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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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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Zlata M - I will wait for you

New CT tag featuring gorgeous new tube by Zlata Ma called ''Disguise''. 
Comes multilayeredand can be found in PFD store - HERE.
Matched it with oldie PTU scrap kit ''Longing for past days'' by Eena's Creations.
Not sure if Eena is still selling her kits or she has retired. You will have to find it on your own.


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

**CT DEES'SIGN DEPOT - Love Letters**

OMG I'm so in love with this kit!!!
Showing off my newest CT tag with stunning PTU kit
'Love Letters' by Dees'Sign Depot that you
can find HERE with 30% off.
Kit comes with 94 elements, 12 frames, 9 sprays
and 20 papers. So cute and must have!
I'm using tube by Barbara Jensen - HERE.

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Verymany - Biggest Mistake

Have you checked new Verymany release? Wow, she is gorgeous!! 
I had so much fun creating this tag. Love this tube so much.
Tube is called ''Hoodie'' and can be found - HERE
Template is from Dee at Dangerously Delicious blog, found - HERE.
PTU Scrap kit called ''Biker Babe'' from Scrap it Studio, found - HERE.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Zlata M - Shamrock of Ireland

New CT tag featuring artwork of Zlata Ma and scrap kit by Kissing Kate.
I used two tubes, one is called ''Paula'' and available - HERE.
Second one, ''Remi in Green'' available - HERE.
Kit used is called ''Shamrock Isle'' by Kissing Kate available - HERE and HERE.
Mask from Dees'Sign Depot available for download - HERE.

**CT Verymany & Kissing Kate**

New CT show off tag from me...
This time I try something little different and maybe simple.
I use lovely tube 'Lily Tattoo' by Verymany that you can
find at VMT store. Tube is multilayered.
I'm also using PTU kit 'Springtime In Paris' by Kissing Kate.
This kit is part of a former collab, so check before you get it HERE.
In this kit you can find 100 elements, 4 frames and 12 papers.

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Zlata M - Saudade FORUM SET CT

My very first CT tag for Zlata M - YEY - happy to announce that I recently joined to 
Creative Team for Zlata Ma. Happiness and joy! Thank you Zlata for the opportunity :)

I used gorgeous new tube called ''Stella'', she is steampunk themed tube, but I wanted
to make something different, hehe. I came up with this, colors matched perfectly
with this called ''Longing for past days'' PTU scrap kit by Eena's Creations.
Tube can be purchased - HERE. Make sure you check all Zlata M tubes.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015


New CT tag featuring gorgeous artwork of Verymany, new tube called ''Lily Tattoo''
which you can get in the VMT store - HERE. Tube is currently on sale for only - $1.
Paired this tube with gorgeous ''Puppy Passion'' PTU scrap kit from Kissing Kate.
Kit can be purchased in S&Co store - HERE.

*CT Verymany & Dees'Sign Depot**

Yap, that's right!!! You have few hours left to
get those beauties on sale HERE.
And I have new CT tag to show off. Using brand new
tube 'Golden Star' from VMT store.
This tube is also included in sale, so hurry up!
I match it up with lovely PTU kit 'Schatje' by Dees'Sign Depot
that you can find HERE with 30% off.
Kit comes with 67 elements, 8 frames, 4 sprays,
4 wordart, 2 clusters and 12 papers.

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-
Sunday, February 15, 2015

**CT PTU TUTORIAL - Proud & Beautiful**

*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 Verymany.
You must purchase a license to be able to use their work.
You may do that at VMT store.
Kit of choice. I'm using PTU kit 'Proud & Beautiful'
by A [Space] Between. You can find it HERE.
Mask of choice - Mask 50 MB and SW
Font of choice - Levitee

Let's get started...
Open new canvas 600x600.
From the kit past Element 66 and place at the center. Drop Shadow:
Click on the background layer, then add Element 57 right around frame
with shadow. On it place Element 48, resize as shown and shadow:
Now add Paper 13, use Eraser Tool to remove extras
(paper should be only inside frame circle). Take full size tube and
place it on the paper right side so only lips are showen. Then right
click on the layer and Create Clipping Mask and set Bend Mode to Overlay.
Make a copy of that layer but set Opacity on 72%. Now take another
full size tube, Flip Horizontal and place it on the paper left side.
Set Blend Mode to Overlay with Opacity on 68%. Make a copy of that,
but no changes. In case some parts of one tube goes over the other tube,
just erese those parts. Click on the frame layer now. From the kit past
Element 48 and place it at the center as it is. Right click on that layer
and Create Clipping Mask. Now place full size tube in the center of frame,
resize as shown:
Use Eraser Tool to remove little at the tube bottom and then make a
tube copy. For the original tube layer use filter Paint Doubs as:
and add shadow. Then click on Adjustment>Hue/Saturation and set as:
Click on that layer then and Create Clipping Mask (it will apply for the
tube only this way). Now go to the Adjustmen>Brightness/Contrast and set:
Again Create Clipping Mask for that layer. Those adjustments are between
two tubes layers. Now for the tube copy layer use filter Guassian Blur:
Also set Blend Mode to Overlay with Opacity on 70%. We'll cover tube
bottom now and all of the elements will have Shadow. First place Element
19 at the tube right side. Add Element 43 then and place it so the right
side of the element be at the canvas center. Make a copy of it and
Rotate 180. Move it little up and to the right side, it should be on the
flower. On that flower add Element 47. On it place Element 25. Make a
copy of it, Flip Horizontal and place on the left ribbon. On it add
Element 47. At the center, between those elements, place Element 63.
In the middle of it past Element 65. Take Element 18, Rotate 180 and
place right from it. On them place Element 42. At the end add again
Element 18 and place it left from the centar, blue flower.

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 13.
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

Thursday, February 12, 2015

**CLUSTER FRAME - Mon Chéri D'Amour**

First of all I want to give big, warm thank you to Dee from
Dees'Sign Depot for giving me her permission to
make this cluster frame with her 'Mon Chéri D'Amour' kit
that you can find HERE with 30% off.

**Please do not share file or download link.
Link it back to my blog.
Do not add elements from other kits
or claim it as your own.
Thank you**
For this tag I'm using lovely tube 'Little Black Dress'
by Verymany that you can find at VMT store.

-xoxo al3x-


Hello :))) My new CT tag to show off!
I'm using gorgeous tube 'Lisa' by Verymany
that you can find at VMT store.
Tube is multilayered.
I match it up with lovely PTU kit 'Here For You'
by Kissing Kate that you can find at S&CO store.
This kit is a part of a collab kit to help our friend
Robyne and all the profit will go to her ♥

Kit Preview:

-xoxo al3x-

Verymany - Beautiful Day

New CT tag featuring new tube called ''Alexandra'' from Verymany.
You can find the tube in the VMT store - HERE.
Matched this gorgeous tube with equally gorgeous PTU scrap kit from Dees'Sign Depot
called ''Beautiful Day'' which can be found - HERE.
This kit is on sale, whole month long, costing only $2.45!
As well, you get a bonus kit with every 5$ spent in the store xoxo.


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