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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..


If you need to get ahold of me. Have a question or suggestion Please feel free to contact me babygirl_0242002@yahoo.com Armywife97@gmail.com I can also be reached Via Yahoo messenger babygirl_0242002@yahoo.com XOXO


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

♥Tutorials to Write♥

updated 11June2010
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Scrap kit by Tiny you can purchase it @ Tiny D's Tiny D's Scrappin Designs
Art work of Elias Chatzoudis you can purchase it @ MPT
Mask 364 by VIX

Create new raster layer 600x600

Open your tube copy and paste as new raster layer
Flood Fill White

Go to your magic wand too and go to selections
We are going to create a frame.
Create a new raster layer
You want the shape set to rounded Rectangle
Make a small rounded rectangle
Go to Selections, Modify border and outside by 5
Flood fill the frame border with a color from your tube
Duplicate and move down, Merge both together \

Copy and paste your tubemove below your frame layer
selecting your magic wand again
Click inside both frames and go to selections,
modify and expand by 5 then highlighting your tube layer
Go to selections and invert, hit the delete key

Now open up a paper of choice I am using pp19
Copy and paste as new layer, moving above your
white Background layer
Open mask of choice i am using mask 364 by Vix
Merge mask group

Now open your tube once again
Copy and paste as new layer
Mirror your tube

Here is where we have fun with it

Open your sucker elements
I am using 3, Lolli7,8, and 10
Copy and paste lolli 10 as new layer
resizing by 20% Moving slightly below your tube image
Copy and paste lolli8 as a new layer
resizing by 20%. free rototae right by 20
Copy and paste lolli7 as new layer
resizing by 20% free rotate left by 20

Open 2 candy sticks of choice
Copy and paste as new layer
resizing by 30% free rotate right by 20%
copy and paste as new layer resizing by 30%
free rotate left by 20
moving both to the right below her feet

open up an icecream cone of choice
copy and paste as new layer
resizing to your liking and place in the center
of your suckers below her legs

Open up your sparkles
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 50% and free rotate right by 90

Move below your all other layers right above your frame layer
Duplicate and mirror moving the duplicated layer right above your mask layer
Grab your eraser and erase the part of the duplicated layer of sparkles that covers your 1st tube layer

add words if you choose or leave it alone

Add your copyright, name and save

I would love to see your results :) So send them to


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