Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ginger Christmas

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 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 Santa's Sleigh Bold ~ HERE 
Template #62 By Horseplays Pasture ~ HERE 
Mask # 47 By Moonbeams & Spiderwebs ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Suzanne Richards
And her art can be purchased  at ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Ginger Christmas by Amy of Gimptastic Scraps
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Amy for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and wordart and strip layers,  Image Canvas Size 650x650 and floodfill your background with white. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p invert/delete/deselect add inner bevel of choice and d/s delete template layer.
Scalloped Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Thin Line Circle : Click insode with your magic wand  expand by 2 go back to your scalloped circle and hit delete contract by 2 add new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection deselect and make sure its below your Thin circle add noise to the thin circle 100/Uniform/Monochrome Checked add d/s.
Open tube c/p arrange duplicate Guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to soft light add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Stocking - 70%
Gift 3 - 65%
Gift 2 - 55%
Holly - 55%
Bow 1 - 35% move over the holly
Snowflake 1 - 50%
snowflake 2 - 40%
Candy cane - 40% move behind the stocking
Leaves - 50%
Snowman - 60%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 1 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 102% twice.
Merge visable then crop your tag.
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, November 24, 2012

Pink Christmas

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 22, 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 One Starry Night ~ HERE 
Template #2 by Kristin Her Misfits Winter Fin freebies ~ HERE 
Big Mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

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

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Pink Peppermint Christmas By Pink Popcorn Designs
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Michelle for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and pink rectangle,  Image Canvas Size 800x675 and floodfill your background with white. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Right Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 70% arrange invert/delete/deselect add a slight inner bevel and d/s then delete template layer.
Repeat same steps for Left Rectangle.
Blue Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 22 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect add inner bevel and d/s then delete template layer.
Left Circle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 55% invert/delete/invert again expand by 4 new layer open paper 25 c/p into selection add noise Guassian/75/Monochrome Checked deselect and move below your gree circle add d/s and delete template layer.
Repeat same steps for Right Circle.
Oval : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 c/p resize by 80% twice invert/delete/invert again expand by 4 open paper 29 c/p into selection add same noise deselect move below your pink paper layer add d/s and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize if needed 
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Element 62 - 80%
Element 19 - 45%
Element 20 - 35% mirror
Element 63 - 45%
Element 67 - 70%
Element 24 - 40%
Element 37 - 35%
Element 18 - 35% then 85% duplicate
Element 22 - 35%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 25 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group Add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked.
Merge visable then crop your tag.
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!!


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Winter Woods

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 20, 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 Koster Semi Swash ~ HERE 
Template #141 by Horseplays Pasture ~ HERE 
Mask#208 by WSL ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Maxine Gadd
And her art can be purchased ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Winter Woods By Amy Of Gimptastic Scraps
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Amy for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and the top 3 layers and dotted line 1 and strip 1, Image Canvas Size 675x675. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection deselect and delete  add slight inner bevel add d/s of choice then template layer.
Glitter Circle 1 + 2 : Sharpen and add d/s.
Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 2 : Repeat the same steps as you did for Rectangle 1.
Circle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize by 90% arrange duplicate Guassian BLur 3.00 change the blend mode to Soft Light and add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Snow - erase the tiny bit of snow, arrange then duplicate 3 times andarrange snow over tube.
Tree - 85% move behind snow
Sign - 70%
Bird - 50%
Birdhouse - 35%
Leaf 1 - 85% mirror 
Branch 2 - 85%
Owl - 45%
Bauble - 35% mirror, duplicate 80% mirror and arrange
Snowflake - 35% duplicate sharpen and arrange
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 8 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 107% duplicate and change the blend mode to Multipy merge down and add noise Uniform/20/Monochrome checked.
Merge visable then crop your tag.
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!!


Sweet Christmas

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 20, 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 Tingle Institute ~ HERE 
Template #39 by Scrap Rebellion ~ HERE 
Mask#208 by WSL ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Anna Liwanag
And her art can be purchased ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Festival Of Trees By Vicki of Gemini Creationz
And can be purchased at any stores she sells at ~ HERE 
Thank you Vicki for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and all 4 wordart and the tagback layers Image Canvas Size 700x675 and floodfill your background layer with white. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
LGlitter Square : Add noise Uniform/55/Monochrome checked and add d/s.
LSquare : Select all/float/defloat  open paper 12 c/p resize by 75% arrange invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection, deselect and add the same noise you used before 2 times delete template layer and add d/s.
Big Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection open JingleBells c/p resize by 50% invert/delete, invert again Open main tube c/p arrange and make sure it the very top layer when your happy invert and erase any part of the bottom that hangs over deselect, duplicate tube Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Softlight or whatever works best with the tube you choose and add d/s to original tube layer and delete template layer.
RGlitter Square : Repeat the same steps as you did for previous glitter square.
RSquare : Select all/float/defloat new layer opan paper 2 c/p into selection now open your close up tube c/p as a new image mirror now c/p to your canvas and arrange it invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Overlay and delete template layer.
White Circle : Add dame noise twice and d/s.
Purple Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection open close up again c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect and change the blend mode to Overlay and delete template layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Tree 1 - 65%
Snowman - 45%
Santa - 40%
Holly - 40% rotate with pick tool.
Dove - 30%
Snowflakes - c/p duplicate 3 times for a total of 4 arrange them side by side till they cover the tag merge all 4 layers together and move behind your main tube do not add d/s.
Ornaments - Open what ones you like and resize them 15-20 rote with pick tool and cluster them together
Pine Branch 2 + 3 - 35-40 and rotate/mirror and cluster them in with the ornaments
Candy Cane - 35% rotate with pick tool 
Pepermint candy - 20%
Star - 15% and place on top of the tree
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 2 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 107% twice.
Merge visable then crop your tag.
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, November 18, 2012

Christmas Cutie

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 18, 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 Inspiration I can not share it but any Scripty font will work just as well
You can find some nice ones ~ HERE 
Template #142 by Horseplays Pasture ~ HERE 
Mask#192 by WSL ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

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

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit MMMMinty By Bibi's Collection
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you BiBi for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and Star and Strip layers Image Canvas Size 650x650. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p invert/delete/deselect add inner bevel of choice and d/s and delete template layer.
Rectangle 1 + 2 Dotted Corner : Select all/flaot/defloat new layer and floodfill with white ad noise Uniform/50/Monochrome Checked deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 2 ; repeat the same steps as you did for rectangle 1 except use paper 6 and resize by 80% twice.
Glitter Oval : Add same noise you used for the Dotted Corners and add d/s.
Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 80% then 90% arrange invert/delete invert again open Element 61 c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize by 75% if your using the same tube duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to soft light and add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Element 54 - 65%
Element 94 - 50%
Element 116 - 50%
Element 93 - 65%
Element 109 - 50%
Element 120 - 45% move behind your tube use your pick tool to make it look like he is peeking out behind her.
Element 125 - 45% then  70%  duplicate arrange.
Element 29 - 35% 
Element 44 - Use your pick tool to rotate duplicate arrange 
Element 41 - move above stocking garland.
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 7 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 107% then select all/new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection apply same mask/merge group .
Merge visable then crop your tag.
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, November 15, 2012

Bunny Christmas

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 15, 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 CK Fancy Cat ~ HERE 
Template #148 by Kristin ~ HERE 
Big mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Elias Chatzoudis
This tube was purchased at PTE when they were open
And his art can now be purchased ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Bunny Christmas by Purple's Creations
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Kerry for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and both star layers Image Canvas Size 700x600. we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 1 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect delete template layer and add inner bevel of choice and d/s.
Rectangle 2 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect and add the same inner bevel delete template layer and d/s.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection open closeup tube c/p arrange resize by 85% invert/delete duplicate on the original layer change the blend mode to Overlay and the duplicate to Soft Light.
Move back to your circle expand by 5 add new layer and floodfill with white contract by 8 then hit delete deselct and bring to the top add noise Guassian/55/Monochrome Checked add d/s and delete template layer.
Open main tube c/p resize by 85% arrange duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Soft Light and add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
Element 2 - 50%
Element 10 - 75%
Element 19 - 75%
Element 39 - 55%
Element 10 - 50%
Element 12 - 70%
Element 30 - 35% duplicate/mirror
Element 37 - 40%
Element 22 - 45%
Element 25 - 90% make sure it is your top layer
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 13 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group .
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, November 14, 2012

Snow Beary Cold


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 CK Fancy Cat ~ HERE 
Template #131 by Horseplays Pasture ~ HERE 
Big Mask #19 By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of Choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Keith Garvey
And his art can be purchased  ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Snow Berry Cold by Kristin of Toxic Desirez
And can be purchased at any of the stores she sells at ~ HERE 
Thank you Kristin for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and strips Image Canvas Size 650x600 and floodfill with white, we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Circle 1 : Select all/flaot/defloat open paper 18 c/p resize bu 70% arrange invert/delete/deselect and add a inner bevel of choice and delete template layer add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for Circle 2.
Back Right Rectangle : Select all/float/deflaot open paper 13 c/p resize 70% arrange invert/delete/deselect add same inner bevel you used previous and delete template layer add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for Back Left Rectangle.
Oval back : Select all/float/defloat expand by 2 add new layer and floodfill with white add noise Guassian/100/Monochrome checked, deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 12 c/p resize 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Top Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer choose a color from your kit I used #ffccdf floodfill then open your tube I used the middle layer c/p as a new image mirror and c/p to your tag arrange invert/delete. apply Xero-Porcelian default settings then change the blaend mode to Overlay and duplicate.
Now move back to the template layer Select all/float/defloat expand by 3 new layer and floodfill with white and add the same noise as you used previous deselect and delete template layer and add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for the Bottom rectangle.
Open main tube c/p arrange duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Snow - 75% mirror and move behind tube.
Frame 1 - 45% move behind glitter rectangle duplicate and arrange being the other glitter rectangle add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked.
Snowman - 40% mirror
Bear 2 - 20%
Tree - 70% move behind the snowman duplicate 70% and arrange duplicate again arrange. 
Swirly Tree - 50% move behind the glitter rectangle duplicate and arrange.
Skull 1 - 25% rotate with pick tool.
Kitty & Ball - 30%
Butterfly - 30%
Wordart - 90%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 2 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 107 twice, duplicate on the duplicated layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and the orignal layer to Multiply. merge together, open snowfall c/p resize by 90% twice make sure this is the top layer, then merge visable
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!!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Peppermint Twist

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 13, 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 CK Fancy Cat ~ HERE
Template #162 By Kristin ~ HERE 
WSL Mask #208 ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

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

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Peppermint Twist By Vicki of Gemini Creationz
And can be purchased at any stores she sells at ~ HERE 
Thank you Vicki for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate delete credits and Hearts, Stars and words layers.
Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection deselect add a inner bevel of choice and delete the template layer add d/s.
Right Square : Select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect add the same bevel you used previous and add d/s.
Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Left Square : repeat same steps as you did for right Square.
Glitter Circle : Add noise 75/Guassian/Monochrome Checked add d/s.
Circle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection open close up tube c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to screen and lower the opacity to 80.
Open tube c/p arrange 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
Tree - 80% move behind the small squares arrange and erase what snow is showing duplicate/mirror.
Snowdrift - 80% move behind main tube arrange Select your rectangle layer float/defloat invert/delete/deselect.
Snowman 2 - 45%
Snowflake 2 - 40% duplicate 75%
Flower 1 - 35%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 3 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 105 apply noise Guassian/25/Monochrome Checked.
Close off your white background layer and merge visable, open snowfall c/p resize by 85% mirror apply the same noise.
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!!


Snow Babies

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 13, 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 Chocolate Box ~ HERE 
Template #66 by Tracy ~ HERE 
Her templates can be found on the left under Tracy's Bulk Templates
WSL Mask #208 ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Maxine Gadd
This tube was purchased at MPT
And her art can now 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 Awesome PTU kit Snowflake By Aurelie of Pink Candy Designs
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Aurelie for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits resize template 535x538 then Image Canvas Size 750x700 add a new layer send to bottom and floodfill with white, we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
*All Glitter Rectangles - sharpen and add a d/s.
Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 2 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 75% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 3 : Select all/float/deflaot new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection, deselect and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p arrange duplicate guassian blur 3.00 chang ethe blend mode to Soft Light or what looks best with your tube, add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Tree 2 - 80%
Sign 2 - 60%
Berries - 80%
Stocking - 50%
Snowman 2 - 70%
Candy cane - 35% and move behind the stocking and erase any part that shows
Garland - 75% flip select arrange select rectangle 3 float/deflaot invert/delete/deselect
Bow 3 - 35% arrange over the garland duplicate/mirror c/p again resize by 30% and place in the center of the garland.
Pot - 75%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 1 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 105 twice, then open snow c/p above your mask layer apply mask again merge group and duplicate 6 times merge all snow layers together.
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, November 12, 2012

Winter Meadows

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 12, 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 Aquarelle ~ HERE 
Big Mask #1  By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

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

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Winter Meadows By Pimped Designs
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Cora for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 a new image 750x650 and floodfill with white.
Open frame 1 c/p resize by 80% take your selection tool set on rectangle and draw over your window till you have a square add new layer open paper 1 c/p resize by 60% arrange move below your window invert/delete/invert again open tube c/p resize arrange invert/delete/deselect.
Now back to your tube, duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay and add d/s to original tube layer and window.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Tree - 75% move above your white background layer arrange duplicate/mirror
Branch 1 - 40% arrange duplicate/mirror,  duplicate again and move then duplicate/mirror you want it to be full see my tag for reference, merge all branch layers together and resize again by 90%.
Flower 1 - 30% duplicate/mirror c/p again resize by 25% arrange duplicate/mirror.
Snow - 55% move behind the branch layer
Swirl 2 - 80% and move behind the flowers.
Cardinal 1 - 40% mirror and tuck behind the flower
Fence - Move above the tree's
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each and to your template layers.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 3 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group duplicate change the blend mode to Multiply then merge down then add noise Guassian/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!!


Christmas Spirit

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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 12, 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 TeddyBear I can not supply it,
 But Janda Swirlygirl will work just as nice ~ HERE 
Template #53 by Leah ~ HERE 
Big Mask #1  By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of choice

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

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

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit Christmas Spirit By Pimped Designs
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Cora for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate close original delete credits and both wordart layers then Image Canvas Size 725x600 and floodfill your background with white.
Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 7 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and add slight inner bevelof choice then delete template layer.
Circle 2 : repeat the same steps you did for circle 1.
Large Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection deselect and add same bevel you used before delete template layer.
Square 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.Move to Square 1 select all/float/defloat move back to your other square and hit delete deselect and move above square 1 , add same inner bevel.
Square 1 : Select all/float/defloat tap  then add new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection open one of your tubes c/p resize if needed invert/delete/deselect and change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opacity to 75  on the paper layer apply Blinds 5, 20, Color-#c69b64 Horizontal+Light from top checked, apply again then delete template layer.
Open your main tube c/p resize by 80% if your using the same tube the colorize it with the following settings Hue-25, Saturation - 75 add d/s.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Branch - 50% move behind the small square layer duplicate/mirror
Flower 1 - 45% duplicate and again by 80%
Angel - 40% mirror
Frame 1 - 75% twice, Free Rotate, 15, left twice and arrange see my finished tag for placement
Ribbon 1 - 35% mirror and free rotate left 15 and arange it at the top of frame 1,
Snowflake 2 - 30% duplicate/mirror
Branch - 35% move behind the flowers arrange erase any part of the stem that shows, duplicate/flip/mirror and arrange.
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each and to your template layers.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 6 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group.
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, November 11, 2012

Season To Be Freezin


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**This Tutorial was written By Me On November 11, 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 Tingle Institute~ HERE 
Mask # 306  By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Pin Up Toons
This tube was purchased from CILM when they were open
And his art can now 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 Awesome PTU kit Season To Be Freezin By Amy of Gimptastic Scraps
And can be purchased  at any stores she sells at
You can find them on her blog~ HERE 
Thank you Amy for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer Unless otherwise stated
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 a new image 650x650 and floodfill with white
Open frame 5 c/p resize by 85% click inside with your magic wand expand by 6 open paper 4 c/p invert/delete move paper below your frame, invert again open snow swirl1 c/p and move between your frame and paper arrange invert/delete/deselect and give your frame a d/s.
Open tube c/p arrange duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light or whatever works best for your tube add d/s to your original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Tree 1- 80% move behind the tube layers
Snowangel 1 - 60%
Snow - and move to the bottom  see my finished tag for placement
Snow swirl 2 - arrange over the tube 
Snowflake 1 - 50% duplicate arrange duplicate again then 70% duplicate as many times as you want and scatter them over the tag
Holly Leaves - 50% 
Owl 1 - 35% and move behind the tree
Wordart - 65%
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable
Add new layer  select all open paper 4 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group  resize by 105 then Add noise Uniform/35/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!!