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Friday, August 31, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on August 30th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
You must purchase a license to use his tubes and can do so HERE
I bought this tube when PTE was still open

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Emo Summer” by Rissa's Designs
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask84 by Weescotslass
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open Frame3
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 80%
Add a drop shadow

Open PP5
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just below the frame
Use the magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Exand, by 5
Invert the selection
On the paper layer press delete

Open PP1
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the frame at the bottom
Duplicate this layer
Move above the frame
Erase any that's over the frame that you don't want it to be
Duplicate this layer
On the top one
Filer → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
On the bottom tube
Add a drop shadow

Add your tube to your canvas
this one just above the green squares paper
Resize and reposition to your liking
I flipped mind horizontally
Once you're happy with this erase any of the tube that's outside the frame
Change the blend mode to Luminosity and lower the opacity to 50%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom layer up with a drop shadow unless stated:

BonesPendant
DeadPop
Cocktail1
Drink
Shell2
HeartButton
HeartButton
TanningLotion
Tulip
Tulip
Flower3
Flower4
Flower2
SunBlock
Shell3
IceCream

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!

Thursday, August 30, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on August 30th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Zindy
This is an exclusive tube for DSI
You must purchase a license to use her tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Breathe Me” by Tasha's Playground
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask141 by Weescotslass
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

Additional Filters
Xero – Porcelain
VanDerLee – Unplugged-X – Pattern Offset

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 70%
Add a drop shadow

Open paper13
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just below the frame
Use the magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Exand, by 5
Invert the selection
On the paper layer press delete
Duplicate this layer

On the new layer
Filer → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X → Pattern Offset
Change the blend mode to soft light

Open paper3
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Add a drop shadow

Filter → Xero → Porcelain
All at default except change blue channel to 0

Filter → Sharpen → Unsharp Mask
All at default

Add your tube to your canvas
this one in between the two pink frame background layers
Resize and reposition to your liking
I flipped mind horizontally
Once you're happy with this erase any of the tube that's outside the frame
Change the blend mode to Luminosity and lower the opacity to 40%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom layer up with a drop shadow unless stated:

branch2
branch2
branch2
branch
swirl (no drop shadow)
clock
umbrella
tutu
swirl (no drop shadow)
brooch
brooch
deco
old film
journal
pen
flower2
flower4
light burst (no drop shadow)
flower3
flower5
bow2
bow2
bow2
butterfly
butterfly
butterfly
butterfly
sparkle 2 (no drop shadow)
sparkle 2 (no drop shadow)

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!


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This Tutorial was written on August 29th, 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube Of Choise
I am using the awesome artwork of Danny Lee
You can find this tube HERE
Be sure to check out all the awesome tubes he has while you're there

Font
Hibiscus
You can find this free font for download HERE

Texture of Choice
I used texture 03 from this pack HERE
On the page it's the very far left one on the 3rd row from the bottom

Additional Filters needed
VanDerLee – Unplugged-X
DSB Flux – Blast
Eye Candy 4000 – HSB Noise
MuRa's Meister - Copies


~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Open a new canvas
600px by 250px

Open your full body tube
Add to your canvas

Filer → MuRa's Meister → Copies
Wallpaper (rotate)
Everything else at default

Filter → Blur → Motion Blur
Angle – 0 degrees
Distance – 100 pixels

Filter → DBS Flux → Blast
Direction – Right
Percentage – 20%

Repeat this filter 9 more times

Filter → Sharpen → Sharpen Edges

Filter → Sharpen → Sharpen

Open your texture
Resize to 600px on the width
Add to your canvas
Change the blend mode to luminosity
Lower the opacity to 50%

Add your tube to your canvas once again
This time resize and reposition to your liking
Once you have this duplicate the tube
On the bottom one add a drop shadow

On the top one
Filer → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light

Use your rectangle marquee tool
to draw out a rectangle on the lower left of the tag
On the main background we made
Copy and paste this
Filter → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X → Pattern Offset
Change the blend mode to soft light
Add a bit of an outer glow

Repeat all of this on the upper right

Change the layer of these to just below the tube layer for now

Now we're going to use our text tool
Go to the Hibiscus font
Type out a capital “E”
Size 250px
In a color that is from your tube
Reposition this to the bottom right of the tag
Add an outer glow
Change the blend mode to soft light

Type out a lower case “s”
Size 300 px
Reposition to left of your tag, more toward the upper portion
I did rotate this one a bit to the right
Add an outer glow to this one as well
Change the blend mode to soft light

Add some word art to the upper right box we made earlier

Add your name to the lower left box

Select the whole canvas
Add a new layer

Edit → Stroke
8px
in black
Change the blend mode to overlay

Add a new layer

Edit → Stroke
5px
in a color of choice from the tube

Filer → Noise → Add Noise
12.5%
Gaussian
Monochromatic

*****Most Important*****
Add your copyright information

If you're not wanting to animate you're done with the banner of this tag.
Save to your liking.

For the avatar:

Now if you want to make an avi I just hide the credits, border and any words
Merge them all down flat
Start a new canvas 150px by 200px
Flood fill with black
Drag this black layer over to our main canvas we've been dealing with
move it below the merged layer we made
Create a clipping mask here
(hold down alt while your mouse is over your layers pallate and when the mouse changes to two intersecting circles click once)
It'll only show where that black square is now!

Move it around a bit until your happy with what you see in the square
Merge the two layers together and drag back to your smaller canvas we made for it
Center it and all that
Add the borders as we did before on the main canvas
Add your copyright info
Add Either your name or initals

You're done!!

Now for the animation :D

Duplicate each of the hibiscus flowers we made 3 times so we have a total of 4 layers.

On the first of each
Filter → Eye Candy 4000 → HSB Noise


It will warn you the layer will be rasterized, just click okay on this one :)
Repeat this for each of the other 3 layers
Make sure you hit “Random Seed” between each

Go to your animation window
have the delay set to .15 seconds, set to go on forever
On the first animation layer hide all of the flower layers except for the first two of each

Add a new animation layer
Hide the first of each flower layer and unhide the second of each

Add a new animation layer
Hide the second of each layer and unhide the third of each

Add a new animation layer
Hide the third of each layer and unhide the fourth of each

Press play to see your animation go
If you're happy with your results save as a .gif

You're done!

Monday, August 27, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on August 27th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Ellie Milk
You must purchase a license to use her tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Memories of Fall” by Karra's Kreative Korner
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask238 by Weescotslass
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open clock
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 85%
Rotate -15 degrees

Open paper3
Add to your canvas below the clock
Select the clock
Select → Modify → Expand, by 4
Invert the selection
On the paper layer, press delete
Filer → Noise → Add Noise
Amount: 12.5%
Gaussian
Monochromatic
Merge the two layers together
Add a drop shadow
Open paper1
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the main tube
Resize and reposition to your liking
I lowered the opacity down pretty low to see what I was doing
Getting her face to be the center of the clock and get most of it there
I flipped horizontally as well
Once it's where you want it to be use your elliptical marquee tool to select the face of the clock
Once you have it selected invert the selection and on the tube layer press delete
Change the blend mode to Luminosity and lower the opacity to 50%

Open glow
Add to your canvas just above the girl and the clock, below the main tube
Lower the fill to 70%
Add a bit of outer glow to this as well, I used the maroon of the dress, all else at default

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

scatter (no drop shadow)
vines
leather strap
light
weeds (no drop shadow)
heart scatter (no drop shadow)
pinecones
pinecones
pinecones
ribbon2
ticket
scroll
letter
leaf2
leaf2
leaf1
leaf1
flower2
flower1
bird cage
basket
bow1
bow1
sparkle (no drop shadow, blend mode changed to overlay)

Add some wordart if you'd like to

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!



~~Click on Sample to view full size~~
This Tutorial was written on August 27th, 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Joahannah von Frankenstein aka Koffin Kandy
Use must purchase a license to use her gorgeous artwork and can do so HERE

Texture of choice
I'm using Texture7 by Vix
Which you can find HERE

Animation of Choice
I am using ani3 from Chaos Trashed HERE
It's the 5th one down in the post

Filter Needed
MuRa's Meisters – Copies
Venderlee – Unplugged X – Pattern Offset


~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 250px

Add your tube to your canvas

Filter → MuRa's Meister → Copies → Wallpaper (rotate)
All at default

Filter → Blur → Motion Blur
Angle – 25 degrees
Distance – 450 pixels

Filter → Sharpen → Sharpen Edges

Filter → Sharpen → Sharpen More

Add the texture to your canvas
Change the blend mode to luminosity and lower the opacity to 50%

Add your tube to the left side of your canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
I flipped mine horizontally as well

Filter → MuRa's Meister → Copies → Line
Lower just the number to 4

Change the blend mode of this layer to luminosity and lower the opacity to 25%

Use your rectangle marquee tool to drag out a square towards the bottom of your canvas
On the original background
Copy and then paste
Move this layer up above the line of the tube we just made

Filer → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X → Pattern Offset
All at default
Change the blend mode to soft light, add a bit of an outer glow to this something that matches the tube

Add your tube to the right of the canvas now
Resize and reposition to your liking
Duplicate this layer
On the bottom one add a drop shaow
On the top one
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0 px
Change the blend mode to Overlay

Add the tube again, flip it horizontally
Have just the little brain cupcake showing in the bottom left of the canvas
Duplicate this once you have it where you like it
Add a drop shadow to the bottom one
On the top one
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0 px
Change the blend mode to Overlay

Now we're going to add your word art
I did make my own for this one, you can use similar if you'd like :)
I just did Brains are Sweet (the name of the tube I'm using)

Add your name

Use your ellipitcal marquee tool to select the entire canvas
Add two new layers on the canvas

On the bottom of the two new layers
Edit → Stroke
I did Width of 8px
Center
Black
Change the blend mode to overlay

On the top one, add the stroke again
This time a width of 5px
Use a green color from the tube.
Filer → Noise → Add Noise
Amount – 12.5%
Gaussian
Monochromatic checked

*****Most Important****
Add your copyright information!

If you don't want to animate you're done!

If you do want to animate then we're going to continue on!

Open up the animation we're using.
Gin is awesome and does them in .pfd form so it's super easy to add them to your tags in photoshop
I deleted the credits layer
Then you're going to select ALL the layers and just drag them over to the canvas we want them on
Now a cool trick for this...hold down the shift key while you do it and the layer you're dragging will be centered!
Now the fun part of animating LOL

We're going to go to our animation window

I have mine set on a .1 sec delay, set to repeat forever

Hide all of the layers of our animation except the very first one
Change the blend mode to luminosity

Now we're going to add a new layer to our animation window
Hide the first layer of the animation and unhide the second layer
Change the blend mode of this one to luminosity as well

Add a new animation layer to the animation window
hide layer two of the animation in our main layers
Unhide layer three
Change the layers blend mode to luminosity

Keep going on with the pattern until you've done all of the frames for the animation
Then when you've done that, press play and you can watch it go!
If you're happy with how it looks save as a .gif and you're done!

Now if you want to make an avi I just hide the credits, border and any words
Merge them all down flat
Start a new canvas 150px by 200px
Flood fill with black
Drag this black layer over to our main canvas we've been dealing with
move it below the merged layer we made
Create a clipping mask here
(hold down alt while your mouse is over your layers pallate and when the mouse changes to two intersecting circles click once)
It'll only show where that black square is now!

Move it around a bit until your happy with what you see in the square
Merge the two layers together and drag back to your smaller canvas we made for it
Center it and all that
Add the borders as we did before on the main canvas
Add your copyright info
Add Either your name or initals

You're done!!


~~Click on Sample to view full size~~
This Tutorial was written on August 26th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Lielman
You must purchase a license to use his tubes and can do so HERE
This one is actually a prepaid, you can still get it if you join the Exclusive club, you get 4 of their exclusive tubes if you do :)

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Autumn Dreams” by Bella's Designs
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask218 by Weescotslass
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

I also used a small heart brush for the tiny little scattered hearts

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame5
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 80%
Duplicate this layer
On the bottom rotate -15 degrees
Merge the two layers together
Add a drop shadow

Open paper3
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame as well as the little pieces around the edge
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Open paper8
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the frame
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the frame
Change the blend modes to luminosity
Lower the opacity to 50%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

Element3
Element31
Element13
Element20
Element29
Element31
Element31
Element22
Element22
Element22
Element18
Element10
Element12
Element12
Element26
Element26
Element9
Element25

Add some wordart if you'd like to

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!


Sunday, August 26, 2012
~~Click on Sample to view full size~~
This Tutorial was written on August 26th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using the “Tech Savvy Collab” From Pimp My Tags with Scraps
This uses the portions by Pimp'd Designz & PolkaDot Scraps
You find this for purchase HERE

*~*~*~Let's Get Started *~*~*~

Open a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white

Use the following in this order with a drop shadow unless specified
Resized and repositioned to your liking:

pd12-print-02 (no drop shadow)
PDS_TS- scatter2 (no drop shadow)
PDS_TS- leaves1
PDS_TS- leaves1
PDS_TS- gems
PDS_TS- gems
pd12-ribbon-flower-01
pd12-flower-01
pd12-flower-02
pd12-flower-03
PDS_TS- wordart (added a stroke and a bit of a bevel to this one)
pd12-ribbon-02
PDS_TS- ribbon1
PDS_TS- ribbon1
pd12-ribbon-03
pd12-ribbon-03

Add your name
I used
pd12-pp-08
to 'color' it

Add credits to your tag

Save to your liking and you're done!!

~~Click on Sample to view full size~~
This Tutorial was written on August 26th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey
You must purchase a license to use his tubes and can do so HERE
I bought this one when PTE was still open

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “True Color: Teal” by Pimp'd Designz
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask141 by Weescotslass
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

Additonal Filters needed
VanDerLee - Unplugged-X – Pattern Offset

I also used a small heart brush for the tiny little scattered hearts

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame-02
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 70%
Add a drop shadow

Open pp-03
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame and a few of the small ones around the edge but, not all of them
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Open pp-09
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any of the tube that's outside the frame
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the frame
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the frame
Change the blend modes to luminosity
Lower the opacity of both of them to 50%
I did this two more times, just repositioning and resizing the tube each time

Duplicate the paper background layer
Filer → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X – Pattern Offset
Bring above the three tubes we added behind the main tube
Change the blend mode to soft light

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

mesh-01 (no drop shadow)
heart-02
heart-01
button-01
button-01
flower-02
flower-01
Ribbon-02
ribbon-02
diamonds (I only used 1 diamond out of this) – Duplicate 4x so there are 5 total, resize and reposition around your tag

Add a new layer just above the mask layer and add a few of the tiny heart brush scattered about


Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!

Friday, August 24, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on August 24th 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Misticheskaya
You must purchase a license to use her tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Sweet Red” by Dark Moon's Dream
You can find this for purchase HERE
I also used some sparkles I had you can as well if you'd like :)

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask147 by Vix
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame 1
Add to your frame02
Resize down to 60%

Open pp03
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas above the frame
Select the frame
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Change the blend mode of the paper to color

Merge the two layers together
Add a drop shadow

Open pp04
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Open pp08
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the frame
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the framev
Change the blend modes to luminosity
Lower the opacity of both of them to 50%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

grass
grass
deco03 (no drop shadow)
strawberryvine
strawberryvine
bow02
heart02
deco01
sweet04
rose
button
button
cup01
cup02
heartkeys
strawberry02
teddybear
leaves
flower03
flower02
dragonfly
dragonfly
bow02

Here I added the sparkles I mentioned without a drop shadow

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!


~~Click on Sample to view full size~~
This Tutorial was written on August 23rd 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Zlata_M
You must purchase a license to use her tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Firework” by Designs by Sarah
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask141 by Weescotslass Creations
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

Additional Filters Needed
VanDerLee – Unplugged-X – Pattern Offset

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame 1
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 80%
Rotate -10 degrees
Add a drop shadow

Open pp1
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Duplicate this layer
On the duplicate
Filter → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X → Pattern Offset
Change the blend mode to soft light

Open pp5
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Move this one below the frame
Erase any of the tube that's outside the frame at the bottom
Duplicate
Move this one above the frame
Select the frame layer
Erase any of the tube that's over the frame
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Lower the opacity to 60%
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the frame in between the two paper layers
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the frame
I did this in each of the two frames around the main tube
Change the blend modes to luminosity
Lower the opacity of both of them to 50%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

candy 2
star 1
firework 1 (no drop shadow)
star 2
ribbon 4
stars 3
string
stars 1
sparkler
sparkler
stars 2
bow 2
word art 3 (added a bit of an outer glow to this one)
beads
button 1
button 2
button 1
tag
word art 1
charm
button 2
flower 5
flower 4
flower 3
cupcake
sparkles

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!


Thursday, August 23, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on August 22nd 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Brian Gibbs aka KiwiFireStorm
You must purchase a license to use his tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using “Attractive Denim” by DouDou's Design
You can find this for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask128 by Weescotslass Creations
You can find this for download on her blog HERE

Additional Filters Needed
VanDerLee – Unplugged-X – Pattern Offset

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open (91)
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 30%
Add a drop shadow

Open (6)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer press delete
Duplicate this layer
On the duplicate
Filter → VanDerLee → Unplugged-X → Pattern Offset
Change the blend mode to soft light
Open (13)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add the tube to the canvas
Resize and reposition to your liking
Move this one below the frame
Erase any of the tube that's outside the frame at the bottom
Duplicate
Move this one above the frame
Select the frame layer
Erase any of the tube that's over the frame
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to screen, lower the opacity to 60%
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer

Add your tube to your canvas below the frame in between the two paper layers
Resize and reposition to your liking
Erase any that's outside the frame
I did this one more times as well
Change the blend modes to luminosity
Lower the opacity of both of them to 30%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

(106)
(106)
(17)
(93)
(1)
(93)
(102)
(102)
(103)
(44)
(100)
(105)
(105)
(84)
(60)
(64)
(75)
(22)
(22)
(22)
(20)
(8)
(63)
(63)
(64)
(64)
(64)
(20)
(3)
(3)

Add some wordart if you'd like to

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!


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Hey everyone!! Thanks for stopping by! My name is Ashly and I'm a 27 y/o SAHM to 1 little girl. I love designing in my free time as a way to destress a bit and have been making tags and siggies for about 6 years now but, am still continually learning. You can email me at: garyswifey06@gmail.com

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