Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New Frame ~ Meet Me in Paris

New frame using a kit by Wicked Princess Scraps.
Kit is Exquisite Harmony.  This fabulous kit is only $1.
To download click frame

I also created a wallpaper and IncrediMail Stationary for this

Here is the wallpaper.  Click the wallpaper then right click and save to your pc.

Click the preview to download the stationary
Here is an example of what you can make with the frame.  This is using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis

Tag Show Off ~ He Loves Me (Amy Matthews artwork)

Showing off a new tag I created using the incredibly fun kit by Wicked Princess Scraps.
Kit is Exquisite Harmony.  This fabulous kit is only $1.

The artwork is by Amy Matthews.  You can find her wonderful work at CDO

Here is a wallpaper for you
Click the wallpaper then right click the image and save to your PC

Friday, January 4, 2013

Tutorial ~ PTU ~ Fancy Fairy Tag

Supplies Needed

I am using the beautiful and very versatile PTU Scrap Kit called Pixie Magic by Wicked Princess Scraps

I am using a FTU template by Scraps of Enchantment ~ Its template #14 ~ You will find links to download her templates on the right hand side ~ Choose the folder with 1-26

I am using the PTU artwork of Amy Brown ~ You can find her artwork at CDO ~ You will need a license to use her artwork

For my font I used Emily Regular

I am using version PSP 9 ~ No outside filters used

Remember that this is your own creation ~ You can change around papers and elements as you like ~ My tutorial is for use as inspiration so have fun!
Let's get creative!
I use the same instructions throughout tutorial so I will make it easier to follow by abbreviating

CP ~ Copy and Paste
SSAFD ~ Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat 
SID ~ Selections, Invert, Delete
SSN ~ Selections, Select None
Open your template ~ Shift D and close out your original ~ Delete the Info layer, both flower layers, both circle layers and Background layer

Rectangle layer active ~ SSAFD ~ CP paper 9 ~ SID ~ SSN ~ Delete rectangle layer
Image ~ Canvas Size ~ 700x800 Center square
Brush 1 layer ~ Image ~ Flip ~ Position at the top of the tag to match the other brush layer ~ See my tag for reference
Brush 1 layer ~ SSAFD ~ CP paper 5 ~ SID ~ SSN ~ Delete Brush 1 layer
Brush 2 layer ~ SSAFD ~ CP paper 5 ~SID ~ SSN ~ Delete Brush 2 layer
CP your tube ~ Resize and position where you like it
Open Leafswirl element ~ Resize 68% ~ CP ~ Layers ~ Arrange ~ Send to bottom ~ Position ~ Lower opacity to 68%

Open Butterfly2 element ~ Image ~ Mirror ~ Resize to 18% ~ CP to your tag ~ Position

Open Ribbon2 Element ~ Resize to 27% ~ CP to your tag ~ Position

You can now add any Drop Shadows you like by just going through each layer starting at the top of your tag and working your way down

Layers ~ Merge ~ Merge Visible

C&P your tag as a new image ~ This gets rid of all the excess area around your tag

At this point you can re-size your tag if you like smaller tags

Add your licensing and credits

Layers ~ Merge ~ Merge Visible

Add your text ~ I put mine on the ribbon and just angled it a little ~ Font size 36

Save as a PNG

My friend Dottie's try at this one!  Awesome and thank you so much!


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Tag Creation using a wonderful kit by Wicked Princess

Just showing off a tag I created using the beautiful kit by Wicked Princess Scraps

This is a PTU kit called Pixie Magic

My good friend Dottie tried her hand at this kit ~ Here are two of her creations with it