New Kit – Country Autumn

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My newest kit, Country Autumn, is now in stores!

This kit includes:

40 elements

8 papers

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You can find purchase it by clicking on the banner below…

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Novia Del Diablo

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This tutorial was written by me on October 22nd, 2013 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 amazing art of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his work here

PTU kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz, Morticia’s Madness. You can purchase this kit here

Temp 180 by Amy & Leah’s Gimptastic Tuts. You can grab it here

Mask 56 by Moonbeams & Spiderwebs. You can grab it here

Font of choice. I am using Bog Beast Regular.

Filters:

Penta Color Dot

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now.

Template – set the canvas size to 650 x 650. Resize all layers by 92%.

Add a new raster layer above the background layer. Floodfill with #1e1e1e. Apply your mask, duplicate the mask layer and merge these 2 layers together. Add noise, Gaussian, 75, monochrome checked.

Delete the credits layer & all the words layers.

Add the following to each template layer:

Layer 11 – Paper3
Layer 10 – Paper9
Layer 9 – Paper 1
Layer 8 – floodfill with #e5e5e5
Layer 7 – Paper4
Layer 4, 6 – Paper7
Layer 3, 5 – floodfill with #1e1e1e

Penta Color Dot. Change the value to 75, distance to 10. Be sure to apply to both small square layers.

Layer 1, 2 – floodfill with #da192e

Open your tube. Copy and paste over the left small square and place to your liking. Erase any part of the tube that extends past the edges of the square. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 12. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to overlay.

Repeat for the right small square, but mirror your tube.

Now for the remaining elements (use my tag as a reference):

Batty – 50%, mirror
Coffin – 50%
Bow2 – 50%, rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal

Your tube – resize as necessary. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original tube, color, fade correction, 32.

Snake – 50%
Martini – 50%
Book – 50%, flip horizontal
Cat – 60%
Ribbon1 – 69%
SkullString – 50%
Spider – 40%, flip horizontal
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Sparkles1 – 88%

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Pumpkin Mania!

My newest Halloween kit, Pumpkin Mania, is now in stores! Check it out below!

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This cute little kit includes:

40 elements

8 papers

*Tagger size*

You can purchase it only @ Scrap-A-Licious!

Come Fly With Me

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This tutorial was written by me on October 14, 2013 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 Popeye Wong, a FTU artist.

PTU kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz called Witchy Ways. This kit is an exclusive for Thrifty Scraps 

DD_Halloween_Template_6_Fly by Dangerously Delicious Designz. You can find it here.

Vix_Halloween2010No10 mask by VixPSP. You can find it here.

Font of choice.

Filters:

Penta.com Jeans

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now.

On your template, set the canvas size to 800 x 687. Resize all layers by 75%.

Delete the credits & stars layers.

Open Paper10. Copy and paste as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Merge together the left & right purple stripes. Manual color correction, source #825f7d, target #fef05a.

Penta.com Jeans. Set the amount to 40.

Green strip layer – select all, float, defloat. Open Paper5. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Left & Right purple circle layers – merge these layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open Paper8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Orange oval layer – select all, float, defloat. Open Paper1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Blue strip layer – manual color correction, source #49919d, target #fef05a.

Large green circle layer – select all, float, defloat. Open Paper4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Blue oval layer – select all, float, defloat. Open Paper7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

White rectangle layer – manual color correction, source #ffffff, target #202020.

Purple rectangle layer – select all, float, defloat. Open Paper6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Green circle layer – manual color correction, source #a8b041, target #202020.

Open your tube and place over the circle to your liking. On the circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 44. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to soft light.

Now to add the elements (from bottom to top):

Cauldron – resize by 50%
Ribbon2 – resize by 69%
WitchyPumpkin – resize by 40%
Goblet – resize by 50%
GlitterConfetti
Snake – resize by 35%
Books – resize by 50%
Cat – resize by 55%
Spider – resize by 40%

Open your tube again, resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking.

Swish

Wordart white layer – manual color correction to the color of your choice. I used a very light grey.

Wordart black layer – repeat the process as you did for the white layer but use a different color.

Merge the wordart layers together.

Add your name, copyright, and a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

New Kit – Little Witch

It’s that time of year again…when ghosts, goblins, & witches are abound. And what’s better than a cute little witchy kit?

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This personal use kit includes:

40 elements

10 papers

You can find it exclusively at Scrap-A-Licious!

New to Scrap-A-Licious

There’s a new designer at Scrap-A-Licious….ME!!!

Yes, after several months, I’ve decided to start designing again under my new name, Rocked by Rachel!

To get you started…I have two new brand new kits!

KERRY

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This beautiful kit is a tribute to my bestie, Kandii Popz Dezignz!

This tagger sized kit includes 50 elements & 10 papers.

SHE’S GOT THE LOOK

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This taggers sized kit includes 45 elements & 10 papers.

You can purchase both kits only @ Scrap-A-Licious!

That Eld Witch

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This tutorial was written by me on October 3, 2013 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:

PTU kit, That Eld Witch, by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.

DD_Halloween_Template_3_Ghoul by Dangerously Delicious Designz. You can find it here.

Vixd_MaskHalloween0906 by Vix PSP. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Skullphabet One.

Filters: Filters Unlimited 2.0

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now.

On the template, set the canvas size to 750 x 700. Delete the following layers: info, wordart black, wordart white, wordart d/s, background.

Open Paper4. Copy and paste as a new layer and move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, gaussian, 50, monochrome checked.

On the orange rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open Paper8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the blue circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open Paper3. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the dotted circle layer, manual color correction, set the source to #000000 and the target to #f7f8fc.

Open Frame3. Copy and paste as a new layer. Resize as necessary and place over the circle layer.

On the green strip layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #a8b041 and the target to #acdc55.

On the brush stroke layer, manual color correction, source #000000 and target set to #202020.

On the purple square layer, select all, float, defloat. Open Paper10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the purple circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open Paper7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the black rectangle layer, manual color correction, source #000000, target #202020.

On the green rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer. Set your foreground to
#f7f8fc and your background to #acdc55. Create a linear gradient with these two colors, angle 215, repeats 0. Floodfill your layer with your gradient. Deselect and delete the green rectangle layer.

Filters Unlimited 2.0, paper textures, striped paper, fine. Set the intensity to 74.

On the grunge border layer, manual color correction with the same settings as before.

On the white heart layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #ffffff, target to #202020. Add noise with the same settings as before.

On the orange heart layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #cb6c1a and the target to #acdc55.

Open the Web, flip horizontal. Copy & paste as a new layer and resize as necessary. Place over the heart layer. On the green heart layer, select all, float, defloat. On the Web layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

On the small white hearts layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #ffffff and the target to #202020. Add noise with the same settings as before.

Now for the elements. Remember to resize them as needed. We will work from the bottom to the top.

Bow2 – place to the top of the frame
Lights – place over the green strip layer
Ghosties – place to the top of the web
SpellBook – place to the right, slightly down & rotate slightly to the left
Cauldron – place to the bottom left of the spellbook
Candle – place to the right of the cauldron

Witch – Place over the grunge border frame. Duplicate the witch and hide the top copy. On the original witch layer, move below the grunge frame layer. Duplicate twice for a total of 3 different copies. Now arrange them over the gradient layer. When you are satisfied with your placement, merge the witch copies together. On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat, on the merged witch layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the merged witches layer. Gaussian blur 3.00, set the blend mode to screen. On the original merged layer set the blend mode to soft light.

Now for the remaining elements, which should be placed above the topmost witch.

FingersOfFrogs – place to the bottom left.
Cat – place to the right of the FingersOfFrogs
VoodooDoll – flip horizontal, place to the upper left
Sparkles1

Add your name, and credits to the designer. If using a tube of choice, add your copyrights & license info.

Add a drop shadow of choice to your layers, and merge visible. You may resize your tag to the size of choice.

Save as a PNG.