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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

O Scrap Blog Train - Variety Train Has Left

O Scrap Variety blog train has left the station. Over 12 designers with amazing freebies for you all. Please remember that other designers are on different times zone and some may not be up yet.


And here is my part


You can download my part here


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Annaica's Place
Beckys Creations
BLT Dezignz
Charlie Online
Crystal's Creations
Digital Designs By Elisa
Huskys Kreationz
Just Simple Papers
Pink Poetic Scraps
Redefined Designs
Starz Creationz
Wicked Creationz Scraps

PTU - Garden Delight

This tutorial was written by me on April 30th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Garden Grown by Mrs. W
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit his store here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 8
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open your tube

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Apple01
Banana01
Broccoli01
Corn01
Fence01
Flower01
Flower02
Flower05 (duplicate 1x)
Flower Box01 (duplicate 1x)
Flowers01 (duplicate 1x)
Mushroom01
Strawberry01
Watermelon01

Open up the close up of your tube. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 73
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 


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PTU - Feathered Dreams

This tutorial was written by me on April 30th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Feathered Friends by Lexi Creationz Scrapz
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Zindy Nielson. This is a free tube from her. You can find this tube here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 7
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open element17
Use your rectangle tool and make a square on paper 9
Copy
Paste as new layer inside element17
Delete the extra needed

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Element24 (duplicate 1x)
Element5
Element18
Element25
Element37
Element36
Element32
Element21
Element40
Element12
Element27

Open up the close up of your tube. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 73
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 


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Show Off Tags By Dee

Dee made these two amazing tags using my tough army love scrap kit. You can find my scrap kit at any of the stores I sell at on the left of my blog.



Thank you Dee


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Monday, April 29, 2013

PTU - Feathered Friend

This tutorial was written by me on April 29th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Feathered Friends by Lexi Creationz Scrapz
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Zindy Nielson. This is a free tube from her. You can find this tube here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 5
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open element16
Use your rectangle tool and make a square on paper 10
Copy
Paste as new layer inside element16

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Element36
Element5
Element25
Element19
Element20
Element24
Element40

Open up the close up of your tube. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 


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Tag Show Off From Cindy

Cindy made this cute tag using my autism scrap kit.
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores I sell at on the left of my blog.
Thank you Cindy for the tag.


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PTU - Candy Fantasy

This tutorial was written by me on April 29th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Flower Fairy By Sassi Designs
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Jose Cano. You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit SATC here.

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 8
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open frame8
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper 3
Copy
Paste as new layer inside frame8

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Element 100
Element 105
Element 106
Element 14 (duplicate 9x)
Element 19 (duplicate 1x)
Element 20
Element 36
Element 4
Element 5
Element 58
Element 6
Element 63
Element 72
Element 76

Open up the close up of your tube. 
Open the close up of tube
C/P inside frame8
Change mode to value

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 


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Sunday, April 28, 2013

PTU - Steampunk Love



This tutorial was written by me on April 28th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Steampunk Love By Scottish Butterfly
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores she sells at on her blog.

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of VeryMany. You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit PFD here.

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 14
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open element21
Use your rectangle tool and make a rectangle on paper 2
Copy
Paste as new layer inside element21

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Element1
Element10
Element13
Element35 (duplicate 1x)
Element41
Element49
Element51
Element54
Element57 (duplicate 1x)
Element77
Element84

Open up the close up of your tube.

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Colors > Desaturate
Change mode to grain merge
Merge Again

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like.

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

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PTU - Flower Kitty

This tutorial was written by me on April 28th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit called Flower Fairy By Sassi Designs
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Maryline Cazenave. You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit CDO here.

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 22
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open frame14
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper 10
Copy
Paste as new layer inside 98

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Element4
Element40
Element56
Element57
Element6
Element68
Element72
Element75
Element76
Elemenet92 (duplicate 1x)

Open up the close up of your tube. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Colors > Desaturate
Change mode to overlay
Merge Again

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 

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Saturday, April 27, 2013

New Kit In Stores

I finally had time while my boys were taking a nap to work on another kit for you all. This kit contains 33 elements, 18 papers and 3 frames. It contains elements you would find in a garden. I hope you all enjoy this beautiful kit I have made.


You can find this kit at any of the stores I sell at on the left of my blog. 

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PTU - Fantasy Tea Party


This tutorial was written by me on April 27th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU kit By Heidi at Scottish Butterfly Called Fantasy Tea Party
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores Heidi sells at on her blog

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of VeryMany . You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit PFD here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 17
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open cluster frame
Use your rectangle tool and make a rectangle on paper 14
Copy
Paste as new layer inside cluster frame

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Window
Tree
Rainbow
Bird House
Close Canisters
Fairy
HummingBird
Kitten
Umbella
Cupcake
Clock
Bird2
Flower3
Mushroom
Tea
Table
Fence - Duplicate 1x
Sparkles - Duplicate 1x

Open up the close up of your tube.
Copy
Paste into cluster frame
Duplicate tube 3x
Change mode to value

Now open half tube and place in front of cluster frame

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 73
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like.

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

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Friday, April 26, 2013

FTU - Cat Fever


This tutorial was written by me on April 26th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - FTU scrap kit by Inspired By Pin Up Toons By Tasha's Playground
You can download it here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Pin Up Toons . You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit CDO store here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 6
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open frame1
Use your rectangle tool and make a rectangle on paper 5
Copy
Paste as new layer inside frame1

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Flair2
Flower3
Food Dish
Stitches
Wordart2

Open tube and place inside frame 1
Change mode to value
C/P tube again

Now open tube again and place in middle of frame1

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like.

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

My Hero Snags

I used Scrappin Krazy Designs kit called My Hero
Artwork by Elias Chatzoudis
Please comment if you snag. 



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PTU - My Hero

This tutorial was written by me on April 25th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit by Scrappin Krazy Designs Called My Hero
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores Kaci sells at on her blog.

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Elias Chatzoudis . You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit his store here

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 13
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open opaqueframe
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper 1
Copy
Paste as new layer opaqueframe

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Belt
Chicken Wire
Copter
Cuffs
Flame2
Grenade
Heartstring1
My hero
Sparkle 2
Splat 2 (duplicate 1x)
Tank
Wireheart

Open up the close up of your tube. 
Duplicate tube
Filters > Enhance > Unsharp Mask
Now you are going to work on the duplicated tube layer.
Change mode to value
Filters > Distorts > Blinds > 
Change mode to these settings.
Vertical 
Displacements - 38
Number of Segments - 12

Now go Filters > Light And Shadow > Glass Tile 
Use these settings 
Tile Width - 20
Tile Height - 20
Click ok

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 66
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Filters > Blur > Motion Blur > Radial > Default Settings
Change mode to overlay
Merge Again

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

FTU - Dirty Mechanic


This tutorial was written by me on April 24th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - FTU scrap kit called Dirty Mechanic By True Taggin Love
You can download this kit here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of  Zlata_M. You must have the proper license to use this tube.
You can find this tube at PFD.

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 4
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open chain frae
Use your ellipse tool and make a ellipse on paper 8
Copy
Paste as new layer inside chain frame

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Tires
brake line connector
gear cluster
grease rag
headlight
line of washers and nuts
metal barrel
RPM gage
screwdriver
socket
steering wheel
tire tracks
toolbox

Open up the close up of your tube.

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 70
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Filters > Blur > Motion Blur > Radial > Default Settings
Change mode to overlay
Merge Again

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like.

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

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Masks 9-13

Its been awhile since i've made any masks. I thought I would make you all some new ones to play around with. I hope you all can use them.

Just right click and save










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PTU - Lady Of The Night

This tutorial was written by me on April 24th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit by Xoiya Creations called Lady Of The Night
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of Zlata_M . You must have the proper license to use this tube
You can visit PFD here


Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

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Open New Canvas
I did 650x650.you can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 6
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Ready...
Set...
Go...

Open frame2
Use your rectangle tool and make a rectangle on paper 1
Copy
Paste as new layer inside frame2

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

Disco Ball
Film Strip
Flower Curtain (duplicate 1x)
Jukebox
Lights
Ribbon1

Open up the close up of your tube. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 8
Offset Y - 8
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 67
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!
Save!
Enjoy!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. 


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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

CT Layout 1 Using Born 2 Shop Kit By Touched By A Butterfly

I used this adorable kit by touched by a butterfly called born 2 shop.
You can purchase this kit here


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CT Tag Show Off - Ditzy Designs

I used Ditzy Dezigns scrap kit called "for dokota" 
You can purchase this kit here

I also used Kandi Kissez template 81
You can find it here

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Monday, April 22, 2013

[FREEBIE] Universal Blog Train - A Mother's Love

I was very happy to be apart of universal friends mother's day blog train as i'm very close to my mother. This  kit offers different shades of pink. Its for personal use only!!! please leave some love if you download


DOWNLOAD HERE

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