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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Shimmer





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 17, 2017.


Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Princess of Greece 4 by Ketka.  You can purchase her at S&CO.

-- template of choice.  I am using a template from Rachel Designs.
-- 3-6 textures of choice.  I am using textures by Vix, fantasystock, malayah, and Agua.  You can find many great free textures at Deviantart.
-- royalty free tubes of choice (suggested tubes - 1 butterfly, at least 1 flower, and 2-3 accent tubes).
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask from the Creative Misfits blog.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Lokas Gel and Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Sweet Mia.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Sensual Blue




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 6, 2017.


Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Chris Pastel's Sexy Dress 4.  You can purchase her at S&CO.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a beautiful kit by Tammy's Welt called Butterfly in Hair, available here.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask from the Creative Misfits blog.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister Copies and Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Lipstick Traces.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

BLOG TRAIN ~ Cattitude



This last month, I joined up on the Pampered Pups Blog Train, because I could not resist their July theme - Cattitude!  the palette looks EXACTLY like my own kitty's coloring and I have created for you a great set of eight papers.  they are both PU and CU allowed, and I'd love to see what you do with them.




And don't miss all of the other great stops on this train!

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Friday, June 23, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Patriotic Tweety



4th of July is coming up for the US and Pandora's "Patriotic Tweety" is a perfect tube for all your patriotic tagging needs.  She is a cute diva tube with mulitple layers including hair colors, bikini and shirt tops, makeup and a Lady Liberty crown.  She is available for purchase at S&CO.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.




CT TAGS ~ Luna




The moon is queen of the night - and GraphFreaks' newest tube is the embodiment of that magical mythos.  "Luna" comes in a full size tube along with two closeups - a half tube and face close-up.  Made to match her is a phenomenal scrap kit by Disturbed Scraps called "Luna Godess", which contains 10 papers, 5 frames and over 70 elements that make a perfect kit to this tube.  You can purchase the tube here and kit here.

Below are tag designs showing the use of the tube and the kit.






CT TUTORIAL ~ Heart Chic




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 June 22, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Heart Chic by Andy Cooper.  She is available to purchase here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using the beautiful match kit by Tagcatz Design, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I used FB Template #16 by Millie.  You can get all her awesome timeline templates here.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- alpha or font of choice.  I am using a beautiful alpha by Designz by Sue, Diabla, which you can purchase here.


Sunday, June 18, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ A Dream Is A Wish





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 June 18, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Cinderella by Lysisange, part of the new S&CO Fairytale Mega Collab.  This tube is in part two of the collab, FREE with purchase of 13.50 or more and you can get it here.

-- scrap kit of choice.  I'm using a beautiful kit in the collab by Disturbed Scraps called Our Fairytale.
-- template of choice.  I am using template #68 by Rachel.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by ButterflyFlutterby.
-- word art of choice [optional].  I created my own specifically for this tut.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Tramages Hex Lattice, Eye Candy Bevel Boss and Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Mofishine Script.


Thursday, June 15, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Polliya





Polliya is an awesome summery tube by NataliaNZ.  Dressed in a baby blue bikini patterned with shells, this gorgeous girl is ready to hit the beach.  She comes in a nice large size, so you can use her close up or full body.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's 
Tiny Turtle
Scrap and Tubes
Inspiration of Scrapfriends

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Friday, June 9, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Summer Baby




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 June 9, 2017.


Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Taylor 6 by Yuki.  You can purchase her here.

-- template of choice.  I am using a template by Pooker.
-- 3-6 textures.  I am using textures by devianttales and SDP.  You can find many great textures at Deviantart.
-- gradients of choice.  I am using gradients by Kris.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by ButterflyFlutterby.
-- accent tubes of choice.  I have chosen the following tubes: an orange flower, a sand dollar, a spiral seashell, colored music notes, a butterfly and jewels line, a diamond treble clef and sparkly lips.  Your tubes can be anything you like but generally should compliment the theme of your tube/tag design.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister Copies [optional].
-- font of choice.  I am using Beach House Stars.


Sunday, June 4, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Provocative



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 June 3, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Selisan al-Gaib's gorgeous Pinup Imagine.  You can purchase her at S&CO.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a great match kit by Lil Mz's Brainstorms, available here.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Kris.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister Copies and Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Mochafloat Script.


Friday, June 2, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Dolores





Dolores is a great new tube by NataliaNZ, stylist and chic in her one-sleeved floral minidress, tights and boots.  She comes in a nice large size, so you can use her close up or full body and can go with a great variety of kits.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's 
Tiny Turtle
Scrap and Tubes
Inspiration of Scrapfriends

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.



CT TAGS ~ Zaira




If you're looking for cute but not too cute, Pandora's newest tube Zaira is just what you need.  She is an adorable girl with big soulful eyes and a sweet face.  This tube comes multi-layered with several different hair colors, skin tones and clothing colors.  She is available for purchase exclusively at Pics for Design.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Friday, May 26, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Dark Sided




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 May 25, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Danny Lee's "Baddest Female", part of the Dark Side collab at S&CO.  The collab comes in two parts; each is FREE with purchase of $13.50 or more and you can get them here:  part one and part two.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a great kit by ChaChaz Creations, also part of the collab.
-- template of choice.  I am using a template by Missy.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Kris.
-- wordart of choice.  I am using wordart by Tweety, which also comes in the collab.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins EyeCandy Chrome and Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using BadAngelSinner.


Friday, May 19, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Sexy Ella



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 May 19, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Ismael Rac's "Sexy Ella".  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a beautiful match by Mariel Design of the same name, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I am using a template by Beth.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Kris.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Lokas Gel.
-- font of choice.  I am using Foglihten No 07.


CT TAGS ~ Elegance 2




Elegance 2 by Pandora is a lovely girl in a floor-length ball gown, a great tube for a wide variety of tags depending on your mood or choice of color for your next tag.  She comes with three different hair colors, several different gown colors and optional jewelry layers.  She is available for purchase at S&CO.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.



Thursday, May 18, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Otavia




Otavia is a sweet-looking tube by NataliaNZ, dressed in a casual, classy look and carrying a perfect red rose.  She comes in a nice large size, so you can use her close up or full body.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's 
Tiny Turtle
Scrap and Tubes
Inspiration of Scrapfriends

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Thursday, May 11, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Blossom Love Collab



Spring is still in full swing at S&CO and you can get in those last spring-themed tags with the beautiful Blossom Love collab.  This collab is also great for lovers of pink, as the palette comes in a gorgeous mix of rose, violet-pink and sweet pea, with accents of white, green, baby blue and cloudy blues.  The collab contains four tubes, several scrap kits and some CU packs as well.

This great collab is FREE with any $13.50 purchase.

Below are some tag examples showing the use of the tube "Rosa" by Kelly Lynn and a gorgeous kit by Disturbed Scraps.  I have also made some snags with these designs, which you can grab here.





Wednesday, May 10, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Tasha 1



Chili Designz' "Tasha 1" kit is a darkly seductive kit perfect for gothic tags of all types.  This phenomenal kit contains 8 papers, 8 frames and over 90 elements in a palette of black, silvers and blood red.  You can purchase this kit at S&CO.

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





Friday, May 5, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Pirata Lass




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 May 1, 2017.


Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using "Pirata 6" by Julia Fox.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choiceI am using Kelz' awesome match kit of the same name, which you can purchase here.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Rachel.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister Copies and Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using .

Thursday, May 4, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Luchera





Luchera is a new tube by NataliaNZ, a pale gothic beauty who is perfect for all your gothic and dark royalty tag designs.  She comes in a nice large size, so you can use her close up or full body.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's 
Tiny Turtle
Scrap and Tubes
Inspiration of Scrapfriends

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





CT TAGS ~ Charlize



Bring on the Roaring Twenties mood with a new tube by Pandora Creations called Charlize.  Charlize is a gorgeous flapper girl tube with mulitple layers; her outfit comes in a variety of colors and the dress accents and jewelry are optional layers, perfect for all your tagging needs.  She is available for purchase at S&CO.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Monday, May 1, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Tulips


Chili Designz' "Tulips" kit is a sweet and simple kit based around this iconic flower.  This phenomenal kit contains 10 papers, 8 frames and over 80 elements in a versatile palette of shades of teal, silver and dark magenta with accents of ivory, orange and jade.  You can purchase this kit at S&CO.

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





CT TUTORIAL ~ Spring Tidings



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 May 1, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Mariel's "Sweet Spring".  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice [optional - kit should include one scenic paper].   I am using Suzie Q's beautiful match of the same name, which you can purchase here.
-- template of choice.  I am using template #76 by Ali.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by SophisticatSimone.
-- a basic sparkle tube.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Lokas Plastic and Eye Candy Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using VanRose.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Prima




Spring is still in its height and the Lil Mz's Brainstorms kit "Prima" is a great kit for your spring designs.  It contains 15 papers and 100 elements in a palette of shades of green, purple and cream with accents f darker pink, beige, and darker browns.  It also includes many St. Patrick's and Easter-themed elements for a very wide range of tagging uses and was made to match a lovely tube by Ishika Chowdhury.  You can purchase this kit here and Ishika's tube here.

Below are some tag examples showing use of the kit.