Tuesday, January 24, 2012

PTU-Puppy Love





PTU-Puppy Love

Tube of Choice- I am using a cute puppy tube from Maryline Cazenave!  You can purchase this and other great tubes at CDO.

Scrap Kit- I am using LHD Scraps Scrap Kit called My Heart It Beats!  Thank You so much Cathy! You can purchase this and other great kits at Digi Fox Studios

Mask used- I am using Forum Mask 14 MB and SW by Moonbeams and Spiderwebs

Font used- Pea Snoflake  This is a FTU font and can be downloaded at  KevinandAmanda.com
Filter used- I used Mura's Meister Copies Wall Paper(Perspective)  I don't have a link for you tho...sorry.

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Open a 600X250 Transparent New Image

Open LHDScrapsValentine1-paper11 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Click on the bottom layer, Selections Select All Selections Invert click on the paper layer and Image Crop to Selection

Open LHDScrapsValentine1-ele54 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Effects Mura's Meister copies below the picture of the rose scroll down to find Wall Paper(perspective). on the right change the Number to 50 and hit OK.  Activate the bottom layer, Selections Select All Selections Invert and activate the rose layer Image Crop to Selection

Open LHDScrapsValentine1-paper9 and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved it up a bit to get some of the red in the tag.  Click on the bottom layer, Selections Select All Selections Invert click on the paper layer and Image Crop to Selection

Open your mask, Layers New Mask Layer from Image, scroll down to find your mask and hit ok. Layers Merge Merge Group.

Open LHDScrapsValentine1-ele27 Image Resize and change the width to 600 (the height will automatically change for you) and then hit ok.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  What I did is, I duplicated this and on the bottom layer I added a dropshadow and the top layer I did Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur 3.00 then changed the blend mode to soft light.


Open LHDScrapsValentine1-ele42 and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved it so that the butterflies were showing on the right.  Once happy with placement, activate your bottom layer Selections Select All Selections Invert activate the butterfly layer and Image Crop to Selection

Open LHDScrapsValentine1-ele16 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Selections Invert activate the bubble layer and Image Crop to Selection

With your top layer active, Layers New Raster Layer and choose a color from your tube.  I chose the color from the glasses.  With your Flood Tool active, flood the layer with your choice of color.  Selections Select All Modify contract 8 and hit the delete key once on your keyboard.

Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer.  I move mine to the left.  once you have your tube where you want it activate the bottom layer Selections Select all activate your tube layer Image Crop to Selection.

Layers Merge Visible, put on your ©copyright info and License # and Name and you are done!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Misfit Winter Fun Blog Train


Whoooo Whoooo!!!  Misfit Winter Fun Blog Train is leaving the station so hop on board!!   I am so excited to be part of this fab blog train put together by some of the Misfits.  There are lots of goodies for you to snag, including scrap kits, templates, masks, textures, cluster frames and much more.
A special thanks to Justine and Kaci for organizing this awesome project!  Such an awesome idea and so thankful to be included!  xoxo
The headquarters is here:
And now for my part--
I have made 11 papers and 1 mask

 



And now for the rest of the blog train!!!

Alika 
http://alikasscraps.blogspot.com


Annu
 http://annuzattair.blogspot.com
 
April
  http://charmedcowgirltagsandtutorials.blogspot.com
 
Audrey
  http://woodlandfantasies.blogspot.com

 Beth-Ann
 http://dazzledbybeth-ann.blogspot.com

Carrie
 http://carriesconcoctions.blogspot.com

Deb
  http://creativebynature1.blogspot.com


Dee
 http://deessigndepot.blogspot.com


Dwana


http://dwanadesigns.blogspot.com

 Gem
  http://fairygemcreates1.blogspot.com
 
Heidi
 http://scottishbutterfly.blogspot.com

 Julie

 http://juliesjazziness.blogspot.com

 Justine
  http://madebyjustine.blogspot.com
 
Kaci


http://scrappinkrazydesigns.blogspot.com

 Kandi
  http://kandikisseztagz.blogspot.com

 Kat
  http://blissfullybeth.blogspot.com

 Kristin
  http://toxicdesirez.blogspot.com

 Leah
  http://amyleahsgimptastictuts.blogspot.com/

  Lesia

 http://deadlydesiretagz.blogspot.com

 Mavy
  http://maverickskraps.blogspot.com


Melissa (Rabidbunny)
  http://rabiddesignz.blogspot.com


Nicole
  http://jbs2designs.blogspot.com

 Nikki
 http://creativeintentionz.blogspot.com

Pam
 http://kaotickreationz.blogspot.com/

Punky
 http://punkybuttstutorialsii.blogspot.com

 Sam
  http://tutorials.digital-scrapbooking-sigtags.com

 Savage
  http://rednecktuts.blogspot.com
 
Scarab
 http://scarabscrap.blogspot.com

 Sharon
  http://dazzlindesignz.blogspot.com
 
Sheila
  http://sheilasinsanity.blogspot.com

 Simone

 http://scrappybitoffun.blogspot.com

 Staci (YAY!  So glad you made it here)
 http://dezignsbystaci.blogspot.com

 Tasha
 http://tashasplayground.blogspot.com

 Vix
  http://vixpsp.blogspot.com

Have fun, Leave some love and Happy Tagging Everyone!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

PTU-Secret Love





PTU-Secret Love

Tube of Choice- I am using a beautiful tube by Anna Marine, You can purchase this and others at CDO

Scrapkit used- I am using Hungry Hills I Do Love Hugs that can also be purchased at CDO

Filter used Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Contellation (sorry I can't find a link to it)

Mask used MB and SW Mask 21 from Moonbeams and Spiderwebs
Font used Bleeding Cowboys

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Open a New Transparent Image 700X700

Open paper-6 and copy and paste as a new layer.
With your mask open and paper layer active, Layers New Mask Layer from Image and hit ok Layers Merge Merge Group.  What I did was Duplicate the mask layer and on the bottom layer I added Xenofex 2 Constellation With the following settings-
Star Size 2.00
Size Variant 19
Edge Star Density 27
Overall Star Density 5
Overdrive 100
Twinkle Amount 75
Keep original image and hit OK
On the Top Layer Make the blend mode Overlay and Layers Merge Down

Open bonsai and copy and paste as a new layer.  I scooted it down toward the bottom of the tag.

Open bench and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved to the bottom of the tag.

Open tube and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved her so it looks like she is sitting on
top of the bench.

Open sweetpea and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved to the right and moved so it was above the mask layer.  Once happy with placement Layers Duplicate, Image Mirror Image Resize 85% all Layer NOT Checked.  I had to erase a bit of the bottom of this. Move this above the mask layer.

Open fern-2 and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved to the right and down a touch
Layers Duplicate Image Mirror Image Flip and move up a touch.  I erased the stem showing.

And that is it! Once happy with the look Layers Merge Visible

Important to put your © copyright and License number on for your tube and them put your
name on it!

Hugs, Staci

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

PTU-Papillon

PTU-Papillon

Tube of Choice- I am using the beautiful artwork of Anna Marine. you can purchase this or other great artwork at CDO.

Scrap Kit used is part of a collaberation called Braylin.  I am using Angel's Designz portion (Beautiful Kelly!  Thank You!) this and other great kits can be purchased at Digi Fox's  Studio
Mask used- I used Forum Mask 6 from Moonbeams and Spiderwebs

Font of choice- I am using Trinigan FG from Fontspace

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Open a 600X250 New Image

Open AD_Paper8 and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved it down to get the moon and part of the leaves on my tag.  Once happy go the the bottom layer (you will be doing this alot) Selections Select All click on the paper layer Image Crop to Selection.
Open AD-Paper12 and copy and paste as a new layer. Open Forum Mask 6 MB and SW
Layers New Mask Layer from Image Scroll down to find your mask and click ok.  Layers Merge Merge Group.

Open your tube (I used the close up tube) and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved mine to the left.  Once happy with your placement, Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Click on the tube layer Image Crop to Selection.

Open AD_Circles and copy and paste as a new layer.  I chose to have this above my tube layer. Move to where you like it once happy, Layers duplicate Image Mirror Layers Merge down. Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Click on the Circle layer Image Crop to Selection.

Open AD_Twig and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved this behind my tube and dowm to the right.  Once happy with it Layers Duplicate, I put a drop shadow on the bottom layer and on the top layer Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur 3.00 and changed the Blend Mode to Soft Light Layers Merge Merge Down. Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All click on the twig layer Image Crop to Selection.

Open AD_Flower2 and copy and paste as a New Layer.  I moved this behind the twig layer and down (See my tag for my placement) once happy with it, Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Click on the flower layer Image Crop to Selection.

Open AD_Branch Image Mirror and Copy and Paste as a new layer.  I moved to the right Layers Duplicate I added a dropshadow to the bottom layer and the top layer added the Gaussian Blur Layers Merge Merge Down Layers Duplicate Image Mirror Layers Merge Merge Down. Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Click on the branch layer Image Crop to Selection.

I did this with the top layer active...Better to see the placement.  Open AD_Sparkles and copy and paste as a new layer. I moved it to the left and then Layers Duplicate Image Mirror/Flip and Moved it around to get what I liked...Once happy with it Layers Merge Merge Down then Move this below your mask layer, Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All click on the sparkle layer Image Crop to Selection.

Open AD_Paper3 and copy and paste as a new layer  Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All Selection Modify contract 8 and hit the delete key on your keyboard once and you have your frame. Activate the bottom layer Selections Select All click on your frame layer Image Crop to Selection.

Layers Merge Merge Visible

All that is left (and the most important to do) put on your ©Copyright info and License# and name and you are done!
Thank You for doing my tut and I hope you tried something new!
Hugs, Staci



Tuesday, January 10, 2012

PTU-Vintage Romance





PTU- Vintage Romance

Tube of choice- I am using a close up tube of Jennifer Janesko's (Love, Love Love her work)  You can purchase this and other great tubes at CDO

Scrap Kit used- Braylin Collab (I used Foxy Designz portion) You can purchase this and other Great Scrap Kits at Digi Fox's Studio

Mask of choice- I used Moonbeams and Spiderweb's Mask 20 which you can download at her blog Moonbeams and Spiderwebs

Filter used- I used Xero Porcelain that can be found here

Font of choice- I used Moonstone. It is a FTU font and can be found at Fontspace

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Open a 700X700 New Image

Open Paper11_FD and copy and paste as a new layer.

Open your mask, Layers New Mask Layer from Image scroll down to find your mask and hit ok. Layers Merge Merge Group.

Open Element14_FD Image Resize 650X652 and copy and paste as a new layer then Image Resize 600X600 (Resize all layer NOT checked)  Seems a little backwards but that is how I did it

With your magic wand click on the inside of your frame, Open Paper3_FD and copy and paste as
a new layer.  With your mover tool, move to where you like it (moving below the frame at this stage helps) once happy Selections Invert and hit the delete key on your keyboard once.  If you haven't already move the paper below your frame layer.   Do not de-select yet

Open your tube of choice and copy and paste as a new layer.  Do not de-select yet

Open Element18_FD Image Resize 600X211 Image Mirror and copy and paste as a new layer Move this below your tube layer Do not de-select yet

Open Element6_FD and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved to the right and moved below the lantern layer Do not de-select yet

Open Element48_FD and copy and paste as a new layer. 

Activate your paper layer and hit the delete key once. Do the save for everything under the frame (minus the mask layer) once everything has been done Selections Select None.

Activate your tube layer, Layers Duplicate and on the original (bottom) layer apply
Xero Porcelain (I use the default)

Activate the top tube layer Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur 3.00 and change your blend to Soft Light.

With your top layer active, Open Element19_FD and copy and paste as a new layer.  I move this to the bottom right so it was peaking under the frame and then moved to just above the mask layer,  Layers Duplicate Image Mirror/Flip, Layers Duplicate Image Mirror

With your top layer active, Open Element1_FD and copy and paste as a new layer, I moved it to the right and moved down below the frame paper layer, Layers Duplicate and with my mover tool I moved to the bottom right.

Activate your top layer, Open Element9_FD Image Resize 600X105 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the bottom of the frame and to the left, Layers Duplicate Image Mirror.

Open Element21_FD and copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the top of your frame, Layers Duplicate Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur 3.00 and change blend mode to Soft Light.

Open Element26_FD Image Resize 50% and copy and paste as a new layer.  I used the Image Free Rotate and rotated to the right 23.00

Once happy with everything Layers Merge Merge Visible.

I like my tags 600X600 so I resized all layers.

Add your ©Copyright info and your license watermarks and number.

Add your name and you are done!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

FTU-My Wicked Valentine

FTU-My Wicked Valentine

Tube of choice- I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac!  You can purchase this and other
beautiful tubes at XeracX

Scrapkit used-  I am using a Beautiful FTU kit by LadyHawwk.  You work magic Cathy!
You can download this kit at the Misfit Blog (Scroll to the bottom)

Font of choice-  I am using a font called Moonstone.  It is FTU and can be downloaded
at FontSpace
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Open a 700X700 New Image

Open LHDMisfValExclFrame2 Image Resize 650X650 and Copy and Paste as a New Layer.

With your magic wand click on the inside of your frame, Selections Modify Expand 10
Open LHDMisfValExclPaper3 Copy and Paste as a new layer Selections Invert and hit the delete key once on your keyboard Selections Select None.  Move below your frame layer.

Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. You might find you need to move your
frame and paper down depending on the tube.

Open LHDMisfValExclElement31 and copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved to the lower right hand side of the frame.  Layers Duplicate Image Mirror/Flip so it is on the upper left hand side of the frame.   Merge these together and move below your tube.

Open LHDMisfValElement3 Image Resize 650X148 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Move this layer above your tube layer and down so it is covering the bottom part of your tube.

Open LHDMisfValExclElement5 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the bottom of the tag to where you like it then Layers Duplicate and move to the top where you like it.  Once you are happy with the placement merge these together and move to below the paper in the frame layer.

With your top layer active (so you can see) Open LHDMisfValExclBow6 and copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the left so it is over your frame Layers Arrange Move to Bottom once happy with your placement Layers Duplicate Image Mirror.

Once you have everything you want on your tag Layers Merge Merge Visible.  I like my tags at 600X600 so I Resize, add your © copyright info and License# and Watermark and that is it!

Have fun tagging!
Hugs, Staci