Amethyst Christmas Tags

Christmas Amethyst Kit by Harley Designs
Purchase this kit HERE 
Two Peas in a Pod Store CT

A Dark Noel Tags

"A Dark Noel" is a beautiful, vibrant, and elegant kit designed by All Dolled Up. You can head on over to the store HERE and pick up this beauty for endless possibilities in your tagging endeavors. This stunning kit has 145 Elements and 20 papers that are sooooooooo easy to work with. Here are a couple tags I made with this kit:


Semper Fi

***CDO CT*** Semper Fi 
Featuring the art of
Howard Robinson Tube 33-1
which can be purchased at 
I used the awesome kit called “ScrapSS_IB-EliasChatzoudis-15-5
by Sophisticat Simone. I absolutely love how it came out.

Butterfly Kisses

This tutorial is for those that have a working knowledge of PSP. This tutorial was written by me on November 20, 2018 and any resemblance is purely coincidental. I use PSP 9, but any version should work. I do not allow my tutorials to be translated and please do not claim them as your own. If you would like to share the tutorial, please send a link to my blog.  Thank you!

Things Needed:
·         Tube/Image of choice: I am using the work of the talented Dean Yeagle which can be purchased from CDO here:
·         Kit of choice: you will need a kit that has a couple elements of your choosing
·         Plugins: Andrews Filters 13: Shifting up, Color Filters: Color Booster, and Ecosse: Flutter 
·         Masks: none
·         Template: none
·         Font of Choice: any font you would like to use
·         Animation, or other items used: optional: I made a couple tags using Rebel Designs animation 617 which is available at CDO, and comes with instructions on how to use so I will not be including my own instructions with this tutorial
Let’s Begin:
1.)    Open a new transparent image 650 x 250
2.)    Open your tube of choice and paste as a new layer on our working image move so parts of the tube you want are showing but leaving in the middle of the tag
3.)    Filter- Muras Meister- Copie- Line (Random Rotate) Default settings- Apply
4.)    Repeat Muras Meister again leaving at default once again
5.)    Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur 25%
6.)    Filters- Andrews Filters 13- Shifting up Default
7.)    Filters- Color Filters- Color Booster with default settings
8.)    Filters- Ecosse- Flutter- Default settings
9.)    Copy and paste your tube as a new layer once again moving so parts of the tube you want are showing but leave the placement in the middle of your tag once again
10.) Duplicate your tube layer
11.) Image- Blur Gaussian Blur- 5
12.) Change your layer opacity to soft light or to one of your liking
13.) Add a drop shadow to your main tube layer I used 0,5,50,5, black
14.) Add Elements of your choosing around your tube and applying drop shadows to all element layers
15.) Add a new Raster layer
16.) Flood fill with color of choice
17.) Select all
18.) Selections- modify- Contract by 2
19.) Hit delete one time on your keyboard
20.) Flood fill with a second color
21.) Selections- Modify- Contract by 2
22.) Hit delete once again on your keyboard
23.) Selections- Select none
24.) Add a Drop shadow (I used 0,0,100,5 black)
25.) Adjust- Add Remove noise
26.) Add noise- Gaussian 40%- monochrome checked
27.) Add your animations if you choose to animate as described in the instructions included with Rebel Designs animation instructions
28.) Add your name and copyrights
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and I would love to see your results… Feel free to email me or contact me on Facebook so I can upload your results




Autumn Happenings and Autumn Blues

Used this wonderful Kit by Foxys Designz called Autumn in Color which is a PTU kit that can be found here at CDO (Please DO NOT use this kit without purchasing it legally) This kit is BEAUTIFUL and the tags just fell into place and I love how everything just works so well together.
50 gorgeous Elements to play with and amazing frames and papers!!!! You CAN'T go wrong with this kit!!! Thank you Foxy for another beautiful Kit!!!




Magical Dreams Tags


CT for Foxys Designz “Magical Dreams Kit”
Can be purchased from Treasured Scraps HERE
Tags featuring the art of ©Suzanne Woolcott
This is a beautiful kit, magical, whimsical, and oh so pretty!
 lots of flowers and foliage and many other pretty elements,
along with tons of papers!!! Really pretty purples and
greens, your possibilities are endless as always!!!