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.





Win a Gift Voucher to MyTagArt

Hey you!!! Yes you!!!
Want to win a Gift Voucher to MyTagArt?
Well here's what you need to do....
Click to vote for my tut side>>>>>over there to the right
then follow me>>>>>>>
then either reply to this post or give me a shout in my box >>>>
and let me know you've done both.
At the end of the month 1 lucky winner will receive a $10 Gift Voucher to MyTagArt courtesy of MEEEEE :)

Good Luck! Psstt Tell your friends.

MyTagArt's Birthday Bash

MyTagArt is celebrating it's 1st Birthday all during the month of September. Stop by and check out the great deals http://mytagart.com
But also check out their forum http://mytagart.com/forum as they have tons of contests going on for chances to win fantastic merchandise as well as tubes!!!! You can even use freebies in the contests. How great is that?

Jennyz Dreamz Created by Artist Joanne Schempp


A very talented artist, Joanne Schempp, created this lovely piece and it's named after me.
Isn't it absolutely beautiful? She does such a great job! She's one of my favorite artists.
Oh and guess what? She's licensed with MyTagArt. If you're a tagger you can also grab this tube/image as a freebie on MyTagArt's website. Be sure to follow the TOU and all that jazz. You can also find a freebie coloring sheet of this image there as well. Check out all the amazing releases she has with them! You'll be glad you did!
Check out Joanne's site HERE
MyTagArt HERE
MyTagArt Official forum HERE



You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Tags By Sally ...


Evil Wishes HERE
You can purchase Sally's artwork at MyTagArt

Star Light HERE

Sally Gilroy created these beautiful tags using 2 of my tutorials.
I love your results Sally! Great job!
As always everyone feel free to email your results to jennyzdreamz@gmail.com
I'd love to see your creations.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Natalie VonRaven Contest at MyTagArt


So all those TART's over at MyTagArt are bouncing off the wall with joy over their 1st Birthday!
They are celebrating with tons of contests which are sponsored by some of the artists there. This particular contest involves making a tshirt using Natalie VonRaven's artwork and promoting her in 2 different areas. As you can see creating t-shirts isn't my thing but hey I gave it my best shot. She has some rocking freebies both on site and exclusive to the forum members. Be sure to find Natalie VonRaven on Facebook as well as MyTagArt.
Join the forum at http://mytagart.com/forum and join in on the festivities.
Hope to see you there!