Hello and welcome to my tutorial blog. I have been writing tutorials for longer than I can remember and try hard to ensure I always have something new and adventurous for you to try. I mix up the scrapkit tutorials with tuts that have all the elements supplied. I love to receive feedback from those who try my tutorials so feel free to leave a comment or send samples of what you create.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Where Art Thou Prince?



To do this
tutorial I used the gorgeous freebie Kit Happy Easter from New Life Dreams HERE
My supplies HERE
I have used the beautiful Artwork of Lia of Linmida HERE

Open a new
transparency 700 x700
Open NLD Paper
Re-size to 700 x 700 pixels
Copy paste onto your transparency
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask 79T
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Source Luminance
Hide all mask
Invert ticked
Right hand click your mask layer and delete
Right hand click your layer palette and merge – merge group
Open NLD Frame
Re-size by 18%
Copy paste onto your background
Go to image – rotate
Free rotate
And rotate right by 10 degrees
Position as shown on my finished tag
Open element NLD Velvet bow sh
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Open element NLD Rainbow
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto your background and drag this layer below your frame layer
Open element NLD Plants
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background and place to the right of your work
Open element NLD Doodle 20%
Position on top of your white plants layer
Open your element NLD Fabric Flowers
Re-size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Position beneath your frame but so the flowers show within your frame
Duplicate this layer and position toward the base of your tag
Next open NLD Nest element
Re-size by 17%
Place this at the base of your tag, using my finished tag as a guideline
Now open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your tag
Re-size as necessary
Drag your tube below your base flower layer and to sit behind the nest layer
Add any relevant copyright
Open your text tool
Select font Fairydust
Font size 48
Color #cfcaaf
Vector ticked
Type out your name
Convert this layer to raster layer
Add a drop shadow using the following settings
Vertical 2
Horizontal 25
Opacity 50
Blue 25.00
Color light grey
Once you are happy with your tag and the positioning of all elements
Right hand click your layer palette,
Merge visible
Save as a .png file.

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © June 6th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission





Take Time For Love



To do this
tutorial I used the beautiful freebie mini set by Adelina
Called “Take Time for Love” The PTU kit is amazing also.
You can visit her blog and get the complete freebie HERE
I used the gorgeous artwork of Angela Newman which you can purchase HERE
You will need my supplies HERE
Place the mask in your mask folder

Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Floodfill with white
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with colour #f6d2d6
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask 55~T
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Right click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right click the layer palette again and merge group
Re-size this layer by 85%
Open your adelinaaliya_taketimefl_Cframe
Copy paste onto your background
Open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your background and drag this layer below your frame
As shown in my finished tag
Set the layer transparency to 44
Paste another copy of your tube to sit on top of your frame
Position to the left hand side.
Open your adelinaaliya_taketimefl_wordart
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown
Add any relevant copyright
Select your font tool
Find font Monsieur La Doulais
Font size 72
Stroke Colour #bfa8a6
Fill colour #b2c3c6
Click on your gradient
Find the gradient which says foreground in your gradient colour palette
(this will be a mix of the two colours)
Type the first letter of your name
Change the font size to 36
Type the rest of your name
Add a drop shadow using the following settings
Vertical 5
Horizontal 2
Opacity 50
Blur 10.00
Colour black
Once you are happy with your basic tag
Right click the layer palette and merge all flatten
Re-size by 85%
Go to adjust Sharpen
(this will give you back the clarity you lost with the re-sizing)
Go to edit – copy
Open animation shop
Right hand click and paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 21 frames
Go to edit – select all
Open your Roberta swirlies 4 bling
Delete the first black frame
Go to edit
Select all
Copy
Click on your tag frames
Edit – paste – paste into selected frame.
I positioned mine so that the sparkles flew up into the flower centre
You may need to have a couple of tries to get it right
Just click the undo button and re-paste if this is the case.
Once you are happy with your animation
Save as a .gif file.

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~

© June 26th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Steampunk Carousel


I have written this tutorial using the gorgeous kit by Tootypup scraps
called Rustic Love. You can purchase this amazing kit HERE
The tube I used is Steampunk Carousel which you can purchase HERE
Download my supplies HERE
You will need animation shop.

Place the mask in your mask folder
Install the font

Open a new transparency 800 x 800
Floodfill with white
Open tp- paper 10
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask
Becky_Mask021
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Invert unticked.

Right hand click the mask layer in your layer palette
Delete
Right click again and merge group.
Open element tp-frame1
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 85%
Open element tp-rusticlamp-2
Resize by by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Position it as shown in my finished tag
Zoom in and using your freehand tool – lasso
Just cut away a
small part of the latern ring so that it looks as though it is
hanging from the metal stem
Open element tp-tag-1
Re-size to suit
Using your deform tool rotate the tag as shown in my finished tag
Now open element tp-gears and twirls-4
I just copied a couple of the small hearts to place on my
Tag. Select a couple and then re-size accordingly
Using front Ambience BT Swash
Fill color #211d16
Size 60
Add your name to your tag.
Go to effect – 3D
Drop shadow and apply using the following settings
Vertical 5
Horizontal 5
Opacity 30
Blue 5.00
Color black
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Open your tube

Copy paste onto
your background and re-size accordingly
Add any relevant copyright at the point.
Go to edit
Re-size and resize all layers by 85%
I also went to adjust – sharpen
Just to bring the tube back to full focus.

Now to animate
Open animation shop
Back to psp
Hide your tube layer
Click on your merged layers
Go to edit – copy merged
Back to animation shop and paste
Duplicate this frame until you have 20 frames in total

Now back to psp
Unhide your tube layer
Go to edit copy
Paste into animation shop
Duplicate again until you have a total of 20 frames
Open animation8
Go to edit
Select all
Edit copy
Now click on your background frames
Edit select all
Back to edit
Paste into selected frame
Paste toward the top of your frame
Now click on your tube frames
Edit
Select all
Edit copy
Back to your background frames
Edit
Paste into selected frames
Click your animation icon to be sure you are happy with the animation itself
Once you are happy, save as a .gif file.

This tutorial was written by ~Enchanted Dreams~ © September 10th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Solitude


To do this tutorial I used the amazing art of Anna Marine
You can purchase Anna’s tubes HERE
You can download my supplies HERE
Place your brush in your brush folder

Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Floodfill with white
Using your rectangle tool – rectangle
Color black
Draw out a wide rectangle
Use my finished tag as a guide for size and placement
Convert this layer to raster
Draw out another rectangle, this time high and narrow
Again use my finished tag as a guideline on size and placement
Again convert this layer to raster
Open your Papillon de printemps doodle
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 75%
Position at the bottom right hand corner of your tag
Open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your background and position to the right of your tag
I used a second tube for the blinds effect animation
Copy paste this onto your background and re-size to fit inside the taller rectangle.
Select your font tool
Select font TW Condensed MT
Size 36
Color #d20c0c
Type your name vertically down your left hand side on the wide rectangle layer
Hide all layers except your text layers
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Un-hide all layers
Go to effects – 3D
Drop shadow and apply a drop shadow using the following settings
Vertical 5
Horizontal 2
Opacity 50
Blue 10.00
Color #a31313
Duplicate this layer
Drag the text down and to the right of the original text layer
Open your brush tool and find brush @cb-prose5
Apply using these settings
Size 396
Color black
Step 32
Density 100
Opacity 100
Place this below your tag
At this point add any relevant copyright
Right and click your layer palette
Merge - merge visible.
Using your selections tool
Draw a rectangle around the taller rectangle layer and tube
Go to effects – artistic effects – sepia
Amount to age 75
Apply
Now we are ready to begin animating
Select your rectangle tool
Color pale grey
Draw a rectangle
the same size and length of your upright rectangle
(vector ticked)
You need it to sit flush over the existing one.
Lower the layer opacity to 42
Convert to raster
Name this layer blinds1
(It’s a good idea
to name these layers as you go ie: blinds1, blinds2 etc)
This will help when animating
Duplicate this layer
Now using your selections tool – rectangle
Draw a rectangle approximately 1centimetre high
And the width of the rectangle
Hit delete
Duplicate this layer
Repeat these steps
until you have none of the grey rectangle left.
Hide all layers except your merged layer
And your blinds1 layer
Go to edit
Copy merged
Open animation shop
Paste as new animation
Back to psp
Hide blinds1 layer
Unhide blinds2 layer
Go to edit – copy merged
Back to animation shop
Edit paste – paste after current frame
Repeat these steps
until you have all your blinds layers in animation shop
Note how many frames you have
Go to edit – select all
Edit duplicate frames
Edit select none
Click on your last blinds layer and then click edit
Paste after current frame
You should now have double the amount of frames
Highlight all of the new frames you have just added
Go to animation – reverse frames.
Edit select none
Now click on your
first frame ( which should be the frame with the full grey layer)
Click it and right click – change frame properties to 150
Now find the frame which has no grey layer and repeat.
All other frames should be set to run at 10
Once you are happy that your animation is running as smoothly as you like
Save as a .gif
file.


This
tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © June 11th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission






Roses D'Amour



For this tutorial
I used my PTU kit Mesdames and Monsieurs
You can purchase the kit HERE
I used the beautiful artwork of Barbara Jensen and you can purchase
Her tubes HERE
You will need the mask HERE

Let’s begin
Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Open paper BG3
re-size by 50%
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Find mask 84-Kris
Apply using the following settings
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Fit to canvas
Invert
transparency ticked
Right click your mask layer in your layer palette
and delete
Right click the layer palette again and merge group.
Open your frame tube
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Position to the
right of your background as shown in my finished tag
Open your Calla Lily tube
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 20%
Position to the left of your background
Duplicate and re-size by 50%
Place to sit beside your first calla lily
I duplicated the layer and added a second one.
Open your music note 5 tube
Re-size by 12%
Copy paste onto your canvas
Using my finished tag as a placement guide
Now open your sparkles tube
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background.
I added a couple of these sparkle layers
Open your buckle3 tube
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 45%
Position as shown on my finished tag
Now open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your background and position
Re-size to suit
Using font Annabelle JF
Add your name to the buckle element
Add any relevant copyright.
Lastly open your Bow2 tube
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 18%
Once you are happy with all the elements
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Save your tag as a .png file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dremas~ © May 13th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission

Nautical View


For this tutorial
I have used the fabulous FTU Scrapkit by Scrap Dimensions
Which you can download HERE
You will need my supplies HERE
Please remember to
leave a thank you as the designers really appreciate it.
I have used the lovely artwork of Joel Adams
You can purchase his tubes HERE

Let’s begin
Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Open SD NV Paper8
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Load Mask from Disk
Find Mask 8-Kris
Apply using the following settings
Source luminance
Hide all mask
Invert unticked
Fit to canvas
Right click the
mask layer in your layer palette and delete
Right click your layers again and merge group
Copen element SD NV LifeRing
Copy paste onto your canvas
Re-size by 50%
Position to the top right of your mask
Open your SD NV Lighthouse element
Copy paste onto
your background and position it to sit behind your Life Ring
But so that it isn’t visible in the centre of the Life Ring
Open your SD NV Net Element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50% and
position as shown in my finished tag.
Drag below your Life Ring Layer
Using your freehand lasso tool, cut away any net that shows inside your circle.
Go to adjust
Hue and Saturation
Hue/Saturation/Lightness
Hue -56
Saturation 80
Lightness 33
Apply
Open your SD NV Water Element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Drag the water layer down below your Life Ring Layer
Using your freehand tool Lasoo
Cut away any of the water which extends outside of your Life Ring
Duplicate this layer – Image Mirror
Repeat this step once
Position the water so that you have the effect of waves.
Open you SD NV Umbrella element
Copy paste onto your canvas and re-size by 50%
Position as shown on my finished tag
Open your SD NV Sea Plant 1 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your canvas and position at the bottom of your lighthouse
Open your SD NV Seashells 4 element
Re-size by 20%
Position to sit at the foot of your umbrella
Open your SD NV Ribbon2 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown in my finished tag
Open your SD NV Rope element
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown
Open your SD NV Crab element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown
Open your Seagulls on Pylon element
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto your background and position to sit behind your rope layer
Now add your tube of choice
Re-size to suit
Add any relevant copyright
Open your SD NV Tag1
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Go to image – rotate
Rotate by 45 degrees right
Position as shown
Add your name
I used font Marquisette Light
Size 36
Font color #253454
Vector ticked
Using the Vector
handles turn the font to fit your tag
Add a drop shadow using the following settings.
Vertical 2
Horizontal 2
Opacity 50
Blue 5.00
Color Black
Okay our tag is now basically finished except for our animation.
Open your SD NV Sailboat1 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Drag your boat to sit between your water layers inside your Life Ring.
For the purpose of ease with animating we are going to name our boat layers
Name this first layer BOAT1
Duplicate it and name the second layer BOAT2.
Click on BOAT1 layer and drag to the left
so that only a small portion is visible in your Life Ring
Using your freehand lasso tool cut away any that extends outside your Life Ring
Now click on your BOAT2 layer and duplicate
Name this Layer BOAT3
Highlight BOAT2 layer and move your boat just slightly further into your Life Ring
Again remove any excess boat which extends outside your Life Ring
Click on your BOAT3 Layer and duplicate
Name this Layer BOAT4
Click on your BOAT3 layer and move further into your Life Ring
Click on BOAT4 layer
Move slightly further into your Life Ring
Go to image – rotate and rotate right by 5 degrees
Duplicate this layer
Rename this layer BOAT5
Again move the boat slightly further into the Life Ring – rotate right by 5 degrees
Duplicate twice more moving your boat as you go.
Remember it is very important you name these layers as you go
The more layers you create the smoother your animation will be
I used 17 boat layers in all
Duplicate your boat layer again
This time rotate 5 degrees left
Keeping the pattern repeat until your boat has reached the other side of the Life Ring
Don’t forget to cut away any of the boat which extends beyond the Life Ring
Now to animate.
Open animation shop
Hide all boat layers except BOAT1 layer
Right click your layer palette and merge visible
Go to edit – copy merged
Paste into animation shop as new animation
Back to psp
Click undo to unmerge your layers
Hide BOAT1 Layer
Unhide BOAT2 Layer
Right hand click
your layer palette and merge visible
Go to edit – copy merged
Back to animation
shop
Edit – paste
Paste after current layer
Repeat these steps
until all BOAT layers have been merged and copied into animation shop
Once you are happy you have all your frames in animation shop
Go to edit – select all
Right hand click your frames and change the frame properties to 25
Save as a .gif
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~
© May 28th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission

Mumba Thumba


To do this
tutorial I used the absolutely adorable Mumba Thumba Kit by
Irene Alexeeva which you can purchase online HERE
This kit is amazing with the number of wonderful elements that can be used.
You will need my supplies HERE
The font used is Concurso Italian BTN HERE

Open a new
transparency 800 x 800
Open paper04
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto your canvas
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask 50~T
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Invert
transparency
Hide all mask
Source luminance
In your layer palette find and delete the mask layer
Then right hand click layers and merge – merge group
Open your palm tree 2 tube
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Open palm tree1
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Place as shown
Taking the elements one by one
And of your own choice
Re-size them and place them on your background
Open your wooden sign
Re-size to suit
Drag the sign to sit between the animal layers
Using font ConcursoItalianBTI
Font color #453e26
Add the text mumba jumba as shown
I used a couple of different sizes just to break it up a bit
Open the element journaling strip
Re-size to suit
Place it below your animals as shown
Add your name.
Open and re-size the wordart Safari
Drag this layer to just above your mask layer
Once you are happy with all your placement
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Re-size by 85%
Save as a .png.

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~
© July 17th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Mouse Tales


For this tutorial
I am using the adorable freebie kit
by the Wee Fairie which you can find HERE
Font SFJojo2 which you can download free HERE

Let’s begin
Open a new transparency and flood fill with colour #f9f9e5
Using your selections tool, circle
Set the feather to 26
Draw a circle in the middle of your background
Go to edit – cut
Open a new transparency 800 x 800
Paste into the new transparency and center.
Open your mouse house element
Re-size by 10%
Copy paste onto your canvas
Position to the left on your background
Open your flower cart 2 element
Re-size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown on my finished tag
Open your mushroom sh element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Position this to sit behind your mouse house.
Open your Cluster4 element
Re-Size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Position this to the right of your background
Use my finished tag as a guide.
Open your Cluster1 element
Re-Size by 40%
Copy paste onto your background
Drag this layer
down below your mouse house layer
Position this to sit behind your mouse house.
Open your cloud1 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background
Position this as shown in my finished tag.
Open the cheese sh element
Re-size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown.
Open your bird element
Re-size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Position your bird to sit on your mouse house
Duplicate this layer
Go to Image – mirror
Move this bird and place it on your mouse house also.
Open your rosebud sh element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto
your background and position this to sit behind your
mouse house.
Open your dragonfly element
Re-Size by 10%
Copy paste onto your background
Duplicate this layer
Go to Image – Mirror
Place these to suit. Add more if you like.
Open your mouse2 tube
Re-Size by 10%
Position him to sit up against your cheese element.
Duplicate this layer
Re-size by 105%
Go to Image – Mirror
Position this mouse to look like he is pushing the barrow.
Open your tube of choice.
I have chose to use a Caron Vinson Tube.
Re-size to suit
Copy paste onto your background and position as shown.
Open your blank sign element
Re-size by 35%
Position this in front of your chosen tube.
Bring your cheese layer up so that the cheese is sitting just in front of the sign.
Select your font tool
Using font SFJojo2
Size 28 – stroke 2
Colour #9aa979
Add your wording
The words I chose were
“Mouse Tales”
Written by Gail.
Add any relevant copyright
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Save as a .png.

This tutorial was written by ~Enchanted Dreams~ © November 14th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission






MiZz Army Gal


For this tutorial
I am using the gorgeous artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
You can purchase his artwork HERE
You will need my supplies HERE
These elements are from my “You’re in the Army Now” PTU kit
But I have supplied them for you – Please do not
share them
Eye Candy 4000 – Glass
DBS Flux
Place your mask in your mask folder.
Font Used Bodoni MT Condensed.

Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Flood fill with color #4d4b34
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Find mask 89-Kris
Apply using these settings
Fit to canvas
Souce luminance
Hide all Mask
Using your selections tool
Elipse – round
Line width 40
Stoke and fill color black
Draw a circle in the middle of your mask
Use my finished tag as a guide for size.
Convert layer to raster
Open background paper 5
Copy paste onto your background
Drag this layer
between your mask layer and your circle layer
Re-size by 30
percent
Click on your circle layer
Using your magic wand tool click outside your circle
Hit delete.
This should remove any paper bg around the outside of your circle.
Click on your circle layer
Click your circle with the magic wand tool
You should have marching ants around your circle now.
Go to effects – plugins
DBS Flux – Bright Noise
Set noise intensity to 25
Apply
Go to selections – deselect.
Using selections
tool – elipse
Line width 1
Stroke black
Fill null
Vector ticked
Draw a circle around the outside of your existing circle
Use your vector nodes to position it
Select your text
tool
Font Bodoni MT
Condensed
Size 48 or size to
suit
Fill Color black
Hold your mouse over your circle until you get the halfcircle A icon
Type the words
“Hey Fella’s watcha waitin for?”
Click on your text layer in your layer palette
Click the + sign
and in the drop down hide the elipse layer
Your thin circle line should now be gone
Click the test layer and select convert to raster.
Add your tube of choice.
I used the lovely artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
Copy paste your tube onto your circle
Re-size to suit
With my tube I
wanted my girl to sit inside the circle with only her head and gun Protruding
To do this I duplicated the image – dragged one below the circle layer
and had the other above the circle layer.
Cut away all of
the tube using the freehand tool except those parts you
want to protrude outside of your circle.
Open soldier 2 and
copy paste onto your background Re-size to suit
Go to effects –
plugins – Eyecandy 400
Glass
Apply using the following settings
Bevel 45.00
Smoothness 75
Edge Darkening 30
Gradient Shading
35
Refraction 50
Tinting 50
Color black
Open your Army_Boots tube
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto
your background and place at the bottom righthand corner of your tag
Open your
Army_tank tube
Mirror and re-size
75%
Copy paste onto
your background and position over your soldier 2 tube
Using the same font as before size 48 all capitals
Type MIZZ ARMY GAL
Apply the glass effect using the same settings as before.
Add any relevant copyright at this point
Open tube Dog Tags
Copy paste onto your background
I added mine to the boots and just cut away a part of the chain
To make them look like they were wrapped there.
Using the same font as before
Stroke null
Fill black
Font size 30
Add your name to one of the dogtags
On the other add the measurements 38-24-36
Once you are happy with your tag
Right click your layer palette and merge all visible
Save as a .png
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © May 17th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission


Lavender Dreamscape



To do this
tutorial I used the beautiful kit ‘Lavender Dream’ by HF Projekte
You can purchase Heppy’s kit HERE
Heppy is renowned
for his magical Steampunk theme’s and this kit is no exception
You will need my supplies HERE
I used the
beautiful artwork of Caron Vinson Which you can find HERE

Let’s begin
Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Open lavpaper13
Copy paste ontoyour background
Re-size by 25%
Go to layers
Load/Save mask
Find mask
Select Mask 79T
Apply using these settings
Invert ticked
Source luminance
Hide all mask
Fit to canvas
Right hand click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right hand click again and merge group
Re-size by 95%
Select frame PF
Lav20
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 60%
Open your tube of choice
Using your magic wand tool click inside the first frame
You should have marching ants.
Copy paste your tube onto your background
Move it so that a portion of it sits within your selected frame
Go to selections
Invert
Hit delete
You should now have removed any of the tube which sat outside your first frame
Lower the opacity on this layer to 64
Repeat with the other two frames.
Open element PVLav10
(I love this
element)
Copy paste onto your background
Go to image
Mirror
Re-size by 50%
Position as shown
on my finished tag
Open element PHF_Lav2
Re-size by 50% and
position to the top right of your tag
Open your tube of choice and copy paste onto your tag
Re-size to suit
Add any relevant copyright
Next open element PFH_Lav6
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Position below your tube
Open element PHF_Lav30
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Place just below your bird tube
Open font AEZ Vertical
Font color #32253d
Size 48
Vector checked
Type out your name and move it to sit beside your tag
Using the vector nodes stretch it to fit.
Add a drop shadow with the following settings
Vertical 2
Horizontal2
Opacity 50
Blur 5.00
With the Caron tube I used it also came with an extra apple blossom layer
Which I copy pasted to sit on top of my font.
And I added another one to site behind my main tube.
Once you are happy with your placement
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Save as a .png
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © May 30th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Sunday, May 27, 2012

Let's Play


To do this
tutorial you will need the adorable new kit from Scrapping Mar
Called ‘Let’s Play’ which you can purchase HERE
I have used the cute artwork of Lia which you can find HERE
And my supplies can be downloaded HERE
Place the mask in
your mask folder

Let’s start
Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Open paper 8
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Go to layers – load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Find Mask 80T
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Source luminance
Hide all mask
Invert ticked.
Apply
Right hand click your layer palette and delete the mask layers
Right hand click again and merge group
Re-size by 95%
Open element 11
Copy paste onto your canvas and re-size by 20%
Position as shown on my finished tag
Open element 12 clothesline
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 13%
Position as shown Open element 51 Plane
Copy paste onto your background and resize by 5%
Place your plane element at the other end of your clothesline
To make the plane look like it is towing it.
Open element 49 Rocking Horse
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 12%
Place at the right hand side bottom of your tag.
Open element 58 Ball
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 5%
Place near your rocking horse
Open element 16 Tag
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 10%
Position this just below your plane element
Using your pen tool – line width one
Stroke color #736f63
Draw a small line from your plane to your tag.
Open element 52 Bunny
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 15%
Place to the left side of your background
Open element 54 Hippopotamus
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 7%
Position with your Bunny tube
Repeat with element 57 Puppy Dog
Open and add your
tube of choice Re-size to suit
Open the "LetsPlay "word art
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Place at the bottom of your background
Add any relevant copyright
Using font John Handy LET
Font size 28
Fill color #1cb7e8
Add your name to the tag.
If you are happy with your placement
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Re-size by 85%
Save as a .png file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © May 29th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



It's Hard To Say Goodbye



This tutorial is
dedicated to a lovely lady who shall be missed by many
“Molly”

For this tutorial
I used the incredible artwork of Joerg Warda
Unfortunately he no longer offers tubes of his work
My supplies HERE
So unless you have the tube, you will need to find another one.
The kit I used is a FTU kit by Scrap Dimensions HERE

Place the mask in your mask folder

Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Open SD NP Paper4
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask 60_Tmsk
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Right click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right click the layer palette again and merge group
Re-size this layer by 85%
Open your SD NP Old Clock element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Place this element as shown in my finished tag
Lower the transparency to 62
Duplicate this layer
Go to image mirror
Position as shown
Open your SD NP Piano element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Lower the transparency to 52
Position as shown
Add your tube of choice
Re-size to suit
Open your SD NP Rose element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown
Open your SD NP Rose2 element
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown
Open your SD NP Key element
Re-size by 30%
Drag below your rose layer as shown
Click on your text tool
Find font Marquisite light
Font size 36
Colour black
Type the words
“It’s Hard To Say”
While you have this font selected, add your name
Using your selections tool – eclipse
Stroke black
Fill null
Draw a circle beside your text “It’s Hard”
You only want the top of the circle visible so drag it down
Change to font
Vivaldi
Size 36
Colour black
Hold your mouse over the top of the circle
Until you get the circle A icon
Type out the word
“Goodbye”
In your layer palette click the plus sign on this layer
Hide the elipse
Right hand click – convert this layer to raster
Change to font
Vivaldi
Size 36
Colour black
Add any relevant copyright
Right hand click your layer palette Merge visible
Using your crop tool remove any excess from around your tag
Save as a .png file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © June 17th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission






Island Paradise


I used the beautiful freebie kit by Meta Wulandara Designs
Which can be downloaded HERE
Mask WSL55 is from Weescotslass HERE
I have chosen to use the beautiful artwork of Joel Adams
You can purchase his tubes HERE

Place the mask in your mask folder
Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Open MK Happy_paper002
Re-size to 700 x 700 pixels
Copy paste this onto your background
Go to layers – load/save mask
Load mask WSL55
Using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Source luminance
Hide all mask
Invert unticked
Apply
Click the mask layer in your layer palette and delete
Right hand click your layer palette and select merge group.
Open your MK_Happy016 element
Re-size by 25%
Copy paste onto your background
And position as shown in my finished tag
Using your freehand selection tool Point to point
Just cut along the bottom of the palm tree so that it sits within the circle of your mask
Open your MK_Happy011 element
Re-size by 20%
Place your monkey at the foot of your palm tree.
Open your MK_Happy023 element
Re-size by 20%
Place him as shown in my finished tag.
Open your MK_Happy025 element
Re-size by 20% and drag it to sit below your iguana.
Now copy paste your tube of choice onto your background and re-size as necessary.
I added a couple of extra elements in the kit
(the dragonflies and butterfly)
Just to pretty it up a little
Add any relevant copyright
Using your selections tool – eclipse
Stroke – any color of your choosing
Fill null.
Draw a circle within your mask circle
Select your text tool
The font I used was Palace Script MT
Size 72
Colour #23b0d7
Vector ticked
Hover over your circle until the mouse becomes an ‘A’ with a circle underneath
Now write your name. It should appear around the edge of your circle.
Now in your layer palette, click the + sign on your text layer
You will see below it the eclipse layer
Hide this layer
Your drawn circle outline will disappear
Click on your text layer and convert to raster
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Once you are happy with all your placements
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Using your crop tool, remove any excess transparent background
Save as a .png
file


This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © May 11th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission


China Doll


This tutorial was
written using the PTU kit by Tootypup Scraps
You can purchase
the kit HERE
My supplies HERE
The tube I have used is from Tootypups China Doll CU Pack
Also available on the store.
Place your mask in
your mask folder

Let’s begin
Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Open tp-paper8
Re-size to 700 x 700
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layer
Load/save mask
Find mask
MultiSquares
Apply using these settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source luminance.
In your layer palette delete the mask layer
Right hand click and merge group
Re-size by 85%
Open your tp-FrameFancy1 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Open tp_BlossomTreeLarge-2 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background and drag this layer below your frame layer
Open your tp-blossomTreeLarge-1 element
Re-size by 40%
Copy paste onto your background
Sit on top of the BlossomTree 2 layer
But beneath your frame layer
Open your tp-lanterns-3 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background and position to the right side of your tag
In front of your frame layer
Open your tp-pandas-1 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste these onto your background and sit them at the base of your lanterns
Open tp_bird-1 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background and go to image Mirror
Place this bird on one of the lantern branches
Open tp-bird-2 element
Re-size by 20%
Copy paste onto your background and sit this bird on the other branch
Open tp-fence-2 element
Re-size by 60%
Place this just below your lantern layer
Use my finished tag as a guideline
Open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size to suit
Add a drop shadow using the following settings
Vertical 5
Horizontal 2
Opacity 50
Blur 10.00
Colour black
Open your tp-brella-2 element
Re-size by 30%
Place this to sit behind your tube to make it look like your tube is holding it
Select your font tool
I used font Skinner AOE
Size 72
Colour #8e864f
Make sure vector is ticked
Type out your name
Using the Vector nodes stretch it to suit
Lastly I added
some leaves from element tp-leafDeco-4
Using the freehand
tool – lasso
Just draw around parts of the leaf element you wish to use
Re-size to suit
Enlarge your view of your tag by zooming in
Using your freehand lasso tool, cut away selections of the leaf element that sits
across parts of your text to make it look like the leaves are entwined with the letters.
Once you are happy with your placement
Right click your layer palette and merge visible
Re-size all layers
by 85%
Save as a .png file

This tutorial was written by ~Ladylove~ © June 11th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission


The Secret Pumpkin Patch


For this tutorial
I used the ever so cute PTU kit by Designs by Stina
Called ‘Pumpkin Patch’ which you can purchase HERE
Everything you need is in this kit, including the lovely posers from Medi.
You will need plugin filter DBS Flux
& My supplies HERE


Open a new transparency 800 x 800
Open BG paper09 Re-size to 800 x
800 pixels
Copy/paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Select mask
252520033
Using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Invert unticked
Apply
Right click your mask layer in your layer palette and delete.
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible.
Open element DBS_Mushrooms02
Re-size by 30%
Copy paste onto your background
Open element DBS_Pumpkin House02
Re-size by 40%
Copy/Paste onto your background
Position it in front of your mushrooms
using my finished tag as a guide.
Open element DBS_Window02
Re-size by 20%
Copy/Paste onto
your background
Using your deform
tool,
hold down the shift key and drag down one side
so that the window looks like it is on an angle.
use my finished tag as a guide and just play with
this until you think it looks right.
Once you are happy with the positioning
Select your Selections tool, freehand – point to point
Click on the pumpkin layer
Now cut away the
pumpkin section that is showing within the window.
Open your DBS_Medi_Tricksy7 tube
Re-size by 35%
Copy/Paste her onto your background
Drag this layer
down to sit between your window and your pumpkin layers
Using your selection tool – freehand
Remove any of the tube which extends beyond the window.
Open your DBS_Ladder tube
Re-size by 20%
Copy/Paste onto
your background and position it to lean against your pumpkin
Open your DBS Sign Tube
Re-size by 25%
Copy/Paste onto your background
Position this to the right of your pumpkin
Open your DBS_Wheat tube
Re-size by 10%
Copy/Paste onto your background
And place this just in front of your sign.
Let’s add our tube
Open DBS_Pumpkin Girl tube
Re-size by 20%
Copy/Paste onto your background
Position as shown.
I added a couple of the butterflies just to finish it off.
Now you will need to add the copyright
If using the posers in the kit you will need to add © Medi
Using font AnnabelleJF font colour #716600
Add your name or saying.
Add a drop shadow if you like.
Now if you do not want to animate your tag
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Re-size your tag to 600 x 600 pixels and save as .png.
This will save your tag with a transparent background.
If you wish to animate then right hand click your layer palette
And merge – merge all flatten.
Now using your pen tool, stroke colour #00c000
Draw lines along the veins in the main pumpkin leaves.
Once this is done Using your magic wand tool
Click all lines until they are highlighted with marching ants.
Now hit your delete key.
You should still have the marching ants but no lines.
Duplicate this layer twice
Now go to effects – Plugins
DBS Flux – Bright Noise.
Highlight your first layer
Select the middle option.
Key in the number 25
Apply
Highlight your next layer
Key in the number 35
Apply
Highlight your last layer
Key in the number 45
Apply
Now open animation shop
Back to psp
Highlight your first layer
Go to edit copy
Into animation shop
Paste as new animation
Copy your second layer
back into animation shop
edit – paste – paste after current frame
repeat this step with the last layer
you should now have 3 frames in animation shop
edit – select all
right click your frames and change the
frame property to 15
save as a .gif file

I hope you enjoyed this new tutorial


This tutorial was written by ~Enchanted Dreams~ © October 6th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Believe


I have written this tutorial using the beautiful kit by A Space Between
Called Fallin in Love.
You can download this stunning kit HERE
You will need my supplies HERE
I used the beautiful artwork of Caron Vinson which you can purchase HERE
Install the mask into your mask folder

Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Open ASB_FallinInLove Paper 5
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Open mask 89~T
Apply using these settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source Luminance

Right click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right click again and merge – merge group
Now re-size your mask layer by 85%
Open your mushroom element
And place is just off centre to the right of your tag
Open your ABS FallenInLove23 element (layer of leaves)
Copy paste this onto your background and re-size by 50%
Open your ABS_fallinInLove element 44 (red leaf branch)
Copy paste onto your background
Go to image flip
Image Mirror
Place to the top left hand corner of your tag.
Copy paste another of element 44 and re-size by 50%
Place this against the rungs of your ladder
Using your freehand selection tool
Draw around branches that sit over sections of your ladder
To make it look like it entwined around your ladder
Open your ABSFallenInLove element10 (Bird House)
Re-size by 25%
Go to adjust Hue and Saturation
Colorise
Use these settings
Hue 30
Saturation 76
Use my tag as a guide to placement
Open your ABS FallenInLove Element11 (Ladder)
Re-size by 50% and
copy paste it onto your background
Go to image – mirror
And place it to sit against your birdhouse
Re-color the same as the birdhouse.
Open ABS FallenInLove element 40 (Brown Leaf Branch)
Copy paste onto your background
Position to sit over the top of your autumn leaves
Duplicate this layer
Go to image – rotate- and rotate left by 90 degrees
Drag this layer to sit behind the ladder and the birdhouse.
Open ABSFalleninlove element 62 (Bird)
Re-size by 25%
Place your bird on your birdhouse
Open ABSFallenInLove element 64
(Squirrel)
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto
your background and place at the foot of your ladder
Open your ABSFallenInLove element 34
Re-Size by 50%
Copy paste and position it to sit and hang from your autumn leaf branch
I added a few of the leaves from element 50 (autumn leaves)
Now add your tube of choice
Position to the bottom left of your tag and re-size to suit
Open ABSFallenInLove element 8
Re-size by 50%
Go to adjust
Hue and saturation
Colorise
Change the color
using
Hue – 23
Saturation – 126
Place the flower to sit atop the bottom of your tube
Duplicate and re-size by 50%
Move the second smaller flower to the left of the original one.
Using font Eve Initial (supplied)
Font Size 48
Font color #c58d6c
Type the letter
“B”
Change to font Candy Round BTN
Font size 48
Color the same and type the letters ‘elieve’
At this point add any relevant copyright
Using your text tool open font Mutlu Ornamental (supplied)
Font size 48
Color #c58d6c
Vector ticked
Type your name
Using the vector nodes to stretch if necessary
Go to effects – plugins - Eyecandy 4000 Glass
and add a bevel with these settings
Bevel 45.00
Smoothness 75
Edge darkening 30
Gradient shading
35
Refraction 50
Opacity 0
Tinting 50
Glass color white

Once you are happy with your text add a drop shadow
Horizontal 2
Vertical 2
Opacity 50
Blur 5.00
Colour black

Okay you’re done
Save as a .png file.

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © May 13th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission







Dance Like No One is Watching


To do this tutorial you will need my supplies HERE
This tutorial was done is PSP9 but can be adapted for all other versions
Animation Shop
The animation is my own and not be used in other tutorials or shared please
Place your texture in your textures folder
You mask in your mask folder
Your brush in your brush folder.
Add your shape to your pre-set shapes folder

Let’s begin
Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Floodfill with white
Open your BG Ballerina Background Paper
Copy paste onto your canvas
Go to layers
Load/save Mask
Load Mask from Disk
Select Mask ATT11
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Right hand click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right click again and merge group
Re-size by 85%
Select your brush tool
Find brush !!TBEEdream
Apply using the following settings
Size 297
Step 32
Density 100
Color white
Apply
Add a new raster layer and repeat
Go to image – rotate – rotate right 90 degrees
Drag this to the centre of your mask layer
Now select your pre-set shape tool
You could always use a pre-tubed window
But isn’t it nice to learn the create things for yourself?
If you agree then we will make our own window frame
Go to pre-set shapes
Find shape SK
Random 60
Stroke color white
Fill colour Null
Line width 15
Draw out your main window frame in a size to suit
Use my finished tag as an example
Use your vector nodes to adjust the size and shape
Right hand click this layer and convert to raster
Go to effects
Texture effects
Textures
Find texture Grain long Deep
Apply using the following settings
Smoothness 0
Depth 1
Ambiance 0
Shininess 0
Color white
Angle 117
Intensity 50
Elevation 30
Now back to effects
3D Effects
Drop Shadow
Apply using the following settings
Vertical 6
Horizontal 5
Opacity 50
Blue 10.00
Color Dark Grey
Back to pre-set shapes
Rectangle
Line width 10
Stroke null
Fill Color white
Draw in the lines Across and down your window
Apply the same texture
And the same drop shadow.
(Now how clever are you? You just made a window)
Open your CMV Flowers
Copy/paste onto your background and position to sit
Around the top and left side of your window.
Duplicate this layer
Go to image – rotate- rotate right but 90 degrees
Place this layer on the other side of your window
Use my finished tag as a guideline for placement
Open your Gab_Piano2 tube
Copy paste onto your canvas
Drag this layer below your window
Select the deform tool
Hold down the shift key and drag the bottom edges out wider .
Just play around with this until you are happy with size and placement.
Open your Flower Basket Tube
Copy paste onto yourbackground
Position to the right of your window as shown
Open your bow_beigetransparency tube
Go to adjust Hue and saturation - colorise
Re-color using the following settings
Hue 192
Saturation 93
Blace this at the bottom of your flower basket
Open your GGBird tubes
Select a bird and copy paste onto your background to sit on the basket
Re-size to suit
Duplicate this layer
Go to Image – Mirror
Place and another bird to sit on your window.
At this point add any relevant copyright
And your name
I use multu ornamental font – size 48 – color #d8aadb
Hide all layers
Except your white
background layer
Your mask layer
Your piano key layer
And your horizontal brush layer
Click on your layer palette and merge – merge visible
Go to edit – copy – copy merged
Open animation shop
Paste as new animation
Duplicate this frame until you have a total of 19 frames
Back to psp and hide your merged layer
Unhide all other layers
Right hand click and merge
Go to edit – copy merged
Back to animation shop and paste as new animation
Again duplicate
this frame until you have 19 frames in total.
Now in animation shop open my supplied ballerina .gif
Go to edit – select all
Edit copy
Click on your background frames
Go to edit – select all
Edit – paste – paste into selected frames
Position your ballerina so that she stands just below the second black key
Now go to your foreground window frames
Edit Select all
Edit – copy
Back to your background frames
Edit – paste –
paste into selected frames
Position the window as shown in my finished tag.
Click on your animation icon to view your animation
If you are unhappy with your placement simply click edit undo and start again.
Once you are happy with your placement
Re-size animation by 85%
Save as a .gif
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © June 07th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission




Bad Girls Rock



This tutorial was
written using the following plugins
Toadies plain Mosaic2 HERE
PhotoEffex Scanlines HERE
Phototools Frosted Edger colour HERE
The Scrapkit I
used is ‘Amelia Rock Princess’ by Shells Scrap
which you can purchase HERE
I have used the gorgeous artwork of Barbara Jensen HERE
Let’s begin

Open a new
transaparency 700 x 700
Using your selections tool – elipse – color #160922
Draw a large circle in the centre of your canvas
Move it to position it so as to be as centred as possible
Convert to raster
Go to effects –
plugins – Toadies – Plain Mosaic2
Apply using these settings
Cell width 22
Cell Height 18
Alfa threshold 30
Edge hard\soft\off 124
Using your selections tool – elipse – colour #9c88b3
Draw a smaller
circle and place it to the left as shown on my finished tag
Convert to raster
Go to effects –
Plugins – Photo tools Frosted edge color
And apply using the following settings
Diffuse 143
Encroachment 61
Red 97
Green 75
Blue 128

Repeat drawing a slightly smaller circle and placing on the right hand side
of your background as shown on my finished tag.
Using your selections tool – rectangle – color #42354d
Draw a rectangle
the size shown on my finished tag
Convert to raster
Go to effects –
plugins – photo effex – scanlines
Apply using the following settings
Width 1
Spacing 2
Dark Band strength 20
Light NonBand Strength 10
Noise amount 0
Darkness/Lightness 0
Vertical toggle unticked.
It should sit behind your large circle but atop your smaller circle
So drag the smaller circle below it
Now to add our elements
Open your musical notes9 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 7-%
Open your Metal plate Rockit element
Re-size by 40%
Copy paste onto your background
Position as shown in my finished tag
Re-size by 15%
Place under your metal tag element as shown
Open your filmstrip2 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background
Go to image
Rotate – rotate free
Rotate by 45
degrees – left
Position as shown
Using your magic wand tool, click inside the first film frame
You should have marching ants
Open your tube of choice and copy paste onto your background
Move it to sit under your frame.
Go to selections – invert and hit delete
You should now just have the face within your film strip
Lower the opacity on your layer to 64
Repeat with frame 2 and 3
Open your jukebox 1 element
Re-size by 30%
Position as shown
Add your tube of choice
Re-size to suit
Open your old car1 element
Re-size by 50%
Copy paste onto your background. Position as shown
Now using your pen
tool – line width 2
Stroke - any color
Fill null
Draw a curved line around the top of your tag
Select your font tool
Font color #230e35
Font Batang Che – size 48
Now hover your
mouse over the start of your line until you get the curved line and the A
Write your text
“Bad Girls Rock”
Click the + sign in your text layer and hide the line layer
Right hand click and convert to raster
Add any relevant copyright
Add your name
Once you are happy with all of your placements
Right click your layer palette and merge visible
Save as a .png
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © June 01 copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission



Baby Fae Wash Day


To do this
tutorial I used the beautiful freebie kit by Scrap Dimensions called ‘Dear Mom’
You can download the kit HERE
Please remember to leave a thank you when you download
You will also need my supplies HERE
I am using the beautiful work of FTU artist Lia
You can view her site HERE

Let’s get started shall we?
Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Floodfill with white
Open paper SD DM Paper 8
Copy paste onto your background
Go to layers
Load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Select mask 82T
Using the following settings
Source luminance
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Right hand click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right hand click the layer palette again and merge group
Open element SD DM Window
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 85%

Position as shown in my finished tag
Now using your selections tool
Draw a rectangle around the inside of your window frame
Highlight your mask layer and hit delete
This should remove the colour of the mask from within your window
Open element SD DM Ribbon1
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Move to sit atop your window as shown
Open element SD DM Leaves
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 60%
Go to adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorise
Use these settings
Hue 73
Saturation 40
Drag the leaves layer down below your window layer
Open your SD DM Flowers 6 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Drag this layer below your window layer also and position on top of your leaves
Use my finished tag as a guide
Duplicate – mirror
Drag the flower back to sit atop the leaves, but lower.
Open your SD DM Ribbon4 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Place this at the bottom right hand side of your window ledge
Open your SD DM Teapot element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 20%
Place to sit on your window ledge amongst the ribbon
Open your SD DM Cups element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 40%
Open your 3 SM DM DAISY TUBES
Copy paste them one at a time onto your background
Re-size by 40%
Position as shown in my finished tag
Open your tube of choice and copy paste onto your background
Position and re-size to suit.
Add your name and any relevant copyright
I used font
fairydustB
Stroke white
Fill #f48da0
Font size 48
Our next step is
to hide all layers except our mask layer and our background layer
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Go to edit- copy merged
Open animation shop
Paste as a new animation
Duplicate twice
You should now have 3 frames
Now open the animation supplied
In animation shop
Go to edit –
select all
Go to edit copy
Click on your background frames and select all
Go to edit – paste into selected frame
Now you need to place your animation centred on your
White section where your window will go
And place it about 2.5cm from the bottom of the white rectangle
Now back to psp
Unhide all your layers and hide your merged layer
Right click merge visible
Go to edit
Copy merged
Back to animation shop
Paste as new animation
Duplicate twice
Go to edit select all
Edit – copy
Edit paste into selected frame
And paste on top of your other frames
Your animated clothes line should now appear surrounded by your window
Right hand click your frames and choose frame properties
Change the frame properties to 25
Re-size your animation by 85%
Save as a .gif file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~

© May 28th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission




Autumn Magic


For this tutorial
I used the gorgeous PTU kit by ChiChi Designz called Autumn Calling
You can purchase this fabulous Kit HERE
You will need my supplies HERE
I have used the
beautiful artwork of Angela Newman which you can purchase HERE
Place the mask in your mask folder
The font I used is Candy Round BTN


Let’s begin
Open a new transparency 800 x 800
Floodfill with white.
Open background paper10 and copy paste onto your canvas
Go to layers - Load/save mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask26_Kreations
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Invert unticked.
Apply
Open element frame1
Copy paste onto your background
Using my finished tag as a guide
Open element mushrooms
Re-size by 75%
Copy/paste onto your background
Position as shown

Open both of your bird tubes
Re-size each by 20%
Copy/paste onto your background and place to suit
Open your fence element
Copy/paste onto your background
Re-size by 75% and position at the base of your frame.
Open your fall wordart
Copy/paste onto your background
Re-size to suit and position as shown.
Lastly open your mouse element
Re-size to suit and copy paste onto your tag
Position as shown on my finished tag.
At this point add any relevant copyright
Using your selection tool – eclipse
Stroke only – vector ticked
Draw a circle within the borders of your frame circle
Select font Candy Round BTN
Size 30 – colour #544d02
Write your name
In your layer palette hide the eclipse layer
Right click your text layer and convert to raster.
You should now have removed your circle and have only your text.
Go to effects – 3D Dropshadow
Add a drop shadow using the following settings
Vertical 2
Horizontal 2
Opacity 100
Blur 10
Colour #404040
Apply
Now hide all layers except your copyright
White background
And mask layer
Right hand click merge visible
Hide this layer
Unhide all other layers
Right hand click and merge visible
You should have a background layer now
And a layer with your tube, elements and frame only.
Open animation shop
Back to psp
Click on your background layer
Edit – copy
Paste as new animation in animation shop
Duplicate this layer until you have 20 layers in total
Back to psp
Click on your tube layer
Edit – copy
Back to animation shop
Paste as new layer
Duplicate again
until you have 20 layers in total.
Open your autumn leaves animation
Go to edit, select all
Edit copy
Now click on your background frames
Edit, select all
Edit paste
Paste into selected frame.
While holding your mouse button
Position the leaves near the slightly darker brown area in the centre of your tag.
You may need to try this a couple of times before you get
your positioning right.
Click on your elements frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy
Click back on your background frames
Edit paste into selected frames
Position the frame to sit over the autumn leaves.
Click the animation icon
And check that the leaves are inside the frame
If you aren’t happy with your placement
Simply undo and start again.
Once you are happy with how it looks
Go to edit
Save as a .gif file.

I hope you enjoyed this new tutorial
This tutorial was written by ~Gail of Enchanted Dreams~ © October 1st copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission

All Things Fae


To do this
tutorial I used my “All Things Fae” kit
Which can be purchased HERE
The kit includes the faeries
You will need my
animations and supplies HERE
Place the mask in your mask folder

Open a new transparency 700 x 700
Open a BG Paper of your choice
I used BG5
Re-size to 700 x
700pixels
Copy paste onto your transparency
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Load mask from disk
Find mask 60_Tmsk
Apply using the following settings
Fit to canvas
Invert ticked
Hide all mask
Source luminance
Right click your layer palette and delete the mask layer
Right click the layer palette again and merge group
Re-size this layer by 85%
Open your clouds tube
Select a cloud and copy paste onto your background
Position above right of your cottage
Re-size to suit
Open your cottage1 element
Copy paste onto your canvas
Re-size by 70%
Open element leaf02
Copy/paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Position the leaf layer behind your cottage layer
Duplicate twice
Position as shown in my finished tag
Open element fence01
Copy/paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Position beside your cottage
Duplicate this layer
Place the fence on the other side of your cottage.
Open element Flower02
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Place behind your leaf and cottage layers
Open your FaerieShower01 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Position as shown in my finished tag
Open your mushroom02 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Position as shown

Open your WoodenTable01 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 30%
Position as shown
Open your FaerieHammock element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Position as shown
Open your FaerieFlower02 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 20%
Position this at the bottom of our Hammock
I duplicated this
layer and added another just behind the table layer
Open leaf01 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 20%
Place this in front of your mushroom
Duplicate and re-size by 60%
Go to image – mirror
Duplicate another
couple of times and position as shown
Open your dragonfly01 element
Copy paste onto your background
Re-size by 50%
Position as shown
Duplicate this
layer
Re-size by 50%
Go to image – mirror
Position as shown
Open your choice of Faerie elements
Re-size to suit
Position to suit
Open your moss
tube
Select a moss
piece
Copy paste onto your canvas and position under your cottage
Duplicate a couple of times and position as shown
Once you are happy with all placements
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible
Go to image – re-size
Re-size by 85%
Move your image up just a little to allow you room to write
Click on your text tool
Select font FairydustB
Colour #2c310e
Size 36
Type the words
“All Things Fae”
Change to a plain font
Size 22
Same colour
Type the words
“A Place where
dreams come true”
Now select your
pen tool
Vector ticked
Stroke white
Fill null
Draw a curved line around the base of your cottage roof
Select font FairydustB
Size 24
Colour #b8b695
Move your cursor
over the line until you get the curved A symbol
Type your name
Click the plus sign on your text layer
Hide the line
Convert to raster
Merge all visible
Add a new raster
layer
Drag below your merged layer
Floodfill with white
Merge all visible
Edit - copy
Open animation
shop
Paste as new
animation
Duplicate frame
Edit – select all
Open your chosen
animations
I have given you a
selection choose from
Click on each animation you are using
Edit select all
Now one by one
click and go to edit – copy
Click on your tag frames
Edit – paste- paste into selected frame
Place your animation to suit
Repeat until you have all your animations on your tag
Once you are happy
– right click the frames
Change the frame
properties to 25
Save as a .gif
file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail~ © June 17th
copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission




A Mothers Love



The kit I have
used for this tutorial comes from Kreations by Sparky
And is called Flowers for Mother.
You can purchase
the kit from HERE
The tubes I am
using are from Suzanne Woolcott
And you can
purchase her work HERE
Download my
supplies HERE

Open a new
transparency 700 x 700
Open your paper
KBS_Glowers_Mother_TS
Copy paste onto your canvas
Go to layers
Load/Save Mask
Find Mask Edge Square
Apply using the
following settings

Fit to canvas
Source Luminance
Hide all mask
Invert
transparency unticked

Right click your layer palette and delete your mask layer
Right click again and merge group
Open your
KBS_Flowers_MotherTS_Elements15
(Frame)
Copy paste onto your canvas
Place as shown in my finished tag.
Using your selections tool – magic wand
Click inside the left window of your frame.
Go to selections
Modify
Expand
Expand by 1
Do not deselect
Open your tube of choice
Copy paste onto your canvas
Re-size as
necessary to fit your window
Drag your tube onto your window
Go to selections
Invert
Hit your delete
key
Your tube should now appear within your frame.
Open your KBS_Flowers_Mother
element
(Hearts string)
De-Select
Copy paste onto
your canvas and re-size to sit within your second frame window
Using your morph tool, drag the corners down to fit your frame.
Open your
KBS_Flowers_Mother_Elements23
Pearl String
Copy paste onto your canvas, position as shown
Using font
Marquisette BTN
Type the words
“A mothers love is like no other”
Or text of your choice
Font size 36
Stroke null
Fill color #9ac9e0
Vector ticked
Now add your second tube of choice
And position it as shown on my finished tag.
Using font Mutlu
Add your name
Text size I used
was 48
Font color #5e85b7
You can stretch it out more to suit.
Lastly add some of the Blue Butterflies.
Re-size to suit
Rotate 45 degrees

Once you have placed them go to adjust
Sharpness – sharpen to get that lovely sheen to them.
If you are happy with the look of your tag
Right hand click your layer palette and merge visible.
Now you need to zoom in on your background
Using your freehand tool draw around each of your hearts
By holding your shift key down as you do them.
You should have marching ants around each heart
Duplicate your merged layer twice
You should now have 3 layers.
Hide your second and third layer
Click on your bottom layer
Go to effects - Plugins - DBS Flux - Bright Noise
Using the following settings
Intensity 25
Direction Lighter
Repeat with the following two layers
Hiding the other layers as you go.
Changing the intensity to 35 and 45
Open animation shop
Copy your bottom layer into animation shop
Copy your second layer
In animation shop click on edit
Paste – paste after current frame
Repeat with the last layer
Click your animation icon to run your animation
If you are happy with it
Go to edit –
select all
Right hand click
on the top bar of your frames and select properties
Change the frame properties to 20
Save as a .gif file

This tutorial was written by ~Gail~ © May 12th copyright 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You may print or save this tutorial, but you may not use it on another site
without express permission

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