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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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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Devils Dance - 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 September 21st, 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 Bloodyslime
Template: Millie's PSP Madness 394 HERE

*Tube of Choice*
I am using a beautiful exclusive tube from Pics For Design.
You have to be a member of the Exclusive Club in order to get this tube.
You can read more about it HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the fantastic PTU kit "Devils Dance" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased from Scraps N Company

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
I am using V3 H3 O25 B5 black.

Open template, Shift D to duplicate then close original & delete credits.
I have resized the template to 650 x 452 pixels and then I resized the canvas size to 650 by 525 pixels.

1
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper2 and resize 55 percent copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

2
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper1 and copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer

3
Repeat steps above using the same paper.

4
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper4 and copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer

5
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper4 and resize 55 percent copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

6
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer and then flood fill with #4d3124.

7
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper1 and resize 70 percent copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

8
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer and then flood fill with #4d3124.

Resize tube to your liking, copy & paste to the center of your tag.
See my tag for details.

Time to add the elements, I used the following:

Element35 resize 55 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element29 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element36 resize 55 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element17 resize 45 percent, copy & paste to the bottom center of your tag.

Element10 resize 30 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element20 resize 20 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element15 resize 20 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element38 resize 18 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element8 resize 10 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element49 resize 16 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element49 resize 12 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element37 resize 65 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror. Merge down & send to bottom.

Element26 resize 55 percent-flip, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror. Merge down & send to bottom.

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

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 Vickie.
  Your tag is fantastic!! This tube is perfect for this. I love it!


Monday, September 15, 2014

You Rawk My Socks Award!

Today I received this award from Erica of Brutal Designs.
Thank you so very much Erica, I am so honored!

I am now going to pass this award on to 5 people who rawk my world through their designing, tagging and being the wonderful people and friends that they are. Check out these awesome blogs... 
 Venomous Creations 

If you have received this award, please place it proudly on your blog, and then pass the award on to 5 people of your choosing! 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Autumn Girl - 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 September 14th, 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 Polonaise
Mask: DD_FallMask_3 HERE
Template: TracyF.Designz-AutumnTemplate7 HERE

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Keith Garvey.
And it can be purchased from Garv Girls Psp Tubes.
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the gorgeous PTU kit "Autumn Girl" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased from Scraps N Company

*PlugIns* 
Eye Candy 6, Gradient glow for the name.

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*Let's Get Started*
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
I am using V3 H3 O25 B5 black.

Open template, Shift D to duplicate then close original & delete credits and the word Autumn.
Resize Canvas size to 650 by 600, this will give you a little more room to work with.

Circle
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper4 and copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

Rectangle
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper1 and copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

Strip1
Select all/float/defloat & add a new raster layer. Open paper1 and copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

All I did on the DottedCircle, dotted circle, frame & strip2 was add my drop shadow.

 Resize the close up of your tube to your liking, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Time to add the elements, I used the following:

 Element1 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element15 resize 50 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element4 resize 30 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element11 resize 30 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element41 resize 25 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element46 resize 36 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element12 resize 24 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element49 resize 18 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag. Adjust, sharpness, sharpen once.

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

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, flood fill with #41261b 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 Vickie.
  Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it!


To Kiss a Frog FB Cover Set

I have another snaggable FB cover set using the gorgeous artwork of Arthur Crowe and a beautiful little scrap kit by Devilish Dezines.
 
Enjoy ♥
*click on image to view full size*
**Do Not Add Names To My Snags & Do No Alter In Any Way**
 
Please note that with Facebooks's TOU you can not use a artists full url on timeline covers.
Please only use this for facebook as that is what the credits is set for.

Thank You!
Thursday, September 11, 2014

CT Tag Show Off ~ Rieneke Designs

CT tag that I made for Rieneke with her fantastic kit "Night of the Pumpkins". It can be purchased from Twilight Scraps. I love the colors and all the beautiful elements in this kit, there is so much that can be done with it. I have used artwork of Keith Garvey. You can purchase his art from his store Garv Girls Psp Tubes. You must have a license to use.
*click on image to view full size*

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Devilish Intentions - 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 September 9th, 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 Still Time
Mask: WSL 84 HERE
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black

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

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the fantastic PTU kit "Devil" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased from Scraps N Company

 
*PlugIns* 
Eye Candy 6, Gradient glow for the 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
 

Frame1 resize 74 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Element16 resize 78 percent, copy & paste towards the bottom of your frame and then send it to the bottom of your layers palette.

 Element5 resize 42  percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

 Element12 resize 42 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element46 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.
 
Element27 resize 70 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag.

Element17 resize 70 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

 Element32 resize 30 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element35 resize 16 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Element49 resize 22 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

 Element37 resize 48  percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag.

Element10 resize 20 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag.

Resize the close up of your tube 70 percent, copy & paste inside of your frame. 

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

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, copy & paste paper3 and apply your mask & merge group. Side over to the right side slightly and then duplicate & mirror.

 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.♥
  

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Beautiful Autumn Cluster ~ Rieneke Designs CT

This kit is gorgeous! I had a fantastic time working with it. There is just so much that can be done with all of these beautiful elements. It is a must have kit and it can be purchased from Twilight Scraps
*Click on the image to view full size*
Then right click to save to your computer.

Enjoy ♥ 

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Thanks so much Pammy for using this frame in your Cluster challenge at Bag A Snag.
Your tag is so gorgeous!! I love it!

CT Tag Show Off ~ Rieneke Designs

Here is my CT tag that I made for Rieneke with her gorgeous kit "Beautiful Autumn". It can be purchased from Twilight Scraps. This kit is fantastic to work with and there is so much that can be done with it. I have used artwork of VeryMany. You can purchase this beautiful tube from VeryMany Tubes. You must have a license to use.
*click on image to view full size*

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

A Moment In Time - 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 September 2nd, 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 Sverige Script Decorated Demo

Template: Millie's PSP Madness 647 HERE
Drop Shadow usually V3 H3 O25 B5 black

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Arthur Crowe.
And it can be purchased from Arthur Crowes Factory.
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrap kit Of Choice*
I am using the beautiful PTU kit "Moment In Time" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased from Pics For Design 


*PlugIns* 
Eye Candy 6, Gradient glow for the name.

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


Open template, Shift D to duplicate then close original & delete credits.

1.

Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Open paper6 and resize 60 percent, copy & paste into selection move it around till you have it where you want it, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

2.
Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Open element16, copy & paste into selection move it around till you have it where you want it, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

3.
 Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Open paper4 and resize 55 percent, copy & paste into selection move it around till you have it where you want it, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

4.
 Repeat step 3 on this layer.

5.
 Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Open element35 and resize 90 percent, copy & paste into selection move it around till you have it where you want it, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

Still working on your circle layer, Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Mirror your tube, Copy & paste your tube into selection move it around till you have it where you want it, selection invert, delete, select none.

Now for your tube layer go up to Adjust, Hue and Saturation, Colorize and use these settings below.

6.
All I did to this layer was add my drop shadow.

 Resize tube 55 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.


Time to add the elements, I used the following:
Element42 resize to 34 percent, copy & paste to the right of your tag. 

Element34 resize to 24 percent, copy & paste to the right of your tag.
  
Element26 resize 65 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element25 resize to 50 percent, copy & paste to the right of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.


Element27 resize to 16 percent, copy & paste to the right of your tag.


Element8 resize 35 percent, copy & paste to the bottom of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element16 resize to 88 percent, copy & paste to the right of your tag. Now send this to the bottom of your layers palette. Duplicate & mirror.

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

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.♥