Key : 35% free rotate/right/45/all layers unchecked
Screw : 45% position and duplicate/mirror and position
Ribbon 5 : 50% mirror and move above your white background layer
Coffin 2 : 65% free rotate/left/30/all layers unchecked and move your half oval frame layer.
Splatter 1 : 50% position above your white background layer duplicate/mirror/flip do not add d/s
Print 2 : 80% do not add d/s
Print 4 : 65% flip( I only used this in the Male tag) do not add d/s
Barbed Wire : 45% move behind the left rose 
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 650 Height will adjust itself. 
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!