Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Mardi Gras - PTU

Scrapkit - Mardi Gras  - HERE
Mask - #336 by Mizteeque - HERE
Tube - Lia - she is FTU -not sure where to get her tubes anymore
Open template and delete copyright, word art layers, and circle 4 & 5
Remember to DS as you go
I always start at bottom and work my way up
Image/canvas size/800x800
Raster 1 -  p8
apply mask/merge group
Merge shape 4 & 5 together - p5
Circle 2 & 3 - p3
Shape3 - p4
Merge shape 1 & 2 - effects/texture/weave at default
Circle- p2 resized by 40%
E120 - place face on circle and erase any outside the circle
E4 - resize 60%
E65 - place to right
E15 - place at bottom
E54 - place on left side
E19 - resize 45%
Crop/Merge visible/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Jump for Joy - FTU (using arithmetic)

Scrapkit - Strawberry Love - HERE
PaperHERE  (scroll down and get tagger size papers)
Mask -  #4 - HERE and a mask of choice
Tube - Polkadoodles - HERE 
Remember to DS as you go
Open p2 and your tube (do not resize tube)
Image/arithmetic - use the following:
Your paper is image 1 and tube is image 2
When you click ok, your image should look like this
Apply mask/merge group
Paste p22 and move under the arithmetic layer and apply mask of choice and merge group
E9 - resize 140% and place at bottom
Place your tube, resized as needed
E72 - position top left
E73 - top right
E2 - position bottom right/duplicate/image/mirror/flip and drag below E72
E24 - position left and drag down a few layers
Click top layer
E91 - position top and add small gradient glow of choice
E94 - position left some
E59 - position right
E21 - position left
Merge visible/resize as needed/add proper copyright
If you attempt this tut, please make a tag for me so I can display it with this tut....thanks

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Friends Forever _ FTU

Scrapkit - Early Spring by TTD - HERE
Template - #95 by Becky - HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube - PUT's from CDO- HERE  must have a license to use

Remember to DS as you go
Open template and delete copyright layer
Image/canvas size/800x800
I always start at bottom and work my way up
Click white background layer and paste p12/apply mask/merge group
E12 - duplicate/image/mirror/flip - place one at top and one at bottom
Rectangle4 - p11
Rectangle3 - p8
Rectangle2 - p4
Effects - texture effects/weave at default (change colors of weave to match tubes)
Strip2- p2
Friends - flood fill color of choice
Rectangle1 - p14
Strip1- p2
Forever - flood fill same color
Merge the last 4 layers together
Image/free rotate/left by 20 and position
L and R frame fill - flood fill with light color of choice
L and R frame - p13
Place your tubes
Click top layer
E51 - position on right
E50 - position tp the left some
E43 - resize 60% - image/free rotate/left by 90
E46 - resize 45%
E8 - resize 30%
Merge visible/resize if needed/add proper copyright

Kathyfrances used a different scrapkit….love this creation

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Old School Rainbo (Heavy Effects)

Tube - Robert Alvarado (I used 2 tubes) You can get his tubes - HERE
Plug-ins: EC5, Xero, AAA Frames, and Mura Mesiter Copies
Elements of choice

Open new image 800x650
Place close up image
Effects - Mura meister/copies/wallpaper at default
Effect - EC5 - texture noise/crinkled noise at default
Effects - AAA frames-foto frame at default
Selection tool/rounded rectangle/feather at 5
Draw your selection around the center face in the square only/promote selection to layer/select none
Click back on your foto frame layer and do it again
Image/flip/merge down
Staying on this layer
Grab selection tool/rectangle/no feather and draw your selection around the square/promote selection to layer
Effect - texture/antique mosaic with the following
Select none
Click on promoted layer and add a gradient glow of your choice
I used EC5 - impact/gradient glow with following settings;
Settings - click on baby glow
Click bottom layer and add same glow

Click top layer
Effect - xero/nostalgia with following settings;
Use same EC5 gradient glow
Layer properties/luminance legacy at default
Decorate a little
Merge visible and resize as needed/add proper copyright
If you attempt this tutorial, please let me see

Monday, January 27, 2020

Verona - FTU

Scrapkit - Garden of Verona - HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube - VMT - HERE
Remember to DS as you go
Open P8 and apply mask of choice
E12 - position in middle
E127 - place left
E30 - resize 40%
E76 - resize 40% and position top left
Place tube where you feel looks best...if need be, move elements around to work
Crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Single AF - FTU

Scrapkit - Pinksplotion - HERE
Tube - Zindy - HERE  Please use proper copyright
Open template....delete copyright layer
As always, I start at the bottom and work my way up
Remember to DS as you go
Image/canvas size/800x800
Delete ribbon and rectangle layers
Paper19 - apply mask of choice/merge group
Gradient circle - skip
Black dotted circle - p3
Dark pink circle - p6
Pink circle - p13
Effect - Xero/fritillary/10,33.19,70
Text circle - flood fill black
Add a small gradient glow
E12 - place left
E3 - place at bottom
E46 - resize 45% position left
E43 - place at bottom
Image duplicate/flip
E2 - paste at bottom
Crop/resize as needed
Add you tube
Add proper copyright

My friend , Wally, created this beauty

Thursday, January 23, 2020


I found a template I made back in 2017, so I am sharing with you...enjoy and hope to see what you create with it.....thanks

You can get the template - HERE