Thursday, December 31, 2009

Snow Town


Snow Town


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/31/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You need a license to use her artwork. You can purchase her tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube and 3 image of choice from same artist
Christmas Town PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
-EW-ChristmasTemp006Cinda by Cin at Elegantly Wasted
Font of choice (I'm using Christopherhand)


Open template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Unhide background layer.

Select layer 16 with magic wand, copy & paste PP7 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 15 with magic wand, copy & paste PP4 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 14, use the Change to Target Brush to recolor this layer to match your scrap or tube.

Repeat on layer 13.

Select layer 12 with magic wand, copy & paste PP5 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 11 and recolor it as before.

Select layer 10 with magic wand, copy & paste PP12 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 9 with magic wand, copy & paste PP14 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layers 8 & 7 with magic wand, copy & paste PP3 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert and delete on paper layer, hide originals.

Hide snow princess layer.

Copy & Paste your first image as a new layer, resize if needed, free rotate 10 degrees left, place below layer 1. On layer one recolor to match as before and add a drop shadow to the frame.

Select layer 4 with magic wand, copy & paste PP9 as a new layer, resize 50%,selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste another image as a new layer, place below layer 3, resize, use the selection tool to trace around, selections,invert, delete on image layer, select none. On Layer 3 recolor as before and add a drop shadow.

Copy & Paste the next image and repeat step above using layer 2.

Copy & Paste snow as a new layer, move down toward the bottom, see my tag, resize if you'd like.

Copy & Paste snow swirl as a new layer, resize 50%, move upwards and to the right, see my tag.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to the left of the canvas as did I.

Copy & Paste tube, place upper right, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste buttons2 as a new layer, place infront of tube, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste train, you may need to resize it a bit, add drop shadow, mirror it, see my tag for placement.

Hide background layer, merge visible, unhide.

Now you will need to resize the canvas to your liking. I like to keep mine kind of big so I went to image, resize, made sure the resolution was 72. dpi then changed the pixel size to approx 700 width which leaves the height at approx 525.
You can do yours to your liking.

After resizing, add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.
TOD



Saturday, December 26, 2009

Just A Flirt


Just A Flirt

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-26-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Angela Newman. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. Please check her site for more licensing info.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Love or Lust FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
Yvette_EOC_Template104 by Yvette at Essence of Creativity
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using LMS School Girl Crush)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate.

Select one side of the pink circles with magic wand, copy & paste Paper7 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, duplicate, image,mirror, hide original layer.

Select black rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper12 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select white rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper9 as a new layer, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select black rectangle2 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

On the hearts layer, use the change to target brush to recolor to match your tube, add a little noise if you'd like. You may even want to animate them.

Select white squares with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that matches your tube, select none, add some noise if you wish, hide original.

Select black squares with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 as a new layer, then copy & paste tube as a new layer-resize if needed, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, delete on tube layer,select none, drop the opacity down on the tube to 70, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, keeping it in the middle of the canvas, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Unhide background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask, use the change to target tool to recolor matching tube.

Copy & Paste ornament, resize 75%, add drop shadow, place above mask layer.

Copy & Paste flower of choice, recolor to match tube, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place bottom right side of canvas.

Copy & Paste heart1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, free rotate 15 degrees left, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste hanger1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place below tube, see my tag.

Copy & Paste flowerbow as a new layer, resize 50% then again 85%, add drop shadow, place below flower.

Resize or crop if you'd like.

Add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.
TOD






See You In My Dreams


See You In My Dreams

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-26-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Rebecca Sinz. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now find her artwork licensed through Dreamscape Imaging.

Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice from the same artist
Stargazer PTU Scrapkit by KatNKDA
(You need a license to use her scrapkits. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. They are no longer open for business. Please use supplies of choice or visit Kat's link for purchase options. )
Yvette_EOC_Template93 by Yvette at Essence of Creativity
Font of choice (I'm using Body Hunter Bold and Inspiration)


Open template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original layer, image, canvas size, 800 x 600 (we'll resize later), flood fill the gaps in the background with white.

Copy & Paste masked background as a new layer, move below all other layers, place over toward the left, duplicate,mirror.

Select white circle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper01 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select Pink Circle frame layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper06 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original layer.

Select 1 Pink Circle Back layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice, selections,invert,delete,select none, do the same with the other side using a different paper, then hide original layer.

Copy & Paste element21 as a new layer, move below the above 2 layers, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste element09 as a new layer, place right ontop of the above layer, add drop shadow, place to the right of the canvas, flip, duplicate, mirror.

Select black circle frames with magic wand, copy & paste Paper07 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste close up tube as a new layer, move below the left frame layer, resize if needed, drop the opacity down to 75, use the magic wand to select inside the frame, modify 2, selections,invert,delete on tube layer, select none, duplicate,mirror, make sure it fits securely under the other frame.

Select frame background with magic wand, copy & paste Paper02 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none,hide original.

Select frames with magic wand, copy & paste Paper08 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, place the tube below the frames, now using the selection tool select all of the tube that you want coming out of the frame, right click, promote selection to layer, move that layer to the top, select none, go back to original and add drop shadow.

Select the original tube layer.

Copy & Paste element16 as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element28 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Select promoted tube layer.

Copy & Paste element29 (bow ribbon) as a new layer, place toward the bottom of the frames, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element43(moon) as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, adorn the frame with it.

Copy & Paste element37 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, free rotate 15-25 degrees right, place on the frames bottom left.

Hide background layer, merge everything else visible.

On the merged layer, resize 85%, unhide background layer.

Use the crop tool to crop the tag down to the size you'd like.

Add copyright info and any text and you are now done and ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results.
TOD





Monday, December 21, 2009

Is This True


Is This True

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-21-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidential and unintentional. I am using the Artwork of Angela Newman. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. Please check her site for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Valentine Frame by Urban Fairy Tales
Is This Love FTU Scrapkit by Bea Creations
Font of choice (I'm using AL Verdigris)

Open frame, canvas size and change to 500 x 600.

New Raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste P7 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select frame layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste P10 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original frame, add drop shadow to new frame layer.

Using the magic wand, select inside each area of the frame, copy & paste P5 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none.

Copy & Paste bling1 as a new layer, move below frame and upward left,add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror,flip.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste wrap of choice, resize 75%, place toward the bottom of the tube, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste leaf as a new layer, add drop shadow, move below frame.

Copy & Paste ticket2 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place on the heart part of the frame.

Copy & Paste flower3 as a new layer, add drop shadow, place below frame and upwards.

Copy & Paste button1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place on top left of frame.

Copy & Paste letter, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see tag for placement.

Copy & Paste flower7 as a new layer, mirror, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Crop or resize tag if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you are done and now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD

Christmas Joy


Christmas Joy

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-21-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes HERE.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Christmas Time FTU Scrapkit by Yvette at Misfits Scrapz
WSL_Mask116 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Portfolio-Regular)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white. New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame2 as a new layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper7 as a new layer, move below frame, use the selection tool to draw around frame, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move below frame, resize if needed, position to your liking, if needed select around area to stick out from the frame with magic wand, promote selection to layer and move it to the top, select none, add drop shadow of choice to original layer.

Copy & Paste flowers2 as a new layer, add drop shadow, mirror.

Copy & Paste pinecone as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow place to the left of the frame.

Copy & Paste snowman2 as a new layer, place below pinecone, resize 75% then again 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste 2 ornament balls of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, place top left of frame, free rotate one of them left or right 25 degrees.

Copy & Paste wreath2 as a new layer, place below frame layer and toward the bottom, duplicate, mirror, flip and upwards.

Hide background layer, merge all others visible, resize merged layer 85%, unhide background, crop tag to your liking, add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.
TOD



Saturday, December 19, 2009

Snow Blue Without You


Snow Blue Without You

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-20-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Baron Von Lind. You need a license to use his artwork. I have a license from MyPSPTubes. Please check his site link above for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:

1 Tube of choice

Winters Eve PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs

MC_ChristmasTemp1 by Melissaz Creationz

WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass

Font of choice (I'm using A&S Christmas Script)


Open template, hide credit layer, Raster4 and Copy of Raster4, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Starting at the bottom, select Raster 7 with magic wand, copy & paste pp3 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original layer. Use your change to target brush to recolor to match your tube if you so wish.

Select Raster8 with magic wand, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your tube, select none, hide original layer, you may want to add some noise to it then add a drop shadow.

Select Raster5 with magic wand, copy & paste pp10 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original layer.

Repeat above step on Copy of Raster5.

Select Raster 6 with magic wand, copy & paste pp13 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, hide original layer, use the change to target brush to change the color of this layer as well.

Select Raster 2 with magic wand, copy & paste pp2 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer, recolor same as above.

Select Raster 3 with magic wand, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with another color that matches your supplies, select none, hide original layer, add some noise if you'd like, then add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste sleigh as a new layer, place in the center of the tag, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste one of each of the trees as a new layer, place on either side of the canvas, below the sleigh layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element46 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below sleigh layer, place toward the left, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize to your liking, place on the sleigh or next to the sleigh, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste deer as a new layer, resize 75% then 50% more if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste bow of choice as a new layer, recolor as before if needed, resize and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste element34 as a new layer, resize if needed, recolor, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

New Raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask layer, recolor as before if needed.

Hide mask and background layer, merge visible the other layers, resize that layer 85%, unhide the other 2 layers, resize mask layer 90%, crop tag down or resize if needed.

Add copyright info and any text and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.

TOD



Friday, December 11, 2009

A HUGE Thank You to Cora & Tam!!!

I got 2 very exciting gifts in my email yesterday evening. One was an amazing scrapkit from SANTA at Cora's Creations http://www.pimpyourscrapbook.com/. I LOVE her kits! The other gift was a GC to Just Gorjuss from Just A Girl's Designs http://www.normasbaby.blogspot.com Tam is a great friend and I love writing tuts using her kits as well, they rock. This all was such a blessing to this tired PSP'er lol.
Thank you both so much. You are so thoughtful and it meant a lot to me!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Baby, Let It Snow!


Baby, Let It Snow!

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/7/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Marco Guaglione
You need a license to use this artwork. You can view and purchase more of his artwork at MyPSPTubes. This tube was part of the 2009 MPT Christmas Gifts so it may not be available on site.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Winter Wonderland PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
MC_ChristmasTemp4 by MelissaZ CreationZ
WSL_Mask81 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Glider Girls)


Open template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate and close the original.

New raster layer and flood fill white, move to the bottom.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, selections,invert,delete, hide original.

Select Copy of Raster3 with magic wand, repeat above step.

On Raster4 and Copy Of Raster4 layers- repeat, adding a drop shadow of choice.

Select Raster2 (top left background frame) with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice, resize if needed, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on the bottom right background frame using a different paper of choice.

Select Merged layer, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your tube, select none, hide original layer. You may also want to add noise to this layer if you'd like.

Select the next Merged layer with magic wand, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

The next Merged layer is the snow so leave it alone.

The next up Merged layer is the black fram layer, select, and repeat the same step above as you did on the prior Merged frames.

Add drop shadow to the Merged Snowflakes.

Select "Let it Snow" wordart, select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 2, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, move this layer below the wordart layer, select none, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Icicles2 as a new layer, resize and adorn one of the selected frames with the ice, add drop shadow (see my tag).

Copy & Paste Ice Splatter as a new layer, resize 50%, place around your tube.

Copy & Paste Snow heart as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste Hanging Snowflake as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste Vine as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Now hide the background layer, merge visible.

Resize the Merged layer to approx. 85%, unhide background.

New Raster layer, move above background, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask.

Resize the mask layer 90% then crop down your image to your liking.

Add copyright info and any text and you are now ready to save.
TOD





Saturday, December 5, 2009

Christmas Disaster


Christmas Disaster

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/6/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lilly Kitten Art. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
Please check her site above for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Scrap of choice or the one I'm using which is:
Christmas Traditions Scrapkit by Krissy's Scraps
SC Attitude 7 Template by Sixxbug Creationz
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using Satisfaction)


Open template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close the original.

Flood fill Raster1 with white, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate,mirror,flip.

Select the circle layer, using the change to target brush recolor the circle with a color that matches your scrap.

Select the swirl brush layer, select 2 colors from your kit and make a gradient with them, recolor the swirls same as above, you may also want to add some noise and a drop shadow to the swirls.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, select none, hide original layer.

I then used my preset shapes and drew out an oval shape (width 8, foreground white, background null) and placed it over the above oval, convert to raster, add noise, add drop shadow.

Select the star layer, recolor same as above using gradient.

Select disaster2 layer, recolor same as above.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Now you can adorn your canvas with any elements you'd like such as bears, gifts, ribbons,ect. Place them to your liking, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and any text or name you'd like and you are now ready to save.
Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD





Sunday, November 29, 2009

Christmas Treat


Christmas Treat

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/29/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Holiday Magic Freebie Scrap by Just A Girl's Designs
missy_tagtemplate294 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
LDMask44 by Linda at Creative Misfits
Font of choice (I'm using BlackJack)


Open template, close credit layer, heart and small heart, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Image, canvas size 700 x 600, flood fill the background with white, we'll resize later.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg8 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste bkg2 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle2 layer with magic wand, copy & paste bkg5 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Recolor pixel words and glittered hearts with the change to target brush so that it matches the rest of your supplies.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, if you want the same effect as mine, resize to your liking, select circle2 with magic wand, invert, delete on tube layer, select none, copy & paste the same tube once again, resize again if you did before, line them up and remove the excess of the tube with your eraser tool.

Copy & Paste Holly as a new layer, resize 50%, move below tube layer, add drop shadow, duplicate, flip.

Copy & Paste tree as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow, place below word art.

Copy & Paste star as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and place atop tree.

Recolor suckers and candy the same as you did the pixel words.

Add drop shadow to the word art.

Copy & Paste ball deco of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and adorn it the way you wish.

Hide the background layer, merge visible, resize 85%, unhide background.

Add copyright info and text and now you're ready to save.
TOD



Midnight Affair


Midnight Affair

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/29/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Susan McKivergan. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to her artwork through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now find Susan's artwork licensed to UpYourArt.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Moon Dance PTU Scrapkit by KatNKDA
(You need a license to use her scrapkits. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. They are no longer open for business. Please use supplies of choice or visit Kat's link for purchase options.)
Can be purchased at Artistic Minds Inc.
missy_tagtemplate293 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Font of choice (I'm using P22 Ruthie)


Open tag template, close of the credit layer and the words/the pixel words, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select the Change to Target Brush, change the color to match your scrap or tube.

Select the glitter oval half 1 and recolor using the change to target brush.

Repeat the above step on the oval.

Select circle4 layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper08 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select thin rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper07 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place toward the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste element15 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 75%, move below thin rectangle layer.

Copy & Paste element04 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 65%, free rotate left 15 degrees, place toward the bottom left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste element17 as a new layer, resize 50%, place above thin rectangle layer, see my tag.

Copy & Paste element13 as a new layer, resize 50% x 3, add drop shadow, place above element04.

Copy & Paste element25 as a new layer, resize 50%, place toward the bottom of the canvas.

Copy & Paste element26 as a new layer, place to the right of the canvas, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, free rotate right 15 degrees.

Copy & Paste element19 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 75%, place infront of element26 (music sheet).

Copy & Paste element09 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then free rotate right 15 degrees, move below chess piece (element19), add drop shadow.

Close off the background layer, merge visible, resize merged by 85%, unhide the background layer, now you can crop the canvas or resize more if needed.

Add copyright info and any text you would like. Now you are ready to save.
TOD





Thursday, November 26, 2009

He's Coming to Town


He's Coming to Town

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/26/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Sally Gilroy. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes through Scraps N Crap.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube or image of choice
SG-Christmas Wishes PTU Scrapkit by Sally Gilroy
Licensed through MyTagArt no longer available
Template by Dezigns by Ali 93
Font of choice (I'm using BattleLines and Portfolio-Regular)


Open template by Ali, close credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.
Image, canvas size, 700 x 600, we'll resize later.
New raster layer, move to the bottom, flood fill white.

Select Raster6 with magic wand,copy & paste paper of choice (Raster25 from the kit) as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none.

Select Raster1 with magic wand, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer (Raster24 in the kit), selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select Raster8 with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your scrapkit and tube, select none, add noise of choice, add a slight drop shadow, hide original layer.

Select Raster2 with magic wand, copy & paste another paper (Raster21 in kit) of choice and your tube as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert,delete, select none.

Repeat same step for Raster4 as you did for Raster8.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice (Raster27 in kit) as a new layer, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat same step for Raster5 as with Raster8.

Now you can go through and add any elements or embellishments that you would like to add, resize them as needed, add drop shadows and place to your liking.

Now you can crop the canvas or resize it. Add copyright info and text and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I would love to see your results.
TOD



A Wacky World


A Wacky World


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/26/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Amy Rowland. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Fairytale Freebie: Alice in Wonderland Scrapkit by Cora's Creations
28Lorna Frame by Lorna
(link leads to blog, click 4shared link, click frame folder, 2nd frame top row)
WSL_Mask126 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Howser and highland Perk)


Open Frame, image, canvas size and change to 600 x 600. We'll resize later.
New raster layer, flood fill white.
New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste cc-pp-06 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select frame with magic wand, copy & paste cc-pp-07 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none.

Copy & Paste cc-pp-02 as a new layer, resize 50%, move below frame.

Copy & Paste path as a new layer, move below frame, resize 50% twice then again 60%, use the eraser tool to remove any excess from the frame, add drop shadow to path.

Copy & Paste cloud as a new layer, resize to your liking, move below frame and upwards, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste party ribbon, pocket watch and bow each as a new layer, resize them to your liking, arrange to your desire on the left side of the frame, see my tag. You will need to add a drop shadow of choice to each layer.

Copy & Paste heart tree as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the right of the frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste door handle as a new layer, place at the bottom of the frame, resize 50% twice then again 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place in the center of the canvas.

Copy & Paste flamingo as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 65%, add drop shadow, place below tube and to the left.

Copy & Paste tea pot as a new layer, resize 50% three times then again by 65% twice, add drop shadow, free rotate right 15 degrees, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste tea cup as a new layer, resize 50% three times then again by 65%, add drop shadow, place below tea pot.

Copy & Paste ribbon as a new layer, resize 50% twice, place below tube, add drop shadow.

Crop your canvas or resize if you'd like. Add copyright info and text of choice (I applied noise 50 uniform monochrome) and now you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results.
TOD


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Keeper of Enchantment


Keeper of Enchantment

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Terry Heuser. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Enchantment PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using Monsteer Paparazzi)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white. We'll resize later.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg13 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste Window2 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste paper of choice as a new layer, move below Window, resize 85%.

Select inside each open area of the window, selections, modify, expand 4, selections, invert, delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place above Window.

Copy & Paste deco1 as a new layer, resize 65% twice, add drop shadow, mirror.

Copy & Paste flower vine as a new layer, resize 65%, place below tube layer and to the left, add drop shadow, duplicate, free rotate 20 degrees right.

Copy & Paste Grassbits as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place to the left above tube, duplicate, resize 65%, move over just a bit to the right, proceed to duplicate and move over an inch or so each time until you're at the end of the Window.

Copy & Paste fairydust as a new layer, move below tube layer.

Copy & Paste fairykite as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste rosevine as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the right of the tube below the grass layers, duplicate, image, mirror, move ontop of original layer.

Copy & Paste tree2 as a new layer, move to the left above window.

Merge all layers visible, resize if so desired, add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial!
TOD

Have A Gothic Christmas


Have A Gothic Christmas

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Kenny Kiernan. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
Please check his site above for more licensing info.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Snow Blue FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using DumbAss and Highland Perk)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white. We'll resize later.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper10 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste Window2 as a new layer, add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste Paper2 as a new layer, move below Window2, resize 50%, use selection tool to draw around window, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste snowman of choice as a new layer, move below window, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, merge window, snowman and paper visible, move upwards.

Copy & Paste fence of choice, resize to your liking, place below tube layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Rudolph as a new layer, resize 50%, place to the right of the fence, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste gifts as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow of choice and place to your desire.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place below window and to the right, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste Branches3 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place below window and to the left top, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste border as a new layer, resize 75% and place atop the Window, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste bow of choice, place on the left side of the window, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Ribbon Tree1 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below fence layer, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Copy & Paste Star Trail as a new layer, place above mask layer, add drop shadow, resize if needed.

Hide background layer, merge visible, unhide.

Resize or crop your canvas if needed. Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tut!
TOD

And To All A Good Night


And To All A Good Night

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Traditional XMas FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
WSL_Mask238 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using CCFrostbite)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white. We'll resize later.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame2 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste another paper of choice as a new layer, place below frame, resize 85%, use the selection tool to trace around the frame, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move below frame, position to your desire, you can now use the selection tool and select any part of the head you want above the frame, right click,promote to layer, move to the top, select none, now use the selection tool to trace around the frame again, selections, invert, delete on the original tube layer, select none.

Copy & Paste flower5 as a new layer, place to the left of the frame, resize 85%, add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste ornament of choice, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow and place on the bow on the frame. Do this several times using different ornaments and free rotate them left and right to blend.

Copy & Paste tree as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, place to the right.

Copy & Paste wreath1 as a new layer, place it right above the mask layer.

Copy & Paste flower3 as a new layer, place below frame and top right, resize 50%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Wreath3 as a new layer, place below wreath1 layer, add drop shadow, move over to the left just a bit.

Crop your canvas or resize if you so desire.

Add copyright info, text, anything else you'd like and it is now time to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results!
TOD

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

I Want To Be A Snowman


I Want To Be A Snowman

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/11/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Jennifer L. Nilsson. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through Artistic Minds INC.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube & Image of choice by same artist
It's Snow Time PTU Scrapkit by Monti
You can purchase this kit via Artistic Minds INC.
Missy_tagtemplate288 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask116 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Genoveva)


Open tagtemplate, hide credits,wordart and heart, shift d to duplicate, close original.

On each pink glitter layer, recolor to match your scrapkit or tube.

Click on the background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Select square with magic wand, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste Paper2 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select frame background, copy & paste image of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 10 degrees left, select frame background with magic wand, selections,invert,delete on image layer, select none, hide original.

On the glitter frame layer, add a drop shadow of choice.

Select rectangle with magic wand, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste tube, place to the right, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste mittens of choice as a new layer, place on frame corner, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste snowflake4 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place ontop of mittens in the corner, see my tag, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste ribbon of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place on snowflake, see my tag.

Copy & Paste gifts as a new layer, resize each to your liking, add drop shadow to each and place to the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste snow wordart of choice as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill white, move this layer below the wordart, select none, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Resize canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and your name and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying out my tut!
TOD



Tuesday, November 10, 2009

One of a Kind Christmas


One of a Kind Christmas


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/10/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Wendy Kathleen. You need a license to use this artwork. You can purchase this artwork at MyPSPTubes.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube or image of choice
White Christmas PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Missy_tagtemplate281 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice
(I'm using Wish I Were Taller, TheNautiGal ROB, P22 Corinthia)


Open tagtemplate, hide credits and wordart, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select oval layer with the magic wand, copy & paste bkg9 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste bkg1 as a new layer, resize 75%, copy & paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert, delete on paper layer, delete on tube layer, select none, hide original circle layer.

Copy & Paste DECO3 as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, place to the left.

Copy & Paste Staircase as a new layer,resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the right.

Copy & Paste Christmas Bells as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow and place above DECO3 layer.

Copy & Paste DOVE as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow and place atop the staircase.

Merge visible, resize 85%, new raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg12 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate mask layer.

Add copyright info and text of choice and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD




Monday, October 26, 2009

I Love Frogs


I Love Frogs

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/26/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license for this image through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice from same artist
A Frogs Fairytale PTU Scrapkit by Monti
You can purchase this kit at AMI
MC_Template87 by Melissaz Creationz
Font of choice (I'm using Wish I Were Taller)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate and close original.

Select Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper19 as a new layer, resize 70%, selections, invert, delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Copy & Paste doodle of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Select Copy of Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper20 as a new alyer, resize 70%, selections, invert,delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Select Raster4 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper17 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original layer.

Select Raster5, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste Castle as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Select Raster7 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, invert, delete and hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice and place above that layer, resize to fit in the frame, rotate if needed, add drop shadow.

Select Raster6 with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with matching color, select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste flower of choice, resize to your liking place in the top left corner (see my tag), add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste another flower of choice, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag.

You can now adorn the frame with the frog if you'd like, resize it to your liking, add drop shadow to each piece.

Copy & Paste bullrushes as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place opposite of the castle.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place to the left.

Copy & Paste frog basket as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to the left beside your tube.

Copy & Paste lilypad and cream as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste butterfly of choice, resize and place atop the large frame, add drop shadow.

Now you can resize the canvas or crop it. Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD



Saturday, October 24, 2009

Fang-Tastic


Fang-Tastic


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/24/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Camilla Drakenborg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
Please check her site above for more licensing info.

I would love to see your results! Please leave some love in my CBox!

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
missy_tagtemplate274 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Hallow Eves FTU Scrapkit by Created by Jill
Font of choice (I'm using AL Verdigris)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select rectangle with magic wand, copy & paste paper03 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste paper04 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select rectangle2 with magic wand, copy & paste paper01 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select frame backgrounds with magic wand, copy & paste paper01 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original layer.

Add drop shadow of choice to the frames.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, place below frame, free rotate 10 degrees right, select inside frame with magic wand, selections, invert,delete on tube layer, select none, add drop shadow, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste beads as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste flower1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place in the center of the canvas above all other layers.

Copy & Paste ribbon1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the right on the beads.

On the Fang-Tastic wordart, Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, uniform, 50, monochrome checked.
Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save. Thank you for trying my tut!

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A Haunting Good Time


A Haunting Good Time


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/24/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


I would love to see your results and while you're here why not take a minute to leave a little love in the CBox! :)


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Missy_TagTemplate273 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Spooky Friends by Monti (Can be purchased at AMI)
Font of choice (I'm using Mr and Mrs Popsicle)


Open tag template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate and close the original.

I'm going to assume you're using the same kit as me but feel free to use your choice.

Select the rectangles layer with your magic wand, copy & paste paper text as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original layer.

Select the oval with magic wand, copy & paste paper stripes as a new layer, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select frame background with magic wand, copy & paste swirls black as a new layer, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, place to your liking, resize if needed, add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste bow of choice, resize to your liking, free rotate 15 degrees right or left, add drop shadow, place to the opposite side of the frame from your tube.

Copy & Paste spider web as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move below frame, use the selection tool to remove any excess.

Copy & Paste glitter(s) of choice, resize to your liking, place accordingly.

Copy & Paste bat as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste spider as a new layer, resize to your liking and place in the web, add drop shadow.

Hide background layer, merge visible, resize merged layer 85%, unhide background, crop if you'd like.

Add copyright info and text and then you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. Please email me if you'd like for me to showcase your results.


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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Beautiful Music


Beautiful Music

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/15/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Terry Heuser. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Midnight Seranade PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
LDmask28 by Linda These can be downloaded at Creative Misfits Creations
Font of choice (I'm using Box Font Negative, Brody Regular and TPF Rubber Ducky)

Open new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white. We'll resize later.

New raster layer. Copy & Paste bkg2 into selection, select none, apply mask, resize mask layer 85%.

Copy & Paste MusicalNotes2 as a new layer, resize if you'd like, place toward the right of the canvas.

Copy & Paste Window as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste bkg8 as a new layer, move below window, resize 50%, use selection tool to remove excess paper.

Copy & Paste VineswithLights as a new layer, resize to your liking, mirror, place to the right, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste MusicalNotes as a new layer, resize to your liking, place toward the bottom, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste keyboard as a new layer, place toward the bottom, add drop shadow, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste HotAirBalloon as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, place to the left.

Crop down or resize to your liking.
Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD



Friday, October 2, 2009

I Won a TART Award

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Another Tut Featured at JG

My Cherished Memories Tutorial was featured this week at the Just Gorjuss Official Forum.
Here are the results of the members there.
Thank you all so much for participating! I love seeing your creativeness!