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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!

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Verymany - Loveable SET OF EXTRAS

New CT tag show off using new Pearl tube by Verymany.
Tube is already in the store and available HERE.
Tube is multilayered. I used gorgeous PTU scrap kit from Raspberry Road Designs
 Mr & Mrs collection , check her blog HERE for more info.

As well I have SET OF EXTRAS! Yey, bunch of them!
Rules are simple : Do NOT alter in any ways and do not add 
names on tags. All are free to use.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a nice day.

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Magical**

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

Tube of choice. I'm using the artwork of Selina Fenech.
You must purchase a license to be able to use her work.
You may do that at CDO store.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU kit 'IB-SabineRich-5-2'
by Chichi Designz. You can find it HERE.
Mask of choice. WSL_Mask3
Font of choice. Corinthia

Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Frame1 and place it at canvas center, little more
to the top. At the top of it place Branch. Select both layers and
Layer > New > Group from Layers. Double click on the group and Drop
Shadow, Opacity 40%. Go back to the 'Background' layer. Past Paper3
then and using Eraser Tool remove the extras. On it add tube with
flower. Right click on the tube layer and Create Clipping Mask. Make
a tube copy. For original tube layer add Filter > Paint Daubs and set
Opacity on 55%. For the copy tube layer add Filter > Gaussian Blur
and set Opacity on 70% with Blend Mode on Overlay. Now click on the
group. On the frame left side past Leaves and on it Gems, Drop Shadow
on both with Opacity 30%. Select both layers, make the copy, Flip
Horizontal and place on the right side. Now we will place elements at
the frame top. Since all but one elements we gonna place on the left
side first, then make a copy, Flip Horizontal and place on the right.
To shorter my writing time, I'll just say 'copy' and you'll know what
to do. First past Flower and place it top left frame corner, Drop
Shadow on 30% - copy. Under it, more to the center add Leaves, shadow -
copy. Those two leaves gonna mix in the center and there place Flowerball,
rotate 180 and remove that strap from it, add shadow. On the first flower
we added place again Leaves with shadow - copy. On it add 2 copies of
FlowerBranch, shadow - copy for both. At the frame bottom left corner
place Hearts, Drop Shadow 30% - copy. On both of the hearts add 1 small
copy of Splatter with shadow. Between those two place one more, but
bigger copy of Slpatter, shadow. Then past 2 copies of FlowerBranch,
one on left and other on the right side with shadow on both (if needed
use Eraser Tool to remove extras of those two). Now place the tube in
the canvas center with Drop Shadow on 55%. Past 2 copies of Flowerball
on the branches we placed before, shadow on 30% on both. Between those
two balls add one more FlowerBranch, shadow.

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

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Ismael Rac - Voodoo Princess

One more CT tag show off for Ismael and Tiny Turtle Designs! :D
First of I used beautiful new template from Dee, you can get it HERE.

Gorgeous scrap kit called Bad Princess from Laura from Tiny Turtle Designs.
All her kits, this month she released 27 new kits, clusters and CU.
Kit preview:
Bad Princess Kit
Amazing tube used on the tag by Ismael Rac available in his store HERE.
And Rac is having MARCH SALE. All kits and tubes are 35% off!!
Have a nice day everyone!!

Friday, March 28, 2014

Ismael Rac - Pretty Vamp Babe

New CT tag show off! Yey... I am on roll those days.
Template used is from Dee, you can get it HERE. This is one of exclusive SATC templates.

Gorgeous scrap kit called Rainbow Bubbles 3 from Laura from Tiny Turtle Designs.
All her kits, this month she released 27 new kits, clusters and CU.
Kit preview:
And amazing tube used on the tag by Ismael Rac available in his store HERE.
Plus, Rac is having MARCH SALE. All kits and tubes are 35% off!!
So many sales going on right now! Get your cards out and blow up your PSP folders!
Thanks for stopping by. Have a nice day!

FB Timeline set SNAG

 TIMELINE SET free to snag.
 I used gorgeous PTU scrap kit  'Rainbow Bubbles 3' from Tiny Turtle Designs and 
always amazing artwork from Gaetano Di Falco.
You can get the kit HERE and tube at CDO HERE.
Oh and, by the way, Tiny Turtle Designs is having a huge sale for next 
few days - .50 cent sale on all her kits, clusters and CU.
Hurry and get some new stuff while you can :) 

Please do not alter images in any ways, DO NOT add names.
Use it as it is, without changes.
Thank you. :)

Thanks for stopping by. Have a nice day!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

**CT Verymany & Dees'Sign Depot - So Egg-Citing!**

I'm so exciting to show you my new CT tag!!!
Using gorgeous tube 'Clover' by Verymany
that you can bye at VMT store. Tube is multilayered
with clover leaf on separate layer.

Spice it up with stunning brand new PTU kit 'Easter Charm'
by Dees'Sign Depot. This kit is on sale with 30% off
till the end of month. Comes with 75 elements,
8 frames and 12 papers - HERE.

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-
Monday, March 24, 2014

**CT CHICHI DESIGNZ - Primavera**

Hello! Today I'm showing off my new CT tags.
Using stunning PTU kit 'Primavera' by Chichi Designz
that's currently on sale at CDO sore with 20% off.
This lovely spring kit comes with 60 elements,
6 frames, 12 papers and 1 wordart.
For this tag I'm using artwork of Enamorte from CDO sotre.
The same kit, different vibe. This time I'm using
tube by Alex P from PFD store.

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-

Barbara Jensen - Blooming Brights

Woot, Mirella from A Space Between have new kit in the store, called Blooming Brights.
Yesterday I was inspired by this kit and it's gorgeous colors. Pink and yellow!
I cannot ask for more, love this color combo. Of course I matched this kit with always 
amazing artwork from Barbara Jensen. Tube is available HERE.
The kit is available right HERE . You can buy full kit only or bundle. 
In bundle you get the full kit, the solids, brads and bits, word bits and the alpha. 
Bundle preview:

Thanks for stopping by. Have a nice day.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Verymany - Spring Magic TTD

Laura from Tiny Turtle Designs have new kits in the store - I got a chance to play with 
her 'Spring Magic' PTU kit which is currently on sale 50% off. That means you can get this
beautiful kit for only $0.99, awesome deal! This kit is huge and great for Easter and Spring tags.
Kit is available for purchase HERE.
Here is kit preview:
 Of course I used beautiful tube by Verymany with this kit, you guys know how much
I love Verymany and their artwork... How adorable is this puppy?
Tube is multilayered and available in the store HERE.

Have a nice day everyone, thank you for stopping by.


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