Monday, February 28, 2011

Sweet Flower




Supplies:
Tube: I used Rachael Tallamy
can be purchased @ UYA
Kit: I used Katherine by Polka Dot Scraps can be purchased @
pmtws
Mask: I used 353 from
Chelle
do not use same artwork unless you have purchased them
an have license to do so.

Ready?
Open a 700x700 new image-transparent
paste flower scatter1 from the kit
place toward top of canvas-duplicate 2x
on 1st copy-mirror an move to middle- 2nd copy
move toward bottom of canvas
paste paper of choice- apply mask-merge group
add/remove noise-add noise with these settings
gausian/monochrome checked @ 30%
paste frame2 resize 80% select inside w/magic wand
modify-expand 4 invert- paste paper of choice hit delete
deselect- move paper below frame.
paste tube of choice- resize to your liking, i resized 80% 1x
leave tube on top of frame, flowers will cover the bottom
paste leaves 1 rotate left 90- duplicate-mirror
place both at bottom of frame, overlapping.
paste flower1 from the kit-rotate left90, place in front
of the leaves-duplicate mirror- erase a little of the stem
hanging over the original flower copy.
paste doodle1- place over the flowers
paste flower4 resize 70% 2x or to your liking- sharpen
place toward left side of doodle but dont over the end
duplicate- mirror.
add any other elements of choice, merge all visible
resize tag down to 500 pixels-sharpen.
add credits,text,ect.. save and your done.
written by crazykittie
2/28/2011

Don't Die Today




Supplies:
Tube: I used Zindy Nielson
Kit: I used Damon by Polka Dot Scraps can be purchased @
pmtws
Mask: I used 263 from
Chelle
do not use same artwork unless you have purchased them
an have license to do so.

Ready?
Open a 700x700 new image-transparent
copy paper of choice from the kit paste
apply mask-merge group.
paste wire from the kit, paste sparkle an scatter elements
pull the sparkle up toward the upper right corner-duplicate-mirror-flip
duplicate the scatter 2x and place them to your liking.
paste frame 2 or frame of choice- grab magic wand, select inside
the frame- modify expand 2 invert-paste paper of choice-delete
move below frame - back to frame layer- paste your tube, resize
if needed place where you want it, hit delete- selections none- move tube below your frame.
paste leaves 1 resize 70% 1x , paste leaves 2 resize 70%
see tag for placement.
paste flowers 1 an flowers 4 follow same steps as for the leaves.
add any other elements of choice.
remember to sharpen any items you scaled down.
merge all visible- resize tag down to under 500 pixels
sharpen-add credits, text, ect.. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/28/2011

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Kiss Me, I'm Irish




Supplies:
Tube-I used Shawli can be purchased @
MPT
Kit- Lucky Day by Pimp'd Designs can be purchased @
pmtws
this one is super simple
Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image-transparent
copy n paste paper of choice from the kit
paste rainbow-resize 70% 1x or to your liking
paste kiss me element resize 70% 1x rotate left 45
paste clover element resize 60% 1x place on left
side toward the bottom-duplicate-mirror
paste grass element place at bottom of canvas
paste pot of gold- resize 60% 2x - sharpen place on
right side, paste mushroom element- resize 60% place
to the left of pot o gold.
paste leprachaun resize 60% 1x place in front of mushroom
an gold.
add tube an any other elements of choice.
merge all flatten- add borders 5 symetric color white
select with magic wand, paste paper of choice into selection
or fill with color of choic.
resize tag all layers checked by pixes down to 442x442
sharpen, add credits,text,ect.. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/27/2001

Sweetly,Tenderly



Supplies:
Tube: I used the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott
do not use unless you have purchased & have license
to do so.
Kit: I used the beautiful Eliza from Juicy Bits

Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image, transparent
copy n paste element 25 from the kit
grab your magic wand select inside the frame
modify expand 3 - invert, paste paper of choice
delete-selections none- move below frame layer
back to frame layer, add your tube resize if needed
now go grab element 18 from the kit, paste it on top
right corner, copy n paste element 14 from the kit
move it over element 18 so that it covers the frame
of 18.
now paste element 7 from the kit, place it over the ribbon
of element 18
now paste element 16 from the kit, place at bottom of frame
using your deform tool push the sides of the fence in so
they line up with edges of the frame.
paste element 17 from the kit, place it at bottom left of frame
place it so it overhangs a little.
paste element 5 from the kit, resize 80% 1x sharpen
place next to element 17.
paste element 6 from the kit, resize 70% 1x mirror
place on right side of tag.
sharpen anything you resized. merge all layers visible
crop of excess space- resize all layers checked by 85%
sharpen, add credits,text, ect. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/27/2011

Happy St. Pat's



Supplies:
Tube: I used Keith Garv can be purchased from
PTE
Kit: I used Golden Luck by Carita
& can be purchased @ PTE
thank you sweetie for another awesome kit!
do not use same tube unless you have purchase it
an have license to do so.

Ok Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image, transparent
you can use frames from the kit an go on your own
or you can use my tut lol
grab your preset tool, rounded rectangle
create as vector,antialias checked-width 30-miter limit 15
draw out a rectangle-x 450-y 514
convert to raster-selections-select all-float-defloat
now grab paper of choice-paste into seletion
delete-deselect.
grab your magic wand select inside your rectangle
modify-expand 3- invert- paste paper of choice-delete
back to frame layer- paste your tube resize if needed
hit delete- selections none, move tube an paper layer
below frame layer.
merge all layers visible, duplicate 2x rotate 1st copy left 45
an rotate 2nd copy right 45-arrange them to your liking
now bring your original to the top.
paste ribbon 3 from the kit-resize by 70% 1x, move it
to the top left of the frame- rotate it with your deform tool
till it looks like its hanging from the frame.
grab your eraser tool an erase part of the ribbon loop
paste the hat from the kit-resize place at bottom left
paste the horseshoe-resize place at bottom left-move behind
the hat.
paste splat from the kit place at top right send to bottom
place where you want it-duplicate-flip-mirror.
add any other elements of choice- merge all visible
resize tag all layers checked by pixels to 510x510 or
size of your choice, sharpen-add credits, text,ect.
save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/27/2011

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Old Country



Supplies:
Tube I used Gina Canday Adler Can be purchased @ My Tag Art
Kit: I used Legacy by Jolene Burke
thank you jo for this fabulous freebie!
kit supplied with permission

This tut is super simple, no resizing except
for when you finish the tag.

Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image-transparent
copy n paste the frame from the kit
select inside of frame w/ your magic wand
modify-expand 3- invert
paste image of your tube if you have its available
if not use a paper of choice.
resize if needed, once your happy with it, hit delete
an move below frame layer.
now paste doodle from the kit, place at bottom left
corner of frame, line it up so its right a the edge of
your canvas. send to bottom- duplicate-mirror-flip.
now making sure your on the frame layer
copy an paste 2 flowers of choice, place on bottom
left corner, slightly overlapping-merge down-duplicate-mirror-flip
now paste postcard from the kit, place at bottom right corner
paste bundle from the kit, place over the center of the postcard.
merge all visible-resize by pixels all layers checked to 480x480
sharpen 1x add credits,text,ect. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/26/2011

Chin Chin





Supplies:
Tube: I used Ann Howard can be purchased @ My Tag Art
Kit: I used Welcome to China by Chili Designs
Which is also available @ My Tag Art
no outside filters used
remember to sharpen when you resize an item
to a smaller size.

Ready?
Open a 600x600 image-transparent
copy n paste frame 2 from the kit-image-rotate right 90
grap your magic wand an select inside the frame-selections
modify-expand 3- invert
paste paper of choice from the kit-hit delete move below frame
layer keep selected- add your tube resize if needed hit delete
move this below your frame layer- deselect
copy n paste journal from the kit resize 70% 1x rotate right 90
so that it is standing up instead of sideways
now rotate left 45 an send it to the bottom, move it so it is
sticking out on the left from behind.
copy n paste plant from the kit-resize so it is same height
as the frame then move it so it is slightly behind the frame
on the right- copy n paste flower 5 from the kit do same as you
did for the flower
now paste china letters 2 from the kit
resize so they are same height as frame move to the right
copy n paste ribbon 2 resize an place at bottom of frame
pull the china letters above it
copy an paste flower 4 resize 70% 2x image mirror
place to the right of the frame
copy n paste butterfly resize 1x by 70% place on the upper
left of the frame
copy n paste panda from the kit resize place at bottom left.
add any other elements of choice, merge all visiable, resize
down by pixels all layers checked to 500x500-sharpen 1x
add credits,text, ect.. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/25/2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

Misty Love






Supplies:
Tube: I used 1 by Renee Lavoie a freebie which can be found
@ My tag art
Kit: I used Summer Love by Chili Designz
can be purchased @ My tag art

Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image
copy n paste frame from the kit-grab your magic
wand-select the inside of the frame-modify-expand3-invert
copy n paste paper of choice-hit delete, move below frame layer
go back to your frame an add the following dropshadow
v2,h -5, opacity 50, blur 7 color ( a dark color that coordinates)
I used black.
is your frame still selected? I didn't say deselect yet lol
add a close up of your tube if available-resize if needed
lower the opacity down to about 48-50 blend mode-screen
now paste bow from the kit-resize to your liking-paste on
upper right corner of frame, paste the branch from the kit
rotate right 90- image mirror-resize an place on bottom left
corner of frame. copy an paste love element resize 70% 2x or
to your liking, place on right bottom corner.
copy heart2 from the kit- resize to your liking, place on upper
left corner, copy flower2 from the kit-place on top of the heart.
copy bead spill 2 from the kit place on upper right side of the frame send to bottom-duplicate-mirror-flip place copy on bottom
left. add any other elements of choice-merge all visiable- crop
resize-add credits,text ect. save an your done
written by crazykittie
2/25/2011



Warm Summer




Supplies:
Tube: I used Tiffany Allison which can be purchased
from UYA
Kit: I used Warm Summer Night by Sarah
can be purchased from pmtws
Mask: I used mask 3 from Chelle

Ready?
Open 700x700 new image
copy an paste paper of choice-apply mask
merge group-add/remove noise-add noise-
gausian/monochrome checked-15%
copy an paste frame 1 grab your magic wand
select the inside of the frame-expand 5-selections
invert-paste paper of choice-hit delete-selections none
move below frame layer an add noise using same settings above
copy n paste butterfly from the kit, resize an place on
left upper side of the frame.
copy lantern 2 from the kit-resize to your liking an place on
left side of the frame-see tag for placement.
copy n paste greenery from the kit, image-mirror-flip
resize so it fits the right side of the frame.
remember to sharpen any items scaled down
from a large size.
add any other elements of choice- merge all layers visible
resize by pixels down to 500x500 sharpen 1x
add credits, text, ect. save an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/25/2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Shh....




Supplies:
Tube: I used Rachael Tallamy
can be purchased from UYA
Mask: I used 319 from here
Kit: I used Listen from Juicybits

Ready?

Open a new 700x700 image, so you have room to work
copy an paste paper of choice, apply mask-merge group.
paste enamel splatter from the kit, pull it to the right an down
a little, duplicate-mirror-flip.
add frame of choice- resize if needed, select inside of frame with
magic wand-expand 3-invert, paste paper of choice hit delete-selections none.
move this layer below frame-add dropshadow to the frame to make it stand out using these settings-v2 h-5 opacity 50 blur 7.
add your tube, any other elements of choice, merge visible
resize tag all layers checked by pixels down to 500x500
adjust-sharpness-sharpen 1x.
now add your credits,text ect. an your done.
written by crazykittie
2/24/2011

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Playtime




Supplies:
Tube: I used Suzanne Woolcott
Kit: I used My Doll from Polk Dot Scraps
no outside filters used.


Ready?
Open a new 600x600 image, transparent
grab frame 8 from the kit, paste then image rotate 90
either left or right, resize to your liking.
using your magic wand select inside the frame- expand 3
invert, paste paper of choice, hit delete selections none.
move this layer below frame layer. grab element 19 from the kit
paste as top layer move to the left a little, arrange layers-send to bottom, duplicate, mirror.
now grab elements 55 and 56 from the kit. paste element 55 first
rotate right 90 place on left side, below the green element. paste
element 56 use previous rotation an place on right side, below green element.
now grab 2 flowers of choice, resize 60% 2x place them on left side so they are sitting on top of the rosettes on element 19
merge down only the flowers, duplicate-mirror.
now paste your tube on top of the frame an place so it is standing
on the bottom of the frame. resize if needed. add any other elements of choice, resize tag by pixels to 450x450 add credits
etc. save and your done.
written by crazykittie
2/23/2011

Monday, February 21, 2011

Missing You




Supplies:
Tube I used Susan Mckervergan
which can be purchased at UYA
Mask I used 341 from weescotslass
Kit Aiden a ptu kit from polkadotscraps PMTWS

Ready?
Open a 650x650 new image
copy n paste paper of choice,colorize to match a color
from you tube if possible.
apply mask, merge group, add/remove noise-add noise with these settings, gausian/monochrome checked @ 20%
paste a second paper of choice use same steps above
then lower the opacity of the new layer to around 40
paste sparkle 1 from the kit, move to the left a little,duplicate-mirror, paste sparkle 2 from the kit an do the same.
grab frame of choice, i used frame 4 if using same frame
resize 1x by 90% grab magic wand, select the inside of the frame
expand by 3, invert selection. paste paper of choice, hit delete,selections none.
move this below the frame layer. paste the tree or element of choice if using different kit, resize to your liking an place on left
of the frame. paste leaves 2, erase the stem, then resize by 75%
till your happy with the size, duplicate-mirror then duplicate the
copy, place one copy under original on the right, an move 2nd copy to the left under original, now add flower of choice resize 70% 3x if using same kit, colorize to match your tube, then duplicate 2x and arrange to your liking, see tag for placement.
now add your tube, if using one similar to mine, place so it looks
as if it is sitting on the frame, add dropshadow of choice to tube.
add wordart an any other elements of choice. merge visible
resize all layers 1x by 80% add your credits,text ect. save
and your done.
written by crazkittie
2/21/2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Rock My World





Supplies:
tube,scrapkit, mask

i used a tube by lix which can be
purchased at PTE
scrapkit is rockabilly from Juicybits
mask i used is 254 from weescotlass

Ready?
Open new 600x600 image
then grab element 49 from the kit
place on left side of the tag so its kinda
hanging of the canvas a bit, duplicate 2x
move one copy to middle an other to the right.
now open paper of choice recolor to match
your tube if your not using same kit.
apply your mask merge group. now paste
another paper of choice you want the 2nd one
to contrast to your tube also.
apply the same mask again merge group
resize that layer by 90% 1x adjust-add noise
with the following setting.
gaussian 34% monochrome checked.
now grab element 28 from the kit place
it at the upper left corner of your canvas
duplicate, now grab 2 buttons of choice
resize both by 90% so that they fit inside
the frames, once you have this all where you want it. close out all layers except the frame and button layers an merge visible.
now grab 2 ribbons of choice resize both 1x by
85% then using your deform tool rotate both
and place them in the middle of the frames
grab flower of choice resize slightly an place
on left of the frame, grab another flower an resize slightly smaller then the other, place it
just behind the first one, duplicate an place copy on other side of first flower.
add any other elements of choice to finish the tag. to add the text like i did, you place your wording in one color, then using same wording
choose a diff color an place above the first one.
add your credit info an what have ya, resize tag by 85% save and your done.
written by crazykittie
2/15/2011