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Hi I'm Rita, most of you know me as LadyAries around the forums and the tagging community. Welcome to my blog.
I live in South Carolina and am married to the most wonderful man, my soul mate Wayne. Together we have 4 daughters and 5 wonderful grandchildren. I have been addicted to PSP and tagging for 7 years. I love to bowl, read, scrapbook & watch movies. And I am addicted to Pinterest. Here I will be displaying some of my creations. I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Spring Toadly Amazing - PTU


*Click tag to see full size*
This tutorial is from my own imagination,
any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was written by LadyAries on February 20th, 2014.
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

*Supplies Needed*
PSP: I am using X2 but any version should work.
Font of choice: I am using Brick by Boring Brick
Mask: WSL 84 HERE.
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Ellie_Milk.
~This tube is a ACDiva forum exclusive.~
You can purchased art from Ellie _Milk at Pics For Design
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the beautiful PTU kit "Spring Toadly Amazing" by HorsePlay's Pasture
And it can be purchased at any of her stores listed HERE.

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 650 x 650

Element39 copy & paste to the center of your tag. 

Activate the magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 8. Open a new raster layer and copy & paste paper2, selections invert, delete, select none. Move your background under your frame. 

Resize your tube to your liking, copy & paste it just under your frame layer. Use your eraser tool to remove any parts of your tube that may be sticking out.
  
Element26 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & with your mouse drag the second layer over to the right so that it looks like one nice long piece of grass. *Do not drop shadow these two layers.

Element23 resize 60 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element22 resize 52 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element20 resize 60 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element15 resize 60 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element16 resize 35 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Over in your layers palette drag it down to just above your frame.

Element57 resize 28 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element8 resize 30 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element27 resize 30 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.


Element63 resize 30 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element64 resize 28 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

See my tag for details.
Add more elements if you wish to.

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, copy & paste paper11 and apply your mask & merge group. Side over to the right side slightly and then duplicate & mirror and merge the two layers. Duplicate & flip.


When you are happy with your tag merge all layers and resize to your liking. 

Apply the correct artist copyright and license info and save as a PNG, then add your name and merge & save.

I hope you enjoyed this tut.♥

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Thank you so very much for trying my tut Dixie.
  Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

PurpleliciousLove Cluster ~ Rieneke Designs CT

This is such a gorgeous kit and there is so much that can be done with it. I had a great time working with it. It can be purchased from Twilight Scraps
*click on image to view full size*  
Then right click to save to your computer.
 
Enjoy ♥

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Thank you so very much for using my cluster Sue.
  Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it!


CT Tag Show Off ~ Rieneke Designs

Here is my CT tag that I made for Rieneke with the stunning kit "Purplelicious Love". It can be purchased from Twilight Scraps. This kit is packed full of beautiful unique elements you will love. And I have used artwork of Arthur Crowe. This is a exclusive tube at ACDiva forum.
*click on image to view full size*

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

CT Tag Show Off ~ Sassi Designs

Here are my CT tags that I made for Sassi with this oh so beautiful kit "VDay Hearts N Roses". This kit is huge!! There is so much that can be done with it. See a listing of her stores HERE. And I used artwork of VeryMany. This can be purchased HERE.
You must have a license to use this art.
*click on image to view full size*


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Skulls & Roses - PTU

*Click tag to see full size*
This tutorial is from my own imagination,
any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was written by LadyAries on February 6th, 2014.
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

*Supplies Needed*
PSP: I am using X2 but any version should work.
Font of choice: I am using A R Berkley
Mask: WSL 84 HERE.
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Jamie Kidd.
And it can be purchased from Creative Design Outlet.
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the beautiful PTU kit "Skulls and Roses" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased HERE and HERE.

*PlugIn*
EyeCandy 6 ~ Gradient glow on my name.

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
Open a new image 650 x 600

Frame3 r size 80 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag. 

Activate the magic wand and while holding down the shift key click inside each frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open a new raster layer and copy & paste paper2, selections invert, delete, select none. Move your background under your frame. 

Element4 resize 60 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag. Over in your layers palette you want this between the frame and the background paper.

Resize your tube to your liking, copy & paste it just under your frame layer. You want a good size close up of your tube to go in one side of your fame. My close up is on the left side. Use your eraser tool to remove any parts of your tube that may be sticking out. Over in your layers palette change your Blend mode to Luminance Legacy on your left tube.

Resize your tube or use a smaller one if your have several sizes already, then mirror and copy & paste it into the right side of your frame. Use your eraser tool to remove any parts of your tube that may be sticking out

Element9 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the bottom left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element34 resize 70 percent, copy & paste to the bottom left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Cluster3 resize 60 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element24 resize 15 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element2 resize 14 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element2 resize 10 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element16 resize 22 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element34 resize 80 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag.

Element34 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag.

See my tag for details.
Add more elements if you wish to.

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, copy & paste paper2 and apply your mask & merge group. Duplicate & mirror and merge the two layers. Duplicate & flip.

When you are happy with your tag merge all layers and resize to your liking.

Apply the correct artist copyright and license info and save as a PNG, then add your name and merge & save.

I hope you enjoyed this tut. ♥


Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Wings Of Spring - FTU

*Click tag to see full size*
This tutorial is from my own imagination,
any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was written by LadyAries on February 5th, 2014.
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

*Supplies Needed*
PSP: I am using X2 but any version should work.
Font of choice: I am using BrockScript
Mask: HorsePlay's Pasture Mask9 HERE
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Tony Tzanoukakis.
And it can be purchased from his store The Art Of Tony Tzanoukakis.
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the beautiful PTU kit "Love At First Sight" by HorsePlay's Pasture.
And it can be purchased at any of her stores HERE.
~Updated January 4th, 2015 this PTU kit is now FTU HERE.


*PlugIn*

EyeCandy 6 ~ Gradient glow on my name.

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
Open a new image 650 x 650

Element8 copy & paste to the center of your tag.  

Activate the magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open a new raster layer and copy & paste paper10, selections invert, delete, select none. Move your background under your frame. 

Element75 copy & paste to the bottom center of your frame. Over in your layers palette drag this layer down below your frame layer. Duplicate and move the two around so that they both show nicely. You want one slightly above the other.

Resize your tube to your liking and copy & paste inside your frame. Use your eraser tool to remove any parts of your tube that may be sticking out.


Element5 resize 55 percent - mirror, copy & paste to the top left side of your frame.

Element17 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the top left side of your frame.

Element29 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your frame.

Element32 resize 37 percent, copy & paste to the bottom left of your frame. Duplicate & mirror. 

Element51 resize 45 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element12 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element41 resize 35 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element2 resize 25 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element27 resize 65 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag.

Element38 resize 18 percent, copy & paste to the left of your tag. Duplicate & mirror. 

Element1 resize 25 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

See my tag for details.
Add more elements if you wish to.

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, copy & paste paper12 and apply your mask.

When you are happy with your tag merge all layers and resize to your liking.

Apply the correct artist copyright and license info and save as a PNG, then add your name and merge & save.

I hope you enjoyed this tut. ♥

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Thank you so very much for trying my tut Dixie.
  Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it!


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Forever Yours - PTU

*Click tag to see full size*
This tutorial is from my own imagination,
any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was written by LadyAries on February 4th, 2014.
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
 
*Supplies Needed*
PSP: I am using X2 but any of them should work.
Font of choice: Marquerite
Mask: BflyFlby Mask4 ~ Link Unknown at this time.
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black
 
*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Tony Tzanoukakis.
This was a Bonus tube. Is in not available for purchase. You can find his store HERE.
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the beautiful PTU kit "Angel" by Scottish Butterfly Creations.
And it can be purchasied from Scraps From The Heart.

*PlugIns*
Mura's Meister Copies

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
Open a new image 650 x 650

Curtain resize 70 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

BackSparkle resize 90 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag. Over in your layers palette drag this layer down below your Curtain.

Flower Strip resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & Mirror.

Cross resize 60  percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Harp resize 60 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Cupcake resize 25 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Sparkles copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Resize your tube 25 percent or to your liking, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Fan resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Flower resize 23 percent, copy & paste to the top of your tag & apply Mura's Meister Copies with these settings. Duplicate & Flip. Use your eraser tool to erase the extra flowers. See my tag for details.
See my tag for details.
Add more elements if you wish to.

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, copy & paste paper4 and apply your mask. Use your Pick tool to stretch it a little bigger if needed.

When you are happy with your tag merge all layers and resize to your liking.

Apply the correct artist copyright and license info and save as a PNG, then add your name and merge & save.

I hope you enjoyed this tut. ♥