Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sweet Tea FTU Cluster Frame

Here is a new cluster frame for you today. This is using the PTU Kit Sweet Tea by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can buy this kit at PicsforDesign, Whimsical Divas, Twilight Scraps, The PSP Project, Scraps and the City and Heartfelt Perfections. Check out Amy's site as she and Leah have lots of good kits, tuts, and templates. You will not regret it.


You can download the cluster frames here





Peachy Sweet 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 Anna Liwanag. You need a license to use his tubes. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the FTU kit Sweet Tea by Gimptastic Scraps




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 1

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 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Selections, Invert

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layer, arrange, send to bottom

Pull up so you can see flowers along top and right side

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Clock

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move up and to the right placing behind the tubes head on the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Vase

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Image resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bear

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 60%

Move to place in front of the vase and to the left some. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move and place to the right bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Perfume Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below gift and to the right

Image, resize 75% 

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Rose Basket

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below perfume bottle

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Feather

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move up some so it is peaking out on the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Image, Flip

Edit, Copy Shoes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right and down to place in front of the rose basket. see my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Heart

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Bring up to the left top of the frame. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 20

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and beside the vase. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Valentine 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 his tubes. You can buy this tube at PFD

I am using the PTU kit Like St Valentine by Manipulated by Magik . This kit is sold exclusively at PFD



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 the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Selections, Invert

Edit, copy Sparkle Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40% as the tube is big

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Balloons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 75%

Move to the right and behind the tube and pull up some. See my tag for placement

Edit, Copy V Card

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move down and place it under the tubes hand. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Valentines Box

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Image resize 50%

Move down below the brush and place it at the end of the brush. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Envelope

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below Valentine Box

Image, resize 60%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 10

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Heart Bouquet

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Place below the envelope and move up some so you can see the smaller hearts

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Doodle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the top of the frame 

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Place it to your liking. See my tag for my placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Diamond Hearts

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move up and place in the middle of your frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Rose

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to place behind the valentine box

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Sunday, January 27, 2013

Girlie 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 Chiichanny. You need a license to use her tubes. You can buy this tube at SATC

I am using the PTU kit Girly Cuteness by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps) . Check Amy's Blog to find HERE to find this kit.




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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, move down

Selections, Invert

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Bag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Brush

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Place in front and at the bottom of the purse

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Perfume Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image resize 70%

Move down below the brush and place it at the end of the brush. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Nail Polish

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move below the brush and place at the top of the brush. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Lipstick

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Place between perfume bottle and nail polish

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Mirror

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down til it is behind the perfume bottle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 65%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ribbon Heart

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tassle

Move down til it is on raster 2

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Basket

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom left side of the frame 

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Kitty

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move in front of basket and to the right

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Box

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move behind basket

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Saturday, January 26, 2013

Kiss Me 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 Zlata_M. You need a license to use her tubes. You can buy this tube at SATC

I am using the PTU kit Kiss Me by Manipulated by Magik . Visit her blog HERE to find where she sales her kits and more.

sg_heartburst Mask Found HERE You will have to scroll down some to find it





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

With your magic wand click inside the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image,  Mirror

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Banner Ribbon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Champagne

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the banner ribbon

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Drink

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image resize 60%

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

Image, Mirror

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Rose and feathers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and to the right of the drink. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy giftbox

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to the right of the frame and place on the side of the ribbon. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Fuzzy bear

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to place on the edge of the giftbox. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Candle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move behind the gift box and to the left some. See my tag for placement

Image, Resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 65%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select your close up of your tube

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Close up

Move over to the left of the frame. Move around and place to your liking

Change the blend mode of this layer to Luminance Legacy

Edit, copy Flowers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the right and move down til it is above raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, resize 85%

Move down and place to your liking. See my tag for placement

Edit, Copy Balloons

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to the left

Image, resize 70%

Image, rotate, free rotate, 10, left

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Glass Heart

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move down to the drink. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Pink Ice

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move down to the gift box and place on the left corner. see my tag for placement

Edit, copy Falling Hearts

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize  80%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move over to the left

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disk, settings:
sg_heartburst
Source Luminance
Fit To Canvas
Invert Transparency checked
Hide All Mask

Layers, merge, merge group

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Wednesday, January 23, 2013

His Toy 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 his tubes. You can buy this tube at his store found HERE

I am using the PTU kit His Toy by Manipulated by Magik . Visit her blog HERE to find where she sales her kits and more.

Template 164 by Millie's PSP Madness found HERE




Open template

Duplicate and close original

Delete Raster 1 and background

Image, resize to 600 x 600

Image, canvas size 650 x 650

Select 1

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer. You will have to move it a little to the right so it will cover all the star

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Delete  1

Select  2

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer. Move over to the left a bit so it covers the whole star

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 2

Select 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 3

Select  6

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 6

Select 5

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 5

Select 10

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 10

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects ,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 6

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, Copy Close up of your tube

Image, Mirror

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Selections, invert

Edit, Clear

Change the blend mode of this layer to Luminance Legacy

Edit, copy Kitten

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move and place in front of the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Mirror Ball

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move over to the right. 

Layers, Arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Tickle Whip

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Image, Mirror

Move to the left. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Case

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move down to the bottom of the template and move over to the right. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Boots

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move down til the boots are behind the tube and moved to the right. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Whip

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top left of the template. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Card 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 10

Move til it is above Raster 4. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Paddle

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Image, mirror

Move to the left and down. Place it on the case. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy fuzzy cuffs

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up to the left and place below the whip. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Corset

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and down below the tassel whip and cuffs.. See my tag for placement

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 20

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Monday, January 21, 2013

Beary Sweet FTU Cluster Frame


Here is a new cluster frame for you today. This is using the PTU Kit Beary Sweet by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can buy this kit at PicsforDesign, Whimsical Divas, Twilight Scraps, The PSP Project, Scraps and the City and Heartfelt Perfections. Check out Amy's site as she and Leah have lots of good kits, tuts, and templates. You will not regret it.


You can download the cluster frames here




CT Tag & Snags




The Kit for this is called Beary Sweet by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can find the many great places that Amy sales her kits by going HERE. To get these extras click on the tag to see full size version. Please DO NOT alter these in anyway!
















Beary Sweet 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 Joanne Schempp. You need a license to use her tubes. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit Beary Sweet by Gimptastic Scraps . Visit her blog HERE to find where she sales her kits and more.

sg_heartburst Mask Found HERE You will have to scroll down some to find it





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 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Balloon 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send down below the tube. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Pull up some so it looks to be above her head

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Pull over and place the duplicate on half of the first one. See my tag for placement

Edit, Copy Box

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image resize 70%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gift

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and down below box. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Flower

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below tube and to the left some

Image, resize 65%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 20

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Chocolate

Image, Rotate, Rotate Clockwise 90

Edit, copy Chocolate

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down below gift

Image, resize 50%

Image, rotate, free rotate, 20, right

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Cupcake

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move over beside gift and in front of chocolate. See my tag for placement

Image, Resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Bear 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Heart Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move up and to the right. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy CandyHeart 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Place in the center of the heart frame

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Paper 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disk, settings:
sg_heartburst
Source Luminance
Fit To Canvas
Invert Transparency checked
Hide All Mask

Layers, merge, merge group

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG



Saturday, January 19, 2013

Forever Love FTU Cluster Frames


Here are some new cluster frames for you today. This is using the PTU Kit Forever Love by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can buy this kit at PicsforDesign, Whimsical Divas, Twilight Scraps, The PSP Project, Scraps and the City and Heartfelt Perfections. Check out Amy's site as she and Leah have lots of good kits, tuts, and templates. You will not regret it.


You can download the cluster frames here