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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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  • 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, 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





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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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