Tuesday, December 16, 2008

I have been so sick..

Ugh, I'm so sorry I have not posted anything on my blog since December 3rd. I have been busy with school,.And then came down with a horrible cold, Cant seem to shake it away..Me and my kids will start winter break Monday..Cant wait for that.We all need a break.haha...I will be back soon with new tutorials and things for you :)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Christmas Template 1





here is my first Christmas Template..Can't wait to see what you can do with it

Monday, December 1, 2008

Bloggers Train





Merry Christmas from Me to You.

Here is some Snowflakes and some Christmas WordArt.

Please show me some love :)


Designers On the Train
Bel Vidotti
Belle of the Ball Tutorials ** YOU ARE HERE
Bits'N'Bobs
Bittersweet Designs
Black Cat Creations
Captivated Visions
Created by Jill
Designs By ALi
Designs by Helly
Designs by Sarah for Pimp My Tags w/ Scraps!
GF Designz
Honored Scraps
HutchaBaby
Jessica Woods
JIC Creations
Julie's Jems
Just a Girl's Designs
Kirsty
Laney's scrappy moments
Lisa's Designs
Missladyhawke
Mousey
Purple Dragonfly Creations
QueenBrat Designs
Rachels_Designs
Rockin’s Ruckus
S & M Creationz
Sametra Designs
Sandra Guicharnaud-Rowe
Scrappy Deesignz
Scrappy Lover
Scraps by Jessica
SerenitySheri
Southern Scrapz
Sweetie-Pea
Tantrum Scraps
TC's Sweets
Twinky
Twisted Angel
Urban Mermaid Designs
VMore Designs
WDDesignz
Wench Designs

Wednesday, November 12, 2008









Randi Over at rbrownkreationz

Gave me this award thanks so much..I cant Believe it my first Award,How exciting!



The rules are that I have to state seven things that I love and then pass this onto seven more blogs.

~~~♥~~~♥~~~♥~~~

1. God

2. My 4 Children

3. My Online Friends

4. Reading

5. PSP

6. Going to College

7. My Family



~~~♥~~~♥~~~♥~~~Now I get To Pass This On To 7 People

1.) Butter over at~ButterflyFlutterby Creations
2.) Amber over at ~
Designs by Bittersweet

3.) Yvettet over at~ Misfits Scrapz

4.) Cathy and Ellen over at~ Scrapsational Scraps
5.) Trace aka Sox over at~Soxsational Scraps

6.) Wee over at Weescotslass Creations
7.) Jenn over at ~
JustJenn'sJunk

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Romeo and Juliet

This tutorial was created on November /07/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:

Font of Choice

Movie Poster of your choice..This you can find on photobucket
Script of Choice

Eye candy 4000/Gradient Glow

Tube of Choice .Iam using the wonderful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.which you must obtain a license to use at
MyPspTubes

ScrapKit Movie Night by
Designs by Bittersweet. If you wish to purchase this awesome scrapkit, you can here


Open up a canvas size 700x700..Dont worry we will resize later..Fill in with White

Open up Curled Ribbon Frame of your choice..I used the pink one
Resize by 65%
Using your magic want click inside the frame..
Sections/Modify/Expand by 3
Give it a nice drop shadow
V~ -1
H ~ 1
Opacity ~50
Blur ~5
Color~Black


Open up Movie Night paper 9,Copy and paste it below your frame layer
Sectons/Invert/Delete
(Make sure it is under your fame layer)

At the time I went ahead and pasted the tube

Depending on your tube you may want to resize it.

Paste the tube above your frame later..Erase any of the tube that is over laping the bottom of the fame
Apply the same drop shadow as we did to the frame layer

Closing out your white background...Merge the fame/paper and tube layers visible

Unhide your white background

Open up Movie Night Doddle 6
Resize by 75%

Move this layer below your merged layers
(If you notice you will see a bit of the doodle at the bottom go ahead and erase that..You can see what Im talkign about in the preview below)








Duplicate your Doodle laye
Image/Flip/Image Mirror

You can move these around to where you like them best.
Meve the doodle layers togeathe add the same drop shadow as before

Paste the pop corn on the right se..resize by 45%
Paste the Soda cups infront of the popcorn resize 45%

Open up the movie poster of your choice..Im using Romeo and Juliet
as it is one of my favorite movies
Depending on the size you may want to resize it

Image rotate and rotate it by 45% to the right

I placed mine behind my popcorn but left out enough so you can still see it..You can place it where ever you feel looks best on your tag
at this time you can add any other elements you would like..

Now to add some of the script
I had to search the internet to find the script I wanted to use
Click on your top layer in your layer pallet and select your preset shapes icon
Using the circle draw a circle slightly larger then your fame leave that as a vector layer

Choosing a color of choice from your tube..and font of choice with these settings
text size 20
Stroke Null

Make sure under Create As..you have selected Floating
Placing your test tool on the edge of your cicle you should see a A with a Curve line under it..

Type out ..Your Scrpit..
Now it doesnt matter where it sits on your circle in your test box at the font of your test hit your spacebar untail you get your test where you want it..

Now over on your layer pallet delete the circle layer
right click on your floating selection and promote selections to layer, Select none.

Go to eye candy 4000/Gradient Glow/I used the color #f6dc87
(was the color of my paper in my fame)

Lets add your name
Font of choice
Depending on your name you can go smaller or larger..I used size 48
Stroke~1
Forground Color~#f9e6ad
Background Color~#eb8585
Add the same drop shadow as before.

Add the copyright..and lic number if using ptu art.
resize 85%
Merge All Flatten
And Save

Thank you for doing my tutorial,I Hope You Liked It.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Girls With Guitars


This tutorial was created on October /25/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
Font of Choice:I used Kool Beans
2 Tubes of choice:Im using the wonderful Art wrok of Ted Hammond which you must obtain a license to use
ScrapKit Punk Rock Chick Designs by Bittersweet. If you wish to purchase this awesome scrapkit, you can
here


Ok Lets get started!

Open up a canvas size 600x600 flood fill white.
Open up BD PunkRockChick Frame 2
Resize by 65%

Using your magic Wand click inside the top frame
Sections/Modify/expand by 3
Copy and paste BD Punk Rock Chick Paper 1
Go ahead and resize it by 50%
Sections/Invert/Delete

Move the paper under your frame layer

Usingyour magic wand,Click the bottom frame
Sections/Modify/Expand by 3

Copy and Paste BD Punk Rock Chick Paper 5
Resize by 50%
Sections/Invert/Delete
Move it to the bottom of your frame layer

Open up one of your tubes
Click in both Frames with yoru magic wand
Sections/modify/Expand by 3

Paste your tube over the frame
Sections/Invert/Delete

Closing out your white background..Merge the frame/papers and tube layer visible

Add a drop Shadow
V~ -1
H~ 1
O~ 50
B~ 5
Color~ Black

Open up BD Punk Rock Chick Glitter Doodle 2
Resize by 50% Move it under your frame layer
Open up BD Punk Rock Chick Glitter Doodle 4
Resize by 50%
Image/flip move it So it is over lapping the previous Doodle..But not enough to cover the whole thing up.You may refer to my tag if needed..
Close out the white background,and Merge layers Visible.

Duplicate your merged frame layer on the original layer go to
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur/10

Effects/Textured Effect/Weave
Gap~1
Width~4
Opacity~59
Weave Color Black
Gap Color~#dc61cd
make sure fill gaps is checked
move the weave layer to the very bottom

Copy and paste your main tube now..Place it where you like it..I placed mine so she is on the side of the frame.
Add a drop shadow same as above

Open up BD Punk Rock Chick Sticker 3..resize it by 35% place it on the right hand side of your frame


At this time you may add any elements you would like!

Now for your name..i used the font Kool Beans.but you can use anyoen you choose
Sroke 2 color~#b46df3
Fill Color~#fe65ec
Font Size 72
Add the same drop Shadow as before

Add all copyright and Lic number if you used a PTU artist

Thank you for trying my Tutorial..I hope you liked
You can find my other Tutorials at

Crystalbelle'sTutorial'sandThings

Friday, October 10, 2008

Country Christmas





This tutorial was created on October /10/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
Scrap Kit from BitterSweet Designs Called Country Snowmen
You may Visit her blog
here and You can purchase the kit at
TaggersScraps


Lets Begin..
Open up a canvas 700x700 flood fill white

Using your Preset Shape:

Square~Line Style Solid
Width~10
Forground color~#85a8ac
Fill Color~Null

1) Draw out a square in the middle of your canvas
Convert to Raster Layer
Click in side the frame shape with yoru magic wand..
Sections/Modify/Expand by 3
Copy and paste Country Snowman Fun paper 10
Sections/invert/delete/sections select none
Move this layer below your frame layer
Merge both layers visible

2) Draw out another square slightly larger then your previeous square..keep everythign the same except change the color to
#dacab0

Using your magic wand click inside the Frame
Sections/modify/expand by 3
Copy and Paste Country Snowman Fun Paper 6
Sections/invert/delete/sections select none
merge visible the new frame and paper
go to image rotate/free rotate by 15% to the Left

3) We are going to make another frame..Same size as before..only change the color to #5f0413

Using your magic wand click inside the Frame
Sections/modify/expand by 3
Copy and Paste Country Snowman Fun Paper 7
Sections/invert/delete/sections select none
merge visible the new frame and paper
go to image rotate/free rotate by 15% to the Right

4) Open up the 3 snowmen..resize each by 50
Move them to your liking..I moved one snowman in the front and the 2 others behind him...
add a drop shadow of
1
1
50
5
to all

Go ahead and merge your snowmen togeather

5) Choosing a country snowman fun wrap of your choice..Place it at the top of your main frame..I had to resize mine by 43% to make it fit right..

6) Copy and paste a raindrop of choice..Resize to your liking and move it below the fun wrap and snowmen..You want the raindrops to be on the top frame

7) Copy and pasteFun Flower1 resize by 25..Place this Flower in the middle of the wrap

8)Find the glitter snowflake 7 resize it by 25%
Place the snowflake On the edge of the wrap..duplicate and mirror..you may have to move the duplicated snowflake over a bit to look right..
Using eye candy 4000/Gradient Glow/
3
25
100
Color~White


9) Now we are going to add your text'I wrote out Country Christmas across the top of my top frame..

Font~A&S Christmas Script
Stroke~White
Fill~#90934e
size 72

Go to effects drop shadow
1
2
50
5
Color~#600514

go in and do the drop shadow one more time..same settings

10) Hide your white background..and merge layers visible

Resize your image by 85%

11) Add your name
I used Christmas 4 font
size 100
stroke null
fill~#610514

12) using eye candy 400 add a gradient glow
3
25
100
Color white
Go back and do another gradient glow..this time changing the color to
#610514
add it again with the same color

At this time add your copyrights if you used any tubes..

thank you for trying my tut..I would love to see your work..So please email me your results and I will display them on my blog

Who Said Witches Have To Be Ugly?



This tutorial was created on October /10/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
2 Fonts of Choice:I used Petey Rone and Penelope

Tube of Choice..Im useing the Wonderful Art work of Elias Chatzoudis.which you must obtain a license to use at
MyPspTubes

Scrap Kit of choice..or one from Tracey aka Sox - Sox Sational Scraps
This is a free download so please show her some love Here






Plugin penta/dots and crosses

Plugin/EyeCandy4000/Gradent Glow

Lets get started..
Open up a canvas 700x700 fill white

1) Copy and paste frame of choice..I used frame4 resize frame by 70%

2)Using your magic wand,Click inside the frame and go to
Srctions/modify/expand by 3

3)Copy and paste a paper of choice..I used a green paper because it complmented my tube
Move this laye under your frame layer

4)closing off the white background (by clickign the eye) merge your frame and paper layer visible.

unhide your white back ground

5)Duplicate your fame layer..on the original layer go to
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur/Radius 10

6)Now go to Effects/Plugins?penta/dots and crosses with these settings
Amount~72
Cross Distance~10
Cross Width~2


7)Copy and paste your tube..Depending on the size you may want to resize..I resized mine 85%
Add a drop shadow
1/1/50/5

8)Now Duplicate your tube..We are going to put a close up of her face in the frame..So I went to resize and I resixed it by 200 made it look bigger.
Erase any access you dont want showing on the out side of the frame layer
Lower the Opacity to 50

9)Now merge both frame layers togeather

At this time you should have only 3 layers.
the white background/the frame layer and your tube.

10)Copy and paste the cauldron .resize 55% place the cauldron to our liking..I placed mine on the lower left hand side of my frame

11)Copy and paste the bat..resize 35%.move it up on your frame above the cauldron

12)Choose a string of choice..resize 65% and place it at the top of your frame..make sure its in the center

13)Chose a pin..resize to your liking..I placed mine on the edge of my frame.So it looked like it was sticking in the frame
add the same dropshadow as before

14)Now we are going to add the text..

Click on your top layer in your layer pallet and select your preset shapes icon
Using the circle draw a circle slightly larger then your fame leave that as a vector layer

Choosing 2 colors of choice from your tube..and font of choice with these settings
text size 48
Stroke 1

Make sure under Create As..you have selected Floating
Placing your test tool on the edge of your cicle you should see a A with a Curve line under it..

Type out "Who Said Witches Have To Be Ugly?

Now it doesnt matter where it sits on your circle in your test box at the font of your test hit your spacebar untail you get your test where you want it..

Now over on your layer pallet delete the circle layer
right click on your floating selection and promote selections to layer, Select none.

14)Move this text layer all the way below all your layers but on top of the frame layer
Using eye candy 4000/gradient glow/add a soft glow with these settings
Glow Width~3.00
Soft Corners~25
Opacity~100
Color White

15)Apply the glow again this time changing the color to one from your tube..I used Green

16)Now all you have to do is Add your credits and your name
Font I used was Penelope Size 72
..add a dropshadow of choice

17)Resize to your liking and you are done.

Thank you for trying my tutorial and if there are any questions please feel free to ask..i would love to see your results..You can send them to me.and I will place them on my blog :)

Monday, October 6, 2008

#1 Template


So this is my first Template for psp..Im not really sure if I like it..Hopefully someone out there will,If you use it I would love to see what you do with it,I will only get better in time.and soon I will have more up.Show Some Love.
You may down load this ...Here

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Stitch Frames






Here is my try at some stitch frames..You can download them Here



please show some love!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Awarness WordArt





I have decided to make some awarness wordart..And wanted to share them with you,I support all kinds of awarness,,from Aids..to children with disablities..and Pregnancy andnfant loss..There are so many awarness out there that no one hardly talks about..Lets spread the word..If there is a awarness that you would like me to make for you please leave me a comment and I will get to it as soon as I can..


You can download these here

Halloween Wordart










Im getting in to the halloween mood..I love halloween seeing the kids dressing up..Me and my hubby dressup also.its so fun..Here is some more word art Im learnign to make..Please leave some love if you download :)


download Here




Angel's Footprints

This tutorial was created on September /09/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
Font of Choice:I used Andes
Mask:WSL_Mask207
Eye candy 4000/Gradient Glow
Xenofex 2:Constellation
Animation Shop
My supplies:
here

Tube of Choice:
Iam using the wonderful artwork of Barbara Jensen.which you must obtain a license to use

Ready Lets begin..

Open up canvas size 700x700 flood fill white

New raster layer,Fulood fill with a color from your tube

Layers/Loadmask/Load mask from disk/Mask WSL_Mask207
Make sure Invert transparency is unchecked
Delete Mask layer/merge group
Move your mask layer up to the top of your canvas
Duplicate Mask layer and flip

Hide your white background and merge the mask layers
Copy and paste your tube of choice
Move her to the middle of your mask layers

Add a drop Shadow with these settings
1
-1
42
5.94
After you click ok..apply the same drop shadow again

Open up the word art I supplied
I moved my wordart to the bottom of my tube

Effects Plugin Eyecandy 4000/Gradient Glow
pick a light color from your tube,apply gradient glow with these setting:
Glow Width:10
Soft Corners:25
Overall Opacity:100

At the time add your name and copyright

Now its time to animate
Click on your Mask layer and apply
Xenofex 2:Constellation with these settings
6
50
50
25
50
75
Choose a color of your choice I used a slightly darker color then my mask layer
now go to Edit/Copy Merged
paste it in animation shop
Go back in to psp undo the constellation
and apply it again this time click Random Seed one 1 time.
edit/copy Merged paste in to animation shop paste after current frame

Click view Animation..and save

Thank you for trying my tutorial.I hope you like this one.If you have any problems Please let me know


Friday, September 5, 2008

Belle Hop




This tutorial was created on October /14/2007 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
Eyecandy 4000
Scrapkit
here and here
Font of Choice I used Arabella
Tube of Choice
Iam using the wonderful artwork of Anjara.which you must obtain a license to use at
MypspTubes

Lets Get Started :)
Open up Canvas size 500x500,Fill white

Step1: Copy and Paste Mnz_frame
Now the frame is really big so you wont be able to see it at first.So lets resize bu 25,Still to big so lets resize again by 55

Step2: Image rotate by 90%-Duplicate
X out Duplicated layer
Make sure your Original fram layer is active,rotate to the left 15%

Step3: Using your magic wand click in side the lace frame
,Sections-Modify-expand by1

Step4: Pick one of the Mnz_papers that best suits your tube,Copy and pase the paper,Sections-Invert and hit delete-sections none

Step 5:Unhide your duplicated frame layer,Repet steps 3 and 4 picking another paper of your choice
Close out your white back ground,Merge these 2 layers

Step6:Go to Effect dropshodow and add the following
V-1
H-1
O-39
B-4

Step7: Place your tube on top of the frame resize tube if needed,Using your eraser,Erase only the parts that are outside the top frame,
Lower the Opacity to 50%

Closing out your white back ground merge these layers visible

Step8: Paste your main tube Move her where you would like her to be.I placed her on the right side of my frame layer
Add same drop shadow as above


Step9: Paste Mnz_overlay (stars) resize by 15,move it below yur frame layer

Step10:Find the Mnz_prenature_addons_fastner,
Paste as new layer,recolor to best suite your tube

Now Lets add Text,I usedArabella,Size 100,stroke 1
Pick 2 colors from your tube,Type out your name

Using eyecandy 4000-Gradient Glow
Apply the following settings


Add Copyright ,Resize to your liking I resized to 75%.
Merge all,save and you are done:)

Zodiac Babe








This tutorial was created on March /05/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.



This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions






You will need:



2 Fonts of Choice



EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow



Brush Of Choice



Tube of Choice .Iam using the wonderful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.which you must obtain a license to use at MyPspTubes






Open up a canvas size 600x800..Dont worry we will resize later..Fill in with White



Pick 2 colors from your tube



Write out what Zodiac sign you are wanting to use..I used Cancer since I was born in July.Font I used was Anisette-Thin



Streatch it so its almost as about the same size as your tube



Add a Gradient Glow with these settings



Glow Width~8.27



Soft Corners~7



Overall Opacity~100






Drop the Opacity down to 50 on your font layer



Duplicate this layer,oh the original layer go to



adjust,blur,Gaussian blur 6.00



Go to Effects Texture Effect,Mosaic-Antique



With these Settings



25



25



25



10



25






Open up your tube of choice and place it where you would like it to go,



I placed mine right in the center



I added a Drop Shadow



-2



2



75



5.00



Color Black






Add a New Raster Layer,



Choose A brush of your choice,



Place them where you would like,I placed mine around the Zodiac name,Have fun with it till you like the way it looks



Choose another font of your choice



Write out your name.Place it At the bottom of your tube,Like she is sitting on it,



or laying depending on what tube you used,



Use Same Drop Shadow as your Tube



Add the © then merge visible your layers. Resize your tag then crop and save as a jpeg.



Thank you For trying my Tutorial

Tropical Dreams






Tutorial was created on April/21/2007 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental. DO NOT use my supplies in any other tutorial without my written permission!


This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions



You will need:


Tropical Background(or the one I have Supplied )

Tube of Choice: Iam using the wonderful artwork of Michael Landefeld.which you must obtain a license to use http://www.creativeimagelicensing.com/


Font of Choice ( I used BoomerangItalic)


1)Open up tropical background in psp,copy and paste as new layer.

2)New Raster Layer,flood fill white,Layers Arrange Move Down

So that it is under your tropical background

3)Open up tube of choice Place your tube on the left hand side of the tropical pack ground

4.Add a drop shadow


5)Add your name Font of Choice

I used BoomerangItalic

Size 72.Stroke with set at 2

Forground color:E28C3C

Background color:EDD294

6.Add the same drop shadow as before

7.Add Copywrite.Merge and Save


Thank you and I hope you Enjoyed Doing My Tutorial

Ċrÿstàlßellĕ

Beautiful Fall Colors





This tutorial was created on September /05/2008 by Ċrÿstàlßellĕ any resemblance to another Tag or Tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tag was created in PSP 9 and can be done in other versions

You will need:
Font of Choice:I used Zirkon
Mask:
Here
Scrap Kit of choice or a Free Download from
TantrumScraps Scrap kit is called Happy Fall

Tube of Choice:
Iam using the wonderful artwork of Barbara Jensen.which you must obtain a license to use
Here


Ready Lets begin..

Open up canvas size 700x700 flood fill white

Choose a paper copy and paste it as a new layer
Layers/Mask/Load Mask from disk
Find your mask WSL_Mask226
make sure Invert transparency is not checked.
click ok
Over on your layer palette delete the mask layer,when it pops up click yes.merge group
Now on your mask layer we are going to resize it by 90%

Choose a frame of choice.I used Happy Fall frame 4
Copy and paste frame and resize by 70%
Click in side your frame with your magic wand
go to selections/modify/expand x3
Open up another scrap paper copy and paste it over your frame
go to selections/invert and hit delete on your keyboard
Move that layer under your frame

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer..I had to erase some of the bottom of my tube so she looks like she is sitting inside the bottom of the frame.
Add a drop shadow to your tube
2
2
50
7
color Black

Choose a Buttlefly from the scrap kit.Resize by 55% Place it where you would like.I put my butterfly at the bottom of my frame
Hide your tube layer for now..Open up Happy fall Flowers3
Resize by 80%
Duplicate and mirror
Make sure the flowers are below your tube layer
Open up HappyFall_wordart1
Resize by55%

Choose a Script font,
Forground:#d69850
Background:#884637

add a drop shadow to your name
2
-2
50
7

Add Copyright.Merge all
Resize to your liking and save.
Thank you for trying my tutorial
I hope you liked it.