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My name is Susan M. Im a single stay at home mom of a wonderful little autistic boy.
My hobbies are PSP.
I love helping my friends who are starting with PSP.
Any similarity or resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. Pls do not recopy my tutorials anywhere. Many thanks Susan.

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Monday, January 30, 2012

postheadericon Tag using my "Irish Dreams" Tagger Size Kit


My dear friend Sally Gilroy created this adorable tag using her art alongside my latest kit "Irish Dreams". I just love it .. and has my little man's name on it ! Thanks so much Sally.

Sally's adorable St-Paddy's bear "Blarney" is available at SNC

postheadericon Dreams Come True Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Maigan Lynn which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through CDO here.
I am licensed with My Tag Art which is now closed.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used one of my own PTU kits called "Loving You" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used Vix_Mask363 which can be downloaded here.

Word Art of Choice .. I have used word art by Dee which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Cutie Pop

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 23, select none. New mask layer from image, Vix_Mask363, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 105%.

Copy and paste Doodle 2, resize 60% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Frame 2 & resize 65%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 3, copy and paste Paper 28, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Element 19, resize 65%, rotate left 45 & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner. Layer duplicate and mirror. Position on the left hand side of your frame.

Copy and paste Element 7, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner of your frame. Copy and paste Element 9, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side of your frame.

Copy and paste String 3, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom. Repeat with String 2, mirror and position also at the bottom.

Copy and paste Element 3, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand side of your frame. Repeat with Element 1 along the left hand side of your frame towards the bottom.

Copy and paste Element 10, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow.

Copy and paste Element 13, resize 40%, mirror & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 14, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste your word art, resize 50% and then add the following gradient glow, followed by drop shadow. Drag this layer beneath your tube layer. 


X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Cutie Pop, Size 60, Color black and then added the same gradient glow & drop shadow as on the word art.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.
Sunday, January 29, 2012

postheadericon Blah Blah Blah Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Simona Candini which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through SNC here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from Alika's Scraps called "Blah Blah Blah" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask362 which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Rock It

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 12, select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask260, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Element 67, resize 65% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position top left hand corner. Repeat with Element 70, resizing 50% & position in the centre of your first scribble.

Copy and paste Element 58 & resize 65%. Position bottom right hand corner. Layer duplicate and move to the bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Element 55.

Copy and paste Element 51, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 14. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame (inner ring), selections modify/expand 3, copy and paste your image, resize as necessary, selections invert and hit delete. Select none.

Using your magic wand, select this time the larger area of your frame (outer ring), selections modify/expand 3, copy and paste Paper 5, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Element 25, resize 80% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste Element 63, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side of your frame.

Copy and paste Element 47, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste Element 99, rotate left 45 & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 104, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 87, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner. Repeat with Element 75, resizing 65% and position next to your first flower.

Copy and paste Element 55, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on top of your flowers.

Copy and paste Element 11, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Rock It, Size 30, Color #202020 and then added a size 3 fat white gradient glow & then drop shadow.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

postheadericon Irish Dreams Tagger Size Kit & Specially Priced St-Paddy's Day Bundle


Irish Dreams Tagger Size Kit

The Luck of the Irish is near .... and I have a special Irish themed kit for you.

"Irish Dreams" contains 30 papers (800x800 in size) & 92 elements. Elements included beaded ropes, bows, buttons, charms, clover sprays, doodles, frames, hats, ribbons, strings and a variety of St-Patrick's day themed elements that include pots of gold, word art and oodles of shamrock goodies ! Don't forget the adorable little Irish lass !

Enjoy the luck of the irish !
 
 
 
St-Patrick's Day Bundle

In this specially priced bundle, you will receive my first 2 Irish themed tagger size kits "Irish Gold" & "Irish Cream". 

Available now at Heartfelt Perfections, Twilight Scraps & Wilma4ever. Soon to be available at ScrapsNCrap

postheadericon Forever In My Heart Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Michi Art which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through SNC here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from KnC Scrapz called "Dark Romance" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask362 which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Carattere Italic

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 1, select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask362, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Dots, resize 40% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Paper Heart & resize 85%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 2, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Window, resize 60% & drop shadow.

Copy and paste Branch 2, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste Bow 1, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner of your frame. Copy and paste String, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary, drop shadow and position so it appears to be sitting on the window.

Copy and paste Ribbon 3, resize 55% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Ribbon 1, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner at the base of your branch stem.

Copy and paste Sequins and resize 75%. Position along the bottom on the left hand side. Layer duplicate, mirror and position along the bottom on the right hand side, just a bit below your first row of sequins.

Copy and paste Roses, resize 50% twice & drop shadow. Position on your ribbon.

Copy and paste Hearts, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Word Art 2, resize 65% & I then added a size 3 fat white gradient glow followed by drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Carattere Italic, Size 60, Color Black and then added the same gradient glow, & drop shadow as with the word art.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.
Sunday, January 22, 2012

postheadericon Kissing A Redhead Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Barbara Jensen which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through SATC here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from Tootypup called "Love Letters" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask363 which can be downloaded here.

Word art of Choice .. I have used word art by Alika which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. TheNautiGal ROB

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 6, select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask363, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 105%.

Copy and paste Deco 2, resize 50% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position bottom left hand corner.

Layer duplicate, image mirror/flip.

Copy and paste Frame Plain 3 & resize 50%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 6, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Heart Cluster 8, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner. Using your selection tool, select the bottom part of the heart cluster, edit/cut, select none, paste as a new layer. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Heart 10, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side of your frame. Layer duplicate and move on the right hand side.

Copy and paste Love Doves 2, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Deco 5, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow.

Copy and paste word art & resize 75%. I then added the following gradient glow. Select all/float/defloat/modify/contract 4/selections invert and then adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/65% & then drop shadow.

 
X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used The NautiGal ROB, Size 72, Color black and then added the same gradient glow, noise & drop shadow as with the word art.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.
Saturday, January 21, 2012

postheadericon I Heart You Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Erica Leigh Currey which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through The PSP Project here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from Desirena Designs called "Rainbow Valentine" which can be purchased here.

Template of Choice .. I have used Template 1 by Tamie which you can be download here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask84 which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. 2 Peas Typo

Let's get started

Open your template in PSP & delete credits, raster 12, 10, 7, 6, 5, 4 & 2 layers. Depending on the kit you are using, you may choose to keep the heart layers instead.

New raster layer just above your background layer (raster 3). Select all, copy and paste into selection Paper 9. Select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask84, invert transparency unchecked. Merge group, resize 110%. Layer duplicate/mirror/flip.

Select Raster 9 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 7, selections invert and hit delete. Selections invert, selections/modify/expand 6, new raster layer below your paper layer, floodfill with #5f1a5d, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/50%, select none & then drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Delete original Raster 9 layer.

Select Raster 11 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 9, selections invert and hit delete. Select none, drop shadow and delete original Raster 11 layer.

Select Raster 8 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 4, selections invert and hit delete. Selections invert, selections/modify/expand 6, new raster layer below your paper layer, floodfill with #f57198, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/50%, select none & then drop shadow. Delete original Raster 8 layer.

Select Raster 13 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 6, selections invert and hit delete. Selections invert, selections/modify expand 6, new raster layer below your paper layer, floodfill with #ac2756, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/50%, select none & then drop shadow. Delete original Raster 13 layer.

Select Raster 1 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 2, selections invert and hit delete. Selections invert, selections/modify/expand 6, new raster layer below your paper layer, floodfill with #5f1a5d, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/50%, select none & then drop shadow.  Delete original Raster 1 layer.

Select Raster 6 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 1, selections invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original Raster 6 layer.

Select Raster 7 layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from white to #5d1a5f. Add the same noise as used before and then drop shadow.

Copy and paste Sparkles & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side. Layer duplicate & mirror.

Copy and paste Bow 4, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Mouse, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Copy and paste Balloons, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position on the top right hand side so it appears the mouse is hanging from the balloons.

Copy and paste Cupcake, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Stripper pole and position next to your cupcake.

Copy and paste Ladder 2, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position a little to the right of centre.

Copy and paste Bling Hearts 1, resize 75% & then drop shadow. Position along the bottom. Layer duplicate/flip.

Copy and paste I Heart You, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

Copy and paste your tube & resize as necessary. To give my tube a little more pop with all the bright colors, I added a size 3 fat color #f07091 gradient glow twice & then drop shadow.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used a width of 600).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I used 2 Peas Typo, size 40, color #ad2656 and then added the same noise as used before followed by a size 3 fat white gradient glow and drop shadow.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

postheadericon Forever & Always Gardener Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Sue Rundle Hughes which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through PSP Tube Stop here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from Heartfelt Perfections called "Enchantment" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used Vix_Mask363 which can be downloaded here.

Word Art of Choice .. I have used word art from Aussie Scrap Designs which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Alex Brush

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer and floodfill with #b24047, effects/texture effect/texture and select texture of your choice, I have used fine canvas. New mask layer from image, Vix_Mask363, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Peavine, resize 85% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position along the bottom right hand corner. Layer duplicate/mirror.

Select your Elipse/Oval in your Preset Shapes Tool, line style solid/width 25/anti alias checked/color #c8c3a5 as foreground and draw out a nice size oval frame. Object/align/centre in canvas & convert to raster layer. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/50%. Effect/3d effect/inner bevel with the following settings.

 
Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 1, resize 55%, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste Bow 2, resize 55% & hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your bow & frame.

Copy and paste Rose leaves 2, resize 55% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner of your frame. Repeat with Rose leave 1, mirror & position bottom left hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste White Flower, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side. Copy and paste Rose 2, resize 75%, mirror, rotate right 50 & drop shadow. Position on the bottom right side of your frame.

Copy and paste Daisy, resize 35% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner of your frame. Layer duplicate and move next to your first daisy.

Copy and paste String, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand side. Repeat with Green Ribbon, mirror & position bottom right hand side.

Copy and paste Bow, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow. In my case, I had the heart plant on a seperate layer, so I then did the same with that.

Copy and paste Ribbon, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Word Art, resize 65%, adjust/color balance/manual color correction from black to #b24047, add the same noise effect as used before. I then added a size 3 fat white/gradient glow followe by drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Copy and paste your word art and resize 75%. Adjust color balance/manual color correction from black to #c2476e. I then added a size 3 fat white gradient glow followed by drop shadow.

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Alex Brush, Size 72, Color #b24047 and then added the same noise, gradient glow & drop shadow as used on the word art.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.
Thursday, January 19, 2012

postheadericon Beautiful Love Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Sweet-PinUp which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through The PSP Project here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU kit from Designs by Stina called "Angel Kisses" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask84 which can be downloaded here.

Word Art of Choice .. I have used word art from Blissfully Beth which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. He Formed My Heart

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, paste into selection Paper 2. Select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask84, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 110% & layer duplicate.

Copy and paste Frame 3, resize 85% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Bow 1, resize 65%, rotate left 90 & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Repeat with Bow 2 and position next to your first bow.

Copy and paste Frame 1 & resize 85%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 12, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste below your frame your tube & resize as necessary. Layer duplicate and drag this layer above your frame. On the tube layer below you frame, hit delete & select none. Select the tube layer above your frame and erase the bottom portion of the tube so it appears to be coming out of your frame. Drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Roses 1, resize 40%, rotate left 25 & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste Flower 1, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position bottom centre of your frame a little to the left. Layer duplicate & mirror.

Copy and paste Winged Heart 1, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom centre of your frame.

Copy and paste Balloon 1, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner. Repeat with Balloon 2 and position a little lower. Copy and paste Air Balloon, resize 45% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Fluffy Heart 1, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

Copy and paste Hearts 4, resize 25% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Hearts 3, resize 75%, rotate right 90, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/50% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Birdie 1, resize 25% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Copy and paste your word art and resize 75%. Adjust color balance/manual color correction from black to #c2476e. I then added a size 3 fat white gradient glow followed by drop shadow.

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used He Formed My Heart, Size 60, color #dc7495 and then added the same noise effect, gradient glow & drop shadow as used before.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

postheadericon Taking Back PSP


Taking Back PSP is a community event designed to bring taggers together for a fun evening, and at the same time raise funds for Pink Ribbon.org - an international organization focused on breast cancer research -- something that has affected each of us in one capacity or another.

Join them at the end of March, when they will hold a one time event, where attendees will have access to a TON of exclusive tubes, scrapkits, CU items --- and win door prizes including gift certificates, tubes, and other wonderful things.

Your event ticket will cost you a meer $10.00.
ALL of which will be donated to PinkRibbon.org.

Watch the group here, and their blog for more details and how you can donate to earn your event ticket.

postheadericon Tut using my "Forever Twilight" Tagger Size Kit


My dear friend tweety has done it again and wrote this gorgeous tutorial using my "Forever Twilight" scrap kit ! Thanks so much my friend .. it's adorable ! Tutorial can be found here.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

postheadericon Shh ... Baby Dreaming Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Micah Carmichael which you must have a license to use. I am licensed through PSP Tube Stop for this tube.


Image of Choice .. I have used one of my own personal photographs here.


Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great PTU Kit from Cindy's Creative Designs called "Blue Magic" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used Vix_Mask26 & Vix_Mask257 which can be downloaded here.

Word art of Choice .. I have used word art from Linda's Place which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Cutie Pie

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, paste into selection Paper 6. Select none. New mask layer from image, Vix_Mask26, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 105%.

Copy and paste Bling 1 & resize 75%.

Copy and paste Butterflies 3, resize 80% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position top left hand corner. Layer duplicate and position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Wings 1, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Corner 1, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

New raster layer, select all, paste into selection Paper 1. Select none. New mask layer from image, Vix_Mask257, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Using your magic wand, select the center portion of one of your frames, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste your image below your frame layer, resize as required, selections invert and hit delete. Select none.

Repeat with both of the other frames. Drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as required & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

Copy and paste Bow 5, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position at the base of your middle frame. Repeat with Bow 4 and position top right hand corner of your middle frame.

Copy and paste Flower 1, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position at the bottom of your bottom right hand corner frame. Copy and paste Dragonflies 1, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Sparkles & resize 50%. Position bottom right hand corner. Layer duplicate and position top left hand corner of your top centre frame.

Copy and paste your word art, resize 30%/60%, adjust/color balance/manual color correction from black to #141c2f. I then added a size 3  fat white gradient glow followed by drop shadow.

Copy and paste Butterfly 1, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Cutie Pie, Size 36, color #141c2f, then added the same gradient glow and drop shadow as used on the word art.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

Monday, January 9, 2012

postheadericon Cake Makes Everything Better Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Ava Schwark which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through PSP Tube Stop here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a great FTU Kit from PF Desgins called "Celebrate Birthday". This is a Facebook Exclusive Freebie so you will need to like this page in order to download the kit.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask130 which can be downloaded here.

Word art of Choice .. I have used word art from Create with TLC which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Cutie Pie

Let's get started
 
New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, paste into selection Paper 1. Select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask130, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 115% & layer duplicate.

Copy and paste Element 16, resize 50% twice & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Element 39, resize 35% twice & drop shadow. Position bottom top left hand corner. Layer duplicate and position a little lower on the left hand side. Layer duplicate and position on the right hand side.

Select your Elipse in your Preset Shapes Tool, line style solid/width 20/anti alias checked/color #d4708c as foreground and draw out a nice size circular frame. Object/align/centre in canvas & convert to raster layer. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/65%. Effect/3d effect/inner bevel with the following settings.

Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 2 below your frame layer, resize 50% twice, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Element 38, resize 40% twice & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Layer duplicate, resize 80% and position a little lower.

Copy and paste Element 34, resize 40% twice & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side.

Copy and paste Element 4, resize 35% twice & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner. Repeat with Element 8 and position next to your other balloon.

Copy and paste Tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow.

Copy and paste Element 10, resize 35%/25% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Copy and paste Element 29, resize 50% twice & drop shadow. Position next to your parcels.

Copy and paste Element 27, resize 45% twice & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Repeat with Element 26 & rotate right 10. Position next to your first noise maker.

Copy and paste Element 39, resize 35% twice & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Word art, resize 40%/45%, adjust/color balance/manual color correction/from black to #4ab4cd. I then added the following gradient glow and then drop shadow.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Cutie Pie, Size 48, color #4ab4cd, then added the same gradient glow and drop shadow as used on the word art.
 
Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.
Sunday, January 8, 2012

postheadericon Love Is In The Air Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Sweet-PinUp which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through The doll Shop here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have great PTU kit from Graphics by Poka Dot called "Sweet Love" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask110 which can be downloaded here.

Word Art of Choice .. I have used word art from Word Art Fun which you can download here.

Font of Choice .. Cutie Pie

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, paste into selection Paper 2. Select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask105, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 110%.

Copy and paste Frame 2, resize 50%/60%. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/gaussian monochrome checked/65% & then drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Spray, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner. Layer duplicate/flip & position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Frame 4 & resize 50% twice. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 12 below your frame layer, resize 30% twice, selections invert, hit delete. Select none and merge down your frame layer with it's background layer and then drop shadow. Position top left hand corner. Layer duplicate and rotate right 15. Position down and to the right of your first heart frame.

Copy and paste Bow 1, resize 35% twice & drop shadow. Position at the top of your bottom frame.

Copy and paste Frame 1, resize 35% twice, add the same noise effect as used before & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Heart Dangle, resize 50%/40% & drop shadow. Position hanging from the top heart frame.

Copy and paste Swirl 1, resize 50%/40%, add noise & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner. Copy and paste Fuzzy Butterfly, resize 35% twice, rotate right 20 & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Rose, resize 35% twice, rotate right 90 & drop shadow. Position along the bottom towards the right hand side. Layer duplicate, rotate left 10 & position next to your first rose.

Copy and paste Wine 1, resize 35% twice & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow. Copy and paste Sweet Spray, resize 35%, rotate right 90 & drop shadow. Position bottom centre.

Copy and paste your Word art, resize 40%/45%, add size 3 fat white gradient glow followed by drop shadow. Position top left hand corner.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I have used 500x500).

Add copyright and name on your tag. I have used Cutie Pie, Size 60, color #710d17 and then added the same noise effect, gradient glow & drop shadow as used before.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.
Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

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