Welcome ♥

Hi there and welcome to our blog! We are Alex and Dina Marilyn, BBF's. Alex live in Serbia and Marilyn is from Croatia. We both are addicted to PSP and started tagging together before many years, that is way we both decided to share same blog. Alex love creating tags and beautiful freebies, while Marilyn is good at web/blog design. Here you can find our tags, tutorials, freebies and whatever we find shareable. Below you can find e-mails in case you wanna say hi to us, or have any questions regarding anything on our blog. Enjoy your stay!

Grab Our Blinkie

Email Us

dina.gaco@hotmail.com richbich88@gmail.com

Followers

Groups We Love

Certified

Lifetime Member

Favourite Blogs

 Blinkie
 photo SIS_BLINKIE_zpscbjn5pim.gif
Photobucket
Monday, September 30, 2013

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Evil Witch**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Célinart Pinup.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at Celine's new store.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU matching kit 'Witchy'
by Bibi's Collection. You can find it HERE.
(not available anymore)
Mask of choice. MythMask25
(dunno really where I find this mask, if you
know pls let me know so I can link it)
Font of choice. Guevara


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element #64, resize and plate at top. Drop Shadow,
Opacity 45%. Behind it place Element #30 with shadow on 40%. Then
Element #59 at the bottom, resize to be bigger, no shadow. On the
house right window place Element #83. On the house right side place
Element #45 with shadow on 40%. Then Element #56 on it, no shadow.
On it past Element #18, shadow 45% and Element #10 on it with shadow.
On the house left side place Element #38, with shadow 45%, Angle 30.
Next to it add Element #47, shadow on 45%. On there place Element #77,
shadow 40%. Then Element #27, no shadow. Cover the bottom of the house
with Element #7. Use Eraser Tool to soft the sharp edges of it. On the
left side place Element #63, shadow 40%. Then Element #65 at the bottom
left, with shadow 45%. On the bottom right side place Element #72 and
on it Element #47, shadow on both 40%. At the center place Element #16,
with shadow 45%. Next to it place tube, Flip Horizontal and shadow 50%.
On the tube right side place Element #35 and Element #22 on it, shadow.
Place Element #7 again at the bottom and use Eraser Tool so soft it.
Then make a copy of it. Now go back and click on 'background' layer.
Past Paper #6, resize to fit the bottom blank space and using Eraser
Tool soft the edges. Place Element #27 at top left side, resize to
be big, no shadow. And Element #28 next to it, shadow 40%.


Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #1 (the black one).
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.
That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com


♥ CT TAG SHOW OFF - Alfadesire & Tiny Turtle Designs

Alfadesire have new tube in store, PFD, and it is called Tiny Creepy. 
You can get her HERE.
Just one layer but totally worth buying for upcoming  Halloween.
As well I used new PTU scrap kit from Laura at Tiny Turtle Designs called Scissoehands Doll.
Gorgeous kit for upcoming Halloween, with alot elements and papers - when I say alot I mean it.
Over 100 elements and 40 papers. Wowzers! 
And here is kit preview. You can buy this kit at Laura's store HERE.
The kit costs only $0.99!!!! It is on sale right now!

As well here is little snag tag I made earlier today using Laura's Scissorhands Doll kit.
I really love this kit. Feel free to snag it. Rules are simple.
Do not alter in any ways, do not add names, do not claim as you own.
Thank you for stopping by.
Hugs..

Sunday, September 29, 2013

♥ CT TAG SHOW OFF - Verymany & Tiny Turtle Designs

Hello everyone!
CT tag show off for Verymany and Laura at Tiny Turtle Designs. 
You can grab Verymany's tube at PFD here and gorgeous PTU scrap kit from Laura here.
By the way Laura has sale going on - all her kits are only $0.99 and BOGO - Buy 1 get 1!
Amazing deal isn't it? What are you waiting for - go and get some new goodies!!!


Thank you for stopping by.
Have a nice day, hugs...


** CT Kittie's Sinful Designz - Vintage Autumn**

I have new CT!!!!
It's lovely scrap designer Kittie's Sinful Designz.
And here's my first CT show off tags.
I did 3 peace forum set.


For this beauty I used PTU kit 'Vintage Autumn' that comes
in both tagger and full size. Find it HERE.
This kit have really cool elements.
In it you can find 93 elements and  13 papers.

Kit Preview:


-xoxo al3x-
Friday, September 27, 2013

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Franky Babe**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Arthur Crowe.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at AC's Factory.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU matching kit 'Franky Babe'
by Irish Princess Designs. You can find it HERE.
Or your can bye both tube and kit
for less money HERE.
Mask of choice. SIS_MASK_40
Font of choice. Ride the Lightning


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past 'moon' at the top left side. On it place 'castle'.
Drop Shadow, Opacity 75%. Make a copy of that one. Select original
element and do Flip Horizontal. Then place 'graves' on it with
shadow on 50%. On it on the right side past 'blood'. Make a copy
of it, Flip Horizontal and place on the left side. On it place 2
copies of 'cloud. with shadow on 40%. Then 2 copies of 'potions'
in there with shadow on 40%. Then add 2 more copies of 'cloud'.
Place 'trees' element in there, no shadow. Make a copy of it.
Select original layer and do Flip Horizontal. At the bottom place
2 more copies of 'cloud' with shadow and 'dirt' in the middle.
On the top right side place 'bat' with shadow on 40%. Past 2 more
smaller copies on the left side. At the end place full size tube
with layer 'shine' from it. Add shadow on the tube, Opacity 60%
Angle -156. Tube should be placed little more to the right side
from the center.


Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #10.
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.
That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com


**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Steampunk Girl**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Verymany.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at PFD store.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU kit 'Lucinda'
by Tiny Turtle Desings. You can find it her STORE.
Mask of choice. AR315_CMC_mask62
Font of choice. Glamourousse


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element #30 and place it in the center. Drop
Shadow, Opacity 50%. Click 'background' layer. Place 2 copies of
Element #152 with Rotate 90 CW one on the bottom left corner and
other on the bottom right corner. Add 2 more copies of the same
Element #152, don't rotate at the top right frame corner one copy,
and other next to in. Drop Shadow on all, Opacity 40%. Now past
close-up tube, Flip Horizontal and place top right. Make a copy of
the tube. On the tube copy set Blend Mode to Overlay and use filter
Blur, Gaussian Blur. Click the frame layer then. From the kit past
Element #89 and place it at the frame bottom left side.
Place 3 copies of Element #152 on the frame top left side.
Use Eraser Tool to remove tree trunk. Shadow on all 40%. On there
place 2 copies of Element #63 with Rotate 90 CW. Place 1 more copy
at the frame bottom right. Then place full size tube at the frame
left side. Use filter or effect of choice if you want. And shadow.
On the tube left leg place Element #72, rotate a little and shadow.
On it place Element #141. Use Eraser Tool to remove extras.
Drop Shadow, Opacity 40%. Then on it place Element #80, shadow.
And Element #15 and Element #48 with shadow in there. At the frame
bottom center place Element #58, resize and shadow. At the right
cornet past Element #94, shadow. Between those two add Element #122.
Resize it and Drop Shadow. On it place Element #24 and Element #77
with shadow. At the frame top right corner place Element #139,
resize and drop shadow 40%. On it place Element #113 and #1,
rotate both a little and shadow. At the end place Element #52 there.
Reszie it and Drop Shadow, Opacity 40%.


Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #16.
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.
That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com



Wednesday, September 25, 2013

♥ CT TAG SHOW OFF - Roman Zaric & SET OF EXTRAS


Hello everyone! Roman has new tubes released today and one of them is Madelin 2.
She is gorgeous. You can buy her HERE.
So I have decided to make set of extras for you.
Rules - do no claim as your own, do not alter in any ways, do not add names.
Click on image to see full size and save snag on your PC.
Hope ya like them xxx





Tuesday, September 24, 2013

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Rachel Divine**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Verymany.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at VMT store.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU matching kit 'Divine Autumn'
by SkyScraps. You can find it HERE.
(not available anymore)
Mask of choice. WSL_Mask74
Font of choice. Salutino


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element #39, resize a little to be smaller.
Drop Shadow, Opacity 60%. On it place Element #48 to fit.
Bottom right side place Element #16, shadow on 40%. Then place
Element #35 on all that, with shadow on 40%. On the left frame side
place full size tube. Make a copy of a tube and place it above
'background' layer. On tube copy use Eraser Tool and remove everything
that's not in frame hole. On the original tube layer use Eraser Tool
and remove legs part and a little on the left arm. Click 'background'
layer then. From the kit past Paper #2, resize and erase extras.
Place close-up tube on the frame hole left side. Use filter or
effect of choice. Click full size original tube layer then.
Past Element #42, resize, rotate and place bottom center, shadow 40%.
On it add Element #47, shadow 40%. Make a copy of it, rotate and place
on the frame left side. On both elements place 1 copy of Element #81.
Between those past Element #105, resize and rotate with shadow.
Then place 2 copies of Element #93 with shadow on both 40%.
At the end past Element #30, resize and shadow.
Use my tag to guide you.


Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #3.
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.
That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com



**Cluster Frame - Autumn Frost**

It's been a while, but I have new freebie!
Cluster frame I created using PTU kit 'Autumn Frost'
by Tiny Turtle Designs. Find it HERE.
And hurry up cause she have awesome sale going on.
All kits are only 0.99$ plus BOGO!!!
That's 2 kits for price of one.

**Please don't share file or download link.
Link it back to my blog.
Don't add elements from other kits
or claim it as your own.
Thank you**


-xoxo al3x-
Sunday, September 22, 2013

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Stirring Magic**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Tony Tzanoukakis.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at TONY's STORE.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU matching kit 'Stirring Magic'
by Crystals Creations. You can find it HERE.
(just a note, both tube and kit will be in the store soon)
Mask of choice. Vix_MaskHalloween0906
Font of choice. Radio Days NF


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element #26, resize a little to be smaller and
Drop Shadow, Opacity on 40%. Click 'background layer.
Past Paper #3, use Eraser Tool to remove extras. Then add tube.
Resize it to be bigger and and place it on the left side, inside
the frame. Again use Eraser Toolto remove tube extras. Make a copy
of tube. On the copy layer set Blend Mode to Screen and use Filter
Blur, Gaussian Blur. On original tube layer set Blend Mode to
Luminosity and Opacity to 59%. On there place Element #23, resize to
fite the frame whole. Add 'Storke' size 1 and collor lime green;
'Inner Shadow' 75%, color black; 'Outer Glow' Opacity 75%, Size 10
and collor lime green. Click on the frame layer then.
To cover the frame, place Element #13. Frame bottom left place
Element #14, no shadow. Next to it place Element #12, shadow 50%.
On those two past Element #5, shadow 50%. On it past Element #20,
with shadow 50%. Then place Element #24, shadow. And Element #30
in there, shadow. On the frame right side place Element #1, shadow.
Then place tube with shadow on 50%. My tag can guide you where to
place it. Then add Element #4 with shadow 50%.


Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #5.
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.


That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com



Friday, September 20, 2013

**CT FTU TUTORIAL - Think Pink**

*This tutorial is written by me using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any similarity to any other tut is coincidental.*


Supplies:
Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Spazz.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at SPAZZD ATR store.
Kit of choice. I'm using FTU kit 'BCA freebie' by Tiny Turtle Designs.
You can find it and download for free at her FAN PAGE.
Mask of choice. MB and SW Mask 14
Font of choice. 


Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element #46, resize to fit canvas and Drop Shadow,
Opacity 50%. Click 'background' layer. Now place Paper #8, resize and
use Eraser Tool to remove extras. Then place tube in the left bottom
side, my tag can guide you. Again use Eraser Tool to remove extras.
You can use filter or effect of your choice. Or did what I did lol
Make a copy of the tube (when u finish removing extras). On the top
tube layer set Blend Mode on 'Overlay'. Then set Filter > Blure >
Gaussian Blur, Radius 5,0 pixels. Click on the bottom tube and
set Opacity on 75%. Next to it place full size tube (dont worry
cause it's under the frame!). Make a copy of that tube and move it
above the frame. On the bottom tube erase everything that's around
the frame, only leave tube part what's in the frame whole. On the
upper tube erease everything that's from under the tattoo going
to the end of the tube. Click on the frame layer then. From the
kit past Element #38, resize and place on the full size tube
left hip. Drop Shadow, Opacity 60%. On it place Element #37, shadow.
On the frame bottom left place Element #84, shadow. On it add 3
copies of Element #43, Shadow on 50%. Top frame, behind the tube
on the left side past Element #23, no shadow. On in place
Element #112, no shadow. Make a copy of that one and place on the
right side. On the white flowers place Element #116, shadow 50%.
On it past Element #118, shadow on 60%. On the frame right side,
place Element #53, shadow 60%. Then add Element #114,
Flip Horizontal and place on the frame bottom right side, no shadow.
On the top, left of tube, place Element #53 with shadow 50%.
Write 'BOOBS' all caps in some nice bold font. And with some curvy
or script font write 'kill cancer  save'.

Now let's add mask:
Open your mask as new image.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK. Layer name will be 'Layer 0'.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice,
or use a paper from kit . I use Paper #1.
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. It should now be kinda red.
Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. 
Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer.
Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed.

Add proper copyright and your name on tag.

Hide or delete bottom 'Background' layer. And save your tag as .PNG file.
That's it! Thank you for reading. I would love to see any tags made with this tutorial.
You can past the link here as comment or send them to me on al3x_v@ymail.com



Search

Alex CT For

Marilyn CT For

Check Me!

 photo 17857439_1240888929342246_1146633862_n_zps5qn60jgn.png

AD Service

Marilyn AD Service

If you have more questions, or interested in purchasing the product contact me via  dina.gaco@hotmail.com;  or FACEBOOK  Dina Marilyn ...

Show Some Love

Favourite Stores

Illustration store PicsForDesign.com

Follow by Email

Archives