Update

With me designing again, I have decided to merge with my design blog.

I will still be CTing & creating plenty of free masks, but everything will now be posted on my design blog.

My design blog is located here >>> Rachel Designs

Thanks Dad Cluster Frames

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These beautiful cluster frames were created from BLT Designz’s Thanks Dad kit.

You can grab these cluster frames here.

Daddy’s Little Girl

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This tutorial was written by me on May 22nd, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from BLT Dezignz called Thanks Dad. You can purchase this kit here.

Tag Template 503 by Divine Intentionz. You can find it here.

BigMask019 by Vix. You can find it here.

Two fonts of choice. One fancy & one basic. I am using Buffet Script & David.

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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 800 x 585. Resize all layers by 81%. Delete the credits layer.

Merge together any duplicate layers with the originals.

Now replace your layers with the following:

Raster 11 – PP3
Raster 6 – PP18
Raster 4 – PP9
Raster 3 – PP6
Raster 5 – PP1
Raster 9 – PP8
Raster 2 – PP14
Raster 1 – PP20
Raster 7 – PP8
Raster 8 – PP8
Raster 10 – PP9

Open your mask & PP4. Paste your paper as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Now lets add our elements:

Branch2 – resize by 50%, rotate right. Paste above the tie paper rectangle layer. Place to the right side. Duplicate, flip horizontal, & place to the left side. Merge the branches together.
Foliage – resize by 50%. Place to the upper left corner of the large square. Move this layer to the top. Duplicate, rotate right 180. Place to the lower right corner of the large square.
Scatter – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer between the two foliage layers.
Branch4 – resize by 30%, flip vertical. Place to the lower left corner. Move this layer to the top.
Ribbon2 – resize by 40%. Place to the lower left corner.
Bottle – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right.
Birdhouse – resize by 30%. Place to the upper right corner of the large square.
Flower4 – resize by 25%. Place to the top of the birdhouse.
Bow1 – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place over the flower.
Bird – resize by 15%, flip horizontal. Place to the upper right side of the birdhouse.
Ribbon1 – resize by 70%. Place to the bottom.
Books – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
Pups – resize by 50%. Place to the left side of the books.
WordArt – resize by 40%. Place to the left side.

Copy & paste your tube, resizing slightly. Move this layer above the smaller square layer, arrange to your liking. On the green frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 3. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube layer. Apply a gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 100. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 30.

Paste your tube again, but this time above the bird layer. Resize as necessary, placing to the left side of the squares.

Select a color for your text. I used #423122. Add your text of choice using your two fonts. You can either use the text I used, or another of your choice. Add a gradient glow of choice to the text.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layer, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Hibiki

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This tutorial was written by me on May 19th, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Maribel, a ftu artist. You can check out her art here.

PTU kit from Scottish Butterfly called Hibiki. You can purchase it here.

Template 677 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Oriental mask by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Konfuciuz.

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Open your template. Delete the following layers: Raster 1, 9, 8, & 5. Merge together layers 1 & 2. Set your canvas size to 800 x 676. Resize all layers by 75%.

Open your mask & Paper9. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste your paper above the background layer of the template. Apply your mask, merge group.

Replace each template layer with the following:

1 – Paper8
3 – Paper12
4 – Paper4
6 – Paper13
7 – Paper7

Now lets add our elements:

PaperLanternString – resize by 60%. Paste above the striped paper layer. Place along the top of the black ornamental layer.
Screen – resize by 50%. Place to the upper left.
Panda – resize by 40%. Place to the lower left.
Umbrella3 – resize by 40%. Paste above the top layer, then place over the upper right corner of the top sqaure.
Lamp – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the left.
Grass – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place to the bottom right.
CherryBlossom3 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal, then place to the bottom right.
CherryBlossom2 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, to the right side of the flower in the lower left. Duplicate, flip horizontal, & place to the left side of the flower in the lower right.
Beads3 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, place to the bottom right.
Containers – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
Bowl2 – resize by 40%. Place to the lower right.
Shoes – resize by 35%, flip horizontal. Place to the lower right.
WishBox – resize by 40%. Place to the left of the shoes.
Candle2 – resize by 60%. Place to the right of the containers.
Sparkle2 – resize by 74%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the umbrella layer. Place over the top dark grey square.

Add your name, copyright, & license info if using a PTU tube. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Mask Set 68

There’s a wonderful thing going on here in northwestern PA! There is such abundant growth in everything around me…grass, bushes, trees, flowers, etc. are all in full bloom it seems! It always warms my heart to see it.

With this being said, spring has inspired me to do some flower masks.

Enjoy!

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You can grab them here.

On Bourbon St Extras

I had a bit of trouble with my mojo for this kit…but think I finally put something together worth seeing!

Designer: BLT Dezignz

Kit: On Bourbon St

*Click on the image to view full size*

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On Bourbon St

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This tutorial was written by me on May 17th, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Barbara Jensen. I bought this tube from Scraps and the City, which is now closed. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from BLT Dezignz called On Bourbon St. You can purchase the kit here.

Font of choice. I am using Queen of the Moon Light

Filters:

Toadies – What Are You?

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250.

Open PP14. Paste as a new layer.

Now lets add our elements:

Swirl2 – resize by 60%, rotate left. Place to the far right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the far right.
Banner – place to the top of your canvas.
Butterfly – resize by 30%. Place to the right, over the swirl. Rotate slightly to the right.
Flower8 – resize by 25%. Place to the lower left corner. Duplicate & place to the lower right corner.
Flower2 – resize by 25%. Place to the right side of the flower on the lower left. Move this layer below the flower on the lower left. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the flower on the lower right. Move this layer above the lower left flower.
Flower 3 – resize by 25%. Place to the right side of the light colored flower. Move this layer to the top. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the left of the light flower on the right.
Fan – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
Crown – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, over the fan.
Mask2 – resize by 25%. Place to the left.
Trail – paste as a new layer. Rotate to the left slightly & place to your liking.

Now lets work on your frame:

Add a new layer. Floodfill with #fbfae4. Select all, modify, contract by 4. Press delete, deselect.

Open PP1. Paste as a new layer. Select all, modify, contract by 2. Press delete, deselect. Merge the frame layers together.

Now for your tube layers:

Open your tube, resize as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the butterfly layer. Place your tube to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, 50.

Copy your tube again without resizing. Paste as a new layer above the background paper layer. Duplicate & arrange in the open space of your image. Merge these two copies together, then duplicate. On the duplicate layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original merged tube layer, set the blend mode to soft light.

Add your name. Duplicate your name. On the original name text, Toadies, What Are You, 25, 52.

Add a glow around the original text, then add a slight drop shadow.

Add your copyright & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to any of the remaining layers.

For the avatar, delete the frame layers & text layers. Flatten your image, then crop to the desired size. Repeat the text & frame layers for the avatar.

Merge visible, then save both your avatar & signature as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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