About Me

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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All creations I provide on this blog are my own creation. Any resemblance to others is strictly a coincidence.
Anything I share on my blog is for your personal use only.
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*Do not claim as yours.
*Do not change the file names.
*Hot-linking is prohibited.
*Do not alter, re size or add names to my snags & tags.
*You are more than welcome to use any of my creations in your group challenges but be sure to add a link back to my blog please.
*No money may be gained by the use of anything on this site.
*Do not copy and or translate my tutorials and place elsewhere.
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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Ice Queen - 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 November 30th, 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 Written on His Hands
Mask: DBV Xmas Mask 06 HERE

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Tony Tzanoukakis.
And it can be purchased from 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 "Ice Fairy" by Devilish Dezines.
And it can be purchased from Scraps N Company

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

Inner Bevel on the name with these settings:
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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 a new image 650 x 650

Frame4 resize 75 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Element1 resize 50 percent-flip, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate and bring this copy back to the left side also, placing just below the first one.

Element17 resize 50 percent, Image, free rotate right 90 degrees, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element19 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element12 resize 28 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element9 resize 18 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Duplicate and bring this copy back to the left side also, placing just above the first one on the inside of the frame. See my tag for details.

Element38 resize 34 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element38 resize 30 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element37 resize 90 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Send this down to just under your frame layer in your layers palette. 

Element25 resize 78 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Send this down to just under your frame layer in your layers palette. 

Element14 resize 20 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element resize  percent, copy & paste to the  side of your tag.

Resize tube 64 percent, Activate your magic wand and click inside your frame layer, Selections modify expand by 8. Open a new raster layer and copy & paste your tube, Selections, invert and then click delete. Over in your layers palette move tube to just below 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 paper4 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. ♥

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Longing For You - 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.
This tutorial was written by LadyAries on November 25th, 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 AmazoneBT
Mask: HorsePlay's Pasture Mask27 HERE
Template: Millie's PSP Madness 205 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 beautiful kit "Anniversary" by Devilish Dezines.
This kit is a part of the Anniversary Collab 1 from Scraps N Company.
It is a free gift once you have purchased the required amount.

*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.
Resize Canvas size to 650 by 650, this will give you a little more room to work with.

1
Select all/float/defloat new raster layer. Open paper3 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
Repeat steps above with the same paper.


3
Select all/float/defloat new raster layer open paper1 copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

4
Select all/float/defloat new raster layer open paper1 resize 80 percent, copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

5
Select all/float/defloat new raster layer open paper3 copy & paste into selection, selection invert, delete, select none & delete original template layer.

6 & 7
All I did was add my drop shadow to these two layers.

8 & 9
 Delete these two layers from your layers palette.

Time to add the elements, I used the following:

Element14 resize to 50 percent, copy & paste to the top left side of your tag.

Element15 resize to 32 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Duplicate & mirror.

Element23 resize to 78 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag. Move this layer down under your word art layers in your layers palette. Duplicate & mirror.

Element8 resize to 46 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Move this layer down under your word art layers in your layers palette. Duplicate & mirror.

Element21 resize to 30 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Move this layer down under your word art layers in your layers palette. Duplicate & mirror.

Element24 resize to 46 percent, copy & paste to the right side of your tag. Move this layer down under your word art layers in your layers palette. Duplicate & mirror.

Element22 resize to 30 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Resize your tube to your liking and copy & paste to the center of your tag.

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

Open new raster layer and send to the bottom, flood fill with color of choice or paper3 and apply your mask.  Merge group & duplicate your mask layer.

When your 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, November 20, 2014

CT Tag Show Off ~ FwTags Creations

Here is my CT tag that I made for Claire with her beautiful kit "Winter Garden". It can be purchased from Digi Fox's Studio. And I have used artwork of Tony Tzanoukakis. You can purchase his art from The Art of Tony Tzanoukakis. You must have a license to use.
*click on image to view full size*


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CT Tag Show Off & Snags ~ Rieneke Designs

Here is my CT tag that I made for Rieneke with this gorgeous kit "A Winters Tale". It can be purchased from Scrap Candy and Twilight Scraps. I have also used a beautiful free tube of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can purchase her art from her store Zindy Zone Shop. You must have a license to use.
*click on image to view full size*

*click on image to view full size & right click to save*
Enjoy ♥


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sexy Diva - 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 November 13th, 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 Witched
Mask:  HorsePlay's Pasture Mask9 HERE

*Tube of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Barbara Jensen,
And it can be purchased from Barbara Jensen Tubes
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

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

Inner Bevel on the name with these settings:
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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 a new image 650 x 650

Frame4 resize 74 percent, copy & paste to the center of your tag.

Element41 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element5 resize 44 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element26 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element15 resize 36 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element23 resize 40 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element26 resize 36 percent-mirror, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element17 resize 24 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag.

Element9 resize 18 percent, copy & paste to the left side of your tag two times.

Activate your magic wand and click inside your frame layer, Selections modify expand by 8.
Open a new raster layer and copy & paste paper6, Selections, invert and then click delete. Selections, select none. Over in your layers palette drag this layer under your frame.

Once again activate your magic wand and click inside your frame layer, Selections modify expand by 8. Open a new raster layer and copy & paste the close up of your tube, Selections, invert and then click delete. Selections, select none. Over in your layers palette drag this layer under 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 paper6 and apply your mask & merge group. Duplicate & mirror then merge the two mask layers.

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. ♥


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Northern Exposure Cluster

I made another winter cluster and it's made with the very beautiful kit Northern Exposure by Beverly at HorsePlay's Pasture Designs.
*Click on the 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 Becca.
Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it! ♥


Sunday, November 9, 2014

CT Tag Show Off & Snag Set~ FwTags Creations

Here is my CT tag that I made for Claire with her gorgeous winter kit "Snow Girl". This kit is packed full of wonderful elements you will love. There is so much that can be done with it. It can be purchased from Scraps N Company. And I have used artwork of Maxine Gadd. You can purchase her art from Creative Design Outlet. You must have a license to use.
 *click on image to view full size*
I have also included a snaggable Facebook timeline cover
*click on image to view full size & right click to save*
**Do Not Add Names To My Snags & Do No Alter In Any Way**
 

Please note that with Facebook'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!

Magic Of The Season Cluster

Here is my first Christmas cluster and it's made with the awesome kit Magic Of The Season by Beverly at HorsePlay's Pasture Designs. This kit has some fantastic elements in it. 
*Click on the 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 Becca.
Your tag is so beautiful!! I love it! ♥

Friday, November 7, 2014

Ice Cold Cluster ~ Rieneke Designs CT

Here is a cluster made with the gorgeous kit Ice Cold by Rieneke. I love the soft beautiful colors and elements in this kit. It is a must have kit for any tagger that loves winter tags.
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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Thank you so very much for using my cluster Pammy.
Your tag is so very beautiful!! I love it! ♥