Sunday, October 29, 2017

Scrapkit - Autumn is Here - HERE
Template - Simple Expressions  HERE
Tube - PP Blooming by Zlata+M @PFD HERE (resized mine 60%)
Delete credit layer, white, flower center, and flower layer and as always I start at the bottom and work up
DS as you go
Leafy swirl - p6
flower cluster - p3
horizontal strip - p3
lg rectangle - p7
sm rectangle - p4
lace trim - p1
ele11 - resize 90%
ele28 - resize 35% and place where flower was
ele46 - resize 45% top right hand corner and drag below e28
duplicate/image mirror/image flip
ele57 - resize 80%
ele5 - resize 80%
Click on top layer
ele45 -resize 35% and place left hand side of bottom rectangle
ele20 -resize 80% and place bottom of template and drag to bottom layer
Place tube so she is at the bottom, in the middle
ele11 - resize 60% and place move a little to the left and drag below ele45
ele13 - resize 40% and place next to the acorns
crop/merge visible/resize/place proper copyright

Saturday, July 8, 2017


NOt sure what the heck is going on with photobucket.... I was able to recover a few tags for my tuts. Here is the new blog link   Please bear with me as I try to find time to update the new blog....thanks

Friday, May 26, 2017

Emo Rock - TTL Exclusive Kit

Scrapkit - Emo Rock at TTL HERE
Template - by Toxic Desire - HERE
Tube -  VeryMany at PFD

Open template and delete copyright layer
Add a drop shadow of your choice as you go
Always starting at bottom
Merge both green together - p1
Merge blue together - p5
Merge pink together - p4
Merge yellow together - p2
Frame1 - 75%
Ele11 - 40% - free rotate right by 10
Ele2 - 45% - free rotate left by 10
Ele1 - 60% - free rotate right by 10
Ele8 - 35%
Paste your tube
Crop/resize as needed...proper copyright and you are done

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Blue -FTU

Srapkit -  Feeling Blue by Chaos Priestess - HERE
Template by LindaNM - the first one - HERE
Tube - VeryMany HERE  please don't use without a license
Open template and delete top 3 layers, all raster 5 layers, and white background
I also adjusted my papers to blue
I always start at the bottom and work my way up:
All raster 3 layes use p 02
Black circles use backdrop instead of a paper - use your magic wand at default for each black circle
All of raster 1...p7...use magic wand on each,  I used my closeup to fill those rectangles ---layer properties/overlay. You may do with as you wish.
String02 - resize 80%
Heart02 - resize 70%
Ele01 - move behind tube layer
Flower06- resize 30%
Crop and resize tag....add proper copyright

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Decided to make a template...hope you can use... find this  HERE  please let me know you downloaded it

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

TTL Exclusive - "Garden" (somewhat longer than I normally do)

Scrapkit by JST Exclusive to TTL - HERE
Template - Marilyn T2 - HERE
Tube - by Danny Lee with S&Co HERE
Effects - VanDerLee - snowflakes
Open template, delete copyright, very bottom shape (star), arrows, and word art layers
Unhide white background layer
I always work from bottom up
Paste p8 and apply mask of choice
Brn shape - p1
Brn shape p3
Merge thesse 2 together for animation layer
Tan shape - p6
Ele29 - resize 55% and put one on each circle
Ele45 - resize 70%
Ele35 - resize 45%
Ele32  - resize 20%
Ele13 - canvas size 700x700....lets put some flowers in these pots and work on this as the canvas for now
feel free to add your flowers how you are my sizes and flowers I used:
Ele30 - laid on edge
Ele16 - 50% - put in corner
Resize the elemnt by 60% and place other corner/image/mirror
Ele28 - 60% - lay at bottom
Ele28 - place on ele16 and position to your liking - erase the stems
Ele27 - erase stems and put on top - image/flip/image/free rotate 30 to the right
Ele42 - 40% place left top - move under ele27
Ele9 -60% and place right of pot
Merge visible - resize 40% and paste onto original canvas
Bring ducks and frog above this ele
Now for the tube - you can do as you want, I did her in all 3 play with what you like best... I grey scaled for the blue circles and then added Xero-porcelain...layers-luminanceL
With my close up....I image/free rotate right 30
Crop your image now, the tricky part:
x out the top 8 layers and from the bottom up - 5 layers - merge visible...reopen all your layers
Add proper copyright and name
~~~~~animation part~~~~~~~
open AS
On your ani layer go to
Effects/vanderlee/snowflakes with these settings:
Then select none
copy merged
paste in AS as a new image
back in PSP, hit undo 2 x
VDL/snowflakes with random seed at 860
in AS, paste after current frame
hit undo 2 x
VDL/snowflakes with random seed at 840
copy merged
in AS, paste after current frame
Check your image and save

Monday, April 17, 2017

Dreaming - FTU

Scrapkit - Dreaming  HERE
Template by Chas - HERE
Tube - Zindy HERE  do not use without proper copyright
Open template and delete copyright and word art
Image/canvas size/700x700
I always start at the bottom
Merge grey boxes together - p21
Merge black circles - p1
Black rect - p13
Dark grey rect - pattern paper1 - place  again so it covers whole selection....then merge these together
Image/adjust/sharpen more
White oval - p4
Black oval & grey square - p7
Grab magic wand and click inside grey rectangle and add p5
Fraame8 resize 60% and place onn oval and then add your tube
Scatter3 - resize 60%
Flowers7 - resize60%  - image/flip
Butterfly4 - resize 45%
Clock - move layer below tube
Clouds3 - 40%
Catcup - resize 20%
Merge visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Missing Tags

Not sure what happened, but all my tut tags are gone. It will take time to re do them.....please be patient.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Simple flower and ribbons- FTU

Scrapkit - Lorenzen  HERE
Template - BP Temp #25 - HERE
Tube - Garvey HERE
Please leave proper thanks and do not use tube without copyright
Open template and delete copyright layer and white background
Starting at bottom:
Background swirl - pp17
Stripe - pp8
Still on this layer - selections/select all/float/modify by 3/add new raster layer/floodfill with contrast color and move below stripe layer
Frame fill = pp7
Adjust/blur/blur then repeat 1 more time
Skip to frame layer and use pp31
Ribbon1 & 2
Flowercorner2 - resize 80%
Bow11 - resize 60%
Place your tube/crop/merge visible/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Saturday, March 25, 2017

FTU Yellow Spring - quick

Kit - Spring Day part1 & 2 - HERE  (please leave a thank you)
Template - SE template 39 - HERE  (please leave a thank you)
Tube - Jose Cano HERE (do not use without proper license}

Open template and delete copyright layer and bottom 2 layers
Using part 2
Paper14 - apply mask of choice/merge group
background flower - pp18
All frame fills - pp17 - adjust blur/blur 2 x
Sm and large frame - adjust/h&s/colorize/39 and 233 on all
I used 5 tubes all together...the 4 for the frames I gray do as you want
Each tube I then added Xero/porcelain/all sliders to the left
Effects/texture effects/blinds/3,73, color is white, both boxes checked
Ele61 - resize 40%
Ele14 - 25% - duplicate/image/mirror
Using part 1
Ele36 - duplicate/merge ele together
Paste main tube
merge all visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Good luck to You

Kit - "A Bit of Luck" by Bev  Exclusive at The Taggers Lounge HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube - Elias Chatzoudis.... I bought this when he was with can get his tubes HERE
Open element 33
Image/canvas size/800x800
Paper5/apply mask/merge group/paste on image and send to bottom
Ele30 - resize 45%/free rotate/left/20
Ele15 - resize 50%
Ele9 - resize 55%
Add tube/merge visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Irish Dream - FTU

Kit is by Peace - Shamrock Dreams - HERE
Template is by Becky - #49  HERE
Tube - Garvey ( I used 4)  His tubes are HERE
Open template and delete copyright and white background layers
Image/canvas size 700x700
Starting at the bottom - p2/apply mask/merge group
ele6 - duplicate and mirror
Shape3 - p9
Shape2 - p1
Shape1 - p8
I used a gradient for the frame fills - you may do what you like
Now add your tubes into the frames
On these tubes only use - xero-radiance/default
Layer properties set to multiply
Merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright

Friday, February 17, 2017

Lucky - FTU

Scrapkit is "Feeling Lucky" - HERE
Template - #45 - download bundle 41-50 HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube is PUT from CDO HERE  (I used 4)

Open template/canvas size 700x700...delete top 4 layers and delete white background layer too
Starting at the bottom and ds as you go:
Paste p16 - apply mask/merge group
Bg swirls - fill with a dark color and add an inner bevel of choosing and a gradient glow
Square - p1

Dotted squares - add a glow
Frame fill - p3 (do this for all 3 frame fills)
Add your tube to each now
On the tubes - Xero/porcelain/green slider to 100, the other two at 0
Frame1,2,3 - p13
I decided at this point to delete the frame trims
El27 - resize 40%/place/duplicate/mirror
Ele2 - resize 30%
El34 - resize 50% and position on top of square
El15 - position
El16 - resize 70% - position right of frames...I needed to erase the shamrocks on her face
Place standing tube and add same porcelain effect
crop tag/merge all visible/resize as needed/please add proper copyright

Thursday, February 16, 2017


I made these in TTL....please feel free to use

Friday, February 10, 2017

Valentine Blogtrain with TTL

Hi...hope you all are having a good day. I made my first kit

Welcome to The Taggers Lounge Valentine's blog train!
Be sure to stop by and grab the parts as they are available
and leave some love ♥
Be sure to visit TTL if interested in joining - accepting new members


Not all shown in the preview to get this kit

As always, if you make something, I would love to show it off....thanks

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mardi Gras - PTU

Scrapkit - Bourbon Street by TTD -  HERE
Template by Clarez Creation  - HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube - bonus tube by Garvey - Rainbo - HERE (2 other of his tubesif you want)
Open template, delete copyright, hearts, and word art layers. As always, I start at the bottom and work my way up. Add a ds of your choice as you go

Image/canvas size/700x700

P44 - apply mask/merge group
Lg frame - fill with color of choice 
Adjust/add-remove noise/add noise/100/gaussian/monochrome
Lg circle - p26
Lg & sm frame - p29
LgBack & sm black - p39
Lg & sm frame bckgrnd - fill as earlier with green/add noise
add your tubes
Main tube - xero/porcelain/color sliders to left
If using the tubes in the frames: (do to both tubes)
duplicate - adjust/softness/soften-layer properties at luminance l
original - xero-radiance/0,95,116,167 - layer opacity to 70
Ele88 & ele3 - drag below frame layers
Ele152 - resize 60% 
Ele17 - resize 40%
Ele172 - drag below tube layer
Ele18 - resize 30%
Image/free rotate/right/20
Ele55 - resize 60%
Ele72 - 20%
Merge visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Saturday, January 28, 2017


Scrapkit -  Hopelessly in Love by HPD  HERE
Template - Melissa HERE  Use Template1
Tube - DiHalim at S&Co HERE
Open template and delete copyright layer and white background
Re,member to drop shadow as you goImage/canvas size 800
Starting at bottom and working up:
Merged - p3
Adjust/add-remove noise/add 100, gaussian, monochrome
Raster4&copy - p1
Merged - flood fill with Black
Raster3&copy - p12
Adjust/add-remove noise/add 100, gaussian, monochrome
Raster2 - p
Ele53 - resize 85%
Ele48 - resize 60%
Ele12 gradient glow
Ele17 - mirror
Position tube
Merge visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright