Friday, December 31, 2010

Wings of an Angel


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Supplies

1 tube of choice and 1 close up image - I used the beautiful artwork of Bits N Bobs at Mistaken Art
Font of Choice - I used Luna Bar here
Becky Mask 36 here
This tutorial was created with WishingonaStarr’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Funky’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste 23 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Make your Selection Tool active set on Circle.
Starting in the center of the frame pull outward to the center of the frame edge.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with a gradient of choice.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked
Feather amount: 43
OK
Selections/Invert
Tap your delete key until you have a nice feathered effect to the gradient layer.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
5: Resize 70%/Duplicate
4: Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
12a: Resize 35%
22: Resize 25% and 70%/Free rotate right 25 degrees
12

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev


Tweetheart


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Supplies

Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Artmama Studios Mask 6 here
My Template 126 here
This tutorial was created with ViringArt’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Veridiana’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete Credit. Heart, and Stars layer.

Highlight Diamond Circle 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Diamond Circle 2 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Heart 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Heart 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Give it the same Inner Bevel.
Deselect.
DO NOT delete the template layer.

Highlight Love layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Give it the same Inner Bevel.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste 17 as a new layer.
Resize 40%/Mirror
Position to in the left area of the hearts - see my tag for reference.
Duplicate/Mirror
Position it over the right side of the heart - see my tag for reference.
Highlight the heart template.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the element layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Overlay.

Add your embellishments. I used:
4: Resize 70%
7: Resize 60%/Free Rotate right 15 degrees/Duplicate and mirror as many times as you like

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it the same Inner Bevel

Duplicate and move down and over a little.
Move it below the other name layer in your layers pallet and above the heart.
If any part of your name overhangs the heart then highlight the Heart template layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight your name.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Overlay.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Moments


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Supplies

1 image of choice - I used the artwork of Gary George at Up Your Art
Font of Choice - I used Jellyka Castle’s Queen here
Weescotlass Mask 249 here
Mura’s Meister - Copies
Brush Stroke - Sprayed Stroke
This tutorial was created with Tammy Bunch’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Tammy’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Paper bg2 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Free rotate right 45 degrees.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Copy and paste bg 7 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.

Copy and paste your image as a new layer at the top of your layers pallet.
Resize as needed and position over bg7 paper.
Highlight bg7 paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather
Both checked
Feather amount: 43
OK
Highlight your image layer and tap the delete key until you have a nice feathered effect that isn’t hanging over the edges of the paper.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Brad 3 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Move it into position over the back paper at the top corner.
Duplicate 3 times and move each brad into each of the corners of the paper.

Copy and paste Brad 2 as a new layer at the top of your layers pallet.
Resize 25%
Apply Mura’s Mesiter - Copies:
Line
Change the number to 9
OK
Free rotate the line of brads left 90 degrees
Position at the left side of the paper - see my tag for reference.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the line of brads.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Move to the right side of the paper.

Paste your image again -
We’re going to make the paper for the mask layer!
I resized my image 50%
Apply Mura’s Meister - Copies:
Wallpaper
Keep an eye on the preview window and move the slider until your image covers the entire window.
OK
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 6
OK
Apply Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes:
Default settings.
Apply it once more.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Thursday, December 30, 2010

City Life

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Supplies

1 tube of choice and one close up image - I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis at MPT
Font of Choice - I used NewYork Deco here
Weescotlass Mask 259 here
Brush Strokes: Sprayed Strokes
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
This tutorial was created with Scraps by Rene’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Rene’s site here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste 9 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with a gradient of choice.
Copy and paste your close up image as a new layer above the gradient layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position in front of the frame.

Add your embellishments. I used:
4: Duplicate/Mirror
1: Resize 90%
20: Resize 25%/Free rotate right 25 degrees

Open up Paper 6.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur
Radius: 6
OK
Apply Brush Stroke: Sprayed Strokes:
Stroke Length: 12
Spray Radius: 7
Stroke Direction: Right Diag
OK

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
In your color pallet:
Foreground: #781f2c
Background: Patten/Paper 6 (the one you blurred and brush stroked)
Stroke: 2
Type out your name.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out if you need it to be a bit wider.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract
Number of Pixels: 2
OK
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #ceb9bd
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply DSB Flux: Bright Noise:
Intensity: 24
Mix checked
OK
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Luminance
Merge Down.

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev


Sweet Valentine


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Barbara Jensen here
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Weescotlass Mask 236 here
My Template 123 here
This tutorial was created with Puddicat Creations Scraps portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Cindy’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete Credit and Hearts layers.
Image/Canvas size
700 x 700
OK
Highlight the background layer and flood fill white.

Highlight Back Rectangle 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 13 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Back Rectangle 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 9 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.


Highlight Rec 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 13 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 55%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Rec 2 & 3 layers.

Highlight Rec 1a layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Rec 2a & 3a layers.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Center it over the middle rectangle.

Duplicate the tube layer.
Free rotate Right 7 degrees.
Move into position over the right rectangle. In your layers pallet move it just above the right rectangle paper.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer just above the paper.
Tap the delete key.

Repeat the above step accept Free rotate Left 7 degrees.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Bauble 1: Resize 40%
Bird 1: Resize 30%
Flower 4: Resize 35%/Duplicate/Resize 80%/Duplicate/Resize 80%/Duplicate/Resize 80%
Ribbon 5
Sparkles 1

Highlight your white background/
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sloth & Gluttony


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen here
Font of Choice - I used Lullaby here
Vix Mask 451 here
Divine Intentionz Template 293 here
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
Eyecandy 3.1: Glow
“Resolution” is a PTU scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspiratons and can be purchased from her store Gothic Inspirations. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jessica for yet another stunning kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete By Missy, Words, and Pixel Words layers.
Image/Resize all layer 85%
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 600
OK
Highlight the background layer and flood fill white.

Highlight Glittered Oval Half 2 layer.
Merge down.
Select All/Float/Defloat.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Gaussian checked
Noise: 55%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 3 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Apply the same noise.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Oval layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Fireworks 1 as a new layer.
Resize 90%
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Rectangle 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Highlight the template layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer above the paper layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Dotted Line 2 layer.
Merge Down.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Rectangle 2 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Apply the same Noise.
Deselect.
Highlight the template layer again.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer above the paper layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:


Deselect.

Highlight Circle 2 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Circle 4 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste 9 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the paper.
Move into position.
Selection/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Glittered Thin Rectangle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Thin Rectangle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Highlight the template layer again.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer above the paper layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Dotted Line 3 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Word Art 2: Resize 25%
Leaves
Rose (place behind the oval): Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
Charm Dangle: Resize 30%/Mirror
Rose again: Resize 30%/Free rotate Right 70 degrees
Hour Glass: Resize 40%
Holly: Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror

Candle: Resize 50% - Give it a drop shadow on it’s own layer. Highlight the shadow layer and erase the flame area.

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool and pull the sides out a bit.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Color pallet:
Foreground: Pattaern/Paper 12
Background: Pattern/Paper 5
Stroke: 1
Type your name out.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 1
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Same Settings
Deselect.

Apply Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow:


Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Glitz & Glamour


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Supplies

1 tube of choice and 1 close up image - I used the beautiful artwork of Bits N Bobs at Mistaken Art
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Gem Mask 71 here
My Template 127 here
Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
This tutorial was created with P&A Dezigns portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Melissa’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Delete the credit layer.
Highlight the background layer.
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 700
Flood fill white.

Highlight Rectangle1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Highlight Rectangle 2 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Open up Paper 8.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Apply Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes:


Edit/Copy

Highlight Thin Rectangles layer.
Click on each one with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Edit/Paste
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the same Inner Bevel.

Highlight Hearts layer.
Repeat the above step accept give it this Inner Bevel:


Highlight Dotted Rectangles layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a dark color of your choice.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 44%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.


Highlight Circle 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a gradient of your choice.
Deselect.
Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds:


Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste your close up image as a new layer over the gradient layer.
Move into position.
Highlight the gradient layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the close up image layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
10: Resize 85%
18: Resize 30%
3: Resize 40%
22: Resize 40%
1: Resize 45%
23: Resize 50%

Crop you image.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste the paper you applied to Brush Strokes to Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the left side out slightly.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Choose your foreground and background colors.
Stroke set to .75
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 1
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default Settings accept change Intensity to 20.
Apply DSB Flux - Bright Noise:
Same settings.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Fall in Love


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Barbara Jensen here
Font of Choice - I used Luna Bar here
Design by Vaybs Mask 87 here
Monto Circular Mask here
Mura’s Meister - Copies
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow
This tutorial was created with Lysiras Graphic World portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Lysiras blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Heart 3 as a new layer.
Using your Freehand Selection Tool follow the stitching around the heart.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the heart.
Resize as needed and move into position.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather
Both checked
Feather Amount: 43
OK
Tap your delete key until you have the feathered effect you want.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas.

Highlight your white background/
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Designs by Vaybs Mask 87
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Flower 2 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 70%
Apply Mura’s Meister - Copies:
Wallpaper (Perspective)
Default Settings accept change Number to 20
OK
Paste the flower again.
Apply Mura’s Meister - Copies
Same settings accept change Number to 15.
OK
Move both flower perspective layers into a position you like.
Merge Visible both flower layers.
Apply Monti Circular Mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste RibbonPin 3 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Free rotate Left 60 degrees
Move into position.

Copy and paste Butterfly 3 as a new layer.
Colorize whatever color you like using your Target Tool. I snagged a pink shade from my tube’s lips.
Resize 25%
Free rotate right 15 degrees
Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
Duplicate/Mirror

Crop you image but be sure to leave space for the curvy sentence and your name.

Make your Pen Tool active.
At the top of your screen in the Mode section be sure you have Draw Freehand highlighted.


In your color pallet:
Foreground: Black
Background: Null

Stroke: 2

Draw a wavy line across your canvas.

Once you’ve done that change the colors in your color pallet to your color choice for your sentence.
I chose #404040 for both my foreground and background.

Make your Text Tool active.
Move your curser along the center of the wavy line until you see a Rocking A.
Once you do, click your mouse. A text box will appear.
Type in whatever words you choose. I typed:
“Trip over love you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever”
Apply.
In your layers pallet click on the + sign in the Vector 1 layer.
In the New Path layer click on the eye to close the layer out.
Highlight Vector 1 layer.
Convert to Raster layer.

Apply Eyecandy 3.1: Glow
Default settings accept change the Width to 2, color to white.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Apply the same Glow effect.


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Decisions


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Irene Shpak at MPT
Font of Choice - I used Pendulum
Vix Mask 393 here
Mura’s Meister - Cloud
This tutorial was created with HF-Projekte’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Heppy’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Val5 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Click inside each heart with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the frame.
In your layers pallet choose colors in your foreground and background that you want the cloud effect to be.
Apply Mura’s Meister - Cloud:
Default Settings.
Hit the rest button.
OK
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it to the right of the frame.
Duplicate/Mirror
Move below the frame you layers pallet.
Move into position.
Highlight the cloud layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the duplicated tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Overlay.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 6
OK
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Happiness is a Bride


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Supplies

Poser (included in kit) by Medi here
Font of Choice - I used Al Sandra here
Gem Mask 21 here
Xero - Porcelain
This tutorial was created with Debs Designs’ portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Deb’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Copy and paste a poser of choice as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Move the frame and poser into position - see my tag for reference.

Highlight the frame layer.
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and outline the heart.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Highlight the poser layer.
Duplicate/Mirror
Position below the frame.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside the paper.
Highlight the paper layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Default Settings

Add your embellishments. I used:
Ribbon 2: Resize 70%
Rose 1: Resize 60%/Free rotate right 90 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
Swan: Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Chose your foreground and background colors.
Stroke set at 1.
After you type your name convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 1
Give it a slight Inner Bevel 2x:


Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

New Beginnings

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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Ismael Rac here
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara - a pay font
Designs by Vaybs Mask 88 here
This tutorial was created with EmJay Scraps portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Em’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste 21 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Free rotate right 15 degrees

Copy and paste 22 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 1
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
43: Resize 60%
43: Resize 50%
1
20: Duplicate
24: Resize 25%
25: Resize 25%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 120%
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel 2x:


Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Late Again


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Deacon Black at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Honey Script here
Designs by Vaybs Mask 110 here
This tutorial was created with Laura’s Designz’ portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Laura’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste 7 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Click inside each heart with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it above the frame and to the side just a bit.
Duplicate
Use your Arrow key on your keypad and move the tube to the right.
Once it’s where you want it, move the tube below the frame in your layers pallet.
If your tube is larger than the frame then use your eraser tool to erase what overhangs the frame.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Overlay.

Add your embellishments. I used:
13: Resize 25%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
15: Resize 40%
11: Resize 60%
10: Resize 50%
6: Choose a color you’d like to use and use your Target Tool to colorize the element. Duplicate/Resize 70%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool and pull the sides out just a little.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Pretty in Pink


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Supplies

1 tube of choice (a laying down one will work best) and 1 close up image - I used the artwork of Keith Garvey at MPT
Font of Choice - I used Aquarelle here
Becky Mask 22 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
Xero - Porcelain
This tutorial was created with Lynne of Baby Cakes Scraps portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Lynne’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

This tutorial is working from Baby Cakes Scraps tagger folder.

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 90%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside the frame - you’ll have to move in for a close up and also click the wand in between some of the leaves as well.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 1.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your close up image as a new layer below the frame.
Resize as needed.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Use Default Settings
Change the Properties to Multiply and lower the Opacity to about 32.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position in front of the frame.
Apply the Porcelaine Effect again accept move the Blue Channel Mixer to 0.

Copy and paste Ribbon Tail as a new layer.
Resize 70%

Crop your image being sure to leave a small bit of room at the top and bottom.

Type your name
In your color pallet:
Foreground: #5a1316
Background: #f1c2a9
Stroke: 1
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 1
OK
Give it a slight inner bevel 2x:


Apply DSB Flux - Bright Noise:
Intensity: 41
Mix checked.
OK
Deselect

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Use your Pick Tool and pull the sides out just a little.
Merge Group

Add your credit.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

At the End of the Day


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Supplies

1 tube of - I used the artwork of Sonia Roji at MPT - this particular tube can be found in the freebie section.
Font of Choice - I used Luna Bar here
Becky Mask 23 here
This tutorial was created with BlueBird’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Bluebird’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 90%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside the frame - be sure to click inside just below the ribbon, too.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white background.
Duplicate the merged layer.
Close out the duplicate - we’ll come back to that layer in a bit.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Choose a ribbon of choice: Free rotate Left 30 degrees
Choose another ribbon: Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Heart Charm of choice
Bug of choice: Resize 40%/Duplicate/Free rotate Left 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Open up the duplicated Merged Layer.
Move it to the left - in your layer’s pallet move just above the mask layer and move it so that you can see the face just above the ribbons.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.

Type your name
Give it a slight inner bevel 2x:


Add your credit.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

She's Heaven on Earth


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Supplies

1 tube of - I used the artwork of Barbara Jensen here
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Weescotlass Mask 241 here
This tutorial was created with Bello Scarto’s portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at her store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit Jay’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Element 13 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Use your Freehand Selection tool and (zooming in) carefully outline the frame where you can see the strand that runs through the pearls. There are some areas that don’t have a string - just keep going around until you have the selection line connected.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer in front of the frame.

Because the elements are so light we’ll go ahead and add the mask now.
Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your embellishments. I used:
21: Resize 70%
34: Resize 45%
11: Resize 25%/Duplicate
20: Resize 25% and 70%
10: Lower the Opacity to about 55

Type your name
Give it a slight inner bevel 2x:


Add your credit.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

The Start of New Beginnings


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Supplies

1 tube of - I used the artwork of Jo Lynch at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Monti Circular Mask here
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow - Optional
This tutorial was created with Dark Kat Kreations’ portion of the New Beginnings store collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Heartbeatz Creationz.
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste 13 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
18
15: Resize 25% and 70%/Free rotate right 25 degrees
28: Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 80%
29: Resize 40%/Mirror/Free rotate Left 15 degrees
10: Lower the Opacity to about 55

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste 25 as a new layer.
Move it to the top of your layer’s pallet.
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credit.

Add your name.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow:
Change the Width to 3
Change the color to White.
OK
Apply it once more if you like.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev


Sunday, December 26, 2010

Winter Bliss


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Supplies

2 tubes of choice - I used the artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen here
Font of Choice - I used Clive Barker here
Font Ding KR Christmas 2001 here
Weescotlass Mask 4 and 220 here
Xerox - Porcelain
Xenofex 2: Burnt Edges
This tutorial was created with Tammy Bunchies Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Tag 5 as a new layer.
Resize 35%
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and outline the inner circle just inside the metal ring.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the tag.
Resize as needed
Selection/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Selection/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked
Feather Amount: 43
OK
Tap your delete key until you have the feathered look you want.
Deselect.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain
Default settings.
Merge visible the tag and tube layers.

Copy and paste Tag 5 again.
Repeat the above step using a different tube.

Arrange both merged tag layers on your canvas.
See my tag for reference.

In your color pallet:
Foreground: #000000
Background: Gradient/Metal Steel
Angle 32:
Repeat: 0
Invert checked
Linear Style

Stroke: 2

Make your Text Tool active.
Type out the letter “I” - or if you find a different letter ding you like better use it!
You’ll have to toy around with the size until you get the tree as large or small as you like.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2
OK
Give it a slight inner bevel:


Deselect
Move the tree into exact position.

Type out your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2
OK
Give it the same inner bevel.
Deselect

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
Copy and paste bg4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Weescotlass Mask 220
Merge Group

Edit Copy.

Open up a new blank 700 x 700 canvas.
Flood fill white.
Edit/Paste
Resize 70%
Apply Xenofex: Burnt Edges:


Duplicate
Free rotate Right 5 degrees.
Move below the original layer.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 30%.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Move into position - see my tag for reference.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste bg6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Weescotlass Mask 4.
Merge Group.

Add your credit.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

A Winter's Day


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Supplies

Font of Choice - I used Clive Barker here
Mask 71 Kreations here
Monti Circular Mask here
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
This tutorial was created with Candy’s Treats Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 4 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Snowman 2
Cluster Frame 4: Resize 90%/Erase the white ring from it

Copy and paste Cluster Frame 4 as a new layer.
Free rotate Right 35 degrees.
Position in the top left corner - see my tag for reference.
Duplicate/Mirror

Time to add your name:
Set your Foreground and Background color to #808080.
Type out your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Uniform checked
Noise: 55%
OK
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2.
Flood fill with #f3f3f5
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Deselect.
Position your name beneath the branches.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Winter Block Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Monti Circular Mask.
Merge Group.

Layers/Merge/Merge All (Flatten)

Image/Add Borders
Symmetric checked
Put in the number 3.
Change the color to #808080
OK
Click on the gray border with your Magic Wand.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Use same settings.
Deselect.

Image/Add Borders
Symmetric checked
Put in the number 6
Change the color to #0f84ab
OK
Highlight the blue border with your Magic Wand.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default Settings.
Deselect.

Image/Add Borders
Symmetric checked
Put in the number 3.
Change the color to #808080
OK
Highlight the gray border with your Magic Wand.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Use same settings.
Deselect.

Edit Copy.

Open up a new blank 700 x 700 canvas.
Flood fill white.
Edit/Paste
Resize 70%
Free rotate Left 105 degrees

Edit/Paste
Resize 70%

Add embellishments. I used:
Bow: Resize 80%
String 2

Highlight your white background.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Block 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Mask 71 Kreations.
Merge Group.

Crop your Image.

Add your credit.

Resize all layers 90%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Winter Angel


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Jennifer Janesko at CILM
Font of Choice - I used AdriaDB Normal
Weescotlass Mask 241 here
This tutorial was created with Created by Jill’s Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Ribbon: Resize 30%/Mirror
Foliage: Resize 50%/Mirror
Foliage again (to place behind the frame): Resize 60%/Mirror/Free rotate Left 50 degrees/Duplicate as many times as you like
Frame 1: Resize 30%
Flower 1: Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 70%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 105%
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a touch of noise if you like.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Look to the Stars


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Anna Marine at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Starstruck here
Gem Mask 16 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise - Optional
This tutorial was created with Gothic Inspirations’ Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 5 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the frame.
To give the tube feathered edges….
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and outline your tube - make the line touch wherever you want the tube feathered….keep the line far away from what you don’t want feathered.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 43
OK
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key until you have the feathered effect you like.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Lantern: Resize 60%
Bow 2: Resize 50%
Tree: Resize 70%
Bough: Resize 70%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Mist as a new layer in the top of your layers pallet.
Position it at the bottom of your image.
Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Position it at the top of your image.
Merge Down.
Highlight your white canvas.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixles:
43
OK
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key a couple of times.
DO NOT DESELECT

Highlight the lantern layer.
Tap the delete key a couple of times.
Deselect.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a touch of noise if you like.

Move the credits and your name below the mist layer in your layers pallet.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Stargazer


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Anna Marine at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Anglo Saxon here
Vix Mask 451 here
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
This tutorial was created with Bello Scarto’s Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Element 4 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 1.
New Rater layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste Element 10 as a new layer below the tube layer in your layers pallet.
Resize 60% - it should fit nicely within the frame.
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Copy and paste Element 70 as a new layer just above the paper layer.
Resize 70%
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Element 6 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Move into exact position - see my tag for reference.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the glass ball in your layers pallet. You’ll want it to be facing your other tube so mirror this tube layer if you have to.
Resize so that it fits within the glass ball - change the Properties to Soft Light now so that you can see how it’ll look and then you’ll know where to place it.
Highlight the glass ball layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and outline the base that holds the glass ball.
Selection/Invert
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Element 9: Resize 40%
Element 7: Resize 40%/Mirror
Element 8: Resize 50%/Free rotate Right 35 degrees/Duplicate
Element 14: Resize 25% and 60%/Duplicate/Mirror

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default settings.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Winter Gaze


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Supplies

Font of Choice - I used Epittazio here
Becky Mask 22 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
This tutorial was created with Nette’s NightOwl Works’ Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Free rotate left 5 degrees
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 18 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Snow Owl: Resize 50%
Blue Birdie: Resize 30%/Mirror
Butterfly 2: Resize 25%/Duplciate/Resize 70%/Mirror
Fern: Resize 30%/Duplicate/Mirror
Fern again (to place behind the frame): Resize 70%
Brilliant Star: Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
Star Bling 2: Resize 65%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credit.

Add your name.
Foreground: Black
Background: Pattern/Paper 18
Stroke: 2
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2.
OK
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Default Settings
Apply DSB Flux - Bright Noise:
Intensity: 32
Mix checked
OK
Deselect.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Winter's Smile


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Archie Dickens at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Saginaw Bold here
Gem Mask 71 here
This tutorial was created with Bastelgalexy’s Sampler portion of the Stargazing collaboration kit. This kit is available for FREE with an $8 purchase at the store, or it may be purchased outright for the same price.
It is available EXCLUSIVELY at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit Bastelgalexy’s blog here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Wrap 2: Resize 80%
Heart 2
Ribbon 1: Resize 70%
Bear: Resize 60%
Snowflake 1
Choose a snowflake of your choice: Resize as small as you like/Duplicate as much as you like
Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 90%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Stargazing


Clicking on the image will allow you to enlarge for bigger view.

Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen here
Font of Choice - I used Narnia here
Vaybs Mask 2 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
“Stargazing” is a FTU Sampler scrap kit created by Jo of A Taggers Scrap and is part of the amazing Stargazing Collaboration that can be purchased at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit A Taggers Scrap blog here to download the sampler. Be sure to check out the full scrap kit….it’s stunning! And always, please leave a thank you when downloading as it’s a small gesture for hard work given freely.
Thank you Jo!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste Paper 20 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Wings
Frame 2: Resize 50%
Leaf Deco 2: Resize 70%
Star: Resize 65%/Free rotate Right 10 degrees
Star again: Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Star again: Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
Fairy Lights: Resize 70%
Butterflies
Fairy Dust: Mirror
Bird: Resize 50%

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste 21 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Foreground: Black
Background: Pattern/Paper 21
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Apply Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default Settings
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply DSB Flux - Bright Noise:
Intensity: 34
Mix checked
OK
Deselect.

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Steam Dreams



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Jennifer Janesko at CILM - this particular tube is a bonus tube.
Font of Choice - I used Starstruck here
Gem Mask 161 here
“Steam Dreams” is a PTU scrap kit created by Dianna of Digicats (& Dogs) and is part of the amazing Stargazing Collaboration that is offered at Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Dianna for a kit that more than wow‘d me!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste Paper 1 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer beside the frame.
Move it into the exact position you want it.
Duplicate/Mirror/Move below the frame in your layer’s pallet and use your arrow key to move it into position below the frame.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube just above the paper.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Street Lamp 1: Resize 75%
Frozen Leaf: Resize 60%/Place behind frame
Frozen leaf again: Resize 50%/Mirror/Place behind frame
Sandglass: Resize 50%
Ribbon 2: Resize 70%/Mirror

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste 17 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Fairy Moon as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Move into exact position.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply

Add your credits.

Add your name.
I decorated mine with a fly resized 25% and 80%.

Copy and paste Lights as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Position them over the mask layer and duplicate as many times as you like.

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Merry Christmas!


I would like to take this time to thank all of you who have happened to stumble along my blog. It means a lot to know you return time and again, and I look forward to another year of writing tutorials for you.

I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and will see you again before we all ring in the new year!

Hugs,
Bev

~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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