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Pics For Design
Scraps n Company
Scraps and the City
PSP Asylum
Artistic Dreams Imaging
The PSP Project
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Anthony Guerra Unlimited
Amanda Fontaine limited exclusive
Barbara Jensen
Ismael Rac
Arthur Crowe
Sensual Posers
Elias Chatzoudis
Verymany
Keith Garvey
Kathy Cyr


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Sunday, October 25, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Trick or Treat Zombie


If zombies are your favorite Halloween companion, invite this cute girl by Pandora to go trick or treat tagging with you.  She comes with a variety of layers that include hair colors, optional blood decor for her dress and more.  I have paired her with a fun and fabulous zombie style kit by Wicked Princess called "Freya's Heart".  You can get Trick or Treat Zombie at S&CO and the Freya's Heart kit at The PSP Project.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.




CT TAGS ~ Sexy Witch



The witching night will soon be upon us!  And you can be ready for Halloween with Pandora's sweet and sexy witch.  She is available in a pack with a fabulous kit by Designs by Joan - and the pack is FREE with a $5 purchase!  Not a deal to be missed.  So head over to S&CO and get the pack today!

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube and kit.




Sunday, October 18, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Bite Me



Need some attitude this week?  Then check out Pandora's new tube, appropriately called "Bite Me"!  She comes in multiple layers - clothing, hair colors, stocking stripes and more.  You can purchase her at Tiny Turtle Designs.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.


Saturday, September 19, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Lilith Louche



She's hot and she will tempt you to do very, very wicked things...

GraphFreaks is gearing up for the Halloween season, and kicking it off is the beautiful Lilith Louche.  This sinfully seductive devilette comes in full size with two wonderful close-ups and a gorgeous background to play with.  also available is an absolutely fabulous match kit created by Disturbed Scraps, appropriately called "Sin deep, my wicked Lilith" - several papers and lots of versatile elements to play with.

you can purchase Lilith here and Gaby's kit here.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the tube and kit.


Monday, September 14, 2015

QUICK PAGES ~ Fall-ever Friends



are you ready for fall?  I know I am, summer is not a Ruby thing (except for graphics! LOL)  if you are as eager as I am for cooler days, sweater weather and falling leaves, you will like these quick pages, made from the great Wicked Princess kit "Fall-ever Friends".  this kit is adorable, with a great palette that includes brown, dark wine purple, green, golds and oranges.  It has 15 papers and 41 elements, with a nice variety of frames, fall flowers, leaves, a cute teddy bear and more.  I hope you enjoy using them!
This kit is FREE and you can grab it at Wicked Princess' blog.
and grab the QPs here!
Sunday, September 13, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Blue Seduction



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written September 13, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Ellen by Ishika Chowdhury.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I'm using Bibi's match kit for this tube, available here.) 
-- mask of choice.  I'm using a mask by Kris.
-- the plugins Alien Skin Xenofex 2 (Classic Mosaic) and EyeCandy (Gradient Glow).
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I am using Walzer.


Monday, September 7, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Golden Sweet



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written September 7, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.  I am using Lady Mishka's Eva Lollipop #5, a commission tube sold at S&CO.  You can purchase her here.)

-- scrap kit of choice (I used the made to match kit by Disturbed Scraps.  you can get this kit here.) 
-- template of choice.  I'm using FB template #36 by Millie.  Check out her blog for her awesome selection of FB cover templates.
-- gradient of choice.  I am using Dandelion by Kris.
-- Jazzy's "basic" drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I used Lushus.


Sunday, August 30, 2015

CT TAG SHOW-OFF ~ S&CO Emo Lollipop Collab




S&CO has a sweet deal going on right now.  Not only is there a great 24-hour flash sale, BUT if you spend $10.50 or more, you will get the awesome Emo Lollipop collab FREE.  This includes some great artist's tubes, wonderful scrap kits and even some awesome CU items.  You can grab it here!

Below are some snaggable Facebook covers designed with Kelly Lynn's great Lolli tube (she comes in two poses) and one of TWO kits by Mariel Design, called "Emo Rock".


Saturday, August 29, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Silk and Rouzy




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written August 28, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Rouzy by Toriya.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a gorgeous matching kit by Chili Designs, "Silk n Feathers", which you can purchase here.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister (Copies) and Lokas (Aqua).
-- font of choice.  I am using Walzer.

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Oh, Lollipop!




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written August 18, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Pink Lollipop by Andy Cooper.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I'm using Whisper in the Wind's match kit for this tube, available here.) 
-- mask of choice.  I'm using a mask by Jenny from the Creative Misfits blog.  The Misfits blog has lots of great masks up for grabs here.
-- the plugin Eye Candy Bevel Boss.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color white.
-- font of choice.  I am using Phraell.


Monday, August 17, 2015

CT SNAGS ~ Dream Girl




Good afternoon!  Have a new GraphFreaks snag set for you.  Fans of the 90s teen sitcom "Saved by the Bell" will recognize the inspiration for this GraphFreaks girl.  Kelly was Zach Morris' dream girl--and she's available to purchase at S&CO.  The kit I used is "Lilac Twist" by Deviant Scraps, whose site is no longer active.
 
you can grab the snags here!
Sunday, August 16, 2015

CT SNAGS ~ Emerald Virtue




Here's a new GraphFreaks birthstone snag set to finish off your weekend!  This one is for the May babies, featuring the darkly beautiful Emerald tube and a gorgeous Emerald birthstone kit by Tasha's Playground.

you can get the tube FREE for a limited time here and Tasha's kit at TPP here.
 
and don't forget to grab the snags!
Friday, August 14, 2015

BLOG TRAIN ~ Bookworm

I'm excited to announce that I am participating in the Fantastically Free Blog Train this month!  This month's theme "Bookworm" was right up my alley because I've always been a huge book nerd!  So, for this first month, I have a set of four overlays for your use.  they are both PU and CU allowed, and if you use them in a future bookish kit, please let me know; I'd love to see what you come up with :)





And don't miss all of the other great stops on this train!
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Go-Go



If you're a child of the 60s and/or 70s--or you just love retro, your tags can be both groovy and colorful with Chili's awesome scrap kit "Go-Go"!  This kit has a great varied color palette with pinks, purples, and various metallics.  With 18 papers and lots of wonderful elements that include musical items, beauty items and lots of glitter and glam, your retro tags will definitely sparkle!  This kit is exclusive to S&CO as a match to Andy Cooper's awesome "GoGo Dancer" tube and is available to purchase here.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the kit.






Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Sweet 'n' Steampunk



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written August 12, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Sweet Steam by The Hunter.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the matching kit of the same name by Bibi, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used template #744 by Millie.  you can check out all her great templates at her blog.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by Kris.
-- the plugins Tramages Downstairs and Pool Shadow.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I am using Time To Get a Watch.


CT TAGS ~ Miku



If you love exotic beauties, the newest tube by Pandora Creations fits that bill.  Miku is a gorgeous Asian stunner dressed in a long-sleeved kimono and platform sandals.  She comes with many different layers, including kimono colors, four choices of hair styles and various hair ornaments.  You can purchase her at S&CO.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.




Sunday, August 2, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Indie Star





NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written August 2, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Indie by Danny Lee.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the matching kit of the same name by Designs by Claudia, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used a template from the Creative Misfits forum.  You can check out their blog here for lots of cool templates.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by Vix.
-- the plugins Visman Needles and Pins and EyeCandy Gradient Glow.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I am using Fanzine.


Saturday, August 1, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Estrella




If you are in need of glamourous elegance to go with your most beautiful tubes, you will want to grab Chili's kit "Estrella".  This kit has an amazing palette of silvery blues, dark blues, black, and silver, with hints of deep reds, seafoam greens and crystal pinks.  It includes 18 papers and lots of wonderful elements--including flowers, birds, girly items, semiprecious stones, and much more.  This kit is exclusive to S&CO and is available to purchase here.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the kit.




CT TAGS ~ Chris



Sweet and girly are the two words that can best describe Chris, the newest tube by Pandora Creations.  She comes with many different layers that includes different hair and clothing colors and even some little star tattoos!  She is available to purchase at Pics for Design.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the tube.




Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Umma's Delight





NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 28, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Umma by Toriya.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the matching kit of the same name by Designs by Joan, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used a template by Designz by Ali.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by Vaybs.
-- the plugins Lokas Gel and EyeCandy Gradient Glow.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I am using Saliere.


Sunday, July 26, 2015

CT TAGS ~ Nickisch



If you love the combination of sweet and slightly goth, you will definitely want to add Pandora's Nickisch tube to your collection.  She comes with over 50 layers, including hair colors, hair highlights, clothing and more!  Nickisch is available at Pics for Design AND she is half off during PFD's special sale til August 1.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the tube.





Nicki Go-Go
[scrap kit by Chili Designz]




Wild Nicki
[scrap kit by Wicked Princess]
Saturday, July 25, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Astra Flora



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 25, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Astra by NataliaNZ.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the kit Jairy Red by Bibi's Collection, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used a template by Designz by Ali.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by zuzzanna.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- fonts of choice.  I am using Wolf in the City.


Friday, July 17, 2015

QUICK PAGES ~ Elisa

 
 
 
wow, it's been awhile for quick pages, hasn't it?  I have been so busy with tutorials and branching out to PTU clusters and a collab or two that I forgot all about the QPs!  But now I have some new ones to offer up.  and I begin with the awesome Wicked Princess kit "Elisa".  this kit is both girly and gothy all in one, with 20(!) great papers and over 100 elements of all kinds, ranging from glittery high heels to punk jewelry and lots of awesome stuff in between.  I have made each paper a little bit different--one girly, one punk and one a bit of both.  I hope you enjoy using them!
 
You can purchase the full Elisa kit at The PSP Project.
 
and grab the QPs here!


Thursday, July 16, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ True Romance




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 16, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Jairy Romance by Kate Miller.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the match kit by Bibi, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used template #29 by Beth.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by Kris.
-- the plugin Lokas Aqua.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- fonts of choice.  I am using .


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Flirty





NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 14, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Purple Woman by Danny Lee.  She is available for purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I used the match kit by Whisper in the Wind, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used a template by Sylvie, which was part of a Misfits collab.  you can grab the pack of templates here.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by Kris.
-- the plugin Visman (Starmaker).
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- fonts of choice.  I am using Mama Script.


Sunday, July 12, 2015

CT SNAGS ~ Alexandrite Virtue




Got a new GraphFreaks birthstone snag set to finish off your weekend!  This one is for all you June babies, featuring the lovely Alexandrite tube and the equally lovely kit "Beautimus" by Chili Designz.

you can get the tube FREE for a limited time here and Chili's kit here.
 
and don't forget to grab the snags!

CT TAGS ~ Beautimus




If you are a purple fan, Chili's kit "Beautimus" is made to order for you.  This kit has a palette of several shades of purple, from deep violet to pale lavender, several great frames and many wonderful elements--including various forms of flora, butterflies, musical notes, ribbons and even a cute faery chibi tube.  This kit is available to purchase at Hania's Design, S&CO and Tiny Turtle Designs.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the kit.




Alexandrite Virtue
[tube by GraphFreaks, matching snag set here]



A Faery Song
[tube by Jane Starr Weils, used under CILM license.  her work is currently available at MyTubedArt]

Saturday, July 11, 2015

CT TAGS & SNAGS ~ Haress




For you fans of the Alice in Wonderland theme, you're going to want the GraphFreaks newest release!  "Haress" is the GF version of the White Rabbit and she is a mysterious beauty.  She also has a fabulous Whisper in the Wind made-to-match kit available, in a cream, dark blue and silvery palette with lots of fun, Alice-themed elements like playing cards, a hookah, mirrors, hats and so much more!

You can get both the tube and kit at S&CO.  Below are some example tags showing use of the tube and kit. 





and below the cut are some extra snags for you!


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Chibi Summer



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 8, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the Summer Girl 4 doll by Oky Draft.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a gorgeous kit called Summer Fun by Kissing Kate, which you can purchase here.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- font of choice.  I am using Disney Script.

 
Sunday, July 5, 2015

CT TUTORIAL ~ Christmas Beach



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written July 5, 2015.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I used the tube Ingrid by Carpe Diem, which is part of the Xmas in July collab at S&CO.  You can purchase the collab here!

-- scrap kit of choice (I used the Kizzed by Kelz kit from the collab.) 
-- template of choice.  I used a template by Ali.
-- mask of choice.   I used a mask by wynter.
-- the plugin EyeCandy Gradient Glow [optional].
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- fonts of choice.  I am using Holly Time and AlexBrush.


Saturday, July 4, 2015

PTU CLUSTERS ~ Red



Finally getting back into the cluster swing!  Today's cluster offer is from the Bibi's Collection kit "Red" that is part of S&CO's Red and White collab.  Like all collabs, this one is loaded full with lots of great goodies, including tubes, scrap kits, and more!  You can get the collab here and my clusters here!

below are example tags showing off my clusters, as well as use of the kit: