27 April, 2014

Time For More CT Tags

Before I get behind again, I probably
should get all my awesome tags from my stellar
Creative Team posted. I invite you to scroll
through & enjoy the beautiful tags. =)

The first tags I have are a few 
Easter/ Spring tags.

This first beautiful tag was made by Tragedy
using my Bunny Trail kit:
She also has a tutorial here on her blog.

Anna had a 2nd play with the kit to make this cute tag:
This next sweet tag was made by Tragedy
using my Spring Fling kit:
You check out her tutorial here.

These next awesome tags were made
by Corinna, using my Dark Light kit:
She also has a set of extras for you here.

Find the extras for this tag here.
* Make sure to leave some love for the extras. ;)

I also have this beautiful tag from
Jeannine, using my Into The Night kit:
Check out her tutorial here.

These next stellar tags were all made
using my Fancy My Booty? kit.

These first two tags are from Corinna:

She also has two awesome sets of extras for you here.
* Make sure to leave some love for the extras. ;)

Angyy made these two cool tags:


And Kelly made these stunning tags:

Melinou made this stellar tag:
She also has a tutorial for you here.

Belinda made this awesome tag:
And she has an equally awesome tutorial here for you.

The next few tags were made using my Yo Ho Ho kit.
Corinna made these two awesome tags:

And she has two sets of extras for you here.
* Make sure to leave some love for the extras. ;)

And I have this amazing tag from Belinda:
Try out her tutorial here.

This next tag was made by Anna, using
my Faerie Fantasy kit:
Take a peek at her tutorial here.

Last but not least, I have a couple more tags 
to show you.
This first one comes from Perry for the 
Mystical Scraps store CT. She did a fab job with my
Adrenalize kit:
You can find her tutorial on her blog here.

And Julie sent me this awesome tag
she made with my FTU Pump Up The Volume kit:
Thank you again, Hun for making me this great tag. =)

Thank you to all the awesome Ladies for
my equally awesome tags. =)

Thank you for stopping by & taking a look. =)
Feel free to visit the blogs of my awesome CT.
Maybe give them a follow, too? ;)

*hugz*

26 April, 2014

Tag Show Offs Using Birthstone Series: Aquamarine From Tasha's Playground

I'm back with a couple more tags to show off. =)

For these tags, I used another gorgeous kit
from Tasha's Playground.
The name of the kit is Birthstone Series: Aquamarine
& you can find more information on 
where you can find this kit here on her blog.
This is another kit to add to your collection.
It is absolutely beautiful. =)

For this first tag, I used the beautiful
artwork of Misticheskaya, which you can find
at Pics For Design.

For my second tag, I'm using the always gorgeous 
artwork of  Alex Prihodko which can also 
be found at Pics For Design.
As always, thank you for looking. =)
*hugz*

20 April, 2014

FTU- Tag Extras: Yo Ho Ho

I thought it was time I make a 
little something for you. =)

For these extras, I used my own Yo Ho Ho
kit which is exclusive to Thrifty Scraps.
And I used the always adorable artwork of Melissa Dawn. 
You can find her artwork at CDO.

All I ask is please do not alter, resize, add names, 
brushes, elements or anything else to these tags,
nor rip them apart in any way to make new tags. 
Thank you. =)

Just click to view full size then save to your computer. 
Thank you and enjoy these extras! =)






I hope you enjoy the extras. =)

*hugz*

Tag Show Offs Using Birthstone Series: Garnet From Tasha's Playground

I'm back with more tags to show off. =)

For these tags, I used another gorgeous kit
from Tasha's Playground.
The name of the kit is Birthstone Series: Garnet
& you can find more information on 
where you can find this kit here on her blog.
This is another must have kit to add to your collection.
It is absolutely beautiful. =)

For this first tag, I used the beautiful
artwork of Alex Prihodko, which you can find
at Pics For Design.


For my second tag, I'm using the always gorgeous 
artwork of Zindy Nielsen.
You can find more of her amazing tubes here.



As always, thank you for looking. =)

*hugz*

PTU- Time For Spring

* Click for bigger

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 the beautiful Spring Fresh kit
from Tasha's Playground. This is an exclusive kit
for The PSP Project & was made to compliment a tube 
by KiwiFireStorm. You can find this kit, here.

Tube: I'm using the amazing artwork of KiwiFireStorm.
You can find more awesome artwork at The PSP Project.
Do NOT use any artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased or obtained the tube legally.

Template: PDS_Time for Spring Template002 from PolkaDot Scraps.
You can find the template here.
* Leave her some lovin' for the template. ;) 

Mask: wags - glitter 2 from the Creative Misfits.
You can find this pack of masks, here.
* Show some love when downloading. ;)

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

Font: Grandma's Garden

Drop shadow: 2 4 35 4, black.
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Also delete all the 'frame' layers.
Resize the template so it's 625 px X 625 px, 
all layers ticked.

Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Open up paper2 & copy & paste it above the white 
background layer of the template. Apply your mask.
Merge group.

oval- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paper7, resized 70%.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas. 
Drop shadow.

left bottom circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper6, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

right top circle- select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper4, resized 65%. 
Hit delete & select none. Drop shadow. 

diag rectangle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper3, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas. 
Drop shadow.

large circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper1, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none. 

rectangle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper10, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. 
Drop shadow.

med circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper5, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none. 

wordart mat- add a drop shadow.

Spring wordart- Modify to your own taste. ;)

Next add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Position off to the left of the tag.
Move below the word art layers.
Apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Then apply Xero- Porcelain:
Add a drop shadow.

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

leaves2- 75% Duplicate.
On one, Rotate 10 right. Sharpen.
Place in the upper right.
Mirror the other & rotate 15 left.
Sharpen & place on the left.

flower4- 45%. Place over the leaves on the left.
Duplicate & mirror. 
Place this one over the other leaves on the right.

flower3- 45% Rotate 90 left.
Place on the left with the blue flowes.
Duplicate & mirror.

grass1- 90%. Move below tube inlayers palette.
Move to the bottom right.

grass2- 80%.
Move below your tube in layers palette.
Place on the left.

birdhouse- 70%
Place on the left.

flower6- 50%. Place on the right of tag
like my example. Duplicate & mirror.

balloons- 50%
Place to the right of the tube.

scatter1- Move above your tube in layers palette.
NO drop shadow.

kite- 57%.
Place in the top left.
Move below tube in layers palette.

clock- 40%.
Place in upper right of tag.

bunny- 60%
Place on the bottom left.

egg1- 45% Rotate 10 right.
Place by the bunny. 
Move under bunny in layers palette.

egg2- 45%
Place with the other egg.

chick3- 35%. Mirror.
Place on the right.

chick2- 30%
Place near her shoe.

eggshells- 30% 
Place by the bunny, in front of the eggs.

flowerscatter1- 85%.

butterfly- Duplicate.
Resize one 30%. Rotate 35 right. Sharpen.
Place near the clock.
Resize the other 35%. Rotate 27 left. Sharpen.
Place on the left . 
Use the following dropshadow for both:
8 12 35 4, black.

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

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

Next add your name in a light pink
or colour of choice.
Then add a gradient glow:
Add a drop shadow.
*Make sure you reset the drop shadow 
to 2 4 35 4, black

Finally, delete the white background, merge visible, 
save as a PNG & enjoy. =)

I have a couple more tags for the artist
& the for Chassity for the template:

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

19 April, 2014

Tag Show Offs Using Release Me From Tasha's Playground

I have a couple tags to show off
using an absolutely stunning/ gorgeous kit
from Tasha's Playground.
The name of the kit is Release Me
& you can find more information on 
where you can find this kit here on her blog.
This kit is another must have.
It is absolutely beautiful. =)

For this first tag, I used the beautiful
artwork of VeryMany, which you can find
this one at Pics For Design.

For my second tag, I used the always adorable
artwork of  Rion Vernon/ Pin Up Toons.
You can find this awesome artwork at CDO.

Thank you for looking. =)

*hugz*

PTU- Amethyst Dreams

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For this kit/ tutorial, I had a tough time
choosing between what tube to use, so
I have two different tags with different artwork...
from the same artist of course. =P

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 the gorgeous PTU kit, 
Birthstone Series: Amethyst, from Tasha's Playground.
You can find more information on where 
you can buy this kit, here.

Tube: I'm using the beautiful artwork of Zindy Nielsen.
You can find more of her amazing tubes here
Do NOT use any artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased or obtained the tube legally.

Template: 523mpm from Millie's PSP Madness.
You can find the template here.
* Leave her some lovin' for the template. ;) 

Mask: of choice

Filters: 
Eye Candy 4000- Gradient Glow 

Font: LoveNess

Drop shadows: 0 2 45 10, black. for most of the tag
14 14 50 4, black for the butterflies & dragonflies
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Also delete the word art layer (named '10').

Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Copy & paste paper2 above the white background layer.
Apply your mask of choice & merge group.
Resize as needed. Duplicate & set the top one to 
Multiply at 100%

1- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper9, resized 60%.
Hit delete & select none. Drop shadow.

2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert. 
Delete this layer & paste paper6, resized 60%.
Hit delete & select none. Drop shadow.

3- select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper10, resized 70%. 
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Drop shadow. 

4- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper3, resized 70%. 
Hit delete & select none. 
Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

5- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper2, resized 60%.
Move the paper down so the top is in the selected area.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

6- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper4, resized 60%.
Slide this paper up in the canvas
so the bottom of it is in the selected area.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

7- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper1, resized 60%.
Slide this paper up in the canvas
so the bottom of it is in the selected area.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

8- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper5, resized 50%.
Hit delete. Keep selected & add your tube or closeup.
Resize as needed. Hit delete & select none. 
Crop to canvas.
Now, duplicate your closeup.
On the top one, add a Gaussian blur at 3.
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.
On the bottom one, change the blend mode to 
Luminance (L). Next apply blinds at these settings:

Then add a drop shadow.
* Please note: If you're planning on resizing your tag,
don't add the blinds effect until after the tag is rezized.
Otherwise the effect will be buggered up on your tag.;)

9- leave as is.

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

scatter- Mirror & resize 70%.
Place on the right of the tag.

leaves- 57%. Rotate 15 right. Sharpen.
Place in the top left corner.
Move to just below the smaller circle
in the layers palette.

clock- 75%.
Place on the bottom left.

ribbon- 75%. Mirror.
Position it so the loop is directly
over the face of the clock.

tassle- 40%. Rotate 15 left. Sharpen.
Place on the right of the clock.
Move below the ribbon in layers palette.

locket- 50%. Mirror.
Place in the lower right of the tag,
above the scattered flowers in layers palette.

flowers- 45%. Rotate 55 left. Sharpen.
Place on the lower left.

bow- 60%. Rotate 12 right. Sharpen.
Place in the upper right corner.

key- 45%. Rotate 12 right. 
Sharpen using the 'Sharpen More' option.
Place on top of the bow.

ring- 35%. Mirror.
Place to the right of the locket.

flower1- 50%.
Place on the bottom left
like my example.

pendant- 45%
Place on the top left above the leaves.

flower4- 35%. Sharpen.
Place in the center of the leaves
in the top left.

pin- 35%. Rotate 25 left. Sharpen.
Place on the top right with the cluster.
Use your lasso to make a selection 
in the middle of the pin. 
Hit delete & select none. Then add your drop shadow.

butterflies- 45%
Place on the right of the tag.
Use the following drop shadow:
14 14 50 4, black

butterfly- 45% Rotate 33 right. Sharpen.
Place just above the rose on the bottom left.
Add the same drop shadow.

dragonfly- Duplicate.
On the top one, resize 30%. Flip. 
Rotate 15 left. Sharpen.
Place on the top of the tag, off to the right.
On the bottom one, resize 35%.
Place on the left.
Add the same drop shadow to both.

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

Now, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
*If you've resized your tag,
go back & add the blinds effect to your tube.;)

Then, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Now add your name.
Then add a gradient glow:

Next, add your drop shadow.
* Make sure you change your settings back to
0 2 45 10, black. ;)

Finally, delete the white background at the bottom
in layers palette, 
merge visible, save as a PNG & enjoy. =)

I also have tags for Zindy:

I hope you enjoyed trying this tutorial.
I'd love to see your results. =)

*hugz*