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All things I provide on this blog are of my own creation.
Any resemblance to others is strictly coincidence.
Please do not share.
Do not claim as yours.
If you use any items here please link back to my blog.
DO NOT ADD NAMES TO MY SNAGS/EXTRAS AND CLAIM AS YOUR OWN!
Most of them are on always lists anyway so if you want your name on them join one or just email me and I will do it for you.
I have a list of places where I currently have an always list on side of the blog.
I update the list of sites every month depending of where I'm offering.
So if you want my tags you can pick one and join.
No translations of my tutorials.
Feel free to send me anything that you make with my stuff and I will gladly showcase it. My email is latinplayachick@gmail.com

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FTU The New Year Is Here

This tutorial was written by me on December 27, 2012.
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Arthur Crowe

Scrapkit: Happy New Year by Gimptastic Scraps

Plugins: Xero - Radiance

Font: Beautiful ES

File - new - 700x700 flood fill w white, rename background
Open frame 3, c/p as new layer
Open paper 6, c/p as new layer, place under frame layer
Open tube close up, c/p as new layer, place to the left
Click inside left square in frame, expand by 5, on tube layer, invert, delete, deselect
c/p tube close up as new layer, mirror, place to the right
Click inside right square in frame, expand by 5, on tube layer, invert, delete, deselect
Click inside both squares in the frame, go on paper layer, invert, delete, deselect
Merge tubes together, xero - radiance, change blend mode to luminance (L)
Add drop shadow to frame, close background, merge visible, open bckground back up
Open mask, resize by 50%, sharpenc/p as new layer, place to the top left of frame
Open feather2, resize by 80%, c/p as new layer, place to the left, duplicate, mirror
Open glitter ball, resize by 80%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to left, above background layer
Duplicate, mirror
With your text tool and Beautiful ES font, change background to any gold pattern
write "The new year is here", selections all, float, defloat, new layer
Move new layer under writing, expand by 2, flood fill w black, deselect
Merge gold down to black lettering and add drop shadow 2 -2 75 10 black
Crop your tag, delete background layer, merge visible, add credits and name
Thanks for trying my tutorial :) 

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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FTU Happy New Year

This tutorial was written by me on Dec 26, 2012.
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Arthur Crowe

Scrapkit: Big City New Year's by Angelaz Creationz

Template: 156 by me HERE

Mask: DBV mask 113 HERE

Plugins: eyecandy - gradient glow

Font: Waterbrush Rob

*open your mask and minimize in workspace*
*drop shadow of 1 -1 50 5 unless otherwise noted*

Open template, duplicate, close original
Canvas size 800x800, make background visible and flood fill w white
Open ele31, resize by 50% 2x, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Place to the left, duplicate, mirror, merge down
Open ele12, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
With eraser, get rid of the bottom stand
Go to layer 1, selections all, float, defloat, new layer
Open paper6, c/p into selection, deselect
Open ele43, c/p as new layer
Go to layer 2, open your tube close up, c/p as new layer
Place face inside of layer 2, change blend to luminance (L)
Click on layer2 with magic wand, selections, modify, select selections borders
Both sides, anti-atlas, border width 2
Go to tube layer, new layer, flood fill with light gray
Add noise, uniform, 100, add drop shadow of 1 -1 50 5
merge tube down to 2, merge border down to tube
Do the same thing with layer 3
Go to layer4, selections all, float, defloat, new layer
Open paper4, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Open your half tube, c/p as new layer, place to left make sure face is inside rectangle
Duplicate, mirror, merge down
With your magic wand click on both rectangles on layer 4
On tube layer, invert, delete, invert, new layer
selections, modify, select selections borders
Both sides, anti-atlas, border width 2
flood fill with light gray
Add noise, uniform, 100, add drop shadow of 1 -1 50 5, deselect
Back to tube layer change blend mode to overlay
Go to layer 5, float, defloat, open paper13, c/p as new layer
invert, delete, deselect
Go to layer 8, merge down to 7, selections all, float, defloat
Open paper15, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Open ele5, resize by 50% 4x, sharpen, c/ as new layer, place to left
Open ele6, resize by 50% 4x, sharpen, c/ as new layer, place to left
Open ele15, resize by 50% 2x, sharpen, c/ as new layer, place to right
Open ele25, rezize by 50% 2x, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to left
Open ele28, resize by 50% 2x, then by 65%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Plce to the right
Open your half tube, c/p as new layer
with your selection tool draw a rectangle around your tube
invert, delete, with eraser tool remove legs of tube until its aligned w layer 5
Go to layer 9, float, defloat, open paper14, c/p as new layer
invert, delete, deselect, effects, inner bevel w following settings
bevel2, width5, smoothness 2, depth 2, ambiance 2, shininess 2
angle 315, intensity 53, elevation 35, color white
Eyecandy - gradient glow, width 3, medium, black, hit ok
Add drop shadow of 2 -2 75 5 black
Close background layer, merge visible, open background
Crop your tag, then resize to 700px on the longest side
Click inside background layer w magic wand, new layer
Open paper12, c/p into selection, apply your mask
Layers - new mask layer - from image
find your mask in source window, hit ok, merge group
Delete background layer, add your credits and your name.
Thanks for trying my tutorial :)
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
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FTU New Year's After Party

This tutorial was written by me on December 25, 2012.
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!


Scrapkit: 2013 After Party by Tasha's Playground

Template: #157 by me HERE

Plugins: xero - porcelain, clarify, fritilary, radiance

Font: I used Ambiance

*drop shadow of 1 -1 60 5 black throughout unless noted*

Open your template, duplicate, close original
Delete cr layer, go to background, make visible
canvas 800x800 flood fill w white
Go to layer 1, selections all, float, defloat
Open paper2, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Add drop shadow to layer 2
Merge layer 4 down to layer 3
Open your tube, c/p as new layer, place to the right
Make sure the face fits inside circle, mirror, merge down
Click inside circles w magic wand, new layer
flood fill w a gradient (i used both pinks from template as my fg and bg)
on tube layer, invert, delete, invert
New layer, selections, modify, select selections borders
both sides, anti-atlas, width 2, hit ok, flood fill w light gray
Add noise, uniform, 100, deselect
Back on tube layer, xero - radiance, change blend to screen
Merge tube down to gradient, merge border down to tube
Open discoball, resize by 80%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Go on layer 5, open ciyscape, resize by 80%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Duplicate, change blend to screen on duplicate, change opacity to 68 on original
Go to background layer, open fireworks2, c/p as new layer, place to the left
Duplicate, mirror, merge down
Go to layer 6, selections all, float, defloat
Open paper5, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Go to layer 7, selections all, float, defloat, new layer
flood fill w gradient, xero - fritilary w these settings
granularity 4, aggression 30, tesselation 82, variation 96, hit ok, deselect
Go to layer 8, c/p your tube as new layer, place down and to left
Face inside of square, duplicate, mirror, merge down
With magic wand click inside both squares in layer 8
On tube layer, invert, delete, deselect
xero - radiance, change blend mode to screen
Open frame1, c/p as new layer, with deform tool resize a little so its the same size as squares
Open bow, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to left
With deform tool, rotate down some, duplicate, mirror
Drop shadow on layer 9
Open party pass, resize by 50%, c/p as new layer, rotate to the left w deform tool
Open glitter spray, c/p as new layer, place to the bottom
Layer 10, eye candy - gradient glow, width 3, Fat, click ok
Open wordart, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to the right
Add gradient glow same as above
Open your tube, resize it to fit your tag
Effects, xero, porcelain - change blue channel to 0
Xero - clarity (default)
Crop your tag, delete your background layer, merge visible, resize to 700 on longest side
Add your credits and your name!
Thanks for trying my tutorial :)
Merry Christmas everyone who celebrates and Happy Holidays for the rest!
I hope you enjoy your time with your family and get everything that you want!

Here's a template for you guys for New Years and a tutorial coming soon after!
You can download it HERE

I'm going out of town for a week and have left scheduled goodies for you all.
There will be at least one post each day.
Make sure you stop by and grab them everyday if you like :)

Last but not least thank you all so much for the continued support!
I appreciate it so much that everyone keeps coming back for my stuff.
It really makes my day and keeps me wanting to make more!
Thank You from the bottom of my heart! xo
Monday, December 24, 2012

This cluster frame was made with Inspired By Jessica Dougherty tube.
The scrapkit was made by Abstract Creations and can be found in CDO.
You can download it HERE

This tag was made with amazing work of Arthur Crowe!
You can find this tube HERE
This is what I did with the cluster frame :)

Saturday, December 22, 2012
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PTU Blue For U

This tutorial was written by me on Dec 22, 2012
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Roman Zaric

Scrapkit: Blue In Blue by Stef's Scrapkits

Mask: WSL mask 17 HERE

Plugins: Flaming Pear - Trans Line

Font: Angelova

File - new - 700x700 - flood fill w white
Open ele43, resize by 75%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Click inside frame w magic wand, expand by 5
Open paper 5, c/p as new layer, move under frame, invert, delete, deselect
On Frame layer - effects - flaming pear, trans line
Open ele09, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place at top right
Open ele05, c/p as new layer
Open ele03, c/p as new layer, place to the left, duplicate, mirror
Open ele57, resize by 75%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Place to the left of frame, duplicate, mirror
Open your tube, resize it to fit your tag, c/p as new layer
Duplicate, change blend to soft light, merge down
Open ele54, c/p as new layer, place so it covers tube's legs
Open ele21, c/p as new layer, place to the bottom
Open ele06, c/p as new layer, place on the bottom
Go to background layer, click inside it w magic wand, new layer
Open paper2, c/p into selection, deselect
Apply your mask - layers - new mask layer - from image
Find your mask in source window, hit ok, merge group
Duplicate your mask and change opacity to 60
Delete background and merge visible
Add your credits and then your name
Thanks for trying my tutorial :) 

Friday, December 21, 2012
Audrey made yet another fabulous tutorial using my template #155.
It is called "New Year's Babe"
If you want to give this one a try then visit her blog HERE
Thank you so much Audrey for the awesome tag and for using my temp!
Jeannine made this cute New Year's Tutorial.
It's called Bringing In the New Year! using my temp 155
If you want to give it a try you can visit her blog HERE
Thanks so much Jeannine for my tag and for using my temp :)

Jean made this adorable Christmas tut using my template #132.
She also used on of my masks :)
It's called Spreading Christmas Cheer.
If you want to give her tutorial a try you can visit her blog HERE
Thank you so much for my lovely tag and for using my stuff! xo

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PTU Sweet Perfection

This tutorial was written by me on December 21, 2012.
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Roman Zaric 

Scrapkit: Aged to Perfection by Wilma4Ever

Mask: Any of choice
Plugins: xero - porcelain
Font: Inspiration

File - new - 700x700 - flood fill w white
Open el24, resize by 70%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Image - free rotate to left by 90 degrees, rename frame
Click inside frame, expand by 5, open paper4, c/p as new layer, invert - delete - deselect
Move paper under frame layer
Back to frame, open ele34, resize by 80%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Image - free rotate to the right by 90 degrees, place so big flower is in corner of frame
Open el33, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to left
Open el72, c/p as new layer, place to the right, duplicate and place to left
Open el30, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to right
Open el31, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to right
Open el55, c/p as new layer, place to right of frame, rotate some w deform tool
Open el54, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to right
Open el50, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to bottom of frame
Open tube, resize by 70%, sharpen, xero - porcelain, change blue channel to 0
image - mirror
Go to background layer, open paper of choice, c/p as new layer
Apply your mask, merge group, delete background layer
Merge visible, add your credits and your name
Thanks for trying my tutorial :)

Thursday, December 20, 2012
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PTU Sweet N Blue

This tutorial was written by me on 
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!


Scrapkit: Something Blue by Stef's Creations

Mask: DBV Masks 133

Plugins: xero - porcelain

Font: Hurricane

File - new - 700x700 - flood fill w black
Open ele23, c/p as new layer
Open pap05, c/p as new layer, place under frame
Click inside frame w magic wand 
On paper - invert - delete - deselect
Add drop shadow to frame, merge down to paper
Open ele74, c/p as new layer
Place under frame layer
Open ele32, c/p as new layer, move to right, duplicate, mirror, merge down
Open ele57, resize by 50%, then 70%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to right
Back on frame layer
Open ele54, c/p as new layer, place to the right
Open ele24, c/p as new layer
Open ele19, resize by 70%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to left bottom of frame
Duplicate 3x and move the flowers so that they are connected in a row, merge flowers together
Open full tube, resize by 75%, c/p as new layer
xero - porcelain - change blue channel to 0, sharpen
Place so its near bottom of frame
Open ele50 - resize by 70%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to bottom and rotate w your deform tool
Place under tube layer
Open ele59, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer place to the right
Open ele69, place to the right and move so its right above background layer
Close background layer, merge visible, open background
Open paper11, c/p as new layer, move under merged layer, apply your mask, merge group
Delete background, merge visible, add credits and your name.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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PTU Orange Winter

This tutorial was written by me on December 20, 2012
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Arthur Crowe
Scrapkit: Winter In Orange by Stef's Scrapkits
Mask: Any of choice
Plugins: xero - porcelain 
Font: Cherish

File - new - 700x700 - flood fill w white
Open ele61 - c/p as new layer - move down some and to the left
Open mid-size tube - c/p as new layer, place so face is inside left heart
Click inside left heart w magic wand, on tube - invert - delete - deselect
Duplicate and move to middle heart, merge down
Effects - xero - porcelain - change blue channel to 0
change blend to luminance (L) - opacity to 50, duplicate
Change blend to overlay - opacity to 100
click inside all hearts in frame with magic wand - go to paper layer 
invert - delete - deselect, close background - merge visible - open background layer
Open ele30, resize 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer - place to the right
Open ele41, c/p as new layer, move under frame layer, move to bottom
OPen ele38, c/p as new layer, move to the right
Open your full tube - resize to 600px on longest side, c/p as new layer
Place to the right of the tag - I resized it some more w my deform tool but is not necessary - just resize to your liking
On tube - xero - porcelain - change blue channel to 0 - sharpen
Open ele31, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place on bottom of frame
Duplicate 2x and place to your liking
Open ele32, resize 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer
Open ele44, resize 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place in top middle some
Close background - merge visible - open background
Open paper of choice, c/p as new layer, move under merged layer
Apply your mask, merge group, delete background layer
Add credits and your name

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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FTU Bringing In The New Year

This tutorial was written by me on December 18, 2012
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Ismael Rac
This tube is called Party Attitude Girl and she'll be coming to the Xeracx store soon!

Scrapkit: FTU Happy Holiday by Disturbed by Gaby

Template: 155 by me HERE

Mask: Melissa'z Creationz mask 6 HERE

Plugins: xero - radiance, eyecandy gradient glow

Font: I used Inspiration

Open template 155, duplicate, close original
Canvas size 800x800, delete cr layer, make background visible, flood fill bkgd white
Go to layer 1, selections all, float, defloat
Open paper010, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Go to layer 3, open tube, c/p as new layer
Click inside layer3 with magic wand, on tube - invert - delete
Xero - radiance, change blend to screen, merge down to layer 3
Duplicate - mirror
Open element 050, c/p as new layer, place to left, duplicate, mirror
Open element 037, c/p as new layer, place to the top left, duplicate, mirror
Go to layer4, selections all, float, defloat
Open paper01, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Open element 014, c/p as new layer
Merge layer 6 down to 5, add noise, eyecandy gradient glow, medium, black
Delete layer 7
Go to layer 9, open element 065, c/p as new layer
Go to layer 8, click inside of circle w magic wand
open paper012, c/p as new layer, invert, delete, deselect
Go to frame layer, open ele 020, c/p as new layer, move to left some
Open your tube, resize to fit tag, c/p as new layer, xero - radiance
Open element 045, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to the right
Open element 046, resize by 50%, sharpen, c/p as new layer, place to the right
On layer 10 apply eyecandy, gradient glow, fat, move to the right and up
Use your deform tool to rotate it some
Delete background layer, merge visible, open paper03, c/p as new layer, place under merged
Apply your mask, merge group
Crop your tag to your liking, merge visible, resize to 700 on longest side, sharpen
Add your credits and your name
Thanks for trying my tutorial :)

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PTU Christmas Wishes

This tutorial was written by me on December 17, 2012
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used pspx2 but any version should work without problems.
Let's get started!

Artist: Roman Zaric

Scrapkit: Christmas Wishes by Evol Angel Scrapz
You can find it in Scrap Candy

Mask: WSL 84 HERE

Plugins: xero - porcelain

Font: any of choice

*drop shadow is 1 1 50 3 all throughout unless otherwise stated*

File - new - 700x700 - flood fill w white
Open frame2 - c/p as new layer
Open tube close up - resize to your liking - c/p as new layer
Move to the right and under frame - make sure face is inside frame
Duplicate - mirror - merge down
Click inside left side and right side of frame with your magic wand
Expand by 5 - on tube layer - invert - delete - deselect
Go to background layer - open your med size tube - c/p as new layer
Place tube so face is in middle frame - Click inside frame w your magic wand
Expand by 5 - on tube layer - invert - delete - deselect - merge tube layers together
Click inside frame (all squares) with magic wand - expand by 5
On background layer - new layer - flood fill w red from your frame or the blue up to you
On tube layer - xero - porcelain - change blue channel to 0 - change blend to screen - deselect
Close background layer - merge visible - make background layer visible again
Move frame down - open sparkles - c/p as new layer - place on top of frame
Open full-tube - resize to fit your tag - c/p as new layer - place in bottom of tag
Open snowman - resize by 50% - c/p as new layer - place under frame layer and move up 
(look at mine for placement or place where you like)
Open present1, resize by 50% - sharpen - c/p as new layer - place to your liking
Open santasack - resize by 50% - sharpen - c/p as new layer - place to right
Open wordart2, c/p as new layer - move so its layer above background layer
Open reindeer - resize by 50% - sharpen - c/p as new layer - place on top of present
Open christmas lights, c/p as new layer, place on top of frame
Make background and full tube layer invisible - merge visible - make background and tube visible
With your text tool and impact font all caps on write CHRISTMAS fg - null, bg red, 125points - convert to raster layer
On Christmas layer - selections all - float - defloat - open paper12 - c/p as new layer 
invert - delete - deselect
Add drop shadow of 2 -2 75 5 
close background layer - merge visible
Open background - new layer - flood fill w red - apply your mask - merge group
Move mask so its above background layer
Delete background layer - merge visible - add credits - add your name
Thanks for trying my tutorial :)

Pamela from Redefined Designs made this awesome New Years Tutorial using my template 146.
If you would like to give this tut a try go HERE
Thanks for using my temp and for the tag Pamela :)


Audrey made this fabulous christmas tutorial using my template 133.
It's called Chocolate Christmas and you can find it on her blog HERE
Thanks for using my template and my tag Audrey :)

Tasha made this awesome Christmas Tutorial using my collab template w Pixie.
It's called So Sweet Christmas and you can find it on her blog HERE
Thanks so much for using my template Tasha :) and for the beautiful tag!


My friend Kat gave me this tag. Its a result of Magic of Winter FTU tut I have :)
Thanks girlfriend! Love it. Ty for trying my tutorial.


EdloEly from Creative Chicks made this awesome tag using one of my wordarts :)
Thanks so much for using my wordart and the pretty tag :)

Saturday, December 15, 2012

This tag was made with the awesome work of Tony Tzanoukakis!
This tube is called Alice and you can find her at his store HERE.

I used PTU Wonderland kit made by Abstract Creations.
This kit is exclusive to CDO.
You can find it HERE.

I used template 152 for this tag.
You can download it HERE

Welcome to the Wilma4Ever "Festival of Lights" Blog Train! Here's the Blogtrain Slideshow, check out all the gorgeous goodies everyone has made...

I made a Layout Template.

You can download it HERE

I also made a tagger template in tag size for our taggers.

You can download it HERE

We are all on different time zones, so if someone doesn't have their part up yet, please check back later.



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