Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Tube of choice- I am using the BEAUTIFUL artwork of Elias Chatzoudis! Thank You Elias! I am in AWE of your work! You can purchase this tube and other great tubes at PTE
Scrapkit I used is Pirates Life for Me by LadyHawwk Designs. Thank You so much Cathy!
Again I am in AWE of your work! You can purchase this kit and other great kits at
Digi Fox's Studio
Filter I use was Mura's Meister Encircle and you can download this filter HERE
Font used is called Today. It is a FTU font and can be downloaded at DaFont
Mask used is one of mine. It is MB and SW Mask 5 and you can download it at
Moonbeams and Spiderwebs.
Let's start by opening a 700X700 New Image.
Open LHD_PL_Element22 and copy and paste as a new layer.
Effects> Plug Ins Mura's Meister Copies. Scroll down to Encircle and change the top
number to 7 and click ok.
Open LHD_PL_Frame2 and copy and paste as a new layer. With your magic wand click
Open your tube of choice and copy and paste as a new layer. What I did was duplicate the tube moved it below the frame and with my eraser tool erased some of the tube that was above the frame and the little bit below the frame, this is optional for you if you don't feel comfortable you can place elements on top of it.
Open LHD_PL_Element 37 Image> Resize to 225X540 and copy and paste as a new layer.
I moved it down and to the left. Once you are happy with your placement what I did
is I duplicated this and on the bottom original one I did Adjust> Blur Gaussian Blur
3.00 and hit ok then merged these 2 vines together and then duplicated again and did
Image> Mirror and Flip
With your top layer active, Open LHD_PL_Element23 and copy and paste as a new layer.
Move it to the left a bit so it is covering up the part of the tube that you don't
want showing. Once happy with your placement Duplicate and Image> Mirror.
Open LHD_PL_Element24 and copy and paste as a new layer. Move on top of your Element 23.
Open LHD_PL_Element36 and copy and paste as a new layer. I moved it down toward the
bottom of the tag and under the frame layer.
With your top layer active Open LHD_PL_Element 19 Image> Resize 25% and move to the bottom right hand side and place on the twig.
Open LHD_PL_Element18 Image> Resize 50% Image> Mirror and copy and paste as a new layer. I moved it to the bottom left hand side on the twig.
Open LHD_PL_Element17 and copy and paste as a new layer. I moved mine below the frame layer.
with your very bottom layer active Open LHD_PL_Paper11 and copy and paste as a new layer. Open your mask and Layers> New Mask Layer> From Image and scroll down to find your mask name and click ok.
Once happy with your placement of everything Layer> Merge Visible. I resized mine down to
Put on your copyright info and name and you are set to go!
I hope you enjoyed doing my tut and till next time, Hugs to you all
Monday, November 21, 2011
Tube of Choice- I am using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko. I purchased it from CILM
but you can purchase this tube and others from CDO.
Scrapkit I used is called Silent Night by Hungry Hill Scraps. It is a PTU kit and
can be purchased at Digi Fox's Studios. Thank You Alison!
Mask of choice- I am using Moonbeams and Spiderwebs Mask 1. You can get it and other
great masks HERE
Font of Choice- I am using a FTU font called Janda Swirlygirl font that can be
downloaded from Fontspace.
Open a 700X700 Transparent Image
Open Circle and Copy and Paste as a New Layer
With your magic wand click on the inside of the circle Selections>Modify Expand 15
Copy and Paste paper-4 as a New Layer Selections> Invert and hit delete once on your
keyboard Open Snow and Copy and Paste as a New Layer. Now Hit the delete key once on
your keyboard on the snow layer and then make your paper layer active and hit the
delete key on your keyboard again. Selections> Select None.
Open lantern Image> Resize 300X300 and copy and paste as a new layer. I move it under
the circle layer and to the right. See my example for my placement. Move to where
Open flakes and Copy and Paste as a New Layer I moved to the bottom and made it so it
showed up around the circle. Once happy with placement I duplicated and Image> Flip/Mirror and moved to where it surrounded the circle you may want to just do the one.
At this point I Copied and Pasted my tube which is a close up. I activated my snow layer
and then Copy and Pasted my tube so it was above the snow and then activated the paper
layer and Selections> Select All Float/Defloat Invert and with my tube layer activated
once moved into place I hit the delete key on my keyboard. Before I got rid of the Selection
I Copied and Pasted lightstring moving it below my tube layer and then hit Delete on my
keyboard and then Selections> Select None.
With the circle layer active, Open cluster Image> Resize 600X255 and Copy and Paste as a New Layer. I moved it down toward the bottom of the circle.
Open deer-2 Image> Resize 193X300 and Copy and Paste as a New Layer. I then moved it to the right.
What I did next was pick a dark color from the leaves of the circle, added a new layer,
Layers> Arrange Send to bottom and applied my mask. I then used my pick tool to move
the mask around to my liking and that is it!
I Merged Visible, resized to 600X600, added my ©copyright info and added a name.
I hope you enjoyed doing this tut and may have learned something new.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Tube of choice - I am using artwork by Sherin Moustafa. You can purchase this and other
wonderful artwork at DSI.
Scrap Kit of choice - I am using It's Magic by Rebel dezigns. Thank You giZZy! You can
purchase this kit and others at Digi Fox's Studio.
Filters used Mura's Meister Copies and you can download for free HERE.
Font of choice - I am using Simply Glamorous, it is a Free font and you can download at
Let's start by opening a 600X250 Transparent New Image
Open paper of choice (I used RD-ItsMagic_paper 5) and copy and paste as a new layer.
Go to the bottom original layer and Selections> Select All click on your paper layer
and then Image> Crop to Selection.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Layers> Duplicate. On your original
tube layer Effects>Mura's Meister Copies. I used Wall Paper(perspective) and changed the number to 40 and hit OK. Go to the bottom original layer and Selections> Select All click on your paper layer and then Image> Crop to Selection. I then changed the blend mode to overlay. I moved the single tube over to the left. Go to the bottom original layer and Selections> Select All click on your paper layer and then Image> Crop to Selection on both tube layers.
Open RD-ItsMagic_element 53 and copy and paste as a new layer. Move to just below your single tube layer and then go to the bottom original layer and Selections> Select All
click on your paper layer and then Image> Crop to Selection.
I used RD-ItsMagic_elements 34 and 35 in the corners of the tag and then cropped to selection.
Once you are happy with where everything is I made a border out of one of the glitter papers in the kit. To do this on your top layer Selecions> Select All Modify Contract 8 and copy and paste the glitter paper and then hit the delete key on your keyboard and you have a border!
Layers> Merge Visible
Add your © copyright information and name and that is it!