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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 29, 2012

Forever


☆ Supplies Needed ☆
 PTU Scrap Kit  Forever Friends by Diva Designz. 
You can purchase this Kit at her store here  
Tube is a Pics For Design Exclusive by  Alex Prihodko 
Do not use with out a proper license to do so, You can purchase at PFD

☆ Lets Begin ☆
New Raster layer 700x700

Open frame 1 copy and paste ad new layer
Hold Shift down and Press S and
resize down by 80% Move to the left just a little

Open tube copy and paste as new layer
Hold Shift down and Press S and
resize down by 80% two time and move
below frame layer

Grab your eraser and erase the parts that is on the outside of the frame
Open paper 13 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Erase the parts of the frame that is sticking out from the Frame

Duplicate your Tube layer and highlight the origional
Add a porcelin and Gaussian blue with the following settings
 


Add a Black and White Film to the Original tube layer
Then highlight the duplicated layer
Add a porcelin with the above settings and an overlay

Open Swirl 2 copy and paste as new layer
Hold Shift +S and S  and resize down by 3 times
Move to the right and below all other layers

Repeat the steps for Swirl 1 only on the right side

Open your tube layer again and move above all other layers
Resize down by 80% three times
Mirror and move to the right

Open Flower 1 copy and paste as new layer
Move below tube layer
hold Shift and s and resize down by 50% twice
Move to the bottom left of the frame

Duplicate Swirl 3  and move to the left behind the tube layer
Add your name copyright and Save

 




Monday, February 27, 2012

ST. Patrick's Day Beauty


Supplies Needed 
Program of Choice, I am using Corel Paintshop Pro X3 
Scrap Kit - Saint Patricks Day  by ScottishButterfly Scraps 
You can purchase at Enchanted Dreams Boutique
Tube is by the talanted Barbara Jensen
You can purchase her work and a license to use here
Mask is 405 by Vix. You can download here
Remember when you download leave lots of love 

Lets Get Started

New Raster layer 700x700
We can crop and resize later if needed

Open paper 5 copy and paste as new layer
Hit Shift +s and resize down by 80%

Open your Mask
Go to layer, new mask layer  from Image
Select your mask from the drop down with Souce Lumince checked hit OK
Merge Group

Open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Hit Shift +s and resize down by 80%
Mirror and move to the right

Open the paper element
copy and paste as new layer
Move below the tube layer
Hit Shift + s and resize down by 80%
Once you have it resized Hit Ctrl + r to free rotate
You want to free rotate to the left by 15%
Placing slightly off centered and to the left

Open your Grass copy and paste as new layer
Move below the tube layer and to the right.
Make it look like she is kneeling in the grass
Duplicate Grass and Mirror , You should now have a bit of grass

Open your harp copy and paste as new layer
Hit Shift +s and resize down by 80 % Two time
Move to the bottom left

Open the Goldpurse copy and paste as new layer
Hit Shift +s and resize down by 80% three time
Move to where it is center of the harp covering the bottom

Open the Mushroom copy and paste as new layer
Hit Shift +s and Resize down by 80% one time
Move to the right behind your tube layer

Open Hat 2 copy and paste as new layer
hit Shift + s and resize down by 80 % 3 times
Moving below the gold purse and to the center slightly

Open Bear 2 copy and paste as new layer
Hit shift + s and resize down by 80% 3 times move above all
other layers and center left

Highlight your tube layer
Go to effects and Xero and then Porcelain with the following settings

Now if you wish you can crop off some of the extra room or leave it alone

Add your name, Copyright and save


Sunday, February 26, 2012

Love Me

Scrap Kit is  Love Bug by Creative Scraps by Crys
It is a PTU kit you can purchase at TKO Scraps
DO Not use without a proper license to do so


New raster layer 700x700
Open frame 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%

Open paper 15 copy and paste as new layer
Move below the frame layer
Erase all parts sticking out from the frame layer

open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Duplicate 2 times
arrange accordingly in the middle and top frame
Erase all parts sticking out of the frame

With your orginal tube layer Move to where she is coming out
of the bottom frame 
Duplicate frame layer and move above the first tube layer
Now Erase all parts of the frame covering her.

Merge the Arranged tubes duplicate  and
add the following settings  to the original Layer

Highlight your duplicated layer and Add a Porcelin and an Overlay

Open sprinkles 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% and move below all other layers
Duplicate and Move down

Open the button copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50% twice
move to the bottom left corner of the frame

Open the bloom copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50% and move to the bottom right
of the frame

Open the unbrella copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50% and place as desired

Open your sparkles copy and paste as new layer
Move below the element layers

open the balloon copy and paste as new layer
Mirror and move to the right

Add your name copyright and save


Sultry Nights

Supplies Needed
Tube from Arthur Crowe, you can purchase at his Store Arthur Crowes Factory  
Kit is Sultry Nights by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase at SATC 
Sultry Nights Template by me, You can download here  

 ☆Let's Begin
 Open Template and Hit Shift +D to Duplicate
Delete the Copyright layer and hide the Word Art Layers

Open your City Skyline copy and paste as new layer
Resize up by 110% 3 times

Highlight layers 1 and grab your magic wand
Click inside the first one, hold shift and click inside the second and third

Go to selections, invert
Highlgiht the skyline layer and hit delete

open the close up layer of your tube and copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%
Place below the dotted lines and arrange to liking
Duplicate and Mirror
I arranged mine differently
Merge down  

Duplicate tube layer and apply the following settings 

 

Highlight your duplicated tube layer
add the porceling settings from above and add an overlay

Highlight layers 1 and grab your magic wand
Click inside the first one, hold shift and click inside the second and third

Go to selections, invert
Highlgiht the skyline layer and hit delete

With your magic wand  click inside the retangle
Open paper 14
copy and paste as new layer
Resize up by 110%
Go to selections invert and Hit Delete

Open Half length tube
copy and paste as new layer
resize down if needed and arrange accordingly

Highlighting your word art layers
Resize  both down by 80%

Open Disco ball 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize up by 110% and move above the paper layer
Centering

Open the Rays of light
copy and paste as new layer
Mirror and move to the top right corner behind main tube image

open sparkle 1 copy and paste as new layer
Mirror and move to the top left above all other layers

open star charm 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% twice
place to the top left below your word art

open ribbon1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% three times
move below the half length tube layer
I have a little stick out on each side of her

Add your name copyright and save

 








Saturday, February 25, 2012

Color Me Irish

Supplies Needed 
Tube is a SATC Exclusive by the talanted Barbara Jensen. 
Do Not use her work without a proper license to do so
Scrap Kit is a PTU kit by Designs by Joan. - Colorful Lucky Irish
You can purchase at Exquisite Scraps
Font Used is Called Inspiration 

Lets Begin 

 New raster layer 750x700
Open the gold frame copy and paste as new layer
open your tube and copy and paste as new layer
Move your frame down a little.. 
Place the tube to where she looks like she is coming out of the frame

Duplicate frame layer and move above the tube layer
Grab your eraser and erase parts of the tube that is below the frame layer

Now erase parts of the frame that is covering the tube

Open paper 10 copy and paste as new layer
Erase all parts of the paper that is not inside the frame

Open the bubbles copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 80% twice and move to the top
placing right above the paper layer

Open element 32 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% twice
place to the left of the frame

open element 17 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down 80% three time and place to the left above the ribbon

Open Element 10 copy and paste as new layer
Placing below  all element and the tube layer
move to where the harp is sitting on the cloud

Open element 18 copy and paste as new layer
Move above all other layers
Place to where it looks like it is coming from them Cloud

open element 13 copy and place as new layer
resize down by 85% and move below the tube layer to the right.

add your name copyright and save



Thursday, February 23, 2012

Not Broken - PTU

╰☆╮ This Tutorial was written on 23 February 2012 by Sami *Guilty Pleasures*  
Using my own mind and creativity. Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.  ╰☆╮


╰☆╮Supplies Needed ╰☆╮
PTU Scrap Kit - I'm Not Broken by Broken Sky Dezines 
You can purchase at   Twilight Scraps. 

Tube is by Zindy - Please do not use without a proper license. 
You can purchase Zindy Work at her store here  

╰☆╮Lets Begin ╰☆╮
New Raster Layer 750x700 
We can resize later if needed or desired

open element 21 copy and paste as new layer
Reszie down by 70%
Open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Resize up by 110% and move below Frame layer

open paper 2 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Erase the parts that is on the outside of the frame

Highlight your tube layer and  luminance legacy to your tube as
well as a porcelin 

Open element 28 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and free rotate to the left by 45%
Move below all other layers

Open your tube and copy and paste as new layer

Open element 9 copy and paste as new layer
And place above the frame layer

open element 23 copy and paste as new layer
Move below Element 9

Open element 15 copy and paste as new layer Move below the frame layer
resize up by 110 %  and place in the center

Open element 1 copy and paste as new layer
Reszie down to desired and free rotate to the left by 30%
Free rotate to the left by 45 %  and place top left corner of the frame

Open element 7 copy and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom left of the frame

Open element 6 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50% move to the top right
Below Tube layer

Open element 34 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 50% twice
and move to the left..
I have it to where it is sitting on a branch from element 9

Open element 51 copy and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom and below tube layer

Add your name copyright and save





Black Ice

╰☆╮ This Tutorial was written on 23 February 2012 by Sami *Guilty Pleasures*  
Using my own mind and creativity. Any similarities to this is completely coincidental.  ╰☆╮

Supplies Needed 
Kit is black Ice  by Tasha's Playground
 You can purchase at any one of her Stores 

Tube is Frozen Hearts  by Zindy S.D, Nielsen  
Do not use with out a proper license to do so
Font is Mono Amour Script. It is a pay font 

Lets Begin

New Raster layer 750x700 ( you can re-size later if needed)
Open frame 2 copy, making sure your blank raster layer is in the dialogue box
copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 80%  placing the frame in the center

Open your tube and highlight the image layer
Go back to your Raster Layer
copy and paste as new layer  and move below the frame layer
Grab your eraser and  highlighting the image layer carefully
erase the part of the image that is sticking out of the frame

Open your tube again and copy  your tube layer
Go back to your raster layer and copy and paste as new layer
Making sure it is moved above the frame layer
Move up slightly and place to where it is just at the bottom of the frame

Open the black pearls and copy and paste as new layer
Move directly below your Tube layer
you want to place this where you can see parts of this  below the tube layer

open the flowers and copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 50% and move to the upper left of the frame

Open the red bow copy and paste as new layer
Go to Image and Mirror, Moving below the Black Pearls layer

Open the star scatter copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 80 % and move to the left slightly
Move once again below all other layer
Duplicating your star scatter Go to Image and Mirror
This should give you the exact star scatter on both sides

Open Rose 2 copy and paste as new layer
Re-size down by 50% and move above all other layers
You will be placing this in the center of the white flowers

Open the tree copy and paste as new layer
Move to the left and once you have that placed Move again to below the Tube layer

Open the Crow Copy and paste as new layer
Move above all other layers
Re-size the crow by 50% and Mirror 
Placing to the right

Open Sparkles 3 copy and paste as new layer
Move below the frame layer and just above the image layer
To the Top, grab your eraser and carefully erase the
 parts of the sparkle that is sticking out from the Frame

Add your name, Copyright and save





Thursday, February 16, 2012

Tag Showoff

My Dear Friend and sis Magik made this for me.. She used the Amazing 
Artwork of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase at his own store 
Arthur Crowe's Factory.The kit I used is from Kristin at  
Toxic Desirez & is called Rawkalicious.





PS I Love You


Kit is PS i love you by Gina
Tube is a Free gift from Rzhevskii  from PFD
New raster layer 700x700
String 1 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%

Open paper 11 copy and pasre as new layer
Move below the string layer

Grab your magic wand
Highlight the string layer and click inside
go to selections, Invert and highlight the paper layer and hit delete.

Open your tube copy and paste as new layer
Move between the paper and string layer
Grab your magic wand
Highlight the string layer and click inside
go to selections, Invert and highlight the tube layer and hit delete.
Add a luminace legacy

Copy and paste the tube again and move above all other layers
resize to desired and place in the center

Open your wordart 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and move below all other layers
Move to the left and duplicate and move the duplicated layer to the right

Open doodle 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and move below the full length tube

open vine 3 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place by doodle 3

open the envelope copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place to the center left behind the tube

Open bow 4 copy and paste as new layer
resize to desired and plave below tube layer and up near the top of the string!

add your name copy right and save



Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Citylicious

The Tube for this is my Exclusive Commission by the very talented
Arthur Crowe. You can find his tube at his store Arthur Crowes Factory
The kit used for this called Citylicious by Inspired Creationz. 
Purchased at Scraps and the City.  




Fetish


My Girl Tragedy made this using my Commissioned Kit by Alika Scraps.
It Came out amazing.. The Artwork is by Justice Howard, which 
you can purchase at Psptubes.net.  Below is just a few of the Extra's She 
Made as well.. They are amazing and has many more over at her Blog 
Tragedy's Creationz! Be sure to check her out and tell her I Sent you.. 
Remember as always leave some love!









Friday, February 10, 2012

Dark Like Me

You can purchase her kits at Scrappin Dollar
No Outside Tubes 

New raster layer 700x700
Open frame 2 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%

Open paper of choice
I am using paper 6
copy and paste as new layer
resize to liking and move below frame layer
Grab your eraser and erase the parts that is sticking from outside the frame

open elements 68 and 69 copy and paste as new layer
Resize up just a little and move below the paper layer

Open element 37 copy and paste as new layer Move above paper layer
Resize down by 80% 2 times
Move Up in your frame layer

Open elements 57 and 58 copy and paste both as new layers
Place as desired

Open element 1 copy and paste as new layer
resize to desired and place to the left

Open  element 35 copy and paste as new layer
Reszie to desired and place to the right of  element 1

Open element 23 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to liking and place behind tub layer 
See mine for exact placement

Open element 44 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% one time
and move below element 23

Open element 32 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to liking  and move down just a bit

Open element 33 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to liking and  place above layer 32
to the right

open elements 39 and 40
Copy and paste 40 as new layer
Resize down to desired and place below  element 32
see mine for placement

Open element 39 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to liking and free rotate to the left by 25%
Move above element 40

Add your name and Copyright, Save and your complete.. 




Thursday, February 9, 2012

I Love Ya

Tube is by Keith Garvey, You can now purchase @ PTE
Scrapkit is Loving you Always by  by Broken Sky Dezines 
You can purchase this kit @  Twilight Scraps


New raster layer 700x700
Open element 27 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down to liking
Duplicate and place both to liking just like 2 frames
Merge down

Open tube and copy and paste as new layer
Place in the center of one frame and duplicate and do the same to the other
Erase all the parts of the tubes that is on the outside of the hearts..
Merge Visible  and Duplicate once again
Add a Porcelin 
 And a Gaussian Blur 


Now highlight the duplicated tubes
add a porcelin with the above settings and  add an overlay

open paper 11 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
grab your magic wand and highlight the frame layer
Click inside one heart and hold shift and do the same with The other heart
Go to Selections  Modify and expand by 2
Go to selections, invert   Highlight the paper layer and hit Delete

Open your tube and grab the half body Tube
Move above all other layers
Copy and paste as new layer
Place like she is  in the bottom heart
Duplicate the hearts move the duplicated layer above the tube layer

Grab your eraser and highlight the tube layer
erase the parts of the tube that is on the outside of the heart. 
Now Highlight your Hearts and erase the parts that are covering the tube

Open element 14 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place to the right

Open element 41 copy and paste as new layer
Place near your Tube layer

Open element 7 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place near box and wine glass

Open element 21 copy and paste as new layer
resize to desired and place between the box and glass

Add your name copyright and save..

Monday, February 6, 2012

Polkadot Blast

Scrap Kit is PolkaDot Blast by Kairinakat Kreations.
Tube is by Keith Garvey, You can now purchase @ PTE

New raster layer 700x700 resze later if needed
Open element 92 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80%

Open tube and grab the close up layer
Copy and paste and position behind the frame  in both sides as desired.
Erase parts of the tube that is sticking out from both sides of the frame layer

Open paper 9 copy and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
Grab your eraser and erase the part of the paper that is on the out side of the Frame layer as well

Go back to your tubes - Add a Radience with the settings below and then a luminace legacy)
*CLICK TO VIEW LARGER IMAGE*

Highlight your frame layer and open your tube once again
Copy and paste your full body Tube layer
Paste in the center of the frame and add a porcelin Effect with the settings below
*CLICK TO VIEW LARGER IMAGE*

Open element 2 copy ans paste as new layer
Resize ot desired and move below full length tube layer

Open element 9 copy and pasrte as new layer
Move just below the tube layer
Open element 7 copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place  on the boxes

Open element 84 Copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired and place bottom left of the frame

Add your name copyright  and Save.





Saturday, February 4, 2012

Kandy Kissed


Tube is by Keith Garvey - You can purchase his work at PTE  
Scrap Kit is Kandy Kisses by  Kikeka Kits  (Crafted By Gina)
It is a Free To Use Kit 
Font is a pay font Mono Amour Script 

open frame 2 copy and paste as new layer
open close up part of your tube copy and paste as new layer
Move below the frame layer and erase parts that is sticking out  above the frame
Duplicate hide the duplicated layer.
Highlight the origional tube layer  and add a porcelin setting
Also add gaussian Blur 


Highlight your duplicated layer and unhide
Add the same porcelin setting and add an overlay

Open paper 10 copy  and paste as new layer
Move below all other layers
go to your selection tool and draw a rectangle over the center of the frame
Highlight your paper layer go to selection invert and hit delete

Open flowers 5 copy and paste as new layer
Move below the tube layers and place as desired.
I have mine to where it is in the right side of the tube

Go back to your tube and copy ans paste the full image
Move above all other layers
Move over to the left a bit and add  a porcelin to it as well

Open glitter 1 copy and paste as new layer  Move below all other layers
Open your cupcake dish copy and paste as new layer
Resize to desired move to the left and behind the full length tube layer

Open doodle1 copy and paste as new layer
resize down by 80% twice and move behide the cupcake dish layer
and slightly to the left

Open cupcakes3 copy and paste as new layer
Resize down by 80% 2 times
place underneath full length tube  and to the right 

open your bear copy and paste as new layer
resize down to desired size and move below the cupcakes and slightly up a little bit..
See mine for exact placement

Add your name, copyright and save
I would love to see what you create. Please feel free to email me your 
results at guiltypleasurestt@yahoo.com and place DND: Tut Results 
in the subject line.. Thanks






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