Friday, December 27, 2013

New Year Cheers PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Arthur Crowe You need a license to use this tubes. You can buy his tubes at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit New Years Cheer by Manipulated by Magik. You can buy this kit exclusively at PFD and Mystical Scraps and Thrifty Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy CityScape

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame some

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Sceptor

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Ball Drop

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place at the bottom of the sceptor

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Balloon

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the top left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Balloon 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Place on top of Balloon 1

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Toast

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Champagne

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place in front of the toast

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Party Popper

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 20

Move to the right and place behind the ball drop

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Fireworks

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fireworks 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy  Tube

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Blow Horn

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the left and place in front of the champagne

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Party Hat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place near the blow horn

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Bottle Rocket

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move down To Raster 2 and move  to the left

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Shotglass

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left and place in front of the toast and to the right of the champagne

Edit, Copy Martini

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the toast

Image, Resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Cheers To You PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at his store found HERE

I am using the PTU kit Cheers by Tasha's Playground. You can find where to purchase the kit HERE



Open new image 600 x 600

Select Frame 2

Image, rotate, rotate clockwise 90

Edit, Copy Frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 95%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Balloons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left  and place near the top left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Clock 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the right side of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy 2014

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement. I did this to cover up the cut off part of the tube as much as I could

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Party Horn

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place on the 2 of the 2014

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Party Hat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, mirror

Move to the left and place on the party horn and on top of the 2

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Champagne Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the 2014 and on the left of the clock some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Firework 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy  Firework 3

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Confetti

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the left and over to the left some

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Image, Flip

Edit, Copy Cityline

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up two spots so it is above the confetti

Image, resize 95%

Move toward the bottom of the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Party Cracker

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move down to place on the 01 on 2014

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Hat 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place beside the 4. See my tag for placement

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Cheers FTU Cluster Frame

Cheers FTU Cluster Frame using the PTU Kit Cheers by Tasha's Playground. You can go HERE to see where Tasha sells her kits!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Iced Fantasy FTU Cluster Frame

Iced Fantasy FTU Cluster Frame using the PTU Kit Iced Fantasy by Tasha's Playground. You can go HERE to see where Tasha sells her kits!

Fantasy of Ice PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at his store found HERE

I am using the PTU kit Iced Fantasy by Tasha's Playground. You can find where to purchase the kit HERE


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflakes 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Icicles 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Lights 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the tree and place at the top bottom layer of tree. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Lights 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the bottom layer of the tree..See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Star 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place on top of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Present

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left  and place to the left of the tree

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, duplicate

Move to the right and down below and behind the first present

Edit, copy Snowmound

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2 and move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Chest

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place at the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place to the right of the chest

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Swirlie

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move To the right and move down below the chest

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fairy Wing

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place in front of the bottle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Holly

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to Raster 2 and to the top right of the frame

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Snowmound 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to bottom of the frame and cover up the cut off legs of the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Move up the presents so they are above the snow mound and the snow is behind the presents but not the tubes legs

Next move the chest, bottle and fairy wings so that they are above the snowmound. First the chest, next the bottle and finally the fairy wings so they are all above the snowmound

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Bright 2014 PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Alehandra Vanhek. You need a license to use these tubes. This tube was an exclusive at PFD

I am using the PTU kit Bright New Year by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project 


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Background

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Deco 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move up to above Raster 3

Image, resize 80%

Move to the to of the frame and move around til you have it where you want it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Clock

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and place at the top left of the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ornaments

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left  side of the frame. Move down so it is below the clock and behind the tube some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Stars

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Balloon 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and move behind the stars and over to the left some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Balloon 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right of Balloon 1. Place it on the balloon. See my tag for placement

Image, rotate, free rotate, right 15

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Balloon 1

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Move up above Balloon 2 and move to the right. See my tag for placement

Edit, Copy Confetti 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2

Move up toward the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

Move down toward the bottom some

Edit, Copy Confettie 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 15

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Date

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the tube. Since the legs are cut off I want to hide that fact

Image, resize 95%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Blower

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place near the middle of the stars. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Horn

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place with the tops of the horn and blower touching

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Mask

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and move below the blower and horn

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Bag

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and move down to the bottom of the frame beneath the horn

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Kinky Kristmas PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey You need a license to use this tubes. You can buy his tubes at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Naughty Little Christmas(R) by Manipulated by Magik. You can buy this kit exclusively at PFD and Mystical Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowdust

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Garland

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Image, resize 65%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Hanging Toys

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place to the left of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place at the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift box

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place behind the gift

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Stocking 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and move up to sit in front of both gifts

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy WHip

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to the left and move behind the stocking but in front of the gifts

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Case

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place at the bottom right frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Big Girl Lolli

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the far left and place behind the gift box

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Feather Whip

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and lay on the case. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Rabbit Pearl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place on the left side of the case

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, December 16, 2013

Naughty Christmas Girl PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac You need a license to use this tubes. You can buy his tubes at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Naughty Little Christmas(PG) by Manipulated by Magik. You can buy this kit exclusively at Thrifty Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowdust

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and place to the left of of the tree some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Star Giftbox

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place to the right of the gift

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Pup

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place in front of the gifts

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Jingle Bell

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place behind the pup and in front of the giftbox

Image, rotate, free rotate, 20, left

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Case

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place to the bottom of the frame behind the tubes leg

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place to the right of the case. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Peppermint Cocktail

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, mirror

Move to the right and place to the left of the bottle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candles

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and behind the case

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Pops

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and down below the candles

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Santa Note

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place behind the jingle bell

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Christmas In Green FTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Misticheskaya. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at PFD

I am using the FTU kit Christmas With Esmerelda by Gimptastic Scraps .


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Branch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up toward the left of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 80%

Move to the right side of frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Star Topper

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top  and place it at the top of the tree. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Swag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to Raster 2

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Deco 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top middle of the swags

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left of the tree some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Earring

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place at the top left corner

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Brooch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left and place on top of Earring

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Angel

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the right and place to the right of the gift

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Holly 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to above the swag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Violin

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the angel but in front of the gift. Move to the far right

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Pine Branch

Edit, Paste, Paste As new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Books

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Fan

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to left and move behind the books and behind the tubes knee

Edit, Copy Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place on the left side of the books

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Heel

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place to the left some of the books

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Box

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place behind the books and to the right some

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Cool Yule PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy his work at his store found HERE

I am using the PTU kit Cool Yule by Sweet Cravings Scraps. You can buy the kit at TKO Scraps, Exquisite Scraps, and Scraps & Tubes


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflakes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowy Hill

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move toward the bottom of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, Resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Lights 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Lights 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, Mirror

Move to the top and than below the first lights

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left of the tree. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and than move down below gift 1

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Dog

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 25%

Move to the left and place in front of the gift 2

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Sleigh

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Move to the right place to the right of the frame. Move down some

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Gingerbread House

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the far right and move below the sleigh

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane 3

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Image, Mirror

Move to the and place beside gift 1. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and place next to the candy cane 3 and lay on top of it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 45%

Move to the right and place to the far left of the other candy canes

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snowman

Edit, Paste, Paste As new layer

Move to the right and place to the right of the sleigh in front of the sleigh

Image, resize 20%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Holly

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top and place on the lights in the middle

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Move to place down behind the sleigh and other things so the cut off legs are not showing

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Cold Winter PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Pinuptoons. You need a license to use his tubes. You can buy his artwork at CDO

I am using the PTU kit Brrr by Freek's Creations. You can buy the kit at Mystical Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

With your magic wand click inside each section of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 20%

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Star Splash

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move around to place in frame as you wish

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Icicles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to top of frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Snow Logs

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 50%

Move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Tree 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snowman

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Image, mirror

Move to place in front of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Snowflake 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move toward the top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Birdhouse

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Border 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move down to Raster 2 and put at the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Branch 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right and place behind the Birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Deer

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and place in front of the birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, December 9, 2013

Merry Winter PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Alex Prihodko. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at PFD

I am using the PTU kit Merry Mint by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project and Thrifty Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside each section of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snow

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflakes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Snowy Dots

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move down two times

Edit, clear

Edit, Copy Snowy Ground

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Garland

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 50%

Move to the left so that it is between the frames. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Star

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top of of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place to the left of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the right of gift 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Move to the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Lollipop

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place on the right edge of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Cupcake

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place to the right of the lollipop some

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy 3

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to the far right and move behind the cupcake and up some..see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place in front of candy 3. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and place to the left of the lollipop..see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Coffee 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place in front of the cupcake

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Gingerbread Man

Edit, Paste, Paste As new layer

Move to the left and behind the tube but in front of the gifts

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Ornament

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place to the left of the gift

Edit, copy Poinsetta

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the top right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, duplicate

Move to place on the middle right side frame

Layer, Duplicate again

And move to the left side of that frame

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Blessing Of The Brain PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Kristie Silva. You need a license to use her tubes. You can purchase her tubes at AIL 

I am using the PTU kit Brains & Blessings by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside each section of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowscape

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to the bottom of the frame to place it the way you want. see my tag for placement

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Swirls

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Swag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and let some of the swag hang from that side

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Holy

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the top of the frame.  See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Beaded Garland

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the top and place at the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Present 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move up to the right and place behind the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Brain 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place on the present

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 10

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Present 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to raster 2 and behind present 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Sack

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to the far right and move down til it is on Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Skeleton Cat

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and place on the frame. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snowman

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and place to the left of the tube and than move down til it is behind the tubes legs. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Brain Bucket

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place toward the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Hand 2

Edit, Paste, Paste As new layer

Move to the Right and place behind the brains and in front of the sack

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Bear

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right and place in front of the package, See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Candy Cane Sweetheart PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Arthur Crowe. You need a license to use his work. I received this tube for a Christmas gift while at MPT. You can now buy his work at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Snowflakes & Candy Canes by Manipulated by Magik . Visit her blog HERE to find where she sales her kits and more.


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snow Sparkles 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Bead Garland

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to raster 2 and move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Spruce Decoration

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 55%

Move to the top of the frame.  See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bells

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top and place in the middle of the tinsel. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Sleigh

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Branch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the left some

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place on the right of the sleigh. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Bear

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to place on top of the gift

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Bunny

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place in front of the gift

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane Swirls

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move down to raster 2 and move to the right and place behind the sleigh

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the left and place in front of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Candy Cane

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place behind the tube and to the left. she will look like she is leaning on it

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 15

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Frostie Girl PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Charles Bristow. You need a license to use his tubes. This tube was a Christmas gift in 2012 from AIL. You can now buy his work at Mystical Scraps

I am using the PTU kit Frostie by Freek's Creations. You can buy the kit at Mystical Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Element 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Image, mirror

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Layers, Duplicate

Move to top and use your eraser tool to erase the excess frame from the tube. I just left some of the frame at the bottom of the tubes cut off legs

Edit, Copy Element 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left. Move down til it is below the tubes hand so it looks like the tube is leaning her hand on the post

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Element 16

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 20

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and keep moving down til it is behind the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2

Image, resize 80%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right and place below the North Pole Sign some. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 45%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Element 9

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right and place at the top of the North Pole Sign

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Element 19

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place in front of the igloo. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Element 10

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place in front of the Igloo. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, December 2, 2013

Santa Baby PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Chris Pastel. You need a license to use her tubes. You can purchase her tubes at The PSP Project

I am using the PTU kit Santa Baby by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflake Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Mask

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 90%

Edit, Copy Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 90

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tinsel

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 75%

Move to the top of the frame.  See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Light String

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the top and place on the tinsel

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Present 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place to the right of the tree

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Present 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and than place to the left of present 1

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Ornament 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the tree and place at the first swirly on the tree..see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Ornament 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move down to the next swirly and place how you want. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Ornament 3

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move down to the next swirly on the tree. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Keep placing on the tree as you wish. I duplicated a couple of them and moved them around

Edit, Copy Bear

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place in front of the presents

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Snowy Ground

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Bell

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move up to the middle top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Stocking

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the bear some

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Sign

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top left corner of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Star

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit the tag you are making

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select the snowy ground

Layers, duplicate

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Use your eraser tool to get rid of the excess snow

I did this to cover up the cut off legs of the tube

Edit, Copy Garland

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Move to the bottom and than pull up so you can see it at the top back of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Skinny Tree

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left and than move down til it is behind the sign

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Deer

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and place in front of the skinny tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Plant

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left and place behind the deer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Friday, November 29, 2013

Winter Frost PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Di_Halim You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at PFD

I am using the PTU kit Winter Frost by Tasha's Playground. You can find where to purchase the kit HERE




Open new image 600 x 600

Select Frame 3

Image, rotate, rotate clockwise 90

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflakes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place on the left part of the tree.. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snow 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2 at the bottom of the frame

Image, mirror

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Snowballs

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame and to the right

Image, mirror

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Leaves 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to raster 2 and to the right and make sure it is behind the snowballs

Image, mirror

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Leaf 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place to the left of leaves 3. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize to fit the tag you are making

Move to the left and place at the bottom of the two trees

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fence

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move down to raster 2

Move down to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Sled

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, right 90

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left and place in front of the trees but behind the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Wheel

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place behind the snowballs

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place on the wheel

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Lantern

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to place on the wheel to make it look like it is hanging there

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Sparkles 2

Move so that it is on Raster 2

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Sparkles 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG


Winter Frost FTU Cluster Frames

Winter Frost FTU Cluster Frames using the PTU Kit Winter Frost by Tasha's Playground. You can go HERE to see where Tasha sells her kits!

Monday, November 25, 2013

Silver N Gold PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Arthur Crowe. You need a license to use his tubes. You can buy his work at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Silver N Gold by Freek's Creations. You can buy the kit at Mystical Scraps




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

I resized the paper 30%

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snow

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Snowflake Dangle

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 10%

Move up so that the strings are above the frame some

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Scene

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame

Image, resize 40%

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 25%

Move to the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Present

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 10%

Move to the left of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Bells

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the top of the frame in the middle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place in front of the tree but behind the present

Image, resize 15%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Candy Cane

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top right of the frame

Image, resize 20%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Santa

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to place in front of the presents

Image, resize 20%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Candle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the right and place at the bottom right of the frame

Image, resize 20%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Candy

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, Resize 10%

Move down til it is on Raster 2 at the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Lights

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the top of the frame

Image, resize 30%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Western Girl FTU Tutorial

Tutorial HERE

Snow Day PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of Eugene Rzhevskii You need a license to use this tube. This tube was the gift of the month in April if you bought 3 or more tubes at PFD

I am using the PTU kit I Snow Day by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project



Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowscape

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down some toward the bottom of the frame

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Snow

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Snowflake Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move around til you have it the way you want it

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Icicles

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame leave some of it peaking out out of the bottom

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fence

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Layers, arrange, move down

Move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snowman

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left and place in front of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Sled

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to place at the bottom of the cut off tubes legs

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Snowballs

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place on the right part of the fence and behind the sled to make it look like the sled is leaning on the snowballs

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Boots

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the right and place in front of the snowballs and the sled. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Branch 3

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move toward the top right of your frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Skis

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right and move til it is behind the snowballs but in front of the fence

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Scarf

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Move to the boots and place on them

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 10

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Mittens

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place on the skis

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Hat

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and make it look like it is hanging on the right ski

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Branch 2

Move over and up to the right

Move down til it is on Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Deer

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and than move down til it is above the snowdrift. It will look like the deer is looking out from the snow

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Winter Blush PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.


I am using the artwork of VeryMany. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy the art at their store found HERE

I am using the PTU kit Winter Blush by Tasha's Playground. You can find where to purchase the kit HERE




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Snowflakes 3

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Snowpile 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 65%

Move down to bottom of frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Snowpile 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to the bottom of the frame and over to the right some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place behind the snowpiles

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Sled

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and move up to place in front of the snowpiles. Make it look like the sled is leaning against the tree

Image, resize 65%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Birdhouse

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of frame

Image, resize 85%

Move down below the snow piles

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Branch 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the right and move up to place in front of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Branch 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to the left and place in front of the birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Berries 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and place to the right side of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Leaves 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place in front of the bird house

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Wheel

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to the left  and move up til it is above to snowpiles but look to be lying against the birdhouse and branches

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Berries

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the birdhouse and move to place at the top middle of the birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Branches

Move to Raster 2 and place at the top of the frame

Image, resize  50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG