Monday, December 20, 2010

Frosty The Fisherman




Frosty the Fisherman
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-20-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of David DiTullio. You need a license to use his artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check his site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube and image of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using FTU Snow Princess by Cinnamon Scraps)
WSL_Mask238 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Peppermint)

Open new canvas 650 x 550 flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper2 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Copy & Paste frame6 as a new layer, resize 80%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste image of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, use the selection tool to remove any excess from the frame.

Copy & Paste wreath as a new layer, move below framed image, resize to your liking, place in the upper right corner.

Copy & Paste doodle2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place on top of wreath layer.

Copy & Paste blings1 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the left of the canvas, below framed image.

Copy & Paste tree 2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the left of the canvas, one layer up from the blings layer.

Now on top of the framed image layer...

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

Copy & Paste ribbon wrap4 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place on the bottom of the frame under the tube layer.

Copy & Paste flower4 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place at the end of the ribbon wrap on the right side.

Copy & Paste callilillies as a new layer, mirror, resize to your liking, place on top of the flower4 layer.

Copy & Paste string1 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Select tube layer.

Now copy & paste wordart, resize, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking and add to the top corner of the frame, add drop shadow. Place ribbon at the top of that.

Resize canvas if you'd like.

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

Thank you for trying my tut. I'd love to see your results. Please leave some love in the C-Box!

TOD

Down Through The Chimney


Down Through The Chimney
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-20-2010. 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 am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Kinda Vintage Christmas FTU by Cinnamon Scraps)
Template 157 by Toxic Desirez
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using SassyFrass ROB)


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

Select Raster 1, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper5 into selection,select none, apply mask.

Select Raster 6, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & Paste paper11 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Copy of Raster 6, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & Paste paper13 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster 3, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper6 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster 4, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper12 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Copy of Raster 4, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper8 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster 5, selections, select all,float, defloat, copy & paste paper14 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on Copy of Raster 5.

Select Raster 2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper9 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Recolor Raster9 to match.

Recolor Raster7 to match.

Copy & Paste frame 7 as a new layer, resize 80%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste doodle2 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow, adjust, sharpen, move over to the right a bit, see my tag.

Select Raster 8, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper11 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & paste poinsettas2 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move over to the right a bit, see my tag.

Copy & Paste tree2 as a new layer, place to the left, resize to 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tag3 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place upward and to the left, see my tag.

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

I also added the toy bag from the tube, placed close to the chimney, resized and added drop shadow. Then I added the snowflake from the tube, resized, added noise and drop shadow, duplicated and placed throughout the creation.

Close copy of raster 8.

Copy & Paste banner 1 as a new layer, resize to your liking and place toward the bottom, add a drop shadow.

Now you're ready to resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results. Please leave some love in the C-Box!


TOD

Tis the Season


Tis the Season
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-20-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Renee Lavoie. 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 and 1 image of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using White Christmas FTU by Cora's Creations)
WSL_Mask350 and WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of Choice (I'm using Christmas Card II)

Open a new canvas 650 x 550. Flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp05 into selection, select none,apply mask350, duplicate, add noise, merge those 2 layers together.

New raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, apply mask84, move below the other mask layer.

Copy & Paste pp01 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, using your preset shape tool, draw a rectangle around the paper with a width of 15, convert to raster layer, add drop shadow and noise, back on paper layer, free rotate 25 degrees left.

Copy & Paste bracket as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, free rotate 15 degrees right.

Copy & Paste flower01 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place upward and to the right.

Copy & Paste frame 02 as a new layer, resize to your liking, using your selection tool trace over each square, copy & paste image of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, selections, invert, delete, select none, apply drop shadow to frame, merge frame and 3 images together only.

Open red leaf 01, rotate clockwise 90, copy & paste as a new layer on canvas, free rotate 15 degrees left, add drop shadow, place lower left corner, see my tag.

Open glitter branch, rotate counterclockwise 90, copy & Paste as a new layer, add drop shadow, place above red leaf 01.

Copy & Paste ribbon01 as a new layer, move down toward red leaf and glitter branch, add drop shadow.

Copy & paste snowflake of choice, resize, add drop shadow, place bottom right corner, duplicate, image, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste foil stars as a new layer, add drop shadow, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste tags as a new layer, place downward with ribbon and such, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste crystal branch as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place bottom left with other accessories, see my tag.

Copy & Paste red leaf 01 as a new layer again, see my tag.

Copy & Paste flower01 as a new layer, again, resize to your liking, place bottom left, see my tag.

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

Resize canvas, add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tut. Please leave some love in my C-Box.

TOD

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Break Out The Decorations


Break Out The Decorations
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-18-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Bessie Ho. 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 and 3 images of choice
CreativeMisfits_HolidayTemplate4_MC by Melissaz Creationz HERE
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Xmas Time FTU by Rieka Rafita)
WSL_Mask302 and WSL_Mask341 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Holiday Home)

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

Select Raster 1, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper9 into selection, apply mask341, duplicate, new raster layer and flood fill with color of choice (I used pink), apply mask302, move below the other 2 mask layers.

Copy & Paste scattered foil rings as a new layer.

Copy & Paste flower1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, move upward and to the left, duplicate, mirror, flip and bring down just a bit.

Copy & Paste Glitter3 as a new layer, dulicate,mirror, flip.

Select Raster6, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on Copy of Raster 6 using Paper2.

Repeat again on the next Copy of Raster 6 using Paper7.

Again on the next Copy of Raster 6 using Paper5.

Raster 4, using selection tool one at a time select each square, copy & paste each image into each selection, select none.

Select Merged, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper8 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster3, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper12 as a new layer, resize 80%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Add drop shadow to Raster7.

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

On Merged layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original.

Hide Merged (lights).

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

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, place in front of tree, resize if needed, free rotate left 5 degrees, adjust, sharpen, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Ribbon2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate left 5 degrees, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste bow4 as a new layer, place on ribbon, resize to your liking.

Add holly and any other accessories you'd like.

Resize canvas, sharpen.

Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.
Thanks for trying this tut.
TOD

Friday, December 17, 2010

Happy Holiday Cheer

Happy Holiday Cheer
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-17-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ann Howard. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
3 images of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Holiday Cheer FTU by Cora's Creations)
WSL_Mask339 by Weescotslass
CreativeMisfits_HolidayTemplate2_MC by Melissaz Creationz HERE
Font of choice (I'm using Island of Misfit Toys)

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

Select Raster2, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp08 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Copy & Paste frame 06 as a new layer, resize 90% then 65%, add drop shadow, free rotate right 25 degrees, place upper right corner.

Select Raster 5, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste pp15 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste magic overlay as a new layer.

Select Raster 4, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a color of choice, add noise, select none, hide original.

Select Merged layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste pp06 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

On the next Merged layer, repeat same step except use a color of choice and add noise.

Copy & Paste tree as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to the left, see my tag.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice as a new layer, resize 50%, place on bottom circle.

Repeat again using a different snowflake and place below one of the frames.

On Raster 7, use your selection tool for each one and copy & paste an image of choice 3 different times, resize if needed, selections, invert, delete on each one, select none, hide original.

On the next Merged layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, add noise, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste gift of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, place on top of tree layer, see my tag.

Hide Raster13.

Raster 11, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, back to new layer, selections, select all,float, defloat, modify, expand 4, new raster layer, flood fill black, move below, select none, apply noise to black layer and drop shadow of choice.

Recolor "Holidays", add noise, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, modify, expand 2, flood fill with black, select none, move below, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste button of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, place on large circle to the left.

Add holly and bow of choice to the frames, see my tag.

Now you're ready to merge visible, resize to your liking, sharpen.

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

Hope you enjoyed this tut. I'd love to see your results. Be sure to leave some love in my C-Box!

TOD

Let It Snow

Let It Snow
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-17-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ann Gates Fiser. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1-2 tubes of choice
Linda_CM_Template 37 HERE
Vix_Mask3Christmas2010 HERE
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Traditional Christmas PTU by Scrappin Krazy Designs from MyTagArt HERE)
Trees by Rainbow Coffi
Font of choice (I'm using Christopherhand)

Open template, hide credits, snow, let it snow and let it snow glow, text and text2, unhide background layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.

On background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper07 into selection, select none, apply mask, resize 65%, move upward and to the left, duplicate, mirror, merge these 2 layers together only, duplicate, flip.

Recolor blue oval, blue rectangle, blue circle and snowflakes to match your supplies.

Select Black Oval, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper09 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on black rectangle changing the paper to paper01.

Select Black Circle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper08 into selection, select none.

Copy & Paste lights1 as a new layer, see my tag for placement.

I used the tree tube that was included in one of Ann's tubes purchase and pasted it toward the top of the blue rectangle and duplicated it several times.

Copy & Paste bow of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place toward the right of the template, see my tag.

Copy & Paste star and any other accessories you'd like to add, resize and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Rainbow Coffi trees as a new layer, resize if needed, see my tag for placement.

Now add your tubes, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Resize canvas. Add copyright layer and text and you're now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tut. Hope you'll take the time to leave some love in my C-Box.
Would love to see your results.


TOD

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-15-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Hannah Lynn. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Waiting For Santa FTU by LaCaRoLita'S DeSiGnZ)
Vix_Mask4Christmas2010 HERE
MDS for CM_Template #13 by Mincrisar HERE
Font of choice (I'm using Sloop-Script Two)

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

Select background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper2 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Open xmas wreath, resize 60%, copy & paste as a new layer, add drop shadow.

Select circle layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, Copy & Paste Paper3 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Recolor difused background to match and move it below the new circle layer.

Select back, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a gradient made from a dark and light color from your supplies, select none, hide original.

Recolor dotted frame to match.

Select back, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select frame, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with gradient, select none, apply noise, add drop shadow, hide original.

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

Copy & Paste present4 as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place upper left side of canvas next to tube.

Copy & Paste hollyberry as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the bottom right of the wordart (see my tag).

Recolor the holly that came with the template to match your supplies.

Hide x-mas back.

Copy & Paste ornament9 as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 12 degrees right, sharpen, add drop shadow, hang from the frame.

Copy & Paste bow13 as a new layer, resize and place to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste present1 as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place next to the wordart, see my tag.

Recolor x-mas wordart to match, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, modify 2, new raster layer, flood fill with white, move below, select none, add noise and drop shadow.

Add a gradient glow to the other wordart if you'd like. If you don't have gradient glow then you can get the same effect by following the step above.

Copy & Paste lantern as a new layer, resize to your liking, place above wordart and to the left, see my tag.

Now you're ready to resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Hope you enjoyed this tut. I'd love to see your results. Don't forget to leave some love in the C-Box.
TOD

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Jolly Christmas


Jolly Christmas
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-12-2010. 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.

This tut allows for animation although the preview is not animated.

Supplies Needed:
Tubes of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Holly Jolly Christmas by Shal's World available for purchase HERE)
ChristmasTemplate4-Kelly'sKreations'09 HERE
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Santa's Sleigh)

Animation Shop (optional)
MuRa's Meister Copies (optional)
VDL Adrenaline (optional)

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

Select bkg and flood fill white, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper 3 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select MainFill, select each dark color with magic wand, copy & paste Paper 14 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none.

Use the change to target brush to recolor the rest.

Select main outline, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper 17 as a new layer, resize 110, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, back on new layer, apply noise and drop shadow of choice.

Select BlindFill, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper 16 as a new layer, resize 120, selections, invert, delete,hide original.

Select Rectoutline, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, apply noise, drop shadow, hide original.

Select treefill, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper 5 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Add drop shadow to treeoutline.

Hide Text.

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

I'm using several different tubes from the same artist so go ahead and add those if you're doing the same and arrange to your liking.

Add decorations to the tree.

Hide Xmas Spray.

Copy & Paste Ribbon Wrap as a new layer, resize 50% and adorn the window area with it, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste string of bulbs and adorn the window or fireplace with them, deleting the ends so they don't hang over.

Copy & Paste stocking of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking and hang on the fireplace or window scene.

Copy & Paste presents of choice as a new layer, resizing as needed and arrange beneath the tree.

Copy & Paste Peppermint Stick as a new layer, place behind your main tube (see my tag).

Using a flower arrangement of choice, copy & paste as a new layer, resize to your liking, apply MuRa's Meister Copies encircle with default settings, place above mask layer, top left corner, resize 75%, duplicate, mirror, flip, use your selection tool to select inside the window and delete both layers of arrangements that may be sticking through, select none.

If you do not plan to animate then now is the time to resize the canvas, add copyright info and text and then you're ready to save.

If you'd like to animate:
Resize your canvas, do NOT merge any of the layers, add copyright layer, go back and sharpen any tube layers that may need it.

Use the selection tool to select the window, new raster layer, apply VDL Adrenaline with these settings:

select none, copy merged, paste into animation shop, back to PSP, undo, apply again changing random seed to 50, copy merged, paste after in animation shop, repeat again changing random seed to 100.

You should now have 3 layers.

Edit, select all, animation, frame properties, change this to 25 or whatever you'd like.

Now you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results. Please leave some love in my C-Box.


TOD

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Naughty & Nice

Naughty & Nice
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-7-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Terra Bidlespacher. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to her artwork through MyTagArt. You can now purchase her tubes through MyTubedArt.

Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice from same artist
holiday template 5-Tabby by Tabby Kat HERE
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Joyful Tidings FTU by Scrapity Scrap and More)
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Nocker Cranky)

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

Flood fill Raster1 with white.

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

Copy & Paste foliage4 as a new layer, place to the left (see my tag), duplicate, image, mirror.

Select Pink Rectangle 1, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 80%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Pink Rectangle 2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper6 again as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Pink Heart, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper8 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Hide tiling words.

Select SM Pink Heart 1, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper14 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste llex2 as a new layer, add drop shadow, place to the right (see my tag).

Select SM Pink Heart 2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper16 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste Folded Bow 3 as a new layer, resize 80%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

On snowflake 4 and 3, add noise.

Copy & Paste Santa Hat as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, free rotate 35 degrees right (see my tag).

On snowflake 2 and 1, add noise.

On the naughty and nice words, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill each with a different color of choice that matches, select none, hide original. Add drop shadow to the glitter text below each then merge each layer with it's glitter back.

Copy & Paste snowangel as a new layer, resize to your liking and place top left, add drop shadow.

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

Copy & Paste candy as a new layer, resize to your liking, duplicate twice and resize both a bit smaller, arrange to your liking.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, duplicate, on original, adjust, blur, 3.00, back on copy, right click, properties, change to overlay, add drop shadow to original.

Repeat on second tube.

Move naughty and nice word art above the tube layers.

Resize canvas. Add copyright info and text. Now you're ready to save.

Thanks for trying my tut. I'd love to see your results. Please leave some love in my C-Box.
TOD

Christmas Sweets


Christmas Sweets
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-7-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Valarie Wade. 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 and image of choice
holiday template4-tabby by Tabby Kat HERE
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Ho Ho Ho FTU by Rieka Rafita)
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotlass
Font of choice (I'm using SassyFrass ROB)

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

Raster 1 flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask.

red oval 1 and red oval 2 recolor each to match your supplies.

Select red rectangle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper15 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select white frame lrg, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a matching color, select none, add noise, hide original.

Copy & Paste glitter as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the left, duplicate, image, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste image as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 40 degrees right, more if needed, select the white background layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, invert, delete on image layer, select none, hide original, duplicate image, mirror, move up on the other white background layer, back to the other, duplicate again, on 1st image, adjust, blur, gaussion blur 2, right click on duplicate layer, properties, soft light.
Repeat on the other image, changing properties to overlay instead. I also added some texture to both.

Copy & Paste Pine Branch as a new layer, resize 50%, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Christmas Tree as a new layer, resize to your liking, place close to the tube.

Copy & Paste bow3 as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

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

Copy & Paste present as a new layer, resize 50% then again 80%, add drop shadow, place to the left, see my tag if needed.

Copy & Paste sparkle as a new layer.

Copy & Paste biscuit as a new layer, resize to your liking, place close to the present.

Resize canvas, add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results. Please be sure to leave some love in the C-Box.




TOD

Saturday, December 4, 2010

A Mermaid's Christmas


A Mermaid's Christmas
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-4-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Sherri Baldy. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Vaybs_MisfitXmas5 template by Designs by Vaybs HERE
Xmas at Misfits FTU Scrapkit by Annu HERE
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Holiday Home)

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

Unhide background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp18 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select Raster1 (stars) recolor to match supplies.

Select Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste pp2 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, selections, select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 2, new raster layer, flood fill with matching color of choice, select none, apply noise, move below, add drop shadow. Duplicate both of these layers and mirror then close the opposite side so that these replace those.

Same idea with Raster3 changing the paper to pp7.

Select raster6, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste pp1 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete,select none, hide original.

Recolor Raster7 to match.

Copy & Paste el35 (Christmas tree) as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste el51 as a new layer, resize to your liking and place to the left.

Copy & Paste el47 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, duplicate, mirror, see my tag for placement.

Raster8,9 and 10 recolor.

Copy & Paste el38 (stars) as a new layer, resize to your liking and place ontop of Raster10, use your selection tool to remove excess from top, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste el28 (ribbon) as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste el20 (candles) as a new layer, add drop shadow, resize to your liking, place to the left.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer and place to the right, resize if needed and add drop shadow of choice. I also select random areas of the tube and added some noise.

Copy & Paste el41 (pink twinkle) as a new layer, resize and place to your liking.

Resize your canvas.

Add copyrights and text and you're now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tut. I hope you enjoyed it. Please leave some love in the C-Box.

TOD

Winter Ice


Winter Ice
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-4-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Vicki Visconti-Tilley. 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
Scrakit of Choice (I'm using PTU Ice Princess by KatNKDA)
template_squares_vivian by Vivian
DBV Mask 111 by Vaybs
Font of choice (I'm using SassyFrass ROB)

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

Add new raster layer, flood fill white, move to bottom.

Add new raster layer, select with magic wand, open paper03, resize 600 x 600, copy & paste into selection, select none, apply mask.

Open element 29, resize 500 on the longest side, copy & paste as a new layer, place top left corner, add drop shadow of choice.

Open element22, copy & paste as a new layer, resize 50% twice, place to the left, duplicate,mirror,flip.

Select square shadow, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper04 into selection, select none.

Select white rounds, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper07 as a new layer, resize to your liking, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Back on original white round layer.

Copy & Paste element57 (purple flower) as a new layer, resize 50%, place top right corner, duplicate,mirror, flip.

Open element60 resize 500 on the longest side, copy & paste as a new layer, resize 65%, placing above the first flower, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Back on new white round layer.

On the round layer, change the color to match the supplies you're using.

Copy & Paste element 18 as a new layer, place to the right, resize 50% x's 3.

On the square layers that follow simply one each time and selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste a paper of choice each time, resize, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide the original. Then on the frame squares simply change the colors to match.

Copy & Paste element24 (christmas tree) as a new layer, resize 50%, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element56 (purple flower) as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag.

Copy & Paste element42 as a new layer, mirror, resize to your liking, place to the left of the canvas.

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

Copy & paste element38 as a new layer, resize 50% then again by 65%, see my tag for placement, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element54 as a new layer, resize to fit on the above layer.

Add bows, resizing to your liking, add drop shadow.

Resize canvas to your liking (remember to change the resolution if using a large kit like the one I'm using so that you don't violate any PTU company's TOU)

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

Thank you for trying my tut. I hope you enjoyed it. I'd love it if you'd stop by my C-Box and leave some love. It does a heart good!


TOD

Monday, October 18, 2010

Witchy Woman


Witchy Woman
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/18/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Heather Valentin. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1-2 tubes of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Spookylicious FTU by Toxic Desirez)
TagTemplate78_Rose HERE
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using bountiful font)

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

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper5 into selection, select none, apply mask.

On Top Right Purple Circle and Bottom Left Purple Circle you will need to apply the same step-
Selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none,hide originals.

Select Orange Fritillary layer, recolor to match your supplies.

Select Green Rectangle Box, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper6 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections, invert, delete, select none.

Select Black Circle, selections, select all,float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original.

Select Orange Circle layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper3 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Hide Pixel Wordart.

Copy & Paste web as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Recolor Orange rectangle using another color of choice.

Select black rectangle, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with another color of choice, copy & paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original layer, duplicate tube, adjust, blur, gaussian blur 3, right click, properties, overlay.

Select bats, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original.

Hide star lines.

Select Right Circle Line, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, apply noise, add drop shadow, hide original.
Repeat on Left Circle Line changing the color.

Move the bats above the circle line layers.

Copy & Paste star of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, place upward and to the right, add drop shadow.

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

Copy & Paste cauldron as a new layer, resize to your liking, place behind main tube, below bat layer, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Copy & Paste broom as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 90 degrees right or left, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Recolor glitter wordart, make sure both it and the white wordart are above the broom layer.

Crop or resize the tag to your liking.

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

Thank you for trying my tut. Please leave some love in the CBox.





I'll Put A Spell On You


I'll Put A Spell On You
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/18/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Melia Newman. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube and 3 images of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Trick or Treat FTU Scrapkit by ZiggyFan Scrap Designs)
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font used-Bat Font

Open new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper5 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame of choice as a new layer, resize 50% then again 85%.

Copy & Paste each image as a new layer, move below frame, resize each to your liking, use the selection tool to remove any excess, add drop shadow to frame, merge frame and images together, move toward the bottom just a bit and resize again if needed.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move below framed images, resize if needed, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

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

Copy & Paste each of the 3 suckers as a new layer, free rotate them all 90 degrees left.
Resize the first one to 75%
Resize the second one to 65%
Resize the third one to 55%
Add drop shadow to each, see my tag for placement, merge those 3 layers together, duplicate,image, mirror.

Copy & Paste each the pumpkin and spider as a new layer, resize to your liking and place in front of the suckers at the bottom, add drop shadow to each.

Copy & Paste candies and candy corn as a new layer, resize and place to your liking.

Crop the canvas.

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

Thanks for trying my tut. Please leave some love in the CBox.



The Glory of Autumn


The Glory of Autumn
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/18/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Teri Rosario. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube and image of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Autumn's Glory FTU by Becky's Creations)
Template #47 by LaCaRoLiTa'S DeSiGnZ
WSL_Mask222 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using SassyFrass ROB)

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

New raster layer, flood fill white.

New raster layer, flood fill with a matching color of choice, apply mask.

Select "background" resize 75%, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper2 as a new layer, resize around 125%, selections, invert, delete, select none, sharpen, hide original.

Select Raster1, selections,select all, float,defloat, copy & paste paper12 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Select Raster2, selections,select all,float,defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, apply noise, add drop shadow, hide original.

Select Raster3, selections,select all, float,defloat, copy & paste paper5 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Select Raster4, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper1 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste image of choice, free rotate 15 degrees left, select the new Raster4 layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections,invert, click delete on the image layer, select none, drop opacity of image down to around 60%.

Select Raster5, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

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

Copy & Paste pendant, flowers and leaves all as a new layer each, resize as needed and place to your liking.

Crop the canvas down and resize if needed.

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

Thanks for trying my tut. I'd love to see your results.





Sunday, October 17, 2010

Wickedly Poisonous


Wickedly Poisonous
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/17/2010. 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 am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using The Witching Hour FTU by Created by Jill)
TagTemplate84_Rose HERE
WSL_Mask330 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Mitch Hand)

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

Select Raster11, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper2 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Select Raster8, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper2 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster10, selections, float,defloat, copy & paste Paper3 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, duplicate, mirror, flip, hide both originals.

Select Raster9, selections, float, defloat, I copied and pasted a paper from the tube as a new layer but any paper will work, selections, invert, delete, duplicate, mirror, hide original.

Select Raster5, selections, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, add noise, duplicate, image, mirror,flip, hide both originals.

Select Raster3, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster7, selections, select all, float, defloat, again I copied and pasted another paper from the tube as a new layer but any paper will work, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Hide Raster 4

Select Copy of Raster 4, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with matching color, select none, hide original.

On the new text layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, modify, expand2, flood fill with black, move below, select none, add drop shadow.

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

Adorn the tag with any other supplies you'd like to add (pumpkin, grass, flower,ect) place to your liking.

Crop or resize the tag.

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

Thank you for trying out my tutorial. I hope you enjoyed it. Please leave some love in my cbox.


Saturday, October 16, 2010

Pink Says It All


Pink Says It All
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/16/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Shirley Incoente. 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

4 Photos of choice
(I'm using Photos ©Emily Schroeder. You need a license from MyTagArt to use her photos)

Scrapkit of choice (I'm using So Into Pink by Created by Jill)
missy_tagtemplate374 by Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Not His Angel)


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

Recolor circle1,filmstrip,square1, square2,star1 and star2 all to match your supplies.

Unhide background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper01 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Select rectangle1, selections, select all, float,defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original.

Repeat on rectangle3.

Select rectangel2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper12 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on rectangel4.

Select circle2, selection, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 80%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on circle3 using Paper14.

Repeat on circle4 using Paper11.

Hide transmission circle.

Recolor circle5 and circle6 to match.

Copy & Paste flower1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place below circle 5 and 6 but upwards, see my tag.

Copy & Paste rose3 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move above circle 5 and 6, see my tag.

Copy & Paste glitter1 as a new layer, resize 65%.

Copy & Paste candle as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

Select filmstrip back, copy & paste a new image for each square, resize as needed, place to your liking, use the selection tool to select around each, selections, invert, delete, select none.

Select filmstrip layer.

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

Copy & Paste pink gem as a new layer, resize 50%, place in one corner of the filmstrip, duplicate, image, flip, mirror.

Copy & Paste beads as a new layer, resize to your liking, move to the bottom above the mask layer, see my tag.

Back to the tube layer.

Copy & Paste rose1 as a new layer, place toward the bottom right, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste glitterheart as a new layer, resize if needed, place ontop of the rose1 layer.

Open framewrap2, image, free rotate 90 degrees left, copy & paste as a new layer on your canvas, resize to your liking, place below rose1 but above tube layer, add drop shadow, you may need to flip also.

Copy & Paste pearls as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

Resize canvas or crop if you'd like.k

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

Thank you for trying my tut. I'd love to see your results. Please leave some love in my CBox.






Friday, October 15, 2010

Spooktacular


Spooktacular
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/15/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Sue Miller. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
You can now find her tubes at UpYourArt.

Supplies Needed:
5 tubes of choice from the same artist
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Falling for Elias FTU by Gothic Inspirations)
AS_Halloween Temp2 HERE
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Billy Argel Font)


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

Unhide background layer, flood fill the sides with white.

New raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, apply mask,duplicate,mirror.

Copy & Paste splatter as a new layer, resize 75%, adjust, sharpen, place upward and to the right.

Copy & Paste WirePumpkin as a new layer, resize 85%, move over to the right just a bit.

Select Raster 12 , selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer and flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original.

Raster13 layer add noise.

Select Raster9, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat on Raster6 using Paper5 and resize to 50% instead.

Repeat again on Copy of Raster10 using Paper3.

Repeat on Raster10 using Paper1.

Once more on Raster5 using Paper2.

Copy & Paste flower1 as a new layer, place upon new Raster5 layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow.

Recolor Raster3 to match your tube.

Copy & Paste spider web as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the right, see my tag.

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

Select Raster7, selections,select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste each tube or image as a new layer, place below the filmstrip, resize if needed, use the selection tool to select around each, selections, invert, delete on each layer, select none.

Recolor Raster8 to match your supplies.

Copy & Paste broom as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 90 degrees right, place atop the filmstrip layer, add drop shadow.

Recolor Raster11 (wordart) to match.

Add noise to Raster15 (spider)

Copy & Paste staple as a new layer, resize to your liking, place on flower, see my tag.

Crop your tag, resize if needed.

Add copyright info

Add text and now you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. Hope you'll take time to leave some love in my CBox.



Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Gift Voucher Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated. Since it's so close till the end of the month I thought I'd go ahead and pick a winner.

Congrats Pam
Contact admin@mytagart.com and let them know that Through Our DreamZ has purchased a $10 voucher for you. They'll send it right over. Enjoy!

Thanks again!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Evil Nightmares


Evil Nightmares
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 9/21/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Joanne Schempp. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Nightmare PTU by KatNKDA)
ccsevilicious template by Crazy Cakes Scraps
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Jellyka Gare de Chambord)

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

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

Crop the canvas down to the size you'd like.

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

Select 11, selections, float,defloat,copy & paste Paper12 as a new layer, resize 50% then again 75%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select 10, selections, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper04 as a new layer, resize 50% twice, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat on layer 9 using Paper07.

Repeat again on layer 8 using Paper05.

Repeat step on layer 7 but flood fill with a color of choice instead of paper.

Recolor layers 5 and 2 to match the color you just used.

Back on layer 6, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper15 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then 65%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat on layer 4 using Paper08,recolor as before.

Recolor layer 1 to your liking.

Copy & Paste element14 (tree branches) as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below new layer 4.

Copy & Paste element15b as a new layer, repeat step above placing it below element14.

Copy & Paste element16 (rocks) as a new layer,resize 50% then again 65%, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element23 (skull) as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element25 (candles) as a new layer, resize to your liking, place above the wordart, see my tag.

Copy & Paste element40 (tombstone) as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below wordart and toward the bottom.


Hide the askull layer of the template.

Copy & Paste element22 (bat) as a new layer, resize to your liking, mirror and place where the askull was previously.

Adorn the tag with flowers and spider webs of choice, place to your liking or see my tag.

Resize the canvas if needed.

Add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.
Thank you for trying my tutorial.
Hope you liked it!
Leave some love in my C-Box.








Monday, September 20, 2010

Autumn Has Arrived


Autumn Has Arrived

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 9/20/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Heather Valentin. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
3 tubes of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Leaves Everywhere PTU by KatNKDA)
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using jey)


Open a new canvas 600 x 550 and flood fill white.

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

I am going to assume that you are using the same kit as me from here on out. Please feel free to adapt these steps using another kit if needed.

Copy & Paste element29 (blue top leaf frame), resize 50% twice then 80%, duplicate, resize 75% or so.

Copy & Paste element25 (doodle) as a new layer, resize 50%, then resize 55%, add drop shadow, place to the right of the frames on top, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste element23 (hay) as a new layer, resize 50% twice, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element32 (blue stamp frame) as a new layer, resize 55%.

Copy & Paste Paper01 as a new layer, resize 50%, move below frame, use the selection tool to select around, selections, invert, delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste 2 tubes of choice as a new layer, resize each, place to your liking, add drop shadow to each, move below frame, use selection tool to select around frame, selections, invert, delete on each tube layer, select none.

Copy & Paste element24 as a new layer, resize to your liking and place on top of all layers, move to bottom left.

Copy & Paste ribbon of choice as a new layer, resize, place in the middle of the stamp frame. Repeat using a bow of choice and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste element01(butterfly on leaves) as a new layer, resize to your liking, place at the top right corner of the stamp frame.

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

Copy & Paste element26 as a new layer(clock), resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element27 (hedgehog) as a new layer, resize to your liking, place toward bottom left of the canvas, see my tag.

Open element14, free rotate 90 degrees right, copy & paste as a new layer on your working canvas, resize to your liking, place at the bottom of the tube layer, duplicate, mirror, flip and arrange to your liking with flowers of choice.

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

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. Please leave some love!


Thursday, September 16, 2010

Without You


Without You
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 9/16/2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Helena Reis. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to her work through MyTagArt.
You can now find her artwork at Dreamscape Imaging.

Supplies Needed:
1-4 tubes of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using dream e-scape FTU by Kirsty's Scraps)
missytagtemplate_370 by Divine Intentionz
missy_wordart_template13 by Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Jellyka Wonderland Wine)

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

Image, canvas size, 750 x 650.

Unhide background layer, flood fill white.

New raster layer, flood fill with matching color, apply mask.

Copy & Past scatter as a new layer, placing it upward and to the left of the canvas above the mask layer, duplicate, use your move tool to move it over to the right, duplicate, flip, dulpicate mirror. You should now have 4 layers, merge those 4 layers together.

Select circle, selections, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper7 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

On both back layer, selections, select all, float,defloat, copy & paste Paper3 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

On filmstrip layers recolor the stars to match.

Copy & Paste Pearl Doodle1 as a new layer, place to the right, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Select frame back, selections, float,defloat, copy & paste Paper2 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select the original frame back layer again.

Copy & Paste beads as a new layer, place upward and to the left, resize to your liking, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste glitter splat2 as a new layer, flip, place upward, resize if you so desire, adjust, sharpen.

Copy & Paste bird as a new layer, resize to your liking, place upward and to the right, see my tag.

Copy & Paste clock as a new layer, resize 65%, place to the right, see my tag.

Select frame, selections,select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Select frame 2 back, copy & Paste paper9 as a new layer, resize 65%, image, free rotate 10 degrees left, select frame 2, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, invert, delete on paper layer, select none, hide original.

Go back to original frame 2 back, copy & paste inner clock as a new layer, place upward and to the left just a bit, see my tag, add drop shadow, resize to your liking.

Back to new frame 2 back, Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, use your selection tool to select any that you would like to have above the frames, right click, promote selection to layer, move to top, go back to original and add drop shadow.

On frame 2 add drop shadow.

Select frame 3 back, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste glitter water as a new layer, resize 50%, free rotate 10 degrees right, now select frame 3 back, selections, float, defloat, selections, invert, delete on glitter water layer, select none.

Frame 3 recolor and add drop shadow.

Frame 4 repeat the previous 3 steps.

Hide wordart and wordart back.

Copy & Paste book as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place downward and to the right, see my tag.

Copy & Paste frame 6 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place toward the bottom of your canvas.

On each one of the photo frames you will need to use your magic wand to select inside, selections, modify, expand 3, then copy & paste your choice of papers and/or tubes/images into the frame area, resize to your liking, selections, invert, delete, select none, move each layer below the frame. I purposely left 2 frames empty. Once you have filled each of the frames and have it like you want it then you will need to add a drop shadow to the frame and merge the frame, papers and images together.

Copy & Paste wall end as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the left, see my tag.

Copy & Paste leaves 2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place on the wall end.

Copy & Paste ribbon1 as a new layer, resize if you'd like, flip, add drop shadow, place on the middle frame, see my tag.

Copy "dreams" wordart and paste as a new layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, select none, apply noise if you'd like, selections, select all, float, defloat, modify,expand 2, new raster layer and flood fill with black, move below select none, add drop shadow of choice.

Now copy & paste the rest of the wordart and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste butterfly2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place on wall end.

Resize or crop canvas.

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

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Please leave some love in my c-box!






Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Time to Harvest


Time to Harvest
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 9/15/2010. 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 have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Harvest FTU Scrapkit by Cinnamon Scraps)
Template9 by SyllyCreationz HERE
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Blueberry Foxhound)

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

Unhide background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper14 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select black small rectangle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper9 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on pink small rectangle layer.

Select black big rectangle, selections,select all,float,defloat, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat on pink big rectangle.

Select white rectangle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper15 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select white circle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper13 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select pink dotted scalloped, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper16 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, apply drop shadow of choice.

Repeat on gray scalloped using Paper2.

Repeat on black circle using Paper5.

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

Copy & Paste doodle as a new layer, move below new pink dotted scalloped layer, resize to your liking, see my tag, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste ivy3 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the right of the canvas, see my tag, duplicate, mirror, move upward.

Copy & Paste grass of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place below doodle layer, use eraser to remove any excess.

Copy & Paste vine1 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the left on the frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste vine2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place above vine1, see my tag.

Copy & Paste labeltag of choice as a new layer,resize to your liking, free rotate 90 degrees right, then again 15 degrees, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste bow of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, place above labeltag, add drop shadow.

Resize your tag if you'd like.

Now add your copyright layer and text and you are now ready to save.

I hope you have enjoyed this tut.Please leave some love in my cbox.
I'd love to see your results.


Saturday, September 11, 2010

Crazy Girls ROCK


Crazy Girls Rock
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 9-11-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Charlotte Thomson Art & Illustration. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.

Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Rock Star FTU by Twinky)
Crazy Girl Template by Addictive Pleasures HERE
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using aaaiight!)


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

Select background, new raster layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, flood fill with color of choice, select none, apply mask.

Select Raster 3, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper5 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on Raster 4 using Paper10.

Repeat on Raster 5 using Paper1.

Copy & Paste Record, resize to your liking, place upon the new Raster 5 layer.

Select Raster 8, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper8 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Recolor the wordart layers to match your supplies.

Copy & Paste WrapFrame of choice as a new layer, mirror, free rotate 20 degrees right.

Copy & Paste Paper12 as a new layer, move below frame, free rotate 20 degrees right.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, position below the frame, duplicate 2-3 more times moving each layer up just a bit as you go, see my tag, merge those tube layers together.

Use the magic wand to select inside the frame, selections, modify, expand 10, selections, invert, delete on tube layer, delete on paper layer, select none, add drop shadow to frame, drop opacity on tubes to around 70.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, position above frame and at the top of the wordart, see my tag, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

I went back and added noise to the mask layer and middle circle layer.

Now you're ready to crop or resize the tag.

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

Thank you for trying my tut.
Hope you enjoyed it.