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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
Grunge & Glitter
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Last Birthday

Scrap Kit by Brandi @ Grunge N Glitter 
Her Kit Last Birthday is a PTU kit. Its on Sale for 1.99 @ 
Her Store

Tube of choice. I am using the Work of Elias Chatzoudis
You can purchase his beautiful work and a license to use @ 

Font is TheNautiGirl

This tutorial was written by Me on 14 April 2010 
any copies is completely coincidental. From my own hyper imagination

 Create new raster layer 750x750
We can resize it later

Open Ribbon frame
copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 60

open close up layer of tube
copy and paste as new layer
move below frame

Grab your eraser and carefully erase
what is sticking out from the frame

open paper5 copy and paste as new layer
move below all other

Go to layer
load/save mask from disk
I am using Mask 219 From Weescotslass Creations

Merge mask group.
Resize mask layer down by 80

highlighting your tube layer
add a luminance Legacy to that

open your hearts and glitter
copy and paste as new layer
Move Below your Mask layer

Duplicate Frame Layer and hide the
duplicated layer
Merge the ribbon frame and
close up tube and

Open your tube again copy and paste
as new layer
unhide ribbon and move below the tube
duplicate ribbon frame again and move above
the tube layer

Place to the right
Like mine
Grab your eraser
highlight your tube layer and
erase the parts of the tube below the frame

Now hightlight your other ribbon and
erase the parts that are coving the tube

open your cake
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 40%
Move to the blottom left

open gift 1
copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 30%
Move to the right of the cake

Open gift2
copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 30
move beside the other one..

Open all 3 balloons
copy and paste as new layer
Resize the first by 50
Second by 40 and the 3rd by 30

Place behind the cake layer
See mine for exact placement

open your tag 1
copy and paste as new layer
resize down to your liking
Place infront of your cake and presents

Add your name and copyright
Save and your complete


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