Monday, December 30, 2013

Goldie


Supplies Needed  

Poser "Goldie" by Designs by Norella which can be purchased from Pics for Designs.  

Font of choice – I used Inspiration here

JWY Mask 2 here

Divine Intentionz Template 91 here

Plug Ins used:
Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow

 "My Life My Moment" is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, HorsePlay's Pasture Designs and can be purchased from any of my stores here.  

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the credit layer.
Image/Canvas Size:
500 x 600
OK
Highlight the background layer.
Flood fill white.

Highlight Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper a slight Inner Bevel:

Highlight Thin Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 14 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper the same slight Inner Bevel.  

Highlight Hearts layer.
Click on each heart with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 15 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.  Position it over the hearts - see my tag for reference.
Change the Properties of the tube layer to Soft Light.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper the same slight Inner Bevel.

Open up Element 23.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and section off the bottom rigth corner of element:


Copy.
Close the element out.
Paste as a new layer on your working canvas.
Duplicate
Flip one of them, mirror the other and place each frame piece behind the large rectangle with only a small piece of the frame sticking out from behind.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position just to the right side of the hearts - see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 31: Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
El 49: REsize 60%
El 44 & El 42:  Resize 45%/Mirror - place one bow above the other and move one slightly to the side
El 28:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Left 30 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
El 37:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
El 33:  Resize 15%/Free rotate Right 30 degrees/Duplicate as many times as you like/mirroring the staples you want.
El 7: Resize 15%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 52: Resize 40%/Mirror
El 65: Resize 60%/Duplicate/Merge Down

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All
Copy and paste Paper 13 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate.

Add your copyright.

Add your name:
Color Pallet: 
Foreground and Background: #42321f

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Apply Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow:
Basic Tab:
Glow Width: 3
Soft Corners: 6
Overall Opacity: 100

Color Tab:
Choose Fat
Click on the color box and change the color to #f3eeec
Choose OK
Choose OK again

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev 

My Life My Moment


Supplies Needed  

Poser "Goldie" by Designs by Norella which can be purchased from Pics for Design.  

Font of choice – I used Jellyka Delicious Cake here

Gems Mask 108 here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Stroke - Crosshatch

 "My Life My Moment" is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, HorsePlay's Pasture Designs and can be purchased from any of my stores here.  

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

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

Copy and paste El 15 as a new layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 1.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 39
Sharpness: 6
Strength: 1
OK
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the paper layer. Resize as needed.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Paste your tube as a new layer again.
Lower the Opacity to about 20.
Resize as you like and move into position - see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect. 

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #20100a 
Background: #36372d 

Copy and Paste El 27 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Make your Color Replacer Tool active and double right click on the words.
It should have changed to your background color.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the words.
Flood fill with #f8ede7
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 60%
OK
Deselect.
Merge Visible both word layers.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 65:  Resize 70%
El 60
El 54
El 64:  Resize 60%
El 9:  Resize 65%/Duplciate/resize 70%
El 9 again:  Resize 40%
El 28:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All
Copy and paste Paper 14 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the mask layer.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Change the Properties to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to about 30.

Add your copyright.

Add your name:
Color Pallet: 
Foreground: Null
Background: #36372d

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev 

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Merry Christmas 2013



I'd like to thank you all so much for being a part of my PSP world.  It wouldn't be the same without each and every one of you.  I appreciate all the emails and tags that you sent, all the kind comments, and for all your support over this past year.  I hope in the next year you all will continue to return often and keep sending me those wonderful tags!

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

Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Jolly Holiday


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Anna Marine which can be purchased from CDO.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Dreamer here

Becky Mask 9 here

Melissaz Creationz Template 76 here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes - Cross Hatch
Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

"Jolly Holiday" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Julie of Bits n Bobs and can be purchased from Pics For Design.  You can visit her site here.  Thank you Julie for a fabulous kit!

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 600
New Raster layer.
Send to bottom.
Flood fill white.
Delete the credit layer.

Highlight Angled Thin Rectangle 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch to the paper:
Stroke Length: 19
Sharpness: 9
Strnegth: 1
OK

Highlight Angled Thin Rectangle 1 layer. 
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Top Rectangle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 3 as a new layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch to the paper:
Change the Stroke length to 38.
OK

Highlight Bottom Rectangle layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Middle Rectangle layer.
Copyy and paste element 33 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Make your Freehand Selection tool active set on Point to Point.
Section off the top half of the frame.

Edit/Cut
Edit/Paste As New layer

Match both frames layers up the best you can with the template layer - be sure the top half of the frame is below the bottom half of the frame in your layers pallet.
Use your Eraser Tool to erase bits of the top half of the frame:


Merge Visible both frame layers.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #1a1d14    
Background: #3e4e1f
Set on Gradient -
Style: Linear
Angle: 145

Click inside the frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with the gradient.
Lock the gradient layer by click on the lock at the top of the layers pallet.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 10
OK
Apply Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default Settings accept lower the Intensity bar down to 75.
Deselect.
Unlock the layer by clicking on the lock again.

Copy and paste Element 62 as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 60%
Duplicate 3x's
Move trees into position - see my tag for reference - don't worry about what overhangs the frame.  We'll clean that up in a bit.
Highlight the gradient layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each tree layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Color Pallet:
Look for Metal Brass in your gradient.
Keep same settings.

Highlight Gray Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with the Metal Brass gradient.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Glitter Circle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #b8adb6
Change the Properties to Color (Legacy)
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your element.  I used:
17:  Resize 10%/Duplicate 2x's
5:  Resize 5%/Lower the Opacity to about 40/Duplicate
75:  Resize 60%
13:  Resize 60%
30:  Resize 35%/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
63:  Resize 60%/Use your Target Tool to change the color to #485a29

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 5
OK
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your Copyright.

Add your name.
Foreground & Background: #962f2e
Stroke: 1.0
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Duplicate
Use your Color Replacer Tool and change the color to ##161910
Move this layer below the name layer in red in your layers pallet and move is slightly to the side - see my tag for reference.
Highlight the red name layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random checked
Noise: 40%
OK

Save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it.
I'd love to see your results...email me!

Hugs,
Bev

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Snow Angel


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the beautiful artwork of VeryMany which can be purchased here.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used  Nenuphar of Venus here

Vix Mask 451 here

Snow which I supply here

Animation Shop

"Making Memories" is a tagger size scrap kit created by me (HorsePlay's Pasture Designs) and can be purchased from any of my stores here

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up a 750 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste El 7 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Make your Freehand Selection tool active set on Point to Point and trace around the frame, keeping the dotted line to run along 

the center of the frame edge.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Give the frame a drop shadow.
Merge Visible the frame and paper.
Duplicate
Resize 90%
Move both layers into position.

Turn on your ruler - View/Rule

Copy and paste El 8 as a new layer.
Tap the letter K on your keyboard to active your Pick Tool.
Move the frame so that it's snugged up into the top left corner of your canvas.
Pull the right side of the frame in until it has a width of 450 Pixels.
Resize 70%
Free rotate Left 5 degrees - Rename this layer "Bottom Left"
Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 85% - Rename this layer "Bottom Right"
Duplicate each Frame and rename them "Top Left" and "Top Right"
To the Top Left frame Free rotate Left 5 degrees.
To the Top Right frame Free rotate Right 5 degrees.

To the Bottom Left and Bottom Right frames:
Click inside the frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 17 Into Selection.
Deselect.

To the Top Left and Top Right frames:
Click inside the frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Add the following elements below the Top Left Frame and don't worry about what overhangs the frame.  We'll clean that up in a 

bit:
El 31:  Resize 70%
El 25:  Resize 70%
Highlight the paper that belongs to the frame.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add the following element below the Top Right frame:
El 25:  Resize 70%
Highlight the paper that belongs to the frame.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the element and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

In your layers pallet highhlight the element that's just below the Top Left Frame layer.

Open up the snow that I provided. 
Highlight and Copy Frame 10.
Highlight your working canvas.
Paste as a New layer.
Rename Snow 10

Back to the snow layers.
Highlight and Copy Frame 9.
Highlight your working canvas.
Paste as a new layer (it should appear just over Snow 10 layer)
Rename Snow 9

Repeat the above step until you have all 10 snow layers pasted on your working canvas.
Highlight the paper that belongs Top Left Frame and click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each snow layer below the frame and tap the delete key.
Close out snow layers 2 - 10.
Keep open only Snow 1 layer.

In your layers pallet highlight the element that's just below the Top Right Frame layer.
Repeat the above steps so that you have all 10 snow layers copied and pasted below this frame too.
Remember to then close out all snow layers but keep Snow Layer 1 open.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
If you're using the same tube as I did, resize 40%

Add the rest of your elements.  I used:
El 30:  Duplicate
El 1:  Resize 40%
El 19:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 65:  Resize 60%/Duplicate
El 69:  Resize 25% and 90%/Duplicate 2x's/Use Pick Tool to turn this way and that
El 21:  Resize 40%/Mirror/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Merge Group.
Duplicate
Move each mask layer below a circle frame.

Add your copyrights.

Color Pallet:
Foreground and Background: #2d2c1f

Make your Text Tool active.
Stroke set at .5

Type your name.

Copy Merge

~Time to Animate~

Open up Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New Animation.

Back in PSP.
Close out both Snow 1 layers.
Open up both Snow 2.
Copy Merge.

Carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out both Snow 2 layers.
Open up both Snow  layers.
Copy Merge

Carry Into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Continue copy merge and carrying each into AS until you have copied and pasted all 10 snow frames in AS.

View your animation.
If you're happy then resize:
Animate/Resize Animation:
Pixel Size checked
Width: 500
OK

View your animation again.
If you're happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev

Santa's Naughty Little Elf


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the fantstic artwork of Fantasio which can be purchased from My Tubed Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Jellyka Delicious Cake here

Gem mask 71 here

"Holiday Wishes" is a megga size tagger size scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspirations and can be purchased from her store here.  You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Copy and paste Frame 6 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Free rotate Right 45 degrees
Duplicate
Resize 80%
Duplicate
Move all 3 frames into position - see my tag for reference.

To each frame:
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 25 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Add the following elements below the left frame, moving them into position using my tag for reference.  Don't worry about what 

overhangs the frames - we'll clean that up in a bit.
Snow Covering: Duplicate and move below the right frame.
Tree Pine:  Resize 25% and 50%/Duplicate and move below the right frame/Duplicate
Santa 2:  Resize 25% and 50%
Sleigh:  Resize 25% and 60% - move below the right frame.

Highlight the paper that belongs to the Left frame.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element that overhangs the frame and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the paper that belongs to the Right frame.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight your white canvas.
Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer. 
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Duplicate
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 23 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the frame.
Tap the letter K on your keyboard to active your Pick Tool (so it makes the next step easier in moving the papers without having to close out layers to get to it).
In your layers pallet highlight either of the red paper layers and move it up at a diagonal just a little - see my tag for reference.
In your layers pallet highlight the other red paper layer and move it in the opposite direction of the other paper.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
If you're using the same tube as I did, resize 85%

Add the rest of your elements.  I used:
Bow:  Resize 20%/Duplicate/Mirror
Candles 2:  Resize 50%
Pines Garland:  Resize 60%/Duplicate/Mirror
Wreath Christmas:  Resize 85%
Bell:  Resize 40%
Bead:  Resize 15%/Duplicate 3x's
Glass Ball:  Resize 50%/Duplicate

Highlight your blank canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #292b2a
Background: Pattern/Paper 20
Stroke: 1.0

Close out the background color.
Make your Ellipse Tool active set on Circle.
Line Width: 2
Create a circle that's just a bit bigger than the wreath - 
Tip:  
Create a circle
Objects/Align/Center on Canvas.
Resize as needed until the circle is the size you want.

Reopen the background color in your color pallet.
Make your Text Tool active and run your mouse along the top center of it until you see a Rocking A.
Click your Mouse.
In the Text box type your name.
Apply.
In your layers pallet click on the plus sign.
Click on the eye of the New Ellipse layer to close that layer out.
Highlight Vector 1 layer.
Right Click your mouse and choose "Convert to Raster layer" from the sub menu.

Save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev

Friday, December 13, 2013

Christmas Shimmer


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the wonderful artwork of  Alex Prihodko which can be purchased from Pics for Design.  You must generate a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Harrington here

Gem mask 192 here

"Christmas Shimmer" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Cindy of Scrappin' with Lil Ole Me and can be purchased from Heartbeatz Creationz.  You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Copy and paste El 97 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Paste the frame as a new layer again.
Resize 45%
Duplicate
Move all 3 layers into position - see my tag for reference.

Highlight the large frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Copy and paste El 80 as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 70%
Move into a position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste El 100 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Duplicate 2x's and move all 3 elements into position - see my tag for reference.
Highlight each elements and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

To each little frame:
Highlight the frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 14 as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste El 61 as a new layer.
Resize 85%
Mirror
Move into position below the top little frame.
Change the Properties of the element to Soft Light.
Highlight the frame above it.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
Highlight the element layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 57:  Resize 50%/Free rotate Right 50 degrees/Duplicate/Free rotate Right 15 degrees
El 78:  Resize 15% and 80%
El 33:  Resize 50%
El 62:  Resize 85%
El 5:  REsize 40%/Mirror
El 72:  Resize 10%

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

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #270000
Background: #ab0000
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.

Save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev

Monday, December 9, 2013

Christmas Ball Faerie


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the wonderful artwork of Ava Schwark which can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Aquarelle here

Designs by Vaybs Mask 111 here

Crazy Vickie's template 7 here

Plug Ins used:
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow

My Supplies of papers and elements here
These are for personal use only and to be used in this tutorial only.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Image/Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 600
Highlight the bg layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the top credit layer.

Highlight Gray Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect for now.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the left side of the paper layer.
Lower the Opacity of the tube to about 40.
Duplicate and Mirror the tube layer.
Move into position over the left side of the paper.
Merge Visible both tube layers.
Effects/Texture Effects/Mosaic Antique:
Use Default Settings.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the merged tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Black Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Highlight the paper layer.
Make your Pick Tool active (tap the K key on your keyboard) and flatten the paper layer to make a very thin rectangle.
Duplicate
Move both thin rectangles into position - see my tag for reference.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Duplicate the layer.

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

Highlight Frame 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper a slight Inner Bevel:

Highlight Gray Back 2 layer.
Paste Paper 2 Into Selection (It should still be in memory)
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Frame 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel.

Highlight Gray Back 3 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Copy and paste the tree as a new layer above the paper layer.
Move it into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Frame 3 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the frame the same slight Inner Bevel.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
If you used the same one I did, resize 70%

Add the elements - see my tag for placement.
Pine Bough: Duplicate/Mirror/Duplicate each pine bought and resize them 70%
Use your Pick Tool to turn the baubles this way and that.

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

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet - 
Foreground and Background: #087674

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 -  Glow:
Width: 5
Opacity: 100
Opacity Drop Off: Fat
Color: #ffffff
OK

Merge Visible all layers.
Save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

Hugs,
Bev

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Making Memories



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the beautiful artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen which can be purchased from her store here.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Before the Rain here

Vix Mask 451 here

"Making Memories" is a tagger size scrap kit created by me (HorsePlay's Pasture Designs) and can be purchased from any of my stores here

This tutorial assumes 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 El 7 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Make your Freehand Selection tool active set on Point to Point and trace around the frame, keeping the dotted line to run along the center of the frame edge.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Copy and paste El 26 as a new layer below the frame.
Move into a position you like.
Selections/Invert 
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste El 8 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Free rotate Right 90 degrees.
Move into the upper left position behind the circle paper layer -see my tag for reference.
Duplicate
Move down to the lower right area - see my tag for reference.

To each Frame:
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Section around the frame, keeping the dotted line to run along the center of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Copy and paste El 31 as a new layer and move into position - see my tag for reference.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add the rest of your elements.  I used:
El 41:  Resize 60%
El 49:  Resize 50%
El 18:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 50:  Resize 70%/Duplicate
El 15:  Resize 50%
El 57:  Resize 30%
El 33:  Resize 70%
El 39:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror/Duplicate/Flip

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

Add your copyrights.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #420a08
Background: #9a2c24

Make your Text Tool active.
Stroke set at .5

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel 2x's:

Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random and Monochrome checked
Noise: 47%
OK

Resize and save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Winter White Dreamer


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the beautiful artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen which can be purchased from her shop here.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Inspiration here

Becky Mask 23 here

"Winter White Fairy" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Cindy of Cindy's Creative Designs and can be purchased from TKO.  You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up a 750 x 600 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Duplicate
Resize 70%
Move into position on either side of the center frame.
Duplicate
Mirror

To each Frame:
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.
Deselect.

To the Left and Right Frames:
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Lower the Opacity of the tube to about 40.
Move into a position you like.
Highlight the paper below the tube.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add the rest of your elements.  I used:
Tree 1:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Resize 80%
Tree 1 again:  Resize 60%
Tree 2:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Erase the base of each tree/Move one tree behind one of the pine trees
Element 2:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
Ornament 4:  Resize 15%/Duplicate as many times as you like.
Branch 1:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Right 15 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Duplicate each branch layer 2x's 
Pinecones 2:  Resize 10%/Free rotate Left 100 degrees
Bird 2:  Resize 1%

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

Add your copyrights.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #423532
Background: #838a6c

Make your Text Tool active.
Stroke set at 1.2

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel 2x's:

Resize and save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev


Friday, December 6, 2013

Waiting for the Jolly Man


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the adorable artwork of Ching-Chou Kuik which can be purchased from Up Your Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Wretched here

Vix mask 452 here

Dangerously Delicious Christmas_Template_1_Merry_Christmas here
You can find it below Sunday December 1, 2013

Plug-Ins used:
Brush Strokes - Crosshatch

"Christmas Cheer" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Becca of Baby Dragon's Designs and can be purchased from Scraps from the Heart.  You can visit her blog here.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 600
Highlight the background layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete Raster 14, Raster 2, Ribbon Top Layer d/s, Ribbon Backs layer.

Highlight Brown Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 32
Sharpness: 6
Strength: 1
OK

Highlight White Square layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Apply the same Brush Strokes effect.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Dark Green Rectangle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 6 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Position it over the template layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper the same slight Inner Bevel.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #fdfbfb 
Background: #ebd5ac

Highlight Dashed Shapes layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active and double right click on the dotted lines.
It should have changed to your background color.

Highlight Red Strip 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Apply the same Brush Strokes effect.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Make your Lighten/Darken tool active choosing the default shape and match your settings to mine:
Size: 29
Hardness: 7
Step: 10
Density and Thickness: 100
Rotation: 0
Opacity: 80
Run the tool along each end of the ribbon just to darken it slightly so that it appears the ribbon is wrapped around the package.

Highlight Red Strip 1 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Light Green Shape.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Apply the same Brush Strokes effect.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.

Highlight White Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 7 as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the white circle layer.

Highlight Ring Recolor layer.
Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Positon it over the Ring Recolor layer.
Delete Ring Recolor layer.

Highlight Raster 9 layer.
Copy and paste Ele 02 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Position it over the template layer.
Delete the template layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 29:  Resize 75%/Mirror
El 11:  Resize 50%
El 25:  Resize 40%/Mirror
El 16:  Resize 40%
El 20:  Resize 30%
El 8:  Resize 20% and 80%/Duplicate

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground and Background: #202020

Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.

Save your tag. 

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.
I'd really love to see your results.
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev

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