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This tutorial was written by me on February 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 art of Carlos Cartagena. You can purchase his tubes here

Facebook Exclusive Fan Gift – Anew by Mye De Leon. You can find it here

Mask 24 by WitchysHeart. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Segoe UI Emoji.

Filters: Toadies – What Are You?

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600 and your mask. Minimize your mask for now.

Open transparentmat2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open the polaroid. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. With your magic wand, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10.

Open pp3. Resize by 22%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the polaroid layer.

Now to add the remaining elements from bottom to top:

enamelborder – resize by 9%; Place to the top border of the polaroid. Duplicate and place to the bottom of the polaroid.
smear – resize by 14%; place to the top right along the right border of the frame.
label 3, 4, & 5 – resize by 25%; place each label in step format over the smear. See my tag for reference. Merge these 3 layers together. Duplicate. On the original merged layer, Toadies What Are You? using the default settings. Shift+B, 75, 15.
leaf – resize by 25%; place to the bottom left corner. Duplicate, rotate to the left so it is straight up. Move the duplicate behind the original and slightly up.
flower – resize by 25%; place to the bottom left corner on top of the leaves. Duplicate this layer. On the original layer repeat the Toadies filter and brightness.
arrow – resize by 40%; place to the bottom right. Duplicate and place to the top left.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy & paste as a new layer and place to your liking. Duplicate your tube and on the original, repeat the Toadies filter and brightness.

On the duplicate tube layer, duplicate. Gaussian blur 3.00, set the blend mode to Overlay.

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

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Tag Template 2

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Kiss My Irish Ass

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This tutorial was written by me on February 26th, 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 art of Misticheskaya. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU Kiss My Irish Ass by Freek’s Creations. You can purchase it here.

Template #3 by Sweet Temptations. You can find it here.

ST Patty’s Mask 1 by Tonya for the Creative Misfits. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Jasmine UPC.

Filters:

PhotoEffex Scanlines

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Open your template & mask. Minimize mask for now.

On your template, set the canvas size to 900 x 650. Resize all layers by 67%. Delete the credits layer.

Open Paper 5. Copy & paste as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Add the papers to the template layers from bottom to top:

Rectangle White – Paper 6
Rectangle Pink – Paper 3
Circle 1 & 2 – Paper 2
Shape 1, 2, & 3 – Paper 4
Rectangle White – Paper 6
Rectangle Pink – Paper 11

Now let’s add the elements, from bottom to top:

Kissmark – resize by 20%; place over the top left corner of Paper 11.
Lights – resize by 79%; place so the lights hang halfway across Paper 11.
Cupcake – resize by 30%; place to the bottom left.
Bow – resize by 25%; rotate slightly to the left & place to the top left, covering the end of the lights. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and place over the end of the lights on the right side.
Hat – resize by 25%; place to the bottom right.
Bouquet – resize by 30%; place towards the top.
Button – resize by 20%; place to the bottom left side of the cupcake.
Flask – resize by 20%; place to the right side of the cupcake.
Whiskey – resize by 25%; place to the right side of the hat.
Stamp – resize by 20%; place to the bottom of the hat, rotate slightly to the right.
Shoe – resize by 25%; place over the cupcake.
Light Burst – resize by 60%; place to the right.
Sparkles – resize by 69%.
WordArt – resize by 79%; place to the bottom.
Flower2 – resize by 30%; flip horizontal and place to the bottom along the text, just before the text loop.

Now to add your tube layers:

Open your tube and place over Paper 11. Duplicate and arrange the 2 tubes over this layer. Merge the tube layers. On Paper 11 layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen.

On the original layer, PhotoEffex Scanlines using the default settings. Set the blend mode for this layer to Luminance(L), opacity 60.

Just above the sparkles layer, paste your tube again. Flip horizontal and resize as necessary. Place slightly to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 75.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers.

Hide your mask layer. With one of the layers above the mask layer highlighted, merge visible. Objects, align, Center In Canvas. Unhide your mask layer and merge visible again.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info. Drop shadow on your name. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Dreaming of Spring

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This tutorial was written by me on February 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:

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

PTU Dreaming of Spring kit by Creative Scraps by Crys. You can purchase it here

Mask 206 by Gems Taggin’ Scraps. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Wedding Nightmares.

Filters:

Alienskin Xenofex 2: Constellation

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600.

Open your mask and Paper 6. Apply your mask, merge group.

Alienskin Xenofex 2: Constellation using the following settings:

Star Size 3.00
Size Variation 50
Edge Star Density 1
Overall Star Density 2
Overdrive 50
Twinkle Amount 75
Twinkle Rotation 45
Keep original image selected
Random Seed 1

Open Frame 3. Resize by 80%. Place over your mask layer.

With your magic wand, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Now open Paper 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below your frame layer.

Open your tube, mirror. Place inside the frame. On the frame back layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and duplicate your tube.

On the duplicate tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00, set the blend mode to Screen. On the original tube layer, effects, artistic effects, halftone using the following settings:

Halftone pattern Round
Size 2
Screen angles: 108
Use as overlay checked
Blend mode Screen, opacity 50
Color Scheme Greyscale
Ink Black, background white

Set the blend mode for this layer to Overlay.

Add the remaining elements from bottom to top:

Element 34 – resize by 80%. Place above the frame, to the bottom.
Element 13 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
Element 41 – resize by 80%, flip horizontal. Place to the top left.
Element 12 – resize by 69%. Place to the left, a little down. Erase the bottom part that hangs below the bottom of the frame.
Element 20 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
Frame 1 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left.
Element 50 – resize by 87%.
Element 28 – resize by 40%. Place to the upper left, along the frame & ribbon.

Open your tube again and resize as necessary. Place so she’s sitting on the pillow.

Element 2 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left of the lantern.
Element 21 – resize by 30%. Place to the right of the flower.
Element 38 – resize by 30%. Place to the right of the jar.

Add your name, copyrights, license info, and apply a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Rock Girlz

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This tutorial was written by me on February 18th, 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 art of Elias Chatzoudis. I purchased this tube when the artist was with PSP Tubes Emporium. You may now purchase his tubes here.

FTU Rock Girlz Rule by Kandii Popz Dezignz. This kit is her 500 likes freebie. Scroll down to grab the freebie.

Template 205 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here.

Mask 27 by Gem’s Taggin Scraps. You can find it here.

Texture 15 by VixPSP. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Skullphabet One.

Filters (Optional)

EyeCandy 5 Impact: Bevel

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now. On your template, set the canvas size to 850 x 737. Resize all layers by 71%. Delete the credits layer & Raster 11.

Open 3. Copy & Paste above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Now add your papers to each layer:

Raster 8 – Paper2
Raster 9 & Copy of Raster 9 – Paper4
Raster 6 & Copy of Raster 6 – Paper9
Raster 7 & Copy of Raster 7 – Paper10
Raster 2 – Paper4
Raster 10 – manual color correction. Set the source to #fefbef and the target to #5f5e5c
Raster 5 & Copy of Raster 5 – Paper8
Copy (2) of Raster 1 – add a new raster layer and floodfill with #5f5e5c. Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked
Copy of Raster 1 – add a new raster layer, create a linear gradient of your choice, repeats 0. Floodfill with your gradient.

Open your tube. My tube has two closeups with it, so I am using one of the closeups. Place over the left side of the gradient layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the right side of the gradient layer. Move the duplicate below the original. Merge the tubes together.

On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 50. On the original merged layer, set the blend mode to Luminance(L), opacity 40.

Open your texture, Shift+L, 0, 0. Copy and paste as a new layer above your tube layers. On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the texture layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Now for the elements:

Splats – resize by 83%. Move this layer just above the mask layer.
Wire – resize by 97%. Rotate to the right 40 degrees. Move this layer so it is just above the striped paper layer.
City – resize by 92%. Place above the wire layer.
Charm – resize by 50%. Place above the texture layer, to the top left.
Cross – resize by 60%. Place between to the 2 tubes.
MusicNotes – resize by 92%. Place to the top of your template.
Keyboard – resize by 92%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.
Rope – flip vertical and place over the keyboard.
Bike – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
Sparkles2 – resize by 85%.
Flower2 – resize by 60%. Place to the top right corner of the keyboard. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the bottom of the bike.

Open your full-size tube and resize as necessary. Place to your liking.

Candle – resize by 50%. Place to the left of the duplicate flower.

Now add your name, and apply the settings of choice for EyeCandy 5 Impact: Bevel.

Add your copyright & license info. You may apply a gradient glow if desired.

What I do is on the text layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, expand by 2. Then add a new raster layer and floodfill with the color of my choice. I move this layer below the text layer and merge the text with this layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Red Seduction

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This tutorial was written by me on February 13th, 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 Camelia. You can purchase her tubes here.

Texture 4 by Missesglass here.

Font of choice. I am using Nenuphar of Venus.

Filters:

Mura’s Meister Copies
Filter Factory N Pathways to Helion
Penta.com VTR2 & Color Dot
Alienskin Xenofex 2 Constellation
AAA Frames Foto Frame

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250. Floodfill with #da9b9c.

Open your texture. Copy & paste as a new layer. Set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 50.

Open your tube. Resize by 41%. Copy and paste as a new layer. With the rectangle selection tool, select the two sides as shown here:

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Selections, modify, expand by 2. Selections, modify, feather, 2. Press delete, deselect.

Mura’s Meister Copies, Line preset. Set the number to 4.

Duplicate, guassian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 63. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Overlay.

On the original layer, Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

Halftone Pattern, Round, 2
Screen Angles, 108
Use as overlay checked, Screen, Opacity 50.
Color Scheme, Greyscale, Ink black, Background white.

Change the opacity for this layer to 63.

Duplicate this layer, Shift+L, 0, 0.

Filter Factory N, Pathway 241, Helion 221, Power 174, X Slide 111, Y Slide 196.

Set the blend mode to Soft Light, opacity 50.

On the original layer, Penta.com VTR2

With your rectangle tool, draw out a horizontal line across your canvas (doesn’t matter what color is used). Convert to a raster layer. Now duplicate 3 time. Arrange from top to bottom to your liking. Now merge these layers together.

On the original tubes layer, copy. On the rectangles layer, select all, float, defloat. Paste your tubes layer as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original rectangles layer. Change the blend mode to Normal.

Penta.com Color dot using the default settings.

Give a sharp drop shadow. I used 1, 1, 50, 1.00.

Open your tube again and place to the right side.

With your rectangle selection tool, select the left side of your tube. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Selections, modify, feather, 15. Press delete twice. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube and hide the top copy for now. On the bottom tube, Effects, Distortion, Wind, From right, 100.

Effects, Distortion Effects, Warp using the following settings.

Horizontal 54
Vertical 62
Size 50
Strength 50

Repeat the Wind effect.

Alien Skin Xenofex 2, Constellation, 3.00, 50, 1, 3, 50, 75, Keep original image selected.

Merge all, flatten.

AAA Frames Foto Frame. Set the width and matte both to 1.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Save as a PNG or JPG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Kisses Like Candy II

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This tutorial was written by me on February 8th, 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 Barbara Jensen. You can purchase her tubes here

PTU Kisses Like Candy Collab by Freek’s Creations. You can purchase it here

Tag Template 1 by me. You can find it here

Mask 50 by Rosesblack. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Will & Grace.

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

On the template, delete the credits layer.

Open Paper 7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move this layer just above the background layer. Duplicate your mask layer twice. Merge the mask layers together and delete the background layer.

Merge together the following layers:

Right Square & Left Square
Top Rec & Bottom Rec

Now to add your papers to the template layers:

Merged square layers – Paper 2
Merged rec layers – Paper9
Lg Rec layer – Paper 6
Med Rec layer – Paper 1
Rec Frame layer – Paper 3, add noise uniform, 50, monochrome checked
Dotted Lines layer – manual color correction. Set the source to #000000, the target to #872234

Now for the elements, which will be placed above the dotted lines layer:

Love Letters – place to your liking.
Candle – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
Petals – place to the bottom.
Ribbon2 – place to the bottom
Tag – resize by 40%. Place to the top left corner of the frame.
String – place to the top of your tag.
Flower – resize by 40%. Place to the top of the tag.
Lolli – resize by 80%. Place to the top left.
Bon Bons – resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Place to the top left.
Flower Box – place to the bottom left.
Glass – resize by 80%. Place to the left side of the flower box.
Sparkles2 – place to your liking.

Now let’s place your tube:

With your green paper layer highlighted, place your tube over paper. Duplicate your tube, flip horizontal and move this copy just below your frame layer, inside the frame.

On the green paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer just above this layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate this tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 65. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 55.

On the blue paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer just above this layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate the tube, gaussian blur using the same settings. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 65. Set the opacity for the original layer to 55.

Add a copy of your tube jut below the flower box layer. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings. Set the blend mode to Overlay, opacity 45.

Merge visible and resize your tag to your liking.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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