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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Alicia Mujica CT Tag Show Off

New tag using Alicia Mujica's beautiful tube Nora
and one of her scrap kits called Summer Time
Snaggable versions of this tag available in my Fotki album



Sunday, May 17, 2015

Pure Ivory




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 (Elza tube) which you need a license to use. 

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Pure Ivory, a PTU kit by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using Sweet Pea

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

Open element 39 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 6 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 50%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them
deselect

Now add your elements:
element 112 resize 50% mirror & arrange on bottom right corner
element 111 resize 45% arrange to the left of element 112
element 5 resize 75% arrange below element 111

element 25 mirror & arrange over element 5, erase what hangs below the bottle on the right
element 84 resize 45% mirror & arrange below boxes on right
element 115 resize 65% rotate left 120 & arrange under flowers & beads along the bottom

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

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Pink Lemonade





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 (Jenny tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Pink Lemonade by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using DJB Carly Sue Got Married

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 element 123 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 80% 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 5 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, 
arrange in your frame, click delete on your keyboard
change blend mode to Luminance(L) and drop the opacity to 66

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 40%, arrange on left side of frame

add the following elements:
element 12 resize 60% arrange below your tube on left
element 29, mirror & resize 45% arrange over your tube on the left
element 2 resize 45% arrange to the right of the grass on the bottom

element 3 resize 45% arrange to the right of the pitcher
element 1 resize 25% arrange in front of pitcher and glass
element 7 resize 25% rotate right 12 arrange behind glass

element 13 resize 19% mirror & arrange to the right of the glass, duplicate & mirror


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

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Lovin Summer





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 Ellie Milk (Sunflower tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Summer Lovin by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using Al Kisah

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, resize by 35%

add your elements:
element 3 arrange below tube, duplicate about 2 times, arrange around below or in front of tube so it looks like she's laying in the grass

element 26 resize 65% arrange behind tube and grass layers
element 59 resize 45% arrange in front of tube on right side
element 36 resize 35% arrange on right

element 28 resize 75% arrange between grass and fence on left
element 61 resize 25% arrange on fence on the right side
element 60 resize 35% arrange on bottom left
element 62 resize 15% arrange on grass on left side

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Alicia Mujica CT Tag Show Off

The tags below were made using Alicia Mujica's new spring kit called Secret Garden
and the following tubes
and Mandy

You can find snaggable versions of these tags in my Fotki album


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sea Scape





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 Elias Chatzoudis (Sirena tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Sea Scape the Kit by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using Bradley Hand ITC

Mask of your choice

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Open element 79 copy and paste as a new layer
take your freehand selection tool set on point to point and 
make a square around the center edge of the frame, clicking once in each corner
and twice when you get back where you started

add a new raster layer below the frame,
make sure you are on that layer, copy paper 5 and paste into selection
then deselect

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, arrange on the bottom left

Now add your elements:
element 36 resize 70% arrange on left between tube & frame
element 77 arrange between tube & boat 
element 61 resize 45% arrange on right side of boat

element 38 resize 25% arrange on element 61
element 92 resize 45% arrange on top right
element 82 resize 25% arrange at top of sign

element 47 resize 45% arrange on bottom right, duplicate, mirror, resize 75%
element 109 resize 35% arrange between cat tail reeds on bottom right
element 44 resize 25% arrange at bottom right

element 55 resize 45% arrange on bottom right side of tube
element 127 resize 25% arrange on bottom right
element 24 resize 25% arrange on bottom right

copy and paste paper 7 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

Friday, April 24, 2015

Bridges





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 which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using the inspired by kit, by Monti 

Font of choice, I am using DJB Carly Sue Got Married

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 17 arrange behind tube
element 15 arrange on bottom left below element 17, 
duplicate twice, mirror one, arrange across bottom so it fills space below element 17

element 13 resize 70% arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 11 resize 40% mirror & arrange on bottom left
element 7 arrange behind bridge on right

frame arrange behind bridge and tree
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, deselect

element 19 arrange on left behind frame, duplicate, mirror, resize 75%
element 21 arrange at bottom between grass layers
element 10 resize 20% arrange in heart frame


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

Spring Sweets





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 which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using the inspired by kit for this tube by Ladyhawwk Designs, LHD_IB-AliciaMujica-Exclusive-13A  

Font of choice, I am using Freestyle Script


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 950 x 950 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 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

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

Now add your elements:
element 4 resize 60% arrange on bottom left, duplicate & mirror
element 20 resize 85% arrange in center of two flower bunches
element 10 resize 45% arrange on left, behind other flowers, duplicate & mirror

element 6 resize 55% arrange on right side of teapot
element 17 resize 40% arrange on right side of cupcakes, duplicate, mirror, arrange to left & below teapot

element 16 esize 25% arrange on bottom left

add paper 2 above the white background,
apply your mask, merge group
I resized mine 100%

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

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Alicia Mujica CT tag show off

The following tags were made using the artwork of Alicia Mujica
This tube is a free tube in the month of April 2015 with a minimum purchase of 4 Euros
Snaggable versions of these tags available in my Fotki album




The above tag was made using Amy Marie's kit Blue Eyed Beauty





The tag above was made using Scrappin' With Lil Ole Me's kit Dreams




The tag above was made using the PTU kit Powder Blue Fantasy by Tiny Turtle Designs

Fly Away





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 Ismael Rac (2015 Pretty 4 You tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Scrapping With Lil Ole Me called Fly Away Home  

Font of choice, I am using Multicolored Butterflies

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

Open element 141 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 85%
 click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 20 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, deselect

Now add your elements:
element 22 resize 55% then 90% arrange on bottom left, duplicate & mirror
element 121 resize 50% arrange on bottom left in front of other flowers, duplicate, mirror, resize 85%
element 29 rotate right 90 arrange on left, under the other elements, duplicate, mirror, duplicate & rotate left 90 drag below the other two layers

element 24 resize 35% arrange on left above leaves, duplicate drag right, duplicate, drag up
element 65 resize 35% rotate left 40 arrange above leaves on left, duplicate, mirror
element 43 resize 35% arrange on left below the flowers layers at the bottom

element 64 resize 35% arrange below element 43
element 11 resize 25% arrange on left


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

Friday, April 17, 2015

Naughty





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 Amy Matthews tube 33-3 which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using ScrapMonti_IB-AmyMathews-26-3 by Monti

Font of choice, I am using Rage Italic

Mask: WSLMask84  - Mask links on right sidebar

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

Open frame 2 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 6 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, deselect

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, arrange on the left

Now add your elements:
element 19 resize 45% arrange in top section of frame on left, duplicate, drag right
drop opacity of the one on the left to about 30

element 5 resize 35% arrange on top left, duplicate, drag to top right
element 15 resize 45% arrange in front of tube on left
word art 1 resize 45% arrange on bottom right

Copy and paste paper 1 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group, resize 110%

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

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Spring Break




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 Fedor (Melissa tube) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Easter Break by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me

Font of choice, I am using Qaskin

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Open element 89 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 70%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2,
make a new raster layer below the frame, make sure you're on that layer
copy and paste paper into selection, deselect

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 30%
mirror, arrange on left side

now add your elements:
element 88 resize 55% arrange on top right, duplicate & mirror
element 14 resize 20% rotate left 20 arrange in center of two branches at top

element 104 resize 60% arrange behind and above the tube
element 63 mirror & resize 50% rotate right 30 arrange on top, duplicate, resize 50, arrange on top, duplicate & mirror

element 31 resize 55% arrange on left side of tube
element 28 resize 40% arrange on bottom right corner
element 26 resize 60% arrange on right
element 41 resize 30% arrange on top right


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

Sweetness





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 & kit of choice, I am using the PinUp Toons tube 216-1 from the bundle
along with the kit by Ladyhawwk designs, available at CDO.

Font of choice, I am using Sweet Pea

Mask: beckymask23, no longer available for download
if you don't have it, just use something else you like

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

Open frame 2 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 85%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 4 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer
arrange in your frame

Now add your elements:

element 15 resize 75% arrange on bottom right
element 19 resize 65% arrange behind chair on right

element 17  resize 65% arrange below the chair layer to the left of it
element 7 resize 65% roate right 40 arrange in front of seat, duplicate, mirror, drag back over by original layer so they overlap

element 18 resize 55% rotate left 90 arrange on right side of chair
element 24 resize 55% arrange behind other flowers on the left
duplicate element 19 (the pink flowers that are just behind the chair on the left)
rotate left 90, drag below the other flowers and so they show below element 24 at the bottom

element 46 arrange behind chair, duplicate 3 times and just arrange between the different flower layers wherever you like them

frame 3 arrange behind first frame and background paper

add paper 7 above the white background,
apply mask, merge group
 I duplicated mine about 4 times and merge together to make it darker

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

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Ebony





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 Souldesigner (Ebony tube) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using the matching PTU kit by Niqui's Designs, also called Ebony. 

Font of choice, I am using Sweet Pea

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

Open element 26 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 75%, rotate left 90
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 15 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, deselect

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 55%
arrange in center of the frame area

Now add your elements:
element 31 resize 35% arrange on the right side of frame, duplicate, arrange on top left side
element 52 arrange behind frame and background paper
element 42 resize 175% arrange behind wire
element 53 rotate left 90 arrange on bottom over tube layer
element 68 resize 65% rotate left 90, arrange on bottom left below tube layer
element 10 resize 85% arrange just between the frame layer & the wire layer


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

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Sunflower Wishes






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 PinUp Toons (PinUpToons-216-3)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit ScrapMonti_IB-MelissaDawn-14-1 by Monti 

Font of choice, I am using Gigi

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  copy and paste as a new layer, resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2
make a new raster layer below the frame, make sure you are on this layer
open paper 7 copy and paste into selection, deselect

add the following to your tag:
element 22 resize 80% arrange across bottom of the frame
element 5 resize 80% arrange on the right side of the frame under the grass layer
add your tube on the left side of the wishing well

element 26 resize 55% arrange on bottom left side of frame
element 6 arrange on the right side of the frame element, below the well, erase what shows under the grass at the bottom, duplicate & mirror

element 4 resize 40% arrange behind the tube, between tube and the well layers
element 21 resize 38% arrange on the right side of the well
element 30, flip & arrange between the frame & background paper

element 10 resize 20% arrange in frame
element 8 resize 20% arrange in the frame by the beehive 
element 23 resize 20% rotate left 35 arrange on bottom left


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

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Peep Show





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 PinUp Toons which you need a license to use.  
This tube is the April 2015 Bonus tube only available in the month of April 2015 with a $10 purchase of PinUp Toons tubes from CDO

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Peep Show, a PTU kit by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using DJB Carly Sue Got Married

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

Open element 90 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 14 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 your frame
click delete on your keyboard
change the blend mode to Luminance(L)

Now add the following elements:
element 13 resize 75% arrange on bottom right side of frame
element 125 resize 65% mirror & arrange behind grass layer
element 7 arrange on left, below element 125
element 34 resize 35% arrange on the right side of the grass
element 40 resize 35% arrange on left side of tube
element 103 resize 95% arrange on right, below frame, duplicate, flip, mirror, merge together


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

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Karrot Patch





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, which you need a license to use. 
This tube is not available in her store, it is an ACDiva Exclusive tube

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PUT kit, Karrot Patch by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me

Font of choice, I am using Scriptina

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 60%

Copy and paste element 87 arrange behind tube at the top,
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
copy and paste paper 11, arrange in frame, click delete on your keyboard

Add the following elements
element 80 resize 45% arrange on bottom right side
element 21 resize 65% arrange in front of element 80
element 96 resize 45% mirror & arrange on bottom left 
element 40 resize 45% arrange behind eggs on the left side of them
element 31 resize 25% arrange between eggs and bunny on bottom center
element 69 arrange behind frame & background paper on left, duplicate & mirror


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

Easter





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 (Easter Surprise tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit Blessed Easter by Niqui's Designs  

Font of choice, I am using Bolina

Mask of your choice

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

Open element 10 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 55% 
Open element 55 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 90% 

click inside element 10 with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 3 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, deselect

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above both frames, resize by 50%
Arrange over the frame 

Now add your elements:
element 11 resize 45% arrange on bottom right side of tube
element 9 resize 45% arrange on bottom left behind the tube layer
element 35 resize 25% arrange in front of basket
element 1 resize 25% arrange on bottom right
element 41 resize 45% arrange on right above the frames, duplicate & mirror

Copy and paste paper 4 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

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Alicia Mujica CT tag show off

The following tags were made using the artwork of Alicia Mujica
the tube is called Maiko and she is in the Carnaval Special Edition Pack
You can find snaggable tags for all three in my Fotki album


This first one was made using Geisha by Designs by Joan


The next two were made using the kit Oriental Chic by Amy Marie


Saturday, March 21, 2015

Sexy Easter





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 Ismael Rac (2013-2015 Fun Pinup Bunny)
which you need a license to use.  
He has announced he will be closing his store soon, so at some point in the future this link will not be working and his store will be gone, so if you try to click it and get an error, that is why. 

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Easter Blessings by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me 

Font of choice, I am using French Script MTs

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Open element 84 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 80%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 14 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, deselect

Now add your elements:

element 22 resize 45% mirror & arrange on bottom left corner
element 27 resize 45% mirror, rotate right 20 arrange to the right of the bear
element 66 resize 45% mirror & arrange on bottom right

element 29 resize 35% arrange to the left of the basket
element 37 resize 35% arrange behind and right of the bunny
element 49 resize 35% arrange bottom center
element 26 resize 20% arrange in front of cupcakes

element 7 arrange on right behind frame & background, duplicate & mirror
element 106 resize 70% arrange on left above the frame, duplicate & mirror
duplicate the original on the left side again, drag to right and upwards, duplicate this one and mirror

element 86 resize 35% rotate right 90 arrange between blue flowers on left, duplicate & mirror
element 5 arrange below the frame and background on top right, duplicate & mirror

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

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring Is Here





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 (White Snow Easter tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Niqui's designs called Spring Is Here 

Font of choice, I am using Ballerina Script

Mask: Becky Mask 23 which is no longer available online
if you don't have it, you could use something else, any mask you like will do

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 45%

add the following elements from your kit:
element 1 resize 60% arrange on left behind tube, duplicate, drag right, erase where they overlap
then merge the two layers together

element 53 arrange in front of fence arrange on left, duplicate & mirror
element 9 arrange below tube, duplicate about 4 times, arrange around canvas below the tube & elements 53 so the canvas has a nice grassy area

element 7 resize 45% arrange on right between fence and grass
element 32 resize 55% arrange on left between grass and fence
element 34 resize 25% arrange by tube

element 69 resize 25% arrange in front of tube to the left of the flower
element 5 resize 25% arrange on left side of tube
element 29 resize 30% arrange on bottom right

element 39 resize 30% arrange by grass & fence on left
element 23 resize 25% arrange on left, erase the small flower at the top
element 30 resize 75% arrange on right side above the white background

Apply paper 4 above the white background layer,
apply your mask, merge group
If you used the same mask as me, resize it 90%, drag to the left, duplicate, mirror, and merge together

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Out Of This World






For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Out Of This World by Monti's Scraps 

Font of choice, I am using Mega Tron

Mask: Becky Mask 23, which is no longer available to download
If you don't have it, just find another to use :)

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

add the following elements
element 9 resize 85% arrange below center of canvas
element 11 resize 35% rotate right 55 arrange at the bottom
element 6 resize 55% arrange behind moon at the top

element 16 resize 35% arrange over the moon at the bottom
element 19 resize 35% arrange on top of the moon
element 17 resize 35% arrange in front of space ship

element 4 resize 30% arrange on small planet on the left in front of the moon
element 5 resize 20% arrange in front of other alien on small planet
element 23 arrange between moon and the small planet layers

element 18 resize 30% rotate left arrange above the moon on the left
word art, resize 35% arrange on top left


Add paper 10 above the white background, resize it 107% so it fits the canvas and doesn't leave straight edges on the mask
Apply your mask, merge group, resize 90%

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

Sunday, March 15, 2015

It's Spring





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 which you need a license to use.  
I am using AliciaMujica-Exclusive 12B which is not available in Alica's store, as it is a CDO exclusive tube, only available at CDO.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Ladyhawwk Designs ScrapLHD_IB-AliciaMujica-Exclusive-12B 

Font of choice, I am using Bolina

Mask:  DVB Mask 110

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 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 3 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your medium sized close up tube as a new layer,
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them, deselect

Now add your elements:
element 30 resize 60% arrange on bottom, duplicate, mirror, resize 75%, drag below the original
element 22 resize 70% rotate left 75 arrange on right, duplicate, mirror, drag below tube layer
element 25 resize 60% arrange on left, below flower cluster on bottom

element 8 resize 45% arrange over top edge of element 25 and the flower cluster
element 27 resize 55% arrange between the two flower clusters
element 23 resize 30% arrange on the birdhouse

element 28 resize 45% arrange behind jar on the left, erase the stem
element 9 resize 45% arrange on right, below the flower cluster
element 26 resize 70% arrange behind tube layer, just above the elements on the bottom

copy and paste paper 7 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group, resize 95%

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