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Hello, my name is Samantha. I am 31, I am an army wife , A DRILL SERGEANTS WIFE. I have survived 3 deployments and endless field training. Rick and I have been married for 13 years in August. I am a stay at home Mom of 3. Richard is 11, Christianna is 9 and Diana is 4. I am an avid photographer. I have many hobbies as well as photography. I like to read, write, make scrap Kits, posers, write tutorials, I have been creating tags since 2003. I am currently attending school for Digital Photography and Media Arts.
I love creating.. Please come back and visit often..

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So Rick tells me all the time that I am a social butterfly. So I thought I might as well add these to my blogs as well..


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I dont have many Terms of Use.. I just ask that you dont rip apart my tags and tutorials. Claim them as your own. Please respect my work and the time it takes to do so. I have a Wide variety of Pay To Use and Free to Use tutorials. I will be working on Adding Tutorials Using No Scrap Kits. That is a plan and a goal I have set to start here very soon.. If you have questions. Please feel free to email me @ babygirl_0242002@yahoo.com XOXO Samantha

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Monday, August 31, 2009

My Heart and Soul

A beautiful scrapkit was used for this tut
Love Story by Naughty Creations. You can find her here
Tube of choice. I am using the artwork of Irene Shpak.Do not use unless you have a proper license to do so. You can purchase her work here
Mask of choice. I am using a mask by Weescotslass Creations

This tutorial was written on 31August2009 by Samantha. All similarities to this tutorial is completely coincidental.

Create new Raster Layer 600x600
Flood fill white

Copy and paste frame 4 as a new layer
Open tube copy and paste as new layer
Moving below your frame layer
Mirror and resize by 70%
Grab your magic wand, Highlight your frame layer
Clicking inside the frame, selections modify
expand by 10%, highligh your tube layer
Selections, invert and hit delete
change the settings on your tube layer to luminance legacy

Open your paper of choice, I am using pp2
Copy and paste as new layer Moving it below your tube layer
Go to layers load/save mask I am using Mask 238
Merge mask group and resize by 80%, Free rotate left by 90 degrees

Open paper of choice, I am using pp11
Copy and paste as new layer, moving below your tube layer
Grab your and click inside the frame. Make sure you have all
the little areas of the frame selected
Selections, Modify, Feather by 5%
Then Selections, Modify, expand by 10%

Highlight your paper layer,Selections, invert and hit delete.

Now its time for your elements
Open your bowlocknkey copy and paste as new layer
Move above your frame layer resizing by 50%
Move to the top left corner of your frame

Open Flowers3 copy and paste as new layer
resizing by 61% move to the bottom right of your frame
See mine for placement.

Open your candle, copy and paste as new layer
resizing by 40% Move to the bottom left of your frame
Open flower5 copy and paste as new layer
resizing by 20% move above your candle layer
with your eraser tool carefully erase the part
that is below the candle

Open up the word art of choice, I am using wordart 5
copy and paste as new layer moving to the top of your frame
and slightly to the right, resizing by 80% and adding
a drop shadow of choice

Add your copyright, name and save and you are done.
I would love to see what you come up with.
Please send to scrapsbysamantha@blogspot.com


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