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Hello, I am Sami, the Girl behind Guilty Pleasures. I have been writing tutorials since May 22, 2009. My first tutorial was called Twilight Obsession. How I got my name is simple. I found tagging to be my Guilty Pleasure. I thought it fit perfectly. I am a designer as well. You can find links to my blogs on my top menu. If you have questions please feel free to ask. Other wise you can read more about me on my ABOUT ME PAGE!

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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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Keith Garvey - KG1044
Roman Zaric - RZ161
Elias Art Shop - EAS10361
Bonnies Creations - BC-Samantha08
Indie Zone - iZ-5150
ART - ART134
Michi Art - MA0156
Gary Rudisill - GR0134
The Hunter - APSS0109
Arthur Crowe Factory - AC019
The PSP Project - TPP00427
Lorenzo Di Mauro- LO1240DM
PSP Asylum PA0149
Dreamscape Imaging - DSI1135
CDO - CDO-2216
PTE - PTE-0058
Barbara Jensen - BJ1635
Scraps and the City - SATC46
MPT - MPT4535(closed)
CILM - CI2428LM(closed)
AMI - AMI4903 (closed)
Ismael Rac - IRS111F
Zindy - ZZT1401
Suzanne Woolcott - SW1232
PFD - PFD_SweetSami or PFD_SK289012
Upyourart - Upyourart3303
Tosh - Toosh1682
Sweet Pinups - SPU-20SamFL27f477
MyTubedArt - MTA-0577
Artistically Inclined - AIL0172
Lady Mishka - LM_018713

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