Thursday, February 27, 2014

Envy 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 Lidia Misfit. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at The PSP Project

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




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frames

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 Light Beam

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 48%

So that you can fit the tube into the frame since she has a cut off top of the head and body

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Stamp

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Blood

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Wire

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Coffin

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, Mirror

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Mushrooms

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and than down behind the coffin

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Toxic Drum

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left of the frame behind the coffin

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Pills

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and place in front of the barrel and behind the coffin some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Vial

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to bottom left and place in front of the pills

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Crow

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place on the mushroom

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place behind the barrel

Effects, 3d Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Deco 2

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 Evil Eye

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom left of the coffin

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dagger

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the top left of the frame

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, February 24, 2014

Mardi Gras Time 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 FTU artist Lia

I am using the PTU kit Dats Mardi Gras 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 of 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 Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Confetti 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

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 Music Notes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Bricks

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move up above the top of the frame

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Fireworks

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Wrought Iron

Edit, paste, paste as new layer'

Move to bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Beads 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Label

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the cut off legs of the tube to cover them up

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Mask 2

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy King Cake

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to bottom right of the frame and lay on top of the label. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Beads 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top right and place beneath the mask

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Beads 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place on top of the other beads

Effects, 3d Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Horn 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 45%

Move to the left and place on the label to the left. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bead

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fleur_de_Lis

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and place it on the frame

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, February 22, 2014

Gangster Glam FTU Snags


I am using the FTU Kit Gangster Glam  by Gimptastic Scrap. Amy sales exclusively at The PSP Project and Thrifty Scraps. I am using the artwork of Zlata_M From PicsForDesign. I believe this was a tube that was giving away one month for buying three or more tubes or kits at the store. To get these extras click on the tag to see full size version. Please DO NOT alter these in anyway!








Friday, February 21, 2014

Shamrock Shuffle 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. I bought this tube when hew was saling at PTE. You can now buy his tubes at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Shamrock Shuffle 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 80%

With your magic wand click inside 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 Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy splatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up toward the top 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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dots

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Clover Rope

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 80%

Move to the top of the Frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Pot of Gold

Edit, paste, paste as new layer'

Image, resize 60%

Move to bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Beer 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Beer

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left of Beer 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Charm

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the bottom left and place in front of the beers

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Shamrock 1

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top left of the frame and place over the bow

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize 85%

Move down some so part of the cut off leg is behind the pot of gold

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Ribbon 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Hat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right and place to the right of the pot of gold

Effects, 3d Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Horse Shoe 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right of the frame and place it in the middle of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Games

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the bottom right of the frame and place in front of the pot of gold but behind the hat some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Scribble

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down til it is above Raster 2

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

Shamrock Shuffle FTU Cluster Frame

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


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Kiss My Irish Butt 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 tubes. You can buy the tube at PFD


I am using the PTU kit Kiss My Irish Ass 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 65%

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 Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up some to the top

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy light burst

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down toward the bottom right

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Splash

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Pot of Gold

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Harp

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Banner

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top of the frame

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 Flask

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left and move behind the tube but in front of the harp. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Beer

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left side of the flask

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Bouquet

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the pot of gold. Move up toward the top of the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Cupacke

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left and place in front of the flask and beer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Hat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right and place in front of the pot of gold

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Kiss Mark

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the top right and place on the top of the bouquet

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, February 19, 2014

Flight of Fantasy 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 Caron Vinson. You need a license to use this tube. I purchased this tube at CILM when it was open.  You can purchase her work at CDO 

I am using the PTU kit Faerie Fantasy 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 80%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 11

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 right some

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy light effect

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move up toward the top 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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Mushroom Home

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Venus

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the mushroom house

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bird 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer'

Image, resize 50%

Move to place at the top of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy  Flower Wreath

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Doodle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 85%

Move to the right

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Faery Dust

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Jar

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and behind the faery dust and to the right of that

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dandelion

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame and move behind the jar

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Pom Pom Flower

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and in front of the dandelions

Effects, 3d Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Deco

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move toward the top

Layers, arrange, send to the bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Flower Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Copy Unicorn

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place in front of the faery dust

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, February 18, 2014

Goth 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 Eugene Rzhevskii. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at PFD

I am using the PTU kit Gothic Rose 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 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

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Frame 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Lawn

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Cloud

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Moon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Casket

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to the right and place on the lawn and in front of the moon

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Heart Cross

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place on the coffin

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Birds

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move down to place on the moon and clouds

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to the size to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Lantern

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Fountain

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right side of the frame and than move behind the casket and to the right some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Spider

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left so you can see it beside the tube

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3d Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Poison

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left and place to the left of the lantern

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bottle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left and than down and to the right behind the poison

Edit, Copy Candles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place in front of the cross

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, copy Umbrella

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and move til below the lantern

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 20

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Owl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and set on the fountain

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

One Fine 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 Anna Liwanag. You need a license to use this tube. You can purchase this tube at CDO

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



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 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

Selections Select None

Edit, copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down some in 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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Frame 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Branch 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 80%

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Branch 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move Below Branch 1 on the left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Leaves 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy  Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Flower Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the tag. This way it will cover up the cut off legs

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy flowers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, flip

Image, resize 80%

Move down to place on top of flower scatter

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Birds

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Butterfly 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Butterfly 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left side of the frame. 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

One Fine Day FTU Cluster Frame

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


Sunday, February 16, 2014

Fun At Mardi Gras 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 FTU artist NoFlutter.

I am using the PTU kit Carnival 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 75%

With your magic wand click inside 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

Selections Select None

Edit, copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Street Lamp

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Balloons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top left of the frame

Image, resize 75%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Eye Mask

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Image, resize 75

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 25

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Party Tiara

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy  Beads 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Beads 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place in front of the sign

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Champagne FLutes

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 Champagne

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Place in front of the champagne flutes

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dubloons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and and place below the beads

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Feather 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move over to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Music 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Bring to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Crystal Ball

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right and place behind the dubloons and beads

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, February 14, 2014

Release 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 Tiffany Toland Scott. You need a license to use this tube. You can purchase this tube at CDO

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




Open new image 600 x 600

Open Frame 1

Image, rotate, Rotate clockwise 90

Edit, Copy Frame 1

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 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Edit, copy Sparkle

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Flowers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Cluster

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top and place on the flowers

Image, resize 85%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Beads

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to Raster 2

Move to the top of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Lights

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to to the top of the frame

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 15

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move down til the tube is sitting on the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Clocks

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move Behind the tube. Move down til it is above Raster 2. Move toward the bottom. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Wand

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and move to place behind the tube. Move up to the top of the frame some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Buttons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down toward the clocks

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 15

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Rose

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, 45, left

Image, resize 85%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, duplicate

Image, resize 85%

Move to the left of the rose

Layers, Duplicate

Move duplicate to the right side of the rose

Move the original rose up above the other two roses

Edit, copy Key 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left and place next to the clock

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dragonfly

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place on the stems of the roses

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Flowers 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move down to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Glitter Spray

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Release Me FTU Cluster Frame

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

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Irish Kiss 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. I bought this tube at PTE. You can now buy his work at his store HERE. **Just a note I do NOT see this tube I am using at his store**

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



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 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

Selections Select None

Edit, copy Sparkle

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move to bottom of the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Wordart

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom of the frame and place on top of the cut off legs of the tube

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Pot of Gold

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left and place behind the I in Irish. This way the rainbow will be behind the tube

Image, resize 70%

Edit, copy Money Bag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place it to the right of the pot of gold

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Harp

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right of the frame. Place on the H in Irish

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Beer

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and place beside and on the I in Irish some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Beer 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 50%

Move to the left and place behind and to the left of beer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bag

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right and place beside the H in irish

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Harps

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move toward the top left of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to  bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Music

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Pipe

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom left and move to place in front of the beer some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Clover Pop

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and move below the Beer 2 and to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Hat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place behind the bag

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Irish Kiss FTU Cluster Frame

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

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Love Of A Martini 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 Isobel Van Finklestein. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at The PSP Project(this store is now CLOSED)

I am using the FTU kit Martini Love by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit can be found HERE


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 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

Selections Select None

Edit, copy Bubbles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, Duplicate

Edit, copy Heart Bubbles

Edit,paste, paste as new layer

Layers, Duplicate

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

Move to the top of the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Layers, merge, merge down

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Edit, copy Star 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Banner

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top and place under the stars

Than what I did was erase the banner that was inside of each frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy  Balloon

Move the top left of the frame

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 Clock

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the top right of the frame. Below behind the tubes head

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Shoes

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the lower right hand bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Deco 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move down til it is below the clock

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy WA

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to the bottom of the tag. Place at the bottom. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Key

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left and make it look like it is Deco 2

Image, rotate, free rotate, 20, right

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Wire Hearts

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place on Raster 2

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Heart Gem

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and place beside the letter L

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, February 5, 2014

Fool For Love 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 this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit Love Fool 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 2

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 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Bubbles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the left some

Image, resize 85%

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, Copy Scattered Hearts

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move down and to the right 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 Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 65%

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Heart Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

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

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Grass 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame and move behind the heart tree

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Balloons

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Flower 9

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and place on the far edge of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, resize 80%

Move down below the original. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy  Flower 10

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Image, Mirror

Move to place to the right side of Flower 9

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, resize 80%

Line up with the original

Edit, Copy Lovebirds

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 40%

Move to the left and place at the bottom of the frame to cover up the stems of the flowers

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Caterpillar

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right and place in front of the heart tree at the bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Since my tube looks like it is crouching some I move it over to look like she is sitting on the heart tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Hot Air Balloon

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right and move below the tree

Image, rotate, free rotate,  right, 20

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Wordart

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top left and place on the balloons

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, February 4, 2014

Tickle Me Pink 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 Zindy. You need a license to use this tubes. You can buy the tube at her store HERE

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



Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Window

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 30%

Edit, repeat resize

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Swirl 2

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

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 right side of the window

Image, resize 30%

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Picnic

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 15%

Move to place at the bottom of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Branch

Move to Raster 2 and place in the middle of the window

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bouquet

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate,free rotate, left, 50

Move to the right and place behind picnic but in front of the tree

Effects, 3D Effects,Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 85%

Move to the left of the tag some. With the tube I am using it looks like she is kneeling on the picnic element

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bear

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the right of the frame and place at the bottom right of the picnic. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Pillow

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to left and place behind the tube

Image, resize 15%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy  Butterfly

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 25%

Move to the right and place on the bouquet

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

Amethyst Too 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 ChrisPastel. You need a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the tube at PFD

I am using the PTU kit My Birthstone Series: Amethyst by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to The PSP Project and Thrifty Scraps

This is the start of a series of kits by Gimptastic Scraps & Tasha's Playground



Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

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

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 Gem Brooch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Ribbon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below the Gem Brooch

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Deco 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Image, Flip

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place so you can see her face. See my tag for placement

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Change the blend mode of this layer to Luminance(L)

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Swan

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right side of the frame and place near the bottom. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Gem Flower

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right of the frame and place on the ribbon and gem brooch

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Branch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Flip

Move to top of the frame on Raster 2

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 20

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Edit, Copy  Beads

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move down toward the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Dragonfly

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 85%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Than you will have to move it down so the wing is under the tubes shoulder

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, February 3, 2014

Amethyst 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 Birthstone Series: Amethyst by Tasha's Playground. You can find where to purchase the kit HERE

This kit is going to be a series between Tasha and Gimptastic Scraps.




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 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 Sparkle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down to the bottom of the frame

Edit, Clear

Selections Select None

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror

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 Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move around til it looks to surround all the back of the frame

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 75%

Move to the top of the frame. Move down behind the tube and to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Jewel 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move up than move down to the bottom of the frame to cover up the cut off legs

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy String

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 75%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 10

Move to the bottom of the frame and place below the jewel

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy  Key

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 65%

Move to place on the left side of the frame in the middle of the frame. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Leaves 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Butterflies

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to right and place on the leaves

Image, rotate, free rotate, right 10

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Locket

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right of the jewel

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Deco

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to Raster 2

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

Amethyst FTU Cluster Frame

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

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Luck of the Irish 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 this tube. You can purchase this tube at The PSP Project

I am using the PTU kit Irish Charm 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 2

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 Sparkles 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move over to the left some

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 Scatter

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move to the middle of the frame at the back

Effects, 3D Effects Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Clover Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right side of the frame.

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Clovers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to the right and move down til the stems are touching the bottom of the frame at the bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy  Pot of Gold

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right and place at the bottom right of the frame in front of the clovers

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%

Move to the bottom and over to the right some. Make sure her leg is in front of the pot of gold

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Beer

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and down behind the tube next to the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Pint

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right and place behind the Beer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Chain

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move to the very top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Banner

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame and move down below the Chain

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Glitter Trail

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Move to the top of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy St Patty's Pop

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left and place in front of the beer and pint

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Mouse

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Image, mirror

Move to the bottom right and place to the right side of the pot of gold

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

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