About Me ☆

Photobucket
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!

My Blogs☆

Store Manager ☆

CT Manager☆

Personal CT for ☆

Stores Ct for ☆

Favorite Blogs ☆

Photobucket Photobucket

My Hangouts☆

Bucket List 2013☆

  • Complete more tutorials than 2012
  • Complete my entire list
  • Do 10 Tutorials a Month
  • Do a complete blog makeover
  • Do More FTU Tutorials
  • Join a Tube Store Creative Team
Friday, February 26, 2010

Peas in a Pod

Another Tut using the 2 Peas in the Pod Kit
and the kit is exclusive to Scrappin' Bratz
Artwork by Jasmine Beckett-Griffith. 
Purchase at CILM .

 

This tutorial was written on 26 February 2010 by Samantha.
This is from my own creativity any similarities is completely coincidental. 

Create new raster layer 600x600
you can flood fill white if you prefer.


Open paper of choice
I am using GCZ_paper9
Copy and paste as new layer

Open SKD-Mat1
Go to layer/ New Layer mask
From Image
Select SKD_Mat1 from the list

Merge mask group
resize that by 85%

Open yout tube
copy and paste as new layer
She should be centered

open SKD_Frame4
copy and paste as new layer
Resize by 50%
Move top left slightly

Open SKD_Wordart
Copy and paste as new layer
resize by 40% Move to the
top of your frame

Open SKD_Leaf2
Copy and paste as new layer
resize by 80 %
Move below your tube layer
and Duplicate

Your tube should look like she
is sitting on the leaves

Open GCZ_flower1
Copy and paste as new layer
resize by 50%
Move below your tube above the leaves
duplicate and Mirror

Open SKD_Heart1
Copy and paste as new layer
resize by 50%
Free Rotate to the right by 25

See mine for placement
Add your name and copyright and save 


2 Peas

I have the pleasue of being CT for 
and the kit is exclusive to Scrappin' Bratz

NO OUTSIDE TUBES USED


  
This tut was written on 26 February 2010 By Samantha
any similarities is completely coincidental.

Create new raster layer 600x600
you can flood fill white if you prefer.


Open SKD Heart2  copy and paste as new layer
resize by 70%
Move to the center
Open SKD_Heart copy and paste as new layer
resize by 70%
move toward the center but slightly lower than
the first one

open your GCZ _ Green splat
copy and paste as new layer
move below both heart layers

Now open your GCZ_pink splay
copy and paste as new layer
Moving above yuor green splat
go to image and fit flip.
adjust to ur liking

open GCZ baby 2
copy and paste as a new layer
resize by 60%

open GCZ grass
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 50%
Move to the bottom of the flower on your baby
Move behind the baby layer
Duplicate the grass and move up slightly

Make it to where it looks like they are sitting
on the grass Duplicate a third time if you need to

Add your name and your done.. 
I will be back with another  featuring this great kit :) 



Thursday, February 25, 2010

Irish Luck


A mini Tut featuring a great Irish Luck Kit by Addicted 2 Scraps 
It is a FTU Kit. So if you download please Leave Lots of love
Tube used is Ismael Rac. You can purchase his work and a 
license to use at AMI

Mask178 by Weescotslass

 

Create New raster layer 600x600
you can flood fill white, but I prefer transparent.

Open paper 4
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

open your tube
copy and paste as new layer
place in the center of your Merged Mask

open element 10 copy and paste as new layer
Move below your tube layer toward the bottom
Duplicate and mirror

open element 14
copy ans paste as new layer
move below your tube layer as well

Add Text of choice.
Copyright and your name
Save and your complete. 


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.. 



Monday, February 22, 2010

Bella's Heart

Bella's Heart is using a beautiful Kit 
by Dark Pheonix Designs, It is a PTU Scrap Kit.
You can visit her blog here.

Mask 219 is by Weescotslass Creations
Images from Twilight, you can find them on Google.
This tutorial was written on 22 February 2010, but Samantha
Made from my own imagination. Any similarities ic completely coincidental.

Create new raster layer 650x650

Open paper 4 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking
Hide that layer we will get back to that.

Open Element 17 copy and paste as new layer
resize by 70%

take your image copy and paste as new layer
Place below the Element 17
erase what is sticking out of the sides of the frame

Open element 10 copy and paste as new layer
resize by 60%, move to the left
free rotate by 20 % to the left

Open element 12 copy and paste as new layer
resize by 20 % and move to the left
PLace the circle over one of the ones on the frame
Move below element 10

Open element 9
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 40%
Move to the left

place over your heart
And free rotate to the left by 10%
Move below your heart layer.

Unhide you paper layer
go to layer, load/save mask
I am using mask 219 By Weescotlass
merge mask group and resize to your liking

Add your name and copy right.
Your done.






Friday, February 12, 2010

Be Mine

Scrap Kit and poser by Emma @ Sensual Posers .
Mask of choice. I am using WSL 185 by  Weescotslass Creations 
Mehdi filter you can download from here.
 

This tutorial was written on 13 February 2010 by Samantha
Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.  

Create new raster layer 600x600
open element 17 copy and paste as new layer
centering
open poser 3
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 50%
make sure that rezie all layers is unchecked.
Mirror and move down just a little

open paper 5
copy and paste as new layer
go to layers load/save mask
load mask from disk
Mege mask group

add a drop shadow to your masklayer

open element 10
copy and paste as new layer
Move to the top right
and resize by 80%

open element 15
copy and paste as new layer
move above your mask layer

Go to Effect and down to where your
plugins are located.
find your Mehdi plugin
Go to Melt 

use the following settings
size 5
amount 29
ratio 0

open element 20
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 51%
Move top left

Highlighting your Element 17 layer
open your text tool
I am using MeaCulpa
You can what ever
 size of the font is 12
 type in be Mine i am making
it a red from the poser
add a gradient glow

add your name and copy right and save
send me your results id love to see them

XOXO 
Samantha 

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Love Bites

Another new tutorial for today.
This one is using the Chocolate Lover Kit 
by Puddicat Creations. You can purchase this 

 

Tube by Ismael Rac. You can purchase 
his tubes at Artistic Minds.
Mask219 by  Weescotslass Creations 

This tutorial was written on 9February 2010 by Samantha.
This  tut was written from my own imagination. 
Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.

Create new raster layer 600x600
open PDC frame 1
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 80%

open tube of choice.
Copy and paste as new layer
Duplicate your frame layer
Move the duplicate above your tube layer
Erase the part of the frame at the top covering the
top part of your tube layer

Open 2 papers
I am using papers
Paper 12 and paper 5
Minimize one of the papers
Copy and paste the other as a new layer
Move above your background layer

Highlight your bottom frame layer
Grab your magic wand and select inside the fram
Go to Selection, Modify and expand
by 5

Go back to selections and invert
Highlight the paper layer and hit delete

open doodle 6
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 35%
Move to the bottom right

open chocolate heart 5
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 25 % move to the bottom left
free rotate left by 15%

Open chocolate heart 3
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 20%
Place above the white heart

open lovebug2
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 20% 
move above the doodle 6
Duplicate and move to the
center of your bow on the frame
Free rotate left by 15%

Now open paper 5
Copy and paste as new layer
move above your background layer

open your mask
Go to layers
new mask layer
from image
merge mask group

open stars 2
copy and paste as new layer
Move above your mask layer

Add your name and copyright and save.
You are done.


I would love to see your results
Please send them too
sweetindulgence09@gmail.com

XOXO, 
 


Bee My Valentine

 

Scrap kit  Sweetheart (FTU) By Jenny's Designz
Template 141 by Kristin @ Toxic Desirez  
Tube by Ismael Rac - Purchased @ Artistic Minds

Open template hit Shift D.
This will duplicate your template

Close your origional file
Delete your copyright layer
Canvas size to 750x650
Hide your white bakc ground layer

Open paper 4 copy and paste as new layer
Move above your pink rectangle layer
and hide the paper layer

With your rectangle layer highlighted
Grab your magic wand and select inside the rectangle

unhide your paper layer and highlight it
To to Selections and Invert
hit delete ( this should delete the excess paper )

Open your tube
copy and paste as new layer
carefully erase the bottom part
of your tube that is below your circle layer

Open Frame 3
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 73% and then again by 95 %
Move below your tube layer
Like i did

highlight your white background layer
open paper 5
copy and paste as new layer

Open Mask of Choice
Go to layer- New Mask Layer
Load from Image
Merge Mask group

open your seedbeads
copy and paste as new layer
Move above your mask layer
Resize by 95 %

Add your copyright and name
Save and your complete

I would love to see your results
Please send them too
sweetindulgence09@gmail.com

xoxo, 
Samantha 
Saturday, February 6, 2010

Sweetest Valentine

Finally another tut for valentines day. 

Scrap Kit by Vicki @ Pink Princess Scraps
Tube of Choice, I am using the art work of Ismael Rac - Do not use without a proper license to do so
you can purchase his work and proper use to use @ Artistic Minds
mask of choice - i am Vix_Mask363 by Vix. You can download here   






This tutorial was written on February 6, 2010 by Samantha 

Any similarities to this is completely coincidental 

Create new Raster layer 600x600 - rename background layer
open ele32 copy and paste as new layer
open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Move below your ele32
Erase the botom part of the tube carefully.

Highlight your background layer
and open a paper of choice
I am using pp2
copy and paste as new layer

go to layer and load and save mask
merge mask group
Add a drop shadow to your mask

open ele15
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 40%
move to the bottom right

open ele9
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 70%
move behind your bear.

open ele34
copy and paste as new layer
resize by 70%
Move below your heart

add your copyright
name and your done.
Dont forget to save.





Search

Loading...

My Blinkie ☆

Themed Tutorials☆

Tutorials by Year☆

License Numbers☆

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

Chat With Me☆