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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Forever And A Day - CT Tag

This is my creation from a stunning & romantic scrapkit by Carita
by the name of Forever And A Day which may be purchased in
I love the soft & delicate elements and the papers are exquisite.
Loved working with this precious kit.  
Thank you Carita! ♥


Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Linen and Lace

Supplies Needed: Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof 
Tube of choice. I am using the exquisite art of Melanie Delon of CDO 
FTU Mini kit by Raspberry Roads called Linen & Lace Freebie
and EK Cluster freebie by Raspberry Roads dated March 28th 2016
Mask by Trese Mask 0113

Font ~  Mussica Swash
using gradient of choice

Optional plugin:  Xero - Porcelain

Drop shadow setting: 2/2/45/5 blur colour #141414

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1.  Open a working image 650 x 650 px transparent image.
Flood fill white
Add a new raster layer, select All.
C/P paper 1 into the selection.
Apply Trese Mask 0113 - Merge group.

2. Open element 5, resize 25% C/P
rotate 15% to left, move to left side of image
C/P element 5 again, place slightly to right.
Open element 8, resized 20%, C/P,
rotate with pick tool, duplicate, image mirror
duplicate once again, image mirror vertical
Use pick tool to place ferns. Sharpen each.3.  Open cluster frame, resize 650 x 650 px.  C/P
duplicate, move duplicate copy slightly lower and left
4.  Select tube of choice, resize if needed.
C/P below both cluster frames, slightly to left.
Using selection tool, freehand point-to-point,
draw a selection around the circular portion of the cluster,
invert selection, select tube layer and delete.
No not deselect yet.
Resize original tube another 75% and mirror
C/P immediately below level of first tube layer,
moving to right within cluster frame, delete excess.
Change blend mode to Overlay on this tube layer only.

On larger tube layer, apply plugin Xero: Porcelain
using default setting except change blue slider to zero.

5. Open element 1, resize 20%, C/P above both tube layers
rotate 15 degrees to left, D/S with light setting 1, 1, 35, 3 blur #141414
Open misted lace, C/P above element 1, mirror
Sharpen more

6.  Open element 3, resize 20%, C/P
element 11, resize 15%, C/P, beneath cluster
element 14, 10%, C/P to right, beneath clusters
element 4, resize 20% C/P on top of uppermost cluster
over blue gem.
Butterflies are supplied with tube. If using same tube, 
resize butterflies 85%, C/P

D/S elements as desired.

7.  If you wish to resize tag, use 90% smart size.
Add copyright, watermark, lic#, & name.
For name, use foreground #7f7f7f, background #473b1c
using gradient linear, 45 degrees, repeat 1.
close off foreground, use fill as gradient, invert checked..
8.  Delete the white back ground layer.
 Layers ~ Merge visible.
Crop ~ Merged Opaque
 Save as a PNG

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Monday, March 28, 2016

CT Tag

Gorgeous Scrapkit by Dee's Sign Depot - Isn't She Lovely
using artwork by Alicia Mujica
Love, love the elements in this kit! ♥

CT Tag

Absolutely gorgeous Easter scrapkit creation by Dee's Sign Depot
called EggstraCute using the artwork by Keith Garvey. I love the colours
and working with the numerous elements. Much love to Deanna! ♥