Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spring Hop

Supplies Needed

Font of choice – I used Season’s Spring here

Gem mask 133 here

Plug Ins used:
Mura’s Meister – Copies & Cloud

 “Spring Hop” is a tagger size scrap kit, also available in Full size and was created by Julie of Bits n Bobs and can be purchased from Scraps From the Heart.  You can visit her designing blog here.
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

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

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #a9cdea
Background: #efefef

Copy and paste SHE70 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and trace along the edges of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Apply Mura’s Meister – Cloud
OK
Do not deselect.

Add the following elements below the frame – see my tag for placement:
SHE66:  Resize 50%
SHE46:  Resize 45%/Duplicate

Highlight each element below the frame and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Open up SHE24.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Section off the smallest of the flowers at the very top.
Copy.
Paste it as a new layer on your working canvas.
Resize 70%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Choose Encircle.
Change the top numbers to:
Number: 25
Shift X:  40
Shift Y:  40
OK
Duplicate the ring of flowers and move both into position – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
SHE56:  Resize 55%/Erase the part that juts out to the side/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
SHE10:  Resize 25%
SHE62:  Resize 40%
SHE63:  Resize 40%/Mirror
SHE1:  Resize 35%
SHE2:  Resize 25%
SHE4:  Resize 25%
SHE72:  Resize 35%
SHE6:  Duplicate
SHE50:  Resize 35%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 9
OK
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground and Background:  #9a795a
Stroke: 0.8

Type your name.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random & Monochrome checked
Noise: 18%
OK
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below your name.
Flood fill with #feeaa1.
Merge Visible both name layers.

Crop your Image.
Be careful not to crop any of the mask.

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Spring's Aflutter


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the artwork of Sara Butcher and can be purchased from CDO.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Freeze! here

Gem Mask 71 here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes – Crosshatch
Mura’s Meister – Cloud and Copies

“Spring’s Aflutter” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Karen of Sweet Occasion Designs and can be purchased from Scrapsfrom the Heart.  You can visit her blog here.  Thank you Karen for a fantastic spring kit! 
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

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

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Create a rectangle approximately 225 x 500 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 49
Sharpness: 0
Strength: 1
OK
Deselect.
Give the paper a slight inner Bevel:

Duplicate this layer.
Don’t worry about placement yet.

New Raster layer.
Create a rectangle approximately 400 x 500 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Use same settings.
Deselect.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.
Don’t worry about placement yet.

Copy and paste Daisy 1 as a new layer.
Resize 3%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies
Choose: Encircle.
Change the top 3 numbers to:
Number: 60
Shift X: 60
Shifty Y: 60
OK

Move all layers into exact position – see my tag for reference.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #feecb5
Background: #fafaf0

Highlight the ring of flowers.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer below the ring.
Apply Mura’s Meister – Cloud
Copy and paste the following elements below the frame – don’t worry about placement or what overhangs the ring of flowers:
Sweet Home 3:  Resize 30%/ Lower the Opacity to 24
Spring Flowers 1:  Resize 30%/ Lower the Opacity to 24
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Beaded Ribbon 1 as a new layer.
Resize 3%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Choose Line
Change Number to 25
OK
Move into position at the top of the large rectangle – see my tag for reference.
Make your Selection Tool active, still set on Rectangle and section off the element line.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Flip

Add the elements.  I used:
Flower Border 1:  Resize 15%/Free rotate Left 90 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
Butterfly 1:  Resize 10%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees
Butterfly 2:  Resize 13%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees
Bow 1:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror
Bumble Bee 1:  Resize 20%/Mirror
Cricket 3:  Resize 10%
Butterfly Scatter 1:  Resize 55%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 9
OK
Apply the mask.
Resize 105%
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground and Background: #f9965e
Stroke: 0.8
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random and Monochrome checked
Noise: 18%
OK
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below your name.
Flood fill with #fdecb6
Deselect.

Resize all layers 85%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Blue Blossom Easter


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Joanna Bromley which can be purchased from PSPTube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Wolf in the City here

Gem Mask 192 here

My template 89 here

My Supplies here
Only use for this tutorial and Do Not Share

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes – Crosshatch
Eyecandy 5 – Textures: Swirl
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up the template.
Shift  + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the top 2 layers.

From the tube  -
Highlight layer “BlueBlossomEasterFaeOriginal”
Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section out the image area only.
Copy.

Make your template active.
Highlight Square Back layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Pate (the image you copied) Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 45
Sharpness: 6
Strength: 1
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Diamond Back layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste (the image) Into Selection.
Flip.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Use same settings.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste (the image) Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 4
OK
New Raster layer.
Paste (the Image) Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Radial Blur:

New Raster layer.
Paste (the image) Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Motion Blur:
Angle: 56%
Strength: 100%
OK
Lower the Opacity to 57.
Deselect for now.

Highlight Scalloped Circle layer.
Apply Eyecandy 5 – Textures – Swirl:
Use Default settings accept change the color to #aca2bd.
Click anywhere outside of the layer with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer above the swirl layer.
Paste (the image) Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Use same settings.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Deselect.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #ffc0ff
Background: #74583e

Highlight Circle Frame layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active and double right click on the Circle Frame.  It should turn brown.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random and Monochrome chec ked
Noise: 30%
OK
Deselect.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #ffffff
Background: #536d90

Highlight  Square Back Strip layer.
Double right click your Color Replacer Tool on the strip.
It should turn blue.
Apply the same noise effect.

Repeat the above step with Diamond Back Strip layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Duplicate the tube layer and resize a bit larger.
Move it into position over just below the circle frame layer.
Highlight the circle frame layer.
Click your mouse inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Highlight the tube layer that’s just below it and tap the delete key.
Change the Properties of this tube to Soft Light.
Deselect.

Add the elements I supplied – see my tag for placement:
Duplicate the flowers
Duplicate the ring of flowers
Grass – duplicate as many times as you like, resize as you like
Resize the eggs as you like.  Use your Pick Tool to turn some this way and that.  Add noise if you like to some or all.  It’s your tag – do as you like!!

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Apply Eyecandy 5 – Texture – Swirl:
Use same settings.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #54332a
Background: #a298b2
Stroke: .80
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Change the foreground in your color pallet to #4b88c4
Run your Target Tool along the bottom half of your name.
Decorate your name with eggs and grass.

Resize all layers 85%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev


~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

Kit Used: Sunshine by Lisete Scrap


Blog Installation and Customization By: Krissy of Krissy's Scraps & Imaging

  © Blogger template Customization and Installation by Krissy's Scraps 2011

Back to TOP