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My name is Susan M. Im a single stay at home mom of a wonderful little autistic boy.
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Saturday, June 30, 2012

postheadericon The Crab Is In 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 Ellie Milk which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through PicsForDesign here.

The particular image I have used is a prepaid project for PFD and is currently only available through their Exclusive Club Membership.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from HorsePlay's Pasture Designs called "By The Bay" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask129 which can be downloaded from here.

Font of Choice .. Arial Black

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 9, select none. New mask layer from image WSL_Mask129, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 110%.

Copy and paste Element 36 & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position top right hand corner. Layer duplicate/flip & position top left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 25 & resize 70%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 15, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste Element 18, resize 75%, hit delete, copy and paste Element 21, resize 50%, position towards the bottom, hit delete, copy and paste Element 70, resize 50%, position towards the top, hit delete & select none. Drop shadow all 3 elements as well as your frame.

Copy and paste Element 50, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side.  Copy and paste Element 34, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side towards the bottom. Copy and paste Element 56, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Element 59, resize 50%, drop shadow, layer duplicate & merge down both bubble layers. Position top left hand corner. Layer duplicate and position towards the centre bottom. 

Copy and paste Element 57, resize 65%, mirror & drop shadow. Position on the rigth hand side. Copy and paste Element 5, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 54, resize 30%, rotate right 15 & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner of your frame.

Copy and paste Element 7, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Element 55 and position also bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Element 30 and position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 40, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner next to your beach ball.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as required & 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 Arial Black, Size 48, with Paper 8 as background fill (scale 50). I then added a size 3 fat color #c53a1b gradient glow, followed by 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.
Monday, June 25, 2012

postheadericon Totally Emo 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 Alex Prihodko which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through PicsForDesign here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Pink Candy Designs called "Totally Emo" which can be purchased here.

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

Font of Choice .. 2 Peas Chatter

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 4, select none. New mask layer from image WSL_Mask84, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Splat 2, resize 50% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position top left hand corner. Layer duplicate, mirror & flip. Repeat with Splat, positioning first top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Star Chain and resize 85%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 3, copy and paste Paper 11, resize 75%, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste Wire, hit delete & select none. Drop shadow your frame.

Copy and paste Decor, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Repeat with Star 3 and position so it appears the decor is hanging from the star. Copy and paste Bow 5, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position at the top of the string from your star. Copy and paste Star 2, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position in the middle of your bow.

Copy and paste Beads, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side. Copy and paste Winged skull, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner so it appears the beads are hanging from the skull.

Copy and paste Sparkles, resize 85% & position along the top.

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

Copy and paste Ribbon, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom. Layer duplicate & mirror. Copy and paste Scattered hearts, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Star, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Copy and paste Spiked Heart, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Butterfly 2, resize 40%, mirror & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side.

Copy and paste Sparkles, resize 85% & position along the bottom.

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 2 Peas Chatter, Size 72, color #b23ead. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked 75% followed by 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 Kick Ass 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 Spazz which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through the PSP Project here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Toxic Desirez called "Toxic Beach" which can be purchased here.

Template of Choice .. I have used template #29 by Amy & Leah which can be downloaded here.

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

Font of Choice .. Copperplate Gothic Bold

Let's get started

Open your template in PSP, delete credits, rect & chick layers. Image/canvas size/600x600. Then select Background layer and floodfill with white.

New raster layer just above your background layer. Select all, copy and paste into selection Paper 16 & select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask84, invert transparency unchecked. Merge group, resize 110% and duplicate mask layer.

Copy and paste Splatter & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position top right hand corner.

Select Circle Back layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from #9920c0 to #27db32. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/75%. Add drop shadow.

Select Circle layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 3, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste Wire and hit delete. Select none and delete original Circle layer. Drop shadow wire layer.

Repeat with Square 3 layer using Paper 20 minus the wire layer.

Select Square 3 frame layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from white to black. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/75%. Add drop shadow.

Repeat with Square 2 layer changing color from #a6cf06 to black.

Select Square 1 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 13, selections invert, hit delete & select none. Delete original Square 1 layer.

Copy and paste Flower 2, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner of your small square.

Select Lrg Rect layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from #a6cf06 to #dc1c6d. Add the same noise effect as before and then drop shadow.

Select Lrg Rect Frame layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from black to #27db32.

Merge down Sm square 1-2-3 layers. Select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 11, resize 75%, selections invert, hit delete & select none. Delete original Sm Square merged layer.

Copy and paste Tree, resize 60% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side.

Copy and paste String, resize 75%, mirror & drop shadow. Position towards the bottom. Copy and paste Ribbon 2, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom as well. Copy and paste Ribbon 1, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position along the bottom as well. Layer duplicate & rotate left 90. Position along the left hand side. Drag this ribbon layer below your palm tree layer.

Copy and paste Lifesaver, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner. Repeat with Starfish and position on your life saver. Copy and paste Sandcastle, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Copy and paste Sun, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner.

Copy and paste Sparkles and resize 65%. Position towards the top. Layer duplicate and flip.

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

Select Kick Ass Back layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from white to black. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/75%. Add drop shadow.

Select Kick Ass layer, adjust color balance/manual color correction from #4c0563 to #27db32.

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 used Copperplate Gothic Bold, Size 36, color black. I then added a size 3 fat color #27db32 gradient glow twice. Select/all/float/defloat, selections/modify/contract//6, selections/invert and then added the same noise effect as used before. Select none 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.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

postheadericon Tuts & Tag using my "Faded Hearts" tagger size scrapkit


My longtime dear friend tweety wrote this gorgeous tutorial using my "Faded Hearts" tagger size kit. How gorgeous is this ! Love it my dear friend .. as always .. you always make them look so great ! You may find her tutorial here

 

Brenda from "Tag Addict" wrote a tutorial for this gorgeous animated forum set also using my "Faded Hearts" tagger size kit ! She did such an amazing job .. I absolutely love it ! You can find her tutorial here. Brenda then followed this tut up with the following gorgeous tag using the same kit ! Thanks so much dear Brenda .. you've done an awesome job as always.



Faded Hearts is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps,
Thursday, June 14, 2012

postheadericon Faded Hearts Tagger Size Kit


Faded Hearts Tagger Size Kit

This gorgeous kit contains 28 papers (800x800 in size) & 85 elements. Elements include bows, button lips, charms, doodles, frames, ribbons, strings, tags and a beautiful array of matching elements that include flowers, foliage, silver charms & leaves, mirrors, birds, note paper, 2 adorable lil gals and more.

A versatile kit that you can use for so many different themes !

Faded Hearts is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.

The colors from this kit are inspired by a new series by Maigan Lynn called "Willow Lane Collection". The first 3 pieces from that collection can be seen here: Sophie, Blue & Ivy.

Thanks so much Maigan for letting me choose colors from this gorgeous collection. Tubes will be available featuring these gorgeous creations in the near future as well as for future additions to the "Willow Lane Collection".

http://www.maiganlynnart.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maigan-Lynn/97971927213


 

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

postheadericon Tut & Tag using my "Summer at the Shore" Kit


Brenda at Tag Addict has again done it and wrote this gorgeous tutorial using my latest kit "Summer at the Shore". Thanks so much Brenda .. you're such an amazing tagger and I feel honored  that you select my kits to work with ! 

Brenda's tutorial can be found on her blog here.
 
This amazing tutorial was followed up by another amazing tag using the same kit !
 
 

This kit is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

postheadericon June Collaboration at Whimsical Divas !


June Collaboration at Whimsical Divas

This is our first designer team collaboration and features products from:

Crystals Creations
Brenda's Scrap Designs
CBT Scraps
Cindy's Creative Designs
Dees'Sign Depot
My Sweet Tater
Pamkez
Shal's World
Sirina's Box
Stargazer Musings
Dnscraps
Myst Designs
Wicked Princess Scraps
Rebelle Doll
Sweet Dream Scraps
Kadoodled by Kaci

That is an amazing amount of items for only $7.50 at Whimsical Divas !

postheadericon Summer at the Shore Tagger Size Kit


Summer at the Shore Tagger Size Kit

Wouldn't we all like to spend a summer at the shore. This kit celebrates just that ! It contains 30 papers (800x800 in size) & 94 elements. Elements include bows, beach chairs, flowers, frames, shovels & pails, ribbon bows, strings as well as summer/beach themed elements that include sandcastles, lighthouses, beach gear, shells, kites, pinwheels, tasty treats for young & old, 2 adorable kite flying bunnies and more !

A wonderful kit for all your beach/summer/vacation themed projects !

Summer at the Shore is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.


Saturday, June 9, 2012

postheadericon Nikki's Wedded Bliss 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 Eclipsy which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through the PSP Project here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Sinister Creationz called "Nikki & Michael Now and Forever" which can be purchased here.

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

Font of Choice .. Wedding Bliss ES

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 8, select none. New mask layer from image Vix_Mask363, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Frame 2 and resize 40%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 3, copy and paste Paper 9, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Select none & drop shadow your frame. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Wedding Heart, resize 75% & drop shadow. As you build the rest of your tag, you may need to erase the bottom part of the chain where the clasp is so that it fits nicely with your other elements.

Copy and paste Church, resize 30% & drop shadow. Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow. Position to the right of your church a bit. Copy and paste Arch Floral, resize 30% & drop shadow.

Copy and paste Floral Swag, resize 40% twice & drop shadow. Position along the bottom.

Copy and paste Purple & White Lillies, resize 30% twice & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Copy and paste Wedding Guest Book, resize 20% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Wedding Bands and position next to your guest book.

Copy and paste Wedding Sparkles and position on your guest book. Duplicate a few times and position around your tag where you find most prettiest.

Copy and paste Card with Bow, resize 35%, rotate left 15 & drop shadow. Position bottom 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 Wedding Bliss ES, Size 60, color #380660, and then added a lil noise adjust/add remove noise/add noise/random monochrome checked/50%. I then added 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.
Friday, June 8, 2012

I'm definitely getting spoiled by Brenda at Tag Addict. She wrote this gorgeous tutorial using my summer themed kits "Sand and Surf" and "Out to Sea". Thanks so much Brenda .. just gorgeous as always !

Brenda's tutorial can be found on her blog here.

These kits are available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.

postheadericon Sale at PicsforDesign !


Hey all .. I'm having a lil spur of the moment sale at PFD ! From now until Monday night .. I'm having a BOGO sale !!! So drop by and see what deals there are to be had at my store there.

Don't forget to check out my latest kit "Beautiful Blossoms", as well as my summer themed kits "Summer's End", "Summer Lovin", "Sand and Surf", "Out to Sea" and "Fun in the Sun" !

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

postheadericon Never Judge 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 the CDO here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Sweet Dream Scaps called "Being Beige" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask221 which can be downloaded from here.

Word Art of Choice .. I have used word art by Create with TLC which can be dowloaded here.

Font of Choice .. 2 Peas Dreams

Let's get started

New image 600x600 and floodfill with white. New raster layer, select all, copy and paste Paper 8, select none. New mask layer from image WSL_Mask221, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group.

Copy and paste Element 38, resize 65% & drop shadow.  I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout. Position along the bottom. Layer duplicate, mirror/flip.

Copy and paste Element 1, resize 75% & drop shadow. Repeat with Element 6, mirror & position on the right hand side.

Copy and paste Element 32 & resize 30%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 14, resize 50%, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste your tube closeup, resize as necessary and hit delete. Select none. On your tube layer, change the blend mode to luminance. Drop shadow your frame. Merge down your frame, tube & background layer. Position top left hand corner.

Repeat using a different tube closeup and position bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 24, resize 65%, rotate right 90 & drop shadow. Drag this layer beneath both your merged frame layers and position in the centre so it appears to be holding the 2 frames. Copy and paste Element 27, resize 20% and drop shadow. Position at the top of your top frame. Copy and paste Element 46, resize 40%, mirror & drop shadow. Position hanging down the left hand side of your frames. Copy and paste Element 30, resize 65%, mirror & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side of your frames.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Copy and paste Element 11, resize 20% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner of your bottom frame.

Copy and paste Element 7, resize 20% & drop shadow. Positon on the left hand side.

Copy and paste Word art and resize 40% twice. Select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 8, resize 40%, selections invert, hit delete & select none.

I then added the following effects/3d effects/innerbevel and then following gradient glow. 



 Select all/float/defloat, select/modify/contract 5, select/invert, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/50%, select none & 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 2 Peas Dreams, Size 48, color #413639, and then added the same effects 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, June 4, 2012

postheadericon Tut using my "Beautiful Blossoms" Kit

 
Another wonderful surprise from Brenda at Tag Addict. She wrote this gorgeous tutorial using my latest kit "Beautiful Blossoms". She even called the tutorial Shalimar.
It's just gorgeous and I love it so much ! Thanks so much Brenda !

Brenda's tutorial can be found on her blog here.

This new kit is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.

postheadericon Babydoll 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 Zebrush which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through the PicsForDesign here.

The particular image I have used is a prepaid project for PFD and is currently only available through their Exclusive Club Membership.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Rebellious Scraps called "EMOlicious Babe" which can be purchased here.

Template of Choice .. I have used Template #135 by Amy & Leah which can be downloaded here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used WSL_Mask192 which can be downloaded from here.

Font of Choice .. Viner Hand ITC

Let's get started

Open your template in PSP & delete credits layer and layers 1, 2 & 3. Image/canvas size/600x600. Then select Background layer, make visible if it's not already, and floodfill with white.

New raster layer just above your background layer. Select all, copy and paste into selection Paper 8. Select none. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask192, invert transparency unchecked. Merge group & resize 115%.

Copy and paste Deco 1, resize 65% & position towards the top. Adjust/add remove noise/add noise/uniform monochrome checked/50%. Layer duplicate and move down towards the bottom.

Select Layer 12, 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 black, 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 Layer 12 layer.

Repeat with Layer 10, using Paper 8 and floodfilling the background layer with #28beb9.

Select Layer 11, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 5, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste Wire, position nicely in your circle and hit delete. Selections invert, selections/modify/expand 6, new raster layer below your paper layer, floodfill with black, adjust/add remove noise/add noise/monochrome uniform checked/50%, select none & then drop shadow. Delete original Layer 11 layer.

Repeat with Layer 8.

Repeat with Layer 9, using Paper 4 and floodfilling the background layer with #7924aa.

Select Layer 7, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 11, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste your tube, resize and position to your liking, and hit delete. Select none and delete original Layer 7 layer. On your tube layer set blend mode to luminance.

Repeat with Layer 5, using another Paper 12. In my case, I wanted a purple paper so what I did is open Paper 12 in PSP and then change the color to purple. You can do this by adjust/color balance/manual color correction from black to #7924aa. I then used this paper.

Select Layer 6, adjust/color balance/manual color correction from white to black. I then added the same noise effect we used before and then drop shadow.

Repeat with Layer 4.

Copy and paste Swirly 3, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the right hand side. Copy and paste Winged Heart 4, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner over the top of the swirly.

Copy and paste your tube and drop shadow.

Copy and paste Star 1, resize 40% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Repeat with Star 2, resizing 35% & position next to your first star.

Copy and paste Bottle Cap 3, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner on the corner of your frame. Repeat with Bottle Cap 2 and position bottom left hand corner with your stars.

Copy and paste Cat, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position bottom 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 used Viner Hand ITC, Size 48, color #28beb9 and I then added the same noise effect used before as well as a size 3 fat white gradient glow followed by 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.
Sunday, June 3, 2012

postheadericon Love Me 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 Zlata M which you must have a license to use. Please do not use this work without purchasing through the PSP Project here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU kit from Bibi's Collection called "Love Me Tender" which can be purchased here.

Mask of Choice .. I have used Vix_Mask431 which can be downloaded from Vix here.

Font of Choice .. Gigi

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 Vix_Mask431, invert transparency unchecked, and merge group. Resize 105%.

Copy and paste Element 9, resize 85% & drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.

Copy and paste Element 12 & resize 85%. Using your magic wand, select the center portion of your frame, selections modify/expand 5, copy and paste Paper 7, resize 65%, selections invert and hit delete. Copy and paste your tube closeup, resize as necessary and hit delete. Select none. On your tube layer, change the blend mode to luminance.

Copy and paste Element 64, resize 50% & position top right hand corner. Layer duplicate and move down to bottom left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 22, resize 70% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side of your frame. Copy and paste Element 3, resize 70% & drop shadow. Position along the top of your frame. Layer duplicate & flip.

Copy and paste Element 48, rotate right 35 & drop shadow. Position top right hand corner of your frame. Copy and paste Element 69 & drop shadow. Position in the centre of your bow.

Copy and paste Element 71 & drop shadow. Position bottom righth and corner. Layer duplicate and move to top left hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 15, resize 75% & drop shadow. Position top left hand corner. Copy and paste Element 37, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste your tube, resize as necessary & drop shadow. Position nicely in front of your frame. Depending on the tube and closeup you have chosen, you may need to mirror one of your tubes so that they will arrange nicely.

Copy and paste Element 52, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom left hand corner. Copy and paste Element 35 and position bottom right hand corner.

Copy and paste Element 70 and position along the bottom. Layer duplicate and move along the top.

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 Gigi, Size 60, color #0691b6, and then added the following 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 Beautiful Blossoms Tagger Size Kit Now Available !

Beautiful Blossoms Tagger Size Kit 

This beautiful floral themed kit contains 30 papers (800x800 in size) & 95 elements. Elements include bows, bees, butterflies, doodles, flairs, flower clips, frames, ribbons, ribbon bows as well as floral/garden themed elements that include baskets, trellises, picket fences, clouds, birds, mushrooms with bunny critters and butterfly kites. Let's not forget the big beautiful array of floral blooms of different types and colors !

A beautiful kit blossoming right before your eyes ! 

Beautiful Blossoms is available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas




postheadericon Tut using my "Out to Sea" and "Sand and Surf" kits


What a wonderful surprise I came across today. Brenda from Tag Addict wrote this gorgeous tutorial using 2 of my summer themed tagger size kits "Out to Sea" and "Sand and Surf". Thanks so much Brenda for choosing my kits .. you've done an amazing job !

Brenda's tutorial can be found on her blog here.

Both kits are available for sale at PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Wilma4Ever & Whimsical Divas.
Saturday, June 2, 2012

postheadericon Shal's World Tagger Size Kits .. now available at Pics for Design !


I'm thrilled to share with you that my kits are now available at PicsForDesign ! I just love the work of their artists and I'm excited to be able to offer my kits to you there ! 

So stop by my store for a visit and see what there is !

As always my kits continue to be available at Twilight Scraps, Wilma4ever & Whimsical Divas !

postheadericon Killing Me Softly Collaboration Exclusively at Whimsical Divas !


Whimsical Divas brings you a wonderful collaboration kit from Sweet Dream Scraps and myself. The kits are tagger size and full of lots of goodies for your scrapkit and tagging creations! My portion, pictured above, offers 20 papers (800x800 in size), 58 elements and a glass heart shaped alpha ! 

The collaboration is available exclusively at Whimsical Divas 
and is currently on sale for only 2.50$ ! 

While you're there, pls take a few moments to drop by our stores and see all the goodies available at Shal's World & Sweet Dream Scraps

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