Saturday, November 30, 2013

Winter Song

Winter Song
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the very beautiful kit Winter Song for this one.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Take the magic wand and click on the inside of each frame.  Add a new layer and paste Pp8 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Paste Element 115 on to the canvas.  Place it on the top.

03.  Paste Element 117 on to the canas.  Re size it by 50% once and again by 65%.   Place it on the top left where the string will go over the top of the window.   Now take you eraser tool and delete the top part of the element.

04.  Paste Element 111 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

05.  Paste Element 116 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice, once by 50% then again by 65%.  Place it on the top right.

06.  Paste Element 51 on to the canvas. Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the bottom left.

07.  Paste Element 59 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it on the bottom right and below the other Element 111.

08.  Paste Element 65 on to the canvas.  Flip it and place it below the elements on the top.

09.  Paste Element 98 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it behind Element 51 on the left.

10.  Paste Element 107 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% twice.  Place it on the bottom.

11.  Paste Element 104 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the right side of the first ornament.

12.  Paste Element 121 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three times.  Place it in front of the ornaments on the bottom.

13.  Paste Element 94 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the right side and below the other elements.

14.  Paste Element 84 on to the canvas.  Re size twice, once by 50% then again by 65%.  Place it on the right side of the ornaments.

15.  Paste Element 34 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the top left behind the elements.  Duplicate it and re size the duplicate by 65% and place it to the right of the original.  Duplicate the duplicate and place this one to the bottom left of the main element.

16.  Paste Element 18 on to the canvas.  Send it to the bottom of the canvas.

17.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then again by 65%.  Mirror it and place it on the top.

18.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size as needed.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

19.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.


Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you've enjoyed.

Christmas Bunny2

Christmas Bunny2
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the Christmas Bunny2 kit by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com


New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it towards the bottom.

02.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the right side and behind Element 6.

03.  Paste Element 8 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the left side.

04.  Paste Element 20 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the left side, and send it to the bottom.

05.  Paste Element 57 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the bottom left and mirror it.

06.  Paste Element 82 on to the canvas.  Place it behind all of the other elements.
With magic wand click on the inside, expand the selection by at least 4.  Add a new layer and paste Pp11 into the selection.  Select none.


07.  Paste Element 70 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Mirror it and place it on top of the frame.

08.  Paste Element 35 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Rotate it by 15 degrees to the left and place on the right side and behind the presents.

09.  Paste Element 22  on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the left side and behind the other elements (except the frame).

10.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on  to the canvas.  Re size if necessary.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

11.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag if needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you've enjoyed.

Sweet Little Candy Cane

My Sweet Little Candy Cane
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using My Candy Cane by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL84


New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Select all, paste Pp6 into the selection.  Apply mask, merge the mask group.

02.  Paste Element 99 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 98 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom left.

04.  Paste Element 96 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind the candle on the right side.

05.  Paste Element 95 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place to the right of the snowman.

06.  Paste Element 85 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom.

07.  Paste Element 84 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the right side.

08.  Paste Element 67 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom and behind the tree on the right side just a little bit.

09.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the top right.

10.  Paste Element 47 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind the snowman on the left side.

11.  Paste Element 2 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place beside Element 95.

12.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size as needed.  Place to your liking.

13.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you have enjoyed it.

Friday, November 29, 2013

A Pink Christmas

A P!nk Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful Winnies Pink Winter by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL148

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Select all, paste Pp15 into the selection.  Apply the mask and merge the mask group.

02.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it behind Element 4 on the right side.

04.  Paste Element 16 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the top left.

05.  Paste Elements 17 and 18 on to the canvas.  Mirror one of them and move it over to the left so the smaller cones meet up.  Merge the two together.  Re size the merged layers by 75% once.  Place in front of the fence.

06.  Paste Element 41 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place behind the pinecones.

07.  Paste Element 60 on to the canvas.  Place on the right side.  Duplicate it, merge the two together. 
Paste Element 60 on to the canvas again.  Place this one on the left side.  Duplicate it, merge the two together. 
Merge both groups together and move them just above the paper layer in the layer palette.

08.  Paste Element 72 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom left.  Bring to the top in the layer palette.

09.  Paste Element 92 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the top right.  Rotate it 30 degrees to the left.

10.  Paste Tube(s) on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary, place to your liking.  Add copyright.

11.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.




Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you have enjoyed.

A Blue Christmas

A Blue Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013



I'm using Christmas Blues by Amy Marie for this one.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask  WSL210

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Select all, paste Pp8 into the selection.  Select none.  Apply the mask.  Merge the mask group.

02.  Paste Element 45 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place  it on the left side. 

03.  Paste Element 46 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top right.

04.  Paste Element 64 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it in front of the tree.

05.  Paste Element 69 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place to the right of Element 64 and below it.

06.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place in front of the first two on the left.

07.  Paste Element 62 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the right side of the other elements on the left.

08.  Paste Element 79 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

09.  Paste Element 81 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom.

10.  Paste Element 91 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place on the bottom right.

11.  Paste Element 11 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top.

12.  Paste Element 13 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top left.

13.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Place to your liking.

14.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size it if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you have enjoyed.

A Steampunk Christmas

A Steampunk Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Steampunk Christmas by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL169

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Pp21 on to the canvas.  Apply the mask. Merge the mask group.

02.  Paste Element 23 on to the canvas. 

03.  Paste Element 3 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top left.

04.  Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the bottom left.

05.  Paste Element 8 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom right.

06.  Paste Element 9 on to the canvas.  Place it on the right side, and below Element 8.

07.  Paste Element 11 on to the canvas.  Place it on the left side and below the other elements.

08.  Paste Element 75 on to the canvas.  Place it on the top.

09.  Paste Element 78 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the right side and behind Element 8.

10.  Paste Element 79 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the left and behind Element 6.

11.  Paste Element 88 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom.

12.  Paste Tube(s) on to the canvas.  Re size if necessary.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright stuff.

13.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size it if needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

A Fairyland Christmas

A Fairyland Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the amaing Christmas Fairyland kit by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL194

New Image 800X600 72DPI.

01.  Select all, float, defloat.  Add a new layer and paste Pp20 into the selection.  Apply the mask.
Select all, float, defloat.  Add another new layer and paste Pp3 into the selection.  Change the blend mode to overlay.

02.  Paste Element 72 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  With the magic wand click on the inside and expand the selection by 4.  Add a new layer and paste Pp21 into the selection.  Add another new layer and paste Element 25 into the selection.
Move the paper and the trees down below the ornament.  Merge all three together.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Rotate it 15 degrees to the right.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 3 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom and to the left of the ornament.

04.  Paste Element 21 on to the canvas.  Place it behind the other elements on the right side.

05.  Paste Element 69 on to the canvas.  Place it behind the other elements.

06.  Paste Element 77 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom left.

07.  Paste Element 116 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it behind the bells.

08.  Paste Element 118 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 95% twice.  Place on the top and below all the elements except the frame.

09.  Paste Element 129 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Mirror it and place it on the top left.

10.  Paste Element 120 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom and below all the elements except the frame.

11.  Paste Element 107 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the top.

12.  Paste Element 100 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place in front of and to the right of the sign on the left side.

13.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Place to your liking.

14.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  If necessary crop and re size the tag.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoy.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A Christmas Song

A Christmas Song
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the amazing kit A Christmas Song by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Template77 can be found at http://addictivetemplates.blogspot.com

Open template and check to make sure it is at 72DPI.  Duplicate it and close the original.  Delete the copyright layer.

01.  Raster 4:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp10 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Raster 8:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 into the selection.  Select none.

03.  Raster 3:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp13 into the selection.  Select none.
Repeat this for the Copy of Raster 3 layer.

04.  Raster 2:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp8 into the selection.  Select none. 
Repeat this for the Copy of Raster 2 layer.

05.  Raster 5:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp5 into the selection.  Select none.
Repeat for the Copy of Raster 5 layer.

06.  Raster 4:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp12 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

07.  Raster 6:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp17 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer. 
Repeat for the Copy layer.

08.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 85% once.  Place it on the bottom.

09.  Paste Element 25 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

10.  Paste Element 40 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it on the bottom left.

11.  Paste Element 56 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the right side of the sleigh.

12.  Paste Element 86 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind the music box on the right side.

13.  Paste Element 88 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind the elements on the left side.

14.  Paste Element 97 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the top.

15.  Paste Element 108 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the right side in front of the other elements.

16.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary, and place to your liking.

17.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag if needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

A Green Christmas

A Green Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Christmas Toon Green kit by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

New Image 700X700 72DPI

01.  Paste Element 41 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 90% once. 
Click on the inside with the magic wand.  Expand the selection by 4, and paste Pp3 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Move the paper layer below the frame.

02.  Paste Element 42 on to the canvas.  Move it below the first one.

03.  Paste Element 40 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom.

04.  Paste Element 42 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the left side.

05.  Paste Element 2 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice, once by 65% and again by 75%.  Place it on the right side of the word art.

06.  Paste Element 11 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice, once by 45% then again by 50%.

07.  Paste Element 31 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the left side and below the word art layer.

08.  Paste Element 53 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 85% once.  Place it on the bottom and below the other elements.

09.  Paste Element 55 on to the canvas.  Place it on the left side.

10.  Paste Element 62 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top right.  Rotate it 30 degrees to the left.

11.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size if necessary.  Place to your liking.

12.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size it if needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Cute Little Reindeer

Cute Little Reindeer
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the adorabel Reindeer Cutie kit by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

New Image 700X700 72 DPI

01.  Paste Element 71 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Rotate it 15 degrees to the left.

02.  Paste Element 67 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Rotate it 15 degrees to the left.  Place it behind Element 71.

03.  Paste Element 34 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it front of the other elements on the left side.

04.  Paste Element 30 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the left of the post.

05.  Paste Element 26 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

06.  Paste Element 13 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50 then again by 75%.   Place it on the top.

07.  Paste Element 80 on to the canvas.  Place it behind all the elements.
Take magic wand and click on the in between the outlines, expand the selection by 2.  Add a new layer and paste Pp7 into the selection.  Select none.  Add an inner bevel of choice.
Back on the main frame layer click on the inside of the frame with the magic wand, expand by 4.  Add a new layer and paste Pp11 into the selection.  Select none.
Move both paper layers down below the frame.

08.  Paste Element 48 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on top and to the left of Element 13.

09.  Paste Element 86 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the bottom left.

10.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom and in front of the other elements.

11.  Paste Element 74 on to the canvas.  Place it behind the reindeer and snowman on the right side.

12.  Add Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size if necessary and place to your liking.  Add copyright.

13.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size if necessary. Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful Merry Christmas kit by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Temlate is by Leah of Amy and Leah's Gimptastic Tuts, and can be found at http://amyleahsgimptastictuts.blogspot.com
Open up the template and check to make sure its at 72DPI or less.  Duplicate it and close the original.  Re size the canvas to about 770X592.  Delete the copyright and word art layers.

01.  On the candy cane layers take your magic wand and click on the white parts and expand by 1, hit the delete key a couple of times.  Paste Pp11 as a new layer, invert the selection and hit the delete key, move the paper layer below the candy cane.
Back on the candy cane layer Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

02.  Diamond:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 as a new layer, invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

03.  Rect:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp11 into the selection.  Select none.

04.  Thin Rect:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp12 into the selection.  Select none.
Take the magic wand and click on the inside.  Add a new layer and paste Pp2 into the selection.  Select none.

05.  Circle 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Hit the delete key and paste Pp1 into the selection.
Repeat for Circle 2.

06.  Square 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp12 into the selection.
Repeat for Square 2.

07.  Paste Element 3 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 70% twice.  Place behind the candy cane on the left.

08.  Paste Element 5 on to the canvas.  Rotate 15 degrees to the right.  Send it to the bottom in the layer palette.

09.  Paste Element 39 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the right side.  Make sure you're on the top layer.

10.  Paste Element 40 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the right side and behind the snowman.

11.  Paste Element 53 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the left side.

12.  Paste Element 57 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top of the diamond.

13.  Paste Element 84 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once then by 75%.  Mirror it and place on the bottom left.

14.  Paste Element 1 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the bottom.

15.  Paste Element 50 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Rotate it 30 degrees to the left.  Place it behind the bells on top.

16.  Paste Element 67 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Rotate it 90 degrees to the left.  Bring it to the top and place it in front of Element 1.

17.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top right.

18.  Paste Elements 76, 77, and 78 on to the canvas.  Place them where you would like.  I left 76 right where it was at, moved 77 down below the word art and moved 78 over to the left just a little bit.

19.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it as needed.  Place it to your liking.  Add copyright.

20.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Emerald City

Emerald City
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's Paint The Town Green Kit for this one.  You can get it at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL84 you can fine this mask and many others by clicking on the link on the side.

New Image 600X600 72 DPI

01.  Select all and paste Pp9 into the selection.  Select none.  Apply the mask.  Merge mask group.
Select all, float, defloat.  Add a new layer and paste Pp4 into the selection.  Change the blend mode to Multiply.
Add another new layer and paste Element 70 into selection.  Select none.  Change the blend mode to Difference.

02.  Paste Element 80 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 81 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place behind the dog.

04.  Paste Element 103 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom left.

05.  Paste Element 125 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind the dog on the right side.

06.  Paste Element 94 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the element on the left.

07.  Paste Element 90 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it behind the dog.

08.  Paste Element 25 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it behind Element 103.

09.  Paste Element 104 on to the canvas.  Place it on the top left and in the layer palette move it to the bottom.

10.  Paste Element 91 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the top right leave it as a bottom layer.

11.  Paste Element 84 on to the canvas.  Bring it to the top and place it on the bottom in front of the other elements.

12.  Paste Element 73 on to the canvas.  Place it where you would like.

13.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size if necessary.  Add copyright.  Depending on the tube and placement you might need to re size some of the elements.  I had to re size the fan by another 85% on mine.

14.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size it if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done. 

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Friday, November 22, 2013

HO HO HO!!!

HO HO HO!!!!!
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's HoHoHo kit for this tut.  You can fine it here at www.amymarieskits.com
Template is by Elegantly Wasted and can be found at soelegantlywasted.blogspot.com.

Open up template and check to make sure it is at 72 DPI.  Duplicate and close the original.  Delete the copyright layer.  Re size the canvas a little bit so the elements will fit.

01.  Layer 12:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp3 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

02.  Layer 10:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp19 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

03.  Layer 9:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp21 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

04.  Layer 8:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

05.  Layer 3:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp6 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Layer 2.

06.  Layer 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp16 into the selection.  Repeat this for Hanging Stars Layer.

07.  Layer 7:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp15 into the selection.  Select none.

08.  Layer 8:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp17 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for Layers 4, 5, and 6.

09.  Paste Element 5 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then by 65%.  Place it on the bottom left.

10.   Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then by 65%.  Rotate 15 degrees to the right.  Place on the top right.

11.  Paste Element 12 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then by 65%.  Rotate 15 degrees to the left.  Place it on the top left.

12.  Paste Element 23 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom right.

13.  Paste Element 28 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it behind Element 23 on the right side.

14.  Paste Element 58 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it on the right side.  In the layer palette move it down to the bottom.

15.  Paste Element 74 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place in front of the tree and ornaments.

16.  Paste Element 84 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place at the bottom.

17.  Go to the Me Word Art Layer and manually change the color to one of your choosen and add a drop shadow of choice.

18.  Add Tube(s) of choice to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Add copyright.

19.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you enjoyed it.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Christmas Bunny

Christmas Bunny
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm the using the amazing kit Christmas Bunny by Amy Marie.  This kit was made to go with Alehandra Vanhek's Exclusive tube Christmas Bunny over at PFD.  The kit can be found at www.amymarieskits.com.  And the tube can be found at Pics For Design.  This is an exclusive tube.

New Image 700X700 72 DPI

01.  Paste Element 81 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 85% once.  Take the magic wand and click on the inside of the frame.  Expand it by 3.  Add a new layer and paste Pp15 into the selection. 

02.  Keep selected and paste Tube of choice as a new layer (I'm using the tube the kit was made to match).  To get the color of the dress (if you use the same tube I used), open up the blue dress and change the blend mode multiply before you copy and paste it over on to the canvas.  Re size the tube if necessary (I had to re size mine by 50% twice.  Place inside the frame and on the right side.  Duplicate the tube move the duplicate above the frame, invert the selection and on the original tube hit the delete key.  On the duplicate take the erase tool and erase the bottom part of the tube.  If you want you can paste the tube on to the canvas again.  Re size it again and place it on the right side and below the first tube (you might want to mirror the tube before you paste it on to the canvas), change the blend mode to what ever looks right with the tube you have choosen.

03.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the left side.

04.  Paste Element 12 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% three times.  Place it on the right side of Element 4.

05.  Paste Element 13 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then again by 75%.

06.  Paste Element 34 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the bottom right.

07.  Paste Element 57 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then again by 75%.  Mirror it.  Place it towards the bottom right.

08.  Paste Element 60 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% four times.  Place it on the right side of Element 57.

09.  Paste Element 64 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom and below Elements 57 and 12.

10.  Paste Element 73 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it on the right side.

11.  Add name and make sure you have the copyright for the tube.  Save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.  Hope you have enjoyed it.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Winter Wonderland


Winter Wonderland
©Barbara Butler
November 2013

I'm using White Winter by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

Mask WSL252

New Image 600X600  72DPI

01.  Select all and paste Pp5 apply the mask and merge the group.  

02.  Paste Element 2 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three times.  Place on the right.

03.  Paste Element 43 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three three times.  Place it on the right side on one of the branches of the tree.

04.  Paste Element 88 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% twice.  Place it on the left.

05.  Paste Element 86 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% twice.  Place on the bottom right.  Duplicate it and move the duplicate to the left where the ends meet up.

06.  Paste Element 93 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once then by 75%.  Place it on the left side.

07.  Paste Element 90 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place behind the fence.

08.  Paste Element 66 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% twice.  Mirror it and place it on one of the branches of the tree.

09.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

10.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and resize if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Jingle Jingle

Jingle Jingle
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's Jingle Bells for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

Template can be found at soelegantlywasted.blogspot.com.  


Open up template and check to make sure its at 72dpi.  Duplicate the template and close the original.  Delete the copyright and word art laer.

01.  Layer 6:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp3 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Layer 7:  Select all, float, defloat.  Expand the selection by 6 and paste Pp5 into the selection.  Select none.

03.  Layer 2:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for Layer 4.

04.  Tree:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp8 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Change the blend mode to Color.

05.  Blue Blur:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp2 into the selection.  Select none.

06.  Side Star:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp4 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for the hanging star.

07.  Layer 5:  Change the color by using the manual color correction, change to what ever you would think looks best, I used a red shade.

08.  Paste Element 59 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place on the left side.

09.  Paste Element 74 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% three times.  Place it on the right side of the tree.

10.  Paste Element 77 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it behind Element 59 and to the left.

11.  Paste Element 67 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the right side.

12.  Paste Element 63 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the left side.

13.  Paste Element 55 on to the canvas.  Place it on the right side and move it below the other elements in the layer palette.

14.  Paste Element 36 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Bring it to the top and place it on the left side.

15.  Paste Element 17 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top.

16.  Go back to Raster 1.  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Tube of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it over the frame, invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Repeat this for Raster 2.  Change the blend mode for both to what ever looks right to you.

17.  Paste Tube again on to the canvas.  Re size it as needed.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

18.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

19.  If you want you can add some of the snowflakes and sparkles.  I used Elements 81 and 84.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Peppermint Patty

Peppermint Patty
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's kit Peppermint Cutie for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com


New mage 800X600 72dpi

01.  Paste Element 29 on canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Take the magic wand and click on the inside of each half of the frame.  Expand the selection, paste Pp5 as a new layer, invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Move the paper layer down below the frame.

02.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once then by 75%.  Place it on the top left.

03.  Paste Element 47 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once then by 75%.  Place it on the bottom left.

04.  Paste Element 73 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once then again by 85%.  Place it on the bottom right.

05.  Paste Element 76 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the bottom and below the other elements.

06.  Paste Element 35 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three times.  Place it in front of the tree.

07.  Paste Element 34 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three times.  Place it beside the first one.

08.  Paste Element 37 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place on the top.

09.  Paste Element 75 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom left.

10.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it as necessary.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

11.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

A Silver And Gold Christmas

A Silver And Gold Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the stunning kit Silver N Gold by Amy Marie.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

New image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Pp20 on to the canvas.  Apply a mask of choice.  I'm using a mask from the Creative Misfits forum.  Its by KLB.  Duplicate it once and merge the two layers together.

02.  Paste Element 14 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once, then again by 75%.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 56 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom.

04.  Paste Element 59 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.   Place it above the snow.

05.  Paste Element 63 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the snow.

06.  Paste Element 86 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the left side of the word art.

07.  Paste Element 87 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the right side of the word art.

08.  Paste Element 97 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place in front of the word art.

09.  Paste Element 62 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place above the mask layer.  Use the magic wand and click on the inside of the frame.  Expand by 5 and paste Pp15 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none, and move it below the frame.

10.  Paste Element 2 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the right side and behind the other elements.

11.  Paste Element 1 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Mirror it and place it on the left side and behind the other elements.

12.  Paste Element 57 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% three times.  Place it behind the other elements on the left side.

13.  Paste Element 128 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% three times.  Place it on the right side.

14.  Paste Element 124 on to the canvas.  Place it on the right side and behind the other elements.

15.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Add copyright.

16.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and resize as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the delicious Gingie Christmas by Amy Marie for this kit.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask:  WSL71

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Pp19 on to the canvas.  Apply the mask.  Merge mask group.  Duplicate it a few times and merge all the layers together.

02.  Paste Element 51 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the bottom.

03.  Paste Element 50 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the right side of the house.

04.  Paste Element 21 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the right side and behind the other elements.

05.  Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the left side and in front of the house.

06.  Paste Element 22 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the snowman.

07.  Paste Element 56 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% once.  Place it front of the other elements.

08.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it if necessary.  Place to your liking.  I added a close up of the tube I used to the paper layer but you don't have to if you don't want to.  Add copyright.

09.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size it.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

A Vintage Christmas

A Vintage Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful Vintage Christmas by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
WSLMask84

New Image 800X600 72DPI.

01.  Paste Pp14 on to the canvas.  Apply the mask and merge mask group.  Duplicate a couple of times and merge the layers together.

02.  Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the left side.

03.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the left side of the tree.

04.  Paste Element 28 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the right side.

05.  Paste Element 39 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice and place it on the top right.

06.  Paste Element 59 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it behind the other elements.  Take your magic wand and click on the inside of the frame.  Expand the selection by 5.  Add a new layer and paste Pp18 into the selection.  Move the paper layer below the frame.

07.  Paste Element 98 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the candles on the left side.

08.  Paste Element 68 on to the canvas. Re size it by 65% once and place behind Element 28 on the right side.

09.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas (I'm using the artwork of Alex Prihodko and you can fine these at PFD).  Re size it as needed.  Place to your liking.  On the paper layer select all, float, defloat.  Paste Tube of choice as a new layer re size it by about 75% (You want the face to be a pretty good size), invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Change the blend mode to what looks good for the tube you choose I used Overlay for mine.

10.  Add name and save it as pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Chocolate Cane2

Chocolate Cane2
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the amazing kit Chocolate Cane 2 by Amy Marie.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
Template:  Blankxmas by Cakes which you can fine at taggitude.blogspot.com

Open up template and check to make sure it is at 72dpi.  Duplicate and close the original.  Delete the copyright layer.

01.  Layer 07:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp4 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Layer 08.

02.  Layer 06:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp012 into the selection.  Select none.

03.  Layer 11:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Layer 12.

04.  Layer 13:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Layer 14.

05.  Layer 17:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp3 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Layer 21.

06.  Layer 2:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp011 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for Layer 3 but this time move the paper over a little bit so the stripes are inside the selection.

07.  Layer 15:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp012 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Change the blend mode to Screen.  Repeat for Layers 18, 19, and 20.

08.  Layer 1:  Change the color of this one to a pink.  Repeat this for Layer 16.

09.  Layer 9:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp12 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for Layer 10.

10.  Paste Element 6 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the left side.

11.  Paste Element 9 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Mirror it and place it in front of the tree.

12.  Paste Element 15 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place it on the top right.

13.  Paste Element 21 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place behind the train on the left.

14.  Paste Element 23 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

15.  Paste Element 27 on to the canvas.  Place it behind the dog on the right side.

16.  Paste Element 32 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it in front of the dog on the right side.

17.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it as needed, place to your liking.  Add  copyright.

18.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size the tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking look at my tut.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Purple Angel

Purple Angel
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful kit Purple Angel by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
Template#60 by Rissa's Designs http://rissasdesigns.blogspot.com
Open template and check to make sure its at 72DPI.  Duplicate it and close the original.  Delete the copyright and word art layers.

01.  Rectangle 3:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp4 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Rectangle 4:  Select all, float, defloat.  Hit the delete key a couple of times and paste Pp2 into the selection.  Select none.

03.  Circle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Hit the delete key a couple of times and paste Pp11 into the selection.  Select none.

04.  Rectangle 2:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

05.  Rectangle 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp6 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

06.  Paste Element 5 on to the canvas.  Place it on the left side.

07.  Paste Element 10 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% wtice.  Place it on the top right.

08.  Paste Element 12 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the left side and behind Element 5.

09.  Paste Element 18 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the left side.

10.  Paste Element 19 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the right side.

11.  Paste Element 29 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom, add a gradient glow of choice.

12.  Paste Element 27 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the right side and behind the other elements.

13.  Paste Element 50 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the top right corner of the front rectangle.

14.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size as needed.  Add copyright.

15.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Memories of the Holidays

Memories of the Holidays
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the gorgeous kit Holiday Memories by Amy Marie for this one.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
Template is by KandiKissez.  You can fine it at http://kandikisseztagz.blogspot.com.  This another template I've had for awhile now so if the link doesnt work I am sorry.  If it has changed if anyone would let me know that would be awesome thank you.

Open up template and check to make sure its at 72DPI.  Duplicate it and close the original one.  Delete the copyright, snowflakes and word art layers.

01.  Green Rectangle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp21 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Red Rectangle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp18 into the selection.  Select none.

03.  Green Circle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp5 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

04.  Red Circles:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 into the selection.  Select none.

05.  Gold Back:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp5 into the selection.  Select none.

06.  Rectangle Frame:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp10 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

07.  Circle Frames:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp11 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

08.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Roate 15 degrees to the left.  Place it on the left side.

09.  Paste Element 7 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place on the right side of the first one.

10.  Paste Element 2 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place behind the other two on the left.

11.  Paste Element 15 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place on the right side.

12.  Merge the first three elements together.  Re size them by 75% one more time.

13.  Paste Element 23 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% four times.  Place on the right side beside the harp.

14.  Paste Element 69 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twie.  Place beside Element 23.

15.  Paste Element 78 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top right.

16.  Paste Element 77 on to the canvas.  Place it on the bottom and behind the other elements.

17.  Paste Element 96 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on top of the middle frame.

18.  Paste Element 95 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the left side and in front of the other elements.

19.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size if necessary.  Add copyright.

20.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done. 

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Christmas TIme In The CIty

Christmas Time In The City
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the amazing kit Silver Bells by Amy Marie for this tut.  You can fine it at www.amymarieskits.com
Temp16 by Leah of Amy and Leah Gimptastic Tuts.  http://amyleahsgimptastictuts.blogspot.com

Open up template and check to make sure its at 72DPI.  Duplicate it and close the original.  Delete the copyright and any word art layers.

01.  Circle 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp1 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for Circle 2.

02.  Lrg Rect:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste pp3 as a new layer. Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.

03.  Square 3:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for Square 4.

04.  Top Strip:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp10 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for bottom strip.

05.  Square:  Select alll, float, defloat.  Paste Pp7 into the selection.  Select none.

06.  Frame Layers:  Flood fill all of these with a dark grey from the papers.  For the bow manually change the color.  Flood fill Square 1 and Square 2 with the same dark grey as the frames.

07.  Paste Element 1 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place on the bottom right of the picture frame.

08.  Paste Element 20 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% three times.  Place on the bottom left.

09.  Paste Element 24 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the top left of the picture frame and below the bow in the layer palette.

10.  Paste Element 29 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the bottom left and below Element 20 in the layer palette.

11.  Paste Element 31 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the right side.

12.  Paste Element 40 on to the canvas.  Send it to the bottom.  If  you haven't deleted the background layer yet move the element up one.  Add a drop shadow of choice.

13.  Paste Element 39 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Rotate 15 degrees to the left.

14.  Paste Element 61 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Rotate 15 degrees to the right.

15.  Paste Element 74 on the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the top left.

16.  Paste Element 68 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the bottom left and behind the other elements.

17.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it as needed.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

18.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and resize if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done. 

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Cora's Christmas

Cora's Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful kit Cora's Christmas by Amy Marie for this tag.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
New image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste Element 72 on to the canvas.  Take the magic wand and click on the inside.  Expand the selection by 3.  Add a new layer and paste Pp4 into the selection.  Select none.  Move the paper layer down below the frame.

02. Paste Element 71 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place on the bottom left.

03.  Paste Element 77 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 65% then again by 75%.  Place it on the left side of the snowman.

04.  Paste Element 88 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the right side.

05.  Paste Element 87 on to the canvas twice and merge them together.  Place them on the bottom and below the the snowman and teddy bear.

06.  Paste Element 58 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place on the bottom right.  Bring it above the snow layer.

07.  Paste Element 59 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the right side of the first deer.

08.  Paste Element 61 on to the canvas.  Place above the snow layer.  Take the eraser and erase the parts that are hanging below.

09.  Paste Element 45 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place on the top.

10.  Paste Element 20 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the elements on the left side.

11.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size it as needed. Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

12.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size if necessary.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Mint Cherry

Mint Cherry
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's sweet Cherry Mint for this tut.  You can fine this kit www.amymarieskits.com
The template I'm using is by Punky Butts. Template 85

Open up template and check to make sure its at 72DPI.  Duplicate it and close the original.  Delete the copyright and word art layers.

01.  Large Circle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Left Blue Rectangle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp22 into the selection.  Select none.  Repeat for the one on the right.

03.  Left Pink Rectangle:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp25 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for the one on the right.

04.  Left Circle:  Select alll, float, defloat.  Paste Pp21 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat for the one on the right.

05.  Blue Frame Layers:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp15 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Delete or close the original layer.  Do this for all the blue frame layers.

06.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place it on the bottom left.

07.  Paste Element 5 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place it on the top right.

08.  Paste Element 17 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Mirror it and place it on the top left.

09.  Paste Element 22 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice, once by 65% then again by 85%.  Place it on the bottom right.

10.  Paste Element 31 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place behind Element 4.

11.  Paste Element 34 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind the cake on the right side.

12.  Paste Element 36 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% twice.  Place behind the elements on the left side.

13.  Paste Element 42 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it behind the elements on the right. 

14.  Paste Element 55 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 65% once.  Place behind all the elements on the bottom.

15.  Paste Element 61 on to the canvas.  Place on the top, and above all the paper layers.

16.  Paste Element 73 on to the canvas. Re size it by 65% once.  Place in front of the snowman on the right side.

17.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  I'm using one of the beautiful cookies that come in the kit.  Re size it as needed and place to your liking.  Add copyright info.

18.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Carolane

Carolane
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using the beautiful kit Carolane by Amy Marie for this one.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com
New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Select all, and paste Pp4 into the selection.  Select none.

02.  Paste Element 22 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place it on the bottom right.

03.  Paste Element 54 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place on the left side.

04.  Paste Element 62 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% twice.  Place towards the top.

05.  Paste Element 47 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place on the top left.  Duplicate it and move the duplicate over to the right.  Place both behind Element 62.

06.  Paste Element 24 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 50% twice.  Place on the left side of the tree.

07.  Paste Element 25 on to the canvas.  Re size it twice once by 50% then again by 75%.  Place it to the left and behind the first one.

08.  Paste Element 8 on to the canvas.  Re size it  by 75% twice.   Place on the top right.

09.  Paste Element 9 on to the canvas.  Re size it by 75% once.  Place near the first one.

10.  Merge Elements 8&9 together.  Duplicate it and move them to the left side.  Mirror them and re size them by 75% one more time.

11.  Add Tube(s) of choice to the canvas.  I'm using the cookies that come in this kit.  Re size as needed.  Add any copyright.

12.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Merry Vika Christmas

Merry Vika Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


I'm using Amy Marie's kit Merry Vika Christmas for this tut.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

Template-Dezigns by Ali 113 this template can be found at http://designsbyali.blogspot.com.  This an old template that I've had so the link might not work.

Open up template and check to make sure it is at 72 or lower dpi.  Duplicate and close the original template.  Delete the copyright layer.  Re size the canvas so the elements will fit.

01.  Shape 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp9 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat this for the two copies of Shape 1.

02.  Raster 1:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp5 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat this for Rasters 2 and 3.

03.  Raster 4:  Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Pp6 as a new layer.  Invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Select none.  Delete or close the original layer.  Repeat this for Shape 2 and Copy of Shape 2.

04.  Paste Element 4 on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place on the top right.

05.  Back on Shape 1 and its copies Select all, float, defloat.  Paste Element 11 on to the canvas.  Move around just a little bit to where only a little bit is showing invert the selection and hit the delete key.  Repeat this for each copy.  Select none.

06.  Paste Ball1 on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% once.  Send it to the bottom.

07.  Paste Berries on to the canvas.  Move it to the left of the Ball.

08.  Paste Birdhouse on the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place on the bottom left.

09.  Paste Bird Limb on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place behind and to the right of the birdhouse.

10. Paste Cat on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place on the bottom right.

11.  Paste Deer 2 on to the canvas.  Place towards the top.

12.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size as needed, and place to your liking.  Add copyright.

13.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

A Blue Toon Christmas

Blue Toon Christmas
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


For this tut I am using Amy Marie's Christmas Toon Blue kit.  You can fine this over at www.amymarieskits.com
Mask WSL148

New Image 800X600 72 DPI.

01.  Paste Pp11 on to the canvas.  Apply the mask and merge mask group.  Select all, float, defloat.  Add a new layer and paste Pp3 into the selection.  Change the blend mode to difference.  Add another new layer and past Pp9 into the selection, put this one below the first paper layer.  Back on the first paper layer change the blend mode to Luminance(L).  Select none.  Re size the canvas to 1000X750 this way the elements will fit properly on the paper layers later on.

02.  Paste Element 11 on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.   Place on the left side.

03.  Paste Element 26 on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place on the top right.

04.  Paste Element 29 on the canvas.  Re size by 75% three times.  Place in the top right corner of the center slat.

05.  Paste Element 31 on to the canvas.  Re size twice once by 50% and again by 75%.

06.  Paste Element 35 on to the canvas. Re size by 65% once.  Place on top left and move below all three paper layers.

07.  Paste Element 54 on to the canvas.  Re size by 65% once.  Place on the bottom right.

08.  Paste Element 82 on to the canvas. Re size by 65% once.  Place in front of Element 54.

09.  Paste Element 40 on to the canvas.  Place on the top.

10.  Paste Element 56 on to the canvas.  Duplicate four times.  Merge them all together and move them over the elements on the bottom right.

11.  Paste Element 72 on to the canvas twice.  Place one on the left side and one on the right side.  Move the one on the left above the tree layer and the one on the right behind the elements.

12.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size as needed.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

13.  Add name and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Any Reindeer Games

Any Reindeer Games
©Barbara Butler
November 2013


Christmas Tut -I'm using Amy Marie's adorable Reindeer Games Kit.  You can fine this kit at www.amymarieskits.com

-Other Materials-

New Image 800X600 72DPI

01.  Paste B12 on to the canvas.  Place towards the bottom of the canvas.  Duplicate and move the duplicate over to the right just little bit.  Merge the two together.  Duplicate it and mirror the duplicate.  Move the duplicate to the right and the original to the left.  Merge these two together and re size by 85%.

02.  Paste Berries on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% once.  Move over to the left and move below the other element.

03.  Paste Birdhouse on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% twice.  Place on the right side.

04.  Paste Deer 3 on to the canvas.  Re size by 75% three times.  Place on the left side.

05.  Paste Deer 1 on to the canvas.  Re size by 65% once.  Mirror it and place it behind and to the right of deer 3.

06.  Paste Fence 1 on to the canvas.  Place it behind all the other elements.

07.  Paste Lamp 1 on to the canvas.  Re size three times twice by 65% then once by 85%.  Place on the right side of the fence above the first post.

08.  Paste Snow 4 on to the canvas.  Duplicate it twice.  Merge these three layers together.  Move it over the top snow on the fence.  On the fence layer select all, float, defloat, invert the selection go bach to the snow layer and hit the delete key.  Select none.

09.  Paste Stag1 on to the canvas.  Re size by 85% once.  Mirror it and place it behind the berries and the other two reindeer.

10.  Paste Tube(s) of choice on to the canvas.  Re size them as needed.  Place to your liking.  Add copyright.

11.  Add name to the tag and save as a pspimage.  Add any effects you would like.  Crop and re size tag as needed.  Save as a png and you are done.

Thank you for taking a look at my tut.