Sunday, January 28, 2018

New kit today!! 

This one is called Spring Back



Sunday, January 14, 2018

New Kit Summer Breeze

I made this tag with a new Scrap Kit - Summer Breeze. I might write a tutorial for it. 




Sunday, January 7, 2018

Scrap Kit Freebie

Free Scrap Kit - Terms of Use Apply

This kit is for Personal Use ONLY!!  

**NOTICE**

This kit is my creation and is one of the first kits I made. Sizing is an issue, which is why I am making it a freebie.  I have been seeing some of my scraps from my free kits appearing in other designers kits. You and I both know this is a no-no to take my kits apart and use elements as though they were bought and paid for or created by you!  It is also DISRESPECTFUL!   If this pattern continues, there will be no more freebies. 


You can download the kit here

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Happy Halloween

New Tutorial Below

Happy Halloween






This tutorial was written using  the artwork of Keith Garvey and my kit BOO which you can download  PSP x2 was used for this tag, but if you have working knowledge of PSP, then any version will do. Let's get started! 

1. Open a new image 600 x 600 , tick transparent box. Open Scatters, copy and paste as new image. Delete original. Resize scatters to 85%. Copy and paste onto the new image as new layer > layers> merge visible. From this point forward, new image is known as tag.

2. Open doodle. Copy and paste on left side of tag, one pixel square down from top and in first pixel square on the left side of tag. Effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. ( settings: offset vertical 2, horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 2, color black). Delete original element from psp.

3. Open Moon. Copy and paste as new image, delete original. Adjust color now if desired. Resize moon down to 50%. Adjust> brightness/color > clarity. Copy and paste onto tag in right upper corner.

4. Open frame 3.  Open paper 5. Copy and paste both as new images and delete originals. using the magic wand tool, click inside frame over all areas including inside swirls. Click on paper 5, copy. Click inside frame> right click and paste "into selection". Make sure all areas inside frame are covered with paper 5. Selections> selections none. Resize frame to 80%. Adjust>brightness/color> clarity. Copy and paste the frame onto the tag "as new layer".  Effects>drop shadow>Layers> merge visible.

5. Open beads. Copy and paste as new image, delete original. Resize beads to 85%. Copy and paste " as new selection" onto tag at base of frame as shown. Drop shadow. Selections> select none.

6. Open artists tube of choice and paste onto frame as shown "as new selection" > effects> drop shadow> selections> select none. ( you will have to determine how to resize depending on tube you use, I resized mine to 75%)

7. Open Happy Halloween word art. Copy and paste as new image, delete original.  Resize word art to 65%. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection" and position as shown. Effects>3d effects> drop shadow>selections>select none.

8. Open bats, copy and paste as new image, delete original. Resize bat to 25%. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position where desired or as shown. Selections> select none.

Don't forget to add artists credits and you must also credit me "KitbyACowgirlsCreations"


This tag and tutorial were created by me October 28, 2017.  Any resemblance to any other tag or tut is strictly coincidental. Do not copy this tutorial and claim as your own. Do not hotlink to any site. Do not upload my kits to any site. Do not hotlink my kit to any site. Do not take apart my kit and claim any element or part of it as your own.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

BCA Pretty in Pink

New Tutorial "Pretty in Pink"

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  
https://www.4shared.com/zip/MGNAmWAkce/acc_Pink_n_Pretty.html

Supplies:
A.) I am using the art of Keith Garvey, tube "Felicity" and my Scrap Kit " Pink and Pretty". B.) You must credit "ScrapKitbyACowgirlsCreations"on your tag. 
C.) PSP X2, but should work in any PSP x or higher.
Let's Begin
1. Open a new image. File> new> tick transparent box> 650 x 650. From this point forward, referred to as "tag". 
2. Open lace element from Scrap Kit, resize to 90%. Copy and paste onto tag image "as new layer" > merge visible. Close original image. Open crochet lace. Resize to 85%. Copy and paste onto tag "as new layer" >merge visible. Close original image.
3. Open Garv image, close off all layers in the layer palette except the bottom layer. Double click it. Decrease opacity to 50%. Resize the image to 85%. Copy and Paste onto lace on tag as "new layer" > merge visible. Close off original Garv layer in the layer palette and do not save changes. Open the third layer of the Garv image "Felicity". Resize to 75%. Image> mirror. Copy and paste onto the left side of tag as shown. Effects>3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes to Garv Tube.
4. Open rose petals. Resize to 55%. Copy and paste onto tag making sure it is centered with the bottom edge of image three pixel squares off the bottom of the tag. Effects> 3D effects>drop shadow> Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes.
5. Open flowers. Resize to 55%. Copy and paste onto left side of tag image and place as shown. Effects> 3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes.
6. Open pear strand. Resize to 75%. Copy and paste onto tag at bottom edge of rose petals"as new selection". Effects>3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes. 
7. Open doves. Resize to 65%. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection" and position as shown. Effects>3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes.
8. Open letters. Copy and paste two new images of letters. Close original. For the first one, resize to 40%. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection". Position as shown. Effects> 3D effects>3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. (Save the second one for step #10)
9. Open bottles. Resize to 20%. Clarify.  Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection". Effects> 3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes.
10. Get second image of letters. Resize to 25%. Copy and paste over bottles on tag and position as shown. Effects>3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> select none.
11. Open boxes. Resize to 30%, resize again to 85%. Clarify image. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection". Effects>3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image. Do not save changes.
12. Open boots. Resize image to 35%. Copy and paste onto letter boxes "as new image", positioning as shown. Effects>3D effects> drop shadow. Selections>select none. Close original image and do not save changes.
13.  Open heart and pearl ribbon dangle. Resize to 25%. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection". Effects>3D effects>drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image and do not save changes.
14. Open butterfly. Resize to 20%. Clarify. Copy and paste onto tag "as new selection". and position as shown on the upper left area of tag. Effects>3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> select none. Close original image and do not save changes.

15. Once completed, resize the tag to 85%. Make sure you apply proper credentials for Keith Garvey or any other tube of choice. You must also credit "Scrapkit by ACowgirlsCreations" on your tag.
Thank you for trying my tutorial. Do not copy, paste or post to any website. Do not hotlink my tutorials. This includes my scrap kits. Do not claim as your own. This tutorial was created solely by me on October 8, 2017. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
BC Pretty in Pink

Sunday, April 2, 2017

AN EASTER GIFT FOR YOU!

AN EASTER GIFT FOR YOU!

Here is a little Easter Mini Kit I made for a blog train way back when. Click on the Image Preview to download.... Enjoy!


https://www.4shared.com/zip/4brf_uTnei/Easter_Mini_kit_freebie.html

Sunday, March 26, 2017

New tutorial -Easter Bunny Time

Easter Bunny Time


Tutorial

I am using my scrap kit Easter Bunny Time. 

* Hints*
A. Never use the original elements in psp, always copy and paste as a new image and use the new image to preserve the integrity of the elements in the kit.

B. Drop shadow settings: vertical 2, horizontal 1, blur 2, opacity 2.


Let's Get started!

1. Open EBT Lace in PSP. Copy, paste as new image. Delete the original.  Open the floral mask and copy and paste> as a new selection onto the lace> select none. Set base image aside in psp.

2. Open ribbon 1 from kit. Copy and paste as new image and delete the original. Resize to 80%.Copy and paste onto the base image so that the bottom edge is approximately 8 blocks from the bottom. Effects> Drop shadow> selections> select none.

3. Open floral and grass element and copy and paste as new image, delete original. Resize element to 90%. In the toolbar, click on image>mirror. Copy and paste onto the right side of built image so that the boittom of the grass sits on the green ribbon and the edge of the flowers are off the grid or over the edge of your image on the right side. Effects> drop shadow. Copy and paste as a new image and delete the previous work.

4. Open frame 2. Copy and paste as a new image and delete the original. Resize the frame to 90%.  Copy and Paste > as new selection taking care to paste so that the very right tip of the daffodils sprig on the right side of the frame are in the 19th pixel block from the bottom right and in the first row. This should center your frame over the pink lace element on your base image.
5. Open vintage gals element. Copy and paste as a new image and again, delete the original. Copy> Paste as new selection. Copy and paste the new image onto your frame so that the girls feet are just at the bottom edge of the frame. Drop shadow. Selections> select none.
6. Open a new image - File> new. Dimensions 750 x 650 and 72.00 pixels/inch. Open the grassy vine element. Copy and paste as new image and delete the original. Copy and paste the grassy vine element onto the new file so that it is centered well and about one pixel square off the bottom edge of  your new imaqe.  Effects> drop shadow> selections none.
7. We are almost done!  Get your tag image. Resize it down to 90%. Copy> paste as > new selection over your grassy vine and position as shown. On one tag, I used at drop shadow at this point and the other I did not. If you prefer to add shadow here, do it now. Then Selections> select none.
8. Resize your tag down to 85- 90%. I used the xero filter plugin> porcelain. Settings softness 40.....colors- red 35% and blue 35%. Click ok. 
9. Copy and paste my credits for the scrap kit onto the tag where it is visible. Find the credits in the kit beside the TOU.

This tutorial was created by me on March 26, 2017. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Please do not copy or add my tutorials to any web site. These are for personal use only. I hope you enjoy this tutorial.