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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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Friday, December 30, 2011

Snow Princess


Scrap Kit White Christmas by Mystical Illusionz
You can Purchase at Scraps and the City. 
Tube is by Lady Mishka, You can purchase at Pics for Design.

This tutorial was written on 30December 2011 by Sami. Using my
own creativity and imagination any similarities is completely coincidental.

Create new raster layer 700x700, you can resize later if needed
Element 36 copy and paste as new layer,  resize down by 75% twice
Place in the center of the layer

open paper 1 copy and paste as new layer, Move below frame layer
Erase all parts that are below the frame

Open tube, copy and paste as new layer
Resize up by 110% twice and place below the frame layer
Erase the parts of the tube sticking out of the frame
add a luminance legacy to the tube

copy and paste tube again, resize down to desired
Mirror and move to the left of the frame

open element 64 copy and paste as new layer
resize to your liking and move below all other layers
Duplicate and mirror

Open element 57 copy and paste as new layer, Resize to liking and place below
  Full tube layer Duplicate and Mirror to the right
Place

Open element 70 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to liking and place to the bottom right of the frame layer
above all other layers

open element 32 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to liking and  as desired. I have mine
right above the frame layer

Add your name copyright save and your complete







Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Blue without You

Tutorial written on 12 December 2011 by Sami *Guilty Pleasures 
Using my own imagination and creativity. Any similarities is completely coincidental! 
Kit Blue Christmas Without You  by Mystical Illusionz. 
It is a PTU kit you can purchase at SATC
Tube is Pinup Toons. You can purchase at CDO.  

New raster layer 650x650

Open element 33 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% x2  Duplicate Frame layer

open your tube and copy and paste your close up
layer and move between the frames. 

Highlight the top frame and grab your eraser.
Erase Parts of the frame that is over her Arm and head

Open paper 5 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% as big as you want it
Move below the origional frame layer

Highlight the paper layer and  grab your eraser
Erase parts of the paper that is on the outside of the Frame

Open element 37 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% x 2  Move below all other layers
Placing in the Center...

Open element 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to desired Move  Behind the tube layer
Highlighting the Duplicated Frame layer
Erase the parts over the top of the tree

Highlighting your  tree layer
Grab your erase and erase the part of the tree that
is on the out side of the frame

Open Element 25 copy and paste as new layer
Move above all other layers
Resize to desired  And place to the bottom right

open Element 5 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place  above the frame near
the end of the stem

Open Element 3 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and mirror.  Place to the left
behind the tube layer
Erase parts of the duplicated frame if needed

Add name copyright and save
I would love to see your results please send to 
guiltypleasurestt@yahoo.com


Monday, December 12, 2011

Winter Twilight

This Tutorial was written on December 11, 2011 by Sami *Guilty Pleasures* 
Using my own imagination and creativity and similarities is completely coincidental!



FTU Scrap kit  Winter Twilight by Unleashed Scraps.
Tube is  Pinup Toon purchase @ CDO

New Raster Layer 600x600
Open frame 3 copy and paste as new layer
resize to desired. Add a Drop Shadow

photo corner resize to desired place bottom right corner

Paper 2 resize down by 70% x2 move below all other layers

erase what is on the outside of the frame layer

open trees  Resize  to liking Place above frame layer
duplicate frame and move above the frees.

highlight the trees erase the parts of the trees at the bottom of
Highlight the duplicated frame later erase the parts covering the tree

Open your tube copy and paste as new layer place above all other layers

Open bow 2 copy and paste as new layer Resize and place to the top right of the frame
below tube layer

Ornaments 3 copy and paste as new layer  Move below the blow layer and resize to desired
Ornament 5  copy and paste and move below bow layer and resize as desired.  

 add name copy right and save. 
I would love to see what you come up with. Please feel free to email your 
results to guiltypleasurestt@yahoo.com


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Naughty List



This tutorial was written on 8December 2011 by Sami *Guilty Pleasures*
using my own creativity and imagination and similarities is completely coincidental!

Tube is by  Zlata_M you can purchase at Pics for DesignScrap Elements from A Very Emo Christmas by Broken Sky Designs
Template  150 by Punkybuttstutoriasii

Open template and hit Ctrl+D to Duplicate
Close the origional template

Hide Copyright for the template

Open your tube, Copy and paste as new layer
Duplicate and move right above layer 14
Duplicate again and move right above Layer 13
Move the origional Tube layer above layer 15
Place to your liking. I have her face in the circles

Grab your magic wand and select inside Layer 15
Hold Shift and Click inside layers 13 and 14

Go to selections Invert and  highlighting each tube layer
Hit delete , You may need to go and erase the bottom of the layers

Add the desired  effect to each tube layer 
Open your tube layer once again
copy and paste as new layer Resize ad place to your liking
I placd mine to the right of the template

Resize all the word art layers to your liking and place the the left

Open Paper 7 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80 % x2
Move right above layer 1

Go to selections Invert and  highlighting your paper layer
Hit delete

Open element 25 copy and paste as new layer
copy and paste as new layer  placing below layer 9
Duplicate and Mirror 
Erase what parts need to be removed

Open Element 26
copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired size and  move below the tube layer

Open element 4 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking and  place on top of the Box  
This should be behind your main tube layer

Open element 35 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking  and place to the top
see mine for placement



Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Snow Dance

 This Tutorial was written on December 5, 2011 by Sami AKA Guilty Pleasures using 
my own creativity and imagination and similarities is completely coincidental!

Tube is a Barbara Jensen. Do not use with a proper license
Kit is by DarkMoon's Dream  Snow Dance  @ Vivid to Vintage
Msk is ChristmasMask7byJenny @ Creative Misfit Creations blog

New Raster Layer 650x650

open frame 1 copy and paste as new layer resize down by 80%
Add a drop Shadow
open tube  ( Grab your close up if you have one )
Copy and paste as new layer
resize up as desired

Grab your magic wand, highlighting the frame layer
Click inside the frame
Go to selection, Modify Expand by 3 and invert
Hit Delete

open paper 6 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Grab your magic wand, highlighting the frame layer
Click inside the frame
Go to selection, Modify Expand by 3 and invert
Hit Delete

Highlighting your tube  layer and duplicate. Hide the duplicated layer
Highlighting your orgional tube layer go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur by 15  and hit ok
Unhide your duplicated tube layer make sure it is selected and add an overlay to that.
Go to Effects, Photo effects, Black and white Film, and hit ok.

open your trees copy and paste as new layer
resize to your liking and add behind your full body tube layer
One tree should be slightly visible

Open paper 4 Copy and paste as new layer move below all other layers
 Open your mask and minimize it
Go to layer , New mask layer from image
Select your mask from the drop down
Hit ok,  Merge group, and resize down by 80%

open your deco2 copy and paste as new layer, Move above your mask layer
open your tube again this time the full body
copy and paste as new layer
Move above all other layers to the left

open your swirl copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 80 % and mirror.
place to the bottom right of the frame
behind the tube layer

open flower 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to your liking and place slightly under your tube layer
and Duplicate, move the duplicate flower up, these should be at the base of your
swirl

open your bell copy and paste as new layer
resize down to your liking and place to the top of the swirl

open bow 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to your liking and place over the top of the bell

Add your name, Copyright save and your done.
I would love to see your results. Please email them to 
guiltypleasurestt@yahoo.com





Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Blueberry Snowflake Signature




This tutorial was written on November 22, 2011 by Guilty Pleasures.
Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.

Kit Blue berry Winter by Mirka Designs
You can purchase her kits @ Vivid To Vintage 
Mask 435 by Vixpsp

New Raster layer 1500x500
We will resize later if needed

Open the letters of your Alpha that you need.
Copy and paste as new layers
Arranging them in order for your name  placing in the center

Merge all letters 
Open Element 19 Copy and paste as new layer
Move Below the letters and place under the first letter
Duplicate and move to the last letter

Add a Drop Shadow to the name
Open Element 14 copy and paste as new layer
Move Below element 19 and place under the snow flake
Duplicate and move to the right side

open element 2 copy and paste as new layer
Move to the left above all images and place to your liking

open paper 10
copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Apply your mask layer
Merge Mask Group
Resize to desired size 

Add your copyright and save !







Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Belong to You - PTU

Tube is by Misticheskaya -Pics For Design
Kit is  Black and White  Diva Designs- You can purchase @ 

new raster layer 700x700
open frame 1 copy and paste as new layer

open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Move below frame layer and resize to liking..
I have the faces in the frame.. 
Grab your magic wand with ur frame layer highlighted Click inside
selections, modifty expand by 15 and invert. Highlight tibe layer and delete
Go to Effects and Add a porcelin   (xero)

GRab your tube again copy and paste as new layer
resize as needed   Place the legs at the bottom of the frame
Duplicate frame and move above tube layer
Erase the parts of the frame that covers the tube
Highlight the tube layer
Go to Effects and Add a porcelin   (xero)
open paper 1 copy and paste as new layer
Draw a rectagle  that is in the center of the frame
Hightlight paper layer
Go to selections, invert and delete

open Chrome leaf 2 copy and paste as new layer
resize to desired.. Erase the leaf of the right
Duplicate the one of the left and mirror
I place mine at the bottom of the frame

Open your heart lock copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking and place to the bottom right
of the frame behind your duplicated chrome leaf

open heart doodle 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking. Add a glow and move to the bottom left
before the chrome leaf

Add a Drop Shadow ( white )
Add your name, Copy write  save and your done






Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Diva by Day - PTU

This Tutorial was written on Tuesday 8 November 2011 by Guilty Pleasures aka Sami
Using my own imagination and creativity. Any similarities is completely coincidental.

Supplies Needed 
PTU KIT Devilina by Amy Marie
You can purchase this at Scrappin' Naturally
Tube is by Misticheskaya, You  must have a license to use her work
You can grab both from Pics For Design 
PSPX3 or any version

Create New Raster Layer 700x700
open frame 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%

Open paper 4 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%
Move below frame layer

Open your tube
Copy & paste as new layer
Position to where her face is in the frame
Move above paper layer

Grab your magic wand  highlight frame layer
click inside go to selections Modify and expand by 3
Selections invert, highlight tube layer and Delete
add a luminance legacy

Open your tube layer again copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking and position as desired.

open star spiral 3 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layer Repeat with Star Spiral 2
Mirror Star Spiral 2  and move to the right

Open string of pearls  copy and paste as new layer move to the left

Open Your pink lipstick resize down to liking  Move to the left 
do the same with your pink nail polish

open your mask copy and paste as new layer
resize to  your liking and free rotate to the left by 45
Move under the string of pearls to where it looks like the staple is holding it

open purse 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking free rotate to the left by 45
place to your liking

Add your name copyright save and your done..




Monday, November 7, 2011

Beautiful Angel - PTU


Tutorial was written on Sunday 6 November 2011, by Sami aka Guilty Pleasures using my 
own creativity and imagination. Any similarities is completely unintentional and coincidental.
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Tube is by Ismael Rac. You can purchase at his store HERE
Please do not  use his work with out a proper license. 
Scrapkit is a PTU kit by Angel's  Designz
You can purchase this at The Creativity Box

New Raster Layer 700x700

Open Film strip copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%  Move near the bottom 

Open Paper 12  copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers

Grab your selection tool
Make a rectangle  that is the length of the frame
Go to selection invert, Highlight your paper layer and hit Delete

Open your Tube Move below all other layers
Copy and paste as new layer
Place different parts of her in the filmstrip

Grab your selection tool
Make a rectangle  that is the length of the frame
Go to selection invert, Highlight your tube layer and hit Delete
Do this for every Tube layer you have that is going inside the frame
Merge all tube layers and add a luminance Legacy 

Copy and paste your tube again
Place it to where her legs are on the bottom of the filmstrip  This time place her in the center

Open your feather fan copy and paste as new layer
Move below  the tube layer
Place on top of the film strip in the center

open your messy scatter copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Move  up to where it is above the fan just alittle

Open your doodle  copy and paste as new layer
resize down to your liking  Move below the fan layer
Duplicate and flip

Open Sparkle 3 copy and paste as new layer
Move above your doodle layer

Add your name, Copyright Save and your done



Thursday, November 3, 2011

Emo Forum Set - PTU




Scrap kit  Emo Girl by  Rebellious Scraps
It is a PTU Kit you can purchase at The Creativity Box 
Tube is by Misticheskaya, You can purchase at Pics For Design
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This Tutorial was written on Friday  1November 2011  by Sami aka Guilty Pleasures
using my own creativity and imagination. Any similarities is completely coincidental. 

For your Avi  (Create new raster layer 150x150 )
For Signature ( New Raster Layer 650x250)
Open paper 5 copy and paste as new layer
Resize  paper down to your liking,  Create new layer
Go to selection, select all, 
Go to selections, Modify and selection to border by 3 inside
Flood Fill white
Go to adjust and add Noise ( Random by 50%)
Open your Wire copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to your liking and move above your paper layer
Open your Tube, copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to your liking and place to the left  above the wire.
Create new raster layer and  Grab your selections tube and create a rectangle
Flood Fill White and add an overlay
Go to effects and add a gradient Glow, Change the color to black and hit ok
Open bracelet 2 and resize to your liking
Copy and paste as new layer
Move to the top
Open your emo bear and resize down to liking
Copy and paste as new layer place to the right to where it is sitting on the Black Gradient Glow
Open your splatter resize to your liking and move to the top right below the Bear
Open your shoes copy and paste as new layer, resize to your liking  and move below your bear
 Add your name copyright and save.







Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Misery - PTU

This Tutorial was written on October 31, 2011 by Sami aka Guilty Pleasures. 
It was created using my own imagination and creativity, any similarities is completely 
Coincidental. 

Kit is Misery by Black Widow Creations, you can purchase at her store Underground Scraps

Tube is a Sky Scraps  Facebook Exclusive Freebie…

You can visit her blog @Here

Her store is Scraps and the City

New Raster layer 650x650

Open frame 3 copy and paste as new layer

Open paper 19 copy and paste as new layer

Move below all other layers

Highlight your paper layer and erase  what is on the outside of the frame layer

Open your tube layer

Place the face in the frame

Grab your eraser and erase what is on the outside of the frame layer

Add a luminance legacy

Open your dead tree copy and paste as new layer

Move below tube layer  and grab the eraser and remove what is sticking out from the frame

Open your Smoke copy and paste as new layer, Move below frame layer

Grab your eraser and remove what is on the outside of the frame

Grab your Tube and copy and paste as new layer

Resize down by 80% twice ,  Copy and paste as new layer

Move to the center of the frame layer

Duplicate frame and move above tube layer

Grab the eraser and erase the legs that is below the frame

Now highlight the frame and erase the frame that is above the tube.

Open Glitter Splat 3 and 4

Copy  Glitter Splat 3 and paste as new layer Place to the left below all other laters

Duplicate and Mirror

Repeat with Glitter Splat 4 only at the bottom of the frame

Open Flower 1 Copy and paste as new layer

Resize down to your liking and place at the bottom of the frame above all other layers

Scatter around the bottom of the frame

Add your name copyright save and your complete..



 









Friday, October 28, 2011

Emo Girl - PTU


Scrap kit  Emo Girl by  Rebellious Scraps
It is a PTU Kit you can purchase at The Creativity Box 
Tube is by Verymany, You can purchase at Pics For Design
Masks is 365 by Vixpsp
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This Tutorial was written on Friday  28 October 2011  by Sami aka Guilty Pleasures
using my own creativity and imagination. Any similarities is completely coincidental. 

New Raster Layer
800x800 
we will resize later

open your film strip copy and paste as new layer
Open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Open paper 9 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layer

Grab your selection tool and make a rectangle that is the size of the frame  
Selection, invert, highlight paper layer and delete
Move tube layer about your paper layer and place in a section of the frame
highlight the frame
With your magic wand click inside the frame selection
Go to selections invert and delete

Do this with the 3 other parts of the frame
Merge and add a luminace legacy

Open your tube again
copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80 % and place to where she is sitting on the frame

Open both sparkles
copy and paste as new layer

Open your splatter copy and paste as layer
Move  above the sparkles

Open the barbwire
copy and paste as new layer  Move directly below the tube layer
The bottom edge is on the top of the frame

Open paper 2 and move below all other layer
Open your mask I used 365 by vix
Go to layer new mask layer from image select it from the drop down and hit ok
Merge group

Open your shoes
copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking and place below the tube layer on the right side

Open your nail polish and handbag 2
copy and paste as new layer
Resize both to your liking  and place to the right below
the tube layer

Open your emo bear
copy and paste as new layer
Resize to your liking and place on the frame
in the center

Now is where you will chop off any extra that you do not want
Add your name and copy right
save and your complete
   





Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Be Aware - FTU





Scrap kit  Think Pink by Clarey  Designz 

Tube is   by Celine Art. You can grab this @ SATC
New Raster Layer 800x800 we will re-size it later
Open your Tube in Paint shop and minimize it
we will come back to it

Open your cluster frame with the shadow.
Copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 50% twice

Restore your tube layer
copy merged and paste as new layer
Place below the frame and Duplicate place as desired..
Remove the parts of both that are on the out side of the frame.
Turn both Black and white

Open paper 1 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Erase all but what is under  the frame as well

Grab the tube again
Copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by  70 %
Place in the center  of the frame
above all other layers

I grabbed a word art from Clareys Awareness kit
Open and copy and paste as new layer
Place as desired

Open the scatter
re-size down by 50% x2
Duplicate and move both below all other layers

Open your be aware word art and re-size to desired size
Move below tube layer and place to where  your tube is
sitting on the word art..  You may have to reposition her just a little..

Add your name, copy right  save and your complete




Thursday, October 20, 2011

MishkaEmolution

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  Tube is a PFD Exclusive by Lady Mishka

      Scrap kit is a PTU kit by Amy Marie EmoultionAddiction. 
        You can purchase Scrap-U-Nique.

                                                              Mask8 is by Savage 

This Tutorial was written on Thursday 20 October 2011  by Sami aka Guilty Pleasures
using my own creativity and imagination. Any similarities is completely coincidental.

 1.       Open New Raster layer 800x800
We will re-size this later if needed
2. Open frame 3 copy and paste as new layer
3. Open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Move below the frame layer
Position where you want it and remove the parts of the tube that
Is above the frame layer
4. Repeat the step 3  again  with the bottom portion of the frame
5. Merge both tube sections together and add a luminance legacy
6.  Open paper of choice I am using paper 10 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all others
7. Open your mask, go to later New mask layer from Image
Select from the drop down and hit ok
Merge Mask Group
Add a Drop shadow of choice or you can use my settings 

8. Highlighting your frame layer
Grab the tube and paste as new layer Re-size down by 60%
Move to the left
9. Open your pink skull copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down to desired size and  Place to the right of the frame
10. Open your Corset 2 Element copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 40% Move below your tube layer and Position just under the Guitar
11  Open your Spiked heart 3 element copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 40%  Mirror and position over the corset as desired
12. Open your sad Teddy element move above all other layer
Mirror and re-size down by 40 % and move to where it is covering part of  the heart and Guitar
13.  Add other elements you wish to add. Other Elements I used are
Barbwire 2, and TriOrc1
14  Crop all the excess you do not need
15. Add your name, and Copyright
Save and your done.. You can Re-size this if you wish to

I would love to see your results, Please feel free to 
send them to simplysami2011@gmail.com




           

 





Wednesday, October 12, 2011

BEAUTI♥LICIOUS AWARD



BEAUTI♥LICIOUS AWARD!
This award is for the Beautiful Women (and Men)
who grace us with their talents
in the Tagger Community.
The intent of this award is to pass it on
to the Designer, Tagger, or Artist
who has inspired you with their endless talent
and who has touched your heart.
There are many out there.
I received this award from Tonya @ Broken Sky Dezine
Check out her blog HERE

Let's see how far we can pass this on
♥HERE'S TO ALL YOU BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE!♥
I choose to pass this to:
 Once you have received this award
Please pass it on to five blogs
to show some love
for those who truly are BEAUTIFUL.
 Let's see how far we can pass this on!

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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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