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How To Add PDN Layers HERE. I do it the first way every time. PDN/PSP Plugins that I use a lot are located HERE. Explanation of my labels are HERE.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Holly Jolly Pink Christmas

 Supplies Used 
Pink Kitten by Keith Garvey (HERE)
Young & Beautiful” (name)
Christmas in Pink by Flavia (here)
Template 26 by Pooker (HERE)
Scan down to right hand side for links
Mask 9 by Chaz, which can be found HERE
Animation: Falling Snow HERE

 Let's Begin! 

Open your template. Delete the credits, wordart, tiny circle, circle 5 and mask. Rename and save.

Open your tube, resize by 90% and add above all layers. Center Align and then pull slightly upward to position.

Open paper 6, resize by 25% and apply your mask. Erase the remainder from the paper, resize again to 720x720 and apply to your canvas.

Duplicate mask and mirror. Move into a neat position and then merge. Duplicate, flip and merge to complete the mask layer.

Open element 6 and resize by 50%. Add above your rectangle 1 layer and erase the excess at the lower left hand bottom. Duplicate, mirror and merge.

Open paper 2, resize by 15% and change out your rectangle 1 layer.

Open paper 1, resize by 15% and change out rectangle 2 layer. Resize again with 20% and replace whitestrip.

Change out rectangle 3 & circle 3 layers with paper 7 after resizing by 15%.

Change out with paper 3 after resizing by 15%.

Open paper (white glittery), resize by 15% and change out circle layer 1 & 2 layers.

Open paper 5, resize by 10% and Replace circle 4 layer.

Open element 16, resize by 73% and add below your tube layer.

Rotate element 18 and resize by 25%. Add to either side of your lights layer.

Open element 28 and resize by 30%. Add above your white strip layer then use the nubs to turn slightly.

Open element 1, resize by 45% and add below your tube layer, to the left hand side.

Open element 24, resize by 35% and add to the opposite side of tube.

Drop Shadow layers and crop or resize to your liking now.


 Lets’ Animate! 

Open AS3.

Go back to your design in PDN and hide all layers above the template layers.

Edit > Select All > Edit > Copy Merged and then add to AS3. Duplicate there until you have 10 frames.

Open snow and click on first frame. Edit > Select All > Animation > Resize Animation > Pixel: 509 > ok > Edit > Select All > Edit > Copy.

Return to your design and Edit > Select All > Edit > Insert in to frame and click on design to add.

Now here comes the longer part. Select the first frame of your now snow filled design and copy. Add this to PDN as a new image.

Click each individual frame in AS3 and copy it. Go back to your new design and add as a new layer. Once all 10 frames are here, save as an animated version of your tag.

Hide all of your template layers and open all of your element layers (except your name). Edit > Select All > Edit > Copy Merged > add to your animated version.

Now you have 10 animated layers to your design PLUS the element layers of your old (static) design. You can close out your old one.

Add your name with copyright now. Make sure both are on a separate layer so that you can delete the name to replace it with another, if you need to.

Delete your efforts in AS3. You don’t need them any longer.

In PDN, hide upper snow layers and then Edit > Select All > Edit > Copy Merged. Add in AS3 as a new animation.

Go back to PDN and hide that layer and then open the next snow layer. Do the same as above and add BEHIND your last frame in AS3.

Work in this way until all 10 layers are back in AS3. Then, Edit > Select all > shift + z to add optimization settings before saving.

Upload to a photo sharing site to enjoy.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Honey Bee (AC)

 Supplies Used 

Tube of choice: (PTU) “Honey”, by Elias Chatzoudis, which can now be purchased HERE. Please do not use without a valid license.
Font of Choice:  “Alex Brush” by Rob Leuschke, which can be found here. I also used Segoe UI Light for my license tag.
Scrap Kits: (FTU) “Bee Mine” by Crafted by Gina, which you can be found here.


Mask: “Mask 41” by Chas, which can be found HERE. I resized my width to 800 before use.

Word Art by Me and can be downloaded HERE.


 Let's Begin! 

Open paper 5, apply your mask then duplicate, flip, mirror and merge your layers. Add a new layer, flood-fill white and send to the bottom. Name and save as a *psd.

Flip white background and center your mask: Effects > Object > Object Align > Center both > OK

Open window, resize by 80%, add to your canvas, flip white background and then center.

Add a layer above your frame and apply the Mura Meister’s Clouds setting below.
Click inside one window frame, edit > invert selection > hit delete in your paper layer > Duplicate > mirror then position on the other side.

Open the honeycomb and add above your mask layer. Pull upwards and to the left then duplicate. Flip and mirror to position at the bottom then merge both layers together.

Open the pump, mirror, resize by 80% and add above your frame paper layer then position to your liking.

Add your tube layer above all layers and position.

Open honey 1, resize by 65% and add above all layers then position.

Open flower 7, resize by 75% and add above your frame layer. Undo your resize, do it again by 45% and then add above your honey pot layer.

Open leaf 1, flip and mirror, then resize by 65%. Add above your frame layer and position.

Drop Shadow all layers, crop or resize to your liking, add your name with copyright then upload to a photo sharing site to enjoy.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

"Blissful Winter" FTU Tagger's Kit

I have been on a whirlwind ride these past few months! Starting in August, my college courses kicked in and it's been tough! And, with my busy home life and a recent worry over my Mother's health with quad open heart bypass, I've been really over-stressed. So, I wondered what would actually make me feel better, now that the worse is over. Why, a freebie kit!

That's correct! Here in West Virginia, we are experiencing a very mild winter and it so makes me long for the winter's I became accustomed to when I first moved down here. Large, fluffy snowflakes with white trees and ice-slicked roads. LOL So, I created a kit of my longing!


The kit includes 95 elements, with 16 papers, slightly larger than a tagger's kit, but smaller than a full-sized kit.


But wait! -- Why not come back later and show me what you've made with my lovely kit? I would love to highlight your design on my blog!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Vintage Christmas

 Supplies Used 

Tube of choice: (PTU) “In Bed by Nine” by Barbara Jensen, which can now be Purchased HERE. Please do not use without a valid license.
Font of Choice:  “Got That Bling” by Nick Curtis, which can be found here
Scrap Kits: (FTU) “Trim-A-Way” by BLT Dezingz, which you can be found here.

Mask: “Mask 18” by Vix, which can be found here. (Note: I resized mine to 800 width)

 Let's Begin! 

Open paper 5 and resize to 900x900. Apply your mask; add a layer above, flood-fill white and move below your mask layer. Erase excess from around canvas and Effects > Object > Object Align > Center Both.

Duplicate your mask layer and merge together. Duplicate again, flip, mirror and merge these two layers together as well.

Name your design and save in *psd.

Open frame 2 and resize by 20% and add to your canvas. Flip your white background and Effects > Object > Object Align > Center both.

Open paper 1 and resize by 20%.  Add above your frame layer. Click inside frame with magic wand: Edit > Invert Selection > hit delete on your paper > move below frame.

Open leaves and resize by 20%. Add to the right hand side of your frame.

Open the gift and resize by 15%. Add to the right of your frame.

Open beads, flip horizontal and resize by 15%. Add above your leaves layer and erase any excess from behind the gift (on the right).

Open santa and resize by 10%. Add above the gift layer, to the right, and move into position.

Open star deco and resize by 10%, add above your leaves layer then position to your liking.

Open your close up tube and resize by 80% (if using the same tube). Add above your frame layer and position so that some of the frame paper is showing around her body somewhere. (Mine is around the head)

Erase excess that may be hanging from either side of your upper layers. (Mine showed behind the star deco layer some)

Drop shadow all layers and resize to your liking.  Add your name, copyright and upload to enjoy!