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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

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Candy Kisses

It is a pleasure to be working with Gina from 
Ginas Gems Tuts N Stuff. She has great scrapkits. 

This Tut is Featuring Her Pink Candy Kisses Scrap Kit. 
You can purchase this Kit at Twilight Scraps.

Tube of Choice. I am using the Work of Keith Garvey. 
You can purchase his work at MPT.

Mask178 by Weescotslass

This tutorial was written by Samantha on 24February2010.
Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.
Create New raster layer 650x650
You can flood fill white but I choose to leave it transparent
Name this Background layer

Open Knotted Ribbon Heart Frame 1
Copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 80%

Open tube of choice
Copy ans paste as new layer.

I am using the Closeup layer first
Move below your frame layer

highlight the frame layer and grab your magic wand
Click inside the frame
go to selections, modifty and expand by 5

Highlighting your tube layer
go to selections and invert
Hit Delete

highlighting your background layer
Open a paper of choice, I am using paper 9
copy and paste as new layer

Open your mask as a new image
Go to layer, New Mask Layer, From Image
Open your mask of choice.
Merge Mask Group

Adjust your mask to where the heart is in the center
highlight your tube layer and add a Luminance Legacy to your tube.

Open your tube once again and grab a full size image
Copy and paste as new layer move above your heart frame
Go to image and mirror this layer
Move to the right

Open paper heart 4
copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 50 %
Moving below your frame layer
Add a free rotate to the left by 25

Open peppermint heart 1
Copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50%
Move below your frame layer
placing the bottom of the heart over
the bottom of the paper heart

open Teddy Bears 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 20 %
Move to the bottom of the frame

Open butterfly 6
Copy ans paste as new layer
resize down by 50 %
Move to the top left

Add your copy right and name
Dont forget to save.
Send me your results. 
You can email them to 
I would love to display them on my blog.. 


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