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Monday, September 12, 2011

postheadericon CT Tags I made for PCD's Happy Halloween

This is a super cute new halloween kit from Pink Candy Designs. I love that is has gothy elements and cute elements too, so it has a LOT of options to play with.

You can snag this kit here, and it's on sale right NOW!!




postheadericon Tag using my Reform School Girls


I made up this tag this weekend using my Reform School Girls PTU kit.
You can grab it at Treasured Scraps
Thursday, September 1, 2011

postheadericon Reform School Girls PTU





Here's my latest kit. 12 Papers and 63 Elements. You can get it at my STORE

postheadericon Gothic Inspirations Blog train- Reform School Girls



I did a different take on the BT Theme Prep School, as I usually do. LOL. I hope you like it.






HEADQUARTERS

Annette with: AW Design

Becky with: Becky's Creations

Jill with: Created By Jill Scraps

Deb with: Debs Design

Elise with: Digital Designs by Elise

Sarah with: Designs By Sarah

Sharon with: Designs by SharonB

Stina with: Designs By Stina

Dianna with: Digicats (& Dogs)

Miriam with: Ellanoir design

Holly with: Freek's Creations

Hezalin with: HezaScraps & Tags

Victoria with: Maitri Scraps

Lee with: Midnight Art

Edna with: Miss Ednaƕs Place

Sally with: Mythical Designs

Nette with: Nette's NightOwl Works

Pam with: pamkez

Tyger with: Tyger's Tidbits

Kara with: Sweet Cravings Scraps

Edna with: Vermont Angel Eyes

Julie with: Whispy's Dzine's

Sue with: Wicked Creationz

You can snag mine here


and here's the rest of the stops. Leave some love along your way.


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

postheadericon Reform School Girls Sneak Peek



Here's a little peek at my new kit, Reform School Girls. It will be released on Sept 1st, along with a little smapler freebie.!










Monday, August 15, 2011

postheadericon Circus of the Damned tags.


Cyrene has made an awesome kit called Circus of the Damned, that i know I had to try out! I snagged that puppy up and banged out these two tags. I think it works so great with these two tubes. You can buy this awesome kit HERE

Here's my two creations!



postheadericon Asylum Tutorial



Asylum

This tutorial is my own creation and any similarity to any others is soinncindental.
8/15/11
You must have a working knowledge of Photoshop to use this tutorial.
Scrap used
PSP Asylum by Alika's Scraps
Template by Sarah's Tag's and Things
No Mask used
Tube by Ted Hammond.
You need a licence to use Ted's work and it's avaialble at CDO
Filters
Mura's Meister Copies
Xero Radience
Penta Jeans

Open your template.
Delete the credit layer, Mean layer and Hearts layers.
Resize to 600 X424

Drag Element 5 (metal mesh)
Free Transform into size to suit and place in left upper corner.
Duplicate layer and rotate 180. Move to lower right corner.
Merge down.

On left Large circle layer, drag paper 1.
resize unti;l pattern suits you, and then create clipping mask.
Merge Down
Apply the default PD dropshadow.
Repeat with right large circle.

Merge the two smaller circle layers.
drag paper 12, and create clipping mask.
Merge Down
Apply default PS inner shadow.

On rectangle layer, drag paper 4.
Create clipping mask, merge down
Aply stroke in a dark gray tone,
Inside, size 3.

Take element 98 (Pill)
Drag into center of tag.
Using Mura's Meister filter's spiral settings on default.
resize to fir.
Duplaicate and rotate 180 degrees and move nto place.
Apply drop shadow to both.

On center circle, drag paper 3. Resize so pattern suits you, and
clip mask. Merge down.
Using penta filter. apply jeans settings 14 & 4.
Apply Tube offecnter to suit.
Clip mask and using Xero radience filter on these settings
Strange 128 /50/ 128/ 255
Change blending mode to lumnoosity and opacity to 75%.
Mege down.
Apply default dropshadow
Apply Outer glow, change color to white. Opacticy 75%, size 5, blend mode Screen.

Drag elements 52 & 62 ( Insane tickets) into document.
Resize to suit, and place at end of Wordart layer. Arrange to suit and applt drop shadow.

Drag element 53 ( handcuffs) in.
Resize and place on bottom corner of center circle. Dropshadow.

Element 50 ( Flaming heart) gets resized and on top of handcuffs and dropshadowed.

Apply main tube. resize and place to suit, apply dropshadow.

Move right hand pill spiral up in the layer until it shows over small circles but under tickets.

Element 91 (chains) goes on top of main tube. resize and warp transform if necessary to make it look
like it is on tube leg. Erase any bits you think are in the way. Dropshadow.

Elements 55 ( dark ligther) goes above that resized and palced to suit with dropshadow.

Apply dropshadow to wordart layer.

Font is Ghastly Panic
size 90
Gradient overlay in a dark red, normal settings.
Default dropshadow
Stroke.Outside, size 1, and black.

Apply all your copyright and watermark info and you are done!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!

postheadericon Tag with PSP Asylum Exclsuive kit.

I had the pleasure of working with an exclsuive kit to PSP Asylum. It's a new tube/scrap store that opened last week, and has Gary Rudsill and several other talented artists's work,and some great scrappers as well! The kit I used was PSP Asylum by Alika's scraps. You can see the kit below and only buy it HERE


It's such a great kit with lots of gothy/grungy and glittery elements.
Here's the tag I created which is titled Crawl.


Monday, August 1, 2011

postheadericon Sovereign Hearts Blog train

The desginers on the Gothihc Inspirations Blog train have come up with loads of freebie for you! I hope you enjoy it and leave some love for us designers!


Here is my part.

You can snag it HERE

The rest of the stops are linked below.



HEADQUARTERS

Annette with: AW Design

Angel with: Angel Flower Scraps

Becky with: Becky’s Creations

Jill with: Created By Jill Scraps

Muriel with: Creative-Disorder

Crystal with: Crystals Creations

Daniela with: DarkMoon's Dream

Deb with: Debs Design

Sarah with: Designs By Sarah

Sharon with: Designs by SharonB

Stina with: Designs By Stina

Dianna with: Digicats (& Dogs)

Miriam with: Ellanoir design

Em with: EmJay Scraps

Jessica with: Gothic Inspirations

Hezalin with: HezaScraps & Tags

Victoria with: Maitri Scraps

Sally with: Mythical Designs

Nette with: Nette's NightOwl Works

Edna with: Miss Edna’s Place

Pam with: pamkez

Rieka with: Rieka Rafita

Stef with: Stef’s Scrapkits

Jeremy with: Tagging With Base

Tyger with: Tyger's Tidbits

Julie with: Whispy’s D’zines

Sue with: Wicked Creationz

SEE YOU NEXT MONTH!
Sunday, July 24, 2011

postheadericon Tutorail with my Emo Funk



Thanks so much to Alika for creating this rockin tutorial and tag with my Emo Funk kit!
You can buy the kit at my store Treasured Scraps
You can get the tutorial HERE






postheadericon CT for Jens Sweet Scraps

I was able to play with the fantastic Black and Blue kit by Jen's SweetTemptations and here's the two tags I made with it. I think they came out great, and I knew as soon as I saw the kit I had to play with it, and I'm not a huge fan of blue, but this kit juut pops with lots of wicked elements.








Friday, July 15, 2011

postheadericon My go at Leopard and Red Heels

I've created 2 tags using my Leopard and Red Heels tagger kit. I used the tube that inspired it form Arthur Crowe and his other gorgeous leopard themed tube. Yeah I love boobies, so ya gotta live with it. LOL

postheadericon CT Results from me

I got the privilege to use this amazing kit
Nani kahakai from Belle of the Ball.

It's so fresh and summery, and I've been in a summery mood this week.
Thasnks so much to Crystal for allowiing me to use her creations in mine!

Sunday, July 10, 2011

postheadericon Seaside Height- CT by Alika



My newest CT member. Alika has created this awesome tag using my By the Seaside kit. I love it



hun, thanks so much!






Thursday, July 7, 2011

postheadericon Tags with Alika's Blah Blah Blah

I'm on Alika's Scarps Ct Team now, and she let me use this cute spunky kit called Blah Blah Blah. I've created two tags with it. Hope you like. You can buy her kits at Twilight Scraps




and the tags I've created!


postheadericon Tags using Rieneke's Such a Delight

I've made these two tags with the gorgeous PTU kit Such a Delight by Rieneke's Designs I loved this kit, so many unique and pretty elements, The colors remind me of a strawberry shiortcake too. Delicious! Here is the kit which you can purchase at Twilight Scraps

and the two tags I've created.


postheadericon Red Leopard CT


My Ct designer Ella created this beautiful work with my Red Leopard kit.
Thank you so much Ella!!!
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

postheadericon New kit Red Leopard & a Freebie too!

Check out my new kit I call Red Leopard. I'm obseesed with artist Arthur Crowe and his tube Leopardess inspired me to make this kit.
14 papers 1000 X 1000
60 Elements, and so much more than shown in preview! i can't shove it all in!

You can buy at in my store right now at Treasured Scraps




I've made a little freebie sampler for you all too. I hope you like it.




Which you can download HERE




Sunday, June 12, 2011

postheadericon I Need a Man Blog Train

Some fellow designers and I have made up a freebie train for you! We chose a masculine theme and color palette as it's Father's Day this month, and we celebrate maleness in all forms! LOL. I hope you enjoy. People might be in different time zones, so if their part isn'[t psted, stop by then next day to check! Leave some love along your way!
Here are all the stops.

Crystal with: Crystal's Scrap Creations


Heza with: HezaScraps


Darlin with: Darlin's Creations


Jessica with: Gothic Inspirations


Shani with: Wicked Princess Scraps

My preview is here. You can download my part HERE.



Wednesday, June 1, 2011

postheadericon June Blog train- Strawberry Wine





Gothic Inspirations blog train this month is called Strawberry Wine. I decided to to give you a CU freebie! I hope you enjoy it and can use it.









Here's the rest of the stops. make sure to leave some thanks if you snag the goodies!









HEADQUARTERS

Jo with: A Taggers Scrap

Angel with: Angel Flower Scraps

Annette with: AW Design

Becky with: Becky’s Creations

Jill with: Created By Jill Scraps

Stu with: Creative Crazy Scraps

Daniela with: DarkMoon's Dream

Stina with: Designs By Stina

Sharon with: Designs by SharonB

Pia with: Digital Blue Print

Miriam with: Ellanoir design

Jessica with: Gothic Inspirations

Hezalin with: HezaScraps & Tags

Victoria with: Maitri Scraps

Sally with: Mythical Designs

Angel with: Naughty’s Angel Creations

Nette with: Nette's NightOwl Works

Lee with: MidnightMusic WordArt

Edna with: Miss Edna’s Place

Pam with: pamkez

Rieka with: Rieka Rafita

Kimberly with: Scrap Rebellion

Stef with: Stef’s Scrapkits

Kara with: Sweet Cravings Scraps

Tracey with: Tracey's Tags and Treasures

Tracy with: Tracy Did It

Tyger with: Tyger's Tidbits

Edna with: Vermont Angel Eyes

Julie with: Whispy’s D’zines

Sue with: Wicked Creationz



Tuesday, May 31, 2011
This award came from
Dark Angel Designsz
♥ THANK YOU SO MUCH DA ♥


This award is to acknowledge blogs that rock.
If you know a blog that rocks and want to give them this award
Then send them a message saying..."Your Blog Rocks".
Since I have accepted this award from K'Lani Designs,
I must pass it on to 5 other blogs that I think Rock.
There are no rules to this award.
Only to send it to 5 people you think deserve this award.
Make sure you leave them a message.
The 5 blogs I pick are as follows:


Doris of Scraps Dimensions
Jess of Gothic Inspirations


Kim of Scrap rebellion


Gina's Gems


Wynter at Midnight's Daughter

Thursday, May 26, 2011

postheadericon New Template- Born this Way

I'm a Gagaholic, that's for sure, so I decided to make a few temps using her lyrics. There will be more, eventually.




You can snag it on my 4sahared

postheadericon CT with Sassy by Connie's Creative Chaos









Here's 2 more tgs I made with Connie's sassy kit. I loved it so much, I didn't want to stop making stuff. LOL

You can buy her kit here.












postheadericon Sassy Mai Ling Tutorial

Sassy Mai Ling
5/25/11








Any similarity between this and other tutorials is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was created in Photoshop CS3. You need a basic knowledge of Photoshop.

Supplies.

Scrapkit of choice I used Sassy by
Connie's Creative Chaos
Connie's Creative Chaos
Filters
Default drop shadow in photoshop
DSB Flux Blast

Font
Ambassador Script 100 pt.

Tube of Choice
I used one of Olivia's.
She now sells at Creative Design Outlet.
I got this tube at CILM though which is now closed, so not sure if this tube is available at CDO now.

This is a simple tutorial.
Let's begin.

Open a new blank document 675 W X 600 H.
Take Brass Heart Red element.
Drag into document, resize to fit and apply dropshadow (DS) in Photoshops' default settings.
Drag Ribbon Red into document. Tilt using freeform tool to suit.
Duplicate around 5 times or to suit.
Move each piece around, flip and move left or right to suit.
Unclick Heart element to make invisible.
Merge visible so ribbon layers are now 1 layer.
Aply DS.
Drag Strips Black/Red into document
Apply DSB Flux Blast filter with these settings.
DIRECTION- Upwards PERCENTAGE- 7 Click ok
I used Paper Flower 1 as an accent piece, with default ds.
Drag tube into place Resize to fit and suit.
Apply DS.
Apply the copyright info, and watermark.
If satisfied, Merge visible.
Using font of choice apply name.
I used a bevel and emboss PS setitng, settings DOWN.
Outer glow in a white color, and the default DS.
You're done!

Congrats!

postheadericon New CT Tags- Fallen Angel

I've made these 2 tags with Conchi's gorgeous kit, Fallen Angel Wings.
You can buy it at her Twilight Scraps store HERE

Thank you for letting me use this Conchi!












Tuesday, May 17, 2011

postheadericon Magic Gal Tutorial.











Magic Gal Tutorial

May 17.2011
Any similarity between this and any other tutorial is coincidental and not intentional.
Supplies needed.
Tube of choice I used one of Eilis Chatzoudis. You must have a license to use his work and can presently be purchased here
http://www.psptubesemporium.com/

Mask of choice I used Mask 13 of Dee Sign's Depot.
http://deessigndepot.blogspot.com/

Scrapkit of choice I used
It's a Kind of Magic by Bello Scarto
©Jane Anderson Bello Scarto/Beautiful Scraps

Bello Scarto
This is a PTU kit I caanot supply but Jay would love if you purchased!




Font of Choice- I used My Fair Cody

Program used Photoshiop CS3.
You must have a basic knowledge of this program to use this tutorial.
Filters used
Noise (comes with program)
Xero Fritilary
Xero Radiance

Let's begin

Open a blank document sized 600 X 600 at 72dpi with transparent background.
Open paper 2.
Open mask.
Make sure both are layers and not backgrounds and sized to 600 X 600.
Add a layer mask from the layer palette to the paper, click on channels above layer palette.
Mask sure layer mask ( last one down) is chosen as visible.
Click on mask, select all, Click edit, copy.
Click on paper and then edit, paste.
You'll see the mask applied with a transparent red background.
Click the mask layer so it's invisible.
Drag into blank document.
Add noise with these settings. Gaussian monochromatic.
Add element 1/cluster frame.
Resize to suit and add default drop shadow.
Open paper 12, resize to 400 X 400.
Drag onto document below frame
Using your magic wand tool, on the frame layer, select inside the frame.
Select, modify, expand by 2
Select paper 12 layer. Select inverse selection and hit delete.
CTRL D to deselect.
Fritillary filter used in settings shown.
Using tube closeup, drag below frame and right click on layer palette, select create clipping mask.
Apply Xero radiance filter, using settings shown.
Merge down.
Using larger tube, drag into document, off to right side of frame and default DS.
Using element 34, resize to 300 PX and insert below larger tube.
Apply outer glow, changing color to white, Blend Normal, opacity 75% Size 3
Drag element 28 to left side of frame, resize to fit to make it looks like owl is sitting on top of flower and apply DS.
Drag element 14 to right side of frame top corner.
Drag element 13 on top of pin element. free transform to fit.
Select Image, adjust , hue & saturation. recolor to a deep purple tone. Apply DS.
Apply copyright and any watermark layers and your license number.
Merge visible.

Font My Fair Cody Size 18. Apply stroke, purple tone, outside, size 3. Default DS.
You are done!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and found it helpful!

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