Saturday, 28 February 2009

An Irish Blessing

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Zephir D'elph which can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Off to Tipperary' freebie add on by Hezalin of Terminally Unique which you can get Here
Thank you !!
Word Art by me which you can download here
Mask - Becky mask 042 which you can get here
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x550 floodfill white
Open Frame5 from the kit - copy & paste as a new layer and resize by 75%
Click inside each of the frames with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 6 and copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below the frame layer
Select none
Now click in each frame, one at a time and expand by 6, copy & paste your tube and resize to fit
Drop shadow your frame 5 5 50 5
Hide the white background layer & merge visible
Now add some elements and doodles from the kit
Paste a paper as a new layer above the background layer and apply mask, I duplicated the mask layer to make it a wee bit darker
Add the wordart and position where you think it looks best
Add your name & copyright information
Save as a jpeg or delete the whitebackground layer and save as a Png

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Tainted Love

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Supplies

Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Robin McQuay which can be purchased from UpYourArt

Scrapkit - 'Pink struck' by Foxy which you can download from her blog here

Wordart by TizzysAngel which you will find here

Mask - WSL258 which you can get here

Thanks ladies for the beautiful freebies!

Font of choice

Plugins- Xenofex constellation

OK - Open a new image 650x 550 floodfill white

Open Frame 2 from the kit, copy & paste as a new layer, resize by 85%

With your selection tool set on rectangle, draw around the 2 inner frames, copy paper2 & paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and move below the frame layer

Paste your tube as a new layer inside one of the frames, erase any overhang or draw a selection around the frame and invert, back to your tube and hit delete.

Copy & paste flower3 as a new layer, resize and position at bottom of frame, open 2 of the stars, resize & position at top of frame

Open tag1 copy & paste as a new layer, resize & position on top left corner, use your raster deform tool to rotate it slightly, sharpen more - copy ribbon 1 and paste as a new layer, resize and position on the tag, erase a bit so it looks like it is going through the chain

copy & paste the diamond rope, resize and sharpen more

Now open the WordArt by Tizzy - it is all on different layers - position one inside the other frame and add another at bottom of tag

Add your name to the tag and add a drop shadow of 2 3 70 7

Hide your white background & merge visible

Now add a paper from the kit as a new layer and apply the mask - I applied the mask twice, once to a pink paper and then to the grey paper and merged down - use your deform tool to push the mask layer in a bit

Add your copyright information

Animation

Make sure you are on the mask layer

Click on effects, xenofex constellation

Click on settings and highlight small star constellation

The only thing you need to change is to click in the 'keep original image'

Click ok and copy merged - paste into ani shop as a new image

Back to PSP, edit, undo constellation then add constellation again but click on the random seed button, ok, copy merged, paste into ani shop after current frame

Repeat this step once more, view your animation, save as a gif!

Spring Flowers

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork from Pinup Toons which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'Springtime Freebie' from Kittz HERE
Thanks for this beautiful kit!!
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Copy & paste one of the frames from the kit as a new layer, resize by 85%
with your magic wand, click inside the frame, ensuring you click in all the bits between the flowers, selections, modify, expand by 5 and paste a paper of choice as a new layer, drag below the frame layer, select none
Now add your tube as a new layer, resize to fit and erase any overhang at the bottom
Add the ribbons and staple, use your raster deform tool to tilt it slightly
Add some tulips at bottom of frame and paste the frog in pocket over them
open the doodle, copy & paste below the paper, resize & use your deform tool to position, duplicate and flip
Add the butterflies on the flowers on the frame
Paste the wordart, resize & position at bottom
Now paste paper8 as a new layer above the white background and apply a mask
Add your name & copyright information
Save as a jpeg or delete the white background & save as a Png
THis tutorial was written by me on 24th Feb 2009

Sunday, 22 February 2009

Flirt!

Too much time on my hands today !!
Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from MPT
Scrapkit - 'Flirty' by Bea which you can get here
Thank you Bea for your awesome freebies!!
Template - 132 by Ali which you can download here
Thanks Ali for another Fab template!!
Font of choice
OK - open the template, add a new raster layer and bring to the bottom, floodfill white
Delete the copyright layer
Click on each layer in turn and selections, select all, float, defloat and paste your paper of choice, selections, invert, delete - you can delete the original layer
On each paper layer add a drop shadow of 0 0 70 5
On the bottom 2 rectangles layer, duplicate and on the original layer go to adjust blur, gaussian blur 15
Paste your tube in one of your frames and change the opacity to screen
Now repaste your tube and mirror and paste on the opposite side but above the frame
Add some elements from the kit
Type the word 'FLIRT' and position in the star
Hide the white background layer and merge visible, resize & crop
Now add your name & copyright info
merge visible and save as a jpeg
This tutorial was written by me on 22nd Feb 2009

Spring Eternal

Supplies
Tube of choice - I'm using the artwork of Steve Baier which you can purchase from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Life Springs Eternal' by Miss Erin which you can downlaod here
Thanks for your beautiful kit!
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
You will need to resize all items by at least 20%, sharpen & drop shadow 0 0 70 5
Open the frame 11 resize by about 20% copy & paste as a new layer
with your freehand selection tool draw around the frame, just inside the edge
copy & paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete
drag below the frame layer, select none
Paste your tube as a new layer and erase any overhang at bottom of frame
drop shadow 5 5 70 9
Open the leaves 14 copy and paste as a new layer at side of frame
Open the roses 8 & 9 and copy & paste as new layers
paste the butterfly 1 as a new layer
Paste ribbon 24 and position on side of frame then place bow 21 on top
when happy how your tag looks hide white background & merge visible, resize by 90%
Paste a paper of choice above white background and apply your mask
delete & merge group
Open the beads 15 resize and position on top of mask layer
see my tag above for reference
Add your name and copyright information
Save as a jpeg or delete white background & save as a Png
This tutorial was written by me on 22nd Feb 2009

Saturday, 21 February 2009

Luck 'O the Irish!

Lol...I know...another one!!!
Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of David Boller which can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'All about Green' by Seachell which you can download here
Thanks Seachell for your awesome freebies!!
Mask - WSL 82 you can download here go to Navigate then downloads
Wordart - by Rachel which you can download Here
Thank you!!
Font - CelticMD here
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open element3, resize, copy & paste as a new layer
Open element23 copy & paste as a new layer - resize
Click in the centre ensuring you click in all the bits with magic wand, expand by 4
Paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below frame
Open element 10 paste as a new layer, delete, copy element14, resize, select none
Copy & paste element16, resize and paste as a new layer
Now add your tube and position, drop shadow 5 5 60 9
Paste some leaves and flowers
Drop shadow all elements 0 0 70 5
Paste a paper of choice as a new layer above the background layer
apply mask, delete and merge group
Add the wordart, resize & drop shadow 2 3 69 7
add your name & copyright information
You can now merge visible and save as a jpeg
or delete white background & save as a Png
This tutorial was written by me on 21st February 2009

Irish Charm

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Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using one of Steve Baier's Irish Girls which you can purchase from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Irish Charm' gorgeous kit by Bluey which you can download here
Thanks Bluey!
Mask - Beckymask042 here
Font - Celtic Gaelige here
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Copy & paste a frame of choice from the kit - I used Frame 1
click inside the centre of frame with magic wand and selections, modify, expand by 4
paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below the frame layer
Copy one of the tied lace & paste as a new layer above the paper layer, resize to fit, duplicate & mirror - paste your tube above the frame layer and erase any overhang at bottom
Paste a shamrock either side of tube & position at bottom
Copy & paste the Irish Charm label, resize & position at bottom of frame
add the safety pin & erase a bit so it looks like it is pinned through the label
Add some flowers and buttons
add a drop shadow to all elements - 0 0 70 5
Drop shadow tour tube 5 5 70 9
when happy how your tag looks, hide the white background layer & merge the rest visible
unhide background layer and paste a paper of choice as a new layer above it
Apply the mask, delete & merge group, duplicate & merge down
Copy the bling shamrock & paste as a new layer on the tag where you think it looks best
sharpen more & drop shadow 0 0 70 5
Now add your name & copyright information
merge your name layer with the shamrock bling layer, layers arrange, bring to top
If you want to add a border around your tag this is how I do it:
add a new raster layer on top, selections, select all, selections, modify, contract by 4
now floodfill the contracted layer with a colour for your border, select none
You now have a border without all layers being merged
Animation
Make sure you are on your merged name & shamrock layer
adjust add noise, random 25
Copy merged & paste into animation shop
back to PSP, undo add noise then add noise again changing it to 30
Copy merged & paste into ani shop after current frame
Repeat above steps once more changing noise to 35
View your animation, if happy save as a gif
This tutorial was written by me on 21st February 2009

Friday, 20 February 2009

Temptation

Supplies
I am using the artwork of Shawn Wilken which can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Midnight Seduction' by AngelFlight Scraps which you can download here
Brush - here
(export to your brushes folder)
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open Frame3 from the kit, copy & paste as a new layer, resize by 75%
Click in centre of frame with magic wand and expand by 6, paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below the frame layer, select none
Copy doodle 2 & paste as a new layer, resize and position over the frame, drop shadow
0 0 70 5
Copy & paste the journal, resize and position, apply same drop shadow
Add a bow of choice to the journal, then copy & paste some flowers from the kit and position over the frame
Now paste your tube as a new layer, drop shadow 5 5 70 11
Open doodle1 resize by 50% and rotate left 90 degrees - position to the side but below your tube
Copy & paste Gem1 and position at bottom of frame, drop shadow
Add the brush to the journal
Hide the white background and merge visible, resize if necessary
Now add a paper of choice as a new layer and apply a mask of choice
Add your name & copyright information
You can now merge visible & save as a jpeg or delete the white background layer & save as a Png
This tutorial was written by me on 20th February 2009

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Chase the blues away


Supplies


Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Michael Landefeld which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'Chase the winter blues away' by Adelina, part of a blog train which you can find here
Font of choice

OK - this is a really quick tut - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open the frame from the kit and resize by around 20%, copy & paste as a new layer
I used my raster deform tool to pull the frame out a bit to make it more square
select the inner frame with magic wand and modify by 4
paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, then paste your close up tube, resize and position then hit delete again
Hide white background and merge visible, duplicate - on the bottom one adjust blur gaussian blur 15, then go to effects, mosaic glass
columns - 50
rows - 50
Glass curvature -50
Edge curvature -0
Grout width - 2
Diffusion -50
Symmetric ticked
Open one of the ties, resize and paste on side of frame, sharpen & drop shadow
0 0 70 5
Open one of the strings, resize & paste between frame and mosaic layer, apply same drop shadow - open some flowers and position on top of frame
Open the sequins and place at bottom of tag, resize, sharpen, drop shadow, duplicate & flip and position (see my tag for reference)
Now add your main tube, add a drop shadow of 5 5 70 11
Open one of the speech bubbles and position on the tag near the main tube
add a saying of choice in white and drop shadow 0 0 70 5
now add your name & copyright information
merge all layers and crop to your liking
Save as a jpeg or delete the white background & save as a Png

Sunday, 15 February 2009

Magical Moments


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Supplies

Tube of choice - I am using the work of T.Allison which can be purchased from UpYouArt
Scrapkit - 'Magical Day' beautiful freebie kit from Seachell which you can download at her site here thanks Seachell!
Mask - 122Kris here
Font of choice
Eye Candy HSB Noise for animation


OK - open a new image 650x600 floodfill white
Open element9 from the kit, copy & paste as a new layer, resize slightly
Open element8 - resize by around 60% and paste at the front of the pond
Resize some flowers, I used elements 2 & 3 and paste around the pond, some in front, some behind the pond layer - add the bird element4 and butterflies, resize and position
add bubbles, element5 or 6, resize and place so they look like they are coming out of the pond
I added a drop shadow of 0 0 70 5 to all elements
Copy & paste the unicorn, resize and position
Now place your tube where it looks best - I placed mine behind the pond, like she is looking into it, depends what tube you use....add a drop shadow to your tube 4 4 70 5
Copy & paste Paper10 from the kit as a new layer above the white background, apply mask, delete & merge group and resize by 85%
Duplicate the mask layer and on the bottom one adjust blur, gaussian blur 20, layers merge down
Hide the white background layer, mask layer, unicorn & bubbles and merge visible the rest
Duplicate this layer and on the bottom one apply the same blur
Reopen all your layers now
Make sure you are on the top layer and type the words 'Magical Moments'
I applied a small gradient glow to mine
Now add your name & copyright information


Animation
Make sure you are on the bubbles layer and apply HSB Noise:
Hue variation 9, saturation 20, brightness 11, opacity 0
Lump width 27, height 42, random seed 30
Copy merged & paste into animation shop
Back to PSP, edit undo noise, then reapply changing the random seed by 5, copy merged & paste into ani shop after current frame
Repeat this once more changing the random seed by 5 again
View your animation and if happy save as a gif

Perfectly Bad

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from MPT
Scrapkit - 'Good or Bad' by Bea which you can download from her site here
Thank you Bea!
WordArt - by Missy which you can download here
Thanks Missy!
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open Frame5 copy & paste as a new layer, rotate 90 right then use your raster deform tool to squeeze it up slightly so it isn't so long
click inside the frame with magic wand, expand by 5 and paste a paper of choice as a new layer, move this layer below the frame
Merge these 2 layers visible, duplicate and on the bottom layer rotate left by 12
Paste your tube on top frame and erase any overhang at bottom
Open Flower4 resize and paste between the 2 frame layers, duplicate & mirror so there is one at each side, sharpen & drop shadow 2 2 55 5
Drop shadow your frame layers
Paste some elements around the frame
When happy with how it looks, hide white background & merge visible
Paste Paper12 as a new layer above white background and apply mask of choice
lower the opacity on the mask layer slightly
Open the wordart and paste as a new layer - they are all on separate layers
On the word perfectly, select all, float, defloat and paste one of the papers as a new layer, selections, invert delete, add a drop shadow
Add your name & copyright info
delete the white background layer & save as a Png
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial xx

Friday, 13 February 2009

Erin go bragh




Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the awesome artwork of David Boller who has a lot of stunning Irish girls - you can purchase his tubes from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Top 'o the mornin' by Doris which you can download from her site Here
Thank you Doris for this beautiful kit!
Map of Ireland - here
Mask of choice
Font - Celticmd Here
Xenofex constellation if you wish to animate
Ok- open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open the ireland image & paste as a new layer, selections, select all, float, defloat
Open a paper of choice and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete
merge these 2 layers & add drop shadow 0 0 70 5
Paste your tube as a new layer, drop shadow
Open the balloons from the kit & paste behind your tube
type in the words Erin go bragh - or your own words
Open cloverleaf1, resize by 80% and paste as a new layer to right side
Paste a bow of choice on top
add the pot of gold, leprecahun, butterfly & a tag of choice
when happy with placements, hide white background & merge visible
add a paper as a new layer above the white background and apply a mask of choice
Add your name & copyright info
crop tag
If you wish to animate
Click on the mask layer and apply Xenofex constellation
Click on settings and click on star field
then select keep original image
copy merged & paste into ani shop
repeat this twice just changing the random seed and pasting after current animation
Save as a gif
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial xx

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Spring to Mind

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Michael Landefeld which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'Spring Fling' freebie by Ali which you can download from her site HERE
Thanks Ali!!
Mask - newEonMask1 by Sabre which you will find Here Thank you Sabre!
Plugins - Xero soft Mood (optional)
Eye Candy gradient Glow
Font - the one I used is called Flower3 here
OK - open a new image 650x500 floodfill white
Open Frame2 from the kit, copy & paste as a new layer, resize
Click inside the frames with magic wand, ensuring to click in all the bits in the bows and below, selections, modify, expand by 5
open Paper7, resize by 30% and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and move below the frame, now paste your tubes in the the 2 outer frames, resize to fit, hit delete and select none
Click inside the middle frame with magic wand, expand by 4 and paste your tube again, duplicate your tube and hide the top one for now - selections, invert and make sure you are on your bottom tube layer, hit delete, move below the fame layer - your other tube should be above the frame - unhide it and use your eraser tool to erase any parts of the tubes hanging below the frame
On the 2 outer tubes I applied Xero soft mood at
Haziness 50
Glow - red 50
Brightness - 15
Contrast - 0
Add a drop shadow to your frame layer 0 0 70 4
Hide your white background and merge visible, resize by 95%
Open Tree1 resize by 60% and paste below the frames to the side, duplicate & mirror, position & erase any overhang below the frames
Open both the ivy elements, resize and paste behind the frame - see my tag for positioning, I duplicated the green ivy and also positioned it at the bottom
Paste on some flowers, bow & butterfly & position around the tag
When happy with your tag, hide white background and merge visible
Unhide white background and add a new raster layer above it, select all
Open Paper 13 and paste into selection, select none and apply the mask, I then duplicated the mask layer
Add your name using colours from the tag and add a medium white gradient glow
Add your copyright information, delete the whitebackground
Save as a Png
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial xx

Morning Glory

Supplies
Tube of choice - the one I am using is by Abranda Icle and can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Morning Glory' by Sabre which you can download from his site HERE
Thank you Sabre for your awesome kits!!!
Mask is included in the kit
Plugins - Xero porcelain and Eye Candy Glow
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Copy and paste Frame1 as a new layer, resize by 85%
Click inside the frame with magic wand and paste paper2 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below frame, select none.
Open your tube and paste as a new layer above the frame, erase any overhang at bottom of frame - how I do this is by clicking inside the frame with magic wand, expand by 4 then invert - click on your tube layer and you can now erase the bottom without going inside the frame!
Add a drop shadow to your tube then apply Xero porcelain default settings
Drop shadow your Frame 0 0 70 4
Now add any elements from the kit -I added the pillar inside the frame, flower1 at bottom, a bow, ribbon and butterfly.
Resize all elements by around 65%, sharpen and drop shadow 0 0 70 4
Hide the white background & merge visible, resize by 90% and sharpen
Unhide white background and add a new raster layer above it, select all - paste a paper of choice into selection, select none - apply the mask, delete and merge group then duplicate the mask layer to make it a bit darker
Add your name & copyright info
I used a gradient glow on my name to make it stand out more
You can now delete the white background layer & save as a Png

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Pure Pleasure

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from MPT
Scrapkit - 'Pink Pleasure' by Vaybs which you can download from her site HERE
Thank you!!
WordArt by me which you can download HERE
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open Frame (14) from the kit and resize, paste as a new layer, sharpen. Click inside the frame with magic wand and selections, modify, expand by 4 - open paper (28) and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below frame - now paste your tube, resize to fit and then hit delete again. Add a drop shadow to your tube and frame - I used 5 5 50 5
Open Frame (16) and resize - paste at bottom right of your frame (see my tag for ref)
Sharpen - click inside with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 4 and paste a paper of choice, selections, invert, delete, drag below frame, now paste your tube again and just have the face image showing within the frame, hit delete again. Drop shadow your tube & frame.
Open the elements 2 and 3 from the kit, resize and paste at bottom left of frame - sharpen more and add drop shadow
Open flower (22) and paste at top right of frame, making sure it is behind the smaller frame, sharpen & drop shadow
Open tag (25) resize and position on smaller frame - erase part so that it looks like it is looped through the frame - sharpen more & drop shadow
Hide the white background layer & merge visible - resize to your liking
Now paste a paper of choice below tag and add a mask of choice
Add the WordArt, your name & copyright info
Delete the white background and save as a Png

Monday, 9 February 2009

Is This Love

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from MPT
Scrapkit - 'Is This Love' by Bea which you can download HERE
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open Frame1 from the kit, paste as a new layer, click inside the middle frame with magic wand and expand by 4 - paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and move down - paste your tube and position then hit delete
Merge these layers visible, add a drop shadow of choice
Now you can add any elements from the kit around the frame
I resized most of the elements by 60%, sharpened and added a drop shadow 5 5 50 5
There are loads of elements to choose from
When happy with your tag, hide the white background and merge visible
Paste a paper of choice and apply a mask - I used WSL84
Add your name & copyright, delete the white background layer
Save as a Png
This tutorial was written by me on 9th February 2009

Sunday, 8 February 2009

Your Princess


Supplies


Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey which can be purchased from MyPSPTubes

Template - Valentine Template#9 by Ali HERE

Scrapkit - 'Treasured Love' blog train freebie by DivaDesignz HERE

Valentine Papers Pink set 1 & 2 from Angelflight Scraps HERE

Mask of choice

Font of choice

OK - open your template, duplicate it and close the original
Image canvas size 600x600
Add a new raster layer & floodfill white - drag to bottom - delete the copyright layer
Open the papers you are using - click on each layer one at a time, selections, select all, float, defloat and paste your paper as a new layer, resize paper by 40%, selections, invert, delete
Add a drop shadow to your paper layer 0 0 70 4 and delete the original layer
On the outline layers pick a colour from your tube, selections, select all, float, defloat, add a new raster layer and floodfill with your colour
Open the Treasured love kit and select the Frame heart1
resize and paste as a new layer
Open fancy border2 and paste as a new layer , resize so it fits in one of the rectangles
Open heart charm2 , resize and position, sharpen, drop shadow, duplicate, mirror
Type the word Princess in the bottom rectangle - I used Collegiate, foreground white and background a colour from the papers - add a drop shadow
Paste your tube as a new layer and position
Open a paper of choice and paste as a new layer above the white background layer
Apply mask - I used WSL84
Now you can add your name & copright information
Merge visible and crop - save as a Png

This tutorial was written by me on 8th February 2009

True Love

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Anthony Guerra which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'Romantic' part 1 & 2 by Jaelop which can be downloaded from her site here
Thank you for your fabulous freebies!!!
Mask - SLnewEon sabremask1 which can be downloaded from his site here
Thank you Sabre!!
Font of choice
Drop shadow 2 2 50 5
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open frame 28 from the kit, paste as a new layer, resize
click inside frame ensuring to click in all the little bits and selections, modify, expand by 7
Open paper6 from the Romance2 kit, resize by 25% and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below the frame - paste your tube as a new layer, resize and sharpen, duplicate
have one tube layer below the frame and one above - on the tube below the frame hit delete, now click on the top tube layer and use your eraser tool to erase any bits at bottom of frame
Open 19 and paste as a new layer below the tube, resize and sharpen, drop shadow
open 3 and resize, paste as a new layer, use your deform tool to tilt slightly, sharpen & drop shadow
Open 21 - paste as a new layer below the frame, resize & position, duplicate, mirror, flip - merge these 2 layers together, sharpen & drop shadow
Open the heart 8 and resize, paste as a new layer at bottom of frame then open the 2 roses - 15 & 16, resize and position - one below the heart and one above it
Open 31 and resize and position above the frame but below your tube - see my tag for reference
Open Paper 3 from the Romance 2 kit, resize by 25% and paste as a new layer above the white background, apply mask, delete and merge group, duplicate, merge down
Open a wordart of choice from kit2 and paste as a new layer, resize
Add your name and copyright information
You can now save as a jpeg or delete the white background and save as a Png
This tutorial was written by me on 8th February 2009. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Do not copy, rewrite or alter in any way.

Red Hot Romance

Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Sue Miller which can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - 'Red Hot' freebie from irresistible scraps which you can download HERE
thanks for the awesome kit!!
Masks - Beckymask008 Here
Beckymask 042 Here
Font of choice
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open the jewelled heart from the kit and paste as a new layer
Add a new layer above the white background and floodfill black - apply mask008, delete and merge group
Then add another new layer above this layer and floodfill with a red colour from the heart and reapply the mask - resize this mask layer by 90% and move into position - see my tag for reference
Paste your tube as a new layer - resize and position, add drop shadow
Open glittered flower 3 from the kit - resize by 60% and paste below the mask layers - duplicate and position around the hearts so just the edge is showing - I duplicated mine 4 times
Open the kiss and position at bottom - resize and sharpen more, drop shadow
erase any of the mask showing below the lips
Open the fancy heart, resize and place beside the lips
Open the red wand and resize, use your deform tool to tilt it slightly and erase the bit that is over the fancy heart - sharpen and drop shadow
Open the glitter heart, bowtie and charm and position
I also added the candle and cupid
When satisfied with how your tag looks, hide your white background and merge visible - resize by 95% - unhide white background layer
Open the large swirl and position above the white background - resize and move into place then duplicate, image mirror, image flip
I also added the floral vine and positioned over the bow
Open a paper from the kit and paste as a new layer above the white background
apply mask 042
Add your name & copyright information
Save as a jpeg or delete the white background and save as a Png
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial xx
This tutorial was written by me on 8th February 2009. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Do not copy, alter or rewrite in any way.

Saturday, 7 February 2009

The Key to My Heart

Supplies
Tube of choice - The one I am using is a free tube from Barbara Jensen which you can download from her site HERE
Scrapkit - 'All Loved up' freebie from Arty-Pharty HERE
Thank you !!
Plugins - Xero soft mood (optional) DSB Bright Noise
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open the book from the kit and paste as a new layer, image resize by 85%
click inside the 2 frames with your magic wand and paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete
move this layer below the book layer - add your tube intothe right frame, resize to fit and hit delete again - select none
Add a drop shadow to your book 2 2 50 5 and the same to your tube
I added Xero soft mood to my tube - settings: 50 50 0 0
Open notepaper from kit and resize - paste over the left frame then use a text brush and stamp some text on the paper on a new layer
Hide your white background and merge visible
Duplicate your tag twice and use your deform tool to rotate the bottom 2 one to the left and one to the right slightly - see my tag for reference
Open the journal - resize and place over the paper- type in the words Key to my Heart and rotate using your deform tool - add drop shadow to both the journal and the text
Open string2 and place along the bottom of the tag then place the key in the middle
Open the charm and paste as a new layer on top right, resize, sharpen and drop shadow
Open diamond2 resize by 50% and place on book above your tube - duplicate twice
merge your 3 diamonds together
Open a paper of choice from the kit and paste as a new layer above the white background layer
add a mask of choice
Now add your name and copright information and crop tag to your liking
Animation
If you want to animate the tag - click on the diamond line and apply DSB bright noise at 40
Copy merged and paste into animation shop -
back to PSP - undo bright noise
Apply bright noise again at 45
copy merged and paste into ani shop after current frame
repeat above steps once more changing bright noise to 50
THis tutorial was written by me on 7th February 2009 - any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Please do not copy, rewrite or alter in any way.

How the west was won


SUPPLIES
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Michael Landefeld which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'cowchips' by Toni at Scraparoni Here under freebies...thanks Toni for this beautiful kit!
Mask - WSL mask 272 which can be downloaded from her site here
Font - Tiza here
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open frame 2 from the kit and colourize by using the change to target tool - hue & saturation 18 148
Paste as a new layer and resize by 80%
Click inside all the frames with your magic wand - open paper3 and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below the frame layer
Open the tubes you are using - make sure you are on the frame layer again and click inside the first one, paste your tube as a new layer - selections, invert, delete and drag below frame layer....do the same with the third frame
Open the badge and colourize as before, resize and paste in the middle frame, sharpen and add drop shadow 2 2 60 6
Open tassel 1 resize and paste as new layer on left side of frame, sharpen. drop shadow as b4 and then erase the outer side of the rope so it looks like its hanging over the frame
Open bow 1 resize by around 40% paste as new layer, sharpen & drop shadow, duplicate & image mirror
Open beads 2 paste as a new layer, resize by around 70% move them below the frame and using your raster deform tool, squeeze them in so they fit the frame, sharpen & drop shadow
You can now hide your white background and merge visible
Open paper 1 and paste as a new layer above white background, apply mask, delete & merge group, resize by 85%
Open boot2 from kit, resize, sharpen & drop shadow, place at bottom of tag, duplicate and position - see above tag - open charm 1 and resize by around 40% position as above
Add your tube, resize if necessary, sharpen and drop shadow
Now add your name using font supplied...add noise at random 12
Add any copyright information and you are done
save as a jpeg or png

©Michael Landefeld CI-3074LM. This tutorial was written on 18th November 2008 by Cathy. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Do not copy, rewrite or alter in any way.

All You Need is Love



SUPPLIES

Tube of choice - I am using the artworkof Michelle Lynch which can be purchased from UpYourArt
Scrapkit - First Love freebie add-on from Designs by Ali HERE
Valentine Brads from KittzKreationz HERE
Thank you ladies !!
Plugins - Xero soft mood
Mask of choice
Font of choice
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Open the frame from the kit and resize by 80% paste as a new layer
Click inside the frame with magic wand and selections, modify, expand by 5
Open Paper9 and paste as a new layer -selections, invert, delete and drag below frame
Now paste your tube as a new layer- resize to fit and hit delete again
I added Xero soft mood to my tube at the following settings:
Haziness - 125
Glow red - 50
Brightness & contrast at 0
Open flowers from the kit, resize and paste at bottom of frame
Open the valentine brads from Kittz and paste a few along the top of frame
I also placed a brad in the centre of the top flower
When happy with the tag hide white background and merge visible
Now open Paper 6 and paste as a new layer above the white background and apply mask of choice, delete and merge group
Open the diamond throw from the kit and paste above mask layer, resize and duplicate, mirror
merge the 2 diamond layers together
Add any copyright information and your name
Animation
If you wish to animate - click on the diamond layer and add noise at 40 uniform
Copy merged and paste into animation shop
Back to PSP - undo noise - then add noise again at 42 uniform
Copy merged and paste into animation shop after current frame
Repeat this step once more adding noise at 44
You can now view your animation and if happy save as a gif

©Michelle Lynch UpYourArt1710. This tutorial was written on 27th January 2009 by Cathy. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Do not copy, rewrite or alter in any way.

Sweet as Honey




Supplies
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Michael Landefeld which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - Honeysuckle Rose by Sabre which can be downloaded from his site Here
Mask - otherworldFae Sabre Mask 2 which can also be downloaded at the above site
Thank you Sabre for your beautiful freebies!!
A few Fonts of choice
2Peas GGs Love me here (for the love is heart)
OK - open a new image 600x600 floodfill with white
Open the frame from the kit and resize by 80% paste as a new layer
Click inside frame with magic wand and expand by 7 -open Paper1 and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, delete and drag below frame - do not deselect yet - open your tube and paste as a new layer - resize if needed and position then hit delete.
Add a drop shadow to your frame 2 2 60 5
Open honeysucklerose1 and resize by 60% paste as a new layer and image mirror - I used my deform tool to turn it slightly - sharpen and drop shadow
Open rose6 and resize by 60% paste as a new layer on top of the branch - sharpen and drop shadow
Open roseheart3, resize and paste it above the branch but below the rose, sharpen and drop shadow
Hide white background and merge visible
Open the rosebling and paste as a new layer below the frame - resize and play about with the deform tool til you get it in place - see my tag above - duplicate, mirror and flip, merge these layers together and sharpen more
Open Paper3 from the kit and paste as a new layer above the white background layer
Apply the mask, delete and merge group - duplicate the mask layer and merge down
Now add your words - I typed out Sweet as Honey using 2 different fonts
and using the 2Peas font type out a small letter y for the heart
I added a gradient glow to the words
add your name and any copyright information
You can now delete the white background layer and save as a png

©Michael Landefeld CI-3074LM. This tutorial was written on 25th January 2009 by Cathy. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Do not copy, rewrite or alter in any way.