31 January, 2014

New Kit And Freebie Add-On Kit- Irish Charm

I have a new kit & stores...
and I also have a freebie 
add-on kit for you. =)

Irish Charm is a cute kit filled with St. Patrick-themed 
items in greens, pinks, oranges & yellows
for some fun, adorable tags.
The PTU kit is packed with 55 elements, 
14 papers & 6 frames.

you can find this kit in all the stores I sell in,
located on the right. ;)

And I also have a freebie add-on for you:
This kit has different elements 
than the PTU kit, but uses the same colours.
There are 10 papers, 35 elements & 4 frames.

You can snag this kit from here:

All I ask is please abide by my TOU &
absolutely NO sharing- just direct them to 
my blog, please. ;)

As always, comments & thank yous are loved.=)

I enjoy seeing your creations with my kits.
You can send them to me at:
MagikD[@]live.com
(remove the brackets in my email.)
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28 January, 2014

PTU- My Heart Belongs To You

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This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X1, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using my PTU kit , Be Mine.
You can find this in all my stores, located on the right.;)

Tube: I'm using the artwork of Arthur Crowe.
This is my own commission from him for my 
HIM-Addicts & Dark Lights sites.
Do NOT use any artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased or obtained the tube legally.

Template: NQ-VALENTINE TEMPLATE 2.
You can find the template here.
* Leave her some lovin' for the template. ;) 

Mask: Of choice, if preferred.

Filters: Xero- Seasons
Xero- Radiance

Font: My First Crush (Thin)

Drop shadow: 3 3 50 15, black. 
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.

Resize the template so it's 650 X 650 px, all layers ticked.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Layers 1, 2 & 3- Use your manual colour correction tool 
to change the colour, with #c71350 as your source
& #c00000 as your target.
Add a drop shadow to each layer.

Merge layer 6 down onto 5, then merge down onto 4.
Then, Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper 9, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

For layers 7, 8, 9 & 10
Use your manual colour correction tool 
to change the colour, with #ffebfb as your source
& #ff4040 as your target.
Change the Opacity on each to 75%.
Add a drop shadow to each layer.

11- add a drop shadow.

12- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 3, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. 

Layers 13 & 14- Drop shadow.

15- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 11, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Then add your tube or closeup.
Resize as needed. Hit delete & select none.
Crop to canvas. 
Duplicate your paper layer & Mirror. Delete layer 16.
Duplicate the closeup layer & mirror.
(You may have to move this above your paper layer.)

Then on your tubes, add the blinds effect at these settings:
* Note, if you're plan on resizing your tag, 
wait to do this step LAST.
Then, add a drop shadow to the left tube only.

17- Use your manual colour correction tool 
to change the colour, with #da060a as your source
& #c00000 as your target. Drop shadow.

19- Do the same as layer 17, using the same target. 
Drop shadow.
I linked layers 17 & 18 together & 19 & 20 together.
Layers 17/18 I moved slightly up & to the left.
Layers 19/20 I moved slightly up. 

Next add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Position in the middle of the tag & move below 
the word art in layers palette.
Apply Xero- Seasons at these settings:
Then apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Add a drop shadow.

Next we'll add some elements.
For each one, I added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

spiral- 85%. Move slightly to the left.
Duplicate & mirror. Merge down.
Right click in layers palette & send to bottom.

doodle- 80%.
Place this on the top, middle.
Move below your main tube in layers palette.

giftbox- 45%
Place on the right side.

box of chocolates- 40%
Place on the lower right, in front of giftbox.

cupcake- 50%. 
Place on the right of tube.

balloons- 65%. Place on top left.
Erase a bit of the 'string' that overlaps onto your tube.

bow 2- 65%. Mirror & place on right,
as shown on my example.

mailbox- 80%. Place on the left.

Valentine- 35%. Rotate 10 right.
Place 'under' the mailbox.

rose 2- 30%. 
Place off to the left of the mailbox.

butterfly- Duplicate. Resize one 25%. 
Rotate 35 left & sharpen.
Place over the rose on the left.
Add the following for your drop shadow:
12 14 70 15, black.
Resize the other butterfly 18%.
Rotate this one 27 right. Sharpen.
Place this one on the top right.
Add the same drop shadow.

Add any other elements, if you prefer at this time.
* Make sure you reset your drop shadow to the settings 
used for the rest of the tag.;)

If you wish to add a mask, add a paper of choice.
Apply your mask of choice & merge group.
Move the mask to bottom in layers palette 
& resize as necessary.

... Or, instead of using a mask, I added frame 1.
I moved it up just slightly in the canvas.
Then, I right clicked in layers palette to 
send to bottom & added a drop shadow.

Now, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
* I did crop mine just a little bit, on the left.
So mine is 645 px wide by 650 px in height.

**If you resized your tag, go back & 
add the blinds effect to your closeups. ;)

Next, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next add your name, with the font set at 'bold'.
Next, add a bevel:
Then add a drop shadow.

Finally, merge visible, save as a PNG & enjoy. =)

I hope had fun trying this tutorial.
I'd love to see your results. =)
*hugz*

26 January, 2014

CT Tags- & More Posers From Tammy

I have another batch of amazing
CT tags to show off. =)

This first batch of tags was made 
with my Be Mine kit.
This gorgeous tag if from Belinda:
She has a fab tutorial for you here.

These next 2 fab tags were made by Kelly:

Callie had made this lovely tag:
Check out her tutorial here.

Jeannine made this adorable tag:
Find her tutorial here.

And Tragedy made this stunning tag:
Her tutorial can be found here on her blog.

The next few tags were made with 
my Screw Valentines kit:
This first stunning tag is from Jeannine:
Her tutorial is here for you to check out.

This stellar tag is from Belinda:
She has her tutorial here for you.

And this wicked tag is from Tragedy:
Her tutorial comes hot off her PSP to you, here.

Next are a few tags with my
Pynk Panther kit.
These first 2 killer tags are from Jax:

And Anna did a stunning job with this tag:
Her tutorial can be found here.

And last, but not least, Robyne revisited my City Chic
kit to make this beautiful tag:
She has a tutorial for you here.

...And before I end this post, I have another
stellar set of Poser tubes to show off to you.
Tammy made this with my FTU Love, Always kit
& they are just beautiful:
You can grab these from her blog, here.
Make sure to leave her love for taking the time
to make these for you. ;)

Thank you for looking. =)
Please feel free to check out the blogs
of my Awesome Creative Team...
and visit Tammy's too. =)

*hugz*

21 January, 2014

FTU- Template0035

I had an overwhelming urge to make a template
since it's been a while since I've made one.

With Valentines coming next month,
an interesting quote from Ville Valo popped 
into my head that he had said a few years back.
...And it's a quote I kind of like & kind of feel
is true in some cases. =P 

Anyway here ya go:
The zipfile comes with both 
a PSP & PSD version for you. ;)

You can snag it from here:
Template0035

Have fun with the template! =)
*hugz*

20 January, 2014

FTU Kit- Love, Always

I have a freebie kit for you.
Instead of making a 'add on' or sample 
kit from my PTU kits I've released recently,
I decided to make a fresh kit for free for you.
Love, Always is a sweet Valentines Day kit
with 11 papers, 40 elements, 4 frames & 
2 posers for some cute & sweet Valentines tags. =)
You can grab this kit from me here:

All I ask is please abide by my TOU &
absolutely no sharing- just direct them to 
my blog, please. ;)

As always, comments & thank yous are loved.=)

I enjoy seeing your creations with my kits.
You can send them to me at:
MagikD[@]live.com
(remove the brackets in my email.)
*hugz*

18 January, 2014

New Kit In Stores- Screw Valentines

Not a fan of Valentines Day? I have a kit for you!
I made this kit per request for one of my friends
& I hope she & the rest of you enjoy it. =)

Screw Valentines is a kit to make some kick-ass 
anti-Valentines Day tags. 
This kit contains 11 papers, 55 elements 
& 6 frames in reds, purples, dark pinks 
& black for some wicked anti- love tags.

You can find this in all my stores,
located over there on the right.;)

I enjoy seeing your creations with my kits.
You can send them to me at:
MagikD[@]live.com
(remove the brackets in my email.)
*hugz*

16 January, 2014

FTU- Be Mine Cluster Frame

I have a cluster frame freebie for you.
This was made with my Be Mine kit:
The frame in the download is
in PNG format for you. ;)

You can grab it here:

I hope you have fun with it
& can find a way to use it. =)

*hugz*

15 January, 2014

CT Tags

I have some amazing tags to show off from my
equally amazing Creative Team. =)

A couple are Christmas tags, but they still
deserve to be showcased. ;)

These first 2 tags come from Corinna
using my Home For Christmas kit:
She also made two awesome sets of Extras for you,
from the tags. You can snag them here.

This next tag was made by Jax.
She used my Snowflakes & Candy Canes kit:
Check out her stunning tutorial here.

This next tag was made by Anna using my Adrenalize kit:
You can find this super hot tutorial here.

The next few tags were made with 
my Pynk Panther kit. The first one is from Belinda:
She has a tutorial for this stunning tag on her blog here.

Jeannine made this tag:
She has an awesome tutorial here for you.

Tragedy made this hawt tag:
Go try her awesome tutorial here.

And I have an absolutely stunning tag 
& forum set from Ruth made with my
newly released Be Mine kit:


And of course, I have a couple more tags to show off.
Both these fab tags were made by Anna.
This first one, she used my Template002:
And for this one, she played with 
my FTU Pink's kit again:
Thank you again, Ladies for all my gorgeous taggies! =)

Thank you for looking.
Feel free to stop by my CTs' blogs...
... Maybe give them a follow too. ;)

*hugz*

New Kit In Stores- Be Mine

I have a new kit in stores as of last night.

Be Mine is a gorgeous Valentine's kit 
with sassy, classy & fun elements 
for some stunning tags. 


Filled with 12 papers, 60 elements 
& 6 frames in vibrant reds, silver 
& white, this kit is perfect for you Valentines tags. =)

You can find this kit in all my stores:
Mystical Scraps, Thrifty Scraps
& Pics For Design. 

I enjoy seeing your creations with my kits.
You can send them to me at:
MagikD[@]live.com
(remove the brackets in my email.)
*hugz*

13 January, 2014

CU-Okay Valentines Paper 3 Template

This past week, I posted a  couple 
FTU paper templates on my blog.
Again, this one is Tagger sized.;)

I have one more for you.
This is Valentines paper template #3:
Keep in mind these paper templates CAN
be used for any kits, not just "Valentine's Day" kits. ;)

You can snag this one here:

As with all my other CU items (excluding styles)
I do require credit in your TOU or credit file in your kits.

I hope you can find use for it
& enjoy it. =)

*hugz*

12 January, 2014

PTU Tutorial- Pynk Dream

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This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X1, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using my PTU kit named Pynk Panther. 
Find it at PFD or Mystical Scraps.

Tube: I'm using the gorgeous artwork of Alex Prihodko.
This is a PTU tube & can be found at Pics For Design.
Do NOT use any artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased or obtained the tube legally.

Template: Template238 from Kristin at Toxic Desirez.
You can find the template here.
* Leave her some lovin' for the template. ;) 

Mask: of choice

Filters: Xero- Seasons
Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy 4000- Gradient Glow 

Font: Lavanderia Regular

Drop shadows: 3 3 40 15, black for tag.
2 2 40 4, black for the name.

Save your progress often.;)
Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Raster 8- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper 11.
Hit delete & select none. 
Crop to canvas & add a drop shadow.

Copy of Raster 9- add a drop shadow.

Raster 9- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper 14, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

Raster 7- select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 12. 
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Drop shadow. 

Raster 6- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 15, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. 
Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

Copy of Raster 6- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 15, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. 
Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

Raster 3- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 13.
Hit delete. Select none. 
Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

Raster 5- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 4.
Hit delete. Select none. 

Copy of Raster 2- add a drop shadow.

Raster 2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 5, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none. 

Raster 10- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 1, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none.

Raster 11- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 16, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none.

Raster 4- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 9, resized 80%.
Hit delete. Select none.

Next add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Position on the right of the tag.
Apply Xero- Seasons at these settings:

Then add Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Add a drop shadow.

Next we'll add some elements.
For each one, I added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

string- 80%. Place in the top left of tag.
Move under tube in layers palette.
Duplicate. Mirror & flip. 

beaded string- 90%. Place on left of tag.

staple- 33%. 
Place over the top of the beaded string

champagne- 70% 
Place on the right of your tube.

champagne flute- 55%.
Place with the champagne bottle.

bow 3- 60% Position like my example.

kitten- 60%
Position on the lower left.

bangles- 45%
Use your pick tool to rotate them just slightly.
Place to left of the tube.

fedora- 45%. Place on on left, on her leg.

diamond- 27%. Duplicate.
Mirror the bottom one & place by the champagne flute.
Resize the top one another 80%. 
Rotate 15 right. Sharpen.
Place with the other diamond.

diamond flare- Duplicate.
Resize one 65%. 
Place on the bigger diamond & 
Change blend mode to Screen. NO drop shadow.
Resize the other one 55%.
Place on smaller diamond.
Change the blend mode to Screen. 
No drop shadow.

rose- 65%
Rotate 15 right.
Move under the diamonds in laters palette
& position as shown in my example.
Then with your lasso tool, draw a selection
like my example:
On the rose layer, hit delete. Select none.

Add any other elements, if you prefer at this time.

Next, copy & paste paper 3 in your canvas.
Apply your mask of choice. Merge group.
resize if needed. 
Right click in layers palette & send to bottom.

Now, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
Then, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next add your name. Rotate 25 left.
Then add a gradient glow:

And a drop shadow, using these settings:
2 2 40 4, black.

Finally, merge visible, save as a PNG & enjoy. 

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