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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Celebrate 2015





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Alicia Mujica CDO Exclusive Tube 9A which you need a license to use.  This tube is not available at her store here, only at CDO where it is linked above.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU scrap kit by Ladyhawwk Designs, IB-AliciaMujica Exclusive Tube 9A

Font of choice, I am using DJB Dear St. Nick

Mask DBV109

Plugins:  Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional for text)



Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

open frame 1 copy and paste as a new layer resize 95%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 7 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your close up tube as a new layer, arrange in the frame

add your elements:
element 21 resize 85% then 90% arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 31 resize 50% arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 32 resize 50% arrange across the bottom below the black flower layers

element 14 resize 50% arrange on the right, behind the black flower
element 18 resize 65% rotate left 30 arrange below black flower layer on left
duplicate the gold colored flower cluster, then flip it and drag down so it shows below element 18
element 1 resize 45% arrange below black flowers on bottom right

add paper 5 above the white background
apply mask and merge group

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hot Cocoa Christmas





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Alicia Mujica (CDO Exclusive tube 9B) which you need a license to use.  This tube is not available in Alicia's store, as it is a CDO exclusive tube and is only available at CDO. You use your CDO license with this tube.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Hot Cocoa Kisses Mega Kit by Monti  

Font of choice, I am using


Plugins: no outside plugins




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer

now add your elements:
element 80 arrange behind tube on left
element 8 arrange on the right behind the tube and tree
element 50 resize 60% arrange between tube and house on bottom right
element 65 resize 40% arrange in front of tree on left
element 67 resize 40% arrange to the right of the other gift
element 7 resize 35% mirror & arrange on bottom right
element 90 resize 35% arrange on bottom right
element 26 resize 25% arrange on bottom left
element 27 resize 25% arrange to the right of the cup

Copy and paste paper 6 above the white background
apply your mask and merge group

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Believe






For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Karen Anne Brady (I Do Believe tube) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Dear Santa by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me

Font of choice, I am using Believer Fever

Mask: WSLMask 84 links to masks are on the right sidebar

Plugins: Alien Skin Eye Candy for font (optional)



Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

open element 56 copy and paste as a new layer resize 80%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 12  copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 55%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

add your elements
element 123 resize 75% arrange on left side
element 28 resize 45% arrange under the tree on the left
element 132 resize 40% arrange to the right of the other presents
element 3 resize 40% arrange to the right of the other elements
element 78 resize 40% arrange to the right of and behind the drum layer
element 84 resize 45% arrange on bottom right corner
element 22 resize 40% arrange in front of presents

open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer above the white background
apply your mask, merge group

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Santa Baby





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Misticheskaya Christine tube which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Santa Baby a PTU kit by BLT Dezignz  

Font of choice, I am using Ravie

Plugins: no outside plugins used




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

open frame 2 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 2 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 70%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

add your elements:
cake resize 45% arrange on bottom left
gift resize 35% arrange to the right of cake
shoes resize 35% arrange in front of cake and gift
flower resize 45% arrange behind and to the right of the gift
bling 2 resize 65% arrange on top of the flower
tag resize 55% arrange behind and to the right of the flower




crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save