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Saturday, January 31, 2009

postheadericon Touchdown Tut

Another awesome Tut by Kajira! She's using my Football Freebie kit this time.

Click the pic to get the Tut!

Saturday, January 24, 2009

postheadericon Travelin On Tut


This is another Tut created using my Pepeprmint twist twist Kit. i am so stoked that our CT is liking this kit, because I really do too. It's so wonderful to see everyone's different interpetation of it.
Her blog is here http://kajituts.blogspot.com/2009/01/travelin-on.html
Thursday, January 22, 2009

postheadericon Attitude Tut with my Peppermint Twist PTU Kit


Lisa of CrazyGirlsDesign made up this wonderful tag for me and you can find the tut
HERE
Go check it out.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009

postheadericon Award Time


I got this award from NumbBumm creations. I adore her work, and she inspires me a lot.
I don't have a lot of people to send this off to, especially since I'm sure most already have it, the way these things pass around so quickly, but I'm sending it off to at least 1. My friend Loyal!
http://www.adashofwhimsicalcreations.blogspot.com/
Go check out her blog. She does fantastic things!

postheadericon New Tut- HeartBreaker- by ME!


Ok I wrote this tut. I can't beleive i did it.

This version is for Photoshop
HeartBreaker Tutorial
Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
I don’t read tuts since they are mostly for PSP, so this is solely my creation.

Supplies Needed.
Kit of choice. I used my HeartBreaker kit which can be purchased.
TUD
Mask of Choice. The one I used is uploaded here.
Mask 050- http://www.4shared.com/file/80940812/a9966f1d/Mask050.htmlTube of Choice. I used Wulfa from Elias Chatzoudis.
It can be purchased here because you need a license to use it
www,mypsptubes.com
You need a basic working knowledge of Photoshop Elements or Photoshop CS

Let’s Begin.
Toolbar- File- New-Blank File
450 X 450 Pixels,- White background
Make sure you have the folder containing the kit open in windows.
Drag in Paper of choice. I chose Paper 3 from my kit.
Drag into the blank document,
Free transform size to fit the document.
Open Mask 050, drag onto document.
Invert Mask layer to reverse Black and White.
Free transform size to fit over paper.
Using blending options- choose option Screen.
Drag another paper onto document. I chose Paper 4 from my kit.
Use the crop tool to cut into a rectangle so that 1 line of hearts remains.
Adjust image size to 350 PX width and 75 PX height.
Place where desired in document.
Choose Layer style and add a black stroke, inside of 2 PX.
Duplicate layer 3 times, and move each layer to desired location, such as the stagger I did.
Hide background and mask layer.
Merge the 4 bar layers together.
Layer style again, stoke, center. I chose a color that contrasts the kit, the one I picked was from the tube I used.
Unhide background and mask.
Drag desired poker chips onto document, and resize each and place as desired.
Drag tube onto document and resize and place as desired.
Drag chain element, resize if desired and place at right of document
Drag preferred bow onto document, free transform size and place in corner of bar background. over chain
Drag desired flower onto document. Free transform size and move over chain and bow.
Drag metal heart element over lower end of chain.
Choose Candy Heart element, drag onto document. Free transform and place as desired.
Add copyright info and your watermark info.
Merge all layers..
Choose the Text Tool
Font used- Brown Fox 16 PX, color use the eyedropper tool to choose a color from an element in the kit.
Add a text later by clicking on document and dragging til desired size is achieved.
Stroke on text is black 3PX.
Save as PSD file if you plane to change the names for tagging, or you can merge all layers and save for web as a JPG.
Congrats you have finished your Tag! Pat yourself on the back and enjoy the work.

This is the PSP version so graciously converted by my friend Loyal.
HeartBreaker Tutorial
Translated by: Loyal KD with permission
Translation from PS to PSP


Supplies Needed.
Kit of choice. I used my HeartBreaker kit which can be purchased.
http://www.terminallyuniquedesigns.net/zencart/
Mask of Choice. The one I used is uploaded here.
Mask 050- http://www.4shared.com/file/80940812/a9966f1d/Mask050.html
Tube of Choice. I used Wulfa from Elias Chatzoudis.
It can be purchased here because you need a license to use it
www,mypsptubes.com
You need a basic working knowledge of Photoshop Elements or Photoshop CS



Let’s Begin.
Open a new image - 450x450 white background
Make sure you have your kit on hand.
Open Paper of choice. I chose Paper 3 from my kit.
Right click - copy - paste on your blank image.
Resize if needed.
Open the mask provided -
Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image
Select the Mask File and make sure Invert is NOT checked.
Select the Mask layer in yer layer pallet - delete, merge group.
Open a new paper - copy & paste into your working document.
Selection tool - Rectangle - Draw out a decent sized rectangle.
Selections - Invert - Hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections Select none.
Place where desired in document.
Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat - Modify - Add Border - Outside 3 PX
Add a new layer - flood fill black - Selections, Select None.
Drag the layer under you rectangle paper layer.
Duplicate layer 3 times, and move each layer to desired location, such as the stagger I did.
Merge the 4 bar layers together.
Copy & Paste desired poker chips onto document, and resize each and place as desired.
Copy & Paste tube onto document and resize and place as desired.
Copy & Paste chain element, resize if desired and place at right of document
Copy & Paste preferred bow onto document, resize and place in corner of bar background. [over chain]
Copy & Paste desired flower onto document. Resize and move over chain and bow.
Copy & Paste metal heart element over lower end of chain.
Choose Candy Heart element, copy & paste onto document.
Resize and place as desired.
Add copyright info and your watermark info.
Merge all layers..
Choose the Text Tool
Choose your desired font - 3 PX foreground.
Type out your text - convert to raster - add drop shadow of choice.
Save as PSD file if you plan to change the names for tagging, or you can merge all layers and save for web as a JPG.
Congrats you have finished your Tag! Pat yourself on the back and enjoy the work.

postheadericon New Tut- Twisted


This tut was done by one of the ladies on the TUD CT! I love it. She used my Peppermint Twist PTU kit. Her name is Kelly and her site with the tut is Angels Designz

postheadericon Terminally Unique Hearts Collab

5 of our designers, including me, have come together to bring you our take on St. Valentine's Day It's free with a $10 purchase at our store
STORE
The whole preview might not work here, but it will in the store.

Monday, January 19, 2009

postheadericon Football Freebie

I whipped this up last night. I had bought the new Garv Football tube and it inspired me, so enjoy this tagger sized freebie.
7 Papers
25 Elements.
Not everything shown *I added some things after I made the preview*
You can snag it HERE

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

postheadericon A Tut From Heart Strings


This is a tag Tut by Kelly.
You can get the Tut here.

http://angelsdesignz.blogspot.com/
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

postheadericon Tags made with HeartBreaker Kit

The Elias one is made by me. I am thinking of trying to write a tut for it, but I'm not sure if I'm qualified. haha
The Dominic Marco one was made my my bud, Cari. She's just starting out tagging and I think she did and awesome job! What do you think?



Monday, January 12, 2009

postheadericon A Layout using my Autumn Splendor Kit


I found this while searching google for my name netioned. This nice lady, Jessa, used my Autumn Splendor kit for a layout with her her 2 sons.
Her blog is http://www.jessalicious.net
Checkout her stuff. here's the layout she made.
Sunday, January 11, 2009

postheadericon Heart Breaker Freebie Add-On

Here's a little add-on for the PTU kit. I can never seem to stop or know when a kit is done. Hhaha. I like to keep going and going. Anyway, it's 4 papers and 12 elements and tagger sized as well. Enjoy
Download HERE

postheadericon Freebie Tagger Overlay


Here's a little freebie for you. It's 700 X 700, so perfect fro those making those tags.
It's Commercial use too, so you can use it to make papers to sell.
Enjoy
You can downlaod it HERE

postheadericon HeartBreaker PTU Kit

I'm on a roll. Again you can see, I leave the soft pink, foo-foo colors for others to make, and me to snag! I went with super dark broody colors, cuz sometimes Love's a real bitch!

This kit has
15 papers 700 X 700
8 Candy hearts
8 Flowers
6 Bows
6 Wraps
4 Frames
4 Poker Chips
15 other elements to help get the gloom on.
all saved at 300 PPI and individual PNG files.

Available now at my STORE

postheadericon HeartStrings PTU Kit

Another Valentine's Day Kit. Hey I forgot the Saint. it is St. Valentine's day, remember? Different colors, lots of different elements than the Bruised hearts kits. I'm trying my hand at some word art, and those are included as well.

8 Papers 700 X 700
4 Embellished Frames
4 Flowers
3 Word Art
3 Wraps
3 Butterflies
26 other fun elements
all saved at 300 PPI and on individual png files.

You can grab it at my store HERE
Monday, January 5, 2009

postheadericon New Tag made with my Bruised Heart kit


I made it. i can't write tuts. I wouldn't even know how to start, since I don't follow them myself. LOL

postheadericon HeartGlow Mini Freebie

Yep! Freebie time again!!!!! I loved this palette, but I'm not sure I like it in the kit, but isnce I made, I'm offering to whomever might like it. Enjoy the freebie!
Tagger sized
7 Papers 700 X 700
20 Elements


You can snag it HERE

postheadericon Bruised Hearts PTU Tagger Kit

Here's my latest. Hope you like it.



It's $2.50 at my store HERE

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