Sunday, December 13, 2009

Winter Wonderland- PTU



I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Woolcott of Gorjuss. You can purchase her art HERE.
This is PTU kit called Winter Wonderland from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask283, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
My supplies are for personal use only. Get it HERE.
Font used is Aquarelle.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open winter trees from my supplies.
Copy and Paste it to your canvas.

Open window-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to fit around the winter trees.
It’s ok if a little white shows at the top and bottom.

Open your tube of choice.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Arrange it as shown.

Open charm from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the upper left as shown.

Open bow-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it on the charm as shown.

Open candles from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the bottom of the window as shown.

Open cluster from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open ribbon-07 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open string from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open snowflake-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, twice
Resize and arrange the 2 around the tag as shown.

Open paper pp02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask283.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Aquarelle. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #5e5b58.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Lights Camera Action- PTU


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. You can purchase his art HERE.
This is an PTU kit called Cinema, by Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
Template 96 by Essence of Creativity. Visit her blog to download HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask35 by Wee Scott Lass Creations. Download it on her blog HERE.
The wordart is in my supplies, which are for personal use only! You can download it HERE.
Font used is Just One More Picture.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer and sexy angel text layer.

Open paper pp05 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your pink rectangle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Using paper pp05 from kit again,
Copy and Paste it to the pink circle layer as well.

Open frame03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the top of the template.

Open paper pp03 from kit.
Using the magic wand tool, select the negative space within the circles of the frame.
Expand your selection by going to
Selections>Modify>Expand by 3
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Selections>Invert, hit the Delete button on your keyboard
Selections>None
Move the paper layer below the frame layer.

Open star03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the stars.
Resize and arrange it to cover the template stars.
Duplicate it 3 times, mirroring and flipping as needed to cover all the stars.

Open camera from kit.
Copy and Paste above the rectangle layers.
Resize and arrange it in the center as shown.

Open star04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open 4 tubes of choice.
Copy and Paste them below your circled frame.
Resize and arrange them so their faces show through the circles.
Erase extra portions of the tubes by using your magic wand tool and selecting inside the circle of the frame and then expanding as before by 3, then selecting the appropriate tube and inverting then deleting.

Open flash_lights from kit.
Copy and Paste it to your tag.
Resize and arrange it by one of your tubes.

Open Lights Camera Action Wordart from my supplies.
Copy and Paste it below the template.
Resize and arrange if needed.

Open paper pp01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the template.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask35.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Just One More Pitcure. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Cowgirl Tease- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his art HERE.
This is PTU kit called Cowgirl from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
I used Template282 by Divine Intentionz. You can get it HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask350, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
Font used is Shadowed Black Wide.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer and wordart layer.

Open paper pp10 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your gray circle cutout, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Without unselecting the selection, go to Selections>Modify>Expand by 3.
Paste paper pp03 by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Move this layer below the pink paper.

Open paper pp08 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to frame background and the TEASE layers.

Copy and Paste your tube above the frame background.
Image>Duplicate your tube.
Go to the frame background layer.
Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat
Go to the lower tube, Selections>Invert and press the Delete button.
On the upper tube use the eraser tool to erase parts of the tube hanging over the bottom of the frame background. Merge the two tubes together.

Duplicate the layer called frame.
Move the second frame above the tube.
Use the eraser tool to erase the upper portions of the frame so the tube hangs out.

Colorize the frame layer, heart layer, and glittered circles to match.

Open flower03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circle layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom of the tag.
Duplicate it twice and arrange them around the tag as shown.

Open swirl from kit.
Copy and Paste it in the back of the tag.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open rope from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circle layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open horse from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the top of the tag.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open sheriff from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the top of the tag.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open glitter dots from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the swirl.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open glitter from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the TEASE wordart.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open ribbon09 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circle.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open paper pp09 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask350.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Shadowed Black Wide. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #2e241f.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layers and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!

B-day- PTU



I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Scott Blair. You can purchase his art HERE.
This is PTU kit called B-day from Cora’s Creations. Visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
I used Template76 by Blissfully Beth. You can get it HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask219, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
The wordart is in my own and is in my supplies, for personal use only. Get it HERE.
Font used is akaFrivolity.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer and wordart layer.

Open paper pp01 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your gray circle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper pp07 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the brackets layer.

Open paper pp05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the rounded rectangle layer.

Open paper pp08 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the gray tabs layer.

Open paper pp10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the black tags layer.

Copy and Paste your tube to the top of the template.
Image>Duplicate your tube.
Go to the circle layer.
Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat
Go to the lower tube, Selections&>Invert and press the Delete button.
On the upper tube use the eraser tool to erase parts of the tube hanging over the bottom of the circle. Merge the two tubes together.

Open frame02 from kit.
Copy and Paste at the bottom of the template.
Resize and arrange it to the side of the frame.

Open heart balloon from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tube.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the tag as shown.

Open ribbon02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open ribbon01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open heart from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open stars from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the tube.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open bow02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open cupcake02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open present04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open button01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open paper pp06 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask219.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font akaFrivolity. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #ca385b.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Native- FTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his art HERE.
This is an FTU kit called Thanks, by myself. Visit my blog to get it HERE.
The mask is by Binty but since I altered it, it is included in my supplies, which are for personal use only and can be downloaded HERE. Add the mask to your mask folder.
Font used is Goombella.


Let’s Begin!

(Note: this is a full size kit so resize everything to 800 pixels before you copy and paste to your canvas.)

Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels.

Open Indian Feather Frame from my supplies.
Copy and Paste it onto your canvas.

Open paper9 from kit.
Resize it to 800x800 pixels.
Go to your canvas and select the magic wand tool.
On the frame layer, select the inside of the frame.
Expand the selection by going to
Selections>Modify>Expand- 5
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Selections>Invert, and hit the Delete key on your keyboard.
Selections>None
Move the paper layer below your frame.

Copy and Paste your tube on top of the frame as a new layer.
Arrange it to the left of the frame as shown.

Open the basket from my supplies.
Copy and Paste it above the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the tube as shown.

Open element20 (leaves) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the tag as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open frame1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize, rotate and arrange it so it shows a little outside of the frame.

Open element24 (swirl) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize, rotate and arrange it to the side of the frame.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open dream catcher from my supplies.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the tag as shown.

Open element25 (butterfly) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the tag as shown.

Open element25 (spray) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the tag as shown.

Open paper10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom, below the leaves.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Bintys-Twi-Meadow.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Goombella. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to #faf2cd and background color to #31231d.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

Animation
To animate it, save your tag and open it in Animation Shop.
Right click the tag and click Duplicate Selected.
Duplicate your tag until you have four frames.

Open the animated flame from my supplies.
Copy the flame animation by going to
Edit>Select All, Edit>Copy

Click your tag and select all by going to
Edit>Select All
Then paste your animation by going to
Edit>Paste>Into Selected Frame
Paste the frame to the bottom right of the tag, by the tube.

You can now view your animation and save as a GIF.



All Finished!

Vintage Christmas- PTU



I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Woolcott at Gorjuss. You can purchase her art HERE.
This is a PTU kit called Vintage Christmas by Seven’s Scraps. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #253. Download it on her blog HERE
My supplies are for personal use only and can be downloaded HERE. Add them to your mask folder.
Font used is Kelly.
Animation Shop3 was used for the animation.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas 800x800 pixels.

Open wreath01 from the kit.
Copy and Paste it to your canvas.

Copy and Paste your tube on top of the wreath as a new layer.
Resize your wreath to fit your tube as shown in the tag.

Open ribbon01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the wreath.
Resize and arrange to fit around the wreath as shown.

Open giftbow01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange bow as shown in tag.

Open candycane02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open rudolph01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open snowman01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open present01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open garland01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the ribbons.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom as shown.

Open star03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the wreath layer.
Resize and arrange as one of the biggest star in the tag.
Duplicate layer and arrange in a circle, 5 stars in total.

Open frame10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the wreath layer.
Resize and arrange it around the wreath.

Open paper10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask253.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask,
go to Merge>Merge Group.


I used the font Kelly. I set it to 72 pixels, with a stroke width of 6.
Resize the font to a larger size to fit the tag.
Foreground color #fdfbf3 and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

Animation
To animate it, save your tag and open it in Animation Shop.
Right click the tag and click Duplicate Selected.
Duplicate your tag until you have four frames.

Open the animated stars from my supplies.
Copy the star animation by going to
Edit>Select All, Edit>Copy

Click your tag and select all
Edit>Select All
Then paste your animation by going to
Edit>Paste>Into Selected Frame
Move the star into a place between two of the star within the tag and click to paste it.
Continue to paste into selected frame pasting the animated star between all of the stars in the tag as shown.

You can now view your animation and save as a GIF.


All Finished!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

This Christmas- PTU

Please click image for full view and copyright info.


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his work HERE.
This is a PTU kit called White Christmas by Cora’s Creations. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
I've used Template #293 by Divine Intentionz. It can be downloaded HERE.
My supplies are for personal use only and can be downloaded HERE.
You’ll need Animation Shop or another animation software to complete the animation in this tag.
Font used is Aquarelle.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer, words layer, pixel words layer, dotted line3 layer, and circle3 layer.

Open paper pp06 from the kit.
Open a new canvas 600x600 and flood fill with color #af2926.
Copy and Paste pp06 as a new layer onto this new red canvas.
Change the blend mode of the paper layer by going to
Layers>Layer Properties>Blend Mode to Multiply

Copy all layers of this red paper and go to the template.
On your ciclre4 layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open frame03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the red circle.
Resize and arrange it to fit exactly around the red paper.

Open paper pp06 from kit again.
Copy and Paste it to the thin rectangle layer.

Open paper pp03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the rectangle2 layer.

Colorize layers named rectangle1, oval, glittered oval half 1 to match by going to
Adjust>Hue and Saturation>Colorize
Put in Hue-255, Saturation-171

Open tags from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the glittered thin rectangle layer.
Arrange behind the thin rectangle as shown.

Open foil stars.
Copy and Paste it behind the red circle.

Open red leaf 01.
Copy and Paste it as new layer above foil stars.
Image>Mirror and arrange it behind the thin rectangle as shown in tag.

Open snowflake02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the red leaf.
Resize and arrange it to the upper right as shown in the tag.
Layer>Duplicate twice and resize and arrange around tag as shown.

Open ribbon01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind all 3 circles.
Resize and arrange it to the top left as shown in tag.
Layer> Duplicate, Image> Mirror, Image>Flip

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer behind the glittered thin rectangle.
Arrange it to the left as shown in the tag.
Give your tube a little extra something by going to
Layer>Duplicate
Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur> set to 3.00
Change the blend mode of the blurred tube by going to
Layers>Layer Properties>Blend Mode to Soft Light

I used the font Aquarelle.
For the words This Christmas and your name, I set it to 72 pixels, and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.
For the words

Drop shadow everything except the adjusted tube.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Delete the Background layer

To Animate

Go to the red circle layer.
Go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Open a new layer by going to Layers>New Raster Layer
*Open falling snow1 from my supplies and minimize.
Click on the foreground color in your color palette in the upper right hand corner.
Click the Patterns tab and select fallingsnow1 from the dropdown menu.
Flood fill the circled selection with this pattern.
Save As Frame1.

Edit>Undo the flood fill and repeat the steps from the * opening falling snow2 and so on,
selecting the next falling snow in the pattern tab and flood filling.
Continue in this manner until you have 10 frames.

Go to Animation Shop and start a new Animation by going to
File>Animation Wizard
Click “Same Size as First Image Frame” on the first page, Next
Click “Transparent”, Next
Click “Upper Left Corner of the Frame” and “With The Canvas Color”, Next
Click “Yes, Repeat the Animation Indefinitely” and put 15 in the lower box, Next
Add Image and go to the folder where your frames are.
One by one add your frames in order from 1 to 10, Next and Finish
Your animation is now finished, Save it and that’s it!


All Finished!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Winter Kisses- PTU





I've used an FTU artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can get it here and more HERE.
If you do not have a Zindy license then please be sure to read how you properly copyright it.
This is a PTU kit called Winter Kisses by Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). You can visit her blog for links HERE.
I've used Template #98 by Divine Intentionz. It can be downloaded HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #389 and Christmas Mask6. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Thickhead.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer.

Open paper pp07 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your rectangle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper pp08 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the thin rectangle3 layer.

Open paper pp01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the thin rectangle1 layer.

Open paper pp04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the thin rectangle2 layer.

Open paper pp06 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to the square layer.

Open ice element.
Copy and Paste it below the square layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown in the tag.
Layer> Duplicate, Image> Mirror, and arrange to the right.

Open tag element.
Copy and Paste it below the square.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open greens01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the ice.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown in the tag.

Open greens02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above that.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the top left as shown in tag.

Open tree from kit.
Copy and Paste it above that.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown in the tag.

Open reindeer from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tree.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open star from kit.
Copy and Paste it above that.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open gingerbread man from kit.
Copy and Paste it above that.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open ribbon03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the square layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top left corner of the square as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer above the square.
Resize and arrange it as shown in the tag.
Drop shadow your tube by going to Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow,
set the drop to -5 vertical, -5 horizontal, 50 opacity, 10 blur.

Open snowflake03 and 04 from kit.
Copy and Paste them above all the layers.
Resize and arrange them around the tag as shown.

Open paper pp08 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask389.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask,
go to Merge>Merge Group.

Open paper pp10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the previous mask.
Apply the mask named Vix_Christmas Mask6.

I used the font Thickhead. I set it to 72 pixels, and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #db99a1.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the tube, ice, and the masks.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Winter Angel- PTU


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU kit called Winter Angel by Seven’s Scraps. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
I've used a Template #5 by Kirsty’s Designs. It can be downloaded HERE.
The masks are included in my supplies, which are for personal use only and can be downloaded HERE. Add them to your mask folder.
Font used is Scriptina.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer and Broken wordart layer.

Open paper22 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your rectangle-1 layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper28 from kit.
Copy and Paste this paper to rectangle-2 layer of the template.

Open paper27 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the layer names Back.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named stripe4.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange mask to fit right behind the rectangle as shown in the tag.
Delete the layer named Back.

Open paper02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the previous mask layer.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named circle4.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange mask to fit as shown in the tag.

Open frame26 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circle mask layer.
Resize and arrange it in the center as shown.

Open splashes01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the previous layer.
Resize it a little larger and arrange it centered as shown in tag.

Delete the layer named Sparklies.

Open doodle05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the stripe mask layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the upper left had corner as shown.
Duplicate the layer and mirror and flip it by going to
Image>Mirror, Image>Flip

Open glitterrain01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the blur rectangle layer.
Resize and arrange it within the rectangle as shown in tag.

Open wings01 from kit.
Resize image by going to Image>Resize and resize to 300 pixels wide.
With the crop tool, crop the right wing out of the image so only the left wing shows.
Copy and Paste it above the wings layer.
Arrange it to the right of the word “angel” above the wing template.
Duplicate the layer and Image>Mirror so it is on the right of the word also.
Delete the Wings layer of the template.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer above the glitter rain.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the rectangle making sure to line up the tubes edges with the corner of the rectangle.

Open ribbon05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tube layer.
Resize and arrange it just above the wordart as shown in tag.

Open moom01 from kit.
Image>Mirror
Copy and Paste it above the other layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown in tag.

Open butterfly01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it on top of the other layers.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open sparkle01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tube layer.

Select the angel wordart and recolor to match the tag. I used color #547291.
Go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat
Selection>Modify>Expand and expand by 3.
Layer>New Raster Layer, and Floodfill with white.
Selection>Select None
Move this layer below the blue angel wordart, merge them together.

I used the font Scriptina. I set it to 72 pixels, Bold, Kerning set to -50, and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #547291.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the sparkle and the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Heartless- PTU


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU kit called Heartless by Seven’s Scraps. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
I've used a Template #189 by Divine Intentionz. It can be downloaded HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #399. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Unnamed Melody.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer.

Open paper28 from the kit.
Resize your paper by going to Image>Resize, and resize it to 350 pixels wide.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your rectangle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open frame10 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the rectangle layer.
Resize and arrange it behind the rectangle as shown in tag.

Open stars 01, 02, and 03 from kit.
Copy and Paste them above the stars layer.
Resize, duplicate, and arrange them as shown above the stars in the bottom left corner.
Merge all the star layers together.
Image> Mirror, Image>Flip to get them in the top right corner.
Delete the original stars layer from tag when done.

Open butterfly02 from kit.
Image>Mirror
Copy and Paste it above the stars layers.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open glitter02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the rectangle layer.
Resize and arrange it within the rectangle at the top as shown in tag.

Open glitter05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the rectangle layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top left as shown in tag.
Image>Mirror, Image>Flip

Open flower04 and rose08 from kit.
Copy and Paste them below the rectangle layer.
Resize, duplicate each, and arrange them as shown in the tag.

Open heart01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the rectangle layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right corner as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer below the stars.
Resize and arrange it as shown in the tag.

Open light01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above all the layers.
Resize and arrange it so the light is shining right in the face.

Open paper04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom, below the frame.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask399.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Unnamed Melody. I set it to 48 pixels, and the color is white.

Drop shadow everything except the light and the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Fallen Beauty- PTU


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Woolcott at Gorjuss. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU tagger kit called Fallen by Cora’s Creations (formally Pimp’d Designz). You can visit her blog for links HERE or HERE.
I've used a Template #199 by Divine Intentionz. It can be found in the right column on her blog HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask81 by Wee Scott Lass Creations. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Baroque Script.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 600x600 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer.

Open paper pp02 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On the layer named background frame, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper pp03.
Copy and Paste this paper to frame layer of the template.

Open paper pp01.
Copy and Paste this paper to layers circle1 and circle2 of the template.

Open paper pp09.
Copy and Paste this paper to layers thin rectangle1 and thin rectangle2 of the template.

Open paper pp08.
Copy and Paste this paper to layers thin rectangle3 and thin rectangle4 of the template.

Open window frame from kit.
Copy and Paste it above top layer of template.
Resize and arrange it in center of canvas.

Open tube background that comes with Gorjuss tube.
Copy and Paste it below the window.
Resize and arrange it below the window so the sky shows through.
Erase any extra that hangs out the sides.

Open cloud-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the window and its background.
Resize and arrange it to the upper left of the window.

Open cloud-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the first cloud.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the window.

Open lights from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the window.
Rotate it 90 degrees to the right.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom of the window.

Open tree from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circles from the template.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the right template.

Open string-01 from kit.
Recolor it to match your work.
Copy and Paste it above the window.
Mirror it by going to Image>Mirror.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the window.

Open flower-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the cloud layers.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the window.

Open flower-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the previous flower.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the window.

Open flower-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the previous flower.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the window.

Open flower-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the top layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the window as shown.

Open greens-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the clouds.
Flip layer by going to Image>Flip.
Resize and arrange it to the top left of the flowers.

Open tab-09 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the window.
Resize and arrange it to the top left of the window.

Open bow02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tab.
Resize and arrange it to the top of the tab.

Open staple from kit.
Copy and Paste into your canvas.
Resize and arrange it to the left of your work as shown.

Open notebook-paper from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer on top.
Arrange it to the right of the window.

Open paper pp02 and Copy and Paste it above the notebook-paper.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask81.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange mask to fit as shown in the tag.

I used the font Baroque Script. I set it to 72 pixels, and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #7f2119.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Monday, October 12, 2009

So Blue- PTU


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Woolcott at Gorjuss. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU tagger kit called So Blue by Heartfelt Perfections. You can visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
I've used a Template #850 by Essence of Creativity. It can be downloaded HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #404. Download it on her blog HERE.
My supplies are for personal use only and can be downloaded HERE.
Font used is Missed Your Exit.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer.

Open paper10 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your rectangle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper5.
Copy and Paste this paper to doodle layer of the template.

Erase text layer and replace with So Blue Line Wordart from supplies.
Duplicate layer and place at the bottom of the rectangle.

Open So Blue Wordart from supplies.
Copy and Paste it on top of all the layers.

Open fabric button 2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the wordart.
Resize, duplicate, and arrange them as shown in tag.

Open white daisy 2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the wordart.
Resize, duplicate, and arrange them as shown in tag.

Open leaf from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the rectangle layer.
Resize, duplicate, and arrange them as shown in tag.

Open satinrib2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the white daisies layer.
Resize and arrange them as shown in tag.

Open edge2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the square layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown in tag.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer on top.
Arrange it to the right above the square.

Floodfill the background layer with color #204969.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask404.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange mask to fit as shown in the tag.

I used the font Missed Your Exit. I set it to 48 pixels, and a stroke width of 6.
Foreground color to white and background color to #204969.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Boys and Girls- PTU

Please click the image to see full size and see copyright information.


I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his art and a license HERE.

This is a PTU tagger kit bundle called Teen Boy and Teen Girl by Seven's Scraps. You can purchase it HERE.

I've used a Template# 85 by Melissa'z Creationz. It can be downloaded HERE.

The mask is by Vixen, #147. Download it on her blog HERE.

My supplies can be downloaded HERE.

Font used is akaFrivolity.



Lets Begin!



Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to

Image>Canvas Size.

Delete the credits layer.


Open TeenBoy_paper11 from the kit.

Copy your paper and go to the template.

On your circle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.

Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.

Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.

Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.

(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)


Open TeenGirl_paper11.

Copy and Paste this paper to rectangle of the template.


Open TeenBoy_paper02.

Copy and Paste this paper to the squares of the template.


Copy and Paste your male tube as a new layer above the top squares.

Arrange it so that it is above the squares the way you want it to show.

Duplicate the tube and place one above the bottom square.

Select a square layer and Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat, Selections>Invert

Select the tube layer above it and press delete.

Repeat this for the other square layer and tube.


Open papercaro01 from either kit.

Copy and Paste this paper to each frame of the template.


Copy and Paste your female tube to the top of the layers and arrange to the left.

Duplicate tube, go to Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur- 3

Set the blurred layer to Layer Property Soft Light

(Duplicate, blur and soft light the male tubes as well)


Open TeenBoy_plasticstar01 and TeenGirl_plasticstar01.

Resize the boy stars and arrange above the stars on the right of the template.

Resize the girl stars and arrange them above the stars on the bottom of the template.

Delete the template star layers.


Open TeenBoy_bow02 and paste above the square frame layer.

Arrange and rotate to fit around the frame.


Open the wordart within my spplies.

Copy and Paste it at the top layer.

Select All>Float, Select All>Defloat, Selections>Modify>Expand- 3

Layer>New Raster Layer

Flood fill the selection with white and move the layer below the wordart.

Select the wordart layer and Merge Down.


Open TeenGirl_woman01 and TeenBoy_man01.

Copy and Paste each below the wordart layer.

Resize and arrange as shown in the tag.


Open TeenGirl_doodle01 and TeenBoy_doodle04.

Copy and Paste each at the bottom of the layers.

Duplicate the girl doodle and arrange one to the top left and one at the bottom.

Arrange the boy doodle to the top right, as shown in the tag.


Open TeenGirl_ribbon02 and TeenBoy_ribbon02.

Copy and Paste above the circle layer.

Resize and arrange as shown in the tag.


Open TeenGirl_lavalamp01.

Copy and Paste above the stars.

Resize and arrange to the right as shown in the tag.


Open TeenGirl_paper01 and resize to 800x800 pixels.

Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer.

Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.

Apply the mask named Vix _ Mask147.

Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.

Resize and arrange mask to fit as shown in the tag.


I used the font akaFrivolity. I set it to 72 pixels a stroke width of 6.

Foreground color to white and background color to black.

Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.

Set the stroke width to 0.

Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.


Drop shadow everything except the mask and the top tube layers.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.


Add your copyright info and your tag.


Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!

Monday, August 31, 2009

What I Live For (Twilight)- PTU


I've used an FTU tube, Twilight Tube #3, created by Anti-Social Distortions. It's no longer available.

This is a PTU kit called My Immortal, by Cora's Creations, formally Pimp'd Designz. It can be purchased HERE.

My supplies are for personal use only! Download my supplies HERE.

Font used- Twilight, and Unicorn




Lets Begin!




Open a new image that's 800x800 pixels, with a white background.


Open Twilight Tube #3 and Copy and Paste onto canvas.


Open frame-02 from the kit and copy and paste it onto your canvas.

Resize to fit around your tube.

Duplicate layer and place one below your tube.

On top frame, erase portions of frame at top and sides.


Open paper pp11.

Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame.

Resize to fit into the opening of the frame.


Open tag.

Use font called Twilight to write the word Twilight in white on tag and rotate to fit.


Copy and Paste the tag above the bottom frame layer. Resize and arrange as shown.

Be sure to erase an portion of the top frame that covers the tag.


Open the staple from my supplies and copy and paste it above the tag.

Resize and arrange at the top of the tag.


Open diamonds.

Copy and Paste it above the top frame.

Resize to fit how you like.

I've deleted pieces from the top and bottom to make it fit how I like.

Duplicate layer and mirror the diamonds.


Open bow-03.

Copy and Paste on top.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open lil-heart.

Copy and Paste on top.

Mirror layer.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open flower-04.

Copy and Paste on top.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open leaf-rope.

Copy and Paste on top.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open ribbon-02.

Copy and Paste on top.

Erase some the rope off of the bottom.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open WA-metal.

Copy and Paste on top.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open hearts.

Copy and Paste at bottom of tag.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.


Open greens-01.

Copy and Paste at bottom of tag.

Resize and arrange as shown in tag.

I've erased the large leaves at the top and portions of the smaller sprays.

Open paper pp09 and paste as new layer at bottom of the tag.

Apply mask provided.

Merge the mask group.

Change the opacity to 50%.


I used the font Unicorn. I set it to 72 pixels with a stroke width of 6.

Foreground color to white and background color to #202020.

Duplicate layer.

Select the top text and set the stroke width to 0.

Merge the two text layers and convert to raster layer.



Drop shadow everything except the mask, background paper behind frame, and the top frame layer.

3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.



Add your copyright info and your tag.



All Finished!