Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Janesko Merry Christmas



This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on May 18, 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.
Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Jennifer Janesko, you must purchase a license found here.
PTU Scrapkit by Tamsin McAtee Studios called "Roasting Chestnuts" and can be found here.
Tag template 54 by Deb of Creative By Nature, one of the Creative Misfits templates challenge and can be found here. Deb's blog is here, where you can find other wonderful stuff!!
Font of choice
Plug Ins (all are optional):
Xero (Porcelian, Radiance, Lineart and Caravaggio)
EyeCandy 4000 (Fire and Gradient Glow)
Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open papers, 2, 4, 8 and 9. Minamize for later use.

Go to glitterlarge layer, with your color change tool change the color to #a37b50, go to adjust-add/remove noise add noise using these settings:

Go to black large layer, select-All-float-Defloat, add new raster layer and paste paper9 into selection, delete original layer.

Open element doodlee 2 resize to 175x190 pixels, copy paste as new layer, arrange to liking in the top right corner. Duplicate layer, go to image-mirror-image-flip and arrange to liking in bottom left corner, move layer to above L shape black layer.

Go to L shape glitter layer and change color to #bbd4f8 with your color changing tool, add same noise as above.

Open paper 2 resize to 430x425 pixels, copy and paste above the black L layer arrange to fit over the black L. Set layer visiablity to 80. Delete original layer.

Open tube of choice, resize if needed, paste as new layer arrange to the right of your paper2 layer, set visiablity to 50.

Open glitter element, resize to 206x393 pixels. Paste as new layer arrange to the right, duplicate layer, go to image-mirror-image-flip and arrange at the bottom of the paper 2layer.

Open snowflake of choice resize 76x85 pixels, arrange over the snowflake at the bottom left, duplicate and arrange over the top right snowflake, duplicate and arrange over the middle right snowflake, delete original snowflakes.

With your magic wand click inside the square black layer, go to Selections-modify-expand by 2. Add a new raser layer and paste paper 8 into selection. Arrange below the square black layer

Add tube of choice below the frame, go to frame click inside it again, go to Selections-invert, go back to the tube layer, hit delete on your keyboard. Set the layer visiablity to 520.

Go to the square black layer once more, this time click outside the frame, go to selections-invert and paste paper 4 into selection, do not deselect. Go to selections-float-defloat-invert and hit the delete key on your keyboard.

Open element sparkles, resize to 53x413. Paste as new layer and arrange to the right of the frame, duplicate and arrange to the left of the frame, if you want, as I did, duplicate each sparkle to make them brighter.

Open bauble4 element, resize to 173x354 pixels, arrange to the left of the frame. Open bow of choice, resize 237x185 pixels and arrange at the top left corner. Open snowflake1, resize to 173x179 pixels, arrange over the bow. Open Stockings element resize to 426x236 pixels, arrange over the bottom of the frame.

Add tube of choice, go to effects-xero-porcelain using the following settings:


Add tube of choice, arrange just above the bow layer and to fit inside the frame. With your eraser tool, carefully erase an tubing below the frame.

Go to word art layer, select-All-Float-Defloat add new raster layer, floodfill with color of choice, go to selections-expand and expand by 2, go to original layer and flood fill with black. Go to the top layer, go to effects-xero-lineart using the following settings:


Go to effects-xero-caravaggio using the following settings:


Add any other elements of choice.

Add name , Copyright info, and license, and save.

Thanks for Rockin' my tutorial!!
Lori
Sunday, December 5, 2010

FTU!! Santa's Bitch



tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Dec. 5, 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations and post into my slide show! Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.
Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork of ©Scott Blair, you must purchase a license found here.
FTU Scrapkit by Vicky of True Taggin' Love called "Crazy Christmas" and can be found here.
Tag template by Ella Von Grim of Sinister Designs and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used Santas Sleigh Full Bold)
Plugins: Xero; Eye Candy 4000
Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open papers 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 minimize for later use.

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open paper 6, copy and go to larger bg layer and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper6 into selection. Do this with circle 1 using paper 5, circle 2 using paper 4, circle 3 using paper 3 and rectangle bg using paper 7.

Open tube of choice, copy and paste above circle 3 to your liking. If there is any part of the tube hanging below the film strip, use your eraser tool to erase it. Duplicate 2 times and arrange each one above the other two circles to your liking, go one of the circles, Select-All-Float-Defloat-invert, go to the tube for that circle and hit your delete key on your keyboard. Do this for the other circle. On the middle tube set visiablity to around 40, and for the last tube set the visiablity to around 50.

Go to the original tube, go to effects-Plugins-Xero-Porcelain using these settings:


then go to effects-Plugins-xero-raidance using these settings:


go to the film strip and paste smaller bits of the tube to your liking, click inside each square with your magic wand go Select-invert, go to each tube layer and hit your delete key on your keyboard.

Merge each tube down until they are on one layer. Duplicate layer and on your bottom layer go to adjust-blur-gaussian blur set to 10.00.

Go to the top tube layer, Go to effects-time machine set to the earliest time mine was 1839, with intensity set to 30.00

Open ornament element of choice, resize to 157x205 pixels and copy and paste as new layer and arrange so it is haning over the 't' in Santa.

Open the larger swag element resize to 588x170 pixels and copy and paste as new layer and arrange so it's under the 'Merry %#@# Christmas'.


(this next part is optional, if you want to leave all the words, do not erase or add the poinesetta)

Open the poinesetta resize to 135x131 pixels and arrange in the middle of the swag bow. With magic wand set to selection-rectangle, draw a rectangle around the 'F'ing' part of the wordart, hit delete on your keyboad.

Go to Santa word art layer, go to effects-plugins-eyecandy4000-glass using these settings with the glass color set to 7c0f0f:




Go to Bitch word art layer, go to adjust-add/remove noise add noise with these settings:


go to effects-plugins-eyecandy4000-glass using the same settings as above, with the color set to 72895b.

Go to the Merry Chirstmas word art and add the same glass settings as above, using color bfc8ab.

Add Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori
Thursday, December 2, 2010

What happens at Santas Stays at Santas





This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Dec. 2. 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations. Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.
Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Ismael Rac, you must purchase a license found here.
Tag template#201 by Blissfully Beth and can be found here.
PTU Scrapkit by Shani of Wicked Princess called "Sparkling Solstice and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used Scriptina)
Mask of Choice
Plug In: Xero
Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open paper 13, 14, 17, and 19 mimize for later use.

Go to your raster1 layer Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 19 into selection, Select-none, Add mask, merge group. Delete raster 1 layer.

Go to green rect layer, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 13 into selection, go back to green rect layer, Selections-float-defloat-invert and hit your delete key on your keyboard.

Do the above to layers, white square using paper 17 and green circle using paper 14.

Go to pink glitter frame, Select -All-float-defloat add new raster layer and flood fill with color #b20a11. Go to Adjust-add/remove noise-Add noise making sure uniform and momochrome are checked and noise amount is set to 100%. Do the same to the red glitter frame using a different color, I used #0a1d8.

Go to the pink circle2, open poinsetta element copy paste and resize as needed, arrange above the pink circle2 and delete original layer. Go to layers-duplicate the poinsetta go back to layers-mirror-flip and make sure it's above the pink circle1, delete the original layer.

Go to the black stripe, open element ribbonpearl, copy, paste and resize and arrange over the black stripe, delete original layer.

Using a close up of your tube, arrange inside the frame of the big square. Go to the square layer, Selections-float-defloat-invert go to the tube layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Set the layer visiabilty to around 30.

Go to the silver glitter frame, copy paste and resize if needed the circlecrumpleframe as a new layer. Arrange a little lower and to the left. Delete the silver glitter frame.

Open the Santa element arrange below the circle frame layer, duplicate and arrange the copy layer above the circle frame. Go to the circle frame and with your magic wand click inside the frame, now go to the original Santa, Selections-invert and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Go to the Santa copy and carefully erase anything below the circle frame.

Open element Christmasbow, copy and paste as a new layer resize if needed and arrange so it fits above the square frame, as if it's a bow around the square. Open element Holly arrange to the top right of the bow. Open element bellornament, arrange over the bow.

Add tube of choice, arrange to the left of the square. Go to Effects-xero-Porcelain using the following settings:



Go to the wordart layer, select-All-Float-Defloat, add new raster layer and carefully click inside seletion with your flood fill tool using color #db191a, or any color matching the kit or tube. Add new raster layer below this layer, go to selections-modify-expand by 2 and flood fill with white.

Add your name, Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

Below is another tag I used Ismael Rac wonderful art, don't forget you need that license!! the kit by Wicked Princess Scraps , also another mask from Artmamas Studio and template from http://lovepsppselblog.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Believe In Faries PTU

Below is a LO using the same kit...so awesome!!


This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Nov. 10. 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations. Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.
Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Myka Jelina, you must purchase a license found here.
You may use any large wording of choice, using fat letters.
PTU Scrapkit by Tamsin McAtee Studios "Gnome Sweet Gnome" (no longer available)
Font of choice (I used CaslonNo540SwaD for my name)
2 Masks of choice.

Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open paper 6, 11, and 12 mimize for later use.

Resize canvas to 800x800 pixels, you will crop and resize later.
Go to the the letters, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 6 into selection, go back to your letters and Selections– float- defloat- Invert, hit the delet key on your keyboard. Delete original layer. For each layer add a mask of choice, making sure the bottom one is larger than the top one.

Open elements sparkle 1, resize to liking, go to Image-mirror-image-flip. Copy and past as a new layer behind the lettering.

Open elements sparkle 2, resize to liking. Copy and past as a new layer on top of the first sparkle layer.

Open elements flower scatter, resize to liking. Copy and past as a new layer on top of the both sparkle layers.

Open ladder element, resize to liking, copy and paste on the right side of lettering.

Open element flower7, resize to liking, copy and paste just to the left of the latter.

Open element stones, resize to liking, copy and paste just under flowers.

Open element rabbit, resize to liking, go to image-mirror, copy and paste just on top of the right side of the rocks.

Open element cluster2, resize to liking, copy and paste on the left side of the letters.

Open house2, resize to liking, copy and paste just below flower clusters on the left.

Open element dragonfly, resize to liking, copy and paste on the top left of the letters

Add tube(s) of choice, arrange to liking.

Add Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

Here is a LO using this kit, if you want to see more awesomeness LO's go here
My Grandson Hunter and his BCF (Best Cousin Forever!) Aubrey!
Thursday, November 11, 2010

I'm back with a new tutorial!! Mayhem Gurl

Hey everyone, sorry I was gone from tutorials for a spell, hoping to get back into the grove of things. Needed a little break! Any tutorials you see here, I'll be offering up over at Another Creative Design which you can join the forum here. Hope to see you there!! Now on to the tutorial

 Mayhem Gurl


This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Nov. 10. 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations. Thank You!

Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Supplies needed

Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Keith Garvy, you must purchase a license found here.
Callab template by Missy and Rosey for Creative Misfits and can be found here.
PTU Scrapkit by Shani of Wicked Princess called "Smatha the Sassy" and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used NimbusRomdBold for my name)
Plug In: Xero

Please remember to stop and save often.

Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open paper 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 18 and 28 mimize for later use.

Delete the background layer. Go to the large circle layer, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 10 into selection, Make sure your large circle layer is active and Select – float- defloat- Invert, hit the delet key on your keyboard. Delete original large circle layer.

Do this with top purple rectangle using paper 5, rectangle shape 1 using paper 10, rotated rectangle shape using paper 2, purple cirle using paper 1, both thin rectangles using paper 28, dotted circle using paper 6, and circle using paper 12.

Go to your word art by Rose, Select-All, add new raster layer arrange below the wordart layer, paste paper 6 into selection, go back to your wordart layer and Select – float- defloat- Modfy- expand by 2- Invert, hit the delete key on your keyboard.

Open swirlyframe element, resize 452x462 pixels, copy and paste as new layer over the dotted circle.

Here's where it's gonna get a little 'tricky' with the wordart by Minx. Duplicate it so that you have 4 layers total. With your selection tool set to rectangle 0 feathering, draw a rectangle around the word Mayhem, go to Selections-float-defloat-hit your delete key on the keyboard. Do this also with the word girl and the exclmation marks. With your change to target tool change the color of the words 'always causing mayhem' to #9c92b2. Go to selections-all- add new raster layer, arrange below the word Gurl paste paper 5 into selection, go togo back to the gurl layer and Select – float- defloat- Invert, hit the delete key on your keyboard. Do this also with the exclamation mark using paper 2. Delete the separate layers you had made before.

Go to the Purple Stripi Wordart, select-All-Float-Defloat add new raster layer and paste paper 1 into selection.

Open winged heart element, resize 206x160, copy and paste as new layer arrange over top right star. Delete the star.

Open Barbedwiredoubleheart element, resize 216x147pixels, copy and paste as new layer arrange over bottom left star. Delete the star.

Open hornedframe element resize 156x 187 pixels, copy and paste as new layer arrange to the right of the large word mayhen. With your selection tool set to magic wand, click inside the heart and paste paper 18 into selection.

Add tube of choice as a new layer, arrange behind the Mayhem wordart. Duplicate original 2x's, make the copied layers non-visiable, we'll go back to them in a bit. Go back to the original tube, go to effects-xero-Porcelain using the following settings:



Go to effects-xero-radiance using the following settings:

Go to one of your duplicate tubes, arrange this so it's inside the swirlyframe to liking. Go to effects-Photo-Black and white film with the filter color set to red strength to 39. Duplicate this layer go to adjust-blur-gaussian blur with the radius set to 10.00. Go to the original layer, go to effects-xero-radiance using the following settings:

go to your layer properties set the visiablity to 20. see image:


Go to the smaller circle, select-All-float-Defloat-Invert, go to each tube layer and hit the delete key on keyboard.

Go to the last duplicated tube layer, and arrange so a portion of the tube is inside the heart frame, you may duplicate this arrange to liking and do the above instructions for the black and white tube if you like. Go to the heart frames background select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go to each tube layer and hit the delete key on the keyboard.

Add Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori


Friday, August 27, 2010

I Aim To Tease



This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Aug. 27. 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI

Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations. Thank You!

Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Ismael Rac, you must purchase a license found here.
Tag template#29 by Saphire and can be found here. No longer available
PTU Scrapkit by Shani of Wicked Princess called "Second Spring" and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used Franklin Gothic Demi
Mask of Choice
Plug In: Xero

Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open paper 14, 18, and 19 mimize for later use.

Go to your background layer Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 19 into selection, Select-none, Add mask of choice. Merge group. Delete original background layer.

Go to Pink and Black layer, with your change target tool, change the target color to e36e3a, or color from your kit or tube.


Go to pink rectangle frame, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 18 into selection, go back to pink rectangle frame, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go back to paper 18 layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Delete original layer.

Go to pink rectangle layer, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 14 into selection, go back to pink rectangle , Select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go back to paper 14 layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Delete original layer.

Go to top small black circle, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 18 into selection, go back to top small circle, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go back to paper 18 layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Delete original layer. Do this, using paper 18 in all, with the bottom small black circle, Large Black Circle, Black Center circle and the bottom heart on the hearts layer (with your eraser took erase the top heart.).

Go to the Pink Glitter Circle, with your change target tool, change the target color to e36e3a, or color from your kit or tube. Also do this to the pixel words layer.

Go to pink half circle, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 19 into selection, go back to top small circle, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go back to paper 19 layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Delete original layer.

Change the colors (I changed them to black) on the top dotted circle and bottom dotted circles.

Go to word art by Saphire layer, with your magic wand set to the following settings, click only inside the pink letters,



with your change target tool, change the target color to e36e3a, or color from your kit or tube.

Go to the Such a Tease layer and change the color to color of choice, I used black.

Open yellow ribbon element, paste as new layer, below the Such a Tease layer, resize to liking, go to the first brown circle layer, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go to the ribbon layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Delete original layer, black bar.

Add tube of choice, duplicate 3 times, arrange one in the top cirlce layer, bottom circle layer and bottom heart to your liking. Once this is done, go to each layer, select-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go to the corresponding tube layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard.

For the tubes in the cirlcle layers, go to Effects-Photo Effects-Sepia toning, with the amount to age set to 60.

For the tube in the heart set the layer properties to Luminance (Legacy), go to Effects-Xero-Porcelain using the following settings



Go to Effects-Photo Effects-Sepia toning, with the amount to age set to 60. Go to Effects-Xero-Radiance using the following settings:




Go to your main tube image, Go to Effects-Xero-Porcelain using the same settings as before.

Add any elements of choice.

For the name I used Franklin Gothic Demi size 72 in black, Convert to raster layer, with your magic wand set with the above settings except making sure Contiguous is checked, click only inside every other letter. Add new raster layer, flood fill each with the color e36e3a. Go to adjust-add/remove noise, with the following settings


on the black layer, with your eraser tool, carefully erase the black letters that you just did orange.
Merge the two layers together, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Modify-Expand by 3. Add new raster layer below the name, flood fill with white. Add a very small drop shadow the the top name and a regular drop shadow to the white background part of the name.

Add Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

Sunday, August 22, 2010

QP using 'LadyBird Love' by Stina



Here's a pretty QP you can use for that special someone in your life. It's using the beautiful scrap kit by Stina of Designs by Stina which you can purchase here and do many other tags and layouts with!

Dowload QP here.

To QP's using "Hog Ride" kit by Tamsin McAtee Studios

Hog Ride QP's! Here's a QP made with Tamsin McAtee Studios kit, "HogRide". This is an awesome kit with endless possiblities!!


You can download this one here.



You can download this one here.




Two QP's for you to enjoy!!




Here's something new for ya!! I did two QP's with two of Shani of Wicked Princess Scraps wonderful scrap kits!! I like the way they came out, considering these are my first QP's even though I've done a few scrap pages for myself. Hope you like them and stop by Scrappin' Bratz store to pick up her wonderful kits to make your own scrap pages and tags

download the QP's here..

Photobucket Thanks to Shani of Wicked Princess Scraps for the use of her kit, Strength In Me, a FTU kit to help raise awareness in testicular cancer. No matter what kind of cancer it is, if you love someone with cancer, be by their side and 'Love them through it'.
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Hello, my name is Lori. I work full time as a Grooming Salon Manager, I LOVE my 4 legged 'Babies'! (Hence the name of my blog) I'm soon to be married to a Great man, Put (actually it's his nickname). I have 2 Beautiful Daughters and 1 Handsome Son. I also have 2 Grandsons, Hunter and Trey, and a Step-Grandson, Logan! In my spare time I love to make tags and scrap page Lo's! I hope you enjoy and come back often!
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