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.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Pink Pirouette

Garvey Bright Sunshine

Supplies Used

Kimberly by Keith Garvey (HERE)
“Limocello” by Gimptastic Scraps (HERE)
Page Template (HERE)
“Internet Friends” (Name)
Eye Candy Bevel

Let's Begin!

To get the page template, you must be a registered user of the Ginger Scraps forum. Hurry before it’s gone.

Open template, crop to below the “date here” tab, delete excess layers and then resize by 25%. Below is what yours should look like.

Open the tube. Add it in the little middle square; to the left square after up-sizing by 145% and then to the right after up-sizing by 125%. Sharpen slightly, if needed.

Open paper 10 and change out the paper circles. I merged my layers first and did it twice to get all of the circles.

Open flower 1 and place it near the left hand side tube without re-sizing. Delete any flowers that this flower 1 covers in the original template.

Add the branch below the flower 1 layer. Erase the left hand side carefully and position. Then, duplicate, mirror and rotate 90 degrees. Merge the two layers together.

Open the lemon slice, re-size by 30% and add below all black flower layers. Merge lemon layers and delete black flowers. (Move them down to just above the tube layers)

Add the honeypot between the two lower lemon layers.

Open flower 2, re-size by 50% and add below the honeypot. Delete all layers under this (bottom and two flower layers) of the original template.

Open the branch again and erase all but the top left leaf. Add this below the flower 2 layer.

Go back, undo the erase, then do it again, leaving the right upper leaf. Add this below the last leaf layer and position.

Add bits of tall grass under each flower layer. Add the sliced lemons under the flower 1 layer.

Open the cabbage, re-size by 50% and add below the sliced lemons.

Add the lights above the green background in four different sections. Merge together but do not DS later; lower opacity to 175%.

Open flower 4, re-size by 30% and add where the little pink flowers are still showing, plus one under the square the holds the middle tube image.

Delete any original element layers now. We won’t need these. Change the original photo layers with paper 9.

Crop as close to the design as needed, add your choice of DS and name then copyright. Upload to the photo sharing site to enjoy.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Love Knows No Boundries

Today is a historic day! The United States Government has upheld the right for ALL Americans--straight or gay--to be united in civil union called matrimony! Congratulations fellow gay Americans! I've created a tutorial to celebrate with you!

Supplies Used

Cuddle by Keith Garvey (HERE)
“I Heart U” by Harper Finch (HERE)
“Le Laboratorie du Doctuer Steak” (Name)
Mask by Dee Mastrangelo (HERE)
Template by Dee Mastrangelo (HERE)

Let's Begin!

I created my own word art that I then used DBV Mask 80 on. Choose your own word art to add.

Open the template, delete the credits and all word art and then Image > Canvas Size > 900 widths; flood-fill white background.

Open paper of choice, re-size by 25% and apply the mask. Duplicate and merge several times, if using a lighter paper.

Open the heart frame, up-size by 125%, add above all layers and then use the rotation below. Delete the white layer.
Duplicate the frame layer, move to below the top pink layer, undo the rotation and then use rotate to position. Delete the white layer.

Open paper doodle hearts, resize by 20% and change out the pink squares under the frames.

Change out the purple circle with the dark pink paper, after re-sizing by 25%. (I added a light noise of 42%.)

Open three choices of papers, re-size each by 20%. And add above the flat pink, flat purple and flat green layers. Use the rotation below to set and remove excess.
Open the tube of choice and added it below my first frame gradient layer. DS, delete excess and delete gradient layer. Do the same for the second frame opening, turning tube to fit frame.

Duplicate the first tube, take to above the top flat photo, flip and then use the rotation settings below.
Lower all gradient layers on the flat photos layers to 75%.

Open love word art, re-size by 45% and then add above all layers.

Open the polka dot flower, re-size by 35% and add above the glitter paper circle. Undo re-size and re-size again by 25%; add this one above the lower heart frame layer.

Open star of choice, re-size by 50% and add to the right; undo re-size and then again by 30% to add in several other places.

Open the pink/white flower, re-size by 20% and add above the lower frame layer. Another re-size at 15% and added below the star layer, and yet another at 10% above the lower frame layer.

Crop and re-size, if needed, then add the chosen name, copyright and upload to a photo sharing site to enjoy!

Monday, June 22, 2015

New Shoes

Supplies Used

Tube by Keith Garvey (HERE)
“Sweet Thang” by Dee Mastrangelo (HERE)
Template by Dee Mastrangelo (HERE)
“Janda Celebration Script” (Name)
Eye Candy Bevel
ICNET Filters Unlimited: Linear Waves
ICNET Filters Unlimited: Aged Film

Let's Begin!

Open template; Image > Canvas Size > 850 widths. Flood-fill the bottom layer with white then Name and save.

Merge down the small black words layers (including DS). Duplicate, erase one each of each layer and pull closer together (Merge).

Merge down all of the layers of the shoe and delete.

Use these two colours (B54154 & E38C8A) then use linear waves on the Cinderella gradient.

Use these same colours and setting to change out large pink circle and Bottom green rectangle.

Open the close up tube of choice, mirror, upsize by 125%, add above the orange circle and remove excess.

Undo all of the changes to the close up tube and replace each purple rectangle layer.

Add aged film look to all tube layers.

Open the full body tube, upsize by 105%, mirror and then add between the two close ups on the left hand side.

Without re-sizing, change out each of these template layers: Top, Purple slanted rectangle and bottom crème circle with paper 1.

Resize paper 5 by 50 and change out the pink and orange rectangles.

Open flower 3, resize by 75% and add below the top crème circle.

Open the crown, resize by 55%, rotate and then add above the dotted pink circle (right) and then merge the two circle layers down to delete.

Open the bow, resize by 50% and add above the crown layer.

Open the bottle, resize by 55% and add above the crown layer.

Open flower 2, resize by 55% and add to the canvas in various places. Do the same with leaf 6 and leaf 4 (after a 50% resize).

Open flower 1, resize by 65% and place near the flower 2 layers.

Open leaf 5, resize by 55% and add in various sections.

Open flower 4, resize by 40% and add in various areas.

Add a few butterflies of various sizes.

Drop shadow all layers. Crop, add chosen name and copyright then resize. upload to the photo sharing site to enjoy.

Sunshine Lemonade

Supplies Used

Pin Up Drink by Ismael Rac (HERE)
“Lemonade Stand” by Designs by LK (HERE)
“Stealing Kisses in the Moonlight” (Name)
Mask 80 by DBV (HERE)
Eye Candy Bevel

Let's Begin!

Create a canvas 900x900. Name and save as a *psd.

Open the tube and create to your liking; Image > Flatten and resize by 45%.

Open element 26, resize by 35% and add to the canvas. Now add the tube.

Open element 24, mirror, resize by 15% and add right near the tube. Undo all then resize by 20% and add below the first lemon.

Open element 23, resize by 20% and add between the two lemon layers.

Open element 3, resize by 17% and add above the tube, near the bottom. Undo and resize by 35% and add behind the tube.

Open element 4, mirror, resize by 15% and add above the stand; duplicate, move one below and DS the upper.

Open element 28, resize by 15% and do the same as with the pitcher.

Open element 16, rotate clockwise, resize by 35% and beneath the green paper flower; position.

Open element 07, resize by 20% and add above the last layer.

Open element 22, resize by 20% and add below the tube layer. Erase the left hand side.

Apply the mask now with your choice of paper. Tweak if need and DS all layers. Crop, add chosen name and copyright then upload to enjoy.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PUT Pop! Goes the Fourth

Elias Celebrate Patriotism

It's that time of year again--the time when designers are really producing some really great tagger's and full sized kits all geared at July Fourth! And those tube designers are kicking out the tubes to match them. But it also reminds me of the goodies of olde that I never used in the first place and want to get out there for old times sake!

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Digi Express "Express Yourself" June 2015

I love the Digi Express but I have been lax on joining the blog trains Megan comes up with. I'm hoping that I can jump on board with the next train but, in the meantime, here's the June 2015 train ride. Enjoy!

Lori Imel Designs - http://living4him2.com/blog/
Miggins does Scrapsville - http://migginsplace.blogspot.co.uk/
Creative Bloom Designs - http://www.creativebloomdesigns.com/ 
Sunshine Inspired Designs - http://sunshineinspireddesigns.com/
Impish Me in the UK - http://impish.me.uk
Meg Scott Studio - http://www.MegScottStudio.com

Monday, June 1, 2015

Lost In Time

Supplies Used

Tube of choice (HERE)
“In The Parlor” by Donakat (HERE)
“Whisper” (Name)
Mask by Dee Mastrangelo (HERE)
Eye Candy Bevel

Let's Begin!

Create a canvas 900 x 900. Open the frame, re-size by 20% and add to the middle of the canvas.

Add your tube below the frame. Choose a paper that highlights the chosen tube. This is also the paper I used for my mask (it is layered in my design)

Open the clock, re-size by 40% and add above the frame layer; line bottom of clock with outer grey line of frame.

Open the tag, re-size by 25% and add above the frame layer.

Open flower 1, re-size by 25% and add above the upper leaves layer twice (rotate).

Open the key and ribbon, re-size by 30%, mirror, and then place above the flower 1 layer; use a hard eraser to remove most of the ribbon then soften with a smaller eraser.

Open the leaf, re-size by 25% and add in the positions in the tag. Rotate as needed.

Open flower 2, re-size by 15%, and add in two places near the clock layer (below).

Open flower 3, re-size by 25% and add above the clock layer.

Open the postcard, re-size by 17% and place it above the clock layer; rotate by 15.00 then position.

Duplicate flower 3 layer and move above the postcard layer; positon near the flower.

Add any special touches now. Crop/re-size and then add your name and copyright. Upload to enjoy.