Wednesday, December 14, 2011

-New Year-PTU

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU kit: Happy New Year
Tube/Image-Ismael Rac. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
Get these tubes here: www.xeracx.net/store

This is going to be super easy!
Let’s begin!!
Open new image 800*600
Open your circle frame
Copy & paste as new layer
Select inside your frame w/ your magic wand
Selections 
Modify
Expand by 4
Copy and paste a paper from your kit
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Move below your frame
Copy and paste your tube over your frame
Select your frame layer
Duplicate
Move over your tube.
Erase parts that are covering your tube
Add drop shadow to your tube and bottom frame layers
Now select the elements of your choice to use in your tag
I used:
Snowflake dangles
Star scatter
Sparkles
Clock
Two hats
Champaign and glasses
Stars
Make it your own and use the elements you want.
Merge visible
Crop
Resize
Add your © and name
Save & enjoy!

-PTU Tag-Santa Cutie-

I joined the CT for the Ismal RAC store today!!
OMGawsh!! So beyond EXCITED!!!!!
Here's my first tag as part of the store CT!!
I used the fabulous Happy X-Mas HD Pack
Be sure you have the proper license to use these tubes & kits!!
You can find them all HERE
I also used a great Christmas template from an awesome designer friend over at
Thanks Leah for the fab templates!!
Here's the tag I made:
Tuesday, December 13, 2011

-Santa Express-PTU

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU Kit: Santa Express by Angel’s Designz.
You can get her kits here: http://angelsdesignz.blogspot.com/
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Elias Chaztoudis
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
Template (w/ candy canes on it) by Melissa here: HERE


Let’s Begin:
Open your template
Delete the © info
Delete your candy canes as well (unless you want to use them)

Select each shape in your template and fill w/ a paper or color of your choice.
Do this by:
Select your shape
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste paper
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do this for each of your sections of your template
Now add your tube
Add drop shadow of choice
Add your elements

I used the following:
-Hanging balls
Mistletoe
Present1
Present 2
Teddy bear
Stocking
Snowflake doodle
snow globe
&& any other elements you want to include. 
Change it up! Make it your own!
Add © info and any names or text
Save & enjoy your new tag!
MERRY CHRISTMAS



-All I want 4 Christmas-PTU

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU Kit: Magic Mistltoe by Angel’s Designz.
You can get her kits here: http://angelsdesignz.blogspot.com/
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Elias Chaztoudis
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
I got this tube last year from MPT but you ca now find it here: http://www.psptubesemporium.com/ 
Template 5: HERE



Let’s Begin:
Open your template
Delete the © info
Select each shape in your template and fill w/ a paper or color of your choice.
Do this by:
Select your shape
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste paper
Selectiong
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do this for each of your sections of your template
Change the colors of your text in your template to match your kit and tube
Select text
Select all
Float
Defloat
Flood fill w/ colors to match
Select none
Now add your tube
Add drop shadow of choice
Add your elements
I used the following:
Swirly word art
Christmas lights
Flower of choice
Green puff
Stockings
Cadycane
Penguin
Holly leaf
Add each element
Resize if needed
Add drop shadow
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add © info and any names or text
Save & enjoy your new tag!
MERRY CHRISTMAS



Monday, December 5, 2011

-Up 2 Snow Good-FTU

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the FTU Kit: Christmas Fun by Eclipse Creations:

Template 3:HERE

Tube/Image- this awesome tube is by Zlata_M
Get these tubes here: www.picsfordesign.com 

Open your template
Delete the © info
Copy the wreath element from your kit
Copy ad paste it behind the frames in the foreground
Resize it to fit over the white circle frame to the left
Add drop shadow
Copy and paste the wreath again
Resize it to fit over your big green circle in the background
Add drop shadow
Copy and paste your tube under your word art
Add drop shadow
Now copy the close up of your tube
Paste as new layer over your gold rectangle to the left
Crop w/ your eraser to fit 
Change blend mode to luminance legacy
Do the same for your other golden rectangle to the right
Now select all the other elements you want to include in your tag.
Make it your own!
I used the following:
Snowman
Penguin
Sparkles
Stocking
Christmas lights
candy canes
Add drop shadow to each element you add.
Crop your tag down and resize it if needed
Add © info and any names or text to your tag
Save & enjoy it!



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