Saturday, December 28, 2013

“Kiss me at Midnight”-Tutorial

“Kiss me at Midnight"

CT Tutorial for Scraps N Company
Tube ©Pandora Creations-HERE
Kit by Bibi's Collection-HERE

This tutorial was written by me any 
resemblance to any other is purely
This was written in psp9 but any version should work.
For the name i could not find a font i liked
so i pulled out my bamboo tablet and wrote it out!

Let"s get started

Open a 800 x 800 canvas
Flood fill with white.
Copy and paste Element 69-resize 65%
Rename layer –Frame
Copy and paste Paper2 behind frame
On frame layer use magic wand inside of frame-expand by 5
Go back to paper layer and hit delete.

Copy and paste tube –resize 44%-duplicate-place duplicate
behind the frame layer ,add dropshadow to top tube-erase
parts of the tube that hang over the frame on the bottom.
Copy and paste Full tube –resize 44%-duplicate and mirror
place on left and right side of frame ,add dropshadow.

Add these elements –Resize% included-see tag for placement.
64-30%-duplicate and mirror
57-55 %
25-no resize-Image flip-place above frame layer
21-85%-Duplicate-place on both sides of tag.
24-35% Duplicate and mirror
Close off raster1-Merge Visible the rest.
resize 650 x 650-all layers
sharpen merged layer
image –canvas size 800 x x800
Move merged layer up a bit
Copy and paste Element 74-resize 48%.
add Element 76 -no resize 
Close off background -merge visible the rest
Add © and license info.
Add name 
Close background and save as png.
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial!
Would love to see what you come up with
please send tags to
in the subject line.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Cecile In Time -CT Tut

"Cecile In Time"

Ct tut for Scraps n Company
Tube by Di Halim-HERE
Kit byBibi"s Collection-HERE
 This tutorial was written by me and any similarities to any other is just a 
a coincidence.
This tut assumes you have a moderate working knowledge of PSP
This tut was written in psp9

Lets get started!

Open a 800 x 800 canvas
Selections>selections all>copy and paste paper3 into selection.
Copy and paste Element 32-Apply Mura Meister –copies

lower opacity to 68%
Element 16 –Opacity 66% move behind raster2.
Element 28-Element 66-see tag for placement.

Copy and paste tube –resize 55%-mirror
Element 17-Place above raster1-Erase what hangs over the clocks-Blend mode luminance
opacity 50%.
Merge visible-resize 650 x 650 –all layers.
Image-canvas size-800 x 800-Flood fill with white

go to merged layer -duplicate-resize 115%
Apply xenofex2 –burnt edges

Go to Copy of merged –resize 95%
On this layer selections-selections all-modify-contract 5-Invert selection
apply Tramages –Pool shadow-default settings-apply again.
Delete raster1-Merge visible the rest.
Resize if you want and sharpen
Add © and license info

Would love to see what you do with this
Please email to
with Laura in the subject line-Thanks

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Nina"s Graphix CT Tag

"Candy Cane "CT Tag

Kit used "Candy Cane"
by Nina's Graphix
Kit can be purchased at these stores
Tube by Alex Prihodko available at Pics for Design.

Monday, December 23, 2013

****Nina's Graphix CT Clusters****

Candy Cane Clusters

Kit used "Candy Cane"
by Nina's Graphix
Kit can be purchased at these stores

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Holiday Snags

Holiday CT Snags

This is a bit unusual as a holiday tag
but i loved the way it came out.
Tube ©The Hunter-Can be found HERE
Kit by Bibi's Collection-Can be found HERE
Both are available at Scraps n Company

CT Snags


Ct for The Hunter-Tube HERE
Designs by Joan-Kit  HERE
Both available at S &Co


Monday, December 9, 2013

Snow Queen tutorial

***Scraps n Company CT-Tutorial****
"Snow Queen"
Tube ©The Hunter-Can be found HERE
Kit used "SnowQueen" by Bibi's collection-HERE
Holiday snags available  HERE

This tutorial was written by me  and any
resemblance to any other is coincidence.
This tutorial assumes you have a good knowledge
of PSP and Animation shop This tut was written in psp 9
but should work with any version.

What you will need 
tube of choice
kit of choice
animation of choice-if animating
Eye Candy 5 -Gradient Glow -Ghost Text
Animation Shop
font-i used kingthings christmas2-HERE

Lets get started!
Open a 800 x x800 canvas
open and copy paper 5
go to canvas-selections-select all
and paste paper into selection-selections none.
See tag for placement of all elements
Add el 41
el 62-35%-mirror
el 36-35% mirror-place under raster1
el 40-35% 
-mirror-place under raster1-duplicate-mirror-place to left.
el 50-lower opacity to 40%-Place above background layer.
Minimize and save this canvas.

Open new 800 x 800 canvas.
open and copy paper7.
go back to open canvas selections -selections all
paste papaer7 into selection-selections none.
 open up minimized canvas -copy
paste as new layer to second canvas
resize 65%

Activate eraser tool with these settings

soften edges 
El 50-65% lower opacity to 40%
El 71-60%
Add tube-place to liking
duplicate tube-on bottom layer of tube-
apply Eye Candy5 impact-Gradient glow-ghost text-default setting
El 67-35%-erase top2 branches-duplicate -mirror-merge down
move below raster 5.
raster 6 -duplicate-flip-place on top of inner pic.
Activate eraser use same settings as before but change size to 6
erase all the sticks out past branches.
El 1 -25%-place behind raster 6
El 67-30 %-image rotate -free rotate-left-90%-place behind raster 5.
if not animating
size all layers to liking -add copy right and lic info
and name
merge flatten.

If animating
just resize to liking-close off rasters 1 and 2-merge visible the other layers
sharpen the merged layer
add © info and lic info

reopen rasters 1 &2 -close off merged
copy merged rasterb1 and 2 -take to animation shop
apply animation of choice
take note of # of frames 
go back to PSP 
close off raster 1 & 2 open merged -take to AS
match frame count add to original animation and apply
make name animate or not
Thats it 
hope you enjoyed this tut
as always would love to see your results
Please put Laura in the subject line.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Scraps N Company CT-FTU- Holiday snags

Snow Queen Snags

Tube ©The Hunter-Can be found HERE
Kit used "SnowQueen" by Bibi's collection-HERE
Tutorial coming soon for these snags!
Just right click and save to your computer.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Macho Christmas Tutorial-PTU

Macho Christmas
This is a CT tutorial for Scraps N Company
using the art work of 
The Hunter-HERE
and kit by Bibi's Collection-HERE
Both available at Scraps N Company

This tutorial was written by me any similarities
to another is strictly coincidental.
This was written in PSP 9 but any should work
This tut assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP
No outside filters are needed.

Lets get Started!!!

What you will need 
Tube of  choice
kit of choice
mask of choice
font of choice

Open a 800 x 800 canvas-flood fill with a dark color
I used  #202020 this will be your background layer-bk

Copy and paste element 64-resize 65%
Paper8-resze-500 x500 pixels-past as new layer
place behind frame move to liking

Activate frame layer-use magic wand inside of frame
selections-select all-modify -expand-5-selections invert go back to raster2
-delete-selections none.

Frame layer-Copy and paste tube as new layer-resize 40%
place on top of frame-Layers -duplicate-plae behind frame

Raster3 -Erase what is over top frame on the bottom
go to copy of tube erase what shows at bottom of frame

See tag for placement of elements
Element 36-40 %
EL-62-40%-Duplicate-mirror-move both under Raster 4
EL 35-40 %
EL 8 -40%-erase what blocks the red string
EL 17-35%
Crop Tag
Close off bk
Merge visible

activate bk layer-paste paper8 as new layer
activate bk layer -selections -selections all
go back to paper layer-crop to selection
Apply mask of choice to this layer
close bk-merge visible
 Add copy right and license info
Add name or word art
resize if you like-always sharpen after resizing

Hope you enjoyed this tut
would love to see what you have done with it
Please email me with results
and please put Laura in the subject.