You’re the One

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This tutorial was written by me on January 28th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Tatyana Haustova. You can purchase her art here

You’re the One Add-On Freebie by Cinnamon Scraps. You can find it here

Template 240 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Impregnable.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0
Penta.com Color Dot

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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 900 x 700. Resize all layers by 67%. Delete the credits layer.

Merge together the following layers:

Raster 11, Copy of Raster 11
Raster 10, Copy of Raster 10
Raster 9, Copy of Raster 9
Raster 8, Copy of Raster 8
Raster 6, Copy of Raster 6
Raster 7, Copy of Raster 7
Raster 5, Copy of Raster 5
Raster 4, Copy of Raster 4
Copy of Raster 3, Copy (2) of Raster 3
Raster 3, Copy of Raster 3

Add the following papers to the layers mentioned. Remember to resize each paper to 800 x 800 pixels:

Raster 11 – Paper 33
Raster 10 – Paper 30
Raster 9 – Paper 29
Raster 8 – Paper 31
Raster 6 – select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #c8ccd7. Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Cotton Paper, Fine. Change the Intensity to 96.
Raster 7 – repeat the steps for Raster 6, except change the color to #da4e3d.
Raster 5 – Paper 32
Raster 4 – Paper 33
Copy of Raster 2 – Paper 34
Raster 2 – select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #c8ccd7
Copy of Raster 3 – Paper 34
Raster 3 – select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #f6c7c2. Penta.com Color Dot, change the distance to 10.

Open your tube. Copy and paste your tube or close-up just above the large blue circle layer, flip horizontal and place over the circle. On the blue circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, Opacity 51. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), Opacity 36.

Open leaves3. Resize by 14%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the large blue circle. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and then place this copy on the left side of the blue circle.

Open flower16. Resize by 12%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the leaves on the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place over the leaves on the left.

Open bow6. Resize by 12%. Copy and paste as a new layer, rotate about 45 degrees to the left (so it’s not at an angle). Place to the top of the large blue circle layer.

Open your tube again. Copy and paste your tube as a new layer just above the pink hearts layer. Place over the left pink heart. Duplicate and place this heart over the right pink heart. Merge the two tube layers together. On the pink heart layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Change the blend mode to Screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), Opacity 68.

Open hearts2. Resize by 16%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open cupcake1. Resize by 15%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open string5. Resize by 19%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open laceflower2. Resize by 12%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side, just above the heart on the right. Duplicate, and place this copy to the lower left, at the bottom of the heart on the left side.

Copy and paste your tube again, resize as necessary. Place to your liking.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Kisses Like Candy

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This tutorial was written by me on January 24th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using one of the elements from the kit.

Creative Scraps by Crys’s part of the Kisses Like Candy Collab. You can purchase it here

Mask 110 by Designs by Vaybs. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Aquarelle.

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600 px.

Open Paper 4. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Open your mask and apply your mask to your paper layer, merge group.

Open Element 34. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Element 42. Copy and place as a new layer. Move to the far left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the far right.

Open Element 41. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the bottom left.

Open Element 26. Resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the center.

Open Element 8. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

Open Element 21. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right, slightly up towards the center.

Open Element 9. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right, just below the lolli.

Open Element 5. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the cupcake.

Open Element 3. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Element 1. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Element 30. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left of the ‘Love’ element. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place this copy to the bottom right of the ‘Love’ element.

Open Element 37. Resize by 88%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info if using a PTU tube. Add a drop shadow of choice and then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Melt In Your Mouth

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This tutorial was written by me on January 21st, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Misticheskaya. You may purchase her tubes here

PTU kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz called Cupcake Love. You can purchase this kit here

SATC_TemplateExclusive-Sweets by Dees’sign Depot. You can get it here

Texture 13 by Sirius. You can get it here

Two fonts of choice. I am using Selfish for the name and for the pixel words I am using Fleftex Mono.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

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Open your template.

Delete the following layers: glitter mat, pixel words, Goodness d/s, Goodness Pink, Melt in your mouth d/s, Melt in your mouth white, Info.

Resize all layers by 86%.

Open the Splats. Resize by 92%. Copy and paste as a new layer just above the background layer.

Now let’s add our papers:

Large pink square – Paper 10
Pink oval – Paper 7
Center light pink strip – Paper 8

Now for the other layers:

White oval – select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fbf2f7. Add noise, uniform, 50. Deselect, and delete the original layer.

Dotted oval – manual color correction, set the source to #000000 and the target to #fbf2f7.

Merge the right and left blue strip layers together. Manual color correction, set the source to #7899ba and the target to #44afaf.

Peach strip – manual color correction, set the source to #eabc9a and the target to #f880b0.

Pink strip – manual color correction, set the source to #b45b87 and the target to #001f3c.

Center blue rectangle – manual color correction, set the source to #7899ba and the target to #44afaf.

Highlight the blue strip layer. In your pixel font using #fbf2f7, add the words ‘MELT IN YOUR MOUTH’ and place to the left side of the blue strip layer. Duplicate and place this copy on the right side of the blue strip layer.

Open your texture. Resize by 17% and copy.

Center light pink rectangle – select all, float, defloat. Paste your texture as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Delete the original layer. Repeat for the left and right small pink rectangles layers.

Goodness text – manual color correction, set the source to #ffffff and the target to #fbf2f7. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #f880b0. Deselect and move below the white Goodness text. Merge these two layers together.

Melt in your mouth text – manual color correction, set the source to #000000 and the target to #001f3c. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fbf2f7. Deselect and move below the Melt in your mouth text. Merge these two layers together.

On your texture layers, Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Striped Paper, Fine using the default settings.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer over the large texture rectangle. Flip horizontal and place over the left side of this layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place over the right side of this layer. Merge the two tubes together.

Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to soft light.

Repeat for the remaining texture layers, placing your tube as you wish over each layer.

Now for the elements. Add them below the text layers unless otherwise stated:

Glitter – resize by 85%.
Ribbon1 – Copy and paste as a new layer.
Chockys – resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner.
Flower1 – resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left side, on the right side of the small rectangle layer.

Open your tube again. Copy and paste as a new layer, resizing as necessary. Place slightly to the right.

Lolly3 – resize by 60%. Rotate slightly to the left. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the far left.
Lolly1 – resize by 60%. Rotate slightly to the right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly to the lower right of the heart lolly.
ShapeCuppy – flip horizontal, resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to the bottom of the lollies.
HeartCuppy – resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the text layers. Place to the lower right corner.
WingedKiss – resize by 50%. Rotate slightly to the right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left of the heart cuppy.
Sparkles1 – resize by 74%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Visions of Spring

I have joined another CT! Yup…I am now CTing for Creative Scraps by Crys! 

To start out, I chose to work with her Visions of Spring kit…

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This tutorial was written by me on January 17th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

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

PTU kit, Visions of Spring, by Creative Scraps by Crys

Font of choice. I am using Seaside Heights

Filters:
Penta.com Color Dot

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250.

Open Paper 12. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Element 28. Flip horizontal, rotate right. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right.

Open Element 3. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Element 22. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the far left.

Open Element 57. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side and up a little so the flowers are showing.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer just above the paper layer. Place to the inside right of the frame. On the frame layer, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 2. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete.

Duplicate your tube layer. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 50. Apply Penta.com Color Dot to this layer. Change the amount to 10. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 40.

Open Element 48. Resize by 32%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place slightly to the left of the frame, up at the top of the canvas.

Open Element 46. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner.

Open Element 58. Resize by 33%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left corner.

Open Element 43. Rotate clockwise 90. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking.

Open Element 56. Rotate clockwise 90. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Element 51. Resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left so it looks like the bird is sitting on the fence.

Open Element 38. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.

Open Element 59. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the bird.

Open Element 27. Flip horizontal, resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the left side of the frame to the top.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Place to your liking.

Open Element 42. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #f5f5f6. Select all, selections, modify, contract by 5. Press delete. Do not deselect.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #57bddy. Selections, modify, contract by 2. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Add noise to this layer, uniform, 100, monochrome checked. Merge this layer down.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge all flatten. Save as a PNG or JPG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Gothic Emily

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This tutorial was written by me on January 9th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3 but should work in other versions, and also can easily be converted to PSP.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the stunning work of Zlata M. This tube was an exlcusive to The PSP Project and is no longer available.

PTU kit Gothic Emily II by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.

Template 48 by TwyztedT’s Playroom. You can find it here.

Mask 362 by Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice.

Filters: Xero Porcelain

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*To resize your elements, drag them to your canvas and then use the move tool (show transform tools checked) and press shift + drag them to the size you want.

*For applying a mask, you can find a little tutorial here.

Open your template. Set the canvas size to 850 x 600. Now set your image size to 600 x 424. Delete Raster 12.

Let’s add the papers first.

From the bottom layer to the top –

Raster 7 – Paper 7
Raster 6 – Paper 5
Raster 9 – Paper 9

Merge together both Raster 4 layers.

Merged Raster 4 – Paper 10, rotated 90 degrees clockwise.

Merge together both Raster 5 layers.

Merged Raster 5 – Paper 8
Raster 3 – Paper 4
Raster 10 – Paper 5

Now let’s add our elements & remember to resize as necessary:

GlitterSplat – Place to the left, duplicte, flip horizontal & vertical. Merge these two layers together. Move this layer to the bottom.
Fan – place towards the top, behind the merged slats layer.
PocketWatch – Place to the top left
DemonFly – Rotate slightly to the right, then place in the top inside right corner of your top frame.
Bow1 – Place to the top of your pocket watch.
Sparkles1
Ribbon1 – Place to the bottom
Candles – Place to the bottom left
Glass – Place to the bottom right
Cuppy – Place to the left of the glass
Cat – Place to the bottom, on the right side of the candles
Sparkles2 – Place over the middle or to your liking

Open your tube now.

Place your a copy of your tube over the small square layer (the one with the frame). Xero Porcelain with the settings of your choice, blue set to zero. Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur 3. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity set to 68. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Luminosity, opacity 55.

Add noise to the frame layer, 50, monochrome checked.

Repeat for the other small square layer.

Now place a copy of your tube just below the ribbon layer. Place to your liking. Apply the Xero Porcelain to you tube. Using your eraser, erase any part of the tube that hangs below the ribbon.

Open your mask and apply the mask to Paper 2. Move your masked layer so it is below the glitter splat layer. Transform the mask so it fits onto your canvas better.

Select all, modify, contract by 1. Image, crop.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Delicious

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This tutorial was written by me on January 2nd, 2014 and is my own creation.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and
unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

3 tubes of choice. I am using the work of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit, Delishious Candy, by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase it here.

A fat font of choice for the main text & a cute font for your name.

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Open a new image, 600 x 500.

Open Paper 8 and minimize. In your materials palette, set your background to pattern and choose your paper from the drop-down box.

Type out the word ‘DELICIOUS’. Your font size will vary depending on what font you are using. Convert your text to a raster layer.

Open your 3 tubes and arrange over the text layer. Merge the tubes together when you are satisfied with the placement. Duplicate this layer and set the blend mode to screen. On the original merged layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L). Lower the opacity of each layer to around 50.

On the text layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, set selection borders, both sides & anti-alias checked, border width 3.

Open Paper 3. Copy and paste as a new layer above the tube layers. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Open the Glitter. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the bottom.

Open the Sundae. Resize by 95%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place so the top of the sundae is above the text. Now move this layer below the glitter layer.

Open the Scatter. Resize by 65%, sharpen. Copy and paste as a new layer above the text frame layer. Place towards the top of the text.

Open the Lights. Resize by 68%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the text.

Open Bow2. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top left of your text.

Open Ribbon2. Resize by 75%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the text.

Open the CandyFloss. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the lower left.

Open Cuppy1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the floss.

Open the IceLolly2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Open the ChockyHeart. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right of the ‘O’ in the text.

Open the Kisspop. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place between the ice lolly and the chocky heart.

Open the Sweety. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate and place to the right.

Open the Cherries. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place betweet the sweets.

Open Sparkles2. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, if desired. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

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