Monday, 29 April 2013

Show Off - PTU Troublemaker By Rhonda

Stunning new tag and tutorial from Rhonda using template 31 troublemaker. Visit her blog, Rhondas Rockin Designz  HERE and check out this and her other fantastic tuts.
Thank you Rhonda. I love it xx

Friday, 26 April 2013

Show Off .... FTU I'm A Bad Girl By Rhonda

Amazing new tag and tutorial from Rhonda using template 36. I love it.... Visit her blog 'Rhondas Rockin Designz'  HERE  and  check out her fabulous tuts.

Monday, 22 April 2013

FTU Bad Bad Girl



Bad Bad Girl was written by myself on 21 April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed.
Tube/tubes. I have used the amazing artwork of Alex Prihodko. Available from Pics for Design HERE
Fabulous FTU Scrap kit is Bad Girlz By Kittz at Kittz Kreationz  HERE
Wsl Mask 209 By Chelle   HERE
Template 36 by Me HERE

Filters Used
UnPlugged Tools - Jalusi
Xero - Radiance
EyeCandy - Shadowlab

Open template duplicate and close original. Delete credits, background and blue oval layer.
In layer palette - merge grey oval 1 and 2. Selections- Float. C/paste a paper from kit. I used paper 1 re sized  to 80%. De float, invert the selection and hit delete. Select None and delete original template layer. Add a drop shadow.

L Palette- Grey Rectangle. Float, add a new raster layer and flood fill with a 2 colour linear gradient. Angle 45. Repeats - 0. I used Blue/foreground and Dark grey/background taken from my tube. Select None. Duplicate this new gradient layer and working on top copy apply filter - Unplugged Tools - Jalusi ( settings below ) Change blend mode to luminance legacy and merge down with original gradient layer. Delete template layer.





L Palette - Green Oval. Repeat process as used for previous layer. 

C/Paste element 46 frame. Re size to 78%. Position behind the pink square above oval layers. use raster deform tool to stretch it vertically a little. Use the pink oval layer as guide. The frame should just cover it. Then the pink oval layer can be deleted. Drop Shadow the frame.

Back to layer palette. Pink Square - Float and add new raster layer. flood fill with colour/paper of choice. I used black. Select None and merge down with original temp layer. D/shadow. 
L Palette. White Square. Float, add new layer and flood fill with same gradient we used on previous layers.  C/paste tube. I rotated to left slightly and drop shadowed before pasting. Move into desired location below the selection. Invert and hit delete. Select none. Apply Xero - Radiance to suit your tube if you wish.

C/Paste your main tube above template layers. Again d/ shadow and add Radiance if you wish to. Now work chosen elements from kit around your tube and temp layers and drop shadow to your liking. I used ....

59 Bow. Re sized to 50%. Position to top of right of image above rectangle. Add shadow lab. duplicate and mirror copy to left. Shadowlab settings I used see below.



18 Lips. Re sized to 70%. Image - Mirror. Rotate right by 8. Bottom right of tag behind tube.

48 Banner. Re sized to 60%. Position left of tag behind tube. Duplicate and move copy to right. Add Shadowlab.

43 Glitter Splatter. Re sized 50 %. Adjust gaussian blur by 2. Paste behind all layers left of tag. Duplicate and mirror to right. Move and position so that both copies are in line with Banner.

23 Suitcase. Re sized to 50%. Left of tag behind tube layer. Above Banner.

41 Star. Re sized to 70%. Left of tag behind Suitcase. Duplicate re size copy again by 70% and move towards top left .

19 Beads. Re sized to 30%. Rotate right by 58. Left of tag above suitcase, behind tube.

15 Whip. Re sized to 60%. I positioned above tube layer and used eraser tool to remove part of handle so that tube looks as though she is holding it.

40 Razor blade. Re sized to 50%. Mirror the element add Shadowlab and position behind Banner and Bow on the right.

58 Heart. Re size by 30%. Rotate right by 8. Position top right of tag. Duplicate and move copy to left behind suitcase and tube layer. Duplicate again and mirror to right so that this copy is behind Lips.

Mask Layer. Add paper or flood fill a new raster layer at bottom of layer palette with colour or gradient of choice. I used black. Load mask from disk- Fit to layer. In layer palette. delete mask and merge group. Use raster deform to stretch and move into desired position.

Colour, shadow and position word art. Merge all layers and crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope your happy with your tag.
Sal :)


Friday, 19 April 2013

PTU Sweet As Honey

Sweet As Honey was written by me on the 17th April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube of choice. I have used the Fabulous artwork of Danny Lee, available from SATC  HERE
I used a Matching Scrap kit PTU BeeBee by Bibi's collection also from SATC  HERE
Template 33 Honey by me. You can get it  HERE

Filters Used ( Optional )
Xero Radiance
EyeCandy Shadowlab
PhotoEffex Scanlines


Open template, duplicate and close original. Delete credits and background.
In layer palette - Striped Circle. Selections - float and C/Paste paper of choice from kit. I used Paper 1. De float - invert and hit delete. Select none. D/shadow. Delete original layer.

Layer Palette- Black rectangle- Repeat same fill process as for previous layer. I used paper 9 re sized at 70%.

Layer Palette- Yellow Rectangle- Repeat process. I used paper 8 re sized at 70%.

Layer Palette- Grey circle- Repeat Process. I used paper  re sized at 70%. Change blend mode to overlay and merge down with original temp layer. D/Shadow.

Layer Palette- Oval- Repeat process. I used paper 4 re sized at 70%. Change blend mode to Hard light and again merge this layer down with original layer and D/Shadow.

C/Paste Element 6 -Yellow radial. Resize to 80% and move to the bottom of  your layer palette. Use Raster deform tool to position and stretch left and right so it just exceeds the width of the template layers. Apply PhotoEffex Scanlines. Settings I used below.


C/Paste your tube and position in the centre of your tag. Apply Xero- radiance to suit. and drop shadow.
Work desired elements around your tube and drop shadow to your liking. I used...

60 Star Bling. I used  manual colour correction to change from black to yellow. Place to right of image above dark circle. I used raster deform to stretch it the full length of the circle and applied Eye candy-Shadowlab

50 Honeycomb- Re sized to 90 %. Position bottom right of image above tube. Behind word art. Duplicate and re size copy to 80%. Keep the copy above original and move it over to the left a little.

7 Flower- Re sized to 75%. Bottom left of image behind honeycomb and tube layers.

1 Cupcake- Re sized 90%. Bottom left above flower.

10 Jar- Re sized to 50%. Bottom Right above honeycomb.

32 Bee. Bottom right above word art.

2 Lillies- Left of image behind flower and tube layers.

40 Butterfly- Re sized to 40 %. Left of image above flower. duplicate- mirror and place copy higher up the image.

56. Dashed Line. Re sized 80%. Bottom of tag . Positioned in layer palette between the 2 word art layers.

29 Black Sprig. Re sized 40%. Top left of tag . Behind butterfly and lillies.

For The Honey wording. I Filled with paper 3 re sized to 50 %. Change blend mode to hard light. Duplicate and change blend mode on copy to screen, Merge down. Float - Modify- Expand by 2. Add new raster layer and flood fill the selection with black. Select none and merge down and apply  Eye-Candy Shadowlab.

Merge all layers and Crop/resize and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence. Save as Png.

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial and your pleased with your tag
Sal :)


Psp Templates 34 & 35





Monday, 15 April 2013

FTU Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana was written by me on 13th April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.
Supplies Needed
Tube of choice. I have used 'Diana' the gorgeous artwork of VeryMany  HERE
Ftu Scrap kit.. Catch a wave sampler by Jessica at Gothic Inspirations  HERE
Wsl Mask 98 by Chelle  HERE

Remember to leave the designer a little love when snagging their fab freebies .

Plug Ins Used
Xero- Radiance (optional)

Open a new image 700 x 700. C/paste frame 1. Re size to 70%. Position frame approximately 2 thirds of the way down the page. Take the magic wand tool and click in centre of frame to float. Selections modify-expand by 2. Paste paper 5 re sized to 18%. Position below selection and invert and delete. Select none. Move this layer below frame.

C/paste Ocean element re sized to 75%. Position above lower half of frame and drop shadow. Above this C/Paste sand Element. Re size to 90%, rotate left by 4. Adjust gaussian blur by 3. C/Paste Cloud element re sized to 75%. Position behind top half of frame. See image below, this is what you should have now.



C/paste your tube and position in the centre of frame. Apply radiance to suit your image and add a drop shadow. Work remaining desired elements from kit around the tube and frame and drop shadow as desired.... I used

Palm. Re sized to 70%. Placed left of frame behind tube layer. Duplicate -mirror and position copy behind original and tube. Adjust gaussian blur by 1 and opacity to 80.

Bottles. Re size 40%. Placed left of frame above palm.

Sand. Re size 85%. Rotate left by 5.  Changed colour slightly using ..Adjust- color balance-manual color correction. Position above bottles and tube along bottom of frame. Handy if like me you have used a half tube and need to disguise where it ends.

Butterflies. Re sized to 50%. Placed left of tube above palm.

Sea Life. Re sized to 20%. Left of frame above Sand.

Lantern. Re sized 50%. Placed left above Sea Life.

Greenery. Re sized 40%. Left again, above lantern. use eraser tool to remove bottom of stem that exceeds below sea life.

Pattern. Re sized 40%. Top right of tag above cloud layer. Behind frame. Change blend mode to soft light.

Drink 2. Re sized 60%. Positioned right of frame beneath sand.

Leaves. Re size 40%. Rotate right by 15.  Bottom right of tag above drink.

Flower. Re size 40%. Image-mirror. Place right top of frame, behind drink. Duplicate and re size by 80%. Move down Slightly. Duplicate again re size by 80% and position bottom right above drink and leaves.

Bling. Re sized 50%. Rotate counter clockwise 90. Manual colour correction. Change the red to orange. Position right of tag above all other layers.

For the mask layer. Choose a paper from kit. ( I used Paper 1 ) Re size to 17%.  Rotate counter clockwise by 90 and C/paste as a new layer at the bottom of layer palette. Load mask from disk - Fit to layer. In layer palette, delete mask and merge group. Duplicate and merge down , repeat until its at the opacity you d prefer then re size to 110%. Use raster deform tool to stretch the edges out  a little and position as desired.

Merge all layers. Crop / re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant copyright and tube licence info. Save as PNG.
Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag. 
Sal :)


Sunday, 14 April 2013

Tag & Tut Show Off ..PTU Let Me Be By Rhonda

 This Stunning Tag was made for me by Rhonda using my Temp 26. The tutorial for it 'Let Me Be' can be found on Rhonda's Fantastic new blog Rhonda's Rockin Designz. Pop over and check it out. HERE





This Tag I made Using Template 27. The gorgeous tube is 'Katrin' by Alex Prihodko and Scrap Kit used is PTU Jaidyn from Bibi's collection.



Here are more tags using my templates, they were all made by the Gal's over at CC. Gorgeous tags, I love them and love being able to show them off ...tysm xxx


Template 24.. Tag By EdloEly. Love this Roman tube sooo much. Ty Ely awesome tag xxx


Template 31 Thank you Direne xx



Template 31 Thank you Julie xx





Template 31. Thank you Pammers xx



Template 31. Thankyou Vanessa xx



Template 28. Thank you Direne xx



Sunday, 7 April 2013

Tut & Tag Show Off... PTU Rock Angel By Rhonda

Rhonda has written a new tutorial and made me this fabulous tag using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis and my template 28. I love it ..Tysm...Visit Rhonda 's blog Rhonda's Rockin Designz to check it out.HERE


Thursday, 4 April 2013

PTU Punked








Punked was written by myself on the 3rd of April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube-  I have used 'Grace'  the stunning artwork of Diana Gali. New at SATC  HERE
Scrap Kit - I used a matching kit 'Sexy Punk' by Bibi's Collections. Also from SATC  HERE
Template 32 Punk by Me HERE
Mask of choice. I used my own.
Font used is Berlin Graffiti

Plug In's Used
PhotoEffex - Scanlines
Xero - Radiance
EyeCandy - Gradient Glow

Open template. Duplicate and close original. Delete credits and black rectangle layer.
In layer palette merge Oval 1 and 2. Selections-float and paste paper 13 re sized to 60%. De float- invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original temp layer.

Layer palette- Merge grey rectangle 1 and 2 and re size to 105%. Selections-Float. Paste paper 7 re sized to 60%. De float - invert and delete. Delete original layer.

Layer Palette- Pink Rectangle 1. Again Float. Paste paper 2 Rotated 90 degrees and align so that you have a central vertical stripe. De float - invert and delete. Repeat this for Pink Rectangle 2.
 Back to rectangle 1. Using your selection tool set on rectangle, create a thin stripe on the left. Paste paper 7 and position where you like beneath the selection. Invert and delete. Select none. Duplicate and position the copy above rectangle 2 on the right. Change blend mode on both stripes to Burn.

Layer palette- Pink Oval. Selections- Float. Paste a close up of your tube and position beneath the selection.  De float - Invert and hit delete to remove excess tube. Select none and change blend mode to Exclusion. Drop shadow and merge down with original template layer. Duplicate the layer and on the original (bottom copy) Adjust motion blur. Direction - 0- Strength - 50. Apply Photoeffex Scanlines on default settings and Effects - Edge Effects- Enhance. 

Word art - Selections - Float - modify-expand by 2. Add new layer. Flood fill with colour of choice. I used a silver gradient. Select None. Move new layer below word art layer and merge. Apply a thin white glow using EyeCandy - Gradient Glow. D/shadow.

C/paste your main tube. Add Xero - Radiance if you so wish. Position and drop shadow to your liking. 
With our tube in place we can now work our chosen elements around it. ..... I used 

62 City-Re sized 60%. Position behind Tube and Word art. Duplicate and working on the original, apply Motion blur- direction 90 - strength 50, then again with direction at 270. Apply PhotoEffex - Scanlines on default settings and Effects-Edge effects- Enhance. Drop shadow the top copy.

17 Traffic light- Position right of image behind tube. Use eraser tool to remove excess at the bottom. Duplicate and repeat the motion blur, scanlines and edge effects we applied on city element. Drop shadow top copy.

41 Checked pattern - Re sized 30%. Centre of image. Behind city and tube.

27 Star Trail-Re sized 85%. Behind City and tube. Above pattern.

13 Chain - Re sized 50%.  Position top of rectangle 1, duplicate and move copy to the top of rectangle 2. Drop shadow.

14 Heart - Re sized 50%. Image - Mirror. Bottom left of tag, behind tube. D/shadow.

77 Arrows. Position bottom of tag. Behind heart and tube layers.

8 Bow/Web-Re sized 30%. Bottom right. Behind word art. D/shadow.

107 Purple Circles. Top right. Duplicate. Adjust gaussian blur on bottom copy by 3.

102 Blue Stars - Re sized 35%. Bottom right above tube. D/shadow.

Apply Mask if you so wish. Merge visible. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag.
Sal :)

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Psp Templates 31-33

3 New Psp Templates to download. Been meaning to get these up for a couple of days but been so busy spring cleaning and decorating. I kept forgetting to do the previews. Got a few more bits around the house to get finished then sooo going to enjoy the last few days of my fortnight off work. Hugs Sal :)










Monday, 1 April 2013

FTU She's So Girly

She's so girly was written by Myself on the 1st April 2013. It is of my own idea and creation and any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube of Choice. I have used 'Denny' A gorgeous free tube by VeryMany @ VeryManyTubes  HERE
Scrap Kit. I have used 'Girlfriends' A fab facebook freebie from Design By Joan  HERE
Girly Word Art by Vix  HERE

Filters Used.
Xero - Radiance

Open a new image 700 x 700. Paste Element 15-Frame as a new layer. Using magic wand click in centre of frame to float. Selections-modify-expand by 2. Paste paper of choice. I used paper 1. Position below selection. De float - invert and delete. Select none. Add a drop shadow to the frame and merge layer down.

C/Paste Element 42-Petals and position along bottom of frame. Duplicate and rotate the original ( bottom copy) to the left by 6. Adjust gaussian blur by 2 and lower opacity to 50.

Paste your tube and apply Xero - Radiance to your liking. I rarely give settings I have used when applying radiance to tubes as the effect differs depending on which image you are using. If your unsure play around with the random button until you get the effect you like. Drop shadow.

Position your tube behind the petals and use eraser tool to remove excess tube from along the bottom.

C/Paste Word art and position bottom of tag above tube and petals.

To finish off. C/Paste desired elements and drop shadow to your liking. I used ....

39 Tailors Dummy. Re sized 80%. Right of frame below tube.

36 Pink Flowers. Image-Mirror. Adjust gaussian blur by 1. Top right behind Tailors dummy. Duplicate-Image - Mirror. Position slightly lower .

26 Cloud. Re sized 80%. Bottom right of image. Above frame, behind dummy.

14 Heart box. Re sized 70%. Bottom right of image above petals.

7 Bow. Re sized 50%. Bottom right above heart box.

8 Net circle. Re sized 60%. Opacity at 50%. Bottom right behind all other layers.

4 Nail polish . Re sized 50%. Bottom left of image. Behind petals.

3 lipstick. Re sized 50%. Bottom left. Above petals.

41 Butterfly. Re sized 30%. Top Right of image and duplicate. Mirror the copy and position bottom left.

24 Hearts. Re sized 60%. Top Left. Above frame, behind tube.

19 Scatter. Re sized 90%. Rotate right by 10. Behind tube layer.

Merge visible. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright, tube licence info. Save as Png.
Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag.
Sal :)


FTU Spring Radiance

Spring Radiance was written by Myself on the 31st March 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed.
Tube of choice. I have used the gorgeous 'Olivia' by Misticheskaya, available from SATC  HERE
Fabulous FTU Scrap kit 'Summers Eve Garden' From Nicky @ Inzpired Creationz Freebiez  HERE

Filters Used
XERO-Radiance

Open an image 700 x 700. From the kit, C/Paste frame 4 re sized at 88%. Apply Radiance settings at..


Using freehand selection tool draw a circle slightly larger than the frame centre. Paste paper of choice, I used  paper 7. Position below selection. Selections- Invert and delete. Select None. Move layer down beneath frame.
C/Paste Word art 1. Re size 65% and position in the centre of frame.
C/Paste Grass 1. Re size 90 %. Position beneath frame. Duplicate and re size 90%. Move copy down slightly. Adjust gaussian blur by 2 and drop opacity to 85%.
C/Paste lanterns. Re size 90% and position at the top of the frame. Drop shadow.
Paste your tube, apply radiance to your liking and drop shadow.
C/Paste Bird 1. Re size to 30% and position bottom left of tag. Drop shadow.
C/Paste Flower swag. Re size 30%. Position bottom left of tag duplicate and move copy to bottom right. Apply Radiance with settings we used for for frame and drop shadow.
C/Paste Sparkles 2. Re size 30% and position top right of tag. Above lanterns. below tube layer.
C/Paste Frame 1. Re size 80%. Move to bottom of layer palette. Position centrally. Apply radiance (see settings below)  and in layer palette reduce opacity to 50%.


Merge Visible. Crop/Re size and sharpen to your liking. Add Name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.
Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your results.
Sal :)


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